Betty Mae Driver

1 April 1935–24 March 1995 (Age 60)
Rutherford, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Betty Mae

When Betty Mae Driver was born on 1 April 1935, in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, her father, Charles Monroe Driver, was 22 and her mother, Mabel Ada Odell Eads, was 20. She married Clarus Howard Richards on 14 August 1954, in Newman, Douglas, Illinois, United States. She lived in Civil District 24, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 24 March 1995, in Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Gilley Hill Cemetery, Cannon, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarus Howard Richards
1931–1982
Betty Mae Driver
1935–1995
Marriage: 14 August 1954

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 August 1954
Newman, Douglas, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Tuskegee Airmen

Age 6

The first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps were known as the Tuskegee Airmen, after the Tuskegee Army Air Field where they trained. The group flew over 15,000 individual sorties during World War II which earned them over 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.  
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 16

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

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 (2)

  • Betty Mae Driver in household of Monroe Driver, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Betty M. Driver Evard, "Find A Grave Index"

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