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

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Edward HEMPSTEAD

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, July 12th: Edward HEMPSTEAD and Mrs. Helen CHRISTIANSON, both of Grayling. Justice W. WOODBURN officiating. (14 Jul 1892)

-BORN.-Monday, November 12th., to Mr. and Mrs. E. HEMPSTEAD, a son. (15 Nov 1894)


Mrs. Helen CHRISTIANSON

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, July 12th: Edward HEMPSTEAD and Mrs. Helen CHRISTIANSON, both of Grayling. Justice W. WOODBURN officiating. (14 Jul 1892)

-Mrs. Helen HEMPSTEAD is now prepared to do sewing of all kinds, dress-making, especially, on reasonable terms. (23 Mar 1893)

-At a session of the Probate Court, holden July 18th, Mrs. Helene HEMPSTEAD was adjudged insane, and an order was issued for her reception in the asylum at Traverse City for treatment. Her case is peculiar, but of a mild type and it is hoped that a short time of treatment will restore her to her friends. (23 Jul 1896)

-We learn from a letter addressed to Mr. S. HEMPSTEAD, by the Superintendent of the Asylum, that Mrs. E. HEMPSTEAD is no better. (24 Dec 1896)

-PROBATE NOTICE.
STATE OF MICHIGAN |
| SS.
COUNTY OF CRAWFORD. |
AT A SESSION of the Probate Court for said county, held at the Probate Office, in the village of Grayling, on the first day of August in the year one thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine.
PRESENT JOHN J. COVENTRY,
JUDGE OF PROBATE.
IN THE MATTER of the estate of Helene HEMPSTEAD, an insane person.
On reading and filing the petition, duly verified of Helene STEPHAN guardian of said insane person, praying that she may be authorized, empowered and licensed to sell at private sale certain real estate described in said petition, to pay expenses and charges, and invest the proceeds thereof.
Thereupon it is ordered that Monday, the Fourth day of September next, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, be assigned for the hearing of said petition, and that the heirs at law of said insane person, and all other persons interested in said estate, are required to appear at a session of said court, then to be holden in the Probate office, in the village of Grayling and show cause, if any there be, why the prayer of the petitioner should not be granted. And it is further ordered, that the said petitioner give notice to the relatives and all persons interested in said estate, of the pendency of said petition, and the hearing thereof, by causing a copy of this order to be published in the "Crawford Avalanche," a newspaper printed and circulated in said county, three successive weeks previous to said day of hearing.
(SEAL) JOHN J. COVENTRY,
aug3-4w JUDGE OF PROBATE. (17 Aug 1899)


Mrs. Charlotte A. SPAULDING

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, In this village, Sunday, July 10th, Mrs. Charlotte A. SPAULDING, aged 53 years.
Mrs. SPAULDING has made her home here, with her daughter, Mrs. F. F. THATCHER, for the past seven years, and was universally beloved. The funeral services, at the residence, on Monday, conducted by Rev. S. G. TAYLOR were attended by a large concourse of friends, met to pay their last tribute of respect. (14 Jul 1892)


J. Evans MCKAY

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. Evans McKAY, of Chicago, who will be remembered by our citizens as Miss May Belle PARTRIDGE, and one of the teachers in our schools ten years ago, is a guest of Mrs. O. PALMER. (4 Apr 1901)

-Mrs. May B. McKAY, nee PARTRIDGE, is the guest of Mrs. O. PALMER. (4 Aug 1892)


May Belle PARTRIDGE

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. Evans McKAY, of Chicago, who will be remembered by our citizens as Miss May Belle PARTRIDGE, and one of the teachers in our schools ten years ago, is a guest of Mrs. O. PALMER. (4 Apr 1901)

-Mrs. May B. McKAY, nee PARTRIDGE, is the guest of Mrs. O. PALMER. (4 Aug 1892)

-Papers from Los Angeles, Cal., give a graphic description of the buring of the principal hotel in that city the night of the 12th inst. Among other incidents, we note that Mrs. May B. MACKEAY and her husband who occupied a suite of rooms on the third floor, lost all of their clothing, jewelry, books, bric-a-bac, etc., escaping in their night clothes, by sliding down a fire escape. Mrs. MACKAY will be remembered here as Miss May B. PARTRIDGE, for some time a teacher in our school, and a daughter of the late Gen. B. F. PARTRIDGE of Bay City. (21 Dec 1905)


Jessie BILLINGS

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, August 1st, Mr. Jessie BILLINGS, of Arenac county, Mich., and Miss Cora FERGUSON, of Grayling. (4 Aug 1892)


