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Arthur America Magers
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Birth: Apr. 20, 1882
Sherrard
Marshall County
West Virginia, USA
Death: May 30, 1957
Derry
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA

Son of David Magers and Amanda Magers

It appears the family used Magers and Majors interchangeably which leads to alot of confusion!

Arthur America Magers was named, according to family lore, after Americus, Georgia. David Magers (his father) was a prisoner of war during the Civil War and was held captive near Americus. (to learn more about this see David's internment).

Arthur's father & mother met during his confinement and struck a bargain that if she helped him escape they would marry. So the name Arthur America is in honor of this episode in his parent's lives.

Arthur worked at Hazel Atlas Glass according to the census records. And his World War 1 draft card states he had blue eyes, brown hair and a medium build.

His wife was Margaret Etta Stockdale Magers/Majors. They had 5 children together; Iris Elizabeth, Margaret Alice, Hugh David, Sarah Opal, and Gladys Marie.

Anyone with anymore information about Arthur PLEASE contact me! 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David Magers (1840 - 1924)
  Amanda Williams Magers (1841 - 1929)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Etta Stockdale Magers (1891 - 1948)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Elizabeth Magers (Majors) Frye (1865 - 1931)*
  Harriet Celestia Magers (1867 - ____)*
  Jeanus Newton Magers (1871 - 1916)*
  Stella Sevinia Magers (1875 - ____)*
  Noah E Doras Magers (1880 - 1931)*
  Arthur America Magers (1882 - 1957)
  Logan Daisy Magers (1886 - 1969)*
  James Blaine Magers (1886 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Prosperity Cemetery
Prosperity
Washington County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Blue Rose Of Cairo
Record added: Jan 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 12941540
Arthur America Magers
Added by: Candice Buchanan, Greene Connections Archivist
 
Arthur America Magers
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Added by: Cherie Atkinson Clark
 
 
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