Guy Edwin Long

4 March 1879–16 October 1954 (Age 75)
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Guy Edwin

When Guy Edwin Long was born on 4 March 1879, in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Edwin Thomas Long, was 30 and his mother, Anna Augusta Doolittle, was 23. He married Marion Carr Major on 10 June 1909, in Tompkins, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Kingston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 16 October 1954, in Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Guy Edwin Long
Marion Carr Major
Marriage: 10 June 1909
Katherine Can Long

Spouse and Children

10 June 1909
Tompkins, New York, United States


    Katherine Can Long


Parents and Siblings

    Edwin Thomas Long


    Anna Augusta Doolittle




    Zourie Houpe Long


    Besse Edna Long




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Guy Long in household of Edmund Long, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Guy Long, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Guy Long, "United States Census, 1940"

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