Biography of Abrahem Long, Jr.
Columbiana County, OH Biographies

Abraham Long, Jr., a citizen of Wellsville, highly esteemed for his integrity and industry, is a native of Ohio. He was born at Steubenville, June 29, 1892, and is the son of Abraham and Evelyn (Lawrence) Long.

Abraham Long was born in Tennessee and his wife is a native of Richmond, Ohio. They were residents of Steubenville for more than 40 years and now live in Salineville Township, Columbiana County, where Mr. Long is successfully engaged in general farming. He is a Republican and has held many township offices. He is a member of the Methodist Church. Mr. and Mrs. Long have nine children, as follows: Bessie, married Charles L. Pauder, lives at Wellsville; Abraham, Jr., the subject of this sketch; Catherine, lives at home; Jeanette, married P. G. Welden, lives at Wellsville; Evelyn, married William Kennedy, lives at Wellsville; Minerva, married Marion Long, a veteran of the World War, who served with Company K, 116th Infantry, 29th Division; W. F., Beatrice and Erma, all at home.

Abraham Long, Jr., received his education in the public schools and spent his boyhood at Steubenville. He was connected with the Pennsylvania Railroad when a young man and has remained in their employ since 1912, with the exception of time spent in the army. Mr. Long enlisted for service in 1911 as a member of Company B, 128th Division, U. S. Regular Army. After three years he re-enlisted and remained in the service until July 14, 1916. Mr. Long served during the Mexican trouble on the border.

On June 21, 1913, Mr. Long was united in marriage with Miss Clara Mountford, of East Liverpool, born May 29, 1894, the daughter of Jesse and Rachael (Green) Mountford. Mr. Mountford, a native of England, died Feb. 11, 1915, and his wife died in 1901. They had three children: Anna, died in infancy; Mrs. Long; and one child died in infancy. To Abraham and Clara (Mountford) Long have been born five children: Floyd, born Nov. 8, 1914; Evelyn, born Dec. 27, 1915; Ruth, born July 28, 1917; Dorothy, born Dec. 27, 1919; and William, born July 1, 1921.

Mr. Long is a Republican and a member of the Methodist Church.

History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1926

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