John Boyer Longacre

11 September 1832–5 June 1888 (Age 55)
Parker Ford, East Coventry Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Boyer

When John Boyer Longacre was born on 11 September 1832, in Parker Ford, East Coventry Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Peter Longacre, was 46 and his mother, Hannah Boyer, was 37. He died on 5 June 1888, at the age of 55, and was buried in Trappe, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Peter Longacre
Hannah Boyer
Rufus Boyer Longaker
Mary Longacre
Louisa Longacre
Emeline Longacre
John Boyer Longacre
Frances Myra Longacre

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World Events (6)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 14

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 31

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

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English lang, long ‘long’ + aker, acre ‘piece of tilled land’, or a habitational name from any of various minor places so named, such as Long Acre Farm, Tyne and Wear, or Long Acres Farm in North Yorkshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John B Longaker, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John B Longaker in household of Peter Longaker, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John B. Longaker, "Find A Grave Index"

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