John Bechtel Longanecker

15 March 1904–22 April 1995 (Age 91)
Edgerton, Johnson, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of John Bechtel

When John Bechtel Longanecker was born on 15 March 1904, in Edgerton, Johnson, Kansas, United States, his father, Samuel Gsell Longanecker, was 28 and his mother, Helena Bechtel, was 27. He married Amy Ruth Woods on 22 June 1929, in Okanogan, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Tonasket Election Precinct 1, Okanogan, Washington, United States in 1940 and Tonasket, Okanogan, Washington, United States in 1998. He died on 22 April 1995, in Republic, Ferry, Washington, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Ellisforde, Okanogan, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Bechtel Longanecker
Amy Ruth Woods
Marriage: 22 June 1929
Virginia Ruth Longanecker
Shirley Lois Longanecker
Marlys Mae Longanecker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 June 1929Okanogan, Washington, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 2
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    1907 · Pike's Market
    Age 3
    Pike’s Market is one of the oldest still working farmer’s markets in the US. It is located in Seattle’s central business district, just north of Belltown , and southwest of central waterfront and Elliott Bay. One of the attractions there is the gum wall. 
    Age 25
    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Langenecker (see Longenecker ).

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

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    Sources (11)

    • John Longanecker, "United States Census, 1940"
    • John B Longanecker, "Washington Death Index, 1965-2014"
    • John in household of Samuel G Longenecker, "United States Census, 1920"

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