Anne Jane Long

April 1850–18 December 1912 (Age 62)
Dún Cionnaola, County Donegal, Ireland

The Life Summary of Anne Jane

When Anne Jane Long was born in April 1850, in Dún Cionnaola, County Donegal, Ireland, her father, Michael Long, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Bess Dobbins, was 37. She married William Young about 1869, in County Donegal, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1900. She died on 18 December 1912, in County Donegal, Ireland, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

William Young
Anne Jane Long
Marriage: about 1869
Thomas Young
Elizabeth Young
William John Young
Susan Young
Anne Jane Young
Ellen Or Nellie Young
Margaret Pearson Young

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1869County Donegal, Ireland
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1861 · The 14th Brooklyn is Known as The Red Legged Devils
    Age 11
    The 14th Regiment New York State Militia, or 14th Brooklyn, was constituted on May 13, 1847. The 14th Brooklyn received the nickname “The Red Legged Devils” due to their vibrant red trousers. At the time, most Union regiments wore blue. The volunteer militia, led by Colonel Alfred M. Wood, consisted primarily of abolitionists from Brooklyn. They served between the years of 1861 through 1864 and were known for their grit and determination and never stood down from a fight.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 17
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.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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    Sources (15)

    • Anne Mccullough in household of Matthew Mccullough, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Anna J Long in entry for William Long and Nellie Young, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Anne Jane Long in entry for Thomas Young, "Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881"

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