Philip Myers was born 1765 in possibly Ireland1, and died 1842 in Logan County, KY2.
Notes for Philip Myers:
There are several Miers, Myers, etc in the 1782 Frederick County Virginia tax lists. 
WAS PHILIP BORN IN PENNSYLVANIA? IRELAND? GERMANY?
Philip was a Pennsylvania farmer of German-Irish descent. According to family tradition, he was born in Ireland in 1765, however, at least one source ("Kentucky: A History of the State") describes him as a native of Pennsylvania, born in 1755.
Myers is certainly a German name and most of the families with which the Myerses were associated were German Brethren who were part of what is known as the Palatine Migration from the regions along the Rhine River to primarily Pennsylvania and Maryland.
Then what about the family tradition of Ireland as his birth place? A possible explanation could be this. When the flood of Palatine immigrants began arriving in Amsterdam, they overwhelmed that city's resources. Queen Anne of England needed protestant colonists for Northern Ireland and America. They were needed in Northern Ireland to counter balance the influence of the Irish Catholics who were mostly against English Rule. Settlers were needed in America to move into the backcountry to provide a buffer between England's colonists along the coasts and the Native Americans of the interior.
As a result, Queene Anne agreed to provide the ships needed for transporting the Palatines, but, due to the large number of immigrants, there was sometimes a long wait for an available ship. Refugee camps were established in England and Ireland until the Palatines could be transported to America. Some of the Palatines stayed in Ireland while others immigrated when their ships became available. Philip's family could have been among those families who settled temporarily in Ireland before continuing on to America.
Of course, family traditions are sometimes incorrect, and Philip could have been born in Pennsylvania of parents who were Palatine immigrants. 
JACOB GOLDMAN PALATINE GERMAN
The first boat loads of Palatines, from Holland, arrived on England's Isle of Man on June 9, 1709. Finally 13,000 Palatines found refuge in England. The vast horde was alarming. Queen Anne was sympathetic and allowed each ninepence daily for food. Some were housed in one thousand tents taken from English army stores. These tents were pitched on the Surrey side of the Thames. One thousand four hundred were lodged for four months in the warehouses of Sir Charles Cox. Many occupied barns until these were needed for crops.
The first large shipment (3,500) of these people was to Ireland where they became potato farmers. The second large shipment was to the Carolinas. They sailed from England in the early autumn of 1709. The best known migration was with Governor Hunter to New York. Tradition says that the Mayor of Albany, Col. Peter Schuyler, had visited England with five Indian Chiefs, two were said to be Mohicans. The Chief, Etowankaum, saw the homeless Germans. He offered the Queen a tract of land in the Schoharie Valley for them. 
DID PHILIP HAVE A BROTHER NAMED PETER MYERS?
Did Philip have a brother named Peter? "Two Centuries of Brothersvalley" includes Philip Myers and Peter Myers, listed together as members of Capt. Henry Rhoads group to migrate from Pennsylvania to Kentucky. A Peter Myers m. Catherine Ward May 1800 in Muhlenberg County, KY [Muhlenberg County, KY, Marriages, Sec IV Ch 52]. If the Philip Myers listed among the Rhoads group is our Philip, and he most likely is, then he would have had a brother named Peter. 
WAS PHILIP AMONG THE FOLLOWERS OF CAPT HENRY RHOADS?
THE MYERS - RHOADS CONNECTION
In 1785, Capt Henry Rhoads led over 100 families from the Bedford County, PA, region, to the Green River country of Logan County, KY.
1. Among those listed in the 100+ families of Capt Rhoads' group of 1785 are Philip Myers [Mires], and wife Mary, and Peter Myers [Mires], and wife Elizabeth, of Pipe Creek, MD. No children are listed for either.
2. Philip's first child, 'Henry', was born in Logan County, KY, in 1786.
3. Henry married Mary Polly Martin Rhoads, a granddaughter of Capt Rhoads.
4. Both families were associated with the same German Brethren group of families.
5. Philip's wife, Elizabeth, has been recorded as being from Pipe Creek, MD. [Although, his wife has variously been recorded to be named Elizabeth, Mary, etc.] Capt Rhoads had earlier lived in the Pipe Creek area as had several of the German Brethren families and there were strong connections among these families living in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia.
6. Barbara Larmon [Laramon, Lauriman] was the second wife of Capt Henry Rhoads. Barbara's brother Edward Larmon married Susannah, the daughter of Philip Myers.
While mostly circumstantial, this evidence is strong enough to support the likely conclusion that our Philip is the same person as 'Philip Mires' of Capt Rhoads' group. ---RCM
ANOTHER MYERS - RHOADS CONNECTION
Barbara Larmon [Laramon, Lauriman] was the second wife of Capt Henry Rhoads (married 1807-1814). In 1804, Barbara's brother Edward Larmon married Susannah, the daughter of Philip Myers. ---RCM
John Vaught, d. after 1813 purchased land in Logan or Muhlenberg County from Peter Myers. ---RCM 
This John Vaught was the grand uncle of Mary Martin Rhoads who married Henry Myers.
PRIDDY-WINKLER, DAVIS-VAUGHT, SHIRER-GAUMER and other surnames Entries: 4072 Updated: Wed Mar 19 13:11:04 2003 Contact: Mary L. Shirer ID: I1957
Name: John VAUGHT
Sex: M Birth: 15 DEC 1761 in Hagerstown, Washington Co., MD Death: 15 JUN 1813 in Muhlenberg Co., KY Reference Number: 366
"In the name of God, Amen, I. JOHN VAUGHT, of the county of Muhlenberg and the state of Kentucky being in low in health but of sound mind and memory do constitute and ordain this my last will and testament.
First of all I commit my soul to the Almighty God who gave it, and by body I request to be buried in a Christian manner by my executors.
And as touching my worldly affects wherewith it has been please God to gave me, I gave and bequeath them in a manner and form as follows (Viz). After all my just debts is paid -
First of all I gave and to my beloved wife, ELIZABETH, the plantation whereon I now live during her natural lifetime and her widowhood together with all my farming utensils and stock of all kinds and all the household and kitchen furniture except such as I shall hereafter mention.
