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John Herman Delzell

Male 1886 - 1942


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  • Name  John Herman Delzell  [1
    Born  16 Apr 1886  near Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Non-line Spouse 
    • After Elma (Johnson) Delzell's death, John remarried Helen Hand of Missouri.
    Iowa State Census  1895  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • John H. Delzell, age 8, born in Louisa County Iowa, white
    Census  1900  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • John H. Delzell, son, male, born in April 1886, age 14, single, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in Ohio, occupation at school, attended school 9 months during the previous year, could read, could write, could speak English
    Iowa State Census  1905  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Card #: 648, John H. Delzell, Post Office: Morning Sun Iowa
    Census  1910  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Married to Elma L., living with her and daughter, "Nettie L." (aka "Louise Nettie):) Line number 51: dwelling number: 19, family number: 20: John H. Delzell, head of household, male, white, age 24, married (once), years of present marriage 3, birthplace Iowa, father's birthplace Ohio, mother's birthplace Iowa, could speak English, occupation farmer, nature of industry home farm, own account, not out of work April 15, 1910, number of weeks out of work in 1909: 0, could read, could write, rented home, a farm (not a house), number of house in the schedule: 18
    Iowa State Census  1915  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Card Number: 404, male, white, married, could read, could write, number of years in Iowa: 29, John H. Delzell, age 29, Louisa County, post office address: Morning Sun, Morning Sun, occupation farmer, total earnings in 1914: $300, extent of education in the common schools: 5, extent of education in high school: 1, birth place: Iowa, did not own home or farm, value of farm or home: $14,000, church affiliation Methodist, father's birthplace: Iowa, mother's birthplace: Ohio, signed by assessor: J. B. Owens
    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918  12 Sep 1918  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Serial Number: 813, No.: 1189; Name: John Herman Delzell; age: 32 years; address: Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa; date of birth: April 16, 1886; native born; present trade: farmer; employed by: self; employed at: Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa; nearest living relative: Elma Leona Dezell (wife), Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa; race: white; height: medium, build: medium, eye color: blue, hair color: brown, lost an arm, leg, hand, eye, or seems to be physically disabled: right eye; city or county: Wapello, Iowa; date of registration: September 12, 1918
    Residence  Jan 1921  Davenport, Scott County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence  Feb 1923  Davenport, Scott County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census  1930  Davenport, Scott County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • (Married to Helen, living with her, her mother, Mary Hand, and two roomers: Marvin Martiandale, and Robert Fisher. The family is listed as #55A, his daughter Louise Brookhart and her husband were Family #55, but they have different street addresses:) Line number 31: 411 Sturdevant, dwelling number: 55A, family number: 65: John H. Delzell, head of household, rented home, value of house or monthly rental $23, did not live on a farm, male, white, age 43, married, age at first marriage 21, did not attend school since September 1929, could read and write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace Ohio, state code: 65, could speak English, occupation block tester, nature of industry implement factory, occupation code 7621, wage earner, actively employed at time of census, was not a veteran

      Marvin Martiandale, roomer, male, white, age 17, single, did not attend school since September 1929, could read and write, born in Illinois, father's birthplace New York, mother's birthplace Wisconsin, state code: 61, could speak English, occupation bus boy, nature of industry hotel, occupation code 959V, wage earner, actively employed at time of census, was not a veteran

      Robert Fisher, roomer, male, white, age 24, single, did not attend school since September 1929, could read and write, born in (unknown) U.S., father's birthplace U.S., mother's birthplace U.S., state code: 61, could speak English, occupation cook, nature of industry hotel, occupation code 609V, wage earner, actively employed at time of census, was not a veteran
    Residence  Oct 1937  Davenport, Scott County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Died  14 Jan 1942  Davenport, Scott County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 13
    Cause: a heart ailment 
    Obituary  15 Jan 1942  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    The Morning Sun News-Herald 
    • JOHN H. DELZELL DIES AT DAVENPORT HOME.

      John H. Delzell, 55, a native of Morning Sun, died at his home in Davenport, Wednesday, January 14th, following a nine months' illness. Funeral rites will be held at the Rungs funeral home in Davenport, Saturday forenoon, and the body then brought to Morning Sun and further services held at the Methodist church at 1:30 p.m., conducted by Reverend E. L. McClure. Burial will be at Elmwood cemetery.

      Mr. Delzell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Delzell, was born near Morning Sun, April 16, 1886. He grew to young manhood here and was married to Miss Alma Johnson December 5, 1907; she passed away December 24, 1918. Mr. Delzell and daughter moved to Davenport in 1919, where he was married to Helen Hand April 15, 1922, who with the one daughter, now Mrs. Paul Gerstmann of Davenport, are living. Surviving also is a grandson, Harold Richard Brookhart, three brothers, Samuel H. Delzell and Tom Delzell of Morning Sun, Frank Delzell of Los Angeles, California, and two sisters, Mrs. Warren Swan of Britt, Iowa, and Mrs. Fred McClanahan of Davenport. A sister, Mrs. Mary Bumgardnor of Wapello, died in 1937.
    Death Notice  16 Jan 1942  Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    The Muscatine Journal and News-Tribune 
    • M. D. Bumgardner received word of the death of his uncle, John Delzell, at Davenport from a heart ailment. Mr. Delzeli operated a restaurant in Wapello for a number of years and is well known in this community. Definite funeral arrangements have not been made but will be at Morning Sun.
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Louisa County, Iowa, Cemetery Records  [14
    • Name: John H. Delzell; Sex: M; Born: 1886; Died or Buried: 1942; Age: 56; Buried: Elmwood (township = Morning Sun); County/State: Louisa, Iowa; Military Service: none; Book: LCC 1990 - page MS-34; Notes: born 16 April 1886; died 14 January 1942; husband of Elma L.
    Buried  17 Jan 1942  Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Person ID  I21812  All Families
    Last Modified  15 Feb 2014 

