Arthur Martin Longwell

Arthur Martin Longwell

Birth
Corning, Holt County, Missouri, USA
Death 30 Jan 1933 (aged 56)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot La Sol Section, lot 714
Memorial ID 77477380 · View Source
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Courtesy of Luella Hinrichsen:

TABLE ROCK ARGUS, Table Rock, Nebraska. March 21, 1912.

REAGAN-LONGWELL

Mr. Arthur M. Longwell and Miss Katie Reagan were united in marriage at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Mary Reagan, near Calallen, Texas, on Tuesday evening March 12, 1912, in the presence of about 25 relatives and friends, the Rev. Alton White of Calallen officiating. They will make their future home at Wadsworth, Texas. Former Nebraskans who were present, were as follows: Mr. and Mrs. George Sutton, Mr. and Mrs. Allie Horton; Mr. and Mrs. Dorr Tressler of Table Rock; Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Young, Mr. and Mrs. Merville Andrew of Elk Creek; and Miss Sadie M. Tracy of Omaha. The Argus joins the many friends in wishing for them a long, prosperous journey through life together.
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TABLE ROCK ARGUS, Table Rock, Nebr. Feb. 3, 1933.

Dorr Tressler received a wire from Mrs. Rua Longwell Tuesday saying that her husband, Arthur Longwell, had died suddenly at his home in Los Angeles, Calif., on Monday. Arthur was 56 years, 3 months and 21 days old. He lived in Table Rock from infancy until grown to manhood. For a number of years he was a rural mail carrier out of the Table Rock office and also worked as a barber. He resigned his route work and went to Texas, where his family drowned in the great flood that devastated that city. After the flood he went to Los Angeles to operate a barber shop and he was united in marriage there to Miss Rua Conant, a former Table Rock girl. The two had been fellow workers in the Table Rock postoffice when Art was a carrier and Rua deputy postmaster. Friends of the family here are sorrow stricken at the news of his sudden death.
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Table Rock Argus, Table Rock, Nebr. Feb. 10, 1933.

ARTHUR M. LONGWELL-

Arthur Martin Longwell was born in corning, Mo., October 9, 1876, and died in Los Angeles, January 30, 1933, aged 56 years, 3 months and 21 days.

His parents were James D. and Jennie M. Longwell, and for some time they were residents of Table Rock, his mother dying here when he was a small lad.

Arthur was graduated from our high school. He was carrier on route 2 for several years and in 1911 left for Matagordo, Texas, to spend a few years, moving then to Corpus Christi. He was married in 1912 to Miss Katie Reagon near Calallen. Two children were born to this union and both (children), his wife and father perished in the tidal wave and hurricane in Corpus Christi September 14, in 1919.

Following this tragedy he left for Los Angeles. In a few years he was married to Miss Rua Conant from Glasgow, Montana, a former Table Rock girl, with whom he established a home and lived happily until the time of his death.

(Posted courtesy of the Table Rock, Nebraska Historical Society.)


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  • Created by: TLS
  • Added: 2 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77477380
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur Martin Longwell (9 Oct 1876–30 Jan 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77477380, citing Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by TLS (contributor 372) .