Monroe County, Tennessee
Formed 1819 from Indian Lands
George Long Jr. [ 0, 0]
nearby: Conrad Canseler [332 ac, $1800, 3 slaves]
1840 Monroe Co Census
George Long 22000001 - 0021001
(note: 8 doors down from Conrad Cansler, father in law of James
Long IV of Fannin GA)
1853 LW&T of George Long
of Monroe TN (buried
Stephens Cem) - Wife Bethany. 2 daughters living with her: Rebecca
and Margaret. 5 children: William, Rebecca, Squire, Alexander,
Margaret. Land in Hardin Co Kentucky. Grown children: George,
Mary Blanton, Catherine Carter, Roda Howard, Anne Taylor, Betsy
?No and Jackson. Wit: J.D. McReynolds, James Hickman.
George Long Last will and Testament
I George Long of Monroe County,
Tennessee in sound of mind
but feeble in body and sensible of my mortality make this my
last will and testament I wish what ever debts I may owe and
my Family expenses paid, I give and bequeath to my Wife
Bethany during her life and to hold for herself and two Daughters
living with her Rebecca and Margaret all of my household and
kitchen furniture My Stock Hogs Horses, and Cattle except the
calve that i bought from Wm Small I give the Calve and Cow
at this time to Margaret I also give to my said wife to herself
and said two daughters all my farming tools and Items of
personal property not named If wife marries or should she
die I wish what ever land be in hand of said property be
equally divided between my Five Children William ,Rebecca
Squire, Alexander, Margaret at the division of these I wish
the note which ------- owes paid for 115. l1 with what ever
amount my wife may be able to save by selling property
which can be spared to be paid out in the purchase of a
piece of land at the discretion of my said wife for the
benefit and use of my wife and her five children above
mentioned .In the matter of death or marriage of my said
wife I wish the said land which may have been purchase
also divided to belong and given to said five children my
William Rebecca Squire Alexander Margaret in case any
money should have not been paid out in land it is to be paid
out at interest and equally divided as the land..
My tract of land lying in Hardin
I give and bequeath to my Seven Children namely
as follows George Long Mary Blanton
Catherine Carter Rhoda Howard
Anne Saylor Jackson Long
and the said land in Kentucky which is all that i
have for said seven children i hereby direct shall be
sold by George Howard my son in law and the
money equally divided between said seven children
Signed & Seal
this 10, of March 1853
Book A page 107
[note: many of this family
migrated to Harlan Co KY]
1856 Chancery lawsuit
No.584) Filed 26 Apr 1856 James
Long and others vs Wm. Dyer, Adm. of John Key. Coonrod Cansler
died June 1846 intestate in Monroe Co. John Key was app. Adm.
and has died;
1. Euly wife of James Long of
Union Co. Ga.
2. Barbara wife of Adam Nichols of Union Co. Ga.
3. Sally wife of Conelius Welsh of Union Co. Ga.
4. Polly wife of Willis Woody of Fannin Co. Ga. 5. Catharine
Cansler of Monroe Co.
6. Betsy dec'd wife of Willis Allen also dec'd. They lived in
the ______ Nation about 1837-8 where Betsy died and afterwards
4 or 5 yrs. Willis died in Texas; their six children: Sally,
William, Poston, Coonrod, Joseph, Allen and 2 others names unknown.
Sally died before her father and 1 or 2 others have died; nothing
heard of them.
Petition to have share of Betsy's
children, which was retained with their consent, divided . Last
heard of 2 or 3 yrs. before Coonrod's death. Copy of Gdn. settlement,
John Key, Gdn. of Willis Allen heirs. Letter 21 Sep 1856 from
Wm. M. Allen, friend and relative of Allen heirs, Skeinah P.O.,
Fannin Co., Ga.: says some of Allen children are living in Texas
and thinks he can find them. Letter 14 Nov 1857 from same.
has heard from Allen heirs in La.; they intend making him their
Agent, asks about proof of their identity.
8th (or 9th?) District
W. A. Long 150 ac, $1200, 0 slaves
D. R. Long 0, 0, 0