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

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Marco 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:
-The aged mother of Adelbert and Marco TAYLOR, died last evening from the effect of a fall on the ice last winter. Her suffering has been extreme, but borne with wonderful patience, and the "Dark Angel" must have been welcome. (21 May 1896)

-Marco TAYLOR and wife of Toledo, are here visiting his brother, A. TAYLOR and family, and the rest of the village, all of whom give them hearty welcome. (9 Sep 1909)


Mrs. Marco 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:
-Mrs. RUSNELL, who has been staying with her daughter, Mrs. Marco TAYLOR, who now resides in Toledo, during the past year, returned to her old home last Saturday. She preferes, or likes Grayling better than Toledo, for a residence. (3 Apr 1902)


CHAMBERLAIN

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. G. WHITE from Yale, St. Clair Co., is visiting with her sister, Mrs. Wm. WOODBURN. (24 Jul 1902)

-Mrs. Wm. WOODBURN is glad to welcome her brother W. B. CHAMBERLAIN of Ontario, and her niece, Miss Alice WHITE of Yale, for a visit. (10 Aug 1905)


W. B. CHAMBERLAIN

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. WOODBURN is glad to welcome her brother W. B. CHAMBERLAIN of Ontario, and her niece, Miss Alice WHITE of Yale, for a visit. (10 Aug 1905)


C. M. GOULETTE

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:
-BORN-Monday, June 1st, to Mr. and Mrs. GOULETTE, a daughter. (4 Jun 1896)

-Died-At her home in this village, December 21, Daisy CROTEAU, aged 65 years. She was buried from St. Mary's church December 24, and the funeral service was attended by a large concourse of friends, attesting the love and esteem in which she was held.
Deceased was born in the province of Quebec and came to Bay county in this state twenty-four years ago and to this place ten years ago. She leaves to mourn her going, four boys and four girls - Alphonse, Napoleon, Thomas and Gideon. Napoleon is living in Canada and Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., the others here. The daughters - Mrs. Julia BERG, Mrs. Lea GOULETTE, Mrs. Amanda TYLER and Miss Allie CROTEAU - are all residents of our village. (5 Jan 1905)

-Mrs. H. BERG and Mrs. C. M. GOULET started last Tuesday morning for Los Angles, Cal., with their children. Their husbands have been there for some time, and write enthusiastically of the new world. They will be missed by many friends here, as they are among the oldest residents of the village, and all will unite in wishing them a pleasant journey, and success in their new home. (8 Mar 1906)


Lea CROTEAU

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 her home in this village, December 21, Daisy CROTEAU, aged 65 years. She was buried from St. Mary's church December 24, and the funeral service was attended by a large concourse of friends, attesting the love and esteem in which she was held.
Deceased was born in the province of Quebec and came to Bay county in this state twenty-four years ago and to this place ten years ago. She leaves to mourn her going, four boys and four girls - Alphonse, Napoleon, Thomas and Gideon. Napoleon is living in Canada and Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., the others here. The daughters - Mrs. Julia BERG, Mrs. Lea GOULETTE, Mrs. Amanda TYLER and Miss Allie CROTEAU - are all residents of our village. (5 Jan 1905)

-Mrs. H. BERG and Mrs. C. M. GOULET started last Tuesday morning for Los Angles, Cal., with their children. Their husbands have been there for some time, and write enthusiastically of the new world. They will be missed by many friends here, as they are among the oldest residents of the village, and all will unite in wishing them a pleasant journey, and success in their new home. (8 Mar 1906)


John SCHRAM

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:
-BORN-On the 19th, inst., to Mr. and Mrs. John SCHRAM, a son. (18 Jun 1896)


MCCLAIN

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 her home in this village, Tuesday, April 28th., Anne McCLAIN, aged 67 years.
the deceased was the widow of the late John McCLAIN, and mother of Ambrose and Getty McCLAIN, and Mrs. John SCHRAM, and has resided here for the past fifteen years. the funeral was held yesterday and the body was taken to their old home in Millington, for interment. (1 May 1902)


