Bio: DeLane, James (History - 1839)
Transcriber: Janet Schwarze
Email: Janet@wiclarkcountyhistory.org


Surnames: DeLane Wilson

 

----Source: 1891 History of Clark & Jackson Co., Wis., pg. 339, White Family Photo Album

 

 

JAMES DeLANE, proprietor of the De Lane House, Neillsville, Wisconsin, was born in the Empire State. November 24, 1839. His youth was spent in New York and his education was obtained in the common schools. When James was five years old his father died in that State. He came West and at the age of thirteen, began to learn the trade of blacksmith and wagon-maker, at Racine, Wisconsin, and when he was sixteen he settled in Jackson County, being employed at his trade in Black River Falls. He remained at the latter place until he was twenty-three years old. In that year, November 11, he was married to (Almira) "Mira" Wilson, daughter of Dyer Wilson, a merchant of Illinois. Previous to her marriage Mrs. DeLane attended school at Black River Falls. Her father is deceased and her mother is still living. This union has been blessed with three children: William, May and Daisy. They all have the benefit of good educational advantages, and the son is preparing for the medical profession, now being a student under Dr. Mallory.

 

Mr. DeLane enlisted in the First Wisconsin Battery, September 10, 1861, and did his part bravely in many of the important engagements of the civil war. Among the prominent actions in which he was engaged we mention the Red River Expedition, the battles of Vicksburg, Cumberland Gap. Black River Bridge, Champion Hills and Jackson Church. After a faithful service of three years the subject of our sketch was honorably discharged, in 1864.

 

He was engaged in wagon making until he met with an accident which disabled him from following that vocation. During a soldiers reunion he had an arm blown off by a cannon. Mr. DeLane engaged in his present business in Clark County then years ago. As a hotelkeeper he is a success. Large-hearted, generous, and public-spirited to a fault, he is widely known as a most popular landlord. He had little means with which to begin life and the success he has achieved is due to his won efforts.

 

 
1880 State Census--Hull, Marathon, Wisconsin
Name Relation Marital

Sex

Color

Age

Birthplace

Occupation

Father Born Mother Born
James DeLane Head Married Male White 40 New York Huckster England Canada
Alvira DeLane Wife Married Female White 31 Illinois Keeping House New York Virginia
Wayland DeLane Son Single Male White 10 Wisconsin At School New York Virginia
May Price DeLane Son Single Male White 7 Wisconsin At School New York Virginia
Daisy DeLane Daughter Single Female White 4 Wisconsin   New York Virginia

 

Wisconsin Marriages
 

BioM: Wilson, Almyra (1868)

 

Husband: James DeLane
Bride's name: Almyra Wilson
Marriage date: 11 Nov 1868
Location: Sparta, Monroe, Wisconsin

 

Bio: DeLane, Almira V. Wilson (22 Apr 1850 - 17 Jul 1916)

 

Almira was born April 11, 1850, in Elizabeth, Jo Davies County, IL, USA and passed away July 17, 1960 in Portland, Mulnomah Co., OR at the age of sixty-six.  She was buried in the Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in Portland, Multnoman Co., OR in Section 4, Grave #70.

 

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Obit: DeLane, James (1836 - 1915)

Contact: Ann Stevens
Email: sdann88@yahoo.com

Surnames: DeLane, Prudhomme

----Source: Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 4/22/1915

Delane, James (abt.1836 - 22 APR 1915)

James Delane died this morning at his residence, 3244 Fifty-Fourth Street. Mr. De Lane was aged 79. He leaves a widow and three children, W.B. and Mace Delane and Mrs. John A. Prudhomme of Portland.

Mr. Delane was a member of the G.A.R., having served with the First Wisconsin battery, noted for its service on the southern battlefields. The deceased had come here from Spokane two and a half years ago. The funeral will take place Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock from the parlors of Brezze & Wright, Thirty-Fourth and Belmont Streets. – Portland, Ore., News

 

Obit: DeLane, James (abt.1836 - 1915)

Contact: Ann Stevens
Email: sdann88@yahoo.com

Surnames: Delane, Prudhomme

----Source: Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 4/22/1915

DeLane, James (abt.1836 - 22 APR 1915)

James Delane died this morning at his residence, 3244 Fifty-Fourth Street. Mr. Delane was aged 79. He leaves a widow and three children, W.B. and Mace Delane and Mrs. John A. Prudhomme of Portland.

Mr. Delane was a member of the G.A.R., having served with the First Wisconsin battery, noted for its service on the southern battlefields. The deceased had come here from Spokane two and a half years ago. The funeral will take place Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock from the parlors of Brezze & Wright, Thirty-Fourth and Belmont Streets. – Portland, Ore., News

 

Neillsville City Cemetery
Pine Valley Twp., Neillsville, WI

 

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Delane, Maggie A.  

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  Adelbert H. Delane

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Oregon Death Records
James Delane
event: Death
event date: 10 Apr 1915
event place: Portland, Oregon
certificate number: 656

 

 


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