When Mary Driver was born on 26 August 1822, in Ohio, United States, her father, Aaron Driver, was 25 and her mother, Nancy Rogers, was 19. She married Wellington Brown on 2 March 1843, in Parke, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Vermillion Township, Vermillion, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Vermillion MM, Vermillion, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 November 1895, in Vermillion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Wimsett Cemetery, Newport, Vermillion Township, Vermillion, Indiana, United States.
English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): occupational name for a driver of horses or oxen attached to a cart or plow, or a driver of loose cattle, from Middle English drivere ‘herdsman; driver (of a team or vehicle)’.
Americanized form of Dutch Drijver, an equivalent of 1.