William A Pyle

MaleMarch 1880–1933

Brief Life History of William A

When William A Pyle was born in March 1880, in California, United States, his father, William Henry Pyle, was 37 and his mother, Mary Abigail Fiske, was 35. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Clara Maria Owen. He lived in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1933, at the age of 53, and was buried in Oak Hill Memorial Park, San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States.

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William A Pyle
Clara Maria Owen
Eugene Anson Pyle
Luella Belle Pyle
Cleo E Pyle
Clifford Alfred Pyle
Donald Owen Pyle

Sources (12)

  • William A Pyle in household of Charles F Overfelt, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Auson Pyle, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • William Pyle, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 11

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 16

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

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 sometimes perhaps a nickname for a tall thin person.

Americanized form of Dutch Pijl: 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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