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

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John FRAREY

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Jonestown, Hillsdale, MI:
name - John FRAREY
a.21
b.MI
occupation - Day Laborer
married to Edna A. FRAREY
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 Edith JORDAN returned from her visit to the south part of the State last thursday, accompanied by her sister, Mrs. John FRAREY, who will remain for a time to enjoy the pure air of northern Michigan. (8 May 1884).

-Mrs. John FRAREY, of Jonesville, is the guest of her sister, Mrs. S. CLAGGETT. (30 Jul 1885)

-Mrs. Emma FRARY, who has been with her sister, Mrs. CLAGGETT, for the summer has returned to her Lenawee county home. (22 Oct 1885)

-Mrs. Emma FRARY, of Adrian, is visiting her sister, Mrs. S. S. CLAGGETT. (13 Dec 1888)

-Mrs. S. S. CLAGGETT was delighted by the arrival of her sister, Mrs. FRAREY, of Toledo, Ohio, Saturday evening. It will be pleasant pastime to visit with her while convalescing from her long illness, which it is hoped she will do. (4 Jan 1900)


Emma JORDAN

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 Edith JORDAN returned from her visit to the south part of the State last thursday, accompanied by her sister, Mrs. John FRAREY, who will remain for a time to enjoy the pure air of northern Michigan. (8 May 1884).

-Mrs. John FRAREY, of Jonesville, is the guest of her sister, Mrs. S. CLAGGETT. (30 Jul 1885)

-Mrs. Emma FRARY, who has been with her sister, Mrs. CLAGGETT, for the summer has returned to her Lenawee county home. (22 Oct 1885)

-Mrs. Emma FRARY, of Adrian, is visiting her sister, Mrs. S. S. CLAGGETT. (13 Dec 1888)

-Mrs. Emma FRAREY, of Toledo, Ohio, who has been visiting her sister for some time, returned home, Friday, accompanied as far as Detoit by her brother in law, S. S. CLAGGETT, who will make a visit at his old home in Richmond, Mich., on his way back. (17 Feb 1898)

-Mrs. S. S. CLAGGETT was delighted by the arrival of her sister, Mrs. FRAREY, of Toledo, Ohio, Saturday evening. It will be pleasant pastime to visit with her while convalescing from her long illness, which it is hoped she will do. (4 Jan 1900)


BLONDIN

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 quiet wedding was solomnized at St. Mary's Catholic church Monday morning, Sept. 16, 1912 at 5:00 o'clock by Rev. Fr. J. J. RIESS, when Miss Anna BLONDIN, a popular young lady of this city and Mr. John C. McCLELLAN of Bay City were united in holy matrimony, the bride's sister Miss Blanch acting as bridesmaid and her brother, Mr. Mose BLONDIN as groomsman. The bride wore a blue suit and blue hat and carried a bouquet of white roses, the bridesmaid wearing a brown costume and hat. After the ceremony a dainty wedding breakfast was served at the home of the brides sister, Mrs. Daniel HOESLI, after which the young couple left on their wedding tour to Bay City, Detroit, Niagara Falls and Buffalo. The out of town guests were an aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. BLONDIN of Linwood; a sister, Mrs. F. WEAVER of Johannesburg and Mr. McCLELLAN's mother and sister from Bay City. Many of her friends were present at the ceremony. They will be at home to their many friends on Marquette ave., Bay City, West side, after Sept. (19 Sep 1912)


