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									Meyer
22 February 2012

                                VIRGIN ISLANDS FAMILIES

                                   Meyer/Meier/Meyers/Myer
                                            Origin: Denmark

    Related Families: Behagen, Biggs, Brandt, Brown, Brucker, Cook, Cutture, de
    Malleville, Edney, Finlay, French, Howard, Johnson, Krause, Taylor, Usher

                                 V.I. Locations: St. Croix, St. Thomas

                                     Contributor: Svend E. Holsoe

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      Johanne Marie Meyer, who was baptized on 31 March 1750, was married on 28
March 1763, to Thomas de Malleville, who was born in 1739 on St. Thomas.
      He was in Denmark and was involved in the overthrow of Struensee.
      She died 20 November 1819.
      He died on 21 October 1798 on St. Thomas.

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       Maria Alletta Meyer was married on 29 September 1762 at Mr. Meyer's
residence by the Anglican Priest to Benjamin Biggs.1


       Maria Alletta Meyer was married on 4 February 1779 at Mr. Meyer's residence
by the Anglican Minister to Lewis Cutture.2

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      Samuel Myer had a relationship in 1764-1765 with Minerva, owned by Lucas
Uytendaele, Baron de Bretton. 3

         Child of Samuel Myer and Minerva:

         1. i.       David Myer, b. c1765




1
  St. John's Anglican Church, Christiansted, Church Book, Marriages, 1761-1787, f. 1.
2
  St. John's Anglican Church, Christiansted, Church Book, Marriages, 1761-1787, f. 9.
3
  St. Croix Dutch Reformed Church, Church Book, Baptisms, 1754-1766, 10 March 1765.


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        1. David Myer was born in about 1765 and was baptized on 10 March 1765 in
the St. Croix Dutch Reformed Church in Christiansted. 4 Witnesses at the baptism were:
Martin Karél, Sara Tongerlo, Anna Pontier, Mingo Tongerlo, all free and members of the
church. [Not cross referenced.]

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       John Meyer was married on 20 March 1772 at Mr. John Johnson's residence by
the Anglican Minister to Rebecca Hartman.5

       John Meyer was married on 29 October 1774 at Dr. Johnson's residence by the
Anglican Minister, to Jane Johnson.6

       John Meyers was married on 4 May 1777 at the Anglican Minister's residence by
the Anglican Minister to Elizabeth Cook.7

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         John Meyer was married to Mary.8
         He was married again to Jane.9

         Children of John and Mary Meyer:

         1. i.    John Meyer, b. 20/29 December 1767
         2. ii.   Sarah Johnson Meyer, b. April 1776

         Child of John and Jane Meyer:

         3. i.    Johnson Meyer, b. 30 August 1780

     1. John Meyer was born on 20/29 December 1767 and was baptized on 23
November 1768 in the Christiansted Anglican Church.10

       2. Sarah Johnson Meyer was born in April 1776 and was baptized on 14 April
1776 in the Christiansted Anglican Church.11

       3. Johnson Meyer was born in 30 August 1780 and was baptized on 21 January
1781 in the Christiansted Anglican Church.12

4
  St. Croix Dutch Reformed Church, Church Book, Baptisms, 1754-1766, 10 March 1765.
5
  St. John's Anglican Church, Christiansted, Church Book, Marriages, 1761-1787, f. 6.
6
  St. John's Anglican Church, Christiansted, Church Book, Marriages, 1761-1787, f. 7.
7
  St. John's Anglican Church, Christiansted, Church Book, Marriages, 1761-1787, f. 8.
8
  St. John's Anglican Church, Christiansted, Church Book, Baptisms, 1765-1786, f. 6v.
9
  St. John's Anglican Church, Christiansted, Church Book, Baptisms, 1765-1786, 21 January 1781.
10
   St. John's Anglican Church, Christiansted, Church Book, Baptisms, 1765-1786, f. 6v.
11
   St. John's Anglican Church, Christiansted, Church Book, Baptisms, 1765-1786, f. 16.
12
   St. John's Anglican Church, Christiansted, Church Book, Baptisms, 1765-1786, 21 January 1781.


