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

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Mrs. Mary KING

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. Mary KING returned to her home in Gaylord, Monday, after a few days visit with her daughter, Mrs. Bert PROPER. (7 Sep 1899)


BORCHERS

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:
-Mr. and Mrs. Henry BORCHERS enjoyed a visit over Sunday from his sister, Mrs. M. WATSON, of Duluth, Minnesota. (14 Aug 1902)


Peter BORCHERS

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:
-P. HALEY an old resident of Saginaw and a brother-in-law of Henry and Peter BORCHERS of this place, is reported drowned while duck hunting near his home in Wisconsin. (14 Nov 1907)


William BORCHERS

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 and Peter BORCHERS and families are enjoying a visit from their brother William and wife and daughter of Saginaw. (15 Jul 1909)


August ENGEL

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 father in Maple Forest, Sept. 15, August ENGEL and Lillie SMITH, Rev. J. J. WILLIT officiating. (14 Sep 1899)


Lillie 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-At the residence of the bride's father in Maple Forest, Sept. 15, August ENGEL and Lillie SMITH, Rev. J. J. WILLIT officiating. (14 Sep 1899)


John BOURKE

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 Friday, September 15, Ann BOURKE, aged 76 years, and on the 16th she was followed by her husband, John BOURKE, aged 87 years. They were buried at Linwood, near Bay City and it is a pleasure to know that the long years they have been united here will be continued in the glad hereafter, without the pang of long separation. They had been respected residents of Grayling for about ten years and will be greatly missed in their church and society, to which they were devoted members. (21 Sep 1899)

-CARD OF THANKS.
Through the weary months of suffering by our father and mother, kind friends and neighbors have given us constant sympathy and aid, and support us through the final rites, for all of which we can but return sincerest thanks.
JOS. BOURKE. (14 Sep 1899)


Ann

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 Friday, September 15, Ann BOURKE, aged 76 years, and on the 16th she was followed by her husband, John BOURKE, aged 87 years. They were buried at Linwood, near Bay City and it is a pleasure to know that the long years they have been united here will be continued in the glad hereafter, without the pang of long separation. They had been respected residents of Grayling for about ten years and will be greatly missed in their church and society, to which they were devoted members. (21 Sep 1899)

-CARD OF THANKS.
Through the weary months of suffering by our father and mother, kind friends and neighbors have given us constant sympathy and aid, and support us through the final rites, for all of which we can but return sincerest thanks.
JOS. BOURKE. (14 Sep 1899)


Jos. BOURKE

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:
-CARD OF THANKS.
Through the weary months of suffering by our father and mother, kind friends and neighbors have given us constant sympathy and aid, and support us through the final rites, for all of which we can but return sincerest thanks.
JOS. BOURKE. (14 Sep 1899)


CONNINE

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:
-Ward Connine returned Wednesday night from ann Arbor, where he accompanied his brother, Matt, who will attend the high school at that place. - Oscoda Press. (21 Sep 1899)


Ward B. CONNINE

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:
-Ward Connine returned Wednesday night from Ann Arbor, where he accompanied his brother, Matt, who will attend the high school at that place. - Oscoda Press. (21 Sep 1899)

-Ward B. CONNINE has been appointed Prosecuting Attorney to fill the vacancy caused by the death of the late Prosecutor, E. E. TURNER. - Mio Mail. (23 May 1907)

-H. H. WOODRUFF, of Roscommon, Mr. ROSS, of West Branch, and Ward B. CONNINE, Pros. Atty. of Oscoda County, were the only foreign attorneys attending this term of court here. Mr. CONNINE will be remembered here as a son of Judge M. J. CONNINE. this was his first visit here for ten years and he was greatly surprised at the improvements which met him on every side. (12 Sep 1907)


Matt CONNINE

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:
-Ward Connine returned Wednesday night from Ann Arbor, where he accompanied his brother, Matt, who will attend the high school at that place. - Oscoda Press. (21 Sep 1899)


Albert H. WETZ

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:
-Cards are received announcing the marriage of Miss Bessie Metzler PAULESS and Albert H. WETZ, Oct. 4th, at Dayton, Ohio, where they will be "At Home" at 613, Fifth Str., S. W. The many friends of Miss Bessie will extend congratulations. (5 Oct 1899)


Bessie METZLER

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:
-Cards are received announcing the marriage of Miss Bessie Metzler PAULESS and Albert H. WETZ, Oct. 4th, at Dayton, Ohio, where they will be "At Home" at 613, Fifth Str., S. W. The many friends of Miss Bessie will extend congratulations. (5 Oct 1899)

-Mrs. A. H. WETZ, NEE Bessie METZLER, is a welcome visitor to family and friends here, from her home in Dayton, Ohio. (26 Jul 1900)

-Mrs. Bessie WETZ NEE METZLER is home for her annual visit, and will be joined by her husband in a few days, for as usual at this time of year he is trout hungry. (27 Jul 1905)

-Mrs. A. H. WETZ, of Dayton, Ohio, better known as Bessie METZLER, returned to her home last Saturday, after an outing delightful to her, and more so to her friends here. (7 Sep 1905)

-Mrs. Bessie WETZ of Dayton, Ohio, is visiting her mother, Mrs. J. F. HUM. (2 Aug 1906)

