Opal Mae Owsley

19 August 1905–6 January 1985 (Age 79)
Garfield, Washington, United States

The Life of Opal Mae

When Opal Mae Owsley was born on 19 August 1905, in Garfield, Washington, United States, her father, Hill Beverly Owsley, was 28 and her mother, Minnie A. Bruce, was 28. She had at least 1 son with David " Jack" Colbert. She lived in Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington, United States in 1910. She died on 6 January 1985, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 79.

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David " Jack" Colbert
Opal Mae Owsley
Jack David Colbert

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    David " Jack" Colbert





    Jack David Colbert


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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.
1907 · Pike's Market

Age 2

Pike’s Market is one of the oldest still working farmer’s markets in the US. It is located in Seattle’s central business district, just north of Belltown , and southwest of central waterfront and Elliott Bay. One of the attractions there is the gum wall. 

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ousley .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Opal Colbert in household of Jack Colbert, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Opal Owsley in household of H B Owsley, "United States Census, 1910"

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