Sampson Myers

11 February 1915–1969 (Age 53)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sampson

Sampson Myers was born on 11 February 1915, in Pennsylvania, United States as the son of John Myers and Laura Coleman. He married Blanche Irene Heller on 18 September 1939, in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Hollenback Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died in 1969, in Mountain Top, Fairview Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Mountain Top, Fairview Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sampson Myers
Blanche Irene Heller
Marriage: 18 September 1939
Donald Myers
David L Myers

Spouse and Children

18 September 1939
Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States


    Donald Myers



Parents and Siblings

    John Myers


    Laura Coleman




    Edward William Myers Sr


    Mae Myers


    Lydia Myers



    Calvin Myers


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 16

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Yorkshire): patronymic from Mayer 1, i.e. ‘son of the mayor’.2 English: patronymic from mire ‘physician’ ( see Myer 1).3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Midhir, probably a variant of Ó Meidhir ‘mayor’ ( see Mayer 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sampson Meyers in household of John Meyers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samson S Myers in household of John Myers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Samson Myers, "United States Census, 1940"

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