James Edmund Longdin

Male14 February 1862–17 September 1917

Brief Life History of James Edmund

When James Edmund Longdin was born on 14 February 1862, in Kilnhurst, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John G. Longden, was 27 and his mother, Jane Shackleton, was 22. He married Lucy E Willey on 18 March 1884, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Marion, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Knoxville Township, Marion, Iowa, United States in 1900. He died on 17 September 1917, in Knoxville, Marion, Iowa, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Knoxville, Marion, Iowa, United States.

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James Edmund Longdin
Lucy E Willey
Marriage: 18 March 1884
Wilfred Eugene Longdin

Sources (15)

  • James Longdon in household of John Longdon, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • James Henry, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • James E. Longdin, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 March 1884Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

    Age 1

    The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 18

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Longden .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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