was born at York Co., Pennsylvania
, on 16 March 1870. He was the son of Adam S. Dellinger
and Henrietta Gohn
. He resided at Yorkana, York Co., Pennsylvania
, in 1891. He married Maria Jane Stine
at Zion Lutheran, York, York Co., Pennsylvania
, on 31 December 1891. John was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Springettsbury Twp., York Co., Pennsylvania
. He died on 24 April 1939 at Elmwood, York Co., Pennsylvania
, at age 69. He was New Tag Obituary from in a 26 April 1939 York Co., Pennsylvania newspaper:
"JOHN C. DELLINGER, 69, FOUND DEAD IN SHED
John C. Dellinger, 69, husband of Mariah Dellinger, 1600 First avenue, Elmwood, was found hanging from a rafter in a woodshed at the rear of his home about 6 o'clock yesterday morning by his wife. It is believed that he had been dead for at least eight hours before his body was found. He left his house Monday evening, failed to return during the night, and his wife was hunting for him when she discovered his body.
Her screams aroused the neighborhood and a call was sent for Patrolman C.H. Armstrong, of the Spring Garden township police department. In the meantime, two employes of the Banks Construction company, which is laying sewers in the vicinity, hastened to the scene and cut down the victim's body. The workers were Henry Eichelberger and James Mitzel.
An examination of the body by Coroner Zech and Dr. Richard Klussman indicated that Dellinger had been dead at least since midnight.
His widow and their son, Oliver Dellinger and a daughter, Mrs. Walter Boeman, West York, and four grandchildren are his survivors. No motive advanced for the man's deed.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the funeral home of A.F. Koller, 1415 West Market street. Interment will be made in Mt. Rose cemetery."
"DELLINGER - On April 24th, at his residence, 1600 First Ave., Elmwood, John C. Dellinger, husband of Mariah Dellinger, age 69 years, 1 month and 8 days.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral services at the funeral home of A.F. Koller, 1415 W. Market St., on Friday, April 25, at 2 p.m. Interment in Mt. Rose cemetery.
Friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m."
On 26 April 1939 at York Co., Pennsylvania
. He was buried on 28 April 1939 at Mt. Rose Cemetery, Springgarden Twp., York Co., Pennsylvania
; Funeral announcement from a 29 April 1939 York Co., Pennsylvania newspaper:
"John C. Dellinger
The funeral of John C. Dellinger, who died last Tuesday was held yesterday afternoon with services at the funeral home of A.F. Koller, 1415 West Market street, Rev. E.W. Leech, assisted by Rev. Ralph Lind, was the officiating minister. The following relatives and friends of the deceased served as pallbearers: W. Boeman, Rodger Dellinger, O.E. Reom and W. Greisbach. Interment was made in Mt. Rose cemetery."