Secondly, I gave and bequeath my daughter, MARGARET, one horse and saddle and two cows also her equal part of my estate at the decease of my widow including the above as part of her portion.
I also gave and bequeath to my son ABRAHAM, two hundred and fifty acres of land bought of PETER MYERS, he, the said ABRAHAM is to pay fifteen dollars to my estate in good trade. And it is further understood that this is his full portion of my estate.
I also gave and bequeath to my son, JOHN, one hundred acres of land on the waters ROCKY CREEK entered and surveyed in the name of Benjamin Bifferstaff and patented in his name. I also gave a mare and one horse and saddle, one cow and her increase which is to be considered as his full portion of my estate the above property he the said John has already received and has in his possession...... 
WIFE OF PHILIP MYERS
WFT #2057 lists Philip Myers' wife as Levinia or Rebecca. Other WFT trees have her name as Mary. Family tradition has her name as Elizabeth. H. Austin Cooper, in "Two Centuries of Brothersvalley" has Mary as the wife of Philip Mires [Myers]. 
CENSUS RECORDS FOR PHILIP MYERS
1795 Logan County, KY, Census The 1795 census records show Henry's father, Philip, living in Logan County, KY, and 9 year old Henry would have been living in that household.
1810 Logan County, KY, Census Russellville p. 799 Philip Mirez free white males: 10-16=1, 16-26=1, 26-45=1[Philip] free white females: 26-45=1[Elizabeth] all other free persons not taxed: 2/ [?] slaves=0 [1st name listed]
1820 Logan County, KY, Census p. 46 Philip Myers free white males: 16-26=1, 26-45=1, >45=1[Philip] free white females: 10-16=1, 16-26=1, >45=1[Elizabeth] free colored males: 0-14=4, 14-26=2, 26-45=1 free colored females: 0-14=3, 14-26=3, 26-45=1
Kentucky Census, 1810-90 Year Surname Given Name (s) County State Page Township or Other Info Reco rd Type Database ID#
1820 MYERS PHILIP Logan County KY 046 Russelville Federal Population Schedule KY 1820 Federal Census Index KY35353557
1830 Logan County, KY, Census [possibly listed incorrectly as Philip Jones] p 73 Russellville line 9 Philip Jones; 1 white male 60-70; 1 male slave under 10; 1 male slave 10-24; 1 female slave under 10; 1 female slave 36-55;
Note: This census does not record a Philip Myers. Philip's son Henry is on line 8 of p. 73. The next line, line 9, shows Philip Jones. The data on this line would match with that of Philip Myers. ---RCM
1840 Logan County, KY, Census 221 No Twp L, enumerator 222 Philip Myers, males 70-80=1[Philip] slaves, male <10=4, 10-24=4 slaves, female <10=4 total persons=13 
THE KENTUCKY LAND GRANTS Volume 1 Part 1 CHAPTER II VIRGINIA GRANTS (1782-1792) THE COUNTIES OF KENTUCKY
25 NOVEMBER 1787
page 93 Grantee: MYERS, PHILIP Acres: 4,091 Book: 11 Page: 398 Date Survey: 11-25-1787 County: Bourbon Watercourse: Sandy
THE KENTUCKY LAND GRANTS Volume 1 Part 1 CHAPTER IV GRANTS SOUTH OF GREEN RIVER (1797-1866) THE COUNTIES OF KENTUCKY
25 AUGUST 1796
page 369 Grantee: MYERS, PHILIP Acres: 197 Book: 1 Page: 164 Date Survey: 8-25-1796 County: Logan Watercourse: Muddy R
Part 2, Chapter X, Grants In The County Court Orders, 1836 - 1924, Page 1531
20 OCTOBER 1838
MYERS, PHILIP, 20 acres, book 3, p. 457, surveyed 10-20-1838, Logan County, Muddy R Watercourse 
VARIOUS RECORDS WITH POSSIBLE CONNECTIONS TO PHILIP MYERS' ANCESTORS
Bedford County, PA, Oaths of Allegiance: 1778 Mathias MYER [?]
MYERS, Jacob---Captain Samuel Thomas' Company (possibly the 4th Company, 3rd Battalion) [Bedford County, PA?]
MYERS, Mathew---Captain Samuel Thomas' Company (possibly the 4th Company, 3rd Battalion) [Bedford County, PA?]
1781, MYERS, Casper--- Captain Charles T [Bedford County, PA?] 
The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 21 page 94 Mrs. Fanny B. MYERS. DAR ID Number: 20260 Born in Kingston, Pennsylvania. Widow of Henry B. MYERS. Descendant of Philip MYERS, of Pennsylvania. Daughter of Thomas MYERS and Sarah Borkidge, his wife. Granddaughter of Philip MYERS and Martha Bennet (1763-1851), his wife, m. 1778.
Philip MYERS, (1759-1835), enlisted as a private in the German regiment, Continental troops, 1776. He applied for a pension at the age of seventy-four and it was allowed for six months' actual service. He was born in Germany, settled in Frederick, Md.; removed, 1785, to Kingston, Pa., where he died. His widow also received a pension.
[Note: This Philip Myers was a Revolutionary War veteran. Although there are similarities in naming patterns and locations of residence, any connection to our Philip Myers is unknown. ---RCM] 
1796 TURKEYFOOT TAX LIST
TURKEYFOOT, BEDFORD COUNTY, PA, TAX RECORDS http://www.rootsweb.com/~pasomers/ltfoot/Pre1800.txt
MYERS, HENRY, y [1796 tax list] MYERS, HENRY Sr., y [1796 tax list]
[Note: This is a location where our Rhoads family lived [they left for Kentucky 1785. ---RCM] 
Posted By: geri brennan Subject: Re: Philip MYERS 1760 in MD Militia? Post Date: August 18, 2000 at 12:21:45 Message URL: http://genforum.genealogy.com/americanrev/messages/4022.ht Forum: American Revolution Forum Forum URL: http://genforum.genealogy.com/americanrev/
MYERS, Philip, Martha, MD line, W4554, soldier was born 3 Nov 1759 near Mentz on the Rhine in Germany, and he came to America with his parents in 1766 and landed in Phila. and in a few weeks moved to Frederick Co. MD. He lived there till enlistment and in 1785 sol. moved to Kingston, PA where he applied 8 Nov 1832. Sol's widow applied there 14 Sep. 1847, aged 87. Sol. and wife had a large family but only the son John MYERS of Kingston, PA in 1847 age 57 was named in the claim. Widow's sister Mary Tuttle was of Kingston, PA., she was born 5 Aug 1770.
