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

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BABCOCK

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)


Mrs. BABCOCK FATHER

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. 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:
-MARRIED-At the residence of the brides father, Tuesday evening, July 7th, Miss Josie TAYLOR, and Wm. BUTLER. Rev. R. L. COPE officiating. (9 Jul 1896)

-BORN-Jan'y. 5th, to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. BUTLER, a daughter. (6 Jan 1898)

-BORN-Thursday, November 2d, to Mr. and Mrs. W. BUTLER, a daughter; 11 pounds. (9 Nov 1899)

-Born to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. BUTLER, Sunday, March 25th, a bouncing boy. (29 Mar 1906)


Josie TAYLOR

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 Josie TAYLOR has been engaged to teach the Hanna district, in Beaver Creek, and will begin her school next Monday. Her experience and previous success insures them a successful term. (12 Sep 1895)

-MARRIED-At the residence of the brides father, Tuesday evening, July 7th, Miss Josie TAYLOR, and Wm. BUTLER. Rev. R. L. COPE officiating. (9 Jul 1896)


Rev. R. L. COPE

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:
-Rev. R. L. COPE, the new pastor of the M. E. church, made his introductory bow to our people, last sunday, and all seemed pleased with the service. There will be no preaching at the church next Sunday, but the usual Sunday school and Epworth League service. (26 Sep 1895)

-Rev. R. L. COPE, who is now located at Weston, near the Ohio line, has been hunting in the U. P. He stopped off here on his way home, Saturday morning and stayed until Monday to shake hands with old friends. He sent his three deer home and didn't say that he had shot any more, but acknowledged that he had a jolly time. (28 Nov 1901)


Rev. H. L. COPE

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:
-H. L. COPE, son of Rev. R. L. COPE, has come home for a short time to recuperate before returning to Albion college. (2 Apr 1896)

-Rev. H. L. COPE, son of his father, occupied the pulpit of the M. E. Church, last Sunday morning. (14 May 1896)

-Last Sunday was the 24th. anniversary of the birth of H. L. COPE. (15 Jul 1897)


COOPER

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. INGALLS, Mrs. COOPER and Mrs. LYNN, all of near Teconsha, are visiting their parents Mr. and Mrs. John CRANDALL, of this township, and other relatives here. They will make it lively for "Uncle John" while they remain. (26 Sep 1895)


Mrs. COOPER CRANDELL

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. INGALLS, Mrs. COOPER and Mrs. LYNN, all of near Teconsha, are visiting their parents Mr. and Mrs. John CRANDALL, of this township, and other relatives here. They will make it lively for "Uncle John" while they remain. (26 Sep 1895)


LYNN

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. INGALLS, Mrs. COOPER and Mrs. LYNN, all of near Teconsha, are visiting their parents Mr. and Mrs. John CRANDALL, of this township, and other relatives here. They will make it lively for "Uncle John" while they remain. (26 Sep 1895)


Mrs. LYNN CRANDELL

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. INGALLS, Mrs. COOPER and Mrs. LYNN, all of near Teconsha, are visiting their parents Mr. and Mrs. John CRANDALL, of this township, and other relatives here. They will make it lively for "Uncle John" while they remain. (26 Sep 1895)


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:
-Ray McKINLEY, the 4 year old son of ye editor, distinguished himself Saturday by jumping from an eminence 7 feet high, and though not being able to fly lit on the wrong end and broke his right arm. - Otsego Co. Herald. (3 Oct 1895)


Ray 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:
-Ray McKINLEY, the 4 year old son of ye editor, distinguished himself Saturday by jumping from an eminence 7 feet high, and though not being able to fly lit on the wrong end and broke his right arm. - Otsego Co. Herald. (3 Oct 1895)


COVERT

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. B. COVERT returned from his visit to the Pan-American, and to his boyhood home, where his parents and sisters yet reside, on Monday. He gained twenty-five pounds while absent, and claims it all from eating fruit on his fathers fruit farm near Watkins Glen, N. Y. His brother Charles came home with him, to look over this western world. (31 Oct 1901)


W. B. COVERT

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. B. COVERT, who has been with us for the last six years, except one year in college, has gone to Alma, to resume his studies. By his exemplary life and strict attention to business, he has won hosts of friends, who will regret his leaving, and will wish him abundant success. (3 Oct 1895)

-W. B. COVERT left on the noon train, Monday, for Alma, where he is attending college. (9 Apr 1896)

