Seeking information, siblings and ancestors and the origin of this "calico" Surname:
1.HENRY PROCTOR DULLHENTY(may be the son of a JOHN DULLHENTY).Henry was born abt 1860 in NELSON TP, ONT, CAN, and died January 14, 1917 in MIMICO, ONT, CAN.He married RACHEL (ADA) CRANDON January 04, 1883 in HARRISTON, ONT, CAN, daughter of JOHN CRANDON and HANNAH LAUNSBURROW.She was born December 21, 1863 in BLANSHARD TWP, PERTH COUNTY, ONT, CAN, and died January 23, 1928 in LIVINGSTON CREEK, ONT, CAN - BURIED MAPLE RIDGE CEMETARY NEAR THESSALON, ONT.
Children of HENRY DULLHENTY and RACHEL CRANDON are:
i. LILY MAY DULLHENTY, b. February 16, 1885, HAMILTON, WENTWORTH COUNTY, ONT, CAN; d. July 21, 1885, LONDON, MIDDLESEX CO, ONT, CAN.
ii. KELLY GRIFFIN (HARRY) DELHENTY, b. Abt April 23, 1886, LONDON, MIDDLESEX CO, ONT, CAN; d. Abt 1966, TIMMINS, ONT, CAN.
2. iii. HAZEL ZILLA DELHENTY, b. July 22, 1887, LIVINGSTON CK, ONT, CAN; d. August 12, 1972, REGINA, SK, CAN.
3. iv. GORDON LEAMON DELHENTY, b. August 01, 1897, LONDON, ONT, CAN; d. October 16, 1974, THESSALON, ONT, CAN.
THE BOOK "IRISH FAMILIES" THEIR NAMES, ARMS, & ORIGINS BY EDWARD MACLYSAGHT LISTS PG 346 DULLEHANTY, O'DULLEHANTY, DELEHUNTY
(SEE MAP OF IRELAND 1300 - 1600 AT BACK OF BOOK AS IT SHOWS DULLEHANTY(sic)MAY HAVE COME FROM CENTRAL IRELAND IN OR NEAR THE COUNTY "OFFALY".PG 309 SAYS DELAHUNT (sic) WAS A GAELIC IRISH SURNAME.
Other possible spelling varients include: Re: DELHENTY, DULLHENTY, DULHUNTY, O'Dulhunty (anglicised O'Delahunty), Helen BROWN posted on genform under DELAHUNT - Have many ancestors from Kilkenny County but name spelled either DELAHANTY or DELAHUNTE.DELEHUNTs of Ireland/Pennsylvania - see genforum (may 18, 2000
"IRISH FAMILY NAMES" by Brian deRELLNGR929.42
page 88 - DELAHUNTY (no DELHENTY, DULLHENTY)
The surname DELAHUNTY (locally pronounced DULLANTY) derives from the Offaly Sept O'DULCHAIONTICH.It is now found mainly in an area radiating out from its original homeland, in Co. Leix, Co. Tipperary, Co. Kilkenny, Co. Waterford.The variant DULANTY, also survives.
Doug Eastman, Nanaimo, BC, Canada