Zopher Isaac DeLong

Brief Life History 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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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

Sources (18)

  • Zophen Delong in household of Cutler J Delong, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Zopher Isaac DeLong, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Zopher I. De Long in entry for Margaretta Eliza Haviland, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 


Day was erected from Hadley and Edinburgh April 17, 1819. and was at first named Concord. The name was changed in 1827 in honor of Eliphaz Day, a prominent lumberman who had died a short time before.

1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors

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: habitational name, with fused preposition de ‘from’, denoting someone from a place called Long, of which there are examples in Cher, Dordogne, and Somme.

Americanized form of Dutch and Flemish De Lange 1 and of its Flemish cognate De Langhe, which is also found in France (Nord and Pas-de-Calais).

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

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