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My LONG History

Come on a climb through my family tree. There are several branches that include the surnames LONG, JONES, McGOWAN, LESLIE, JACK and MORRIS and you never know when you'll find a new leaf. If you find that we have common limb, please let me know. Don't forget to sign the guestbook at the bottom of the page and list your surnames. Hopefully, we will all find some long lost cousins.

This page is dedicated to my brother Dennis. He started the quest for our history and after his death, I decided to try to complete it as a memorial to him. I never knew I'd fall in love with the challenge of discovering who were are and where we came from. I hope I can make him proud with my efforts.

 LONG Descendents

Descendants of Alfred Long

Alfred Long was born ca.1803 in SC. He married Margaret Nelson May 31, 1840. Margaret was born ca. 1823 in TN.

Children of Alfred Long and Margaret Nelson are:

2 i. Thomas Jefferson Long, born ca.1841

3 ii. Arminda Long, born ca. 1843

4 iii. Allen Long, born ca. 1844

5 iv. Robert S. Long, born May 1848

6 v. Mancil Long, born ca. 1850. He married Malissa Unknown

7 vi. Olivia Long, born ca.1855

8 vii. Ann Long, born 1859. She married Benjamin B. Morris ca. 1880

1. Robert S. Long was born May 1848, and died ca.1916. He married Irena or Arrena or Rena Adaline Morris November 23, 1881 in Coosa Co, AL. She was born April 1863 in AL and died ca. 1938

Children of Robert Long and Irena Morris are:

2 i. Repsey A. Long, born September 1884.

3 ii. Margaret C. Long, born April 1888.

4 iii. James William Long, born October 1889.

+ 5 iv. Jesse Monroe Long, born March 07, 1892 in Sylacauga, Shelby Co., AL; died February 14, 1972 in Leeds, Jefferson Co., AL.

6 v. Minnie B. Long, born June 1895; died November 24, 1912 in Coosa Co., AL

7 vi. Ida J. Long, born June 1899.

5. Jesse Monroe Long (Robert S.) was born March 07, 1892 in Sylacauga, Shelby Co., AL He married Mary Magdaline Jones April 26, 1916 in Shelby, Shelby Co., AL

Children of Jesse Long and Mary Jones are:

+ 8 i. George Robert Long, born October 29, 1917; died February 24, 1984 in Meridian, MS.

+ 9 ii. Luke Johnson Long, born February 23, 1920 in Shelby, Shelby Co., AL; died April 01, 1972 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL.

+ 10 iii. James Rufus Long, PRIVATE

Child of James Long and Mary Thomas is:

25 i. James Ted Long PRIVATE

Children of James Long and Josephine McGowan are:

26 i. Jessie Frank Long, born April 16, 1947; died April 17, 1947 in Jefferson Co. AL.

27 ii. Dennis Eugene Long, born April 25, 1948 in Trussville, Jefferson Co., AL; died April 12, 1992 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL. He married Bobbye Jean Perry August 03, 1968 in Trussville, Jefferson Co., AL.

28 iii. Dan Alan Long, PRIVATE

29 iv. Sonny Lee Long, PRIVATE

30 v. Lisa Kay Long, PRIVATE

31 vi. Belinda Jo Long, PRIVATE

32 vii. James Len Long, PRIVATE

+ 11 iv. Huey Monroe Long, PRIVATE

12 v. Luther Lee Long, PRIVATE

13 vi. Thomas Leroy Long, born June 09, 1928 in Weogufka, Coosa Co., AL; died May 13, 1964 in California.

+ 14 vii. Howard Melvin Long, PRIVATE

+ 15 viii. Clara Mae Long, born May 27, 1934 in Horse Stomp, Rockford, Coosa Co., AL; died February 18, 1985 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL.

16 ix. Earl Long, born October 17, 1937 in Henry Ellen, Jefferson Co., AL; died October 19, 1937 in Henry Ellen, Jefferson Co., AL.

17 x. Pearl Long, born October 17, 1937 in Henry Ellen, Jefferson Co., AL; died October 19, 1937 in Henry Ellen, Jefferson Co., AL.

+ 18 xi. Mary Faye Long, born May 30, 1939 in Leeds, Jefferson Co., AL; died March 21, 1985 in Baytown, TX.

+ 19 xii. Betty Jean Long, PRIVATE

I'm desperately looking for this family. Any LONG researchers out there that can give me any leads? The story is that this LONG family came to Alabama from Georgia by way of Wedowee in Randolph County, Alabama. Alfred Long settled in Talladega Co., AL which later became part of Clay Co., AL. I believe Alfred had a brother named Allen as well. The 1850 and 1860 census show Alfred in Talladega Co. In 1850, he is living next to Robert Nelson (Margaret's father) and Allen Long ( which I assume is a brother because of age.) I would like to connect with anyone who may be a descendant of this family.

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This Page was last Updated May 20, 1999

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