Hattie Opal Penrod

18 March 1905–5 March 1999 (Age 93)
Logan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Hattie Opal

When Hattie Opal Penrod was born on 18 March 1905, in Logan, Kentucky, United States, her father, Winfield Scott Penrod, was 48 and her mother, Myrtle Earle Blaine, was 25. She married Clayton Carmen Welborn on 3 April 1920, in Montgomery, Morgan, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. She died on 5 March 1999, in Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Slaughters, Webster, Kentucky, United States.

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Clayton Carmen Welborn
Hattie Opal Penrod
Marriage: 3 April 1920
Francis Carmen " Bill" Welborn
Morton Leon Welborn

Spouse and Children

3 April 1920
Montgomery, Morgan, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 1

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 26

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly English, but the name is rare in England. It may equally well be an altered form of an unidentified German or Dutch habitational name.

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

Sources (3)

  • Hattie O Penrod in household of Joseph L Hughett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hattie O Penrod in household of Mary S Blain, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hattie Opal Welborn in household of Clayton Welborn, "United States Census, 1940"

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