William Hiram Myers

Male11 September 1925–12 January 1966

Brief Life History of William Hiram

When William Hiram Myers was born on 11 September 1925, in South Dakota, United States, his father, Glynn Myers, was 41 and his mother, Emma May Neff, was 39. He lived in Stanley, South Dakota, United States for about 5 years and Township 9 N Range 28 E, Stanley, South Dakota, United States in 1940. He died on 12 January 1966, in Linn, Iowa, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Scotty Philip Cemetery, Stanley, South Dakota, United States.

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Glynn Myers
Emma May Neff
Glynn Gavels Mayers
Kendrick Orville Myers
Adeline Alice Myers
William Hiram Myers

Sources (7)

  • William H. Myers, "United States 1950 Census"
  • William H Myers, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William Hiram Myers, "South Dakota State Census, 1935"

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World Events (8)

1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 1

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 12

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

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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