Biography of John S. Myers
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Myers, John S., was born in the town of Brunswick, Rensselaer county, N. Y. He is the son of Ludwick and Elizabeth (Carpenter) Myers, both natives of Rensselaer county. The grandfather, John Myers, was an early settler of Brunswick. He was a farmer and spent his last days in Schaghticoke. Ludwick Myers was also a farmer in Brunswick where he died in 1876. Mrs. Myers died in 1830. John Myers married for his second wife Jane Duston, who died in 1854. He graduated at Millville and came to Greenbush in 1852. In 1849 he married Catharine, the daughter of Cornelius Debois, by whom he has had four children: John L., mentioned elsewhere; Henry L., delivery clerk for C. Wicks, Lansingburgh; Charles G., dentist, Troy; Harvy, clerk, Troy. Mr. Myers bought the farm in North Greenbush where he now lives in 1858, and is engaged in the milk business.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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