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

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Justice WOODBURN

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Mrs. RIKER and child, of Webberville, daughter of Justice WOODBURN, arrived on last Saturday, for a visit, with her father and other friends. (2 Jul 1891)


Mrs. RIKER WOODBURN

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Mrs. RIKER and child, of Webberville, daughter of Justice WOODBURN, arrived on last Saturday, for a visit, with her father and other friends. (2 Jul 1891)


A. Lee TRUMLEY

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Lee TRUMLEY and his sister, Mrs. DICKEY, went to the Southern portion of the State, last week, on a visit to friends and relatives. (9 Jul 1891)

-A PRETTY CHURCH WEDDING.
At the M. E. Church, last evening, was performed for the first time in this village the beautiful and impressive church wedding service. Miss Clara WILLITT took the place at the organ, and at eight o'clock struck the first chords of a beautiful wedding march as Miss Angie LEECE entered the edifice on the arm of Mr. Guy BUTLER, followed by the bride, Miss Addie MARVIN, and Mr. Lee TRUMLEY, the groom. The party took their places at the altar, and Rev. O. W. WILLIT concluded the service which pronounced them husband and wife.
The assembly at once repaired to the cozy home on Walnut street, which was ready furnished, and the happy pair received the congratulations of their friends. Light refreshments were served, and what is hoped for a happy life was begun. The AVALANCHE extends congratulations. (10 Aug 1899)

-The hoodlums who made the night hideous after the wedding, last evening, should be suppressed. It is a disgrace to the village. They should be spanked and sent to bed. (10 Aug 1899)

-BORN-April 3d, to Mr. and Mrs. Lee TRUMLY, a daughter. (5 Apr 1900)

-Miss Flora MARVIN and her sister, Mrs. A. L. TRUMLEY, are visiting in Maple Forest this week. (22 Aug 1901)

-Mrs. Lee TRUMLEY, Mrs. Wm. TAYLOR and Mrs. Arthur METCALF started last Tuesday to join their husbands at Davenport, Washington, where they expect to make their home. All of them had resided here in this vicinity most of their lives, and will be missed by our community. A large number of our people were at the depot to bid them goodbye and goodluck. (5 Apr 1906)

-A letter from Gerome, Washington, givers that place as the address of Henry and A. L. TRUMLEY, now located on 160 acres of fine timbered government land on the Columbia river. They are pleased with the locality and say they watch for the AVALANCHE as for a letter from the old home. (16 Apr 1908)


Addie MARVIN

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Lee TRUMLEY and his sister, Mrs. DICKEY, went to the Southern portion of the State, last week, on a visit to friends and relatives. (9 Jul 1891)

-A PRETTY CHURCH WEDDING.
At the M. E. Church, last evening, was performed for the first time in this village the beautiful and impressive church wedding service. Miss Clara WILLITT took the place at the organ, and at eight o'clock struck the first chords of a beautiful wedding march as Miss Angie LEECE entered the edifice on the arm of Mr. Guy BUTLER, followed by the bride, Miss Addie MARVIN, and Mr. Lee TRUMLEY, the groom. The party took their places at the altar, and Rev. O. W. WILLIT concluded the service which pronounced them husband and wife.
The assembly at once repaired to the cozy home on Walnut street, which was ready furnished, and the happy pair received the congratulations of their friends. Light refreshments were served, and what is hoped for a happy life was begun. The AVALANCHE extends congratulations. (10 Aug 1899)

-The hoodlums who made the night hideous after the wedding, last evening, should be suppressed. It is a disgrace to the village. They should be spanked and sent to bed. (10 Aug 1899)

-Miss Flora MARVIN and her sister, Mrs. A. L. TRUMLEY, are visiting in Maple Forest this week. (22 Aug 1901)

-Mrs. Lee TRUMLEY, Mrs. Wm. TAYLOR and Mrs. Arthur METCALF started last Tuesday to join their husbands at Davenport, Washington, where they expect to make their home. All of them had resided here in this vicinity most of their lives, and will be missed by our community. A large number of our people were at the depot to bid them goodbye and goodluck. (5 Apr 1906)


John EVERETT

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-DIED-On the 10th. inst., Verla EVERETT, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John EVERETT, of Grayling, aged 11 years, 8 months and 5 days. (19 Mar 1896)


Mrs. John EVERETT

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Mrs. J. EVERETT was happily surprised yesterday by the unexpected arrival of her mother, Mrs. Jerome SIMONS of Port Huron. (11 Oct 1906)