Blanch BLONDIN

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 quiet wedding was solomnized at St. Mary's Catholic church Monday morning, Sept. 16, 1912 at 5:00 o'clock by Rev. Fr. J. J. RIESS, when Miss Anna BLONDIN, a popular young lady of this city and Mr. John C. McCLELLAN of Bay City were united in holy matrimony, the bride's sister Miss Blanch acting as bridesmaid and her brother, Mr. Mose BLONDIN as groomsman. The bride wore a blue suit and blue hat and carried a bouquet of white roses, the bridesmaid wearing a brown costume and hat. After the ceremony a dainty wedding breakfast was served at the home of the brides sister, Mrs. Daniel HOESLI, after which the young couple left on their wedding tour to Bay City, Detroit, Niagara Falls and Buffalo. The out of town guests were an aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. BLONDIN of Linwood; a sister, Mrs. F. WEAVER of Johannesburg and Mr. McCLELLAN's mother and sister from Bay City. Many of her friends were present at the ceremony. They will be at home to their many friends on Marquette ave., Bay City, West side, after Sept. (19 Sep 1912)


Mose BLONDIN

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 quiet wedding was solomnized at St. Mary's Catholic church Monday morning, Sept. 16, 1912 at 5:00 o'clock by Rev. Fr. J. J. RIESS, when Miss Anna BLONDIN, a popular young lady of this city and Mr. John C. McCLELLAN of Bay City were united in holy matrimony, the bride's sister Miss Blanch acting as bridesmaid and her brother, Mr. Mose BLONDIN as groomsman. The bride wore a blue suit and blue hat and carried a bouquet of white roses, the bridesmaid wearing a brown costume and hat. After the ceremony a dainty wedding breakfast was served at the home of the brides sister, Mrs. Daniel HOESLI, after which the young couple left on their wedding tour to Bay City, Detroit, Niagara Falls and Buffalo. The out of town guests were an aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. BLONDIN of Linwood; a sister, Mrs. F. WEAVER of Johannesburg and Mr. McCLELLAN's mother and sister from Bay City. Many of her friends were present at the ceremony. They will be at home to their many friends on Marquette ave., Bay City, West side, after Sept. (19 Sep 1912)


Mrs. F. Weaver

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 quiet wedding was solomnized at St. Mary's Catholic church Monday morning, Sept. 16, 1912 at 5:00 o'clock by Rev. Fr. J. J. RIESS, when Miss Anna BLONDIN, a popular young lady of this city and Mr. John C. McCLELLAN of Bay City were united in holy matrimony, the bride's sister Miss Blanch acting as bridesmaid and her brother, Mr. Mose BLONDIN as groomsman. The bride wore a blue suit and blue hat and carried a bouquet of white roses, the bridesmaid wearing a brown costume and hat. After the ceremony a dainty wedding breakfast was served at the home of the brides sister, Mrs. Daniel HOESLI, after which the young couple left on their wedding tour to Bay City, Detroit, Niagara Falls and Buffalo. The out of town guests were an aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. BLONDIN of Linwood; a sister, Mrs. F. WEAVER of Johannesburg and Mr. McCLELLAN's mother and sister from Bay City. Many of her friends were present at the ceremony. They will be at home to their many friends on Marquette ave., Bay City, West side, after Sept. (19 Sep 1912)


W. E. 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:
-Mrs. W. E. SMITH left Tuesday for Marlette where her husband has embarked into the retail lumber business. They will make this their home. Mr. and Mrs. SMITH are the parents of Mrs. Oscar HANSON.


Mrs. W. E. 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:
-Mrs. W. E. SMITH left Tuesday for Marlette where her husband has embarked into the retail lumber business. They will make this their home. Mr. and Mrs. SMITH are the parents of Mrs. Oscar HANSON.


Hugh 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:
-Mr. Hugh SMITH of Ontario Canada who has been the guest of his sister Mrs. O. HANSON for a few weeks, returns to his home this week. (7 May 1908)


