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Ralph M. Myers

Ralph M. Myers

Male 1919 - 2004  (85 years)

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  • Name Ralph M. Myers  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 17 Apr 1919  Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Manufacturing - Aluminium chairs 
    Died 31 Dec 2004  New Oxford, Adams Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Buried Marburg Mem. Gardens, Hanover, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Person ID I9094  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2014 

    Father Claudius Oliver Myers,   b. 24 May 1877, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1964, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Lizzie C. Keefer,   b. 16 Oct 1880, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1962, Adams Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married Y  [4, 7, 8
    Family ID F3258  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Unknown 
    Children 
     1. David R. Myers
     2. Timothy M. Myers
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2011 
    Family ID F3263  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1920 census shows his father "Cladius O" Myers, 42, born in MD, a farm laborer, living in the home of his mother-in-law, Margaret Keefer, 69, a widow. Living with Oliver was the rest of his family: his wife, "Lizzie C," 39, born in PA; Howard F, 11, born in PA; Clarence E, 10, born in MD; Margaret A, 8, born in MD; Paul T, 5, born in MD; Luther G, 2 yrs, 5 mo's, born in MD; and Ralph M, 8 months, born in PA. 1920 U.S. Census, Germany Twsp, Adams Cnty, PA (T 625, Roll 1507, stamped p. 148).

      In 1930 the census records that his father "Claudius O" Myers, 52, and his wife "Lizzie C," 49, were living with the following children: Paul T, 16; Luther G, 12; Ralph M, 10; Cletus K, 8; Ruth N, 6; and Pauline C, 4. All the children, except Ralph, were born in Maryland. Oliver was the "Operator" of a "General Farm." 1930 U.S. Census, Myers Dist, Carroll Cnty, MD (T 626, Roll 872, stamped p. 52).

      The Social Security Death Index provides that Ralph M. Myers (SSN 187-30-0031; issued in PA) was born 17 Apr 1919 and died 31 Dec 2004, while residing in New Oxford, Adams Cnty, PA.

      Obituary, The [Hanover, PA] Evening Sun (2 Jan 2005):
      "Ralph M. Myers, 85, died Friday, Dec. 31, 2004, at his home. Born April 17, 1919, in Carroll County, Md., he was the son of the late Claudius O. and Lizzie (Keefer) Myers.
      "Mr. Myers was retired from Emeco, Inc., of Hanover, after 33 years of service. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Littlestown.
      "Surviving are two sons, David R. Myers, Abbottstown, and Timothy M. Myers, Hanover; one brother, Luther Myers, York; one sister, Ruth Wolford, York; and two step granddaughters. He was preceded in death by numerous brothers and sisters.
      "A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday ... Littlestown.... Burial will be in Marburg Memorial Gardens, Hanover." (accessed via www.Ancestry.com; Jun 2011)

  • Sources 
    1. [S608] PA Census 1920, Adams|, Pennsylvania, Adams Cnty, 1920 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T625, Roll 1507, p. 148) .

    2. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 10214113.

    3. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Cletus K Myers; 24 Nov 1938).

    4. [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. 18.

    5. [S956] Warner World (Myers)|, Anonymous, Warner World - Descendants of Henry Beachtel, (http://www.warnerworld.net/1htm_files/henerybechtel.htm).

    6. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary".

    7. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 68307052.

    8. [S607] MD Census 1910, Carroll |, Maryland, Carroll Cnty, 1910 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T624, Roll 562, p. 67B).