Sarah Roberts1

F, #2709
Last Edited=10 Nov 1997
     Sarah Roberts married John Sellon.
     Her married name was Sellon.

Child of Sarah Roberts and John Sellon

Citations

  1. [S1192] Paul Bradley PURDY (321), A branch of the Purdy family descending from David and Eliza Ann Purdy with David's line from Francis Purdy of Fairfield 1595-1658. FHL Call Number 929.273 P972, pg 7 (Flint, Michigan: Purdy self-published, c1962). Hereinafter cited as The David Purdy Family.

James Robertson1

M, #265, b. circa 1820, d. 1 August 1893
Last Edited=10 Apr 2020
     James Robertson was born circa 1820.2,3 He married female (?) circa 1842. James Robertson married Lethe Ann Harn, daughter of Elisha Lemuel Harn and Keziah Griswell, on 17 October 1868 at Elkhart Co., Indiana.3 James Robertson died on 1 August 1893 at South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2
     Had three children with his first wife.

Citations

  1. [S241] B. Esther (Oviedo) Harn, "E.B. Harn Sheets, FHL film 1036595, # 140", Feb 1977 (18921 Knapp St., Northridge, CA 9132433). Hereinafter cited as "E.B. Harn Sheets, FHL film 1036595."
  2. [S53] Ellen Dorcas Harn, Steven Harn Redman, 2633 N. 1600 E., Layton, Davis Co., UT.
  3. [S1714] Esther Oviedo-McCulley, From Heron to Harn - The Family Genealogy (Temecula, California: Omega Print and Copy Center, Sep 2000), pg. 159. Hereinafter cited as From Heron to Harn - The Family Genealogy.

Margaret Blaisdell Robertson

F, #8343
Last Edited=25 Aug 2020
     Margaret Blaisdell Robertson married Charles Lincoln Ayling on 17 May 1900 at Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois. Margaret Blaisdell Robertson and Charles Lincoln Ayling were divorced in October 1925.
     As of 17 May 1900,her married name was Ayling.

Child of Margaret Blaisdell Robertson and Charles Lincoln Ayling

Alexis Marie Robinson

F, #4089
Last Edited=26 Jul 2021
Relationships
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Steven Harn Redman
5th great-granddaughter of Isaac Perkins
10th great-granddaughter of Francis (1) Purdy
8th great-granddaughter of John Foster
Charts
Descendant Chart for Dirck Jansen Hoogland
     Alexis Marie Robinson is the daughter of David George Robinson and Doreen Ann Neujahr.

Calvin Douglas Robinson

M, #8485
Last Edited=13 Jan 2021
     Calvin Douglas Robinson is the son of Dalvin S. Robinson and Nancy Hanna. Calvin Douglas Robinson married Marla Lou Kollenborn, daughter of Lewis L. Kollenborn and Marjorie Bernice Tracey, on 15 June 1985.1

Citations

  1. [S2557] Marla L. Robinson, The Oklahoman Newspaper, https://obits.oklahoman.com/obituaries/oklahoman/obituary.aspx?pid=192215074&fhid=29214, 10 apr 2019, n/a. Hereinafter cited as The Oklahoman Newspaper.

Dalvin S. Robinson

M, #8493
Last Edited=13 Jan 2021
     Dalvin S. Robinson married Nancy Hanna.

Child of Dalvin S. Robinson and Nancy Hanna

David George Robinson

M, #4087, b. circa 1942
Last Edited=26 Jul 2021
     David George Robinson was born circa 1942. He married Doreen Ann Neujahr, daughter of William Herman Neujahr and Gail Elaine Perkins, on 17 October 1976 at Hennepin Co., Minnesota.
     SOURCE: Gail Neujahr letter 09Mar1996.

Children of David George Robinson and Doreen Ann Neujahr

Emily Elaine Robinson

F, #4088
Last Edited=3 May 2005
Relationships
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Steven Harn Redman
5th great-granddaughter of Isaac Perkins
10th great-granddaughter of Francis (1) Purdy
8th great-granddaughter of John Foster
Charts
Descendant Chart for Dirck Jansen Hoogland
     Emily Elaine Robinson is the daughter of David George Robinson and Doreen Ann Neujahr.

Gertrude Maybelle Robinson1

F, #5802, b. 28 September 1914, d. 3 July 2011
Last Edited=5 Jan 2021
     Gertrude Maybelle Robinson was born on 28 September 1914 at Oklahoma.1 She married Adrian Laverne Linch, son of Orville Laverne Linch and Georgia Beatrice Williams, on 28 September 1935 at Denver, Denver Co., Colorado.1 Gertrude Maybelle Robinson died on 3 July 2011 at Bethesda, Montgomery Co., Maryland, at age 96.
     Her married name was Linch.1

Children of Gertrude Maybelle Robinson and Adrian Laverne Linch

Citations

  1. [S1830] Aeleen Farleigh Linch, online www.ancestry.com, Aeleen Farleigh Linch (n/a), downloaded Jun 2007.

