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Murray Brooklyn Myers

Murray Brooklyn Myers

Male 1886 - 1965  (79 years)

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  • Name Murray Brooklyn Myers  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 19 Jul 1886  Taneytown, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Military Service U.S. Army - WW I 
    Occupation Agriculture - Farmer 
    Occupation Business - Salesman 
    Died 11 Oct 1965  Ft. Howard, Baltimore Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5
    Buried St. Mary's Cemetery, Silver Run, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I5504  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 8 May 2014 

    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, 6, 7
    Family ID F1968  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Grace Lydia C. Wantz,   b. 23 Feb 1894, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1978, Westminster, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 1918  Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Murray Burnell Myers,   b. 12 Oct 1918, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1921, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     2. Dennis Irwin Myers,   b. 1 Sep 1920, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1984, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. Clifton Elbert Myers,   b. 13 Oct 1922, Mayberry, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 2010, Sykesville, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +4. Theron Augustus Myers,   b. 12 Jan 1935, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2013 
    Family ID F2003  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).
    • Murray served for 3 months as a private in an engineering training regiment at Camp Humphreys, VA, during WW I. According to the 1920 census (Dist 62, Myers, Carroll Cnty, MD), he was a salesman.
    • The 1940 cenus lists "Murry B" Myers, 53, living with his wife Grace, 46, and children: Dennis C, 19; Clifton E, 17; and Theron A, 5. All were born in Maryland. Murray was employed both as a salesman and as a farmer. Dennis was a farmer. 1940 U.S. Census, Myers Dist, Carroll Cnty, MD (T 627, Roll 1544, stamped p. 83B).
    • According to his WW II draft registration card (26 Apr 1942), "Murray Brooklin," 55, born 19 Jul 1886 in Taneytown, was living with his wife Crace L. in Silver Run, Carroll Cnty, MD.
    • He is buried in St. Mary's Lutheran Ch. Cemetery, in sec. C, row 3, lot 2a. See vol. 5, part 1, CARROLL COUNTY CEMETERIES, p. 33 (Carroll County Genealogical Soc'y, Westminster, MD; 1999).

      Obituary, The Gettysburg [PA] Times (11 Oct 1965):
      "Murray B. Myers, 79, Westminster R.1, a veteran of World War I, died at the Fort Howard Veteran's Hospital at Fort Howard, Md. this morning at 2:30 o'clock. He was a member of the St. Mary's United Church of Christ at Silver Run and was a member of the American Legion in Taneytown. Mr. Myers was a son of Augustus and Mary (Bentzel) Myers.
      "Surviving are his wife, Grace (Wantz) Myers; three sons, Dennis I., Clifton E., and Theron A. Myers all of Westminster; one grandchild; two brothers and a sister, Russell and Oliver Myers of Hanover and Mrs. Harvey Slagle, New Oxford. Interment will be made in St. Mary's Church Cemetery, Silver Run."


  • Sources 
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    2. [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).

    3. [S39] Carroll Cemeteries 5/1|, Carroll County Cemeteries, Vol. 5, part 1, (Carroll Cnty Genealogical Soc'y, Westminster, MD : 1999), p. 33.

    4. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 57322868.

    5. [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), pp. 14, 26.

    6. [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.

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