|Birth: ||Mar. 9, 1826|
|Death: ||Apr. 23, 1906|
son of Elisha James DeLong - Mary Ann Stone
Elias DeLong married Malissa Sue Kimble on 21 January 1847 at Georgia.
Elias DeLong, a Frenchman, made shoes for the Confederate Army.
Yankee troops on arrival at Tuscaloosa, Alabama raided their family home and property devastating their livelihood.
The family moved to Texas following the Civil War in 1865, settling first at Hunt County, Texas.
The moved west from Hunt County, Texas as prospectors spending the night at the Clear Fork of the Brazos River. They were impressed with the country and turned their camp site into a dugout on the side of a hill. A log house was built, then a frame house. They put up a grocery store for incoming settlers, and when a Post Office was given, the settlement was named Eliasville for Elias DeLong.
Children born to Elias DeLong were:
Mary Ellen DeLong
Martha Jane DeLong
Raleigh Stone DeLong
Margaret Ellen DeLong
1850 Mud Creek, Jefferson Co., AL
1860 Ackers, Tuscaloosa Co., AL
1880 Precinct 2, Young Co., TX
1900 Precinct 2, Young Co., TX
Malissa Sue Kimbell DeLong (1824 - 1909)
Mary Ellen DeLong Howard (1848 - 1941)*
Martha Jane DeLong Yancey (1851 - 1901)*
Raleigh Stone Delong (1852 - 1919)*
Henry Edgar DeLong (1859 - 1951)*
Tabitha DeLong Allen (1860 - 1940)*
Margaret Ellen DeLong Long (1863 - 1948)*
Elias Peter DeLong (1864 - 1942)*
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Jan 21, 2010
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