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

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John LITTLE

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. John LITTLE is visiting her sister, Mrs. MERTZ, at Johannesburg. (29 Mar 1906)

-A letter from J. M. LITTLE of Lisabeula, Wash., says all are well, but would be glad to be back in old Michigan. (26 Nov 1908)


Mrs. John LITTLE CROSS

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. John LITTLE is visiting her sister, Mrs. MERTZ, at Johannesburg. (29 Mar 1906)


Geo. GIBSON

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.
Mrs. Geo. GIBSON has gone to Gaylord to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jos. DAY, who moved there lately from Lovells. (14 Dec 1905)

-JUDGE CORRESPONDENCE.
Two storks lit at the home of Mr. Geo. GIBSON lately and each left a fine boy. They were a little too early to put on the Christmas tree, yet were very acceptable. (28 Dec 1905)

-LOVELL'S LOCALS.
The population is increasing at Lovells. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. GIBSON, a daughter, not having the exact date, we will pass on to Mr. and Mrs. Frank ANSTEY, a daughter, December 29. Mr. and Mrs. Ben. BOUTELL a 14 pound boy, his present occupation is milking, we hope he will make a dairyman. Will report more later on. (9 Jan 1908)

-LOVELLS LOCALS.
The Stork called at George GIBSON's Saturday with a fine girl. (25 Mar 1909)


Mrs. Geo. GIBSON DAY

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.
Mrs. Geo. GIBSON has gone to Gaylord to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jos. DAY, who moved there lately from Lovells. (14 Dec 1905)

-JUDGE CORRESPONDENCE.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. GIBSON and children returned from Gaylord MONDAY morning, where they had been to spend the holidays with Mrs. GIBSON's parents, Mr. and Mrs. DAY. (11 Jan 1906)


Robert GIBSON

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.
Two storks lit at the home of Mr. Geo. GIBSON lately and each left a fine boy. They were a little too early to put on the Christmas tree, yet were very acceptable. (28 Dec 1905)

-LOVELL'S LOCALS.
Another sad accident occured Wednesday afternoon about five o'clock. George Gibson's little boy, Robert, about two years of age, unnoticed by his parents for a few moments, went to the river and was drowned. Interment Friday at Lewiston. The family have the sympathy of the friends and neighbors. (19 Sep 1907)


Rory 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:
-Rory FRAZIER and family of Baline township, were in town on the Fourth. He reports his crops growing finely and subscribed for the AVALANCHE before leaving. (12 Jul 1894)


Mrs. Rory 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:
-JUDGE CORRESPONDENCE.
Mrs. Rory FRASIER started from here to St. Charles last week, on a visit, taking her two little girls with her whom she wishes to place in an orphan asylum at Saginaw. (14 Dec 1905)


LEAN

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. NELSON SHARPE.
HER DEATH OCCURRED TUESDAY MORNING AT THE FAMILY HOME.
The continued illness of Mrs. Nelson SHARPE terminated in her death Tuesday morning at aobut two o'clock, her deeply afflicted husband, two sons and one sister being at her bedside when the final summons came.
Mrs. SHARPE was taken ill shortly after the holidays. Nothing serious was apprehended at first, but as days lapsed into weeks with no improvement in her condition, the gravest fears of the family physician, that the patient was suffering from an incurable cancer, appeared all too true. Dr. TUPPER, of Bay City, was summoned and his diagnosis confirmed that of the local physician. An operation was determined upon if such could be performed with safety. this was attmepted on the 18th inst. but owing to the progress of the growth and its delicate location, had to be abandoned, and the relatives were informed that the life of the patient was beyond the power of human hands to prolong but a few days at most.
The sufferer realized the seriousness of her ailment, but continued to hope almost to the last that she might be spared to enjoy the love of her dear ones and the comforts which surrounded her in the home which her hands had helped to beautify and her cheery disposition to adorn. And truly did she adorn that home where the fond husband and affectionate sons made her the idol of their hearts. During all her illness she never uttered a word of complaint, but accepted the inevitable with a Christian fortitude beautiful to witness. A comotose condition lasting for several hours on Monday night was broken just before her death by a short consciousness, when she bade the family a last farewell and lapsed into a peaceful slumber from which there was no waking.
Mrs. SHARPE was a woman beloved by all who knew her and a friend to everyone in need. Her life was full of kind acts and generous deeds which will always live in the memories of those who are left to morn her loss. She was a consistent member of Trinity Episcopal church, an ardent and dilligent worker of that society, and one of her last endeavors before being taken sick was days and nights of work spent to assist the Guild in their bazaar work. She belonged to several of the ladies fraternal socities and was ever a leader in the social circles.
Deceased was born in Northumberland county, Ont., 46 years ago. Her maiden name was Franc B. LEAN. She was married to Nelson SHARPE Oct. 21, 1883. In 1885 they came to West Branch and the family have since resided here. Three children were born to them, an infant daughter dying some years ago. Her two sons, Leo and Don beside the sorrowing husband survive her. Beside these she leaves four sisters and two brothers. They are Mesdames A. E. SHARPE of the Soo, Heenan and Nantell of Ont. and Russell of New York, Geo. and Chris. MORAN also of New York. Of the relatives present at the funeral ceremonies are Mesdames RANDALL, MORAN and P. H. LAWSON, of Ontario, sisters of Judge SHARPE and Mr. and Mrs. SHARPE of the Soo.
The funeral was held at the late home of deceased Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. F. C. O'MEARA and visiting clergymen. Floral tributes of a profuse and beautiful nature adorned the casked and the entire room in which the remains lay. these came from the church society, the lodges, and friends of the family in this city and from distant points. A long line of mourners formed the funeral cortege which escorted the remains to their resting place in Brookside cemetery. - West Branch Herald Times. (5 Apr 1906)


