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6. Charles* Ransom DELAP60,61,62,63,64,65,66,67,68,69,70,71,72,73,74,75,76,77,78,79 was born on 17 Jan 1857 in Viroqua, Vernon Co., WI. He appeared in the census on 6 Aug 1860 in Sterling town, Bad Ax Co., WI.80 Hiram Delap 31 Farmer $1000, $376, born NY
Lucinda, wife 27, born IN
Cornellea, 8, born WI.
James 6, born Wi.
Ransem (sic) 4, born WI.
Ambrose 2, born WI He appeared in the census on 14 Jun 1870 in Sterling Town, Vernon Co., WI.81 De Lap, Hiram 42, Farmer, Real estate $600, property $600, born NY.
Lucinda 36, keeping house, born IN
Cornelia 17, born WI.
Ransom 14, born WI.
Ambrose 11, born WI.
Josiah 5, born WI.
Lavina 7, born WI.
In 1882/83 he was a Teacher in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.82,83 A Teaching Certificate was issued from the State of Oregon on 1 Sep 1896 to C. R. De Lap for a period of six years to be followed at the end of that time by a lifetime certificate. Signed by Governor William Paine Lord, Secretary of State H. R. Kineard and G. M. Irwin, Superintendant of Public Instruction. He appeared in the census in Jun 1900 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR. De Lap, Charles 43, born Jan 1857. Merchant who can read, write and speak English, home owned free and clear, married 15 years, born WI, father born NY, mother born WI (sic).
Martha 40, born May 1860. Merchant who can read, write and speak English, married 15 years with 8 living children.
True H. 14, born Oct 1885, at school 6 months, born OR can read, etc.
Charles F. 12, born Oct 188t, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Chester H. 12 , born Oct 1887, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Perry O. 10, born Oct 1889, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Lloyd R. 8, born Sep 1891, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Virgil G. 6, born Mar 1894, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Wilmoth A.3, born Dec 1896, (not at school), born OR, cannot read, write or speak.
Octavia D.1, born Jul 1898, ditto. He appeared in the census on 13 May 1910 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.25 De Lap, Charles, Head, 53, married 26 years, born WI, father born NY, mother IN. County Clerk owner of a mortgaged farm.
Emma O. (sic) wife, 49, married 26 years with 9 living children, born MO, father born VA, mother born MO.
True H. 24, born OR, student.
Perry O. 20, born OR, clerk.
Lloyd R. 18, born OR.
Virgal G. (sic) 16, born OR.
Wilmoth, 13 born OR.
Octiva D. (sic) 11, born OR.
Ruth M. 6, born OR.
all were able to read and write except Ruth.
Wilmuth of course could not read or write but was answered in the affirmative.
He appeared in the census on 12 Feb 1920 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.26 De Lap, C. R. head, 62. County Clerk, born WI, father born NY, mother born WI.
Martha O. wife 59, born MO, father born WV, mother born MO.
Virgil G.son 25, born OR.
Wilmoth, daughter 23. born OR.
Octavia, daughter 21, born OR.
Ruth. daughter 16, born OR. He appeared in the census on 19 Apr 1930 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.84 DeLap, Charles Head , home owned value: $10,000. 78 years old, married, literate, married at age 27, no college degree, born WI, father born NY, mother born IN, citizen, occupation: clerical, County Clerk, occupational class W, actually working, not a veteran.;

Martha O. wife of head of family, 69 years old, married at age 24, no advanced degree, literate, born in MO, father born VA, mother born MO, citizen, speaks English, no occupation;

Wilma M. daughter 33 years old, single, no education can't read or write, born Oregon, father born WI, mother born MO, not a citizen, no occupation, helpless invalid. In 1936 he was a Real Estate in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.85 406 Main Street, Klamath Falls. He signed a will on 7 Jun 1944 in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR. He died on 8 Feb 1945 in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR.86 Died at 10:05 a.m. in the Portland Sanitorium after a stay of 4 1/2 months
of carcinoma of the prostate gland at agee 88 years 21 days. He had no
social security number. Death Certificate gives his residence as 4334 NE
32nd Place, Portland but that is wrong. He was living with Ruth Turner at
SE 32nd Place when he was taken to the hospital. Informant is Virgil G.
DeLap, who did live at that address. [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Obit]87 Capital Journal [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Obit]88 "DeLap Rites Set Saturday/ Ex-Klamath Man Long Educator:
Funeral services will be held at Antioch Baptist church, S. E. 32nd Place and Lincoln street, at 10:30 A. M. Saturday for C. R. DeLap, oldtime Oregon resident who died here Thursday following a long illness. Mr. DeLap was born January 17 1857, in Viroqua, Wis., went to California in 1879 and to Klamath Falls in 1883, where he remained until a year ago, when he and his wife moved to Portland to live with a daughter, Mrs. Ruth Turner.

He married Octavia Farrar on June 29, 1884, at Klamath Falls, at that time known as Linkville. She and their nine children all survive him.

Mr. DeLap was prominent in education and politics in Klamath county, becoming county superintendent of schools after long teaching. From 1908 to 1932 he served as county clerk.

Post of Deacon Held

He was a charter member of First Baptist church of Klamah Falls, in which he was a deacon for 59 years. At the time of his death he was a member of Antioch church here.

The children are; Turman H. De Lap and Mrs. Octavia Patterson, Richmond, Cal.; Chester H. DeLap, Glendale, Cal.: Charles F. DeLap, Klamath Falls; Perry O. and Wilmoth DeLap of Salem; Lloyd R. DeLap, Astoria; Virgil G. DeLap and Ruth Turner, Portland. He left also 20 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Edward Holman & Son mortuary has charge of arrangements."
He was buried in Feb 1945 in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR.89 Lincoln Memorial Park 1908 To 1933 he was a County Clerk in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR. 406 Main Street. Served from 1 July 1908 to 1 Jan 1933.
1 Aug 1904 to 1 July 1908 he was a Deputy Sheriff in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.90,91 1884 To 1886 he was a County School Superintendant in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR. 1890 To 1892 he was a County School Superintendant in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR. 1898 To 1902 he was a County School Superintendant in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR. Grew up in Vernon Co., and Monroe Co., WI. Became a school teacher there.

Emigrated to CA on the railroad as a young man 1 Jan 1879, (age 21). Taught school two years in the Lakeport, Lake Co., CA area.

A photograph taken on his birthday 17 Jan 1882 (25) at Colusa, CA, shows a serious young man with a mustache and a black coat with his hair parted on the left. A photograph was taken that day of his future wife: Octavia Farrar also.

Came to Klamath County Oregon in 1883. Taught school for 18 years in Oregon. Homesteaded in Poe Valley, Klamath County OR on his wife's claim of 1884. He must have belonged to the Lakeport Baptist Church in CA because a letter dismissing him was written on 13 Jun 1885. He was involved in maintaining a branch of the Mount Zion Baptist Church of Poe Valley at Lost River Gap in a one-room school house in 1886.

Built a house on some new homestead land in his name in Pine Grove, Klamath Co., in 1889 18' x 26' and a barn 14' x 22.' Sank a well and constructed outbuildings and fenced 40 acres.. Made homestead entry # 1497in the Lakeview, OR land office on 14 Mar 1891 and moved onto the land that spring. He was absent from the land for 3 or 4 months for benefit of school but cultivated the land each season. This amounted to 10 acres for 6 seasons. Included a house, barn, well and outbuildings and all fenced with a value of $800. All farmland.. Applied for homestead on 15 Jul 1897. Witnesses: W. F. Arant, J(ohn). H(enry). Farrar (brother in law), O(liver). C(romwell). Applegate and B. S. Grigsby.

Established School District #27 at Klamath Agency on 25 Feb 1893 as County School Superintendant.

Obtained homestead certificate 722 on 29 May 1899 to 160 acres: NE 1/4 Section 17, T39S R10E on property bordered on the west by Reeder Road. Photograph of this area taken in 2001 by RJT. Good crop of alfalfa on part of it in 2001.

Purchased from H. F. Schallock and wife, lots 1,2 and 7 Block 12, in Klamath Falls on 17 Feb 1899.

Opened a grocery store of 5th and Main in Klamath Falls in 1900. Listed as a 'Merchant' in the Census in June that year. he was 43, his wife 40 and there were 8 children in the home. the First Baptist Church of Klamath Fallse was established that year in town.

Obtained from P. L. Fountain et ux, land in the Nichols addition to Klamath Falls for $275 on 27 Sep 1904.

Obtained 160 acres for $160. from the State of OR. on 15 Nov 1904: NW 1/4 Section 11 T41S R8E near the CA border and Worden, Klamath Co., OR. Also obtained another 160 acres for $160. from the State of OR. on 21 Nov 1904: N 1/2 of SE 1/4 and N 1/2 of the SW 1/4 of section 11, T41S R8E in the same area. This included most of Skull Island and was basically an old lake bed, perfectly flat at an elevation of 4078 ft. West of it was dry lake Miller. The Oregon Deed says: 'convey unto C. R. De Lap ...the following described Swamp lands situate in Klamath County, Oregon...signed: Geo. E. Chamberlain, Governor, F. I. Dunbar, Secretaryk and Chas S. Moore, Treasurer.' The State of Oregon got this from the U.S. Gov. by an act of 14 Aug 1848. It was designated on 28 Sep 1850 as Swamp Land Grant Patent 0490039 and was part of 58699.27 acres in the patent issued 26 Feb 1889.. The original grant included all of sections 2, 10 and 11 and parts of many other sections. The Gov. kept the E half of sections 1 and 12 and on the State plat map of 1905 that was labeled 'deep water.' Also the title is written over this part as 'Little Klamath Lake,' which was the early name for Lower Klamath Lake which now has been drained and receded totally into California a short distance south of this property.

He was involved with building a new Baptist Church building was erected in Klamath Falls about 1905 with a $600 loan from the NY Board.

Deputy Sheriff on 18 Aug 1906, under Silas Obenchain. as indicated in a handwritten letter to the Commissioner of General Land Office on that date.

Obtained from Nellie Moore et al, on 24 Jul 1908 part of Section 32, T38S R9E, the acreage on which his younger sons and three daughters grew up on the west shore of lake Ewauna and the site of a cedar shingle mill. There he kept a cow, his horses and some pigs as well as an existing orchard. He planted there two juniper trees which remained in 1998, along with the house which was going under renovation or repair at that time.

