Henry Markwood Moyers

26 August 1854–23 August 1942 (Age 87)
Pendleton, Virginia, United States

The Life of Henry Markwood

When Henry Markwood Moyers was born on 26 August 1854, in Pendleton, Virginia, United States, his father, Henry M. Moyers, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Eye, was 28. He married Ann Elizabeth Waybright on 15 November 1877, in Highland, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Pike Township, Stark, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Ohio, United States in 1942. He died on 23 August 1942, in Canton, Stark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Bartow, Pocahontas, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Markwood Moyers
1854–1942
Ann Elizabeth Waybright
1855–1920
Marriage: 15 November 1877
Carrie Etta Moyers
1878–1944
Sadie Florence Moyers
1880–1966
Moyers
1880–
Harry McClelland Moyers
1881–1972
Walter Glen Moyers
1883–1964
Thomas Dice Moyers
1886–1947
Levy Lillian Moyers
1888–1926
Zernia Moyers
1890–1968
Grover Cleveland Moyers
1891–1983
Homer Snowden Moyers
1894–1894
Bertha O Moyer
1896–1982
Lillie Mae Moyer
1898–1989
Lester Ray Moyers
1900–1911

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 November 1877
Highland, Virginia, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 7

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 27

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of German Mayer with an excrescent -s.2 Dutch: variant of Moyer 3, or of Moyaers, a nickname for a dandy, from a derivative of Middle Dutch moy, moeie ‘fine’, ‘handsome’.3 Shortened form of Irish MacMoyers ( see Moyer ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Henry M Moyer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Markwood Moyers in household of Hiram Kisner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • H M Morgers, "United States Census, 1900"

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