Joan Ann Robinson

F, #956, b. 2 January 1933, d. 26 January 2016
Last Edited=16 Sep 2021
     Joan Ann Robinson was born on 2 January 1933 at St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota. She was the daughter of Walter F. Robinson and Blanche Irene Anderson.1 Joan Ann Robinson married Lowell James McCarthy, son of Francis Edward McCarthy and Olga Louise Borchert, on 24 October 1953. Joan Ann Robinson died on 26 January 2016 at Edina, Hennepin Co., Minnesota, at age 83.1
     Her married name was McCarthy. She lived in 1991 at Edina, Hennepin Co., Minnesota. She lived in April 2015 at Edina, Hennepin Co., Minnesota.2 The cause of death was Alzheimer's.1

Following obituary for Joan Robinson McCarthy from Star-Tribune Newspaper online:

Joan Ann (nee Robinson) McCarthy
McCarthy, Joan Ann (nee Robinson) Age 83 passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. She is survived by her three children: Kevin, Brian and John (Gail); her grandchild, Samuel; her brother Wally Robinson: her sister, Susan Greisgraber and her many nieces and nephews: Pam, George, Ann, Rich, Michelle, Tom, Steve, Gary, Linda, Glen and Tim. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lowell; her parents, Walter and Irene Robinson; her brother Richard Robinson. Joan's greatest joy was being a mother to her sons and grandson. She was a gracious and lovely soul and a friend to many. Joan was a spiritual woman who found strength in her faith. She will be dearly missed. Memorial Service Saturday at 11:00 AM at Edina Morningside Congregational Church, 4201 Morningside Road, Edina. Fellowship lunch to follow service. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Alzheimer's Association Minnesota. Washburn-McReavy.com Edina Chapel 952-920-3996

Published on January 29, 2016.1

Citations

  1. [S2415] Joan Ann (nee Robinson) McCarthy, Star-Tribune Newspaper Online, http://www.startribune.com/obituaries/detail/120148/?fullname=joan-ann-(nee-robinson)-mccarthy, 29 jan 2016, n/a. Hereinafter cited as Star-Tribune Newspaper Online.
  2. [S2375] Lowell J. 'Sparky' McCarthy, Star & Tribune Newspaper Online (MN), http://www.startribune.com/obituaries/detail/74889/?fullname=lowell-j-sparky-mccarthy, 14 Apr 2015, n/a. Hereinafter cited as Star & Tribune Newspaper Online (MN).

Rebecca Robinson

F, #3688
Last Edited=29 Apr 1995
     Rebecca Robinson married Fredrick Ruple, son of Jacob Ruple and Abigail McLintick(), on 7 January 1872.1
     Her married name was Ruple. SOURCE: Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14.

Children of Rebecca Robinson and Fredrick Ruple

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."

Richard Robinson1

M, #7507
Last Edited=16 Sep 2020
     Richard Robinson is the son of Walter F. Robinson and Blanche Irene Anderson.1

Citations

  1. [S2415] Joan Ann (nee Robinson) McCarthy, Star-Tribune Newspaper Online, http://www.startribune.com/obituaries/detail/120148/?fullname=joan-ann-(nee-robinson)-mccarthy, 29 jan 2016, n/a. Hereinafter cited as Star-Tribune Newspaper Online.

Shane Robinson

M, #6650
Last Edited=17 Oct 2011
     Shane Robinson married Jacinta Helen Neher, daughter of Richard Allen Neher and Madelyn Belle Payne.

Walter F. Robinson1

M, #7505, b. circa 1905, d. May 1982
Last Edited=19 Jun 2020
     Walter F. Robinson was born circa 1905 at Minnesota. He married Blanche Irene Anderson.1 Walter F. Robinson died in May 1982 at St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota.

Children of Walter F. Robinson and Blanche Irene Anderson

Citations

  1. [S2415] Joan Ann (nee Robinson) McCarthy, Star-Tribune Newspaper Online, http://www.startribune.com/obituaries/detail/120148/?fullname=joan-ann-(nee-robinson)-mccarthy, 29 jan 2016, n/a. Hereinafter cited as Star-Tribune Newspaper Online.