Amos B. CORWIN

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Van Buren, Wayne, MI - page 482D:
name - Amos CORWIN
a.50
b.NY
occupation - Farmer
married to Sarah CORWIN
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:
-DIED-At the home of his son, in this village, Tuesday, May 30, Amos B. CORWIN, aged 72 years. The deceased was born in Lyons, N.Y., Dec. 15, 1832, and came to Wayne county, Mich., in his infancy, with his parents and resided there until 1856, when he moved to Niles. In Aug. 1862 he enlisted at Dowagiac, as a private in Co. A, 19th Mich. Inf., and served until the close of the war, bringing with his discharge an unblemished record. He has ever been a true comrade and devoted Member of the G. A. R. In 1866, he returned to Denton, in Wayne county, where he was married to Miss Sarah J. FELT, who survives him, and to them were born nine children, all of whom are living: John, of South Branch; Mrs. Eva WINGOTT, of Pa.; Oreon, Mrs. Mary BIGGS, Nelson, Frank, Charles and Nellie, all of Grayling, and Mrs. Celia GRANGER, of Noxpater, Miss. He came here in 1892. His life has been spent in agriculture, and he has been successful. He died full of years, an honored citizen, and a devoted husband and father. He rests in peace. (1 Jun 1905)

-CARD OF THANKS.-The family of the late Amos B. CORWIN unite in returning thanks to their numberless friends for the kindly acts and expression of sympathy given them during the sickness of the beloved husband and father, which tends to soften the final blow. We pray, in the dark hours of their future, which must come they may find such friends as they have been to us. (1 Jun 1905)


Sarah J. FELT

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Van Buren, Wayne, MI - page 482D:
name - Sarah CORWIN
a.37
b.MI
married to Amos CORWIN
f.b.NY
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:
-DIED-At the home of his son, in this village, Tuesday, May 30, Amos B. CORWIN, aged 72 years. The deceased was born in Lyons, N.Y., Dec. 15, 1832, and came to Wayne county, Mich., in his infancy, with his parents and resided there until 1856, when he moved to Niles. In Aug. 1862 he enlisted at Dowagiac, as a private in Co. A, 19th Mich. Inf., and served until the close of the war, bringing with his discharge an unblemished record. He has ever been a true comrade and devoted Member of the G. A. R. In 1866, he returned to Denton, in Wayne county, where he was married to Miss Sarah J. FELT, who survives him, and to them were born nine children, all of whom are living: John, of South Branch; Mrs. Eva WINGOTT, of Pa.; Oreon, Mrs. Mary BIGGS, Nelson, Frank, Charles and Nellie, all of Grayling, and Mrs. Celia GRANGER, of Noxpater, Miss. He came here in 1892. His life has been spent in agriculture, and he has been successful. He died full of years, an honored citizen, and a devoted husband and father. He rests in peace. (1 Jun 1905)

-Wm. GRANGER of New Orleans has been visiting his relatives, the CORWIN family here this week. Mrs. CORWIN will accompany him on his way home as far as Noxepater, Tenn., where her daughter, now Mrs. Celia GRANGER resides, and will visit with her through the winter. (27 Aug 1908)


John CORWIN

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Van Buren, Wayne, MI - page 482D:
name - John CORWIN
a.13
b.MI
f.b.NY
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:
-SOUTH BRANCH ITEMS.
Mr. and Mrs. BIGGS, of Detroit, are visiting her brother, Mr. J. CORWIN. (5 Dec 1901)

-SOUTH BRANCH ITEMS.
Chas. CORWIN and Mrs. BIGGS, ate their Christmas dinner, with their brother John. (9 Jan 1902)


Nelson CORWIN

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Van Buren, Wayne, MI - page 482D:
name - Nelson CORWIN
a.3
b.MI
f.b.NY
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:
-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. Nelson CORWIN Saturday, May 19th, a daughter. (24 May 1900)

-Born-Thursday, October 31st, to Mr. and Nelson CORWIN, a son. (7 Nov 1901)

-Born-Thursday, June 3rd to Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Corwin, a daughter. (0 Jun 1909)


Rasmus PETERSON

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:
-BORN.
On Friday, March 14th, 1884, to Mr. and Mrs. Rasmus PETERSON, a daughter.

