Pearl I Cortner

November 1883–
Kansas, United States

The Life of Pearl I

When Pearl I Cortner was born in November 1883, in Kansas, United States, her father, Rev John Wesley Cortner, was 27 and her mother, Vera "Nora" Minora Kieser, was 23. She had at least 1 daughter with Curtis Elwood Weiser. She lived in Banner Township, Smith, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Concordia, Cloud, Kansas, United States for about 10 years.

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Curtis Elwood Weiser
Pearl I Cortner
Evelyn L Weiser

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    Curtis Elwood Weiser





    Evelyn L Weiser


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 33

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English (Cumbria): unexplained. Compare Cartner .2 Americanized spelling of German Kortner, probably a habitational name from any of several places called Korten in Westphalia, the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. This is also found as a Norwegian name, probably taken there from Germany.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Pearl I Weiser in household of Curtis E Weiser, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pearl Weiser in household of Curtis E Weiser, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Pearl I Weiser in household of Curtis E Weiser, "United States Census, 1920"

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