Mrs. A. E. SHARPE LEAN

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. NELSON SHARPE.
HER DEATH OCCURRED TUESDAY MORNING AT THE FAMILY HOME.
The continued illness of Mrs. Nelson SHARPE terminated in her death Tuesday morning at aobut two o'clock, her deeply afflicted husband, two sons and one sister being at her bedside when the final summons came.
Mrs. SHARPE was taken ill shortly after the holidays. Nothing serious was apprehended at first, but as days lapsed into weeks with no improvement in her condition, the gravest fears of the family physician, that the patient was suffering from an incurable cancer, appeared all too true. Dr. TUPPER, of Bay City, was summoned and his diagnosis confirmed that of the local physician. An operation was determined upon if such could be performed with safety. this was attmepted on the 18th inst. but owing to the progress of the growth and its delicate location, had to be abandoned, and the relatives were informed that the life of the patient was beyond the power of human hands to prolong but a few days at most.
The sufferer realized the seriousness of her ailment, but continued to hope almost to the last that she might be spared to enjoy the love of her dear ones and the comforts which surrounded her in the home which her hands had helped to beautify and her cheery disposition to adorn. And truly did she adorn that home where the fond husband and affectionate sons made her the idol of their hearts. During all her illness she never uttered a word of complaint, but accepted the inevitable with a Christian fortitude beautiful to witness. A comotose condition lasting for several hours on Monday night was broken just before her death by a short consciousness, when she bade the family a last farewell and lapsed into a peaceful slumber from which there was no waking.
Mrs. SHARPE was a woman beloved by all who knew her and a friend to everyone in need. Her life was full of kind acts and generous deeds which will always live in the memories of those who are left to morn her loss. She was a consistent member of Trinity Episcopal church, an ardent and dilligent worker of that society, and one of her last endeavors before being taken sick was days and nights of work spent to assist the Guild in their bazaar work. She belonged to several of the ladies fraternal socities and was ever a leader in the social circles.
Deceased was born in Northumberland county, Ont., 46 years ago. Her maiden name was Franc B. LEAN. She was married to Nelson SHARPE Oct. 21, 1883. In 1885 they came to West Branch and the family have since resided here. Three children were born to them, an infant daughter dying some years ago. Her two sons, Leo and Don beside the sorrowing husband survive her. Beside these she leaves four sisters and two brothers. They are Mesdames A. E. SHARPE of the Soo, Heenan and Nantell of Ont. and Russell of New York, Geo. and Chris. MORAN also of New York. Of the relatives present at the funeral ceremonies are Mesdames RANDALL, MORAN and P. H. LAWSON, of Ontario, sisters of Judge SHARPE and Mr. and Mrs. SHARPE of the Soo.
The funeral was held at the late home of deceased Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. F. C. O'MEARA and visiting clergymen. Floral tributes of a profuse and beautiful nature adorned the casked and the entire room in which the remains lay. these came from the church society, the lodges, and friends of the family in this city and from distant points. A long line of mourners formed the funeral cortege which escorted the remains to their resting place in Brookside cemetery. - West Branch Herald Times. (5 Apr 1906)


Mrs. HEENAN LEAN

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. NELSON SHARPE.
HER DEATH OCCURRED TUESDAY MORNING AT THE FAMILY HOME.
The continued illness of Mrs. Nelson SHARPE terminated in her death Tuesday morning at aobut two o'clock, her deeply afflicted husband, two sons and one sister being at her bedside when the final summons came.
Mrs. SHARPE was taken ill shortly after the holidays. Nothing serious was apprehended at first, but as days lapsed into weeks with no improvement in her condition, the gravest fears of the family physician, that the patient was suffering from an incurable cancer, appeared all too true. Dr. TUPPER, of Bay City, was summoned and his diagnosis confirmed that of the local physician. An operation was determined upon if such could be performed with safety. this was attmepted on the 18th inst. but owing to the progress of the growth and its delicate location, had to be abandoned, and the relatives were informed that the life of the patient was beyond the power of human hands to prolong but a few days at most.
The sufferer realized the seriousness of her ailment, but continued to hope almost to the last that she might be spared to enjoy the love of her dear ones and the comforts which surrounded her in the home which her hands had helped to beautify and her cheery disposition to adorn. And truly did she adorn that home where the fond husband and affectionate sons made her the idol of their hearts. During all her illness she never uttered a word of complaint, but accepted the inevitable with a Christian fortitude beautiful to witness. A comotose condition lasting for several hours on Monday night was broken just before her death by a short consciousness, when she bade the family a last farewell and lapsed into a peaceful slumber from which there was no waking.
Mrs. SHARPE was a woman beloved by all who knew her and a friend to everyone in need. Her life was full of kind acts and generous deeds which will always live in the memories of those who are left to morn her loss. She was a consistent member of Trinity Episcopal church, an ardent and dilligent worker of that society, and one of her last endeavors before being taken sick was days and nights of work spent to assist the Guild in their bazaar work. She belonged to several of the ladies fraternal socities and was ever a leader in the social circles.
Deceased was born in Northumberland county, Ont., 46 years ago. Her maiden name was Franc B. LEAN. She was married to Nelson SHARPE Oct. 21, 1883. In 1885 they came to West Branch and the family have since resided here. Three children were born to them, an infant daughter dying some years ago. Her two sons, Leo and Don beside the sorrowing husband survive her. Beside these she leaves four sisters and two brothers. They are Mesdames A. E. SHARPE of the Soo, Heenan and Nantell of Ont. and Russell of New York, Geo. and Chris. MORAN also of New York. Of the relatives present at the funeral ceremonies are Mesdames RANDALL, MORAN and P. H. LAWSON, of Ontario, sisters of Judge SHARPE and Mr. and Mrs. SHARPE of the Soo.
The funeral was held at the late home of deceased Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. F. C. O'MEARA and visiting clergymen. Floral tributes of a profuse and beautiful nature adorned the casked and the entire room in which the remains lay. these came from the church society, the lodges, and friends of the family in this city and from distant points. A long line of mourners formed the funeral cortege which escorted the remains to their resting place in Brookside cemetery. - West Branch Herald Times. (5 Apr 1906)


