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1. Title:   GEDCOM file submitted by Cathy Ann Abernathy
2. Title:   GEDCOM file. Created on 30 APR 2005. Imported on 30 Apr 2005.
3. Title:   Cansler-Gentzler family group sheet supplied 1996 Stella Cansler Haggerty 10513 Magnolia Avenue, G-9, Riverside, CA 92505
4. Title:   compiled and published by the Catawba County Genealogical Society, Catawba County Cemeteries nine volumes (1988)

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a. Note:   63 year-old Jane E. Cansler, March 1837, NC, was living in the Catawba Township, in Catawba County, NC in 1910. At home was John B. Gibbs, 30, Jan 1870, NC, niece Willie W. Gibbs, 20, Aug 1879, NC, and Carrie Linny, 17, April 1883, NC. Born in March 1837, Jane Long was the younger of two children born to William Long (1792-1884) and Rachel Eveline Robinson (1810-1899). Her father, William Long, was born in Prince George County, Maryland on 28 December 1792. William had been married before to Polly Welch, and he had a son from that union, Uriah Long. In the 1860 census, William is listed as a manufacturer with $15,900 in personal property. He and Rachel lived near their children in the Sherill's Ford section of Catawba County. Jane's mother, Rachel Eveline Robinson was born on 20 July 1810 in Haywood County, North Carolina. She was the seventh child of John Robinson (1770-1847) and Jane Clark (1769-1846). Jane Long's brother was Thomas Simpson Long (1834-1884), husband of Rosanna Camilla Neill (1833-1884), and father of ten children. Their son Andrew T. Long attended the Navel Academy and retired a Rear Admiral, after serving in the Navy for 47 years
b. Note:   # ID: I1159 # Name: Jane Elizabeth LONG 1 2 # Sex: F # Birth: 25 MAR 1837 in Lincoln, North Carolina 3 # Death: 31 MAY 1903 in Catawba, North Carolina # Event: Census 1900 1900 Catawba County, North Carolina 4 # Burial: JUN 1903 Catawba United Methodist, Catawba, North Carolina 5 # Reference Number: 2060 # Note:
  63 year-old Jane E. Cansler, March 1837, NC, was living in the Catawba Township, in Catawba County, NC in 1910. At home was John B. Gibbs, 30, Jan 1870, NC, niece Willie W. Gibbs, 20, Aug 1879, NC, and Carrie Linny, 17, April 1883, NC. Born in March 1837, Jane Long was the younger of two children born to William Long (1792-1884) and Rachel Eveline Robinson (1810-1899). Her father, William Long, was born in Prince George County, Maryland on 28 December 1792. William had been married before to Polly Welch, and he had a son from that union, Uriah Long. In the 1860 census, William is listed as a manufacturer with $15,900 in personal property. He and Rachel lived near their children in the Sherill's Ford section of Catawba County. Jane's mother, Rachel Eveline Robinson was born on 20 July 1810 in Haywood County, North Carolina. She was the seventh child of John Robinson (1770-1847) and Jane Clark (1769-1846). Jane Long's brother was Thomas Simpson Long (1834-1884), husband of Rosanna Camilla Neill (1833-1884), and father of ten children. Their son Andrew T. Long attended the Navel Academy and retired a Rear Admiral, after serving in the Navy for 47 years Father: William LONG b: 28 DEC 1792 in Prince George, Maryland Mother: Rachel Eveline ROBINSON b: 20 JUL 1810 in Haywood, North Carolina
  Marriage 1 George Washington CANSLER b: 29 OCT 1831 in Lincoln, North Carolina
  * Married: 19 SEP 1856 in Catawba, North Carolina source page: http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2594690&id=I1159
  db: Cliff Roberts (cliff874@adelphia.net)
  added: 02/07/2005
c. Note:   # ID: I5651 # Name: George Washington CANSLER # Sex: M # Birth: 29 OCT 1831 in Lincoln, North Carolina 1 # Death: 9 NOV 1896 in Catawba, North Carolina 2 # Event: Census 1860 - free 1860 Sherrill's Ford, Catawba County, NC 3 # Military Service: 4 JUL 1862 Private, 57th North Carolina Reg. # Event: Census 1870 1870 Hamilton Township, Catawba County # Event: Census 1880 1880 Village of Catawba, Catawba County # Burial: NOV 1896 Catawba United Methodist, Catawba, North Carolina 4 # Reference Number: 635 # Note:
  George W. Cansler was a 28 year old farmer living in the sherrill's Ford Township of Catawba County. He was well established at an early age with real estate valued at $5,000 and personal property of $11,536. This large a figure for personal property would indicate that George owned several slaves. Living at home with him was his 23 year-old wife Jane E.. Also living in Sherrill's Ford were jane's parents William and R.E. Long. GEORGE WASHINGTON CANSLER served as a private in the 57th North Carolina Regiment, Company E, Army of Northern Virginia. He enlisted on 4 July 1862 in Newton and latter in Salisbury, North Carolina for Capt. Daniel W. Rhine's company. George was absent with "diarrhia, acuta", 3 May through 8 May 1863, during which time he was at General Hospital #9, Richmond, Virginia. He served in General Robert Hoke's all North Carolina Brigade in 1863. Private Cansler participated in the fierce fighting at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and Winchester. On 7 November 1863, with Hoke away recruiting soldiers around Lincolnton, most of the Regiment was lost in an ill-fated battle at Rappahannock Station, Virginia. The 57th was surrounded, with their backs to the river, and the bridge, that they were assigned to defend, in flames. There was no path of retreat. 292 men were reported missing in the next days action report. Among those captured was George Cansler. He was sent to a prisoner of war camp at Point Lookout, MD on 11 November 1863. Private Cansler was released in a prisoner of war exchange February 10, 1865. He was released from Confederate duty 17 February 1865 at Camp Lee, near Richmond. George is listed as a 38 year-old farmer, wife Jane E., 33, keeping house. Living with them was Robert Long, age 10, and John Long, age 14. Belza Whitener was their 20 year-old black house keeper. George Cansler is a 48 year-old farmer. Wife Jane E. is 45. She shows being born in North Carolina, her father in Maryland, and her mother in North Carolina. John W.C. Long, nephew, age 24, lived with them, as did Marinda Mills, a 25 year-old black cook, and Adolphus Fulbright, a 15 year-old black servant-farm worker. Tanner. Father: Henry CANSLER b: 9 APR 1800 in Lincoln, North Carolina Mother: Mary Ann Frances "Fanny" SHUFORD b: 15 FEB 1801 in Lincoln, North Carolina
  Marriage 1 Jane Elizabeth LONG b: 25 MAR 1837 in Lincoln, North Carolina
  * Married: 19 SEP 1856 in Catawba, North Carolina source page: http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2594690&id=I5651
  db: Cliff Roberts (cliff874@adelphia.net)
  added: 02/07/2005


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