Myron H. Freshour

13 April 1843–18 May 1915 (Age 72)
Hopewell Center, Hopewell, Ontario, New York, United States

The Life of Myron H.

When Myron H. Freshour was born on 13 April 1843, in Hopewell Center, Hopewell, Ontario, New York, United States, his father, John Freshour, was 44 and his mother, Catharine Dunkle, was 33. He married Irene E. Parker on 1 November 1882, in Mason, Ingham, Michigan, United States. He lived in Hopewell, Ontario, New York, United States for about 25 years and Vevay Township, Ingham, Michigan, United States in 1900. He died on 18 May 1915, in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mason, Ingham, Michigan, United States.

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Myron H. Freshour
Irene E. Parker
Marriage: 1 November 1882

Spouse and Children

1 November 1882
Mason, Ingham, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Freshour


    Catharine Dunkle




    William H. Freshour


    Catherine Freshour


    Maryetta Freshour


    Harriet Freshour


    Charlotte Freshour


+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 4

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Froschauer (or Fröschauer), a habitational name from any of several places named Froschau, from Old High German frosc ‘frog’ + ouwa ‘wet land’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Myron Fishour in household of John Fishour, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Myron Frushaurd in household of John Frushaurd, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Myron Freshour, "United States Census, 1900"

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