Posted By:Lu Swart
Subject:Dorothy Vivian Myers, Charles M. Myers and his wife Bessie Vivian Myers of ND
Post Date:March 31, 2011 at 10:11:06
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Forum:Coles County, IL Genealogy Forum
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I am seeking information on the Young / SWART / Myers family of White, Brookings County, S.D. & Wells County, North Dakota, Charleston, Coles Co IL. and Steuben Co. NY. Ralph Amos SWART was b. 1 Jan 1893 in White, Brookings County, South Dakota, he died 30 Mar 1969). On 9 Dec 1926, he married Dorothy Vivian Myers at Heaton, Wells Co. (Dorothy was b. 15 Aug 1910, Charleston, Coles Co., IL and died 28 Aug 1975). Both Ralph and Dorothy are buried in the Heaton Cemetery. They were the parents of 7 children: Earl Edward [1927], Agnes Elsie [1928], Lester Lee [1929], Myrtle Ione [1930], Charles Avis [1932], Frank Ralph [1937], and Royal Ray [1944]. All the children were born in Heaton, ND except Royal Ray, who was b. in Carrington, ND. Ralph Amos SWART was the son of Amos Swart and Rozella Stella Young. She is the daughter to Lyman Young, b. 1825, d. 1889 SD. He m. Eunice Rand, b. 1828, NY, d. 1904 SD. Their children were: Loema Mary, David, Sophrone Mae, Rozella "Stella", and William J.
1870 census Cerro Gordo Co. IA Lake twp
Swartz, Albert age 42 b. in NY. (Occ. farmer)
Clarissa age 37 b. in NY.
Margaret age 12 b. in NY.
Joe age 3 b. in NY.
Melissa age 15 b. in NY.
Sarah age 17 b. in NY.
Amos age 9 b. in NY,
Ellen age 5 b. in NY.

1860 census Steuben Co. NY. living with Isaac Lewis
Albert Sawet or Sawrt age 27 b. in NY, (Occ. farmer)
Clarissa age 25 b. in NY.
Margaret age 10 b. in NY
A**elissa age 7 b. in NY
Sarah age 3 b. in NY
Anos age 6/12 b. in NY

1900 census Coles Co. IL
MYERS CHARLES b, Mar. 1877 age 23 M W IL IL COLES MORGAN TWP 1900 (Occ. farmer)
Ethel G. b. July 1884 in IL. Parents b. in IL.
IL. marriage index,
MYERS, CHARLES ROBERTS, ETHEL G 1899-09-15 003/0076 00000142 RICHLAND

1910 census Coles Co, IL.
MYERS CHARLES age 34 M W IL IL COLES MORGAN TWP 1910 (Occ. farmer) marriage # 2 6 yrs.
Bessie V. age 26 b. in IL. f b. in OH. M b. in IL. marriage #1 6 yrs had 3 children 3 living
Donald T. age 4 b. in IL.
Linn C. age ?3 1/12
Elsie D. age 3/12 b. in IL.

Dorothy Vivian Myers was the daughter of Charles M. Myers and Bessie Vivian Temple.

ANY information on the SWART / Young/ Myers family would be appreciated.