Reuben Hunter Long

from 11 December 1865 to 14 December 1865–10 November 1948 (Age 82)
Page, Buchanan, Virginia, United States

The Life of Reuben Hunter

When Reuben Hunter Long was born from 11 December 1865 to 14 December 1865, in Page, Buchanan, Virginia, United States, his father, Reuben Long, was 26 and his mother, Eliza E Rinaca, was 26. He married Minnie F Harris in 1888, in Page, Virginia, United States. He lived in Shenandoah Iron Works Magisterial District, Page, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Shenandoah, Page, Virginia, United States in 1920. He died on 10 November 1948, in Page, Virginia, United States, at the age of 82.

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Reuben Hunter Long
Minnie F Harris
Marriage: 1888

Spouse and Children

Page, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Reuben Long


    Eliza E Rinaca





    Andrew J. Long


    Mary E. Long


    Jacob S. " twin" Long



World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1890 · Name change

Age 25

Name changed from Milnes to Shenandoah in 1890.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: nickname for a tall person, from Old English lang, long, Old French long ‘long’, ‘tall’ (equivalent to Latin longus).2 Irish (Ulster (Armagh) and Munster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Longáin ( see Langan ).3 Chinese 龙: from the name of an official treasurer called Long, who lived during the reign of the model emperor Shun ( 2257–2205 bc ). his descendants adopted this name as their surname. Additionally, a branch of the Liu clan ( see Lau 1), descendants of Liu Lei , who supposedly had the ability to handle dragons, was granted the name Yu-Long (meaning roughly ‘resistor of dragons’) by the Xia emperor Kong Jia ( 1879–1849 bc ). Some descendants later simplified Yu-Long to Long and adopted it as their surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hunter Long, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Reuben H Long in household of Reuben Long, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Reuben H Long in household of Reuben Long, "United States Census, 1880"

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