Mary Robley

F, #7807, b. 25 December 1868, d. 11 May 1944
Last Edited=26 Jul 2021
     Mary Robley was born on 25 December 1868 at Iowa.1 She married Garrett Taylor Harn, son of John Thomas Harn and Harriet Melissa Sumner, in 1891. Mary Robley died on 11 May 1944 at Appanoose Co., Iowa, at age 75.1 She was buried at Hill Crest Cemetery, Moravia, Appanoose Co., Iowa.1
     Her married name was Harn.

Child of Mary Robley and Garrett Taylor Harn

Citations

  1. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Mary (Robley) Harn, Memorial ID 79138813,
    Birth: 25 December 1868, USA
    Death: 11 May 1944, Iowa, USA
    Burial: Hillcrest Cemetery, Moravia, Appanoose County, Iowa
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/79138813/mary-harn: accessed 26 July 2021), memorial page for Mary Robley Harn (25 Dec 1868–11 May 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 79138813, citing Hillcrest Cemetery, Moravia, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA; Maintained by rhondachelseabrent (contributor 47027837).

    Spouse Garrett T. Harn 1866–1960 (m. 1891),.

Martha Jane Rockhill

F, #3332, b. 18 October 1839, d. 9 October 1917
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
     Martha Jane Rockhill was born on 18 October 1839 at Springfield, Clark Co., Ohio.1 She married Franklin Rupel, son of Peter Rupel and Christina Shumaker, on 26 November 1863 at Portage Twsp., St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2 Martha Jane Rockhill died on 9 October 1917 at Indiana at age 77.1
     Her married name was Rupel. Ruple Family in America, 1988, by Jack D. Ruple Sr., pg 149,150.

Children of Martha Jane Rockhill and Franklin Rupel

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."
  2. [S1325] Jack D. Ruple Sr., The Ruple Family in America and its Germanic heritage, pg 149, 150 (Little Rock, Arkansas: n.pub., c1988). Hereinafter cited as Ruple Family in America.

Alice H. Rogers

F, #8590, b. 23 February 1888, d. 24 June 1922
Last Edited=17 Feb 2021
     Alice H. Rogers was born on 23 February 1888. She married Lee Earl Ellsworth, son of Frederick Augustus Ellsworth and Carrie E. Jacobs. Alice H. Rogers died on 24 June 1922 at age 34. She was buried at Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.1
     Her married name was Ellsworth.

Citations

  1. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Alice Ellsworth, Memorial ID 208979589,
    Birth: 23 February 1888
    Death: 24 June 1922
    Burial: Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 17 February 2021), memorial page for Alice Ellsworth (23 Feb 1888–24 Jun 1922), Find a Grave Memorial no. 208979589, citing Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA; Maintained by S. Antar (contributor 47753344).,.

Patience Rogers1

F, #5385, b. 1756
Last Edited=19 Sep 2006
     Patience Rogers was born in 1756.1 She married Joshua Buffum.1
     Her married name was Buffum.1

Child of Patience Rogers and Joshua Buffum

Citations

  1. [S1725] Duran Paul Perkins, GEDCOM, 17 Jul 2006, Philadelphia, PA.

Myrtle Barbara Rohn1

F, #1510, b. 27 November 1897, d. 18 November 1979
Last Edited=28 Mar 2020
     Myrtle Barbara Rohn was born on 27 November 1897 at Beardstown, Cass Co., Illinois. She married Elmer Levi Harn, son of Stephen Adrian Harn and Mary Etta Blodgett, in 1916. Myrtle Barbara Rohn died on 18 November 1979 at San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas, at age 81.
     Her married name was Harn.

Census

CensusDatePlace
Census21 April 1930Frederick Twsp., Schuyler Co., Illinois, Listed as 31 years old and born in Illinois, and 18 years old when married.

Children of Myrtle Barbara Rohn and Elmer Levi Harn

Citations

  1. [S946] B. Esther (Oviedo) Harn, "E.B. Harn Sheets, FHL film 1036595, # 37,41", Feb 1977 (18921 Knapp St., Northridge, CA 91324). Hereinafter cited as "E.B. Harn Sheets, FHL film 1036595."

Elden Van Sykel Rohrer

M, #2665, b. 29 July 1896, d. 19 April 1981
Last Edited=18 Jan 2021
     Elden Van Sykel Rohrer was born on 29 July 1896 at Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois.1 He married Alta Elizabeth Harn, daughter of Sylvester Harn and Florence L. McCumber, on 10 February 1915 at Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois. Elden Van Sykel Rohrer died on 19 April 1981 at Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois, at age 84.1 He was buried on 29 April 1981 at White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois, Plot: ORC Lot 18 Sec C Sp 1.2,1
     His Ancestral File Number is 3Q6B-TW, submitted by Michael Errin McGuire.

