Opal Edna Wright

1901–1954 (Age 53)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Opal Edna

When Opal Edna Wright was born on 4 July 1901, in Illinois, United States, her father, William Wright, was 41 and her mother, Buena Lytle, was 21. She married Troy Edward Crader in 1927, in Missouri, United States. She died on 25 June 1954, in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Troy Edward Crader
1901–1984
Opal Edna Wright
1901–1954
Marriage: 1927

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1927
Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Wright

    Male1860–Male

    Buena Lytle

    Female1880–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 9

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 15

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: occupational name for a maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Old English wyrhta, wryhta ‘craftsman’ (a derivative of wyrcan ‘to work or make’). The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright ), but when used in isolation it generally referred to a builder of windmills or watermills.2 Common New England Americanized form of French Le Droit, a nickname for an upright person, a man of probity, from Old French droit ‘right’, in which there has been confusion between the homophones right and wright.

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

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  • Opal Edna Wright Crader, "Find A Grave Index"

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