Kurt Cleon "KC" Pilling

Male20 November 1962–1 September 2007

Brief Life History of Kurt Cleon "KC"

When Kurt Cleon "KC" Pilling was born on 20 November 1962, in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States, his father, Dan Mason Pilling, was 33 and his mother, Geraldine Louise "Jerri" Dowd, was 30. He died on 1 September 2007, in Moab, Grand, Utah, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Sunset Cemetery, Moab, Grand, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dan Mason Pilling
Geraldine Louise "Jerri" Dowd
Dan Mason "Spud" Pilling Jr.
Cheryl Lena Pilling
Kurt Cleon "KC" Pilling

Sources (8)

  • Birth Announcement
  • KC, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Kurt Pilling in entry for Dan Mason Pilling, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (3)

World Events (8)


Age 1

President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas.

1963 · The Second Largest Artificial Lake in the United States

Age 1

Lake Powell is known as the Second Largest Artificial Lake in the United States, following Lake Mead. It was created by flooding after the construction of the Glen Canyon Dam. The reservoir is named for explorer John Wesley Powell, who explored the Colorado River in 1869 and In 1972, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area was established. Today it is public land managed by the National Park Service, and available to the public for recreational purposes.

1976 · The Copyright Act of 1976

Age 14

The primary form of copyright law in the United States. The Act spells out what is the basic rights of the copyright holder and what is classified as fair use.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place so called, which takes its name from the River Pilling. The etymology of the river name is uncertain, but is perhaps associated with Old English pyll ‘tidal creek’.

English (Lancashire): topographic name for someone who lived by a creek or stream (Old English pyll ‘tidal creek’), or by a stake, a derivative of Pill + the Middle English suffix -ing.

English (Lancashire): perhaps from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Piling, a pet form of Old English Pīl (from pīl ‘stake’, perhaps a short form of an Old English name such as Pīlheard), + the Old English hypocoristic suffix -ing.

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

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Story Highlight

A pig story

City kids saw things on the farm that were quite foreign to even the small town folk. One of my fondest memories was when my good friend KC came to stay with us on the farm. I introduced him to our pi …

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