Jean Elnor Pyle

7 January 1928–7 May 2009 (Age 81)
Verona, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jean Elnor

When Jean Elnor Pyle was born on 7 January 1928, in Verona, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Raymond Harold Pyle, was 23 and her mother, Leona Anna Clark, was 18. She married Willard Alan Creer on 6 November 1954, in Oakmont, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 7 May 2009, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willard Alan Creer
Jean Elnor Pyle
Marriage: 6 November 1954

Spouse and Children

6 November 1954
Oakmont, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Raymond Harold Pyle


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.
1929 · Arches National Park

Age 1

Arches National Park was designated as a national monument on April 12, 1929 and was re-designated as a national park later that year.

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English pile ‘stake’, ‘post’ (via Old English from Latin pilum ‘spike’, ‘javelin’), hence a topographic name for someone who lived near a stake or post serving as a landmark or a metonymic occupational name for a stake maker or a nickname for a tall strong man.2 Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a marksman or an arrowsmith, from pijl ‘arrow’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jean Pyle in household of Raymond Pyle, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jean E Pyle in household of Raymond H Pyle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jean Elnor Pyle Creer, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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