Salome Confer m. Jacob Long. Jacob is the s/o David m. Elizabeth Snowberger
Jacob Long m. Salome Confer. Jacob is the s/o David + Elizabeth SnoebergerSnowberger
History of Bedford, Somerset, and Fulton Counties, Pennsylvania : with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its pioneers and prominent men.
Chicago: Waterman, Watkins & Co., 1884, 780 pgs.
David Long Sr., was born near Hagerstown, Maryland, in 1774. He removed to Huntingdon county, where he remained a few years, and thence to South Woodberry, where he died in 1848. He married Elizabeth, daughter of Jacob Snowberger, and was the father of nine children. His son, Jacob , was born in Huntingdon County in 1799, removed to South Woodberry in 1824, and died in 1882. He married Salome Confer born in 1804, who is yet living. They had nine children: David C., Elizabeth (deceased), John (deceased), Jacob (deceased), Barbara, Joseph C., Charles and Gideon. David C., a preacher in the Brethren church, is farming in this township. Joseph C. served in the late war, enlsing in Aguust, 1864, in Co. H. 208th regt. Penn. Vols.; was wounded in the final assault on Petersburg; discharged in June, 1865. For four years prior to 1876 he was editor and proprietor of the County Bedford Press. He is now agent for the sale of school furniture and books. Dr. Charles Long is practicing medicine in New Enterprise.