Posted By: Bill Myers Subject: Re: Philip Myers---PA>KY Post Date: August 21, 2000 at 13:11:40 Message URL: http://genforum.genealogy.com/myers/messages/3785.html Forum: Myers Family Genealogy Forum Forum URL: http://genforum.genealogy.com/myers/
Hi Cousin, Philip MYERS b. 3-Nov-1759 in Germany s. Martha Bennett ... genealogy back to 1100's England is available. I have three branches including son HENRY MYERS of Muhlenberg Co. KY --> grandson SOLOMAN B. MYERS. Perhaps we should swap geds? I think your's is posted somewhere and I may have already loaded it. Mine is not ... I'm pretty early in the process of putting things together. Also see this url and other followups ... http://www.genforum.genealogy.co m/americanrev/messages/4022.html... Bill Myers
[Note: This may be a confusion of the two different Philip Myers. ---RCM] 
Myers, Peter KY MUHLENBERG CO. 1800 TAX LIST
1800 /54 May Peter Myers & Catherina Ward Revnd Wm Nixon
[Note: Philip may have had a brother named Peter. ---RCM] 
List of foreigners imported in the brigatine Richard and Elizabeth, Christopher Clymer, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified Sept. 28, 1733. http://www .rootsweb.com/~GENHOME/imm10a.htm
(The original list is herewith given) Names of Men Age MIRE, Philip..................................................36
Names of Women MIRE, Anna Margaretha..................................40
Note: no children of a similar surname were listed. 
[List 204 A] A List of mens Names and ages, Imported in the Ship Peggy, Capt. James Abercrombie, from Rotterdam, 24 September, 1753.
Philip Jacob Mayer, 22 
The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 28 page 330 [p.330] Mrs. Eleanor Agness Myers Pugh. DAR ID Number: 27916 Born in West Grove, Pennsylvania. Wife of Morrow Pugh. Descendant of Jacob Myers, of Pennsyvania. Daughter of Rittenhouse Myers and Mary Elizabeth Mackey, his wife. Granddaughter of Daniel Myers and Adeline B. Hamill, his wife. Gr.-granddaughter of Jacob Myers, Jr., and Elizabeth Rittenhouse, his wife. Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Jacob Myers and Mary Van Wunder, his wife. Jacob Myers, (1753-1826), was at Valley Forge and on account of illness was discharged. He joined the invalid regiment, 1780, for the protection of Philadelphia. He was born in Germantown; died in Chester Co., Penna. Also Nos. 3247, 9317, 19518. 
12 JANUARY 1810 ESTATE APPRAISAL
Jones, Aaron, Inventory dated 12 Jan 1810 Appraisers: Edward Larmon PHILOP MYRES Thomas Graham 
Brown-Cooksey Families woven into the tapestry of America Entries: 4405 Contact: Michael Brown Brown/McDaniel/Hughes/Crumpley/Cooksey/Miller/McCaul/Hammonds ID: I0635
Name: PHILIP MYERS
Sex: M Birth: BEF. 1765 in >45 in 1810c. from PA? (German?) Meiers Death: 1842 in Logan Co., Kentucky FA1: Survey Book A, Logan Co. KY p 90, 10-22-1796 survey of 197 acres FA2: Survey Book c, p 42. 12-21-1803 survey 105 acres FA3: AUG 1995 Muhlenberg 'Heritage' Vol17#1- Philip MYERS and wife Mary, from FA4: Pipe Creek Maryland, w/ Capt Henry in 1785 FA6: 70 and 80 years old; split number = birth ~1765 (1760-1770) FA7: couldn't find indexed in 1830 census to see if wife still alive Burial: NOV 1997 is this the "Phillip Myers owned mill on road to Russellville, KY" (Logan Co.) Burial: AUG 1995 1840 census; Philip Myers in Logan County; Age: between Note: (A copy of the hand-written copy made by Edward M. Manley from the original as discovered by him in September 1955) Marriage 1 MARY? b: BEF. 1765 in >45 in 1810c.; Pipe Creek?, Carroll Co, MD Married: ABT. 1785 in wag on Susanna birth not Jacob Children Henry C. MYERS b: ABT. 1790 in wag per 1840 census Patsy (Martha) MYERS b: ABT. 1800 in guess per marriage date Anna MYERS b: ABT. 1798 in wag per marriage date Susanna MYERS b: ABT. 1786 in Kentucky per Rebb. 1880c.; 1780-80 per 1840 c. b: wag per marr date Jacob MYERS b: ABT. 1780 in wag as brother to Henry 
FROM 'THE HISTORY OF RUSSELLVILLE & LOGAN CO, KENTUCKY' by Alex C. Finley K976.976FIN 1878 O.C. Rhea Publisher Russellville, KY Abbreviation of County Court Proceedings
January 27 Court 1795
'PHILIP MYERS overseer of road from Logan Court House to Ambrose Maulding's.' 
Addison Township, Somerset County, PA Census Records for 1800
MYERS, HENRY 2 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 \
Lower Turkey Foot Twp, Somerset Co, PA The following is a list of the taxpayers of of Township
in 1796: HENRY MYERS, Sr., HENRY MYERS, \
indicating who resided in the Turkeyfoot region and when (up to 1800).
MYERS, HENRY, y-1796 tax list MYERS, HENRY, SR., y-1796 tax list
QUEMAHONING TOWNSHIP 1776 TAX ASSESSMENT Quemahoning Township (then Bedford County) persons taxed for the year 1776 .
