Margaret Frances Long

about 1847–24 March 1936 (Age 89)
Bradley, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Margaret Frances

When Margaret Frances Long was born about 1847, in Bradley, Tennessee, United States, her father, Tandy Walker Long, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Ellen Daniels, was 31. She married George C. CARSON in 1864, in Cleveland, Bradley, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Brookline, Greene, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 24 March 1936, in Grady, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

George C. CARSON
1844–1870
Margaret Frances Long
1847–1936
Marriage: 1864
William A. Carson
1867–
Leota V 'Ota' CARSON
1869–1936

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1864
Cleveland, Bradley, Tennessee, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Male1834–1907Male

    Erastus Randolph Long

    Male1836–1885Male

    Female1838–1896Female

    William Isham Long

    Male1839–1870Male

    Sarah Elizabeth Long

    Female1842–1924Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1860

Age 13

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 15

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 25

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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)

  • Margaret Long in household of Tandy Long, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha Long in household of Tandy W Long, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Margaret Carson in household of George C Carson, "United States Census, 1870"

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