Louisa Lott

1811–1886 (Age 74)
Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Louisa

When Louisa Lott was born on 20 February 1811, in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joseph Lott, was 26 and her mother, Samantha Dixon, was 23. She married Ezekiel Longwell about 1834, in Brown, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Ohio, United States in 1870. She died on 9 January 1886, in Brown Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States, at the age of 74.

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Louisa Lott
Ezekiel Longwell
Marriage: about 1834
William Longwell
Benjamin Franklin Longwell

Spouse & Children

  • Female1811–1886Female

  • Ezekiel Longwell


about 1834
Brown, Ohio, United States


  • William Longwell


  • Benjamin Franklin Longwell


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 1

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 21

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a medieval personal name brought to England by the Normans, of uncertain origin. It may be the Hebrew personal name Lot ‘covering’, which was relatively popular in northern France, or a reduced form of various names formed with the diminutive suffix -lot (originally a combination of -el + -ot), commonly used with women's names.2 English: from Middle English lot(t)e ‘lot’, ‘portion’ (Old English hlot), in the sense of an allotted share of land, hence a status name for someone who held such a plot.3 Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a plumber or lead roofer, from lood ‘lead’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Laura Longwell in household of Ezekial Longwell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Loisa Longwell in household of Ezekiel Longwell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Louisa Longwell in household of Ezekel Longwell, "United States Census, 1870"

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