Evangeline Hancock Myers

31 May 1935–19 June 2003 (Age 68)
Lynchburg, Campbell, Virginia, United States

The Life of Evangeline Hancock

When Evangeline Hancock Myers was born on 31 May 1935, in Lynchburg, Campbell, Virginia, United States, her father, Allen Leon Myers, was 26 and her mother, Ellen Palmer Ford, was 27. She had at least 1 son with Ralph Adam Clary. She died on 19 June 2003, in her hometown, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Allen Leon Myers
1908–1974
Ellen Palmer Ford
1908–2007
Evangeline Hancock Myers
1935–2003

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1941

Age 6

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 6

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.

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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  • Evangeline Myers Clary, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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