Verna L Palmer1

#8470, b. 24 January 1896, d. 15 September 1966
Father*William Burton Palmer1 b. 17 Oct 1866, d. 1 Feb 1953
     Verna L Palmer was born on 24 January 1896 Missouri.1,2 She was the daughter of William Burton Palmer.1 Verna L Palmer died 15 September 1966, Boone County, Missouri at age 70 years, 7 months and 22 days.2
     As of 25 May 1918, her married name was Ridge (Palmer).3 In spite of the difference in ages, Jewel and Verna Lee graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1916.

Both of them with degrees in Education, Jewel was a member of the Home Economics Club, both members of Alpha Phi Sigma, which at the time was the education fraternity at the University of Missouri.4
Last Edited=31 May 2017


  1. [S254] 1900 US Census Population Schedule, Washington, District of Columbia, US National Archives, Year: 1900; Census Place: Salisbury, Chariton, Missouri; Roll: 847; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0044; FHL microfilm: 1240847.
  2. [S157] Social Security Death Index, accessed from, Verna L Ridge.
  3. [S395], online, Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002.
  4. [S395], online, U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012 University of Missouri-Columbia 1916.