Some Short Business Items

Edward Loosley has just been appointed postmaster at Montague, Calif. Loosley is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Loosley, who were for many years residents of Fort Klamath, where the new official attended school. (Klamath Falls Evening Herald, June 24, 1916)

Harry Tyrrell of the Mountain Oil company is so well pleased with his No. 1 on the Connor land, Cleveland field, that he has ordered timbers on the ground for No. 2. Argus & Compton are also preparing to commence a well on their land adjoining the Connor on the north. (Tulsa World, November 3, 1911)

Jay Rorick, who formerly operated Rorick’s gift shop at N.W. 23rd avenue and Burnside street, is now in business under the name of Lampshades Exclusive, in the Sherlock building, 309 S.W. 3rd avenue. Rorick and his staff of two create lampshades to order and also conduct classes in lampshade making. (The Oregonian, October 3, 1956)


Estate of Sidney E. Rorick

Notice is hereby given that as the executor of the estate of Sidney E. Rorick, deceased, I will sell at public sale to the highest bidder all of the real estate and personal property belonging to said estate. Sale will be held at the late home of the deceased on the 14th day of June, 1930, commencing at two o’clock. — W. C. Tyrrell, Executor

Source: Oxford Mirror, June 5, 1930.

Former Madera Woman Is Buried

Mrs. Malinda E. Walling Dies Near Fresno

Funeral services for Mrs. Malinda E. Walling, 86, formerly of Madera, were conducted in Fresno Saturday morning. Mrs. Walling died near Fresno Friday.

She leaves four sons, John C. and Jesse Walling, John C. and James Reynolds of Illinois; a daughter, Mrs. Wilbur Jarvis of Missouri; four granddaughters, Mrs. Ralph Millard and Mrs. J.P. Stanton, Miss Margaret Walling of Fresno and Mrs. Paul Beck of Los Angeles, and three grandsons, Curtis Walling of San Diego, Nelson Walling of Fowler and Frank Tyrrell of Honolulu.

Mrs. Walling was a native of Illinois.

Source: Madera Tribune, August 21, 1939.

A.E. Walling Dies Suddenly

Word was received in Madera today of the death of A.E. Walling of Fresno.  Mr. Walling made his home for many years in Madera where is well-known.

Death came suddenly after a period of illness lasting only two hours.

He is survived by his wife, one daughter, Mrs. Morton Tyrrell of Madera, Jess Walling of Orosi, George, Ernest and John Walling of Fresno.

Source:  Madera Tribune, November 26, 1923.

American Bank Asks For Guardianship Of Rorick Estate

The American National bank of Beaumont, through P.P. Butler, vice president, Wednesday filed application for guardianship of the estate of David Rorick, 19, of San Diego, Calif., the estate being valued at $83,100.

Rorick is the son of Mrs. Vinnie T. Rorick, deceased, who was a daughter of the late W.C. Tyrrell, Beaumont capitalist who died several years ago. Mrs. Rorick died last spring at Oceanside, Calif.

The estate in Texas for which guardianship is sought consists of real estate in Port Arthur valued at $60,000 and 3080 acres of land in Harris county valued at $23,100.

Source: Beaumont Journal, June 28, 1933.

Mrs. C.H. Rorick

Mrs. C.H. Rorick, of Oxford Mills, died Tuesday the 27th ult., after a long illness. She was born in New Jersey October 14, 1821, married to C.H. Rorick in 1836 and moved to Oxford Mills in 1858. Eight children were born to them—the late G.H. Rorick of Lowdon, Iowa; David Rorick, St. Louis, Mo.; Samuel Rorick, Oklahoma; D.D. Rorick, Oxford Junction; Mrs. W.E. [sic] Tyrrell, Belmond, Iowa; S.E. and Albert Rorick, Oxford Mills; Mrs. D.E. Strevelle, Yorktown, Canada. Rev. J.S. Westfall conducted the services, followed with interment in the Oxford Junction cemetery.

Source: Anamosa Eureka, September 5, 1901.