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       Elizabeth Meyer was married on 18 July 1770 at Mr. Meyer's residence by the
Anglican Minister to Bastian French.13

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       Christian Nicholas (Nicolai) Meyer married in the St. Croix Danish Lutheran
Church on 12 January 1786, to Johanna (Jenny) Rosina Krause,1415 was born on St.
Croix in 1768, the daughter of Johan Gottfried Krause (? - 1776) and Anna Caroline
Heyliger (? - 1820).

         Children of Christian Nicholas and Johanna Rosina (Krause) Meyer:

         1. i.       Johan Gotfried Meyer, c. 1787
         2. ii.      William Henry Meyer, b. c1790

       1. Johan Gotfried Meyer was baptized in the St. Croix Dutch Reformed Church
on 21 January 1787.16

       2. William Henry Meyer was baptized in the St. Croix Dutch Reformed Church
on 21 February 1790.17


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       Elizabeth Meyer was born in about 1788, a slave of Jane & John Meyer of estate
? Strawberry Hill. She was freed in 1804
       She had a relationship in about 1821-1822 with Joseph Wilhelm was born in
about 1770 and was baptized on 27 June 1770 in the Friedensthal Moravian Church.18
He subsequently moved to the Lutheran Church.
       There was one son.

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      Managing Clerk George Meyer19 was married in the Danish Lutheran Church on
23 December 1799 to Miss Mary Richardson Edney.20
      In 1801, he was employed as a Scribe.21

13
   St. John's Anglican Church, Christiansted, Church Book, Marriages, 1761-1787, f. 5.
14
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book, 1780-1793, f. 46.
15
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book, 1780-1793, f. 46.
16
   St. Croix Dutch Reformed Church, Church Book, f. 157.
17
   St. Croix Dutch Reformed Church, Baptisms, 1788-1814, f. 26.
18
   Friedensthal Moravian Church, Church, Church Book, 1744-1832, Men, child baptism no. 456.
19
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book, 1797-1822, Baptisms, 15 May 1801.
20
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book, 1797-1822, f. 6.


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         In 1818, she is listed on 1 June, as returning to St. Croix from Copenhagen.22
          He may have died in 1821.23

         Child of George and Mary Richardson Edney:

         1. i.    John Peter Edney Meyer, b. c1801

        1. John Peter Edney Meyer was born in about 180124 and was baptized on 15
May 1801 in the St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church. 25
        In 1826, he was a Pilot at the wharf. 26
        On 13 November 1826, he was married in the Danish Lutheran Church in
Christiansted to Ellen Margreth Howard, who was born in about 1803, and was a
member of the Anglican Church. 27
        In October 1841, he was living on Protestant Key, Christiansted, as the Pilot, a
widower, with Ellen M. Markoe as his House Keeper.28

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       Margaretha Meyer was married on 12 January 1800 at the house of John Meyer
by the Christiansted Anglican Priest to Christopher Johnson, a Medical Doctor. 29

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        Mary A. Meyer was born on St. Croix in about 1806 and was baptized in the
Anglican Church. 30
        She had a relationship from about 1830 to 1846 with David L. Finlay, who was
born in Ireland in about 1798 and was baptized in the Presbyterian Church. 31
        In October 1846, she was living with David L. Finlay and their two children at
estate Concordia, West End Quarter, unmarried and supporting herself with Needle
Work, while he was employed as the Manager of the estate and a Sergeant Major in the
Prince’s Life Squadron. 32

