|About Henry Long|
Henry Long was born about 1795 somewhere in North Carolina and died about 1875 in Black River,Georgetown County, South Carolina. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 80 years old.
1795 - 1875
- William C. (1829)
- Dorcas (1832) -married Solomon Crumbie
- Henry (1836)
- John (1837)
- Margaret (3/1840)
- Joseph "Joe" (1844)
- Mary (1845 Pitt Co. NC)
- Martha (1849 Pitt Co. NC) -son,
George (1868 Black River,SC)
He was born in North Carolina, in 1870 he states he was born in Pitt Co. NC as were some of his children. We clearly find him in Columbus Co. between 1820-1850. By 1860 he has moved to Georgetown Co. South Carolina with his family.
We would love to hear from anyone with additional information about this family.
|Land Deed||1/1/1793 ||SC (Horry County) ||-2 yrs before birth |
| HORRY COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA DEED BOOK A-1
PLEADINGS AND JUDGMENTS 1804-1808;|
page 270 -Henry Long of Horee District. $76 to Samuel Garrell. 76 acres on Lake Sw. (gr. to Andrew Hardee 1 Oct 1787, conv. to Henry Long 1 Jan 1793). 15 Dec 1804. s/Henry (x) Long. W/Jonathan Lewis#, Moses Harrelson. PS/15 Mar 1806. Recd. 27 Mar 1806.
|Land Deed||1/18/1820 ||NC (Columbus County) ||25 yrs old |
|Abstracts of Deeds, 1829 -1840, Book E & F,18 Jan 1820 - Isaac Etheridge to Henry Long, Jan. 18, 1820; $50, 100 A.Wit: John Gore Jr. & Micajah Long. |
|Census||8/7/1820 ||NC (Columbus County) ||25 yrs old |
|page 3, #4 - Isaac Etheridge - Three Males - Under 10,
Two Males - 10 thru 15,
one Female - Under 10,
one Female - 10 thru 15,
one Female - 16 thru 25,
one Female - 26 thru 44,|
Slaves -one Male - Under 14,
Slaves - one Males - 14 thru 25,
Slaves -two Males - 45 and over,
Slaves - one Females - 14 thru 25,
Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 1,
Free White Persons - Under 16: 7,
Free White Persons - Over 25: 1,
Total Free White Persons: 9,
Total Slaves: 5
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#20 -Henry Long - two males under 10, one male 10-15,
one Male - 16 thru 25,
one Males - 45 and over,
one Females - 16 thru 25,
one Females - 26 thru 44
Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 1
#1 - Joseph Gore - one Male - 45 and over,
Female - 45 and over,
Slaves - one Male - 26 thru 44,
Slaves - three Females - Under 14,
Slaves - three Females - 14 thru 25,
Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 1
|Census||1/1/1830 ||NC (Columbus County) ||35 yrs old |
|Page 13, # 7 - Henry Long - one male (under 5), one male (20-30), two females (under 5), one female (5-10), one female (20-30) |
|Land Deed||3/8/1834 ||NC (Columbus County) ||39 yrs old |
(E-228)Feb.11, 1834, Land Grant to Henry Long Jr. Abstracts of Deeds, Vol.IV, 1830 - 1846, Mar. 8, 1843, John W. Ruland of Brunswick Co. to Henry Long of Columbus Co., March 8, 1843; $125, 250 Acres on NS of Cypress branch adjacent to Needham Stevens & Joseph Long. |
|Land Deed||9/22/1849 ||NC (Columbus County) ||54 yrs old |
|Columbus County Deed Book J, page 664 and 665, Henry J. Long witness to Deed for William Simmons to William Gore on Sept. 22, 1849. |
|Census||9/25/1850 ||NC (Columbus County) ||55 yrs old |
|Recorded as family #628: Henry Long Sr.(age 57), Mary (age 48), William C.(age 21), Dorcas (18), Henry (14), Margaret (17), John ( 12), Mary (10), Joseph( 8), Martha (3). Henry is a farmer. His oldest son is a laborer. All were born in NC.
|Census||7/7/1860 ||Georgetown SC (Prince George Winyah Parish County) ||65 yrs old |
|Recorded as family499, #523: Henry Long (age 65), Mary (age 57), Henry (age 24), John (age 22), Joe (age 16), Mary (age 17), and Martha (age 13).
