Thomas Franklin Long

24 November 1930–11 June 2012 (Age 81)
Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States

The Life of Thomas Franklin

When Thomas Franklin Long was born on 24 November 1930, in Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States, his father, Wilber Lee Long, was 30 and his mother, Cora Frances Gladhill, was 30. He lived in Benton Township, Adair, Missouri, United States in 1935. He died on 11 June 2012, in Macon, Missouri, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Maple Hills Cemetery, Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilber Lee Long
1900–1946
Cora Frances Gladhill
1900–1971
Harold L Long
1926–
Thomas Franklin Long
1930–2012
Velma Joann Long
1935–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Harold L Long

    Male1926–Male

    Male1930–2012Male

    Velma Joann Long

    Female1935–Female

World Events (8)

1931

Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 1

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 25

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas F Long in household of Wilber L Long, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas Franklin Long, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Thomas Franklin Long, "Find A Grave Index"

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