Jeremiah Myles Layman

16 July 1805–18 January 1876 (Age 70)
York Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jeremiah Myles

When Jeremiah Myles Layman was born on 16 July 1805, in York Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johann "John" Jacob Layman, was 35 and his mother, Amy Conrad, was 29. He married Mary Elizabeth Litsey on 30 September 1827, in Grayson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pulaski, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Missouri, United States in 1870. He died on 18 January 1876, in Franklin, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Hampton Cemetery, Branch, Franklin, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Myles Layman
1805–1876
Mary Elizabeth Litsey
1811–1876
Marriage: 30 September 1827
Martha Jane Layman McDonald
1828–1913
Kitty Layman
1850–
Susanna Layman Wilson
1829–1888
Jacob Layman
1833–1835
James Abner Layman
1833–1907
William Henry Layman
1838–1912
John Ward Layman
1839–1916
Woodford Regan Layman
1842–1925
Artemetia Layman
1845–
Zachary Taylor Layman
1848–1913
Winfield Scott Layman
1848–1920
Solomon Cligid Layman
1850–1902
Jacob S. Layman
1854–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 September 1827
Grayson, Kentucky, United States
children

(13)

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siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1810

Age 5

Grayson county was organized in 1810, out of parts of Ohio and Hardin counties — the 54th formed in the state— and named in honor of Col. Wm. Grayson.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 20

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow, pasture, or patch of (fallow) arable land, Middle English leye.2 Americanized spelling of German Lehmann .3 German: variant of Lay 3.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jeremiah Lemons, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jeremiah Layman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jeremiah Layman, "United States Census, 1850"

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