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Mr. and Mrs. Harold Clark have received word from her brother Harlow Ingall that his granddaughter Nancy Ingall had been killed in an automobile accident Saturday near Big Rapids where she is a student. She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Ingall of Plymouth. The funeral was held in Plymouth today.

Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, April 12, 1969.

Mr. And Mrs. O.J. Wells Married 50 Years Ago

FAYETTE, Sept. 24.—A group of relatives arranged a surprise Sunday for Mr. and Mrs. O.J. Wells of South Fayette Street in celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. The afternoon was spent socially and ice cream and cake were served, the bride of fifty years ago being presented with a cake. Mr. and Mrs. Wells resided in the west for many years, then on their farm near Lime Creek and for the last ten years have lived in Fayette.

Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gallup, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Gallup and three children and Mr. and Mrs. C.R. Burd, all of Ann Arbor, Mr. and Mrs. Harper Gallup and two daughters of Detroit, Mr. and Mrs. H.D. Ingall and daughter of Plymouth, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ingall of Morenci, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Wise of Ypsilanti, Miss Ruth Ingall of Waldron, Channing and Hattie Gallup of Lime Creek and Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Brackney and daughter Ruth Ellen of Hudson. Pictures were taken of Mr. and Mrs. Wells and also of the entire group.

Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, September 24, 1935.

Miss Gallup Was Seriously Ill

Ate Chicken Which Was Tainted and Ptomaine Poisoning Resulted

Miss Hazel Gallup, daughter of Charles E. Gallup, of East Kingsley street was made dangerously sick this week by eating some chicken which had been cooked in a metal kettle, and developed ptomaine poisoning.

Miss Gallup had been visiting her sister, Mrs. Harlow Ingall of Medina for a few days, and before she left on Sunday her sister gave her a cooked chicken to bring home. On Monday she ate a small quantity and soon afterward was taken violently ill. A doctor was called who pronounced it ptomaine poisoning, and vigorous treatment probably saved her life. Today she is just able to be about the house, although still very weak.

Source: Ann Arbor News, September 14, 1910.

Short News Items from 1943

Mr. and Mrs. Harlow Ingall of Plymouth and their daughter Miss Harriet Ingall of New York City were guests this weekend of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ingall. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Clark and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Clark. (Adrian Daily Telegram, August 10, 1943)

Thomas Watts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Prosser Watts who was operated on November 12, returned this morning to his home at 1056 College Avenue.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, November 23, 1943)

Lincoln—Leaving Monday en-route to San Francisco, Calif., for a short visit with her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Walling, was Mrs. Dot Walling who traveled by train. Lester Walling is a former Lincoln boy. He is now in the postal department of the U.S. navy stationed at San Francisco. Their home is in Woodburn where Mr. Walling was employed in the post office prior to leaving to go to California. (Salem Capital Journal, December 30, 1943)

Birth Announcements from 1919

Sunday a daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Otto Downard. (Caldwell Tribune, March 7, 1919)

Born, Sunday to Mr. and Mrs. Harlow Ingall of Plymouth, Mich., a daughter. (Adrian Daily Telegram, September 2, 1919)

A son, Roy William, was born Friday to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Wells of Washington, D.C. Mr. Wells is the son of Mr. and Mrs. O.J. Wells. (Adrian Daily Telegram, September 2, 1919)

Short News Items from 1910

Mrs. J.J. Walling of Nampa, accompanied by her sister, Miss Amy Madden of Caldwell, left on Friday for Rochester, Minn., where Mrs. Walling goes for hospital treatment. (Caldwell Tribune, August 5, 1910)

Mr. and Mrs. Harlow D. Ingall have returned from their wedding trip and have been spending a few days at the home of Mrs. Ingall’s father, Charles E. Gallup of East Kingsley street. They leave tomorrow for Medina Center where they will make their home on a farm. (Ann Arbor News, August 12, 1910)

Mrs. Isaac Shipman and daughter, Hazel, of Waverly, were guests last week of John and Russell Slocum (Rushville Chronicle, December 30, 1910)

Gallup—Ingall

One of the pretty and simple mid-summer weddings was solemnized last evening at 8 o’clock at the home of the bride, when Miss Anges Jewell Gallup, eldest daughter of Charles E. Gallup, was united in marriage to Harlow Dewey Ingall of Morenci, Mich.

Owing to the recent death of the bride’s mother, the affair was very quiet, and was witnessed only by relatives and a few close friends. The officiating clergyman was Rev. David Howell of Lansing, and the ceremony which took place at 8 o’clock, was begun by the wedding march played by Miss Mary Ann Haynes of Ann Arbor, during which Miss Gallup and Mr. Ingall took their places before the minister. Miss Gallup was unattended, and her gown was of lingerie trimmed with baby Irish trimming. The rooms were decorated with smilax and carnations prettily arranged, and a pink and white color scheme was carried out everywhere. After the serving of refreshments Mr. and Mrs. Ingall left on the 9:30 Michigan Central for Detroit and from there they will take a boat tonight for Mackinac, to be gone about two weeks.

