Harry Otto Meyers

13 April 1909–28 October 1980 (Age 71)
Valley, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Harry Otto

When Harry Otto Meyers was born on 13 April 1909, in Valley, Nebraska, United States, his father, Frank Cornelius Meyers, was 34 and his mother, Anna Amelia Rudolph, was 32. He married Margaret Smith on 2 January 1929, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 28 October 1980, in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, United States.

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Harry Otto Meyers
Margaret Smith
Marriage: 2 January 1929
Donald Harry Meyers

Spouse and Children

2 January 1929
Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 1

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic meaning ‘son of the mayor’ ( see Mayer 1).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal Meyer ( see Meyer 2).3 American form of German Meyer , with excrescent -s.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harry O Meyers in household of Warren B Shanklin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry Myers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harry Meyers in household of Frank Meyers, "United States Census, 1920"

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