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

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Herbert CRANDALL

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 marriage of Miss Lena McKINLEY, and Herbert CRANDALL of Gaylord, was the event of last week in that village. We extend personal congratulations to the bride, and say with "old Rip;" "May you live long and prosper." (12 Sep 1901)


Lena 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)

-The marriage of Miss Lena McKINLEY, and Herbert CRANDALL of Gaylord, was the event of last week in that village. We extend personal congratulations to the bride, and say with "old Rip;" "May you live long and prosper." (12 Sep 1901)


A. J. DAVIS

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:
-Chas. JACKSON and family moved to Ball township the beginning of the week and his residence is now occupied by Mr. A. J. DAVIS and family. (3 Jan 1895)

-Mr. and Mrs. BABCOCK of Bay City, have been visiting with her sister Mrs. A. J. DAVIS, during the past week. (12 Sep 1895)


Mrs. A. J. DAVIS

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. BABCOCK of Bay City, have been visiting with her sister Mrs. A. J. DAVIS, during the past week. (12 Sep 1895)


Wm. E. HUSTED

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. E. HUSTED and wife spent Christmas with their daughters, Mrs. T. E. DOUGLASS and Mrs. Neil BEATON of Grayling. - West Branch Herald. (3 Jan 1895)

-Mrs. N. BEATON and little daughter Beaulah, who have been visiting at the formers' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. HUSTED, the past two weeks, returned to their home in Grayling, Thursday. Miss Cora HUSTED accompanied them for a short visit. - West Br. Herald. (25 Apr 1895)

-LOVELL ITEMS.
Mrs. HUSTED, of West Branch, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. L. DAVIS, of this place. She will return home the last of the week. (1 Nov 1900)

-Mesdames T. E. DOUGLAS, of Grayling, and L. A. DAVIS, of Lovell's, have been visiting at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. HUSTED. - West Branch Times. (13 Jun 1901)

-LOVELLS LOCALS.
Mr. W. E. HUSTED and Miss Lulu HUSTED are visiting with his daughters, Mrs. DOUGLAS, Mrs. STILLWAGON, Mrs. DAVIS and Miss Margarete HUSTED, all of Lovell. (24 Dec 1908)


Mrs. Wm. E. HUSTED

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:
-LOVELL ITEMS.
Mrs. HUSTED, of West Branch, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. L. DAVIS, of this place. She will return home the last of the week. (1 Nov 1900)


Marguerite "Maggie" HUSTED

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 Maggie and Master Jimmie HUSTED and Miss Beaulah BEATON are at Grayling for a two weeks' visit with the former's sister, Mrs. T. E. DOUGLASS. - West Branch Herald. (3 Jan 1895)

-Miss Marguerite HUSTED and her brother James, of West Branch, were guests of Mrs. E. DOUGLASS last week. (29 Jul 1897)

-LOVELLS LOCALS.
Miss Margaret HUSTED is calling on her sister, Mrs. T. E. DOUGLAS, and Mrs. C. STELLWAGON. (30 Apr 1908)


James "Jimmie" HUSTED

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 Maggie and Master Jimmie HUSTED and Miss Beaulah BEATON are at Grayling for a two weeks' visit with the former's sister, Mrs. T. E. DOUGLASS. - West Branch Herald. (3 Jan 1895)

-Miss Marguerite HUSTED and her brother James, of West Branch, were guests of Mrs. E. DOUGLASS last week. (29 Jul 1897)


Lulu HUSTED

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:
-LOVELLS LOCALS.
Mr. W. E. HUSTED and Miss Lulu HUSTED are visiting with his daughters, Mrs. DOUGLAS, Mrs. STILLWAGON, Mrs. DAVIS and Miss Margarete HUSTED, all of Lovell. (24 Dec 1908)


T. E. DOUGLAS

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. E. HUSTED and wife spent Christmas with their daughters, Mrs. T. E. DOUGLASS and Mrs. Neil BEATON of Grayling. - West Branch Herald. (3 Jan 1895)


