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

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Chris. HEMMINGSON

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-Wednesday, Nov. 25th, to Mr. and Mrs. Chris. HEMMINGSON, a son. (3 Dec 1896)


Mrs. Martinie HEMMINGSON

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-Thursday, February 3d, Martinie, wife of Christ. HEMMINGSON, aged 36 years. Deceased leaves her husband and 5 children, who have the sympathy of the entire community in their sudden bereavement. Funereal services were held in M. E. church, Sunday forenoon, Rev. LARSON officiating. (10 Feb 1898)


Dr. Wm. WEMP

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. WEMP, of Pontiac, brother of Mrs. D. TROTTER is expected to locate in Grayling, and will occupy the office formerly occupied by Dr. WOLFE, over Davis Pharmacy. (3 Dec 1896)

-Mrs. Dr. WEMP was called to Oxford, last Saturday, to make the acquaintance of her first grandchild, a daughter. (4 Feb 1897)

-Dr. WEMP accompanied his daughter, Mrs. WHITCOMB, to her home at Oxford, Monday. (22 Jul 1897)

-Dr. Wm. WEMP and family left on the noon train, yesterday, for Fenton, where they expect to locate. (2 Sep 1897)


LINN

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. Alice LINN, of Tekonsha, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Jerome WAITE, who has been dangerously ill, but is happily improving. (10 Dec 1896)


Mrs. Alice LINN

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. Alice LINN, of Tekonsha, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Jerome WAITE, who has been dangerously ill, but is happily improving. (10 Dec 1896)


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:
-Mrs. Alice LINN, of Tekonsha, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Jerome WAITE, who has been dangerously ill, but is happily improving. (10 Dec 1896)


Mrs. Jerome WAITE 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:
-Mrs. Alice LINN, of Tekonsha, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Jerome WAITE, who has been dangerously ill, but is happily improving. (10 Dec 1896)


Henry STEPHAN

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Grove, Crawford, MI:
name - Henry STEPHENS
a.13
b.France
f.b.France
m.b.Germany

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:
-Henry STEPHAN and John STEPHAN, of Grove, were married, last Wednesday, to two sisters, Misses COOK, of Ball township. Rev. GRAFF officiated. (31 Dec 1896)

-There was a beautiful, quiet double wedding at the residence of Rev. B. GRAFF, at Jack Pine, Dec. 24th, with Misses Nettie and Cynthia COOK, and Messrs John and Henry STEPHAN, of Grove, as the contracting parties. The marriage was solemnized at 12 o'clock noon, after which the wedding party left for the residence of the brides father, where a wedding dinner was served, presided over by Grandma COOK. The dresses of the brides were of cream colored nuns veiling, handsomely trimmed with silk lace to match. Misses Cynthia and Nettie COOK are active workers in the Christian Endeaver and other church societies. Messrs STEVENS are exemplary young men of Grove township, both holding prominent positions of trust in the township. they will be at home to their many friends at their residences in Grove. (31 Dec 1896)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. STEPHAN, of Grove township, Nov. 1st., a daughter. (4 Nov 1897)

-BORN-March 19th, to Mr. and Mrs. Henry STEPHAN, a daughter; weight 10 pounds. (22 Mar 1900)

-Born, March 13, to Mr. and Mrs. Henry STEPHAN, a son. (21 Mar 1907)

-CIRCUIT COURT.
The September term of the Circuit Court convened at one o'clock Monday, Hon. Nelson SHARP, Circuit Judge, presiding, and Stenographer AUSTIN at his desk.
The People vs Henry STEPHAN, assault with intent to do great bodily harm, less than the crime of murder. After full consideration, on motion of the prosecution, no information was filed and the case dismissed. (16 Sep 1909


Cynthia COOK

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:
-Henry STEPHAN and John STEPHAN, of Grove, were married, last Wednesday, to two sisters, Misses COOK, of Ball township. Rev. GRAFF officiated. (31 Dec 1896)

-There was a beautiful, quiet double wedding at the residence of Rev. B. GRAFF, at Jack Pine, Dec. 24th, with Misses Nettie and Cynthia COOK, and Messrs John and Henry STEPHAN, of Grove, as the contracting parties. The marriage was solemnized at 12 o'clock noon, after which the wedding party left for the residence of the brides father, where a wedding dinner was served, presided over by Grandma COOK. The dresses of the brides were of cream colored nuns veiling, handsomely trimmed with silk lace to match. Misses Cynthia and Nettie COOK are active workers in the Christian Endeaver and other church societies. Messrs STEVENS are exemplary young men of Grove township, both holding prominent positions of trust in the township. they will be at home to their many friends at their residences in Grove. (31 Dec 1896)


Clifford BRIGHT

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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Miss Lila and Mr. Clifford BRIGHT were baptised Sunday. (16 Apr 1908)


Lila BRIGHT

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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Miss Lila and Mr. Clifford BRIGHT were baptised Sunday. (16 Apr 1908)


John STEPHAN

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Grove, Crawford, MI:
name - John STEPHENS
a.10
b.France
f.b.France
m.b.France

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:
-Henry STEPHAN and John STEPHAN, of Grove, were married, last Wednesday, to two sisters, Misses COOK, of Ball township. Rev. GRAFF officiated. (31 Dec 1896)

