Wilbert S. Myers of Miami, MO
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Devin-Myers Family Records

Welcome to a journey back in time....

WILBERT STERRETT MYERS was born in Miami, Saline County, MO, on June 3, 1871.The W. S. Myers Family, Wib, Emma, Robert and Alice

At the age of sixteen he began a daily diary. Through these writings, beginning in 1887 and continuing to 1905, we can travel back, over 100 years, to another time and place. These diaries also contain mention of local births, marriages, and deaths, which will be of interest to area genealogists.

In addition this site includes biographical sketches, family group sheets, and some photos of family members, friends, and the community of Miami.

The photo, at right, was taken c.1912, of Wilbert S. Myers and his wife Emma J. Wheeler. Their children are Robert Whitmore Myers, b. 1900, and Alice Margaret Myers, b. 1908.

This website was developed by Meredyth Lee (Myers) Devin, the grand-daughter of W. S. Myers, with the invaluable assistance of photos and records from his daughter, Alice Margaret (Myers) Castell.

For additional information please contact me at:[email protected]

These Diaries are in the possession of The State Historical Society of Missouri and are available for research. For more information, please contact: [email protected]


Introduction Preface Wib's Bio Wib's family
Emma's family Diary 1887 Diary 1888 Diary 1889
Diary 1890 Diary 1891 Diary 1892 '93WorldFair
Diary 1893 Diary 1894 Diary 1895 Diary 1896
Diary 1897 Diary 1898 Diary 1899 Diary 1900
Diary 1901 Diary 1902 Diary 1903 Diary 1904
Diary 1905 To Whittier PHOTOS Diary 1906
MiamiVisit1907 Lillian Haughton School of Dance