William J Moyer

16 June 1917–1986 (Age 68)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William J

When William J Moyer was born on 16 June 1917, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Dutch Moyer, was 35 and his mother, Betsy H Dempsey, was 41. He lived in Wood Township, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Huntingdon, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died in 1986, in Huntingdon Twp, Huntingdon, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Huntingdon, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 20

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: possibly a shortened form of MacMoyer, Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Mhaoir ‘son of the steward’, from maor ‘steward’.2 Americanized form of German Meyer 1.3 Dutch: occupational name for a mower or reaper.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Willam Moyer in household of William Moyer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wm Moyer in household of William W Moyer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William J. Moyer, "Find A Grave Index"

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