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Pvt Rowland Jefferson DeLay
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Birth: May 23, 1843
Georgia, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1923
Georgia, USA

Company L 3rd GA, Clarke Rifles
Confederate States Army

Rowland Jefferson Delay, born in GA.

Rowland married, 6 Feb. 1867 in Walton Co., GA, Frances R Locklin, a daughter of Samuel G Locklin and Rebecca B Stephens. After the death of Frances, he married Minnie Lee Moseley, about 1906.

Father of (by Frances) William S, Daniel Asbury, Lola Odella, Jefferson Willis, Rebecca E, Sallie Zachry, Charles Locklin, Mollie Z, Samuel Labon, Thomas Minton Sr and Dorothy Leola "Dottie" Delay.

The body of Roland J DeLay, pioneer Atlantan and confederate veteran, who died Thursday night at a local hospital, will be taken to Monroe, GA., this morning for funeral services at Betharaba [sic] Baptist church. Interment will be in the church yard.

Mr. DeLay was well-known in Atlanta, having been a resident of this city since 1881. During the civil war he was a member of the Third Georgia regiment and fought in the battle of Gettysburg. He was a member of the Baptist church and the Mountain Masonic Lodge in Walton county.

He is survived by 10 children, 31 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. His sons are D.A. DeLay, Knoxville, Tenn.; J.W. DeLay, Columbia, S.C.; C.L. DeLay, San Benito, Texas; S.L. DeLay, Lumpkin, Ga., and T.M. DeLay, Etowah, Tenn. His daughters are Mr. S.P. Hunnicut, Mrs. J.T. Turner, Mrs. W.S. Stroud, Mrs. L.E. Dease and Mrs. William Owens, all of Atlanta.

1st Cousin, 4 Generations Removed 
Family links: 
  Frances Rebecca Locklin DeLay (1849 - 1905)
  Minnie Lee Moseley DeLay (1872 - 1949)
  Daniel Asbury DeLay (1870 - 1949)*
  Jefferson Willis DeLay (1876 - 1946)*
  Rebecca E DeLay Turner (1877 - 1930)*
  Mollie Z DeLay Dease (1884 - 1969)*
  Samuel Labon DeLay (1886 - 1929)*
  Thomas Minton DeLay (1889 - 1971)*
*Calculated relationship
Military Marker:
MAY 23 1843
JAN 10 1923

Personal Marker:
MAY 23, 1843,
Note: Double Marker with wife, Frances R Locklin. His date of death is not engraved on the double marker.
Bethabara Baptist Church Cemetery
Oconee County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Sep 06, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21390323
Pvt Rowland Jefferson DeLay
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Pvt Rowland Jefferson DeLay
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Pvt Rowland Jefferson DeLay
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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.
 Added: May. 12, 2014

- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Dec. 25, 2009

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 Added: Jun. 17, 2009
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