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|Jay "Buster" O'Neil Myers|
|Birth:||February 22nd, 1905 in Naples|
|Death:||April 9th, 1984 in New Roads|
|Father:||John O'Neil Myers (1882-1951)|
|Mother:||Edith Gertrude Jackson (c1896-c1955)|
|Spouse/Partner:||Minnie Leona Kimble (1908-1986)|
Jay was a cajun, a fisherman, and a father of ten children.
Jay O'Neil Myers, commonly known as "Buster", was born in Naples (possibly with the surname Mayeux). Little is known about Jay's childhood, but it is known that he stopped attending school after the third grade.
Jay's parentage is a matter of uncertainty. Some genealogies list his mother as an "Edith Myers" who died in Puerto Rico, in a mysterious non sequitur for a poor cajun family. Another theory holds that Jay was born a Mayeux, and that sometime between 1910 and 1920 his family relocated to a place near Alexandria and their last names were all changed to Myers.
As an adult, Jay worked as a bridge builder a commercial fisherman. In his later years he worked at the Stonewall Sugarcane Plantation near New Roads.
|Children of PARENTS NAMES
|Johnny Allen Myers||May 31st, 1927|
|July 8, 2001|
|Grover Vertis Myers||July 31st, 1929|
|Mack O'Neil Myers||December 29th, 1931|
|Janice Olievia Myers||May 8th, 1934|
|Larry Edward Myers||July 30th, 1938|
|Lloyd Dean Myers||November 28th, 1940|
|Lena Odeal Myers||November 3rd, 1942|
|Florence Leona Myers||March 10th, 1944|
|Roger Dale Myers||May 8th, 1946|
|Dotty Faye Myers||November 26th, 1949|
- The information contained in this page has come from living memory, but will be supplemented with more official citations soon.