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

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Thomas NOLAN

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. Thos. NOLAN were called to Saginaw, Monday, by the death of their niece, Miss Helen SCANLON, who died Sunday. She will be remembered by many of our young people, having been an annual visitor here for several years. (11 Apr 1901)

-Our genial deputy sheriff and night watchman Thomas NOLAN, has sold his home in this village, and will move to Lansing, where two of his sons are at work. he has been for sixteen years Record Keeper of the local lodge of Maccabees who will miss his rotund figure at their gatherings, as will all of our citizens from the street. He has resided here over twenty years, and with his family has hosts of friends who will regret his going. (11 Feb 1909)

-Thomas NOLAN and family have gone to their new home, No. 509 Carrolton Ave., Lansing, where they will be glad to meet old friends when in the Capital City. They will be missed from here by hosts of their associates. (4 Mar 1909)


Mrs. Thos. NOLAN CARROLL

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. Thos. NOLAN has the pleasure of entertaining her sister, Miss Bridget CARROLL, of Saginaw, who is making her a two week's visit. (10 Jul 1902)


James FOX

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:
-Eldon FOX, son of James FOX, manager of the Burton House, was run over by a Michigan Central train at Wyandotte, Sunday, and died in two hours in Emergency Hospital, Detroit. He was clinging to the step on the side of a freight train, and was struck by a fence and thrown under the wheels. Both legs were cut off close to the body. (11 Apr 1901)


Eldon FOX

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:
-Eldon FOX, son of James FOX, manager of the Burton House, was run over by a Michigan Central train at Wyandotte, Sunday, and died in two hours in Emergency Hospital, Detroit. He was clinging to the step on the side of a freight train, and was struck by a fence and thrown under the wheels. Both legs were cut off close to the body. (11 Apr 1901)


Geo. STOCUM

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. Geo. STOCUM and family, from Allegan county, have moved here and bought the Waltron LOVE homestead, opposite the SHAFER place in Beaver Creek. The three daughters will teach in the county, one in the Love District, one at Jack Pine and the other at Appenzell. (11 Apr 1901)


Chas. BRINK

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. Chas. BRINK, of Otsego Lake, a pioneer of this part of the state, well known by our older settlers, died Monday the 22d inst., in the home where she for years, was a grand hostess and well beloved, but where for some years past she has been an intense sufferer, and for the last year a helpless paralytic, depending on the hourly care of her husband, which has been most cheerful and devoted. We cannot mourn her "Entering into Rest." (25 Apr 1901)


Mrs. Chas. BRINK

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. Chas. BRINK, of Otsego Lake, a pioneer of this part of the state, well known by our older settlers, died Monday the 22d inst., in the home where she for years, was a grand hostess and well beloved, but where for some years past she has been an intense sufferer, and for the last year a helpless paralytic, depending on the hourly care of her husband, which has been most cheerful and devoted. We cannot mourn her "Entering into Rest." (25 Apr 1901)


Geo. DAVIS

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:
-Last Saturday, David McCALLUM's crew working about eight miles from Au Sable on the Au Sable river, found part of a human body in the river. The head and arms were gone, and the legs from the knees down. There seems to be little doubt that it was the body of James DAVIS, a colored boy, and son of Geo. DAVIS, who lives near McKINLEY. Young DAVIS, aged about 20, was working on the drive in that vicinity about two years ago this summer, when he fell from a scow into the river, and was swept under the log jam and never seen again. No doubt the finding of the body is some consolation to the parents and friends in determining his untimely fate. - Mio Mail. (25 Apr 1901)


James DAVIS

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:
-Last Saturday, David McCALLUM's crew working about eight miles from Au Sable on the Au Sable river, found part of a human body in the river. The head and arms were gone, and the legs from the knees down. There seems to be little doubt that it was the body of James DAVIS, a colored boy, and son of Geo. DAVIS, who lives near McKINLEY. Young DAVIS, aged about 20, was working on the drive in that vicinity about two years ago this summer, when he fell from a scow into the river, and was swept under the log jam and never seen again. No doubt the finding of the body is some consolation to the parents and friends in determining his untimely fate. - Mio Mail. (25 Apr 1901)


