Opal Alice Davis

17 February 1914–15 May 2002 (Age 88)
Dixon, Pulaski, Missouri, United States

The Life of Opal Alice

Opal Alice Davis was born on 17 February 1914. She had at least 1 daughter with James Clinton Bays. She died on 15 May 2002, at the age of 88, and was buried in Dixon, Pulaski, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Clinton Bays
1909–1980
Opal Alice Davis
1914–2002
Barbara Bays

Spouse and Children

children

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    Barbara Bays

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 17

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Opal Alice Bays, "Find A Grave Index"

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