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

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Fred F. ZILKE

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:
-A marriage license was issued to Fred F. ZILKE, of Lenawee county, and Miss Harriet E. DRUM, of Maple Forest. They went to Lenawee county to be married. (5 Sep 1901)


Harriet E. DRUM

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:
-A marriage license was issued to Fred F. ZILKE, of Lenawee county, and Miss Harriet E. DRUM, of Maple Forest. They went to Lenawee county to be married. (5 Sep 1901)


WOOLEY

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. Maude WOOLEY, wife of Wm. WOOLEY, aged 21, died at the home of C. B. TOMPKINS, in Maple Forest, last Sunday. She had been ill for six weeks, and three physicians had attended here in that time, each giving so different a diagnosis in the case, that the neighborhood is filled with rumors as to the real cause of death. (5 Sep 1901)


Mrs. Maude WOOLEY

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. Maude WOOLEY, wife of Wm. WOOLEY, aged 21, died at the home of C. B. TOMPKINS, in Maple Forest, last Sunday. She had been ill for six weeks, and three physicians had attended here in that time, each giving so different a diagnosis in the case, that the neighborhood is filled with rumors as to the real cause of death. (5 Sep 1901)


Waltrin R. "Walter" LOVE

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Center Plains and Beaver Creek, Crawford, MI:
name - Waltrin R. LOVE
a.16
b.MI
f.b.PA
m.b.PA

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Maple Forest Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Waltrin R. LOVE
a.37
b.Nov 1862 in MI
occupation - Farmer
married to Mary E. 12 years
f.b.PA
m.b.PA

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 Mary E. MARSH was married to Waltron J.(?) LOVE, of Center Plains, last Tuesday. The Methodist, minister at Roscommon officiated. (5 Jul 1888)

-Geo. W. LOVE is a Grandfather. The parents are Mr. and Mrs. Walter LOVE, of Center Plains. (28 Apr 1892)

-Waltron LOVE, of Center Plains, brother of A. J. LOVE, of this place, will move to Virginia, next week, in company with W. G. MARSH. He is a pioneer of Crawford County, and will be missed from the neighborhood where he has so long resided. (1 Apr 1897)

-Waltron LOVE is back again from Virginia, where he made his last venture, and his family will join him in a few days. We are of the opinion, which he now holds, that Crawford county is good enough, and he will resume farming, in which he he was always successful. He reports almost constant sickness in his family while there, and also that the MARSH families are suffering from chills and fever. Better all come back. (14 Oct 1897)

-JUDGE CORRESPONDENCE.
A. J. LOVE, of Grayling, visited his brother W. R. LOVE and family, last Friday. (21 Sep 1899)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. W. LOVE, at their home near Judge, Dec. 2d, a daughter. ( 20 Dec 1900)

-JUDGE ITEMS.
Mrs. W. R. LOVE and Henry and Elsie will visit Grandma LOVE in Grayling for a few days. (5 Sep 1901)

-DIED, at his home in St. Louis, Mich., Saturday, Dec. 29, Andrew J. LOVE. Mr. LOVE was one of the earliest settlers in this county, coming with his parents from Owosso, and locating on a homestead in Center Plains township where they lived for several years, and then came to Grayling, from where he moved to St. Louis about six years ago. He was always recognized as an estimable citizen and an honest man. His aged mother survives him, and was with him for some time before his death. He leaves, besides his wife and daughter, his brother Waltron, at Judges; his sister, Mrs. Fred SHOLTS of Beaver Creek and Mrs. ROBINSON, of Florida. He was buried here in Elmwood Cemetary, under the auspices of the local K. O. T. M. M. Lodge of which he was a member. The funeral services being held at the M. E. Church, Rev. FRAZEE, officiating. (3 Jan 1907)

-Waltrin LOVE writes from Kopiah, Washington, that he struck his job with Arthur BRINK, as engineer in the mines, as soon as he reached there and is greatly pleased with the outlook, only waiting for his family, who will go in a few days. (3 Jun 1909)

-We note the following business changes in the village this week, Silas BODY has taken possession of the south side grocery store, which he bought of W. LOVE. He is putting in a first class stock and we predict success for his enterprise. Simon CIVERA succeeds N. P. MICHELSON as landlord in the Manistee House and J. LaBEEF succeeds, McMAHON in the McKAY house. We hear that MICHELSON will go to Nellsville, the new town of Michelson & Sons Lumber Co., while McMAHON remains in Grayling. (3 Jun 1909)


