Joseph Delfino Lelis


Brief Life History of Joseph Delfino

Joseph Delfino Lelis was born in 1902, in Philippines as the son of Patricia Delfino. He married Pearl Guillory in 1941, in Tulare, California, United States. He died in 1985, in Delano, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Davis Memorial Park, Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Joseph Delfino? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Joseph Delfino Lelis
Pearl Guillory
Marriage: 1941

Sources (1)

  • Jose D Lelis, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1941Tulare, California, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    "Insurrection ends. Taft improves economic conditions, settles disputes over church ownership of land, establishes ""Pensionado""program, allowing Filipinos to study in U.S. , which helped modernize and westernize the country."

    1902 · So Much Farm Land

    Age 0

    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.


    Age 25

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Greek Evangelos, Spero, Spiros, Spyros.

    Greek: nickname from Turkish deli ‘mad, brave’, or a shortened form of any of the surnames formed with Deli- as a prefix, e.g. Deligiannis ‘mad John’ or Delidimitris ‘mad Demetrios’. The term delis referred originally to a cavalryman of the Ottoman Turkish army, therefore its literal meaning ‘mad’ is to be taken as a characteristic of a soldier (compare Serbian and Bosniak Delic ). Compare also Dellis .

    Galician (De Lis): habitational name for someone from Lis in Pontevedra province, Galicia (Spain). Compare Lis .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.