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