Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Tombstone Tuesday - Long Family at Greenwood Cemetery

Long
Clara Christina Hartmier
1884-1912
wife of
Isaac Stephen Long
1873-1938
Capt. Alexander Sandy Long
1901-1958

The above stone is in Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound, Ontario.

Clara's death registration provides the following information: Clara Christina Long died at age 27 years 8 months and 8 days on 20 December 1912 in Owen Sound. She was born in the Township of Sullivan. She was a housewife and married. Her parents were George Hartmier and Catherine Trunisky. Clara died of Cerebral hemorrhage and her doctor was A. B. Rutherford. The informant was Isaac Stephen Long of Owen Sound. The date of the return was 30 December 1912. [1]

The registration that followed hers on the same page was of the death of their still born daughter from the previous day. [2]

The couple were married in Chatsworth, Ontario 20 September 1901.[3]

Isaac Stephen Long's birth registration shows his name as Stephen Isaac Long. His birth was registered twice in the records by Charles Gordon, clerk. Isaac Long was the son of William Long and Anne Jane Henderson. William was a weaver in Sydenham Township. Isaac was born 27 June 1873.[4]

Isaac died 15 September 1938 in Owen Sound from Bright's Disease.[5]

Alexander Long was born 15 December 1901 most likely in Owen Sound. The second page of the transcription is not available on Ancestry.ca. [6] Many registrations are missing their second page on Ancestry.

[1] Clara Christina Long Ontario death registration #014280 (21 December 1912); digital image,  Ancestry.ca (http://www.ancestry.ca/ : accessed 7 February 2012), citing microfilm MS 935 Reel 75, Archives of Ontario, Toronto. (bottom of registration also gives 30 December 1912 as registration date)
[2] still born daughter Long Ontario death registration #014281 (21 December 1912); digital image,  Ancestry.ca (http://www.ancestry.ca/ : accessed 7 February 2012), citing microfilm MS 935 Reel 75, Archives of Ontario, Toronto
[3] Clara Christina Hartmeir -- Isaac  ??ng [Long]  Ontario marriage registration #007475 (9 December 1901); digital image, Ancestry.ca (http://www.ancestry.ca/ : accessed 7 February 2012), citing microfilm MS 932 Reel 104, Archives of Ontario, Toronto.
[4] Stephen Isaac Long Ontario birth registration #004957 (5 August 1873); digital image, Ancestry.ca (http://www.ancestry.ca/ : accessed 7 February 2012), citing microfilm MS 929 Reel 10, Archives of Ontario and #031132 (5 August 1873), MS 929 Reel 13.
[5] Isaac Stephen Long Ontario death registration #017200 (16 September 1938); digital image, Ancestry.ca (http://www.ancestry.ca/ : accessed 7 February 2012), citing microfilm MS 935 Reel 607, Archives of Ontario.
[6] Alexander Long Ontario birth registration #? (?); digital image, Ancestry.ca (http://www.ancestry.ca/ : accessed 7 February 2012), citing microfilm MS 929 Reel 158, Archives of Ontario.

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