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Russell Augustus Myers

Russell Augustus Myers

Male 1885 - 1966  (81 years)

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  • Name Russell Augustus Myers  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 3 Apr 1885  Taneytown, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Agriculture - Farmer 
    Died 23 May 1966  Hanover, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    Buried York Road Cem, Hanover, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I5503  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 21 May 2018 

    Father Augustus Henry Myers,   b. 18 Apr 1858, Myers Acres, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1935, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Mary Alverta Bentzel,   b. 24 Sep 1860, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1935, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1879  Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6
    Family ID F1968  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Beulah Ladora Koontz,   b. 1 Apr 1886, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1970, Hanover, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 1906  [1, 7
    Children 
    +1. Stanley Clair Myers,   b. 30 Dec 1905, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1999, Lebanon Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +2. Gladys M. Myers,   b. 4 Apr 1907, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1977  (Age 69 years)
    +3. Mary Emma Myers,   b. 10 Jan 1910, Silver Run, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 2015, Hanover, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 105 years)
    +4. Fredyth Ladora Myers,   b. 29 Apr 1912, Taneytown, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 2013, Hanover, York Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years)
    +5. Caroline Margaret Myers,   b. 8 Mar 1917, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 2007, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     6. Ruby Alice Myers,   b. 28 Jun 1920, Silver Run, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 2006, Spring Grove, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 8 May 2014 
    Family ID F2000  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1900 census records his parents, Augustus H. Myers, 42, and Mary A, 39, and 7 children: Vernon E, 19, b Oct 1880; Florence G, 17, b Jan 1883; Russell A, 15, b Apr 1885; Murray B, 13, Jul 1886; Oliver N, 12, b Dec 1888; Mary N, 10, b Feb 1890; and Annie B, 5, b Dec 1894. All were born in Maryland. 1900 U.S. Census, Mount Joy Twsp, Adams Cnty, PA (T 623, Roll , ED 22; stamped p. 263).
    • According to his WW II draft registration card (22 Apr 1942), Russell was a farmer, living with his wife Beulah L. in Mt. Pleasant Twsp, New Oxford, Adams Cnty, PA.

      Both of his WW I and WW II draft registration cards indicate that he was born in Taneytown, Carroll Cnty, MD.

  • Sources 
    1. [S346] Gervaise - Rachel Snouffer|, Gervaise Dynes-Wolack, "Descendants of Rachel Snouffer", (Email report (relying primarily on census data) from ten8ious@msn.com to Wm. C. Snouffer : 27 May 2006).

    2. [S933] Nancy Levinthal |, Nancy Lee Myers Levinthal, "Descendants of Johannes Mayer" (Oct 2013), (Nancy Levinthal, 30749 Via Rivera, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275; NancyLevinthal@aol.com), p. 14.

    3. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Fredyth L Myers; 19 Jul 2013).

    4. [S436] WW II - Draft Records|, U.S. Selective Service System, U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, (U.S. Selective Service System; online database, https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1002).

    5. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 143870138.

    6. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 57322766.

    7. [S933] Nancy Levinthal |, Nancy Lee Myers Levinthal, "Descendants of Johannes Mayer" (Oct 2013), (Nancy Levinthal, 30749 Via Rivera, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275; NancyLevinthal@aol.com), p. 26.