He was born in December 1843 (10; 4 (19 in 1861), 5 [21, probably in 1863], 8 [27 in 1870], 9 [37 in 1880], 10 [56 in 1900], 11 [65 in 1910], 12 [77 in 1920], 13 [8 in 1850], 14 [18 in 1860]). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14).
In 1850, he was living in Middle Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (13). He was living with John and Mary (presumably his parents), and four presumed siblings (13).
In 1860, he was living in the 24th ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (14). He was a book binder apprentice (14). He was living with John and Mary (presumably his parents), and with Catharine and Cecelia (presumably his siblings) (14).
When he enlisted, he was a paper ha[nger] (4, 5).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (4, 5).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 26 December 1861 (1, 4, 5, 7 [20 Dec], 15). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Sellers (4, 5). He was a private in company G (1, 16, 17).
In 1866/67, he married Emma E [unknown surname, perhaps 'Wood'] (10). In 1900 and 1910, she had had five children, all of whom were alive (10, 11).
In 1870, he was living in the South Ward of Camden, Camden County, New Jersey (8). He was living with his wife Emma, son Henry, and Emma's family (8). He was a bookbinder (8).
In 1880, he was living at 324 Line Street, Camden, Camden County, New Jersey (9). He was living with his wife Emma, their children, and Emma's mother and family (9). He was a bookbinder.
In 1890, he was living at 324 Line Street, Camden, New Jersey (7).
On 10 October 1891, he applied successfully for a pension (6, 15).
In 1900, he was living at 324 Line Street, Camden, Camden County, New Jersey (10). He was living with his wife, four children, and a boarder (10). He was a bookbinder, and had not been out of work in the previous year (10).
On 18 February 1907, he again applied for a pension (15).
In 1910, he was living at 324 [Line Street?], Camden, Camden County, New Jersey (11). He was living with his wife Emma, sons Alex and John, and a sister (11). He was a bookbinder at a publishing store, and had not been out of work in the previous year (11).
In 1920, he was living at 324 Line Street, Camden, Camden County, New Jersey (12). He was living with his wife Emma and son John (12). He was not working (12).
He died on 6 November 1921, at Camden, New Jersey (15).
On 21 December 1921, his widow, Emma E Delamater, applied successfully from New Jersey for a pension (6, 15).
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster)
2 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 9 September 1863 (John P Delamater)
3 company G, register of men discharged, #43 (John S Delamater)
4 company G, descriptive roll, entry 36 (John S Delamater)
5 company G, second descriptive roll, entry  (John S [?] Delamater)
6 pension index, by name (John S Delamater)
7 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 170, page 1 (John L [sic] Delamater)
8 1870 US census, New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, South Ward, microfilm series M593, film 856, page 437 = 26 handwritten] (J Delamater)
9 1880 US census, New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 49, microfilm series T9, film 774, page 260 = 37 A handwritten] (John Delmater)
10 1900 US census, New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, ward 5, supervisor's district 6, enumeration district 52, microfilm series T623, film 958, page 32 = 1 A handwritten] (John S Delamater)
11 1910 US census, New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, ward 5, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 31, microfilm series T624, film 873, page 65 = 1 B handwritten] (John S Dellamter [sic])
12 1920 US census, New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, ward 5, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 33, microfilm series T625, film 1022, page 132 = 3 A handwritten] (John S Delamater)
13 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Middle Ward, microfilm series M432, film 814, page 14] (John Dalamata)
14 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 24th ward, microfilm series M653, film 1175, page 749 = 33 handwritten] (John Delmeter)
15 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (John S Delamater)
16 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John S Delamatter)
17 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John S Delamater)
|Name||John Dalamata [sic]||Mary Dalamata||Matilda Dalamata||Mary A Dalamata||Catharine Dalamata||John Dalamata||Cecilia C [?] Dalamata|
|Occupation of males over 15 years||Book Binder|
|Real estate owned|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year||1||1||1|
|Over 20 & can't read/write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||John Delmeter [sic]||Mary "||Mary||Catharine||John||Cecelia A|
|Occupation||Book Binder||Teacher Com [?] School||Book folder||Book Binder Apprentice|
|Value of real estate owned|
|Value of personal estate||200|
|Place of birth||N York||Ireland||Penna||"||"||"|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year||1|
|Cannot read & write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||Wood Alexander||- Elizabeth||- Alexander||Delamater J||- Emma||- Henry|
|Occupation||H Carpenter||Keep House||Book Binder||Keeping House|
|Real estate value|
|Personal estate value|
|Birthplace||New Jersey||New Jersey||New Jersey||Pennsylvania||New Jersey||New Jersey|
|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year||Dec|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|street name||Line Street|
|dwelling visit #||357|
|family visit #||408|
|name||Delmater [sic] John||- Emma||- Harry||- Willie||- Albert||- John||Wood Elizabeth||- Land||- Alex||- Harry|
|month born if born in year|
|relationship||Wife||Son||Son||Son||Son||M in Law||Bro in Law||Bro in Law||Nephew|
|married during year|
|occupation||Book Binder||Keeping House||At School||do||At Home||Clerk in Mdse [???] Store||Paper Roller||At School|
|school this year||1||1||1|
|name||Delamater John S||- Emma E||- Harry||-Alexander||- John S||- Lewis L||Richsomial [???] Jane [?]|
|birth date||Dec 1843||Mar 1843||Dec 1869||June 1876||June 1879||May 1881||Aug 1880|
|# years married||33||33|
|mother of how many children?||5|
|# of children living||5|
|birthplace||Pennsylvania||New Jersey||New Jersey||New Jersey||New Jersey||New Jersey||New Jersey|
|father's birthplace||New York||New Jersey||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||New Jersey|
|mother's birthplace||Ireland||New Jersey||New Jersey||New Jersey||New Jersey||New Jersey||New Jersey|
|# years in USA|
|occupation||Book Binder||Laborer||Broom Maker||Clerk||Teamster||Electrical|
|# months not employed||0||12||12||12||12||12|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|
|name||Dellamter [sic] John S||- Emma E||- Alex A||- John S||Leming Hattie|
|#years present marriage||42||42|
|mother of # children||5||0|
|mother of # living children||5||0|
|birthplace||Pennsylvania||New Jersey||New Jersey||New Jersey||Pennsylvania|
|father's birthplace||New York||New Jersey||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania|
|mother's birthplace||New York||New Jersey||New Jersey||New Jersey||Pennsylvania|
|occupation||Bookbinder||None||Commercial Salesman||Commercial Salesman||None|
|nature of industry etc.||Publishing store||Shoe store||Groceries [sic] Store|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?||No||No||No|
|# weeks out of work 1909||0||0||0|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet||UA|
|deaf & dumb|
|dwelling visit number||41|
|family visit number||41|
|name||Delamater John S||- Emma E||- John S Jr|
|free/mortgaged (if owned)||F|
|age at last birthday||77||77||40|
|year of immigration|
|year of naturalization|
|attended school since Sept 1919|
|birth place||Pennsylvania||New Jersey||New Jersey|
|father's birthplace||New York||New Jersey||New Jersey|
|father's native language|
|mother's birthplace||United States||New Jersey||New Jersey|
|mother's native language|
|can speak English||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|industry, business||Coffee House|
|number of farm schedule|