was born at York Co., Pennsylvania
, in 1867. He was the son of Emanuel Dellinger
and Fannie Young
. He married Flora Ellen Blessing
at York Co., Pennsylvania
, on 21 April 1888. William Henry Dellinger married Sarah Jane (?)
in 1926; Wedding announcement from a York newspaper:
"SATURDAY WEDDING BY REV. MARTIN
William H. Dellinger, York, and Mrs. Sarah J. Shaffer, Lancaster, were married Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock by Rev. Dr. David S. Martin pastor of Grace Lutheran church. The ceremony was performed in the parsonage, 144 Jefferson avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Dellinger will reside in Lancaster."
William Henry Dellinger died on 17 April 1940 at York Hospital, York, York Co., Pennsylvania
. He was New Tag Obituary from a York, Pennsylvania newspaper:
OF MANCHESTER DIES
Manchester, April 17 - William Henry Dellinger, this place, died at 2:35 a.m. today the York hospital, where he had been a patient for the past five weeks. Death was for the past five weeks. Death was caused by a complication of diseases. He was 73 years of age.
The deceased was a resident of this place for the past 12 years, having formerly resided at York. He was a member of York nest, No. 17, Fraternal Order of Orioles.
The following survive: His wife, Mrs. Sarah Jane Dellinger and these children, Wilbur and Paul Dellinger and Mrs. George Tracey, all of York; and Mrs. Charles Weichert, North York. These step-children also survive, Howard and Wilbert Shaffer, York: Mrs. Charles Kline, Manchester, R.D. 1: Miss Mamie Shaffer, Mrs. John E.W. Strine and Miss Jennie Shaffer, York; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild; his step-mother Mrs. Susan Dellinger, and one half-sister, Mrs. Rosie Fake, both of East Prospect: two brothers, Edward Dellinger, Kreutz Creek and George Dellinger, this place and three sisters, Mrs. Clara Wolf, Titusville; Mrs. Fannie Luckenbaugh, Harrisburg; and Mrs. Annie Leber, Delroy.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the A. Zeigler's Sons funeral home, here. Rev. J.H. Hege, pastor of the Lutheran congregration of Salem Union church, near Dover, will officiate. Interment will be made in Greenmount cemetery, York."
From another York paper:
"DELLINGER - On Wednesday, April 17, 1940, at 2:45 a.m. at the York hospital, William Henry Dellinger, Manchester, aged 73 years, 2 months and 11 days.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the A. Zeigler's Sons Funeral home, Manchester. Interment in Greenmount cemetery, York.
The body may be viewed this evening at the Zeigler Funeral Home."
In April 1940 at York Co., Pennsylvania
. He was buried on 20 April 1940 at Greenmount Cemetery, York, York Co., Pennsylvania
; Burial announcement from a York, Pennsylvania newspaper:
"W.H. DELLINGER, OF
Manchester, April 21 - The funeral of William Henry Dellinger, this place, who died Wednesday at the York hospital, was held Saturday. Services were conducted at the Ziegler funeral home by Rev. J.H. Hege, pastor of Salem Lutheran congregation, near Dover. Serving as pallbearers were: S.F. Weigler, H.H. Fink, C.W. Glatfelter and D.C. Brothers. interment was made in Greenmount cemetery, York."