Maude Kearsley

6 July 1890–6 October 1955 (Age 65)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Maude

When Maude Kearsley was born on 6 July 1890, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Charlton George Kearsley, was 42 and her mother, Mary Ann Royds, was 28. She married Halsey Harper in 1913, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 6 October 1955, at the age of 65.

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Halsey Harper
Maude Kearsley
Marriage: 1913

Spouse and Children

Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Charlton George Kearsley


    Mary Ann Royds




    Martha Harriet Kearsley


    Mabel Kearsley


    William Kearsley


    Mabel Kearsley



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 15

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 18

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Keresley in Warwickshire, probably so named from the Old English personal name Cēnhere + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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