27 Aug 1784.Alexander Long and wife Susanna of Salisbury NC to George Smith Planter 133 A both sides of the Great Road from Salisbury to Trading ford on the yadikin River next to John Adams and Alexander Chambers and R. Hays.
Alex Long will Rowan Co NC 1824Give to daughters Harriet Brown and Caroline Broughton ...Salem Road...given to my son Jamesa ferry landin g on the north side of the Yadkin river, then to Moses Locke's line....to John Adams corner.Sister Mary Brian, son William, son James ferry landing ..Salem road to Beards line formerly ADAMS line ...to Pearson, formerly CHAMBERS line...Alexander Long then mentions son John.
My George Adams (bn 1790 Va, married Fanny Chambers 1814 Person Co NC), his father in law John P Chambers and other Chambers children leave NC and are in Tennessee (upper middle) by 1819.(Birth of my William G. Adams in 1819 TN).
Is the Mary Brian mentioned by Alexander Long part of the extended Daniel Boone/Bryant/Brian/Bryan family?Isn't Salisbury the jumping off place for many individuals heading to the south and west-Kyand TN? Meredith