Margaret Pyle

1826–1901 (Age 75)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Pyle was born in 1826, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Jesse Pyle, was 24 and her mother, Mary "Polly" Thompson, was 21. She died in 1901, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Pyle
1802–1834
Mary "Polly" Thompson
1805–1882
Jerry Pyle
1824–1905
Margaret Pyle
1826–1901
John Wesley Pyle
1828–1903
Lemuel Theodore Pyle
1833–1926

Parents and Siblings

    Jesse Pyle

    Male1802–1834Male

    Mary "Polly" Thompson

    Female1805–1882Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 4

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1846

Age 20

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English pile ‘stake’, ‘post’ (via Old English from Latin pilum ‘spike’, ‘javelin’), hence a topographic name for someone who lived near a stake or post serving as a landmark or a metonymic occupational name for a stake maker or a nickname for a tall strong man.2 Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a marksman or an arrowsmith, from pijl ‘arrow’.

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

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