Henry Markwood Moyers

Brief Life History of Henry Markwood

When Henry Markwood Moyers was born on 26 August 1854, in Pendleton, Virginia, United States, his father, Henry Markwood Moyers, was 38 and his mother, Sarah 'Sallie' Eye, was 38. 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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Henry Markwood Moyers
Ann Elizabeth Waybright
Marriage: 15 November 1877
Carrie Etta Moyers
Sadie Florence Moyers
Harry McClellan Moyer
Walter Glen Moyers
Thomas Dice Moyers
Levie Lillian Moyers
Zernia Moyer
Grover Cleveland Moyers
Homer Snowden Moyers
Bertha O Moyer
Lillie Mae Moyer
Lester Ray Moyers

Sources (48)

  • Henry M Moyer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry M Moyers, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Henry Markwood Moyers, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

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. 


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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

Americanized form of German Meyer 1 or Mayer , with excrescent -s.

Dutch: patronymic from Moyer 3, or a variant of Moyaers, a nickname for a dandy, from a derivative of Middle Dutch moy, moeie ‘fine, handsome’.

Irish: Anglicized form of Mac an Mhaoir ‘son of the steward’, with English excrescent -s.

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

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