John William Longmire

19 July 1887–8 May 1956 (Age 68)
Belalie, South Australia, Australia

The Life of John William

When John William Longmire was born on 19 July 1887, in Belalie, South Australia, Australia, his father, Walter Longmire, was 41 and his mother, Margaret Dawson, was 35. He married Barbara Myrtle Bailye in 1918, in Katanning, Western Australia, Australia. He died on 8 May 1956, in Katanning, Western Australia, Australia, at the age of 68.

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John William Longmire
Barbara Myrtle Bailye
Marriage: 1918

Spouse and Children

Katanning, Western Australia, Australia

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World Events (8)


Age 5

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

Age 14

First Federal election.

Age 24

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Windermere, Cumbria, named in Middle English as long ‘long’ + myre, mire ‘marsh’, ‘bog’ (Old Norse mýrr).

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

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