Felix Motsinger's first wife (name unknown) died in Pennsylvania, the church and records burned prior to 1765. By 1768, Felix had taken his four children to NC where in 1768 he bought 360 acres of Joshua & Dorothy Teague, located both sides drains of Abets Creek.
In 1790 2nd married Elizabeth, the widow of John Long (Rev. Slodier). Elizabeth had a daughter, Susanna who had married John Motsinger, son of Felix, Sr. and it was the son who was his bondsman at marriage.
Felix Sr. died in summer of 1791 and in the fall of 1791, Felix Jackson Motsinger Jr. was born. This was the only child she ever had by Felix, Sr.
Her sons, Rev. Frederick Long, Methodist Episcopal Minister, and Jacob Long went to Clermont County Ohio. Grandma Elizabeth couldn't stand the loneliness of loss of both sons. So in 1800 she gave land, etc. back to the Motsinger family. They provided grandma with two horses and gave her money. She took her household effects and with her son Felix Jr, went to Clermont Co., Ohio on two horses.
Felix J. Motsinger Jr stated in his Bible "My mother is buried on the Guineel Pike.
From letter by Durward B. Allaman, Nov 23, 1990