Lydia Ann Myer

12 September 1865–
New York, United States

The Life of Lydia Ann

When Lydia Ann Myer was born on 12 September 1865, in New York, United States, her father, Cornelius Myer, was 36 and her mother, Nelly Catharine Whitaker, was 32.

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Cornelius Myer
Nelly Catharine Whitaker
Sarah Adelaide Myer
Abraham Henry Myer
Mary Alice Myer
Mary Lucelia Myer
Alfred Legrande Myer
Lysander Franklin Myer
Lydia Ann Myer
Lavinia Belle Myer
Charles Lewis Myer
Emma Jane Myer

Parents and Siblings


    Nelly Catharine Whitaker




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World Events (3)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 52

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name from Old French mire ‘physician’. 2. topographic name from Middle English mire ‘marsh’ (Old Norse mýrr). 3. variant of Mayer 1.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Lydia Myer in household of Cornelius Myer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lydia Ann Myer - Published information: birth-name: Lydia A. Myer

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