Daisy Dillard Adams

1888–1982 (Age 93)
Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Daisy Dillard

When Daisy Dillard Adams was born on 5 July 1888, in Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, United States, her father, Samuel William Adams, was 26 and her mother, Sabella Francis Hunter, was 27. She married James Osborne Pyrtle on 7 February 1909, in Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Quaker Gap, Stokes, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Rural Hall, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1982. She died on 21 May 1982, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Stokes, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daisy Dillard Adams
James Osborne Pyrtle
Marriage: 7 February 1909
Lunary Pyrtle
Jesse Leo Pyrtle
Dollie Marie Pyrtle
Reid Pyrtle
Archie Cleao Pyrtle
Clara Pyette

Spouse & Children

7 February 1909
Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, United States


  • Lunary Pyrtle


  • Jesse Leo Pyrtle


  • Dollie Marie Pyrtle


  • Reid Pyrtle


  • Archie Cleao Pyrtle


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 9

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 25

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English (very common in England, especially in the south Midlands, and in Wales) and German (especially northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In the U.S. this form has absorbed many patronymics and other derivatives of Adam in languages other than English. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Daisy Pyrtle in household of James O Pyrtle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Daisy Pyrtle in household of James O Pyrtle, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Daisy Pyrtle in household of James O Pyrtle, "United States Census, 1910"

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