Melvin Malcolm Myers

16 February 1896–22 February 1947 (Age 51)
Fayette, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Melvin Malcolm

When Melvin Malcolm Myers was born on 16 February 1896, in Fayette, West Virginia, United States, his father, William Myers, was 35 and his mother, Anna Elizabeth Hall, was 31. He married Lucy Louise Burgraff on 22 September 1927, in Fayette, West Virginia, United States. He lived in Cabin Creek, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 February 1947, in Fayette, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Montgomery Memorial Park, London, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States.

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Melvin Malcolm Myers
Lucy Louise Burgraff
Marriage: 22 September 1927

Spouse and Children

22 September 1927
Fayette, West Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 14

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Melvin Myers in household of William Myers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Melvin K Myers in household of William Myers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Melvin Malcolm Myers, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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