William Butler Pyeatt

Brief Life History of William Butler

When William Butler Pyeatt was born on 25 December 1872, in Illinois, United States, his father, Thomas Pyeatt, was 30 and his mother, Pelisha Ann Gill, was 24. He married Esther Mary Amonson on 28 April 1913, in Salmon, Lemhi, Idaho, United States. He lived in Porter, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Depot Election Precinct, Lemhi, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 19 October 1958, in Salmon, Lemhi, Idaho, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Salmon City Cemetery, Salmon, Lemhi, Idaho, United States.

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William Butler Pyeatt
1872–1958
Esther Mary Amonson
1883–1948
Marriage: 28 April 1913

Sources (18)

  • William B Pyeatt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Butler Pyeatt - Published information: birth: 25 December 1872; Illinois, United States
  • William Butler Pyeatt, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1877 · The First Workers Strike

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Pyatt .

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

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