History of Pragues first 100 yrs
Napoleon Bradford Long
Among the Pioneers Citizens,who came in the early daysand help build the town of prague by erecting and selling numerous home dweelings was N. B. Long.
Napoleon was born Feb 13 1853 in Sevier Co Tenn.
His Parents were Maples Long and Mahalea Atchley Long.
Napoleon[NIP]Married Sarah Elizabeth Bohannon Mar 2 1876.
When lincoln Co was open for settlementNapoleon made the race in 1891 and homesteaded a farm 2 miles north and 3 miles east of Arlington Okla
He Moved his Family To Okla in 1892 And to Prague in 1910.
He Opened Peoples Store and Built 3 Homes on C Ave and Main St. His Heirs owned and sold the land where Prague City park Iis now
Because of Failing Health Nip Sold his business and Moved to Corpus Christi Texas his former business building was occupied by his son Eura who opened as Bon Ton Confectionery for Many Years. the Children of Nip and Sarah were
Henry Maples b 1876 died 1905
Eura E b 1878 died 1958
George b 1880 died 1969
Alvarado b 1881 died 1945
Malty E.1884 died 1954
Napolean E b 1886 died1955
Arthur C b 1887 died 1921
Lemuel H b 1889 died 1943
Owen b 1891 died?
Ina Long Ziegler b 1893 died 1978
Oza I 1895 died 1910
Bonnie B 1896 died 1982
Mellie Long Paug b 1890 died /
Three of the children lived in prague All Their lives.
Napolean died 1916 And Sarah Died 1920. They are buried in the Prague Cem.
picture of Nip ,Sarah,MellieIna Napolean Jr.Bonnie and Lemul is in the book
Contact Parks Funeral home in Prague and they Prob have more info on their Deaths
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