Jane C. Myers

29 December 1843–1913 (Age 69)
St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life of Jane C.

When Jane C. Myers was born on 29 December 1843, in St. Lawrence, New York, United States, her father, James C. Myers, was 44 and her mother, Jane C. Waddell, was 32. She lived in Madrid, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1850 and Waddington, St. Lawrence, New York, United States for about 40 years. She died in 1913, at the age of 70, and was buried in Brookside Cemetery, Waddington, Waddington, St. Lawrence, New York, United States.

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James C. Myers
Jane C. Waddell
Charles J. Myers
Mary Ann Myers
Henry Waddell Myers
Abby L. Myers
Elizabeth Myers
Margaret Myers
James G. Myers
Jane C. Myers
George W. Myers
Allen W. Myers
Frances A. C. Myers

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World Events (7)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 20

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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  • Jane C Myers in household of James C Myers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jane C Myres in household of James C Myres, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jennie Myers in household of Henry Myers, "United States Census, 1880"

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