Ethel Leota Pierce

12 August 1884–2 April 1976 (Age 91)
Harrisburg, Linn, Oregon, United States

The Life Summary of Ethel Leota

When Ethel Leota Pierce was born on 12 August 1884, in Harrisburg, Linn, Oregon, United States, her father, Adonijah DeLong, was 50 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Foster, was 37. She lived in Wentworth, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Pine, Baker, Oregon, United States in 1920. She died on 2 April 1976, in Issaquah, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States.

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Henry Alfred DeLong
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World Events (8)

Age 2
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act
Age 2
In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Age 24
Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English, Welsh, and Irish: from the Anglo-Norman French and Middle English personal name Piers, Peres, Peris, an Old French nominative of Pierre or Per, the French form of Peter . Pierce is especially frequent in northwestern Wales and Lancashire, while Pearce is the more common spelling in the rest of England. In Ireland Pierce and Pearse represent a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Piarais ‘son of Piaras’, a Gaelicized form of Piers.Americanized form of some similar-sounding Jewish surname.History: Franklin Pierce (1804–69), 14th president of the US, was born in Hillsborough, NH, on the New England frontier. His English ancestor Thomas Pierce emigrated to Charlestown, MA, in 1633/34.

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

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Sources (6)

  • Ethel J Delong in household of Adonijah Delong, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Ethel L Delong in household of Harry Delong, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ethel Delong, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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