Census

CensusDatePlace
Census22 April 1930Canton Twsp., Fulton Co., Illinois

Children of Elden Van Sykel Rohrer and Alta Elizabeth Harn

Citations

  1. [S1177] Unknown compiler, compiler, "Ancestral File Number 3Q6B-TW"; Ancestral File, 4.19 FHL, 35 North West Temple St., Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah. Hereinafter cited as "AFN."
  2. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Elden V Rohrer, Memorial ID 33446847,
    Birth: 29 July 1896
    Death: 26 April 1981
    Burial: White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 18 January 2021), memorial page for Elden V Rohrer (29 Jul 1896–26 Apr 1981), Find a Grave Memorial no. 33446847, citing White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave (contributor 8).

    Spouse Alta E Harn Rohrer 1898–1988
    Children Wilda M Rohrer Brown 1917–2008 Kenneth W. Rohrer 1918–2010 Wanda Maxine Rohrer Dorich 1923–2016 Howard Henry Rohrer 1925–2019,.

Howard Henry Rohrer

M, #2673, b. 19 May 1925, d. 16 July 2019
Last Edited=18 Jan 2021
Relationships
5th cousin of Steven Harn Redman
4th great-grandson of John Hearn
     Howard Henry Rohrer was born on 19 May 1925 at Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois.1,2,3 He was the son of Elden Van Sykel Rohrer and Alta Elizabeth Harn. Howard Henry Rohrer married Shirley Joan Walraven on 2 July 1948 at Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois.4,2 Howard Henry Rohrer died on 16 July 2019 at Cuba, Fulton Co., Illinois, at age 94.2 He was buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois.2
     AFN 79JN-08 submitted by Michael Errin McGuire. His Ancestral File Number is 79JN-08. He lived in 1992 at Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois. He lived in October 2008 at Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois.4 He lived in July 2016 at Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois.5

Following obituary for Howard Henry Rohrer:

Howard Henry “Hank” Rohrer, 94, of Canton, passed away at 1:25 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Clayberg Nursing Home.

CANTON-Howard Henry “Hank” Rohrer, 94, of Canton, passed away at 1:25 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Clayberg Nursing Home. He was born on May 19, 1925 in Canton to Elden and Alta (Harn) Rohrer. He married Shirley Joan Walraven on July 2, 1948 in Canton. She preceded him in death on March 24, 2016.

Hank was also preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Kenneth Rohrer; and three sisters, Maxine Dorich, Wilda Brown and Melba McGuire.

Surviving is one daughter, Deb (Garry) Hensley of Cuba; one special step-great-granddaughter, Cassie (Josh) Theis of Warrensburg, Missouri; three step-grand-children, Justin (Dara) Hensley of Knoxville, Brian (Audrey) Hensley of Normal and Laura (Jason) Chaplain of Chenoa; 14 step-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Hank worked as a truck driver and retired from Buckheart and Banner Mine. He was a member of United Mine Workers. Hank was loved by many for his smile, great personality, love of life and at Clayberg he was called the dancing fool. He loved kids and was a family man. Hank and Shirley met at Silver Leaf Roller Rink and continued to skate for many years. They also loved to take bus trips and traveling. He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

May God rest his soul; he was of the Christian faith.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 22, 2019 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, where a visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. Pastor Greg Ogle will officiate. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Canton. Memorials can be made to Clayberg Nursing Home in Cuba. To view Hank’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

https://www.cantondailyledger.com/news/20190719/howard-henry-hank-rohrer?rssfeed=true.3

Census

CensusDatePlace
Census22 April 1930Canton Twsp., Fulton Co., Illinois
Census8 April 1940Joshua, Fulton Co., Illinois

Citations

  1. [S1183] Unknown compiler, compiler, "Ancestral File Number 79JN-08"; Ancestral File, 4.19 FHL, 35 North West Temple St., Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.
  2. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Howard Henry “Hank” Rohrer, Memorial ID 201224407,
    Birth: 19 May 1925, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
    Death: 16 July 2019, Cuba, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
    Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 18 January 2021), memorial page for Howard Henry “Hank” Rohrer (19 May 1925–16 Jul 2019), Find a Grave Memorial no. 201224407, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA; Maintained by LEL, Jr. (contributor 48286231).
    Parents Elden V Rohrer 1896–1981
    Alta E Harn Rohrer 1898–1988
    Spouse Shirley Joan Walraven Rohrer 1929–2016 (m. 1948)
    Siblings Wilda M Rohrer Brown 1917–2008 Kenneth W. Rohrer 1918–2010 Wanda Maxine Rohrer Dorich 1923–2016,.
  3. [S2559] Howard Henry “Hank” Rohrer, Canton Daily Ledger (Canton, Illinois), https://www.cantondailyledger.com/news/20190719/howard-henry-hank-rohrer?rssfeed=true, 19 jul 2019, n/a. Hereinafter cited as Canton Daily Ledger (Canton, Illinois).
  4. [S2366] Wilda M. Brown, The State Journal-Register (Illinois), https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=30958371, 29 Oct 2008. Hereinafter cited as The State Journal-Register.
  5. [S2428] Oaks-Hines Funeral Home, online https://www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com/obituary/224483/Wanda-Dorich/. Hereinafter cited as Oaks-Hines Funeral Home.

