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

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S. C. BRIGGS

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:
-E. WYCKOFF, of Traverse City, is in the village, visiting his daughter, Mrs. S. C. BRIGGS. - Ros. News. (27 Jan 1898)


Mrs. S. C. BRIGGS WYCKOFF

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:
-E. WYCKOFF, of Traverse City, is in the village, visiting his daughter, Mrs. S. C. BRIGGS. - Ros. News. (27 Jan 1898)


SCULLY

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 his home in the village of Frederic, Saturday January 29th., Charles BARBER, aged 64 years.
Mr. BARBER was one of the pioneers of Crawford county, and a man largely identified with its growth. He served his township as Clerk, Supervisor and Justice of the Peace, with fidelity and general satisfaction to his constituents. For more than two years past he has suffered from a heart trouble, and for many years with acute rheumatism, and for the last two months such agony, that he was unable to lie down, and was confined night and day to his chair, so that it seemed, as he said, that death would be welcome. He leaves his wife, and one son, Charles S., in Frederic; Fred. the eldest, a resident of Grayling; a daughter, Mrs. Carrie SCULLY, of West Branch, and another son, Robert, in Monroe county, who will ever remember him as a loving husband and a kind and indulgent father. (3 Feb 1898)


Mrs. Carrie SCULLY BARBER

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 his home in the village of Frederic, Saturday January 29th., Charles BARBER, aged 64 years.
Mr. BARBER was one of the pioneers of Crawford county, and a man largely identified with its growth. He served his township as Clerk, Supervisor and Justice of the Peace, with fidelity and general satisfaction to his constituents. For more than two years past he has suffered from a heart trouble, and for many years with acute rheumatism, and for the last two months such agony, that he was unable to lie down, and was confined night and day to his chair, so that it seemed, as he said, that death would be welcome. He leaves his wife, and one son, Charles S., in Frederic; Fred. the eldest, a resident of Grayling; a daughter, Mrs. Carrie SCULLY, of West Branch, and another son, Robert, in Monroe county, who will ever remember him as a loving husband and a kind and indulgent father. (3 Feb 1898)


John SCANDON

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-Feb. 12th, by Justice McELROY, John SCANDON, and Elinor SINCLER, both of Frederic. (10 Feb 1898)


Elinor SINCLER

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-Feb. 12th, by Justice McELROY, John SCANDON, and Elinor SINCLER, both of Frederic. (10 Feb 1898)


M. F. MERRILL

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:
-M. F. MERRILL, of Roscommon, has moved here with a full line of Harness, and Saddling goods. He is located in the Finn Store, and will attend promptly to repairing or manufacturing. Call and see him. (21 Feb 1895)

-Mrs. M. F. MERRILL, of Toledo, arrived in the village Monday, and will remain, and keep her mother, Mrs. B. S. GIFFORD, company until spring. Ros. News. - . (24 Feb 1898)


Mrs. M. F. MERRILL GIFFORD

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:
-While A. H. GIFFORD and his sister, Mrs. M. F. MERRILL, of Grayling, were out for a drive Sunday, the horse became frightened at a freight train, that was passing, and ran away. The cutter struck a stump on the side of the road, and they were both thrown out. The horse broke loose from the cutter, and came to town, leaving them and the cutter at the place of the mishap. Luckily no one was hurt. The cutter was badly wrecked. - Ros. News. (20 Feb 1896)

-Mrs. M. F. MERRILL, of Toledo, arrived in the village Monday, and will remain, and keep her mother, Mrs. B. S. GIFFORD, company until spring. Ros. News. - . (24 Feb 1898)

-Mrs. M. F. MERRILL, of Toledo, O., formerly a resident of Roscommon and Grayling, died at a hospital in that city, from the result of an operation. (1 Jun 1899)


Geo. A. 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-On Feb. 28th, by Justice McELROY, at his residence, Miss Jennie M. FISHER, of Au Sable, and Mr. Geo. A. SMITH, of this place. (3 Mar 1898)


Jennie M. FISHER

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 Feb. 28th, by Justice McELROY, at his residence, Miss Jennie M. FISHER, of Au Sable, and Mr. Geo. A. SMITH, of this place. (3 Mar 1898)


O. P. HANSON

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 T. SODERQUIST, on last evening, by Rev. BEKKER, Miss Josephine BENSON and Mr. O. P. HANSON. All of this city. (3 Mar 1898)

-Mrs. T. SODERQUEST of Bay City, sister, of Mrs. O. P. HANSON, with the children, are spending the heated term at Portage Lake, when not visiting at the village. Mr. SODERQUEST comes up when he can leave his train long enough. (26 Jul 1906)


Josephine BENSON

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 T. SODERQUIST, on last evening, by Rev. BEKKER, Miss Josephine BENSON and Mr. O. P. HANSON. All of this city. (3 Mar 1898)


Fred WALL

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. Fred WALL, of Grayling, was visiting her sister, Mrs. C. D. PIERCE, Friday, and took an important part in the entertainment at the Opera House, Friday and Saturday evening. - Standish Independent. (3 Mar 1898)


Mrs. Fred WALL

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. Fred WALL, of Grayling, was visiting her sister, Mrs. C. D. PIERCE, Friday, and took an important part in the entertainment at the Opera House, Friday and Saturday evening. - Standish Independent. (3 Mar 1898)


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. Fred WALL, of Grayling, was visiting her sister, Mrs. C. D. PIERCE, Friday, and took an important part in the entertainment at the Opera House, Friday and Saturday evening. - Standish Independent. (3 Mar 1898)


C. D. PIERCE

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. Fred WALL, of Grayling, was visiting her sister, Mrs. C. D. PIERCE, Friday, and took an important part in the entertainment at the Opera House, Friday and Saturday evening. - Standish Independent. (3 Mar 1898)


Mrs. C. D. PIERCE

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. Fred WALL, of Grayling, was visiting her sister, Mrs. C. D. PIERCE, Friday, and took an important part in the entertainment at the Opera House, Friday and Saturday evening. - Standish Independent. (3 Mar 1898)


Adam HEIZER

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 home of Mrs. M. CONNOR, in the presence of a number of invited guests, on Wednesday evening, Feb. 23d, 1898, Rev. F. C. WOOD pronounced the fateful words that made Mr. Adam HEIZER and Miss Jessie CAMERON husband and wife. - Otsego Co. Herald. The bride is the sister of Mrs. C. O. MCCULLOUGH, of this place, who attended the wedding. (3 Mar 1898)


Jessie 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:
-MARRIED-At the home of Mrs. M. CONNOR, in the presence of a number of invited guests, on Wednesday evening, Feb. 23d, 1898, Rev. F. C. WOOD pronounced the fateful words that made Mr. Adam HEIZER and Miss Jessie CAMERON husband and wife. - Otsego Co. Herald. The bride is the sister of Mrs. C. O. MCCULLOUGH, of this place, who attended the wedding. (3 Mar 1898)


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