-There was a beautiful, quiet double wedding at the residence of Rev. B. GRAFF, at Jack Pine, Dec. 24th, with Misses Nettie and Cynthia COOK, and Messrs John and Henry STEPHAN, of Grove, as the contracting parties. The marriage was solemnized at 12 o'clock noon, after which the wedding party left for the residence of the brides father, where a wedding dinner was served, presided over by Grandma COOK. The dresses of the brides were of cream colored nuns veiling, handsomely trimmed with silk lace to match. Misses Cynthia and Nettie COOK are active workers in the Christian Endeaver and other church societies. Messrs STEVENS are exemplary young men of Grove township, both holding prominent positions of trust in the township. They will be at home to their many friends at their residences in Grove. (31 Dec 1896)

-BORN-Friday, Aug. 4th, to Mr. and Mrs. John STEPHAN, of this township, a daughter. Nine pounds. (10 Aug 1899)


Nettie COOK

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:
-Henry STEPHAN and John STEPHAN, of Grove, were married, last Wednesday, to two sisters, Misses COOK, of Ball township. Rev. GRAFF officiated. (31 Dec 1896)

-There was a beautiful, quiet double wedding at the residence of Rev. B. GRAFF, at Jack Pine, Dec. 24th, with Misses Nettie and Cynthia COOK, and Messrs John and Henry STEPHAN, of Grove, as the contracting parties. The marriage was solemnized at 12 o'clock noon, after which the wedding party left for the residence of the brides father, where a wedding dinner was served, presided over by Grandma COOK. The dresses of the brides were of cream colored nuns veiling, handsomely trimmed with silk lace to match. Misses Cynthia and Nettie COOK are active workers in the Christian Endeaver and other church societies. Messrs STEVENS are exemplary young men of Grove township, both holding prominent positions of trust in the township. They will be at home to their many friends at their residences in Grove. (31 Dec 1896)


J. MURPHY

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. MURPHY was brought in from her husband's camp near Frederic, last week, quite sick. She is stopping with her sister-in-law, Mrs. J. E. McKNIGHT, and is under the care of a physician. (31 Dec 1896)


Mrs. J. MURPHY

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. MURPHY was brought in from her husband's camp near Frederic, last week, quite sick. She is stopping with her sister-in-law, Mrs. J. E. McKNIGHT, and is under the care of a physician. (31 Dec 1896)


George HALLS

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-Monday night, the 11th., at her home, at Higgins Lake, Mrs. Geo. HALLS (HALIS?), in her 67th year. (14 Jan 1897)

-DIED-At Higgins Lake, January 11th, 1897, Mrs. Mary HALLS, wife of George HALLS, in her 67th year, who was among the first settlers of Crawford county. Mrs. HALLS was born in Glasgow, Scotland, March 15th, '30, and came to the United States in 1847, and settled in New York. Mrs. HALLS was married to her surviving husband in 1879 and settled in Pere Cheney, Crawford County, where they resided until spring of 1882, when they moved to Higgins Lake, where they have had charge of what is called Cottage Grove Camping Grounds ever since. Mrs. HALLS united with the Presbyterian Church when very young, and by her every day life those who knew her could see she was a follower of Christ, and her last words were, she was going home to meet her God. She suffered greatly without complaining. She leaves to mourn her loss a loving and faithful husband, and her son, who resides at Higgins Lake, and who have the sympathy of all the neighbors and friends in their sad bereavement. (28 Jan 1897)


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-Monday night, the 11th., at her home, at Higgins Lake, Mrs. Geo. HALLS (HALIS?), in her 67th year. (14 Jan 1897)

-DIED-At Higgins Lake, January 11th, 1897, Mrs. Mary HALLS, wife of George HALLS, in her 67th year, who was among the first settlers of Crawford county. Mrs. HALLS was born in Glasgow, Scotland, March 15th, '30, and came to the United States in 1847, and settled in New York. Mrs. HALLS was married to her surviving husband in 1879 and settled in Pere Cheney, Crawford County, where they resided until spring of 1882, when they moved to Higgins Lake, where they have had charge of what is called Cottage Grove Camping Grounds ever since. Mrs. HALLS united with the Presbyterian Church when very young, and by her every day life those who knew her could see she was a follower of Christ, and her last words were, she was going home to meet her God. She suffered greatly without complaining. She leaves to mourn her loss a loving and faithful husband, and her son, who resides at Higgins Lake, and who have the sympathy of all the neighbors and friends in their sad bereavement. (28 Jan 1897)


Woodis TRUMAN

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-By Rev. R. L. COPE, at the residence of the brides parents, on Thursday evening, Dec. 31st, 1896, Mr. Woodis TRUMAN and Miss Georgie M. MICHELSON, both of Grayling. After the ceremony a reception and wedding supper was given the happy couple and the wedding guests at Grandma RUSNEL's. Mr. and Mrs. TRUMAN took the 2 a.m. train New Years morning (under a liberal shower of rice) for Muskegon and other points, where they will enjoy the light of their honey moon. (14 Jan 1897)

-Thos. TRUEMAN, of Toledo, Ohio, brother of Woodis and Miss Kittie TRUEMAN, has been visiting with them and other relatives during the past week. (3 Feb 1898)


Georgie M. MICHELSON

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-By Rev. R. L. COPE, at the residence of the brides parents, on Thursday evening, Dec. 31st, 1896, Mr. Woodis TRUMAN and Miss Georgie M. MICHELSON, both of Grayling. After the ceremony a reception and wedding supper was given the happy couple and the wedding guests at Grandma RUSNEL's. Mr. and Mrs. TRUMAN took the 2 a.m. train New Years morning (under a liberal shower of rice) for Muskegon and other points, where they will enjoy the light of their honey moon. (14 Jan 1897)


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