James Elmer Piles

19 September 1875–
Nile Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States

The Life of James Elmer

When James Elmer Piles was born on 19 September 1875, in Nile Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States, his father, Leonidus Pyles, was 33 and his mother, Mary Burriss, was 24.

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Family Time Line

Leonidus Pyles
1842–1912
Mary Burriss
1851–1932
Alice B Piles
1867–1899
William Albert Piles
1868–1930
Sadella F Piles
1871–
Mary Loretta Piles
1873–
James Elmer Piles
1875–
Anna M Piles
1878–1910
Nellie H. Pyles
1880–1963
Harriett Ellen Piles
1880–
Laura E. Piles
1882–
Emma S. Piles
1884–
John S. Piles
1886–
Martha Ethel Piles
1888–

Parents and Siblings

    Leonidus Pyles

    Male1842–1912Male

    Mary Burriss

    Female1851–1932Female

siblings

(12)

    Alice B Piles

    Female1867–1899Female

    Male1868–1930Male

    Sadella F Piles

    Female1871–Female

    Mary Loretta Piles

    Female1873–Female

    Male1875–Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 31

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • James Pyles in household of Leonidas Pyles, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Pyles in household of S?Onida Pyles, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James E Pyles, "United States Census, 1940"

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