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Eugene Orville Meyer

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  • Name Eugene Orville Meyer 
    Born Sat, Oct 31, 1908  Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence Wed, Jun 1, 1910  Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farm House 
    • John H. Meyers was 37 and Florence was 32. They had been married for four years (both on first marriage) and had two children:
      Walter J., 4
      Eugene A., 1 year, 5 months

      Florence's mother:
      Florence M. Sinclair, a widow, 54 years old, had one child

      Boarder:
      Anceta Johnson, 12

      The house was downtown at 1025 8th Street, which is now large buildings.
    Census page 5b, Modesto, California
    Census page 5b, Modesto, California
    from www.ancestry.com
    Census page 6a, Modesto, California
    Census page 6a, Modesto, California
    from www.ancestry.com
    Residence Thu, Jan 1, 1920  Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Boarding House 
    • Florence St. Clair was 64 and a widow. She had her two grandsons, and ran a boarding house for income.
      Walter J. Meyer, 14, a student
      Eugene O. Meyer, 11, a student

      Five lodgers

      The house was 1015 8th Street, which is now parking lot.
    Census page 11b, Modesto, California
    Census page 11b, Modesto, California
    from www.ancestry.com
    Residence Tue, Apr 1, 1930  Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Boarding House 
    • Florence St. Clair was 72 years old, a widow, running a rooming house and caring for her two grandsons:
      Walter Meyer, 22
      Eugene Meyer, 21, a student

      There were 3 people rooming there.

      The house was worth $8000 and Florence owned it and it had a radio set. The address was 1015 8th Street.
    Census page 6a, Modesto, California
    Census page 6a, Modesto, California
    from www.ancestry.com
    Residence Mon, Apr 1, 1935  South Riverside Road, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    House 
    • E.K. Finney had provided houses on his farm for himself and his daughters. The following were living in the same place in 1940:

      Eugene and Erwina Meyer
      E.K. & Minne Finney
      Lyle & Wilhelmina Macomber
    Residence Mon, Apr 1, 1940  South Riverside Road, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Houses 
    • E.K. Finney had a farm and houses for his daughter's families at the end of South Riverside Road (now the Modesto Airport). The families involved were:

      Eugene O. Meyers was 31 and Erwina was 28. They owned the property worth $3000 (in 2011 about $189,000) and did not have a farm.
      Genellen, 1

      E.K. Finney was 59 and Minnie W. was 58. They owned the property worth $3500 (in 2011 about $211,000) and had a farm.

      Lyle Macomber was 29 and Wilhelmina was 26. They rented the house for $15 a month (in 2011 about $945).
      Melvin, 1

      J.P. Dieu was 34 and Vinita was 31. They owend the property worth $2500 (in 2011 about $158,000).
      Erwin Joseph, 2
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Employment Mon, Apr 1, 1940  Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Patrolman 
    • He was a government worker employed for the state motor vehicle department as a highway patrolman. He worked 48 hours the previous week and 52 weeks of 1939. He made $2280 in 1939 and did not have other income (about $144,000 in 2011).
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Possessions Abt 1958  Tierra Buena, Sutter, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Tierra Buena land 
    • As an investment project, E.K. Finney got the family son-in-laws together to buy a some acres of land. He went into the project with Joe Dieu, Lyle Macomber, and Meyer along with a minor share with Melvin Macomber (grandson). The land was sold around 1961. The farm had a farm house, on which the farmer that worked the land lived, and a crop duster. The land was north of Sacramento on Hwy. 99.
    FamilySearch ID# K4LZ-S18 
    Education College  [7
    • Completed 2 years of college.
    Died Sat, Sep 10, 1988  Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Age 79 years 
    Buried Modesto Citizens Cemetery, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address:
    1001 Scenic Drive 
    • Buried on Ave 2, Grave 96.
    Eugene Orville Meyer (1908 - 1988) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Eugene Orville Meyer (1908 - 1988) - Find A Grave Memorial
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    Person ID I561  MacomberKin | Kelso family
    Last Modified Tue, Feb 3, 2015 

    Father John Henry Meyer
              b. Mon, Mar 6, 1871, Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Mon, Oct 2, 1922, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Florence St. Clair
              b. Tue, Oct 15, 1872, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Thu, Mar 29, 1917, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Family ID F197  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Erwina Catherine Finney
              b. Sun, Aug 27, 1911, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Sun, Aug 9, 1998, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married Sat, Dec 29, 1934  Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Genellen Erwina Meyer
              b. Wed, Nov 9, 1938, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Fri, Jan 8, 2010, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Living
    Last Modified Fri, Aug 4, 2017 
    Family ID F190  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart