John L Long

Male23 March 1829–4 February 1847

Brief Life History of John L

When John L Long was born on 23 March 1829, in Monongalia, Virginia, United States, his father, Noah Lewis Long, was 25 and his mother, Martha Patricia Wallace, was 26. He lived in Princeton, Bureau, Illinois, United States in 1850. He died on 4 February 1847, at the age of 17, and was buried in Tiskilwa, Bureau, Illinois, United States.

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Noah Lewis Long
Martha Patricia Wallace
Jehu Long
Mary Long
John L Long
James John Long
Solomon Long
Sarah Louisa Long
Irad Long

Sources (2)

  • 1850 United States Federal Census
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

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World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


Age 4

Historical Boundaries: 1833: Putnam, Illinois, United States 1837: Bureau, Illinois, United States

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 7

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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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