Hiram E Longnecker

4 May 1862–10 February 1916 (Age 53)
Bond Township, Lawrence, Illinois, United States

The Life of Hiram E

When Hiram E Longnecker was born on 4 May 1862, in Bond Township, Lawrence, Illinois, United States, his father, John Hiram Longenecker, was 20 and his mother, Samantha June Updike, was 16. He married Jane Bloor on 23 August 1894, in Richland, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Honey Creek Township, Crawford, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 10 February 1916, in Richland, Illinois, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Amity, Richland, Illinois, United States.

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Hiram E Longnecker
Jane Bloor
Marriage: 23 August 1894
Elosia Emma Longnecker

Spouse and Children

23 August 1894
Richland, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Hiram Longenecker


    Samantha June Updike




World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 9

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 15

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.

Name Meaning

Altered form of German Langenecker ( see Longenecker ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hrom E Longnecker in household of John Longnecker, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Hiram E Longnecker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • H E Longnecker, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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