Wesley Douglas Lyles

  • Birth 3 Jul 1861 Montgomery County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 28 Jun 1936 Callao, Macon County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Bevier, Macon County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 60525014

Wesley Douglas Lyles was the son of Alfred Taylor Lyles (1828-1916) who was born in Allen County, Kentucky and died in Macon County, Missouri; and Mary Frances (Young) Lyles (1836- ) who was also born in Kentucky and died in Macon County, Missouri.

Wesley had the following known siblings:

Margaret Lyles 1855 –
Keturah Lyles 1856 – 1938
Ann Lyles 1859 –
Enoch Newton Lyles 1863 –
Ella Lyles 1865 –
Emma Taylor Lyles 1867 – 1953
Mary F. Lyles 1876 –

Wesley's parents were married in Montgomery County, Illinois where they lived for several years. Wesley and 5 other siblings were born there. Between 1865 and 1867, the Lyles family moved from Illinois to Missouri where they settled into farming in Macon County.

On January 28, 1885, Wesley married 17-year-old Linda May Gates in Macon County, Missouri. By 1900, they had ventured west, living in Nebraska and Oregon, but returned to Macon County, Missouri by 1910 where they spent the rest of their lives.

They had three known children:

Grover Ellsworth Lyles 1886 – 1931
Everett Willliam Lyles, Sr. 1894 – 1971
Alfred S. Lyles 1904 –

Wesley died in 1936 and Linda in 1961.


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  • Created by: Blytha & Donald Ellis
  • Added: 23 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60525014
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wesley Douglas Lyles (3 Jul 1861–28 Jun 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60525014, citing Antioch Cemetery, Bevier, Macon County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Blytha & Donald Ellis (contributor 47068335) .