Jacob Delp


Jacob Delp was born in North Hampton County, Pa., and died at Yellow Creek, Ill., Dec 20. After the death of his father Jacob settled with his mother in the Nimishillen congregation in Ohio and grew up in the home od Daniel Fry, whom he accompanied to Illinois in 1848. Married Nancy Fry in 1853. Chosen minister in about 1871 and ordained in 1905. He was known for the way in which he blended the words and tunes when he lined hymns


Source:  Brethren In Northern Illinois and Wisconsin, page 156; by John HECKMAN and J.E. MILLER
Brethren Publishing House, Elgin, Illinois - 1941
Submitted by: Layne A. Holley on 4⁄22⁄02





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