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21
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book, 1797-1822, f. 11.
22
   RA, VILA, Christiansted Byfoged, Politikammer, Ankommende & Bortrejsende, 1816-1821.
23
   See RA, VILA, Probate Protokol, Christiansted Probate case nr. 1143/1821, begun on 16 November
1815,
24
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book 1822-1860, Marriages, ff. 220-221.
25
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book, 1797-1822, f. 11.
26
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book 1822-1860, Marriages, ff. 220-221.
27
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book 1822-1860, Marriages, ff. 220-221.
28
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1841, Free, Christiansted, Protestant Key.
29
   St. John’s Anglican Church, Christiansted, Church Book 1799-1840 [Book # 3], [f. 4].
30
   RA, St. Croix Census, West End Quarter, estate Concordia.
31
   RA, St. Croix Census, West End Quarter, estate Concordia.
32
   RA, St. Croix Census, West End Quarter, estate Concordia.


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         Frederich [Frederik] Meier was in 1808, a Trader [Handler]. 33

         Child of Frederik Meier:

         1. i.       Ida Emilie Meier, b. c1807
         2. i.       Emma Meier, b. c1808

        1. Ida Emilie Meier was born in about 1807 and was baptized on 3 April 1807 in
the St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church.34

        2. Emma Meier was born in about 1808 and was baptized on 28 January 1809 in
the St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church. 35

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       Henriette Meyer, who was a resident of St. Croix, departed Christiansted with
her daughters, Henriette and Emma, on 29 April 1813, destined for England.36

         Children of Henriette Meyer:

         1. i.       Henriette Meyer
         2. ii.      Emma Meyer

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       Eliza Meyer was born on St. Croix in about 1796 and was baptized in the
Lutheran Church. 37
       In October 1846, she was living at 49 King’s Street, Frederiksted, unmarried and
employed Selling. 38

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       J. M. Meyer was born on St. Croix in about 1802 and was baptized in the
Anglican Church.39
       In 1841, she was living at 27ab Hospital Street, Christiansted, unmarried,
supported by J. L. Wittrog. 40

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33
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book, 1797-1822, f. 42a.
34
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book, 1797-1822, f. 34a.
35
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book, 1797-1822, f. 42a.
36
   RA, VILA, Christiansted Police Register of Arriving and Departing Persons, 1805-1816, f. 156.
37
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1846, Free, Frederiksted, 49 King’s Street.
38
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1846, Free, Frederiksted, 49 King’s Street.
39
   RA, S. Croix Census, 1841, Free, Christiansted 22ab Hospital Street.
40
   RA, S. Croix Census, 1841, Free, Christiansted 22ab Hospital Street.


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         John L. Meyer was a Merchant in 1834. 41
         He was married to Adelaide. 42

         Children of John L. and Adelaide Meyer:

         1. i.    Waldemar Meyer, b. 17 September 1830
         2. ii.   Adrian Meyer, b. 5 April 1832



     1. Waldemar Meyer was born on 17 September 1830 and was baptized on 25
December 1834 in Christiansted in the St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church. 43

       2. Adrian Meyer was born on 5 April 1832 and was baptized on 25 December
1834 in Christiansted in the St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church. 44

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       Rudolph v. Meyer was married on 29 December 1822 in the home of the bride
by the Minister of the Christiansted Danish Lutheran Church, to the widow Maria
Elisabeth Brucker, born Brandt.45
       He was a Lieutenant with the West Indian Troops.46

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        Just George Meyer was born in Copenhagen, Denmark in about 1808 and was
baptized in the Lutheran Church. 47
        He was married to Adelaide, who was born on St. Croix in about 1816 and
baptized in the Anglican Church. 48
        In 1841, they were living at 4 Watergut, Christiansted, in the property of the heirs
of George Meyer, and he was a Ship’s carpenter doing day labor, as well as, a Private in
the Artillery. 49

         Child of Just George and Adelaide Meyer:

         1. i.    Elenora Meyer, b. c1838




41
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book 1822-1860, Baptisms, ff. 98-99.
42
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book 1822-1860, Baptisms, ff. 98-99.
43
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book 1822-1860, Baptisms, ff. 98-99.
44
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book 1822-1860, Baptisms, ff. 98-99.
45
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book 1822-1860, Marriages, f. 5.
46
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book 1822-1860, Marriages, f. 5.
47
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1841, Free, Christiansted, 4 Watergut.
48
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1841, Free, Christiansted, 4 Watergut.
49
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1841, Free, Christiansted, 4 Watergut.


