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Source for:   Sarah Catherine DeLong,    -          Index

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Source for:   John Frances DeLong,   24 APR 1770 - 4 APR 1840         Index

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Source for:   Sarah Winterringer,   ABT. 1775 - ABT. 1845         Index

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Source for:   George R. DeLong,   1745 - 1820         Index

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Volume V, Lineage Records page 698
said to have been a french Huguenot with wife and 10 children lived in Mifflin Co, PA 1790; removed to York Tp., Belmont Co., O 1802. road viewer 1811. m Jane Ward (d ca 1820-21)

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Guernsy County Ohio 1814 Tax List
2nd Duplicate
pg 150
DeLong George 11 1 1

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pg 75
Delong George 1811 Dec 17 Guernsey County Ohio 01 01 11


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Source for:   Elizabeth Jane Ward,   ABT. 1743 - 27 AUG 1818         Index

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Volume V, Lineage Records, page 698
said to have been a french Huguenot with wife and 10 children lived in Mifflin Co, PA 1790; removed to York Tp., Belmont Co., O 1802. road viewer 1811. m Jane Ward (d ca 1820-21)


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Source for:   James DeLong,   1720 -          Index

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Source for:   John Carpenter,   1737 - 1806         Index

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John Carpenter served in the Revolutionary War from Virginia as Quartermaster Sgt. of State Garrison Rgt., under George Washington. He served for three years, dishcared in 1781. He is buried near Parrie Chapel Church in Coshocoton County, Ohio

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In a letter dated 2/3/1989 written by Elaine Bonner, sent to Beverly Bowhall, Mrs Bonner stated that "John Carpenter and his two brothers came to America about 1750 from Hampshire, England is thought that John's brothers went east to Baltimore. John enlisted in 1755 at age 19 years, 5'2" tall in (Military) 1755". Elaine also states that an ancestor received TITLE in Ireland in 1647.

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pages 873 - 875
"At the western Edge of the unincorporated village of Londonderry, crossed by the William Penn highway, is the quarter section of land entered by Edward Carpenter and family, the first settlers of what is now Londonderry township. The history of the Carpenter family is an eventful one, and is closely connected with the early history of Eastern Ohio. John Carpenter, who was the first of this Carpenter family in America, was born in England. He came to Virginia between 1750 and 1760 and settled on a plantation near the home of George Washington. He fought with Washington in both the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. Near the close of the latter Washington sent him west of the Alleghenies to assist the settlers in fighting the Indians who had become allies of the British. Here he became an associate of Lewis Wetzel, the Zanes and other famous frontiersmen. His adventures would fill a volume. He was a short-legged, heavy-set man. Washington once said of him that as he could not run fast, the British or Indians would eventually get him. But, Carpenter was not the kind of man who would run from an enemy; he would rather stand and fight.
Of Nancy, his wife, two stories have been told. It was said that a French settlement was raided by Indians and every inhabitant massacred except one baby girl who was overlooked. She was discovered a short time afterwards by some English soldiers who came upon the scene, and taken to Virginia where she was reared. Who her parents were was never learned. She was named Nancy, the only name sh