Allen W. Myers

4 October 1850–20 December 1881 (Age 31)
St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life of Allen W.

When Allen W. Myers was born on 4 October 1850, in St. Lawrence, New York, United States, his father, James C. Myers, was 50 and his mother, Jane C. Waddell, was 38. He lived in Madrid, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1850 and Waddington, St. Lawrence, New York, United States for about 20 years. He died on 20 December 1881, at the age of 31, 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 (6)


Age 13

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

Age 13

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.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 17

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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)

  • Allan W Myers in household of James C Myers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Allen W Myres in household of James C Myres, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Allen Myers in household of Henry Myers, "United States Census, 1880"

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