Roscoe Lyle

14 August 1891–12 June 1963 (Age 71)
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Roscoe

When Roscoe Lyle was born on 14 August 1891, in Illinois, United States, his father, Oscar Maxwell Lyle, was 23 and his mother, Uluvia Viola Phillips, was 23. He married Josephine Bennet on 27 January 1915, in Neponset, Bureau, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Neponset, Bureau, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died on 12 June 1963, at the age of 71.

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Roscoe Lyle
Josephine Bennet
Marriage: 27 January 1915
Steven H Lyle
Herbert Lee Lyle

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World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal
Age 1
The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 5
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.
1910 · The BSA is Made
Age 19
Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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.

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Sources (4)

  • Roscoe M Lyle in household of O Max Lyle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rosco M Lyle in household of Oscar M Lyle, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rosco Lyle in entry for Herbert Lee Lyle, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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