Maude Emma Herring

15 January 1917–21 January 1978 (Age 61)
Limestone, Texas, United States

The Life of Maude Emma

When Maude Emma Herring was born on 15 January 1917, in Limestone, Texas, United States, her father, Lewis Andrew Herring, was 43 and her mother, Francis Constance Varner, was 36. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Limestone, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 21 January 1978, at the age of 61.

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Lewis Andrew Herring
Francis Constance Varner
Willie D. Herring
Herman Herring
Rubie Inez Herring
Ruby Herring
Jewelle Herring
Anita P Herring
Ernest Herring
Fred Herring
Fred Rudell Herring
Maude Emma Herring

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    Willie D. Herring


    Herman Herring



    Ruby Herring


    Jewelle Herring


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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.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 12

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 18

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Dutch, and German: metonymic occupational name for a herring fisher or for a seller of the fish, Middle English hering, Dutch haring, Middle High German hærinc. In some cases it may have been a nickname in the sense of a trifle, something of little value, a meaning which is found in medieval phrases and proverbial expressions such as ‘to like neither herring nor barrel’, i.e. not to like something at all.2 German: habitational name from Herringen in Westphalia.3 Dutch: from a personal name, a derivative of a Germanic compound name with the first element hari, heri ‘army’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maud E Herring in household of Lewis Herring, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maude Herring Emory, "Texas Deaths, 1977-1986"
  • Maude Herring, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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