18. NICHOLAS6 PYLE (JOHN5, SAMUEL4, NICHOLAS3, NICHOLAS2, JOHN1) was born 1748 in Pennsylvania, and died 1829 in Sangamon, Illinois. He married ANN BLACK, daughter of HANS BLACK and AGNES. She was born 1750 in South Carolina, and died 1834 in Sangamon Co, Illinois.
Notes for NICHOLAS PYLE:
NOTES ON NICHOLAS, b. 1748
Moved to Christian Com KY, then in 1817 to Ill. "History of Sangamon Co,
Ill, p.747 & 1059, came w/ sons Alfred & Thompson. He was shunned by his
neighbors because he was the son of a TORY. On the out break of the War of
1812, he was one of the first to volunteer in the defense of that county
against which his father had fought. He was with Andrew Jackson at the Battle
of New Orleans, and deported himself so gallantly as to compel the admiration
of all who knew him.