Laura May Eshleman

4 May 1871–23 May 1923 (Age 52)
New Holland, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Laura May

When Laura May Eshleman was born on 4 May 1871, in New Holland, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Abraham R. Eshleman, was 37 and her mother, Anna Pierson, was 35. She married Joseph L. Gyles on 16 June 1892, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. She died on 23 May 1923, in New Holland, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Saint Stephen United Church Of Christ Cemetery, New Holland, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph L. Gyles
Laura May Eshleman
Marriage: 16 June 1892
Frank Eshelman Gyles
Paul Kirk Giles

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1892Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 1
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad
    Age 6
    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
    Age 15
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swiss German Aeschlimann (see Aeschliman ) and perhaps also of its Alsatian variant Eschlimann.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Laura M Eshleman in household of Abraham Eshleman, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Laura Eshleman, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Laura May in entry for Rosa May Gile, "Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990"

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