Henry H. MYERS

Male 1813 - 1895  (81 years)


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  • Name Henry H. MYERS  [1
    Born 2 Nov 1813  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 08EF9FAD09FF47A8A7F68F34E1D2C992A879 
    Died 4 Jul 1895  [1
    Buried Coal Creek Dunka, Farmington, Fulton Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I16266  Clan Home Genealogy
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2003 

    Father Valentine MYERS,   b. Abt 1770, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1823  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Mother Catherine CRILL,   b. Abt 1770, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1820  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married Y  [1
    Family ID F6024  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria ESHELMAN,   b. 11 Sep 1817, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1896  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1836  [1
    Children 
     1. Isaac Newton MYERS,   b. 28 Jul 1837,   d. 27 Jun 1864, Kenesaw Mountain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     2. John Wesley MYERS,   b. 30 Nov 1838,   d. 9 Oct 1920  (Age 81 years)
     3. Henry William MYERS,   b. 21 Mar 1842,   d. 31 Aug 1843  (Age 1 years)
     4. Mary Catherine MYERS,   b. 30 Dec 1842,   d. 9 Dec 1861  (Age 18 years)
     5. Joseph Calvin MYERS,   b. 3 Sep 1844,   d. 21 Nov 1903  (Age 59 years)
     6. David Martin MYERS,   b. 2 Aug 1846, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1934  (Age 88 years)
     7. Martha Ellen MYERS,   b. 15 Jun 1848, Fulton Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1934  (Age 85 years)
     8. Adeline Belle MYERS,   b. 12 Jun 1850, Fulton Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1928  (Age 78 years)
     9. Susan Elizabeth MYERS,   b. 10 Mar 1852, Fulton Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1903  (Age 51 years)
     10. Amanda Jane MYERS,   b. 22 Jan 1854, Fulton Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1934  (Age 80 years)
     11. William Henry MYERS,   b. 30 Dec 1855, Canton, Farmington Twp, Fulton Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1933, Farmington, Fulton Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     12. Nancy M. MYERS,   b. 2 Dec 1858,   d. 30 Sep 1859  (Age 0 years)
     13. Daniel Allison MYERS,   b. 10 Mar 1860,   d. 21 May 1931  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2003 
    Family ID F5913  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • !BIRTH: Coal Creek Dunkard Cemetery, Farmington, Fulton Co, IL; Henry and Maria Myers Family Record

      !DEATH: Coal Creek Dunkard Cemetery, Farmington, Fulton Co, IL

      LVG: removed to Fulton Co, IL

      OCCU: farmer

      !BURIAL: Coal Creek Dunkard Cemetery, Farmington, Fulton Co, IL (photo of tombstone)

      RELI: member of the Dunkard or German Baptist Church

      _FA2:
      DATE 1879
      PLAC owned 890 acres of farmland, 730 of them being in Fulton Co, IL SOUR "History of Fulton County Illinois," Chas. C. Chapman & Co., 1879

      According to the Myers Family Record:
      Henry attended subscription schools in Franklin County, PA.
      Henry, Maria, and their first five children came to Fulton Co, IL by boat in 1848, arriving at Copperas Creek Landing on the Illinois River in April.
      He purchased 80 acres of land and eventually became one of the largest land owners in the area. At the time of his death he was able to leave each of his ten living children approximately 160 acres of land.

      Acoording to the 1870 Census Record in Farmington Twp, IL, Henry H. Myers' household also included David and Adessa, both born in 1860 in Fulton Co, IL. Also listed is a farm laborer named William Conner, born c 1847 in PA. ________________________________________________________________________________
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      1840 PA Census; Franklin Co, Montgomery Twp; page 213

      Henry Myers 2M -5
      1M 5-10
      2M 20-30
      1F 15-20
      1F 20-30 ________________________________________________________________________________
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      1840 PA Census; Franklin Co, Montgomery Twp; page 315

      Henry Myers 1M 10-15
      1M 40-50
      1F 5-10
      1F 50-60 ________________________________________________________________________________
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      1840 PA Census; Franklin Co, Greencastle Twp; page 150

      Henry Myers 1M -5
      1M 5-10
      1M 30-40
      1F 20-30 ________________________________________________________________________________
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      1840 PA Census; Franklin Co, Guilford Twp; page 296

      Henry Myers 1M 40-50
      1F 20-30 ________________________________________________________________________________
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      1850 IL Census: Fulton Co. Canton Twp. family #35:

      Henry Myres 35 M Farmer $6000 Pa.
      Maria 33 F Pa.
      Isaac N. 12 M Pa.
      John W. 11 M Pa.
      Joseph C. 6 M Pa.
      Mary C. 7 F Pa.
      David 4 M Pa.
      Martha 2 F Il.
      Adaline 1/12 F Il. ________________________________________________________________________________
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      !MARRIAGE: Henry and Maria Myers Family Record [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S299] Daniel Clark Smith Gedcom, Daniel Clark Smith (Reliability: 2).