Myron H. Freshour

Male13 April 1843–18 May 1915

Brief Life History 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 45 and his mother, Catharine Dunkle, was 34. 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 30 years and Vevay Township, Ingham, Michigan, United States in 1900. He died on 18 May 1915, in Lansing, New Hope, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mason, Ingham, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

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

Sources (15)

  • Myron Freshour in household of John Freshour, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Myron H. Freehour, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Myron H. Freshour, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1882Mason, Ingham, Michigan, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

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

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

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