Elizabeth Jane Long

29 October 1819–before 1849 (Age 29)
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Jane

When Elizabeth Jane Long was born on 29 October 1819, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, her father, Thomas Ammon Long, was 23 and her mother, Margaret McClure McClanahan, was 16. She married Uriah Dawson on 17 February 1842, in Marion, Indiana, United States. She died before 1849, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 28.

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Uriah Dawson
Elizabeth Jane Long
Marriage: 17 February 1842

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  • Marriage
    17 February 1842Marion, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (7)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    Age 2
    Historic Boundaries 1821: Marion, Indiana, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 11
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    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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    • Eliza Jane Long, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Jane Long - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Elizabeth Jane Long
    • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Jane Long - Published information: birth-name: Eliza Jane Long

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