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Long Family Cemetery

Juniper Wildlife Area, Marion Co. Florida

Submitted By: Bill & Nancy Morgan

DeLeon Springs, Fla. - August 1998

This small family cemetery is located in the Juniper Wildlife area.The plaque at the gate reads:

"NOW MY FRIENDS AND PASSERSBY,
AS YOU ARE NOW SO ONCE WAS I.
AS I AM NOW YOU SOON WILL BE,
PREPARE FOR HEAVEN AND FOLLOW ME!"



Mrs. Tift Bennett
Born N.C.,  Died Early 1900's
Home was on Juniper Springs
Sarah Jane Long
b: 1832, d: aug. 12, 1909
Tift Bennett
Brother of Sarah Jane Bennett Long
N.C., Taught Self at Pat's Island
Died Early 1900's
Robert Austin Long
b: Dec. 24, 1891, d: Nov. 18, 1907
Son of Melvin and Eliza Jane
Killed in a hunting accident
Annie H. wife of C.C. Long
Born Dec. 13, 1876
Died Jan. 10, 1900
Ella Rogers
Daughter of Jim and Mary
Died in Forest Fire
Died Early 1900's
Lulu Wade Long
Loving Wife of Alonzo Long
Died Jan. 1885
Harvey Rogers
Son of Jim and Mary
Died early 1900's
Caught fire while playing around fire
Reuben Long
PVT CO G 8 REG. FLA. INF CSA
b: Jan. 15, 1852, d: Sept. 11, 1915
James Rogers "Uncle Jim"
Born 1854 Columbia, S.C.
Died 1918 of Heat Stroke
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