-DIED-At the family residence in this village, August 31, Emma S. HUM, aged 53 years. Emma S. METZLER was born in Dayton, Ohio, March 21, 1856, and was married to John F. HUM, Sept. 2, 1881. They resided at Frederic in this county for several years before coming to Grayling, where they have resided since 1885. Though she has been an invalid for many years and a great sufferer, her genial disposition has never changed, and she has ever been noted for her jolly friendliness to all with whom she came in contact, which has made her a host of friends who will mourn with the stricken family, for her going, though all must acknowledge that death to her could but be a surcease from intense suffering. She leaves besides her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Cora M. FAILING of this place and Mrs. Bessie WETZ, of Dayton, Ohio, and two sons, Harry, and Clyde, both of this place, two sisters, Mrs. Thomas OLIVER, of Terre Haute, Ind., and Mrs. C. W. WIGHT, of Grayling, and four grand children. The funeral services were conducted at the residence Thursday, Sept. 2. Rev. J. H. FLEMING officiating and the tired body placed in Elmwood Cemetary. A faithful wife, honored mother, and a woman whose hand was ever at the service of those in need has gone to her reward. (2 Sep 1909)


Palmer Metsler WETZ

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:
-Cards are received here from Dayton, Ohio announcing the arrival there on Dec. 28th, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert H. WETZ, nee Bessie METSLER, of a son who will bear the name of Palmer Metsler WETZ. The many friends of Mrs. WETZ extend congratulations. (10 Jan 1907)


PAULLESS

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:
-Cards are received announcing the marriage of Miss Bessie Metzler PAULESS and Albert H. WETZ, Oct. 4th, at Dayton, Ohio, where they will be "At Home" at 613, Fifth Str., S. W. The many friends of Miss Bessie will extend congratulations. (5 Oct 1899)


Bessie METZLER

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:
-Cards are received announcing the marriage of Miss Bessie Metzler PAULESS and Albert H. WETZ, Oct. 4th, at Dayton, Ohio, where they will be "At Home" at 613, Fifth Str., S. W. The many friends of Miss Bessie will extend congratulations. (5 Oct 1899)

-Mrs. A. H. WETZ, NEE Bessie METZLER, is a welcome visitor to family and friends here, from her home in Dayton, Ohio. (26 Jul 1900)

-Mrs. Bessie WETZ NEE METZLER is home for her annual visit, and will be joined by her husband in a few days, for as usual at this time of year he is trout hungry. (27 Jul 1905)

-Mrs. A. H. WETZ, of Dayton, Ohio, better known as Bessie METZLER, returned to her home last Saturday, after an outing delightful to her, and more so to her friends here. (7 Sep 1905)

-Mrs. Bessie WETZ of Dayton, Ohio, is visiting her mother, Mrs. J. F. HUM. (2 Aug 1906)

-DIED-At the family residence in this village, August 31, Emma S. HUM, aged 53 years. Emma S. METZLER was born in Dayton, Ohio, March 21, 1856, and was married to John F. HUM, Sept. 2, 1881. They resided at Frederic in this county for several years before coming to Grayling, where they have resided since 1885. Though she has been an invalid for many years and a great sufferer, her genial disposition has never changed, and she has ever been noted for her jolly friendliness to all with whom she came in contact, which has made her a host of friends who will mourn with the stricken family, for her going, though all must acknowledge that death to her could but be a surcease from intense suffering. She leaves besides her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Cora M. FAILING of this place and Mrs. Bessie WETZ, of Dayton, Ohio, and two sons, Harry, and Clyde, both of this place, two sisters, Mrs. Thomas OLIVER, of Terre Haute, Ind., and Mrs. C. W. WIGHT, of Grayling, and four grand children. The funeral services were conducted at the residence Thursday, Sept. 2. Rev. J. H. FLEMING officiating and the tired body placed in Elmwood Cemetary. A faithful wife, honored mother, and a woman whose hand was ever at the service of those in need has gone to her reward. (2 Sep 1909)


Frederic BURDEN

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 Delias N. SALLING, of Manistee, and Mr. Frederic BURDEN, of Detroit, were married at the home of the bride, the 4th inst. They will reside in Detroit. (12 Oct 1899)

-Miss Delias N. SALLING, of Manistee, and Mr. Frederic BURDEN, of Detroit, were married at the home of the bride, the 4th inst. They will reside in Detroit. (12 Oct 1899)


Delias N. SALLING

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 Delias N. SALLING, of Manistee, and Mr. Frederic BURDEN, of Detroit, were married at the home of the bride, the 4th inst. They will reside in Detroit. (12 Oct 1899)

-Miss Delias N. SALLING, of Manistee, and Mr. Frederic BURDEN, of Detroit, were married at the home of the bride, the 4th inst. They will reside in Detroit. (12 Oct 1899)


L. JENSON

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. JENSON, of Bagley, was the guest of her sister, Mrs. J. A. HANSON, the first of the week. (12 Oct 1899)


Mrs. L. JENSON

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. JENSON, of Bagley, was the guest of her sister, Mrs. J. A. HANSON, the first of the week. (12 Oct 1899)


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. L. JENSON, of Bagley, was the guest of her sister, Mrs. J. A. HANSON, the first of the week. (12 Oct 1899)


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