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- Jacob Lewis Myers
- Col. Samuel Myers Sr.
At the beginning of the War of 1812 was commissioned as Captain of the militia. During the Seige of Fort Meigs was made a Major and after the war was made a Colonel.
- Nancy Christina Myers (Mrs. Matthias Smith)
- John L. Myers & Catherine Vance
John L. Myers & Elizabeth Ocheltree
- Lt. John Jacob Myers
Enlisted on 16 Nov 1861 into Co. "H" of the 60th Ohio Volunteer Infantry as a Sergeant at age 22; the 60th was a "one-year" regiment. Participated in the following battles: Strasburg VA 1-2 Jun 1862, Harrisburg VA 6 Jun 1862, Cross Keys VA 8 Jun 1862, and Harpers Ferry VA 15 Sep 1862; was captured and re-patriated. Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 8 Jun 1862 and was discharged on 10 Nov 1862 from the 60th. Was a Squirrel Hunter Trooper during Morgan's Raid across southern and eastern Ohio.
Enlisted again on 22 Mar 1864 into Co. "K" of the 8th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry and was appointed a Corporal because of previous military experience. Considered a replacement recruit; the 8th was formed in the fall of 1861, but by 1864 its ranks were depleted because of the many killed, wounded, or died of disease. On the morning of 11 Jan 1865, between three and four o'clock, the Confederates under General Rosser attacked and surprised the camp of the 8th Ohio Cavalry and the Thirty-Fourth Ohio Infantry, at Beverly WV. Five men were killed, twenty wounded, and over 500 were captured including John J. Myers. The captured men were taken to Richmond VA were they were held in Libby Prison until 15 Feb 1865, when they were sent to Annapolis MD, and then to Camp Chase parole camp in Columbus OH. The 8th was discharged by order of the War Department on 30 July 1865.
- Benjamin Franklin Myers
- John William Myers Sr.
- John William Myers Jr.
- Edson Earnest Myers
- John William Myers III
- Michael Alkire, Moses Colvin, Joseph Kerr, David Scott
- Lawrence H. Sweetman, Surveyor, Pickaway County, Ohio
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- Philo N. White, Surveyor, Pickaway County, Ohio
Conversions for land measurements: 1 chain = 100 links = 4 poles = 4 rods = 66 feet