Bland Beverley Long

8 November 1908–before 2009 (Age 100)
Henderson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Bland Beverley

When Bland Beverley Long was born on 8 November 1908, in Henderson, Kentucky, United States, his father, Edward Stanley Long, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Hopkins Beverley, was 22. He married Cecil Ann Nunley on 7 November 1934. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died before 2009, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

Bland Beverley Long
1908–2009
Cecil Ann Nunley
1913–2009
Marriage: 7 November 1934

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 November 1934

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 11

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 27

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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 (2)

  • Bland B Long in household of Edward S Long, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Bland Beverley Long - Published information: birth-name: Bland Beverley Long

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