Mrs. T. E. DOUGLASS HUSTED

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. E. HUSTED and wife spent Christmas with their daughters, Mrs. T. E. DOUGLASS and Mrs. Neil BEATON of Grayling. - West Branch Herald. (3 Jan 1895)

-Miss Maggie and Master Jimmie HUSTED and Miss Beaulah BEATON are at Grayling for a two weeks' visit with the former's sister, Mrs. T. E. DOUGLASS. - West Branch Herald. (3 Jan 1895)

-LOVELLS LOCALS.
Mrs. CLARK, a sister of Mrs. T. E. DOUGLAS; her husband and two children are making Mrs. DOUGLAS a visit. (29 Oct 1908)


Edgar DOUGLAS

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:
-LOVELLS LOCALS.
A most enjoyable afternoon and evening was spent at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. E. DOUGLAS, March 5th, in honor of Baby Edgar's birthday. The dining room was very prettily decorated with bells and cut flowers, and lighted with colored wax candles, much to the delight of the little ones. Baby Edgar, although but two years of age, presided at the head of the table and thoroughly understood he was the honored personage. Edgar was very happy over the many pretty tokens of love from his friends. After supper the evening was spent in games and merry making as long as the little eyes could stay open, when all wended their way homeward, wishing Edgar many returns of the day. (12 Mar 1908)


Margaret DOUGLAS

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:
-Saturday afternoon T. E. DOUGLAS opened the doors of the pavillon for his daughter Margaret who had invited about 40 guests to spend the afternoon with her. They had full possession of the lawn as well as the Pavillion. The weather was fine. The little ones were swinging and playing, the time passing swiftly by, when Miss Margarete announced that luncheon was ready, and on this occasion Mrs. T. E. DOUGLAS had shown her liberality by providing an immense birthday cake. Miss Margarete was allowed to trim the cake with candy, although only 5 years old Margarete showed her generous disposition by covering that cake with candy. No vacant spots left, the sides all around as well as the top was covered with candy, so each guest had a liberal supply of candy as well as cake. Nothing occured to mar the pleasure of the little ones and no one seemed to enjoy the occasion more than Miss Margarete, when she cut the cake on her 5th anniversary. (1 Oct 1908)


Neil BEATON

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. E. HUSTED and wife spent Christmas with their daughters, Mrs. T. E. DOUGLASS and Mrs. Neil BEATON of Grayling. - West Branch Herald. (3 Jan 1895)


Mrs. Neil BEATON HUSTED

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. E. HUSTED and wife spent Christmas with their daughters, Mrs. T. E. DOUGLASS and Mrs. Neil BEATON of Grayling. - West Branch Herald. (3 Jan 1895)

-Mrs. N. BEATON and little daughter Beaulah, who have been visiting at the formers' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. HUSTED, the past two weeks, returned to their home in Grayling, Thursday. Miss Cora HUSTED accompanied them for a short visit. - West Br. Herald. (25 Apr 1895)


Beulah BEATON

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. N. BEATON and little daughter Beaulah, who have been visiting at the formers' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. HUSTED, the past two weeks, returned to their home in Grayling, Thursday. Miss Cora HUSTED accompanied them for a short visit. - West Br. Herald. (25 Apr 1895)


Wm. RIKER

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:
-Wm. WOODBURN has the pleasure of entertaining his daughter, Mrs. Wm. RIKER, of Dansville. (10 Jan 1895)

-Mr. Wm. RIKER and his adopted daughter, of Dansville, are guests of Wm. WOODBURN, his father-in-law, this week. (11 Jul 1895)


Mrs. Wm. RIKER WOODBURN

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:
-Wm. WOODBURN has the pleasure of entertaining his daughter, Mrs. Wm. RIKER, of Dansville. (10 Jan 1895)


Arthur E. 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:
-MARRIED-In this village on New Years evening by the
Rev. L. D. BOYNTON, Arthur E. GREEN, of Grayling, and Miss Mamie RIX of this place. The newly wedded couple have the best wishes of their many friends. - Lewiston Journal. (10 Jan 1895)


