Margaret C Long

17 December 1868–24 April 1950 (Age 81)
Osceola, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Margaret C

When Margaret C Long was born on 17 December 1868, in Osceola, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George H Long, was 30 and her mother, Catharine Sheller, was 24. She married John Duffy on 24 February 1903, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Kent, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 24 April 1950, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Duffy
Margaret C Long
Marriage: 24 February 1903
Margaret D Duffy

Spouse and Children

    John Duffy



24 February 1903
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States


    Margaret D Duffy


Parents and Siblings

    George H Long


    Catharine Sheller




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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 9

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Margaret C Long in household of Geo H Long, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Margaret L Duffy in household of John Duffy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maggie C Long in household of George H Long, "United States Census, 1880"

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