Sold to Robert Casey lots 2,3, and 5, Block 95 Klamath Addition to Klamath Falls, 9 Jan 1909 and several parts of Section 35, T40S, R9E: 393.83 acres, in the Spring Lake area, 10 Feb 1909.

Sold to the City of Klamath Falls on 27 Oct 1915, certificate 36 of the Linkville Water Ditch Co. On 15 Feb 1915 a division arose in the Baptist church about policy and ten members withdrews and began a second Baptist Church called Immanuel Baptist. The De Lap family remained with the earlier church.

Address in 1920: 206 S. Riverside, and also rural box 1018, Klamath Falls, OR.

Planned to retire to a place he bought south of Stockton CA. About 1929 he made a trip to look at the property, which included a house, grapefruit and avacado trees with his wife, his daughter Ruth who drove, and his granddaughter Mary Ava, who was a teen ager. They then went on to Tiajuana Mexico where Ruth got arrested immediately past the customs for not stopping when whistled at by a Mexican policeman. She had proceeded around an entrance barrier the wrong direction. She talked herself out of it at the station after telling her father to stay in the car. He was upset and sore and she felt she could do better alone with the police, which she did. On the return from Mexico they met Tave, another daughter and her husband Homer in Yosemite Park where they rented tents. They took a walk and on return found a black bear in their camp, which they shooed away.

Article on him appeared in 'Impressions and Observations', Oregon Journal 28 Dec 1930, and 'Oregon Folks' Oregon Journal 21 Nov 1932 by Fred Lockley. This article submitted by his youngest daughter Ruth Marie.

About 1932, a better Baptist Church building was erected at the 1905 site with the help of CR.

Address in 1925: 206 S. Riverside, Klamath Falls, OR.

Fiftieth anniversay of his marriage to Martha Octavia was reported in the Oregonian on 24 Jun 1934.

Address in 1930, 1936: 845 Eldorado Street (Hot Springs Addition) in Klamath Falls (1942). Address in retirement: Alameda St. (Hot Springs Addition). Photograph of 1931 taken at a family reunion at Klamath falls shws CR with MO and 24 people including 5 of his children and spouses and several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Missing were his daughters and oldest son.

In 1940 a new First Baptist Church was erected in Klamath Falls with the aid of the De Laps.

On his 20 Jul 1941 driver's license, #58143741, obtained when he was 84, he was described with hazel eyes, gray hair, 5' 5" tall and weighing 115 pounds with his address at 605 Eldorado Ave., Klamath Falls, OR. On the back were the restrictions to drive with adequate glasses and with side view mirrors, daytime driving only. Perhaps he showed some symptoms of catarac in his eyes and his weight might indicate that the prostate cancer was already established.

He and his wife Octavia, lived with Ruth, his daughter and her two sons in the last two years of his life: 1944-45, in Portland, OR. Ralph J. Turner (8-10 years old) read the bible to him and listened to his telling Aesop fables at that time. Died of cancer in the old Portland Adventist Hospital on Mt Tabor, Portland. His daughter Ruth said that his handwriting was not notable.

A trust was established from the estate of C. R. De Lap for the benefit of the widow and the daugther Wilmoth. The Cash on hand of this estate on 31 Dec 1947 was $5186.60. Most of the estate was in stocks, bonds and real estate. Payments to the state at that time for Wilmoth were $25 per month. and $150 per month to the widow. Final distribution of the estate was made in 1962 to the children of Loyd R. De Lap, deceased amounting to $400 each for five people, and releases received from them. On 1 Nov 1970, son Virgil acting on behalf of the Trustees True H. , Perry O., and himself sent an accounting of the period from 1 Jan 1962 to 31 Oct 1970 to the children and the grandchildren of the deceased children. The Cash balance on 31 Dec 1961 had been $5658.92. Receipts for the period had been $12,123.35 and disbursements $11,914.31 leaving a balance of $5867.96. This was then distributed at the rate of $700 per child, of which 6 remained. Proportional amounts were distributed to the grand and great grand children as appropriate. A balance of $350 was held for payment of a grave marker and any unforseen expenses on behalf of daugther Wilmoth. So Charles R. and M. Octavia continued to care for their daughter until that time. She was still in a state institution and was age 74.
Charles* Ransom DELAP and Martha* Octavia FARRAR were married on 29 Jun 1884 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.93,94,95 J. H. Farrar swore that Martha was 18 and C. R. 21 years of age on 28 Jun 1884. W. C. Hale, County Clerk, Geo. T. Baldwin, deputy. Filed 28 Jun 1884. John Hunsaker, Minister married them at the house of Floid Farrrar (sic) in Klamath Co. Witnesses: J. H. Farrar, A. M. Farrar (siblings of the bride). Certificate filed 5 Jul 1884, recorded 18 Nov 1884. In Martha Octavia's bible the name of the place at the time was Linkville.
Witnesses were J.H.Farrar and Ammie Farrar, and the minister John
Hunsaker.
50th and 55th wedding anniversaries held. A photograph exists of the 55th
at Moore Park in Klamath Falls in 1939 where at least 47 people are
pictured,
including all of the children except for eldest son True.

7. Martha* Octavia FARRAR96,97,98,99,100,101,102,103,104,105,106 was born on 16 May 1860 in Leesville, Henry Co., MO.107 Leesville, MO contains the Tebo Baptist Church and the location of Leesville and Tebo are about the same. She appeared in the census on 7 Jun 1860 in Springfield Twp, Henry Co., MO.108 Floyd Farrar, farmer 25 (?) worth $800 in real estate and $378 in personal prop., born VA.
Wilmoth 24, born MO.
John as 1, born MO.
Octavia 1/2 month old, born MO. She appeared in the census on 12 Jul 1870 in Grass Valley, Nevada Co., CA.109 Floyd Farrar, quartz miner, 35, $500 real estate, 250 property, born VA.
Wilmot, keeping house, 33, born MO.
John H. 11, born MO.
Martha O., 10 born MO.
Lee 7, at home, born OR.
Amie 3, at home born CA.
Floyd Jr., 1 at home, born CA. She was baptized in 1877 in Lakeport, , CA. She appeared in the census on 22 Jun 1880 in Big Valley Township, Lake Co., CA.110 Farrar, Floyd 43, farmer, born VA.
Wilmoth 40, keeping house, born TN.
John H. 21, born MO
Octavia M. 20, at home, born MO.
Ammie M. 13, at home, born CA.
Floyd Jr. 10, at home, born CA.
Wilmouth F. 7, at home, born CA.
Laura A. 1, at home, born CA. She appeared in the census in Jun 1900 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.111 De Lap, Charles 43, born Jan 1857. Merchant who can read, write and speak English, home owned free and clear, married 15 years, born WI, father born NY, mother born WI (sic).
Martha 40, born May 1860. Merchant who can read, write and speak English, married 15 years with 8 living children.
True H. 14, born Oct 1885, at school 6 months, born OR can read, etc.
Charles F. 12, born Oct 188t, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Chester H. 12 , born Oct 1887, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Perry O. 10, born Oct 1889, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Lloyd R. 8, born Sep 1891, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Virgil G. 6, born Mar 1894, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Wilmoth A.3, born Dec 1896, (not at school), born OR, cannot read, write or speak.
Octavia D.1, born Jul 1898, ditto. She appeared in the census on 13 May 1910 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.25 De Lap, Charles, Head, 53, married 26 years, born WI, father born NY, mother IN. County Clerk owner of a mortgaged farm.
Emma O. (sic) wife, 49, married 26 years with 9 living children, born MO, father born VA, mother born MO.
True H. 24, born OR, student.
Perry O. 20, born OR, clerk.
Lloyd R. 18, born OR.
Virgal G. (sic) 16, born OR.
Wilmoth, 13 born OR.
Octiva D. (sic) 11, born OR.
Ruth M. 6, born OR.
all were able to read and write except Ruth.
Wilmuth of course could not read or write but was answered in the affirmative.
She appeared in the census on 12 Feb 1920 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.26 De Lap, C. R. head, 62. County Clerk, born WI, father born NY, mother born WI.
Martha O. wife 59, born MO, father born WV, mother born MO.
Virgil G.son 25, born OR.
Wilmoth, daughter 23. born OR.
Octavia, daughter 21, born OR.
Ruth. daughter 16, born OR. She appeared in the census on 19 Apr 1930 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.84 DeLap, Charles Head , home owned value: $10,000. 78 years old, married, literate, married at age 27, no college degree, born WI, father born NY, mother born IN, citizen, occupation: clerical, County Clerk, occupational class W, actually working, not a veteran.;

Martha O. wife of head of family, 69 years old, married at age 24, no advanced degree, literate, born in MO, father born VA, mother born MO, citizen, speaks English, no occupation;

Wilma M. daughter 33 years old, single, no education can't read or write, born Oregon, father born WI, mother born MO, not a citizen, no occupation, helpless invalid. She signed a will in 1944 in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR.27,112 "KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, That I, Martha Octavia DeLap of Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Oregon, being upwards of the age of twenty-one years and of sound mind and memory, do hereby revoke all former wills and codicils by me at any time heretofore made, and do hereby make, publish, and declare this to be my last Will and Testament and my sole and complete act and deed, in manner and form following, that is to say:-

FIRSTt
I direct that my Executors, hereinafter named, as soon as conveniently can be done after my decease, to pay out of my estate all my just debts, including all the expenses of my last illness and funeral.

SECOND
In making this, my Last Will and Testament, I am not unmindful of my husband, Charles Ransom DeLap, and of my chidlren, sons and daughters, as follows:

True H. DeLap, a son. Virgil G. DeLap, a son.
Chester H. DeLap, a son. Wilmoth A. DeLap, a daughter.
Charley F. DeLap, aa son. Octavia D. Patterson, a daughter.
Perry O. DeLap a son. Ruth M. Turner, a daughter.
Loyd R. DeLap, a son.

