Hobert Lester Myres

20 August 1897–9 September 1987 (Age 90)
Winona, Shannon, Missouri, United States

The Life of Hobert Lester

When Hobert Lester Myres was born on 20 August 1897, in Winona, Shannon, Missouri, United States, his father, Lewis Franklin Myres, was 29 and his mother, Cynthia Eveline Crafton, was 22. He married Lily Albertha Vann on 5 October 1918, in Shannon, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 9 September 1987, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hobert Lester Myres
Lily Albertha Vann
Marriage: 5 October 1918
Georgia Pauline Myres
Muriel Genevieve Myres
Louis Wiley Myres
James Elmo Myres
Cynthia Eveline Florine Myres
Lily Marceline Myres

Spouse and Children

5 October 1918
Shannon, Missouri, United States


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 7

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Myres in the parish of Auchtermuchty, Fife.

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

Sources (3)

  • Hobert L Myres, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Herbirt Mires, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Obert Myres, "United States Census, 1920"

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