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

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James GRANT

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 parsonage, by Rev. A. P. W. BEKKER, Mr. James GRANT and Mrs. Florence E. LOCKLINE, of Bay City. (10 Jul 1902)


Mrs. Florence E. LOCKLINE

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 parsonage, by Rev. A. P. W. BEKKER, Mr. James GRANT and Mrs. Florence E. LOCKLINE, of Bay City. (10 Jul 1902)


LOCKLINE

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 parsonage, by Rev. A. P. W. BEKKER, Mr. James GRANT and Mrs. Florence E. LOCKLINE, of Bay City. (10 Jul 1902)


Mrs. Florence E. LOCKLINE

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 parsonage, by Rev. A. P. W. BEKKER, Mr. James GRANT and Mrs. Florence E. LOCKLINE, of Bay City. (10 Jul 1902)


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)


Bridget 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)


John KARROL

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:
-John KARROL, a brother of Mrs. Thos. NOLAN, who has been at work in one of Salling, Hanson and Co's camps, taken suddenly ill on the 28th of December and died in a few hours. The body was taken to Saginaw for burial. (3 Jan 1907)


TAYLOR

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:
-OBITUARY.
Mrs. Sarah RUSNELL, aged 82 yrs. 2 months and 17 days, died at her home in Grayling, July 8th., 1902.
The deceased was born in Canada, April 21st., 1820, and came to St clair County in 1846, and to Grayling in 1881, twenty-one years ago.
She was twice married - June 30, 1840, to Woodis COMER, who died March 25th., 1860. Eleven children were born to them, of whom four are now living, John COVER, of La Crosse, Wis., Amanda MORRIS, of South Dakota, Victoria TAYLOR, of Toledo, Ohio, and Geo. W. COMER, of Grayling.
December 10th., 1866, she was married to James RUSNELL, of St. Clair County. She leaves the four children above named, 21 grand children and 13 great grand children to mourn her going and to revere her memory.
A woman of strong personality, and fine business ability, a loving mother and devoted friend has gone to her well earned rest.
The funeral services conducted by Rev. H. GOLDIE, at the M. E. Church were largely attended, attesting the esteem in which she was held. (17 Jul 1902)


Victoria COMER

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:
-OBITUARY.
Mrs. Sarah RUSNELL, aged 82 yrs. 2 months and 17 days, died at her home in Grayling, July 8th., 1902.
The deceased was born in Canada, April 21st., 1820, and came to St clair County in 1846, and to Grayling in 1881, twenty-one years ago.
She was twice married - June 30, 1840, to Woodis COMER, who died March 25th., 1860. Eleven children were born to them, of whom four are now living, John COVER, of La Crosse, Wis., Amanda MORRIS, of South Dakota, Victoria TAYLOR, of Toledo, Ohio, and Geo. W. COMER, of Grayling.
December 10th., 1866, she was married to James RUSNELL, of St. Clair County. She leaves the four children above named, 21 grand children and 13 great grand children to mourn her going and to revere her memory.
A woman of strong personality, and fine business ability, a loving mother and devoted friend has gone to her well earned rest.
The funeral services conducted by Rev. H. GOLDIE, at the M. E. Church were largely attended, attesting the esteem in which she was held. (17 Jul 1902)


MILLIGAN

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. T. WRIGHT is enjoying a visit from two of her nieces, the Misses Leona and Nellie MULLIGAN, of Breckenridge, Mich. (17 Jul 1902)


Leona MILLIGAN

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. T. WRIGHT is enjoying a visit from two of her nieces, the Misses Leona and Nellie MULLIGAN, of Breckenridge, Mich. (17 Jul 1902)


Nellie MILLIGAN

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. T. WRIGHT is enjoying a visit from two of her nieces, the Misses Leona and Nellie MULLIGAN, of Breckenridge, Mich. (17 Jul 1902)


H. G. WHITE

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. H. G. WHITE from Yale, St. Clair Co., is visiting with her sister, Mrs. Wm. WOODBURN. (24 Jul 1902)


Mrs. H. G. WHITE CHAMBERLAIN

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. H. G. WHITE from Yale, St. Clair Co., is visiting with her sister, Mrs. Wm. WOODBURN. (24 Jul 1902)


