George W. Myers

from 1847 to 1848–15 May 1881 (Age 34)
St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life of George W.

When George W. Myers was born from 1847 to 1848, in St. Lawrence, New York, United States, his father, James C. Myers, was 49 and his mother, Jane C. Waddell, was 37. He lived in Madrid, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1850 and Waddington, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1860. He died on 15 May 1881, at the age of 34.

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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 16

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

Age 16

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.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 19

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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 (2)

  • George W Myers in household of James C Myers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George W Myres in household of James C Myres, "United States Census, 1850"

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