|Birth: ||May 23, 1843|
|Death: ||Jan. 10, 1923|
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.
LAST SERVICES TODAY
FOR ROLAND J. 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
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)*
ROWLAND J DELAY
CO L 3 GA
MAY 23 1843
JAN 10 1923
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
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Sep 06, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21390323