-W. B. COVERT returned from his visit to the Pan-American, and to his boyhood home, where his parents and sisters yet reside, on Monday. He gained twenty-five pounds while absent, and claims it all from eating fruit on his fathers fruit farm near Watkins Glen, N. Y. His brother Charles came home with him, to look over this western world. (31 Oct 1901)

-W. B. COVERT started Tuesday for the "Wild and Wooly West." He has been a resident of Grayling for the past eleven years, having been "Devil" and "Jour" in the AVALANCHE office for several years, from where he took a year at the M. A. C. and went from there to Alma College, from which he came home in the spring of '98, since when he has been engaged in farming and stock-raising at Riverside Ranche," formerly the home of Dr. W. H. NILES, in Oscoda county. During his residence here he has made many friends, who will regret his leaving, and who will wish him unlimited success in the larger field he seeks. He takes with him the respect of this community as an honest and estimable citizen. (20 Mar 1902)

-The Black Hills Daily Register, in a write up of the business interests of the City of Lead, has the following to say of W. B. COVERT, who will be remembered as a whilom "Devil" in this office, and for several years after, a member of our household. His many friends here, with us, will be glad to note has success: "The many friends and patrons of Mr. COVERT would be surprised indeed, if his name was not mentioned in these pages. He stands well with all classes and his business is in first class shape. Mr. COVERT possesses more than ordinary mercantile ability, and his methods are up-to-date and winning. Here, everybody is assured of liberal and courteous treatment and Mr. COVERT's prices are down to the lowest notch. Handling as he does, a fine quality of hay, flour, feed, provisions, stock food, etc., he gives the people of this section just what they want, and his record is gilt edged in every respect. He sells at wholesale and retail, always alert for his trade, he is numbered among our busiest men, who have made a marked success of their efforts. (22 Feb 1906)

-W. B. COVERT a resident here for several years, who went west and located at Lead, South Dakota six years ago, arrived here for a little visit last Saturday. He is enroute to the home of his boyhood in the state of New York. He was decidedly pleased with the improvements made here since his leaving. (3 Dec 1908)


Charles COVERT

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. B. COVERT returned from his visit to the Pan-American, and to his boyhood home, where his parents and sisters yet reside, on Monday. He gained twenty-five pounds while absent, and claims it all from eating fruit on his fathers fruit farm near Watkins Glen, N. Y. His brother Charles came home with him, to look over this western world. (31 Oct 1901)


Arthur J. BENNETT

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:
-A license was issued yesterday for the marriage of Arthur J. BENNETT, and Hattie LEWIS, both of Grayling. (3 Oct 1895)

-BORN-Dec. 1st. to Mr. and Mrs. A. J. BENNET, a daughter. (6 Dec 1900)

-Born to Mr. and Mrs. A. J. BENNETT of Chesaning, Sept. 15, a son. (21 Sep 1905)

-DIED-Jan. 17, Arthur L., infant son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. BENNETT. (23 Jan 1908)


Hattie LEWIS

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:
-A license was issued yesterday for the marriage of Arthur J. BENNETT, and Hattie LEWIS, both of Grayling. (3 Oct 1895)

-Mrs. O. P. SMITH, of Standish, formerly of Grayling, is making her father, J. A. LEWIS, and sister, Mrs. A. J. BENNETT, a visit. She says, Grayling seems most like home, after all. (3 Sep 1896)


Arthur L. BENNETT

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-Jan. 17, Arthur L., infant son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. BENNETT. (23 Jan 1908)


E. M. HUTCHINSON

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:
-Prin. E. M. HUTCHINSON, of the Lewiston schools, and Miss Marie MANTZ, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. MANTZ were united in marriage at the home of the brides parents, Wednesday evening. Rev. VAUGHN performed the ceremony in the presence of about 150 invited guests, Mr. Henry MANTZ, brother of the bride, acted as the best man, and Miss Lizzie MANTZ, cousin of the bride, acted as bridesmaid. Miss Frances KNEELAND played the wedding march in an excellent manner. The bride was dressed in a rich gown of white silk. The presents were numerous and costly, and included many sent from friends without town, who were not able to be present. Telegrams of best wishes and congratulations were received from Millbrook and Milwaukee relatives. the young couple have a host of friends who wish them a long happy and prosperous life. They leave today on a wedding trip to Millbrook and Milwaukee, and will return about August 1st. - Lewiston Journal. (5 Jul 1900)

