Sarah Jane Meyers

Brief Life History of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Meyers was born on 15 June 1870, in Florida, United States, her father, Phineas Bennett Myers, was 37 and her mother, Lavinia Virginia Futch, was 33. She had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with William Aushion Gandees. She lived in Election Precinct 8, Monroe, Florida, United States in 1900 and Miami, Dade, Florida, United States in 1930. She died on 9 February 1943, in Sulphur, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Sulphur, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States.

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William Aushion Gandees
Sarah Jane Meyers
Virginia Gandees
Sarah Jane Gandees
Eugene Carlton Gandees
Clara Lee Gandees
Eva Frances Gandees
John Willard Gandees

Sources (9)

  • Sarah Myers in household of Phinias B Myers, "Florida State Census, 1885"
  • Oregon City. Birth Record 1864–1919
  • Sara Jane Myers, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

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.

1878 · St. Mary's Episcopal Church is Built

The Episcopal Diocese of Florida organized a mission church in 1878 to provide a location that could serve seasonal guests. Visitors and residents from Green Cove Springs raised over $1000 to build the church. On March 10, 1879, the Church held its first service. This location is notable because it would eventually be added to U.S. National Register of Historic Places (February 17, 1978).

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Irish (Cork, Wexford and Louth) and English: variant of Mayers .

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from Meyer . Compare Myers .

Americanized form of German Meyer , with excrescent -s.

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

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