John G.Long born in Ellsos, France, in 1798, came to America in 1828, and first settled in Stark County, Ohio, where he remained ten years. Then he came to Ashland, County, and settled in Lake Township, on the farm now owned by Peter B. Long. All his life he was engaged in farming.
He was a member of the old Lutheran Church, in which he was elder twenty years. He married Catharine Barnhart, in Ellsos, France. She died in 1875. In 1868 he died. He was the father of five children: George, who married Margaret Murklinger; Peter, who married Saloma Kantzer; John; Adam, who married Barbara Wyemer; and one child who died in infancy.