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William Pyle (abt. 1795 - 1835)

William Pyle
Born about [location unknown]
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died at about age 40 in Christian County, Kentucky, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 12 Feb 2013
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William Pyle, son of Nicholas Pyle and Ann Black; was born in 1795.citation needed

A William Pyle was found in the roster for Capt. James Robison's Company detached Militia as a Private; enlisting November 20, 1814; engaged May 20, 1815; which would have made him 19 yrs old at the time of his enlistment[1]

William's will dated May 8, 1833; and proved April 27, 1835; registered in Christian County, Kentucky; mentions the following family members:[2]

Wife: Elizabeth
Mother: Ann Pyle
Brother: David deceased father of two: Elizabeth and Manvera
Brothers: Nicholas, Samuel, John, Abner, Bud, Thompson, Alfred
Sisters: Jane Lacy deceased wife of David Lacy; Susanna Brooks; heirs of Nancy Crabtree; Edith Husband deceased
Written: 8 May 1833
Codicil: 17 May 1834
Proved: 27 April 1835


  2. Kentucky Probate Records; retrieved from:
  • Report of the adjutant general of the state of Kentucky. Soldiers of the war of 1812. Printed by authority of the legislature of Kentucky; by Kentucky. Adjutant-General's Office; Publication date 1891; Publisher Frankfort, Ky. : E. Polk Johnson, public printer
  • Kentucky Probate Records, 1727-1990 Christian, Will records, Index, 1833-1835, Vol. H page 455 (295/354)

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