Re: MYERS dead end in Cumberland Co. PA Pennsylvania
I also have Myers ancestors who deadend in Cumberland County, PA. I've copied below some of my notes. There is a Cumberland genealogy society who you can hire to do research, they do excellent work.There is also a Myers DNA project that includes some of the Adams and Cumberland County families:
History of Cumberland County:
from a bio of Benj. Myers of W. Pennesporo Twp:Rev Abm Myers was the first of the Meyers family to come to this county probably about 1760. He was the first minister of the United Brethern church, he married a Miss Baker and had 3 sons, Abm, Benj and John...
Abm Myer, private, militia Col. Woods Company, b. 7 Feb 1788, d. 21 Sept 1828, buried Trindle Springs Cemetery in Silver Springs Twp.
Buried in a Graveyard on the Bitner farm W. Pennesboro Twp:
Abm. Myers "Preacher of the Gospel" d. 28 Oct 1826, aged 68 yrs 5 mo.
Christiana Myers, wife of John Myers, d. Nov 1805, aged 72 years.
Biographical Annals of Cumberland County:
from the biography of John Fishburn Myers - Abraham Myers was an early pioneer of Dauphin Co., his son Abm. Myers came from York to Cumberland Co and was an early Cumberland resident, he was the grandfather of John Fishburn Myers.
the father of Ludvich Myers emigrated from Germany first to Adams Co, then he bought 2 farms in Frankford Twp, Cumberland.Ludvich Myers had sons:Daniel, Ludvich Jr., Peter b.1800, Valentine, Benj., and Barnet (Note: this Myers family from Adams and Cumberland is documented extensively in some ancestry.com family tree).