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Waller County - lookup

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Re: Waller County - lookup

Posted: 1361418340000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Long, Lawrence

I found the following:

William H. Long
Born: Unknown
Died: Unknown
Buried: Union Cemetery, Buffalo, Leon, Texas

William H. Long
Born: 15 Nov 1829, Lincoln Co., NC
Died: After 1870, Texas
Married: abt. 1850, NC, Mrs. Adeline Lawrence
1866 Moved to Texas
Source: Nichols [and Others] Family Tree,

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1870 Houston Ward 5, harris, TX
William Long, b. NC, 41, farmer
Adeline, wife, b. NC, 34
Nora Lawrence, b. NC< 18
Augustus Lawrence, b. NC, 20, wagoner

1880 Waller Co.
James Sheriff, 60, retail grocer
William H. Long, b. NC, 52, clerk, father born=MD, mother born=NC

If you want to pursue his death in Waller County, you can contact the Waller County clerk and ask how far back their death records go.

Nora Lawrence married 27 April 1871, Winfield Scott Bush and continued to live in Houston.
Source: Nichols [And Others] Family Tree

Augustus Henry Lawrence
Died: 4 Nov 1918, Harris Co., TX per death cert #50311
Source: Texas Death Index 1903-2000.

He could be her brother Augustus.

William Harris Long
Died: 11 April 1929, Harris Co., TX per death cert #21024.
Source: same as above

William could have returned to Harris Co. where Nora was living but I didn't find any of them in a Census record.

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