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Pyle Family

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Pyle Family
March 16, 2007 03:19PM
County of Christian, Kentucky. Historical and Biographical. Edited by
William Henry Perrin. F. A. Battey Publishing Co., 1884, pp. 396-397.
Hopkinsville City and Precinct.

PYLE FAMILY. The parents of John Pyle, of Hamby Precinct, Christian
County, Ky., were Nicholas and Mary Pyle, of Carolina, John being one of a
family of nineteen children born to them. His paternal grandparents were
Nicholas Pyle and Ann Black, both of whom were Carolinians. John was born
June 18, 1813, and on the 22d of January, 1836, married Miss Jane Meacham,
who was born March 16, 1820. She was a daughter of Wyatt Meacham, who was
born in 1798, the son of Joseph Meacham and Mary West, both natives of
England. Her mother was Ellen Robinson, a daughter of Abner Robinson, of
English ancestry, and Nancy Duty, of Irish origin. Ellen was born in
1798, and was married to Wyatt Meacham in 1817. He died in 1876, and she
in 1878. They were the parents of Abner W., Jane E. and Joseph A.
Meacham. To John and Jane E. (Meacham) Pyle were born ten children, as
follows: Arabella M., born December 29, 1836; Abner W., born November 22,
1844; James F., born December 10, 1846; Sarah N., born December 27, 1848;
Byron A., born July 10, 1850; Falconer O., born October 30, 1851; Harvey
R., born September 27, 1854; Almeda E., born November 18, 1856; Albina C.,
born January 21, 1859; Jo Emma Pyle, March 25, 1860; all deceased except
Abner W., James F. and Jo Emma. Abner W. Pyle was born in Christian
County, Ky., November 22, 1844. When seventeen years old he began the
trade of cabinet-maker, to which several years of his life have been
devoted. He began as a furniture dealer in Hopkinsville in 1870, and is
still engaged in that line on West Main Street. He was married in
Hopkinsville September 29, 1870, to Miss Olivia J., daughter of Henderson
and Maggie Wade. Mrs. Pyle was born July 10, 1854, in Todd County, Ky.
They have three daughters, viz.: Lena B., aged eleven years; Maggie M.,
aged nine years, and Mary H., aged four months. Mr. Pyle is a member of
the Masonic fraternity, Knights of Honor, and both he and wife are members
of the Christian Church.
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