Anthony Brighton Ayer

12 December 1907–28 December 1995 (Age 88)
Lancaster, Schuyler, Missouri, United States

The Life of Anthony Brighton

When Anthony Brighton Ayer was born on 12 December 1907, in Lancaster, Schuyler, Missouri, United States, his father, Peter Monroe Ayer, was 35 and his mother, Margaret Mahala Ashmead, was 32. He married Clarice Ethel Buford on 28 November 1933, in Schuyler, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Liberty Township, Schuyler, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died on 28 December 1995, in Fabius Township, Schuyler, Missouri, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Downing, Schuyler, Missouri, United States.

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Anthony Brighton Ayer
Clarice Ethel Buford
Marriage: 28 November 1933
Vaughn Gail Ayer

Spouse and Children

28 November 1933
Schuyler, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Margaret Mahala Ashmead




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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 2

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English eir, eyer ‘heir’ (Old French (h)eir, from Latin heres ‘heir’). Forms such as Richard le Heyer were frequent in Middle English, denoting a man who was well known to be the heir to the main property in a particular locality, either one who had already inherited or one with great expectations.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anthony B Aljer in household of Peter M Aljer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anthony Ayer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anthony B Ayers in household of John A Ayers, "United States Census, 1910"

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