UNCULTIVATED LAND Uncultivated Land Tax Provincial Tax Surname First Name Acres L S P L S P
MYERS James . 1 2 6 . . .
QUEMAHONING TOWNSHIP 1779 TAX ASSESSMENT Quemahoning Township (then Bedford County) property assessment listing for the year 1779. Included in this list are non-resident landowners.
HOUSEHOLDERS - LANDOWNERS - TENANTS - INMATES
SURNAME FIRST NAME ACRES HORSES CATTLE
MIRES Mathias 200 -- -- 
LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF PHILIP MYERS Will Book G, page 315, Logan County, KY 13 September 1838
I, Philip Myres of Logan County, Kentucky, being of sound mind and memory have thought proper to make the following as my last will and testament. It is my will and desire that my slaves all Shall be free at my death.
?To wit- Lydia, George, Ben, Sam, ?Aaron, Hank, ?Mark, Henry, Jesse, Hannah, Malinda, Nelly, Matilda, Dolly, Louisa, Mindy, David, ?Marie, Bill, Dick, together with their future increase.
The tract of land on which I reside containing about four hundred acres I Will and Bequeath to my two grand Sons Solomon & James Myres Sons of Henry Myres. Solomon's part to be laid off on the west side of the River & James' part on the East Side.
I also will & Bequeath to the said Solomon & James Myres & their Brother David Myres the tract of land containing about four hundred acres lying in Logan County in the neighborhood of Bibbs Chappel to be equally divided Between them.
I Will & Bequeath to my grand Daughters Elizabeth Baker and Susan Myres daughters of my Son Henry five hundred dollars each.
I Will & Bequeath to my daughter Susan Larmon one hundred dollars in addition to what I have heretofore advanced to her to be raised out of the Sale of Such of my personal estate as may be sold.
I will & Bequeath to my Slaves above emancipated five hundred dollars to give them a start after my death.
I Will & desire that all the Balance of my estate both real, personal and mixed be Sold and that the proceeds be equally divided Between my Son Henry Myres and his three Sons before named and if after the foregoing bequests there shall be any other moneys to become due to my estate or any other money on hand I will and Bequeath Same to my Said son Henry and his three Sons to be equally divided as a foresaid. I hereby appoint my Son Henry Myres and my friend Marmaduke B. Morton as executors of this my last will and testament. Witness my hand and Seal this 13th day of September, 1838.
his Philip + Myres [SEAL] mark
Witnesses Richd W. Counts Jas McCallin
Logan County, ?Sct. I, I, Marmaduke B. Morton as clerk of the Said Logan County Court do hereby certify that at a county court held for Said County of Logan on the 25th day of July, 1842, the foregoing last will and testament of Philip Myres, Decd, was produced in Court and proven in open court by the oaths of Richard W. Counts and James McCallin Subscribing Witnesses think to be the act and deed and last will and testament of the Said Philip Myres, Decd, and ordered to be recorded. Whereupon the Same togeth er with this certificate hath been duly admitted to be ?to record in my? a nd on my office Given under my hand as Clerk aforesaid the date above.
M. B. Morton
Note: Philip could not read or write as shown by his will which he signed by making his "mark", an "X". The will spells his last name as "Myres ", however, this could be explained by others having to write on his behalf. ---"Last Will and Testament of Philip Myers" 
PROBATE OF WILL OF HENRY MYERS (& PHILIP MYERS ?) page 83
We the undersigned commissioned for Logan County have this day ? with George Richardson Executor of Henry Myers who was Executor of Philip Myers, Decd, ? ? Henry Myers as Executor ? ? to the estate of Philip Myers De cd ? as above states. Given under our hands this 8th March 1850.
Richd W. Counts ? ? Bigger (?)
Logan County ? :
At a County Court held for sd county at the courthouse in Russellville on the 22nd day of April 1850 the above ? with George Richardson Exr of Henry Myers who was Exr of Philip Myers Decd will produced in court approved and ? to be recorded. Whereupon ? ? together with this certificate hath been duly ? my ? my ? as clerk of Sd court the date above.
$ 400.00 1850 ? George Richardson Exr of Henry Myers who ? of Philip M yers Decd. ? of 1st sale Bill in Logan Co of property sold by H. Myers in his life for (?)
192.21 " 2nd sale as above 1016.00 " as sold in Muhlenberg 500.00 " Cash on hand at death of P. Myers _______ $1757.09
$1757.09 Deduct amt of ? 1262.25 $ 476.84 Bal due estate ? Cr
$ 131.64 By ? (A) 385.00 " Amt to Ed Kingsley heir ? (B) 451.96 " do " Sarah Baker, heir & recpts ( 100.00 " do " Edw Laramon do ( 30.25 " do " ? ? recpts do ( 7.00 " do " George ? do (F 5.50 " do " " ? " do (G) 1.75 " ? 3.00 " 2 ? for these " 2 ? or doubtful debts ?
17.90 misc ? & ? ? 25th Oct 1843 35.25 ? ? of George Richardson ? 10th Aug 1843 ? ________ $1200.25 ? 60.00 ________ $1260.25 ? ? ? $1200 at 5 / ? c
[Note: > indicates a portion that is not readable. Any words in the brackets (<>), are guesses or interpretations of others, i.e. Edward M. Manley, September, 1955 from worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.c gi?op=GET&db=lycenius&id=10635.] ---end of probate record. 
First African American Marriages Grooms L - P
20 Apr 1866 Mark Myers & Susan Myers Tho. J. Jones 3 Oct 1866 Myers, George & Sarah Myers Thos. Bruce 14 Oct 1869 Myers, Mark & Martha Gish Saml. Elliott 20 Apr 1866 Myers, Mark & Susan Myers Tho. J. Jones 3 Oct 1866 George Myers & Sarah Myers Thos. Bruce 
Common Persons Certificate # 438 Aug 25, 1796 Logan County Survey Book A, p 90
PHILIP & wife to EDWARD LARMON 194 acres located on a branch emptying in to Muddy River. Jun 18, 1804. $250.00. Deed Book A, p 165.
