Biography of L. F. Long
Sanel Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





L. F. Long, Whose portrait appears in this history, was born in New Hampshire, June 2, 1831. Here he eresided on a farm and taught school until 1853, when he, leaving his parents behind, came to California via. Cape Horn, arriving in San Francisco June 25th of the above mentioned year. He proceeded at once to El Dorado county, where he followed mining for about three months, then returned to San Francisco and engaged as. clerk in a commission house for about one year. He then mined for about eighteen months in Tuolumne county. We next find him farming at Cloverdale, Sonoma county, where he remained about ten months. He then, in August, 1858, came to Mendocino county, where he has since resided, except during the year of 1864, which he spent in Sacramento county, being engaged in hop growing. In 1866 he bought his present place, consisting of three hundred acres, located about three miles north of Hopland. In 1868, Mr. Long sold his sheep, to which he had previously devoted his attention, and engaged in hop growing exclusively, which he has since followed. He has at present twenty two acres planted in hops. He has been Supervisor two terms and represented Mendocino county in the Legislature in 1878. Mr. Long married, January 17, 1868, Miss Sarah McNab, a native of Glasgow, Scotland, born May 27, 1845. They have seven children: Lemuel F., born November 9, 1868; Alexander, born March 16, 1870; Susan, born November 1, 1871; Joseph R., born July 6, 1873; James E., born July 30, 1875; Sarah E., born March 17, 1878; Maud M., born May 22, 1880.

From:
History of Mendocino County, California
Alley, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1880


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