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Notes for Delilah Mills Ritter Creitzer Dye Laney Ball:

1850 census Dist 21, Vermilion Co., IL, taken August 1850
Household #28
Levi Mills, age 44, b. TN, farmer
Mary, age 37, b. VA
Delilah, age 15, b. Indiana
Adam, age 13, b. Indiana
William, age 11, b. Indiana
Rich, age 9, b. Indiana
Sarah, age 7, b. IL
Mary, age 5, b. IL
Eliza, age 8 months, b. IL

Married John Ritter - December 1853 (John died)

1860 census Carroll Twp., Vermilion Co., IL
John Ritter, age 35, day labor, b. KY
Delilah, age 24, b. Indiana
JP (male), age 5, b. IL
MJ (female) age 3, b. IL
Rachard (male), age 1, b. IL

Married James Creitzer - May 1864 (James died)

1870 - where are James & Delilah?
1870 Richard Rutter, age 11, Carroll Twp, Vermilion Co., IL - living with the family of Richard Mills, age 25.

Married Lawrence Dye March 1871(Lawrence died)

1880 United States Census Elwood, Vermilion, Illinois Page Number 401B
Delilah DYE Self W Female W 45 IN Keeping House VA VA
Hawes C. DYE Son S Male W 8 IL KY IN
Ruvilla DYE Dau S Female W 8 IL KY IN
Thomas DYE Son S Male W 4 IL KY IN
Plowman DYE Son S Male W 1 IL KY IN

Married J. W. Laney - August 1880 (ended in divorce)
Married Henry Ball January 1883 (Delilah died)

Entries: 1881 Updated: Sat Aug 25 10:44:52 2001 Contact:
ID: I1845
Name: Delilah MILLS
Sex: F
Birth: ABT 1835 in IN
Death:

Father: Levi MILLS
Mother: Mary "Polly" O'BRYANT b: ABT 1813 in Washington County, VA

Marriage 1 John RITTER
Married: 11 DEC 1853 in VERMILION, IL
Children
J.P. RITTER b: ABT 1855 in IL
Mary Jane RITTER b: ABT 1857 in IL
Richard RITTER b: ABT 1859 in IL
Franklin RITTER
Nancy Anna RITTER

Entries: 1881 Updated: Sat Aug 25 10:44:52 2001 Contact:
1 Levi MILLS b: d:
+ Mary "Polly" O'BRYANT b: ABT 1813 d:
2 Delilah MILLS b: ABT 1835 d:
+ John RITTER b: d:
3 J.P. RITTER b: ABT 1855 d:
3 Mary Jane RITTER b: ABT 1857 d:
+ Joe PEARMAN
3 Richard RITTER b: ABT 1859 d:
+ Cora Belle REFFETT b: d:
3 Franklin RITTER b: d:
+ America REFFETT b: d:
3 Nancy Anna RITTER
+ James A REFFETT b: d:
2 Adam H MILLS b: ABT 1837
2 William MILLS b: ABT 1839 d:
2 Richard MILLS b: 16 MAY 1840 d: 23 MAR 1919
2 Sarah MILLS b: ABT 1842 d:
2 Mary A. MILLS b: ABT 1842 d:
2 Eliabeth MILLS b: JULY 1850 d:
2 Holcomb MILLS b: ABT 1852 d:


At time of marriage to Lawrence Dye was a widow, married name Delilah Creitzer.

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RITTER, JOHN MILLS, DELILAH VERMILION 12/11/1853 A /204
CRITESER, JAMES RITTER, DALILAH VERMILION 05/22/1864 3 /9
DYE, LAWRENCE CREITZER, DELILAH VERMILION 03/17/1871 3 /69
LANEY, J W DYE, DELILAH VERMILION 08/23/1880 D /56 2478
BALL, WILLIAM H DYE, DELILA VERMILION 01/05/1883 D /86 3827


There is a statement in the pension file of Lawrence Dye that Delilah Mills was married 5 times to:

John Ritter - December 1853 (John died)
James Creitzer - May 1864 (James died)
Lawrence Dye March 1871(Lawrence died)
J. W. Laney - August 1880 (ended in divorce)
Henry Ball January 1883 (Delilah died)

Dates added from Illinois state marriage index.