Robert Lawrence Long

Male19 January 1912–23 December 1992

Brief Life History of Robert Lawrence

When Robert Lawrence Long was born on 19 January 1912, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Franklin Long, was 27 and his mother, Jennie Gray, was 25. He married Emma Naomi Pershing on 14 March 1941, in Campbell, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Civil District 11, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 23 December 1992, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Edgewood Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States.

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Robert Lawrence Long
1912–1992
Emma Naomi Pershing
1914–2001
Marriage: 14 March 1941
William Lawrence Long
1942–2016

Sources (5)

  • Robert Long in household of J F Long, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert Long, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • Robert L Long, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    14 March 1941Campbell, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    1931 · The Parthenon is Built

    Age 19

    In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 23

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    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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