Amos B Myers

27 February 1891–1984 (Age 92)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Amos B

When Amos B Myers was born on 27 February 1891, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Henry L Myers, was 37 and his mother, Fianna, was 26. He lived in Penn Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1984, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Millersville Mennonite Cemetery, Millersville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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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.
1905 · The Movie Theater
Age 14
The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 25
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Irish (Tipperary, Limerick and Waterford): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meidhir ‘descendant of Meidhir’, with post-medieval excrescent -s. Meidhir is a personal name based on meidhir ‘mirth’.English (northern): variant of Myer , with post-medieval excrescent -s.English (northern): habitational name from one or more of the minor placenames derived from Middle English mire ‘marsh’ (Old Norse mýrr) in the plural form, such as Melmerby Mire in Melmerby, or Mires in Docker (both Cumbria).

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

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Sources (9)

  • Amos Myers in household of Henry Myers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Amos B Myers, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Amos B Myers in household of Henry L Myers, "United States Census, 1910"

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