Ann DeLong

about 1799–May 1880 (Age 81)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ann

When Ann DeLong was born about 1799, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Colonel John Francis DeLong, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Winteringer, was 23. She married Lawrence Wendle on 15 September 1818, in Guernsey, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Huntington Township, Ross, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died in May 1880, at the age of 81.

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Lawrence Wendle
Ann DeLong
Marriage: 15 September 1818
Uknown Wendle

Spouse and Children

    Lawrence Wendle



15 September 1818
Guernsey, Ohio, United States


    Uknown Wendle


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 13

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 22

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

French:1. habitational name, with the preposition de, denoting someone from a place named Long, of which there are examples in Cher, Dordogne, and Somme. 2. possibly a variant of Lelong , a nickname from long ‘tall’, ‘long’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Ann Morgan in household of George Morgan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ann Morgan, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Anna Morgan in household of George Morgan, "United States Census, 1850"

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