Samuel Diemer Longacre

Brief Life History of Samuel Diemer

When Samuel Diemer Longacre was born on 28 September 1847, in Vincent Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Longacre Jr, was 32 and his mother, Mary Ann Diemer, was 22. He married Beulah Martin on 10 April 1871, in Uwchlan Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Norristown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Schuylkill Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 23 August 1912, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Spring City, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Samuel Diemer Longacre
Beulah Martin
Marriage: 10 April 1871
B. Martin Longacre
Eva May Longacre
Sarah M Longacre
Mary Lucinda 'Lucy' Longacre
John Oscar Longacre

Sources (10)

  • Samuel D Longacre, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Samuel Diemer Longacre - Government record: Census record: birth: about 1848; Vincent, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Samuel Diemer Longacre, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"

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Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English lang, long ‘long’ + aker, acre ‘piece of tilled land’, or a habitational name from any of various minor places so named, such as Long Acre Farm, Tyne and Wear, or Long Acres Farm in North Yorkshire.

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

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