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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Family Time Line

Cornelius Myer
1829–1882
Nelly Catharine Whitaker
1833–1899
Sarah Adelaide Myer
1854–1858
Abraham Henry Myer
1856–1862
Mary Alice Myer
1858–1858
Mary Lucelia Myer
1859–1860
Alfred Legrande Myer
1861–
Lysander Franklin Myer
1863–1880
Lydia Ann Myer
1865–
Lavinia Belle Myer
1867–
Charles Lewis Myer
1869–
Emma Jane Myer
1871–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1829–1882Male

    Nelly Catharine Whitaker

    Female1833–1899Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

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 The Amendment was later repealed.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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