John Harry Longenecker

27 February 1898–January 1981 (Age 82)
Taylor Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Harry

When John Harry Longenecker was born on 27 February 1898, in Taylor Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Harry Ling Longenecker, was 25 and his mother, Harriet Hoover Dilling, was 30. He married Mary Amanda Guyer on 26 December 1917. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died in January 1981, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

John Harry Longenecker
Mary Amanda Guyer
Marriage: 26 December 1917
Harry Longenecker
Naomi Longenecker
Elsie Fern Longenecker
D Glen Longenecker

Spouse and Children

26 December 1917


    Harry Longenecker


    Naomi Longenecker


    Elsie Fern Longenecker


    D Glen Longenecker


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 7

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 22

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Swiss German Langenecker, a habitational name for someone from any of several places called Langeneck, from Old High German lang ‘long’ + egga ‘corner’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John H Louganecker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John H Longenecker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Longenecker, "United States Census, 1940"

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