Edward Steward Pyle

11 October 1892–4 November 1954 (Age 62)
Milford, Black Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edward Steward

When Edward Steward Pyle was born on 11 October 1892, in Milford, Black Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Josiah D. Pyle, was 41 and his mother, Amantha Lavina Kring, was 41. He married Laura Catharine Kann on 31 January 1921, in Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Somerset, Shaw Mines, Summit Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 4 November 1954, at the age of 62, and was buried in Husband Cemetery, Somerset Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Edward Steward Pyle
Laura Catharine Kann
Marriage: 31 January 1921
Luther James Pyle

Spouse and Children

31 January 1921
Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States


    Luther James Pyle


Parents and Siblings

    Josiah D. Pyle


    Amantha Lavina Kring




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 13

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Ezra Pyle, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward S Pyle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward Pyle in entry for James Luther Pyle and Dodie Lucille Reffner, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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