-Mrs. John EVERETT, with her neice, Mrs. Mary CARL were driving Sunday, and just as they were on the bridge near the mill, a number of boys who were fishing suddenly raised their poles frightening the horse, which turned squarely around throwing both ladies from the carriage, Mrs. EVERETT was severely bruised and shocked so that she had to be carried home of a stretcher. Dr. INSLEY reports that though the injury is painfully severe, he does not think it positively dangerous. (21 May 1908)


Verla EVERETT

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-DIED-On the 10th. inst., Verna EVERETT, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John EVERETT, of Grayling, aged 11 years, 8 months and 5 days. (19 Mar 1896)


Gladys EVERETT

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Mr. and Mrs. John EVERETT and daughter Gladys spent New Years with friends and relatives at Lewiston. (6 Jan 1910)


EVERETT

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Mr. and Mrs. John EVERETT are entertaining his sister, Mrs. J. BOLT, of Detroit, and Mrs. J. B. EVERETT, of Fargo, Tuscola county, their first visit to our village. (13 Mar 1902)


Wm. DICKEY

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Lee TRUMLEY and his sister, Mrs. DICKEY, went to the Southern portion of the State, last week, on a visit to friends and relatives. (9 Jul 1891)

-Henry TRUMLEY is the grandfather of a brand new boy, born to his daughter, Mrs. DICKEY, of Vanderbilt, on the 20th inst. Weight seven pounds. (5 Apr 1894)

-Mrs. Wm. DICKEY, and the children, came down from Vanderbilt, Tuesday, for a visit with grandfather H. TRUMLEY. (19 Mar 1896)


Ella TRUMLEY

The following information extracted from the 1870 Census of Green Oak, Livingston, MI:
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The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Lee TRUMLEY and his sister, Mrs. DICKEY, went to the Southern portion of the State, last week, on a visit to friends and relatives. (9 Jul 1891)

-Henry TRUMLEY is the grandfather of a brand new boy, born to his daughter, Mrs. DICKEY, of Vanderbilt, on the 20th inst. Weight seven pounds. (5 Apr 1894)

-Mrs. Ella DICKEY of Lewiston, was in town last week and part of this, caring for her mother, Mrs. Henry TRUMLEY, who has been on the sick list. (21 Mar 1907)


HARCOURT

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-James HARCOURT, brother of the man killed by Dan DUNN, shot and killed Dan in a saloon at Trout Lake, Monday. DUNN had been acquitted, at his examination last Saturday, hence his shooting by James HARCOURT. No one mourns his end, and it is a wonder he was not killed long since. (30 Jul 1891)


Stephen HARCOURT

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-The funeral of Stephen HARCOURT, who was shot at Seney by Dan DUNN, occurred from St. Mary's church Monday morning. An interesting incident in connection with the affair was the fact that for pall bearers there were six brothers of the dead man. - Bay City Tribune. (9 Jul 1891)


James HARCOURT

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-James HARCOURT, brother of the man killed by Dan DUNN, shot and killed Dan in a saloon at Trout Lake, Monday. DUNN had been acquitted, at his examination last Saturday, hence his shooting by James HARCOURT. No one mourns his end, and it is a wonder he was not killed long since. (30 Jul 1891)

-Jim HARTCOURT, who shot Dan DUNN, has retained some Bay City lawyer to conduct his defense. (6 Aug 1891)


Wm. O. MAXWELL

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-MARRIED, at the Presbyterian, parsonage, Monday eve, July 20th, Wm. O. MAXWELL, of Huron Co. Mich., and Miss Clemmie Cordelia BRADLEY, of Grove, Mich. (23 Jul 1891)


Clemmie Cordelia BRADLEY

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-MARRIED, at the Presbyterian, parsonage, Monday eve, July 20th, Wm. O. MAXWELL, of Huron Co. Mich., and Miss Clemmie Cordelia BRADLEY, of Grove, Mich. (23 Jul 1891)


C. Z. HORTON

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-DIED-On Monday morning, the 27, at Frederic, Cornelia, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. Z. HORTON. The funeral services were held yesterday. (30 Jul 1891)


Cornelia HORTON

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-DIED-On Monday morning, the 27, at Frederic, Cornelia, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. Z. HORTON. The funeral services were held yesterday. (30 Jul 1891)


