William Rorick, one of the few remaining pioneers of Michigan, died at his home in Morenci, Saturday morning at 6 o’clock. He was born in Sussex county, N.J., March 30, 1805, and came to this county over sixty years ago. He leaves five children, Mrs. Converse, E.B. Rorick of Morenci, Hon. John C. Rorick of Wauseon, O., Hon. E.H. Rorick, superintendent state hospital at Athens, O., and J.M. Rorick of Seneca, Mich.
Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, January 17, 1898.