Opal N Altom

1898–1978 (Age 79)
Alma, Marion, Illinois, United States

The Life of Opal N

Opal N Altom was born on 6 September 1898, in Alma, Marion, Illinois, United States. She had at least 1 son and 5 daughters with Benjamin Harrison Kible. She lived in Griggs Township, St. Francis, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and South Elgin, Kane, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 12 May 1978, in Elgin, Kane, Illinois, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Elgin, Kane, Illinois, United States.

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Opal N Altom
Benjamin Harrison Kible
Marie Beth Kible
Marjorie Kible
Ruth I. Kible
Thelma Kible
Dorothy Kible
George Kible

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 6

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Probably one of several variants of English Halton or Alton , but it could also be an altered form of English Altham, which is a habitational name from Altham in Whalley, Lancashire, named in Old English as ‘river meadow (hamm) of the swans (elfitu)’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Opal Kible in household of Ben Kible, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Opal Kible in household of Benjamon Kible, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Opal Kible in household of Ben Kible, "United States Census, 1920"

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