William Oscar Myler

25 September 1844–22 December 1919 (Age 75)
Bertrand Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of William Oscar

When William Oscar Myler was born on 25 September 1844, in Bertrand Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States, his father, James Myler, was 22 and his mother, Julia Ann Brownell, was 18. He married Ane Kirstine Jensen on 1 April 1866, in Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Lewisville, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Willow Creek, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 22 December 1919, in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Lewisville Cemetery, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Oscar Myler
1844–1919
Ane Kirstine Jensen
1852–1888
Marriage: 1 April 1866
Annie Catherine Myler
1868–1902
Alzina Myler
1869–1959
Caroline Matilda Myler
1872–1947
Julia Marie Myler
1874–1894
William Oscar Myler
1876–1950
Alvira Jensen Myler
1879–1954
James Oliver Myler
1882–1902
Benjamin Hans Myler
1884–1972
Maude Myler
1886–1889
Effie Or Essie Myler
1888–1888
Evie Myler
1888–1888

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 April 1866Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850
    Age 6
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    1865
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh and Irish (Wexford): variant of Meyler, which was taken to Wexford, Ireland, in the 12th century by a Welsh family so named. The surname is from the Welsh personal name Meilyr (British Celtic The name contains post-medieval excrescent -s), and was Gaelicized as Mac Maoilir.

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

    Story Highlight

    BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM OSCAR MYLER

    William Oscar Myler was born on 25 September 1844 in Michigan to James and Julia Ann Brownell Myler Jr. He was the oldest of eleven children, three girls and eight boys. His father James was bor …

    Sources (43)

    • Oscar Myler in entry for Elvira Later, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • William A Myler in household of James Myler, "United States Census, 1850"
    • William O Myler in household of James Coles, "United States Census, 1910"

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