Henry is a farmer and his two oldest sons are working as laborers. Henry says the value of his estate is $200. All were born in North Carolina, except Martha in South Carolina. The two oldest boys cannot read or write.|
living next door they daughter #524 – Solomon Crumbie (27),
|Census||7/7/1870 ||Waccamaw SC (Georgetown County) ||75 yrs old |
|Recorded as family #1004 (immediately below Issac & Mary Ethridge): Henry Long (age 65), Mary (age 61), Martha (age 21) and George (age 2). Henry is a farmer and estimates the value of his real estate to be $67 and personal estate to be $140. The oldest three were born in Pitt County, NC and George was born in Black River SC. |
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Henry, his family, and friends. For example, Henry is 3 years old when Mississippi Territory organized from Georgia's western land claims. It includes what will later become portions of Mississippi, Alabama and Northern Florida,
||The Rosetta Stone was discovered
||The first battery was invented by Volta
||The first steamboat was invented by Fulton
||The first locomotive engine was created by Stephenson
||The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
||Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
||The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
||The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
||The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
||Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
||Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
||Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
||NEWS HEADLINES: Seat of U.S. government moves from Philadelphia to Washington DC
||NEWS HEADLINES: Tecumseh's emerging Indian Confederacy is defeated at the Battle of Tippecanoe in Ohio. Afterwards, Tecumseh and his brother travel from their Shawnee homes in the north to recruit and unify the southern Indians.
||NEWS HEADLINES: War of 1812 begins and will continue for until 1814. Some call it the Second War of Independence because the US fights Great Britain to a stalemate, Americas independence was assured.
||God is discovered in Georgia.
||July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
||NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
||NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||The U.S. Government begins forcing Cherokee Indians from their homes in what becomes known as the Trail of Tears. Many Cherokee hide in the mountains of North Carolina and surrounding states.
||South Carolina becomes the first state to secede from the Union, setting the stage for the creation of the Confederacy.
||About 63,000 men from South Carolina served in the Confederate armed forces.
||South Carolina was readmitted to the Union.
||Mississippi Territory organized from Georgia's western land claims. It includes what will later become portions of Mississippi, Alabama and Northern Florida,
||Louisiana Purchase from France (who secured it from Spain) gives the US a huge new territory and the port of New Orleans.
||The Seminole warrior later known as Osceola is born near Tuskegee, AL.
||Federal Road project begins after the Creek Indians give the U.S. permission to develop a “horse path” through their nation that will provide better mail delivery between Washington City (DC) and New Orleans. Soon settlers are traveling and settling along this path to settle the southern frontier.
||Lewis and Clark Expedition, which began in 1804, ends. News of the rich lands to the west begins to spread.
||By 1811 the new "Federal Road" (which started as a horse path) is filled with a steady flow of white settlers into Creek Indian Territories. The Spanish begin to fan hostile sentiments among the Indians.
||The Act of April 24, 1820 abolished the land purchase credit system, fixed the price of public lands at $1.25 per acre, and set the minimum purchase at 80 acres. After a person purchased land, a final certificate was issued by the land office and sent to Washington DC to be verified and signed by the President -- a time consuming process. Public lands were most typically available through US treaties with Indians who agreed to be removed from their homelands.
||Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
||Second Seminole Indian War begins.
||The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
||Oregon Trail is established
||Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
||Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
||Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
||May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
||American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
||An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
||Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
||Napoleon marries Josephine de Beauharnais
||Napoleon proclaims the Venetian Constitution, founds Ligurian Republic in Genoa
||Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico
Born on September 4, 1803 and died about 1875
|The Children of Henry Long|
Born somewhere in North Carolina on September 22, 1845 and died in Bascom, Florida on May 12, 1910. She was 64 years old.
Mary's maiden name may have been Ward or Long. Records have been found to support both names. We are still searching for more information to clear up the mystery. We have confirmed a connection to ...