Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Gabriel Long

Male 1674 - Aft 1733  (> 60 years)


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  • Name Gabriel Long 
    Born 1674  St. Mary's Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1733  St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I038835  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 May 2021 

    Father Jeremiah Long,   b. Bef 1635, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 12 Aug 1687, St. Mary's Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 52 years) 
    Mother Frances MNU Long,   d. 19 Sep 1687, St. Mary's Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1670  St. Mary's Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F22166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Harrison,   b. Abt 1678, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Gabriel Long,   b. Abt 1700, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Richard Long,   b. 1708, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1762, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     3. William Long,   b. Bef 1710, St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 8 May 2021 
    Family ID F22165  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

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      Genealogies of Virginia Families, Volume II, notes on Kay and Allied Families
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      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 374
      TO ALL PEOPLE to whom this present Writing shall come Know yee that I FRANCES LONGE of Rappa. County and St. Marys Parish, Widow, out of the natural love and respect I have to my Children, RICHARD, JOHN, GABRIEL, SARA, ANN, Children of my loveing Husband, JEREMIAH LONGE deced, out of the naturall love and affection I beare to my Children aforementioned I do by these presents give and confirme unto my abovesd Children seven head of female Cattle (vizt) four head of the oldest Cattle, Cowslip, Brandy, Filpate and Lilly to my four eldest Children them and their female encrease forever, and to my youngest Son, GABRIEL, I give a two year old heifer called Colly, her with all her future female encrease forever, and for the two remaining of the seven abovesd. I give and bequeath as of all right they do belong to Eldst. Son, RICHARD LONGE, them and their future female encrease forever and in case of Mortalitie of any of my Children abovesd. the Survivers to have the sd Cattle and encrease equally devided amongst the surviving Children; Also I give and by these presents confirme unto my Son, JOHN LONGE, one yearling mare Colt called Bimcey branded on the neare shoulder with W: S: and a nick under the left eare and cattle abovesd all my Husbands, LONGEs, proper marke except two that belonge to my Son, RICHD. and in case WM. STARKE shall hereafter think fitt to kill these two cattle of different marke that he the said STARKE shall be obliged hereby to give my Son, RICHD. LONGE, two more cows as shall be equall in goodness to the two as he shall so kill, and to be of my Husband, LONGEs, proper marke In Confirmation whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this 13th of August 1687
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of us
      JAMES TAYLER, FRANCES LONGE
      JOHN LORD
      JEREMIAH LONGs proper marke is a crop of each eare and two nicks under each eare Recordr. Cur Cora Rappa 19 die 7bris 1687
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      1717-1722 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Inventories & Settlements, No. 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 84-87. Will of Andrew Harrison of St. Mary's Parish in the County of Essex, being grown very aged and at this time very sick and weak in body, dated 28 April 1718.
      My beloved wife Eleanor my executrix.
      My son Andrew and my son in law Gabriel Long as trustees and overseers to assist her in the performing of this my last will.
      I have already setled three of my children, viz. William, Andrew and Elizabeth on lands on which they now live, viz. to my son William 270 acres and to my son Andrew 200 acres and to my daughter Elizabeth 200 acres, all which lands they are now possessed with and which I now give to them.
      I have put into the hands of Wm. Stannard bills and excha. for L 65.12.6 sterling for him to buy me two Negroes; my loveing wife have the use of these Negroes or that money dureing her natural life or widowhood and after her decease to my daughter Margarett Longs three youngest sons viz. Richd, and Gabril and William, to be equally divided as soon as they shall all come to the age of twenty years if my wife dye before. If my wife should dye before either of them comes to that age, my son in law Gabriel Long have the use of them till they come to that age, to give them schooling, that is to learn them to read and write and cost account.
