Gertrude Icy Long

Female26 January 1908–24 March 1996

Brief Life History of Gertrude Icy

When Gertrude Icy Long was born on 26 January 1908, in Jasper, Marion, Tennessee, United States, her father, Anderson Long, was 27 and her mother, Georgia Ann Daffron, was 25. She married Charles Rector on 22 December 1926, in Marion, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Civil District 2, Marion, Tennessee, United States in 1940 and United States in 1949. She died on 24 March 1996, in Spring City, Rhea, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 88.

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Charles Rector
Gertrude Icy Long
Marriage: 22 December 1926
Johnny Sue Rector

Sources (15)

  • Unknown, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Tennessee, Delayed Birth Records, 1869-1909
  • Gertrude Long, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1926Marion, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 1

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 2

    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.


    Age 23

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    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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