James Monroe DeLong1

M, b. 14 August 1866, d. 6 October 1961
     James Monroe DeLong was born on 14 August 1866 at Deadwater, Essex County, New York.1 He was the son of John Lindsey DeLong and Celestia L. Jordan.1 He appeared on the census of 2 August 1870 in the household of John Lindsey DeLong and Celestia L. DeLong at North Hudson, Essex County, New York.2 He appeared on the census of 2 June 1875 in the household of John Lindsey DeLong and Celestia L. DeLong at North Hudson, Essex County, New York.3 He married Eleanor Broughton on 1 March 1904 at Elizabethtown, Essex County, New York.1 He died on 6 October 1961 at Essex County, New York, at age 95.1 He was buried on 9 October 1961 at Elizabethtown, Essex County, New York.1 JAMES MONROE DELONG
Elizabethtown lost another of its older citizens in the death of James M. DeLong in the 96th year of his age, on Oct. 6th, in the Saranac General Hospital after a long illness.
James Monroe DeLong, son of John Lindsey and Celestia Jordan DeLong was born on August 14th, 1866 at Deadwater, North Hudson Essex County, New York, the youngest of five children. His father John DeLong was descended from the Huguenots who came from Scotland to our country in the early days. He owned a large tract of timber land in North Hudson where he owned and operated two saw mills and a store. Disastrous fires and floods ruined him so in 1877 he moved to Elizabethtown, New York.
There is 1884 James graduated from High School and then entered Union College in Schenectady where he was active in Athletics and popular among the student body. He was captain of the football team. a member of the Phi Delta Theta and president of his class. In 1888 he was graduated with two degrees, AB and CE.
That same year he started west eventually settling in California in 1890. There he practiced engineering and taught school until 1896 when he returned to Elizabethtown to care for his ailing parents. There he opened an Engineering and Insurance office and there he stayed for the remainder of his life.
On March 1st, 1904, he and Eleanor Broughton of Moriah, N.Y., were married.
Mr. DeLong was an Episcopalian, a life long Republican and led an active community life having held at various times such public offices as town supervisor, town assesor and president of the School board. He served as the warden of the Church of the Good Shepherd, was a member of the Adirondack Lodge No. 602, F. and A. M. for sixty-five years, being at the time of his death the oldest member of that lodge. He was also a Royal Arch Chapter member - An ardent golfer, he was a member of the "Hole In One" Club.
Mr. DeLong retired from active insurance work February 1st, 1953.
Possessed of an amiable disposition and an innate desire to be of help to others he numbered his friends as "legion." His sterling character and many acts of kindness will perpetuate his memory in the minds of all who knew him.
Mr. DeLong is survived by his widow.
Masonic services were held at the Marvin Funeral Home Sunday evening at eight o'clock by Adirondack Lodge No. 602.
Funeral service were held in the Funeral Home Monday at 2:00 p. m., with the Rev. Donald McDougle officiating. The bearers were Howard Richards, Marshal Blanchard, Joseph Sunn, Logan Phinney, Harlan Carson and John Deming. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery.1

Citations

  1. [S243] Northern NY Historical Newspapers, online http://news2.nnyln.net/, James Monroe DeLong Obituary, Published: The Record-Post, Au Sable Forks, NY, Thursday, October 12, 1961, Accessed: 14 Jul 2013.
  2. [S189] 1860 U.S. Census, Census Place: North Hudson, Essex, New York; Roll: M593_936; Page: 258A; Image: 521; Family History Library Film: 552435, Ancestry.com, 1870 United States Federal Census, accessed 15 Jul 2013.
  3. [S244] NY State Census, unknown location, unknown record info, "New York, State Census, 1875," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VT8T-GM2 : accessed 16 Jul 2013), Lillian F Delong in entry for John L Delong, 1875.

Jerry DeLong1

M
     Jerry DeLong is the son of Francis E. DeLong and Elsie Marie Boles.1

Citations

  1. [S181] 1940 U.S. Census, Census Place: Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T627_1127; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 96-215, Ancestry.com, accessed 24 Nov 2012.

