Violet Kathryn Myers

22 November 1926–23 June 2005 (Age 78)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Violet Kathryn

Violet Kathryn Myers was born on 22 November 1926, in Pennsylvania, United States. She married John Call Cook on 31 July 1949. She died on 23 June 2005, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Mountville Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Mountville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Call Cook
Violet Kathryn Myers
Marriage: 31 July 1949

Spouse and Children

31 July 1949

World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 3

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.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 21

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • Violet K Meyers in household of John J Meyers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Violet Kathryn Myers Cook, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Violet Kathryn Myers Cook, "BillionGraves Index"

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