Opal Jessie Glancy

27 April 1897–8 December 1993 (Age 96)
Cairo, Allen, Ohio, United States

The Life of Opal Jessie

When Opal Jessie Glancy was born on 27 April 1897, in Cairo, Allen, Ohio, United States, her father, Jesse Sims Glancy, was 23 and her mother, Alta Loretta Martz, was 19. She married Frank Raymond Grow on 11 November 1916, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Monroe Township, Allen, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 December 1993, in Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Raymond Grow
Opal Jessie Glancy
Marriage: 11 November 1916
Charles Franklin Grow
James Edward Grow
Robert Judson Grow
Anna Loretta Grow

Spouse and Children

11 November 1916
Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States


    Charles Franklin Grow


    Robert Judson Grow




Parents and Siblings

    Jesse Sims Glancy





World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 1

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhlannchaidh ‘son of Flannchadh’ ( see Clancy ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Opal Davis in household of John Davis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Opal Grow in household of Judson E Grow, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Opal J Glancy im Haushalt von B Franklin Martz, „United States Census, 1910“

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