Joe Lee DeLong1

M, b. 24 August 1945, d. 1 August 1994
     Joe Lee DeLong was born on 24 August 1945 at USA.1 He was the son of Francis E. DeLong and Elsie Marie Boles.1 He died on 1 August 1994 at Hillsborough County, Florida, at age 48.1

Citations

  1. [S18] Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/, Joe Lee Delong, Florida Death Index, 1877-1998, accessed 24 Nov 2012.

John Lindsey DeLong1,2

M, b. April 1823, d. between 1901 and 1905
     John Lindsey DeLong was born in April 1823 at New York.1 He married Celestia L. Jordan, daughter of Eleazer Jordan and Hannah Unknown, in May 1847 at Moriah, Essex County, New York.1,3,4 He and Celestia L. Jordan appeared on the census of 12 June 1860 at North Hudson, Essex County, New York.5 He and Celestia L. DeLong appeared on the census of 2 August 1870 at North Hudson, Essex County, New York.6 He and Celestia L. DeLong appeared on the census of 2 June 1875 at North Hudson, Essex County, New York.7 He and Celestia L. DeLong appeared on the census of 23 June 1900 at Elizabethtown Township, Essex County, New York.1 He died between 1901 and 1905.

Children of John Lindsey DeLong and Celestia L. Jordan

Citations

  1. [S114] 1900 U.S. Census, Census Place: Elizabethtown, Essex, New York; Roll: 1035; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 0037; FHL microfilm: 1241035, Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census, accessed 14 Jul 2013.
  2. [S243] Northern NY Historical Newspapers, online http://news2.nnyln.net/, James Monroe DeLong Obituary, Published: The Record-Post, Au Sable Forks, NY, Thursday, October 12, 1961, Accessed: 14 Jul 2013.
  3. [S29] RootsWeb, online http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Essex County marriages, Accessed: 5 Jul 2013 (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyessex/marr.htm).
  4. [S114] 1900 U.S. Census, Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]; Year: 1900; Census Place: Elizabethtown, Essex, New York; Page: 12; Enumeration District: 0037; FHL microfilm: 1241035l; Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls; Accessed: 8 Mar 2021.
  5. [S189] 1860 U.S. Census, Census Place: North Hudson, Essex, New York; Roll: M653_753; Page: 1; Image: 1; Family History Library Film: 803753, Ancestry.com, 1860 United States Federal Census, accessed 15 Jul 2013.
  6. [S189] 1860 U.S. Census, Census Place: North Hudson, Essex, New York; Roll: M593_936; Page: 258A; Image: 521; Family History Library Film: 552435, Ancestry.com, 1870 United States Federal Census, accessed 15 Jul 2013.
  7. [S244] NY State Census, unknown location, unknown record info, "New York, State Census, 1875," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VT8T-GM2 : accessed 16 Jul 2013), Lillian F Delong in entry for John L Delong, 1875.
  8. [S44] Northern NY Tombstones, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~frgen/…, Births, Marriages, and Obituaries extracted from
    Essex County, New York Newspapers
    (1831 -1864), Compiler: Joyce M. Ranieri, 1997, accessed 14 Jul 2013 (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~frgen/…).

Lillian F. DeLong1

F, b. circa 1857, d. circa 1938
     Lillian F. DeLong was born circa 1857 at North Hudson, Essex County, New York.1,2 She was the daughter of John Lindsey DeLong and Celestia L. Jordan.1 She appeared on the census of 12 June 1860 in the household of John Lindsey DeLong and Celestia L. Jordan at North Hudson, Essex County, New York.1 She appeared on the census of 2 August 1870 in the household of John Lindsey DeLong and Celestia L. DeLong at North Hudson, Essex County, New York.3 She appeared on the census of 2 June 1875 in the household of John Lindsey DeLong and Celestia L. DeLong at North Hudson, Essex County, New York.4 She married Elias H. Raycraft on 31 December 1879 at Stanton, Montcalm County, Michigan.2 She and Elias H. Raycraft appeared on the census of 16 June 1900 at Arcada Township, Gratiot County, Michigan.5 She died circa 1938 at Alma, Gratiot County, Michigan.6 She was was mentioned in a newspaper article.
"We were inexpressibly grieved to hear of the death of a life long friend. Mrs. Lillian Raycraft of Alma, Mich. Mrs, Raycraft, whose maiden name was Lillian Delong, together with her sister Emogene went west many years ago to teach school. Emogene married and settled in San Jose, Calif., while Lillian married the late Ely Raycraft of Alma, Mich. After the death of her husband, her youngest son John took over home and cared for the mother in her declining years. Whenever Mrs. Raycraft came east she loved to visit old-time friends and the scenes of her childhood. After old age and ill health prevented so long a journey she often, when writing friends, expressed the wish that she could once more visit the old home town. Another Christian lady at rest with the God whom she served long and well." on 10 February 1938 at Au Sable Forks, Clinton County, New York.6