Cora FERGUSON

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, August 1st, Mr. Jessie BILLINGS, of Arenac county, Mich., and Miss Cora FERGUSON, of Grayling. (4 Aug 1892)

-Mrs. Charles FERGUSON came home from her visit, last Thursday, accompanied by her daughter, Mrs. BILLINGS, from near Standish, and her new granddaughter, Miss BILLINGS. (23 Sep 1897)


Charles FERGUSON

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. Charles FERGUSON came home from her visit, last Thursday, accompanied by her daughter, Mrs. BILLINGS, from near Standish, and her new granddaughter, Miss BILLINGS. (23 Sep 1897)

-Mrs. Charles FERGUSON, a former resident here, who lost her husband about two years ago, has been granted a pension of $8.00 a month. (22 Feb 1900)


Mrs. Charles FERGUSON

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. Charles FERGUSON came home from her visit, last Thursday, accompanied by her daughter, Mrs. BILLINGS, from near Standish, and her new granddaughter, Miss BILLINGS. (23 Sep 1897)

-Mrs. Charles FERGUSON, a former resident here, who lost her husband about two years ago, has been granted a pension of $8.00 a month. (22 Feb 1900)


ROSENTHAL

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:
-I. and A. ROSENTHAL had the pleasure of entertaining their brother, last Sunday, who lives at Gaylord. (15 Feb 1894)


Mrs. E. ROSENTHAL

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. E. ROSENTHAL, mother of Messrs ROSENTHAL Bro's, of this place, died at East Tawas, Friday, May 29th. The burial was at Bay City, Sunday. (4 Aug 1892)


ROSENTHAL

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. E. ROSENTHAL, mother of Messrs ROSENTHAL Bro's, of this place, died at East Tawas, Friday, May 29th. The burial was at Bay City, Sunday. (4 Aug 1892)


Aaron ROSENTHAL

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:
-Aaron ROSENTHAL who has been employed in B. BLUMENTHAL's store some time past, has severed his connection with that firm and gone to Grayling where he will clerk in his brother's store. - West Branch Herald. (25 Aug 1892)

-I. and A. ROSENTHAL had the pleasure of entertaining their brother, last Sunday, who lives at Gaylord. (15 Feb 1894)

-Aaron ROSENTHAL is a full fledged Mason, now, having received the finishing touches last Wednesday evening. (20 Jun 1895)

-Aaron ROSENTHAL, who went to N. Y. City, for a short visit, has accepted a position in that city. (26 Mar 1896)

-Aaron ROSENTHAL has accepted a position in Gaylord and left for that town last week. (9 Apr 1896)

-Aaron ROSENTHAL went to Clare last week, where he has secured a good position. (15 Apr 1897)

-Aaron ROSENTHAL, formerly a resident of Grayling, is clerking in a large store in Detroit. He is a good salesman. (28 Oct 1897)

-Our people will regret the leaving of Mr. I. ROSENTHAL, who has closed out his business here and left yesterday, going to St. Johns for a visit with his brother Aaron, and from there to Detroit, before starting out for the location of a new home. In the years he has been with us he has proved himself a successful business man and always a gentleman. Declining health decided him to try a change of climate, and he will probably locate on the Pacific coast. He goes with the best wishes of this community. (8 Feb 1900)


Joseph ROSENTHAL

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:
-Joseph ROSENTHAL, of Gaylord, brother of I. and A. ROSENTHAL, made them a visit last Sunday. (21 Feb 1895)

-Joe ROSENTHAL went to Grayling this week to take charge of the dry goods business he had purchased of his brother. Joe is a good fellow and has many Gaylord friends who would like to see him succeed. - Otsego County News. (8 Aug 1895)

-Joe ROSENTHAL left for New York City, Tuesday morning, where he expects to be married to a Miss SIMONS, of that city, formerly of Tawas. (21 Jan 1897)

-Joe ROSENTHAL and his bride are expected to arrive in Grayling, next Saturday evening. They were married Tuesday evening. (28 Jan 1897)

-Mr. Joseph ROSENTHAL, of Grayling, has purchased Wm. E. ROSENGARTEN's interest in the firm of A. Kramer & Co., clothiers, and has rented one of R. PATTERSON's dwellings, on Water street for a residence. He and wife were recently married. She was a New York lady, highly accomplished, and will be quite an addition to Cheboygan society. - Cheboygan Trib. (24 Mar 1898)

-Joe ROSENTHAL has retired from the F. A. Kramer Co. and will engage in business at Trenton, N. J. Mr. ROSENTHAL has been a member of the firm for the past two years, and has made many friends during his brief residence here, who will regret his departure. He is disposing of his household goods, and he and his estimable wife will take their departure for their new home in about two weeks. - Cheboygan News. (18 Jan 1900)

