Verne Lee Dean

23 September 1898–25 April 1945 (Age 46)
Mercer, Missouri, United States

The Life of Verne Lee

When Verne Lee Dean was born on 23 September 1898, in Mercer, Missouri, United States, his father, John Grant Dean, was 29 and his mother, Rachel L Cooper, was 22. He married Emma Florence Ewing on 20 February 1929. He lived in Ravanna, Mercer, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Medicine Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 25 April 1945, at the age of 46, and was buried in Spickard, Grundy, Missouri, United States.

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Verne Lee Dean
Emma Florence Ewing
Marriage: 20 February 1929

Spouse and Children

20 February 1929

Parents and Siblings






    Glen Elmer Dean


    Walter Dean


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 6

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 14

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name from Middle English dene ‘valley’ (Old English denu), or a habitational name from any of several places in various parts of England named Dean, Deane, or Deen from this word. In Scotland this is a habitational name from Den in Aberdeenshire or Dean in Ayrshire.2 English: occupational name for the servant of a dean or nickname for someone thought to resemble a dean. A dean was an ecclesiastical official who was the head of a chapter of canons in a cathedral. The Middle English word deen is a borrowing of Old French d(e)ien, from Latin decanus (originally a leader of ten men, from decem ‘ten’), and thus is a cognate of Deacon .3 Irish: variant of Deane .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Veron Dean in household of John Dean, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vernie L Dean, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vernie L Dean, "United States Census, 1930"

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