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

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OSTRANDER

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
Death of Mrs. Julia OSTRANDER. (30 Aug 1894)


Mrs. Julia OSTRANDER

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
Death of Mrs. Julia OSTRANDER. (30 Aug 1894)


W. E. HEAVENS

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. W. E. HEAVENS, of Grayling, is the guest of her mother Mrs. E. J. ENGLAND of State street. - Bay City Tribune. - (30 Aug 1894)


Mrs. W. E. HEAVENS

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. W. E. HEAVENS, of Grayling, is the guest of her mother Mrs. E. J. ENGLAND of State street. - Bay City Tribune. - (30 Aug 1894)


E. J. ENGLAND

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. W. E. HEAVENS, of Grayling, is the guest of her mother Mrs. E. J. ENGLAND of State street. - Bay City Tribune. - (30 Aug 1894)


Mrs. E. J. ENGLAND

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. W. E. HEAVENS, of Grayling, is the guest of her mother Mrs. E. J. ENGLAND of State street. - Bay City Tribune. - (30 Aug 1894)


C. T. JEROME

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. C. T. JEROME returned from Bay City last Friday. She reports that her mother, Mrs. GUNN, is some what better. (30 Aug 1894)

-Republican Causus - Grayling Tp.
Caucus was called to order by the chairman of the township committee, C. T. JEROME, who stated the business for which the caucus was called.
On Motion M. A. BATES was elected chairman, and J. C. HANSON, Secretary.
On motion the chairman appointed three tellers, consisting of J. K. MERZ, A. L. POND and J. J. COLLEN.
O. PALMER, Notary Public, administered the oath of office to the officers of the caucus.
The following persons were then nominated for township officers:
Supervisor - Geo. W. COMER.
Clerk - W. G. MARSH.
Treasurer - John STALEY.
Highway Comm'r - F. R. DECKROW
J. P., full term - R. McELROY.
J. P., to fill vacancy - J. K. BATES.
Member Board of Review - J. K. MERZ.
School Inspector - Wm. WOODFIELD.
School Inspector to fill vacancy - Er BELL.
Constables - Thos. K. CHITAGO, H. POND, Levi CLEMENT, and R. WILCOX.
M. A. BATES, D. McCORMICK and J. J. COLLEN were elected members of the township committee for the ensuing year. (2 Apr 1896)

-Monday was the fifteenth anniversary of the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. C. T. JEROME, and in the evening they were surprised by a large number of friends, who called to assist in celebrating it, which they did in a royal manner. (17 Dec 1896)


Mrs. C. T. JEROME GUNN

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. C. T. JEROME returned from Bay City last Friday. She reports that her mother, Mrs. GUNN, is some what better. (30 Aug 1894)

-Mrs. Charles JEROME went to Bay City yesterday, to attend the wedding of her nephew. (25 Apr 1901)

-Mrs. C. T. JEROME was called to Detroit last Friday by the death of a cousin. (30 Mar 1905)


H. S. MCCULLOUGH

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 home of her daughter, Mrs. H. S. McCULLOUGH, in Bay City, Mich., Sept. 27th., 1894, Mrs. Rebecca W. GUNN aged sixty-eight years, widow of the late Benjamin C. GUNN, and mother of Mrs. A. W. CANFIELD and Mrs. C. T. JEROME of this place and Mrs. H. S. McCULLOUGH, of Bay City, Mich. Burial at Utica. Mich., Sept. 29th, 1894, at 11 o'clock a.m. (4 Oct 1894)


Mrs. H. S. McCULLOUGH GUNN

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 home of her daughter, Mrs. H. S. McCULLOUGH, in Bay City, Mich., Sept. 27th., 1894, Mrs. Rebecca W. GUNN aged sixty-eight years, widow of the late Benjamin C. GUNN, and mother of Mrs. A. W. CANFIELD and Mrs. C. T. JEROME of this place and Mrs. H. S. McCULLOUGH, of Bay City, Mich. Burial at Utica. Mich., Sept. 29th, 1894, at 11 o'clock a.m. (4 Oct 1894)