    Father  Robert Smith Delzell,   b. 30 Apr 1851, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1923, north of Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Arminda Jane "Minny" Collins,   b. 7 Jun 1856, Piedmont, Harrison county, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1921, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  13 Feb 1873  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 15
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Robert Delzell Jr.; Bride's Name: Minny Collins; Marriage Date: 11 February 1873; Marriage Place: Louisa, Iowa; Bride's Father's Name: Nicholas Collins; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I10083-1; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1006646; Reference Number: p 328
    Family ID  F6701  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Elma Leora Johnson,   b. 26 Jan 1886, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1918 
    Married  5 Dec 1907  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16, 17
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: John H. Delzell; Groom's Birth Date: 1885; Groom's Age: 22; Bride's Name: Elma L. Johnson; Bride's Birth Date: 1885; Bride's Age: 22; Marriage Date: 5 December 1907; Marriage Place: Louisa, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: Robert S. Delzell; Groom's Mother's Name: Culling (sic); Bride's Father's Name: Albert G. Johnson; Bride's Mother's Name: Lett; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I10083-8; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1006650; Reference Number: p 280; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
    Residence  Feb 1913  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Children 
    >1. Louise Nettie Delzell,   b. 15 Aug 1908, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1974
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F7825  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Helen Elizabeth Hand,   b. 9 Nov 1901, Saint Francisville, Clark County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1976, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Apr 1922  Davenport, Scott County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 11
    Residence  Sep 1928  Davenport, Scott County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Residence  Mar 1932  Davenport, Scott County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    A. G. Johnson Rites Held
    A. G. Johnson Rites Held
    The funeral report from Alfred Gustav Johnson's Funeral in The Burlington Hawk-Eye. Alfred Gustav Johnson (1848-1932) lived for many years in Morning Sun, Iowa. His funeral was attended by a large number of relatives and friends March 13, 1932. He was buried in Elmwood Cemetery near Morning Sun.
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F12002  Group Sheet

  • Obituaries, Deaths, Funerals
    The Death Notice of John Herman Delzell
    The Death Notice of John Herman Delzell
    John Delzell, a son of Robert Smith and Arminda J. (Collins) Delzell, married Elma Leora Johnson December 5, 1907. They had a daughter, Louise Nettie Brookhart.
    John H. Delzell Dies at Davenport Home.
    John H. Delzell Dies at Davenport Home.
    The obituary of John Herman Delzell. The Delzell family of southeast Iowa counts among its members John Herman, the son of Robert Smith and Aminda J. (Collins) Delzell. He was born near Morning Sun, Iowa, April 16, 1886, died January 14, 1942, in Davenport, Iowa, and is buried at the Elmwood Cemetery near Morning Sun. In 1907 John married Elma Leora Johnson, daughter of Alfred Gustave Johnson (1848-1932) and Josephine Lett (1855-1929). Elma died in 1918 after having a daughter, Louise Nettie. John remarried to Helen Hand April 15, 1922, in Davenport, where they made their home.

  • Sources 
    1. [S337] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (ancestry.com and Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S29] 1895 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 4).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa

    4. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 98, supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 2B, page number: 107; enumeration date: April 19, 1910

    5. [S4437] Delzell, John Herman - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, January 15, 1942; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 87, supervisor's district: 74, sheet number: 12B, page number: 94; enumeration date: June 18, 1900

    7. [S4157] 1905 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa; Roll: IA_96

    8. [S544] 1915 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa, Post Office: Morning Sun; Roll: IA1915_309

    9. [S13006] Delzell, Arminda Jane "Minny" (Collins) - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, page 4, January 6, 1921; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S8540] Delzell, Robert Smith - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, February 1, 1923; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa).

    11. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Davenport city, Ward 2, City of Davenport Township, Scott County, Iowa; enumeration district: 82-22, supervisor's district: 11; sheet number: 3A, page number: 3; enumeration date: April 3, 1930

    12. [S6694] Baumgardner, Mary Ola "Mayme" (Delzell) - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, October 7, 1937; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S10607] Delzell, John Herman - Death Notice, (originally published in The Muscatine Journal and News-Tribune, page 3, January 16, 1942; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S2887] World Connect - The Family of Robert Delzell (1800-1874), Louisa Co. IA: robert_1800_gf, (last updated: 2008-09-15 17:37:04 UTC (Mon), contact: Robert) (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S3206] Delzell, Elma Lenora (Johnson) - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 3, December 27, 1918; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    18. [S600] Hynes, William James - Death and Funeral Notice, (originally published in the Morning Sun News-Herald, page 5, February 20, 1913; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    19. [S3083] Johnson, Fred Melville - Obituary (Morning Sun News-Herald), (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, September 20, 1928; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    20. [S603] Johnson, Alfred Gustav - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, March 17, 1932; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).