MORENCI, Mich., March 14.—Leroy W. Rorick was born in Seneca township, Lenawee county, Michigan, September 14, 1847, and departed this life March 10, 1917, aged 69 years. His father, Cosper Rorick, a native of New Jersey, came to Michigan in 1840 and commenced with the pioneers of this county in the work of changing a wilderness to a domain of fine homes and productive farms. His father was married to Nancy A. Breese, January 15, 1845, and they settled on a farm one mile north of Seneca in a log house with primitive surroundings, where the subject of this sketch was born. He grew up on the farm, laboring with his father in the fields as boys in those days did, and walked 2 ½ miles to a district school house for his education, which was completed at Medina academy.Continue reading “Leroy W. Rorick”
The funeral party accompanying the remains of Mrs. McCloe who passed away at her home in Detroit, arrived at the home of her brother, W.R. Rorick Monday morning and the funeral service was held at the Rorick home Monday afternoon, the Rev. S.N. Oliver officiating. George Pratt sang and the bearers were G.H. Rorick, C.M. Rorick, J.P. Rorick, Allie Kennedy, Earl Baldwin and F.T. Sullivan. Friends and relatives from out of town as the service were Melvin McCloe, Miss Maud McCloe, Mr. and Mrs. A.H. Nimmo, Virginia Rorick Nimmo, Misses Mary and Florence Bryant of Detroit; Mrs. Frank J. Sweeney, Norma Sweeney of Buffalo; Mrs. Lottie Abbuskey, Harold Abbuskey of Waldron, Mich.; Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Stoner, Mrs. G.H. Crane, Mr. and Mrs. F.T. Sullivan, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Baldwin, Mr. and Mrs. R.D. Amsbaugh of Fayette, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Rorick of Adrian, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Guss and family, Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Scott of Medina, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bryant, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Salisbury and family and Jacob Hathaway of Medina. The burial was made in Oak Grove cemetery.
Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, January 12, 1926.
Medina, Mich., March 29.—The home of Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Spear of Sunny Brook farm was the scene of a pretty appointed wedding when their daughter Dorothy R. was united in marriage to Richard H. Rogers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Rogers, prominent farmers of Medina township. To the strains of Lohengrin’s wedding march, played by Mrs. Lilje Gulbrandsen Moore, the bride and groom, attended only by the ring bearer, Margaret Spear, little sister of the bride, entered the parlor and took their places under a canopy of green and white.Continue reading “Rogers-Spear”
John Harlyn Bryant, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Bryant, was born March 24, 1903, at their country home in Dover township, and died July 4, 1931, at the age of 28 years.
He attended the Adrian high school, graduating with the class of 1923. He also spent one year at Adrian Business College. February 4, 1928, he was married to Margaret Spear of Morenci. Those left in the immediate family are his widow and two little years, Carolyn Ann and Betty Jane; his father and mother, grandmother, Mrs. Lillian Rice, and one brother, George, at home. He was a loving, kind and patient father and husband, loved by all who knew him.Continue reading “John Bryant”
Mrs. Galbraith Tannahill, formerly of San Marino, will be married to Cary Albert Baldwin, formerly of Detroit, in Wayfarers’ Chapel this morning with Rev. Robert L. Young officiating. A luncheon reception will follow at La Venta Inn.
Mrs. Arnold Holden of Pasadena and Lloyd Wright will attend the couple, who will live in Los Angeles after a wedding trip to Vancouver Island.
Mrs. Tannahill is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George H. Galbraith of Long Beach. Mr. Baldwin is a member of the Beach Club.
Source: Los Angeles Times, July 19, 1963.
NEWBERRY—Ned Baldwin, 61, of Tecumseh, died in his sleep at the Floyd Russell Resort in Curtis, Wednesday. Oct 3.
Mr. Baldwin was vacationing, and was on his way to Manitoba with his two brothers, where they were going on a hunting tip. He was born in Fayette. Ohio, August 6, 1901, and he was a veteran of World War I.
He was the owner of a retail Hardware store in Tecumseh, Mich. The body was flown to Tecumseh Wednesday afternoon.
Source: Escanaba Daily Press, October 5, 1962.
“Ted” Pomeroy, Middleton, visited his brother, Mark Pomeroy, Hansen, this week and spoke highly of the advantages of raising sweet corn in his area. (Twin Falls Times-News, April 21, 1961)
Mrs. Lloyd Green, her grandchildren Brad and Sharon Baldwin and their father Cary Baldwin of Beverly Hills were visitors at Camelback Inn near Phoenix. (Los Angeles Times, December 11, 1961)
Mrs. Cary Baldwin, the former Betty Jo Green, died Friday after a lingering illness. Mrs. Baldwin, a member of the Junior League, the Assistance League Junior Auxiliary and served with the Gray Ladies’ Blood Bank Corp. during World War II, leaves her husband, Cary; a daughter, Sharon, and a son, Bradley, as well as her mother, Mrs. Lloyd Green of Los Angeles, and her grandmother, Mrs. George Bennett of Rapid City, S.D. Funeral services will be private. The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Bennett Carlson Memorial Hospital in Rapid City, S.D.
Source: Los Angeles Times, December 30, 1961.
Peter Baldwin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Duane Baldwin, enlisted in the U.S. Army and is stationed for his basic training at Fort Carson, Colorado. (Livingston County Press, November 28, 1956)
Members of the Chester Walling family gave first aid and called the ambulance for persons involved in a car accident on Sand Ridge Friday evening. The car, belonging to a Brownsville man, was going south and went into loose gravel on the right, then careened into the left bank of the curve where the road turns east. Of the four men in the car, at least one, whose name is unknown, was badly cut from glass, others were suffering shock. (Lebanon Express, November 29, 1956)
Earl Nelson Baldwin was born November 3, 1878, at Morenci, Michigan, a son of Nelson Baldwin and Sarah (Sims) Baldwin.
He attended Fayette Normal College, Fayette, Ohio, and on October 7, 1900, was married to Myrtie Rorick. To them seven children were born. The family moved to Howell from Fayette 31 years ago and, until the past few years, Mr. Baldwin owned and operated a successful business as hardware merchant here until he retired. The local business is now operated by his son, Duane.