Children of Lillian F. DeLong and Elias H. Raycraft

Citations

  1. [S189] 1860 U.S. Census, Census Place: North Hudson, Essex, New York; Roll: M653_753; Page: 1; Image: 1; Family History Library Film: 803753, Ancestry.com, 1860 United States Federal Census, accessed 15 Jul 2013.
  2. [S28] Family Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp, "Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N3D5-7JR : accessed 16 Jul 2013), Elton H. Raycroft and Lillian T. Delong, 31 Dec 1879.
  3. [S189] 1860 U.S. Census, Census Place: North Hudson, Essex, New York; Roll: M593_936; Page: 258A; Image: 521; Family History Library Film: 552435, Ancestry.com, 1870 United States Federal Census, accessed 15 Jul 2013.
  4. [S244] NY State Census, unknown location, unknown record info, "New York, State Census, 1875," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VT8T-GM2 : accessed 16 Jul 2013), Lillian F Delong in entry for John L Delong, 1875.
  5. [S114] 1900 U.S. Census, Census Place: Arcada, Gratiot, Michigan; Roll: 712; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 0044; FHL microfilm: 1240712, Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census, Accessed: 16 Jul 2013.
  6. [S243] Northern NY Historical Newspapers, online http://news2.nnyln.net/, Published: The Record-Post, Thursday, February 10, 1938, Page: 7, Column: 6, Accessed: 15 Jul 2013.

Rosa Martin DeLong1

F, b. circa 1854, d. 17 June 1863
     Rosa Martin DeLong was born circa 1854 at New York.1 She was the daughter of John Lindsey DeLong and Celestia L. Jordan.1 She died on 17 June 1863 at North Hudson, Essex County, New York.1

Citations

  1. [S44] Northern NY Tombstones, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~frgen/…, Births, Marriages, and Obituaries extracted from
    Essex County, New York Newspapers
    (1831 -1864), Compiler: Joyce M. Ranieri, 1997, accessed 14 Jul 2013 (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~frgen/…).

Wilber DeLong1

M, b. circa 1848
     Wilber DeLong was born circa 1848 at Essex County, New York.1 He was the son of John Lindsey DeLong and Celestia L. Jordan.1 He appeared on the census of 12 June 1860 in the household of John Lindsey DeLong and Celestia L. Jordan at North Hudson, Essex County, New York.1 He appeared on the census of 2 August 1870 in the household of John Lindsey DeLong and Celestia L. DeLong at North Hudson, Essex County, New York.2 He witnessed the marriage of Elias H. Raycraft and Lillian F. DeLong on 31 December 1879 at Stanton, Montcalm County, Michigan.3 He married Maggie Unknown before 1880 at USA.4 He and Maggie DeLong appeared on the census of 1 June 1880 at Belvidere Township, Montcalm County, Michigan.4 He of Marion Indiana visited for a few days in December 1902 at Essex, Essex County, New York.5

