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

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Charles STANARD

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. Charles STANARD has been enjoying a visit with her brother, Bert MOORE, for several days. He was at work near Wolverine in camp, last week when a decking chain broke, and wraped around his face. It was thought the sight of one eye was destroyed, and he was of course obliged to take a rest, and was glad to make the visit here. The eye seems to be coming all right. (16 Nov 1905)

-Charles STANARD has exhibited at our office a United States Land Patent, dated August 5th, 1837, signed by Martin VanBUREN, President, issued to Nathaniel NELSON of Genesee County, a brother of Mr. STANARD's grandmother. The ancient document is in a perfect state of preservation and will last centuries longer. (4 Jan 1906)

-Charles STANARD received news of the sudden death of his cousin, Allen A. TORRY, of Detroit, last Sunday, too late to attend the funeral, which was held at Flint yesterday. (22 Mar 1906)

-Charles STANARD received notice last week of the death of his grandmother, Mrs. Mary J. STANARD, of Flint, on the 3rd of May. She had been almost entirely blind for several years, and a confirmed invalid for some time. She was 95 years of age, and her release from suffering was to her most welcome. (17 May 1906)

-Mr. and Mrs. Charles STANARD are made glad by the visit from his cousin Mrs. Grace BLOOMER, of Flint, with husband and daughter Marguerite, and that blessed baby "Grace" whom they had never seen. (12 Aug 1909)


Mrs. Charles STANARD

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. Charles STANARD has been enjoying a visit with her brother, Bert MOORE, for several days. He was at work near Wolverine in camp, last week when a decking chain broke, and wraped around his face. It was thought the sight of one eye was destroyed, and he was of course obliged to take a rest, and was glad to make the visit here. The eye seems to be coming all right. (16 Nov 1905)


MOORE

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. Charles STANARD has been enjoying a visit with her brother, Bert MOORE, for several days. He was at work near Wolverine in camp, last week when a decking chain broke, and wraped around his face. It was thought the sight of one eye was destroyed, and he was of course obliged to take a rest, and was glad to make the visit here. The eye seems to be coming all right. (16 Nov 1905)


Bert MOORE

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. Charles STANARD has been enjoying a visit with her brother, Bert MOORE, for several days. He was at work near Wolverine in camp, last week when a decking chain broke, and wraped around his face. It was thought the sight of one eye was destroyed, and he was of course obliged to take a rest, and was glad to make the visit here. The eye seems to be coming all right. (16 Nov 1905)


COLBURN

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. COLBURN is enjoying a visit from her mother, Mrs. Electa BASSETT, of Bay City. (16 Nov 1905)


Mrs. COLBURN

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. COLBURN is enjoying a visit from her mother, Mrs. Electa BASSETT, of Bay City. (16 Nov 1905)


BASSETT

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. COLBURN is enjoying a visit from her mother, Mrs. Electa BASSETT, of Bay City. (16 Nov 1905)


Mrs. Electa BASSETT

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. COLBURN is enjoying a visit from her mother, Mrs. Electa BASSETT, of Bay City. (16 Nov 1905)


David SPENCER

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, eight miles east of this village, Saturday, November 24th, Eve Ann SPENCER, wife of David SPENCER, aged 62 years. The deceased had suffered several years, but had been able to attend to her household duties, and her demise, though long feared, came suddenly. She leaves her husband, with whom she has lived for forty two years, and a son, David junior, to mourn her loss, while she is "At Rest." The funeral services were held at the M. E. Church, Sunday afternoon. (29 Nov 1900)

-Married in this village, Nov. 20, David R. SPENCER and Mrs. Amanda OVINDON. Rev. H. A. SHELDON officiating "It is not good for man to be alone." (23 Nov 1905)


Mrs. Amanda OVINDON

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 this village, Nov. 20, David R. SPENCER and Mrs. Amanda OVINDON. Rev. H. A. SHELDON officiating "It is not good for man to be alone." (23 Nov 1905)


OVINDON

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 this village, Nov. 20, David R. SPENCER and Mrs. Amanda OVINDON. Rev. H. A. SHELDON officiating "It is not good for man to be alone." (23 Nov 1905)


