Thelma Francis Long

19 August 1910–18 September 1963 (Age 53)
Crawford Township, Washington, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Thelma Francis

When Thelma Francis Long was born on 19 August 1910, in Crawford Township, Washington, Iowa, United States, her father, John Edmund Long, was 29 and her mother, Edith Pearl Young, was 29. She died on 18 September 1963, at the age of 53, and was buried in Crawfordsville, Washington, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Edmund Long
1881–1954
Edith Pearl Young
1881–1963
Lester Rolland Long
1908–1944
Thelma Francis Long
1910–1963
Martha Doreen Long
1925–2016

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 2
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam
Age 3
The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world
Age 16
Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

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.

Possible Related Names

Langan
Lau
Lang
Dulong
Longe
Longman
Lung
Tall

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