George Lemuel Long

26 January 1872–22 July 1954 (Age 82)
Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of George Lemuel

When George Lemuel Long was born on 26 January 1872, in Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa, United States, his father, Lemuel Long, was 58 and his mother, Adaline Florilla Hunt, was 43. He married Bertha Lucinda Smith on 27 December 1899, in Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Deer Creek Township, Webster, Iowa, United States for about 60 years. He died on 22 July 1954, in Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Lemuel Long
1872–1954
Bertha Lucinda Smith
1875–1920
Marriage: 27 December 1899
Ruth Florilla Long
1900–1901
Irving Lemual Long
1902–1976
Alexander Seymour Long
1904–1905
Florence Marguerite Long
1907–1953
Stanley Ross LONG
1909–2003
Mary Adeline Long
1912–1996
Alice Mae Long
1915–1992

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 December 1899Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 3
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1884 · There is now a Capital Building
    Age 12
    The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 24
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 83277;2007: 170968; 2010: 229374)English and French: nickname for a tall person, from Old English lang, long, Old French long ‘long, tall’ (equivalent to Latin longus). Compare Dulong and Lelong .Irish (Ulster and Munster): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Longáin (see Langan ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Dulong
    Longs
    Lung
    Lelong
    Tall
    Liang

    Sources (28)

    • George L Long in household of Liman Longg, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
    • George L Long in entry for Irving Long, "Iowa, Marriage Records, 1941-1951"
    • G L Long in entry for Alexandra Seymour Long, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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