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 James Clark Myers

James Clark Myers

Birth
Clarion County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death Jul 1951 (aged 67–68)
Lake County, Illinois, USA
Burial Clarion, Clarion County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Sec. NCO, Lot 1080
Memorial ID 17307395 · View Source
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Marriage 1: Anna Margaret Smith
Marriage 2: Mary Matilda Black

1918 WWI Draft Registration
James Clark Myers, Clarion, Clarion, PA. Age 35. Born July 6, 1883. White, natural born
Occupation: Carpenter for Berny Bond Glass Co. Nearest Relative: Walter Clark Myers, Clarion, Clarion, PA. Medium height, medium build, brown eyes, brown hair. Physical disqualifications: Thumb off left hand. Registered 12 Sept 1918

WWII Draft Registration 1942
Serial# U712
James Clark Myers
Residence: Penn Ave., Clarion, Clarion, PA
Mailing address: General Delivery, Clarion, PA
Telephone: No
Age 58
Born: July 6, 1883, Forest Co., Penn'a
Person Who Will Always Know Your Address: Mrs. James C. Myers, Penn Ave., Clarion
Employer: Self - Carpenter
Signed: J.C. Myers
Race: White
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 168
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Blonde
Complexion: Sallow
Physical characteristics: Scar - left foot
Medical disqualifications: none to my knowledge
Registered: April 27, 1942 Clarion, PA

The body of James C. Myers, 68 year-old Clarion carpenter who was crushed to death when a 2,000 pound concrete slab dropped a distance of 15 feet and landed on him at the U.S. Naval base at Waukegan, Ill., Friday, arrived in Clarion Sunday afternoon. According to the information of the accident as given by the family, Myers has been employed by the Navy on construction work at the base for some time. He was working on the lower floor of the home construction while a welder was working overhead. It was said that the welder, whose name was not learned, was about to make a weld, and, by mistake his torch hit a heavy steel cable which was holding the concrete slab in space, letting it drop 15 feet and directly on Myers. Members of the family said the accident occurred at 11 a.m. Friday and that it was 1 p.m. before the body was extracted. The home of Myers is on Penn Avenue, where his family resides. He was born July 6, 1883, in Marienville in Forest county, and was a son of the late John J. and Lydia Clark Myers. On December 24, 1917, he was married to Mary Black. He was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church and a member of the carpenter's union. He is survived by his wife, Mary Myers; three sons and eight daughters, Mrs. Betty Zacherl, Mrs. Nell Bassinger, Nevada Myers, Mrs. Frances Kern, all of Clarion; Frank Myers, Warren, Ohio; William, of Detroit, Mich.; Walter J. of Clarion, Mrs. Margaret Kern, Waukegan, Ill., and Mrs. Mary Wolbert, Snydersburg; and three sisters, Mrs. Ruth Shipe, Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. June Hazlett, Marienville; Mrs. Dora Osborne, Riply, NY., and nine grandchildren. The body was taken to the family home. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. today (Tuesday) in the Baptist Church. Interment will be in the Clarion Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been made by Jenkins Funeral Home.
Clarion Democrat 31 Jul 1951 p 8


Clarion, July 29 – The body of James C. Myers, 68-year-old well known Clarion carpenter who was crushed to death when a 2,000 pound concrete slab dropped a distance of 15 feet, landing on Myers while working on a home construction at the U. S. Naval base at Waukegan, ILL, Friday, arrived in Clarion this afternoon. According to information of the accident as given by the family, Myers has been employed by the Navy on construction work at the base for some time. He was working on the lower floor of the home construction, while a welder was working overhead. It was said that the welder, whose name was not learned, was about to make a weld, and by mistake his torch hit a heavy [unreadable] which was holding the concrete slab in space, letting it drop 15 feet directly onto Myers. Members of the family said the accident occurred at 11 am Friday and that it was 1 pm that day before the body was extricated. The home of the Myers is on Penn ave., where the family resides. He was born July 6, 1883, in Marienville, in Forest county, and was a son of the late John J. and Lydia Clark Myers. On December 24, 1917, he was married to Mary Black. He was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance church of Clarion and a member of the carpenters' union. He is survived by his wife, Mary Myers; three sons and eight daughters, Mrs. Betty Zacherl, Mrs. Nell Basinger, Nevada Myers, Mrs. Lorena Young, Delores Myers, Mrs. Frank Ganoe, all of Clarion; Frank Myers, Warren, Ohio; William, of Detroit, Mich.;, Mrs. Margaret Kern, Waukegan, ILL. And Mrs. Mary Wolbert, Snydersburg; and three sisters, Mrs. Ruth Shipe, Los Angeles, Calif.; Mrs. June Hazlett, Marienville; Mrs. Dora Osborne, Ripley, New York, and nine grandchildren. The Blizzard, Oil City, Pa. Monday, July 30, 1951. Pg 5


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  • Created by: Pamela
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17307395
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Clark Myers (6 Jul 1883–Jul 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17307395, citing Clarion Cemetery, Clarion, Clarion County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Pamela (contributor 46882937) .