LONG, Peter
(Abt 1665-Bef 1749)


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STURGIS, Eleanor

LONG, Peter 1 2

  • Born: Abt 1665, Prob. England
  • Marriage: STURGIS, Eleanor about 1697 in New Jersey
  • Died: Bef 1749, prob. New Jersey

bullet  General Notes:

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.

6 Aug 1685 Burlington - Ear Marks - Peter Long: the Right Eare two slitts ye Left a Cropp & a slitt thus.

31 Oct 1695 - Witness to wedding in Cohansey, Salem County, New Jersey: Peter Long and Eathener Long.

21 Nov 1699 - Peter & wife Eleanor sold 757 a. to Edward Kelley of So. Hampton, LI

16 Jun 1702 - Anthony Sturgis will: to son-in-law Peter Long, twenty shillings and to each of his children five shillings.

9 Jan 1728 - Will of Samuel Dayton of Greenwich & Stow Creek m. 22 Oct 1717 to Dorothy, daughter of Peter Long. Inventory done by Peter Long.

[Thanks to Hope Peterson]


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.

2 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.

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