Owen Ragan Moyers

1 February 1815–18 January 1891 (Age 76)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Owen Ragan

Owen Ragan Moyers was born on 1 February 1815, in Virginia, United States as the son of <Unknown>. He married Lucy Ann Stewart on 4 July 1849. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Knox, Kentucky, United States in 1850 and Booneville, Owsley, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He died on 18 January 1891, in Owsley, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Owsley, Pike, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Owen Ragan Moyers
1815–1891
Lucy Ann Stewart
1832–1886
Marriage: 4 July 1849
Isaac Anderson " Stewart" Moyers
1850–1926
Benjamin Jordan "Wood" Moyers
1850–1932
Sarah E. Moyers
1853–1853
Rebecca Susan Moyers
1854–1933
Mary F. Moyers
1857–1899
Mattie Florence Moyers
1860–1932
William Allison Moyers
1862–1862
Lewellen Ellen Moyers
1864–1910
Emma Rose Moyers
1867–1925
Charles Benton Moyers
1870–1886
Margaret Theresa Moyers
1872–1959

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 July 1849
children

(11)

    Male1850–1926Male

    Benjamin Jordan "Wood" Moyers

    Male1850–1932Male

    Sarah E. Moyers

    Female1853–1853Female

    Rebecca Susan Moyers

    Female1854–1933Female

    Mary F. Moyers

    Female1857–1899Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    <Unknown>

    Female1793–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 9

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of German Mayer with an excrescent -s.2 Dutch: variant of Moyer 3, or of Moyaers, a nickname for a dandy, from a derivative of Middle Dutch moy, moeie ‘fine’, ‘handsome’.3 Shortened form of Irish MacMoyers ( see Moyer ).

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

O.R.Moyers was a rural country doctor.

Sources (3)

  • Owen R Mayers, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Owen R Mayers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • O R Myers in household of Isaac Stewart, "United States Census, 1850"

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