SILAS LONG, farmer, P. 0. Vanlue, born August 14, 1837, in Ridge Township, Wyandot Co., Ohio, is a son of John
and Mary (Wingate) Long, the former a native of Pennsylvania, the latter of Ohio They were married in Pickaway
County, Ohio. The parents of John Long were early pioneers of Ohio, and he a pioneer of Vyandot County, Ohio, His
children. seven in number, were all reared in this county, and five of them are now living: John W., Francis N.,
Eliza (now Mrs. A. Alspach) Mary J. and Silas. Our subject received his early education in Wyandot County, Ohio.
and January 23, 1862. married Rebecca, daughter of Charles Cross, an old settler in this county, and the third
child and second daughter in a family of six children. To Mr. and Mrs. Long have been born ten children: Charles
S., William G., Jay, Berate, Scott, Mary E (wife of George H. Grant), Rosilla E., Malinda A., Lillie V B and Minnie
G. A. Our subject removed to Amanda Township, this county, in February, 1833. Mr. Long is a member of the I. O.
O. F. He has a well watered farm of 107 acres of the best of land. He is a member of the United Brethren Church;
a Democrat in polities.
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886
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