[Note: I visited this property in the fall of 2002. The rock house that was built there is considered the oldest rock house in western Kentucky. The Larmon Cemetery is located here and Susanna Myers Larmon/Laraman is buried there. ---RCM] 
From: Bea Hayes Subject: Re: Myers Information Date: Wed, 06 Aug 1997 11:11:52 -0700
> I am searching for a Jacob Myers/Meyer born C1791. He lived inYork > county. > I am desperately trying to find his parents. Any chance he is > realted to > your Mary? Margo
Hi Margo, Don't know if this will help, but recently found it in the History of the COB of Western PA 1916 on the Myers Family. This name seems to have been originally written "Moyer", then "Meyer", and at present is written "Meyers" and "Myers". Sometime toward the close of the 18th century four brothers, Michael, Rudolph, Henry and Christian Meyers (Moyer) came to Somerset Co., PA from what is now Lebanon Co., PA. It is not known if they came at the same time nor whether they were accompanied by their parents.
There was a George Myers in Elk Lick Twp. as early as 1784. If he was one of the above brothers, or a brother I cannot say.
One Abram Myers died in Elk Lick TWp. in 1832 whose sons were John, Henry, Michael, Jacob and Samuel.
It is possible that the Myerses were not Dunkers, but Michael and Christian became such through the influence of their wives.
There is more on the descendants of these 2 families starts on p. 497. Good luck! Bea 
From : JYoung6180@aol.com
To : firstname.lastname@example.org Subject : Re: Myers Family Date : Fri, 8 Aug 2003 19:45:18 EDT In a message dated 8/8/2003 7:35:03 PM Eastern Standard Time, ronmyers55@h otmail.com writes:
I read some postings you made at Rootsweb on the Brethren site and thought I would take a long shot. I am researching my 4xggf Philip Myers, b. c 1765, lived in Bedford/Somerset County, PA, and/or Pipe Creek, MD, areas. Moved to Kentucky 1786 with Capt Henry Rhoads. There are several family connections to the Frederick and Carroll Counties of Maryland.
If Philip Myers or his family is familiar to you, I would appreciate any information you might have. Thanks, Ron
Ron Myers Redondo Beach, California
There was a Philip Myers in the family I'm researching but he isn't the one you are looking for. He died in Adams County, PA and was Lutheran.
I looked in the book Allegheny Passage and found another Myers (and variant spellings) family who are very much connected to the Brethren but I see no mention of a Philip in that line. That Myers family was from York/Adams counties also and ended up in Hampshire County, VA (later WV).
I'm sorry I don't know who your Philip is -- I wish I could help.
Brown-Cooksey Families woven into the tapestry of America Entries: 5800 Updated: 2005-09-25 16:53:02 UTC (Sun) Contact: Michael Brown ID: I0635
Name: Philip MYERS
Sex: M Birth: BEF 1765 in >45 in 1810c. from PA? (German?) Meiers Death: 1842 in Logan Co., Kentucky _FA1: Survey Book A, Logan Co. KY p 90, 10-22-1796 survey of 197 acres _FA2: Survey Book c, p 42. 12-21-1803 survey 105 acres _FA3: AUG 1995 Muhlenberg 'Heritage' Vol17#1- Philip MYERS and wife Mary, from _FA4: Pipe Creek Maryland, w/ Capt Henry in 1785 _FA6: 70 and 80 years old; split number = birth ~1765 (1760-1770) _FA7: couldn't find indexed in 1830 census to see if wife still alive Burial: NOV 1997 is this the "Phillip Myers owned mill on road to Russellville, KY" (Logan Co.) Burial: AUG 1995 1840 census; Philip Myers in Logan County; Age: between
(A copy of the hand-written copy made by Edward M. Manley from the original as discovered by him in September 1955)
WILL OF PHILLIP MYERS
Logan County, Ky., Will Book G, p. 315
I, Phillip Myres, of Logan County, Kentucky, being sound of mind and memory have thought proper to make the following as my last Will and Testament. It is my will and desire that my slaves all shall be free at my death, To wit - Lydia, George, Ben, Aaron, Mark, Henry, Jesse, Hannah, Malinda, Nelly, Matilda, Dolly, Louisa, Mindy, Marie, Bill Dick, together with their future increase. The tract of land on which I reside containing about four hundred acres I will and Bequeath to my two grandsons Solomon and James Myres, sons of Henry Myres. Solomons part to be laid off on the west side the River and James part on the East side. I also will and bequeathe to the said Solomon and James Myres and their brother David Myres the tracts of land containing about four hundred acres lying in Logan County in the neighborhood of Bibbs Chapel to be equally divided between them.
I Will and Bequeathe to my grand daughters Elizabeth Baker and Susan Myres, daughters of my son Henry, five hundred dollars each. I will and Bequeath to my daughter Susan Larman one hundred dollars in addition to what I have heretofore advanced to her to be raised out of the Sale of such of my personal estate as my be sold. I will and bequeathe to my slaves emancipated above five hundred dollars to give them a start after my death. I will and desire that all the Balance of my estate both real personal and mixed be sold and that the proceeds be equally divided between my son Henry Myres and three sons before named and if after the four going bequests there shall be any other moneys to be come due my estate or any other money on hands I will and bequeathe same to my said son, Henry and three sons to be equally divided as aforesaid. I hereby appoint my son Henry Myres my friend Marmaduke B. Morton as executors of this my last Will and Testament. Witness my hand and seal this the 13th day of September 1838.
