Opal Ione Songer

6 December 1899–13 November 1947 (Age 47)
Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, United States

The Life 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
Opal Ione Songer
Marriage: 1919
Fred Eugene Watson
Barbara Watson Shuler
Alan Keith Watson

Spouse and Children

    Frederick Hugh Watson



Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States


    Fred Eugene Watson


    Barbara Watson Shuler


    Alan Keith Watson


Parents and Siblings

    Harvey Franklin Songer





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: variant of Sanger 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Opal I Borger in household of Harvey F Borger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Opal J Songer in household of Harry Songer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Opal Watson in household of Fred Watson, "United States Census, 1940"

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