Samuel Sherman Myers

Brief Life History of Samuel Sherman

When Samuel Sherman Myers was born on 15 December 1885, in Jersey, Illinois, United States, his father, Luther Cole Myers, was 34 and his mother, Margaret Rebecca Jane Claridge, was 20. He married Zerah Camellila Henderson in 1908. They were the parents of at least 7 sons. He lived in Otterville, Jersey, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 5 May 1985, in Fillmore, Ventura, California, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Bardsdale Cemetery, Bardsdale, Ventura, California, United States.

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Samuel Sherman Myers
1885–1985
Zerah Camellila Henderson
1891–1980
Marriage: 1908
Carl J Myers
1890–1974
Noah R. Myers
1909–1990
Delmar S. Myers
1911–1982
Willis Clinton Myers
1914–1991
Aaron Luther Myers
1917–1985
Omar Eldred Myers
1919–1984
Carl Elmo Myers
1922–1998

Sources (19)

  • Samuel S Myres, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Samuel Myers, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
  • Samuel Myers, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"

World Events (8)

1886

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

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).

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

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