Opal Pauline Henderson Earp was born in Lincoln Co. in 1907 to Perry L. Henderson and his wife Lillie Mensch Henderson. The Hendersons were from Arkansas but by the 1900 census they were located in Stroud City, Lincoln Co., OK. She married Claud Earp in 1925. To this union were born three girls: Leona Geraldine 1929-1929, Juanita Faye 1930-1942, and Claudia Kay Earp Rice. She was a farmers wife. She and Claud lived all their lives in Lincoln Co., OK.