Richard Winfred Long

1 June 1888–1953 (Age 64)
Fort Jones, Calaveras, California, United States

The Life of Richard Winfred

Richard Winfred Long was born on 1 June 1888, in Fort Jones, Calaveras, California, United States as the son of Richard Long and Mary Dean. He married Vera K Somes on 15 July 1913, in Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Fort Jones, Siskiyou, California, United States in 1900 and Wakefield, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1953, in Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Richard Winfred Long
1888–1953
Vera K Somes
1896–1928
Marriage: 15 July 1913
Richard Winfred Long
1914–2008
Gardner Russell "Huey" Long
1921–2015
Merritt Davis Long
1925–2005

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 July 1913
Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
children

(3)

    Male1914–2008Male

    Gardner Russell "Huey" Long

    Male1921–2015Male

    Merritt Davis Long

    Male1925–2005Male

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Long

    Male1856–Male

    Mary Dean

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(3)

    Harry Long

    Male1881–Male

    Charley Long

    Male1883–Male

    Male1888–1953Male

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 3

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 (3)

  • Richard W Long, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard W Long, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Richard Long en la familia de Richard Long, "United States Census, 1900"

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