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DUVCW (#46829351)
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Bio Photo I am a Daughter of a Union Veteran of the Civil War. (DUVCW) My Great Great Grandfather, John Delong fought in the Civil War. I am unable to find his grave. He died in Spencerville, Ohio on June 17, 1895 at the age of 84. I volunteer at the Grand Rapids, Michigan Home for Veterans.

I am an United States Air Force Veteran.

Also I am the secretary for the Grand Rapids Civil War Round Table. And I am a director on our newly formed group, Friends of Michigan Veterans' Homes. We raise money for the little extras for our Vets in the Homes.

It is hard for me to pass a cemetery without stopping. Lucky for me, my husband has the same interests.

Please if you request a transfer, please use the EDIT key. Also send me your ID number.

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Roy Delong
RE: Delong Family

John Baldwin's material was based on the 100s of Delong/DeLong contributors and as you know some could be wrong or mistaken. It's impossible to double check everything you receive from others.

Regarding the spelling Delong/DeLong, being one I have relatives that switch back and forth, it drives me crazy. In most of John Baldwin's material he took the easy way out and didn't try to guess. He usually just omitted the surname. I befriended John many years ago and have his complete set of 11 Volumes of Delongs.

I was merely using the custom of spelling the surname as it appears on Jacob Cornelis & Mazuria (Bowsher) DeLong's tombstone (see photo at memorial). It is spelled DeLong or actually DeLONG (which means DeLong).

Added by Roy Delong on Sep 01, 2014 6:54 PM
Jana Marie Lashmit
RE: #30675815
Joseph's name is listed first. Just click on the name and it takes you to their information. Quite interesting!!!

Added by Jana Marie Lashmit on Aug 26, 2014 4:18 PM
Jana Marie Lashmit
RE: #30675815
Oh how awesome!!!! Not sure if I can post a link on here for you to give her but I can email it if you'd prefer that way instead?
Added by Jana Marie Lashmit on Aug 25, 2014 8:21 PM
Jana Marie Lashmit
Would like to thank you for your promptness in entering the information I submitted for Joseph.

Added by Jana Marie Lashmit on Aug 25, 2014 7:08 PM
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Joyce Pickart
Thank you so much for adding the photo of my sisters tombstone. I have not been able to get back to the cemetery since her passing. The stone is beautiful as well as your photo. Thank you so much.
Shirley Lance
Added by Forget Me Not on Aug 24, 2014 10:45 PM
RE: KOETS @ Fairplains
It's Bill. If it's convenient email me at

w G v H 2 [a T] y A h o o (d o t) C o m

ignore spaces. I'll talk about surname stone. B
Added by WMVAN on Aug 21, 2014 6:30 AM
KOETS @ Fairplains
THANKS, BJ, for the pic showing Elmer's location, Bill
Added by WMVAN on Aug 20, 2014 8:35 PM
RE: Mary Reichelderfer Delong Weaver
No problem. I get to working on my grandpa's side of the family and I have to be really careful about duplicating people. I have to take breaks, think I'm losing my mind when I work with the Bowshers and the Reichelder's. I see your work all over. You have done some real nice work. Thanks Jan
Added by jnwinget on Aug 19, 2014 10:25 AM
Mary Reichelderfer Delong Weaver
You left a message she was sister of John. Do you know who their parents were. Thanks Jan
Added by jnwinget on Aug 18, 2014 9:20 PM
Lora Treadwell
RE: Pvt John Meyers 16084022
Alas..but at least it's posted...Wonder if Lansing has them online? Thanks.
Added by Lora Treadwell on Aug 12, 2014 6:34 PM
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