Mary Long

2 December 1882–after October 1967 (Age 84)
New Brunswick, Canada

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Long was born on 2 December 1882, in New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Henry William Long, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Ingraham, was 27. She lived in Houlton, Aroostook, Maine, United States in 1900 and Presque Isle, Aroostook, Maine, United States in 1910. She died after October 1967, at the age of 84.

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Henry William Long
Sarah Ingraham
Mary Long
Clarence Miles Long

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World Events (8)

Age 4
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge
Age 19
July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.
1905 · Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout
Age 23
In 1905, a fire lookout tower (among the first of its kind) was constructed in Piscataquis County on Squaw Mountain. Due to Maine's abundance of lumber and paper mills, it was essential that a system be developed to help spot fires as quickly as possible.

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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Sources (2)

  • Mary H Lang in household of Harry W Lang, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Long in household of William H Long, "United States Census, 1900"

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