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

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P. B. LYON

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:
-FREDERIC ITEMS.
Mrs. P. H. LYON who has been visiting her parents, Wm. PUTNAM and family for some time, returned to her home in Chicago, last Saturday. (11 Oct 1894)


Mrs. P. B. LYON PUTNAM

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:
-FREDERIC ITEMS.
Mrs. P. H. LYON who has been visiting her parents, Wm. PUTNAM and family for some time, returned to her home in Chicago, last Saturday. (11 Oct 1894)


David BRUNEAU

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 Thos. PRIES, Oct. 18th. 1894. by Rev. John IRWIN, Mr. David BRUNEAU and Miss Henrietta GERISHER, both of Grayling. (25 Oct 1894)


Henrietta GERISHER

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 Thos. PRIES, Oct. 18th. 1894. by Rev. John IRWIN, Mr. David BRUNEAU and Miss Henrietta GERISHER, both of Grayling. (25 Oct 1894)


LEE

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:
-FREDERIC ITEMS.
Mr. LEE, of Lapeer, is visiting his sister, Mrs. F. H. OSBERNE. (8 Oct 1894)


LEE

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:
-FREDERIC ITEMS.
Mr. LEE, of Lapeer, is visiting his sister, Mrs. F. H. OSBERNE. (8 Oct 1894)


Joseph PANORD

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:
-Jos. PANORD was called to Bay City, last week, by the severe illness of his sister. (22 Nov 1894)

-Mr. Jos. PANORD and Miss Anna GREEN were married week before last, at Bay City. They will reside in Grayling and Joseph will undertake jobs of painting and paper hanging as heretofore. (29 Nov 1894)

-Joseph PANORD is the happy father of a bouncing boy, born last week. (21 Nov 1895)

-CARD OF THANKS.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph PANORD extend their sincere thanks to the kind friends and neighbors, who rendered material aid and comfort to them during the sickness and at the burial of their infant child, and especially to Mrs. TAYLOR and Mr. and Mrs. GREGORY, whose attentions were unceasing. (25 Jul 1901)


Anna GREEN

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. Jos. PANORD and Miss Anna GREEN were married week before last, at Bay City. They will reside in Grayling and Joseph will undertake jobs of painting and paper hanging as heretofore. (29 Nov 1894)


Er BELL

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. Er BELL and Miss Louise ADAMS were the guests of her sister, Miss Mattie, who is teaching school in Beaver Creek, last Sunday. (29 Nov 1894)

-A letter was received by Err BELL, Tuesday, notifying him of the death of the infant daughter of his brother Frank, at Negaunee. The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. BELL will extend to them their fullest sympathy. (14 Nov 1895)

-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)

-Er BELL arrived here from Negaunee, Saturday morning, a welcome guest of many friends, though all regretted the sad cause of his coming at this time. (30 Dec 1897)

-Cards are received here announcing that Er BELL and Miss WILLIAMSON will be married at Negaunee the 7th inst. (2 Oct 1902)


WILLIAMSON

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:
-Cards are received here announcing that Er BELL and Miss WILLIAMSON will be married at Negaunee the 7th inst. (2 Oct 1902)


PORTER

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. A. H. WISNER had the pleasure of entertaining on Christmas, her brother, Mr. Jas. PORTER, of Chicago, whom she had not seen for thirteen years. (27 Dec 1894)


Jas. PORTER

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. A. H. WISNER had the pleasure of entertaining on Christmas, her brother, Mr. Jas. PORTER, of Chicago, whom she had not seen for thirteen years. (27 Dec 1894)


George A. BELMORE

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. CHORKEY, mother of Mrs. A. BELMORE, of Beaver Creek, is 79 years of age, and has been entirely blind for nine years, but in that time has braided and made a large number of floor rugs, and knit innumerable stockings. She threads her own needle, and full arranges her own work, she is always apparently happy, and spends her time largely singing in her native tongue. (29 Oct 1896)

-FROM MANILA.
We make the following extract from a letter received from George A. BELMORE, of Co. G, 30th U. S. V., by his father, Augustus BELMORE, of Beaver Creek, dated in February, at Lucktan. He says, "it is a town of about 25,000 inhabitants, though so many are gone that only about 18,000 are present. Our regiment is in good health, except in two companies, who have hardly enough men on duty for the guard. There are two of our company in hospital, and three sick in quarters, all the rest being fit for duty.
This is Easter Sunday, and the churches are full of people. They have large churches and all are catholic. They have five or six bells in each church, which they ring all at time, making a terrific noise. We get some awful stories about where we ought to go and what we are going to have, but cannot believe anything we hear, though by what we can learn there is no need of any more soldiers on the island.
It is getting so hot we can hardly stand it, and they say it will be worse next month, which, if true, will compel us all to lie in the shade. I send you a roll of oil paintings that I took from a house where we were quartered, but do not know if it will reach you or not, as I had but two postage stamps to put on them, as stamps are hard to get.
By the time you get this it will be nearly time to pick huckle berries, but I guess I wont pick any this year, though I hope I may. I would like to be back there for a dance, though I would not understand the calls, unless it should be fours right, or fours left, or column halt, or charge, though I might learn gain. I must close, and go on guard. With respects to all old neighbors and friends, as ever.
GEO. A. BELMORE. (31 May 1900)

-George BELLMORE, of Beaver Creek, a soldier of the 30th U. S. V., has returned from the Philippines with the regiment, looking hale and hearty, but has had enough of that kind. (11 Apr 1901)

