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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Lawyers Compromise Adrian Property Suit

The suit of John L. Shauger against Thomas Isaacson, which was to have been heard by Judge G. Arthur Rathbun in the Lenawee circuit court today, was settled by attorneys, who agreed on a consent decree.

The suit was brought to have a deed to property in Adrian declared a mortgage.  The decrees that the property be returned to the plaintiff on payment of $125 to the defendant.  Clark & Bean represented the plaintiff and Wood & Williams of Tecumseh appeared for the appeared for the defendant.

Source:  Adrian Daily Telegram, February 23, 1932. 

John L. Shauger

The funeral services for John L. Shauger whose death occurred Friday morning in the home of his step-son W.J. Isaacson of 226 Ormsby Street were held yesterday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Isaacson home with the Rev. R.S. Chalmers of the First Baptist Church officiating.  Musical selections were sung by Mrs. O.R. Burr and Mrs. Roswell Burr.  The bearers were all relatives of the deceased and the burial was in Oakwood cemetery.

Source:  Adrian Daily Telegram, March 12, 1935.

Mrs. William Jones

Susie Anna Shanger [sic] was born in Sussex County, New Jersey, July 19, 1860, and passed away Monday, June 1, 1936, at the age of 75 years, ten months and 21 days. She was the daughter of John Leroy and Mary Rorick Shanger [sic] and when a young child moved with her parents to Lenawee County near Morenci. December 25, 1879, she was married to William Jones of Cooperstown, N.Y. To them were born two daughters Pearl Grace, now the wife of Joseph Moll, and Mabel Lavera, who predeceased her mother in death September 23, 1895, at the age of ten years. She was united with the Methodist Episcopal church under the pastorage of Rev. D.H. Ramsdell. She has been a resident of Adrian the last 34 years, coming here from Clayton. Her’s [sic] was a beautiful character, loyal and true and she was loved by all who knew her. She had been frail for some time and for the last two weeks was a patient sufferer until her Savior claimed her for His own. She was preceded in death by two brothers Harry and John and three sisters Miss Ellen, Mrs. Amelia Holmes and Mrs. Lucy Wood, the latter passing just three weeks ago. She also leaves several nieces and nephews. She leaves her sorrowing husband and daughter who will miss her sweet companionship. The funeral was held at the Everiss Funeral Home Wednesday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. W.H. Young officiating. She was laid to rest in Maple Grove cemetery in Hudson.

Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, June 6, 1936.

Mrs. A.J. Wood Died From Burns Suffered In Stove Explosion

No. McKenzie Street Woman Passed Away Last Night in Emma L. Bixby Hospital

2 Rescuers Also Burned

Explosion Blew Out Downstairs in House and Lifted Rugs From Floor

Mrs. Andrew J. Wood, aged 73 years, died at 8:30 o’clock last evening in the Emma L. Bixby hospital from burns she suffered about 2:25 o’clock yesterday afternoon in the explosion of a gas stove in the kitchen of her home at 204 North McKenzie Street.

Two other persons suffered burns while trying to rescue Mrs. Wood after the explosion. Paul Holloway, 17, employed by the Ward Motor Service on the St. Joseph Street side of the Wood residence, had his eyebrows singed. Mrs. Harold Lovitt, who lives next door on the McKenzie Street side, was painfully burned on her arms as she wrapped the unconscious woman in rugs. She was later attended by Dr. A.B. Hewes.

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John L. Shauger

John L. Shauger, aged 67 years, died this morning at 7:30 o’clock in the home of his stepson, W.J. Isaacson, 226 Ormsby Street, where he has made his home for the last three years. Death resulted after a two week illness with asthma and complications.

Mr. Shauger was born in Canandaigua in 1867. For the last 30 years he has been foreman in the Peerless Fence factory and since the death of his wife three years ago he has made his home with Mr. and Mrs. Isaacson.

He is survived by one daughter Mrs. Earl Goodrich of Pontiac, four stepsons William J. Isaacson, Thomas and John Isaacson of Adrian and George Isaacson of Tecumseh and two sisters Mrs. Will Jones and Mrs. Andrew Wood of Adrian. A number of grandchildren and nieces and nephews also survive.

The funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Isaacson home and the burial will be made in Oakwood cemetery.

Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, March 8, 1935.

Andrew J. Wood

Andrew J. Wood, an Adrian resident for many years, died last night at 9:15 o’clock in the home of his daughter Mrs. Merle Sherman in Palmyra village. Death was the result of failing health from infirmities of age for the last two years. He was 80 years old.

Mr. Wood was born in Lenawee county and lived the greater part of his life in and near Adrian. He was a resident of Adrian since 1902 and the family home was at 204 North McKenzie Street until the death of his wife Lucy E. Wood May 6, 1936. Since then he has lived with his only daughter Mrs. Percy Sherman of Palmyra.

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Untitled (Mr. and Mrs. William Jones’ 55th Wedding Anniversary)

Mr. and Mrs. William Jones of 229 East Henry street quietly celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary last Sunday in their home, where they have lived since 1902. They were married in Morenci, December 24, 1878, and were attended at that time by Mr. and Mrs. Will Furman of Seneca. Mr. Jones was born in Cooperstown, N.Y., June 26, 1855, and Mrs. Jones, who was Susie Rorick Shauger, was born in Sussex, N.Y. [sic], July 10, 1860. They were the parents of two daughters, Pearl Grace who is now Mrs. Joseph Moll of Adrian and Mabel Lavera, who died September 23, 1895, aged ten years. While Mr. Jones is nearly 79 and Mrs. Jones 74 both are quite active for their years.

Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, December 30, 1933.

Funeral of Mrs. Elizabeth Shauger

The funeral of Mrs. Elizabeth Shauger, who died Saturday, was held Tuesday afternoon in the home of her son, W.J. Shauger [sic] at 226 Ormsby Street with the Rev. R.S. Chalmers officiating. Hymns were sung by Mrs. Charles Burr and Mrs. Roswell Burr. The bearers were George Isaacson, Joseph Isaacson, John Isaacson, Thomas Isaacson, Joseph Isaacson, Jr., and Earl Goodrich. The burial was in Oakwood Cemetery. Friends and relatives attending the services were from Holloway, Tecumseh and Pontiac.

Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, May 18, 1932.