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

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RINDO

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:
-Wilford RINDO left Cheboygan, Mich., November, 1891, and when last heard from was on the north shore. His sister Eugenia, Cheboygan, wishes to hear from him, and would like to have northern Michigan papers copy this. (21 Feb 1895)


Wilford RINDO

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:
-Wilford RINDO left cheboygan, Mich., November, 1891, and when last heard from was on the north shore. His sister Eugenia, Cheboygan, wishes to hear from him, and would like to have northern Michigan papers copy this. (21 Feb 1895)


Eugenia RINDO

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:
-Wilford RINDO left Cheboygan, Mich., November, 1891, and when last heard from was on the north shore. His sister Eugenia, Cheboygan, wishes to hear from him, and would like to have northern Michigan papers copy this. (21 Feb 1895)


Mrs. Ardella 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:
-DIED-At White Pigeon, Mich., Friday, May 22d, Mrs. Ardella SMITH, aged 85. The deceased was the mother of our townsman, Dell SMITH. (28 May 1896)


Andrew WEATHERWAX

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:
-Andrew WEATHERWAX, of Sturgis, is making his daughter, Mrs. Dell SMITH, a visit. (12 Sep 1895)


A. WEATHERWAX

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. Delevan SMITH and family are made glad by a visit from her mother, Mrs. A. WEATHERWAX of Chicago, who will spend the summer here, and her brother, A. WEATHERWAX and his wife of Elkhart, Indiana, who will remain as long as his business will permit. He is an engineer on the L. S. & M. S. Railroad. (4 Jun 1908)


STADDEN

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 the 8th inst., at South Boardman, Mrs. Lavilla STADDEN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dell SMITH, this township. She left a young son, aged three years, to the care of Mrs. S. (28 Feb 1895)


Mrs. Lavilla STADDEN 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:
-DIED-On the 8th inst., at South Boardman, Mrs. Lavilla STADDEN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dell SMITH, this township. She left a young son, aged three years, to the care of Mrs. S. (28 Feb 1895)


CREGO

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 her daughter, in Beaver Creek township, Mrs. Mary CREGO, aged 71 years. (7 Mar 1895)


Mrs. Mary CREGO

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 her daughter, in Beaver Creek township, Mrs. Mary CREGO, aged 71 years. (7 Mar 1895)


Chas. WALDRON

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-On the 12th inst., by Justice WOODBURN, Mr. Chas. WALDRON, of South Branch, and Miss Kate OSTRANDER, of Grayling. (14 Mar 1895)

-Dr. Frank GRIFFIN reports the birth of a son to Mrs. Chas. WALDRON, of South Branch, last Sunday. (16 Aug 1900)


Kate 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:
-MARRIED-On the 12th inst., by Justice WOODBURN, Mr. Chas. WALDRON, of South Branch, and Miss Kate OSTRANDER, of Grayling. (14 Mar 1895)


Frank BARBER

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:
-Dr. FRASER reports the birth of a bouncing son to Mr. and Mrs. Frank BARBER, of Center Plains, Tuesday. Mother and child doing nicely. - Ros. News. (21 Mar 1895)

-Mr. and Mrs. Frank BARBER, of Center Plains, rejoice over the advent of a little daughter in their household, the first of the week. - Roscommon News. (6 May 1897)

-Frank BARBER, of South Branch, has enjoyed a weeks's visit with his brother, from Pennsylvania. It was his first visit to this section. (27 Jul 1899)

-Born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank BARBER, of Beaver Creek, on Monday, a son. We regret to learn that since the arrival of the little one Mrs. B. has been in delicate health, suffering from milk leg. The Lady Maccabees are looking after her welfare. - Roscommon News. (10 Oct 1901)

-Tuesday evening a most enjoyable event occurred at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank BARBER, it being the celebration of the 20th anniversary of their marriage. Mr. and Mrs. B. were married here twenty years ago, and shortly afterward moved to their farm in Center Plains, where they have since continued to reside. They are well known here, being members of the L. O. T. M. and K. O. T. M. Societies, and a large number of the members of these orders attended the reception given in honor of the occasion. Nor was this all, as neighbors for miles around congregated, as well as a large number of friends from Grayling. a most delightful time was had, the time being spent in visiting, dancing, etc. At midnight the company which numbered nearly 200, were invited to partake of the hospitality of their charming host and hostess. The occasion being a linen one, Mr. and Mrs. B. were the recipients of numerous presents as souvenirs of the occasion. At a late, or rather an early hour, the festivities having been continued until "the wee sma' 'ours ayant the twal," the company after wishing the happy couple many happy returns retired to their homes. - Roscommon News. (11 Sep 1902)


