John J Myerly

24 December 1824–16 May 1900 (Age 75)
Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of John J

When John J Myerly was born on 24 December 1824, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, his father, Solomon Myerly, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Byers, was 26. He lived in District 5, Howard, Maryland, United States for about 10 years. He died on 16 May 1900, in Howard, Maryland, United States, at the age of 75.

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John J Myerly
Mary S Myerly
Emma Myerly
William F Myerly
James Richard Myerly

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Age 14

Historical Boundaries - 1838: Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States; *1851: Howard, Maryland, United States. [*Created from Howard District of Anne Arundel County]

Age 22

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Eyerle, from a Germanic personal name formed with ecke ‘sword’, ‘blade’.

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

Sources (3)

  • John S Myerly, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Myerly, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John J. Myerly in entry for William F. Myerly and Leonora Wilkins Walters, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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