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

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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. M. DYER, of Blaine, has been enjoying a visit by her sister, Mrs. PIERSON, from Wisconsin, whom she had not seen since they were girls over thirty years ago. (19 Aug 1897)


J. W. HEUSTON

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. W. A. MASTERS is enjoying a visit from her sister, Mrs. J. W. HEUSTON, of Hillsdale. (26 Aug 1897)


Mrs. J. W. HEUSTON ERVIN

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. W. A. MASTERS is enjoying a visit from her sister, Mrs. J. W. HEUSTON, of Hillsdale. (26 Aug 1897)


L. 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. L. BRADLEY is enjoying a visit by her former mother-in-law, Mrs. Philo STRICKLAND. (9 Sep 1897)


Mrs. L. 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. L. BRADLEY is enjoying a visit by her former mother-in-law, Mrs. Philo STRICKLAND. (9 Sep 1897)


Jas. VALENTINE

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. Jay ALLEN had the pleasure of entertaining her father, Jas. VALENTINE, and two cousins, Edward and Miss May LOCKHART, all of Vassar, for Christmas. (23 Dec 1897)


Daniel MCKAY

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:
-Daniel McKAY was struck with the gold fever, last week, and started for Lake Wawa. Hope he will strike it rich. (16 Sep 1897)

-Daniel McKAY had the pleasure of a visit from his brother from Minnesota, whom he had not seen but once in twenty-eight years. It was a pleasant reunion. (10 Jan 1901)

-Mrs. Dr. LEIGHTON was in town the last of the week. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. McKAY, have gone to Lewiston to keep house and care for the horses while the Dr. and Mrs. LEIGHTON enjoy an eastern trip, taking in the Pan-American on their way. (29 Aug 1901)


Mrs. Daniel McKAY

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. Daniel McKAY is made happy by the presence of her daughter, Mrs. G. E. STANNARE, now of Salt Lake City, who in years past has been here enough to be well acquainted with our people. (30 Apr 1908)


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:
-Mrs. Charles FERGUSON came home from her visit, last Thursday, accompanied by her daughter, Mrs. BILLINGS, from near Standish, and her new granddaughter, Miss BILLINGS. (23 Sep 1897)


Mrs. 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:
-Mrs. SMITH, who moved from Beaver Creek, to New York, last month, died Sept. 13th. (23 Sep 1897)


Andrew C. CRUZEN

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. Andrew C. CRUZEN, of Blaine, was in town, Saturday. Her husband left the place last February, taking the team, tools, stock, and most of the household goods, leaving her destitute. It is a sad case, and he should be brought to time. (23 Sep 1897)

-Citizens of the county will remember Andrew C. CRUZEN, a former resident of Grove, whose domestic relations were far from pleasant. He tried while here to have his wife adjudged insane, and failing in that finally deserted her, leaving her alone with no provisions for her needs. In some way the home was burned about two years ago, and the old lady became a county charge, and has been till now. The Superintendent of the Poor, R. P. FORBES, located CRUZEN in Alcona county, and sent the sheriff after him, and last Friday a truce was patched up, and he took her to his new home and promised to provide for her wants. She will have the sympathy of the community, though those who knew her claim that her temper does not leave her blameless. (22 Feb 1900)


Mrs. Andrew C. CRUZEN

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. Andrew C. CRUZEN, of Blaine, was in town, Saturday. Her husband left the place last February, taking the team, tools, stock, and most of the household goods, leaving her destitute. It is a sad case, and he should be brought to time. (23 Sep 1897)


Rev. Oscar CHANEY

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 Misses MARVIN, on Wednesday eveninng, Sept, Sept. 29th, Miss Addie HART of Beaver Creek, to Rev. Oscar CHANEY, of Sanilac county, Mich. Rev. J. J. WILLITTS, officiating. The young couple left on the morning train for Mr. CHANEY's old home, at Petoskey, where they will spend a few days before going south to Mr. C's. circuit. The friends of the newly wedded couple all unite in wishing them joy and happiness. (7 Oct 1897)


Addie HART

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 Misses MARVIN, on Wednesday eveninng, Sept, Sept. 29th, Miss Addie HART of Beaver Creek, to Rev. Oscar CHANEY, of Sanilac county, Mich. Rev. J. J. WILLITTS, officiating. The young couple left on the morning train for Mr. CHANEY's old home, at Petoskey, where they will spend a few days before going south to Mr. C's. circuit. The friends of the newly wedded couple all unite in wishing them joy and happiness. (7 Oct 1897)


Theodore SEEDER

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-In Maple Forest, Sunday October 3d, Mrs. Theodore SEEDER, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luther SMITH. (7 Oct 1897)


Mrs. Theodore SEEDER 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:
-DIED-In Maple Forest, Sunday October 3d, Mrs. Theodore SEEDER, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luther SMITH. (7 Oct 1897)


Floyd MOON

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 Justice McELROY, in this village, October 2d, Miss Willa WRIGHT and Floyd MOON, both of Beaver Creek. (7 Oct 1897)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. Floyd MOON, of Beaver Creek, Friday, June 8th, a daughter. (14 Jun 1900)

-An eight-pound boy came to live with Mr. and Mrs. Floyd MOON, March 7. "Grandpa" says it is a - "full moon." (9 Mar 1905)

-Hubert COOK and Floyd MOON, of Beaver Creek got into an altercation with C. HANSON in his pool room, one day last week, which led to a clinch between MOON and HANSON, when P. JORGENSON attempted to separate them, and was struck over the head by COOK with a billiard cue, and dangerously wounded. Hearing the racket Emil KRAUS went in, and found MOON attempting to kick HANSON in the head as he was down, and asked him to desist, and MOON turned his attention to him, when constable "Joe" KRAUS entered and as he was about to arrest MOON, COOK came from behind and struck him across the cheek with the cue, cutting it badly, and breaking out two teeth. Sheriff STILWELL caught COOK that night and he is now boarding with him in default of bail for his appearance for trial in the Circuit Court. (20 Jul 1905)

-Floyd MOON and wife of Beaver Creek are the happy parents of a nine pound boy, born the 10th inst. A New Moon. (26 Apr 1906)

-The infant child of Floyd MOON died Tuesday, under unusual and extremely sad conditions. The mother, without known cause, absconded from the home last week, leaving this babe, about five months old, and a boy of two, with the father alone. The child was sick at the time, and a physician was called, and every possible care extended by the father, his mother and neighbors, but to no avail. It is reported that the heartless mother has gone with her father's family to Washington, for which state he started two weeks ago, leaving only his creditors to mourn his going. (20 Sep 1906)


Willa WRIGHT

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 Justice McELROY, in this village, October 2d, Miss Willa WRIGHT and Floyd MOON, both of Beaver Creek. (7 Oct 1897)


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