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Mary Arter

Mary Arter

Female 1857 - 1942  (85 years)

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  • Name Mary Arter  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 14 Mar 1857  Ashland, Ashland Cnty, Oh Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5
    Gender Female 
    Died 19 Mar 1942  Clovis, Fresno Cnty, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Kingsburg Cem, Kingsburg, Fresno Cnty, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Person ID I14541  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2017 

    Father David Arter,   b. 4 Mar 1831, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1905, Ashland, Ashland Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Nancy Thomas,   b. 1833, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1919  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 21 Jul 1853  Ashland, Ashland Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Family ID F5401  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nathan Sten Myers,   b. 17 Apr 1855, Ashland Cnty, Oh Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1937, Clovis, Fresno Cnty, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 16 Oct 1879  Ashland Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Jemima Belle Myers,   b. 8 Jan 1883, Montgomery Twsp, Ashland Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1978  (Age 94 years)
     2. Laura Mabel Myers,   b. 1885,   d. 1934  (Age 49 years)
     3. Minnie Myrtle Myers,   b. 26 Dec 1886, Ashland, Ashland Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1962, Fresno, Fresno Cnty, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +4. Florence Agnes Myers,   b. 12 Feb 1889, Ashland, Ashland Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1981  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F5405  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1870 census lists her parents, David Arter, 39, and Nancy, 37, and the following children: John W, 15; Mary, 13; Catharine, 11; "Abbie," 7; and Milton, 4 months. Nancy and all the children were born in Ohio. 1870 U.S. Census, Ashland, Ashland Cnty, OH (M 593, Roll 1169, stamped p. 735).
    • The 1910 census records Mary, 54, living with her husband Nathan Myers, 55, her daughter Florence, 21, and husband Otto Fink, 28, and their son Kenneth, 2. Otto Fink was born in Michigan; all the others in Ohio. Nathan was a farmer; Otto was a "hired man" on "general farm," presumably Nathan's; and Florence was a "servant" in the home of a "private family." 1910 U.S. Census, Lucerne Twsp, Kings Cnty, CA (T 624, Roll 79, ED 79, stamped p. 126).
    • Obituary, The Fresno [CA] Bee, p. 9-A (20 Mar 1942):
      "Mrs. Mary Myers, 85, Succumbs in Clovis
      "Kingsburg (Fresno Co.), March 20. -- Mrs. Mary Myers, 85, of Clovis, died suddenly yesterday in the home of a daughters, Mrs. Minnie Ratliff, in Fresno.
      "Mrs. Myers was a native of Ashland, Ohio. She lived in California forty years, in Clovis twenty five years.
      "She was the widow of Nathan Myers, who died in 1937. She leaves three daughters, Mrs. Ratliff, Mrs. Jemima [sic] Rhodes of Clovis and Mrs. Florence Fink of Kingsburg; five grandchildren, and a brother, Milton Arter, of Ashland, Ohio. Funerals services will be held ... tomorrow.... Burial is to be in the Kingsburg Cemetery."

  • Sources 
    1. [S1073] OH Census 1870, Ashland|, Ashland County, OH; 1870 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (M 593, Roll 1169, p. 735).

    2. [S778] OH Marriages - 3 |, Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994, (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT; Online database, https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1614804 ).

    3. [S1075] CA Census 1910, Kings|, California, Kings County; 1910 U.S. Censu, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T 624, Roll 79, p. 126).

    4. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Mary A Myers; 20 Mar 1942).

    5. [S544] CA Death Index, 1940-1997|, California, California Death Index, 1940-1997, (Calif. Dep't of Health Services, Office of Vital Records, 304 S St., Sacramento, CA 94244; online database, http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5180).

    6. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 185585587.

    7. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 13950376.