Biography of Eliab Myers
Springfield, Clark County, OH Biographies





ELIAB MYERS, physician and surgeon, Springfield. Dr. Myers was born and reared in the county, and is worthy of representation among her sons, whose biographical sketches do honor to her history; his parents, Jacob N. and Mary C. (Miller) Myers, were natives of Pennsylvania, Mrs. Myers of York and Jacob of Lancaster County; th ay emigrated to Clark County in 1837, and settled in the small village of Springfield; his occupations were various, being mostly engaged in the milling interests, but, since 1856, has carried on the manufacture of spoke and felloes on a large scale, until his death, which occurred in 1866; Mrs. Myers is living on a farm near the village of Dialton. Their children living are named respectively Sarah J., Rebecca, John, Jacob, Annie C., our subject and Alice Ida. Dr. Myers began his medical education in 1869, under the tutelage of Dr. Raper Rector, of Northampton, and graduated March 1, 1873, at the Ohio Medical College, the oldest college in Ohio. In 1873, he was wedded to Miss Annetta, daughter of Dr. A. A. and Maggie Baker, of Northampton; they have one son living - John Elwood, born Oct. 7, 1877. Drs. Baker and Myers formed a partnership in 1880, and are now doing a nice business in Springfield. He practiced first in Northampton, afterward at Fairfield, Greene Co. He was Master of Osborne Lodge, No. 416, A., F. & A. M., and is a bright and prominent Mason, and a gentleman in every sense of the word; he is also a member of Mad River Lodge, 216, I. O. O. F., and has passed all the chairs, and is now Past Grand in the Order.

From:
History of Clark County, Ohio
W. H. Beers & Co.
Chicago 1881


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