Mrs. Frank BARBER

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:
-Tuesday evening a most enjoyable event occurred at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank BARBER, it being the celebration of the 20th anniversary of their marriage. Mr. and Mrs. B. were married here twenty years ago, and shortly afterward moved to their farm in Center Plains, where they have since continued to reside. They are well known here, being members of the L. O. T. M. and K. O. T. M. Societies, and a large number of the members of these orders attended the reception given in honor of the occasion. Nor was this all, as neighbors for miles around congregated, as well as a large number of friends from Grayling. a most delightful time was had, the time being spent in visiting, dancing, etc. At midnight the company which numbered nearly 200, were invited to partake of the hospitality of their charming host and hostess. The occasion being a linen one, Mr. and Mrs. B. were the recipients of numerous presents as souvenirs of the occasion. At a late, or rather an early hour, the festivities having been continued until "the wee sma' 'ours ayant the twal," the company after wishing the happy couple many happy returns retired to their homes. - Roscommon News. (11 Sep 1902)


Joe MALANFANT

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:
-Joe MALANFANT and family we understand are contemplating moving to Grayling in the near future. - Ros. News. (4 Apr 1895)

-MARRIED-At the M. E. parsonage by Rev. H. GOLDIE, Miss Maude ROBINSON and Joseph MALANFANT, October 21st. The happy pair have gone to Buffalo to see the sights. (24 Oct 1901)

-BORN-Wednesday, Sept. 24th., to Mr. and Mrs. MALANFANT, a daughter. (25 Sep 1902)

-Mr. and Mrs. J. MALAFANT, of Cheboygan, came down Saturday for a visit with Grandpa ROBINSON, and "Joe" went to Detroit Monday to ake in the Labor day ball game, and see the State Fair on the side. (10 Sep 1908)


Maude ROBINSON

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 M. E. parsonage by Rev. H. GOLDIE, Miss Maude ROBINSON and Joseph MALANFANT, October 21st. The happy pair have gone to Buffalo to see the sights. (24 Oct 1901)

-Mrs. Joe MALANFANT, nee Maude ROBINSON, joined her husband last week at Cheboygan, where he has a good position on the railroad, which has induced them to transfer their home to that city. The AVALANCHE will follow them with best wishes. (11 May 1905)

-Mrs. Mande MALAFANT is home from Cheboygan for a visit, at grandpa ROBINSON's. (24 Aug 1905)


Thos. SEYMORE

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:
-It is reported that Mrs. SEYMORE, of Lewiston, mother of the three little children who burned to death a few weeks ago, has lost her reason, and has been conveyed to the asylum at Traverse City. - West Branch Herald. (4 Apr 1895)

-Mrs. Thos. SEYMORE, of Alpena, committed suicide last Sunday, taking the Paris Green route. She must have imagined herself to be a potato bug. (11 Jul 1895)


Mrs. SEYMORE

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:
-It is reported that Mrs. SEYMORE, of Lewiston, mother of the three little children who burned to death a few weeks ago, has lost her reason, and has been conveyed to the asylum at Traverse City. - West Branch Herald. (4 Apr 1895)

-Mrs. Thos. SEYMORE, of Alpena, committed suicide last Sunday, taking the Paris Green route. She must have imagined herself to be a potato bug. (11 Jul 1895)


Amos PEARSALL

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:
-Dame Rumor has it that Amos PEARSALL and Elmer HEAD are going to enter the holy bonds of matrimony, with the HOWE sisters, in the near future. - Ros. News. (11 Apr 1895)

-Rev. S. G. TAYLOR on the 5th. inst., united in marriage, Miss Mary HOWES of Oscoda county and Amos PEARSALL, of South Branch, but failed to make a note of it for the Avalanche. (18 Apr 1895)


Mary HOWES

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:
-Dame Rumor has it that Amos PEARSALL and Elmer HEAD are going to enter the holy bonds of matrimony, with the HOWE sisters, in the near future. - Ros. News. (11 Apr 1895)

-Rev. S. G. TAYLOR on the 5th. inst., united in marriage, Miss Mary HOWES of Oscoda county and Amos PEARSALL, of South Branch, but failed to make a note of it for the Avalanche. (18 Apr 1895)


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