Perry C Moyers

27 May 1871–26 February 1953 (Age 81)
Sugar Creek Township, Allen, Ohio, United States

The Life of Perry C

When Perry C Moyers was born on 27 May 1871, in Sugar Creek Township, Allen, Ohio, United States, his father, David B. Moyer, was 36 and his mother, Malenda Miller, was 26. He married Sylvia A Murphy on 18 January 1894, in Allen, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Bath, Allen, Ohio, United States for about 20 years and Bath Township, Allen, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 26 February 1953, at the age of 81, and was buried in American Township, Allen, Ohio, United States.

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Perry C Moyers
Sylvia A Murphy
Marriage: 18 January 1894
Marie M Moyers

Spouse and Children

18 January 1894
Allen, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    David B. Moyer


    Malenda Miller





    Della Moyers


    Heny D. Moyer


World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of German Mayer with an excrescent -s.2 Dutch: variant of Moyer 3, or of Moyaers, a nickname for a dandy, from a derivative of Middle Dutch moy, moeie ‘fine’, ‘handsome’.3 Shortened form of Irish MacMoyers ( see Moyer ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Perry C Moyers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Perry C Moyers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Perry C Moyers, "United States Census, 1930"

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