Hamilton County

Pvt. Verna Silvers


Most Iowa WACs Coming From Military Families:

Private Verna Silvers, daughter of Mrs. Nellie Silvers of Webster City, is a sister of the late Roland J. Silvers, who died in Great Britain last year while serving with the U.S. Army. Previous to her enlistment she was a clerk at the McNerney Drug Store, Des Moines.  She is now on duty at Fort Des Moines. 

Source: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA – December 13, 1943

Verna Silvers was born Jan. 6, 1915 to Ward J. and Nellie M. Crosby Silvers. She married (1) Harold Cosgrove (2) William H. Stevens. She is buried at Resthaven Cemetery, West Des Moines, IA.

Source: ancestry.com