Thomas Leroy "Lee" Long

Brief Life History of Thomas Leroy "Lee"

When Thomas Leroy "Lee" Long was born on 24 March 1899, in Arkansas, United States, his father, William Long, was 30 and his mother, Margaret W Holmes, was 26. He married Telitha Mae Shipman on 2 January 1921, in Scott, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Blansett, Scott, Arkansas, United States in 1940 and Parks Township, Scott, Arkansas, United States in 1950. He died on 11 June 1973, in Mountain Pine, Garland, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Scott Cemetery, Mountain Pine, Garland, Arkansas, United States.

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Thomas Leroy "Lee" Long
1899–1973
Telitha Mae Shipman
1900–1990
Marriage: 2 January 1921
Dewie Clarence Long
1922–1983
Roy Lee Long
1924–1998
LUCILLE Margrette Long
1926–2002
DELBERT Henry Long
1929–2004
Dorothy Choice Long
1931–2022
Henry Everett Long
1935–2018

Sources (11)

  • Lee Long, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Leroy Long, "Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944"
  • Lee Roy Long, "Arkansas First Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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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