Biographical and Genealogical History of Morris County New Jersey. Illustrated. Vol. I., Lewis Publishing Company, New York and Chicago, 1899.
The late William DELLICKER, of Hackettstown, was one of the leading business men of Morris county, and was descended from a family which came many years ago into the vicinity of German Valley and were established at Springtown, where the father of our subject was a merchant and distiller. He married Sophia NEIGHBOUR and the subject of this mention was one of eight children. He was schooled in the country school and began life as a merchant and continued his father's old business in company with a brother, Samuel.
In 1868 he left Springtown and located near Hackettstown, where he purchased a farm and ever after resided there. He was a good businessman, successful, and many years ago was made a director in the Hackettstown National Bank and was its vice-president at his death. He was somewhat prominent in politics; was a lifelong Democrat and held many offices of the township of Washington. He married Caroline BRUNER and died September 13 1896, at the age of eighty-two years. Their children are: Augustus H., Frederick, of Rockport; Harry B., of Hackettstown; Carrie and William.
Transcribed by Ida King
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