Milas Vertrease Driver

17 October 1891–13 June 1964 (Age 72)
Smithville, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Milas Vertrease

When Milas Vertrease Driver was born on 17 October 1891, in Smithville, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, his father, Milas Washington Driver, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth "Sallie" Johnson, was 36. He married Lillie Mae Malone on 11 August 1909, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Civil District 9, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States for about 40 years. He died on 13 June 1964, at the age of 72, and was buried in Liberty, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States.

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Milas Vertrease Driver
Lillie Mae Malone
Marriage: 11 August 1909
Gladys M. Driver

Spouse and Children

11 August 1909
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States


    Gladys M. Driver


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

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

English: occupational name for a driver of horses or oxen attached to a cart or plow, or of loose cattle, from a Middle English agent derivative of Old English drīfan ‘to drive’.

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

Sources (3)

  • M Virtredge Driver, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Vertrease Driver, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vertheese Driver in household of Miles W Driver, "United States Census, 1900"

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