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

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Albert TRATHRON

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. 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)


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)


Mack 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:
-It was reported this morning that Mrs. TAYLOR, mother of Mack and Dell TAYLOR, had fell, and fractured her thigh. (2 Apr 1896)

-Mrs. RUSNELL, mother of George COMER and Mrs. M. TAYLOR, who has been quite sick, is slowly improving. (24 Mar 1898)


Mrs. Mack TAYLOR COMER

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. John COMER, wife and child, arrived in Grayling on Tuesday morning on a visit to his mother and sisters- Mrs. RUSNELL, and Mrs. T. W. MITCHELL and Mrs. Mack TAYLOR. Mr. COMER is a seafaring man, and has not seen his mother or sisters for eleven years. (29 Jun 1882)

-Mr. and Mrs. T. W. MITCHELL have returned from their visit to St. Clair County, which proved a sad one to both. Mrs. M. COMER, sister of Mrs. MITCHELL was dead when they arrived, and soon after her funeral, they were called to the home of Mr. John MITCHELL, in the same county, who died on the Thursday following. Thus are families broken up by the hand of death. (28 Apr 1887)

-Mrs. RUSNELL, mother of George COMER and Mrs. M. TAYLOR, who has been quite sick, is slowly improving. (24 Mar 1898)


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:
-It was reported this morning that Mrs. TAYLOR, mother of Mack and Dell TAYLOR, had fell, and fractured her thigh. (2 Apr 1896)


Mrs. 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:
-It was reported this morning that Mrs. TAYLOR, mother of Mack and Dell TAYLOR, had fell, and fractured her thigh. (2 Apr 1896)


Dell 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:
-It was reported this morning that Mrs. TAYLOR, mother of Mack and Dell TAYLOR, had fell, and fractured her thigh. (2 Apr 1896)


Peter PEASE

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 Tuesday evening the 26., at the residence of the brides parents, Mr. Peter PEASE and Miss Mary TAYLOR. Justice WOODBURN officiated. (24 Oct 1895)


Mary 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:
-MARRIED-On Tuesday evening the 26., at the residence of the brides parents, Mr. Peter PEASE and Miss Mary TAYLOR. Justice WOODBURN officiated. (24 Oct 1895)


F. A. CURTIS

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 township of South Branch lost two of its pioneer citizens last week by the hand of death. On Sunday, Mrs. F. A. CURTIS, aged 81 years, of inflamation of the lungs, and on Wednesday, F. A. CURTIS, her husband, followed her. They had resided in that township for 16 years, and were universally respected for their sterling worth and integrity. (7 Nov 1895)


Mrs. F. A. CURTIS

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 township of South Branch lost two of its pioneer citizens last week by the hand of death. On Sunday, Mrs. F. A. CURTIS, aged 81 years, of inflamation of the lungs, and on Wednesday, F. A. CURTIS, her husband, followed her. They had resided in that township for 16 years, and were universally respected for their sterling worth and integrity. (7 Nov 1895)


VANSLYKE

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:
-MAPLE FOREST CORRESPNDENCE.
Mrs. Henry BATES is enjoing a visit from her mother, Mrs. VANSLYKE, of Gaylord. (25 Jan 1906)


Mrs. VANSLYKE

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:
-MAPLE FOREST CORRESPNDENCE.
Mrs. Henry BATES is enjoing a visit from her mother, Mrs. VANSLYKE, of Gaylord. (25 Jan 1906)


John A. 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:
-DIED.-Mrs. John WOODBURN, of Maple Forest, died Thursday, Nov. 28th, after a lingering illness. Death was but a relief from suffering. She leaves a devoted husband and four children to mourn. (5 Dec 1895)

-DIED-John A. WOODBURN of Maple Forest, at his home Tuesday evening, of pneumonia, aged 53 years. Mr. WOODBURN was a pioneer of this county, having come here with his father, Wm. WOODBURN, Ex-Co. Treasurer, about twenty-five years ago. He has ever been recognized as an honest man and respected citizen. (25 Apr 1907)


Mrs. John 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:
-DIED.-Mrs. John WOODBURN, of Maple Forest, died Thursday, Nov. 28th, after a lingering illness. Death was but a relief from suffering. She leaves a devoted husband and four children to mourn. (5 Dec 1895)


James S. 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:
-MARRIED-At the residence of the bride's parents, in Frederic, Miss Nettie BURGHER, and Mr. James S. SMITH. Rev. J. J. WILLETS, officiated. The bridesmaids were Miss Lettie PATTERSON and Miss Blanche VALENTINE. The groomsmen were Charles CRAVEN and Charles CRESSY. A splendid dinner was served to many guests, and the presents were handsome and numerous. (5 Dec 1895)

-FREDERIC CORRESPONDENCE
Born to Mrs. James SMITH, a daughter. All doing well. (19 Jul 1906)


Nettie BURGHER

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 bride's parents, in Frederic, Miss Nettie BURGHER, and Mr. James S. SMITH. Rev. J. J. WILLETS, officiated. The bridesmaids were Miss Lettie PATTERSON and Miss Blanche VALENTINE. The groomsmen were Charles CRAVEN and Charles CRESSY. A splendid dinner was served to many guests, and the presents were handsome and numerous. (5 Dec 1895)


Mrs. H. BURGHER

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. H. BURGHER is visiting her daughter Mrs. James SMITH. (11 Oct 1900)


Mrs. CAMPBELL

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. CAMPBELL, of Vanderbilt, mother of Colin CAMPBELL, went to the depot last week to meet him, and was struck by the train, and her collar bone fractured. (19 Dec 1895)


Colin CAMPBELL

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. CAMPBELL, of Vanderbilt, mother of Colin CAMPBELL, went to the depot last week to meet him, and was struck by the train, and her collar bone fractured. (19 Dec 1895)


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