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        1. Elenora Meyer was born on St. Croix in about 1838 and was baptized in the
Anglican Church. 50 In 1841, she was living with her parents at 4 Watergut,
Christiansted. 51

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      Sarah Aletta Meyer married on 5 November 1814 in the Christiansted Anglican
Church Charles Taylor.52

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         Abraham Meyer, who was born in about 1812 and a member of the Anglican
         53
Church
        In 1843, he was a widower and a renter [presumably of an estate].54
        He was married on 2 November 1843 in the Danish Lutheran Church,
Christiansted to Mary Behagen was born in about 1818 and a member of the Anglican
Church.55
        In 1857 & 1860, they were living at 1 Strand Street, Christiansted along with her
sister and her sister's children, and he was listed as a Clerk by profession.56

         Child of Abraham Meyer:

         1. i.       Roslin R. Meyer, b. c1841

         Children of Abraham and Mary (Behagen) Meyer:

         2. i.       Julia R. Meyer, b. c1849
         3. ii.      Mary Meyer, b. c1851

        1. Roslin R. Meyer was born on St. Croix in about 1841 and was a member of
the Anglican Church.57 In 1860, she was living at 1 Strand Street, Christiansted with her
father and her stepmother and half siblings.58

       2. Julia R. Meyer was born on St. Croix in about 1849 and was a member of the
Anglican Church.59 In 1860, she was living at 1 Strand Street, Christiansted with her
parents, sister, and half sister.60


50
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1841, Free, Christiansted, 4 Watergut.
51
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1841, Free, Christiansted, 4 Watergut.
52
   St. John's Anglican Church, Christiansted, Church Book, 1799-1841, Marriage, 31 October 1814, f. 110.
53
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book, 1822-1860, Marriages, no. 8/1843, ff. 244-245.
54
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book, 1822-1860, Marriages, no. 8/1843, ff. 244-245.
55
   St. Croix Danish Lutheran Church, Church Book, 1822-1860, Marriages, no. 8/1843, ff. 244-245.
56
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1857 & 561860, Christiansted, 1 Strand Street.
57
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1860, Christiansted, 1 Strand Street.
58
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1860, Christiansted, 1 Strand Street.
59
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1860, Christiansted, 1 Strand Street.
60
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1860, Christiansted, 1 Strand Street.


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       3. Mary Meyer was born on St. Croix in about 1851 and was a member of the
Anglican Church.61
       In 1860, she was living at 1 Strand Street, Christiansted with her parents, sister,
and half sister.62
       She married a man with the surname Brown.63


         Unknown Meyer had these two possible children:

         1. i.     John Cornelius P. Meyer, b. c1813
         2. ii.    Matilda Meyer, b. c1814

        1. John Cornelius [P. 64] Meyer was born on St. Croix in about 1813 and was
baptized in the Anglican Church. 65
        He was married to Anna Mathilda [a.k.a. Mathilda C.66], who was born on St.
Croix in about 181667/1818 and was baptized in the Anglican Church. 68 [She was the
daughter of Georgeanna Durant, b. 1797, Anglican. 69]
        In 1841 he was living with his wife and children, at his own property at 31 King’s
Street, Frederiksted, and he was a Clerk to Mr. [George] Nelthropp, as well as serving as
a Corporal in the Fire Corps.70
        On 28 February 1843, he received a Burgher Certificate. 71
        In October 1846, they were living at his property at 31 King’s Street,
Frederiksted, married, occupied with a clerkship with his father, and a Corporal in the
Fire Corps. 72
        He was dead by 1857.73
        In October 1857, she was living with her children at 31 King’s Street,
Frederiksted. 74

