Kermit Alverson Long

15 July 1919–15 June 1992 (Age 72)
Amboy, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Kermit Alverson

When Kermit Alverson Long was born on 15 July 1919, in Amboy, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States, his father, Albin Lawrence Long, was 28 and his mother, Ida Florence Hicks, was 25. He married Anna Caroline Ferm on 16 October 1942, in Humboldt, Nevada, United States. He lived in Sterling Township, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Pine Lake Township, Clearwater, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 June 1992, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 72.

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Kermit Alverson Long
Anna Caroline Ferm
Marriage: 16 October 1942

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16 October 1942
Humboldt, Nevada, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

Age 4

President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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.

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

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  • Kermit A Long in household of Alben L Long, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Kermit A Long in household of Albin L Long, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kermit A Long in household of Albin L Long, "United States Census, 1940"

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