Nancy Elizabeth Myers

11 March 1858–14 March 1927 (Age 69)
Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy Elizabeth

When Nancy Elizabeth Myers was born on 11 March 1858, in Alabama, United States, her father, Burgess Myers, was 40 and her mother, Winifred Sitton, was 31. She married William Fielden on 9 February 1878, in Texas, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Upton, Texas, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Lynch Township, Texas, Missouri, United States for about 40 years. She died on 14 March 1927, in Bolivar, Polk, Missouri, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Bolivar City Cemetery, Northeast Marion Township, Polk, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Fielden
Nancy Elizabeth Myers
Marriage: 9 February 1878
Dora Fielden
Lucy Ellen Fielden

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 February 1878Texas, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 23
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Tipperary, Limerick and Waterford): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meidhir ‘descendant of Meidhir’, with post-medieval excrescent -s. Meidhir is a personal name based on meidhir ‘mirth’.English (northern): variant of Myer , with post-medieval excrescent -s.English (northern): habitational name from one or more of the minor placenames derived from Middle English mire ‘marsh’ (Old Norse mýrr) in the plural form, such as Melmerby Mire in Melmerby, or Mires in Docker (both Cumbria).

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Nancy E Myres in household of Burgess Myres, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Nancy E. Myers, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"
    • Myers in entry for Lucy E Smith, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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