Short News Items from 1920

Word comes from Spokane that Albert Wallace, formerly of this city, was taken to the hospital Monday for an operation for appendicitis. (Nezperce Herald, February 5, 1920)

Johnnie Wallace writes from Vancouver, Wash., that he is spending his vacation working in the ship yards at that place, and that he will attend the deaf school at Vancouver this winter, taking a course preparatory to attending the national deaf school at Washington, D.C. (Nezperce Herald, August 26, 1920)

Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Myers, Mr. and Mrs. Scott Rochelle, Mr. Andrew Todd and Mr. Parle Hager and family were entertained to dinner Sunday by Mrs. Phebe Hempstead. (Columbus Sunday Dispatch, December 5, 1920)

Short News Items from 1909

Miss Edythe Myers is spending a week with her uncle, Mr. Scott Rochelle of Black Lick. (Columbus Sunday Dispatch, March 28, 1909)

Charles Palmer cut his hand severely while working at the mill. (Clare Sentinel, May 14, 1909)

Mr. and Mrs. Bert Walling are the guests of Mrs. Fannie Walling in Lodi. (Oakland Tribune, May 26, 1909)

Mr. and Mrs. Emmet Van Sickle, of Port Jervis, N.Y., and Earl Leppert, of Little Falls, N.Y., have been guests at the home of Charles Van Sickle, of Warren street. (Pittston Gazette, June 2, 1909)

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Card of Thanks

HICKMAN—We wish to sincerely thank friends, relatives and neighbors for their kindness, sympathy and floral offering at the death of our mother and grandmother, MARY ANN HICKMAN. Especially Rev. Bailey, Rev. Babbs and Moody-Straley Funeral Home for their services.

Mrs. Elizabeth Myers and Family,

Source: Columbus Dispatch, July 28, 1941.

Woman, 103, Dies At Reynoldsburg

Oldest Resident Remembered Stage Coach Days

Reynoldsburg had lost its oldest resident Thursday with the death of Mrs. Mary Ann Hickman who died at her home at the age of 103 Wednesday.

“Grandma Hickman,” as she resident, had watched the town residenst [sic], had watched the town progress for more than a century and liked to recall the days when stage coaches passed over the National pike.

Despite her advanced age, she was active until become ill seven weeks ago.  Doing her own housework, each year she would celebrate her birthday by serving a family meal at her home.

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Wedding News from the 1800s

The following marriage licenses have been issued. John J.L. Realer and Mary Sammis, Alonzo Myers and Lizzie Hickman. (Columbus Dispatch, February 26, 1879)

Elmer S.B. Sutton and wife were in town on their bridal trip on Friday last. (Pontiac Gazette, October 14, 1881)

Mr. W.C. McConnell, one of Adrian’s most prominent businessmen and a former well known resident of Pontiac, and Miss Hama Rorick, of Wauseon, Ohio, were married at the home of the bride Nov. 22. At home, No. 5 Broad street, Adrian, after December 5th. Congratulations. (Pontiac Bill Poster, November 28, 1888)

Invitations are out announcing the coming marriage of G. Henry Crane, bookkeeper at Pennock’s novelty store, and Miss Eva Rorick, daughter of Casper Rorick, of Morenci. The wedding will take place on the evening of September 16, at the Congregational church in Morenci. (Adrian Daily Telegram, September 7, 1897)

Daniel Hickman Dead

Reynoldsburg, O., Aug. 23.—Daniel Hickman, aged 78, a well known citizen of this county, died suddenly yesterday from heart failure. He leaves a wife and three children, Mrs. Jacob Wolf, Mrs. Alonzo Myers and Mrs. Michael Miller. The funeral will occur Saturday afternoon from his late residence.

Mr. Hickman was widely known as an accomplished and enthusiastic horseman, and in his younger days was the owner of many fine animals.  He was an elder in the M.E. church at the time of his death.

Source: Columbus Dispatch, August 23, 1901. 

Mrs. J. Harrison Myers

Mrs. Mary Cartharine [sic] Myers, wife of J. Harrison Myers, and a former resident of Port Jervis, died at her home in Sloatsburg Monday evening January 17 after an illness caused by neuralgia of the heart.  She was 67 years old the eighth of this month.

Mrs. Myers was born in McAffee, N.J., January 8, 1849.  Her maiden name was Mary C. Carr.  On Nav. [sic] 9, 1870, she was united in marriage at Salem, with J. Harrison Myers, and they spent their married life in Unionville, Port Jervis and Sloatsburg.  During their residence here, they made many friends, and the death of Mrs. Myers is mourned by many, for she was a woman of excellent traits of character.  She was a past noble grand of Orpha Lodge, Daughters of Rebekah. 

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Mr. Gospel [sic] Carr

Mr. Gospel [sic] Carr, an aged and highly respected resident of Unionville, died at the home of his son in that place Wednesday morning. Mr. Carr had long been a sufferer from consumption and kidney troubles which finally terminated in death. The deceased is survived by a wife and four children, as follows: James of Hamburg, John of Mt. Salem, William of Unionville and Katharine, wife of Harrison Myers of this village. The funeral was held at eleven o’clock this morning, at Unionville.

Source: Port Jervis Union, December 4, 1891. “Gospel” should be Gosper, a Rorick family name.