Mamie RIX

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-In this village on New Years evening by the
Rev. L. D. BOYNTON, Arthur E. GREEN, of Grayling, and Miss Mamie RIX of this place. The newly wedded couple have the best wishes of their many friends. - Lewiston Journal. (10 Jan 1895)


Wm. COOK

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. COOK died on Saturday evening last, after quite a severe illness. The funeral occurred on Tuesday afternoon from the Congregational church, and was attended by the members of the G. A. R. and W. R. C., she having been one of the leading spirits in the latter society. - West Branch Journal. (10 Jan 1895)


Mrs. Wm. COOK

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. COOK died on Saturday evening last, after quite a severe illness. The funeral occurred on Tuesday afternoon from the Congregational church, and was attended by the members of the G. A. R. and W. R. C., she having been one of the leading spirits in the latter society. - West Branch Journal. (10 Jan 1895)


John W. BLODGETT

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:
-John W. BLODGETT, the Grand Rapids capitalist, was married last week to Miss Minnie Alice CUMNOCK at Lowell, Mass. (24 Jan 1895)


Minnie Alice CUMNOCK

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:
-John W. BLODGETT, the Grand Rapids capitalist, was married last week to Miss Minnie Alice CUMNOCK at Lowell, Mass. (24 Jan 1895)


Thorwald PETERSON

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:
-Thorwald PETERSON has been sentenced to Jackson for five years for forging $8,000 worth of checks on the Manistee and Grand Rapids railroad. His home is at Manistee. (14 Feb 1895)

-Thorwald PETERSON and Mrs. Olive WILDER were married at the Methodist parsonage on Monday evening, April 10, at 8:30. Rev. H. A. SHELDON officiating. Mr. PETERSON is a well-known and popular member of the band, playing the solo b cornet. In a general way some of the band boys knew of his intention to commit matrimony, but did not know the day fixed. However, when the license was issued on Monday, they decided to quietly watch him. When about 8 o'clock Mr. PETRSON and his intended bride wended their way to the parsonage the watch reported at the band hall and a few minutes later the band was on hand. A sentinel was posted at a window to watch proceedings and just as Mr. SHELDON finished the ceremony the band began to play one of Mr. PETERSON's favorite tunes. The serenade was a complete and agreeable surprise. The band boys give it out straight that no bachelor member can marry without taking a serenade in his'n. (13 Apr 1905)


Mrs. Olive WILDER

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:
-Thorwald PETERSON and Mrs. Olive WILDER were married at the Methodist parsonage on Monday evening, April 10, at 8:30. Rev. H. A. SHELDON officiating. Mr. PETERSON is a well-known and popular member of the band, playing the solo b cornet. In a general way some of the band boys knew of his intention to commit matrimony, but did not know the day fixed. However, when the license was issued on Monday, they decided to quietly watch him. When about 8 o'clock Mr. PETRSON and his intended bride wended their way to the parsonage the watch reported at the band hall and a few minutes later the band was on hand. A sentinel was posted at a window to watch proceedings and just as Mr. SHELDON finished the ceremony the band began to play one of Mr. PETERSON's favorite tunes. The serenade was a complete and agreeable surprise. The band boys give it out straight that no bachelor member can marry without taking a serenade in his'n. (13 Apr 1905)

RESOLUTIONS OF CONDOLENCE.
Whereas, It has pleased Almighty God to remove by death, Mrs. Thomas WILDER, mother of Mrs. Olive PETERSON be it
Resolved, That we extend to our sister member the sympathy and love of this Hive in this, her sad bereavement in the loss of a beloved Mother. We commend her to the loving care of Him, who doeth all things well. Trust in God He will give you strength to bear this trial.
Be it,
Resolved, That these Resolutions be spread upon the minutes of our hive and a copy of the same be given to our siter, Mrs. Olive PETERSON.
MRS. ROSE BALHOFF.
MRS. BERTHA OAKS.
MRS. LAURA AMIDON.
committee.
Crawford Hive No. 690 L. O. T. M. M. (11 Mar 1909)


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