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1830 Federal Census 
1840 Federal Census 

From: Sheila Wallace Searching: LONG 
Looking for any connections to LONG family who settled alongConodoguinet Creek in mid-1750's. Cookson LONG and Richard LONG whowarranted land on the creek in 1762 and 1755 respectively. Also RobertLONG who warranted land in Lurgan Twp in 1752. Cookson, Richard, JamesLONG were taxed in Lurgan Twp (formerly Cumberland Co). Cookson LONG(b. @1740) m. Rebecca McKNIGHT in Carlisle in 1765. Served as Col. inthe Northumberland Co Militia during the Revolution. Moved to Va (nowWV) and d. 1786. Another Cookson LONG patented land in Muncytown,Northumberland Co in 1785. George, Samuel, James, Andrew LONGwarranted land in Muncytown in 1793. 

Andrew Long, born 1727.He was the son of 364. Long.He married 183.Catherine Zerkel. 
183.Catherine Zerkel, born 1729.She was the daughter of 366. Zerkel. 
Child of Andrew Long and Catherine Zerkel is: 


Catherina Long, born February 16, 1753 in Rockingham, Va.; died Abt.1839; married Michael Rader December 25, 1769 in VA..

Widow of Conrad Easterly when she married Casper. Catherine Zerckelwas Lutheran.2 Her married name was Branner. She was born on 6 April1733.3 She married Casper Branner circa 1751.3 Catherine Zerckel diedon 4 January 1817 at age 83.3 
Casper Branner b. 18 Jun 1724, d. c 1792 
Marriage* She married Casper Branner circa 1751.3 
John Branner+ b. 28 Aug 1752, d. 30 Apr 1837 
Christina Branner b. c 1760 
Christina Branner b. c 1760 
Michael Branner b. 12 May 1764, d. 19 Mar 1839 
Elizabeth Branner b. 25 Aug 1766, d. 8 Mar 1794 

Parents are Johann Ludwig Zirkle & Marie Eva Bear 

1st husband is Conrad Easterly 

Known children are: 
Maria Magdalena Easterly 
Johan George Easterly 
Anna Maria Branner, m. Janston Jacob Neese 

2nd huaband is Casper J. Branner 
(Married: 17 December, 1751 in PA) 

Known children are 
John Branner 
Maria Catherina Branner 
Elizabeth Branner, m. Abraham Harpine 
Christina Branner, m. Thomas B. Hinton 
Michael Branner, m. Christina Arey 

*Following notes added by: Houston County Historical Commission,Crockett, TX: 

On July 11,2011 findagrave was checked to see she had been enteredpreviously. Her information is from a very old database listing theEasterly's. 
Houston County is proud to say descendents of Conrad and Catherinestill live in our county 

Family links: 
Johann Ludwig Zirkle (1705 - 1747) 
Maria Eva Bear Zirkle (1709 - 1771) 

Conrad Easterly (1718 - 1749) 
Casper Branner (1724 - 1792) 

CATHERINE ZIRKLE, b. April 06, 1733, Telford, Phildephia Co., Pa. (now Montgomery co.); d. January 04, 1817, Forestville, Va.. 
CATHERINE5 ZIRKLE (JOHANN LUDWIG4 ZIRCKEL, JOHANN HANS HEINRICH3,JOHANN LOFENIUS2 ZIRKLE, CONRAD1 ZURCKEL) was born April 06, 1733 inTelford, Phildephia Co., Pa. ( now Montgomery co.), and died January04, 1817 in Forestville, Va.. She married (1) CONRAD EASTERLY Abt.1746. He died in Forestville, Va.. She married (2) CASPER BRANNERDecember 17, 1751 in Philadelphia, Pa.. He died 1792 in Forestville,Va..