Mary Hadessa Longacre

7 October 1887–12 January 1962 (Age 74)
Claridon, Marion, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Hadessa

When Mary Hadessa Longacre was born on 7 October 1887, in Claridon, Marion, Ohio, United States, her father, Sherman Allen Longacre, was 27 and her mother, Ann Elizabeth Lindsay, was 22. She married William Hobart Knowles on 15 February 1912, in Marion, Ohio, United States. She lived in Grand Prairie Township, Marion, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Scott Township, Marion, Ohio, United States in 1910. She died on 12 January 1962, in Caledonia, Saint George, Trinidad and Tobago, at the age of 74.

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William Hobart Knowles
Mary Hadessa Longacre
Marriage: 15 February 1912

Spouse and Children

15 February 1912
Marion, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Sherman Allen Longacre


    Ann Elizabeth Lindsay




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 20

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English lang, long ‘long’ + aker, acre ‘piece of tilled land’, or a habitational name from any of various minor places so named, such as Long Acre Farm, Tyne and Wear, or Long Acres Farm in North Yorkshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hadssa M Longacre in household of Sherman A Longacre, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dessie M Longacre in household of Sherman Longacre, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mrs William H Knowles, "Ohio, Crawford County Obituaries, 1860-2004"

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