LONG, Alexander
(Abt 1801-)
YEAGER, Sarah Catherine
(Abt 1802-)
LAIR, Thomas P.
ANDERSON, Catherine "Kitty" M.
LONG, Reuben
(1832-After 1910)
LAIR, Almyra Y.
(Abt 1842-Bef 1880)
LONG, Alexander
(Abt 1863-)


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SMITH, Elizabeth

LONG, Alexander 1 2 3

  • Born: Abt 1863, Missouri
  • Marriage: SMITH, Elizabeth about 1880 in Knox County, Missouri


Alexander married Elizabeth SMITH, daughter of Unknown SMITH and Ruth HENRY, about 1880 in Knox County, Missouri. (Elizabeth SMITH was born about 1862 in prob. Knox County, Missouri.)



1 1880 US Census (District 78, Shelton, Knox County, Missouri). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Rhuban Long (age 48, b. WV), second wife Adda [Russell] (age 28, b. MO) and children [from Reuban's first marriage] Alex (age 16, b. MO), J. Morgan (age 14, b. MO), Jackson (age 11, b. MO), Margaret (age 5, b. MO) and [from Reuban's second marriage] unnamed son [Joseph] (age 1 mon, b. MO), living in Shelton, Missouri. Rhuban is listed as "farming" and indicates that both his parents were born in West Virginia. Adda indicates that both her parents were born in New York. Also in the household is daughter Sarah C. (age 20, b. MO) and her husband S. [Sheridan] Parsons (age 29, b. IL). S. Parsons indicates that his father was born in New York and his mother in Ohio.

2 1870 US Census (Lyon, Knox County, Missouri). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Reuben Long (age 38, b. VA), first wife Elmira [Lair] (age 27, b. MO) and children Catherine (age 10, b. MO), Alexander (age 6, b. MO), James M. (age 3, b. MO) and Thomas J. (age 1, b. MO), living in Lyon, Missouri. Also in the household are Maria Lamb (age 17, b. MO) "domestic servant" and Mary Anderson (age 72, b. KY) "no occupation." Mary's relationship to the family, if any, is unclear, but it is likely that she is an aunt of Elmira's. Reuben is listed as a "farmer."

3 1930 US Census, District 13, Lyon, Knox County, Missouri. Surety: 4. Lists Alexander Long (age 66, b. MO), wife Lizzie (age 67, b. MO) and children Blanch (age 32, b. MO) and Mable (age 19, b. MO), living in Lyon, Missouri. Alexander is listed as a "farmer, general farm" and indicates that his father was born in Virginia and his mother in the U.S. Lizzie indicates that her father was born in the U.S. and her mother in Missouri. The couple indicate that they married when Alexander was age 22 and Lizzie was age 17. Blanch and Mable are both listed as "laborer, helps on farm."

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