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    David Long, farmer; P. O. Pleasant Hill born in this township in 1845 is the son of James and Esther (Eller) Long, the former of Newton, and the latter of Newberry Township. James was born in 1815, and is the son of William Long, of Kentucky. His father, William, Sr., settled one-half section of land, near the present site of Pleasant Hill, in 1807 or 1808. Of his family of four sons and three daughters, whom he brought to this county with him, William was the second child; he located on Sec. 17, where his death occurred in April, 1862, at the age of 81 years. He married Catherine Freeman, and had four sons and seven daughters, two sons now survive. James married in the fall of 1839, and moved at once to his present place. He had four sons and seven daughters; one son, Henry, was a member of the 110th O. V. I., and was mortally wounded in the battle of Winchester. David, our subject, was reared and schooled in this township, being brought up on the farm he remained at home till majority. In 1869, he located on Sec. 7, and subsequently on Greenville Creek, and in 1872, moved to his present place. He and wife are members of the German Baptist Church. He married November, 1868, Sarah, daughter of John S. Deeter, who was born within sight of her present home. Of the two sons and one daughter born to this union, the two sons have died.

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