Kenneth Wilbur Rohrer

M, #2669, b. 20 September 1918, d. 17 February 2010
Last Edited=18 Jan 2021
Relationships
5th cousin of Steven Harn Redman
4th great-grandson of John Hearn
     Kenneth Wilbur Rohrer was born on 20 September 1918 at Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois.1,2 He was the son of Elden Van Sykel Rohrer and Alta Elizabeth Harn. Kenneth Wilbur Rohrer married Maralee Gray on 13 February 1941 at Missouri. Kenneth Wilbur Rohrer married Margaret E. Ingold on 11 November 2001 at Alexis, Illinois.3 Kenneth Wilbur Rohrer died on 17 February 2010 at Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois, at age 91.2 He was buried at Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, Fulton Co., Illinois.2
     AFN 79JM-XX submitted by Michael Errin McGuire. His Ancestral File Number is 79JM-XX. He lived in October 2008 at Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois.3

Census

CensusDatePlace
Census22 April 1930Canton Twsp., Fulton Co., Illinois

Citations

  1. [S1179] Unknown compiler, compiler, "Ancestral File Number 79JM-XX"; Ancestral File, 4.19 FHL, 35 North West Temple St., Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.
  2. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Kenneth W. Rohrer, Memorial ID 48369925,
    Birth: 20 September 1918, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
    Death: 17 February 2010, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
    Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, Fulton County, Illinois
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 18 January 2021), memorial page for Kenneth W. Rohrer (20 Sep 1918–17 Feb 2010), Find a Grave Memorial no. 48369925, citing Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, Fulton County, Illinois, USA; Maintained by Sherry (contributor 47058649).
    Parents Elden V Rohrer 1896–1981
    Alta E Harn Rohrer 1898–1988

    Spouses Maralee Gray Rohrer 1921–1999 (m. 1941) Margaret E. Ingold Roberts 1920–2011 (m. 2001)
    Siblings Wilda M Rohrer Brown 1917–2008 Wanda Maxine Rohrer Dorich 1923–2016 Howard Henry Rohrer 1925–2019
    Children Keith E. Rohrer 1946–2014,.
  3. [S2366] Wilda M. Brown, The State Journal-Register (Illinois), https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=30958371, 29 Oct 2008. Hereinafter cited as The State Journal-Register.

Melba Allean Rohrer

F, #2670, b. 22 December 1920, d. 1 August 1983
Last Edited=27 Aug 2015
Relationships
5th cousin of Steven Harn Redman
4th great-granddaughter of John Hearn
     Melba Allean Rohrer was born on 22 December 1920 at Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois.1 She was the daughter of Elden Van Sykel Rohrer and Alta Elizabeth Harn. Melba Allean Rohrer married Ernest Frederick McGuire on 20 December 1944 at Lewistown, Fulton Co., Illinois.1 Melba Allean Rohrer died on 1 August 1983 at Washington Co., Oregon, at age 62; Certificate:
83-13186.
     Her married name was McGuire. AFN 3Q6B-QD submitted by Michael Errin McGuire. Her Ancestral File Number is 3Q6B-QD.

Census

CensusDatePlace
Census22 April 1930Canton Twsp., Fulton Co., Illinois
Census8 April 1940Joshua, Fulton Co., Illinois

Citations

  1. [S1180] Unknown compiler, compiler, "Ancestral File Number 3Q6B-QD"; Ancestral File, 4.19 FHL, 35 North West Temple St., Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah. Hereinafter cited as "AFN."

