Maurice was the son of Charles Edmond Yerian and Hulda Lenora "Nora" Jenkins. He married on May 1, 1924, London, Ohio, to Anita Belle Bogart. They appear in the 1930 census of Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. He was a pressman for a publishing company. Besides the children linked below they had: Vivian L. Yerian (b.ca.1925) James E. Yerian (b.ca.1927) He married 2nd to Evelyn Shover.
Excerpted from Springfield Daily News September 21, 1972, Page 13: MAURICE E. YERIAN of CLIFTON, OHIO, 70, of 43 Clinton St., Clifton, Ohio, died at 12:10 a.m. Thursday in Community Hospital, Springfield. Born October 16, 1901 in Madison County, the son of Charles and Lenor Jenkins Yerian. He had resided in Clifton since 1950. Mr. Yerian was a salesman for Lang's Chevrolet in Fairborn, a member of the Christian Church of Recessa, charter member of Fairborn lodge No. 764 and A.M. Springfield council No. 17 R.S.M. Services were proveded by the Jackson, Lytle, and Coffman Funeral Home in Springfield, Ohio with Rev. Leo Buschur, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Enon. Burial was in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.