This article shows Delia in a scandal. It's from the 9-18-1890 InterOcean Newspaper, "To Arrest a Faithless Husband. Mrs. Maggie Conroy, living at No. 207 Aberdeen street, swore out warrants yesterday for the arrest of her husband, William Conroy, and Delia Behan on the charge of adultery. An officer of the Humane Society and Mrs. Conroy discovered the erring husband and the woman together at No. 130 North Morgan street, where they had been living for about three weeks as man and wife.
Noted events in her life were:
• Alt. Birth, 1869. 76
• Alt. Name: Behan. Listed with this spelling on her son's birth certificate.
• Residence, 6 Jun 1900, 24 25th Place, Chicago, Cook, IL. 34 Living here are Louis as head, Delia his wife, and daughter Carrie L. Ward 5, Enumeration district no. 188, sheet 7.
Delia married Louis W. Mette, son of George Mette I and Annie Elizabeth, on 9 Aug 1897 in Chicago, Cook , IL, USA 74.,76 (Louis W. Mette was born in 1842 in Prussia (Germany),25,650 died on 20 Mar 1904 in Chicago, Cook , IL, USA 40 and was buried on 23 Mar 1904 in Oakwoods Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, IL 44.)