Jay ALLEN

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-MARRIED-On the 23d inst., at the home of the bride's parents, at Roscommon, Jay ALLEN, editor of the West Branch Herald and Times, and Miss Francis GIFFORD.
The happy couple have our sincere congratulations on their union and may the supply of "Small Caps", always be equal to the demand. (30 Jul 1891)

-Jay ALLEN, of the West Branch Times-Herald, who was married the other day, frankly says that the ceremoney took place on the 28th anniversary of the bride's birth. - Bay City Times. (3 Sep 1891)

-A letter from Jay ALLEN, formerly publisher of the Herald-Times, informs his friends that he is in Texas and is engaged in newspaper work. - West Branch Democrat. (2 Mar 1893)

-Judge SHARPE granted Mrs. Jay ALLEN, of Roscommon, wife of the editor of the GRAYING NEWS, a divorce, last week. Two souls, if not four, made happy. (15 Aug 1895)

-Jay ALLEN, Receiver of the Land Office, returned from his wedding trip, Sunday, and resumed the duties of his office, Monday morning. (16 Sep 1897)

-Jay ALLEN went to Mio, last week, to assume management of the Mail Telegram, in place of Roy CRAIG, who recently severed his connection with that office. - West Branch Herald-Times. (10 Jan 1901)

-That Jay ALLEN has accepted religion and become a preacher of the gospel in far off northwestern Canada, where he went about a year ago, is the conclusion reached by several of our citizens who have received his card bearing his likeness and Scripture texts, within the past week. Although Jay's past life has not been devoid of many good deeds if he has found the way of the transgressor hard and come to the conclusion that a righteous life is the only satisfactory one, there are none who shall say him nay even at this late day. The hand of fellowship will be extended him by all right thinking people.-Herald Times, West Branch. We imagine "Right Thinking People" would want to see home fruits meet for repentance. (15 Mar 1906)


Francis GIFFORD

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-MARRIED-On the 23d inst., at the home of the bride's parents, at Roscommon, Jay ALLEN, editor of the West Branch Herald and Times, and Miss Francis GIFFORD.
The happy couple have our sincere congratulations on their union and may the supply of "Small Caps", always be equal to the demand. (30 Jul 1891)

-Jay ALLEN, of the West Branch Times-Herald, who was married the other day, frankly says that the ceremoney took place on the 28th anniversary of the bride's birth. - Bay City Times. (3 Sep 1891)


Jay ALLEN

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-MARRIED-On the 23d inst., at the home of the bride's parents, at Roscommon, Jay ALLEN, editor of the West Branch Herald and Times, and Miss Francis GIFFORD.
The happy couple have our sincere congratulations on their union and may the supply of "Small Caps", always be equal to the demand. (30 Jul 1891)

-Jay ALLEN, of the West Branch Times-Herald, who was married the other day, frankly says that the ceremoney took place on the 28th anniversary of the bride's birth. - Bay City Times. (3 Sep 1891)

-A letter from Jay ALLEN, formerly publisher of the Herald-Times, informs his friends that he is in Texas and is engaged in newspaper work. - West Branch Democrat. (2 Mar 1893)

-Judge SHARPE granted Mrs. Jay ALLEN, of Roscommon, wife of the editor of the GRAYING NEWS, a divorce, last week. Two souls, if not four, made happy. (15 Aug 1895)

-Jay ALLEN, Receiver of the Land Office, returned from his wedding trip, Sunday, and resumed the duties of his office, Monday morning. (16 Sep 1897)

-Jay ALLEN went to Mio, last week, to assume management of the Mail Telegram, in place of Roy CRAIG, who recently severed his connection with that office. - West Branch Herald-Times. (10 Jan 1901)

-That Jay ALLEN has accepted religion and become a preacher of the gospel in far off northwestern Canada, where he went about a year ago, is the conclusion reached by several of our citizens who have received his card bearing his likeness and Scripture texts, within the past week. Although Jay's past life has not been devoid of many good deeds if he has found the way of the transgressor hard and come to the conclusion that a righteous life is the only satisfactory one, there are none who shall say him nay even at this late day. The hand of fellowship will be extended him by all right thinking people.-Herald Times, West Branch. We imagine "Right Thinking People" would want to see home fruits meet for repentance. (15 Mar 1906)


Meta VALENTINE

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-From an exchange we learn that Jay ALLEN, Receiver of the Land Office at this place, was married at Vassar, last Thursday, to Miss Meta VALENTINE. (9 Sep 1897)


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