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Capt Valentine "Tucker" Delmas
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Birth: Jan. 2, 1844
Death: Oct. 26, 1923

Co L
27 Miss Inf
C.S.A

Enlisted at Pascagoula Oct 2 1861


Mr. Valentine (Captain Tucker) Delmas died at the home of his sister, Miss I.K. Delmas on River Front Road. Captain Tucker, as he was familiarly known, had reached the age of 79 years and 9 months, and before the infirmities of advanced age weakened his health, lived a very active life and took part in business and commercial life of Pascagoula.

The funeral was conducted Saturday afternoon with services at the Church of Our Lady of Victories and interment was in Greenwood cemetery. There was a large concourse of relatives in Pascagoula and other Gulf Coast cities who attended the funeral.

Mr. Delmas was a member of one of Pascagoula's oldest families, the second eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Delmas who reared a family of eleven children, and who have been in the forefront in all phases of life for the good and growth of the city. He served in the Confederate army, and returning to his home engaged in river work, being for years master of a steam tug. He was never married.

Near relatives who survive are Mr. C.H. Delmas, Mr. I.P. Delmas, Mrs. Olivia E. Foster, and Miss Isabella Delmas.

Published in the Chronicle Star November 2, 1923

 
 
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 Parents:
  John Baptiste Delmas (1817 - 1908)
  Mary Elizabeth Grant Delmas (1822 - 1896)
 
 Siblings:
  Olivia E Delmas Foster (1842 - 1928)*
  Valentine Delmas (1844 - 1923)
  Morris Delmas (1845 - 1865)*
  Mary Harriet Delmas Jonte (1848 - 1906)*
  Joseph Carlos Delmas (1849 - 1918)*
  Albert Grant Delmas (1851 - 1911)*
  John Franklin Delmas (1853 - 1908)*
  Charles H Delmas (1855 - 1938)*
  Isabella K Delmas (1857 - 1937)*
  Irving Paul Delmas (1860 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Pascagoula
Jackson County
Mississippi, USA
Plot: Row 5, Plot 14
 
Maintained by: LJH
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Dec 19, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10152984
Capt Valentine Tucker Delmas
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Capt Valentine Tucker Delmas
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Capt Valentine Tucker Delmas
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Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
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- Jones
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- LJH
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