William L. LONG / Susannah C. SIMS


Husband: William L. LONG (Ancestor Chart, Descendant Chart)
Born: 3 AUG 1841 in: Married: 2 JAN 1862 in: Rutherford County, NC Died: 6 FEB 1904 in: Buried: Golden Valley Methodist Church, Rutherford County, NC Father: Preston N. LONG Mother: Hannah COWAN
Wife: Susannah C. SIMS (Ancestor Chart, Descendant Chart)
Born: 17 JUL 1842 in: Died: 12 APR 1923 in: Buried: Golden Valley Methodist Church, Rutherford County, NC Father: Andrew Hampton SIMS Mother: Nancy QUEEN
Children:
1 Name: Adah E. LONG F Born: 5 MAR 1866 in: Rutherford County, NC Died: 28 SEP 1901 in: Rutherford County, NC Married: 19 AUG 1883 in: Rutherford County, NC Spouse: Jefferson Davis HOUSER
2 Name: Alice LONG F Born: 11 JUL 1878 in: Rutherford County, NC Died: 31 JUL 1944 in: Rutherford County, NC Married: 3 NOV 1894 in: Rutherford County, NC Spouse: J. E. PROPST

William Long


Civil War Records

North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865: A Roster: William Long is listed as a Private in Co. H, 34th North Carolina Infantry Regiment. Born in Cleveland County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Cleveland County at age 19, October 1, 1861. Wounded at or near Gaines' Mill, Virginia, June 27, 1862. Discharged on March 18, 1863 by reason of disability.4 


Census Records


Sources:

  1. [Civil War Compiled Service Record of William L. Long]. National Archives,Washington D.C. 10 p. (PDF Copy (7.4 Mbytes)).
  2. [Civil War Pension File of William L. Long]. North Carolina loose Civil War pension files, Pension Act of 1901, Box 6.438, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC, 2 p. (Scanned copy of original made 12 Dec 2007 (214.0 Kbytes)).
  3. Holcomb, Brent H. Marriages of Rutherford County, North Carolina, 1779-1868. Baltimore, MD, Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. ISBN 0-8063-1144-4. [ p.92: Wm. L. Long married Susan C. Sims on 2 Jan 1862, H. Cowen, bondsman. ]
  4. Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth T Jordan. North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865: A Roster. North Carolina State Dept. of Archives and History, Raleigh, 1963, 15 vols. ISBN 0865260052. [ Vol. 9, p. 327: Lists William Long, Private, Co. H, 34th North Carolina Regiment. ]


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