THIRD
I Give, devise and bequeath unto my husband, Charles Ranson (sic) DeLap, all my personal effects, wearing apparel, ornaments of the person, heirlooms, and household furniture, fixtures and equipment. In the event that my said husband predecease me, then, and in that event, I give, devise and bequeath my personal effects, wearing apparel, jewelry, ornaments of the person, musical instruments, heirlooms, silverware, glassware, dishes, linens, cooking utensells and small items of household furnishings and ornamentations unto Charley F. DeLap and Ruth M. Turner, or the survivor, who shall equitably and fairly divide them between my children named in paragraph SECOND, excepting Wilmoth A. DeLap. In the event any of such children be deceased, then, and in that event the child or children of such deceased child, by the right of representation, shall receive the share to which said decedent would be entitiled to receive if living.

FOURTH
All the rest, residue and remaider of my estate, whether real, personal or mixed, of whatever kind and nature and wherever situate, of which I may die seized and possessed and to which I may be entitled at the time of my death, I give, devise and bequeath the same unto my beloved husband, Charles Ransom DeLap. In the event that my said husband, Charles Ransom DeLap, predecease me, then, and in that event, I give, devise and bequeath said rest, residue and remainder of my estate unto True H. DeLap, Perry O. DeLap and Virgil G. DeLap, Trustees, and to be held by them in trust under a Declaration of trust made between Charles Ransom DeLap and Martha Octavia DeLap and True H. DeLap, Perry O. DeLap and Virgil G. DeLap, under date of June 7, 1944.

FIFTH
I hereby nominate, constitute and appoint Perry O. DeLap and Virgil G. DeLap, the Executors of this my Last Will and Testament, and having full faith and confidence in the integrity of my said Executors, I hereby relieve them from giving any bond or undertaking for the faithful performance of the trust hereby imposed.

IN TESTIMONY THEREOF. I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 16th day of June, in the year One Thousand Nine Hundred Forty Four. "

(signed) Martha Octavia DeLap (seal) (on each of two pages) She died on 6 Mar 1959 in Salem, Marion Co., OR.113,114,115,116 She was buried on 10 Mar 1959 in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR. Funeral handled by Colonial Mortuary, Tuesday 10 Mar 1959 13:30, Rev. E. R. Jacks of Lincoln Street Baptist Church, officiating. Interred: Lincoln Memorial Park 10500 SE Mt Scott Blvd 14:30. Pall Bearers: Fred G. Leary, James A Pilgrim, J. Carey Moore, ., C. G. Stevens, Wm A. King, Elam Amstutz. Listed in June1860 census in Missouri as 1/12 mo. old. Crossed the plains in a covered wagon in the spring of 1861, as an infant with her father, mother and brother, Henry, to Oregon. She learned to walk in a washtub while her mother cooked dinner in camp. Lindsay Applegate with 42 volunteers traveled from the Rogue River Valley to Bloody Point in time to guard the wagon train from Indian attack.

When she was a little girl her brother Henry was cutting wood. He said 'put your finger down on the block and I'll cut it off. She did and he did. She carried her finger (past one joint) into her father, Floyd Farrar who wrapped it in his chewing tobacco and a cloth. It healed perfectly except that she had a thin white line at the cut. She was listed as in school in the 1870 census in Grass Valley, CA, where her father was a miner, at the time. Her sister, Ada died in her arms as an infant in 1880 when Octavia was 20.

On the the Friday before the 2nd Sabbath of Sep 1878 Octavia and her father and mother were accepted into the Baptist Church of Lakeport., CA.

On the fourth Sat. in Aug 1879 M. O. Farrar and W. A. Farrar (her sister) voted on the question of incorporation of the Baptist Church in Lakeport, CA.

On the Saturday before the 2nd Suday in July 1881 "Sister Octavia Farrer paid in $300 - account collected by her as Missionary fund."

Letter was written in Feb, 1883 by the Lakeport Baptist Church for Octavia, her Mother Wilmoth and her father Floyd. These were probably releasing them from membership to a new location.

Came with her parents and Charles Ransom De Lap to Klamath Co., in early 1884. Applied for a homestead entry # 373 at the Lakeview land office on 9 Apr 1884 when she was age 22 as Octavia Farrar. This was the W 1/2 of NE 1/4 of Sec 9 and W 1/2 of NW 1/4 sec 10 T39S, R10 E, final Certificate # 218.. Settled on this land 1 Apr 1884 and hired a house built valued at $40 that month. In July 1884 she built another house which she lived in for the remainder of the time on that claim. She was absent from this claim for four months while her husband taught school in the fall of 1884. She left this claim again for three months in the spring of 1887 and lived in Linkville (aka Klamath Falls) under doctor's care and again inthe fall of the same year for the same reason. She had married in June of 1884 and had her first three children while living on this claim. Description of the house: 14 x 24 ' built of lumber valued at $650. with shingle roof, and 'matched' floors. 9 doors, 6 windows, 3 rooms with ceilings. 1 room upstairs partly ceiled. Barn 22' xx 28 ' built of lumber valued at $75. Woodshed valued at $30. Chicken house and other out buildings valued at $25. 4 acres of garden. Picket fence valued at $100. 70 acres fenced valued at $350. 40 acrescleared valued at $200. 2 wells valued at $120. for a total vlue of $1580. Farm implements on hand in 1889: 1 plow, a wagon, 1/3 interest in a Reaper, 1 harrow, several farming tools. 4 horses, 15 cattle, 3 hogs, 24 chickens. 3 bedspreads & bedding, a cooking stove, a heating stove, a sofa, a set of charis, 2 rocking chars, 4 tables, 3 rooms carpteted, 1 bureau, 1 sewing machine, 1 cuppard, 2 trunks, 2 clocks, 1 large mirror, etc.

Crops were garden truck and green hay. 4 acres cultivated first year, 3 tons of hay , 10 acres 2nd year yielded 7 tons of hay and garden, 20 acres 3rd year yielded 15 ton hay and 25 tons hay 4th year. 40 acres ready for fifth year. She signed her final papers 'Octavia De Lap nee Octavia Farrar' on 9 Apr 1889. One witness was Robert G. Galbreath. He described the house as main part 14 x 24' and kitchen 14' ax 24' built of lumber. Barn 22' x 30'. Main part 1 1/2 story high. Partitioned into 5 rooms. Antoher witness: Benjamin Shreeve. Other neighbors were John Shepard, also a witness, and J. R. Cooper. A fourth witness was Floyd Farrar, either her father or her brother. Patent obtained 2 Apr 1890. Vol 1 p 181, Washington DC.

Purchased from Ovel Arthur Hilliard lot 8, Block 12 of Klamath Falls on 22 Oct 1898 as Martha Octavia De Lap.

Obtained Homestead certificate 713 of 160 acres on 28 Dec 1899: W 1/2 SE 1/4 Section 29, W 1/2 NE 1/4 Section 32, T40S, R11E in Poe Valley.

Listed in the Oakland, Californai City Directory in 1906 with her son Chester (who attended Chiropractic school there that year) at 1653 Grove (Later Martin Luther King Blvd.).


Was driven into CA so that she could board the first train into Klamath Falls on 20 May 1909, 26 years after she came by wagon in 1883.

She cried 'hurray' in 1912 when women in Oregon achieved the right to vote. Cared for her brother Floyd when he broke his leg in Grass Valley about 1920. Probably saved his life. Cared for her retarded daughter Wilmuth from 1896-1935, when she was aged 75 and Wilmuth was 39.

An interior, time exposed photograph taken, probably by RET in 1938 shows her and her husband 'Rance' on a bed with art deco linoleum on the floor at 1317 Adams St., Klamath Falls.

Lived with her daughter Ruth and family from 1943 until 1958. She became hard of hearing just after her husband died in 1945. She was very religious, reading the bible and hymnals every day.

She received $150 per month from her husband's estate after he died. $100 of this she spent on board and room with whomever she stayed. Most of the time this was the Turners. The bookkeeping on this estate was done by her youngest son the CPA: Virgil.

A photograph exists of her at her son Perry's hearth in West Salem, OR just before Jan 1959. Another photograph of the same time, taken perhaps in the Christmas time of 1958, she is shown on a couch with a robe over her and her daughter Wilmoth who has been brought from the state facility in Salem to visit. She looks somewhat drawn. Her daughter looks especially happy to be with her mother who was hospitalized a few months later and died. Children were:

i.

Truman Henry 'Tony' DELAP117,118,119,120,121 was born on 30 Oct 1885 in Pine Grove, Klamath Co., OR.122,123 near Klamath Falls, then Linkville, Oregon He appeared in the census in Jun 1900 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.111 De Lap, Charles 43, born Jan 1857. Merchant who can read, write and speak English, home owned free and clear, married 15 years, born WI, father born NY, mother born WI (sic).
Martha 40, born May 1860. Merchant who can read, write and speak English, married 15 years with 8 living children.
True H. 14, born Oct 1885, at school 6 months, born OR can read, etc.
Charles F. 12, born Oct 188t, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Chester H. 12 , born Oct 1887, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Perry O. 10, born Oct 1889, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Lloyd R. 8, born Sep 1891, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Virgil G. 6, born Mar 1894, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Wilmoth A.3, born Dec 1896, (not at school), born OR, cannot read, write or speak.
Octavia D.1, born Jul 1898, ditto. He was educated High School Diploma in 1903 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR. First graduate of the Klamath High School. Later attended high school in Woodland, CA while living with his grandfather. He appeared in the census on 13 May 1910 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.25 De Lap, Charles, Head, 53, married 26 years, born WI, father born NY, mother IN. County Clerk owner of a mortgaged farm.
Emma O. (sic) wife, 49, married 26 years with 9 living children, born MO, father born VA, mother born MO.
True H. 24, born OR, student.
Perry O. 20, born OR, clerk.
Lloyd R. 18, born OR.
Virgal G. (sic) 16, born OR.
Wilmoth, 13 born OR.
Octiva D. (sic) 11, born OR.
Ruth M. 6, born OR.
all were able to read and write except Ruth.
Wilmuth of course could not read or write but was answered in the affirmative.
He was educated Dr. of Jurisprudence in 1911 in Berkeley, Contra Costa Co., CA.124 Hastings College of Law In 1916 he was a Lawyer in Richmond, Contra Costa Co., CA.125 He served in the military in 1918/19 in Marseille, , France.126 Wrote a letter to his sister Tavia on 14 Feb 1919 from Marseilles. He died on 31 Dec 1974 in Walnut Creek, Contra Costa Co., CA.122,127 02:50 hours. Age 89. Informant was his wife Catherine (Yontz). His address at time of death was 2140 Cactus Court, Walnut Creek CA. Occupation Retired Attorney of Law. 62 years in the county of death (Contra Costa) and 72 years in CA.Physician: Howard W. Kopping, MD signed 30 Dec 1974.. He had been his physician since 30 Oct 1971 and had seen him the day before he died. His address was 2121 Yonacio Valley Road, Walnut Cr.(?) His sicense was C31261. Body was cremated on 2 Jan 1975 at Rolling Hills Memorial Park by Walter Kobler (?) license 4007. Wilson adn Kratzer of Richmond was the funeral Director. The immediate cause of death was circulatory collapse of 12 hours due to Renal failurefor months in consequence of Hypertensive Vascular Disease for years. He had a benign prostatic Hypertrophy with obstruction. He was buried on 2 Jan 1975 in Sunset View, Contra Costa Co., CA. First Unitarian Church, Berkeley, CA 14:30 hours with Dr. Raymond Cope
officiating. He had Social Security Number 556-20-2100.123 T.H. attended high school in Woodland California after being the first graduate of the Klamath Falls, Oreogn, high school in 1903.

