When Dennis Pardue Lail was born on 8 May 1878, in Caldwell, North Carolina, United States, his father, Timothy L Lail, was 29 and his mother, Caroline Flowers Sasser, was 26. He married Mary Elizabeth Lackey on 15 January 1903, in Yadkin Valley, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Cramerton, Gaston, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and South Point Township, Gaston, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 October 1958, in Lowell, Gaston, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Gastonia, Gaston, North Carolina, United States.
Americanized form of German Lehl or Loehl. In either case, the name is a variant of Lehle or Löhle, pet forms of the personal name Leonhard .
History: The Loehl family came to North America in 1737. Another branch of the family came to North America from Germany via Russia. They settled in southern Russia in the mid 18th century, but kept their German identity. Both branches have adopted the Americanized form Lail as a surname.