Lavonia Lee Long

1909–2001 (Age 92)
Ray, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Lavonia Lee

When Lavonia Lee Long was born in 1909, in Ray, Missouri, United States, her father, Maurice Edward Long, was 29 and her mother, Pearl Esther Noffzinger, was 28. She lived in Excelsior Springs, Clay, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Seattle, King, Washington, United States in 1972. She died in 2001, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 92.

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Maurice Edward Long
Pearl Esther Noffzinger
Francis Dowell Long
Lavonia Lee Long
Maurice Elbert Long
Cecil Long
Samuel H Long

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 0
Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks
Age 22
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.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 26
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: nickname for a tall person, from Old English lang, long, Old French long ‘long’, ‘tall’ (equivalent to Latin longus).2 Irish (Ulster (Armagh) and Munster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Longáin ( see Langan ).3 Chinese 龙: from the name of an official treasurer called Long, who lived during the reign of the model emperor Shun ( 2257–2205 bc ). his descendants adopted this name as their surname. Additionally, a branch of the Liu clan ( see Lau 1), descendants of Liu Lei , who supposedly had the ability to handle dragons, was granted the name Yu-Long (meaning roughly ‘resistor of dragons’) by the Xia emperor Kong Jia ( 1879–1849 bc ). Some descendants later simplified Yu-Long to Long and adopted it as their surname.

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

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Sources (4)

  • Levona L Long in household of Maurse E Long, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lavonia Lee Long in household of Samuel H Long, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Levana L Long in household of Maurice E Long, "United States Census, 1930"

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