John Walter Long Sr

11 March 1880–17 March 1962 (Age 82)
Boone, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of John Walter

When John Walter Long Sr was born on 11 March 1880, in Boone, Arkansas, United States, his father, Maples Pleasant Long Jr, was 25 and his mother, Margaret Nancy Bohannon, was 22. He married Sarah Elizabeth Ross on 12 August 1900, in Boone, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Prague, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Okemah, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, United States for about 20 years. He died on 17 March 1962, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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John Walter Long Sr
Sarah Elizabeth Ross
Marriage: 12 August 1900
Ada Lula Long
Therma Estella Long
John Walter Long Jr
Dr Troy Frank Long
Dr. Gerald DeWitt Long

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 August 1900Boone, Arkansas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 1
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries 1891: Boone, Arkansas, United States
    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 22
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    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)

    • John W Lang, "United States Census, 1910"
    • J Walter Long in entry for Thomas Carl P'Simer and Therma Estelle Long, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
    • John Walter Long, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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