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Emily Willis Long Ancestors NC
I will appreciate any info regarding Emily Willis Long's parentage(mother's and father's names) and her son Jacob Clanton b.1862 and was sold before the end of the Civil War. Emily was my gggrandmother born November 1834 possibly on an Occoneechee Neck Plantation(Longview or Thornbury) in Northampton County North Carolina and died November 26, 1922 in Weldon, NC(Halifax County). GGGrandmother Emily had four sons(Aaron Anderton Sr., b.1857 NC, d.1938 NC, Willis Anderton b.1859 NC, d. Dec 1936 NC, Jacob Clanton b.1862, Robert Anderton b.1875 NC, d. Feb 1938 NC), and a daughter Easter Willis Williams b.1865 NC, d. 1949 NC. GGGrandmother Emily is buried in the Anderton Cemetary in Halifax County, NC.