was born on 20 November 1773 at Dunmore Co., Virginia
; David's birthdate has also been given as being in September, however, Muhlenberg's baptisms as published by Wayland show David son of Frederick and Catherine b. 20 Sept. 1773- but that an incorrect transcription of the original record. Muhlenberg used the German/Latin abbreviation of dates- and so he recorded Nov. as "9ber" (November literally means ninth month and before the adoption of the Gregorian Calendar on the continent in 1589- it was- British did not adopt the Gregorian reform until 1752- before that the new year began Mar. 25). Wayland transcribed 9ber as Sept.--In fact September is abbreviated "7ber" Sept meaning 7.
David was born in Dunmore Co., but in 1776 it was renamed Shenandoah Co., Virginia.
He was the son of Frederick Dellinger
and Anna Catherina (?)
. David Dellinger was land contract in 1805 at Fairfield Co., Ohio
. He married Susannah Graham
on 9 January 1810 at Shenandoah Co., Virginia
David was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census at Walnut Twp., Fairfield Co., Ohio
. He died in August 1830 at age 56. He was buried in August 1830 at Fairfield Co., Ohio