Gladys M Myers

FemaleApril 1897–2 December 1929

Brief Life History of Gladys M

When Gladys M Myers was born in April 1897, in Monroe Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Valentine L Myers, was 49 and her mother, Mary Etta Waite, was 40. She lived in Monroe, Beaver Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and New Kensington, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. She died on 2 December 1929, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Valentine L Myers
1847–1920
Mary Etta Waite
1857–1938
Bertin G Myers
1876–1937
Ivy Luella Myers
1878–
Chloe Bertha Myers
1880–1916
Edith L Myers
1882–
Nest M Myers
1883–
Samuel Sirwell Myers
1886–1947
Marie N Myers
1893–
Gladys M Myers
1897–1929
Velma U Myers
1899–1912
Colburn Loraine Meyers
1903–1972

Sources (6)

  • Gladys Myers in household of V L Myers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Myers, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Gladys Eagle, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 8

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 9

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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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