Laura Edna Paul

3 August 1902–15 July 2007 (Age 104)
Red Cross, Jackson Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Laura Edna

When Laura Edna Paul was born on 3 August 1902, in Red Cross, Jackson Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, David Daniel Paul, was 45 and her mother, Maria Anna Hoch, was 40. She married Samuel Felix Long in 1922. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Upper Mahanoy Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. She died on 15 July 2007, in Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 104, and was buried in Elizabethville, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States.

Photos & Memories (8)

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Family Time Line

Samuel Felix Long
1896–1966
Laura Edna Paul
1902–2007
Marriage: 1922
Grace Kathryn Long
1923–2004
Esther Mae Long
1925–2002
Irene L. Long
1928–
Blanche I Long
1930–
Clair A Long
1932–2018
Ruth E Long
1935–1997

Spouse and Children

    Samuel Felix Long

    Male1896–1966Male

    Female1902–2007Female

MARRIAGE
1922
children

(6)

    Grace Kathryn Long

    Female1923–2004Female

    Esther Mae Long

    Female1925–2002Female

    Irene L. Long

    Female1928–Female

    Blanche I Long

    Female1930–Female

    Clair A Long

    Male1932–2018Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Oscar Elias Paul

    Male1882–1882Male

    Dora Salome Paul

    Female1883–1884Female

    Female1885–1963Female

    Nealla Marie Paul

    Female1887–1918Female

    Male1890–1951Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 3

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. 
1931

Age 29

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

Name Meaning

1 English, French, German, and Dutch: from the personal name Paul (Latin Paulus ‘small’), which has always been popular in Christendom. It was the name adopted by the Pharisee Saul of Tarsus after his conversion to Christianity on the road to Damascus in about ad 34 . He was a most energetic missionary to the Gentiles in the Roman Empire, and played a very significant role in establishing Christianity as a major world religion. The name was borne also by numerous other early saints. The American surname has absorbed cognates from other European languages, for example Greek Pavlis and its many derivatives. It is also occasionally borne by Jews; the reasons for this are not clear.2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Phóil ‘son of Paul’. Compare McFall .3 Catalan (Paül): habitational name from any of several places named Paül.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laura Paul in household of David D Paul, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Laura E Long in household of Samuel F Long, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Laura E Long in household of Samuel F Long, "United States Census, 1930"

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