James Malcolm Long

Brief Life History of James Malcolm

When James Malcolm Long was born on 27 April 1849, in Blackwell, St. Francois, Missouri, United States, his father, Thomas Long, was 25 and his mother, Mary Jane Robert, was 22. He married Casandra J. Roberts on 1 September 1870, in Jefferson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Valle Township, Jefferson, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Perry Township, St. Francois, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 28 January 1926, in Desloge, St. Francois, Missouri, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, St. Francois, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Malcolm Long
1849–1926
Mary Levering
1867–1945
Marriage: 25 December 1894
Nellie J Long
1896–
Claud Orlando Long
1898–1988
Edward C Long
1900–1942
Golda A Long
1902–1949
Homer Oliver Long
1904–1965
Pauline Opal Long
1906–1926
Harold McCalion Long
1907–1977

Sources (25)

  • James M Long, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Long, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • James Malcolm Long, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

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 ).

German: variant of Lang ‘long’ and, in North America, also an altered form (translation into English) of this.

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

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