         Children of John Cornelius and Anna Mathilda Meyer:

         3. i.     Maria Nelthropp Meyer, b. c 1839/1840
         4. ii.    Archebald Meyer, b. c 1840/41
         5. iii.   Matilda Meyer, b. c1842
         6. iv.    Delphine Meyer, b. 1843


61
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1860, Christiansted, 1 Strand Street.
62
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1860, Christiansted, 1 Strand Street.
63
   See Karl W. Frederiksen, at http://boards.rootsweb.com/localities. carribean.usvi.stcroix/942.2.1/mb.ashx
64
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1846, Free, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
65
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1841, Free, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
66
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1846, Free, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
67
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1846, Free, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
68
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1841, Free, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
69
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1857, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
70
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1841, Free, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
71
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1846, Free, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
72
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1846, Free, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
73
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1857, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
74
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1857, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.


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       2. Matilda Meyer was born on St. Croix in about 1814 and was baptized in the
Anglican Church. 75
       In 1857, she was living with her Meyer relatives at 31 King’s Street, Frederiksted,
unmarried. 76

       3. Maria Nelthropp Meyer was born on St. Croix in about 1839/1840 and was
baptized in the Anglican Church. 77
       In 1841, she was living with her parents and brother at 31 King’s Street,
Frederiksted. 78
       In 1857, she was living with her mother and siblings at 31 King’s Street,
Frederiksted. 79

        4. Archibald Meyer was born on St. Croix in about 1840/1841 and was baptized
in the Anglican Church. 80
        In 1841, he was living with his parents and brother at 31 King’s Street,
Frederiksted. 81
        In October 1846, he was living with his family at 31 King’s Street, Frederiksted.82
        In 1857, he was living with his mother and siblings at 31 King’s Street,
Frederiksted. 83

       5. Matilda Meyer was born on St. Croix in about 1842 and baptized in the
Anglican Church. 84
       In 1857, she was living with her mother and siblings at 31 King’s Street,
Frederiksted. 85

       6. Delphine Meyer was born on St. Croix in about 1843 and was baptized in the
Anglican Church. 86
       In 1857, she was living with her mother and siblings at 31 King’s Street,
Frederiksted. 87


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         Mary Aletta Meyer in October 1846 owned 24b Queen’s Street, Frederiksted.88

75
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1857, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
76
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1857, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
77
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1841, Free, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
78
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1841, Free, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
79
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1857, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
80
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1841, Free, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
81
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1841, Free, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
82
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1846, Free, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
83
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1857, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
84
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1857, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
85
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1857, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
86
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1857, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
87
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1857, Frederiksted, 31 King’s Street.
88
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1846, Free, Frederiksted, 24b Queen’s Street.


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       Susana Meyer, unmarried, in October 1846, owned 62 Queen’s Street,
Frederiksted. 89
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       Mary [Meyer], who was born in about 1855 and a member of the Anglican
Church had a relationship with Joseph Usher90 was born on St. Croix in about
183691/184392 and was a member of the Anglican Church. 93




89
   RA, St. Croix Census, 1846, Free, Frederiksted, 62 Queen’s Street
90
   Frederiksted Lutheran Church, Church Book, 1878-1905, f. 27, Baptisms, no. 4/1884.
91
   Frederiksted Lutheran Church, Church Book, 1878-1905, f. 27, Baptisms, no. 4/1884.
92
   RA, VILA, St. Croix Census, 1870, Frederiksted, 34 King’s Street, Frederiksted (Thomas Hatchett’s).
93
   RA, VILA, St. Croix Census, 1870, Frederiksted, 34 King’s Street, Frederiksted (Thomas Hatchett’s).


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