A. MCNEVIN

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. A. McNEVIN were called to East Jordan, last week, by the sudden illness and death of their daughter, Mrs. Wm. BUSHAW. (16 May 1901)


Wm. BUSHAW

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. A. McNEVIN were called to East Jordan, last week, by the sudden illness and death of their daughter, Mrs. Wm. BUSHAW. (16 May 1901)


Mrs. Wm. BUSHAW MCNEVIN

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. A. McNEVIN were called to East Jordan, last week, by the sudden illness and death of their daughter, Mrs. Wm. BUSHAW. (16 May 1901)


REED

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:
-Hon. W. A. REED, a member of the Legislature, from jackson County, and his brother Milton REED, cousins of W. BATTERSON, of Frederic, came up for a little visit, last week, and spent Sunday in our village. (16 May 1901)


Hon. W. A. REED

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:
-Hon. W. A. REED, a member of the Legislature, from jackson County, and his brother Milton REED, cousins of W. BATTERSON, of Frederic, came up for a little visit, last week, and spent Sunday in our village. (16 May 1901)


Milton REED

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:
-Hon. W. A. REED, a member of the Legislature, from jackson County, and his brother Milton REED, cousins of W. BATTERSON, of Frederic, came up for a little visit, last week, and spent Sunday in our village. (16 May 1901)


GALLIMORE

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:
-PETITION FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF AN ADMINISTRATOR.
STATE OF MICHIGAN,|
| SS.
COUNTY OF CRAWFORD,|
At a session of the Probate Court for said county, held at the Probate office, in the village of Grayling, on Wednesday the 22d day of May in the year one thousand nine hundred and one.
Present-JOHN C. HANSON,
JUDGE OF PROBATE.
In the matter of the estate of William EDWARDS, deceased. On reading and filing the petition of Ella Jane GALLIMORE, a daughter of said deceased, praying that administration of the above named estate may be granted to her or some other suitable person.
Thereupon it is ordered that Monday, the 24th day of June, at two o'clock in the afternoon, at said probate Office, be assigned for the hearing of said petition and that the heirs at law of said deceased, and all other persons interested in said estate, are requested to appear and show cause, if any, why the prayer of the petitioner should not be granted.
And it is further ordered that the said petitioner give notice to the heirs at law, and all other persons interested in said estate, of the pendency of said petition, and the hearing thereof, by causing a copy of this order to be published in the Crawford Avalanche, a newspaper printed and circulated in said county of Crawford, three successive weeks previous to said day of hearing.
JOHN C. HANSON,
may30-4w Judge of Probate. (30 May 1901)


Ella Jane EDWARDS

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:
-PETITION FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF AN ADMINISTRATOR.
STATE OF MICHIGAN,|
| SS.
COUNTY OF CRAWFORD,|
At a session of the Probate Court for said county, held at the Probate office, in the village of Grayling, on Wednesday the 22d day of May in the year one thousand nine hundred and one.
Present-JOHN C. HANSON,
JUDGE OF PROBATE.
In the matter of the estate of William EDWARDS, deceased. On reading and filing the petition of Ella Jane GALLIMORE, a daughter of said deceased, praying that administration of the above named estate may be granted to her or some other suitable person.
Thereupon it is ordered that Monday, the 24th day of June, at two o'clock in the afternoon, at said probate Office, be assigned for the hearing of said petition and that the heirs at law of said deceased, and all other persons interested in said estate, are requested to appear and show cause, if any, why the prayer of the petitioner should not be granted.
And it is further ordered that the said petitioner give notice to the heirs at law, and all other persons interested in said estate, of the pendency of said petition, and the hearing thereof, by causing a copy of this order to be published in the Crawford Avalanche, a newspaper printed and circulated in said county of Crawford, three successive weeks previous to said day of hearing.
JOHN C. HANSON,
may30-4w Judge of Probate. (30 May 1901)


Stewart GORTON

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:
-Comrade Stewart GORTON, of Luzerne hath taken to himself a wife, Miss Jeanette E. GASKILL, of Lapeer. They were married in that city, the 22d inst. (30 May 1901)


Jeanette E. GASKILL

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:
-Comrade Stewart GORTON, of Luzerne hath taken to himself a wife, Miss Jeanette E. GASKILL, of Lapeer. They were married in that city, the 22d inst. (30 May 1901)


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