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Long Family of North Georgia

James Long II of Burke NC > James R. Long III of Union GA

Source: Deborah Woolf  Email: Woolfpac@prodigy.net

Lineage last updated August 14 2007

1. James R. LONG III b abt 1800

Married Julia (Uly) Cansler

James married Julia Cansler on 1 Apr 1827 in Burke County, North Carolina. Julia was born in 1810 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Daughter of Conrad Cansler. She died about 1871 in Fannin County, Georgia about age 61.

2 Eliz. LONG b abt 1827 md. ____THOMPSON

3 Lavada Ann THOMPSON b abt 1845 GA md. 1) Joe DAVIS, md 2) Columbus FORTNER on Nov 5, 1871 in Fannin Co, s/o Jesse Harrison FORTNER AND DOROTHY (HAND?) md 3) ? MORGAN

3 James Manuel THOMPSON b abt 1848 NC md. Sarah Matilda SHELTON (not LEATHERWOOD) proof: marriage license and war pension

3 Caroline Lydia THOMPSON b abt 1849/50 GA md.Sept 20 1865 in Fannin Co GA Samuel F. STANLEY, , he d Johnson City TN Old Soldiers Home, s/o Wm. STANLEY and Nancy Delitha "Tilitha" GARLAND

2 William LONG b abt 1829 NC md. Jane BROWN 15 Oct 1851 in Union County, Georgia

3 Sarah b abt 1855,

3 John b abt 1856,

3 Mary b abt1858,

3 Nancy b abt 1861,

3 Thomas b abt1867

2 Clarissa C. "Clary" or F. LONG b abt 1831 md (1st) Arch FORNTER (2nd) Peter H. UNDERWOOD

2 Mary LONG b 1832 NC

2 John A. LONG b abt 1835 NC . He is said to be deceased as of 1912 Dahlonega Nugget newspaper listing of heirs and owners of land in North Georgia being taken by the US Government

married Nancy Swafford on 25 Feb 1855 in Union County, Georgia.

Children: (named in 1912 Dahlonega Nugget newspaper, 14 May 1912)

3(i). Nancy A. Long - Living at Cherokee Co GA in 1912

3(ii). Mary Long - Living at Cherokee Co GA in 1912

3(iii). W. N. Long - Living at Cherokee Co GA in 1912

3(iv). Coon Long - living at Cherokee Co GA in 1912

3(v). America Long - living at Cherokee Co GA in 1912

3(vi). Robert "or J. R. Long - living at Fannin Co GA in 1912

3(vii). John J. Long - He is deceased in 1912. His heirs named


4(i). Alexander Long - Living at Tellico Plains, Monroe Co TN in 1912

4(ii). Caleb Long - Living at Tellico Plains, Monroe Co TN in 1912

4(iii). June Long - Living at Tellico Plains, Monroe Co TN in 1912

4(iv). Rilla Long - Living at Tellico Plains, Monroe Co TN in 1912

4(v). Thomas Long - Living at Tellico Plains, Monroe Co TN in 1912

4(vi). Joshua Long - Living at Tellico Plains, Monroe Co TN in 1912

4(vii). Martha Victoria Long - Living at Tellico Plains, Monroe Co TN in 1912

3(viii). Mrs M. M. Fortner - Living at Lumpkin Co GA in 1912. A Sela Long married Miles M. Fortner in 1878 in Fannin Co GA

3(ix). Mrs M. F. Dispain - Living at Cherokee Co GA in 1912

2 Nancy J. LONG b abt 1836 NC

2 Sarah LONG b 1838 NC

2 Rosa Melinda "Linda" LONG b Mar 1839 in Union County, Georgia; She died 25 Jan 1924 in Whitfield County, Georgia. She is buried at Westhill Cemetery in Whitfield County, Georgia in an unmarked grave.

md. David Andrew Jackson STOVER on 23 Aug 1861 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia

3 Elisha Beauregard b 1862 md. Mary Elizabeth POSTELL

3 James "Jim' STOVER md. Haley MILLER

3 Sherman STOVER md. (1st) Vinnie MILLER (2nd) Theresa JOHNSON

3 Vianna Lizzi Elizabeth STOVER md. Lewis HOLLOWAY

3 Rutha Elizabeth STOVER b 1864 md. John James "Jim" BATES

3 James Robert STOVER b 1867 md. Axa Eliza Everline WOODY

3 Mary Eula Emeline STOVEr b 1870 md. James GARRETT

2 Jasper LONG b 1842 GA md. 1871 Martha J. GADDIS on 7 Mar 1871 in Fannin County

2 Conrad "Coonie" LONG b abt 1846 md. Nancy Margaret OLIVER on 24 Apr 1873 in Fannin County, Georgia. He died about 1918 in Dawson County, Georgia and was buried in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, Dawson County, Georgia.

3 Cicero b 1875

3 Peter S. b 1877

3 Arvy M. b 1879/80

2 Sofrona "Fronie" LONG b 1845 GA

2 Almeda LONG b abt 1848 GA

2 James "Jim" M. LONG b January 13, 1850 in GA d April 21 1921 buried at Pleasant View Cem near Dutton Jackson County AL

source for this family: Dekalb County AL Heritage Book, M.K. Smith of Ft. Payne AL, author

md Martha Jane MAGNIS d. Mar 3 1949 dau of Frederick Magnus and Malinda Caroline Gooch

3 Lessie Lou Ella LONG b. Feb 5, 1894 in Gilmer GA

md Harrison B. Plemmons. Family lived near Henegar, Dekalb County AL

3. Carrie LONG b April 24, 1880 in Gilmer GA

md Leslie Fowler (buggy maker) married Aug 28 1900 in Gilmer GA

3. Sarah LONG b November 27 1883 Elijay GA Gilmer County

md Wilborn Coonie LONG married Dec 26 1903

4. Murphy LONG

4. Estell LONG

4. J.C. LONG

4. Ellie LONG

4. Virdie LONG

4. Nola Ruth LONG

4. Myrtle LONG

4. Willard LONG

3. Willie Andrew LONG B Feb 27 1897 in Elijay, Gilmer GA

md Lillie Marcenia Burnett

3. Samuel H. LONG b May 8 1879 in Elijay GA

md. (1st) Ona PULLEY (2) Mary Brillie LINSEY

3 Anna LONG b Nov 14 1888 in Elijay GA

md (1st) Felton Weaver (2nd) Richard Merriwheter

3. Millie LONG b Apr 1 1885 in GA

md Oscar Brookshire

3. Miles LONG b. May 2 1893 in Elijay GA d.1911 of Malaria in Gilmer GA

3. Lille Fair LONG b. Sept 18 1901 in Elijay

md George Burk. Family lived at Bowmen's Crossroads in Jackson Co. AL

2 Catherine LONG b abt 1852 GA

2 Angeline LONG b abt 1854 md. William P. OLIVER 6 May 1875 in Fannin County, Georgia. She died 12 May 1922 in Union County, Georgia at age 68.

2 Cicero LONG b abt 1855 GA md. Elizabeth J. ? Supposedly Lived in Paris, Texas, then in Tulsa, Oklahoma; 1880 Fannin Co GA census. An elderly Elizabeth "Long" enumerated in his HH as "Mother" [note: this is likely Elizabeth Thompson, his older sister]