The following data is extracted from Long Family Records.
Unless otherwise plainly shown, the persons in this volume whose names are accompanied by three figures are sons or daughters of the immediately preceding persons bearing immediately preceding consecutive numbers. All persons in each group, bearing the same letter as a part of their respective numbers are directly related. The generations of the descendants of those bearing numbers of three figures are represented as follows:
Generations ....... 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
Symbols.......... (1), etc. (A), etc. (a), etc. 1, etc. A, etc.
Generations .......6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
Symbols.. . . . . . a, etc. (I), etc. (i), etc. I, etc. i, etc.
Abbreviations: ad., address; b., born; ch., children; coll., college; d., died; d.y., died young; d.w.i., died without issue; dau., daughter; grad., graduated; 1., lives, lived; m., married, moved; s., son; univ., university.
The data in this volume are gathered from reliable sources at great expense. Those desiring further information are advised to consult volumes mentioned in list of references given in the back of this volume. The writer and his associates will be glad to give their co-operation to any members of the family who may be interested in having a complete genealogy of the family published.
Many old American families have formed Associations and some of them hold annual reunions. Local reunions have been held by various branches of the Long family from time to time. There is some interest in the forming of a National Long Family Association and the holding of a National Reunion.
Information regarding the Long Coat of Arms will be found in Chapter (O).
The compiler hopes that, in producing this volume he is bringing to the Long Family of the world information which will be of interest and value to them, and that he is rendering an important service to the public.
Source: Long Family Records