Long Family Genealogy


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Robert Emmett LONG, b. 1844 Ireland

Robert Emmett-1 LONG was born March 1844 in County Tipperary, Ireland, and died 20 Feb 1922 in Tewksbury State Infirmary, Middlesex Co. MA [of arteriosclerosis]. He was the son of Michael & Johanna (Bridget) Long of Ireland. [Michael was born abt 1820 in Ireland and Johanna Bridget was born abt 1824 in Tipperary Co. Ireland]
In 1883 Robert was in Lee MA working as a papermaker. In 1900 he was working as "day labor." He was buried in 1922 in St. Mary Cemetery in Lee, Berkshire Co. MA. Robert Emmett Long married 23 June 1869 in West Stockbridge, Berkshire Co MA to Mary Anna Sullivan. She was b. 24 March 1848 in Charlestown, Suffolk Co. MA.
Children of Robert Emmett & Mary Anna (Sullivan) Long:
1. Michael LONG b: 1870 in Lee, Berkshire Co., Mass; ABT. 1872 in Lee, Berkshire Co., MA of small pox
2. James Henry LONG b: 1872 in MA
3. Bridget Agnes LONG b: ABT. 1874 in Lee, Berkshire Co., Mass; married Tom Lyons. Children: Catherine, Vera, Phillip, daughter.
4. Mary Ellen LONG b: 1876 in Lee, Berkshire Co., MA; married George Edward Murphy. Children: George Edward b. 1899, Cecile Elizabeth, b. 1901; 4 more children.
5. John (Jack) Joseph LONG b: MAY 1877 in Lee, Berkshire Co., MA
6. Julia Elizabeth LONG b: JUL 1878 in Lee, Berkshire Co., MA; married William Dempsey. Children: Marylynn b 1910; Helen, b. 1921 in Wilbraham, Hampden Co., MA; 2 additional children.
7. Johanna Frances LONG b: FEB 1880; died 1966, buried at St. Mary Cemetery, Lee, Berkshire Co. MA; married Thomas MORAN, had at least one child.
8. +Robert Emmett LONG b: 30 MAR 1883 in Lee, Berkshire Co., MA; married Clara Albina Bouvier
9. Alice Veronica LONG b: FEB 1885 in Lee, Berkshire Co., Mass. ; d. 1967, buried in Lee, Berkshire Co. MA; married Bernard McCarthy
10. Margaret Annie LONG b: 1889

Second Generation

Robert Emmett-2 LONG (Robert Emmett-1) b: 30 MAR 1883 in Lee, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts; died 17 May 1926 in Palmer, Hampden Co., Massachusetts of Chronic endocarditis; Robert E. married 21 March 1907 in Holyoke, Hampden Co. MA to Clara Albina Bouvier, dau of Alphonse Edward & Malvina Albina (Mongeon) Bouvier. Clara was born 15 July 1881 in St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minn. and died 22 Dec 1949 in Plainville, Hartford Co., CT.
Children of Robert Emmett & Clara A. (Bouvier) LONG:
1. +Robert George LONG, b. 21 Oct 1907 in Holyoke, Hampden Co., MA; married Marjorie Frances Blevins
2. Daughter, married Charles Edmond Whelan who was born 22 Sep 1908 in Revere, Suffolk Co. Mass

Third Generation

Robert George-3 LONG (Robert Emmett-2, Robert Emmett-1), born 21 Oct 1907 in Holyoke, Hamden Co. MA; died 5 Dec 1995 in Edgewater, Volusia Co., Florida of Cerebrovascular Disease; married 26 June 1933 in West Hartford, Hartford Co., CT to Marjorie Frances Blevins, dau of William & Catherine/Carrie (Gallagher) Blevins. Marjorie was born 12 April 1912 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT and died 26 June 1986 in New Smyrna Beach, Volusia Co., FL. Residence, between 1938 - 1946 Newport Torpedo Sta., RI .; between 1946 - 1947 Raytheon, Waltham, Mass; 1948 - 1969 Newark, NJ. DS Plumb, Whitehead and Hoag; Reynolds Alum., Harrison, NJ; 1969 worked Pauson , Retired to Bricktown, NJ; 1979 moved to New Smyrna Bch, Fla; Occupation BET. 1933 - 1938 Tool & Die Maker , Merrow Mch, Hartford, CT.
Children of Robert G. & Marjorie F. (Blevins) LONG:
1. Daughter; married 1) Walter Allen Daller; m2) Elmer Wagner; m3) --- Carlisle
2. Daughter, married 1) -- Smith
3. Daughter, married 1) - Clayton; m2) -- Conte

John-1 LONG born 1690 in Ireland, died 1749 in Taunton, MA; m. 1712 in Ireland to Sarah Jane -- . She b. 1691 in Ireland. He m2) 16 Oct 1728 in Taunton, MA to Jennie Woodward. She b. 1697 in Massachusetts and died 19 Feb 1750/51 in Taunton, MA
Note: David Long III said in his letters that his grandfathers brother was mayor of Londonderry. Henry Long was mayor of Londonderry in 1723 when the English laid siege and tried to drive the Protestants out of Ireland. John had another brother Parley Long who came from Londonderry in 1732 and settled in Uxbridge Mass. Parley had three sons.
Children of John & Sarah Jane (--) LONG:
1. +Margaret-2 Long b 1713 in Ireland, d. 30 Sep 1793 in Shelburne, MA; m. 11 Apr 1731 in Boston, MA to John BOYD; had issue.
2. Jennie-2 Long b. 1717 in Ireland
3. +John-2 Long Jr, b. 19 Jan 1719/20 in Londonderry, Ireland; He was was only six when the family to America. His future wife Mary Taft was also on the same boat; m. 21 Sep 1745 in Upton, MA to Mary/Sarah TAFT. She d. 21 Aug 1801. HAD ISSUE.
4. Mary-2 Long, b. 1723 in Ireland; d. Shelburne, MA; m. James Woodward
5. +David-2 Long, b. 1724 in Ireland; d. 24 Oct 1784 in Greenfield, MA; David was two when the family came to America. He may have been named after his grandfather; m. 17 Dec 1747 in Shelburne, MA to Martha Woodward. She b abt 1722. HAD ISSUE.
Children of John & Jennie (Woodward) LONG:
+James-2 Long, b. 1730 in Taunton, MA, d. 11 May 1789 in Upton, MA; m. 1757 to Elizabeth COOK; had issue
7. Elizabeth-2 Long, b. 1732 in Taunton, MA; m. Nathan Babbitt
8. Ann-2 Long, b. 1734 in Taunton, MA.

NOTE: I have not been able to find proofs of the above John-1 LONG and his family in Taunton MA. It is believed that the LONG family of SWANZEY NEW HAMPSHIRE are descended from this line.