Rosalind Elizabeth Pyle

26 October 1916–23 January 2012 (Age 95)
Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States

The Life of Rosalind Elizabeth

When Rosalind Elizabeth Pyle was born on 26 October 1916, in Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States, her father, Harry William Pyle Sr, was 36 and her mother, Frieda Rose Lang, was 28. She married Pershing W. Hirsch on 13 February 1943, in Fort Monroe, Norfolk, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Hammond, Lake, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States in 1930. She died on 23 January 2012, in Halstead, Harvey, Kansas, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Restlawn Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Newton, Harvey, Kansas, United States.

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Pershing W. Hirsch
Rosalind Elizabeth Pyle
Marriage: 13 February 1943
Robert Charles Hirsch

Spouse and Children

13 February 1943
Fort Monroe, Norfolk, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 9

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Roseland Pyle in household of Harry W Pyle, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rosalind E Pyle in household of Harry W Pyle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rosalind in entry for Pershing Or Pete Hirsch, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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