Abigail Myers

19 October 1883–24 October 1963 (Age 80)
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Abigail

When Abigail Myers was born on 19 October 1883, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, her father, Menne J Meijer, was 21 and her mother, Anna Clason, was 20. She married Cornelius Roundhouse on 16 July 1901, in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States for about 20 years and Kalamazoo Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 24 October 1963, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Cornelius Roundhouse
Abigail Myers
Marriage: 16 July 1901
Herbert Roundhouse
Meno Roundhouse
Clara Roundhouse
Jacob Roundhouse
Anna G Roundhouse

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 July 1901Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain
    Age 4
    "The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
    Age 21
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 84848;2007: 169252; 2010: 229895)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.

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Abigail Myres, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
    • Abbie Roundhouse, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Abbit Meyers in entry for Jacob Roundhouse and Nellie Dekker, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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