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Long Family of North Georgia
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McDowell County, North Carolina
Formed 1842 from Burke and Rutherford Counties

 

LAND ENTRIES

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

 

MCDOWALL TAX

1842 NEAL'S DIST

James Long 50ac 0poll

Henry Long 50ac 1poll

1842 CABBINS DIST

Drury Long 50ac 1poll

1843 NEAL'S DIST

No Longs

1843 onward (Don't see Neal's Dist after this period, not extant?)

all gone except Alexander Long's descendants who appear in S Muddy Creek Dist

1846 Samuel Langham's District (recognizable names on this list)

Henry Long (no land taxed) 1 white poll

(Alex Long family in Morgan's Dist, S Muddy Cr)

 

MCDOWALL WILLS

(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