Marion Francis Myers

21 June 1893–23 February 1964 (Age 70)
Townsend, Blount, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Marion Francis

When Marion Francis Myers was born on 21 June 1893, in Townsend, Blount, Tennessee, United States, his father, George Washington Myers, was 21 and his mother, Martha Jane Law, was 17. He married Florence Russell on 26 March 1915, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Blount, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Civil District 16, Sevier, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 February 1964, in Middlesboro, Bell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Middlesboro, Bell, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marion Francis Myers
Florence Russell
Marriage: 26 March 1915
Virgie Myers
Frank Myers Jr
Ray Myers
Ruby Myers
Bernice Myers
Betty Jo Myers

Spouse and Children

26 March 1915
Claiborne, Tennessee, United States


    Virgie Myers


    Ruby Myers


    Bernice Myers


    Betty Jo Myers


    Frank Myers Jr


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 7

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank Myers in household of Martha Myers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank Myers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank Myers in household of George Myers, "United States Census, 1900"

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