David Calvin Myers

6 February 1828–10 June 1910 (Age 82)
Lincoln, Tennessee, United States

The Life of David Calvin

When David Calvin Myers was born on 6 February 1828, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, his father, Asher Myers, was 40 and his mother, Nancy Little, was 39. He married Sarah Trantham on 5 October 1851, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons. He lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870. He died on 10 June 1910, in Coryell, Texas, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

David Calvin Myers
1828–1910
Sarah Trantham
1831–1899
Marriage: 5 October 1851
David C. Myers
1848–
James Myers
1851–
William Archibald Myers
1853–1895
John Asher Myers
1855–1933
George Alexander Myers
1858–1884
Andrew Jackson Myers
1860–
Lemuel Beauregard Myers
1861–1943
Benjamin Franklin Myers
1865–1942
Henry Thomas Myers
1868–1959

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 October 1851
Lincoln, Tennessee, United States
children

(9)

    David C. Myers

    Male1848–Male

    Male1851–Male

    William Archibald Myers

    Male1853–1895Male

    John Asher Myers

    Male1855–1933Male

    George Alexander Myers

    Male1858–1884Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1788–1858Male

    Nancy Little

    Female1789–1858Female

siblings

(8)

    James H. Myers

    Male1814–1880Male

    Female1816–1900Female

    Female1820–1856Female

    George Washington Myers

    Male1823–1855Male

    Archibald Lee Myers

    Male1826–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 7

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1854

Age 26

Historical Boundaries: 1854: Coryell, Texas, United States

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Carl Myres, "United States Census, 1870"
  • D C Myers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Calvin Myers in entry for Henry Thomas Myers, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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