Elizabeth Matilda Long

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Matilda

When Elizabeth Matilda Long was born in March 1871, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry Alexander Long, was 36 and her mother, Matilda Steinberger, was 37. She married Banks Waldo Smith on 9 November 1892, in Dauphin, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Tuscarora Township, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Queens Village, Queens, New York City, New York, United States in 1900. She died on 19 April 1908, at the age of 37.

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Banks Waldo Smith
Elizabeth Matilda Long
Marriage: 9 November 1892
Glenn C Smith
Claire Smith
Brooke Alton Smith
Jean Marvel Smith
Grace L Smith
Banks Waldo Smith
Lee Weber Smith

Sources (12)

  • Lizzie Long in household of Thompson Long, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lizzie Long, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Elizabeth Long in entry for Lee Weber Smith and Theodora Antoinette Lutz, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

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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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