FOLEY

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. Lizzie FOLEY, nee BRADLEY, closed a three months term of school in the Webb district, in Frederic, last week, with such success that she is reengaged for four months beginning January 7th. (27 Dec 1894)

-BORN-On the 19th, inst., to Mr. and Mrs. John SCHRAM, a son. (18 Jun 1896)


Mrs. Lizzie FOLEY BRADLEY

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. Lizzie FOLEY, nee BRADLEY, closed a three months term of school in the Webb district, in Frederic, last week, with such success that she is reengaged for four months beginning January 7th. (27 Dec 1894)

-Mrs. Lizzie FOLEY (nee BRADLEY) and the baby visited her sister, Mrs. J. J. COLLEN, last week. (18 Jun 1896)

-Mrs. Lizzie FOLEY, formerly BRADLEY was up from their Oscoda home last week, on a business trip. Like every body else she reports a prosperous year for farmers. (26 Oct 1905)


Eli R. SUTTON

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 Grace Louise WILLIAMS, a cousin of Dr. W. M. WOODWORTH, of this place, was married yesterday, at her home in Sodus, N. Y., to Eli R. SUTTON, Assistant Corporation Council, of Detroit. (2 Jul 1896)

-Eli R. SUTTON, who fled from Detroit a few weeks ago, through fear of arrest on the charge of perjury growing out of the great military scandal of two years ago, will in all probability return to Detroit in a short time to stand trial. (17 Jul 1902)


Grace Louise WILLIAMS

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 Grace Louise WILLIAMS, a cousin of Dr. W. M. WOODWORTH, of this place, was married yesterday, at her home in Sodus, N. Y., to Eli R. SUTTON, Assistant Corporation Council, of Detroit. (2 Jul 1896)


Ernest "Ernie" D. SPARKS

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 mother, Monday, June 29th, Miss Lillie LARSON and Ernie SPARKS. Rev. R. L. COPE officiating. All of Grayling. The happy pair have gone to Illinois for a brief wedding trip, after which they will be "At Home" in this village. (2 Jul 1896)

-BORN-On Friday morning of last week, to Mr. and Mrs. Ernie SPARKS, a son. The first born - and the happy father failed to set up the cigars. Better luck next time. (15 Apr 1897)

-Mrs. Ernest SPARKS and her mother, Mrs. LARSON, left on the noon train, Tuesday, for Galesburg, Ill., for a visit with relatives. (26 Aug 1897)

-BORN-Thursday, July 14th. to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest SPARKS, a daughter. (20 Jul 1899)

-PROBATE NOTICE.
ORDER FOR PUBLICATION.
STATE OF MICHIGAN,
THE PROBATE COURT FOR THE COUNTY OF CRAWFORD.
At a session of said Court, held at the Probate Office in the village of Grayling, in said county, on the 8th day of March, A. D., 1905.
Present: Hon. Wellington BATTERSON.
Judge of Probate.
In the matter of the estate of Earnest D. SPARKS, deceased.
Tillie SPARKS having filed in said court a petition praying that the administration of said estate be granted to Richard D. CONNINE, or to some other suitable person.
It is ordered, that the 4th day of April, A. D., 1905, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, at said probate office, be and is hereby appointed for hearing said petition.
It is further ordered that public notice thereof be given by publication of a copy of this order for three successive weeks previous to said day of hearing, in the Crawford Avalanche, a newspaper printed and circulated in said county.
WELLINGTON BATTERSON,
Mar 16-4w Judge of Probate. (16 Mar 1905)


Lillie LARSON

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 mother, Monday, June 29th, Miss Lillie LARSON and Ernie SPARKS. Rev. R. L. COPE officiating. All of Grayling. The happy pair have gone to Illinois for a brief wedding trip, after which they will be "At Home" in this village. (2 Jul 1896)

-Mrs. Ernest SPARKS and her mother, Mrs. LARSON, left on the noon train, Tuesday, for Galesburg, Ill., for a visit with relatives. (26 Aug 1897)

