Joan Ruth Meyers

2 October 1922–1 July 2007 (Age 84)
Portsmouth, Wayne Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States

The Life of Joan Ruth

When Joan Ruth Meyers was born on 2 October 1922, in Portsmouth, Wayne Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States, her father, William Herman Meyer, was 24 and her mother, Bessie Clara Seeley, was 22. She married John Edward Reardon Jr. on 21 November 1953, in Santa Cruz, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Portsmouth, Scioto, Ohio, United States in 1940 and Texas, United States in 2007. She died on 1 July 2007, in League City, Galveston, Texas, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

John Edward Reardon Jr.
Joan Ruth Meyers
Marriage: 21 November 1953
Patrick Andrew Reardon

Spouse and Children

21 November 1953
Santa Cruz, California, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 7

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 23

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic meaning ‘son of the mayor’ ( see Mayer 1).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal Meyer ( see Meyer 2).3 American form of German Meyer , with excrescent -s.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth T Myers in household of William H Myers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joan Meyers in household of William H Meyers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joan Meyer Reardon, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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