Elva Longshore


Brief Life History of Elva

When Elva Longshore was born in 1867, in Harrison Township, Perry, Ohio, United States, her father, Isaac Longshore, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Driggs, was 26.

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Isaac Longshore
Elizabeth Driggs
Elva Longshore
Jeremiah Willard Longshore
Archibald Clifton Longshore
Mary Josephine Longshore
Edward Isaac Longshore
Cora May Longshore

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  • Elva Longshore in entry for Bell, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (3)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 0

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.


Age 86

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law recognizing that Ohio was admitted into the Union, since it had previously slipped through the cracks. The official date of admittance was agreed upon as March 1, 1803, ratified as of May 19, 1953.

Name Meaning

English: possibly an altered form of Longshaw, a habitational name from Longshaw in Derbyshire, Greater Manchester, and Staffordshire, named from Middle English lang, long + shaw ‘copse, small wood’ (Old English sceaga).

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

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