George Longstroth

3 July 1830–11 March 1849 (Age 18)
Arncliffe, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George

When George Longstroth was born on 3 July 1830, in Arncliffe, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Stephen Longstroth, was 41 and his mother, Ann Gill, was 34. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1848 and lived in Whalley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. He died on 11 March 1849, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Stephen Longstroth
Ann Gill
John Longstroth
Nancy Longstroth
Mary Longstroth
Stephen Longstroth
Alice Longstroth
Sarah Longstroth
Nanny Lynn Longstroth
George Longstroth
Thomas Langstreth
Elizabeth Longstroth
Ann Longstroth
William Longstroth

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World Events (6)

1832 · The Black Hawk War
Age 2
Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
Age 3
The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 6
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English (North Yorkshire): habitational name from Langstroth(dale) in North Yorkshire, where this rare surname has a long history.History: Bartholomew Langstroth, a Quaker, left Yorkshire c. 1699 and settled in Bucks county, PA.

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

Sources (7)

  • George Langstroth in household of St Langstroth, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • George Longstroth, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • George Langstorth, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"

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