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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Family Time Line

William Myers
1898–1982
Bessie Jane Adams
1903–1944
Jay Myers
1931–1932

Spouse and Children

    Male1898–1982Male

    Bessie Jane Adams

    Female1903–1944Female

children

(1)

    Jay Myers

    Male1931–1932Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

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.
1920

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.

Possible Related Names

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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