Milton Filmore Long

Maleabout 1853–

Brief Life History of Milton Filmore

When Milton Filmore Long was born about 1853, in Alexander, North Carolina, United States, his father, Eliaceph M Long, was 28 and his mother, Eleanor Elizabeth Martin, was 30. He married Elizabeth Emaline Blackburn on 24 January 1875, in Jefferson, Ashe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. He lived in Pine Swamp Township, Ashe, North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Watauga Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States in 1880.

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Milton Filmore Long
about 1853–
Elizabeth Emaline Blackburn
Marriage: 24 January 1875
Rosetta Long
Mary Blackburn
Ethel Blackburn
Ethel E Long Coxsey Raines Lancaster
Margaret Louise Long

Sources (8)

  • Fillmore Long in household of E M Long, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Milton Filmore Long - Government record: birth-name: Milton Filmore Long
  • Milton F. Long, "North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 January 1875Jefferson, Ashe, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    about 1853 · First State Fair

    Age NaN

    The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.


    Age 10

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 33

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English and French: nickname for a tall person, from Old English lang, long, Old French long ‘long, tall’ (equivalent to Latin longus). Compare Dulong and Lelong .

    Irish (Ulster and Munster): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Longáin (see Langan ).

    German: variant of Lang ‘long’ and, in North America, also an altered form (translation into English) of this.

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

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