Eighty-Five

But Walks His Eight Miles A Day.

Does Sylvester D. Search Who Resides on the Pike West of Town.

A pleasant gathering was held in honor of Sylvester D. Search at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Nathan Yocom, four miles west of the city on the National pike, it being his 85th birthday. Mr. Search was born in Suzzex [sic] county, N.J., about fifty miles from New York city, October 25, 1818. When sixteen years of age, in company with his mother, three sisters and one brother, he emigrated to Ohio, taking up their residence west of the city in Falls township. The old gentleman is rather vigorous, often walking eight or ten miles a day. Mr. Search is a thorough Republican, having cast his first vote for William Henry Harrison and has not missed casting his vote for each succeeding candidate.

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Untitled (Mayme Search Flesher)

Mrs. Mayme Search Flesher has been named manager of the millinery department of the David M. Weber, Inc. store and has already assumed her duties.  Mrs. Flesher has been identified with the department for some time. She is well qualified for the position, having been connected with the millinery business here for many years. 

Source: Zanesville Signal, June 27, 1933.

Rites Monday For George [sic] Search

Funeral services for Mrs. Georgie Ann Search, 70, of West Palm Beach, Fla., will be held at the chapel of Mader-Peeples funeral home at 2:30 o’clock Monday afternoon. The reverand [sic] Paul Bauders of the Coburn Methodist church will conduct the services with burial to follow in Greenwood cemetery.

Mrs. Search died Thursday morning at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Harry A. Pollard of Summitsville, Ind. with whom she had been visiting for the past three months.

She was born in Zanesville but left here in 1912, moving to Dover and later to Canton. She went to Florida 12 years ago.

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Death Notices from 1932

The body of Mrs. H.P. Search, 60, who died in West Palm Beach, Fla., arrived in Zanesville today and the funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 1 o’clock. She is survived by her husband and a brother. (Newark Advocate, March 8, 1932)

Mildred Armstrong, nineteen years old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Armstrong of Burt, formerly of Livermore, died Wednesday, March 9. She has been an invalid for a number of years, an attack of flu ultimately causing her death. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Armstrong of Livermore, drove to Burt to attend the funeral services [l]ast Friday. (Humboldt Republican, March 25, 1932)

The funeral for Miss Zbinden was one of the largest ever held in Merrill. The young woman was a high school student of Malin and the student body of the Malin school attended the services. Music was furnished by the Malin high school girls. Fellow students acted as pall bearers. (Klamath Falls Evening Herald, April 2, 1932)

RORICK—On Saturday, October 1, 1932, Mary Elizabeth Rorick, daughter of the late Mark and Ann Moore Rorick. Funeral service at the Home for Aged Women, Tuesday, October 4, at 10:30 a.m. Interment Newton, N.J.  (Jersey Journal, October 3, 1932)

Resolutions of respect to the late Dallas D. Rorick, 88, oldest member of the Jones County Bar association, were adopted by the bar association last week. (Quad City Times, November 28, 1932)

Search Funeral To Be Wednesday At Flesher Home

Former Resident of This City Dies in West Palm Beach, Fla.

Funeral services for Mrs. H.P. Search, 60, who died Saturday night at her home in West Palm Beach, Fla., will be held at 1 o’clock Wednesday afternoon at the home of her sister-in-law, Mrs. M. Search Flesher, 29 Culbertson avenue. Rev. O.L. Seward, pastor of Grace M.E. church, will be in charge and burial will be made in Greenwood cemetery by the Mader-Peeples company.

Mrs. Search was formerly Miss Stella Heck of this city. Surviving are her husband and one brother, Harry Heck, of Adamsville. The body will arrive here Tuesday afternoon and be taken to the Flesher home.

Source: Zanesville Times-Recorder, March 8, 1932.

Short News Items from 1928

Mrs. B.F. Search has returned to her home, at Crooksville, after shopping in Zanesville. (Zanesville Times Recorder, January 31, 1928)

The condition of Mrs. John L. Shauger of 618 Comstock Street, who has been ill for some time, shows no improvement. (Adrian Daily Telegram, May 9, 1928)

Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hiatt of Winchester Bay in Coos county were week end visitors at the home of Mr. Hiatt’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Toews. They all motored to Grand Ronde Sunday where they were dinner guests at the F.N. Preston home and visited with J.S. Hiatt who is stationed there. (Salem Statesman Journal, July 11, 1928)

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Short News Items from 1900

Another grand wolf hunt came off last Saturday. One wolf was cited but the hunters failed to serve their subpoenas on him. Wat Rorick has it in for some near-sighted nimrod who shot him in the lip. (Caldwell News, January 25, 1900)

If this spring-like weather continues Wat Rorick will soon be wending his way to the river with his fishing tackle. (Caldwell Advance, January 25, 1900)

W.M. Toner and family went out to Salem Thursday to visit with relatives. We wish them a pleasant visit. (Lincoln County Leader, March 2, 1900)

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Veteran Potter Dies Sunday At White Hall Home

White Hall, Nov. 30.—Sylvester Byron Search, 76, died at his home on South Jacksonville street at 3 o’clock Sunday morning.

Decedent was born at Pleasant Valley, O., Nov. 9, 1855. He learned the potter’s trade and came to White Hall to work in the pottery plant 35 years ago. He was the last member of the McKinley Glee Club, once widely known in central Illinois. He was married to Theresa Brown, who died several years ago. A daughter of that union, Mrs. Lenor [sic] Shepherd, of Canton, O., survives. He was later married to Miss Stella Cooper. She and three sons, Theodore of Harrisburg, Francis of Oakland and Marion of White Hall, survive. Two brother and eight sisters are also living.

Funeral services will be held at the Presbyterian church Tuesday afternoon. Dr. C.M. Brown will officiate. Interment will be made in White Hall.

Source: Jacksonville Daily Journal, December 1, 1931.

Charles Gerose, Roseville, Dies

Charles J. Gerose, a native of France, but a resident of the Roseville community for the past 65 years, died Sunday night at his home one mile north of Roseville after a two year illness.

He was a retired stone mason and was a member of Roseville Lodge No. 566, F. & A.M.

His only survivor is a son, Fred Gerose, of the home, well known bus driver on the Roseville-Zanesville line. His wife, the former Ora Lee Search, died July 22, 1953.

The body is at the Cannon and Cannon funeral home where services are to be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Rev. William Alexander of the Methodist church will be in charge and burial will be in Rose Hill cemetery.

Source: Zanesville Times Recorder, February 8, 1954.

Mrs. Sarah Brown Called From Life

CROOKSVILLE, O., Jan. 3—Mrs. Sarah C. Brown, 87, passed away this evening at 8:45 o’clock at the home of her son, Asa Brown, 523 Pine street, here. She had been ill for a long time from infirmities.

Surviving, besides the son at whose home she died, are two brothers, William Search, Red Wing, Minn.; and Frank Search, Crooksville; six sisters, Mrs. Rose Brown, Mrs. Mollie Finley and Mrs. William Finley, all of Crooksville; Mrs. Lucinda Hamilton and Mrs. Charles G. Gerose, both of Roseville, and Mrs. Cora Tilton, Columbus, and eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the home of the son where she died. Rev. Paul Ertel will officiate and interment will be in Mt. Horeb cemetery. The body will be removed to the home of the son Wednesday afternoon from the Cannon & Cannon funeral home, Crooksville.

Source: Zanesville Times-Recorder, January 4, 1939.