Harvey Merritt Long

Male8 October 1887–22 September 1955

Brief Life History of Harvey Merritt

When Harvey Merritt Long was born on 8 October 1887, in Pemberville, Wood, Ohio, United States, his father, Henry Elonza Long, was 28 and his mother, Cora Mable Calkins, was 24. He married Nellie R Neal on 10 January 1906, in Pemberville, Wood, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Wood, Ohio, United States in 1887 and Clay Township, Ottawa, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. He died on 22 September 1955, in Genoa, Clay Township, Ottawa, Ohio, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Clay Cemetery, Genoa, Clay Township, Ottawa, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Merritt Long
1887–1955
Nellie R Neal
1885–1956
Marriage: 10 January 1906
Clarence R Long
1912–
Romayne F Long
1922–2002

Sources (14)

  • Harvey Long, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harvey W. Long, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Harvey H. Long, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 January 1906Pemberville, Wood, Ohio, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 3

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1890 · Woman's Suffrage

    Age 3

    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 19

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    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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