Robert Pyle was from Horton, in the parish of Bishops Canning, Wiltshire, England, and was a maltster.  He married Ann the dau of Wm. Stovey, of Hilperton, Wilt.,  16th 9th M 1681, and they were in Bethel, Pa as early as 1684.  They were both Friends and members of the Chichester Meeting, which sometimes met at their home, and in 1706 he was one of a committee to establish a meeting at Nottingham .  He was a rep. in the PRovincial Assembly and a long time justice of the county court.  HIs children were: