Myers, born 19 July 1856 in Bloomington, Indiana. He was the son of Henderson Allen Myers
and Rachel Minerva Coatney.
He married Sarah Jane Hash 30 May 1878 in
Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana.
Before 1900, the family migrated to Ellis Co., Texas; there
William died on December 4, 1897
in Waxahachie, Ellis Co., Texas. Sarah Jane is listed in the 1900
Ellis Co., census with her five children. By April 1910, Sarah
and her daughter, Abbie are living in Grayson Co. with a boarder,
Jane Hash, born 30 January 1860 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana; died
07 January 1944 in Pottsboro, Grayson Co, Texas.
She was the daughter
of James Hash and Mary Ratliff.
Myers and Sarah Hash are:
Henry Myers, born
25 Oct ober 1879 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana; died September 1957
born 02 September 1881 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana; died 20 July
in Goulbusk, Coleman Co., Texas; married Ella
Charlotte Boggs 28 August
in Sherman, Grayson Co., Texas; born 12 December 1884 in Lebanon,
Missouri; died 25 October 1978 in Goulbusk, Coleman Co.,
Maudie Beatrice Myers,
born 05 October 1884 & died 25 September 1885
in Bloomington, Monroe Co., Indiana
Lula Ann Myers, born
02 May 1886 in Ellis Co., Texas; died 18 March 1911 in Dallas, Dallas
Lee Myers, born 18 August 1890 in Ellis Co., Texas; died 12
in Pottsboro, Grayson Co., Texas; married Henry C. Clountz 24 October
in Grayson Co., Texas.
Claudie Myers, born
20 March 1893 & died 23 April 1893 in Ellis Co.,
born 06 March1894 in Ellis Co., Texas; died 26 December 1980 in
Vernon, Wilbarger Co.,
Sarah Jane Hash Myers was a
small framed woman, about 5' 6", with long, straight, black hair, which
in a bun, and she had blue eyes. She smoked a corn cob pipe or a clay
She would always send or bring James H. Hash a can of tobacco and a
for Christmas, but he never used it. She was a member of the Locust
Church of Christ, which then moved their building in her lifetime to
Willow Springs area a few miles away on land donated by the Driggers
family, and across the road from the Clountz place.
Jane "Aunt Jane" died from pneumonia on a Friday monring at 7:00 am at
her daughter's house - Minnie Myers
Clountz. She was 83 years, 11 months, 7 days., She was buried Saturday
at 3:00 pm. Leland Alton, minister of the Church of Christ,
Interment was under the direction of Short-Murray Funeral
were Dempsey Moon, Roy Moon, Walter Moon, Spencer Steadman, Roy Smith
J. Henry and Tom Hash were her
brothers; they had moved to Texas from Missouri before 1900.
William H. Myers came to Texas in 1884. They came to Sherman
a year and then moved to Ellis County Texas. After William H.
died in 1897 from pneumonia. brought on by complications
having the measles and working too hard when sick, Sarah
Jane moved northwest of
Pottsboro,Texas with her brothers and resided there until her death in
Hash died about a month before
Jane did and is buried at the Locust Cemetery close to
wife Ellie Avaline is buried next to him. There is only a
rock that marks their graves.
1910 Census of Grayson County,
Texas, Sarah Jane Myers states she is a farmer, renting on farm
was buried in the Georgetown Cemetery
next to her daughter, Minnie Clountz, near Pottsboro, Grayson Co.,
& Sarah Jane Hash Myers, with daughter
Standing, back row : Samuel Henry Myers, Sarah Jane Hash Myers
Front row : Lula Ann Myers, William Henderson Myers holding Minnie Myers, James Henderson Myers
Children of William Henry Myers & Sarah Jane Hash
Samuel Henry, James Henderson "Jim", Minnie, Abbie
row, left to right : James Henderson Myers, Samuel Myers, William
Henderson Myers, Elmira Ellie Mosier Hash, J. Henry Hash, Sarah
Jane Hash Myers, unknown
Front row, children : left to right : Abbie Myers, Minnie Myers, Jodie Mosier, Lula Myers
Grayson County Index
Elaine Nall Bay