Joseph H. Long

Male24 February 1854–1930

Brief Life History of Joseph H.

When Joseph H. Long was born on 24 February 1854, in Bucyrus, Crawford, Ohio, United States, his father, George Henry Long, was 20 and his mother, Nancy Elisabeth Van Vleet, was 18. He married America Blair on 15 May 1884, in Defiance, Defiance, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Delaware Township, Defiance, Ohio, United States in 1870 and Mark Township, Defiance, Ohio, United States for about 40 years. He died in 1930, at the age of 76, and was buried in Defiance, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph H. Long
America Blair
Marriage: 15 May 1884
Earnest Emerson Long Sr.
Maude May Long
Earl E Long

Sources (18)

  • Joseph H Long in household of Geo H Long, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph H Long, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Joseph Homer Long, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 May 1884Defiance, Defiance, Ohio, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 6

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 9

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

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 21

    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.

    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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