Opal Wiggins

Brief Life History of Opal

When Opal Wiggins was born on 23 March 1908, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, her father, Leander Wiggins, was 30 and her mother, Hattie Flora Vincent, was 22. She married James Lewis Nash on 23 December 1924, in Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States. She lived in Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States in 1950 and Greenville, Greenville, Sinoe, Liberia in 2000. She died on 6 December 2000, at the age of 92, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States.

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James Lewis Nash
Opal Wiggins
Marriage: 23 December 1924

Sources (13)

  • Opal Nash, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Opal Nash, "Kentucky, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"
  • Opal Wiggins Nash, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1912 · McCreary County Created

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.


Liberia declares neutrality at the outset of World War I.


Forced-labor practices abolished.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): variant of Wiggin with the addition of genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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