Jennie Eliza Bryson

30 March 1902–6 March 1989 (Age 86)
Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Jennie Eliza

When Jennie Eliza Bryson was born on 30 March 1902, in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United States, her father, Hugh M Bryson, was 44 and her mother, Elizabeth Redmond, was 29. She married Henry Franklin Long Jr on 20 August 1921. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Ventura, Ventura, California, United States in 1930 and Brea Judicial Township, Orange, California, United States in 1940. She died on 6 March 1989, in Menifee, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Franklin Long Jr
Jennie Eliza Bryson
Marriage: 20 August 1921
Barbara Elizabeth Long
Marilyn Louise Long

Spouse and Children

20 August 1921


Parents and Siblings

    Hugh M Bryson






    Alta Bryson


    Sidney Ray Bryson


    Madge Bryson


    Seward Xavier Bryson


World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 4

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Brice, Gaelic (Gille) Bhris ‘(servant of) (Saint) Bricius’ ( see Brice ).2 Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Briosáin, an altered version of Ó Muirgheasáin ( see Morrissey ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jennie E Long in household of Frank Long, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jennie Bryson, "South Dakota, State Census, 1905"
  • Jennie Bryson in household of Hugh M Bryson, "United States Census, 1920"

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