was born circa 1883. She was the daughter of Patrick McClaskey
. Anna McClaskey married Henry E. Dellinger
, son of George Dellinger
and Emaline Smith
, circa 1912. Anna McClaskey was From an article in a 23 January 1917 York newspaper:
"MURDER HAS LITTLE EFFECT ON WOMAN
Mrs. Dellinger Maintains Her Composure in Jail - 'Another Man' in Case Unlikely
AFTER NEW EVIDENCE
Because of the fact that Mrs. Harry Dellinger, the self-confessed murderess, has mentioned the Tracey murder case and was anxious to know how many years Mrs. Tracey served in the penitentiary for killing her husband, gives rise to the supposition in the minds of some people that there may have been 'another man' in the Dellinger murder case, as there was in the Tracey case. Detective Charles S. White has discovered no evidence to warrant that assumption except the woman's own declaration that her husband had accused her of infidelity: but the dectective is going to visit the scene of the murder, near The Brogue, again today and in addition to subpoenaieing witnesses he will look for new evidence in connection with the case. Mrs. Dellinger has asserted that no other man was in the house at the time she shot her husband.
In the meantime the publication of the story has revived recollections of by-gone days when the woman resided in this city and after she married Dellinger about five years ago. It is recalled that she once abondoned her baby. This child is now about three years old and is in the care of his grandparents near the Brogue. Yesterday a man who knows the family offered to adopt the boy.
Owing to the absence from the city yesterday of District Attorney Harvey A. Gross no effort was made to fix the time for the hearing, although it had been desired to hold it the latter part of this week. But Mr. Gross was absent and it could not be arranged. The hearing will in all likelihood take place early next week. The jail authorities last night said that Mrs. Dellinger continued to maintain her composure and that so far she has given them no trouble whatever. In fact, it is claimed that she does not act at all like a woman under the grave charge of murder."
On 23 January 1917 at York Co., Pennsylvania
. She was New Tag I am uncertain as to who Mrs. Anna M. McCombs is, but it is remotely possible that she is Anna McClaskey, who at one time was married to Henry E. Dellinger and had at least two children with him: Clarence and Emaline, so tentatively I am placing this obituary under her.
Obituary from a 3 June 1935 York Co., Pennsylvania newspaper:
"Mrs. Anna M. McCombs
Mrs. Anna M. McCombs, of 522 West Grant street, Lancaster, died at St. Joseph's hospital there Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, of pneumonia. She was a member of Pentecostal church. She is survived by the following children: Ethel M. Gentzler, Miriam White, of Lancaster, and Clarence Dellinger, York county. The following sisters also survive: Mrs. Albert Gardner, Lancaster, and Mrs. Charles Spangler, York. Funeral services will be held from the home of her sister, Mrs. Gardner, 318 West Grant street, on Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock, daylight saving time. Interment will be private in the Millersville Mennonite cemetery."
On 3 June 1935.