Wanda Maxine Rohrer

F, #2672, b. 20 January 1923, d. 16 July 2016
Last Edited=18 Jan 2021
Relationships
5th cousin of Steven Harn Redman
4th great-granddaughter of John Hearn
     Wanda Maxine Rohrer was born on 20 January 1923 at Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois.1 She was the daughter of Elden Van Sykel Rohrer and Alta Elizabeth Harn. Wanda Maxine Rohrer married Frank Dorich on 10 March 1944 at Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.2 Wanda Maxine Rohrer died on 16 July 2016 at Farmington Country Manor, Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois, at age 93.3,4 She was buried at White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois.4
     AFN 79JM-Z4 submitted by Michael Errin McGuire. Her Ancestral File Number is 79JM-Z4. Her married name was Dorich.2 She lived in October 2008 at Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois.2

Following obituary for Wanda Maxine Dorich:

Wanda Maxine Dorich
January 20, 1923 - July 16, 2016

Canton: Wanda Maxine Dorich, 93, of Canton passed away at 3:13 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2016, at Farmington Country Manor.
She was born January 20, 1923, in Fairview to Elden and Alta (Harn) Rohrer. She married Frank Dorich on March 10, 1944, during his enlistment in the United States Army. He preceded her in death on November 24, 2010.
She is survived by her two sons, Michael Lynn (Gloria) Dorich of Wheaton and Roderick Alan (Kathy) Dorich of Noblesville; one brother, Henry Rohrer of Canton; three grandchildren, Alan Dorich, Ann Daniel, and Kristin Dorich; and two great-grandchildren, Emma and Jameson Daniel.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Kenneth Rohrer; and two sisters, Melba McGuire and Wilda Brown.
Wanda was a self-sacrificing homemaker and a devoted mother, wife, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
A visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Canton. Graveside funeral services will be held immediately following the visitation at White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton.3

Census

CensusDatePlace
Census22 April 1930Canton Twsp., Fulton Co., Illinois, Listed as Maxine in the Census

Children of Wanda Maxine Rohrer and Frank Dorich

Citations

  1. [S1182] Unknown compiler, compiler, "Ancestral File Number 79JM-Z4"; Ancestral File, 4.19 FHL, 35 North West Temple St., Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.
  2. [S2366] Wilda M. Brown, The State Journal-Register (Illinois), https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=30958371, 29 Oct 2008. Hereinafter cited as The State Journal-Register.
  3. [S2428] Oaks-Hines Funeral Home, online https://www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com/obituary/224483/Wanda-Dorich/. Hereinafter cited as Oaks-Hines Funeral Home.
  4. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Wanda Maxine (Rohrer) Dorich, Memorial ID 167130768,
    Birth: 20 January 1923, Fairview, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
    Death: 16 July 2016, Farmington, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
    Burial: White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 18 January 2021), memorial page for Wanda Maxine Rohrer Dorich (20 Jan 1923–16 Jul 2016), Find a Grave Memorial no. 167130768, citing White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA; Maintained by David C. Henderson (contributor 47067566).
    Parents Elden V Rohrer 1896–1981
    Alta E Harn Rohrer 1898–1988
    Spouse Frank Dorich 1919–2010 (m. 1944)
    Siblings Wilda M Rohrer Brown 1917–2008 Kenneth W. Rohrer 1918–2010 Howard Henry Rohrer 1925–2019,.

Wilda Madeline Rohrer

F, #2668, b. 6 February 1917, d. 28 October 2008
Last Edited=18 Jan 2021
Relationships
5th cousin of Steven Harn Redman
4th great-granddaughter of John Hearn
     Wilda Madeline Rohrer was born on 6 February 1917 at Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois.1,2 She was the daughter of Elden Van Sykel Rohrer and Alta Elizabeth Harn. Wilda Madeline Rohrer married H. Gordon Brown on 8 August 1939 at Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois. Wilda Madeline Rohrer died on 28 October 2008 at Graham Hospital, Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois, at age 91.3,2 She was buried at Bethel Cemetery, Canton, Fulton Co., Illinois.3,2
     AFN 79JM-WR submitted by Michael Errin McGuire. Her Ancestral File Number is 79JM-WR. As of 8 August 1939,her married name was Brown.

CANTON - Wilda M. Brown, 91, of Canton, formerly of London Mills, died at 11:28 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008, at Graham Hospital in Canton.

She was born Feb. 6, 1917, in Canton, to Eldon and Alta (Harn) Rohrer. She married H. Gordon Brown on Aug. 18, 1939, in Canton; he died on Oct. 16, 1978.

Surviving are five children, Jerry (Hazel) Brown of London Mills, Karen (Jerry) Fillingham of Canton, Sharon (Jeff) Ownley of Valrico, Fla., Judith (James) McGann of Canton and Nancy (Randall) Rader of Auburn; two brothers, Kenneth (Margaret) Rohrer and Henry (Shirley) Rohrer, both of Canton; a sister, Maxine (Frank) Dorich of Canton; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Melba McGuire, and a grandson, Chad Clary.

