When Ira John Myers was born on 16 October 1890, in Atwater, Portage, Ohio, United States, his father, Edwin Marcus Myers, was 25 and his mother, Ida M Shilliday, was 22. He married Cora Birdelle Seibert on 7 November 1925, in Manchester, Adams, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Franklin Township, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1940 and Summit, Ohio, United States in 1972. He died on 4 February 1972, in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States, at the age of 81.
Irish (Tipperary, Limerick and Waterford): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meidhir ‘descendant of Meidhir’, with post-medieval excrescent -s. Meidhir is a personal name based on meidhir ‘mirth’.
English (northern): variant of Myer , with post-medieval excrescent -s.
English (northern): habitational name from one or more of the minor placenames derived from Middle English mire ‘marsh’ (Old Norse mýrr) in the plural form, such as Melmerby Mire in Melmerby, or Mires in Docker (both Cumbria).