(Abt 1665-Bef 1749)
Peter Long arrived in America as one of eleven indentured servants of Joseph Fisher. Peter was a carpenter and was to be given 50 acres of land and his freedom after serving two years. He became a very prosperous man in New Jersey, as indicated by the records of land ownership. In 1702, a Peter Long was Justice in Gloucester County, New Jersey. This early judge was either immigrant Peter or his son.
Peter married Eleanor STURGIS, daughter of Anthony STURGIS and Ann UNKNOWN, about 1697 in New Jersey. (Eleanor STURGIS was born about 1685 and died in 1752 in Greenwich, Gloucester County, New Jersey.)
1 Passengers & Ships Prior to 1684. Surety: 3. Peter Long, aboard the ship Lion of Liverpool, originated from Liverpool, England; arrived Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 14 Aug 1683.
New Jersey Calendar of Wills, 1670-1760. Surety: 4. Page: 131
Name: Samuel Dayton Daton Daynton
Date: 09 Jan 1727-8
Location: Greenage, Salem Co. yeoman; will of. Wife Dorothy, sole executrix. Children--Petter, Samuel, Luce, all under age. Real and personal estate. Witnesses--Jno. Butler, Thomas Pagett, Thomas Daniel. Proved 02 Feb 1727-8. Lib. 2, p. 522 01 Feb 1727-8 Inventory of the personal estate, £121.10.3, incl. books --; made by Peter Long and Thomas Pagett.