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

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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)


Nettie HOWSE

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 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. J. C. HOOKER

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. J. C. HOOKER, formerly of Otsego Lake, and well known to many of our readers, died at Whatcom, Washington, and was buried on the 27 of last month. A husband, son and daughter mourn her loss. (16 Jul 1896)


J. C. HOOKER

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. J. C. HOOKER, formerly of Otsego Lake, and well known to many of our readers, died at Whatcom, Washington, and was buried on the 27 of last month. A husband, son and daughter mourn her loss. (16 Jul 1896)


Samuel S. PHELPS

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 the village, Fridan, Aug, 7th, Elizabeth, wife of S. S. PHELPS, aged 38 years. She leaves her husband and three sons, with many friends to mourn. (13 Aug 1896)

-Samuel PHELPS returned from his trip to Washington, last Saturday. His father lived a week after his arrival in that city, giving him the satisfaction of a final visit. Mr. PHELPS was engaged in the U. S. treasury department in 1862, and remained there for seventeen years, and since then, for twenty years, has been in the war department. About two months ago he fell, when alighting from a trolley car, and received a blow on the head, which was not considered of importance at the time, as he returned to his office the following day, but a week later paralysis followed, resulting in his death, at the age of 73 years. Aside from the sad association of suffering and death, his trip was a delightful one, as he witnessed the almost marvelous changes in the capitol city of the nation since it was his home. He was accompanied by his youngest son. (3 Aug 1899)

-A marriage license was issued yesterday, by the County Clerk, to Mr. Samuel S. PHELPS and Miss Olga HANSON. Both of Grayling. (21 Aug 1902)

-A quiet wedding was celebrated Wednesday evening, November 12th, at the residence of County Treasurer J. J. COVENTRY, in the presence of the families of the contracting parties - Miss Etta COVENTRY and Samuel PHELPS, Esq., Rev. GOLDIE officiating. They took the midnight express for Washington, D. C., and will visit other eastern points, returning about December 10th, after which they will be At Home on Cedar street. (20 Nov 1902)

-Another engineer arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel S. PHELPS last Sunday. "Pa" thinks he is competent to take a passenger run, but that it will be safer to put him on the milk train for a few months. (9 Aug 1906)

-Mrs. S. S. PHELPS Sr. and little son John, are visiting her parents near Holly. (27 Jan 1910)


Mrs. S. S. PHELPS

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 the village, Fridan, Aug, 7th, Elizabeth, wife of S. S. PHELPS, aged 38 years. She leaves her husband and three sons, with many friends to mourn. (13 Aug 1896)


Samuel S. PHELPS

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 the village, Fridan, Aug, 7th, Elizabeth, wife of S. S. PHELPS, aged 38 years. She leaves her husband and three sons, with many friends to mourn. (13 Aug 1896)

-Samuel PHELPS returned from his trip to Washington, last Saturday. His father lived a week after his arrival in that city, giving him the satisfaction of a final visit. Mr. PHELPS was engaged in the U. S. treasury department in 1862, and remained there for seventeen years, and since then, for twenty years, has been in the war department. About two months ago he fell, when alighting from a trolley car, and received a blow on the head, which was not considered of importance at the time, as he returned to his office the following day, but a week later paralysis followed, resulting in his death, at the age of 73 years. Aside from the sad association of suffering and death, his trip was a delightful one, as he witnessed the almost marvelous changes in the capitol city of the nation since it was his home. He was accompanied by his youngest son. (3 Aug 1899)

-A marriage license was issued yesterday, by the County Clerk, to Mr. Samuel S. PHELPS and Miss Olga HANSON. Both of Grayling. (21 Aug 1902)

-A quiet wedding was celebrated Wednesday evening, November 12th, at the residence of County Treasurer J. J. COVENTRY, in the presence of the families of the contracting parties - Miss Etta COVENTRY and Samuel PHELPS, Esq., Rev. GOLDIE officiating. They took the midnight express for Washington, D. C., and will visit other eastern points, returning about December 10th, after which they will be At Home on Cedar street. (20 Nov 1902)

