JAMES W. MYERS, a prosperous farmer in Jefferson county, whose residence is at Toronto, was born May 2, 1841, a son of William and Sarah A. (Abrams) Myers, whose history is given in this work. The subject of this mention was reared in Jefferson county, and there received his education in the public schools. Subsequently he engaged in farming in which he has devoted his attention to the present. On March 1, 1865, Mr. Myers was married to Jennie I., daughter of Andrew and Julia Robertson, of this county, and to this marriage have been born five children: Doris L., Evert, Julia G., Harvey H., William W., all of whom are living but Evert, who died in April 1881. The mother of these children died April 25, 1880 and on June 28, 1883, he was married to Amanda B., daughter of James and Hannah Brown, residents of Hancock county, W. Va. Mr. Myers is a member of the Methodist Protestant church of Toronto. In public matters he is enterprising, aiding in all worthy undertakings, and as a citizen he is highly esteemed.
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