Elsie Ann Longstreth

7 June 1834–1 June 1919 (Age 84)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Elsie Ann

When Elsie Ann Longstreth was born on 7 June 1834, in Ohio, United States, her father, Martin Longstreth, was 48 and her mother, Susanna Hartley, was 56. She married John Read on 6 August 1857, in Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Jefferson Township, Cass, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 June 1919, in Swayzee, Sims Township, Grant, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Read
Elsie Ann Longstreth
Marriage: 6 August 1857
Charles Edward Read
Geneva Hellen Blanch Read
William Jonathan Read

Spouse and Children

6 August 1857
Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States


    Charles Edward Read


    Geneva Hellen Blanch Read


    William Jonathan Read


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 2

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 2

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 26

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

Possibly a variant of Longstreet 2. It is found chiefly in OH.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elsie A Reed in household of John Reed, "United States Census, 1870"
  • May A Read in household of John Read, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Alay Ann Longstrath in entry for John Reed, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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