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Warren Delano, III

Also Known As: "Warren Delano", "IV"
Birthplace: Newburgh, Orange County, New York, United States
Death: Died in Newburgh, Orange County, New York, United States
Place of Burial: Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. Warren Delano Jr. and Catherine Robbins Delano
Husband of Jennie Delano
Father of Warren Delano, IV; Sara Redmond; Lyman Delano; Ellen Walters Adams; Laura Franklin Delano and 2 others
Brother of Susan Maria Delano; Louise Church Delano; Deborah "Dora" Perry Forbes; Anne Lyman Hitch; Warren Delano and 5 others

Occupation: Agent, coal dealer
Managed by: Arik Vladimir Russell
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About Warren Delano, III

Warren Delano, S.B., of Barrytown, N. Y., a Pilgrim Tercentenary member since 1919, was born at Newburgh, N. Y., 11 July 1852, the son of Warren and Catherine Robbins (Lyman) Delano, and died at Barrytown 9 September 1920. He was a descendant of Philippe1 de Lannoy, who was baptized at Leyden, Holland, 7 December 1603, arrived at Plymouth in New England in the Fortune 9 November 1621, and married Hester Dewsbury, through Jonathan1 and Mercy (Warren), Thomas* and Jane (Peckham), Ephraim4 and Elisabeth (Cushman), Warren* and Deborah Perry (Church), and Warren6 and Catherine Robbins (Lyman), his parents. His father was born in 1809 in what is now Fairhaven, Mass.

He received his early education at Brattleboro, Vt., 1864-65, at Cambridge, Mass., 1865-1867, and at Celle, Hanover, Germany, 1867-1870. He was graduated from the Lawrence Scientific School, Cambridge, in 1874, receiving there the degree of S. B.

He followed the profession of mining engineer, acting at various times as superintendent, manager, and, more recently, as coal operator and railroad director. He had large mining interests in Pennsylvania, and was president of the Delano Coal Company, with offices in New York City .

He was a lover of horses, and his stable at his Barrytown summer home was one of the finest in Dutchess County. He made a specialty of breeding Norwegian and Swedish horses. He was one of the directors of the Springfield Park Association, and maintained that the draught horse would never be supplanted by the automobile for short-distance hauls.

Mr. Delano married, 11 July 1876, Jennie Walters, daughter of William Thompson and Ellen (Harper) Walters, who survives him, together with five children, Lyman, Ellen Walters, Laura Franklin, Jean Walters, and Sara. Two other children died young.

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(VI) Warren (2) Delano, eldest child of Captain Warren (1) and Deborah (Church) Delano, was born July 13, 1809, in Fairhaven, and died January 17, 1898, at Newburgh, New York, at his residence called the "Algonac." He married, November 1, 1843, at Northampton, Massachusetts, Catherine Robbins, born January 10, 1825, died February 10, 1896, at Newburgh, daughter of Judge Joseph Lyman and Anne Jean (Robbins) Robbins, the last named a daughter of Hon. Edward Hutchinson Robbins, who was a member of congress from Massachusetts, and speaker of the house in 1793.


Susan Maria, born October 13, 1844, in Macao, China;

Louise Church, June 4, 1846, in the same place;

Deborah Perry, August 29, 1847, in Northampton, became the wife of William Howell Forbes, of Hong Kong, China;

Annie Lyman, January 8, 1849, in New York City, married Frederic Delano Hitch, of Shanghai, China;

Warren, died in infancy, at Newburgh;

Warren, born July 11, 1852;

Sara, mentioned below;

Philippe de Lannoy, February 3, 1857;

Catherine Robbins, May 24, 1860; Frederic Adrian, September 10, 1863, in Hong Kong;

Laura Franklin, December 23, 1864, in Hong Kong.

(VII) Sara, fifth daughter of Warren (2) and Catherine (Robbins) Delano, was born September 21, 1854, and was educated in this country and in Europe. She married, October 7, 1880, James Roosevelt, of New York (see Roosevelt VII).

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Warren Delano, III's Timeline

September 20, 1852
Newburgh, Orange County, New York, United States
July 11, 1876
Age 23
July 29, 1877
Age 24
Mount Savage, Allegany County, Maryland, United States
July 16, 1883
Age 30
Newburgh, Orange County, New York, United States
July 10, 1884
Age 31
East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, United States
August 23, 1885
Age 32
December 12, 1889
Age 37
January 8, 1892
Age 39
December 16, 1894
Age 42
October 10, 1920
Age 68
Newburgh, Orange County, New York, United States