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Joseph Wesley Myers

Male 1851 - 1910  (58 years)


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  • Name Joseph Wesley Myers 
    Born 30 Oct 1851  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Struble, Harris Township 
    • Obituary states birth place and dates
    Gender Male 
    Census 9 Jul 1860  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    • Joseph 50 farmer, Elizabeth 46, John 18, Mary A. 16, Sarah 14, William 12, Daniel 10, Wesley 8, Fredrick 6, Henry 4. His family is only three families from Robert Goheen family.
    Info Bef 1862  Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    • is in a photo of the Boalsburg Band, a 13 a member organization pre civil war.
    Religion 18 May 1873  Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Reformed Church 
    • Both Wesley and his wife Elizabeth were confirmed into St. John's Reformed Church on the same date.
    Possessions 11 Apr 1874  Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Lot in Boalsburg on Pine street, (Lot no. 21) eventually owned by Edward H Myers, then Richard A Goheen. Sold over a century later.
    Possessions 1 Oct 1878  Harris Twp, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • John and Wesley Myers purchased land of Philip Scheneberger, deceased, in Harris township consisting of 119 acres and 48 perches.
    Census 1 Jun 1880  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    • 1880 Census Wesley is a Laborer age 28, Elizabeth 26, John P. age 7, Edward age 4.
    Census 19 Jun 1880  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    • John and Wesley are renting a farm for share of products. 17 acres tilled, 3 acres permanent, $75 machinery, $300 livestock,
    Possessions 20 Aug 1895  State College, Centre County, Pennsylvavia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Wesley purchased land for $525 in the Village of State College. Beginning at a point South Twenty-one degrees East 21 feet 10 inches from corner between the lots of William Frear, Miss Elizabeth D. Price and Allen St. thence along said street S 51.5 degrees E 208 ft to Allen st. thence along said street S 51.5 degrees E 50 ft to lot of D.W. Myers. thence along lot of said Myers S 51.5 degrees W 207 1/2 ft. to alley. thence along alley N 50 degrees W 50 ft to beginning. Containing 50 ft front on Allen street.
    Census 6 Jun 1900  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    • Wesley Myers born October 1851, married 28 years, born in Pennsylvania and parents born in Pennsylvania. He is a butcher and owns a farm free of mortgage. Catharine, his wife, born December 1854, has had 2 children and one is alive. Catharine and her parents were born on Pennsylvania. Edward H., their son, born January 1876, single and born in Pennsylvania. Edward is a teacher.
    Census Apr 1910  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    Died 5 Jun 1910  Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    • Meyers - J. Wesley Meyers one of the best known men of Pennsvalley died at his home at Boalsburg on Sunday afternoon of diabetes. Though he had been ailing for some time he had been around until a few days prior to his death. He was a son of Joseph ad Elizabeth Meyers and was born at Struble fifty-eight years ago. For many years he resided in Boalsburg where he was in the butchering business until his health failed him when he sold out and retired.
      In 1879 he was married to Miss Lizzie Huntzleman who survives with one son, Edward. He also leaves the following brothers and sisters: W. J. and Henry Meyers, of Alexandria; J. F., of Fairbrook; D. E., of Boalsburg, and Mrs A. V. Kline, of State College. He was a member of the Reformed church and Rev A.A. Black officiated at the funeral which was held on Wednesday morning at 10:30 o"clock, burial being made in the Boalsburg Cemetery.
    Buried 8 Jun 1910  Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Address:
    Reformed Church 
    Taxes 1912  Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    • on estate was based on $300 and also 5 1/2 acres of land in Boalsburg.
    Possessions 6 Aug 1913  Harris Twp, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • 50 acres and 70 perches
    • Role: Witness
    Person ID I274  Goheen
    Last Modified 16 Jun 2016 

    Father Joseph Moyer,   b. 28 Jul 1810, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1865, Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Elisabeth Weaver,   b. 16 Jan 1818, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1892, Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1838  Brush Valley, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [17, 18
    • Both Joseph and Elisabeth were from Brush Valley, were married by Rev. P. S. Fisher.
    Family ID F93  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Elizabeth Heintzleman,   b. 6 Dec 1853, Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1918, Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 20 Nov 1872  Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 19
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    Children 
     1. John Phillip Myers,   b. 17 Mar 1873, Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1897, Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     2. Edward Heintzleman Myers,   b. 22 Jan 1876, Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1940, Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F91  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    Father of Joseph Myers of Boalsburg, Pennsylvania
    Father of Joseph Myers of Boalsburg, Pennsylvania

  • Sources 
    1. [S1056] Census 1910, 1910 US Census, Centre County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Harris twp, ED 21, family 48, line , sheet 2, Wesley Myers, NARA microublication, roll 1325 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1050] Census 1860, 1860 US Census, Centre County, Pennsylvania, Harris twp, family 906, line 9, page 577, Joseph Myers, NARA micropublication M653, roll 1090. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S23] News paper, Times 1 Feb 1939, by Myrtle-Magargel, State College. Pennsylvania, Centre County Library and Historical Museum, Bellefont, Pennsylvania (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S24] Reformed Church Records Boalsburg, Wesley Myers and Elizabeth Myers||1671238 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S178] Land Centre county PA, Vol I-2 pages 551-552; Deed Albert Stubertat to Wesley Myers; 7 April 1874.

    6. [S178] Land Centre county PA, Book O-2, page 374-376; Deed Philip Shenebrger Exe. to John and Wesley Myers; 1 October 1878.

    7. [S1052] Census 1880, 1880 US Census, Centre County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Harris twp, ED 236, family 2, line 9, page 402, Joseph Myers, NARA microfilm T9, roll 1113 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S1052] Census 1880, 1880 US Census, Centre County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Harris twp, ED 236, family 2, line 9, page 402, Joseph Myers, NARA microfilm T9, roll 1113 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S13] Land Records, Joseph Myers Deed book, Vol 73, page 22; Centre County courthouse, Bellefonte, Pennsylvnaia (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S1053] Census 1900, 1900 US Census, Centre County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Harris township, ED 20, family 120, line 90, sheet 5, page 206, Wesley Myers, NARA micropublication T623, roll 1391 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S14] Obituary, Democratic Watchman, weekly newspaper, on Dec 13, 1943, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania (Reliability: 2).

    12. [S145] Death Certificate Pennsylvania, Wesley Myers; Centre County, Pennsylvania; no. 59986; 5 June 1910.

    13. [S14] Obituary, Democratic Watchman; Dec 13th 1943 (Reliability: 2).

    14. [S24] Reformed Church Records Boalsburg, Wesley Myers||Film # 1671238 (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S20] Centre County Library, PA, Original assessor book in Centre County Library and Historical Museum, Bellefonte, Centre, PA (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S178] Land Centre county PA, Vol 104 page 627; Jacob [sic] Myers Heirs to Theodore Davis Boal; 6 August 1913.

    17. [S31] Marriages 1800-1850, PA, page 84 (Reliability: 2).

    18. [S20] Centre County Library, PA, Joseph Moyer, Elizabeth Weaver marriege, October 30, 1838, Brush Valley,Spangler Notebook #175, page 70 (Reliability: 2).

    19. [S24] Reformed Church Records Boalsburg, Wesley Myers and Catherine Heintzleman||1671238 (Reliability: 3).