-Joseph ROSENTHAL, formerly of this village, is now connected with the Surprise Merchandise Co., of Trenton, N. J. Joe's many friends wish him the most abundant success. (1 Mar 1900)


STARK

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:
-Missess Eva and Viola STARK entertained their brother from Otter Lake, over Sunday. (13 Jun 1895)


Eva STARK

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:
-Miss. Cora B. GIBBS, of Caro, resigned her position as teacher in the Grayling School, to accept a better one at Ann Arbor. Miss Eva STARK, of Otter Lake, succeeds her. (11 Aug 1892)


Viola STARK

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:
-Missess Eva and Viola STARK entertained their brother from Otter Lake, over Sunday. (13 Jun 1895)


Elmer L. BATTERSON

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:
-PROBATE NOTICE.
STATE OF MICHIGAN |
| SS.
COUNTY OF CRAWFORD. |
AT A SESSION of the Probate Court for said county, held at the Probate Office, in the village of Grayling, on the third day of April, in the year one thousand nine hundred
Present JOHN J. COVENTRY,
Judge of Probate.
In the matter of the estate of Marian C. BATTERSON, deceased.
On reading and filing the petition, duly verified of Elmer BATTERSON, a son of said deceased, praying that the administration of the above named estate may be granted to Wellington BATTERSON, or some other suitable person.
Thereupon it is ordered that Monday, the 30th day of April next, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon, be assigned for the hearing of said petition, and that the heirs at law of said deceased and all other persons interested in said estate, are qreuired to appear at a session of said court, then to be holden in the Probate office, in the village of Grayling and show cause, if any there be, why the prayer of the petitioner should not be granted. And it is further ordered, that the said petitioner give notice to the heirs at law and all persons interested in said estate, of the pendency of said petition, and the hearing thereof, by causing a copy of this order to be published in the 'Crawford Avalanche," a newspaper printed and circulated in said county, three successive weeks previous to said day of hearing
(SEAL) J. J. COVENTRY,
apr 5--4w JUDGE OF PROBATE. (Apr 1900)

-MARRIED-October, 9, at the residence of Wellington BATTERSON, in Frederic, Elmer L. BATTERSON and Miss Edna M. GOSS, both of Frederic, Rev. J. J. WILLITS officiating. Their many friends will join in wishing them prosperity and happiness through life. (11 Oct 1900)

-Wellington BATTERSON, of Frederic, was in town Decoration day, and in reply to the usual "how-de do," of his friends, said, "All right for a Grand-Dad." It happened at Elmers,' on the 11th., and is a fine girl. (5 Jun 1902)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. Elmer BATTERSON, Nov. 22nd, a daughter. Elmer struts about as though he owned the whole R. R. (28 Nov 1907)


Edna M. GOSS

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:
-MAPLE FOREST DRIFTS.
Miss Edna GOSS, of Frederic has gone to live with her aunt at Eaton Rapids. She leaves a certain crusty Bach with the blues. (10 Feb 1898)

-MARRIED-October, 9, at the residence of Wellington BATTERSON, in Frederic, Elmer L. BATTERSON and Miss Edna M. GOSS, both of Frederic, Rev. J. J. WILLITS officiating. Their many friends will join in wishing them prosperity and happiness through life. (11 Oct 1900)


VAN FOSSIN

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. Mattie E. Van FOSSIN, of Columbiana, Ohio, is the guest of her brother, Mr. J. F. HUM. (1 Sep 1892)


Mattie E. HUM

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. Mattie E. VANFOSSIN, of Columbiana, Ohio, is the guest of her brother, Mr. J. F. HUM. (1 Sep 1892)


W. O. BRADFORD

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 Friday the 7th inst Mrs. W. O. BRADFORD, wife of W. O. BRADFORD, in ther 57th year. Funeral services were held on Sunday, by Rev. S. G. TAYLOR. (14 Jun 1894)


Mrs. W. O. BRADFORD

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 Friday the 7th inst Mrs. W. O. BRADFORD, wife of W. O. BRADFORD, in ther 57th year. Funeral services were held on Sunday, by Rev. S. G. TAYLOR. (14 Jun 1894)

-W. H. SHERMAN, of Maple Forest, was in town last Friday and Monday. On Friday to order a casket for his mother-in-law and on Monday one for his father. (14 Jun 1894)

-We desire to publicly express our thanks for the kindly attendtion given us during the illness, and at the final obsequies of our wife and mother, and especially to the ladies for their floral tributes. May they each find as generous friends when their hour of affliction may come.
W. O. BRADFORD AND FAMILY. (28 Jun 1894)


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