Posted By: Joni Hindman (email)
Date: 10/11/2009 at 15:43:21
DANIEL MYERS, farmer, section 12, post-office, Oxford; was born in Huntington county, Pennsylvania, March 3, 1837, and is of German extraction. He spent his early life in his native county on a farm, until he was seventeen; he then worked at the carpenter trade two years; then farmed until 1865, when he came to Iowa and settled in Johnson county; he now owns 240 acres of fine land, and has it well improved, and devotes his time to farming and raising stock. He was married May 13, 1856, to Susannah Acker, of Blair county, Pennsylvania, and have nine children living, and six dead. Those living are: John A., Adam, Elizabeth, Jacob, Dewald, Abraham, Sarah, Susan, and David S. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church, and has served as township trustee several terms; also, other township offices. Source: History of Johnson County, Iowa, 1836-1882, page 882.
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