Donia Lorene Myers

7 January 1914–30 April 1983 (Age 69)
Jonesboro, Coryell, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Donia Lorene

When Donia Lorene Myers was born on 7 January 1914, in Jonesboro, Coryell, Texas, United States, her father, Henry Asher Myers, was 29 and her mother, Delphia Drury Howard, was 27. She lived in Justice Precinct 6, Taylor, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 30 April 1983, in Texas, United States, at the age of 69.

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 2
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives
Age 15
Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 21
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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 (5)

  • Donie Myers in household of Asa H Myers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Donia Lorene House, "Texas Death Index, 1964-1998"
  • DONIA LORENE HOUSE, "Find A Grave Index"

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