-Mrs. E. SPARKS will start this week for her new home for a while at least, in Galesburg, Ill. She will bear with her the best wishes of hosts of friends, who regret her leaving. (27 Aug 1908)


LARSON

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 his mother, in this village, Monday, February 27, 1905, Peter H. LARSON, aged 34 years.
The deceased was well known here and had many friends. He was for some years chef at the Grayling house before its destruction. He served during the Spanish-American war with the Nineteenth regiment, United States infantry, since which he has been in declining health. He leaves his mother, Mrs. Mary LARSON, two sisters, Mrs. J. A. ANDERSON of Galesburg, Ill., and Mrs. E. SPARKS, with two brothers, Joseph and John LARSON, of this village, to mourn his loss. The funeral Tuesday afternoon was conducted by Rev. A. P. W. BECKER, and largely attended. (2 Mar 1905)


Mary

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 his mother, in this village, Monday, February 27, 1905, Peter H. LARSON, aged 34 years.
The deceased was well known here and had many friends. He was for some years chef at the Grayling house before its destruction. He served during the Spanish-American war with the Nineteenth regiment, United States infantry, since which he has been in declining health. He leaves his mother, Mrs. Mary LARSON, two sisters, Mrs. J. A. ANDERSON of Galesburg, Ill., and Mrs. E. SPARKS, with two brothers, Joseph and John LARSON, of this village, to mourn his loss. The funeral Tuesday afternoon was conducted by Rev. A. P. W. BECKER, and largely attended. (2 Mar 1905)


Peter H. LARSON

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 his mother, in this village, Monday, February 27, 1905, Peter H. LARSON, aged 34 years.
The deceased was well known here and had many friends. He was for some years chef at the Grayling house before its destruction. He served during the Spanish-American war with the Nineteenth regiment, United States infantry, since which he has been in declining health. He leaves his mother, Mrs. Mary LARSON, two sisters, Mrs. J. A. ANDERSON of Galesburg, Ill., and Mrs. E. SPARKS, with two brothers, Joseph and John LARSON, of this village, to mourn his loss. The funeral Tuesday afternoon was conducted by Rev. A. P. W. BECKER, and largely attended. (2 Mar 1905)

-CARD OF THANKS.
We desire to express our sincere appreciation and thanks for the many acts and words of sympathy and kindness shown us by all and especially by Mr. and Mrs. Peter LARSON and Mesdames AYRES and SHOOK, during the sickness and at the death of our son and brother, Peter H. LARSON.
MRS. MARY LARSON AND FAMILY. (2 Mar 1905)


A. W. SEED

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 Margie McDOUGAL and her sister Mrs. A. W. SEED, left for Cass City, last Saturday. Miss McDOUGAL has a flattering offer from Illinois, but has not yet decided whether she will teach next year or not, but she will be a citizen of the United States, having taken out the necessary papers here. (2 Apr 1896)


Mrs. A. W. SEED MCDOUGAL

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 Margie McDOUGAL and her sister Mrs. A. W. SEED, left for Cass City, last Saturday. Miss McDOUGAL has a flattering offer from Illinois, but has not yet decided whether she will teach next year or not, but she will be a citizen of the United States, having taken out the necessary papers here. (2 Apr 1896)

-Mr. and Mrs. W. F. BENKELMAN are enjoying a visit by his brother-in-law and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh W. SEED, of Bay City. (19 Oct 1905)


John TOLMAN

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. John TOLMAN, who died at Harper hospital, in Detroit, where she went for treatment, was buried in the cemetery at Frederic, last Monday. (16 Jul 1896)

-MARRIED-On July 6th, at Frederic, Mich., by Rev. J. J. WILLETS, Mr. John F. TOLMAN, of Frederic, proprietor of the American House, and Miss Nettie HOWSE, daughter of Mr. John HOWSE, of Maple Forest. (8 Jul 1897)


Mrs. John TOLMAN

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. John TOLMAN, who died at Harper hospital, in Detroit, where she went for treatment, was buried in the cemetery at Frederic, last Monday. (16 Jul 1896)


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