Alice WHITE

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. Wm. WOODBURN is glad to welcome her brother W. B. CHAMBERLAIN of Ontario, and her niece, Miss Alice WHITE of Yale, for a visit. (10 Aug 1905)


FIGG

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:
-Our citizens were shocked by the sudden death of J. W. FIGG, at the Burton House, the 24th, inst. The deceased was 25 years of age, and made his home with his parents at Owosso. He had been suffering from consumption for over two years, but his indomitable will prevented his giving up until the end. He spent the winter a year ago in Asheville, North Carolina, but received no benefit, and was here with his uncle's family, Chas. AMIDON, the most of last summer. He came here about two weeks ago, and was buying and shipping huckleberries, boarding at the Burton House during the absence of Mrs. AMIDON. He was on the street attending to business Wednesday evening, but Thursday morning was feeling badly, and before noon had expired. The body was taken to Sorenson's undertaking rooms and embalmed, and his brother Edward arrived on the night train, taking him home Friday night. (31 Jul 1902)


J. W. FIGG

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:
-Our citizens were shocked by the sudden death of J. W. FIGG, at the Burton House, the 24th, inst. The deceased was 25 years of age, and made his home with his parents at Owosso. He had been suffering from consumption for over two years, but his indomitable will prevented his giving up until the end. He spent the winter a year ago in Asheville, North Carolina, but received no benefit, and was here with his uncle's family, Chas. AMIDON, the most of last summer. He came here about two weeks ago, and was buying and shipping huckleberries, boarding at the Burton House during the absence of Mrs. AMIDON. He was on the street attending to business Wednesday evening, but Thursday morning was feeling badly, and before noon had expired. The body was taken to Sorenson's undertaking rooms and embalmed, and his brother Edward arrived on the night train, taking him home Friday night. (31 Jul 1902)


Edward FIGG

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:
-Our citizens were shocked by the sudden death of J. W. FIGG, at the Burton House, the 24th, inst. The deceased was 25 years of age, and made his home with his parents at Owosso. He had been suffering from consumption for over two years, but his indomitable will prevented his giving up until the end. He spent the winter a year ago in Asheville, North Carolina, but received no benefit, and was here with his uncle's family, Chas. AMIDON, the most of last summer. He came here about two weeks ago, and was buying and shipping huckleberries, boarding at the Burton House during the absence of Mrs. AMIDON. He was on the street attending to business Wednesday evening, but Thursday morning was feeling badly, and before noon had expired. The body was taken to Sorenson's undertaking rooms and embalmed, and his brother Edward arrived on the night train, taking him home Friday night. (31 Jul 1902)


ANDERSON

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 ANDERSON, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Efner MATSON, has left for a visit among friends in Dryden and Detroit, before returning to her home in Milwaukee. (7 Aug 1902)


Mary ANDERSON

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 ANDERSON, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Efner MATSON, has left for a visit among friends in Dryden and Detroit, before returning to her home in Milwaukee. (7 Aug 1902)


Efner MATSON

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 ANDERSON, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Efner MATSON, has left for a visit among friends in Dryden and Detroit, before returning to her home in Milwaukee. (7 Aug 1902)

-Mr. and Mrs. Efner MATSON, with the babies left for their new home in Lapeer, last Monday. They will be missed from our village society, and will take with them the best wishes of a host of friends. (22 Dec 1904)

-A letter from Efner MATSON orders the AVALANCHE to be sent to his new home at No. 6 Main street, Adrian, where he has bought one of the finest three-chair shops in the state. (16 Feb 1905)

-Efener MATSON, a former resident of Grayling, was in town Saturday shaking hands with old friends. He is at present located in Petoskey and doing well. (23 Apr 1908)

-Efner MATSON and family have returned to "the only town on the map" for a permanent home, where they are welcomed by old friends. He has bought the barber business of Carl KREIPKE who will go to Los Angeles, California, while glad for their coming we regret KREIPKE's going. (7 Oct 1909)


Mrs. Efner MATSON ANDERSON

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 ANDERSON, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Efner MATSON, has left for a visit among friends in Dryden and Detroit, before returning to her home in Milwaukee. (7 Aug 1902)


M. WATSON

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)


Mrs. M. WATSON

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)


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