Category Archives: Lincoln

James H. Long

LINCOLN COUNTY WEST VIRGINIA – BIOS: LONG, James H.
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Submitted to the West Virginia Biographies Project by:
PJAFLA@aol.com
September 23, 1999
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Source: Hardesty, Henry H. Hardesty’s Historical and geographical
Encyclopedia, New York: H. H. Hardesty and Company, 1884. Rpt. in West
Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia: Ed. Jim Comstock. Richwood: Comstock, 1874.

JAMES H LONG was
born in Franklin county, Pennsylvania, September 28, 1838 and settled in
Lincoln county March 19, 1878. His parents James and Jane (Conner) Long are
still residents in Franklin county. J. H. Long first married A. E. Eldridge
on the 29th of January, 1860 the ceremony having been performed at
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. One child was born of this union; James E., born
May 19, 1862, died October 14, 1879. Emma Barton (Richards) daughter of Peter
M and Peninah C (Akers) Barton was born in Bedford county, Pennsylvania in
1842 and in this county, October 22, 1873, she became the wife of Mr. J. H.
Long. At the time of her marriage with Mr. Long she was a widow and the
mother of two children. Her first husband was Samuel A Eshleman whom she
married May 29, 1862 and Charles E was born June 11, 1863 and died October 4,
1881, and Mr. Eshleman died July 1, 1864. She then married T. T. S. Richards
February 20, 1867 and of their union was born one child Mary Zena born March
21, 1868 who now resides in Bedford county, Pennsylvania. Mr. Richards
departed this life January 3, 1869. James H Long was in the militia during
the late war and one brother was in the 126th Pennsylvania Volunteer
Infantry. Mrs. Long is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Mr. Long
is a harness maker by trade but at present he is proprietor of the Hamlin
House, which is in every respect a first-class hotel, the rooms are well
furnished neat and comfortable, good stables attached: charges reasonable,
Hamlin Lincoln county West Virginia.

Jermon Hollandsworth

LINCOLN COUNTY WEST VIRGINIA – BIOS: HOLLANDSWORTH, Jermon
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Submitted to the West Virginia Biographies Project by:
PJAFLA@aol.com
September 20, 1999
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Source: hardesty, Henry H. Hardesty’s Historical and Geographical
Encyclopedia, New York: H. H. Hardesty and Company, 1884. Rpt. in West
Virginia heritage encyclopedia. Ed. Jim Comstock. Richwood: Comstock, 1974

JERMON HOLLANDSWORTH–is one of the farming
population in Carroll district, Lincoln county, owning about 200 acries of
land on Big Creek five miles north of Hamlin, which has the best
improvements; is well-watered; heavily timbered with pine, poplar, locust,
hickory, sugar beech, maple and walnut; a fine young orchard of rare fruit;
coal and iron ore in abundance and good indication of silver. Mr.
Hollandsworth was baptized in April, 1878 and joined the United Baptist
Church. His wife joined the same church in July, 1878; their sons; C. S.
November 24, 1878; Thomas R. January 4, 1880; John F., January 1, 1882. The
subject of this sketch was born in Henry county Virginia, December 20, 1832
and came to Lincoln county, November 11, 1865 and he is a son of Madison and
Susan (Hollandsworth) Hollandsworth. In Franklin county Virginia January 14,
1857, the words were pronounced which made Jermon Hollandsworth and Martha
Jane McGee man and wife. She was born in Franklin county, August 29, 1839 and
her parents are Nelson and Susan (Richards) McGeeThe children born to Mr. and
Mrs. Hollandsworth are: Charles Smith, April 9, 1859; Thomas Reed, September
19, 1862; John Franklin November 14, 1865; Edward Lee, February 5, 1869;
Madison Vinton January 1, 1872; Sera Alwilda, December 20, 1874; Laura Susan
January 9, 1878 all at home but Charles who resides at Trace Fork, Putnam
County West Virginia. Mr. Hollandsworth was trustee of schools several years;
he served in the late war in the Confederate army. Direct mail to Hamlin
Lincoln county, West Virginia.