Beulah Mae Long

11 May 1894–26 January 1967 (Age 72)
La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life of Beulah Mae

When Beulah Mae Long was born on 11 May 1894, in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Charles S. Long, was 32 and her mother, Belle Jordan, was 30. She married Orange Virgil Sights on 15 January 1913, in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 26 January 1967, in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

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Orange Virgil Sights
Beulah Mae Long
Marriage: 15 January 1913
Orange Virgil "Buster" Sights
James Charles Sights
Glenna Sights

Spouse and Children

15 January 1913
La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States


    Orange Virgil "Buster" Sights



    Glenna Sights


Parents and Siblings

    Charles S. Long






    Arda Long


    Luther D Long


    Orville Long



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 16

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Beulah Long in household of Chas Long, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Beula M Sights in household of Virgil Sights, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Beulah M Sights in household of Virgil O Sights, "United States Census, 1930"

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