Mrs. NANTELL LEAN

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. NELSON SHARPE.
HER DEATH OCCURRED TUESDAY MORNING AT THE FAMILY HOME.
The continued illness of Mrs. Nelson SHARPE terminated in her death Tuesday morning at aobut two o'clock, her deeply afflicted husband, two sons and one sister being at her bedside when the final summons came.
Mrs. SHARPE was taken ill shortly after the holidays. Nothing serious was apprehended at first, but as days lapsed into weeks with no improvement in her condition, the gravest fears of the family physician, that the patient was suffering from an incurable cancer, appeared all too true. Dr. TUPPER, of Bay City, was summoned and his diagnosis confirmed that of the local physician. An operation was determined upon if such could be performed with safety. this was attmepted on the 18th inst. but owing to the progress of the growth and its delicate location, had to be abandoned, and the relatives were informed that the life of the patient was beyond the power of human hands to prolong but a few days at most.
The sufferer realized the seriousness of her ailment, but continued to hope almost to the last that she might be spared to enjoy the love of her dear ones and the comforts which surrounded her in the home which her hands had helped to beautify and her cheery disposition to adorn. And truly did she adorn that home where the fond husband and affectionate sons made her the idol of their hearts. During all her illness she never uttered a word of complaint, but accepted the inevitable with a Christian fortitude beautiful to witness. A comotose condition lasting for several hours on Monday night was broken just before her death by a short consciousness, when she bade the family a last farewell and lapsed into a peaceful slumber from which there was no waking.
Mrs. SHARPE was a woman beloved by all who knew her and a friend to everyone in need. Her life was full of kind acts and generous deeds which will always live in the memories of those who are left to morn her loss. She was a consistent member of Trinity Episcopal church, an ardent and dilligent worker of that society, and one of her last endeavors before being taken sick was days and nights of work spent to assist the Guild in their bazaar work. She belonged to several of the ladies fraternal socities and was ever a leader in the social circles.
Deceased was born in Northumberland county, Ont., 46 years ago. Her maiden name was Franc B. LEAN. She was married to Nelson SHARPE Oct. 21, 1883. In 1885 they came to West Branch and the family have since resided here. Three children were born to them, an infant daughter dying some years ago. Her two sons, Leo and Don beside the sorrowing husband survive her. Beside these she leaves four sisters and two brothers. They are Mesdames A. E. SHARPE of the Soo, Heenan and Nantell of Ont. and Russell of New York, Geo. and Chris. MORAN also of New York. Of the relatives present at the funeral ceremonies are Mesdames RANDALL, MORAN and P. H. LAWSON, of Ontario, sisters of Judge SHARPE and Mr. and Mrs. SHARPE of the Soo.
The funeral was held at the late home of deceased Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. F. C. O'MEARA and visiting clergymen. Floral tributes of a profuse and beautiful nature adorned the casked and the entire room in which the remains lay. these came from the church society, the lodges, and friends of the family in this city and from distant points. A long line of mourners formed the funeral cortege which escorted the remains to their resting place in Brookside cemetery. - West Branch Herald Times. (5 Apr 1906)


