Searching for info re William H. Long, b. 11/15/1829 Lincoln Co, N.C., or Iredell Co, N.C. His father was born in MD., mother b. N.C. We know that William H. Long "went to Texas", but have little info on him.
Following may be relevant :
In 1870 census, William H. Long, age 41,(b. 1829) and wife Adeline, age 34, (b. 1836) were in Houston, Harris, TX. (5th Ward). Also included in the same household: Augustus Lawrence, age 20, b. N.C., wagoner; and Nora Lawrence age 18, b. N.C., "at home".
In 1880 Census, Wm. H. Long, b. 1828, NC, age 52, widow, lived in Precinct 4 & 5, Waller, TX. Occupation: Clerk
Father b. MD, Mother b. NC
Would appreciate any info you might provide.