Founded 8/26/1891 and incorporated on 8/26/1898 in Rye, New Hampshire. Formed by the descendants of: John LOCKE of Hampton, New Hampshire 1627-1696; Nathaniel LOCKE of Portsmouth, New Hampshire 1629-1674; and William LOCKE of Woburn, Massachusetts 1628-1720.
Dedicated to the the family lineage of William & Martin LOFTUS, 2 of 4 brothers who emigrated from County Mayo to the United States by way of St. Catherine, Ontario, Canada in the mid 1800's. [The original link is broken. This link points to an archived copy on the Wayback Machine]
Features the full text biographies of numerous individuals and families with the LONG family surname. These biographies were extracted from a wide variety of scarce and early county history and biographical volumes.