Anna Orrock (Hendrickson) (c.1873 - 1934)

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Birthplace: Hurahead, Kristianstad, Sweden
Death: Died in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States
Cause of death: Chronic Nephritus
Managed by: Richard Wilson
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Richfield Reaper, Thursday, March 8, 1934, Page 1,, Col. 2 

"FUNERAL SERVICES HELD MONDAY FOR MRS. W.T. ORROCK ~ Speakers Pay Glowing Tribute to Church Worker and Friend. The First ward chapel was crowded with friends and relatives of the Orrock family when funeral services were held there Monday afternoon for Mrs. Anna H. Orrock, wife of William T. Orrock, who passed away at her home here Saturday, death resulting from a heart attack following a two weeks' illness. Bishop Enoch R. Larsen presided at the services, and spoke briefly of Mrs. Orrock's service to the church, to her family and friends. Other speakers were G.W. Blomquist, who recalled Mrs. Orrock's activities as a young woman; Mrs. H. Winkel, who was associated with her in the presidency of the First ward Relief Society several years ago, and F.M. Ogden, who was bishop of the ward at the time Mrs. Orrock was Relief Society president. All of the speakers referred especially to Mrs. Orrock's kindliness and gentleness of manner; to her thoughfulness in always taking flowers from her garden to people who were ill. Musical numbers included two appropriate selections by the Relief Society chorus, under direction of Mrs. Harvey Jensen, with Mrs. Lizzie Hansen at the organ, Mrs. H.W. Keate and Mrs. Moroni Jensen singing the duet part for one chorus; a vocal trio, "Lead Me Savior," by Mrs. Lizzie Hansen, Mrs. J. Lerue Ogden and J.W. Ward; a cello solo by M.L. Done; vocal solos, "The Link Divine," by Mrs. Jas. M. Peterson, and "Mother Dear," by Mrs. Effie E. Hulbert of Salt Lake.The opening prayer was by J.W. Ross; the benediction by John Ence. Interment was in the city cemetery. Charles Wilson dedicated the grave. Pallbearers were Wm. Erickson, Weber Erickson, Charles Wilson, Chariton Seegmiller, John and Joseph Orrock. Mrs. Orrock was born in Sweden March 21, 1873. As the adopted daughter of Niels and Bengta Hendrickson, she came to Utah when she was eight years of age. Her parents were converts of the L.D.S. church, and she was baptized a member of the church in the North sea while en route to America. The family lived in Salt Lake two years before coming to Richfield, which became their permanent home. From the time she was about 13 years of age, Mrs. Orrock was active in music circles in Sevier county, singing on numerous occasions. She was always active in L.D.S. church organizations, and for five years served as president of the First ward Relief Society. Her marriage to William T. Orrock took place November 28, 1894, in the Manti temple. To them were born three daughters and two sons. The youngest son, Cummings, died five years ago while working in Tooele. Surviving are the husband, W.T. Orrock; three daughters, Mrs. Orin A. Ogilvie of Salt Lake, Miss Elna Orrock of Salt Lake and Mrs. E.L. Wheelhouse of Long Beach, California; and one son, W.M. Orrock of Ogden. Eleven grandchilren survive also. Also of Mrs. Orrock's immediate family, as well as a number of other relatives and friends came to Richfield for the funeral."

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Anna Orrock's Timeline

1873
March 20, 1873
Hurahead, Kristianstad, Sweden
1881
1881
Age 7
1894
November 28, 1894
Age 21
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
1934
March 3, 1934
Age 60
Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States
March 5, 1934
Age 60
Richfield, Utah, Utah, United States