I see my sister Suzi contacted you about Jessie F Long, Have you found any information as I am also looking for Fred. I have been searching for the burial of Jessie for a while but now have decided that is my priority haha. Heres the info I have: (Im also including the Find a Grave memorial#'s for them if you are familiar with that web site). Jessie was born 21 March 1881 in Cicero, Tipton, Indiana, United States
died 6 Aug 1943 in Port Arthur, Jefferson, Texas, USA (Body sent to Many, LA for burial)
I dont have a marriage to an IVA, That was his mothers name Iva Nora #48836210. (if you have info please let me know so I can search that)
Jessies first wife was Samantha Adaline Spay 1884 – 1958 married in IND # 49454336
3 children, if you want their names let me know
In 1907 he married Gracie P Lawrence 1888 Trout, La Salle, La – 1936 Many, Sabine, La
Hardy Frank (Dutch) Long 1916 Clarks, La – 2005 Port Arthur, Jefferson, Tx buried in Kinder, La.
Jessie Paul Long (My Grandfather) 1920 Vivian, Caddo, La – 2006 Cleburne, Johnson, Tx
Tiny Lee Long 1923 –? in 1940 in LA. was married to Walter J Oliver 1919 – ? She later married a chuck Jones, The last time I heard about them they were living in LA about 2004 I know they had one son who changed his name...
Fred "PG" Long 1932 – Census says he was born in ARK, last I could track was 1940 census.
Gracie died in 1936, so between 36 and 40 he married Arey J Stone (Per 1940 Sabine LA census) Tiny was married to Walter J Oliver and living next door
Heres the names I Have for Areys parents Thomas J Stone 1882 – and Emma L 1889 – Both born in ALA, in 1910 living in Burleson, Franklin, Alabama Arey had at least one brother
George L Stone 1910 – (all this on the census)
in 1935 she was living in Many, Sabine, La
1942 they were living in Reeves, Allen, La.
about Feb 1943 they moved to Port Arthur, Jefferson, Tx. for his job it looks like. They had only been a resident there about 6 mo before he died there.
The obit for Jessie is as follows: PORT ARTHUR NEWS Aug 6 1943
MANY, LA., MAN DIES AT HOSPITAL HERE
J. F. Long, 62, of 1916 Shreveport avenue, employe of the Tuner and Ross Construction company
on a Texas Company project, died Friday at 3:08 p. m. in St. Mary's hospital following an illness
of six months. A native of Tipton, Ind., Mr. Long came to Port Arthur several months ago from
Reeves, La. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Arey Long of Port Arthur; three sons, H. F. and Fred M. Long of Port Arthur and Jesse Paul Long of Wichita Falls; a daughter, Mrs. W. O. Oliver of Olympia,Wash. and six grandchildren. Clayton and Thompson will forward the body Sunday to Many, La., for funeral services and burial there.
( His grandchildren (6) at the time of death would have to be children of Hardy and Tiny)
My husband is due to start a job in Port Arthur at the beginning of Jan, should be at least a year so I am planning on doing lots of research on my trips down there and its about 2 1/2 hrs to Sabine parish so I may get there too. Please let me know if you have anything that could help me, Thank you