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www.childers-shepherd.org, 19 Jan 2010
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Sampson Lafayette Myers           +             Lucinda Dulcennia Roberts
 1861   - 1943                          m.  1884                     1862 - 1902
Iredell Co NC  Bunc Co NC                                                                                 Bunc Co NC
                                         Myrtle Myers (A. D. Wilson), 1885 - 1944
                                         Fred Lafayette Myers (Mary Pearl Eller), 1888 - 1966
                                         Josephine "Josie" Myers (
William A. Myers), 1890 - 1982
                                         Blanche Myers (Ralph M. Corn), 1892 - 1976
                                         Herman Clyde Myers (Celia [unknown], 1897 - 1970

                                                          John Wesley Shepherd + Matilda Riddle
Sampson Lafayette Myers  +  
Eugenia (Gennie) L. Shepherd
1861 - 1943             m. 1908           1877 - 1957
Iredell Co NC  Bunc Co NC          Bunc Co NC                   Yancey Co NC   Bunc Co NC
Terrell W. Myers, 1911 - 1987

By the 1910 census, Sampson and Gennie Myers were "Head" and "Wife" respectively of the
household which included two of Sampson's children from his prior marriage: daughter Blanche,
age 17, and son Herman, age 12.

By the time of the next census, in 1920, Sampson Myers was living alone, described as "widowed",
as the sole member of his household in the vicinity between the homes of Horace Deaver and
Walter Shepherd. Gennie "Shepherd" was living with her son "Teral Shepherd" in the household
otherwise comprising Fred Shepherd, head; Matilda Shepherd, mother; and Lula Shepherd, sister.
Gennie was listed as "widowed".

In the 1930 census, Gennie "Myers" was listed as head of her household with her son Terrell
"Myers", age 19. Sampson L. Myers was living with his nephew William Myers and family in Flat
Creek. Both were listed as "widowed".

Sources: US Census 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, Buncombe County, NC;
       NC Death Certificate, Sampson L. Myers, 1943;
       NC Death Certificate, Fred L. Myers, 1966;
       NC Death Certificate, Myrtle M. Wilson, 1944;
       Ancestry.com's Ball family tree; Shepherd's Flock; Campbell family tree.
James Thomas Myers + Nancy Clementine Ball                                       William Jasper Roberts + Ellen [unknown]