Appraise Estate Of Catherine Rochelle

E.B. Alston, Joseph H. Marr and Frank Jamison have appraised the estate of Catherine Rochelle, of Hamilton at $805.82, they reported in probate court Thursday.

Source: Hamilton Journal News, July 23, 1925.

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Shower Given At Neiger Home

Lincoln—Mrs. A.C. Upham, formerly Miss Juanita Walling, was honor guest at a miscellaneous shower at the Kasper Neiger home Tuesday with women of the community assisting Mrs. Neiger. Golden forsythia and crimson Japonica were used effectively about the room as decorations. The diminutive gifts were wheeled into the room in an infant’s crib and handed to Mrs. Upham by her sister, Miss Dorothy Walling. Assisting Mrs. Neiger to serve refreshments were: Miss Jeannie Smith, Mrs. C.C. Grimm, Mrs. H.J. Neiger, Mrs. J.C. Jessup and Mrs. W.R. Edwards.

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Wallings Injured On Lincoln Return

Lincoln—Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Walling were severely injured in an automobile accident Wednesday while on their return trip from Salem.  The other car involved was that of Mrs. Frank Rivett, Sr., of Brush College.  The Rivett car came onto the Wallace road from a by-road and was not seen by Mrs. Walling until too late to avoid a collision.  Mrs. Wallings’ [sic] face was lacerated and a vein in her leg cut.  Mr. Walling had cuts about the body and legs.  Both returned home after being treated in Salem.

Source:  Salem Capital Journal, July 18, 1941.

Silver Wedding Date

SENECA—The children of Mr. and Mrs. John P. Rorick are planning an open house Sunday at the farm home north of Seneca in honor of the 25th wedding anniversary of their parents. Friends, relatives and neighbors are invited between 2 and 5 p.m.

Miss Julia M. Farquhar and John P. Rorick were married March 19, 1935, in Adrian by Rev. George D. Prentice. They have lived their entire married life at the same farm home. They are the parents of three children, Mrs. Bob (Jeanne) Laser and Margaret Ann and John at home. They have three grandsons.

Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, March 16, 1960.

Celia Jane Walling

Walling—At the residence, route 1, Sunday, January 11, Celia Jane Walling, aged 91 years.  Mother of Tracy and Alvin Walling of Lincoln; sister of Ben Harris of Seattle and James Harris of Airlie; also survived by 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; Services in the chapel of the W.T. Rigdon company Thursday, January 15, at 10 a.m. Rev. Guy L. Drill will officiate.  Concluding services in Zena cemetery.

Source:  Salem Capital Journal, January 14, 1942.

Pioneer Walling Leaves Lincoln

Lincoln—Mrs. Celia Walling, descendant of pioneer parents with whom she crossed the plains from Missouri when an infant in 1850, died at her Lincoln home, Sunday, at the age of 91 years, eleven months and 26 days after a brief illness.

Celia Jane Harris was born at Sheraton county, Mo., January 16, 1850. The following May her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Harris started across the plains with a wagon train of which her father was captain. Continue reading “Pioneer Walling Leaves Lincoln”

Letter and Telegram Arrive Same Time

Lincoln—Neighbors and friends of the Tracy Walling family will be interested to know that a message was received last week from their eldest son, George Walling, who left here for points unknown in October.

He arrived at Baltimore from Cape Town, the vessel taking 33 days for the trip.

John Walling, a brother who resides in Salem got a letter from him the same day his parents got the telegram. His letter was dated February 28 from Cape Town.

Source: Salem Capital Journal, May 7, 1942.

Harriet H. Drumm

A lingering illness from cancer caused the death of Mrs. Harriet H. Drumm, aged 69 years, of Hopewell, at the home of her sister, Mrs. Lorena Haines of Spangler Drive, at 11:30 o’clock Wednesday morning. She was the widow of the late A.P. Drumm and was one of the oldest residents of the Hopewell vicinity. She was born at Cottage Hill and resided there until seven months ago. She was a member of the Union M.P. church for 54 years.

Mrs. Drumm is survived by two sons, Harvey F. and O.A. Drumm, of this city, and by two brothers and two sisters: S.A. Search, C.C. Search, Mrs. Nathan Yocum and Mrs. Lorena Hains [sic], all of Zanesville.

The funeral will be conducted at Finley chapel in Falls township Friday morning; the cortege will leave the home at 10 o’clock, standard time. Burial will be in the Williams cemetery.

Source: Zanesville Times Recorder, February 13, 1913.

Warrants Signed For Brewer And Rochelle

While he and his companion, Walter Davis, 17, were peacefully standing on Henry street, Friday night, William Rochelle, 20, North Fifth and Heaton streets, told police, William Brewer, 41, 215 South Shuler avenue, approached them, started an argument and without provocation struck Davis in the mouth. Rochelle signed a warrant charging Brewer with being intoxicated.

The altercation took place on Henry street. Officers Justice and McCormick arrested Brewer. Brewer denied he was drunk. Officer Koch, ambulance driver, said Brewer was intoxicated when taken to the city jail.

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