Esther Myers

12 March 1854–1 July 1935 (Age 81)
Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Esther

When Esther Myers was born on 12 March 1854, in Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Myers, was 35 and her mother, Isabella Bramley, was 36. She married James Thomas Underwood Sr about 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1900 and Riverdale, Weber, Utah, United States in 1930. She died on 1 July 1935, at the age of 81, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Underwood Sr
1839–1916
Esther Myers
1854–1935
Marriage: about 1876
Thomas Bramley Farr
1877–1953

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1876Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 5
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
    1863
    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 22
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Myres
    Miers
    Miars
    Mires
    Myer

    Sources (13)

    • Esther Farr in household of Enoch Farr, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Esther Myers Farr, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Esther Farr, "United States Census, 1930"

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