Joseph Henry Long

Male15 May 1875–20 September 1953

Brief Life History of Joseph Henry

When Joseph Henry Long was born on 15 May 1875, in Humphreys, Tennessee, United States, his father, James H. Long, was 43 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Dotson, was 30. He married Ida Elizabeth Deck on 12 February 1905. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Civil District 5, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States for about 30 years and Civil District 3, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years. He died on 20 September 1953, in Humphreys, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Long Cemetery, McEwen, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States.

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Joseph Henry Long
Ida Elizabeth Deck
Marriage: 12 February 1905
Azelle Long
Floyd Long
Stella Long
Dessie Long
Christine Long

Sources (20)

  • Henry Long, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry Long, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Joseph Henry Long, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1905
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 1

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

    Age 3

    When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 21

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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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