Julia Elta Moyers

15 May 1893–25 June 1977 (Age 84)
Pope, Illinois, United States

The Life of Julia Elta

When Julia Elta Moyers was born on 15 May 1893, in Pope, Illinois, United States, her father, Nathaniel Greene Moyers, was 37 and her mother, Priscilla Hart, was 28. She married Byrd Byron Allen on 4 September 1912, in Harrisburg, Saline, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Polk Twp, Pope, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 25 June 1977, in Golconda, Pope, Illinois, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Ioof Cemetery, Golconda, Pope, Illinois, United States.

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Byrd Byron Allen
Julia Elta Moyers
Marriage: 4 September 1912
Lewis G. Allen
Bradley E. Allen
Josie A. Allen

Spouse and Children

    Byrd Byron Allen



4 September 1912
Harrisburg, Saline, Illinois, United States


    Lewis G. Allen


    Bradley E. Allen


    Josie A. Allen


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 17

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of German Mayer with an excrescent -s.2 Dutch: variant of Moyer 3, or of Moyaers, a nickname for a dandy, from a derivative of Middle Dutch moy, moeie ‘fine’, ‘handsome’.3 Shortened form of Irish MacMoyers ( see Moyer ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Julia Allen in household of Bird Allen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Julia Allen in household of Byrd Allen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Julie Moyers in household of N G Moyers, "United States Census, 1910"

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