Donia Lorene Myers

Female7 January 1914–30 April 1983

Brief Life History 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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Sources (5)

  • Donie Myers in household of Asa H Myers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Donia Lorene Myers - Memory of Someone: birth-name: Donia Lorene Myers
  • Donia Lorene House, "Texas Death Index, 1964-1998"

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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

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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