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Almira Hershey (Long) Rand (1836 - 1884)

Almira Hershey Rand formerly Long aka Kimball
Born in Tonawanda, Erie, New York, United Statesmap
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Wife of — married 10 Jun 1854 in Tonawanda, Erie, New York, United Statesmap
Wife of — married 1875 in New York, United Statesmap
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Died at age 47 in Tonawanda, Erie, New York, United Statesmap
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Almira was born in 1836. Almira was the child of Benjamin Long and Mary Hershey. Almira passed away in 1884. 200. Benjamin LONG 1 (Herman LONG , Anna Elizabeth HERSCHE , Christian ) was born on 25 Sep 1787 in Donegal Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania. He died on 29 Sep 1859 in Tonawanda, Erie Co., New York. He was buried in Tonawanda, Erie Co., New York.

[Notes] Benjamin married Mary Shelley HERSHEY 1 daughter of Christian HERSHEY and Elizabeth SHELLY on 19 Jun 1810 in Marietta, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania. Mary was born on 13 May 1793 in Donegal Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania. She died on 14 Oct 1879 in LaSalle, Niagara Co., New York. She was buried in Seeney Cemetery, Tonawanda, Erie Co., New York.

They had the following children:

+ 792 F i Elizabeth Hershey LONG + 793 F ii Frances Maria LONG + 794 F iii Anna Barbara LONG 795 F iv Mary Shelly LONG was born on 15 Sep 1818 in Marietta, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania. + 796 F v Christina LONG 797 F vi Mary H. LONG was born on 29 May 1828 in Marietta, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania. She died on 22 Apr 1910 in , New York. [Notes] Mary married Alexander LEONARD (Rev.) in 1850. Alexander was born on 23 Oct 1830 in , Ireland. + 798 M vii Benjamin H. LONG + 799 F viii Almira Hershey LONG

Almira was born in 1836. She passed away in 1884. She married Calvin Gordon Rand (1832-1872) in 1854. She married Henry Wisner Kimball (1838-1924) in 1874.


  • Benjamin Long Rand (1855-1952)
  • Mary Saphrona Rand (1857-1877)
  • Cora Belle (Rand) Reynolds (1861-1946)
  • Elizabeth (Rand) Taber (1863-1952)
  • Eugene Smith Rand (1865-1873)
  • George Franklin Rand (1867-1919)
  • Clara Nancy (Rand) Robertson (1871-1925)
  • Alfred H Kimball (1875-1880)
  • Marian L Kimball (1879-1879)


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  • 1850 US Census - Tonawanda, Erie, New York - Benjamin Long (63), Mary Long (59), Mary H (22), Benjamin H (17), Almira H (14)
  • 1875 NY State Census - Niagra, Niagra, New York - Henry W Kimball (36), Elmyra Kimball (39); all children listed as Kimball though older children are step-children: Benjamin (20), Mary (18), James (16), Cora (13), Lizzie (12), George (7), Lucinda (10), Jennie (8), Josephine (5), Clara (4)
  • 1880 US Census - Sweden, Monroe, New York - Henry W Kimball (41), Almira H Kimball (44); stepchildren: James H Rand (21), Cora Bell Rand (18), LIzzie H Rand (16), George F Rand (12), Josephine A Rand (10), Clara A Rand (8); Lucinda B Kimball (15)-daugther; Jennie M Kimball (13)-daughter
  • Find-A-Grave Memorial# 80038364 - Almira H (Long) KImball; dob: 26 Mar 1836; dod: 29 May 1884; burial: Sweeney Cemetery, in North Tonawanda, Niagra, NY; Plot: Sec A - Headstone marks grave of Calvin C Rand and his wife Almira H
  • 1884 New York, Wills & Probate Records, 1659-1999: Almira H Kimball of Brockport, Monroe, NY; died 29 May 1884. On the 11 Jul 1884, Benjamin L Rand filed in Surrogates Court as executor
  • 1941 Michigan Marriage Records: Benjamin L Rand (85), of Tonawanda, NY; father: Calvin C Rand; mother: Almira H Long; spouse: Lucy Mildred Wakeland (47); date: 5 Apr 1941, in Tonawanda, NY

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Long-8799 and Long-1 appear to represent the same person because: same first name, middle name, last name, maiden name, birth year, death year, parents.
posted by Anonymous Nagel

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