Wilda was a member of the Canton Church of the Brethren and a former member of the Rapatee Union Church. She was actively involved with the Fulton County Farm Bureau, and was a 4H leader and Sunday school teacher. She enjoyed gardening, yard work, cooking and doing crafts. Wilda loved her family and friends and will be missed by all who knew her.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Canton. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, 2008, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Bethel Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Canton Church of the Brethren.

Online condolences are available at www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com.

Published in The State Journal-Register on 10/29/2008.3

Census

CensusDatePlace
Census22 April 1930Canton Twsp., Fulton Co., Illinois

Citations

  1. [S1178] Unknown compiler, compiler, "Ancestral File Number 79JM-WR"; Ancestral File, 4.19 FHL, 35 North West Temple St., Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.
  2. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Wilda M (Rohrer) Brown, Memorial ID 30958371,
    Birth: 6 February 1917, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
    Death: 28 October 2008, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
    Burial: Bethel Cemetery, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 18 January 2021), memorial page for Wilda M Rohrer Brown (6 Feb 1917–28 Oct 2008), Find a Grave Memorial no. 30958371, citing Bethel Cemetery, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA; Maintained by RhondaPattonWathen & children (contributor 46879360).
    Parents Elden V Rohrer 1896–1981
    Alta E Harn Rohrer 1898–1988
    Spouse H. Gordon Brown 1918–1978
    Siblings Kenneth W. Rohrer 1918–2010 Wanda Maxine Rohrer Dorich 1923–2016 Howard Henry Rohrer 1925–2019,.
  3. [S2366] Wilda M. Brown, The State Journal-Register (Illinois), https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=30958371, 29 Oct 2008. Hereinafter cited as The State Journal-Register.

Ephraim Rolfe

M, #7898, b. 1743, d. 27 May 1818
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     Ephraim Rolfe was born in 1743 at Middlesex Co., New Jersey. He was the son of Jonathan Rolfe and female (?) Ephraim Rolfe married Sarah Campbell in 1762. Ephraim Rolfe died on 27 May 1818 at Ithaca, Tompkins Co., New York. He was buried at Rolfe Cemetery, Enfield, Tompkins Co., New York, Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 26 August 2020), memorial page for Ephraim Rolfe (1743–27 May 1818), Find a Grave Memorial no. 41588705, citing Rolfe Cemetery, Enfield, Tompkins County, New York, USA; Maintained by Maggie (contributor 47014900).

Child of Ephraim Rolfe and Sarah Campbell

Frances Mary Rolfe1

F, #23, b. 7 January 1841, d. 19 May 1905
Last Edited=23 Nov 2020
     Frances Mary Rolfe married David Willets Purdy, son of Samuel Haskell Purdy and Jane H. Willets. Frances Mary Rolfe was born on 7 January 1841 at Ithaca, Tompkins Co., New York.2 She was the daughter of Levi Rolfe and Eliza Williams. Frances Mary Rolfe died on 19 May 1905 at Red Wing, Goodhue Co., Minnesota, at age 64.2 She was buried on 21 May 1905 at Oakwood Cemetery, Red Wing, Goodhue Co., Minnesota, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 05 January 2020), memorial page for Mary Frances Rolfe Purdy (7 Jan 1841–19 May 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59684257, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .3
     Her married name was Purdy. The cause of death was abdominal trouble. Listed as Frances M. Purdy in Death Record.

Following from Red Wing Daily Republican newspaper 19May1905 (Friday), 5:3.
Mrs. Mary Frances Purdy, wife of David Purdy, died this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A.H. Perkins, on West Sixth street. Mrs. Purdy was born in Ithaca, N.Y., Jan. 7, 1841. She moved to Red Wing in 1863, with her husband, and has lived here ever since. She leaves three children, Mrs. A.H. Perkins and S.H. Purdy, living here, and W.H. Purdy, of Sebeka. She died after a lingering illness. Mrs. Purdy was a kindly Christian woman and will be missed by a large circle of friends. The funeral will be held at the move of Mrs. A.H. Perkins at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon and at 2:30 at Christ Church.

