Charlie Franklin Myers

26 April 1932–2 May 1974 (Age 42)
Shady Grove Township, Davie, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Charlie Franklin

When Charlie Franklin Myers was born on 26 April 1932, in Shady Grove Township, Davie, North Carolina, United States, his father, Walter Nathaniel Myers, was 57 and his mother, Mollie Lugenia Potts, was 35. He married Thelma Jane Branch on 24 December 1952, in Davie, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 2 May 1974, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Advance, Davie, North Carolina, United States.

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Charlie Franklin Myers
Thelma Jane Branch
Marriage: 24 December 1952
Rose Jane Myers
Carolyn Diane Myers

Spouse and Children

24 December 1952
Davie, North Carolina, United States


    Rose Jane Myers


    Carolyn Diane Myers


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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1935 · The Social Security Act

Age 3

This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 12

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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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Sources (3)

  • Charlie Franklin Myers in household of Walter M Myers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charlie Myers in entry for Mrs Emily Myers Or Boot Hudson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Charlie Franklin M in entry for Carolyn Diane Myers, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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