-Rasmus PETERSON an old and respected citizen of Grayling, departed this life, Monday evening, after a short illness, at the home of Mr. J. K. HANSON, in his 78th year. He was born in Denmark, and came to this country about 18 years ago. He was the father of Mrs. Louis JENSON, of Gaylord, and Mrs. J. K. HANSON and Mr. Peter RASMUSSON, of this place, who have the sympathy of the entire community in their loss. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. BEKKER, of the Lutheran church, yesterday, of which he was a member and regular attendant. (22 Nov 1900)


Mrs. Margaret PETERSON

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 community was startled Saturday morning, Oct. 28, on hearing of the sudden death of Mrs. Margaret PETERSON, at the home of her son-in-law, John K. HANSON, with whom she and her husband resided. Mrs. PETERSON seemed in her usual health assisted in preparing breakfast which she ate with the family, but after it complained of not feeling well and was advised by Mrs. HANSON to lie down. She went into the parlor and lay on a couch, where her husband, taking a seat near her, thought she was trying to sleep, but in a few moments Mrs. HANSON went in and found that it was the sleep which knows no waking. She had resided in Grayling about twenty years, and was 72 years of age. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. A. P. W. BEKKER, at the Danish Ev. Lutheran church, and the large attendance proved the esteem in which the deceased was held. (9 Nov 1899)

-RESOLUTIONS OF CONDOLENCE.
At the regular meeting of Marvin Relief Corps, a committee was appointed to adopt the following resolutions:
WHEREAS, our Heavenly Father in his infinite wisdom has removed from the home of our esteemed sister, Maren HANSON, a beloved mother, therefore be it
RESOLVED, that she deeply mourns the loss of one whose loving hands of kindness gave evidence of many beautiful graces of Christian character which will ever be held in loving memory by all, we feel assured that she has been called by our Heavenly Father to a full enjoyment of the rest promised to those who love him, and be it
RESOLVED, That we as members of Marvin Relief Corps, No. 162, do extend to our esteemed sister our deepest sympathy in her lonely hours.
RESOLVED, That a copy of these resolutions be given to the family and also to the local paper for publication. (23 Nov 1899)


Mrs. Louis 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:
-Rasmus PETERSON an old and respected citizen of Grayling, departed this life, Monday evening, after a short illness, at the home of Mr. J. K. HANSON, in his 78th year. He was born in Denmark, and came to this country about 18 years ago. He was the father of Mrs. Louis JENSON, of Gaylord, and Mrs. J. K. HANSON and Mr. Peter RASMUSSON, of this place, who have the sympathy of the entire community in their loss. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. BEKKER, of the Lutheran church, yesterday, of which he was a member and regular attendant. (22 Nov 1900)


Mrs. Peter RASMUSSON

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:
-Rasmus PETERSON an old and respected citizen of Grayling, departed this life, Monday evening, after a short illness, at the home of Mr. J. K. HANSON, in his 78th year. He was born in Denmark, and came to this country about 18 years ago. He was the father of Mrs. Louis JENSON, of Gaylord, and Mrs. J. K. HANSON and Mr. Peter RASMUSSON, of this place, who have the sympathy of the entire community in their loss. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. BEKKER, of the Lutheran church, yesterday, of which he was a member and regular attendant. (22 Nov 1900)


Mrs. DALLAIR

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. J. CHARRON returned, Tuesday, from a visit to her mother, Mrs. DALLAIR, at Bay City. (5 Jan 1893)

-Mrs. R. DeLAIR, of Bay City, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. J. CHARRON, this week. (23 Mar 1893)


Mrs. Bellmore DELLAIRE

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 the University Hospital, at Ann Arbor, Monday, July 27., Helen CHARRON, age 55 years. Deceased was the wife of Joseph CHARRON of Maple Forest, one of the pioneers of this county. She had been an invalid for the past year or more, and was taken to the University last week Friday, in the hope that help might be found, but it proved to late. She leaves three sons and four daughters, with the bereaved husband to mourn her going. Her body was brought here Tuesday and the funeral was held from the St. Mary's church Wednesday forenoon, Rev. J. J. REISS officiating. The interment was made in Elmwood cemetery, by the side of her son. Two sisters, Mrs. BELLMORE of Bay City and Mrs. PROUIX of St. Ignace, with her brother, Mr. DELLAIRE of Bay City


