Zopher Isaac DeLong

9 July 1815–13 January 1901 (Age 85)
Edinburg, Saratoga, New York, United States

The Life of Zopher Isaac

When Zopher Isaac DeLong was born on 9 July 1815, in Edinburg, Saratoga, New York, United States, his father, James Lewis DeLong, was 21 and his mother, Elizabeth Deming, was 20. He married Catharine Lewis Scott on 28 November 1838, in West Day, Edinburg, Saratoga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Day, Saratoga, New York, United States in 1860 and Queensbury, Queensbury, Warren, New York, United States for about 27 years. He died on 13 January 1901, in Glens Falls, Warren, New York, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Newyork, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Zopher Isaac DeLong
Catharine Lewis Scott
Marriage: 28 November 1838
Theodore Sedgwick DeLong
John Barker DeLong
Cutler James DeLong
Elizabeth Ione DeLong
Daniel Peck DeLong
Margaretta Eliza DeLong
George Palmer DeLong
Katherine J DeLong

Spouse and Children


    Catharine Lewis Scott


28 November 1838
West Day, Edinburg, Saratoga, New York, United States


    Theodore Sedgwick DeLong


    John Barker DeLong


    Cutler James DeLong


    Elizabeth Ione DeLong


    Daniel Peck DeLong


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World Events (8)

1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge

Age 2

Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors

Age 23

Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.

Name Meaning

French:1. habitational name, with the preposition de, denoting someone from a place named Long, of which there are examples in Cher, Dordogne, and Somme. 2. possibly a variant of Lelong , a nickname from long ‘tall’, ‘long’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Zophen Delong in household of Cutler J Delong, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Zopher I Delong, "New York, State Census, 1865"
  • Z O Delong, "United States Census, 1880"

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