Frona Eunice Long

Brief Life History of Frona Eunice

When Frona Eunice Long was born on 1 November 1895, in Hart, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Tobias Long, was 47 and her mother, Nancy Frances Gardner, was 42. She married Jefferson David Hodges on 6 April 1912, in Daviess, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Daviess, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 1, Daviess, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 25 May 1966, in Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jefferson David Hodges
1889–1960
Frona Eunice Long
1895–1966
Marriage: 6 April 1912
Nina C Hodges
1912–1986
J. D. Hodges
1915–
Byrl Dean Hodges
1916–2011
Harold Russell Hodges
1918–1919
Wallace Reid Hodges
1923–1997
Clara Mae Hodges
1926–2006

Sources (20)

  • Frona Long in household of Taber Abrums, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frona Long, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Frona Eunice Hodges, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1967"

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1900 · Governor Shot

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1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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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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