Mrs. Proulx DELLAIRE

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. T. PRUE and her sister, Mrs. J. CHARRON spent New Years with their mother, at bAy City. (5 Jan 1893)

-Died, - At the University Hospital, at Ann Arbor, Monday, July 27., Helen CHARRON, age 55 years. Deceased was the wife of Joseph CHARRON of Maple Forest, one of the pioneers of this county. She had been an invalid for the past year or more, and was taken to the University last week Friday, in the hope that help might be found, but it proved to late. She leaves three sons and four daughters, with the bereaved husband to mourn her going. Her body was brought here Tuesday and the funeral was held from the St. Mary's church Wednesday forenoon, Rev. J. J. REISS officiating. The interment was made in Elmwood cemetery, by the side of her son. Two sisters, Mrs. BELLMORE of Bay City and Mrs. PROUIX of St. Ignace, with her brother, Mr. DELLAIRE of Bay City


DELLAIRE

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 the University Hospital, at Ann Arbor, Monday, July 27., Helen CHARRON, age 55 years. Deceased was the wife of Joseph CHARRON of Maple Forest, one of the pioneers of this county. She had been an invalid for the past year or more, and was taken to the University last week Friday, in the hope that help might be found, but it proved to late. She leaves three sons and four daughters, with the bereaved husband to mourn her going. Her body was brought here Tuesday and the funeral was held from the St. Mary's church Wednesday forenoon, Rev. J. J. REISS officiating. The interment was made in Elmwood cemetery, by the side of her son. Two sisters, Mrs. BELLMORE of Bay City and Mrs. PROUIX of St. Ignace, with her brother, Mr. DELLAIRE of Bay City


Amedos CHARRON

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 reception was tendered to Amedos CHARRON and his bride at the home of the groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry CHARRON. Some 30 or more of the most immediate friends of the contracting parties and of Mr. CHARRON and family were present. The wedding presents were many and valuable. The evening was spent in a very enjoyable manner, music being furnished by the Citizen's Band, of Grayling, of which the groom is a member. Miss Frances CHARRON invited the guests into the dining room where an abundance of refreshments were served in profusion, and after wishing the happy couple prosperity and happiness to a good old age, the guests departed for their respective homes. COMMUNICATED. (14 Nov 1901)


Mrs. Charron

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 reception was tendered to Amedos CHARRON and his bride at the home of the groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry CHARRON. Some 30 or more of the most immediate friends of the contracting parties and of Mr. CHARRON and family were present. The wedding presents were many and valuable. The evening was spent in a very enjoyable manner, music being furnished by the Citizen's Band, of Grayling, of which the groom is a member. Miss Frances CHARRON invited the guests into the dining room where an abundance of refreshments were served in profusion, and after wishing the happy couple prosperity and happiness to a good old age, the guests departed for their respective homes. COMMUNICATED. (14 Nov 1901)


Jeremiah SHERMAN

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:
-Jeremiah SHERMAN and his two sons, Benjamin and William, have the best improved farms in Maple Forest township. They are hustlers. (10 Jun 1886)

-Mrs. Jeremiah SHERMAN, one of the pioneers of Maple Forest, and mother of Benj. and Wm. H. SHERMAN, died at Mayville, in Tuscola county, Tuesday morning. Her body was brought to the old home for burial. (27 Mar 1902)

