When Violet Kathryn Myers was born on 22 November 1926, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Jacobs Myers, was 34 and her mother, Elsie Johns, was 31. She married John Call Cook on 31 July 1949. She lived in Manheim, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Manheim Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. 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.
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).
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