Frank RICHARDSON

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:
-Frank RICHARDSON, of South Branch, and Miss Tina SMITH, of Grove were married on the 23d inst., by Rev. HULBERT, of Roscommon. (30 Aug 1894)


Tina SMITH

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:
-Frank RICHARDSON, of South Branch, and Miss Tina SMITH, of Grove were married on the 23d inst., by Rev. HULBERT, of Roscommon. (30 Aug 1894)


Mrs. Wm. METCALF

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. Wm. METCALF and son-in-law, R. WILCOX, were in town last Friday. (20 Sep 1894)


R. WILCOX

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. Wm. METCALF and son-in-law, R. WILCOX, were in town last Friday. (20 Sep 1894)

-Republican Causus - Grayling Tp.
Caucus was called to order by the chairman of the township committee, C. T. JEROME, who stated the business for which the caucus was called.
On Motion M. A. BATES was elected chairman, and J. C. HANSON, Secretary.
On motion the chairman appointed three tellers, consisting of J. K. MERZ, A. L. POND and J. J. COLLEN.
O. PALMER, Notary Public, administered the oath of office to the officers of the caucus.
The following persons were then nominated for township officers:
Supervisor - Geo. W. COMER.
Clerk - W. G. MARSH.
Treasurer - John STALEY.
Highway Comm'r - F. R. DECKROW
J. P., full term - R. McELROY.
J. P., to fill vacancy - J. K. BATES.
Member Board of Review - J. K. MERZ.
School Inspector - Wm. WOODFIELD.
School Inspector to fill vacancy - Er BELL.
Constables - Thos. K. CHITAGO, H. POND, Levi CLEMENT, and R. WILCOX.
M. A. BATES, D. McCORMICK and J. J. COLLEN were elected members of the township committee for the ensuing year. (2 Apr 1896)

-THE ELECTION.
NINE REPUBLICAN SUPERVISORS
Monday was a cold disagreeable day, and a light vote was polled throughout the county. We give the result:
GRAYLING TOWNSHIP.
For Constables, CHITAGO, POND, CLEMENT and WILCOX rep were elected by pluralities averaging over 60. (9 Apr 1896)


Mrs. R. WILCOX METCALF

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. Wm. METCALF and son-in-law, R. WILCOX, were in town last Friday. (20 Sep 1894)


Albert KRAUS

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Grayling Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Albert Kraus
a.56
b.Feb 1844 in Austria
occupation - President? - Hardware
Immigrated to US 1872, lived in US 28 years
married to Fritza 27 years
f.b.Austria
m.b.Austria

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-To Mr. and Mrs. A. KRAUS, Oct. 1st, a daughter. (11 Oct 1894)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. A. KRAUS, April 20th., a daughter. (22 Apr 1897)

-Over a hundred of the friends of A. KRAUS, surprised him Monday Evening, and assisted in celebrating his Fifty-eighth birthday, and as a remembrance to him of the event, presented him with a handsome easy chair. Mrs. KRAUS and the children were in the scheme and prepared for all who came. After a delightful social time, reaching well into the next day, the guests departed hoping that his time was not more than half gone. (27 Feb 1902)

