Mary Margaret Bricker

7 September 1846–23 January 1923 (Age 76)
Butler Township, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary Margaret

When Mary Margaret Bricker was born on 7 September 1846, in Butler Township, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Daniel Bricker, was 27 and her mother, Margaret Elizabeth Yeatts, was 27. She married Jacob Washington Myers on 25 January 1870, in Adams, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Tyrone Township, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Hampden Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 23 January 1923, in Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Washington Myers
Mary Margaret Bricker
Marriage: 25 January 1870
Gervus William Myers
Denton Bricker Myers

Spouse and Children

25 January 1870
Adams, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Bricker


    Margaret Elizabeth Yeatts




    Martha Ann Bricker



    Daniel W. Bricker


World Events (8)


Age 17

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

Age 17

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 21

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 The Amendment was later repealed.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 Respelling of German Brücker or Brügger, habitational names for someone from any of numerous places in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland named Bruck or Brugg, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a bridge ( see Brucker ).2 Altered spelling of German Brücher, a topographic name for someone who lived by a swamp, from Middle High German bruoch ‘swamp’ + the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant.3 English (Somerset): unexplained; perhaps a variant of Brooker .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Bricker in household of Daniel Bricker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Myers in household of Jacob Myers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary M Myers in household of Gervus W Myers, "United States Census, 1920"

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