Continue reading “Gallup—Ingall”

Rorick Reunion

MORENCI, Mich., June 25.—The Rorick reunion was held Wednesday at the home of E.E. Spear, Medina. There were about one hundred people present, and dinner was served under a tent on the lawn. At the business meeting, presided over by M.C. Rorick, the following officers were elected for the ensuing year.

     President, Dr. E.H. Rorick, Fayette.

     Secretary and treasurer, Mrs. Amelia Rorick, Morenci.

     Chairman of executive committee—Mrs. Earl Baldwin, Fayette.

Cosper M. Rorick and wife invited the members to meet at their home next year. The invitation was accepted. Continue reading “Rorick Reunion”

Charles E. Gallup

Charles E. Gallup, realtor, was born in Lenawee county, Michigan, March 14, 1862, a son of Harper P. and Susan Elizabeth (Loman) Gallup, the former a native of Melbourne, Canada, and the latter a native of New Jersey. The father came to the United States at the age of twenty-two years and settled in Wisconsin where he remained four years moving from there to Lenewee county, Michigan. He was a carpenter and worked at his trade until his death. Charles E. Gallup received his education in the schools of Lenawee county and Hillsdale College. As a young man he taught school and later became a farmer, an occupation he followed until 1907, when he came to Ann Arbor and engaged in the real estate business in which he has won a considerable degree of success. In addition to his interests in Ann Arbor he is vice-president and director in the Michigan Mutual Savings Association, of Detroit and is president of the Gallup-Folker Common Law Trust Company of Detroit. Mr. Gallup was married in 1884 to Miss Emma Jewell Gallup, who died May 5, 1910, leaving four children. They are: Mrs. Agnes Jewell Ingall, Mrs. Hazel May Sprenger, of Detroit, C. Arthur Gallup, of the Washtenaw Motor Company, of Ann Arbor, and Mrs. Lucile Burd, also of Ann Arbor. On May 7, 1912, Mr. Gallup was again married to Mrs. Harriet M. Shafer. Mr. Gallup is a Mason, a member of the Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce, the Ann Arbor Real Estate Board and a member of the official board of the Methodist church.

Source:  Finley, Byron Allen (editor).  N.D. Historic Michigan, Land of the Great Lakes. A third volume devoted to Washtenaw County.  Dayton, OH:  National Historical Association

Small Town News—Adrian Daily Telegram

Morenci—The Misses Marilyn Bryant and Pricilla Downer will leave Monday to being their school year at Siena Heights College in Adrian.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, September 11, 1943)

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Foster of Toledo called Sunday on Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Rorick.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 26, 1943)

Mrs. Harper Gallup and children are spending a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gallup of Kingsley-st.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, July 29, 1922)

Medina — Miss Helen Guss accompanied by Miss Helen Austin was home from Ypsilanti for the week-end.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 28, 1925)

Mr. and Mrs. Harlow Ingall of Plymouth and their daughter Miss Harriet Ingall of New York City were guests Friday of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ingall.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, August 10, 1943)

Miss Pearl Jones returned last evening from a pleasant visit with her cousin Dr. E.H. Rorick and family of Fayette, O.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, September 17, 1910)

Mr. and Mrs. William Jones and daughter, Pearl, were in Rollin Monday, attending the funeral of a brother’s child.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, September 2, 1905)

Sgt. and Mrs. Jacob Martz arrived Saturday from Portland, Ore., to spend a week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Rorick and family.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, September 13, 1943)

Mrs. W.C. McConnell is in Morenci, to attend the funeral of her grandfather, Mr. Rorick, who died Saturday. (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 17, 1898)

Mrs. E.E. Spear entertained Tuesday afternoon in honor of Mrs. Maurice Spear. The time was spent socially and Miss Lorena Johnson favored the company with music. Decoration in keeping with the season were [sic] attractive and refreshments were served. The guests were Mrs. G.H. Rorick, Mrs. C.H. Rorick, Mrs. Curtis Rorick, Mrs. Mary Rorick, Mrs. Frank Tayloe, Mrs. Fred oon [sic], Mrs. William Poucher, Mrs. George Pratt, Mrs. Paul Spear, Mrs. Kenneth Spear and Mrs. Richard Rogers. (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 2, 1925)

Dr. Maurice Spear is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Spear. Dr. Spear and wife recently received their diplomas from the Palmer School of Chiropractors in Davenport, Ia., and will located in Adrian.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, October 7, 1921)

Paul Spear of Claunch, N.M., a former Morenci resident, arrived Thursday evening to visit his brother Kenneth Spear and sister Mrs. Richard Rogers and family and other relatives. He will spend the weekend with his sister Mrs. Ray Lyons and family in Adrian. (Adrian Daily Telegram, October 16, 1943)