Mrs. Ada E. Search Dies in Local Hospital

Mrs. Ada Estelle Search, 59, prominent member of the First Methodist church and secretary of the Sunday school, died at a local hospital Saturday night at 9:35 o’clock after an illness of four weeks.

Mrs. Search came here eight years ago with her husband, Hillis P. Search, local contractor, from Indianapolis, Ind.

Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 4 o’clock at the Ferguson chapel, with the Rev. C.K. Vliet, pastor of the First Methodist church, officiating.  The body will be sent to Zanesville, Ohio, for burial.

Honorary pallbearers for the services will be W.L. Halsey, B.H. Gault, R.W. Pinder, J.W. Eddy, R.W. Boozer, W.H. Ogle and A.E. Harbin.

Besides her husband, she is survived by a brother, Harry G. Heck, of Zanesville. The Ferguson Undertaking company is in charge.

Source:  Palm Beach Post, March 6, 1932.v


Search Funeral To Be Saturday

Funeral services for Hillis P. Search, 74, of West Palm Beach, Fla., former resident of Zanesville, will be held at 2:30 o’clock Saturday afternoon at the Mader-Peoples funeral home with Rev. Asa Kestle, pastor of Grace Methodist church, officiating.  Burial will be in Greenwood cemetery.  The body will arrive here Friday and will be taken to the funeral home.

Mr. Search died Monday afternoon at his home following four weeks’ illness.  He was born in Muskingum county, Jan. 20, 1870, the son of Sylvester and Matilda Search.  He had been a resident of West Palm Beach for the past 20 years.

He was a member of the Methodist church and active in civic, lodge and church affairs.  At the time of his death he was district deputy grand master of District 21, of Odd Fellows, grand lodge of Florida.

Surviving are his widow, Georgia, a sister, Mrs. Mayme Search Flesher, 1027 Culbertson avenue; five step-children; two nieces in Indianapolis and a nephew in Chicago.

Source:  Zanesville Times Recorder, June 27, 1945.

Former Resident of Piqua is Stricken

Clifford Rochelle, Hamilton, Died as Result of Complication of Diseases.

Clifford Rochelle of Hamilton, formerly a resident of Piqua, died of complications Thursday morning, July sixth, at 11:30 o’clock at the Fort Hamilton hospital.

He was born in Venice, near Hamilton, Ohio, in 1884.  Mr. Rochelle was a machinist and while residing in Piqua, was employed at the French Oil company.  The Rochelle family moved to Hamilton over ten years ago where Mr. Rochelle had held a position until his recent illness and death.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Dorothy Rochelle; a sister, Mrs. Shirley Kegel, Norwood, Ohio; and two brothers, Williams and Sidney Rochelle, both of Hamilton.  His daughter, Thelma, preceded him in death while the family was still living in Piqua and is buried in Forest Hill cemetery.

Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at one o’clock in Hamilton at the Griesmer-Gr[unclear] company funeral directors, and burial will take place in Forest Hill cemetery in this city about five o’clock.

Source:  Piqua Daily Call, July 7, 1933.

Rochelle Estate In Partition Suit

The partition of the property in the Third ward, Hamilton, which is a part of the estate of the late William Rochelle, is asked in a suit filed in common pleas court late Monday by William E. Rochelle against Sidney Rochelle, Shirley Kegel, Clifford Rochelle, John Rochelle, and Flora Heigel, and their wives and husbands.

The petition sets out that the plaintiff and Sidney Rochelle, Shirley Kegel and Clifford Rochelle are each entitled to a one twelfth part of real estate in Hamilton, and that John Rochelle and Floral Heigel are each entitle to four twelfths of the property.  The partition is sought subject to the dower interest of Ida M. Rochelle, widow of William Rochelle.  A.J. Pater is attorney for the plaintiff.

Source:  Hamilton Evening Journal, January 19, 1926.

Rochelle Estate Is Divided

Real estate on Heaton street is left to John F. Rochelle, a son, and Flora May Smith, a daughter, under the will of their mother, Catherine Rochelle, Hamilton, which was filed in probate court.  A promissory note for $300 which Mrs. Rochelle held against the estate of her deceased husband, William Rochelle, is also left to the two children, who are named executors.

Of the remainder of the estate, the son and daughter each receive a third, and the other third goes to the heirs of a deceased son, Edward Rochelle.

The will was drawn May 24, 1916.

Source: Hamilton Evening Journal, July 3, 1925.