-MARRIED-At the residence of the Brides father, Albert KRAUS, of this Village, Tuesday Sept. 11, Miss Francis KRAUS and Manuel B. WIENBERG, Rabbi Dr. FARBER of Detroit officiating. The spacious rooms of the home were filled with guests, the friends of the bride, who has been one of the favorites of our village. At eight o'clock, the hum of conversation was stilled by the grand strains of Mendleson's, Wedding March, executed by Arthur FOURNIER, and the ribbon bearers, Master Robert ROBLIN and Miss Elisabeth LANGEVIN entered, followed by the sisters of the bride, Misses Gusta and Hattie bearing the flowers and ring, Miss Esther KRAUS as maid of honor, escorted by Samuel WIENBERG as best man, and the brides maids, Miss Margaret FAILING of Grayling and Miss Rae LEVY of Detroit, escorted by the brothers of the bride, Messrs Joseph and Emil KRAUS. The bride and groom were escorted by their parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. KRAUS, and Mr. and Mrs. B. J. WEINBERG, of Saginaw, and given their place beneath a magnificent bell of Ferns, Carnations and Easter Lillies. The room, festooned with smilax, the bride dressed in white Silk Coline and the groom, in the conventional black made a pleasant picture for the expectant throng, as Rabbi Dr. FARBER proceeded with the impressive ring ceremony of the church in which the bride was given away by her father and mother. The hearty congratulations which followed proved the popularity of the bride and the good wishes of our people. The wedding supper was served and enjoyed, for it was elegant in every appointment. The happy pair left on the midnight train for a brief tour and will be "At Home" in Saginaw after October 1st. Among the out of town guest we notice Mr. and Mrs. B. J. WEINBERG of Saginaw; Mr. and Mrs. L. HIMELHOCH and daughter of Beaverton; Mr. and Mrs. J. L. COHN of Romeo; Mr. and Mrs. j. B. WIENBERG of Coleman; Mr. and Mrs. S. B. WIENBERG of Cassopolis; Mr. and Mrs. J. KRAMER of Gaylord; Mr. and Mrs. C. GOLDSTEIN and son of Saginaw; Miss Rae LEVY of Detroit; Rabbi Dr. FARBER of Detroit; Mrs. J. BONE of Lansing; Miss Florence MARIENTHAL of Bay City; and Mr. G. KRAUS of Detroit. The brief address of Dr. FARBER after the ceremoney was eloquent and enjoyable. The wedding presents numerous and elegant, and seventy-five telegrams of congratulations, received made a pleasant surprise. (13 Sep 1906)


Fritza

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Grayling Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Fritza KRAUS
a.46
b.May 1854 in Germany
Immigrated to US 1870, lived in US 30 years
married to Albert KRAUS 27 years
mother of 10 children of which 9 still survived
f.b.Germany
m.b.Germany

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. A. KRAUS and her son Emil are visiting in Lansing, this week. (22 Aug 1901)


Esther KRAUS

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Grayling Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Esther KRAUS
a.15
b.Oct 1884 in MI f.b.Austria
m.b.Germany


Gothrib KRAUS

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Grayling Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Gothril? or Gothrib? KRAUS
a.11
b.Aug 1888 in MI
f.b.Austria
m.b.Germany


Minnie J. KRAUS

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Grayling Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Minnie J. KRAUS
a.8
b.Jun 1891 in MI
f.b.Austria
m.b.Germany


Augusta KRAUS

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Grayling Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Augusta KRAUS
a.5
b.Oct 1894 in MI
f.b.Austria
m.b.Germany

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 Brides father, Albert KRAUS, of this Village, Tuesday Sept. 11, Miss Francis KRAUS and Manuel B. WIENBERG, Rabbi Dr. FARBER of Detroit officiating. The spacious rooms of the home were filled with guests, the friends of the bride, who has been one of the favorites of our village. At eight o'clock, the hum of conversation was stilled by the grand strains of Mendleson's, Wedding March, executed by Arthur FOURNIER, and the ribbon bearers, Master Robert ROBLIN and Miss Elisabeth LANGEVIN entered, followed by the sisters of the bride, Misses Gusta and Hattie bearing the flowers and ring, Miss Esther KRAUS as maid of honor, escorted by Samuel WIENBERG as best man, and the brides maids, Miss Margaret FAILING of Grayling and Miss Rae LEVY of Detroit, escorted by the brothers of the bride, Messrs Joseph and Emil KRAUS. The bride and groom were escorted by their parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. KRAUS, and Mr. and Mrs. B. J. WEINBERG, of Saginaw, and given their place beneath a magnificent bell of Ferns, Carnations and Easter Lillies. The room, festooned with smilax, the bride dressed in white Silk Coline and the groom, in the conventional black made a pleasant picture for the expectant throng, as Rabbi Dr. FARBER proceeded with the impressive ring ceremony of the church in which the bride was given away by her father and mother. The hearty congratulations which followed proved the popularity of the bride and the good wishes of our people. The wedding supper was served and enjoyed, for it was elegant in every appointment. The happy pair left on the midnight train for a brief tour and will be "At Home" in Saginaw after October 1st. Among the out of town guest we notice Mr. and Mrs. B. J. WEINBERG of Saginaw; Mr. and Mrs. L. HIMELHOCH and daughter of Beaverton; Mr. and Mrs. J. L. COHN of Romeo; Mr. and Mrs. j. B. WIENBERG of Coleman; Mr. and Mrs. S. B. WIENBERG of Cassopolis; Mr. and Mrs. J. KRAMER of Gaylord; Mr. and Mrs. C. GOLDSTEIN and son of Saginaw; Miss Rae LEVY of Detroit; Rabbi Dr. FARBER of Detroit; Mrs. J. BONE of Lansing; Miss Florence MARIENTHAL of Bay City; and Mr. G. KRAUS of Detroit. The brief address of Dr. FARBER after the ceremoney was eloquent and enjoyable. The wedding presents numerous and elegant, and seventy-five telegrams of congratulations, received made a pleasant surprise. (13 Sep 1906)


