Person:Mary Ballinger (2)

Mary Jane Ballinger
d.5 Mar 1943
m. 24 Dec 1863
  1. Mary Jane Ballinger1864 - 1943
m. 9 Aug 1883
Facts and Events
Name Mary Jane Ballinger
Gender Female
Birth[1][2] 6 Oct 1864 , Miami, Indiana, USA
Census[6] 1870 Shelby Twp, Tippecanoe, Indiana
Census[7] 1880 Washington, Miami, Indiana
Marriage 9 Aug 1883 , Miami, Indiana, USAto William "Billy" Rohrer
Other 8 Sep 1883 , Miami, Indiana, USAAlt. Marriage
with William "Billy" Rohrer
Census[8] 1920 Walnut Twp, Marshall, Indiana
Other[9][10][11] 3 Mar 1943 Walkerton, St. Joseph, Indiana, USAAlt. Death
Death[3] 5 Mar 1943
Burial[4][5] Walnut Cemetery, Walnut Township, Marshall County, Indiana
  1. US GenWeb
  2. email from Alan D. Rohrer
    Mary: b: 10/6/1864.
  3. email from Alan D. Rohrer.
  4. email from Alan D. Rohrer.
  5. Wendell C. and Jean C. Tombaugh. MARSHALL COUNTY, IND. CEMETERIES Vol. 2.
  6. 1870 U.S. Federal Census Indiana, Tippecanoe, Shelby twp., p315 p24
    1870 U.S. Federal Census Indiana, Tippecanoe, Shelby twp., p315 p24, 21 Jun 1870.
  7. 1880 U.S. Federal Census Indiana, Miami, Washington twp, District 122 p.576C
    1880 U.S. Federal Census Indiana, Miami, Washington twp, District 122 p.576C, 3 Jun 1880.
  8. 1920 U.S. Census Indiana, Marshall, Walnut twp., ED number 185, p.237, sheet 1A, 2A, 3B
    1920 U.S. Census Indiana, Marshall, Walnut twp., ED# 185, p.237, sheet 3B, 10 Jan 1920.
  9. Gospel Messenger
    The Gospel Messenger August 28, 1943.
  10. Plymouth Pilot Newspaper
    March 1943.
  11. Obituary From The Gospel Messenger August 28, 1943:
    Rohrer, William and Mary J, husband and wife. Mary J., only child of Martin and Eliza Cunningham Ballinger, was born in Miami County, Indiana, Oct. 6, 1864 and died March 3, 1943, after a three-month illness. William, oldest son of Samuel and Rebecca Shank Rohrer, was born in Miami County, Ind. Nov. 24, 1852 and died July 12, 1943, after an illness of three weeks. They were married Aug. 9, 1883, and lived all their active married life in Marshall County, Ind. Six children were born to them. Two sons and one daughter preceded them in death and two sons and one daughter survive, with ten grandchildren and one great grandchild. Mrs. Rohrer is also survived by one stepsister. Mr. Rohrer was the last of his generation. They had been members of the Church of the Brethren for sixty years and were faithful until death. Forty years ago they were called to the deacons office. On Feb. 26, 1943 both enjoyed the anointing in an impressive double service from which they received strength and comfort. They spent their last twleve years in the home of their only daughter. Funeral services for both were held in the Walnut church by their pastor Bro Joseph E. Whitacre. Interment was in the Walnut cemetery. -- Mrs. Edith Rupel, Walkerton, Ind.

    Plymouth Pilot Obituary March 1943
    Mrs. Mary Jane Rohrer

    Mrs. Mary Jane Rohrer, age, 78, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Edith Rupel of route 2, Walkerton, at 8:50 a.m. Wednesday after an illness of 12 weeks. She was born in Miami county, Indiana, on October 6, 1864 and had resided with her only daughter for the past- 12 years. As Mary Jane Ballinger she was married to William Rohrer on August 9, 1884 Surviving besides her husband and daughter are two sons, Samuel of Milwaukee, Wisc., and Arthur of South Bend, and a step sister, Mrs. Belle Stuart of Bunker Hill.

    The body will be removed from the Huffman Funeral Home, Lakeville, to the residence where friends may call. Services will be conducted in the Rupel home at one 6'clock Friday and at the Walnut Church the Brethren at 2:30 p. m. Friday. Rev. J. E. Whitacre, pastor of the Pine Creek Church of the Brethren, I will officiate with burial in the adjoining Walnut church cemetery.