David Christie Tyrrell, Miss Lancaster to Wed In an April Ceremony

The engagement of Miss Evelyn Rachel Lancaster, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Samuel Lancaster of Sewanee, Tenn., to David Christie Tyrrell, Jr., is announced by her parents. All Saints Chapel, University of the South, Sewanee, will be the setting for the April 11 wedding.

Miss Sullivan attended school in Baghdad, Iraq, where her father, who is now Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences of Sewanee, was a Fulbright lecturer.

She is a graduate of St. Mary’s School, Sewanee, and of Hollins College, Va. At the Sorbonne where she studied for a year, she was awarded a diploma from the Cours de Civilisation Francaise. Her grandparents were the late Mr. and Mrs. Ulysse E. Desporte of Biloxi, Miss., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tazewell Lancaster, of Floyd, Va. She is now associated with Time, Inc. of New York City.

Mr. Tyrrell is a graduate of Byrd High School and Washington and Lee University, where he received a B.S. degree in Commerce. He was affiliated with Beta Theta Pi fraternity. His grandparents were the late Mr. and Mrs. William Casper Tyrrell of Beaumont, Tex., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Guy Sample of Shreveport. He is now associated with an advertising firm in New York.

Source: Shreveport Times, January 19, 1964.

Tyrrell Rites To Be Monday

BEAUMONT, July 24.—William Casper Tyrrell, 71,will be buried in Magnolia cemetery after funeral services here Monday morning. He died of heart disease and pneumonia Thursday night at his summer home in Belmond, Iowa, and the body is en route to Beaumont.

President of the Tyrrell trust, he was engaged in a variety of business enterprises.  Among his philanthropies was assistance to Tyrrell library, given to Beaumont as its first public library by his father, Captain W.C. Tyrrell.

A native of Rowan, Iowa, he was educated in the public schools of Belmond and the University of Iowa.  He came to Beaumont with his parents in 1901, and had made this his residence and the center of his activities since that time.

Surviving are his wife, Ella; four sons, Harry and W. Preston Tyrrell of Beaumont, Lt. David C. Tyrrell of Norfolk, Va., and William  Casper Tyrrell, Jr., of Belmond; a daughter, Mrs. Wesley W. Kyle, Jr., of Beaumont; a brother, Harry C. Tyrrell of Tulsa; and a sister, Mrs. J.W. Garth of Beaumont; and several grandchildren.

Source:  Port Arthur News, July 24, 1943.

Miss Sybil Tyrrell to Wed John Oliver G. Jenkins at St. Mark’s in Early Summer

Announcement has been made by Mr. and Mrs. David Christie Tyrrell of this city, of the betrothal of their daughter, Sybil, and John Oliver Geoffrey Jenkins of San Francisco, Calif.  He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Oswald Jenkins of Bourton, Dorset, England.

The Rev. David P. Comegys Jr, assisted by Dr. J. Lawrence Plumley, will hear their vows at high noon on July 15th.

Miss Tyrrell, who reigned as Queen of the Cotillion Court in 1957, attended Hollis College and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Sophie Newcomb College. She made her debut in 1956 and is a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority.  She is a granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Guy Sample of this city and Mrs. William Casper Tyrrell of Beaumont and the late Mr. Tyrrell.

Mr. Jenkins attended Merchison Castle School in Edinburgh and received his M.A. degree in 1957 from Emmanuel College, Cambridge University.

After their marriage they will live in San Francisco, Calif,, where the bridegroom-elect is with the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corp. of Calif.  Miss Tyrrell at present is research assistant, United States Public Health Grant in San Francisco.

Source:  Shreveport Times, June 4, 1961.

William C. Tyrrell to Wed Saturday

According to invitations received by friends, William Casper Tyrrell of Belmond, will be married to Miss Alice Katherine Sullivan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Sullivan of Rochelle, Ill., on September 13th, at the home of her uncle in Evanston, Ill. They will be home after October 1st at Beaumont, Tx.  The groom is known to local people as “Bill” Tyrrell.

Source:  Humboldt Republican, September 12, 1930.