When Anna Catherine Myers was born on 27 January 1872, in Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Chester P. Meyers, was 26 and her mother, Ellen Anna Barney, was 19. She married Frank Blakeslee on 15 November 1893, in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 24 October 1944, in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Shawnee Cemetery, Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.
Irish (Tipperary, Limerick and Waterford): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meidhir ‘descendant of Meidhir’, with post-medieval excrescent -s. Meidhir is a personal name based on meidhir ‘mirth’.
English (northern): variant of Myer , with post-medieval excrescent -s.
English (northern): habitational name from one or more of the minor placenames derived from Middle English mire ‘marsh’ (Old Norse mýrr) in the plural form, such as Melmerby Mire in Melmerby, or Mires in Docker (both Cumbria).