LONG OF E. TENNESSEE
Children of John Long and Jane Young:
i. Joseph Long b. 1764 d. 1819 m. Mary Davis
ii. James Young Long b. ca. 1766 m. 1803 Jane Walker; moved to Carroll Co. GA.
iii. Nancy Long b. 1768 d. 1818 m. 1803 Absalom Looney b. 1782 d. 1859. Died in La.
iv. Robert Long b. 29 December 1770 d. 7 October 1857 m. Isabella Leeper b. 15 April 17734 d. 22 July 1813. He settled in Grainger Co.
v. John Long b. ca. 1773 d. 1854 m. 1806 Nancy Kinkead b. ca. 1788 d. 1875. They moved to Pulaski Co. Kentucky.
vi. Ruth Long b. ca. 1776 m. Hugh Leeper brother of Isabella. They settled near Riceville, McMinn Co. Tennessee. Her children are unknown. According to a descendant Ruth Long Leeper had two grandson Hugh and King Keiskell who were killed by the same shell during the Battle of Staunton, VA in 1864. They belonged to the 59th Tenth Cavalry as did John Thomas Long. (If so, this seems unlikely to be the Leeper family of Missouri.