Mrs. Amanda OVINDON

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 this village, Nov. 20, David R. SPENCER and Mrs. Amanda OVINDON. Rev. H. A. SHELDON officiating "It is not good for man to be alone." (23 Nov 1905)


Andrew MORTENSON

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, Sunday, November the 26th, Mrs. Clara ASHENFELDER, aged 22 years. Deceased was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew MORTENSON, of Beaver Creek. She was born in this village, and has always lived in this vicinity, where she has many friends, who with the bereaved husband and family will sincerely mourn her loss. Dr. LEACH, of Saginaw, with Dr. INSLEY performed an operation for Apendicitis, Saturday, but too late, or else the preceeding illness had so sapped her vitality, that she could not sustain the shock. (23 Nov 1905)

-RESOLUTION OF CONDOLENCE.
Again the angel of death has visited the family circle of our esteemed brother Andrew MORTENSON and taken from his home, his beloved daughter Clara.
Therefore be it resolved that we as committee appointed, adopted the following resolutions:
Resolved, that in behalf of the members of Crawford Grange No. 934 we tender to our grief stricken brother, our sincere sympathy in this, his great hour of sorrow, and further be it
Resolved, that a copy of these resolutions be sent to our bereaved brother, and also a copy to the local paper for publication.
MARGARET BURTON,
J. S. HARRINGTON,
ANNIE HARRINGTON,
Committee. (7 Dec 1905)

-J. L. WATTS was arrested last week for an assault on Andrew MORTENSON of Beaver Creek, with intent to kill. The time for the examination was fixed for today. (13 Jun 1907)


ASHENFELDER

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, Sunday, November the 26th, Mrs. Clara ASHENFELDER, aged 22 years. Deceased was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew MORTENSON, of Beaver Creek. She was born in this village, and has always lived in this vicinity, where she has many friends, who with the bereaved husband and family will sincerely mourn her loss. Dr. LEACH, of Saginaw, with Dr. INSLEY performed an operation for Apendicitis, Saturday, but too late, or else the preceeding illness had so sapped her vitality, that she could not sustain the shock. (23 Nov 1905)


Clara MORTENSON

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, Sunday, November the 26th, Mrs. Clara ASHENFELDER, aged 22 years. Deceased was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew MORTENSON, of Beaver Creek. She was born in this village, and has always lived in this vicinity, where she has many friends, who with the bereaved husband and family will sincerely mourn her loss. Dr. LEACH, of Saginaw, with Dr. INSLEY performed an operation for Apendicitis, Saturday, but too late, or else the preceeding illness had so sapped her vitality, that she could not sustain the shock. (23 Nov 1905)

-RESOLUTION OF CONDOLENCE.
Again the angel of death has visited the family circle of our esteemed brother Andrew MORTENSON and taken from his home, his beloved daughter Clara.
Therefore be it resolved that we as committee appointed, adopted the following resolutions:
Resolved, that in behalf of the members of Crawford Grange No. 934 we tender to our grief stricken brother, our sincere sympathy in this, his great hour of sorrow, and further be it
Resolved, that a copy of these resolutions be sent to our bereaved brother, and also a copy to the local paper for publication.
MARGARET BURTON,
J. S. HARRINGTON,
ANNIE HARRINGTON,
Committee. (7 Dec 1905)


Fred MILLER

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 Grayling Nov. 13 by Rev. A. C. KILDEGAARD. Miss Alma LAKDAN and Fred MILLER. (7 Dec 1905)


Alma LAKDAN

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 Grayling Nov. 13 by Rev. A. C. KILDEGAARD. Miss Alma LAKDAN and Fred MILLER. (7 Dec 1905)


Osten A. NELSON

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 Nov. 30, 1905, Miss. Annie PALMER and Osten A. NELSON were united in marriage by Rev. H. A. SHELDON. (7 Dec 1905)


Annie PALMER

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 Nov. 30, 1905, Miss. Annie PALMER and Osten A. NELSON were united in marriage by Rev. H. A. SHELDON. (7 Dec 1905)


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