      To my daughter Margaret Long after the decease of my loveing wife one feather bed and bolster and pillows and rugg and blanketts.
      Unto my son William after the decease of my loveing wife one feather bed and bedstead and all the furniture belonging to it.
      Unto my son William a chest and all my wearing cloaths and the cloth which I have to make MB cloaths on and my riding sadle after my decease.
      Unto my son William after the decease of my loveing wife one ovell table.
      Unto my son William after the decease of my loveing wife one large iron pott.
      Unto my son Andrew after the decease of my loveing wife one feather bed and bolster and pillows and all manner of furniture belonging to itt, and one large iron pott.
      The rest of my personall and moveable estate after the death of my loveing wife to be equally divided among my four children viz. William and Andrew and Elizabeth and Margrett.
      Andrew (A H) Harrison
      Wit: Jno. Ellitts, William (X) Davison, Mary (X) Davison.
      18 Nov. 1718. John Ellitts declared on oath that the said Andrew Harrison was in perfect-sence and memory at the time of making the will.
      16 Dec. 1718. Further proved by Wm. Davison and Mary Davison.
      17 March 1718 [1719]. Further proved by Elianor Harrison, executrix.
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      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 205-06.
      8 April 1709. Roger Prosser of St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, only son and heir of John Prosser late of same county, to Gabriel Long of same. For 1200 pounds of tobacco. 50 acres on the south side of Rappahannock River in the freshes thereof in St. Mary's Parish, on the south side of a swamp called Goulden vaile ... north side of Goldenvaile run corner to Robert Kay ... line of Mr. Richard Buckner ... down the main run
      Roger Prosser
      Wit: Richard (R) Long, Jno. Long.
      11 April 1709. Acknowledged by Roger Prosser.
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      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 350-51.
      10 May 1710. John Bush being returned non est inventus at the suit of Gabriell Long for 700 pounds of tobacco
      due by bill,
      22 May 1710. Order to Sheriff to attach estate.
      Francis Gouldman
      29 May 1710. Served on estate of John Bush, two cows.
      Robert Parker, SSEC
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 163. Lease and Release, 12 Jany. 1713/14.(only one date). Samll Prosser of St. Mary's Par., sells Gabriel Long, planter of same Par., for 1300 lb. tobo., 53 acres in St. Mary's Par., on both sides of the Main Run of Golden Vale Creek, etc.
      Wit:
      Larkin Chew signed Samll Prosser
      John Sutton
      John Evans
      Recorded 14 Jan 1713/14
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      1718-1721 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 254-57.
      18-19 Feb. 1720 [1721]. Richard Long of Essex County, planter, to Gabriel Long of same, planter. Lease and release; for £60 sterling. 100 acres part of a greater tract belonging to the said Richard Long formerly taken up by John Gillet ... at the head of Taliaferro's branch belonging to the Mount Creek on the south side thereof ... to the main run ... in the low ground...
      Richard (R) Long
      Wit: John Munday, John (J) Larance, John (J B) Bendal Anthony (A) Head.
      21 Feb. 1720 [1721]. Acknowledged by Richard Long.
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      1718-1721 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 257-59.
      18-19 Feb. 1720 [1721]. Gabriel Long of St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, to John Bendall of same. Lease and release; for 1500 pounds of tobacco. 1 acre and a mill now standing on the same at Milk Tray point on the main run of Golden Valle Creek.
      Gabriel (G) Long
      Wit: Jno, Munday, Richard (R) Long, John (J) Larance. 21 Feb, 1720 [1721]. Acknowledged by Gabriel Long.
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      1718-1721 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 262-64.
      20 Feb, 1720/21. Richard Long of St. Mary's Pariah, Essex County, to Elizabeth Lewis now wife of James Lewis of same. For the true and natural affection and love that I bear to my welbeloved daughter Elizabeth now wife of James Lewis.