Hattie KRAUS

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Grayling Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Hattie KRAUS
a.3
b.Apr 1897 in MI
f.b.Austria
m.b.Germany

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 Brides father, Albert KRAUS, of this Village, Tuesday Sept. 11, Miss Francis KRAUS and Manuel B. WIENBERG, Rabbi Dr. FARBER of Detroit officiating. The spacious rooms of the home were filled with guests, the friends of the bride, who has been one of the favorites of our village. At eight o'clock, the hum of conversation was stilled by the grand strains of Mendleson's, Wedding March, executed by Arthur FOURNIER, and the ribbon bearers, Master Robert ROBLIN and Miss Elisabeth LANGEVIN entered, followed by the sisters of the bride, Misses Gusta and Hattie bearing the flowers and ring, Miss Esther KRAUS as maid of honor, escorted by Samuel WIENBERG as best man, and the brides maids, Miss Margaret FAILING of Grayling and Miss Rae LEVY of Detroit, escorted by the brothers of the bride, Messrs Joseph and Emil KRAUS. The bride and groom were escorted by their parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. KRAUS, and Mr. and Mrs. B. J. WEINBERG, of Saginaw, and given their place beneath a magnificent bell of Ferns, Carnations and Easter Lillies. The room, festooned with smilax, the bride dressed in white Silk Coline and the groom, in the conventional black made a pleasant picture for the expectant throng, as Rabbi Dr. FARBER proceeded with the impressive ring ceremony of the church in which the bride was given away by her father and mother. The hearty congratulations which followed proved the popularity of the bride and the good wishes of our people. The wedding supper was served and enjoyed, for it was elegant in every appointment. The happy pair left on the midnight train for a brief tour and will be "At Home" in Saginaw after October 1st. Among the out of town guest we notice Mr. and Mrs. B. J. WEINBERG of Saginaw; Mr. and Mrs. L. HIMELHOCH and daughter of Beaverton; Mr. and Mrs. J. L. COHN of Romeo; Mr. and Mrs. j. B. WIENBERG of Coleman; Mr. and Mrs. S. B. WIENBERG of Cassopolis; Mr. and Mrs. J. KRAMER of Gaylord; Mr. and Mrs. C. GOLDSTEIN and son of Saginaw; Miss Rae LEVY of Detroit; Rabbi Dr. FARBER of Detroit; Mrs. J. BONE of Lansing; Miss Florence MARIENTHAL of Bay City; and Mr. G. KRAUS of Detroit. The brief address of Dr. FARBER after the ceremoney was eloquent and enjoyable. The wedding presents numerous and elegant, and seventy-five telegrams of congratulations, received made a pleasant surprise. (13 Sep 1906)


Alex. WILSON

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. Alex. WILSON of Au Sable stepped on a rusty nail and blood poisoning set in. Her foot was amputated in the hope of saving her life, but did not avail as she died last week. (11 Oct 1894)


Mrs. Alex. WILSON

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. Alex. WILSON of Au Sable stepped on a rusty nail and blood poisoning set in. Her foot was amputated in the hope of saving her life, but did not avail as she died last week. (11 Oct 1894)


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