Verner Dodge Myers

11 December 1870–12 November 1874 (Age 3)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Verner Dodge

When Verner Dodge Myers was born on 11 December 1870, in Minnesota, United States, his father, John Randolph Myers, was 24 and his mother, Elena Pearsall Dodge, was 21. He died on 12 November 1874, at the age of 3.

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Family Time Line

John Randolph Myers
1846–1919
Elena Pearsall Dodge
1849–1920
Verner Dodge Myers
1870–1874
Mary Elizabeth Myers
1874–1957
Minnie Myers
1875–
Frank Sanford Myers
1877–1932

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World Events (2)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

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 2

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.

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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