John A Myer

Brief Life History of John A

When John A Myer was born in 1828, in New York, United States, his father, John Hays Myers, was 30 and his mother, Deborah Coe, was 29. He had at least 2 sons and 9 daughters with Mary Elizabeth Brown. He lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States for about 10 years and Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States in 1900. He died on 15 February 1901, in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Greenfield Cemetery, Uniondale, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States.

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John A Myer
Mary Elizabeth Brown
Cordelia Louisa Myer
Delia M Henken
Mary Elizabeth Myer
Sarah Coe Myer
Clara Myer
John A Myer
Anna Monson Meyer
Evelyn C Myer
Estella Myer
Lottie A Myer
Fredrick W Myer

Sources (14)

  • John Myer, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • John Hays Myers, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"
  • John Mayers in entry for Mary E. Mayers, "New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1834 · The City of Brooklyn is Incorporated

An act of incorporation in 1834 turned the village and town of Brooklyn to the city of Brooklyn. The city was divided into nine wards.

1848 · Fire Causes $1.5 Million in Damages

"""A fire in September of 1848 caused an estimated $1.5 million in damages to the city of Brooklyn. The fire consumed """"three churches, the post office, two newspaper offices, and other property."""""""

Name Meaning

English, of Norman French origin: occupational name from Old French mire ‘physician’ (Latinized as medicus). Compare Mayer and Mee .

English: topographic name from Middle English mire ‘marsh’ (Old Norse mýrr), denoting a person who lived at or near a marsh.

Americanized form of German Meyer , Mayer , or Maier .

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

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