Edward Meacham Langley

20 September 1861–
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Edward Meacham

When Edward Meacham Langley was born on 20 September 1861, in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Langley, was 21 and his mother, Caroline Louisa Blood, was 19. He married Sadie Almanda Rosa Sanborn on 14 January 1897, in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He immigrated to Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1911 and lived in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years and Wellesley, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1930.

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Family Time Line

Edward Meacham Langley
Annie T. Clark
Marriage: 9 November 1904

Spouse and Children

9 November 1904
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Jefferson Langley


    Caroline Louisa Blood




World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 35

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English lang ‘long’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’; or a topographic name with the same meaning. 2. English: from the Old Norse female personal name Langlíf, composed of the elements lang ‘long’ + líf ‘life’. 3. Americanized spelling of French Langlais .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ed M Langley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edward M Langley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward M Langley, "United States Census, 1920"

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