Louisa Jones

about 1842–16 July 1887 (Age 45)
Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Louisa

Louisa Jones was born about 1842, in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. She married Joseph F Longacre about 1863, in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Brooklyn Township, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 16 July 1887, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

Joseph F Longacre
Louisa Jones
Marriage: about 1863
Rudolph Franklin Longacre

Spouse and Children

about 1863
Chester, Pennsylvania, United States


World Events (7)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 18

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 21

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Louisa Longacre in household of Joseph F Longacre, "United States Census, 1880"

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