Samuel Green Long

9 April 1850–13 January 1924 (Age 73)
Camden, Missouri, United States

The Life of Samuel Green

When Samuel Green Long was born on 9 April 1850, in Camden, Missouri, United States, his father, Cpl Samuel William Long, was 27 and his mother, Lydia Vernon, was 24. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Ellis, Texas, United States in 1900 and Kirk, Limestone, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 13 January 1924, in Texas, United States, at the age of 73.

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Cpl Samuel William Long
Lydia Vernon
John Washington Long
William E Long
James K P Long
George Thomas Long
Samuel Green Long
Isaac Vernon Long
Nancy Jane Long

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World Events (8)


Age 10

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 11

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 20

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

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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  • Samuel G Long, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samuel G Long in household of John F Gutherie, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Samul G Long in household of Samul W Long, "United States Census, 1860"

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