William Long Fagan

Fagan, William Long, teacher and farmer, was born November 20, 1839, at Wetumpka, and died May 27, 1914, in Havana; son of Enoch and Penelope Blount (Long) Fagan, the former a native of Plymouth, Washington County, N.C., at which place he resided until he removed to Wetumpka, Ala., 1834, and from there to Marion, Perry County; grandson of Thomas and Mary (Turner) Fagan, and of William and Charlotte Blount, was a descendant of early Pilgrim settlers in New England; all of Washington County, N.C.; great-grandson of Bedford Fagan, and Capt. Arthur Turner, who was a soldier of the Revolution and severly wounded in the knee at Bunker Hill, from which he was a cripple for life.  The founder of the American Branch of the family was Bedford Fagan, who came to the United States from Ireland in company with his brothers, Enoch and Stephen, and who settled in Washington County, N.C.

Read more about William Long Fagan in “History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Volume 3” by Thomas McAdory Owen & Marie Bankhead Owen at Google Books.