Ada A. Long

Brief Life History of Ada A.

When Ada A. Long was born on 4 October 1874, in Kansas, United States, her father, Myron Long, was 43 and her mother, Rachel Rebeka McDonald, was 37. She married Harry Alonzo Jackson on 12 July 1899, in Paola, Miami, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Sugar Creek Township, Miami, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Osawatomie, Miami, Kansas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 12 May 1937, at the age of 62, and was buried in Osawatomie, Miami, Kansas, United States.

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Harry Alonzo Jackson
1873–1944
Ada A. Long
1874–1937
Marriage: 12 July 1899
Hellen Louisa Jackson
1900–1995
Ella Lucille Jackson
1902–1988

Sources (12)

  • Ada A Jackson in household of John J Churchill, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ada A Long, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
  • Ada A Jackson, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1884

Historical Boundaries: 1884: Linn, Kansas, United States

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

Name Meaning

English and French: nickname for a tall person, from Old English lang, long, Old French long ‘long, tall’ (equivalent to Latin longus). Compare Dulong and Lelong .

Irish (Ulster and Munster): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Longáin (see Langan ).

German: variant of Lang ‘long’ and, in North America, also an altered form (translation into English) of this.

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

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