Howard Burton Delong

Howard Burton Delong

Male 1884 - 1958  (73 years)

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  • Name Howard Burton Delong 
    Born 16 Jun 1884 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Mar 1958 
    Age 73 years 
    Person ID I39393  Tree2020
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Ancestors Philando H Delong
              b. 10 Dec 1839, Hammond, St Lawrence, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 8 Jul 1922, Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary D. Sweet
              b. 28 Mar 1845
              d. 15 Mar 1897  (Age 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    • Newspaper Article - Thursday, December 31, 1885 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Boylston - On Wednesday evening, December 16th, about sixty of the friends and relatives of Philando Delong were invited to his home to witness the marriage of his only daughter, Alice, to Mr. Edward Mead, of this town. The occasion was an enjoyable one. The bride received some very valuable presents, of which the following are a few: Set silver knives and forks, Edward Mead; clock, A. Scherrnerhorn; set glass ware, V. Delong and wife; set silver tablespoons, R. Mead; side lamp, I. Vanauken and wife; silver pickle castor, Grant Delong; hanging lamp, D. P. Mead and wife; photograph album, F. O. Delong; bed spread, Mrs. A. Schermerhorn; white linen tablecloth, Nettie Robbins; pair of damask towels, Mrs. R. Fuller; colored tablecloth, Mrs. U. Mead; white tablecloth, Mrs. W. McDougall; butter knives, May Vanauken; bed spread, Mrs. B. F. Whitford; smoking set, E. D. Lester, syrup pitcher, Sarah Cogswell; china cup and saucer, Olin Delong; china cream pitcher, Mrs. F. Slater; silver tablespoons, Mrs. P. Delong; pair towels, Mrs. N. Lounsbury; china cup and saucer, F. W. Slater; napkin ring, C. Snyder; glass water pitcher, Bert Mead; pair towels, Martha McDougall; pair fruit dishes, J. and O. Delong; butter knife, George Mead; pillowcase, Mrs. E. Rude. Elder W. Hancock officiated.
    Family ID F7193  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Blanche Crocker
              b. 7 Mar 1887
              d. 16 May 1961  (Age 74 years) 
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F15734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Illness Fatal Howard B. DeLong

      Howard Burton DeLong, 72, died Wednesday night, March 19, 1958 in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, where he had been, a patient two weeks with pneumonia.

      His funeral was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Weston & Woodard funeral home in Sandy Creek, the Rev. Robert W. Vining, pastor of the Sandy Creek Baptist church, officiating Burial was in Wesleyan Cemetery.

      Mr DeLong was born June 16, 1885 in the Town of Boylston. He was the son of the late Mr and Mrs Philando DeLong. He attended the local tschools and from January 24, 1906 to March 2, 1910 served in the Marine Corps, being stationed in the Philippines and later in Japan.

      Lived on Lake Road

      He married Miss Blanche Crocker of Orwell on June 13, 1913 a Sandy Creek. They lived for a short time in Cleveland, Ohio, but for most of their life at their farm on the Lake Road. Mr. Delong was a carpenter and farmer.

      He was a member of the old Congregational church of Sandy Creek, a past master of the Sandy Creek Grange, a member of the Sandy Pond Sportsmens club, the Sandy Creek Fish and Game club, and the Cable Trail V.F.W Post 8534 of Lacona. Military services were conducted at the grave by Cable Trail firing squad.

      Surviving Mr. DeLong are his wife, Mrs. Blanche DeLong, three sons, Grant of Phoenix, Rex of Fulton and Glenn of Albany, nine grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Alice Mead, Richland, and nieces and nephews

      Source: Sandy Creek News, March 27, 1958