John Willis Myrick

16 December 1888–22 August 1953 (Age 64)
Jones, Mississippi, United States

The Life of John Willis

When John Willis Myrick was born on 16 December 1888, in Jones, Mississippi, United States, his father, Sylvester Henry Myrick, was 39 and his mother, Susan Parker, was 25. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Ola Hill. He lived in Heidelberg, Jasper, Mississippi, United States in 1930 and Beat 5, Jasper, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 22 August 1953, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

John Willis Myrick
Ola Hill
Ora V Myrick
Violet Myrick Hilbun Shows
Glaston Willis "G W" Myrick
Irma E Myrick

Spouse and Children



    Ora V Myrick


    Violet Myrick Hilbun Shows


    Glaston Willis "G W" Myrick


    Irma E Myrick


Parents and Siblings

    Sylvester Henry Myrick


    Susan Parker




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Welsh Meyrick ( see Merrick ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John W Myrick, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Willis Myrick, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John W Myrick in household of Susan A Myrick, "United States Census, 1910"

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