Elenor Darlene Long

3 April 1925–8 June 2009 (Age 84)
Millersburg, Elkhart, Indiana, United States

The Life of Elenor Darlene

When Elenor Darlene Long was born on 3 April 1925, in Millersburg, Elkhart, Indiana, United States, her father, Robert Ray Long, was 39 and her mother, Elnora Esta Horner, was 31. She married Ralph Collen Leatherman on 13 April 1944. She lived in Millersburg, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1944. She died on 8 June 2009, in Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Brown Cemetery, Millersburg, Elkhart, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Collen Leatherman
Elenor Darlene Long
Marriage: 13 April 1944

Spouse and Children

    Ralph Collen Leatherman



13 April 1944

Parents and Siblings



    Martha Evelyn Long


    Robert Dean Long




World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 4

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 22

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • Eleanor D Long in household of Ray R Long, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Darleen Long in household of Ray R Long, "United States Census, 1940"
  • E Darlene Miller, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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