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Deacon Zelek Darling
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1794
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 31, 1866
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

Zelek Darling was the son of Zelek and Sarah (Wheeler) Darling. His death record states that he was born in Sutton and his father was Zelek Darling.
Zelek Jr. married Sarah Ann Humphrey on Sept. 12, 1817 in Providence, Rhode Island.
Zelek was called Deacon and was a member of the Congregational Church. They lived in Providence, Rhode Island, after their marriage and this was where their first two children were born. About 1822, they moved to Sutton, Worcester Co., Massachussetts, where they lived until 1842, when they moved to Milford, Massachussetts. In Milford, Zelec had a shoe store on Main Street. He was a representative to the state legislature in 1842 and 1843.
After his death, Sarah administered his estate. He had assets of $1249 and debts of $1012, leaving $237 for the heirs. Surviving Zelec were his wife, Sarah, and his three children, Eleanor Crocker, Rodney Darling, and Melancy Day.
Children of Zelek and Sarah Ann (Humphrey) Darling were:
1) Edwin Crawford Darling, b. 11 March 1818 in Providence, Rhode Island, d. 18 Feb., 1821
2) Eleanor Darling, b. 23 Sept., 1820 in Providence, RI, marr. 19 May, 1842 William Crocker of Milford.
3) Rodney Luther Darling, b. 6 Nov., 1822 in Sutton, Ma., d. 11 Jun 1894, bur. in Pine Grove Cemetery, Milford, marr. 8 Oct., 1844 in Sutton Permelia Cox Darling. Permilia was born 20 April, 1827 in Sutton and died 19 July, 1914, buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Milford. Permilia was the daughter of William and Permilia (Cox) Darling.
4) Melancy Lawton Darling, b. 2 Apr., 1830 in Sutton, marr. 8 Jan. 1852 in Milford, Ma., Charles S. W. Day, b. 30 Mar. 1825 in Rutland, d. 24 Oct., 1886, age 61 yr., 6 mth., 24 d., in Milford, son of Stephen Whitney and Elvira L. (Fiske) Day.
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  Zelek Darling (1762 - 1844)
  Sarah Wheeler Darling (____ - 1809)
  Sarah Ann Humphrey Darling (1798 - 1871)*
  Rodney Luther Darling (1822 - 1894)*
  Melancy Lawton Darling Day (1830 - 1925)*
  Wheeler Darling (1789 - 1879)*
  Peter Darling (1792 - 1861)*
  Zelek Darling (1794 - 1866)
  Lydia W. Darling Dunn (1816 - 1904)**
*Calculated relationship
Pine Grove Cemetery
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
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Originally Created by: Teresa
Record added: May 22, 2010
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Deacon Zelek Darling
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Deacon Zelek Darling
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Deacon Zelek Darling
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