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Extractions From the "Avalanche" a Crawford Co., MI Newspaper 1879-1940's


David Henry "Harry" WARD was born 1, 2 on 22 Feb 1880 in North Branch, Lapeer, MI. He died 3, 4 on 29 Aug 1937 in Grayling, Crawford, MI. He was buried on 2 Sep 1937 in Elmwood Cem, Grayling, MI. He married 5, 6 Edna B. KELLY on 15 Mar 1902 in Roscommon, Roscommon, MI.

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Edna B. KELLY [Parents] was born on 13 Oct 1880 in Gaines, Genesse, MI. She died 1 on 20 Jun 1937 in Grayling, Crawford, MI. She was buried on 23 Jun 1937 in Elmwood Cemetery, Grayling, Crawford, MI. She married 2, 3 David Henry "Harry" WARD on 15 Mar 1902 in Roscommon, Roscommon, MI.

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They had the following children:

  M i John Karson Kelley WARD "Bud" was born on 6 Aug 1902. He died on 2 Jun 1949.
  F ii Ruth Magelin WARD was born on 16 Jan 1906. She died on 7 Mar 1953.
  M iii Louis Ralph WARD was born 1, 2 on 14 Mar 1910 in Lovells, Crawford, MI. He died 3 on 29 Jan 1976 in Panama City, Bay, FL. He was buried in Evergreen Cem., Bay, FL. Louis served in the military 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Honorable discharge 30 Jun 1942 - 7 Sep 1945 in St. Louis, Missouri. He was 12, 13 in Camp Higgins Lake, S-95(Mich). He was divorced 14 on 1 Dec 1943 in Wayne, MI. [Notes]
  M iv David Henry Jr. WARD was born on 28 Oct 1918 in Grayling, Crawford, MI. He died on 23 Jan 1980 in Tempe, Maricopa, AZ. He was buried on 26 Jan 1980 in Cremated, AZ. [Notes]

John Karson KELLY was born about 1843 in Argentine, Genesee, MI. He died 1, 2 on 26 Mar 1884 in Grayling, Crawford, MI. He was buried in Elmwood Cem, Grayling, MI. He married 3 Phebe Ann BARNAMAN on 24 Sep 1877 in Gaines, Genesee, MI. John was 4, 5, 6 in Fairfax Seminary, Alexandria, VA.

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Phebe Ann BARNAMAN [Parents] was born on 5 Aug 1855 in Howell, Livingston, MI. She died 1, 2, 3 on 6 Jun 1933 in Grayling, Crawford, MI. She was buried on 8 Jun 1933 in Elmwood Cem, Crawford, MI. She married 4 John Karson KELLY on 24 Sep 1877 in Gaines, Genesee, MI. Phebe bought or sold land 5, 6 in Crawford, MI. She was 7 in Grayling, Crawford, MI.

Other marriages:
PURCHASE, Erastus
OWEN, George Frank

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They had the following children:

  F i Cora E. KELLY was born 1 on 15 Dec 1878 in Argentine, Genesee, MI. She died on 8 Feb 1887 in Grayling, Crawford, MI. She was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Crawford, MI. [Notes]
  F ii Edna B. KELLY was born on 13 Oct 1880. She died on 20 Jun 1937.

John Karson Kelley WARD "Bud" [Parents] was born on 6 Aug 1902 in Grayling, Crawford, MI. He died 1 on 2 Jun 1949 in Grayling, Crawford, MI. He was buried on 4 Jun 1949 in Grayling, Crawford, MI. He married Jeanette "Nettie" AEBLI.

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Jeanette "Nettie" AEBLI [Parents] was born in 1885 in Grayling, Crawford, MI. She married John Karson Kelley WARD "Bud".

Other marriages:
HARRIS, Roy

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Clarence Victor STOLIKER was born on 17 Jan 1903 in Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada. He died on 9 Jun 1973 in Farmington Twsp, Oakland, MI. He was buried on 9 Jun 1973 in Royal Oak, Oakland, MI. He married Ruth Magelin WARD on 27 Apr 1925 in Ferndale, Oakland, MI.

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Ruth Magelin WARD [Parents] was born on 16 Jan 1906 in Frederic, Crawford, MI. She died on 7 Mar 1953 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. She was buried in Royal Oak, Oakland, MI. She married Clarence Victor STOLIKER on 27 Apr 1925 in Ferndale, Oakland, MI.

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They had the following children:

  M i Frederick Neely STOLIKER was born on 11 Jun 1926 in Ferndale, Oakland, MI. [Notes]
  M ii Harry Edward STOLIKER was born on 11 Jun 1928 in Ferndale, Oakland, MI. He died on 2 Nov 1985 in Baltimore, MD. He was buried in Cremated. [Notes]
  F iii Phoebe Ann STOLIKER was born on 3 Aug 1936 in Ferndale, Oakland, MI. [Notes]

Erastus PURCHASE [Parents] was born on 20 Jun 1838 in Phelps, Ontario, NY. He died in Jul 1907 in MI. He was buried in Aug 1907 in Oakwood Cemetery, Saginaw, MI. He married 1 Phebe Ann BARNAMAN on 25 Dec 1894 in Grayling, Crawford, MI.

