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George Lloyd Long

George Lloyd Long
b. 14 August 1885, Wildcat/Cutler, Carroll County, Indiana, to Noah Alfred and Rachel Jane (Eltzroth) Long
d. 19 March 1960, Quincy, Adams County, Illinois

m. 11 November 1908, Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma
Rose McCollum
b. 19 September 1891
d. about 1982, Adams County, Illinois

Children with Rose McCollum:

  • William Chester Long (b. 26 August 1913–d. 16 July 1980)

George Lloyd Long saw service in the 13th Cavalry Regiment in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. He was employed as a driver for the Gem City Transfer in Quincy, Illinois, where he spent most of his life. George emigrated from Carroll County, Indiana, to Otter Lake, Lapeer County, Michigan, in 1894 and moved to Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, in 1909.

Submitted by:
Jesse William Long, Jr.
Helena MT

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Rachel Jane Eltzroth

Rachel Jane Eltzroth
b. 7 March 1864, Somerset, Wabash County, Indiana, to John B. and Margaret (See) Eltzroth
d. 15 July 1940, Rochester, Oakland County, Michigan

m/1. 23 October 1884, Cutler, Carroll County, Indiana
Noah Alfred Long
b. 20 December 1862, Carroll County, Indiana
d. 24 June 1947, Carroll County, Indiana

m/2. 20 August 1892, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana
August Robert Anderson
b. 6 June 1860, Kristenstuad, Sweden
d. 16 December 1909, Columbus, Quincy County, Illinois

Children with Noah Alfred Long:

  • George Lloyd (1885–1960) married Rose McCollum
  • Bessie Anna (1886–1955) married Henry Schlotman
  • Jesse William (1888–1969) married Lassara Hartman
  • Clarence William

Children with August Robert Anderson:

  • Arved Roy (1893–1969) married Mary Groop
  • Elmer (1894–1895)
  • Lillian May (1901–1978)
  • Alma Elnora (1902–1976) married Alvin Groop

Rachel moved to Otter Lake, Lapeer County, Michigan, in 1894. She later moved to Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, and then on to Rochester, Oakland County, Michigan.

She was a hotel manager when she met her second husband, and following his early death, she opened and operated bakeries in several different states.

Submitted by:
Jesse William Long, Jr.
Helena MT