-Mr. and Mrs. Luke BOTROW of West Branch, formerly residents of Beaver Creek, were called to Valparaiso, Ind., about ten days ago, on account of the illness of their son, Henry, who was there in school. He was suffering from pneumonia and died Wednesday, February 15, and was brought to West Branch for burial. He was a brother of Mrs. George BELMORE of Beaver Creek and of Mrs. Arthur WAKELEY of this township. (23 Feb 1905)

-BEAVER CREEK BRIEFLETS.
Born-To Mr. and Mrs. Geo. BELMORE, April 29th, a son. Mother and baby are doing nicely. (4 May 1905)

-Born-To Mr. and Mrs. George BELMORE of Beaver Creek, on Saturday, April 29, 1905, a ten-pound boy. (4 May 1905)


Mrs. George BELMORE BOTROW

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. Luke BOTROW of West Branch, formerly residents of Beaver Creek, were called to Valparaiso, Ind., about ten days ago, on account of the illness of their son, Henry, who was there in school. He was suffering from pneumonia and died Wednesday, February 15, and was brought to West Branch for burial. He was a brother of Mrs. George BELMORE of Beaver Creek and of Mrs. Arthur WAKELEY of this township. (23 Feb 1905)

-BEAVER CREEK.
Mrs. George BELMORE came home from attending her brother's funeral at West Branch last Saturday. (9 Mar 1905)


Augustus BELMORE

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. CHORKEY, mother of Mrs. A. BELMORE, of Beaver Creek, is 79 years of age, and has been entirely blind for nine years, but in that time has braided and made a large number of floor rugs, and knit innumerable stockings. She threads her own needle, and full arranges her own work, she is always apparently happy, and spends her time largely singing in her native tongue. (29 Oct 1896)

-FROM MANILA.
We make the following extract from a letter received from George A. BELMORE, of Co. G, 30th U. S. V., by his father, Augustus BELMORE, of Beaver Creek, dated in February, at Lucktan. He says, "it is a town of about 25,000 inhabitants, though so many are gone that only about 18,000 are present. Our regiment is in good health, except in two companies, who have hardly enough men on duty for the guard. There are two of our company in hospital, and three sick in quarters, all the rest being fit for duty.
This is Easter Sunday, and the churches are full of people. They have large churches and all are catholic. They have five or six bells in each church, which they ring all at time, making a terrific noise. We get some awful stories about where we ought to go and what we are going to have, but cannot believe anything we hear, though by what we can learn there is no need of any more soldiers on the island.
It is getting so hot we can hardly stand it, and they say it will be worse next month, which, if true, will compel us all to lie in the shade. I send you a roll of oil paintings that I took from a house where we were quartered, but do not know if it will reach you or not, as I had but two postage stamps to put on them, as stamps are hard to get.
By the time you get this it will be nearly time to pick huckle berries, but I guess I wont pick any this year, though I hope I may. I would like to be back there for a dance, though I would not understand the calls, unless it should be fours right, or fours left, or column halt, or charge, though I might learn gain. I must close, and go on guard. With respects to all old neighbors and friends, as ever.
GEO. A. BELMORE. (31 May 1900)

-Augustus BELMORE, aged 56 years, and a resident of Beaver Creek township, died at his home in that place Wednesday, Dec. 7th. Funeral services were conducted from St. Mary's Catholic church here last Friday and the remains laid away at rest in the Catholic cemetery here. Mr. BELMORE had been a resident of that section of the county for the past 20 years or more and was well known and highly respected by the people of the whole county. He leaves a wife, two sons and one daughter, all grown up, to mourn his loss. (15 Dec 1904)


Mrs. A. BELMORE

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. CHORKEY, mother of Mrs. A. BELMORE, of Beaver Creek, is 79 years of age, and has been entirely blind for nine years, but in that time has braided and made a large number of floor rugs, and knit innumerable stockings. She threads her own needle, and full arranges her own work, she is always apparently happy, and spends her time largely singing in her native tongue. (29 Oct 1896)


SOMERS

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 Nora SOMERS, of Detroit, is visiting her sister, Mrs. L. C. COULTER. (27 Dec 1894)


Nora SOMERS

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 Nora SOMERS, of Detroit, is visiting her sister, Mrs. L. C. COULTER. (27 Dec 1894)


Mrs. L. C. COULTER SOMERS

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 Nora SOMERS, of Detroit, is visiting her sister, Mrs. L. C. COULTER. (27 Dec 1894)


H. C. MCKINLEY

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. H. C. McKINLEY and daughter Lena, of Gaylord, were visiting friends in Grayling, over Sunday. (3 Jan 1895)

-Word is received of the death of the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. McKINLEY, of Gaylord, Tuesday, of Typhoyd-Pneumonia. The family will receive the sympathy of many friends here, in this hour of affliction. (25 Sep 1902)

-Last week H. C. McKINLEY laid down the baton which has controlled the music and movement of the Otsego County Herald for the past quarter of a century, or rather handed it over to his successors, Messrs C. C. OLDS and sons. Mr. McKINLEY may well be proud of his success, and we congratulate him and hope the balance of his life may be rounded out with like success and happiness. We welcome the new firm to fellowship, and wish for them a continuance of the good work and well being, of the Herald. (12 Sep 1907)


Mrs. H. C. McKINLEY

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. H. C. McKINLEY and daughter Lena, of Gaylord, were visiting friends in Grayling, over Sunday. (3 Jan 1895)


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