Charles Bernard Lyles

24 September 1928–13 June 2010 (Age 81)
Allen, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Charles Bernard

When Charles Bernard Lyles was born on 24 September 1928, in Allen, Kentucky, United States, his father, Pearl Ewing Lyles, was 29 and his mother, Cora Bea Johnson, was 23. He married Emogene Huntsman on 29 October 1949, in Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Scottsville, Allen, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 1 Scottsville, Allen, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 13 June 2010, in Warren, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Scottsville, Allen, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Bernard Lyles
Emogene Huntsman
Marriage: 29 October 1949

Spouse and Children

29 October 1949
Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Cora Bea Johnson




World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 8

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.

Age 22

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Lyle 1 or 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Lyles in household of Sam T Lyles, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles B Lyles in household of Ewing P Lyles, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles B Lyles, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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