Vernly Richardson Myers

16 February 1909–16 July 1996 (Age 87)
Corwin Township, Ida, Iowa, United States

The Life of Vernly Richardson

When Vernly Richardson Myers was born on 16 February 1909, his father, Charles Everett Myers, was 44 and his mother, Rosena Belle Richardson, was 35. He married Myrtle Cecelia Dahlhiemer on 10 October 1938, in Anoka, Minnesota, United States. He lived in Corwin Township, Ida, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 16 July 1996, at the age of 87, and was buried in Coon Rapids, Anoka, Minnesota, United States.

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Vernly Richardson Myers
Myrtle Cecelia Dahlhiemer
Marriage: 10 October 1938

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10 October 1938
Anoka, Minnesota, United States

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 10

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.

Age 23

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Yorkshire): patronymic from Mayer 1, i.e. ‘son of the mayor’.2 English: patronymic from mire ‘physician’ ( see Myer 1).3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Midhir, probably a variant of Ó Meidhir ‘mayor’ ( see Mayer 1).

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

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  • Vernley R Myers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vernly R Meyers, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Vernly Myers, "Iowa State Census, 1915"

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