Sarah Jane Witcher was born on 11 April 1839, in Tennessee, United States as the daughter of Lacy K Witcher. She married Samuel J. Long on 1 March 1859, in Perry, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Patoka Township, Marion, Illinois, United States in 1870 and Tamaroa, Perry, Illinois, United States for about 30 years. She died on 25 April 1919, in Perry, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Tamaroa, Perry, Illinois, United States.
occupational name for a chest maker, from an agent noun derivative of Middle English whicche ‘chest’ (Old English hwicce).
possibly from an agent derivative of Middle English wiche ‘settlement, farmstead’ (Old English wīc), hence an occupational name for a dairy farmer or a habitational name for someone who lived at a place called Wich or Wick.