I received the Civil War Pension Records for David Myers, Private, Co. I, 64th Regiment,Illinois Volunteers, but he was not my David Myers. Below is what was on the Records:
David Myers...enrolled Feb. 8, 1864, Springfield, Ill. Married Alvira C. Cole, May 31, 1869, Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa Note: In the Pension Application David states that her maiden name was Elvira C. WICKS, but "when I married her her name was Elvira C. Cole, a widow." Children:
Clinton Myers, b. July 1, 1870 May Myers, b. Jan. 16, 1872 Ella Myers, b. July 14, 1879 Lillie Myers, b. Oct. 10, 1882 Roby? Myers, b. May 11, 1883
On the Declaration For Invalid Pension:
David Myers states (on Jan. 5, 1892) that he is 45 yrs of age, and is a resident of Coffman, Washington Co., Nebraska, that he was discharged at Louisville, Ky., July, 1865. His reason for application is for heart disease, lumbago disease of the digestive organs, kidney disease rheumatisms and atrophy of right testicle.
On the Declaration for Widow's Pension:
David Myers was discharged on July 11, 1865 and Died May 22, 1907. On May 28, 1907, Alvira was 61 yrs of age, and lived in Kimball, Nebraska.