Joseph Moyers

6 May 1849–2 August 1919 (Age 70)
Greene, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Moyers was born on 6 May 1849, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, his father, James Moyers, was 41 and his mother, Malinda Collet, was 36. He lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870. He died on 2 August 1919, in Morrow, Oregon, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Lexington, Morrow, Oregon, United States.

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James Moyers
Malinda Collet
Lucinda Jane Moyers
John A Moyer
Jesse C Moyers
James Moyers
William Moyers
George A. Moyers
Joseph Moyers
Nathaniel Smith Moyers
Melvina Moyers
Phebe Moyers

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World Events (8)

1859 · Oregon Becomes a State
Age 10
Oregon became the 33rd state admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. 
1862 · Battle of Shiloh
Age 13
The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1868 · Impeach the President!
Age 19
Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Meyer 1 or Mayer , with excrescent -s.Dutch: patronymic from Moyer 3, or a variant of Moyaers, a nickname for a dandy, from a derivative of Middle Dutch moy, moeie ‘fine, handsome’.Irish: Anglicized form of Mac an Mhaoir ‘son of the steward’, with English excrescent -s.

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

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Sources (5)

  • Joseph Myars in household of James Myars, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Myers in household of James Myers, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joseph Moyer, "Oregon Deaths, 1877-1952"

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