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

Notes


Alexander EMERY

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 residence of the bride's parents, Oct. 6, 1891, Mr. Alexander EMERY and Miss Sadie SHAFER. Rev. CORNELIA, of Roscommon officiating. The happy couple took the noon train for the Southern part of the State. (8 Oct 1891)

-Born to Mr. and Mrs. Al. EMERY, of Center Plains, on the 8th inst., a daughter. Mother and child doing well. (12 Jul 1894)

-Supervisor EMORY, of Center Plains, and his wife rejoice in the posession of a new girl baby at their home, born Dec. 4th. (10 Dec 1896)

-Supervisor A. EMORY, of Center Plains, has sold all his stock with his farm, and bought another farm with stock and tools in Gratiot Co., east of St. Louis. When he gets thoroughly sick of the mud down there he will come back home to stay. We regret his going, and will welcome his return. (14 Oct 1897)

-Al. EMERY, who recently moved to the south part of the state, surprised us yesterday by walking into our office. In reply to our query as to what brought him back, he said that there was nothing to do down where he lived, and he had come back, looking for work. He will put in cedar ties and telegraph poles, banking them on the Hauptman Branch. He has a six miles haul. - Ros. News. (27 Jan 1898)


Sadie SHAFER

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 residence of the bride's parents, Oct. 6, 1891, Mr. Alexander EMERY and Miss Sadie SHAFER. Rev. CORNELIA, of Roscommon officiating. The happy couple took the noon train for the Southern part of the State. (8 Oct 1891)

-Mrs. Sadie EMERY, eldest daughter of H. T. SHAFER, has purchased the W. R. LOVE farm, in Center Plains township, and H. T. SHAFER the cows and young stock. (5 Apr 1894)


H. T. SHAFER

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. Sadie EMERY, eldest daughter of H. T. SHAFER, has purchased the W. R. LOVE farm, in Center Plains township, and H. T. SHAFER the cows and young stock. (5 Apr 1894)

-After waiting thirty years, a pension has been granted to Comrade Henry T. SHAFFER, a former resident of Beaver Creek, now of Breckenridge. There was no reason for the delay. (4 Sep 1902)


Frank SHAFER

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:
-H. T. SHAFER and his son, Frank, of Center Plains, are drawing wood which they cut in the neighborhood of Higgins Lake. (24 Dec 1896)


Walter BUCK

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, At the residence of Holloway S. BUCK, his son, in Maple Forest, Feb. 11, Walter Buch, aged 85 years.
The deceased was born in Erie Co., N. Y., April 27, 1807, and settled at Linden, Genesee, county, Mich. in 1844, where his first wife died, and where he was remarried. His second wife lived but a few years and was buried at Linden.
He has made his home for the last 24 years with his son, Holloway, with whom he came to this county in 1879. But two others, of nine children survive him.
An ever honest, upright respected citizen has gone home. (18 Feb 1892)


Perry YOUNGS

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. Perry YOUNGS returned to her home in Stanton, Monday. She leaves many friends here who will regret the change that prevents her being a permanent resident of our village. (22 Oct 1891)


Mrs. Perry YOUNGBS

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. Perry YOUNGS returned to her home in Stanton, Monday. She leaves many friends here who will regret the change that prevents her being a permanent resident of our village. (22 Oct 1891)


Harry BRITTON

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 residence of the bride's parents, on the 17th inst. Mr. Harry BRITTON, of Muskegon, Mich. and Miss Annie AYERST, of Grayling, Mich. Rev. GEYER officiating. (22 Oct 1891)


Annie AYERST

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 residence of the bride's parents, on the 17th inst. Mr. Harry BRITTON, of Muskegon, Mich. and Miss Annie AYERST, of Grayling, Mich. Rev. GEYER officiating. (22 Oct 1891)


HARRINGTON

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:
-F. W. HARRINGTON and wife, of Reese, were the guest of his brother, J. W., over Sunday. He used to live here, and met many old friends, but acknowledges a pleasant surprise in the growth of our village. (29 Oct 1891)


F. W. HARRINGTON

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:
-F. W. HARRINGTON and wife, of Reese, were the guest of his brother, J. W., over Sunday. He used to live here, and met many old friends, but acknowledges a pleasant surprise in the growth of our village. (29 Oct 1891)


J. W. HARRINGTON

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:
-F. W. HARRINGTON and wife, of Reese, were the guest of his brother, J. W., over Sunday. He used to live here, and met many old friends, but acknowledges a pleasant surprise in the growth of our village. (29 Oct 1891)


Thomas PROUIX

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:
-BORN-Wednesday, October 28th, to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas PROUIX, a son. (29 Oct 1891)

-BORN-At St. Ignace, Tuesday, May 12th, to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas PROULX, a daughter. (21 May 1896)


Mrs. Thos. PROULX

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. Thos. PROULX, of St. Ignace, was in town last week on account of the death of her nephew, Kellis CHARRON. She went to Bay City, for a visit Monday. (6 Dec 1900)


May AMIDON

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 West Branch, Monday, Nov. 16, by Rev. Fr. WEBLER, May AMIDON and Miss Mary ABERNATHY, both of Grayling. (19 Nov 1891)

-A. H. MARSH has assumed the duties of "baggage smasher" at the depot, and on Sept. 1st, will transfer his dray line to May AMIDON, who has been attending to that work for some time. (18 Aug 1892)

-BORN-Sunday, Feb. 17th, to Mr. and Mrs. May AMIDON, of Beaver Creek, a son, 10 pounds. (28 Feb 1895)


Mary ABERNATHY

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 West Branch, Monday, Nov. 16, by Rev. Fr. WEBLER, May AMIDON and Miss Mary ABERNATHY, both of Grayling. (19 Nov 1891)


Frank GATES

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. Frank GATES has the pleasure of entertaining her mother Mrs. J. HENDERSON, of Deer Creek, and her aunt, Mrs. M. CHAPMAN, of Ohio. (26 Nov 1891)


Mrs. Frank GATES

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. Frank GATES has the pleasure of entertaining her mother Mrs. J. HENDERSON, of Deer Creek, and her aunt, Mrs. M. CHAPMAN, of Ohio. (26 Nov 1891)


Mrs. J. HENDERSON

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. Frank GATES has the pleasure of entertaining her mother Mrs. J. HENDERSON, of Deer Creek, and her aunt, Mrs. M. CHAPMAN, of Ohio. (26 Nov 1891)


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