William James Lyle

1854–2 January 1932 (Age 78)
Itawamba, Mississippi, United States

The Life of William James

When William James Lyle was born in 1854, in Itawamba, Mississippi, United States, his father, Richard F Lyles, was 26 and his mother, Phoebe L Turner, was 18. He married Mary Elizabeth Garner on 25 May 1885, in Tupelo, Lee, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Auburn, Lee, Mississippi, United States in 1910 and Beat 3, Lee, Mississippi, United States in 1920. He died on 2 January 1932, in Fairfield, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 78.

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William James Lyle
Mary Elizabeth Garner
Marriage: 25 May 1885
Finnis L Lyle
Ila Lyle
Macie Ann Lyles
William Norman Lyle

Spouse and Children

25 May 1885
Tupelo, Lee, Mississippi, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Richard F Lyles


    Phoebe L Turner




+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 6

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English (of Norman origin): topographic name for someone who lived on an island, Old French, Middle English isle (Latin insula).2 Scottish, English (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name for someone from the French city of Lille, or from various localities called Lisle, in Dordogne, Loir-et-Cher, Meuse, and Tarn, all of which derive their names from Old French isle (see 1).3 Scottish: variant of Lyall .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Lyle, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jim Lyle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James Lyles - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: James Lyles

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