August Bernard Lang

8 April 1876–18 December 1955 (Age 79)
California, United States

The Life of August Bernard

When August Bernard Lang was born on 8 April 1876, in California, United States, his father, John Lang, was 34 and his mother, Louisa Frank, was 30. He married Mary Ann Burgess on 26 November 1898, in Sonoma, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Analy Judicial Township, Sonoma, California, United States in 1900. He died on 18 December 1955, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

August Bernard Lang
1876–1955
Mary Ann Burgess
1881–1930
Marriage: 26 November 1898
August Bernard Lang
1901–1984
Archie Roy Lang
1902–1981
Mable Agnes Ella Lang
1904–1975

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 November 1898
Sonoma, California, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    John Lang

    Male1842–Male

    Louisa Frank

    Female1846–Female

siblings

(5)

    Elizabeth Lang

    Female1872–Female

    John F Lang

    Male1873–1907Male

    Male1876–1955Male

    Annie Lang

    Female1878–Female

    Emma Lang

    Female1880–Female

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 15

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, English, Dutch, German, Danish, Swedish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a tall person, from Older Scots, Middle English, Middle Dutch, Middle German, and Danish lang ‘long’, Swedish lång.2 Hungarian: from láng ‘flame’, hence probably a nickname for a passionate person, or a man with a fighting spirit. Alternatively it may be an indirect occupational name for a smith or someone who worked with fire.3 Chinese 郎: from the name of a place called Lang City in the state of Lu, founded during the Spring and Autumn period ( 722–481 bc ) by a grandson of the ruler. His descendants lived there and adopted Lang as their surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • August B Lange, "United States Census, 1930"
  • August B Lang, "United States Census, 1900"
  • August B Lang in household of John Lang, "United States Census, 1880"

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