Vadie Pearl Pyland

27 December 1896–6 October 1966 (Age 69)
Monette, Craighead, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Vadie Pearl

When Vadie Pearl Pyland was born on 27 December 1896, in Monette, Craighead, Arkansas, United States, his father, William Franklin Pyland, was 39 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Lacy, was 39. He married Mary Ann Fairley McKenzie on 27 June 1925, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Buffalo Township, Craighead, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 6 October 1966, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in San Bruno, San Mateo, California, United States.

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Vadie Pearl Pyland
Mary Ann Fairley McKenzie
Marriage: 27 June 1925

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    Mary Ann Fairley McKenzie


27 June 1925
Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 8

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): see Pilant .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vadie P Pyland in household of Wm F Pyland, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Vady P Pyland in household of William H Pyland, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Vadia P Pyland, "United States Census, 1940"

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