Phillip Myres (seal) his mark Witness Richd. W. Counts Jas. McCallen
Logan County Sct. I, Marmaduke B. Morton, as clerk of the said Logan County Court do hereby certify that at a County Court held for said County of Logan on the 25th day of July 1842 the forgoing last Will and testament of Phillip Myres Dec'd was produced in Court and proven by the oaths of Richard W. Counts and James McCallen, subscribing witnesses thereto to be the act and deed and last will and testament of Said Phillip Myres, Dec'd, and ordered to be recorded. Whereupon the same together with certificate both have been duly admitted to record in my office. Given under my hand as Clerk aforesaid, the date above. M. B. Morton
Marriage 1 MARY? b: BEF 1765 in >45 in 1810c.; Pipe Creek?, Carroll Co, MD
Married: ABT 1785 in wag on Susanna birth not Jacob
Henry C. MYERS b: ABT 1790 in wag per 1840 census Patsy (Martha) MYERS b: ABT 1800 in guess per marriage date Anna MYERS b: ABT 1798 in wag per marriage date Susanna MYERS b: ABT 1783 in Kentucky per Rebb. 1880c.; Virginia & abt 1783 per 1850c. Jacob MYERS b: ABT 1780 in wag as brother to Henry 
GENEALOGY OF THE MYERS FAMILY LOGAN AND MUHLENBERG COUNTY, KENTUCKY 1794 - 1982
Compiled and Edited by William H. Myers
This Genealogy is the result of five years of research and study of the Myers family history. While this has not been a full time occupation, it does represent several thousand hours of time spent in one area or another. Some of the time was spent just learning how to do Genealogy. If this can be of interest to anyone connected with our family, I consider the time well spent. If you will notify me of any additions or corrections, I anticipate a second edition in four or five years. If there is a lot of response, that could be sooner. WHM
GENEALOGY OF THE MYERS FAMILY LOGAN AND MUHLENBERG CO., KY.
I. Phillip Myers 1765 - 1842
Phillip Myers is thought to be the first generation Myers from our family to live in America. It has been said that he had one brother and that they came over from Ireland together to Pennsylvania. He moved to Kentucky before 1795, and probably before 1786, when Henry was born. This was around the same time that some other German immigrants moved to Logan County from Bedford, Pa., (York County). They lived in the Paradise area which later became Muhlenberg Co. According to Col. Ed Manley, a historian of early Logan County, some of the families that came to Logan County together were the Voghts, now Vaughts, Hunsakers, Stum, Rhoades, and Phillip Myers, as well as some others. Phillip's son, Henry Myers, married a Rhoades (Mary). We have information on the Rhoades family from Bedford, Pa. It seems that Daniel Rhoades was a minuteman in the militia before 1776, and later was in the army under General Muhlenberg. One descendant of the Rhoades (Absolon), married a first cousin to Daniel Boone, but the Rhoades family will not be gone into here. Although the abovenamed early settlers of Logan County were evidently fairly prominent people, it might be mentioned that Logan County seemed to be sort of a collection point for a number of criminals, fugitives from justice, and other "ne'er-do-wells", during the early nineteenth century. As a matter of fact, the immediate ancestors of the Jesse James Gang settled in Logan County first, when they moved in from Virginia. It may only be fair to point out that Jesse and Frank's father was a preacher, and the James' family was all highly respected.
Phillip was on the Logan Co. tax records in 1794, 1795, 1800 and 1804. There is no information on Phillip available in Bedford, Pa. as of this writing, but it is possible that he came from there. If anyone is interested in paying for a researcher to look further into this possibility, write to Vaughn Whisker, 332 S. Bedford St., Bedford, Pa. Another Phillip Myers, born around 1780 to 1785 and died around 1858, moved to Kentucky in 1801, and he also was from Pennsylvania. His first wife was Elizabeth, the second not known, but they had Joseph, Levi, Michael, George, Isaac, Mary Ann, Matilda and Catherine. It is possible that they were related to the Jacob Myers family. Jacob owned a large part of the State of Kentucky in the early 1800's. Unfortunately, we aren't related, however, Phillip and his next two generations did do fairly well for themselves. He had at least 17 slaves and their descendants (many of them) are still living in Logan Co., in a community called "Bibbsville" Or "Bibbstown". Logan County records show that Phillip acquired a tract of land from a man named "Bibb". In his Will, Phillip gave his slaves their freedom and $500.00. These Blacks still carry the Myers name and live there. Phillip also willed to his grandson, Soloman B., and to James G., four hundred acres of land in Muhlenberg Co. and he also willed to Soloman, James G. and David H. four hundred acres in Logan Co.
Phillip had two children:
Susanna b. 10-3-1784 d. 8-22-1844 Henry b. 8-20-1786 d. 10-14-1846
Phillip Myers Will Sept. 13, 1858
I, Phillip Myers of Logan Co., Ky., being of sound mind and memory, have thought proper to make the following as my last will and testament.
It is my will and desire that my slaves shall all be free at my death, to wit: Lydia, George, Ben, Aaron (or Hann), Mark, Henry, Jessie, Henna, Melinda, Nell, Matilda, Dolly, Louisia, Mindy, David, Bill, and Dick, together with their future increase. The track of land on which I reside containing about four hundred acres, I will and bequeath to my two grandsons, Soloman and James Myers, sons of Henry Myers. Soloman's part to be laid off on the West side of the River and James's part on the East side. I also will and bequeath to the said Soloman and James Myers and their brother David Myers the tracts of land containing about four hundred acres lying in Logan County in the neighborhood of Bibbs Chapel to be equally divided between them. I will and bequeath to my Grandaughters Elizabeth Baker and Susan Myers, daughters of my son Henry, $500.00 each. I will and bequeath my daughter, Susan Larmon, $100.00 in addition to what I have heretofore advanced to her to be raised out of the sale of such of my personal estate as may be sold. I will and bequeath to my slaves above emancipated, $500.00 to give them a start after my death. I will and desire that all the balance of my estate, both real, personal and mixed be sold and that the proceeds be equally divided between my son Henry Myers and three sons before named and if after the foregoing bequests, there shall be any other monies to become due to my estate or any other money hands, I will and bequeath same to my said son Henry and three sons to be equally divided as aforesaid. I hereby appoint my son Henry Myers and My friend Mermaduke P. Morton as executors of this my last will and testament.
13th day of Sept 1838
Phillip Myers (His mark)
II. Susanna Myers Larmon 10-3-1784 - 8-22-1844
Susanna married Edward Larmon 2-16-1803. Descendants of theirs are still living in the Logan Co. area. There as been no attempt in this Genealogy to trace this line, However, this probably will be done in the future. It may be of interest to note the names of their children.
