Rhoda Esther Myers

31 January 1873–10 June 1969 (Age 96)
Cedar Falls, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Rhoda Esther

When Rhoda Esther Myers was born on 31 January 1873, in Cedar Falls, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States, her father, Cenas Myers, was 25 and her mother, Martha Ann Eckert, was 24. She married William Austin Krebbs on 16 September 1896. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Union Township, Rice, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Odessa Township, Rice, Kansas, United States in 1920. She died on 10 June 1969, in Little River, Rice, Kansas, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Bean Cemetery, Little River, Rice, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Austin Krebbs
Rhoda Esther Myers
Marriage: 16 September 1896
Marvin Lester Krebbs
Jennie Rhea Krebbs
Leonard Gilbert Krebbs
Kenneth Krebbs
Howard Leslie Krebbs
Nellie Dorothy Krebbs

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 September 1896
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 2
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1877 · Nicodemus is Founded
    Age 4
    The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 25
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    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).

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Esther Krebbs in household of W A Krebbs, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
    • Esther R Myers, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
    • Rhoda E Krebbs in household of William A Krebbs, "United States Census, 1930"

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