Marion Drayton Mayers

Female20 March 1859–14 February 1944

Brief Life History of Marion Drayton

When Marion Drayton Mayers was born on 20 March 1859, in Saint Michael, Barbados, her father, Samuel Lewis Mayers, was 23 and her mother, Mercy Keturah Jane Drayton, was 23. She lived in District of Columbia, United States in 1944. She died on 14 February 1944, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Grace Episcopal Church Cemetery, Casanova, Fauquier, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Lewis Mayers
Mercy Keturah Jane Drayton
Marion Drayton Mayers
Robert Stuart Mayers
Samuel Lewis Mayers
Edward George Francis Mayers
Joseph Alexander Mayers
William Herbert Mayers
Rev. David Campbell Mayers
Mary Anne Louise Mayers

Sources (12)

  • Marion Drayton Mayers, "Caribbean, Births and Baptisms, 1590-1928"
  • Marion Drayton Mayers Thorne, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Marion Drayton Mayers, "Barbados Church Records, 1637-1887"

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Siblings (8)

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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 2

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

1865 · Assassination Plot

Age 6

On April 14,1865, an assassination plot takes place. The first shot is President Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth while at Ford's Theater. The second is the secretary of State William H. Seward who is stabbed multiple times. The final is suppose to be the vice president Andrew Johnson but the would be assassin got cold feet.

1887 · Monotype Type-Casting Machine

Age 28

June 7, 1887, Tolbert Lanston patented his Monotype machine. It typed individual characters instead of lines like the Linotype machine.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Mayer , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

Irish and English: variant of Myers .

German and Dutch: patronymic from Mayer . Compare Myers .

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

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