Gyney B. b. 6-10-1804 James b. 1-18-1806 (Her brother named one son James.) Isaac b. 2-28-1808 Henry b. 10-20-1809 (Brother Henry) Phillip b. 7-25-1811 (Her father’s name) Levinia b. 11-12-1813 Elizabeth b. 11-11-1815 (Her brother named a daughter Elizabeth.) Rebecca b. 11-30-1817 Barhannan b. 2-12-1820 Edward b. 2-12-1822 (Her husband's name) Susanna b. 6-10-1824 (Named for mom) Soloman b. 11-4-1826 (Brother Henry also named one son Soloman.
Can we assume that Henry and Susanna may have been naming all of their children (or most of them) after ancestors named James, Henry, Elizabeth, Phillip, Edward and Soloman? It is an interesting thought, I suppose - if you are interested in Genealogy.
For anyone who might undertake the task of looking into the Larmon line - the following names have been taken from the Larmon Bible and family records:
William Wallace Larmon 5-1855
Elenor Larmon 1857
Edward Loving Larmon 3-14-1860
Fannie Belle Larmon 7-12-1865
Henry Loving Larmon 2-18-1867
Jessie Larmon 3-12-1869
Willis Starling Larmon 10- 8-1871
Burnice Larmon 9-18-1873
Young Royal Larmon 10-25-1875
II. Henry Myers 8-20-1786 - 10-14-1846
Henry Myers, son of Phillip, was the first Myers born in Kentucky and the second generation Myers in Kentucky. He was born in Logan County near Russellville, and moved to Muhlenberg County in 1840. He held the office of Justice for several years, and had also been a surveyor for many years. There are indications that there were two Henry Myers in the area of Logan County during this time, one of whom is credited with having converted the "overshot" wheel to the "under-shot" wheel at the Grist mill on Clifty called "Cooksey's Mill". Exactly which Henry Myers did this is not known. Henry’s wife was Mary M. Rhoades, b. 4-23-1800 and d. 1-4-1862. She is buried at Myers Chapel cemetery in Muhlenberg County near her husband, Henry. There is a wrought iron fence around her grave. Since she died some time after Henry, she evidently ended up with the bulk of the money from the estate, because there are numerous land transactions recorded in the name of Mary M. Myers. Mary is a descendant of Heinrich Rhoades, which was a family of some renown.
Heinrich came over from Germany in 1757 with two brothers. He had three sons, Daniel, Henry and David. Daniel had served in the Militia and Continental Army. Henry Rhoades was called the "Godfather of Muhlenberg Co.". Mary M. Came from this family. David Rhoades was her father. Mary first married Jacob S. Baker at the age of 15, and Jacob died two years later. Peter Baker was born 1818. Mary subsequently married Henry Myers and they had eight children:
Elizabeth Ann b. 1820 married Israel J. Baker Soloman B. b. 1821 d. 2-23-1871 (father of our Wm Henry Myers) James G. b. 1824 d. 7-8-1886 married Elizabeth Jane Willis Mary Susan b. 1828 married Edward Kingsley in 1818. Nancy C. b. 1835 married William Newman in 1853 Sara C. b. 1841 married Pineney Poole in 1858 Eliza Amanda married a Hughpeth David Henry b.1838 d. 1919 married Martha Jane Martin
Elizabeth Ann married Israel J. Baker 10-2-1837 who was a brother to her mother's first husband. Israel was born 1817 and died of measles 10-26-1858 near Simmon's Chapel. He lived near Paradise, and they had a daughter Minerva who married Duff Greene Simmons. Israel was one of fourteen children born to Jacob Baker who was a grandson to Peter Stoddenbacher an immigrant who landed in Philadelphia in 1736.
Soloman B. is the father of William Henry Myers and grandfather to Herbert Myers. This line will be pursued in depth.
James. G. married Elizabeth Jane Willis 2-27-51. She was born 1828. He later married Sara Dill 12-28-72. There is a complete biographical sketch on him in Battle's History of Kentucky.
Mary Susan, born 1828, married Edward Kingsley who was b. 1818 in Mississippi. He lived in Rochester, Ky. Their children were Napolean B. Kingsley, b. 1845 and Della, b. 1847. Della married Joseph D. Yonst and their son was Morton K. Yonst.
Nancy C. Myers Born sometime around 1835. She married William G. Newman, 11-2-1853 - he was born around 1828.
Sara Myers There is no information on her at this time. b. @ 1841
Eliza Amanda Little or no information here - she married a Hughpeth.
David Henry Married Martha Jane (Mattie) Martin, He is the eighth of nine children born to Henry and Mary M. (Rhoads) Myers. He is also in Battle's History of Kentucky.
There is record of a Sara and a Sara C., It is not known if they are the same person of not. One may have died and they may have liked the name, then named another girl "Sara C."
Henry Myers Will Oct. 13, 1846
In the Name of God Amen.
I, Henry Myers of the County of Muhlenberg and the State of Kentucky, being sick and weak in body but of sound mind, and disposing memory (for which I thank God) and calling to mind the uncertainty of human life, and being desirous to dispose of all such worldly estate as I have, which God has blessed me with - I give and bequeath the same in manner following, that is to say
- First I desire that all the perishable part of my estate be immediately sold after my decease, and out of the money arriving therefrom, I wish all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid.
- Secondly, I give to my beloved wife, Mary M. Myers, one-third part of all my estate both real and personal for and during her natural life, and after her decease, I give the same to my children hereinafter mentioned. (to wit) Eliza Amanda Hughpeth, Elizabeth Ann Baker, Soloman B. Myers, J. G. Myers, Susan Kingsley, Nancy C. Myers, and Sara C. Myers, five hundred dollars each and that amount to be apportioned to them out of the money left after my debts are paid, after which each one of the children will share equally in what may belong to me
- and thirdly, my servant, Martha and her increase, I give to my wife M. M. Myers during her natural life, after which the same to be divided as aforesaid. -
Fourthly, the servants under my control who are free at twenty-one years of age; they to be hired and the money to be applied to the education of my children, that is to say, David H. Myers, N. C. Myers, and S. C. Myers. Lastly, I do hereby constitute George Richardson and James G. Myers as executors of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all others of former wills by me made.
