William Tobias Long

M, #611, b. 28 October 1874, d. 30 October 1924

William Tobias and Sarah Susannah Long Family: Alvin, William, Max, Grace, Sarah, and Cardella (c. 1903)
William T. Long and son Mark
  • Last Edited: 8 Jan 2020
  • William Tobias Long was born on 28 October 1874, Dalmatia, Northumberland County, PA.1
  • He was the son of Tobias Leonard Long and Elizabeth Witmer.
  • William Tobias Long was baptized on 18 January 1875, by Rev. W.G. Engle, pastor of the Reformed Church, Pillow, Dauphin County, PA.1
  • William was a millwright and farmer.
  • He married Sarah Susannah Long, daughter of George Long and Catherine Hain, on 22 February 1896, Pillow, Dauphin County, PA, by Rev. S.P. Brown, pastor of the Reformed Church in Pillow, PA.
  • The 1900 Census listed the following household:
    William Long, Head, 25, male, born Oct. 1874, married 4 years, born in Georgetown [Dalmatia], father born in Halifax, mother born in Georgetown [Dalmatia]
    Sarah Long, wife, 24, female, born June 1875, married 4 years, 3 chidlren, 3 living,born in Hickory Corners, father's birthplace unknown, mother born in Mahanoy
    Alvin E. Long, son, 1, born Oct. 1898, born in County Line
    Cardella Long, daughter, 1, born Nov. 1899 [1898?], born Hickory Corners
    Max A. Long, son, 3/12, born Feb. 1900, born Hickory Corners
    Minnie Brown, maid, 15, born Jan. 1885.2
  • The 1920 Census, Lower Mahanoy Township, Northumberand County, PA (Enumeration District 87, sheet 2), taken 8 January 1920, lists William's household, as follows:
    Long, William T., M, 45 [years old], Farmer
    ____, Sarah S., Wife, 44
    ____, Cardella E., Daughter, F, 21
    ____, Grace C., Daughter, F, 18, Silk Mill Red_____ ?
    ____, Effie I., Daughter, F, 17
    ____, Katie E., Daughter, F, 15
    ____, Mark L., Son, M, 6.3
  • William Tobias Long died on 30 October 1924, Hickory Corners, Lower Mahanoy Township, Northumberland County, PA, at age 50.4
  • He was buried on 2 November 1924, at Stone Valley Church Cemetery, Hickory Corners, Lower Mahanoy Township, Northumberland County, PA.5
  • Newspaper obituary:
    HICKORY CORNERS MAN FOUND DEAD
    William Long, aged 50 years and 2 days, was found dead in bed at his home by his wife, Thursday morning of last week, death having occured during the night from heart failure. Surviving are his wife, two sons and four daughters.
    The funeral was held Sunday at 2:30 with services in the Stone Valley Church at Hickory Corners, the Rev. L. D. Horn. Reformed pastor, having charge. Burial as made in the Stone Valley cemetery.
    The (Lykens) Standard, 07 Nov 1924, Fri, Page 1.6

Children of William Tobias Long and Sarah Susannah Long

  • Alvin Eugene Long b. 10 Oct 1897, d. 16 Jun 1918
  • Cardella Eve Long b. 22 Nov 1898, d. 13 Dec 1983
  • Max Adam Long+ b. 15 Feb 1900, d. 3 Feb 1962
  • Grace Celeste Long b. 20 Mar 1901, d. 20 Mar 1977
  • Effie Irene Long b. 20 Sep 1902, d. 25 Nov 1936
  • Katie Edna Long b. 20 Apr 1904, d. 3 Jul 1998
  • Mark Leon Long b. 9 Apr 1913, d. 9 Oct 1953

Citations

  1. [S17] Baptismal certificate, 1895.
  2. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Lower Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland County, PA; Roll: T623 1449; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 130.
  3. [S192] 1920 US Census, Lower Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland County, PA; Roll: T625_1611; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 87; Image: 596.
  4. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Certificate Number 95991; Filed: October 21, 1924.
  5. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Number 95991.
  6. [S1147] Online Obituary, for William Long, The (Lykens) Standard, 07 Nov 1924, Fri, Page 1.

