Branford Richard Delong

10 January 1907–May 1994 (Age 87)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Branford Richard

When Branford Richard Delong was born on 10 January 1907, in Missouri, United States, his father, Charles Harmon Delong, was 20 and his mother, Martha Louise Marcum, was 16. He lived in Flat Creek Township, Stone, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Washington Township, Stone, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died in May 1994, at the age of 87.

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Charles Harmon Delong
Martha Louise Marcum
Branford Richard Delong

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 2

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

French:1. habitational name, with the preposition de, denoting someone from a place named Long, of which there are examples in Cher, Dordogne, and Somme. 2. possibly a variant of Lelong , a nickname from long ‘tall’, ‘long’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Branford R Delong in household of Charles H Delong, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Richard D Delong in household of Charley Delong, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard Delong in household of Charles Delong, "United States Census, 1910"

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