Sherman Washington Myers

Male1 December 1889–19 April 1958

Brief Life History of Sherman Washington

When Sherman Washington Myers was born on 1 December 1889, in Yellow Creek, Graham, North Carolina, United States, his father, Daniel Hamilton Myers, was 24 and his mother, Ellen M. Stewart, was 23. He married Effie Jane Green on 16 July 1921, in Yellow Creek, Graham, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Yellow Creek Township, Graham, North Carolina, United States for about 40 years and Penrose, Transylvania, North Carolina, United States in 1958. He died on 19 April 1958, in Morganton, Burke, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Yellow Creek, Graham, North Carolina, United States.

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Sherman Washington Myers
Effie Jane Green
Marriage: 16 July 1921
Lola Pearl Myers
DeWayne Myers
Sherman H Myers

Sources (26)

  • Sherman W Meyer, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Sherman Myers, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Sherman Myers, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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  • Marriage
    16 July 1921Yellow Creek, Graham, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 1

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

    Age 8

    In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 19

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    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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