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

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Ambrose MCLAIN

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 home of the bride's sister, Mrs. Julius MERZ, on Wednesday evening, June 20th, Mr. Ambrose McLAIN to Miss Cornelia CROSS. Rev. S. G. TAYLOR officiated. A wedding march was played and a sumptuous supper served on the lawn. (28 Jun 1894)


Cornelia CROSS

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 home of the bride's sister, Mrs. Julius MERZ, on Wednesday evening, June 20th, Mr. Ambrose McLAIN to Miss Cornelia CROSS. Rev. S. G. TAYLOR officiated. A wedding march was played and a sumptuous supper served on the lawn. (28 Jun 1894)


John ROSENBAUM

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 his grandson, Hugh OAKS, in this village, Sunday, July 1st, John ROSENBAUM, aged 87 years. (5 Jul 1894)


Wm. M. NEWMAN

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. Wm. NEWMAN and wife, of Battle Creek, are visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. A. H. ANNIS, of Beaver Creek. (12 Jul 1894)

-Wm. M. NEWMAN and wife, of Battle Creek, who have for some time been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. H. ANNIS, of Beaver Creek, returned home the beginning of the week accompanied by Mrs. ANNIS. (20 Sep 1894)


Mrs. Wm. M. NEWMAN ANNIS

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. Wm. NEWMAN and wife, of Battle Creek, are visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. A. H. ANNIS, of Beaver Creek. (12 Jul 1894)

-Wm. M. NEWMAN and wife, of Battle Creek, who have for some time been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. H. ANNIS, of Beaver Creek, returned home the beginning of the week accompanied by Mrs. ANNIS. (20 Sep 1894)


POND

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:
-W. c. POND, Co. M., Fourth Michigan Cavalry, and a brother of A. L. POND, of this place, died at West Unity, Wisconsin, last month. He was a member of the Grand Army of the Republic. (17 Feb 1898)


W. C. POND

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:
-W. C. POND, Co. M., Fourth Michigan Cavalry, and a brother of A. L. POND, of this place, died at West Unity, Wisconsin, last month. He was a member of the Grand Army of the Republic. (17 Feb 1898)


Frank JOHNDRO

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. Frank JOHNDRO, of Bay City, father and mother of Mrs. A. L. POND, are making her a visit. (19 Jul 1894)

-Mrs. A. L. POND was called to Bay City last week by the sudden death of her father, Frank JOHNDRO, of appoplexy. Mr. JOHNDRO was 65 years of age, and a veteran of the Civil War, belonging to Co. A, 118 N. Y. Vol., with which he won personal distinction, and a captaincy, at the battle of Chapin's farm, near Richmond, Va. He was presented with a bronze medal of honor by special act of Congress. His funeral was conducted by his comrades of the g. A. R., of which he was an ardent member. (11 Apr 1901)


Stephen ODELL

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:
-ITEMS OF INTEREST
FOR THE WEEKS CORRESPONDING
WITH THE PRESENT - IN THE
HISTORY OF GRAYLING.
1893.
Stephen ODELL and Miss Clara BREAKY married. (26 Jul 1894)

-Steve ODELL has returned to his first love and is back again in the Photograph Gallery where he is prepared to do all work in his line on short notice and on favorable terms. Give him a call. (22 Aug 1895)

-BORN-June 12th, to Mr. and Mrs. S. E. ODELL, of Center Plains, a son. (18 Jun 1896)

-A baby boy came to bless the home of Mr. and Mrs. Steve O'DELL, at Lewiston, the 17th inst. (30 Jan 1902)


Clara BREAKY

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:
-ITEMS OF INTEREST
FOR THE WEEKS CORRESPONDING
WITH THE PRESENT - IN THE
HISTORY OF GRAYLING.
1893.
Stephen ODELL and Miss Clara BREAKY married. (26 Jul 1894)


Leonard DARNOTT

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 Wm. WOODBURN, the officiating magistrate, July 18th, Leonard DARNOTT to Miss Bertha DRAKE. all of Grayling, Mich. (26 Jul 1894)