Census

CensusDatePlace
Census17 August 1870Goodhue, Goodhue Co., Minnesota, listed as 29 years old, born in New York
Census16 June 1900Red Wing, Goodhue Co., Minnesota

Children of Frances Mary Rolfe and David Willets Purdy

Citations

  1. [S37] Frances Mary Rolfe entry, Goodhue Co , MN Death Records, Book 4, page 95, line 21, Goodhue Co., MN Court House, 509 W. 5th St., Red Wing, Goodhue Co., Minnesota.
  2. [S33] Paul Bradley Purdy, A branch of the Purdy family descending from David and Eliza Ann Purdy with David's line from Francis Purdy of Fairfield 1595-1658. FHL Call Number 929.273 P972, pg 9-15 (Flint, Michigan: Purdy self-published, c1962). Hereinafter cited as The David Purdy Family.
  3. [S36] Unknown article title, OBITUARY: Red Wing Daily Republican, 19May1905 (Friday), 5:3, Red Wing, Minnesota, 19 May 1905, 5.

Jonathan Rolfe

M, #7900, b. 30 August 1714, d. 8 July 1791
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     Jonathan Rolfe was born on 30 August 1714 at Woodbridge, Middlesex Co., New Jersey. He married female (?) Jonathan Rolfe died on 8 July 1791 at Middlesex Co., New Jersey, at age 76.

Child of Jonathan Rolfe and female (?)

Laura Etta Rolfe1

F, #571, b. 25 September 1844, d. 30 April 1930
Last Edited=16 Sep 2021
     Laura Etta Rolfe was born on 25 September 1844 at Dryden, Tompkins Co., New York.2 She married Oscar Rolfe circa June 1874.2 Laura Etta Rolfe married Oliver Wood Purdy, son of David Purdy and Elizabeth Ann Hopkins, on 28 December 1899 at Red Wing, Goodhue Co., Minnesota. Laura Etta Rolfe died on 30 April 1930 at Red Wing, Goodhue Co., Minnesota, at age 85.3 She was buried on 2 May 1930 at Oakwood Cemetery, Red Wing, Goodhue Co., Minnesota, Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 03 May 2020), memorial page for Laura E Rolfe Purdy (28 Sep 1848–30 Apr 1930), Find a Grave Memorial no. 91552188, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Mookie (contributor 47515129) .2
     As of circa June 1874,her married name was Rolf. Her married name was Purdy. Death Record for "Mrs. Laura Evens Purdy", born 28Sep1848 NY. Death Record lists father as Joe Gioens, who was born in New York. Died of Chronic Myocarditis with Dilation, Senility, Arterial sclerosis.

Following from The Red Wing Daily Republican Newspaper, page 8 column 2, 01May1930 (Thursday).
Mrs. O.W. Purdy, resident here 35 years, dies. Laura Etta Givinger Purdy, a resident of this city for about 35 years, died Wednesday evening at about 6:20 o'clock at her home, 602 Plum street, death following a long illness with infirmities of old age. Mrs. Purdy was born at Dryden, Tompkins county, N.Y., Sept. 25, 1844. She was united in marriage to Oscar Rolf in June, 1874. The couple took up their residence in Nebraska in 1887 and moved to Featherstone, where they located on a farm, 1895. Mr. Rolf died that year and his widow removed to Red Wing, which since remained her home. She was married to the late O.W. Purdy in 1900. He died about 15 years ago. One step-daughter, Mrs. Charles Lanning, Trumbersberg, N.Y., and a niece, Mrs. J.E. Hemblin, New York City, survive. The deceased was a member of the Christian Science church. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at A. Swanson's Sons' chapel.

Citations

  1. [S496] Laura Etta Rolfe entry, Goodhue Co , MN Death Record, Book 6, page 18, line 61, Goodhue Co., MN Court House, 509 W. 5th St., Red Wing, Goodhue Co., Minnesota.
  2. [S495] Unknown article title, OBITUARY: Red Wing Daily Republican, 01May1930, 8:2, Red Wing, Minnesota, 01 May 1930, 8. Hereinafter cited as RWDR.
  3. [S475] Paul Bradley Purdy, A branch of the Purdy family descending from David and Eliza Ann Purdy with David's line from Francis Purdy of Fairfield 1595-1658. FHL Call Number 929.273 P972, pg 7 (Flint, Michigan: Purdy self-published, c1962). Hereinafter cited as The David Purdy Family.

Levi Rolfe

M, #1300, b. 1 December 1813, d. 21 October 1858
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     Levi Rolfe was born on 1 December 1813 at New York. He was the son of Samuel Rolfe and Hanah Elison. Levi Rolfe married Eliza Williams. Levi Rolfe died on 21 October 1858 at age 44. He was buried at Rolfe Cemetery, Enfield, Tompkins Co., New York, Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 26 August 2020), memorial page for Levi Rolfe (1 Dec 1813–21 Oct 1858), Find a Grave Memorial no. 160292144, citing Rolfe Cemetery, Enfield, Tompkins County, New York, USA; Maintained by Butterfly~Kisses (contributor 46994799).

Children of Levi Rolfe and Eliza Williams