Friday, August 12, 2016

Vernors In The 1855-56 Detroit City Directory

The Detroit city directory and advertising gazetteer of Michigan for 1855-56By James Dale Johnston:

The name Vernor was chosen because it's the 150th anniversary of the soft drink, Vernor's Ginger Ale:

See the Vernor connection to the Richmond family here.

Mary Vernor married Benjamin Barton Richmond, son of Horace & Eliza (Waldron) Richmond. Her brother, James Vernor, was the druggist who invented Vernor’s Ginger Ale.

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