Geo. MORAN

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. NELSON SHARPE.
HER DEATH OCCURRED TUESDAY MORNING AT THE FAMILY HOME.
The continued illness of Mrs. Nelson SHARPE terminated in her death Tuesday morning at aobut two o'clock, her deeply afflicted husband, two sons and one sister being at her bedside when the final summons came.
Mrs. SHARPE was taken ill shortly after the holidays. Nothing serious was apprehended at first, but as days lapsed into weeks with no improvement in her condition, the gravest fears of the family physician, that the patient was suffering from an incurable cancer, appeared all too true. Dr. TUPPER, of Bay City, was summoned and his diagnosis confirmed that of the local physician. An operation was determined upon if such could be performed with safety. this was attmepted on the 18th inst. but owing to the progress of the growth and its delicate location, had to be abandoned, and the relatives were informed that the life of the patient was beyond the power of human hands to prolong but a few days at most.
The sufferer realized the seriousness of her ailment, but continued to hope almost to the last that she might be spared to enjoy the love of her dear ones and the comforts which surrounded her in the home which her hands had helped to beautify and her cheery disposition to adorn. And truly did she adorn that home where the fond husband and affectionate sons made her the idol of their hearts. During all her illness she never uttered a word of complaint, but accepted the inevitable with a Christian fortitude beautiful to witness. A comotose condition lasting for several hours on Monday night was broken just before her death by a short consciousness, when she bade the family a last farewell and lapsed into a peaceful slumber from which there was no waking.
Mrs. SHARPE was a woman beloved by all who knew her and a friend to everyone in need. Her life was full of kind acts and generous deeds which will always live in the memories of those who are left to morn her loss. She was a consistent member of Trinity Episcopal church, an ardent and dilligent worker of that society, and one of her last endeavors before being taken sick was days and nights of work spent to assist the Guild in their bazaar work. She belonged to several of the ladies fraternal socities and was ever a leader in the social circles.
Deceased was born in Northumberland county, Ont., 46 years ago. Her maiden name was Franc B. LEAN. She was married to Nelson SHARPE Oct. 21, 1883. In 1885 they came to West Branch and the family have since resided here. Three children were born to them, an infant daughter dying some years ago. Her two sons, Leo and Don beside the sorrowing husband survive her. Beside these she leaves four sisters and two brothers. They are Mesdames A. E. SHARPE of the Soo, Heenan and Nantell of Ont. and Russell of New York, Geo. and Chris. MORAN also of New York. Of the relatives present at the funeral ceremonies are Mesdames RANDALL, MORAN and P. H. LAWSON, of Ontario, sisters of Judge SHARPE and Mr. and Mrs. SHARPE of the Soo.
The funeral was held at the late home of deceased Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. F. C. O'MEARA and visiting clergymen. Floral tributes of a profuse and beautiful nature adorned the casked and the entire room in which the remains lay. these came from the church society, the lodges, and friends of the family in this city and from distant points. A long line of mourners formed the funeral cortege which escorted the remains to their resting place in Brookside cemetery. - West Branch Herald Times. (5 Apr 1906)


Chris MORAN

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. NELSON SHARPE.
HER DEATH OCCURRED TUESDAY MORNING AT THE FAMILY HOME.
The continued illness of Mrs. Nelson SHARPE terminated in her death Tuesday morning at aobut two o'clock, her deeply afflicted husband, two sons and one sister being at her bedside when the final summons came.
Mrs. SHARPE was taken ill shortly after the holidays. Nothing serious was apprehended at first, but as days lapsed into weeks with no improvement in her condition, the gravest fears of the family physician, that the patient was suffering from an incurable cancer, appeared all too true. Dr. TUPPER, of Bay City, was summoned and his diagnosis confirmed that of the local physician. An operation was determined upon if such could be performed with safety. this was attmepted on the 18th inst. but owing to the progress of the growth and its delicate location, had to be abandoned, and the relatives were informed that the life of the patient was beyond the power of human hands to prolong but a few days at most.
The sufferer realized the seriousness of her ailment, but continued to hope almost to the last that she might be spared to enjoy the love of her dear ones and the comforts which surrounded her in the home which her hands had helped to beautify and her cheery disposition to adorn. And truly did she adorn that home where the fond husband and affectionate sons made her the idol of their hearts. During all her illness she never uttered a word of complaint, but accepted the inevitable with a Christian fortitude beautiful to witness. A comotose condition lasting for several hours on Monday night was broken just before her death by a short consciousness, when she bade the family a last farewell and lapsed into a peaceful slumber from which there was no waking.
Mrs. SHARPE was a woman beloved by all who knew her and a friend to everyone in need. Her life was full of kind acts and generous deeds which will always live in the memories of those who are left to morn her loss. She was a consistent member of Trinity Episcopal church, an ardent and dilligent worker of that society, and one of her last endeavors before being taken sick was days and nights of work spent to assist the Guild in their bazaar work. She belonged to several of the ladies fraternal socities and was ever a leader in the social circles.
Deceased was born in Northumberland county, Ont., 46 years ago. Her maiden name was Franc B. LEAN. She was married to Nelson SHARPE Oct. 21, 1883. In 1885 they came to West Branch and the family have since resided here. Three children were born to them, an infant daughter dying some years ago. Her two sons, Leo and Don beside the sorrowing husband survive her. Beside these she leaves four sisters and two brothers. They are Mesdames A. E. SHARPE of the Soo, Heenan and Nantell of Ont. and Russell of New York, Geo. and Chris. MORAN also of New York. Of the relatives present at the funeral ceremonies are Mesdames RANDALL, MORAN and P. H. LAWSON, of Ontario, sisters of Judge SHARPE and Mr. and Mrs. SHARPE of the Soo.
The funeral was held at the late home of deceased Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. F. C. O'MEARA and visiting clergymen. Floral tributes of a profuse and beautiful nature adorned the casked and the entire room in which the remains lay. these came from the church society, the lodges, and friends of the family in this city and from distant points. A long line of mourners formed the funeral cortege which escorted the remains to their resting place in Brookside cemetery. - West Branch Herald Times. (5 Apr 1906)


