Benjamin Long was born 1831 in Clonrush, County Galway, Ireland to Benjamin Long (bef1831-bef1854) and Nancy Long (bef1831-aft1854) and died 29 May 1886 in Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Mary Ann Mobbs (1845-1921) 13 October 1863 at St Johns in Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.

He arrived in New South Wales in 1854 on the Sabrina with his mother and siblings.


Offspring of Benjamin Long and Mary Ann Mobbs (1845-1921)
Name Birth Death Joined with
George William Long (1864-1912)
John Long (1865-1918)
Mary Long (1867-1870)
Elizabeth Ann Long (1869-1959)
Michael Long (1871-1946)
Benjamin Long (1873-1948)
Mary Jane Long (1875-1897)
William Thomas Long (1877-c1927)
Thomas Henry Long (1879-1959)
Ernest M Long (1881-1962)
Maria Augusta Long (1884-1974)
Harold A M Long (1887-1888)


Some researchers have confused him with his cousin Benjamin Long (c1841-c1934) (whose father was Benjamin Long, brother of his mother).

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