David Calvin Myers

Brief Life History 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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David Calvin Myers
Sarah Trantham
Marriage: 5 October 1851
David C. Myers
James Myers
William Archibald Myers
John Asher Myers
George Alexander Myers
Andrew Jackson Myers
Lemuel Beauregard Myers
Benjamin Franklin Myers
Henry Thomas Myers

Sources (10)

  • Carl Myres, "United States Census, 1870"
  • David C Myers, "Tennessee, State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • David Calvin Myers, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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

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.


Historical Boundaries: 1854: Coryell, Texas, United States

Name Meaning

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).

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

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