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Robert LANG/LONG Indian Trader VA, NC, SC.
Posted by: Roger (ID *****0157) Date: September 07, 2013 at 10:40:31
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Can anyone help with the family of Robert LANG/LONG?

Robert LANG/LONG was one of the Chickasaw/Cherokee Indian Traders who settled near Occneechee Neck between 1713 and 1725. Robert Lang Sr., and a Robert Lang Jr., both appear in Saxa Gotha Township, S. C. on the Congaree River around 1737. Robert Lang Jr., died 1763, Saluda, SC.

From THE NORTH CAROLINA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY JOURNAL, Volume XX, No.2,
May 1994, pg.82

JAMES LOGAN COLBERT of the CHICKASAWS: THE MAN AND THE MYTH, by Richard
A. Colbert

Gideon GIBSON had lived near the Occoneechee Neck adjacent to land owned by Arthur KAVANAUGH, Ralph MASON, and Richard TURBEVILLE before buying land on Quankey Creek from Robert LONG [LANG], a Chickasaw and Cherokee Indian trader. LONG also owned land at Elk Marsh and Plumbtree Island. LONG had received his land patents at Quankey Creek and Plumbtree Island on 1 March 1719/1720. (34)
When Richard TURBEVILLE and his family moved to North Carolina, they lived on the Occoneechee with other Chickasaw traders and next to ANDERSON, COLSON, PACE, MASON, GIBSON, LANG (LONG), and Thomas WHITMELL. (47)

Roger


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