Pioneer Passes Away

“Grandma” Rochelle Dies At Home In Reynoldsburg

Helped Her Husband Clear the Land and Build Their Cabin—Funeral Services.

The funeral services over the remains of Mrs. Lucinda Search Rochelle were held Wednesday from the late residence near Reynoldsburg, Rev. G.N. Tussing, pastor of the Reynoldsburg Baptist church officiating. Interment will be made in the cemetery near the deceased’s home.

Mrs. Rochelle passed away at her home near Reynoldsburg Monday of troubles incident to her advanced years.

She was born in Sparta, Sussex county, New Jersey, July 9, 1809, and was married to John Rochelle at Morristown, N.J., on April 9, 1825.

On December 7, 1836, the young couple decided to come to Ohio and made the long hard trip, beset with all the difficulties and dangers of those early days, in the original type of a prairie schooner.

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Short News Items from 1939

William Rochelle, age 37, Fifth and Heaton streets, was taken to Fort Hamilton hospital, directly from the train on which he returned from the Mayo Brothers Clinic, Rochester, Minn., Thursday night at 5:30 o’clock. His condition is serious. (Hamilton Daily News Journal, March 3, 1939)

Miss Ivadell Beardslee is home from Michigan State College for the Christmas vacation. (Clarkston News, December 22, 1939)

Short News Items from 1924

Mrs. F.T. Sullivan entertained a few friends Tuesday at a turkey dinner honoring her mother, Mrs. E.H. Rorick, on her seventieth birthday anniversary. Covers were laid for Mrs. Lewis Converse, Mrs. M.C. Rorick and Mrs. Will Rorick of Morenci, Mrs. W.O. Ford, Mrs. G.H. Crane and Mrs. W.L. Knoff. (Adrian Daily Telegram, February 22, 1924)

Mr. and Mrs. H.G. Bunch, accompanied by the latter’s sister Mrs. Marion Bunch left for Medford Friday for a few days’ visit.  While there Mrs. Bunch will consult an eye specialist. They made the trip in their touring car and will return Sunday. (Klamath News, April 15, 1924)

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Groover spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Cassius Sutton of Hunters Creek. (Oxford Leader, May 2, 1924)

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Short News Items from 1922

Winfield Bailey was injured when his horse ran away recently, throwing him out. (Oxford Leader, January 6, 1922)

Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Myers of Rose Hill were guest of her mother, Mrs. Mary Ann Hickman, Sunday. (Columbus Sunday Dispatch, January 8, 1922)

Word was received here Monday that Dr. E.H. Rorick of Fayette had suffered a stroke of paralysis and was in a critical condition. On Tuesday evening Judge Barber received word that the Doctor could not live more than 36 hours according to physicians. (Fulton County Tribune, January 26, 1922)

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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 1911

Mrs. Emma Van Sickle, of Port Jervis, N.Y., is a guest at the Friedman home, on Warren street. (Pittston Gazette, March 29, 1911)

Marion Sutton is attending the state G.A.R. encampment at Ypsi. (Oxford Leader, June 24, 1911)

W.W. Sheplee received a letter Saturday from Dr. Garth of Port Arthur, Texas, in which the doctor states that they have had rain for the past three weeks, and for the past day or two it has rained most of the time. They enjoy the gulf breeze and at no time has the thermometer registered more than 92 in the shade. At Beaumont, which is twenty miles north, it is from five to ten degrees hotter. Mrs. W.C. Tyrrell has gone to California to visit with her daughter, Mrs. David Rorick, and Cap. is on his way to Iowa. We all like Port Arthur. Mr. Garth expects to visit Clarion next March. (Wright County Monitor, July 19, 1911)

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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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Short News Items from 1904

J.L. Shanger [sic] was off duty Wednesday.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 23, 1904)

John L. Gallup of Lakeside made us a pleasant call Tuesday.  Mr. Gallup had a partial stroke of paralysis some time ago and was in the hospital here several weeks.  He is only able to get about with difficulty now but we hope his infirmity will leave him soon.  (Huron Journal-World, January 21, 1904)

Mrs. M.J. Rorick departed this morning for Moline where she will enter a Sanitarium and receive treatment. She has been quite sick for some time, and her many friends hope she will be great benefitted. (Oxford Mirror, February 11, 1904)

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Short News Items from 1900

Mr. and Mrs. Box’s little boy is getting better. Dr. J.W. Garth of Clarion, was called in consultation with Dr. Strevell Friday of last week. (Wright County Democrat, January 24, 1900)

On Tuesday of last week John Shanger [sic] and James Gibson in six hours and 15 minutes cut and piled seven and one-half cords of wood and filed their saw also. Next. (Adrian Daily Telegram, March 6, 1900)

Mrs. Morton Tyrrell expects a visit from her mother from the east in the near future. (Ferndale Enterprise, February 16, 1900)

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Short News Items from 1888

J.P. Sutton was down to Detroit last week and attended the annual banquet at the Cadillac of the Loyal Legion society, of which he is a member. The judge reports having a grand good time. (Cheboygan Democrat, May 10, 1888)

Ed Rochelle and Sidney Stead were driving down High Street last evening, when they attempted the cross the street car track in front of the treasurer’s office the vehicle caught in the tracks, a wheel was torn off and Rochelle thrown out and badly bruised up. (Hamilton Daily Democrat, May 21, 1888)

St. Lawrence Tribune.—J.J. Smithy, Dr. Lane, D.D. Rorick, Charles Young and the M.E. Minister, of Miller, were down Wednesday evening attending the Masonic lodge. (Hand County Press, May 31, 1888)

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