Absalom H. F. Long

1829–1878
Jackson, Ohio, United States

The Life of Absalom H. F.

When Absalom H. F. Long was born on 4 September 1829, in Jackson, Ohio, United States, his father, Christopher Ware Long, was 28 and his mother, Mary Jane McBride, was 23. He died before 1878, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Ware Long
1801–1865
Mary Jane McBride
1806–1892
David Mitchell Long
1825–1873
William Gibbs Long
1827–1917
Absalom H. F. Long
1829–1878
Hiram Ransom Long
1833–1912
Mary J Long
1836–1870
Christopher H Long
1838–1862
Martha M Long
1842–1878
Jesse Sparks Long
1844–1900
Ann M. Long
1848–1878

Parents & Siblings

  • Christopher Ware Long

    Male1801–1865Male

  • Mary Jane McBride

    Female1806–1892Female

siblings

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World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 7

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1846

Age 17

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

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.

Possible Related Names

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

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