Citations

  1. [S189] 1860 U.S. Census, Census Place: North Hudson, Essex, New York; Roll: M653_753; Page: 1; Image: 1; Family History Library Film: 803753, Ancestry.com, 1860 United States Federal Census, accessed 15 Jul 2013.
  2. [S189] 1860 U.S. Census, Census Place: North Hudson, Essex, New York; Roll: M593_936; Page: 258A; Image: 521; Family History Library Film: 552435, Ancestry.com, 1870 United States Federal Census, accessed 15 Jul 2013.
  3. [S28] Family Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp, "Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N3D5-7JR : accessed 16 Jul 2013), Elton H. Raycroft and Lillian T. Delong, 31 Dec 1879.
  4. [S190] 1880 U.S. Census, Census Place: Belvidere, Montcalm, Michigan; Roll: 596; Family History Film: 1254596; Page: 12D; Enumeration District: 226; Image: 0444, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census, Accessed: 17 Jul 2013.
  5. [S243] Northern NY Historical Newspapers, online http://news2.nnyln.net/, Published: The Elizabethtown Post, Thursday, December 18, 1902, Vol: 51, No.: 20,, Column: 7, Accessed: 15 Jul 2013.

John Delp1

M, b. circa 1776
     John Delp was born circa 1776.1 He married Sophia Shuler, daughter of Michael Nicholas Shuler Jr. and Charity Anna Myers, circa 1826 at USA.1

Child of John Delp and Sophia Shuler

Citations

  1. [S82] Facebook, online www.facebook.com, Grayson County, Virginia Genealogy; Compilers: Ramos, Shirley Campbell & Patricia Campbell Kratz; Title: "Descendants of Phillip and Rebecca (Russell) Russell of Grayson County, Virginia With Compilers' Allied Families Bonham, Carrico, Cornett, Hash, Osborn, Perkins, Phipps, Shuler, Stuart, Testerman"; Publisher: The Gregath Publishing Company, Wyandotte, Oklahoma; Date: 1997; Family History Library Collection; Part: VIII; Page: 72; Accessed: 9 August 2021.
  2. [S82] Facebook, online www.facebook.com, Grayson County, Virginia Genealogy; Compilers: Ramos, Shirley Campbell & Patricia Campbell Kratz; Title: "Descendants of Phillip and Rebecca (Russell) Russell of Grayson County, Virginia With Compilers' Allied Families Bonham, Carrico, Cornett, Hash, Osborn, Perkins, Phipps, Shuler, Stuart, Testerman"; Publisher: The Gregath Publishing Company, Wyandotte, Oklahoma; Date: 1997; Family History Library Collection; Part: VIII; Page: 72; Accessed: 10 August 2021.

Levi Delp1

M, b. circa 1827
     Levi Delp was born circa 1827 at USA.1 He was the son of John Delp and Sophia Shuler.1 He married Elizabeth Poole circa 1850 at USA.1

Child of Levi Delp and Elizabeth Poole

Citations

  1. [S82] Facebook, online www.facebook.com, Grayson County, Virginia Genealogy; Compilers: Ramos, Shirley Campbell & Patricia Campbell Kratz; Title: "Descendants of Phillip and Rebecca (Russell) Russell of Grayson County, Virginia With Compilers' Allied Families Bonham, Carrico, Cornett, Hash, Osborn, Perkins, Phipps, Shuler, Stuart, Testerman"; Publisher: The Gregath Publishing Company, Wyandotte, Oklahoma; Date: 1997; Family History Library Collection; Part: VIII; Page: 72; Accessed: 10 August 2021.

Martha M. Delp1

F, b. circa 1852, d. circa 1922
     Martha M. Delp was born circa 1852 at USA.1 She was the daughter of Levi Delp and Elizabeth Poole.1 She married Ephraim Fielder circa 1886 at USA.1 She died circa 1922 at USA.1

Child of Martha M. Delp and Ephraim Fielder

Citations

  1. [S82] Facebook, online www.facebook.com, Grayson County, Virginia Genealogy; Compilers: Ramos, Shirley Campbell & Patricia Campbell Kratz; Title: "Descendants of Phillip and Rebecca (Russell) Russell of Grayson County, Virginia With Compilers' Allied Families Bonham, Carrico, Cornett, Hash, Osborn, Perkins, Phipps, Shuler, Stuart, Testerman"; Publisher: The Gregath Publishing Company, Wyandotte, Oklahoma; Date: 1997; Family History Library Collection; Part: VIII; Page: 72; Accessed: 10 August 2021.