Sold to C. C. Yawkey, trustee, E 1/2 N 1/4 Section 29, T32S, R7 1/2E 80 acres on 25 Sep 1908 East of Sun Pass, Klamath Co., OR.

Passed the California bar in 1911. Practiced law for 57 years, until 1969.

In the 1914-15 R.L.Polk Richmond & Contra Costa County Directory he is listed as De Lap & Horner at 448 7th Street. His brother Loyd is listed as Lloyd 'colr Western States Gas & Elec Co., in business at 343 9th Street. His grandfather Floyd Farrar is listed residing at 248 11th Street with Wilmot A.

The following men gave T.H. a goodbye party on 5 January 1918, as he left for the First World War as a First Lieutenant, Field Artillery: Charles J. Crary, L.D.Dimm, F.E. Beck, V.A. Fenner, W.H.Mcbryde, L.C. Pontious, W.T. Helms,H.W.Pulse, C.H. Robertson, James K. Lynch, C.E. Worden, J.M.Quay(made a formal toast). from the printed program. He served in the army in France from January 1918 to June 1919. His letters from France show a vigorous fast handwriting that was fairly readible and somewhat spaced out.

On 16 May 1918 he wrote to a boy: Beverly Hull: "This observation post is for the artillery and id just behind the French first-line trenches. From here I can see the German trenches and sometimes Germans in them....when they show themselves we order our cannon behind us to fire on them...This morning when I first came here the Germans (Boches, we all coal them) were firinge.. and pieces of shells were flying over this observation post...All the other men we have here are French, except myself and we have a lot of fun trying to talk to each othere...This morning I walked four kilometers to where I am and on the way I saw many French soldiers ald all the way I walked in the trenches. It was a fine morning and the birds were singing. As I came along I thought that maybe, if America wins this war...boys like you will never have to go to war and there will be peace in the whole world for a long, long time....It is a beautiful country. Many of the children wear wooden shoes...I was in the same convoy as the Tuscania and saw the Boche sink here. Except for that we had a fine voyage." T.H. De Lap, 1st Lieut. EA. O.R.C., U.S.A. P.O. 722, A.E.F.

Deputy District attorney of Contra Costa County for six years.

To get married T.H. took a 30 day leave of abscence from the Board of Supervisors.

Founded firm of Tinning and DeLap in 1928.

Member Masonic Lodge #347 and Miramar Chapter #205, Order of the Eastern Star. Member of the board of Governors of the State Bar.

On Friday, 24 August 1934, T.H. was a Richmond and Martinez attorney running for Assemblyman of the Tenth District in Contra Costa County. Election was held on 28 August 1934. He was elected. Pictures show him wearing glasses at that date but not when he got married. T.H. was an Assemblyman and chairman of the county government committee. He had responsibilities at one time of Irrigation, judiciary, Mileage, Municipal corporations, oil industries, revenue, and taxation. - from a newspaper clipping.

As an Assemblyman, he was a member of the lower house of the legislature severance tax committee. He traveled to Eureka, Santa Cruz, Long Beach, during the governorship of Frank F. Merriam in 1936 or 37. Served in the CA state senate until 1948. Chariman of the State Republican State Central Committee in 1948. Close association with Earl Warren. He was campaign manager for Earl Warren when he ran in the presidential primary.

He belonged to the Richmond American Legion Post #10, and the El Cerrito Post of Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was an Elk in Lodge #1251. He was a county chairman of the Salvation Army advisory board. He was one of the founders of the Richmond Comunity Chest. He sought the nomination of the Republican and Democratic parties (21 June 1934 Contra Costa Gazette newspaper clipping).

A newspaper clipping indicates that T.H. went to his parents 50th wedding anniversary in Klamath Falls in 1934. A group photograph shows him missing from the 55th wedding anniversary of his parents in 1939. He belonged to and was a director of the Berkeley Country Club. Address for many years before retirement: 2616 Sonoma Avenue, Richmond CA (El Cerito). Moved to Rossmoor in Walnut Creek upon retirement. Lived in a convalescent home last two years of his life.

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Charles Floyd DELAP63,128,129,130,131,132,133 was born on 20 Oct 1887 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.134,135 Born in a private home in Linkville a block from the courthouse, even though the family was living in Poe Valley. He appeared in the census in Jun 1900 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.111 De Lap, Charles 43, born Jan 1857. Merchant who can read, write and speak English, home owned free and clear, married 15 years, born WI, father born NY, mother born WI (sic).
Martha 40, born May 1860. Merchant who can read, write and speak English, married 15 years with 8 living children.
True H. 14, born Oct 1885, at school 6 months, born OR can read, etc.
Charles F. 12, born Oct 188t, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Chester H. 12 , born Oct 1887, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Perry O. 10, born Oct 1889, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Lloyd R. 8, born Sep 1891, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Virgil G. 6, born Mar 1894, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Wilmoth A.3, born Dec 1896, (not at school), born OR, cannot read, write or speak.
Octavia D.1, born Jul 1898, ditto. He was christened in 1908 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR. Baptised by J.B. Griffith. From notes in his mother's bible. He appeared in the census on 13 May 1910 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.25 De Lap, Charles, Head, 53, married 26 years, born WI, father born NY, mother IN. County Clerk owner of a mortgaged farm.
Emma O. (sic) wife, 49, married 26 years with 9 living children, born MO, father born VA, mother born MO.
True H. 24, born OR, student.
Perry O. 20, born OR, clerk.
Lloyd R. 18, born OR.
Virgal G. (sic) 16, born OR.
Wilmoth, 13 born OR.
Octiva D. (sic) 11, born OR.
Ruth M. 6, born OR.
all were able to read and write except Ruth.
Wilmuth of course could not read or write but was answered in the affirmative.
Between 1920 and 1930 he was a Stock buyer in Klamath County, OR.136,137,138 Area not limited to Klamath Co. but included Lake Co., and possibly Modoc Co., CA. This included horses and wool as well as cattle. He appeared in the census on 17 Apr 1930 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.139 De Lap, Charles F. Head $8000, age 42, married 22 years, born OR, father born WI, mother born MO, broker, live cattle and wool (code 868). Not a veteran.
Atta B., wife 41, married 21 yrs (sic), born OR, father born GA, mother born TX, no occupation.
Mariava, daughter age 15 born OR, father born OR, mother born OR.
Dorothy, daughter, age 13, born OR, etc.
John R., son, age 8, born OR, etc.
Griffith, Mary E., mother in law, age 71, born TX, father born GA, mother born GA.
In 1930 he was a Deputy County Clerk in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.137 He signed a will on 16 May 1949 in Klamth Falls, Klamath Co., OR.140 "Know all men by these presents, that I, Charles F. De Lap, of Klamath County, State of Oregon, being of legal age and of sound and disposing mind and memory...declare this to be my Last Will and Testament..
First. It is my will..all ...debts, funeral expenses, and expenses of my last illness be paid as soon after my death as convenient.
Second. That I have five children, all of whom have reached their age of majority and whose names are as follows, to-wit: A son, Leland Dwain De Lap, of Portland,..a daughter, Mary Ava Barrow, of San Marin, CA; a daughter, Dorothy Jackson, of Klamath Falls,.. a son, Charles F. De Lap, Jr., of Klamath Falls,.. and a son, J. R. De Lap of Klamath Falls, OR.
Third. To my beloved wife, Gladys M. De Lap, should I predecease her in death, I give, devise and bequeath all of my property, both real, personal and mixed of every kind.....however that should I prdecease my beloved wife, Gladys M. DeLap I give, advise and bequeath to my children herein above named the sum of $5.00 each, and no more; provided further, that should my wife predecease me then upon my death I give, devise and bequeath to my children, Leland Dwain De Lap, Mary Ava Barrow, Dorothy Jackson, and Charles F. De Lap, Jr., the sum of $5.00 each, and no more; all the balance..to my son J. R. De Lap of Klamath Falls, OR.
Fourth. I do herby nominate and appoint Gladys M. De Lap.. Executrix, to serve without bond...
Fifth. I do hereby revoke ..former Wills...
Lastly, I have hereunto set my name at the foot of each page of this my Last Will and Testament...
16th day of May, 1949

signed; Chas F. De Lap
Benjamin J. Goddard, Phyllis N. Kinney and D. E. Van Vactor (sic)
Van Vactor was deceased at the time of the probate of De Lap's estate in 1967.
Phyllis N. Kinney swore that she had witnessed thesigning of the will and the presence of the other people in 1949, on 25 Mar 1966.
He died on 13 Sep 1965 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.134,141,142,143 Klamath Valley Hosp., Klamath Co., OR on the same corner where he was born. He was buried on 16 Sep 1965 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.143 Pall Bearers: Jerry Bliss, Leland DeLap, David Jackson, Dean DeLap, Dallas DeLap and Kernan Turner. Funeral Services at O'Hair's Memorial Chapel 515 Pine Street, Klamath Falls, at 10:30, Thursday, 16 Sep 1965. with Rev. Nolan Kennedy officiating. Linkville Cemetery record: Block 18 Plot 10 Lot 4 'BPOE', a family plot. He had his estate probated on 20 Sep 1967 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.144 Probate # 66-38 Circuit court of the State of OR for Klamath Co. Copy in possession of RJT.

