LaVern Horatio De Long

20 October 1873–1953 (Age 79)
Owosso, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States

The Life of LaVern Horatio

When LaVern Horatio De Long was born on 20 October 1873, in Owosso, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States, his father, Rueben Carden DeLong, was 31 and his mother, Mary Ann Coombs, was 25. He married Edith S. Wren on 18 December 1895, in Owosso, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1938 and Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died in 1953, at the age of 80.

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LaVern Horatio De Long
Edith S. Wren
Marriage: 18 December 1895
Infant Long

Spouse and Children

18 December 1895
Owosso, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States


    Infant Long


Parents and Siblings

    Rueben Carden DeLong


    Mary Ann Coombs




    Clarence E. DeLong


    Caryelada E DeLong



    Estella Delong


    Myrtle F. DeLong


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 6

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Horatio Delong in household of Reuben Delong, "United States Census, 1880"
  • La Vern H De Long, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Laverne H De Long, "United States Census, 1930"

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