Christian Myers

about 1777–18 December 1866 (Age 89)
Fonda, Mohawk, Montgomery, New York, United States

The Life of Christian

When Christian Myers was born about 1777, in Fonda, Mohawk, Montgomery, New York, United States, his father, Michael Myers, was 48 and his mother, Maria Elisabeth Eamer, was 29. He married Elizabeth Lawrence in 1804, in Madrid, St. Lawrence, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 18 December 1866, in Waddington, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Brookside Cemetery, Waddington, Waddington, St. Lawrence, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Myers
1777–1866
Elizabeth Lawrence
1789–1842
Marriage: 1804
Thomas D. Myers
1808–1895
Richard Myers
1809–1885
Joseph B. Myers
1818–1882
Sophia Myers
1834–
Allen Lawrence Barber Myers
Katherine Myers
Clarinda Myers
1812–
Benjamin C Myers
1815–1892
Hiram Lawrence Myers
1822–1892
Amanda C Myers
1826–1908
Charles Frederick Myers
1828–1907
Elizabeth Lawrence Myers
1831–1925
Myers
1835–1835

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1804
Madrid, St. Lawrence, New York, United States
children

(13)

    Thomas D. Myers

    Male1808–1895Male

    Richard Myers

    Male1809–1885Male

    Clarinda Myers

    Female1812–Female

    Benjamin C Myers

    Male1815–1892Male

    Joseph B. Myers

    Male1818–1882Male

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1777 · New York Adopts a Constitution

Age 0

The Constitution of New York was adopted by the Convention of Representatives of the State of New York on April 20, 1777. New York’s Constitution preceded and strongly influenced the United States’ Constitution. Three governmental branches were created including the executive branch, the judicial branch, and the legislative branch made up of two houses.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1803

Age 26

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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)

  • Christopher Meyer in entry for Amanda C Hailey, "New York, Church and Civil Deaths, 1824-1962"
  • Christian Meyers in entry for Elizabeth Fessenden, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Christian Meyers in entry for Elizabeth Fessenden, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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