-Another engineer arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel S. PHELPS last Sunday. "Pa" thinks he is competent to take a passenger run, but that it will be safer to put him on the milk train for a few months. (9 Aug 1906)

-Mrs. S. S. PHELPS Sr. and little son John, are visiting her parents near Holly. (27 Jan 1910)


Henrietta "Etta" COVENTRY

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Maple Forest, Crawford, MI:
name - Henrietta COVENTRY
a.7
b.MI
f.b.NY
m.b.MI

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 quiet wedding was celebrated Wednesday evening, November 12th, at the residence of County Treasurer J. J. COVENTRY, in the presence of the families of the contracting parties - Miss Etta COVENTRY and Samuel PHELPS, Esq., Rev. GOLDIE officiating. They took the midnight express for Washington, D. C., and will visit other eastern points, returning about December 10th, after which they will be At Home on Cedar street. (20 Nov 1902)


Samuel S. PHELPS

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 the village, Fridan, Aug, 7th, Elizabeth, wife of S. S. PHELPS, aged 38 years. She leaves her husband and three sons, with many friends to mourn. (13 Aug 1896)

-Samuel PHELPS returned from his trip to Washington, last Saturday. His father lived a week after his arrival in that city, giving him the satisfaction of a final visit. Mr. PHELPS was engaged in the U. S. treasury department in 1862, and remained there for seventeen years, and since then, for twenty years, has been in the war department. About two months ago he fell, when alighting from a trolley car, and received a blow on the head, which was not considered of importance at the time, as he returned to his office the following day, but a week later paralysis followed, resulting in his death, at the age of 73 years. Aside from the sad association of suffering and death, his trip was a delightful one, as he witnessed the almost marvelous changes in the capitol city of the nation since it was his home. He was accompanied by his youngest son. (3 Aug 1899)

-A marriage license was issued yesterday, by the County Clerk, to Mr. Samuel S. PHELPS and Miss Olga HANSON. Both of Grayling. (21 Aug 1902)

-A quiet wedding was celebrated Wednesday evening, November 12th, at the residence of County Treasurer J. J. COVENTRY, in the presence of the families of the contracting parties - Miss Etta COVENTRY and Samuel PHELPS, Esq., Rev. GOLDIE officiating. They took the midnight express for Washington, D. C., and will visit other eastern points, returning about December 10th, after which they will be At Home on Cedar street. (20 Nov 1902)

-Another engineer arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel S. PHELPS last Sunday. "Pa" thinks he is competent to take a passenger run, but that it will be safer to put him on the milk train for a few months. (9 Aug 1906)

-Mrs. S. S. PHELPS Sr. and little son John, are visiting her parents near Holly. (27 Jan 1910)


Olga HANSON

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Grayling Township, Crawford, MI: name - Olga RASMUSSON
a.17
b.Feb 1883 in MI
f.b.Denmark
m.b.Denmark

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 marriage license was issued yesterday, by the County Clerk, to Mr. Samuel S. PHELPS and Miss Olga HANSON. Both of Grayling. (21 Aug 1902)

-PROBATE NOTICE.
NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE.
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 6th day of November, A. D., 1905.
Present: Hon. Wellington BATTERSON.
Judge of Probate.
In the matter of the estate of Olga PHELPS (nee Olga HANSON), Fritz HANSON, Emil HANSON, Holger HANSON and Magnus HANSON, minor heirs of Rasmus H. RASMUSSON deceased.
Julius NEILSON, guardian having filed in said court a petition, praying for license to sell the interest of said estate in certain real estate therein described, at private sale.
It is ordered the 4th day of December A.D., 1905, at two o'clock in the afternoon, at said probate office, be and is hereby appointed for hearing said petition, and that all persons interested in said estate appear before said court at said time and place, to show cause why a licence to sell the interest of said estate in said real estate should not be granted.
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,
nov 9 3w Judge of Probate. (9 Nov 1905)

