Ruth A. Myers

about 1828–after 1895 (Age 67)
Butler, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ruth A.

When Ruth A. Myers was born about 1828, in Butler, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Daniel Myers, was 28 and her mother, Anna Smith, was 32. She lived in Muddy Creek, Clay Township, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. She died after 1895, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Myers
1800–1855
Anna Smith
1796–1852
Ruth A. Myers
1828–1895
Milton Myers
1831–1864
Amanda Myers
1835–1914
Margaret Ann Myers
1836–1869

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Female1828–1895Female

    Milton Myers

    Male1831–1864Male

    Female1835–1914Female

    Margaret Ann Myers

    Female1836–1869Female

World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1846

Age 18

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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 (1)

  • Ruth A Myres in household of Daniel Myres, "United States Census, 1850"

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