Hiram Ransom Long

1833–1912 (Age 78)
Jackson, Ohio, United States

The Life of Hiram Ransom

When Hiram Ransom Long was born on 9 July 1833, in Jackson, Ohio, United States, his father, Christopher Ware Long, was 31 and his mother, Mary Jane McBride, was 26. He married Barbara Ann Cronkhite on 2 November 1853, in Walnut Grove, Scott, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Rochester, Cedar, Iowa, United States in 1885 and Center Township, Cedar, Iowa, United States in 1900. He died on 9 February 1912, in Cedar, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Masonic Cemetery, Tipton, Cedar, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Ransom Long
Barbara Ann Cronkhite
Marriage: 2 November 1853
Jacob Rodell Long
Martha Jane Long
Christopher Ware Long
Leonard Ransom Long
Annie Elizabeth Long
Abraham Lincoln Long
Frank Sidney Long
Sarah Katherine Long
Benjamin Barber Long
Moses Long
Earl Chattem Long
Honor Long

Spouse & Children

  • Male1833–1912Male

  • Barbara Ann Cronkhite


2 November 1853
Walnut Grove, Scott, Iowa, United States


  • Jacob Rodell Long


  • Female1857–1950Female

  • Christopher Ware Long


  • Leonard Ransom Long


  • Female1864–1947Female

+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Christopher Ware Long


  • Mary Jane McBride




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 3

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 27

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Hiram R Long, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Hiram R Long, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hiram R Long, "United States Census, 1860"

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