Tedfred Ellis Myers

25 January 1919–11 June 1955 (Age 36)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Tedfred Ellis

When Tedfred Ellis Myers was born on 25 January 1919, in Georgia, United States, his father, Tedfred Ellis Myers, was 28 and his mother, Kathleen Braswell, was 27. He lived in Fitzgerald, Ben Hill, Georgia, United States in 1920 and District 1537, Ben Hill, Georgia, United States in 1930. He died on 11 June 1955, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Stamford, Jones, Texas, United States.

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Tedfred Ellis Myers
Virginia Lee Tayman

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 3

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Age 10

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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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  • Tedford E Myers in household of Tedford E Myers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ted E Myers in household of Ted E Myers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Tedford E Myers in household of Tedford E Myers, "United States Census, 1940"

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