Maude L Corfman

1 December 1884–28 December 1972 (Age 88)
Cherryvale, Montgomery, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Maude L

When Maude L Corfman was born on 1 December 1884, in Cherryvale, Montgomery, Kansas, United States, her father, John Corfman, was 45 and her mother, Elizabeth Blackburn, was 41. She married Harry P Earnest on 4 October 1909, in Cherryvale, Montgomery, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Ranger, Eastland, Texas, United States for about 9 years and Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, United States in 1960. She died on 28 December 1972, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Ranger, Eastland, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry P Earnest
Maude L Corfman
Marriage: 4 October 1909
Robert Earnest Sr

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 October 1909Cherryvale, Montgomery, Kansas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company
    Age 10
    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 23
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    Probably an Americanized spelling of German Korfmann, an occupational name for a basketmaker or seller, from Middle High German korp ‘basket’ + man ‘man’.

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

    Sources (10)

    • Maud Corfinan in household of John Corfinan, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Harry Earnest, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Harry P Earnest, "United States Census, 1920"

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