Luella "Ella" Long

Femaleabout 1858–July 1929

Brief Life History of Luella "Ella"

When Luella "Ella" Long was born about 1858, in Springville, Erie, New York, United States, her father, Joseph Long, was 52 and her mother, Mary Angelina Jewett, was 39. She married Nelson A. Ferrin about 1877, in Springville, Erie, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Concord, Erie, New York, United States in 1880 and Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died in July 1929, at the age of 72.

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Nelson A. Ferrin
Luella "Ella" Long
Marriage: about 1877
Glennie Nora Ferrin
Hugh A. Ferrin

Sources (10)

  • Ella Ferren in household of Nelson Ferren, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Ella Ferrin in household of Nelson Ferrin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ella Ferrin in household of Nelson A Ferrin, "United States Census, 1910"

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  • Marriage
    about 1877Springville, Erie, New York, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

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

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 5

    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.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 23

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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