Funeral Services Today for Former Resident

Funeral services for Mrs. Louise “Mattie” Rorick Deal, 78, wife of Roe A. Deal, formerly of Springville who died in Glendale, Calif., last Wednesday, following a short illness, will be held in the Third-Ninth ward chapel today at 2 p.m. Bishop V.C. Mendenhall will be in charge. Burial will be in the Evergreen cemetery directed by A.Y. Wheeler and Son Mortuary.

Friends may call and meet the family at the chapel at 1 p.m. until time of services.

Funeral services were held in the Little Church of the Flowers at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, Calif., last Friday. The service was conducted by J.S. Worsely, assisted by Richard Thorn, formerly of Springville. Mrs. Cora Thorn Bird, also a former Springville resident, was soloist.

Mrs. Deal was born in Morenic [sic], Mich., August 8, 1872. She came to Springville in 1895, to visit her sister, Mrs. T.R. Kelly and met Mr. Deal. They were married in Springville in 1898 and celebrated their Golden Wedding in Glendale, Calif., on December 31, 1948.

Mr. and Mrs. Deal purchased the Rosemary Fruit Farm in 1907 and operated it until 1920, when they sold the farm to A.W. Cherrington and moved to California, where they have resided since.

While living here, Mrs. Deal served as president of the Home Culture Club and both Mr. and Mrs. Deal have many friends in and near this city.

They had no children of their own but reared a niece, Mrs. Margaret Kelly Smith; also another nice [sic], Miss Louise Kelly lived with them.

Source: Springville Herald, March 22, 1951.

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Elizabeth Smith & George Losey Hutchinson

Miss Elizabeth Smith, of Burke, and George Losey Hutchinson, head chemist at the Dairyman’s League plant at Burke, were married Oct. 10 at the home of the bride. Mr. Hutchinson is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Hutchinson, of Lawrenceville, where he resided until about two years ago.

Source: Wellsboro Agitator, October 11, 1922.

Thomas Rollo Kelly

KELLY, THOMAS R.  On Wednesday, July 19, 1939, THOMAS R. KELLY, husband of Marselle M. Kelly and father of H.M. Kelly, of New York City, Maurice Kelly, of Denver Colo., Mrs. Margaret Smith, of Phoenix, Ariz., Miss Laura [sic] Kelly of New York City, and Miss Andre Chausee.  Remains resting at Chambers Co. funeral home, 1400 Chapin st. nw until 9:30 p.m. Thursday, July 20.  Interment Springville, Utah.

Source:  Washington Post, July 20, 1939.

The Family of Thomas Van Sickle and Permelia Rorick

Thomas Van Sickle, the third child of Benjamin and the first child of his second wife, Debby Quick, was born in Sussex County, N.J., July 9, 1787. He was twice married; first, (in Sussex County, N.J.) on the 26th of February, 1814, to Permelia, daughter of Gosper Roarick [sic], by whom he had four children; Solomon, Michael, Jane, and Coe. He next married Belinda Doty, by whom he had three children; Mary, Phinney, and Catherine. He was a farmer by occupation. In 1868 he visited his son, Solomon, in Otoe Co., Nebraska, where he died Sep. 4, 1871. He was buried in Camp Creek Burying Ground in Lot No. 10; a tombstone marks his resting place.

Solomon Van Sickle, a son of Thomas and Permelia, was born in Sussex Co., N.J., November 17, 1817; and was married in the same county on the first day of January, 1842, to Elizabeth, daughter of James D. Smith, by whom he had eleven children; I. Nancy Jane, born Dec. 2, 1842; II. Harrison, born Aug. 1, 1844; III. George, born Feb. 8, 1846; IV. Emily, born Jan. 20, 1849; V. William C., born May 16, 1851; VI. Cyrus, born July 24, 1853, who died July 11, 1854; VII. Martha Ann, born Jan. 24, 1855, who died Sep. 30, 1855; VIII. Mary Ellen, born November 27, 1856, who died Dec. 6, 1858; IX. Hester Ann, born Dec. 4, 1857; and XI. Amanda, born Oct. 14, 1860. In November 1847 he emigrated from Sussex Co., N.J., to Luzerne Co., Penn., thence in the spring of 1849 to Waukesha Co., Wis., thence in the autumn of 1853 to Van Buren Co., Iowa; and from thence, in 1866, to Otoe Co., Neb., where he now (1880) resides. In 1861 he and his oldest son, Harrison, enlisted in the Third Iowa Cavalry (Co. H, Capt. Jesse Hughes, Col. Bussey). In the autumn of 1863, they re-enlisted at Little Rock, Arkansas; and on the 9th of August, 1865, were mustered out of service at Atlanta, Georgia, being in actual service four years, lacking six days. P.O., Peru, Nemaha Co., Neb.

Source: Van Sickle, John W. 1880. A History of the Van Sickle Family in the United States of America. Springfield, OH: J.W. Van Sickle.