Samuel Sirwell Myers

March 1886–3 May 1947 (Age 61)
Monroe Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Samuel Sirwell

When Samuel Sirwell Myers was born in March 1886, in Monroe Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Valentine L Myers, was 38 and his mother, Mary Etta Waite, was 29. He married Minnie Hannah Shultz on 10 August 1908. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Swissvale, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 May 1947, in Hickory Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Hermitage Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Sirwell Myers
1886–1947
Minnie Hannah Shultz
1886–1966
Marriage: 10 August 1908
Hazel I Myers
1908–
Ralph Clifford Myers
1909–1981
Russell Ellwood Myers
1912–1954
Elva Myer
1914–2004
Arthur Myer
1923–
Lorraine Myers
1931–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 August 1908
children

(6)

    Hazel I Myers

    Female1908–Female

    Ralph Clifford Myers

    Male1909–1981Male

    Male1912–1954Male

    Elva Myer

    Female1914–2004Female

    Arthur Myer

    Male1923–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Valentine L Myers

    Male1847–1920Male

    Mary Etta Waite

    Female1857–1938Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 17

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Myers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Samuel Myers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samuel S Myer, "United States Census, 1930"

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