I don't have any information on your John, but the following information on Delos and his family may show some familiar names:
Delos Abrams, son of Anthony Abrams, was born on June 29, 1834, in Montgomery County, New York.Delos was one of nine children.He received a common school education, and lived with his parents until 21 years of age.On June 13, 1854, he married Martha M. Harvey, who was born on June 22, 1837, in New York of Scotch and German parents.Her father's name was Chisholm Harvey, and they were Congregationalists.In the 1850 census for Florida, Montgomery County, New York, is listed James (1803) and Kesiah (1803) Harvey with four children: Sarah M. (1835), Martha M. (1837), Margaret E. (1839) and William H. (1843), all born in New York, including the parents.It is assumed that Chisholm was James Harvey's nickname.
After the marriage of Delos and Martha Abrams, they lived on a farm in New York for two years, and then moved to Grant County, Wisconsin, in October, 1856.For 28 years, they worked dairy farms in Little Grant, Grant County, Wisconsin.Then on April 4, 1888, Martha died in Lancaster, Wisconsin.Martha's obituary described her as being a large, fleshy woman, who died of acute pneumonia.She was a Christian woman and a devoted wife and mother.
Delos and Martha had four children: Mary, Susie, Harvey, and Elizabeth.Mary Abrams married Charles Alexander of Mount Hope; Susie Abrams married Judge Daniel Needham, and lived in Lewiston, Idaho.Judge and Susie Needham had a son Delos.Elizabeth Abrams married Albert Hagan and they had two children, Bertha and an unnamed son.Albert and Elizabeth Hagan started the town of Sundre, Canada, which is near Olds and Calgary, Canada.Three years after Martha's death, Delos married Desire Lee, who was born on April 20, 1835, in Vermont, according to the 1900 census. Delos Abrams was involved in politics as a school clerk, Justice of the Peace, assessor, town board chairman, and in 1876 was elected to the state legislature as a Republican.Delos was a Royal Arch Mason.His farm in Little Grant comprised 606 acres.After moving to Lancaster, he was superintendent and later president of the county agriculture association.Delos was very much respected in both his public life and domestic life.He died on December 19, 1916, in Lancaster, Wisconsin.His widow Desire died on October 31, 1921, in Lancaster, Wisconsin.