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David Myers
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Birth: May, 1847
Illinois, USA
Death: May 23, 1907

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Parents:
Father born Virginia (1900 census)
Mother born Tennessee (1900 census)

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Civil War Pension Records for
David Myers,
Private, Co. I, 64th Regiment,
Illinois Volunteers:

Enrolled Feb. 8, 1864, Springfield, Ill.
Married Alvira C. Cole, May 31, 1869, Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa
Note: In the Pension Application
David states that her maiden name
was Elvira C. WICKS,
but "when I married her her name
was Elvira C. Cole, a widow."

(Note: Elvira had a daughter, "Ednah Cole", 2 years old, b. Ill., 1870 census)

Children:

Clinton Myers, b. July 1, 1870
May Myers, b. Jan. 16, 1872
Ella Myers, b. July 14, 1879
Lillie Myers, b. Oct. 10, 1882
David Roby? Myers, b. May 11, 1883

On the Declaration For Invalid Pension:

David Myers states (on Jan. 5, 1892) that he is 45 yrs of age, and is a resident of Coffman, Washington Co., Nebraska, that he was discharged at Louisville, Ky., July, 1865. His reason for application is for heart disease, lumbago disease of the digestive organs, kidney disease rheumatisms and atrophy of right testicle.

On the Declaration for Widow's Pension:

David Myers was discharged on July 11, 1865 and Died May 22, 1907.
On May 28, 1907, Alvira was 61 yrs of age, and lived in Kimball, Nebraska.

His Enrollment Card on file at
The Illinois State Archives states:

Residence: Ottawa, Lasalle Co., Ill.
Age: 18
Height: 5'-5"
Hair: Light
Eyes: Gray
Complexion: Light
Occupation: Farmer
Nativity: Illinois
Joined: Feb. 8, 1864, Springfield, Ill.
Mustered in: March 8, 1864, Camp Butler, Ill.
Mustered out: July 11, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

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1900 Census Melvern Twp., Osage Co., Kansas

Myers, David (b. May, 1847, Ill)
Myers, Elvira C. (b. June, 1846, NY)
Myers, David R. (b. May, 1883, Nebraska)

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Catherine Prather Studyvin (1829 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Elvira C Wicks Cole Myers (1846 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  Gertrude Lillie Myers Elbert (1881 - 1900)*
  David Robert Myers (1883 - 1923)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Omaha
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Interment# 7937, Section GAR, Lot # Sgl, Grave # 246
 
Created by: David M. Myers
Record added: Nov 02, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22620060
David Myers
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David Myers
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To my 3rd great grandfather. Thank you for your service.
- Kristin Pearson Riggle
 Added: Aug. 4, 2017

- Unioneer
 Added: Mar. 2, 2008
 
 
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