Opal Ione Songer

Female6 December 1899–13 November 1947

Brief Life History of Opal Ione

When Opal Ione Songer was born on 6 December 1899, in Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, United States, her father, Harvey Franklin Songer, was 26 and her mother, Effie Dee Reed, was 31. She married Frederick Hugh Watson in 1919, in Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Pasadena Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 13 November 1947, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Hugh Watson
1901–1953
Opal Ione Songer
1899–1947
Marriage: 1919
Fred Eugene Watson
1920–1987
Barbara Watson Shuler
1922–
Alan Keith Watson
1923–1977

Sources (15)

  • Opal I Borger in household of Harvey F Borger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Opal Irene Watson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Opal Ione Watson, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1919Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 1

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1901 · City Hall Built

    Age 2

    The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 13

    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 (Suffolk): occupational name from Middle English songere (Old English sangere) ‘singer’, synonymous with Sanger . Compare Singer 2.

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

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