Edgar Parker Pyle
Some History (Probably written by
Uncle Oscar (Hoback, Mary Electa Pyle's brother, uncle to Jim Pyle, Florence Lurana Coleman and Edna Lucile Greet) came back to Illinois for Christmas 1907 and Dad who had allways been interested in the west went out to Nowood early in the Spring where Oscar had a job for him with Noble and Bragg working on the ranch at Nowood. The family then sold our possessions at a farm sale and came on out. We arrived March 8, 1908 and moved into the Cornell house on the upper end of the Bragg ranch where the big lambing sheds were being built. Uncle Oscar was blacksmith for the ranch and the surrounding trade. (Largely sheep outfits).
We lived in the Cornell house until fall when
Our mother who was finding the cooking to hard for her and was also homesick for the east got Dad to take us back. We got as far as
When we returned west. George and
Source: Handwritten document in the possession of Charles Pyle, loaned to the Fred Drake's, 2002-2004.
from a newspaper.
ED PYLE DIES AT BIG TRAILS
Edgar Parker Pyle, youngest child of Joseph G. and Catherine Long Pyle, was born May 30, 1858, near
His early life was spent in the vicinity of Griggsville. On October 30, 1880 he was married to Mary Electa Hoback. To this union were born eight children, five of who passed away in early childhood.
In the year 1908 he brought his wife and family to
He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Miza Lame of
Funeral services were held at Ten Sleep yesterday afternoon and the remains laid at rest in the cemetery at that place.