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

John Long

Male Bef 1672 - Aft 1722  (> 52 years)


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  • Name John Long 
    Born Bef 1672  St. Mary's Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1722  St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I068214  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

  • Notes 
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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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      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 332-33.
      8-9 June 1710. Richard Long of St. Marie's Parish, Essex County, planter, to John Long of same, planter. Lease and release; for 5000 pounds of tobacco. 100 acres in St. Mary's Parish ... knowl in sight of the head of a reedy branch belonging to the Golden Vaile Creeke ... head of a branch of Matapony ... Harrison's line ...
      Richard (R) Long
      Wit: William Stenson, James (X) Sullinger, William (W) Jeff(e)rys.
      10 June 1710. Acknowledged by Richard Long.
      9 June 1710. Bond of Richard Long of St. Marie's Parish, Essex County, planter, to John Long of same, planter. For £200. To fulfill covenants in indentures.
      Richard (R) Long
      Wit: William Stenson, James(X) Sullinger, William (W) Jefferys.
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet];
      p.118. Lease and Release. 6th and 7th May 1713. Richard Long, planter of St. Mary's Parish, Essex Co., sells Nicholas Ware junr. of the parish of Stratton Major in the County of King & Queen, 71 acres in St. Mary's Parish, bounded by land of Samuel Elliott, John Buckner, a branch of Golden Vale, the land of John Long and Harrison's line. Signed Richard Long, his mark. Wit: Wm Covington junr, Joseph Edmondson, Ja Alderson. Rec. 14th May 1713.
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      1718-1721 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 97-100.
      11-12 June 1719. John Morgan of St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, to John Long of same. Lease and release; for 104 acres of land. 53 acres in the fork of Pewmansend ... southeast corner of Jno. Ellitt's land standing in a branch of the south fork of the said Pewmansend called beverdam branch.
      John Morgan
      Wit: Jno Ellitts Sarah (S) Ellitts.
      21 July 1719. Acknowledged by John Morgan. Ann the wife of John Morgan relinquished her right of dower.
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      1718-1721 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 100-04.
      12-13 June 1719. John Long of St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, to John Morgan of same. Lease and release; for 1950 pounds of{ tobacco and 53 acres of land. 104 acres in said parish ... on the brow of a hill corner to a parcell of land patented by Francis Taliaferro and Henry Bruce ... Powmansend Creek ... land belonging to Robt Bryant ... land belonging to Mr. Richard Buckner land belonging to the heirs of John Prosser
      Jno. Long
      Wit: Jno, Ellitts, Sarah (S) Ellitts.
      21 July 1719. Acknowledged by John Long.
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      1718-1721 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 290-93.
      15-16 May 1721. Matthew Collins of St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, to John Long of same. Lease and release; for 2400 pounds of good sound clean stemd. straight laid sweet scented tobacco. 50 acres part of 405 acres Collins bought of Mr. Paul Miccoe in the parish aforesaid and in. the fork of Puemansend ... on the main run,side of the south fork being corner to a parcell of land the said Collins sold to John Morgan ...mouth of a small branch head, of another small branch corner trees to John Ellis and John. Sanders and Matthew. Collins.
      Matthew Collins
      Wit: John Nance, Benja, Rowsee.
      Acknowedged by Matthew Collins. Catherine wife of the said Matthew relinquished her right of dower.
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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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      1742-1743 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 7; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 79-81.
      12 March 1741 [1742]. Wm. Beverley of Blandfield, Essex County, Esq., to Oliver Towless of St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Gent. Lease of 150 acres whereon Oliver hath now a quarter, part of William's tract of land called Stockwells ... line of the Stockwell pattent ... branch of the Meander Run under the foot of the Thoroughfare Mountain ... For 25 years from 25 December last. Rent for first two years, 3 shillings sterling, and afterwards 3 shillings sterling and 530 pounds of tobacco at Fredericksburg or Roy's Warehouse. If Oliver shall keep thereon more than four persons then to pay 50 pounds of tobacco for each working hand.
      Wm. Beverley
      Wit: Jos. Pollard, Saml Garlick, Jno. Long Jur.
      25 March 1742. Acknowledged by William Beaverley, Esqr
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 10; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 36
      JOHN LONG, 104 acs. (N. L.), Essex Co., in St. Mary's Par; upon brs. of Pumansend Cr; beg, about 3/4 of a mile S. of Mr. Richard Buckner's back Quarter, otherwise called Palmer's; cor. of Francis Talliaferro & Henry Brice; along line, of Robert Bryant; to land of the heirs of John Prosser; 16 June 1714, p 156. Imp. of 2 Anne Barber, John Gouge.
      URL (Click on link) http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=156&last=&g_p=P10&c ollection=LO Patent
      Title Long, John.
      Publication 16 June 1714.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Longe.
      Note Location: Essex County.
      Description: 104 acres in the parish of St. Mary’s upon the branches of Pumansend Creek.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 10, 1710-1719, p. 156 (Reel 10).

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