MUSCATINE COUNTY IOWA|
Source: REGISTER OF OLD SETTLERS , BOOK One, page 473
submitted by Jo Ann Carlson, January 7, 2008
HENRY MEYERS was born in Germany in 1824, and died September 17, 1899, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George Chown, near Nichols, aged 73 years. He was united in marriage to Miss Mary Meyers in 1854, at St. Louis, Mo. He then came to Muscatine, Iowa, where he resided for some years, after which he moved to Lake township, where he lived until the death of his wife in 1894. This union was blessed with nine children, seven of whom are left to mourn his loss and two died in infancy. Those left to mourn his departure are Henry and Lewis Meyers, also Mrs. Lewis Chown, and Mrs. George Chown, near Columbus Junction, and Jessie, near Muscatine. Also William, of Audubon, Iowa. Nine grandchildren are left to mourn their loss.
Mr. Meyers was a kind and good neighbor and will be missed as a neighbor, friend and father. May he rest in peace.
The friends have the heartfelt sympathy of the entire community in this trying hour.
The funeral, on Tuesday was conducted by W.H. Keyser, of Nichols, with interment in the Muscatine cemetery.
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