Margaret Hyers

25 May 1848–18 February 1923 (Age 74)
Bennett, Cape May, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Hyers was born on 25 May 1848, in Bennett, Cape May, New Jersey, United States, her father, John Hyers, was 36 and her mother, Jamina Johnson, was 36. She married Jacob A. Voorhees on 30 January 1865, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Cassville, Ocean, New Jersey, United States for about 20 years and Ocean, New Jersey, United States in 1905. She died on 18 February 1923, in Jackson Township, Ocean, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Harmony Methodist Cemetery, Cassville, Ocean, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob A. Voorhees
Margaret Hyers
Marriage: 30 January 1865
Harrison H Voorhees
Lillian Voorhees
Walter Washington Voorhees
Edwin Wainwright Voorhees
Edmund Voorhees
Margaret Voorhees
Charles Voorhees

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 January 1865New Jersey, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Founded in 1850
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 20
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    Variant of Hires , a surname of German origin.English: unexplained. This surname is very rare in Britain.

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Margret Voorhees in household of Jacob A Voorhees, "New Jersey State Census, 1905"
    • Margaret Voorhees in household of Jacob A Voorhees, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Maggie Hyres in entry for Vorrhees, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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