Biography of John Myers of Batavia, NY

John Myers, born in Switzerland. came to Batavia in 1849, where he died in 1881, aged 75 years. His children were John, Alonzo, Theresa, Elizabeth, Frank, who served in the 49th Regt. of Buffalo, and died in hospital at Fort Monroe at the age of 35 years, John, 2d, who also served in the 49th Buffalo Regt. Sefarie, who served in the 8th N. Y. H. A., Sophronia, and Peter. The latter was born in Switzerland and came to Batavia with his father, John, where he now resides. He married Amelia, daughter of Frederick and Wilhelmina (Schultz) Darrow, and they have three children, viz.: Wilhelm (deceased), Herman, and Estella. Frederick and Wilhelmina Darrow were born in Berlin, Prussia, and in 1853 came to Richville, N. Y. Frederick was killed at that place by an accident in a saw-mill, in 1857, at the age of 38 years. His wife was 58 years of age at the time of her death. Their children were William, Amelia, Augusta, Minnie, Henry, and Annie R.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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