Aaron Stiles

1802–17 June 1876 (Age 74)
Laurens, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Aaron

When Aaron Stiles was born in 1802, in Laurens, South Carolina, United States, his father, John Styles, was 37 and his mother, Margaret Lynch, was 23. He married Amelia Elizabeth Reed in 1822, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Upshur, Texas, United States in 1860. He died on 17 June 1876, in Williamson, Texas, United States, at the age of 74.

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Aaron Stiles
Amelia Elizabeth Reed
Marriage: 1822
Elizabeth Stiles
William Stiles
R. Stiles
Margaret Stiles
Jane Stiles
Benjamin Stiles
Samuel Stiles
Mary Jane Stiles
Aaron Benton Stiles
Sarah Ann Stiles

Spouse and Children

Lincoln, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 20

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Old English stigel, stigol ‘steep uphill path’ (a derivative of stīgan ‘to climb’).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Aaron Stiles, "United States Census, 1860"
  • A Stiles in entry for A Benton Stiles, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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