Opal Delta Younger

Brief Life History of Opal Delta

When Opal Delta Younger was born on 15 September 1899, in Prairie Township, Searcy, Arkansas, United States, her father, Charles Alexander Younger, was 42 and her mother, Martha Elizabeth Hemphill, was 33. She married John Earl Bennett about 1918. They were the parents of at least 7 sons. She lived in Creek Township, Wagoner, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 131 North Wapato, Yakima, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 11 February 1949, in Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Earl Bennett
Opal Delta Younger
Marriage: about 1918
Malburn Earl Bennett
Cecil Guy Bennett
Fred Lee Bennett
John Cooledge Bennett
William Fay Bennett
Robert Eugene Bennett
Darrell Ray Bennett

Sources (16)

  • Opal D Younger in household of Charly Younger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Opal D Younger, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Opal D Bennett, "Washington, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

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

1900 · Frederick Weyerhaeuser's Logging Business

Weyerhaeuser Company started with 900,000 acres of timberland, with barely 3 employees and a small office in Tacoma, Washington. It has grown to become one of the largest sustainable forest products companies in the world.

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Northumberland and eastern Scotland): from Middle English yungre ‘younger’, comparative of Young , used to distinguish a younger man from an older man bearing the same personal name (typically, father and son). In one case, at least, however, the name is known to have been borne by an immigrant Fleming, and was probably an Americanized form of Middle Dutch jongheer ‘young nobleman’ (see Jonker ).

Americanized form of various cognate or like-sounding names in other languages, notably German Junger and Junker , or Dutch Jonker .

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

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