William B. Myers1

b. October 1874, d. 27 January 1946
FatherGeorge W. Myers2 b. 1848, d. 1882
MotherSarah Ryburn McCoy2 b. Nov 1842, d. 21 Jun 1920
BirthOct 1874 William B. Myers was born in Oct 1874 in Illinois or Nebraska.2,3 
Occupation1900 William was employed as a butcher in 1900 in Lanark, Carroll County, Illinois.3 
Marriagecirca 1902 He married Mary (?) circa 1902.4 
Cens-191018 Apr 1910  Ten years later he was enumerated on the 1910 census with his wife Mary. There were no children in the home.4 
Death27 Jan 1946 William died on 27 Jan 1946 in Savanna, Carroll County, Illinois, at age 71.5,1 
Burial He was buried at Lanark Cemetery in Lanark, Carroll County, Illinois.5 

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Last Edited8 Jan 2010


  1. [S801] "Illinois Statewide Death Index, 1916-1950", Illinois State Archives (http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/…). William B. Myers, d. 27 Jan. 1946 at Savanna, Carroll Co., cert # 0000170.
  2. [S1032] George Myers household, 1880 U.S. cens., Carroll Co., Illinois, pop sched., Rock Creek township, ED 17, page 555B (stamped), dwelling 156, family 165, viewed online at Ancestry.com, Nov. 2004, image 14 of 20. Enumeration reports: George Myers, 30, farmer, b. PA; Sarah, 37, wife, keeping house, b. IL; William, son, 5, b. IL; Noah P., son, 4, b. NB; Ellenor, 2, dau, b. IL.
  3. [S1052] Mary McCoy household, 1900 U.S. cens., Carroll Co., Illinois, pop. sched., Rock Creek township, ED 19, sheet 12B, dwelling 275, family 278, viewed online at Ancestry.com, Nov. 2004, image 24 of 29. Enumeration includes: Mary McCoy, 60, b. Jul 1839 VA, nursing; Verna A., sister, 59, b. Feb. 1841 VA; Sarah Myers, sister, 57, widowed, mother of 3 children, all living, b. Nov. 1842, IL; William Myers, nephew, 25, b. Oct. 1874 Nebraska, butcher; Nora Myers, niece, 23, b. Aug. 1876 Nebraska, dressmaker; Ella Myers, niece, 21, b. Oct. 1878, IL, clerk in dry goods store.
  4. [S1053] William Myers household, 1910 U.S. cens., Carroll Co., Illinois, pop. sched., Lanark, ED 8, sheet 3B, dwelling 86, family 86, viewed online at Ancestry.com, Nov. 2004, image 6 of 26. Enumeration records: William Myers, 35, marr 8yrs, 1st marr, b. NB; Mary, wife, 34, marr 8yrs, no children, b. IL.
  5. [S1026] Carroll County Genealogical Society, Carroll County, Illinois Tombstone Inscriptions Vol. 3, p. 105. Stone reported to read: Wm B. Myers, 1874- (27 Jan) 1946. Full date of death added from Sexton's records by compilers.