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(Abt 1720-After 1771)
LONG, Eleanor 1 2
- Born: Abt 1720, Downe, Cumberland County, New Jersey
- Marriage: SHEPHERD, Dickason before 1754 in New Jersey
- Died: After 1771, New Jersey
Eleanor married Dickason SHEPHERD, son of Dickason SHEPHERD and Eve UNKNOWN, before 1754 in New Jersey. (Dickason SHEPHERD was born about 1720 in prob. New Jersey.)
New Jersey Colonial Documents, Calendar of Wills 1751-1760 (New Jersey). Surety: 4. 1754, Aug. 25. Long, Peter, of Stoe Creek, Cumberland Co., weaver; will of. Wife, Grace. Children - Ansell, David, Nathan, Eleonor Shipard, and Pleasant. Real and personal estate. Executors - the wife and son, Ansell. Witnesses - Dan Simkins, James MecFerson, Josep Simkins. Proved March 26, 1755. Lib. 8, p. 143.
1755, Apr. 11. Inventory, 408.2.3 [Crowns], incl. bills, bonds, book debts and library, 130.7.3 [Crowns]; a negro man, wheat and corn, 35.8 [Crowns]; made by John Rementon and John Finlaw.
Ibid. Surety: 4. 1771, July 19. Long, Grace, of Stow Creek Township, Cumberland Co., widow of Peter Long; will of. Grandson, Jonathon Long, 5 shillings. Grandson Uriah Long, 16 [Crowns], to give him schooling. Grandson, Peter Long, 5 shillings. Granddaughter, Lyda Gilman, 5 shillings. Daughters, Elenor Shepherd and Pleasant Newcomb, rest of my estate. Executor - son-in-law, William Newcomb. Witnesses - Robert Kelsay, Miriam Kelsay. Proved Dec 21, 1775.
1775, Dec. 18. Inventory, 38.7.3 [Crowns], made by Silas Newcomb and David Page.
Lib. 16, p. 478.
[Note: Robert Kelsay was the minister of Grace's church, the Cohansey Baptist, and Miram was his wife.]