Other marriages:
SOPER OR SAPERT, Melissa

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Phebe Ann BARNAMAN [Parents] was born on 5 Aug 1855 in Howell, Livingston, MI. She died 1, 2, 3 on 6 Jun 1933 in Grayling, Crawford, MI. She was buried on 8 Jun 1933 in Elmwood Cem, Crawford, MI. She married 4 Erastus PURCHASE on 25 Dec 1894 in Grayling, Crawford, MI. Phebe bought or sold land 5, 6 in Crawford, MI. She was 7 in Grayling, Crawford, MI.

Other marriages:
KELLY, John Karson
OWEN, George Frank

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George Frank OWEN [Parents] was born on 3 Apr 1848 in Atlas, Genesee, MI. He died on 11 Oct 1924 in Crawford, MI. He was buried on 14 Oct 1924 in Elmwood Cemetery, Grayling, Crawford, MI. He married 1, 2 Phebe Ann BARNAMAN on 3 Aug 1909 in Grayling, Crawford, MI.

Other marriages:
DONAHUE, Ellen D.

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Phebe Ann BARNAMAN [Parents] was born on 5 Aug 1855 in Howell, Livingston, MI. She died 1, 2, 3 on 6 Jun 1933 in Grayling, Crawford, MI. She was buried on 8 Jun 1933 in Elmwood Cem, Crawford, MI. She married 4, 5 George Frank OWEN on 3 Aug 1909 in Grayling, Crawford, MI. Phebe bought or sold land 6, 7 in Crawford, MI. She was 8 in Grayling, Crawford, MI.

Other marriages:
KELLY, John Karson
PURCHASE, Erastus

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Betsy J. MOREY was born on 17 Mar 1838 in , MI. She died 1 on 23 Nov 1906 in Grayling, Crawford, MI. She was buried on 25 Nov 1906 in Elmwood Cemetery, Grayling, Crawford, MI.

Other marriages:
ALGER, Edwin D.

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She had the following children:

  F i Phebe Ann BARNAMAN was born on 5 Aug 1855. She died on 6 Jun 1933.

Erastus PURCHASE [Parents] was born on 20 Jun 1838 in Phelps, Ontario, NY. He died in Jul 1907 in MI. He was buried in Aug 1907 in Oakwood Cemetery, Saginaw, MI. He married Melissa SOPER OR SAPERT.

Other marriages:
BARNAMAN, Phebe Ann

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Melissa SOPER OR SAPERT died in 1893. She married Erastus PURCHASE.

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They had the following children:

  M i Alonzo Milo PURCHASE died in Jul 1901 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The cause of death was Railroad Accident. He was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Zilwaukee, MI. [Notes]
  F ii Mary Ada "Addie" PURCHASE was born about 1865. She died in Jul 1885.
  F iii Emma PURCHASE was born in 1867 in MI. She died in 1921 in Cincinnati, OH. [Notes]
  F iv Jennie Lind PURCHASE was born on 24 Dec 1870. She died after 15 Aug 1907.

PURCHASE.

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He had the following children:

  M i Erastus PURCHASE was born on 20 Jun 1838. He died in Jul 1907.
  M ii Milo PURCHASE was born in Jul 1835 in NY. [Notes]
  M iii Ambrose PURCHASE was born in Mar 1836 in NY. [Notes]

George Frank OWEN [Parents] was born on 3 Apr 1848 in Atlas, Genesee, MI. He died on 11 Oct 1924 in Crawford, MI. He was buried on 14 Oct 1924 in Elmwood Cemetery, Grayling, Crawford, MI. He married Ellen D. DONAHUE in 1875 in Genesee, MI.

Other marriages:
BARNAMAN, Phebe Ann

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Ellen D. DONAHUE was born about 1854. She died on 4 Feb 1908 in Maple Forest, Crawford, MI. She was buried in Feb 1908 in Elmwood Cemetery, Grayling, Crawford, MI. She married George Frank OWEN in 1875 in Genesee, MI.

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They had the following children:

  F i Jessie Mae OWEN was born in Oct 1877. She died in 1972.
  F ii Lottie OWEN was born in Oct 1879. She died on 17 Jul 1931.
  M iii infant OWEN was born on 4 Mar 1882 in Crawford, MI. He died on 15 Mar 1882 in Maple Forest, Crawford, MI. [Notes]
  M iv Ray OWEN was born on 9 Nov 1885 in Crawford, MI. [Notes]
  M v twin OWEN was born on 13 Feb 1889 in Crawford, MI. [Notes]
  F vi twin OWEN was born on 13 Feb 1889 in Crawford, MI. [Notes]
  M vii Glen F. OWEN was born in Jun 1891.
  M viii Charles E. OWEN was born in Jan 1896. He died in 1978.

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