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  • ID: I383
  • Name: John Grove MYERS
  • Given Name: John Grove
  • Surname: Myers
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1799 in Christian, KY 1 2 3
  • Death: 10 May 1868 in McLean, IL 1
  • Burial: Scogin Hill Cemetery, Bloomington, McLean, Illinois 4 1 5
  • Event: Children of John G Meyers Photo 1887
  • _UID: E255E671EFBB464284A6A6CEF71A21E979A0
  • Change Date: 20 May 2014 at 12:04
  • _TODO:
  • DESC: !Fix this to-do item-73 status: Open 0
  • PRTY: 1
  • Note:
    From obit of daughter Sarah:
    .. her parents being early settlers of McLean County. She was the daughter of John G. and Mary Lindley Myers, coming to this county when three years of age.
    In Kentucky she was born in 1830. The Myers home stood where the county Farm is now located, the father selling the property after the death of his wife. He was one of ten children, only two of whom survive, John F. Myers, of this county and William H. Myers, of Vermilion County.

    PHOTO: On the back of Meyer's reunion photo (copy with Jared Jones)
    Myer's reunion - June 29, 1887, Bloomington, Ill.
    Children of
    John Grove Meyers (born Christian Co, KY, 1799, died 5-10-1868) & Mary Lindley Myers (born Christian Co, KY, 1800, died 9-7-1857)
    Back row:
    George W (married Anna M. Woodward)
    William Henry (m. Adeline White)
    Margaret A (m. William W. Bills, MD)
    Front row:
    Sarah Jane (m. Jeremiah Welch)
    Jacob W. (m. Lurana Phillips)
    Catherine (m. William M Rust)
    John Francis (m. 1. Sarah C. Birdsell)
    2. Minnie Lee Barrett)
    James M. (died in infancy)
    Elizabeth C. (m. Simon L Greenwood)
  • Note:
    (Research):BIRTH: Obiturary of Sarah J. Myers, Jan 12, 1908. Copy in possession of Jared Jones.

    CENSUS: 1830 John Myers
    Christian, KY
    Males: 1<5, 0<10, 0<15, 0<20, 0<30, 1<40, 0<50, 0<60, 0<70, 0<80, 0<90
    Females: 3<5, 0<10, 0<15, 0<20, 1<30, 0<40, 0<50, 0<60, 0<70, 0<80, 0<90
    Slaves -0, FreeColored - 0 M19-35, page 22

    CENSUS: 1840 John Myer
    McLean Co, IL M704_65, pg 274a
    Males: 3<5, 1<10, 1<15, 0<20, 0<30, 0<40, 1<50, 0<60, 0<70, 0<80, <90
    Females: 0<5, 0<10, 2<15, 1<20, 0<30, 1<40, 0<50, 0<60, 0<70, 0<80, 0<90

    CENSUS: 1850 John Mayers
    Bloomington Dist, McLean, IL M432_117, p 28, fam 653
    Name Age Place of birth Occp
    John 51 M KY Waggon Maker
    Mary 49 F KY
    Jacob 23 M KY
    Elizabeth 21 F KY Farmer
    Sarah J 19 F KY
    William L 18 M KY Labour
    Jeberth? 16 M KY
    George N 14 M IL
    David D 11 M IL
    Margaret Ann 8 F IL
    On same page is John & Eliz Lindley family

    CENSUS: 1860 Jeremiah Welch
    McLean Co, IL M653-204, page 55, Dwelling 391, image 553 of 748
    Name Age Occp Place of birth
    Jeremiah Welch 33 M Farmer IN
    Sarah 30 F Ken
    Mary S 5 F IL
    Luella A 1 F IL
    Eliza J 30 F IN
    John B Myers 61 M Farmer KY ****
    Clinton Calhoun 23 M Farmer OH
    Joseph Ladd 17 M MO

    Accession/Serial #: IL0690__.148 BLM Serial #: IL NO S/N
    Patentee: JOHN MYERS State: ILLINOIS Acres: 80
    Issue Date: 4/1/1837 Land Office: Danville
    Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
    Document Nr.: 3755 Accession/Serial Nr.: IL0690__.148
    Block Township Range Fract.
    Section Meridian State Counties Survey
    W ½ NW 33/ 23-N 2-E No 3rd PM IL Mclean

    McLean County Probate Record Index, 1834– 1900
    NAME TYPE OF CASE DATE SPAN VOL PAGE
    MYERS, JOHN G. 1867-1869 L 271,284,313,315,316
    MYERS, JOHN G. WILL 1869-1871 M 269,379




    Father: Henry MYERS b: 11 Feb 1765 in , Lancaster, Pennsylvania
    Mother: Catherine NEGLEY b: 4 Mar 1771 in , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

    Marriage 1 Mary Ann LINDLEY b: 1800 in Christian, KY
    • Married: Abt 1819 5
    • Change Date: 17 Jun 2012
    Children
    1. Has No Children John Francis MYERS b: 13 Dec 1834
    2. Has No Children James M. MYERS b: Abt 1822
    3. Has No Children Catherine MYERS b: Abt 1824
    4. Has No Children Jacob W. MYERS b: 1827 in KY
    5. Has No Children Elizabeth C. MYERS b: 1829 in KY
    6. Has Children Sarah Jane MYERS b: 3 Jun 1830 in , Christian, Kentucky
    7. Has Children William Henry MYERS b: 1832 in Christian, Shelby, Kentucky
    8. Has No Children George W. MYERS b: 1836 in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois
    9. Has No Children David D. MYERS b: 1839 in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois
    10. Has Children Margaret A. MYERS b: 1842 in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois

    Sources:
    1. Media: Photo
      Abbrev: Myers Re-union, photo Jun 29, 1887
      Title: Myers Re-union, photo Jun 29, 1887
      Text: Shows 7 brothers & sisters aged 50 to 60; names and spouses on back.
    2. Media: Obituary
      Abbrev: Welch, Sarah Jane Myers
      Title: Welch, Sarah Jane Myers, Jan 12, 1908
      Repository:
        Name: Jared Jones Personal Library
    3. Media: CD-ROM
      Abbrev: World Family Tree Vol. 2, Tree 1214 Myers/ Lindley
      Title: World Family Tree Vol. 2, Tree 1214 Myers/ Lindley
      Author: Brøderbund Software, Inc.
      Publication: Release date: November 29, 1995
      Note:
      Lindley
      Page: Tree #1214
      Quality: 3
      Text: Date of Import: May 23, 2002
    4. Media: Cemetery Record
      Abbrev: Findagrave.com
      Title: Findagrave.com
    5. Media: Electronic File
      Abbrev: GEDCOM File : John Grove Myers.ged
      Title: GEDCOM File : John Grove Myers.ged
      Author: Joyce Fingland
      Publication: 10 Oct 2004
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