|Birth: ||Apr. 24, 1770|
|Death: ||Apr. 14, 1840|
John was a son of George & Elizabeth Jane (Ward) DeLong, Sr.
John married Sarah Winteringer in 1791 in PA. They had 11 children:
1. Sarah DeLong Carpenter b. abt 1792.
2. George DeLong b. abt 1794.
3. Elizabeth DeLong Cline b. 1796.
4. Effy/Effie DeLong Wendell b. 1797.
5. Ann DeLong Wendell Morgan b. abt 1799.
6. John Francis DeLong, Jr. b. 1802.
7. Mary DeLong Gallagher b. 1806.
8. Nancy "Agnes" DeLong Jones b. abt 1807.
9. William DeLong b. 1808-09.
10. Thomas DeLong b. 1810-11.
11. Nathaniel "Nathan" DeLong b. 1813-14.
The Will of Col. John Francis DeLong, Sr.
In the name of God, Amen, I, John DeLong of Beaver Township, Guernsey County, State of Ohio, being weak of body, but sound of mind and memory, blessed be God for his mercies. bearing in mind, that it is appointed unto all men once to die and the time being uncertain. I therefore do make, ordain, establish and declare, this my last will and testament.
Principally and first of all, I command my soul to God, who gave it, and my body to be buried in a decent and Christian manner, at the discretion of my executors. And after paying my lawful debts and defraying my funeral expenses I will and dispose of any worldly effects as follows. Viz: I will and bequeath unto my beloved wife Sarah DeLong, East half of the North East quarter in Section nine, in Township eight, of Range _____ seven, together with the West half of the North East quarter of Section three, in Township and Range aforesaid, to have and to hold, occupy and continue and enjoy during her Natural life and at her demise, to be sold and equally divided among any children now living.
Viz: John DeLong, William DeLong, Nathan DeLong, Thomas DeLong, Elizabeth, wife of David Cline, Effy, wife of William Windal, Mary, wife of Christopher Gallagher, Ann, wife of George Morgan and Nancy, wife of Jared Jones. Likewise I will and bequeth to my beloved wife aforesaid, such of my personal property as she may wish to keep, for her own proper use and the balance to be sold and assets to be disposed as my Executors may think proper.
I likewise will and bequeth unto my beloved Grand-children - - John Carpenter and Sarah, widow of William Arich deceased, each the sum of one dollar. I likewise will and bequeth unto my beloved grand-children, William DeLong, Jane DeLong, Sarah DeLong, Avarilla DeLong, Delilah DeLong, children of my son George DeLong deceased, each the sum of one dollar. And I do hereby ordain and appoint my beloved wife Sarah DeLong, Executrix and my beloved son Thomas DeLong Executor of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking and making void and to all intents and purposes of no effect, all gifts, grants, wills and bequests by me heretofore made. In testimony, whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal, this Thirteenth day of March, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty.
John DeLong. [ Signed ]
Signed and acknowledged in presence of us, year and day above written.
Elizabeth Jane Ward DeLong
Sarah Winteringer DeLong (1776 - 1849)
Elizabeth DeLong Cline (1796 - 1880)*
Effey Margaret DeLong Wendell (1797 - 1876)*
Mary DeLong Gallagher (1806 - 1899)*
Nathaniel DeLong (1813 - ____)*
Joseph DeLong (____ - 1831)*
John Francis DeLong (1770 - 1840)
Isaac DeLong (1779 - 1842)*
David DeLong (1786 - 1860)**
Edward DeLong (1790 - 1848)*
Elizabeth DeLong Hite (1796 - 1853)*
Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery
Created by: Roy Delong
Record added: Jun 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92771539
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