Henry Bennett Myers

Henry Bennett Myers

Male 1819 - 1864  (44 years)

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  • Name Henry Bennett Myers 
    Born 15 Nov 1819  Sunbury, Delaware, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1864  Oskaloosa, Mahaska, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 14 Jun 1864  Oskaloosa, Mahaska, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I4271  Larson
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2015 

    Father Lawrence Myers,   b. 28 Jun 1794, Forty Fort, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1829, Sunbury, Delaware, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Mother Eliza Brown,   b. 25 Jan 1795, Lenox, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1855, Oskaloosa, Mahaska, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 18 May 1817  Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Family ID F1739  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Leonora S. Brown,   b. 1827, Sunbury, Delaware, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1849, Sunbury, Delaware, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1847  [1
    Children 
     1. Stephen Bennett Myers,   b. 22 Jul 1848, Sunbury, Delaware, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1917, Onawa, Monona, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F1737  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Fanny B Myers,   b. Nov 1826, Kingston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1909, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 28 May 1854  Kingston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Harry B. Myers,   b. 13 Feb 1858, Sunbury, Delaware, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1888  (Age 30 years)
     2. Sarah E. Myers,   b. 27 Apr 1860,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Susan B. Myers,   b. 20 Nov 1861,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F2717  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Nov 1819 - Sunbury, Delaware, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 May 1854 - Kingston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1864 - Oskaloosa, Mahaska, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Jun 1864 - Oskaloosa, Mahaska, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Henry Bennett Myers
    Henry Bennett Myers

    Headstones
    Henry Bennett Myers
    Henry Bennett Myers

  • Notes 
    • Civil War, 1st Lt., 33 Iowa Volunteers (Quartermaster). At battles of Yazoo Pass (MO) and Helena (AR). Medical discharge Mar 1864, two months before his death. His first wife was his first cousin, daughter of Eliza's brother Col. Thomas Jefferson Brown. His second wife was also his first cousin, daughter of Lawrence's brother Thomas Myers. They were married by the Rev. Dr. Charles Peck; husband of Fanny's aunt, Mary Myers.
      See blog post.

  • Sources 
    1. [S71] Lawrence Myers family Bible.

    2. [S14] tombstone, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Myers&GSfn=Henry&GSmn=B&GSbyrel=all&GSdy=1864&GSdyrel=in&GSst=14&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=16537103&df=all& (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S158] Harriet Myers Bible (Reliability: 0).

      Original owner uncertain. Bible was in the possession of Mrs Charles Myers, Wilkes-Barre, PA until 2008, when it was given to Thomas Welch. Images of memop pages in possession of George Larson