Rebecca Longwell1

ID#2421, b. 24 July 1823
Father: reportedly Robert Longwell
Mother: reportedly Martha Ferrell2

Birth date: 24 July 1823.3,4
Birth place: Ohio.5 It has also been reported that Rebecca was born in (West) Virginia.4

Rebecca married Henry T. M. Church, son of William Clark Church and Sally Cohen, about 1850 (based on the 1900 federal census indicating that they had been married 50 years.)4

Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1870Wetzel County, West VirginiaRebecca Church, female, age 47, born in Ohio, unable to read or write
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1870)5

Deceased Children of Rebecca Longwell and Henry T. M. Church:

Family Line(s):
Church Index
Last Edited Date=3 Oct 2016


  1. [S248] Thomas Chapel Cemetery, readings, presented by Wetzel County WVGenWeb, online…
  2. [S1728] Thomas Chapel Cemetery, additional information regarding parentage provided by Karen Hucko to supplement original readings, presented by The Wetzel County WVGenWeb, online…. Information pertaining to Rebecca Longwell.
  3. [S2326] Henry Church, Find A Grave memorial no. 29736314, created by Judy Mayfield on 11 September 2008, maintained by Denise Murphy, online Photograph by Denise Murphy, uploaded 15 November 2008.
  4. [S1729] Henry Church household, 1900 U.S. Census, Wetzel County, West Virginia, Clay District, Enumeration District 95, sheet 12B, National Archives micropublication T623_1775.
  5. [S1231] Samuel Church household, 1870 U.S. Census, Wetzel County, West Virginia, Church Township, Burton Post Office, page 40, National Archives micropublication M593_1701.
  6. [S2321] Robert Church, Certificate of Death, Wetzel County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online, file 4024435_00646.jpg.