Elsie May Myers

May 1889–19 May 1974 (Age 85)
Turney, Clinton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Elsie May

When Elsie May Myers was born in May 1889, in Turney, Clinton, Missouri, United States, her father, James Samuel Myers, was 29 and her mother, Francis Addie Fletcher, was 22. She married Edward Francis Johnson about 1908, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Excelsior Springs, Clay, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 19 May 1974, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 85.

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Edward Francis Johnson
Elsie May Myers
Marriage: about 1908
Raymond Nelson Johnson
Donald Guy Johnson
Clarence Edward Johnson
Edward Francis Johnson jr

Spouse and Children

about 1908
Missouri, United States


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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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 15

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Yorkshire): patronymic from Mayer 1, i.e. ‘son of the mayor’.2 English: patronymic from mire ‘physician’ ( see Myer 1).3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Midhir, probably a variant of Ó Meidhir ‘mayor’ ( see Mayer 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elsie Johnson in household of Edward F Johnson, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Elsie M Johnson in household of Edward F Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elsie M Johnson in household of Edward F Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"

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