Sarah Susannah Long

F, #612, b. 11 June 1875, d. 21 April 1949

Sarah S. Long and grandson Eugene
  • Last Edited: 8 Jan 2020
  • Sarah Susannah Long was born on 11 June 1875, Hickory Corners, Northumberland County, PA.1
  • She was the daughter of George Long and Catherine Hain.
  • Sarah Susannah Long was baptized in 1875, by Rev. W.R. Engle. No month, day, or location is given on the baptismal certificate.1
  • She married William Tobias Long, son of Tobias Leonard Long and Elizabeth Witmer, on 22 February 1896, Pillow, Dauphin County, PA, by Rev. S.P. Brown, pastor of the Reformed Church in Pillow, PA.
  • A family photo from the time of WWI shows a number of the children of Sarah Susunnah Long and her sister Emma Rebecca Long, who married John Wesley Blew.
  • Sarah Susannah Long died on 21 April 1949, Hickory Corners, Lower Mahanoy Township, Northumberland County, PA, at age 73.2
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Hickory Corners Woman Expires in Family Home
    Mrs. Sarah Susanna Long, 73, Hickory Corners, died in her home after an illness of less than three weeks. Daughter of the late George and Catherine (Haine) Long, the rural matron was a native of Lower Mahanoy Township. She was the widow of William Tobias Long. Surviving are five children, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Brief services will be held tomorrow afternoon, beginning at 2:30, In Hoover Funeral Home, Dalmatia. Further services will be in Stone Valley Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    Shamokin News-Dispatch, 23 Apr 1949, Sat, Page 2.3
  • She was buried on 24 April 1949, at Stone Valley Church, Hickory Corners, Lower Mahanoy Township, Northumberland County, PA.4
  • Father*: George Long b. 24 Sep 1837, d. 26 Jan 1915
  • Mother*: Catherine Hain b. 6 Sep 1843, d. 20 Apr 1922

Children of Sarah Susannah Long and William Tobias Long

  • Alvin Eugene Long b. 10 Oct 1897, d. 16 Jun 1918
  • Cardella Eve Long b. 22 Nov 1898, d. 13 Dec 1983
  • Max Adam Long+ b. 15 Feb 1900, d. 3 Feb 1962
  • Grace Celeste Long b. 20 Mar 1901, d. 20 Mar 1977
  • Effie Irene Long b. 20 Sep 1902, d. 25 Nov 1936
  • Katie Edna Long b. 20 Apr 1904, d. 3 Jul 1998
  • Mark Leon Long b. 9 Apr 1913, d. 9 Oct 1953

Citations

  1. [S17] Baptismal certificate, 1895.
  2. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Certificate Number 34714; Filed: April 23, 1949.
  3. [S1147] Online Obituary, for Sarah S. Long, Shamokin News-Dispatch, 23 Apr 1949, Sat, Page 2.
  4. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Number 34714.

Elizabeth Lahr

F, #613, b. 5 August 1817, d. 23 December 1866
  • Last Edited: 27 Dec 2018
  • Elizabeth Lahr was born on 5 August 1817.
  • She was the daughter of Paul Lahr and Elizabeth Bobb.
  • Elizabeth Lahr married Abraham Lenker, son of J. Michael Lenker and Catharine Emmerick.
  • Elizabeth Lahr died on 23 December 1866, at age 49.1
  • She was buried at Zion (Stone Valley) Lutheran and Reformed Cemetery, Hickory Corners, Lower Mahanoy Township, Northumberland County, PA.1,2

Children of Elizabeth Lahr and Abraham Lenker

  • Anna Catherine Lenker b. 31 Jul 1838, d. 29 Aug 1859
  • Elizabeth Lenker b. 2 Jul 1840, d. 11 Jun 1894
  • Issac A. Lenker b. 12 Feb 1845
  • Sarah Lenker b. 7 May 1848
  • Mary A. Lenker b. c 1850
  • Michael L. Lenker+ b. 1853, d. 1925

Citations

  1. [S59] Joseph A. Meiser Jr. and Sarah Roadarmel Meiser, Northumberland County Burials II, vol. III, p. 303.
  2. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/40013952/…

Paul Lahr

M, #614, b. 11 September 1781, d. 25 February 1847
  • Last Edited: 27 Dec 2018
  • Paul Lahr is also referred to as Peter Lahr in some sources.
  • He was born on 11 September 1781, Berks County, PA.1
  • He married Elizabeth Bobb, daughter of John Nicholas Bobb and Maria Magdalena Brosius.
  • Paul Lahr died on 25 February 1847, Northumberland County, PA, at age 65.2,3,1
  • He was buried at Zion (Stone Valley) Lutheran and Reformed Cemetery, Hickory Corners, Lower Mahanoy Township, Northumberland County, PA.3,1

Children of Paul Lahr and Elizabeth Bobb

Citations

  1. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/33544576/paul-lahr
  2. [S40] Louise Latsha, Descendants of Conrad Brosius.
  3. [S59] Joseph A. Meiser Jr. and Sarah Roadarmel Meiser, Northumberland County Burials II, vol. III, p. 303.