Third and last wife Gladys M. De Lap was executrix. Represented by H. F. Smith, Attorney 538 Main St., Klamath Falls, OR. She received the only asset of the estate: the NW quarter of the NW quarter of Sect 14, T38S, R9E, Klamath Co., OR. This was considered to have a value of less than $500 and in fact was appraised at $300 on 30 Mar, 1966 by James Little the appointed appraiser.. $5 was also payed to son J. R. De Lap on 4 Aug 1967, and to son Charles F. De Lap, Jr. on 27 Aug 1967, and to grandson Dean L. De Lap on 1 Aug 1967, and $5 to daughter Dorothy Jackson Barleen on 9 Aug 1967, and $2.50 to granddaughter Betty Louise De Lap on 3 Aug 1967. Daughter Mary Ava Barrow was issued a check for $5., but did not cash it before the case was closed. The Judge was L. Orth Sisemore (sic) He had Social Security Number 544-38-8083. [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Obit]145 "Ex-County Clerk Dies at Age 77

Charles Floyd DeLap, 77, a native of Linkville, now Klamath Falls, and for many years Klamath County clerk, died Sept 13, in Klamath Valley Hospital, on the same corner where he was born on Oct. 20 1887.

He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. DeLap, pioneers of Linkville. He and a twin brother, Chester, who survives him, were the first white twins born in Klamath County.

He attended grade and high schools in Klamath Falls. His first employment was on the construction of a tunnel form Upper Klamath Lake tot he head of the main irrigation canal, starting in Klamath Falls. In 1908 he was employed in the office of the county clerk remaining until 1920. he then bought wool for eastern buyers in Southern Oregon and Northern California coutnies, acquireing a wide circle of friends. He helped to build one of the first government buildings at Annie Springs, bought livestock and engaged in farming.

He was married in 1909 to Atta Griffith, mother of his children.

Mr. DeLap retired in the fall of 1964 after serving 20 years in the courthouse. His illness, that determined his decision not to continue in public office... 1965 His father served as count clerk for 24 years.

He was a member of Klamath Falls Lodge, No. 1247 BPOE, and of the First Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held in O'hair's Memorial Chapel, at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, with Rev. Nolan Kennedy officiating. Final rites and interment will be in the family plot in Linkville Cemetery.

Those wishin to do so may contribute to the DeLap Memorial Scholarship fund begun by his mother at the First Baptist Church.

Pallbearers will be jerry Bliss, Leland DeLap, David Jackson, Dean DeLap, Dallas DeLap and Kernan Turner.

He is survived by the widow, Gladys DeLap, Klamath Falls; sons, Charles Jr., Klamath Falls, John Richard, Redondo Beach, Calif.; daughters, Dordothy Bardeen, Klamath Falls, Mary Ava Barrow, San Martin, Calif.; stepdaughter, Carolyn Senecal, Klamath Falls; brothers, True H. DeLap, Richmond, Calif., Chester H. DeLap, Burbank, Calif., Perry O.. and Wilmouth DeLap, both Salem, Ore.; sisters, Octavia Patterson, Richmond, Virgie (sic) DeLap, Portland, Ruth Turner, Metlakatla, Alaska; also 13 grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren." Attended grade and H.S. in Klamath Falls. Lived his earliest years in Poe Valley and then lived in Pine Grove until he was 15. Moved with his family to Klamath Falls then where his father had a general merchandise store at the corner of Fifth and Main street for four years. First employment: construction of a tunnel from Upper Klamath Lake to the head of the main irrigation canale.

Registered, with his younger brother Virgil, a brand and ear mark with the county on 15 Mar 1915. The brand wsa a capital D with a curve over it on the right shoulder of horses and on the right side (high) on cattle. The ear mark on cattle was to crop the left ear and undercut the right ear. He signed for Virgil. He included this statement: "above Brand to be used on Cattle Bought of Chandler and Garrison and which were turned over to Will Sims on the shares for a period of five years and all cattle bought of Chandler & Garrison that are now ear marked will not be marked our ear mark but will be branded as above specified." This document also contained his father's signature as County Clerk and his brother Perry's signature as deputy.



He was a wool buyer in southern OR and northern CA. Helped build a government building at Annie Springs. With his youngest brother Virgil G. De Lap he sold a third interest in 19 head of cattle in the possession of Wm Sims of Malin, OR to Con Black for $275. A 5 year agreement, commencing 27 Jun 1916. Sold to Wm Sims some described horses, burrows, mules and bulls with various brands and marks on them that were located in Kerns field for $800 and 8% interest on 27 Aug 1919. Sold to Wm Sims this same stock for the same amount on 26 Sep 1919.

First employed in the County Clerk's office in 1908 at age 21, until 1920.

Living at 16 S. Riverside, Klamath Falls, OR in 1925.

Living with wife Atta at 635 Alameda, Klamath Falls in 1930.

Address 1942: route 2 box 578, Klamath Falls (Henly).

Elected Klamath County Clerk in 1944,
Living at 16 S. Riverside in 1949 near the bridge, Klamath Falls.
Address also 214 Martin St. in 1949, Klamath Falls, OR
Address sometime before 1945: 635 Alameda St. Klamath Falls.

In 1958 Fred Peterson, chairman of the Klamath County Welfare Commission, was wounded by an irrate welfare recipient, staggered out of the County Court office and fell near De Lap's desk. He did not recover.

Photo in the Herald and News (Klamath Falls) of Sunday 21 Apr 1960 shows him holding up a ballot and a large pile of ballots in front of him.

His advertisement for election in May 1960 said:

To the Voters of Klamath County: Owing to the many duties in the office of County Clerk, it has been impossible for me to contact you personally before the Primary Election May 20 1960. I wish to thank you for your support during previous Elections, and if you feel I have conducted the office of County Clerk in an efficient and economical manner, beneficial to the Electors and Taxpayers of the County, I would appreciate your support. If elected I will continue to do my best. Chas. F. DeLap, County Clerk. 1950 Crest St." A handwritten note indicates that he " took every precinct - 1 rep against him."

In 1961 Klamath Co had 45,000 citizens. Election registrations included 22,000 voters. The county clerk had to maintain legal records for Circuit and District Courts, public records for the County Court, Board of Equalization, Budget Committee and Election boards, passports, Visas, Natruralization records, dog licenses and animal bounties. Photographs show a somewhat gaunt man wearing glasses. He had more hair than average for his age of 73.

Address 1961, 1962: 1950 Crest St., Klamath Falls, OR, House built by his wife Gladys. He maintained a garden there.

Retired from County Clerk position in 1964.

Member BPOE no 1247. Member First Baptist Church. Had a beautiful handwriting.

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Chester Hiram DELAP146,147 was born on 20 Oct 1887 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR. He appeared in the census in Jun 1900 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.111 De Lap, Charles 43, born Jan 1857. Merchant who can read, write and speak English, home owned free and clear, married 15 years, born WI, father born NY, mother born WI (sic).
Martha 40, born May 1860. Merchant who can read, write and speak English, married 15 years with 8 living children.
True H. 14, born Oct 1885, at school 6 months, born OR can read, etc.
Charles F. 12, born Oct 188t, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Chester H. 12 , born Oct 1887, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Perry O. 10, born Oct 1889, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Lloyd R. 8, born Sep 1891, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Virgil G. 6, born Mar 1894, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Wilmoth A.3, born Dec 1896, (not at school), born OR, cannot read, write or speak.
Octavia D.1, born Jul 1898, ditto. He was christened in 1901 in Lake City, Modoc Co., CA. Baptised by G.E. Milan. From notes in his mother's bible. He appeared in the census on 13 May 1910 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.25 De Lap, Charles, Head, 53, married 26 years, born WI, father born NY, mother IN. County Clerk owner of a mortgaged farm.
Emma O. (sic) wife, 49, married 26 years with 9 living children, born MO, father born VA, mother born MO.
True H. 24, born OR, student.
Perry O. 20, born OR, clerk.
Lloyd R. 18, born OR.
Virgal G. (sic) 16, born OR.
Wilmoth, 13 born OR.
Octiva D. (sic) 11, born OR.
Ruth M. 6, born OR.
all were able to read and write except Ruth.
Wilmuth of course could not read or write but was answered in the affirmative.
On 9 Nov 1913 he was a Dairyman in Ashland, Jackson Co., OR.148 In 1920 he was a Rancher in Round Lake, Klamath Co., OR.149 He appeared in the census on 13 Apr 1930 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.150 De Lap, Chester, head $3000, age 42, born OR, father born WI, mother born MO, book keper at Countly Clerk's office (cod 6773).
Sena J., wife age 38, married at 17, born OR, father born AR, mother born TX
Dallas, son age 16, born OR, father and mother born OR. He died on 15 Feb 1981 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.151,152 He was buried in Feb 1981 in Ashland, Jackson Co., OR.153 Tombstone in Ashland, Jackson Co., OR. He had Social Security Number 540-20-9694. Chiropractor for a short time; photograph shows him in a Chiropractic School in Sacramento in 1906.
Worked on the Crater Lake, OR Road 1908-1911.
Rancher at Round Lake, Klamath Co., OR, 1920. Lost eyesight in one eye from an injury while ranching.
Address in 1930 with wife Sena: 618 California Ave, Klamath Falls.
Storekeeper near Keno, Klamath Co., OR for a few years, in the late 30s.
Address in 1936: Ashland route, Klamath Falls, OR.
An address before 1942: 618 California Avenue, Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR, when he was deputy county clerk.

Indicated as the informant on his first wife's death record that his addres was Beatty Oregon (8 Jan 1943).
Chester and Dora De Lap sold land in Jackson Co., OR to Lulu B. Wall on 8 Jan 1943:
'Beginning at a point on the E line of Mt. Ave. 430.9 ft N of the point where said E line of Mt. Ave in Ashland, intersects the O and C Railroad right of way thence N 622l3 ft to corner, thence # 700 ft to corner thence S 622.3 ft to corner thence W 700 ft to place of beginning being a part of the Asa G. Fordyce DLC # 43 in T39S R 1 E.

