Elizabeth Ann "Betsy" Longwell

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Ann "Betsy"

When Elizabeth Ann "Betsy" Longwell was born on 26 September 1843, in Delaware, Delaware, Ohio, United States, her father, George Slack Longwell, was 28 and her mother, Mary Ann Sheets, was 22. She married John A Dixon on 3 July 1862, in Van Wert, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Washington Township, Van Wert, Ohio, United States in 1870 and Jackson Township, Van Wert, Ohio, United States for about 40 years. She died on 29 August 1925, in Van Wert, Ohio, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Ridge Cemetery, Middle Point, Washington Township, Van Wert, Ohio, United States.

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Frederick Markley
Elizabeth Ann "Betsy" Longwell
Marriage: about 1867
Aaron C Markley
Louisa Markley
Albert Markley
Samuel H Markley
Mary Elizabeth Markley
Louisa Jane Markley
Isem C. Markley

Sources (39)

  • Betsey Mullon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Betsey Leagwell im Eintrag für Samuel H. Markley, „Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003“
  • Betsy A. Singwell, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

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.


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Longueville-sur-Scie (formerly Longueville-la-Gifart) in Seine-Maritime, France. Compare Longfield .

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

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