SHARPE

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. NELSON SHARPE.
HER DEATH OCCURRED TUESDAY MORNING AT THE FAMILY HOME.
The continued illness of Mrs. Nelson SHARPE terminated in her death Tuesday morning at aobut two o'clock, her deeply afflicted husband, two sons and one sister being at her bedside when the final summons came.
Mrs. SHARPE was taken ill shortly after the holidays. Nothing serious was apprehended at first, but as days lapsed into weeks with no improvement in her condition, the gravest fears of the family physician, that the patient was suffering from an incurable cancer, appeared all too true. Dr. TUPPER, of Bay City, was summoned and his diagnosis confirmed that of the local physician. An operation was determined upon if such could be performed with safety. this was attmepted on the 18th inst. but owing to the progress of the growth and its delicate location, had to be abandoned, and the relatives were informed that the life of the patient was beyond the power of human hands to prolong but a few days at most.
The sufferer realized the seriousness of her ailment, but continued to hope almost to the last that she might be spared to enjoy the love of her dear ones and the comforts which surrounded her in the home which her hands had helped to beautify and her cheery disposition to adorn. And truly did she adorn that home where the fond husband and affectionate sons made her the idol of their hearts. During all her illness she never uttered a word of complaint, but accepted the inevitable with a Christian fortitude beautiful to witness. A comotose condition lasting for several hours on Monday night was broken just before her death by a short consciousness, when she bade the family a last farewell and lapsed into a peaceful slumber from which there was no waking.
Mrs. SHARPE was a woman beloved by all who knew her and a friend to everyone in need. Her life was full of kind acts and generous deeds which will always live in the memories of those who are left to morn her loss. She was a consistent member of Trinity Episcopal church, an ardent and dilligent worker of that society, and one of her last endeavors before being taken sick was days and nights of work spent to assist the Guild in their bazaar work. She belonged to several of the ladies fraternal socities and was ever a leader in the social circles.
Deceased was born in Northumberland county, Ont., 46 years ago. Her maiden name was Franc B. LEAN. She was married to Nelson SHARPE Oct. 21, 1883. In 1885 they came to West Branch and the family have since resided here. Three children were born to them, an infant daughter dying some years ago. Her two sons, Leo and Don beside the sorrowing husband survive her. Beside these she leaves four sisters and two brothers. They are Mesdames A. E. SHARPE of the Soo, Heenan and Nantell of Ont. and Russell of New York, Geo. and Chris. MORAN also of New York. Of the relatives present at the funeral ceremonies are Mesdames RANDALL, MORAN and P. H. LAWSON, of Ontario, sisters of Judge SHARPE and Mr. and Mrs. SHARPE of the Soo.
The funeral was held at the late home of deceased Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. F. C. O'MEARA and visiting clergymen. Floral tributes of a profuse and beautiful nature adorned the casked and the entire room in which the remains lay. these came from the church society, the lodges, and friends of the family in this city and from distant points. A long line of mourners formed the funeral cortege which escorted the remains to their resting place in Brookside cemetery. - West Branch Herald Times. (5 Apr 1906)


RANDALL

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. NELSON SHARPE.
HER DEATH OCCURRED TUESDAY MORNING AT THE FAMILY HOME.
The continued illness of Mrs. Nelson SHARPE terminated in her death Tuesday morning at aobut two o'clock, her deeply afflicted husband, two sons and one sister being at her bedside when the final summons came.
Mrs. SHARPE was taken ill shortly after the holidays. Nothing serious was apprehended at first, but as days lapsed into weeks with no improvement in her condition, the gravest fears of the family physician, that the patient was suffering from an incurable cancer, appeared all too true. Dr. TUPPER, of Bay City, was summoned and his diagnosis confirmed that of the local physician. An operation was determined upon if such could be performed with safety. this was attmepted on the 18th inst. but owing to the progress of the growth and its delicate location, had to be abandoned, and the relatives were informed that the life of the patient was beyond the power of human hands to prolong but a few days at most.
The sufferer realized the seriousness of her ailment, but continued to hope almost to the last that she might be spared to enjoy the love of her dear ones and the comforts which surrounded her in the home which her hands had helped to beautify and her cheery disposition to adorn. And truly did she adorn that home where the fond husband and affectionate sons made her the idol of their hearts. During all her illness she never uttered a word of complaint, but accepted the inevitable with a Christian fortitude beautiful to witness. A comotose condition lasting for several hours on Monday night was broken just before her death by a short consciousness, when she bade the family a last farewell and lapsed into a peaceful slumber from which there was no waking.
Mrs. SHARPE was a woman beloved by all who knew her and a friend to everyone in need. Her life was full of kind acts and generous deeds which will always live in the memories of those who are left to morn her loss. She was a consistent member of Trinity Episcopal church, an ardent and dilligent worker of that society, and one of her last endeavors before being taken sick was days and nights of work spent to assist the Guild in their bazaar work. She belonged to several of the ladies fraternal socities and was ever a leader in the social circles.
Deceased was born in Northumberland county, Ont., 46 years ago. Her maiden name was Franc B. LEAN. She was married to Nelson SHARPE Oct. 21, 1883. In 1885 they came to West Branch and the family have since resided here. Three children were born to them, an infant daughter dying some years ago. Her two sons, Leo and Don beside the sorrowing husband survive her. Beside these she leaves four sisters and two brothers. They are Mesdames A. E. SHARPE of the Soo, Heenan and Nantell of Ont. and Russell of New York, Geo. and Chris. MORAN also of New York. Of the relatives present at the funeral ceremonies are Mesdames RANDALL, MORAN and P. H. LAWSON, of Ontario, sisters of Judge SHARPE and Mr. and Mrs. SHARPE of the Soo.
The funeral was held at the late home of deceased Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. F. C. O'MEARA and visiting clergymen. Floral tributes of a profuse and beautiful nature adorned the casked and the entire room in which the remains lay. these came from the church society, the lodges, and friends of the family in this city and from distant points. A long line of mourners formed the funeral cortege which escorted the remains to their resting place in Brookside cemetery. - West Branch Herald Times. (5 Apr 1906)


