Marion Willard Myers

Brief Life History of Marion Willard

When Marion Willard Myers was born on 10 April 1922, in Bradshaw, Taylor, Texas, United States, his father, Henry Asher Myers, was 37 and his mother, Delphia Drury Howard, was 36. He married Opal Marie Parson on 2 November 1943, in Enid Township, Garfield, Oklahoma, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Van Zandt, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 17 June 1992, in Weatherford, Parker, Texas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Arlington, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Marion Willard Myers
Rexana Carol Hufstedler
Marriage: 30 August 1974

Sources (17)

  • Marion W Myers in household of Henry A Myers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marion W Myers, "Texas Marriages, 1966-2010"
  • Marion Myers, "Texas Death Index, 1903-2000"

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

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.


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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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