MYERS, KIDDER, EDMONDS, PINKHAM
Posted By: Joni Hindman (email)
Date: 10/11/2009 at 15:03:22
ELI MYERS. The subject of this sketch was born Sept. 20, 1813, in Preble county, Ohio. Died Oct. 23, 1850, in Sacramento City, California. He came to Johnson county and secured a claim in Pleasant Valley in 1836. He was married Dec. 31, 1840, to Miss Sarah A. Kidder, of Seneca county, N. Y. They have three children: Lydia, wife of J. B. Edmonds, of Washington, D. C., Mary, wife of Prof. Gilbert L. Pinkham, of Hampton, Franklin county, Iowa, and Ionia A., living at home with her mother on the corner of Court and Clinton streets. The family are members of the Unitarian Church of Iowa City. Mr. Myers was a member of the Universalist Church of Iowa City, and was an honest, upright christian gentleman. Source: History of Johnson County, Iowa, 1836-1882, page 883.
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