Ira John Myers

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

The Life 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. 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

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7 November 1925
Manchester, Adams, Ohio, United States


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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

1 English (mainly Yorkshire): patronymic from Mayer 1, i.e. ‘son of the mayor’.2 English: patronymic from mire ‘physician’ ( see Myer 1).3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Midhir, probably a variant of Ó Meidhir ‘mayor’ ( see Mayer 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ira Myers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ira J Myers in household of Edward M Myers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ira J Myers in household of Edward M Myers, "United States Census, 1910"

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