William Myers

6 April 1898–April 1982 (Age 84)
Blount, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William

When William Myers was born on 6 April 1898, in Blount, Tennessee, United States, his father, Stephen M Myers, was 42 and his mother, Martha Jane King, was 31. He had at least 1 son with Bessie Jane Adams. He lived in Civil District 15, Blount, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Tuckaleechee, Blount, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died in April 1982, in Prattville, Autauga, Alabama, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Townsend, Blount, Tennessee, United States.

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William Myers
Bessie Jane Adams
Jay Myers

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    Bessie Jane Adams




    Jay Myers


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 14

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 22

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William N Myers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • W N Myers in household of S M Myers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willie Myers in household of Mack Myers, "United States Census, 1910"

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