Bertha DRAKE

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 Wm. WOODBURN, the officiating magistrate, July 18th, Leonard DARNOTT to Miss Bertha DRAKE. all of Grayling, Mich. (26 Jul 1894)


Charles H. BUTLER

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 Anabel BUTLER and her brother, Guy, went to Metamora, last thursday, for a six weeks' visit with their grand-mother and other relatives. (26 Jul 1894)

-Miss Emma LENZ, of Columbus, Ohio, is the guest of Mrs. Chas. BUTLER, and will preside at the organ of the M. E. church during the absence of Mrs. TAYLOR. (26 Jul 1894)

-BORN-On Sunday morning, the 7th, to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. BUTLER, a son, weight six pounds. (11 Apr 1895)

-DIED-Friday, September 27th, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles BUTLER, of cholera infantum. (3 Oct 1895)

-DIED-On the 27th inst., Charles Wilson BUTLER, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles BUTLER, aged five months and twenty days. (3 Oct 1895)

-Chas. BUTLER received a visit last week, from his brother and wife, of Almont, Mich. (2 Jan 1896)

-BORN-Saturday, January 31st., to Mr. and Mrs. Charles BUTLER, a son. No cigars, as yet. (4 Feb 1897)

-Charles BUTLER returned from his trip to Toledo, Sunday morning. He stopped at Homer on his way, and was accompanied from there by his daughter, Mrs. Anna Belle BLAIR. (30 Jan 1902)

-Chas. H. BUTLER has sold his pleasant home to Frank AYERS, and with his family will remove to Jackson, next week. We regret their going, as they have resided here for the past twelve years, and are well and favorably known. Mr. BUTLER has been a foreman for Salling, Hanson & Co., for over ten years, until the result of an accident precluded his continued labor. We wish them unlimited success in whatever place they may call home. (6 Mar 1902)


Juliette

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 Emma LENZ, of Columbus, Ohio, is the guest of Mrs. Chas. BUTLER, and will preside at the organ of the M. E. church during the absence of Mrs. TAYLOR. (26 Jul 1894)

-The first of the month Mrs. Chas. BUTLER was called to Almont by the serious illness of her mother, who died on the 5th. Mrs. BUTLER has not yet returned. (14 Oct 1897)

-RESOLUTIONS OF CONDOLENCE.
WHEREAS, the members of Grayling Hive, No. 64, L. O. T. M., are called to mourn with their sister, Juliette BUTLER, in the loss of her dear mother, Mrs. EUNPHY, who died Oct. 5th., therefore be it
RESOLVED, That we extend our heartfelt sympathy to our bereaved sister and family. And be it further
RESOLVED, That our charter be draped in mourning for the period of thirty days; that these resolutions be spread on the records of our Hive; also be published in the local papers, and a copy be sent the bereaved sister and family.
"Leaves have their time to fall,
And flowers to wither at the North
Wind's breath,
And stars to set - but all,
Thou hast' all seasons for thine
own, O, Death!"
K. WALD, |
M. DETTMAN, | COM.
F. KRAUS,| (21 Oct 1897)


Charles Wilson BUTLER

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-On Sunday morning, the 7th, to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. BUTLER, a son, weight six pounds. (11 Apr 1895)

-DIED-Friday, September 27th, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles BUTLER, of cholera infantum. (3 Oct 1895)

-DIED-On the 27th inst., Charles Wilson BUTLER, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles BUTLER, aged five months and twenty days. (3 Oct 1895)


Guy BUTLER

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 Anabel BUTLER and her brother, Guy, went to Metamora, last thursday, for a six weeks' visit with their grand-mother and other relatives. (26 Jul 1894)

-Guy BUTLER has decided to go to Homer to work for Orrin BLAIR in the store, instead of returning to school. (11 Apr 1901)

-A letter from Orrie BLAIR syas, he has business at Homer organized, and running in a satisfactory manner. Mr. BLAIR has established a reputation here that will follow him to his advantage, and we predict for him a successful business career. His brother-in-law, Guy BUTLER, is assisting him in the store. (2 May 1901)


