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Long Family of North Georgia

McDowell County, North Carolina
Formed 1842 from Burke and Rutherford Counties



1845- Mills Higgins 10 ac on waters of N. Mudde Cr adj land of his own and James LONG




James Long 50ac 0poll

Henry Long 50ac 1poll


Drury Long 50ac 1poll

1843 onward

all gone except Alexander Long's descendants



(Located at the NC Archives)

State of NC Burke County [see image]

I JAMES LONG of the State and County above written being of sound and perfect mind and memory blessed be God, do this 10th day of July in the year of our Lord one Thousand Eight Hundred and Forty two make and publish this my last will and testament in the manner following 1st I give and bequeath by soul to God who gave it my boddy [sic] to be buried in a decent manner. 2nd I give and bequeath to my wife Delila Long all the real and personal estate that I possess consisting of one tract of land containing 50 acres more or less, all the horses cattle sheep hogs and every part of my property. Household and kitchen furniture and every part of my substance to me belonging.

In witness whereof I the said JAMES LONG have to this my last will and testament set my hand and seal this day and date above written, Signed sealed published and declared by the said JAMES LONG the testator as his last will and testament in the presence of us who were present at the time of signing and sealing thereof

James x Long

Attest: Saml Lougurm (Jr?) N. P. Leaky

[on back of will]

State of NC Court of Pleas and Quarter Session McDowall County- Session the July Term 1843 The execution of the written will was duly proven in open court by the oath of Samuel Laughrum one of the subscribing witnesses thereto [?] to be recorded