Mrs. RANDALL SHARPE

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. NELSON SHARPE.
HER DEATH OCCURRED TUESDAY MORNING AT THE FAMILY HOME.
The continued illness of Mrs. Nelson SHARPE terminated in her death Tuesday morning at aobut two o'clock, her deeply afflicted husband, two sons and one sister being at her bedside when the final summons came.
Mrs. SHARPE was taken ill shortly after the holidays. Nothing serious was apprehended at first, but as days lapsed into weeks with no improvement in her condition, the gravest fears of the family physician, that the patient was suffering from an incurable cancer, appeared all too true. Dr. TUPPER, of Bay City, was summoned and his diagnosis confirmed that of the local physician. An operation was determined upon if such could be performed with safety. this was attmepted on the 18th inst. but owing to the progress of the growth and its delicate location, had to be abandoned, and the relatives were informed that the life of the patient was beyond the power of human hands to prolong but a few days at most.
The sufferer realized the seriousness of her ailment, but continued to hope almost to the last that she might be spared to enjoy the love of her dear ones and the comforts which surrounded her in the home which her hands had helped to beautify and her cheery disposition to adorn. And truly did she adorn that home where the fond husband and affectionate sons made her the idol of their hearts. During all her illness she never uttered a word of complaint, but accepted the inevitable with a Christian fortitude beautiful to witness. A comotose condition lasting for several hours on Monday night was broken just before her death by a short consciousness, when she bade the family a last farewell and lapsed into a peaceful slumber from which there was no waking.
Mrs. SHARPE was a woman beloved by all who knew her and a friend to everyone in need. Her life was full of kind acts and generous deeds which will always live in the memories of those who are left to morn her loss. She was a consistent member of Trinity Episcopal church, an ardent and dilligent worker of that society, and one of her last endeavors before being taken sick was days and nights of work spent to assist the Guild in their bazaar work. She belonged to several of the ladies fraternal socities and was ever a leader in the social circles.
Deceased was born in Northumberland county, Ont., 46 years ago. Her maiden name was Franc B. LEAN. She was married to Nelson SHARPE Oct. 21, 1883. In 1885 they came to West Branch and the family have since resided here. Three children were born to them, an infant daughter dying some years ago. Her two sons, Leo and Don beside the sorrowing husband survive her. Beside these she leaves four sisters and two brothers. They are Mesdames A. E. SHARPE of the Soo, Heenan and Nantell of Ont. and Russell of New York, Geo. and Chris. MORAN also of New York. Of the relatives present at the funeral ceremonies are Mesdames RANDALL, MORAN and P. H. LAWSON, of Ontario, sisters of Judge SHARPE and Mr. and Mrs. SHARPE of the Soo.
The funeral was held at the late home of deceased Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. F. C. O'MEARA and visiting clergymen. Floral tributes of a profuse and beautiful nature adorned the casked and the entire room in which the remains lay. these came from the church society, the lodges, and friends of the family in this city and from distant points. A long line of mourners formed the funeral cortege which escorted the remains to their resting place in Brookside cemetery. - West Branch Herald Times. (5 Apr 1906)


MORAN

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. NELSON SHARPE.
HER DEATH OCCURRED TUESDAY MORNING AT THE FAMILY HOME.
The continued illness of Mrs. Nelson SHARPE terminated in her death Tuesday morning at aobut two o'clock, her deeply afflicted husband, two sons and one sister being at her bedside when the final summons came.
Mrs. SHARPE was taken ill shortly after the holidays. Nothing serious was apprehended at first, but as days lapsed into weeks with no improvement in her condition, the gravest fears of the family physician, that the patient was suffering from an incurable cancer, appeared all too true. Dr. TUPPER, of Bay City, was summoned and his diagnosis confirmed that of the local physician. An operation was determined upon if such could be performed with safety. this was attmepted on the 18th inst. but owing to the progress of the growth and its delicate location, had to be abandoned, and the relatives were informed that the life of the patient was beyond the power of human hands to prolong but a few days at most.
The sufferer realized the seriousness of her ailment, but continued to hope almost to the last that she might be spared to enjoy the love of her dear ones and the comforts which surrounded her in the home which her hands had helped to beautify and her cheery disposition to adorn. And truly did she adorn that home where the fond husband and affectionate sons made her the idol of their hearts. During all her illness she never uttered a word of complaint, but accepted the inevitable with a Christian fortitude beautiful to witness. A comotose condition lasting for several hours on Monday night was broken just before her death by a short consciousness, when she bade the family a last farewell and lapsed into a peaceful slumber from which there was no waking.
Mrs. SHARPE was a woman beloved by all who knew her and a friend to everyone in need. Her life was full of kind acts and generous deeds which will always live in the memories of those who are left to morn her loss. She was a consistent member of Trinity Episcopal church, an ardent and dilligent worker of that society, and one of her last endeavors before being taken sick was days and nights of work spent to assist the Guild in their bazaar work. She belonged to several of the ladies fraternal socities and was ever a leader in the social circles.
Deceased was born in Northumberland county, Ont., 46 years ago. Her maiden name was Franc B. LEAN. She was married to Nelson SHARPE Oct. 21, 1883. In 1885 they came to West Branch and the family have since resided here. Three children were born to them, an infant daughter dying some years ago. Her two sons, Leo and Don beside the sorrowing husband survive her. Beside these she leaves four sisters and two brothers. They are Mesdames A. E. SHARPE of the Soo, Heenan and Nantell of Ont. and Russell of New York, Geo. and Chris. MORAN also of New York. Of the relatives present at the funeral ceremonies are Mesdames RANDALL, MORAN and P. H. LAWSON, of Ontario, sisters of Judge SHARPE and Mr. and Mrs. SHARPE of the Soo.
The funeral was held at the late home of deceased Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. F. C. O'MEARA and visiting clergymen. Floral tributes of a profuse and beautiful nature adorned the casked and the entire room in which the remains lay. these came from the church society, the lodges, and friends of the family in this city and from distant points. A long line of mourners formed the funeral cortege which escorted the remains to their resting place in Brookside cemetery. - West Branch Herald Times. (5 Apr 1906)


