Eva Frances Long

9 April 1918–10 September 2012 (Age 94)
Dougherty, Georgia, United States

The Life of Eva Frances

When Eva Frances Long was born on 9 April 1918, in Dougherty, Georgia, United States, her father, William Alexander Long, was 31 and her mother, Fannie Alice McKenzie, was 25. She lived in Worth, Georgia, United States in 1935 and District 867, Worth, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 10 September 2012, in Albany, Dougherty, Georgia, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Sylvester, Worth, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Miner Early Bearden
1916–1989
Eva Frances Long
1918–2012

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Louise Long

    Female1913–1918Female

    William Wesley Long

    Male1915–1918Male

    Vera Long

    Female1916–1923Female

    Female1918–2012Female

    Male1919–1945Male

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 4

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 26

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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)

  • Frances L Bearden in household of Minor Bearden, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frances Long in household of William Long, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eva Frances Long, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"

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