      100 acres, part of a pattent granted to me in St. Mary's Parish at the mouth of Taliaferro's branch ... Gabriel
      Long's land ... the head of a valley coming out of the Mount swamp ...
      Richard (R) Long
      Wit: John Munday, Gabriel (G) Long, John (J) Lawrence. 21 Feb, 1720 [1721]. Acknowledged by Richard Long, Ann wife of Richard Long relinquished her right of dower.
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      1721-1724 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 17; [Antient Press]; Page 114-116
      AT A COURT contd & held for Essex County the 18th day of May 1722 In the Suit brought by GABRIEL LONG & JNO. RENDALL [Kendall] against JNO. CORBYN by Petition for an acre of land according to Law for a MILL & the said Corbyn haveing had Notice of it by the Petitioners Attorney & not appearing. its Ordered by this Court that JNO CATLETT, JNO. ROY & JOSEPH TROWBARE or any two of them View the said land and if it take not away ye house, Orchards, or other immediate Conveinencys to value the same & put the said Petitioners in possession thereof according to Law, And it is also Ordered that the said Petitioners give the said Corbyn Notice when the said land is to be valued
      Copia Test RICHD TUNSTALL D CICur
      In Obedience to the within Order wee have vallude the Aker of land at four shillings curr due & by us the Subscribers JOHN CATLETT, JUNR JOSEPH TROBARE
      At a Court held for Essex County the 20th day of Novr 1722
      On the motion of JNO RENDALL the above Order & Valuation of an Acre of land be longing to John Corbyn are admitted to record
      IN OBEDIENCE to an Order of Essex County Court on Tuesday the Twentieth day of August 1722 Ordered that RICE JONES & WM. MOUNTAGUE. JOHN MASSEY lay off an Acker of Land belonging to ROBERT & CHRISTOPHER BROOKS of Gloster County oposite to the land of said RICHD. BUSH of the County of Essex to build a MILL on & accordingly have layd of an aiker of land (Vitt) Begining at the run Southeastly 40 pole to a corner marked red oak thence North Easterly 40 poles to another red oak from thence Northwesterly to the Run & up the said Run to the first begining place & have vallude the said acker of land to twenty shillings Current money of Virga. to be paid by the said Bush Given under our hands this 17th day of Septemr. 1722.
      WM. MOUNTAGUE, RICE JONES, JNO. MASSEY
      At Court contd. & held for Essex County on 21st day of Novemr. 1722
      The above valuation of land was this day reced & order'd to be recorded.
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      1721-1724 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 17; [Antient Press]; Page 204-206
      THIS INDENTURE made the 18th (Lease) ) ye 13th day of June (Release) 1723 Between GABRIEL LONG of the one part of Essex County Planter & JOHN LONG of the same County Planter of other part Witnesseth that Gabriel Long for sum of two & twenty pounds Sterl to him paid hath sold unto said John Long & to his heirs 108 acres & bounded beginning at a forked Mapell in ye Low ground just below JOHN BENDALLs on Golden Vaile Swamp thence up ye several courses of the Swamp to a corner white oak of ROBT. KAYs standing on the upper side of the sd Swamp thence S. W. to the land of JOSEPH TRUWHORES to an old corner hickory thence W. to ye main Swamp thence down ye several courses of the Swamp to a small branch just below ye Plantation JOHN SMITH formerly lived on thence NE up the branch thence NE to a small branch thence down the several courses of the branch to ye first mentioned beginning fully to include 108 acres all which premises now are in possession of him the sd John Lung by ye Virtue of the Statute for Transferring uses into possession ..
      In presence of JOHN MUNDAY. Gabriel t Long
      SAML. LOYDE
      At a Court held for Essex County the 18th June 1723
      This Lease & Release admitted to record
      Also the same day Came into Court MARGT LONG Wife of the sd Gabriel Long & freely relinquisht her right of dower which is also admitted to record.
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      URL (Click on link) http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=176&last=&g_p=P15&c ollection=LO Patent
      Title Catlett, Thomas.
      Publication 23 March 1733.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Cattlett.
      Note Location: Caroline County.
      Description: 1376 acres in the Parish of Saint Mary’s adjoing Royston and Taliaferro, and running across Gabriel Long’s, Mill Dam.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 15, 1732-1735 (v.1 & 2 p.1-522), p. 176 (Reel 13).

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