Samuel Sirwell Myers

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

The Life Summary 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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Samuel Sirwell Myers
Minnie Hannah Shultz
Marriage: 10 August 1908
Hazel I Myers
Ralph Clifford Myers
Russell Ellwood Myers
Elva Myer
Arthur Myer
Lorraine Myers

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 August 1908
  • Children


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    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

    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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    Sources (8)

    • Samuel Myers, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Samuel Myers in entry for Nick Christie and Hazel I Myers Diefenderfer, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
    • Samuel Myers, "United States Census, 1920"

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