Guard at a defense near LA during Second World War.
Outlived two wives but the third alive at his death.
Address on 2 Mar 1966 where he had been living since World War II: 1921 N. Landis St., Burbank, CA 91504. By that date he had sold the house and was planning to leave after probate of his wife's estate.
Chester had a great sense of humor and was the easiest going of the six brothers and three sisters. He traveled a lot in the later part of his life to visit his relatives and would stay several days and would remain with the children while parents worked or took vacations.
Women often asked about him.
Ralph J. and Ruth M. Turner attended graveside services in Ashland.

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Perry Octavius DELAP100,136,137,154,155,156,157,158,159,160,161,162,163,164,165 was born on 14 Oct 1889 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR. He appeared in the census in Jun 1900 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.111 De Lap, Charles 43, born Jan 1857. Merchant who can read, write and speak English, home owned free and clear, married 15 years, born WI, father born NY, mother born WI (sic).
Martha 40, born May 1860. Merchant who can read, write and speak English, married 15 years with 8 living children.
True H. 14, born Oct 1885, at school 6 months, born OR can read, etc.
Charles F. 12, born Oct 188t, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Chester H. 12 , born Oct 1887, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Perry O. 10, born Oct 1889, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Lloyd R. 8, born Sep 1891, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Virgil G. 6, born Mar 1894, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Wilmoth A.3, born Dec 1896, (not at school), born OR, cannot read, write or speak.
Octavia D.1, born Jul 1898, ditto. He was educated High School in Jun 1908 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.166,167 Manager of the basketball team. Senator of a mock Senate. Known as 'Pod.' Class size: 8 He appeared in the census on 13 May 1910 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.25 De Lap, Charles, Head, 53, married 26 years, born WI, father born NY, mother IN. County Clerk owner of a mortgaged farm.
Emma O. (sic) wife, 49, married 26 years with 9 living children, born MO, father born VA, mother born MO.
True H. 24, born OR, student.
Perry O. 20, born OR, clerk.
Lloyd R. 18, born OR.
Virgal G. (sic) 16, born OR.
Wilmoth, 13 born OR.
Octiva D. (sic) 11, born OR.
Ruth M. 6, born OR.
all were able to read and write except Ruth.
Wilmuth of course could not read or write but was answered in the affirmative. He was educated College in 1912 in Berkeley, Contra Costa Co., CA. University of California. In 1916 he was a Deputy County Clerk in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.167 Between 1920 and 1930 he was an Insurance in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.168 He appeared in the census on 2 Apr 1930 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.169 Head of a houshold, worth $6500, age 40, married 10 years, born OR, Father born WI, Mother born MO. Insurance agent (code 8885) veteran of WWI. Listed with wife Vesta and three boarders: the Jeffersons: Earl, Angeline and their son James. Angeline was a cousin, once removed of Perry and the sister of Vesta. In 1931 he was an Oregon State Representative in Klamath Co, OR.170 Before 1971 he was an Oregon State Highway Commission in Salem, Marion Co., OR. He died on 3 Nov 1978 in West Salem, Polk Co., OR.171 Oregon death certificate may say death was on 5 Nov 1978. He was buried on 8 Nov 1978 in Salem, Marion Co., OR.172 Memorial service program. Ralph J. Turner attended this service and was a pall bearer. Service at Rigdon-Ransom Colonial Chapel in Salem, Marion Co., OR. Other bearers ere Charles (III) DeLap, Monte Jones, Jim Jefferson, William Stolk ad Byron Hazelton. Songs were: 'How Great Thou Art' and 'The Old Rugged Cross.' Organist Norman Sandberg. Soloist Merrill Womach. Rev. Charles Shorow officiating at 13:30 hours on a Wednesday. Ralph E. and Ruth M. Turner attended among several others. Internment in City View Cemetery: Section J, Block 37, Lot 4, S half, space 2.: T8S R3W sect. 33. 390 Hoyt St. S., Salem, OR . He served in the military 14 Dec 1917 to 19 Aug 1919 in France.173 785972, Sergeant, Motor Transport Co., 462. Thomas Brass, Major. He had Social Security Number 542-38-8854. An existing report card shows him as a student in the Bonanza District from 8 Oct 1894 to 8 Mar 1895 where his father C.R. DeLap signed as teacher. Graduated from Klamath Co. High School 1908. Quotation in his HS annual: "Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them." He was the business manager for the 'Boomer' annual in his senior year.

Charter member of the Klamath Falls Elks 1911.

Perry was deeded lots 25 and 26 in Lot 54 of the final partition of the San Pablo Rancho, Conta Costa Co., CA by his cousinr Floyd V Farrar 'an unmarried man of County of Curry, State of Oregon' on 17 Dec 1912.

Perry De Lap, 'an unmarried man of Klamath Falls, Oregon' had deeded these same lots to James J. Black of San Francisco on 30 Oct 1912. Evidently the filing of the first was after the date of transfer.

Living at 330 Jefferson, Klamath Falls, OR in 1925.

State president of Elks. Newspaper photo shows him in attendance at a ceremony to membership in 1958. Volunteered for military service in 1917. Address in 1920: Hot Springs Addition, Klamath Falls with wife Vesta. Partner in DeLap and Hayden Insurance at 315 Main Street Klamath Falls with C. A. Hayden in 1920. Elected Elk chief in 1929 in Klamath Falls. He was in the Oregon Legislature as a representative from Klamath County. Address with wife Vesta in 1930: Address 1930 in Klamath Falls: 2025 Earle Street while he was in insurance at 517 Main Street.

On 16 Dec 1941, Archie S. Parnell et ux sold to Perry et ux part of the Jesse Harritt DLC #67 T7S, R3W, Polk Co., OR in what is known as West Salem, a lot about 103' x 90' in size.

On 30 Sep 1940, Marguerite A. Hoereth et Vir sold to Perry et ux some more land earlier belonging to Archie S. Parnell in T7S, R3W, in Polk Co., OR, amounting to about 40' x 10' in extent.

On 4 May 1945 Mr.s Martha Lottis, a widow sold Perry and his wife .68 acres in the Harritt DLS in T7S, R3W, West Salem, Polk Co., OR.

On 19 May 1947, Perry and his siblings and mother and aunt Ella all signed a correction to a deed for Josiah De Lap's land sold to W. E. Knower.

On 10 Oct 1949, Perry purchased from Fred W. and Rowena Phillips a parcel of land in Section 21 T7S, R3W, of odd dimensions of about 90' x 60' x 300' x 60' in size, in West Salem, Polk Co., OR. on which he later built the house in which he lived for about 28 years and in which he died.

He worked many years for and retired from the Oregon State Highway Dept. He died in the house that he built at 1605 Alpine St., West Salem. Before that he lived for many years at 1195 Alpine St. His third wife, Gayle, survived him. He had no natural children by any of his three wives.. He smoked and he drank alcohol. He became hard of hearing. He had something of the DeLap sterness but was a generous man. He treated his first wife's children as his own. He visited his disadvantaged sister Wilmoth every two weeks for at least 20 years, while she was in the State institute in Salem.

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Loyd Ransom DELAP120,136,137,174,175 was born on 7 Sep 1891 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.176 He appeared in the census in Jun 1900 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.111 De Lap, Charles 43, born Jan 1857. Merchant who can read, write and speak English, home owned free and clear, married 15 years, born WI, father born NY, mother born WI (sic).
Martha 40, born May 1860. Merchant who can read, write and speak English, married 15 years with 8 living children.
True H. 14, born Oct 1885, at school 6 months, born OR can read, etc.
Charles F. 12, born Oct 188t, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Chester H. 12 , born Oct 1887, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Perry O. 10, born Oct 1889, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Lloyd R. 8, born Sep 1891, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Virgil G. 6, born Mar 1894, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Wilmoth A.3, born Dec 1896, (not at school), born OR, cannot read, write or speak.
Octavia D.1, born Jul 1898, ditto. He appeared in the census on 13 May 1910 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.25 De Lap, Charles, Head, 53, married 26 years, born WI, father born NY, mother IN. County Clerk owner of a mortgaged farm.
Emma O. (sic) wife, 49, married 26 years with 9 living children, born MO, father born VA, mother born MO.
True H. 24, born OR, student.
Perry O. 20, born OR, clerk.
Lloyd R. 18, born OR.
Virgal G. (sic) 16, born OR.
Wilmoth, 13 born OR.
Octiva D. (sic) 11, born OR.
Ruth M. 6, born OR.
all were able to read and write except Ruth.
Wilmuth of course could not read or write but was answered in the affirmative. He appeared in the census on 12 Feb 1920 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.177 De Lap, Loyd, head 28, born OR, assistant clerk.
Emma A.,wife, 20, born NM, fathe and mother born in Finland.
Wayne Edward, son, 11 months, born CA.
Junior Loyd, son, 2 months, born OR.
He was christened in 1926 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR. Baptised by A.F. Simmons. From notes in his mother's bible. He appeared in the census on 2 Apr 1930 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.178 De Lap, L. R. Head , worth $7500, age 38, married at 23, born OR, father born WI, mother born MO, Clerk in the County Clerk's office cold 9393
--Emma E., wife, age 30, married at 15, born NM, Father born Finland, mother born Finland., Clerk in the County Clerk's office cod 9393.
--Edward, son, 14, born CA, father born OR, mother born NM, in school
--Junior, son, 12 yrs old, born OR, in school
--Paula, daughter, age 10, born OR.
--Patricia, daughter, age 8, born OR.
--Robert, son, age 5, born OR. In 1930 he was a Deputy clerk: Circuit Court in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.137 He died on 3 Nov 1950 in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR.176,179,180,181 Date given as 6 Nov 1950 by Martha Octavia DeLap on her 'Will of specials' of 1957. Death certificate says 3 Nov 1950. Loyd's brother Virgil was the informant. Cause of death was a coronary occlusion. No other causes given by A. C. Crauk, MD. But Loyd had a drinking problem most of his life. Died at 2000 hours. He was buried on 7 Nov 1950 in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR.176 Lincoln Memorial Park. C. L. Davy (?) funeral director. He had Social Security Number 542-14-5205.176 Issued before 1950 He was a Nurseryman in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR.176 In the 1914-15 R.L.Polk Richmond & Contra Costa County Directory he is listed as Lloyd De Lap 'colr Western States Gas & Elec Co.,' in business at 343 9th Street. His brother is listed as De Lap & Horner at 448 7th Street. His grandfather Floyd Farrar is listed residing at 248 11th Street with Wilmot A.