Emil HANSON, timekeeper for the C. I. & S. Railroad at Gibson, Ind., accompanied by Mr. A. BRADY of the same place returned to their work Monday, after a five days visit with his sister, Mrs. S. S. PHELPS, Jr. (27 Aug 1908)


PHELPS

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:
-Samuel PHELPS returned from his trip to Washington, last Saturday. His father lived a week after his arrival in that city, giving him the satisfaction of a final visit. Mr. PHELPS was engaged in the U. S. treasury department in 1862, and remained there for seventeen years, and since then, for twenty years, has been in the war department. About two months ago he fell, when alighting from a trolley car, and received a blow on the head, which was not considered of importance at the time, as he returned to his office the following day, but a week later paralysis followed, resulting in his death, at the age of 73 years. Aside from the sad association of suffering and death, his trip was a delightful one, as he witnessed the almost marvelous changes in the capitol city of the nation since it was his home. He was accompanied by his youngest son. (3 Aug 1899)


Chas. A. CRAVEN

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 parsonage in Frederic, by J. J. WILLETS, Aug. 6th, Mr. Chas. A. CRAVEN and Miss Lottie PATTERSON, all of Frederic. Their many friends join in wishing them a prosperous journey through life. (13 Aug 1896)

-FREDERIC FREAKS.
Charles CRAVEN is happy over the arrival of a son. All are doing well. (7 Jan 1909)

-Born-Tuesday, December 29th, to Supervisor and Mrs. CRAVEN, of Frederic, a son. "Charles" tosses his head in the air and puts on as great dignity as a french race horse. He is yet passing cigars. (7 Jan 1909)


Lottie PATTERSON

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 parsonage in Frederic, by J. J. WILLETS, Aug. 6th, Mr. Chas. A. CRAVEN and Miss Lottie PATTERSON, all of Frederic. Their many friends join in wishing them a prosperous journey through life. (13 Aug 1896)

-FREDERIC ITEMS.
Mrs. Chas. CRAVEN has been visiting her sister-in-law, Mrs. HOYT of Maple Forest. (13 Sep 1900)


James PATTERSON

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:
-Jos. PATTERSON had the pleasure of a visit from his brother, Jas. PATTERSON, of Tawas, last week. He was on his way home from Lewiston, where he had been attending the reunion as a representative of the veterans of Tawas, who want it to meet there next summer. (26 Sep 1901)

-FREDERIC ITEMS.
Mrs. C. CRAVEN has returned from Bay City after the long serious illness of her sister Mrs. B. NICHELS. (3 Aug 1905)


Mrs. James PATTERSON

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 FREAKS.
Mrs. James PATTERSON is happy over the arrival of a grand-daughter at Bay City. Mrs. Bell NICKOLS being the possessor. (3 Sep 1908)


Dr. J. N. INSLEY

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. J. N. INSLEY had the pleasure of entertaining his mother during the past week, while on her return from a visit with another brother in Manitoba. She resides in Ontario. (20 Aug 1896)

-Born, to Dr. and Mrs. INSLEY, Saturday September 9th a son. Fourteen pounds. (14 Sep 1905)


Mrs. J. N. INSLEY

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. Dr. INSLEY has had the pleasure of the presence of her mother, Mrs. J. REAGAN, of Bay City, to assist in entertaining the boy. (6 Apr 1899)


A. C. HILLIKER

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. Birdseye KNIGHT of Bay City, who has been visiting with her sister Mrs. T. A. CARNEY, returned home last Thursday. (10 Sep 1896)

-Mr. and Mrs. A. C. HILLIKER, of Bay City, are welcome guests of their daughter, Mrs. T. A. CARNEY. (24 Aug 1899)


J. L. HILLIKER

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. T. A. CARNEY had an enjoyable visit with her brother, Mr. J. L. HILLIKER from Mackinaw City, last week. (28 Feb 1901)


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