Brinton Levis Pyle

30 September 1902–31 May 1974 (Age 71)
Media, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Brinton Levis

When Brinton Levis Pyle was born on 30 September 1902, in Media, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jerome Levis Pyle, was 45 and his mother, Catharine M Yarnall, was 38. He lived in Edgemont, Edgmont Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 31 May 1974, in Middletown Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Cumberland Cemetery, Middletown Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jerome Levis Pyle
Catharine M Yarnall
Brinton Levis Pyle
Lafayette Yarnall Pyle
Jerome Levis Pyle
James Yarnall Pyle
Brinton Levis Pyle

Parents and Siblings

    Jerome Levis Pyle


    Catharine M Yarnall




    Brinton Levis Pyle


    Lafayette Yarnall Pyle


    Jerome Levis Pyle




World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 3

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 21

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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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Sources (3)

  • Levis Pyle in household of James Pyle, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Brinton L Pyle in household of Jerome L Pyle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Levis B Pyle in household of Jerome L Pyle, "United States Census, 1920"

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