Biography of Ransom B. Long
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Long, Ransom B., Parishville, was born in Parishville, October 12, 1840. His father was Justin, son of Jonathan, a native of Vermont, who married Matilda Copeland, and came to Potsdam about 1809 with an ox-team, Here they cleared a farm and settled, but later went to what is now the town of Colton, where they died. They had four Sons and two daughters. Justin Long was born April 4, 1812, at Potsdam, and married Emily Belding, a native of Pierrepont, by whom he had a son and a daughter, the latter the wife of Edson Perkins, Mr. Long owned 400 acres of land, and was a Republican in politics. He died March 16, 1889, and his wife on December 6 of the same year. Ransom B. Long was reared on a farm and received a common school education. He is a general farmer and owns 500 acres of dairy land. March 27, 1890, Nora Whittaker became his wife, and they have one son, Glenn. Mrs. Long is a native of Parishville, and a daughter of Simom Whittaker, of Stockholm. The latter was a son of Alanson Whittaker, one of the earliest settlers of that town. Mr. Long is a Republican in politics.

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