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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Family Time Line

James C. Myers
1799–1890
Jane C. Waddell
1811–1867
Charles J. Myers
1830–1903
Mary Ann Myers
1837–
Henry Waddell Myers
1832–1923
Abby L. Myers
1833–
Elizabeth Myers
1835–1908
Margaret Myers
1839–
James G. Myers
1842–1909
Jane C. Myers
1843–1913
George W. Myers
1847–1881
Allen W. Myers
1850–1881
Frances A. C. Myers
1854–1915

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World Events (6)

1863

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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  • 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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