Hamburg Undertaker is Victim of Acute Indigestion
Taken ill during the night, George C. Robinson, well know Hamburg funeral director, succumbed early on Saturday morning to an attack of acute indigestion, brought on by the eating of seafood the night before. He had not been in the best of health and only a short time before had had several teeth removed, believing this would rid him of his run-down feeling. The news of his death spread over the county Saturday morning, casting a gloom in Hamburg and Franklin where he was very well known. He was also well known for his activities as a fireman. George Robinson and the fire department were synonymous, he always taking a leading interest in its affairs, and particularly was he in his glory at the annual county firemens [sic] parade, where he could always be seen at the head of the Hamburg firemen. Practically since his residence in Hamburg he had been the department’s drillmaster. He was fifty-seven years old.
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David Carr, of Wantage avenue, Hamburg, died suddenly at his home Tuesday morning, aged sixty-eight years. He had been in ill health for about three years. He was born at Mt. Salem October 20, 1869, a son of James and Esther Simpson Carr. He is survived by his wife, Sarah Conklin Carr; one son, Frank Carr, of Hamburg; two daughters, Mrs. Edris Robinson and Miss Catherine Carr, both of Hamburg, and one granddaughter, Miss Carolyn Robinson of Hamburg; one sister, Miss Bertha Carr, also of Hamburg. He was water commissioner and pump house attendant in Hamburg for about eight years and retired last year because of poor health. For a number of years he was also a police officer of Hamburg. Most of his life was spent in Hamburg and vicinity. Funeral services were held this Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock from his late home, Rev. A.H. Derby, pastor of the Church of the Good Shepherd officiating, with burial in North Church Cemetery.
Source: Undated newspaper clipping on Ancestry. David Carr died January 4, 1938.
Announcement has come to Salem friends of the marriage of Miss Mary Robinson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F.R. Robinson of Eugene, to Richard W. Gilkey, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Gilkey of Salem.
The bride, former student at the University of Oregon, has been planning technician for the Marin county planning commission in California.
Mr. Gilkey, also a former student at the university, has been in the state highway office in Salem and is to be a pilot for the Royal Canadian air force. He reports for duty in Canada on July 21.
Source: Salem Capital Journal, June 26, 1941.
James P. Robinson Victim of Heart Attack
TURLOCK, April 12.—James P. Robinson, 64, died suddenly yesterday afternoon as the result of a heart attack while working in the field at this farm west of Turlock.
Neighbors had talked with him a few minutes before he was stricken. He was a native of Canada and had been a resident of Turlock for the past eight years.
Surviving are two sons and a daughter, George of Turlock, Fred of San Francisco, and Mrs. Marguerite Paulsen, San Francisco.
The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the O’Hara chapel. Rev. D.L. Moffett will officiate.
Source: Modesto News-Herald, April 13, 1928.
Wedding of great interest to Southern California was performed for Miss Ann Adams, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Adam Albert Adams of Pasadena, and Richard Packard Rorick Saturday afternoon in St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Jacksonville, Fla.
The bride is a cousin of Mrs. Merritt E. Van Sant of Pasadena and niece of Mr. and Mrs. William T. O’Connell of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. She was given in marriage by her uncle.
Mrs. James F. Robinson II of Grosse Pointe, Mich., sister of the bridegroom, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Misses Michelle Myers, Pasadena, Pasadena; Julia Potts, New York City; Paula Armstrong and Preston Stockton of Jacksonville, Fla.
Robert R. Bowen of Jacksonville was best man for the son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin H. Rorick of Perrysburg, O., and Palm Beach, Fla. Ushers were Marvin H. Rorick Jr., Perrysburg, O.; Robert B. Rorick, Toledo, O.; F. James Robinson II, Grosse Pointe, Mich.; and R. Alexander McClelland of New York City.
The bride, who made her debut at her aunt and uncle’s home when they resided in Lake Forest, Ill., will live in Jacksonville after a honeymoon in Jamaica.
Source: Los Angeles Times, May 6, 1957.
PERRYSBURG, O.—A long week-end, beginning Thursday, will be filled with parties for Sheila Rorick and Frederick James Robinson II, and the friends who will travel to Ohio for the couple’s wedding on Saturday.
One of the bridesmaids, Eugenie Lamb, will give a spinster dinner on Thursday evening at her home, honoring Sheila, who is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin L. Rorick.
On Friday, Mr. and Mrs. John D. Biggers, of Toledo, will be hosts at a luncheon for Sheila and Fred, with guests to include members of the bridal party and out-of-town guests.
Two dinners will be given that evening, with Mrs. Grace Baker, Mrs. Paul Prudden and Mrs. and Mrs. Ceilan H. Rorick giving the rehearsal dinner at the Carranor Hunt and Polo Club, and Mrs. and Mrs. George Pope MacNichol, Jr., entertaining out-of-towners at their home.
Source: Detroit Free Press, March 25, 1951.
Miss Marion Louise Robertson, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Samuel E. Robertson of 21 Walnut St., Newark, N.J., and Ford W. Margarum of Sussex, were married last night at the bride’s home by the Rev. Dr. Robert Scott Inglis, pastor of the Third Presbyterian Church, North. Miss Robertson is a former student at Blair Academy and Mr. Margarum is the President of the Farmers National Bank of Sussex. His grandfather and father each occupied the same position.
Source: New York Times, November 29, 1916