Witness Oct. 13, 1846 Samuel Turner Elvira C. Myers (Soloman's wife, ed.) Benj Linton
Mary M. Myers Will Muhlenberg Co., Kentucky Feb. 15, l859
I, Mary M. Myers, being of sound mind and disposing memory, do make this my last will and testament.
First I will and bequeath to David H. Myers my house and lot in which I live on the main street in the town of Greenville, also one bed and bed furniture - I will and bequeath to Nancy C. Newman and Sara C. Pool the two hundred acres of land on Clifty and my household and kitchen furniture (after the bed and furniture above described) to be equally divided between them. I have on hand some cash notes, which I will hereafter dispose of and they are to be held by those who I desire them to before my death or those persons whom I assign them to. I constitute and appoint David H. Myers and P. H. Baker as executors of this my last will. In witness whereof I hereunto assigned my name.
M. M. Myers
Witnesses Jesse H. Heno Thomas P. Bogges
(The above was probated in March 1862) 
A SUMMARY OF THE WILL OF PHILIP MYERS dated 13 September 1838
There is no mention of his wife. She evidently predeceased him.
Only two children are mentioned:
Henry Myers; Susanna Myers.
Children not mentioned:
William: the latest record I have seen for a William Myers is in 1810 in Logan County. Perhaps he had moved from the area or was deceased by the time of the will.
Martha Patsy: she was still living in Logan County at the time of the will. Why was she not mentioned.
Polly: if Polly is the same person as Margaret Weir, wife of Frederick Houx, she would have been living in Cooper County, Missouri.
George: possibly deceased by 1838.
Jacob: possibly still living in Logan County as late as 1858 (date of marriage). Why was he not mentioned.
Anna: she married in Logan County in 1814. ?
Soloman, James, and David; sons of Henry. Elizabeth, Sussan; daughters of Henry. 
More About Philip Myers: Appraiser: 12 Jan 1810, serves as a property appraiser for probate of Aaron Jones.3 Date born 2: 1765, ? Pennsylvania.4 Census 1: 1795, Logan County, KY.5 Census 2: 1800, Logan County, KY, Philip Myers.6 Census 3: 1810, Logan County, KY, Russellville, Philip Mirez.7 Census 4: 1820, Logan County, KY, Russellville.8 Census 5: 1830, Logan County, KY, Russellville, listed incorrectly as Philip Jones. Census 6: 1840, Logan County, KY.9 Ethnicity: German-Irish descent.10 Immigrant Ancestor: Bef. 1785, Germany or Ireland to PA. Indenture 1: 18 Jun 1804, Philip Myers & wife to Edward Larmon, 194 acres on the west side of first branch running into Muddy River.11 Indenture 2: 30 Aug 1816, 100 acres on the Nashville Road in the Georgia Settlement.12 Land Grant 1: 25 Aug 1796, 197 acres on Muddy Creek, Logan County, KY.13 Land Grant 2: 21 Dec 1803, 105 acres on Muddy Fork, Sp Lick, Logan County, KY.13 Land Grant 3: 26 Jul 1811, 30 acres on Muddy River, Logan County, KY.14 Land Grant 4: 22 Jan 1812, 70 acres on Muddy River, Logan County, KY.14 Land Grant 5: 24 Nov 1814, 70 acres, Logan County, KY, no watercourse named.14 Land Grant 6: 20 Oct 1838, 20 acres on Muddy River, Logan County, KY. Legal 1: 08 Apr 1845, Myres vs Myres, 'friendly suit'.15 Legal 2: Philip Myers vs Charles Robinson & Elizabeth Graham, re: $70.. Legal 3: Philip Myers vs Samuel Hill, re: $120 owed to Philip Myers & Perry Waters.. Legal 4: 02 Sep 1817, Philip Myers & James Rutherford vs Samuel Porter, re: debt of &100.. Migration 1: Bef. 1785, Ireland to Pennsylvania?. Migration 2: 1783, Pipe Creek, MD, to Shenandoah County, VA? See page 203 of 'Two Centuries of Brothersvalley'.. Migration 3: Bef. 1785, Pennsylvania to Logan County, KY.16 Myers Connection 1: see potential connections to other Myers families. Myers Connection 2: 01 May 1800, Muhlenberg County, KY, marriage of Peter Myers to Catherine Ward. Occupation: 1785, farming.16 Political: 27 Jan 1795, Philip Myers overseer of road from Logan Court House to Ambrose Maulding's. Probate: 25 Jul 1842, will proved at Logan County, KY.17, 18 Rhoads Migration: 1785 Survey 1: Aft. 1785, Logan County, KY.19 Survey 2: 25 Aug 1796, 197 acres on Muddy Creek, Logan County, KY.20 Survey 3: 21 Dec 1803, 105 acres on Muddy Fork, Sp Lick, Logan County, KY.21 Survey 4: 26 Jul 1811, 30 acres on Muddy River, Logan County, KY. Survey 5: 22 Jan 1812, 70 acres on Muddy River, Logan County, KY. Survey 6: 24 Nov 1814, 70 acres, Logan County, KY, no watercourse named. Survey 7: 20 Oct 1838, 20 acres on Muddy River, Logan County, KY.22 Surveyor: 26 May 1818, Adjoining survey of Philip Myers on Cedar Knob and Grassy Knob.23 Tax Roll 1: 1800, Muhlenberg County, KY, lists Peter Myers. Tax Roll 2: 1794, Logan County, KY, Philip Myers. Tax Roll 3: 1795, Logan County, KY, Philip Myers. Tax Roll 4: 1804, Logan County, KY, Philip Myers. Will: 13 Sep 1838, Philip Myers writes will.24 Will Administrator 1: Feb 1812, Will of Henry Hendrick.25 Will Administrator 2: 20 Nov 1811, for estate of Henry Hendrick, inventoried this date.. Will Administrator 3: 20 Jan 1812, sale regarding estate of Henry Hendrick.