Alphonso Letroyal Lyle

23 February 1873–31 October 1954 (Age 81)
Cash, Scott, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Alphonso Letroyal

When Alphonso Letroyal Lyle was born on 23 February 1873, in Cash, Scott, Mississippi, United States, his father, John Lyle, was 23 and his mother, Mary Susan Frances  Dodson, was 24. He married Ava Frances Moore on 1 October 1904, in Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Leeds, Jefferson, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 12, Jefferson, Alabama, United States for about 5 years. He died on 31 October 1954, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Leeds, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alphonso Letroyal Lyle
Ava Frances Moore
Marriage: 1 October 1904
Virgil Leslie Lyle Sr
Alphonso Letroyal “A. L.” Lyle
Theodore Vandiver Lyle
Robert L Lyle

Spouse and Children

1 October 1904
Arkansas, United States


    Virgil Leslie Lyle Sr


    Alphonso Letroyal “A. L.” Lyle



    Robert L Lyle


Parents and Siblings

    John Lyle


    Mary Susan Frances  Dodson




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified

Age 2

A constitutional convention was held on November 16, 1875, to redeem the state from the Reconstructionist Constitution which had been adopted in 1868. The constitution reduced the size of government and services provided, lowered taxes and the political constraint on African-Americans. Segregated schools were also established.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 22

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English (of Norman origin): topographic name for someone who lived on an island, Old French, Middle English isle (Latin insula).2 Scottish, English (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name for someone from the French city of Lille, or from various localities called Lisle, in Dordogne, Loir-et-Cher, Meuse, and Tarn, all of which derive their names from Old French isle (see 1).3 Scottish: variant of Lyall .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alfonzo L Lile, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alphonzo L Lyle in household of Susan Lyle, "United States Census, 1900"
  • A L Lyle, "United States Census, 1940"

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