Cecil Zack Long

5 October 1900–30 August 1969 (Age 68)
Monett Township, Barry, Missouri, United States

The Life of Cecil Zack

When Cecil Zack Long was born on 5 October 1900, in Monett Township, Barry, Missouri, United States, his father, Henry James Long, was 36 and his mother, Catherine Courdin, was 33. He married Lalah O. Jeffries on 20 March 1929, in Monett Township, Barry, Missouri, United States. He died on 30 August 1969, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Monett Township, Barry, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cecil Zack Long
Lalah O. Jeffries
Marriage: 20 March 1929

Spouse and Children

20 March 1929
Monett Township, Barry, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Henry James Long


    Catherine Courdin




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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 4

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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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Story Highlight

In Ceces obituary it says he died at 68 years in the lake cabin in Eureka springs Arkansas He lived in Cassville Missouri for 50 years, moved to Monett in 1951. He was a member of the Missouri House …

Sources (3)

  • Long in household of H* ? Long, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cecil Z Long in household of Leroy Jeffries, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cecil Long in household of Henry J Long, "United States Census, 1910"

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