Evelyn Louise Pye

Female25 January 1932–14 April 1966

Brief Life History of Evelyn Louise

When Evelyn Louise Pye was born on 25 January 1932, in Colleton, South Carolina, United States, her father, George Alfred Pye, was 24 and her mother, Clifton Agnes Way, was 17. She married Willis Bailey on 10 April 1948, in Colleton, South Carolina, United States. She lived in Verdier Township, Colleton, South Carolina, United States in 1940 and Johns Island Township, Charleston, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 14 April 1966, in Colleton, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 34.

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Willis Bailey
Evelyn Louise Pye
Marriage: 10 April 1948

Sources (7)

  • Evelyn Pye in household of Albert Pye, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Evelyn Pye Bailey, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • Mrs Bailey in entry for Mrs Evelyn Pye Bailey, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1948Colleton, South Carolina, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 3

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    1935 · The Social Security Act

    Age 3

    This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.

    1942 · The Japanese American internment

    Age 10

    Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

    Name Meaning

    English (north-West Midlands, Lancashire, Yorkshire, and Norfolk): nickname from Middle English (Old French) pie ‘magpie’, which could be given to someone who wore black and white clothing, had grey-streaked dark hair, or had a loud, chattering voice and impertinent behaviour, or was cunning or sly. The uncomplimentary senses derive from the bird's behavior and are recorded uses of the word in Middle English and early Modern English.

    English: occasionally perhaps a topographic or habitational name referring to a house or inn named Pie ‘magpie’. There were two London taverns so named, but whether these gave rise to a hereditary surname is not known. Surnames derived from house and inn signs are rare in English.

    English (of Norman origin): nickname from Anglo-Norman French and Middle English pie ‘merciful, compassionate, kind’, a variant of Old French, Anglo-Norman French piu, peu; see Pew (2).

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

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