Orrin BLAIR

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 Nellie P. BLAIR, of Hillsdale County, is a welcome visitor at the home of S. S. CLAGGETT. Her brother, Orrin, will walk straight, while she remains in town. (10 Jun 1897)

-MARRIED-Tuesday evening, at the residence of the brides parents, Mr. Orrie BLAIR, and Miss Anna Bell BUTLER. Rev. COPE officiating. The happy couple left on the night train, for his former home in Litchfield, Mich. (16 Sep 1897)

-Orrin BLAIR received word last Friday of the death of his father's mother in Hillsdale county, who was 99 years of age. (24 Feb 1898)

-A letter from Orrie BLAIR syas, he has business at Homer organized, and running in a satisfactory manner. Mr. BLAIR has established a reputation here that will follow him to his advantage, and we predict for him a successful business career. His brother-in-law, Guy BUTLER, is assisting him in the store. (2 May 1901)

-Charles BUTLER returned from his trip to Toledo, Sunday morning. He stopped at Homer on his way, and was accompanied from there by his daughter, Mrs. Anna Belle BLAIR. (30 Jan 1902)

-News from Homer last week, was received, to call for congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Ora BLAIR for the appearance at their home of a fine girl, weighing 10 pounds, and all doing well, except Grandpa BUTLER who is now strutting around his Jackson home with a swelled head, as though there had never been such an occurence before. (29 May 1902)


Anna Belle BUTLER

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 Anabel BUTLER and her brother, Guy, went to Metamora, last thursday, for a six weeks' visit with their grand-mother and other relatives. (26 Jul 1894)

-MARRIED-Tuesday evening, at the residence of the brides parents, Mr. Orrie BLAIR, and Miss Anna Bell BUTLER. Rev. COPE officiating. The happy couple left on the night train, for his former home in Litchfield, Mich. (16 Sep 1897)

-Charles BUTLER returned from his trip to Toledo, Sunday morning. He stopped at Homer on his way, and was accompanied from there by his daughter, Mrs. Anna Belle BLAIR. (30 Jan 1902)


EUNPHY

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:
-RESOLUTIONS OF CONDOLENCE.
WHEREAS, the members of Grayling Hive, No. 64, L. O. T. M., are called to mourn with their sister, Juliette BUTLER, in the loss of her dear mother, Mrs. EUNPHY, who died Oct. 5th., therefore be it
RESOLVED, That we extend our heartfelt sympathy to our bereaved sister and family. And be it further
RESOLVED, That our charter be draped in mourning for the period of thirty days; that these resolutions be spread on the records of our Hive; also be published in the local papers, and a copy be sent the bereaved sister and family.
"Leaves have their time to fall,
And flowers to wither at the North
Wind's breath,
And stars to set - but all,
Thou hast' all seasons for thine
own, O, Death!"
K. WALD, |
M. DETTMAN, | COM.
F. KRAUS,| (21 Oct 1897)


Mrs. Eunphy

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 first of the month Mrs. Chas. BUTLER was called to Almont by the serious illness of her mother, who died on the 5th. Mrs. BUTLER has not yet returned. (14 Oct 1897)

-RESOLUTIONS OF CONDOLENCE.
WHEREAS, the members of Grayling Hive, No. 64, L. O. T. M., are called to mourn with their sister, Juliette BUTLER, in the loss of her dear mother, Mrs. EUNPHY, who died Oct. 5th., therefore be it
RESOLVED, That we extend our heartfelt sympathy to our bereaved sister and family. And be it further
RESOLVED, That our charter be draped in mourning for the period of thirty days; that these resolutions be spread on the records of our Hive; also be published in the local papers, and a copy be sent the bereaved sister and family.
"Leaves have their time to fall,
And flowers to wither at the North
Wind's breath,
And stars to set - but all,
Thou hast' all seasons for thine
own, O, Death!"
K. WALD, |
M. DETTMAN, | COM.
F. KRAUS,| (21 Oct 1897)


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