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Casander Auguster Long

  • Birth 30 Jul 1848 Gaither, Boone County, Arkansas, USA
  • Death 3 Aug 1862 Gaither, Boone County, Arkansas, USA
  • Burial Boone County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 20483613

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Father: Maples Plesant LONG b: 10-00-1806 in Sevier Co. TN.
Mother: Mahala Atchley Long born: 06-21-1813 in Sevier Co. TN.

Casander & Elizabeth were hit by lightning in their parents home on Sunday afternoon, August 03, 1862. They were sitting at the piano, singing. The sister's were killed instantly. Elizabeth was holding their baby sister, Nona Mahala. The baby sister, survive having been scarred on her back for life. Their mother, Mahala was also severely shocked, but survived. The family home was slightly damaged. Elizabeth was engaged to Lewis Major at the time.


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  • Created by: Bobby and Carol Babin Estes
  • Added: 16 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20483613
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Casander Auguster Long (30 Jul 1848–3 Aug 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20483613, citing Long Cemetery, Boone County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Bobby and Carol Babin Estes (contributor 46900498) .