Lawrence J Myer

21 October 1878–6 February 1953 (Age 74)
Newell, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States

The Life of Lawrence J

When Lawrence J Myer was born on 21 October 1878, in Newell, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States, his father, Joseph Myer, was 44 and his mother, Josephine Hildensperger, was 30. He lived in Glendive, Dawson, Montana, United States in 1900. He died on 6 February 1953, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Myer
1834–1890
Josephine Hildensperger
1848–1921
Theresa Myer
1865–1880
Mary Myer
1866–1955
Josephine Myer
1869–1925
Helena Myer
1871–1958
Rosina Myer
1873–1953
Joseph Myer
1876–1915
Lawrence J Myer
1878–1953
John Myer
1880–1960
Helene Myer
1881–

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Myer

    Male1834–1890Male

    Josephine Hildensperger

    Female1848–1921Female

siblings

(9)

    Theresa Myer

    Female1865–1880Female

    Female1866–1955Female

    Josephine Myer

    Female1869–1925Female

    Female1871–1958Female

    Female1873–1953Female

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World Events (8)

1880

Age 2

Historical Boundaries - 1880: Dawson, Montana Territory, United States; 1889: Dawson, Montana, United States
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name from Old French mire ‘physician’. 2. topographic name from Middle English mire ‘marsh’ (Old Norse mýrr). 3. variant of Mayer 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laurence Myers in household of Josephine Myers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lawrence Mair in household of Jos Mair, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lawrence J Myer, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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