Mrs. MORAN SHARPE

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. NELSON SHARPE.
HER DEATH OCCURRED TUESDAY MORNING AT THE FAMILY HOME.
The continued illness of Mrs. Nelson SHARPE terminated in her death Tuesday morning at aobut two o'clock, her deeply afflicted husband, two sons and one sister being at her bedside when the final summons came.
Mrs. SHARPE was taken ill shortly after the holidays. Nothing serious was apprehended at first, but as days lapsed into weeks with no improvement in her condition, the gravest fears of the family physician, that the patient was suffering from an incurable cancer, appeared all too true. Dr. TUPPER, of Bay City, was summoned and his diagnosis confirmed that of the local physician. An operation was determined upon if such could be performed with safety. this was attmepted on the 18th inst. but owing to the progress of the growth and its delicate location, had to be abandoned, and the relatives were informed that the life of the patient was beyond the power of human hands to prolong but a few days at most.
The sufferer realized the seriousness of her ailment, but continued to hope almost to the last that she might be spared to enjoy the love of her dear ones and the comforts which surrounded her in the home which her hands had helped to beautify and her cheery disposition to adorn. And truly did she adorn that home where the fond husband and affectionate sons made her the idol of their hearts. During all her illness she never uttered a word of complaint, but accepted the inevitable with a Christian fortitude beautiful to witness. A comotose condition lasting for several hours on Monday night was broken just before her death by a short consciousness, when she bade the family a last farewell and lapsed into a peaceful slumber from which there was no waking.
Mrs. SHARPE was a woman beloved by all who knew her and a friend to everyone in need. Her life was full of kind acts and generous deeds which will always live in the memories of those who are left to morn her loss. She was a consistent member of Trinity Episcopal church, an ardent and dilligent worker of that society, and one of her last endeavors before being taken sick was days and nights of work spent to assist the Guild in their bazaar work. She belonged to several of the ladies fraternal socities and was ever a leader in the social circles.
Deceased was born in Northumberland county, Ont., 46 years ago. Her maiden name was Franc B. LEAN. She was married to Nelson SHARPE Oct. 21, 1883. In 1885 they came to West Branch and the family have since resided here. Three children were born to them, an infant daughter dying some years ago. Her two sons, Leo and Don beside the sorrowing husband survive her. Beside these she leaves four sisters and two brothers. They are Mesdames A. E. SHARPE of the Soo, Heenan and Nantell of Ont. and Russell of New York, Geo. and Chris. MORAN also of New York. Of the relatives present at the funeral ceremonies are Mesdames RANDALL, MORAN and P. H. LAWSON, of Ontario, sisters of Judge SHARPE and Mr. and Mrs. SHARPE of the Soo.
The funeral was held at the late home of deceased Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. F. C. O'MEARA and visiting clergymen. Floral tributes of a profuse and beautiful nature adorned the casked and the entire room in which the remains lay. these came from the church society, the lodges, and friends of the family in this city and from distant points. A long line of mourners formed the funeral cortege which escorted the remains to their resting place in Brookside cemetery. - West Branch Herald Times. (5 Apr 1906)


P. H. LAWSON

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. NELSON SHARPE.
HER DEATH OCCURRED TUESDAY MORNING AT THE FAMILY HOME.
The continued illness of Mrs. Nelson SHARPE terminated in her death Tuesday morning at aobut two o'clock, her deeply afflicted husband, two sons and one sister being at her bedside when the final summons came.
Mrs. SHARPE was taken ill shortly after the holidays. Nothing serious was apprehended at first, but as days lapsed into weeks with no improvement in her condition, the gravest fears of the family physician, that the patient was suffering from an incurable cancer, appeared all too true. Dr. TUPPER, of Bay City, was summoned and his diagnosis confirmed that of the local physician. An operation was determined upon if such could be performed with safety. this was attmepted on the 18th inst. but owing to the progress of the growth and its delicate location, had to be abandoned, and the relatives were informed that the life of the patient was beyond the power of human hands to prolong but a few days at most.
The sufferer realized the seriousness of her ailment, but continued to hope almost to the last that she might be spared to enjoy the love of her dear ones and the comforts which surrounded her in the home which her hands had helped to beautify and her cheery disposition to adorn. And truly did she adorn that home where the fond husband and affectionate sons made her the idol of their hearts. During all her illness she never uttered a word of complaint, but accepted the inevitable with a Christian fortitude beautiful to witness. A comotose condition lasting for several hours on Monday night was broken just before her death by a short consciousness, when she bade the family a last farewell and lapsed into a peaceful slumber from which there was no waking.
Mrs. SHARPE was a woman beloved by all who knew her and a friend to everyone in need. Her life was full of kind acts and generous deeds which will always live in the memories of those who are left to morn her loss. She was a consistent member of Trinity Episcopal church, an ardent and dilligent worker of that society, and one of her last endeavors before being taken sick was days and nights of work spent to assist the Guild in their bazaar work. She belonged to several of the ladies fraternal socities and was ever a leader in the social circles.
Deceased was born in Northumberland county, Ont., 46 years ago. Her maiden name was Franc B. LEAN. She was married to Nelson SHARPE Oct. 21, 1883. In 1885 they came to West Branch and the family have since resided here. Three children were born to them, an infant daughter dying some years ago. Her two sons, Leo and Don beside the sorrowing husband survive her. Beside these she leaves four sisters and two brothers. They are Mesdames A. E. SHARPE of the Soo, Heenan and Nantell of Ont. and Russell of New York, Geo. and Chris. MORAN also of New York. Of the relatives present at the funeral ceremonies are Mesdames RANDALL, MORAN and P. H. LAWSON, of Ontario, sisters of Judge SHARPE and Mr. and Mrs. SHARPE of the Soo.
The funeral was held at the late home of deceased Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. F. C. O'MEARA and visiting clergymen. Floral tributes of a profuse and beautiful nature adorned the casked and the entire room in which the remains lay. these came from the church society, the lodges, and friends of the family in this city and from distant points. A long line of mourners formed the funeral cortege which escorted the remains to their resting place in Brookside cemetery. - West Branch Herald Times. (5 Apr 1906)