Address in 1920: 231 S. Riverside, Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR. Living there with wife Emma.
Address with wife Emma in 1930: South Riverside Drive, Klamath Falls
Address in 1936: 644 S. Riverside, Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.
Address on 15 Dec 1949: 3611 SE Washington, Portland, 15, Multnomah Co., OR.

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Virgil Glenn DELAP133,182,183 was born on 29 Mar 1894 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR. He appeared in the census in Jun 1900 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.111 De Lap, Charles 43, born Jan 1857. Merchant who can read, write and speak English, home owned free and clear, married 15 years, born WI, father born NY, mother born WI (sic).
Martha 40, born May 1860. Merchant who can read, write and speak English, married 15 years with 8 living children.
True H. 14, born Oct 1885, at school 6 months, born OR can read, etc.
Charles F. 12, born Oct 188t, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Chester H. 12 , born Oct 1887, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Perry O. 10, born Oct 1889, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Lloyd R. 8, born Sep 1891, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Virgil G. 6, born Mar 1894, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Wilmoth A.3, born Dec 1896, (not at school), born OR, cannot read, write or speak.
Octavia D.1, born Jul 1898, ditto. He appeared in the census on 13 May 1910 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.25 De Lap, Charles, Head, 53, married 26 years, born WI, father born NY, mother IN. County Clerk owner of a mortgaged farm.
Emma O. (sic) wife, 49, married 26 years with 9 living children, born MO, father born VA, mother born MO.
True H. 24, born OR, student.
Perry O. 20, born OR, clerk.
Lloyd R. 18, born OR.
Virgal G. (sic) 16, born OR.
Wilmoth, 13 born OR.
Octiva D. (sic) 11, born OR.
Ruth M. 6, born OR.
all were able to read and write except Ruth.
Wilmuth of course could not read or write but was answered in the affirmative. He was educated High School Diploma in Jun 1911 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.184 He appeared in the census on 12 Feb 1920 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.26 De Lap, C. R. head, 62. County Clerk, born WI, father born NY, mother born WI.
Martha O. wife 59, born MO, father born WV, mother born MO.
Virgil G.son 25, born OR.
Wilmoth, daughter 23. born OR.
Octavia, daughter 21, born OR.
Ruth. daughter 16, born OR. He appeared in the census in Apr 1930 in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR.185 De Lap, Virgil, G. Head, owned home, worth $4700, Republican, white male 36, married at age 30, literate, born in OR, father born in WI, mother born in MO, code 97, citizen, owner of business: Public Accountant code 6694 class O employed, veteran WWI.
Myrtle wife, white 35, married at age 29, literate, born in WI, parents born in Norway, code 63, citizen no occupation.
Margaret L, daughter 3 born in OR, parents born in OR and WI, code 97.
Vernon G. son age 1 6/12, born in OR, parents born in OR and WI, code 97. In Jun 1932 he was a Treasurer of Yamhill Public Market in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR.186 Virgil G. De Lap today was appointed by Albert G. Johnson, commissioner of Public affairs as treasurere of Yamhill Public Market, affective June 27 at $175 a month. De Lap who is an ex-service man, in the marines, was second on the list of eligibles created under civil service examinations, his rating having been 98.78. Three names were certified from the civil service board from which... CPA... In 1970 he was a Certifed Public Accountant in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR. Still a partner in Wells, De Lap and King at 1096 Lloyd Building 700 NE Multnomah, Portland, OR 97232. He signed a will on 9 Mar 1989 in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR.187 I, VIRGIL G. DeLAP, a resident of Portland, Oregon, do hereby make, publish and declare this to be my Last Will and Testament and hereby revoke all Wills and Codicils heretofore made by me.

ARTICLE I

I authorize the personal representative of my estate to pay out of the residue of my estate all of my just debts allowed in the course of administration, the expenses of my last illness and funeral, final interment, and expenses of administration of my estate,

ARTICLE II

I am married to ELIZABETH M. DeLAP and there are no children of this marriage, living or deceased with issue surviving. I am the father of two children by a prior marriage: VERNON G.DeLAP and MARGARET L. DUNLAP, both adult children. MARGARET L. DUNLAP is deceased. My wife has one child by a prior marriage: MARY DAY COOPER, an adult child whom I have not adopted but for whom I make provision herein. I have no other children living or deceased with issue surviving.

ARTICLE III

I direct that ll estate, inheritance, sucession, death or similar taxes (except generation-skipping transfer taxes) assessed on my estate or any part thereof, on any devise contained in this my last Will (which term wherever used herein shall include any codicil hereto), or on any insurance upon my life or on any property held jointly by me with another, or on any transfer made by me during my lifetime, or on any other property or interests in propery included in my estate for such tax purposes be paid out of my residuary estate and shall not be charged to or against any recipient, beneficiary, transferee or owner of any such property or interests in property included in my estate for such tax purposes.

ARTICLE IV

Prior to my marriage to my wife, ELIZABETH M. DeLAP, we entered into an Antenuptial Agreement dated the 29th day of April, 1971. In such Agreement we settled our respective rights in our properties and the increase, interest, income, rents, benefits and/or dividends thereon. In conformance with such Agreement and the rovisions thereof, I hereby affirm, confirm and ratify such Agreement and made the following gift to my said wife in accordance with Paragrah (6) thereof:

I specifically bequeath and devise any right and/or claim I have in any assets held jointly by me with my wife, ELIZABETH M. DeLAP, if she survives me and, to the extent that I have any right to so direct, I bequeath and devise any social security survevor benefits to my said wife.

ARTICLE V

I give and devise:
1. To my sister, RUTH M. TURNER, if she survives me, the sum of Twenty Thousand and No/100's Dollars ($20,000.00) cash;
2. To my stepdaugter, MARY KAY COOPER, if she survives me, the sum of Ten Thousand and No/100's Dollars ($10,000.00) cash;
3. To my wife, ELIZABETH M. DeLAP, if she survives me, the sum of Twenty Thousand and No/100's Dollars ($20,000.00) cash;
4. To EDYTHA DUNLAP, my deceased daughter MARGARET L. DUNLAP's mother-in-law, if she survives me, the sum of Ten Thousand and No/200's Dollars ($10,000.00) cash;
5. To my sister-in-law, CLARA DOTSON, if she survives me, the sum of Five Thousand and No/100's Dollars ($5,000.00) cash;
6. To my son-in-law, SCOTT DUNLAP, if he survives me, the sum of Ten Thousand and No/100's Dollars ($10,000.00) cash;
7. To each of my following grandchildren, if he or she survives me, the sum of Ten Thousand and No/100's Dollars ($10,000.00) cash:
(i) MARGARET RICE;
(ii) DAVID DeLAP;
(iii) JOHN DeLAP;
(iv) PAUL DeLAP; and
(v) MARNY LAWSON;
8. If my son-in-law, SCOTT DUNLAP and my grandson ROBERT DUNLAP, both survive me by 120 hours, I give and devise the sum of Ten Thousand and No/100's Dollars ($10,000.00) to my son-in-law, SCOTT DUNLAP. It is my wish that SCOTT DUNLAP expend such sums and any income therefrom for ROBERT DUNLAP's health, support, maintenance and education.

Should any devise provided in Paragraphs 1 through 8 of this Article V fail because the person required to survive does not do so then the property subject to that devise shall pass as part of my residual estate pursuant to Article VI below.

In satisfaction of any devise provided in Paragraphs 1 through 8 of this Article V, the personal representative may, in his sole discretion, substitute securities in place of cash, the value of such securities to be determined as of the date of distriburtion to the devisee.

ARTICLE VI

I give and evise all the rest, residue and remainder of my property of every kind and description, (including lapsed legacies and devises), whereever situate and whether acquired before or after the execution of this Will to my son, VERNON G. DeLAP if he urvives me. Should he not survive me then my residuary estate shall be divided in half and I give and devise:
1. One-half in equal shares to the then surviving issue of my deceased son, VERNON G. DeLAP by right of representation; and
2. Except as hereafter provided, one-half in equal shares to the then surviving issue of my deceased daughter, MARGARET L. DUNLAP by right of representation; provided however that if ROBERT DUNLAP would otherwist be entitiled to a devise pursuant to this Article VI, instead I give and devise such share to SCOTT DUNLAP, if SCOTT DUNLAP survives me by 120 hours, and it is my wish that he expend the same and any income therefrom for ROBERT DUNLAP'S health, support, maintenance and education. But if SCOTT DUNLAP does not so survive me, for purposes of this devise, ROBERT DUNLAP shall be treated as having predeceased me.

ARTICLE VII

I hereby nominate, constitute and appoint as personal representative of this my Last Will and Testament my son, VERNON G. DeLAP and direct that he shall serve without bond. If for any realson he is unable or unwilling to serve or continue to serve then I hereby nominate, constitute and appoint as substitute personal representative my wife, ELIZABETH M. DeLap and direct that she shall serve without bond.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand to this my Last Will and Testament this 9 day of March, 1989.

signed: Virgil G. DeLap
VIRGIL G. DeLAP

This insturment, consisting of six (6) typewritten pages each bearing the signature of the above-named VIRGIL G. DeLAP was by him on the date which it bears signed, publsined and declared to be his Last Will and Testament in our presence who, at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other, we believing him to be of sound and disposing mind and memory, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.

Lola I. Mell (?) Residing at Clackamas Ore
Nancy L. Fosburgh (?) Residing at Milwaukee Ore"

The papers also include: "Decedent died on September 18,1991."
"The Personal Representative was appointed on October 22, 1991"
"ESTATE OF VIRGIL G. DELAP # 9110-91858 in the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon, for the County of Multnomah."



