Jonas E Byars

12 October 1891–1964 (Age 72)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Jonas E

When Jonas E Byars was born on 12 October 1891, in Ohio, United States, his father, Jonah E Byers, was 42 and his mother, Amanda Catherine Aerhart, was 37. He had at least 1 son with Hilda Margaret Summers. He lived in Center Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Malvern, Brown Township, Carroll, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died in 1964, at the age of 73.

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Jonas E Byars
Hilda Margaret Summers
Robert Byers

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    Robert Byers


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    Jonah E Byers


    Amanda Catherine Aerhart




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

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

1 Scottish: variant spelling of Byers .2 Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Bayer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jonas E Byars in household of Jonah Byars, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jhonas R Byers in household of Jonas Byers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jonas Byres, "United States Census, 1940"

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