George Longaker

Male15 February 1880–22 November 1943

Brief Life History of George

When George Longaker was born on 15 February 1880, in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States, his father, Jairas Longaker, was 45 and his mother, Nancy Susan Perry, was 33. He married Maria Ruf on 6 September 1904, in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Miamisburg, Miami Township, Montgomery, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Ohio, United States in 1943. He died on 22 November 1943, in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

George Longaker
1880–1943
Maria Ruf
1881–1952
Marriage: 6 September 1904
Perry Rufus Longaker
1906–1963
Robert George Longaker
1909–1991
Mary P Longaker
1915–1994
Paul Edward Longaker
1919–1985

Sources (14)

  • George Longaker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Longecker, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • George Longaker, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 September 1904Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 1

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1881 · Hudson's

    Age 1

    Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 18

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Norwegian Langåker, a cognate of English Longacre . Compare Langager .

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

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