Elizabeth Jane Long

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Jane

Elizabeth Jane Long was born about May 1839, in Meigs, Ohio, United States. She married Harry Sedore on 7 April 1859, in Henry, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Keokuk Township, Wapello, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 9 April 1872, in Wapello, Iowa, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States.

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Harry Sedore
Elizabeth Jane Long
Marriage: 7 April 1859
Mary Emma Sedore
William Thomas Sedore
Sarah Arminta Sedore
Charles F. Sedore
Isabel Caroline Sedore
Catharine E. Sedore

Sources (22)

  • Jane Seador, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Jane Long, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"
  • Elizabeth Jane Long Sedore, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (7)


Historical Boundaries: 1843: Iowa Territory, United States 1843: Wapello, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Wapello, Iowa, United States


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

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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