Longmire History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Longmire family

The surname Longmire was first found in East Dunbartonshire at Langmuir, near Kirkintilloch, a town and former royal burgh about 8 miles (13km) northeast of Glasgow. Alternatively the name could have been derived from Longmore, near Ayr. [1] One of the first records of the name was Elice de la Longmore and Robert de Langemore of Ayrshire who rendered homage to King Edward I in his invasion of Scotland in 1296. [1]

Important Dates for the Longmire family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Longmire research. Another 119 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1417, 1424, 1524, 1477 and 1663 are included under the topic Early Longmire History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Longmire Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Langmore, Langmuir, Langmoor, Langmuire, Longmuir, Longmore, Longmuire and many more.

Early Notables of the Longmire family (pre 1700)

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Longmire migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Longmire Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Longmire, aged 24, who settled in America from Liverpool, in 1892
  • Wm. C. Longmire, aged 47, who settled in America, in 1896
Longmire Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Walter C. Longmire, who landed in America, in 1903
  • Louisa Evelyn Ward Longmire, aged 28, who landed in America from Clontaif, Ireland, in 1909
  • Kendall de Crez Longmire, aged 31, who immigrated to the United States from Hong Kong, China, in 1920
  • Howard T. Longmire, aged 20, who immigrated to the United States, in 1920
  • Wallace Longmire, aged 44, who immigrated to the United States, in 1923

Longmire migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Longmire Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
  • Elizabeth J. Longmire, aged 30, who immigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1914
  • Robert B. Longmire, aged 2, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1914
  • Thomas B. Longmire, aged 38, who immigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1914

Contemporary Notables of the name Longmire (post 1700)

  • Anthony Eugene Longmire (b. 1968), American former professional baseball player
  • Mrs. Runett Longmire, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1960 [2]
  • George Longmire, American Republican politician, North Dakota Republican State Chair, 1954; Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1956 [2]
  • John Longmire (b. 1970), Australian Football League player and coach

Citations

  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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