John Shriver Earnest

9 October 1870–22 September 1954 (Age 83)
Philidelphia Penn

The Life of John Shriver

When John Shriver Earnest was born on 9 October 1870, his father, John Marshall Earnest, was 28 and his mother, Alice White Nobel, was 27. He married Nevada Pearl Edson on 20 February 1923, in Mills, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Cooper Township, Gentry, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 September 1954, in Stanberry, Gentry, Missouri, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Stanberry, Gentry, Missouri, United States.

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John Shriver Earnest
Nevada Pearl Edson
Marriage: 20 February 1923
Alice Earnest

Spouse and Children

20 February 1923
Mills, Iowa, United States


    Alice Earnest


Parents and Siblings

    John Marshall Earnest


    Alice White Nobel




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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 7

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

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.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of German Ernst .2 English: variant spelling of Ernest .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John S Earnest, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John S Earnest, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Earnest in household of John M Earnest, "United States Census, 1880"

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