Barbara Kile

1783–
West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Barbara

When Barbara Kile was born in 1783, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Johann George Kyle, was 38 and her mother, Hannah Bogard, was 39.

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Johann George Kyle
1745–1794
Hannah Bogard
1744–1808
Barbara Kile
1783–

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World Events (3)

1783 · A Free America
Age 0
The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion
Age 3
Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1863
Age 80
"West Virginia was given statehood status with the ""agreement"" the citizens would phase out slavery. On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln approved the Statehood Bill for West Virginia. West Virginia was proclaimed a state on April 20, 1863, with the bill becoming effective 60 days later, June 20, 1863. When West Virginia first entered statehood in 1863, there were only 46 counties. That same year, four other counties voted themselves into West Virginia. Today, there are 55 counties in the Mountain State. The oldest county in the state is Hamsphire County formed in 1754 as part of Virginia. The youngest county is Mingo formed in 1895. The smallest county is Hancock located in the northern panhandle of the state with Randolph being the largest. When the Legislature convened for its first session, there were only 47 members of the House of Delegates and 18 members of the State Senate. Through the years, the number has increased to 100 members of the House of Delegates and 34 members of the State Senate."

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of thirteen farmsteads name Kile, from Old Norse kíll ‘wedge’, by extension ‘narrow bay, inlet’.Americanized form of German Keil .Scottish and English: variant of Kyle .

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

Possible Related Names

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