Mary E. MARSH

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Maple Forest Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Mary E. LOVE
a.31
b.Jun 1869 in MI married to Waltrin R. LOVE 12 years
mother of 3 children of which 2 still survived
f.b.NY
m.b.NY

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 Mary E. MARSH was married to Waltron J. LOVE, of Center Plains, last Tuesday. The Methodist, minister at Roscommon officiated. (5 Jul 1888)

-J. G. MARSH, of Virginia, one of the early settlers of this county, has entered the farm now owned by A. B. CORWIN as a homestead, is here, visiting his daughter, Mrs. W. LOVE, of Judge, and his old friends and neighbors. They all come back, and we presume he is here to stay. (30 Aug 1900)

-Mrs. W. R. LOVE has her business here practically closed up, and has gone to visit her brother, Andrew MARSH at Union City. She has in view the purchase of a small farm near there, which if completed, will be their home, awaiting the return of Mr. LOVE from Washington. Their next move will probably be a return to Crawford county, as they have several times before, where they are always welcome. (19 Aug 1909)


Robert L. LOVE

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Maple Forest Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Robert L. LOVE
a.10
b.Jun 1889 in MI
f.b.MI
m.b.MI

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:
-JUDGE CORRESPONDENCE.
Robert LOVE has returned to live with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter LOVE. (21 Dec 1905)


Henry LOVE

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Maple Forest Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Henry LOVE
a.5
b.Dec 1894 in MI
f.b.MI
m.b.MI

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:
-JUDGE ITEMS.
Mrs. W. R. LOVE and Henry and Elsie will visit Grandma LOVE in Grayling for a few days. (5 Sep 1901)


Elsie LOVE

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:
-JUDGE ITEMS.
Mrs. W. R. LOVE and Henry and Elsie will visit Grandma LOVE in Grayling for a few days. (5 Sep 1901)


George W. LOVE

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 this village, Wednesday, April 25th, George W., son of Mr. and Mrs. Waltrin LOVE, aged two years. (26 Apr 1894)


Henry H. APLIN

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 H. APLIN.
Henry H. APLIN was born in Thetford, Genessee county, April 15, 1841. His parents removed to Flint in 1848, and the son's education was received in the public schools of Flint. The family returned to the farm in 1856, where the son remained until the outbreak of the civil war, when he enlisted on July 3, 1861, in company C, 16th Michigan infrantry, which was attached to the first division, third brigade, of the fifth army corps, army of the Potomac. He served until the close of the war, leaving the service July 16, 1865 with the rank of second lieutenant. Returning to Michigan, he engaged in mercantile business at Wenona, now West Bay City, where he has since resided. He was postmaster at West Bay City from November, 1869, to June, 1886, and was again appointed to the same office October 1, 1898. At the November election in 1886, he was elected auditor-general of the state. His personal popularity is shown by his having led his party ticket by over 10,000 votes in the state and nearly 2,000 in his own county. He was re-elected to the same office in 1888. After the expiration of his term, he, with others, undertook the construction of a system of electric railways in West Bay City, of which he was general manager until he closed out his interest in the enterprise in 1891. In 1894 Mr. APLIN was elected to the lower house of the state legislature from the second district of Bay county, serving during the session of 1895. He has represented his party in local and state conventions for years, and was never defeated but once, when he was a candidate for village trustee.
On his father's side, Mr. APLIN is of Scottish descent. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity, of the Knights of Pythias, the National Union, the Royal Arcanum, the Order of Foresters, and the G. A. R., and has been commander of Ralph CUMMINGS Post, of West Bay City, for several terms. Mr. APLIN was married at Maumee City, Ohio, in 1879, to Miss Francis L. PATCHEN, daughter of Malcomb B. PATCHEN, of Maumee City. Their daughter, Daisey A., is the wife of Charles B. CONE, a traveliong salesman of Chicago. (12 Sep 1901)


