Simon Luther Long

4 September 1884–1962 (Age 77)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Simon Luther

When Simon Luther Long was born on 4 September 1884, in Missouri, United States, his father, George Washington Long, was 30 and his mother, Susan Cornelia McCraw, was 37. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Nancy Isabell Wombles. He lived in Center Township, Clark, Kansas, United States for about 10 years and Lyndon, Osage, Kansas, United States in 1930. He died in 1962, at the age of 78, and was buried in Lyndon, Osage, Kansas, United States.

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Simon Luther Long
Nancy Isabell Wombles
Bernice Opal Long
Dennis Howard Long
Vera Mildred Long

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Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Long


    Susan Cornelia McCraw




    Margaret E Trantham



    Daza C Long




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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 20

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: nickname for a tall person, from Old English lang, long, Old French long ‘long’, ‘tall’ (equivalent to Latin longus).2 Irish (Ulster (Armagh) and Munster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Longáin ( see Langan ).3 Chinese 龙: from the name of an official treasurer called Long, who lived during the reign of the model emperor Shun ( 2257–2205 bc ). his descendants adopted this name as their surname. Additionally, a branch of the Liu clan ( see Lau 1), descendants of Liu Lei , who supposedly had the ability to handle dragons, was granted the name Yu-Long (meaning roughly ‘resistor of dragons’) by the Xia emperor Kong Jia ( 1879–1849 bc ). Some descendants later simplified Yu-Long to Long and adopted it as their surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Simon L Long, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Luther S Long, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Luther S Long, "United States Census, 1910"

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