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Lewis Myers


Posted By: Ernie Lunsford (email)
Date: 2/17/2013 at 14:20:39

From the 1878 History of Van Buren County, Iowa published 1878 by the Western Historical Company, Chicago, Illinois

Myers, Lewis, far., Sec 16; P.O. Bonaparte; owns 120 acres of land valued at $35 per acre; born Oct. 22, 1808 in Gallipolis, Ohio; parents moved into Virginia in 1811, and in 1814, moved into Kentucky, opposite the mouth of Scioto River; in 1817 moved to Scioto Co., Ohio; in the spring of 1939, came to Van Buren County, Iowa, and purchased the farm upon which he lives. Married to Mary Milford of this county, in November 1847; she was a native of Pennsylvania; she died Dec. 29, 1848 leaving one child—Mary, who died when about 3 years of age; again married Mary A Cackley Sept. 2, 1852; she was born Oct. 28, 1819, in Pocahontas Co., Va.; have four children living—Clarinda, Hugh, John and Alva—lost two—George and James; his wife’s mother Frances McKeever [sic] Cackley, lives in the family. Mr. Myers is a member of the Masonic Order, both Blue Lodge and Chapter, at Farmington.


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