-Our older citizens will remember one of our bright and beautiful Grayling girls, of the early days, who grew to womanhood here and then moved to Lewiston with her parents, and her uncle's family, Henry and Wm. MANTZ, at the beginning of that village, Miss Marie MANTZ has many warm friends of her childhood here, all of whom will rejoice at the continuance of her happy good furtune. She was married to E. M. HUTCHINSON a few years ago, and moved to Whitefish, Montana, where they have made their home. The sterling character and eminent business methods of Mr. HUTCHINSON was recognized by the people of that district, who prevailed upon him to accept the election as representative in the State Legislature even against his own will, as he had no political aspirations. He carried with him the same firmness and integrity that had marked him in his business life and is credited with being the leader in the fight again at the great lumber frauds which had been perpretrated on them. On his return to his home, he was met with an immence concourse of people, entirely nonpartisan, who came to honor him for his magnificent fight against the greed and fraud that threatened them. The Pilot and Minor, the two leading papers of Whitefish give him unstinted praise and describe the reception as the largest ever given in the place. A fine diamond ring was presented him by the people for a reminder of the occasion. (1 Apr 1909)


Marie MANTZ

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Albert Township, Montmorency, MI:
name - Marie MANTZ
a.20
b.Sep 1879 in MI
occupation - Sales Lady Dry Goods Store
f.b.Germany
m.b.WI

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:
-Quite a number of the young friends of Miss Marie MANTZ surprised the young lady at the home of her parents last evening, the occasion being her 16th birthday. Music and refreshments added charm to the swifly passing hours, and everybody went home to dream of the pleasant evening passed. - Lewiston Journal. (3 Oct 1895)

-Prin. E. M. HUTCHINSON, of the Lewiston schools, and Miss Marie MANTZ, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. MANTZ were united in marriage at the home of the brides parents, Wednesday evening. Rev. VAUGHN performed the ceremony in the presence of about 150 invited guests, Mr. Henry MANTZ, brother of the bride, acted as the best man, and Miss Lizzie MANTZ, cousin of the bride, acted as bridesmaid. Miss Frances KNEELAND played the wedding march in an excellent manner. The bride was dressed in a rich gown of white silk. The presents were numerous and costly, and included many sent from friends without town, who were not able to be present. Telegrams of best wishes and congratulations were received from Millbrook and Milwaukee relatives. the young couple have a host of friends who wish them a long happy and prosperous life. They leave today on a wedding trip to Millbrook and Milwaukee, and will return about August 1st. - Lewiston Journal. (5 Jul 1900)

-Our older citizens will remember one of our bright and beautiful Grayling girls, of the early days, who grew to womanhood here and then moved to Lewiston with her parents, and her uncle's family, Henry and Wm. MANTZ, at the beginning of that village, Miss Marie MANTZ has many warm friends of her childhood here, all of whom will rejoice at the continuance of her happy good furtune. She was married to E. M. HUTCHINSON a few years ago, and moved to Whitefish, Montana, where they have made their home. The sterling character and eminent business methods of Mr. HUTCHINSON was recognized by the people of that district, who prevailed upon him to accept the election as representative in the State Legislature even against his own will, as he had no political aspirations. He carried with him the same firmness and integrity that had marked him in his business life and is credited with being the leader in the fight again at the great lumber frauds which had been perpretrated on them. On his return to his home, he was met with an immence concourse of people, entirely nonpartisan, who came to honor him for his magnificent fight against the greed and fraud that threatened them. The Pilot and Minor, the two leading papers of Whitefish give him unstinted praise and describe the reception as the largest ever given in the place. A fine diamond ring was presented him by the people for a reminder of the occasion. (1 Apr 1909)


HISER

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. May HISER, of Gaylord, is visiting her sister, Mrs. C. O. McCULLOUGH, previous to leaving for Houghton, to join her husband, who left for that city, last week. (18 May 1899)


May CAMERON

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 May CAMERON, of Grayling, was the guest of her sister, Mrs. D. LUNDEN, last week. - Lewiston Jour. (17 Oct 1895)

-Mrs. May HISER, of Gaylord, is visiting her sister, Mrs. C. O. McCULLOUGH, previous to leaving for Houghton, to join her husband, who left for that city, last week. (18 May 1899)

-Miss Mae CAMERON, who has been serving the ladies of the city of Houghton, in one of the best dressmaking establishments of that city for the past two years, has opened parlors at the residence of her sister, Mrs. C. O. McCULLOUGH, where she will meet the ladies of Grayling who may desire work in her line. (10 Jan 1901)

-Mr. and Mrs. Albert TRATHRON, nee May CAMERON, came down from their home in Houghton last week for a visit with her sister, Mrs. C. O. McCULLOUGH, and some trout. (15 Jun 1905)


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