He died on 18 Sep 1991 in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR.188 He was buried on 23 Sep 1991 in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR.189 14:00 hours service at Caldwell's Colonial Chapel with Allan F. Johnson of
the First Covenant Church officiating and Carl B. Jones of the First
Baptist Church assisting. Songs: 'How Great Thou ARt' and the Lord's
Prayer. Carl Anderson, organist and Irene Anderson, soloist. Bearers
were Rohr Cooper, Paul DeLap, David Rice, David DeLap, Rob Dunlap and
George Cooper. Internment in Lincoln Memorial Park. He was christened in Eugene, Lane Co., OR. Baptised by Rev. Dunham. From notes in his mother's bible. He served in the military 15 May 1917 to 27 Sep 1919.190 Honorable discharge. Private in U. S. Marine Corps. He had Social Security Number 541 36 2867. Registered, with his elderr brother Charles F., a brand and ear mark with Klamath county on 15 Mar 1915. The brand wsa a capital D with a curve over it on the right shoulder of horses and on the right side (high) on cattle. The ear mark on cattle was to crop the left ear and undercut the right ear. Charles signed for Virgil. He included this statement: "above Brand to be used on Cattle Bougt of Chandler and Garrison adn which were turned over to Will Sims on the shares for a period of five years and all cattle bougth of Chandler & Garrison that are now ear marked will not be marked our ear mark but will be branded as above specified." This document also contained his father's signature as County Clerk and his brother Perry O.'s signature as deputy.

Address 1920: 260 Riverside Drive, Klamath Falls, OR.
Address for many years with wife Myrtle: 4334 NE 32nd Place, Portland, Multnomah Co., OR

Virgil and Myrtle De Lap sold to the Medford Corporation property in Jackson Co., OR: N 1/2 of the NE 1/4 and the SW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 and the NW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 34 in T36S R3E, on 6 Oct 1946.

Wrote to his sister Octavia and husband Homer on 4 Nov 1970 with a copy of the distribution of the estateof their parents and mentioned a recent visit and how he probably would never remary though he evidently had thought about it (to Betty).
Partner with Marcellus Dean' Dan' Wells, who died in 1954: Wells & De lap
In partnership with Willam 'Bill' A. King who died 1966: Wells De Lap & King
Worked for another firm for a few years and reutrned to work with King after 1954. Retired for the second time when he was 80. His son Vernon joined the Wells De Lap & King firm in 1956 becoming a partner in 1960-61.

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Wilmoth Achsah DELAP191,192 was born on 18 Dec 1896 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR. She appeared in the census in Jun 1900 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.111 De Lap, Charles 43, born Jan 1857. Merchant who can read, write and speak English, home owned free and clear, married 15 years, born WI, father born NY, mother born WI (sic).
Martha 40, born May 1860. Merchant who can read, write and speak English, married 15 years with 8 living children.
True H. 14, born Oct 1885, at school 6 months, born OR can read, etc.
Charles F. 12, born Oct 188t, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Chester H. 12 , born Oct 1887, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Perry O. 10, born Oct 1889, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Lloyd R. 8, born Sep 1891, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Virgil G. 6, born Mar 1894, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Wilmoth A.3, born Dec 1896, (not at school), born OR, cannot read, write or speak.
Octavia D.1, born Jul 1898, ditto. She appeared in the census on 13 May 1910 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.25 De Lap, Charles, Head, 53, married 26 years, born WI, father born NY, mother IN. County Clerk owner of a mortgaged farm.
Emma O. (sic) wife, 49, married 26 years with 9 living children, born MO, father born VA, mother born MO.
True H. 24, born OR, student.
Perry O. 20, born OR, clerk.
Lloyd R. 18, born OR.
Virgal G. (sic) 16, born OR.
Wilmoth, 13 born OR.
Octiva D. (sic) 11, born OR.
Ruth M. 6, born OR.
all were able to read and write except Ruth.
Wilmuth of course could not read or write but was answered in the affirmative. She appeared in the census on 12 Feb 1920 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.26 De Lap, C. R. head, 62. County Clerk, born WI, father born NY, mother born WI.
Martha O. wife 59, born MO, father born WV, mother born MO.
Virgil G.son 25, born OR.
Wilmoth, daughter 23. born OR.
Octavia, daughter 21, born OR.
Ruth. daughter 16, born OR. She appeared in the census on 19 Apr 1930 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.193 DeLap, Charles Head , home owned value: $10,000. 78 years old, married, literate, married at age 27, no college degree, born WI, father born NY, mother born IN, citizen, occupation: clerical, County Clerk, occupational class W, actually working, not a veteran.;

Martha O. wife of head of family, 69 years old, married at age 24, no advanced degree, literate, born in MO, father born VA, mother born MO, citizen, speaks English, no occupation;

Wilma M. daughter 33 years old, single, no education can't read or write, born Oregon, father born WI, mother born MO, not a citizen, no occupation, helpless invalid. 'absent' She appears in the Sanitorium of Wilson and Mabel Barber at 183 Granite Street in Ashland, Jackson Co., OR, on the western border of Lithia Park. The Sanitorium was valued at $15000. She had assisted living care there. She died on 1 Apr 1988 in Pendleton, OR.194 She was buried on 8 Apr 1988 in Salem, Marion Co., OR.195,196,197 Gerald McCray officiating. Internment in City view Cemetery, Salem, OR in the Perry O. DeLap plot::;; Section J, Block 37, Lot 4, S half, Space 2 at T8S R3W 33. 390 Hoyt St. S., Salem, OR.. Services were at 14:00 at the graveside on a blustery spring day. Her brother Virgil and sister Ruth survived her and were in attendance though at advanced ages themselves. Rigdon-Ransom mortuary. She appeared in the census 9-10 Apr 1930 in Ashland, Jackson Co., OR.198 Ashland City, Partyland Ward, Ashland Precinct SW Central.

house # 183, Dwelling 66, Family 69

Barber, Wilson M, Head $15000 age67 born OH, Father b MD, mother b PA, code 59, Citizen, proprietor of a Sanitorium
Barber, Mabel J., wife, etc.
De Lap, Wilmouth, patient, age 33, single, b OR, parents born OR (!), code 97, unemployed..
Agee, Ejana (?), patient, age 51, b OR, single, parents b MO, code 97, unemployed...
others if family and patients listed. A retarded person. She barely learned to walk. She took intensive care all of her long life. She was much loved by her siblings and anyone who met her. She had a good memory and remembered everyone she met. It was believed that she was normal for some time and then had a very high fever during a flu or some other childhood illness. And after that she did not progress.

The cost for the estate set up for her and her mother was $25 per month in 1947. From 1962 to 1966 the payments made by the family to the Oregon State Board of Control for her was $150 per year.

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Octavia Del (Tavy) DELAP119,199,200,201,202,203 was born on 17 Jul 1898 in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR. She appeared in the census in Jun 1900 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.111 De Lap, Charles 43, born Jan 1857. Merchant who can read, write and speak English, home owned free and clear, married 15 years, born WI, father born NY, mother born WI (sic).
Martha 40, born May 1860. Merchant who can read, write and speak English, married 15 years with 8 living children.
True H. 14, born Oct 1885, at school 6 months, born OR can read, etc.
Charles F. 12, born Oct 188t, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Chester H. 12 , born Oct 1887, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Perry O. 10, born Oct 1889, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Lloyd R. 8, born Sep 1891, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Virgil G. 6, born Mar 1894, at school 9 months, born OR, etc.
Wilmoth A.3, born Dec 1896, (not at school), born OR, cannot read, write or speak.
Octavia D.1, born Jul 1898, ditto. She appeared in the census on 13 May 1910 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.25 De Lap, Charles, Head, 53, married 26 years, born WI, father born NY, mother IN. County Clerk owner of a mortgaged farm.
Emma O. (sic) wife, 49, married 26 years with 9 living children, born MO, father born VA, mother born MO.
True H. 24, born OR, student.
Perry O. 20, born OR, clerk.
Lloyd R. 18, born OR.
Virgal G. (sic) 16, born OR.
Wilmoth, 13 born OR.
Octiva D. (sic) 11, born OR.
Ruth M. 6, born OR.
all were able to read and write except Ruth.
Wilmuth of course could not read or write but was answered in the affirmative. She appeared in the census on 12 Feb 1920 in Linkville, Klamath Co., OR.26 De Lap, C. R. head, 62. County Clerk, born WI, father born NY, mother born WI.
Martha O. wife 59, born MO, father born WV, mother born MO.
Virgil G.son 25, born OR.
Wilmoth, daughter 23. born OR.
Octavia, daughter 21, born OR.
Ruth. daughter 16, born OR. She died on 19 Feb 1978 in El Cerrito, Contra Costa Co., CA. She was buried on 21 Feb 1978 in Richmond, Contra Costa Co., CA.204 Lloyd O. Gaut officieating from the First Presbyterian Church in Richmond, CA at Wilson and Kratzer's Civic Center Chapel, in Richmond, and at the Sunset Mausoleum, in Berkeley, CA starting at 13:00 hours. She was baptized in Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR. Baptised by T.E.Griffith, presumedly in Klamath Falls, OR. From notes in her mother's bible. She had Social Security Number 547-72-7564. Issued 1963. This would have been the year she turned 65. She had ceased working about the time that Social Security began. But she would have been eligible for social security based on her husbands career. A sunny personality with quite a lot of energy. Belonged to Eulalona Tribe in High school 1913-1916. Junior Class Vice President 1915. Class historian and graduate: 1916. Address for many years with husband Homer: 2612 Sonoma Avenue, Richmond, CA (El Cerito) and at the time of her death. Member of the First Presbyterian Church. Acantha Chapter #249. Order of the Eastern Star. Women's City Club. Y.W.C.A of West Contra Costa Co. Board of the Camp Fire Girls of Richmond CA. Graduated from the Univ. of CA with the class of 1920. Member of the Delta Zeta Sorority of Berkeley, CA.

Taught at Turlock High School in Stanislaus Co. for two years beginning in Sep 1921. Teaching at the Richmond Union High school, at the time of her marriage. She had also taught uring 7 years in Richmond at the Richmond Junior High School. From 1930-1932 she substituted at the Richmond Union High School.

About 12 Jun 1926 she left home in Richmond to attend her sister Ruth's marriage to Ralph E. Turner.

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Ruth* Marie DELAP.