Francis L. PATCHEN

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 H. APLIN.
Henry H. APLIN was born in Thetford, Genessee county, April 15, 1841. His parents removed to Flint in 1848, and the son's education was received in the public schools of Flint. The family returned to the farm in 1856, where the son remained until the outbreak of the civil war, when he enlisted on July 3, 1861, in company C, 16th Michigan infrantry, which was attached to the first division, third brigade, of the fifth army corps, army of the Potomac. He served until the close of the war, leaving the service July 16, 1865 with the rank of second lieutenant. Returning to Michigan, he engaged in mercantile business at Wenona, now West Bay City, where he has since resided. He was postmaster at West Bay City from November, 1869, to June, 1886, and was again appointed to the same office October 1, 1898. At the November election in 1886, he was elected auditor-general of the state. His personal popularity is shown by his having led his party ticket by over 10,000 votes in the state and nearly 2,000 in his own county. He was re-elected to the same office in 1888. After the expiration of his term, he, with others, undertook the construction of a system of electric railways in West Bay City, of which he was general manager until he closed out his interest in the enterprise in 1891. In 1894 Mr. APLIN was elected to the lower house of the state legislature from the second district of Bay county, serving during the session of 1895. He has represented his party in local and state conventions for years, and was never defeated but once, when he was a candidate for village trustee.
On his father's side, Mr. APLIN is of Scottish descent. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity, of the Knights of Pythias, the National Union, the Royal Arcanum, the Order of Foresters, and the G. A. R., and has been commander of Ralph CUMMINGS Post, of West Bay City, for several terms. Mr. APLIN was married at Maumee City, Ohio, in 1879, to Miss Francis L. PATCHEN, daughter of Malcomb B. PATCHEN, of Maumee City. Their daughter, Daisey A., is the wife of Charles B. CONE, a traveliong salesman of Chicago. (12 Sep 1901)


Malcomb B. PATCHEN

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 H. APLIN.
Henry H. APLIN was born in Thetford, Genessee county, April 15, 1841. His parents removed to Flint in 1848, and the son's education was received in the public schools of Flint. The family returned to the farm in 1856, where the son remained until the outbreak of the civil war, when he enlisted on July 3, 1861, in company C, 16th Michigan infrantry, which was attached to the first division, third brigade, of the fifth army corps, army of the Potomac. He served until the close of the war, leaving the service July 16, 1865 with the rank of second lieutenant. Returning to Michigan, he engaged in mercantile business at Wenona, now West Bay City, where he has since resided. He was postmaster at West Bay City from November, 1869, to June, 1886, and was again appointed to the same office October 1, 1898. At the November election in 1886, he was elected auditor-general of the state. His personal popularity is shown by his having led his party ticket by over 10,000 votes in the state and nearly 2,000 in his own county. He was re-elected to the same office in 1888. After the expiration of his term, he, with others, undertook the construction of a system of electric railways in West Bay City, of which he was general manager until he closed out his interest in the enterprise in 1891. In 1894 Mr. APLIN was elected to the lower house of the state legislature from the second district of Bay county, serving during the session of 1895. He has represented his party in local and state conventions for years, and was never defeated but once, when he was a candidate for village trustee.
On his father's side, Mr. APLIN is of Scottish descent. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity, of the Knights of Pythias, the National Union, the Royal Arcanum, the Order of Foresters, and the G. A. R., and has been commander of Ralph CUMMINGS Post, of West Bay City, for several terms. Mr. APLIN was married at Maumee City, Ohio, in 1879, to Miss Francis L. PATCHEN, daughter of Malcomb B. PATCHEN, of Maumee City. Their daughter, Daisey A., is the wife of Charles B. CONE, a traveliong salesman of Chicago. (12 Sep 1901)


Charles B. CONE

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 H. APLIN.
Henry H. APLIN was born in Thetford, Genessee county, April 15, 1841. His parents removed to Flint in 1848, and the son's education was received in the public schools of Flint. The family returned to the farm in 1856, where the son remained until the outbreak of the civil war, when he enlisted on July 3, 1861, in company C, 16th Michigan infrantry, which was attached to the first division, third brigade, of the fifth army corps, army of the Potomac. He served until the close of the war, leaving the service July 16, 1865 with the rank of second lieutenant. Returning to Michigan, he engaged in mercantile business at Wenona, now West Bay City, where he has since resided. He was postmaster at West Bay City from November, 1869, to June, 1886, and was again appointed to the same office October 1, 1898. At the November election in 1886, he was elected auditor-general of the state. His personal popularity is shown by his having led his party ticket by over 10,000 votes in the state and nearly 2,000 in his own county. He was re-elected to the same office in 1888. After the expiration of his term, he, with others, undertook the construction of a system of electric railways in West Bay City, of which he was general manager until he closed out his interest in the enterprise in 1891. In 1894 Mr. APLIN was elected to the lower house of the state legislature from the second district of Bay county, serving during the session of 1895. He has represented his party in local and state conventions for years, and was never defeated but once, when he was a candidate for village trustee.
On his father's side, Mr. APLIN is of Scottish descent. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity, of the Knights of Pythias, the National Union, the Royal Arcanum, the Order of Foresters, and the G. A. R., and has been commander of Ralph CUMMINGS Post, of West Bay City, for several terms. Mr. APLIN was married at Maumee City, Ohio, in 1879, to Miss Francis L. PATCHEN, daughter of Malcomb B. PATCHEN, of Maumee City. Their daughter, Daisey A., is the wife of Charles B. CONE, a traveliong salesman of Chicago. (12 Sep 1901)