Two Weddings & One Divorce

By Rev. W.F. Harper, at his residence, October 18th, Homer L. Rochelle, of this city, and Miss Ida B. Keith, of Germania.  (Wichita Beacon, October 20, 1886)

Mabelle Perkins, nee Rochelle, by her next friend, Charles Rochelle, yesterday filed application for a divorce from Harry Perkins, charging him with non-support and neglect.  (Wichita Daily Eagle, August 9, 1917)

Mrs. Martha Peet, a former resident of Edgewood, was united in marriage to Mr. Dallas Rorick, at Anamosa, recently.  They will make their home in Monticello, where the groom is an attorney.   (Manchester Democrat, March 12, 1919)

Small Town News

Mr. and Mrs. Zelora Armstrong, Mr. and Mrs. Pepper of Des Moines, Mrs. Neal Nelson [sic] of Spencer spent Sunday at the James Armstrong home.  Mrs. Armstrong is ill with lumbago.  (The Algona Upper Des Moines, May 3, 1933)

Mr. and Mrs. Zelora Armstrong, Des Moines, and Mrs. Neil Nielsen, Spencer, spent Sunday night with Mrs. Dora Armstrong.  On Monday they all attended the funeral of Mrs. Charles Armstrong, who was killed in an automobile crash Saturday.  She was a daughter-in-law of Mrs. Dora Armstrong.  (The Algona Upper Des Moines, November 11, 1937)

Mrs. Wickham Bross, of Honesdale, is visiting her sister, Mrs. John Knaub, and her brother. A.P. Altemeier in Port Jervis.  (The Citizen (Honesdale, PA), April 28, 1909)

Oxford Junction—Mrs. Anna Rorick Clegg of St. Paul is visiting her mother, Mrs. M.J. Rorick.  (Davenport Daily Times, August 1, 1913)

Mrs. A.P. Drumm was called to Zanesville Saturday by the illness of her little granddaughter, Juanita Drumm.  (Zanesville Times Recorder, May 15, 1909)

Homer A. Drumm, of Hopewell R.F.D., No. 1, was pleasantly surprised Monday, September 23 by a post card shower.  They young man has been critically ill for some months and his friends thought it would cheer him up by surprising him in this manner.  He received cards to the number of one hundred and over.  He is very grateful to his many friends who thus kindly remembered him.  (Zanesville Times Recorder, September 25, 1907)

Mrs. W.V. Hutchinson and daughters, Cornelia and Myra-Dell, from White Salmon, are visiting Mrs. A.O. Adams.  Mr. Hutchinson spent a few days here during the week with his family.  (Hood River Glacier, July 29, 1915).

Mrs. Caroline Rhodimer of Elmira is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Fred Grover.  (Elmira Star-Gazette, August 24, 1909)

Mrs. Carrie Rhodimer of Corning is here caring for her daughter, Mrs. Frank Daniels, who is suffering from the grip.  (Elmira Star-Gazette, February 17, 1910)

The many friends of Clifford Rochelle, of Fifth and Heaton streets, will be sorry to learn that he is confined to Ft. Hamilton hospital for treatment.  Mr. Rochelle has recently returned from the Good Samaritan hospital, Cincinnati, where he also underwent treatment.  (Hamilton Evening Journal, August 21, 1931)

Mabelle Rochelle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rochelle, of 206 North Millwood avenue, will represent the Carpenters’ union No. 201, in the civic parade this morning.  Mabelle is a pretty miss of ten summer and will make a representative of whom the carpenters may be justly proud.  Her father is first vice-president of the State Federation of Labor of Kansas.  (Wichita Daily Eagle, September 23, 1909)

Mrs. Dr. M.S. Rochelle and her granddaughter, Mabel Rochelle, left for Kanas City last evening over the Rock Island to make a week’s visit with her son and nephew, H.L. Rochelle and Ralph Ware.  (Wichita Eagle, November 25, 1904)

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Rochelle and daughter returned Saturday to their home in Wichita after completing the new elevator at Beaver.  (Hoisington Dispatch, April 17, 1919)

William Rochelle, the Fifth ward grocer, fell down cellar at noon and bruised himself very severely.  He was unconscious for some time.  No bones were broken.  (Hamilton Daily Democrat, June 17, 1890)

Oxford Junction—Miss J. Anna Rorick departed for Chicago Tuesday, where she will resume her musical studies, she expects to graduate in June.  (Davenport Daily Times, January 10, 1908)

Dalas [sic] Rorick was in Anamosa for a few days on official business.  (Davenport Daily times, March 6, 1909)

Dave Rorick, vice-president of the American Central Insurance Company, is at the Lankershim from St. Louis.  (Los Angeles Times, June 6, 1910).

Mr. and Mrs. H.C. Rorick of Toledo are at the Fairmont.  Mr. Rorick is a prominent banker of Ohio.  (San Francisco Chronicle, November 9, 1909)

The little child of Mr. J.T. Rorick at North Dalles is quite sick with typhoid fever.  (The Dalles Daily Chronicle, August 2, 1895)

Sylvester Search is on the sick list.  (Zanesville Times Recorder, February 9, 1898)

Entertained Citizens and Physicians

More than forty of the prominent citizens of this city, together with several of the leading physicians of this city and the Missouri side were present at the informal opening of Dr. May Rochelle’s sanitarium which she started three months ago. The opening which was an invitational affair was a “get acquainted” meeting, and games and cards made the evening an enjoyable one. The feature of the evening, the guests declare was the elaborate luncheon served by the hostess.

W.J. Rigsby deputy chief license inspector, made the principal address of the evening, eulogizing Dr. Rochelle’s wrok [sic] in founding the sanitarium and welcoming her institution to the city in behalf of the guests present. He told of the benefits that would accrue to the city from the location here was [sic] an institution as Dr. Rochelle has opened here.

Source: Kansas City Gazette Globe, May 28, 1916.