-The first house built in the township of Maple Forest, in this couty, was destroyed by fire last week, Friday. The older settlers of this section will recognize at once that it was the home of "Uncle Jerry" SHERMAN, and no more hospitable home was ever opened, whether to friend or stranger. no one was ever turned from the door, and all comers received the best the house afforded at the time. It was built in 1874, and has been occupied until a few years ago as a residence, and since as a haybarn, and was filled this season. On that day, Merrill SHERMAN, a grandson of Jerry, was there with his hay press, at work, and at noon tied the team to the press, to eat, while the men went to their dinner. Fire was discovered by Mrs. EDMONDS, living nearly opposite, who gave the alarm, and before the men had arrived, had loosened one horse, which, was being scorched, and hitched the other to the press, weighing three ton, which was drawn out of the fire, and saved with little loss. Eight tons of hay were consumed with the old landmark, which the present genereation will remember as standing on the brink of the guich, west of the J. K. BATES home. The fir can only be accounted for as the result of a careless smoker. (7 Sep 1911)

-W. H. SHERMAN, of Maple Forest, was in town last Friday and Monday. On Friday to order a casket for his mother-in-law and on Monday one for his father. (14 Jun 1894)

-DIED-At his home in Maple Forest, Monday, June 11th, Jeremiah SHERMAN, aged 71 years.
"Uncle Jerry" as he was familiarly called, was one of the pioneers of Crawford county, having been here about eighteen years. A frugal and industrious man, he had made a comfortable home from the forest, from which he was buried yesterday, sincerely mourned by a large concourse of friends. the funeral services were conducted by Rev. Wm. PUTNAM, formerly of this place. (14 Jun 1894)


Helena M.

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Maple Forest Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Helena M. SHERMAN
a.70
b.Aug 1829 in NY
Widowed
f.b.VT
m.b.VT
NOTE: Enumerated in the household of her son Benj. SHERMAN

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. Jeremiah SHERMAN, one of the pioneers of Maple Forest, and mother of Benj. and Wm. H. SHERMAN, died at Mayville, in Tuscola county, Tuesday morning. Her body was brought to the old home for burial. (27 Mar 1902)

-Mrs. Jeremiah SHERMAN, one of the pioneers of Maple Forest, and mother of Benjamin and Wm. H. SHERMAN, died at Mayville, Tuscola county, Tuesday morning. Her body was brought to the old home for burial. (3 Apr 1902)


George SHERMAN

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. George SHERMAN, aged about 20 years, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeremiah SHERMAN of Maple Forest, died at the residence of his parents on Saturday, May 12, 1883, of typhoid fever. He is spoken of by those who knew him best as being a very kind and genial young man, beloved by all with whom he came in contact, and his loss will be deeply felt. Funeral services were held at the school house in said township on Monday, Rev. S. EDGCUMBE, of this city, officiating, and the remains of George were followed to their last resting place by a large number of sorrowing friends. (17 May 1883)


Benjamin F. SHERMAN

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Maple Forest Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Benjamin SHERMAN
a.45
b.May 1855 in NY
occupation - Farmer
married to Nittie 21 years
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:
-Benj. F. SHERMAN, of Maple Forest, is happy again. it is a 9-pound boy. (28 Sep 1882)

-Mrs. Alta TOMPKINS, daughter of B. F. SHERMAN of Maple Forest, was returning from church last Sunday, with others of the family, when she was struck in the cheek by a buckshot, which cut its way toward the ear about two inches and lodged. She was taken to Frederic and Dr. O'NEIL removed it. There were two shots fired in quick succession and both charges scattered over the party in the road, and near enough to Mr. HUXLEY and near Mr. SMITH, who had met the children just before. It is thought the careless boys are known and the end may not yet be.

