Thomas M Koerner

1 March 1917–10 April 2007 (Age 90)
Sidney, Champaign, Illinois, United States

The Life of Thomas M

When Thomas M Koerner was born on 1 March 1917, in Sidney, Champaign, Illinois, United States, his father, Martin Frederick Casper Koerner, was 35 and his mother, Gela Mary Wilson, was 32. He lived in Raymond Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Homer, Champaign, Illinois, United States in 1992. He died on 10 April 2007, in Champaign, Illinois, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Gar Cemetery, Homer, Champaign, Illinois, United States.

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Thomas M Koerner
Ruth Naomi Baird

Spouse and Children


    Ruth Naomi Baird


Parents and Siblings

    Martin Frederick Casper Koerner


    Gela Mary Wilson




    Ralph Koerner


    Howard Koerner


    Wilbur Koerner



    Frederick Robert Koerner


World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 8

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German (Körner):1. occupational name for a grain merchant or possibly for the administrator of a granary, Middle High German körner. 2. nickname for a miller, from a noun derivative of Middle High German kürne ‘mill’. 3. from the personal name Kor(de)ner, a derivative of Konrad , which was altered to Körner.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas M Koerner in household of Fred M Koerner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas M Koerner in household of Fred M Koerner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas in entry for Mr Wilbur F Koerner, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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