Biography of John R. Long
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JOHN R. LONG was born in Northumberland County, Penn., June 5, 1833. His parents, Joseph and Barbara (Butter) Long, were natives of Pennsylvania and Maryland respectively, coming to Wayne County, Ohio, in 1836. and to this county in 1847, settling in Salem Township, where the father died November 3, 1863; the mother, May 21, 1883. John Long, the subject of this sketch, was married, April 10, 1850, to Hannah Snyder, of Marion, Ohio, where they resided four years, removing to this township in 1860. Mr. and Mrs. Long have four children: Mary J., George B., William H. and Cora A., the latter possessing considerable skill as a musician. Mr. Long worked at his trade as carpenter till his marriage, but has since engaged in farming. He owns sixty five acres of land, which, by improvement, he has made worth $75 per acre. Mr. Long is a Democrat, and has served as Township Trustee four ternis.

From:
The History of Wyandot County, Ohio
Liggett, Canaway & Co.,
Chicago 1884


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