-The youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin SHERMAN, of Maple Forest, died last Friday and was buried Saturday. It had been sick for some time. (31 Mar 1887)

-MAPLE FOREST JOTTINGS.
DIED-March 25th, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin SHERMAN. (7 Apr 1887)

-Mrs. Jeremiah SHERMAN, one of the pioneers of Maple Forest, and mother of Benj. and Wm. H. SHERMAN, died at Mayville, in Tuscola county, Tuesday morning. Her body was brought to the old home for burial. (27 Mar 1902)

-BORN-On the 30th, to Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin SHERMAN, of Maple Forest a daughter, weight nine pounds. (4 Aug 1887)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. B. SHERMAN, of Maple Forest, Aug. 22d, a son. Ben is happy in spite of hard times, and declares though money is close there is nothing is short about this fellow. (17 Sep 1896)

-Ben. SHERMAN left the care of the farm long enough to exhibit his power as deputy sheriff by the arrest of a couple of drunks, who were turned over to the tender mercy of Justice McELROY. (7 Oct 1897)

-BORN-On the 19th, inst., to Mr. and Mrs. B. F. SHERMAN, of Maple Forest, a daughter. (30 Dec 1897)

-MAPLE FOREST ITEMS.
On last Saturday evening, the 18th inst., a goodly number of the friends and neighbors of B. F. SHERMAN, of Maple Forest, gathered at his home to surprise as also to remind him that it was the 46th anniversory of his birth. To say that Ben was surprised, when his first early-to-bed nap was suddenly interrupted, is stating it only mildly. However, as is usual with him, he was equal to the occasion, and welcomed them all in his hearty manner, and with his genial wife cordially entertained all present. He received a number of presents. After the interchange of pioneer reminiscences, pleasing jest, and the partaking of delicious icecream, cake, coffee, etc., such as farmers' wives so well know how to prepare, the guests departed, wishing him many similar happy returns of his birthday. (23 May 1901)

-A sad accident occurred in Maple Forest, last week, where some youngsters were skipping flat stones across a little pond of water. One of the stones raised and struck the ten-year old daughter of B. F. SHERMAN in the eye, inflicting such injury that the little sufferer was taken to Detroit for surgical aid. The eye was removed at St. Mary's Hospital. (29 May 1902)

-Sheriff AMIDON has appointed B. F. SHERMAN, of Maple Forest a deputy, which is all right for that locality. (28 Feb 1907)


NITTIE

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Maple Forest Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Nittie SHERMAN
a.36
b.Jul 1863 in OH
married to Benjamin SHERMAN 21 years
mother of 9 children of which 7 still survived
f.b.OH
m.b.OH


Merrill E. SHERMAN

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Maple Forest Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Merrill E. SHERMAN
a.17
b.Sep 1882 in MI
occupation - Farm Labor
f.b.NY
m.b.OH


Jerry W. SHERMAN

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Maple Forest Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Jerry W. SHERMAN
a.17
b.Mar 1884 in MI
occupation - Farm Labor
f.b.NY
m.b.OH


Effie J. SHERMAN

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Maple Forest Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Effie J. SHERMAN
a.12
b.Jul 1887 in MI
f.b.NY
m.b.OH

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:
-MAPLE FOREST ITEMS.
On the evening of the 30th, forty of Effie SHERMAN's friends walked into her home, which surprised her very much and with their many tokens of friendship reminded her of her nineteenth birthday. The party was then taken a short distance to the Gleaners hall, where they spent the evening very pleasantly by dancing. Ice cream and cake was served for refreshments and as the dawn was breaking, they all went home well pleased with the enjoyment of the evening. (2 Aug 1906)


Emer C. SHERMAN

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Maple Forest Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Emer C. SHERMAN
a.6
b.Dec 1893 in MI
f.b.NY
m.b.OH

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 sad accident occurred in Maple Forest, last week, where some youngsters were skipping flat stones across a little pond of water. One of the stones raised and struck the ten-year old daughter of B. F. SHERMAN in the eye, inflicting such injury that the little sufferer was taken to Detroit for surgical aid. The eye was removed at St. Mary's Hospital. (29 May 1902)


Leon G. SHERMAN

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Maple Forest Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Leon G. SHERMAN
a.3
b.Aug 1896 in MI
f.b.NY
m.b.OH


Minnie P. SHERMAN

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Maple Forest Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Minnie P. SHERMAN
a.2
b.Dec 1897 in MI
f.b.NY
m.b.OH


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