Frances Catherine Massey

1778–1847 (Age 68)
Piercetown, Anderson, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Frances Catherine

Frances Catherine Massey was born on 23 October 1778, in Piercetown, Anderson, South Carolina, United States as the daughter of John Massie. She married John Carrol Myers about 1798, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died in October 1847, in Lawrence, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Jefferson Davis, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frances Catherine Massey
John Carrol Myers
Marriage: about 1798
John Myers JR
James Myers
Martha Myers
Frances Myers
Francis Myers
Thomas Massey Myers
Hanna Myers
James M Myers
Elizabeth Myers
John W Myers

Spouse & Children

about 1798
South Carolina, United States


+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings



  • Male1765–Male

  • James Massey


  • John Massey


  • John Massey


  • Male1775–Male

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 5

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 22

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of various places in northern France which get their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Marcy in La Manche. This surname is preserved in the English place name Stondon Massey.3 English: from a pet form of Matthew .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Frankie Massie in entry for James Myers, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Frances Massey Myers, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Frances in entry for Mary Myers, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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