Erasmus H. Myers

1843–
Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Erasmus H.

When Erasmus H. Myers was born in 1843, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, his father, Jacob Myers, was 26 and his mother, Caroline Waggoner, was 19. He lived in Davidson, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Myers
1817–1883
Caroline Waggoner
1824–
David Myers
1840–1915
Erasmus H. Myers
1843–
Hamilton Franklin Myers
1847–1911
Solomon S Myers
1850–1925
William Myers
1852–1915
Jacob Myers
1854–1920
Eli W Myers
1859–1917

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 10

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.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 32

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Erastus H Myers in household of Caroline Myers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Erasmus H Myers in household of Jacob Myers, "United States Census, 1850"
  • 1860 United States Federal Census

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