Hamilton Franklin Myers

24 February 1847–6 September 1911 (Age 64)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Hamilton Franklin

When Hamilton Franklin Myers was born on 24 February 1847, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Jacob Myers, was 29 and his mother, Caroline Waggoner, was 22. He married Mary Lutitia Reddick in 1867, in Davidson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Thomasville, Davidson, North Carolina, United States for about 30 years. He died on 6 September 1911, in Davidson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Emanuel Reformed Church Cemetery, Thomasville, Davidson, North Carolina, United States.

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Hamilton Franklin Myers
Mary Lutitia Reddick
Marriage: 1867
Robert Cicero Myers
Elizabeth E. Myers

Spouse and Children

Davidson, North Carolina, United States


    Robert Cicero Myers


    Elizabeth E. Myers


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World Events (8)

1853 · First State Fair

Age 6

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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)

  • Hamlinton F Myers in household of Caroline Myers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hamilton F Meyers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Franklin Myers in household of Jacob Myers, "United States Census, 1850"

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