Gravestones in Long Cemetery
Porter Township, Cass County, Michigan
Transcription started July 3, 2001 by T.C. Wyman
This is a small, old cemetery located on the east side of state
highway M-40, south of Jones, Michigan. At this time, I have transcribed approximately
one-third of the gravestones in the cemetery, going from back to front.
1 a) Harry L. Long, California, 483 Base HQ & AB Sq. AAF, World War II.
July 1, 1900 - Aug. 27, 1970. (Bronze Plate).
b) Betty Jean Gotschall, 4-4-24 - 10-1-94.
c) Oscar C. Long, 1907-1984.
d) Irene D. Long, 1917 - . Married to Oscar C., June 14, 1947.
2) Frances A. Thompson, 1862-1957.
1) Wm H. 68. (Small stone).
2 a) Ann E. Murray, Died (Unreadable). (Stone lying against a tree).
b) (Lillias) C. Murray, Died Apr. 28, 1874. (Stone lying against a tree).
3) Benjamin Hebron, born at Guildford Cottage, Westerdale, Eng., Aug. 30, 1818,
died June 28, 1883.Nancy L., dau. of John and M. Laidlaw, wife of B. Hebron. Born Feb. 17, 1822, died
Nov. 28, 1893.
Charles B., son of B. & N.L. Hebron, born May 18, 1860.
Daughters of B. & N.L. Hebron:
Jane, born Dec. 7, 1842.
Eunice, born July 26, 1844.
Frances E., born Sept. 28, 1846.
Gertrude, born July 22, 1850.
3 a) B.H.
d) (Unreadable). (Note: These are 4 small stones, all which surround the Benjamin Hebron family stone).
1) Samuel Davidson, died Nov. 17, 1882, aged 72 yrs, 2m, 26d.
Margaret, wife of Samuel Davidson, died Sept. 1, 1907, aged 92 yrs, 1m, 10d.
William H., died Feb. 25, 1845, aged 3 yrs, 2m.
John H., died May 2, 1848, aged 3 yrs, 8m.
Ruth H., died Feb. 28, 1849, aged 1 yr, 7m.
Children of Samuel and Margaret Davidson.
1 a) Father.
e) Ruth. (Note: These 5 small stones are directly adjacent to the Davidson family stone).
3) George D. Hebron.
4) (Stone buried).
5) Stephenson Hebron.
7) Martin L.Mary M.
(Possibly: Children of) ___ & E./F. Walter(s). (Note: This is a dual-marker, which seems
to be a children's stone).
1) Wm H. 56. (Small stone).
2) B.H.. (Small stone).
3) (W.V.) Hebron (Small stone).
4) Blanche Hebron (Small stone).
6) Elizabeth. (Note: Gideon and Elizabeth appear to be in the Hebron plot.)
7) Ruby F. Hebron, 1868-1958.Frank G. Hebron, 1862-1927.
8) (Unreadable). (Note: Possibly a child's stone; might be in the Hebron plot.)
11) (Hebron Family Stone)William Hebron, died Oct. 27, 1857, aged 69 years.
Ann, wife of Wm. Hebron, died in ______, June 16, 1814, age 29 years.
Sarah, wife of Wm. Hebron, died Sept. 15, 1838, aged 50 years.
Gideon Hebron, June 7, 1831 - Jan. 24, 1897.
Elizabeth Hebron, Aug. 15, 1829 - Mar. 29, 1906.
Stephenson Hebron, died Feb. 19th, 1864, aged 29 yrs, 6m, 14d.
Lydia R., died May 30, 1873, aged 8 yrs, 10m, 23d.
George D., died June 2, 1873, aged 13 yrs, 3m, 5d.
"Children of (S. & L.) Hebron."
Sarah Hinshaw, wife of Wm. Hebron Sr., born near Raleigh, N.C., died
at Schoolcraft, Mich., Jan. 2, 1883 in the 75th year of her age.
a) Lydia (Small stone).
b) Sarah Hinshaw, wife of Wm. Hebron Sr., died Jan. 2, 1882, in the 75th
year of her age. (Short poem underneath - prob. legible with tracing).
12) Father and Mother Eby.
a)Daniel Eby, died Aug. 30, 1890, aged 79 years, 6m, (8)d.
b)Esther, wife of Daniel Eby, died July 31, 1866, aged 52 yrs, 5m.
c)Mary (L. Eby), (unreadable).
13) Octavia, wife of O.C. Parker, (Stone broken here).
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