Ira John Myers

16 October 1890–4 February 1972 (Age 81)
Atwater, Portage, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Ira John

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 1 daughter. 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.

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Ira John Myers
Cora Birdelle Seibert
Marriage: 7 November 1925
Raymond Dale Myers
Ruth Ellen Myers

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 November 1925Manchester, Adams, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 6
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 8
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 22
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    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).

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Ira John Myres, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Ira Myers, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Ira John Myers in entry for Darrell Burton Vogt and Dorothy Louise Myers, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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