Lena Myers

3 July 1892–12 February 1952 (Age 59)
Seward, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Lena

When Lena Myers was born on 3 July 1892, in Seward, Nebraska, United States, her father, Joseph A Myers, was 29 and her mother, Magdelena Augspurger, was 22. She married Ira Andrew Davidson on 12 September 1928, in Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States. She lived in Beaver Crossing, Seward, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Woodland Park, Teller, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 12 February 1952, in Steamboat Springs, Routt, Colorado, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Steamboat Springs Cemetery, Steamboat Springs, Routt, Colorado, United States.

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Ira Andrew Davidson
Lena Myers
Marriage: 12 September 1928

Spouse and Children

12 September 1928
Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph A Myers


    Magdelena Augspurger




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 9

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 16

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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 (3)

  • Lena Myres in household of Joseph A Myres, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lena Myers in household of Joseph Myers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lena Chenoweth in household of Joseph A Myers, "United States Census, 1920"

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