When Mary Arizona Myers was born on 3 September 1887, in Gainesville, Ozark, Missouri, United States, her father, James M Myers, was 22 and her mother, Anna Harrington, was 28. She married James Charles Hoover on 3 November 1903, in Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Oklahoma, Kingman, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Winters Judicial Township, Yolo, California, United States in 1940. She died on 24 May 1944, at the age of 56, and was buried in Long, Sequoyah, Oklahoma, United States.
Irish (Tipperary, Limerick and Waterford): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meidhir ‘descendant of Meidhir’, with post-medieval excrescent -s. Meidhir is a personal name based on meidhir ‘mirth’.
English (northern): variant of Myer , with post-medieval excrescent -s.
English (northern): habitational name from one or more of the minor placenames derived from Middle English mire ‘marsh’ (Old Norse mýrr) in the plural form, such as Melmerby Mire in Melmerby, or Mires in Docker (both Cumbria).