Opie Elizabeth Sammons

Brief Life History of Opie Elizabeth

When Opie Elizabeth Sammons was born on 10 July 1905, in Kentucky, United States, her father, James Jackson Sammons, was 29 and her mother, Julia E. Payne, was 24. She had at least 1 daughter with William Ernest Hatfield. She lived in Civil District 5, Campbell, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Perry, Kentucky, United States in 1930. She died on 24 May 1986, in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States.

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William Ernest Hatfield
Opie Elizabeth Sammons
Ruby Hatfield

Sources (9)

  • Opie Hatfield, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Opie Elizabeth Sammons Hatfield, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Opie Sammis in entry for Coy Kibbey and Janette Hatfield, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

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.

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.

1931 · The Parthenon is Built

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

Name Meaning

English: variant of Sammon (see Salmon ), with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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