Daisey A. APLIN

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 H. APLIN.
Henry H. APLIN was born in Thetford, Genessee county, April 15, 1841. His parents removed to Flint in 1848, and the son's education was received in the public schools of Flint. The family returned to the farm in 1856, where the son remained until the outbreak of the civil war, when he enlisted on July 3, 1861, in company C, 16th Michigan infrantry, which was attached to the first division, third brigade, of the fifth army corps, army of the Potomac. He served until the close of the war, leaving the service July 16, 1865 with the rank of second lieutenant. Returning to Michigan, he engaged in mercantile business at Wenona, now West Bay City, where he has since resided. He was postmaster at West Bay City from November, 1869, to June, 1886, and was again appointed to the same office October 1, 1898. At the November election in 1886, he was elected auditor-general of the state. His personal popularity is shown by his having led his party ticket by over 10,000 votes in the state and nearly 2,000 in his own county. He was re-elected to the same office in 1888. After the expiration of his term, he, with others, undertook the construction of a system of electric railways in West Bay City, of which he was general manager until he closed out his interest in the enterprise in 1891. In 1894 Mr. APLIN was elected to the lower house of the state legislature from the second district of Bay county, serving during the session of 1895. He has represented his party in local and state conventions for years, and was never defeated but once, when he was a candidate for village trustee.
On his father's side, Mr. APLIN is of Scottish descent. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity, of the Knights of Pythias, the National Union, the Royal Arcanum, the Order of Foresters, and the G. A. R., and has been commander of Ralph CUMMINGS Post, of West Bay City, for several terms. Mr. APLIN was married at Maumee City, Ohio, in 1879, to Miss Francis L. PATCHEN, daughter of Malcomb B. PATCHEN, of Maumee City. Their daughter, Daisey A., is the wife of Charles B. CONE, a traveliong salesman of Chicago. (12 Sep 1901)


Phil. MASTERS

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. Phil. MASTERS will move to Detour, U. P., this week, to join her husband. (12 Sep 1901)


Mrs. Phil. Masters

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. Phil. MASTERS will move to Detour, U. P., this week, to join her husband. (12 Sep 1901)


Fred B. SCHOPPE

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-In Beaver Creek township, on the 29th inst., by Justice Jos. SULLIVAN, Mr. Fred B. SCHOPPE, of West Branch, and Miss Phoebe LAPOINT. The Justice is still receiving congratulations. (12 Sep 1901)


Phoebe LAPOINT

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-In Beaver Creek township, on the 29th inst., by Justice Jos. SULLIVAN, Mr. Fred B. SCHOPPE, of West Branch, and Miss Phoebe LAPOINT. The Justice is still receiving congratulations. (12 Sep 1901)


Frank HARPSTER

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:
-CIRCUIT COURT.
Anna HARPSTER was granted a divorse from Frank HARPSTER, with custody of the minor children. (26 Sep 1901)


Anna

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:
-CIRCUIT COURT.
Anna HARPSTER was granted a divorse from Frank HARPSTER, with custody of the minor children. (26 Sep 1901)


Julius RICHARDSON

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of South Branch Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Julius RICHARDSON
a.69
b.Jul 1830 in Canada
occupation - Farmer
married to Pernelia? 45 years
f.b.CT
m.b.CT

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:
-SOUTH BRANCH ITEMS.
Mrs. P. CUSHMAN, of Lansing is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Julius RICHARDSON, and some other friends. (26 Sep 1901)


Pernelia?

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of South Branch Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Pernelia? RICHARDSON
a.62
b.Feb 1838 in NY
occupation - Carpet Weaver
married to Julian RICHARDSON 45 years
mother of 0 children
f.b.England
m.b.NY


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