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
Elizabeth Lawrence
Marriage: 1804
Thomas D. Myers
Richard Myers
Joseph B. Myers
Sophia Myers
Allen Lawrence Barber Myers
Katherine Myers
Clarinda Myers
Benjamin C Myers
Hiram Lawrence Myers
Amanda C Myers
Charles Frederick Myers
Elizabeth Lawrence Myers

Spouse and Children

Madrid, St. Lawrence, New York, United States


    Thomas D. Myers


    Richard Myers


    Clarinda Myers


    Benjamin C Myers


    Joseph B. Myers


+8 More Children

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+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.

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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