Information for John Longbrake
John moved his family from West Virginia to Logan County, Ohio in 1861, settling on a 90 acre farm near Logansville. He was a Farmer. His religion was Methodist.
Another researcher shows location of death as being in Berkley County, West Virginia
John Longbrake..., assisted his father in the work of the homestead in Virginia until the time of his marriage to Caroline Baylis. He then rented a tract of land...until the fall of 1861, when he removed to Logan County, Ohio and settled on a farm of ninety-six acres north of Logansville. This was given to him by his father. Unto John Lonbrake and his wife were born sixteen children - per Historical Review of Logan County, Ohio - 1903
"On This Rock: The story of St. Peter's Church, Shepherdstown 1765-1965" by Gladys Hartzell. An article in this book states that Pastor Joseph A. Seiss baptised siz children of John and Caroline on 26 December 1845...
1870 Census, Washington Township, Logan County, Ohio:
Longbrake, John, age 63, b: VA
Caroline, age 58, b: VA
Jacob, age 23, b: VA
??, age 18, b: VA (male)
Robert, age 16, b: VA
1880 census, Logansville, Pleasant Township, Logan County, Ohio:
John Longbrake, age 75, b: VA, father b: VA, mother b: MD
Mary J., age 50, b: IN, father b: MD, mother b: VA
Robert S., age 24, b: VA (the census states both parents b: in KY)
January 1875, Buried Logansville Cemetary, Logan County, Ohio
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