In compliment to Miss Merle Wood cashier of the Wesley Co., who is to marry Charles Alverson, an attaché of the Wesley Co., the lady associate workers of Miss Wood Monday evening gave her a shower in the rooms of Olive Mueller and Kathryn Miller at the home of Mrs. Traverse. There was a pleasant time socially with refreshments. Miss Wood was presented with a half dozen solid silver teaspoons by her co-workers. (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 18, 1910)
Wayland: Mr. and Mrs. Amos Mauchmar returned Sunday night from their wedding trip. (Otsego Union, January 20, 1910)
The Fraternal Brotherhood Tuesday night gave Ersel Walling and his bride a reception, supper and dance. All had an enjoyable time. (Lompoc Record, September 30, 1910)
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Dallas—The marriage of Miss May McDonald, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry McDonald, and Estell H. Rorick of The Dalles was solemnized Sunday afternoon at the home of the bride’s parents at 614 Hayter street with Rev. Orval D. Peterson of the First Christian church officiating.
The bride wore an attractive gown of rose georgette and carried a bouquet of pink rosebuds, sweet peas and fern. Miss Geraldine Rundell of Newberg and H. Clint Nielsen of The Dalles were the attendants.
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Miss Perita Sanborn, whose marriage with Mr. Clarence Zelora Brown will be celebrated next Tuesday, will be the guest of honor at a luncheon to be given in the tea room today by Miss Anna Kirk and Miss Eva Harris. The entire party will attend the Euterpe club’s recital later in the afternoon. A matinee box party will be given Saturday afternoon in behalf of the bride-elect. Miss Sanborn is entertaining Miss Mayme Bagley of Duluth, Minn., and Miss Edith McQuaid of Des Moines, Ia., both of whom will remain until after the wedding. (Kansas City Times, January 11, 1900)
Dr. Charles O. Wilkin, a young dentist of Port Jervis, was married, Wednesday afternoon, to Miss Emma VanSickle, daughter of Emmet VanSickle, of that village. (Middletown Daily Argus, October 18, 1900)
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Kuhn announce the marriage of their eldest daughter, Miss Elizabeth A., to Mr. Chas. F. Beardslee, Wednesday evening, June 19, at 8 o’clock at their residence, 224 Farnsworth avenue. (Detroit Free Press, June 9, 1901)
An interesting pre-matrimonial event occurred Saturday afternoon when Miss Leila Rorick became the recipient of a kitchen shower at the hands of a dozen or more of her young lady friends. A comforter was tied, a delightful afternoon spent, and a variety of useful kitchen utensils evidenced the appreciation of the guest. (Adrian Daily Telegram, September 2, 1903)
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)
Mr. and Mrs. R.H. Mueller of Heminger Heights entertained eighteen guests at dinner in Mueller Lodge Thursday evening. Mrs. Roarick [sic] of Detroit, Mich., mother of Mrs. Lucien Mueller, was an out-of-town guest.
The evening was spent playing cards. Prizes were won by Mrs. Lucien Mueller, Miss Janet Cosad and Delos Cosad.
Source: Decatur Daily Review, February 5, 1928.
MORENCI, Mich., Aug. 6—The funeral service for Mrs. Amelia Rorick was held at the home on East Main street Wednesday afternoon, the Rev. S.N. Oliver officiating.
George Pratt sang “Crossing the Bar” and “Sometime We’ll Understand.” The bearers were H.V. Smith, Ray Kellogg, A.A. Thompson, Fred Keefer, Ernest Schofield and S.E. Rupp. Friends at the service from out of town were Mrs. Helen Partridge of Detroit; William Shepherd of Bowling Green, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. E.M. Sanders, Mrs. Charles Mitchell, Mrs. Bert Mitchell, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Cole of Metamora; Miss Anna Cawley of Ann Arbor; Mrs. Fred Perry of Los Angeles, J. Brown, A.B. Cole of Hillsdale; Mrs. Albert Foster of Toledo; Mrs. J.P. Rorick of Adrian; Mrs. Carl Guss and daughter Helen of Medina; Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Gay, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Partridge, Hugh Miley, Mrs. Henry Crane, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sullivan and Mrs. Earl Baldwin of Fayette. The burial was made in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, August 6, 1925.
Miss Ruth Rorick and Clarence Steves were married in Claremont on the 17th. Mr. Steves is popular at the owner of the “Charm Shop,” which deals in tempting confectionaries. They will live in Claremont having secured a pretty apartment on Yale avenue.
The bride is a graduate of California University and of Pomona College.
Source: Pomona Bulletin, August 19, 1922.
Under the chairmanship of David Rorick the drive for the Fifth Victor Loan began this week in the Oceanside district. President Beers of the First National bank, who would otherwise have been placed in charge of the work, thought best to decline because of his being a recent comer and not yet well acquainted with the people of this locality. Mr. Beers is doing everything in his power, however, to aid in the drive. The quota for Oceanside has been set at $30,000.
Source: Oceanside Blade, April 26, 1919.
Judge J.E. Barber in the superior court Saturday morning granted a final decree of divorce to Ina Rorick from John Rorick on the grounds of desertion. The couple reside at Kennett.
Source: The Redding Searchlight, December 15, 1918.