In 124, the father of Cornificia died and she and her brother were raised by their mother and their paternal grandfather, the Roman SenatorMarcus Annius Verus, who died in 138. Relations between her and her brother appeared to be good. Before Cornificia had married, she had settled her paternal inheritance with her brother.
Cornificia married the Roman Senator Gaius Ummidius Quadratus Annianus Verus, who served as a suffect consul in 146. He descended from one of the leading aristocratic and political influential families in Rome and was a direct descendant of the late suffect consul Gaius Ummidius Durmius Quadratus.
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