Long

John Long

b Nov. 3, 1560 Dunstable, Bedford, England; parents ukn
d.aft.1596
m.abt. 1589; Magaret Willmote, she m.(2)John Taylor
b.abt.1560 England

CHILDREN all born in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England:

  1. Alice Long b.abt.1582
  2. Steven Long b.abt.1583 d.May 24, 1618
  3. Richard Long b.abt.1586
  4. Anne (Anna) Long b.abt.1588
  5. Robert Long b.1590 d.Jan. 9, 1664
  6. William Long b.abt.1591
  7. Marie Long b.abt.1593
  8. John Long b.1596 chr.Jan. 1, 1597 d.1657

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Robert Long

b.abt. 1590 in St. Albans, Herfordshire, England; s/o John Long and Margaret Willmote
d.Jan. 9, 1663/4 in Charlestown, MA
m.(1)Oct. 3/5, 1614; Sarah Taylor
b.abt.1595 St. Albans, England
d.ca.1629 England
m.(2)abt.1630; Elizabeth ______
b.abt.1600
d.May 29, 1687, Charlestown, MA

CHILDREN of Robert and Sarah:

  1. Michael Long b.ca.1615, England
  2. Sarah Long b.Oct. 13, 1616 in Dunstable, England m.______ Hill
  3. Robert Long b.Jan. 17, 1619 in St. Albans, England d.1648 b.Barbados m.Elizabeth Hawkins
  4. Anne Long, b.ca.1622, d.Aug. 10, 1691 m.Oct. 24,1643 Woburn, MA James Convers son of Edward Convers and Sarah Parker
  5. Elizabeth Long b.Nov. 14, 1621 St. Albans, England d.bef.1690 in Groton, MA m.James Parker
  6. Mary Long b.ca.1625, England
  7. Rebecca Long b.1626 in St. Albans, England m.______ Rooe
  8. John Long b.ca.1627 England m.Elizabeth ______

CHILDREN of Robert and Elizabeth:

  1. Zachary Long b.ca.1631 England
  2. Joshua Long b.ca.1634, England
  3. Joanna Long b.ca.1635, Charlestown MA
  4. Hannah Long b.March 2, 1638 Charlestown, MA
  5. Ruth Long b.June 3, 1639 Charlestown, MA
  6. Deborah Long b.Aug. 10, 1642 Charlestown, MA
  7. Samuel Long b.Aug. 23, 1647 Charlestown, MA

NOTES: From Long Genealogy by Hallock P. Long; and The Pioneers of Massachusetts, by Charles Henry Pope: Robert Long emigrated on 7 Jul 1635 from London, England, Robert ae.45, with wife Elizabeth, ae.30 and children Michael, ae.20, Sarah, ae.18, Robert ae. 16, Eliza ae.12, Anne ae.10, mary ag.9, Rebecca and John ae. 8, Zachary ae. 4 and Joshua 9 mos. with servant Luce Mercer, cert. from Dunstable, England . [NEHGR 14:315]. He owned the "Grand House" at the foot of Town Hill in 1636 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Mass. The British during the Revolutionary War burned it 17 Jun 1777. He was admitted to the church in Charlestown with wife Elizabeth on 17 Apr 1636. His will dated 10 Jul 1658, and bequeaths to wife and children: Joshua, John, Michael, Zechariah, daughters: Kempthorne, Ruth, Deborah, Hannah, Rebecca (Rooe), Sarah (Hill), Elizabeth (Parker), Anna (Converse). His estate probated on 6 Feb. 1663.

From Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families 1620-1700 by Holmes: ROBERT, came to Charlestown, Mass., 1635, from Dunstable, County Bedford, Eng.

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