Beverly Joan Pyle

1929–1989 (Age 60)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Beverly Joan

When Beverly Joan Pyle was born in 1929, in Michigan, United States, her father, Robert Franklin Pyle, was 26 and her mother, Rhea Lorene Schram, was 20. She married Darrell Ralph Fox on 15 May 1948, in Franklin, Washington, United States. She lived in Pullman, Whitman, Washington, United States in 1935 and Kennewick Valley Election Precinct, Benton, Washington, United States in 1940. She died in 1989, in Kennewick, Benton, Washington, United States, at the age of 60.

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Darrell Ralph Fox
Beverly Joan Pyle
Marriage: 15 May 1948

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    Darrell Ralph Fox



15 May 1948
Franklin, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 0

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.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 11

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 16

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold 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)

  • Beverly Pyle in household of Robert F Pyle, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Beverly J Pyle in household of Robert F Pyle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Beverly Fox in entry for Richard Or Dick D Pyle Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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