Samuel LONG, was a native of Virginia and a farmer by occupation. He was a democrat in politics and served for a number of years as justice of the peace. In religious belief he was a Presbyterian, and his death occurred at the age of eighty years. His children were John, Sam, Joseph, Maria and David. The last named [David] was born in Virginia in 1793, and he, too, carried on agricultural pursuits. He was married January 8, 1829, to Annie HARKRADER, who was born October 6, 1809, and they became the parents of the following children: George W. who married Sarah STRIKER; Catherine, wife of W. L. MABBITT; Elizabeth J., wife of Warren ADAMS; Martha A., wife of W. H. WEAVER; Margaret M., wife of John LENNON; Sarah E., wife of W. McCLUNE; Matilda, wife of J. H. FENNELL; Annie S., wife of Robert YOUNG; Benjamin F, who served in the late war as a member of the Third Indiana cavalry and died in hospital; Samuel K., 0f this sketch; J. D., who married Hannah HERRON; Mary, wife of Frank McCRARY; and Amanda M., who died at the age of thirteen.
Genweb transcript by Chris Brown