Reuben Long

14 September 1769–28 August 1824 (Age 54)
Upton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Reuben

When Reuben Long was born on 14 September 1769, in Upton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Long Jr, was 49 and his mother, Mary Taft, was 43. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Ginney Wilson. He died on 28 August 1824, in New York, United States, at the age of 54.

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Reuben Long
1769–1824
Ginney Wilson
1769–1859
Franklin Long
1797–1874
Harriet Long
Nancy Long

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Franklin Long

    Male1797–1874Male

    Harriet Long

    FemaleFemale

    Nancy Long

    FemaleFemale

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 7

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 7

New York is the 11th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 17

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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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