Louise Long

1906–11 February 1992 (Age 86)
Coesfield, Cooke, Texas, United States

The Life of Louise

When Louise Long was born in 1906, in Coesfield, Cooke, Texas, United States, her father, John Pope Long, was 41 and her mother, Louisa Liedtke, was 38. She had at least 1 son with George Taylor Atkins. She lived in Abernathy, Hale, Texas, United States in 1930 and Austin, Travis, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 11 February 1992, at the age of 86, and was buried in Austin Memorial Park, Austin, Travis, Texas, United States.

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George Taylor Atkins
Louise Long
George Pope Atkins

Spouse and Children

    George Taylor Atkins





    George Pope Atkins


Parents and Siblings

    John Pope Long





World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 0

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 8

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: nickname for a tall person, from Old English lang, long, Old French long ‘long’, ‘tall’ (equivalent to Latin longus).2 Irish (Ulster (Armagh) and Munster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Longáin ( see Langan ).3 Chinese 龙: from the name of an official treasurer called Long, who lived during the reign of the model emperor Shun ( 2257–2205 bc ). his descendants adopted this name as their surname. Additionally, a branch of the Liu clan ( see Lau 1), descendants of Liu Lei , who supposedly had the ability to handle dragons, was granted the name Yu-Long (meaning roughly ‘resistor of dragons’) by the Xia emperor Kong Jia ( 1879–1849 bc ). Some descendants later simplified Yu-Long to Long and adopted it as their surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Louise Long in household of John A Long, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Louise Long in household of John P Long, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Louise Atkins in household of George T Atkins, "United States Census, 1940"

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