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

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John C. MASON

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 home of the brides parents in this village, Nov. 30 Miss Flora May COLTER and John C. MASON, Rev. H. A. SHELDON officiating. (7 Dec 1905)

-Born-To Mr. and Mrs. J. C. MASON, June 10th., a 9 pound boy. (2 Jul 1908)

-BORN to Mr. and Mrs. J. C. MASON, Sept. 14th., a nine pound girl. (16 Sep 1909)


Flora May COLTER

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 home of the brides parents in this village, Nov. 30 Miss Flora May COLTER and John C. MASON, Rev. H. A. SHELDON officiating. (7 Dec 1905)


Roderick FRAZIER

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:
-William FRASIER, the ten year old son of Roderic FRASIER, of Maple Forest, died suddenly last Friday, and was brought here for burial Sunday afternoon. (15 Aug 1901)

-Married Friday Dec. 1, in Grayling, Mrs. Amelia McCONNELL and Roderick FRASER both of Maple Forest, by Justice George MAHON. (7 Dec 1905)

-Mrs. Roderick FRAZIER, of Maple Forest, died at the home of her father in Lovell, last Thursday and was buried here in Elmwood Cemetery Saturday. She was a victim of consumption. (16 Aug 1906)


Mrs. Amelia McCONNELL

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 Friday Dec. 1, in Grayling, Mrs. Amelia McCONNELL and Roderick FRASER both of Maple Forest, by Justice George MAHON. (7 Dec 1905)

-Mrs. Roderick FRAZIER, of Maple Forest, died at the home of her father in Lovell, last Thursday and was buried here in Elmwood Cemetery Saturday. She was a victim of consumption. (16 Aug 1906)

-JUDGE ITEMS.
Mrs. R. FRASIER died August 9th. The funeral services were held at the Lovell school house. The body was taken to Grayling for interment. (16 Aug 1906)


MCCONNELL

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 Friday Dec. 1, in Grayling, Mrs. Amelia McCONNELL and Roderick FRASER both of Maple Forest, by Justice George MAHON. (7 Dec 1905)


Mrs. Amelia McCONNELL

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 Friday Dec. 1, in Grayling, Mrs. Amelia McCONNELL and Roderick FRASER both of Maple Forest, by Justice George MAHON. (7 Dec 1905)

-Mrs. Roderick FRAZIER, of Maple Forest, died at the home of her father in Lovell, last Thursday and was buried here in Elmwood Cemetery Saturday. She was a victim of consumption. (16 Aug 1906)

-JUDGE ITEMS.
Mrs. R. FRASIER died August 9th. The funeral services were held at the Lovell school house. The body was taken to Grayling for interment. (16 Aug 1906)


Frank H. CORWIN

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Van Buren, Wayne, MI - page 482D:
name - Frank H. CORWIN
a.7 months
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:
-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)

-Married-At the home of the bride in Grayling, Nov. 10th., Miss May BOWERS and Frank CORWIN. Rev. H. A. SHELDON officiating. (7 Dec 1905)


May BOWERS

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 home of the bride in Grayling, Nov. 10th., Miss May BOWERS and Frank CORWIN. Rev. H. A. SHELDON officiating. (7 Dec 1905)


Ira Clay BAUGH

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:
-Monday, Dec. 4th. Deputy County Clerk, J. J. NIEDERER issued a marriage license to Mr. Ira Clay BAUGH, of Higgins Lake and Miss Hazel BAYN of Cheney, and upon urgent request immediately solemnized the marriage at the Clerk's office, under his authority as a Justice of the Peace. (7 Dec 1905)


Hazel BAYN

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:
-Monday, Dec. 4th. Deputy County Clerk, J. J. NIEDERER issued a marriage license to Mr. Ira Clay BAUGH, of Higgins Lake and Miss Hazel BAYN of Cheney, and upon urgent request immediately solemnized the marriage at the Clerk's office, under his authority as a Justice of the Peace. (7 Dec 1905)


James MCNEVEN

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.
Mr. and Mrs. James McNEVEN, of Grayling, feasted with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. MILLER near Lovell, on Thanksgiving day. (7 Dec 1905)

-Born, to Mr. and Mrs. James McNEVEN, April 17th, a daughter. (26 Apr 1906)


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:
-JUDGE CORRESPONDENCE.
Mr. and Mrs. James McNEVEN, of Grayling, feasted with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. MILLER near Lovell, on Thanksgiving day. (7 Dec 1905)


Bernice MCNEVEN

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. James McNEVEN of Grayling, was here last week securing a stock of blackberries. her daughter, Bernice was visiting grandma MILLER and uncle Charley. (6 Sep 1906)


Arthur OSTRANDER

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 residence of the bride, in this village, Saturday, Nov. 25th, Miss Belle SHIRTS and Arthur OSTRANDER, Rev. H A. SHELDOM officiating. (7 Dec 1905)

-Born to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur OSTRANDER, Wednesday, April 10th a daughter. (18 Apr 1907)

-Died-Wednesday, August 11th., the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur OSTRANDER, aged 16 months. (13 Aug 1908)


Belle SHIRTS

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 residence of the bride, in this village, Saturday, Nov. 25th, Miss Belle SHIRTS and Arthur OSTRANDER, Rev. H A. SHELDOM officiating. (7 Dec 1905)


L. J. MARTIN

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:
-M. LAUR has sold his photograph business to Mrs. L. J. MARTIN of Bay City, who will continue in the gallery over the Avalanche Office, and is ready at any time to receive customers. (7 Dec 1905)


Mrs. L. J. MARTIN

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:
-M. LAUR has sold his photograph business to Mrs. L. J. MARTIN of Bay City, who will continue in the gallery over the Avalanche Office, and is ready at any time to receive customers. (7 Dec 1905)

-Mrs. L. J. MARTIN is enjoying a visit this week from her sister and her boy, Mrs. A. E. BAILY of Onoway. (10 May 1906)

-Mrs. Mabel MARTIN enjoyed her celebration of the 4th, by a pleasant visit with her sister and her son, Mrs. BAILEY of onaway. (9 Jul 1908)

-Mrs. Mabel MARTIN, the photographer has gone to Lewiston for picture making, for a time. (13 Aug 1908)

-Mrs. MARTIN, photographer, formerly of Grayling has opened up a photo gallery in the Sutton building. - Lewiston Journal. (27 Aug 1908)


PIERSON

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. M. DYER, of Blaine, has been enjoying a visit by her sister, Mrs. PIERSON, from Wisconsin, whom she had not seen since they were girls over thirty years ago. (19 Aug 1897)


Mrs. PIERSON

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. M. DYER, of Blaine, has been enjoying a visit by her sister, Mrs. PIERSON, from Wisconsin, whom she had not seen since they were girls over thirty years ago. (19 Aug 1897)


M. DYER

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:
-JOHANNESBURG CORRESPONDENCE.
Mrs. M. DYER of Grayling was visiting her sister Mrs. Ed FRANKLIN a few days last week. (7 Dec 1905)


Mrs. M. DYER

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:
-JOHANNESBURG CORRESPONDENCE.
Mrs. M. DYER of Grayling was visiting her sister Mrs. Ed FRANKLIN a few days last week. (7 Dec 1905)


Bell DYER

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:
-JOHANNESBURG CORRESPONDENCE.
Miss Bell DYER of Grayling is visiting her Aunt Mrs. Ed. FRANKLIN. (21 Dec 1905)


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