Monday, October 29, 2012

Myers, Andrew S. 1861-1931 Edmeston Obituary

Myers, Andrew S. 1861-1931 Edmeston Obituary


The death of Andrew S. Myers occurred at his home on South Street, Edmeston, Saturday, April 25. Mr. Myers had been in failing health for several months and about three weeks ago he suffered a shock which was followed by pneumonia from which he succumbed. Andrew Myers was born in South New Berlin, September 18, 1861, the son of Orson Myers and Eliza Smith. His childhood was spent in the vicinity of New Lisbon where he attended the local school. For many years he conducted Myers Mill at New Lisbon and in this business he came into contact with a wide circle of people among whom he made many friends. Mr. Myers was devoted to his home and family and took a deep interest in hunting and fishing. He had been a member of Tianderah Masonic Lodge of Morris for 50 years and was also a member of the Morris Methodist Episcopal church. About six years ago, after the death of his wife, Mr. Myers came to Edmeston to make his home, and during this time he has made many friends. The funeral was held from his late home Tuesday afternoon at 2 oclock, the Rev. Denney, pastor of the Morris Episcopal church officiating and burial was made in Union Cemetery at Edmeston. The service at the grave was conducted by members of Tianderah Masonic Lodge of Morris with an escort of Masons from Edmeston Masonic Lodge. Friends and relatives were present from Syracuse, Cooperstown, Oneonta, Unadilla, Morris, New Lisbon, Norwich, South New Berlin, New Berlin, Utica, Albany, Garrattsville, Fly Creek and Binghamton. Much Sympathy is held for the surviving daughter, Ida Myers Dunbar and the following brother and sister, George Myers of Garrattsville, Mrs. Mary Turner of New Lisbon and several nieces and nephews.

The year of his death is an estimate using a 200 year Calendar. The 25th of April falls on Saturday in 1925, 1931, and 1942.

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