Opal Lee Powers

10 February 1900–11 April 1990 (Age 90)
Yell, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Opal Lee

When Opal Lee Powers was born on 10 February 1900, in Yell, Arkansas, United States, his father, Felix G Powers, was 31 and his mother, Polly Camelia Denton, was 23. He married Sattie Evelyn Crane on 9 December 1948, in Perry, Arkansas, United States. He lived in Hollis, Perry, Arkansas, United States in 1948 and Hollis, Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Unorganized Borough, Alaska, United States in 1983. He died on 11 April 1990, in Grapevine, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Moss Creek Cemetery, Yell, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Opal Lee Powers
Sattie Evelyn Crane
Marriage: 9 December 1948

Spouse and Children

9 December 1948
Perry, Arkansas, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Polly Camelia Denton




    Vergie Powers


    Pennie Powers


    Opal Powers




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 1

Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful "oil boom".
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 4

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Power .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Opal Lee Powers, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Opal Lee Powers in entry for Mrs Sattie Evelyn Powers, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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