Mrs. P. H. LAWSON SHARPE

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. NELSON SHARPE.
HER DEATH OCCURRED TUESDAY MORNING AT THE FAMILY HOME.
The continued illness of Mrs. Nelson SHARPE terminated in her death Tuesday morning at aobut two o'clock, her deeply afflicted husband, two sons and one sister being at her bedside when the final summons came.
Mrs. SHARPE was taken ill shortly after the holidays. Nothing serious was apprehended at first, but as days lapsed into weeks with no improvement in her condition, the gravest fears of the family physician, that the patient was suffering from an incurable cancer, appeared all too true. Dr. TUPPER, of Bay City, was summoned and his diagnosis confirmed that of the local physician. An operation was determined upon if such could be performed with safety. this was attmepted on the 18th inst. but owing to the progress of the growth and its delicate location, had to be abandoned, and the relatives were informed that the life of the patient was beyond the power of human hands to prolong but a few days at most.
The sufferer realized the seriousness of her ailment, but continued to hope almost to the last that she might be spared to enjoy the love of her dear ones and the comforts which surrounded her in the home which her hands had helped to beautify and her cheery disposition to adorn. And truly did she adorn that home where the fond husband and affectionate sons made her the idol of their hearts. During all her illness she never uttered a word of complaint, but accepted the inevitable with a Christian fortitude beautiful to witness. A comotose condition lasting for several hours on Monday night was broken just before her death by a short consciousness, when she bade the family a last farewell and lapsed into a peaceful slumber from which there was no waking.
Mrs. SHARPE was a woman beloved by all who knew her and a friend to everyone in need. Her life was full of kind acts and generous deeds which will always live in the memories of those who are left to morn her loss. She was a consistent member of Trinity Episcopal church, an ardent and dilligent worker of that society, and one of her last endeavors before being taken sick was days and nights of work spent to assist the Guild in their bazaar work. She belonged to several of the ladies fraternal socities and was ever a leader in the social circles.
Deceased was born in Northumberland county, Ont., 46 years ago. Her maiden name was Franc B. LEAN. She was married to Nelson SHARPE Oct. 21, 1883. In 1885 they came to West Branch and the family have since resided here. Three children were born to them, an infant daughter dying some years ago. Her two sons, Leo and Don beside the sorrowing husband survive her. Beside these she leaves four sisters and two brothers. They are Mesdames A. E. SHARPE of the Soo, Heenan and Nantell of Ont. and Russell of New York, Geo. and Chris. MORAN also of New York. Of the relatives present at the funeral ceremonies are Mesdames RANDALL, MORAN and P. H. LAWSON, of Ontario, sisters of Judge SHARPE and Mr. and Mrs. SHARPE of the Soo.
The funeral was held at the late home of deceased Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. F. C. O'MEARA and visiting clergymen. Floral tributes of a profuse and beautiful nature adorned the casked and the entire room in which the remains lay. these came from the church society, the lodges, and friends of the family in this city and from distant points. A long line of mourners formed the funeral cortege which escorted the remains to their resting place in Brookside cemetery. - West Branch Herald Times. (5 Apr 1906)


Geo. 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:
-Buddie BELL is visiting at the home of her Aunt, Mrs. Geo. SMITH, for a few days. (12 Apr 1906)


Mrs. Geo. 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:
-Buddie BELL is visiting at the home of her Aunt, Mrs. Geo. SMITH, for a few days. (12 Apr 1906)


Warren VAN AMBERG

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:
-On April 12th occurred the marriage of the Warren Van AMBERG and Miss Florence POTTER, both of Grayling, at the home of the brides parents, four miles south of town, by Rev. J. F. THOMPSON, pastor M. E. church. The bride was arrayed in white cashmere carrying a boquet of carnations. The groom wore the conventional black. At 11 o'clock the knot was tied under a very pretty arch. The dining room was very tastefully decorated, and a sumptuous repast was served. They were the recipients of many useful presents. A good time was enjoyed by all, and we bid them success over the voyage of life. (12 Apr 1906)


Florence POTTER

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:
-On April 12th occurred the marriage of the Warren Van AMBERG and Miss Florence POTTER, both of Grayling, at the home of the brides parents, four miles south of town, by Rev. J. F. THOMPSON, pastor M. E. church. The bride was arrayed in white cashmere carrying a boquet of carnations. The groom wore the conventional black. At 11 o'clock the knot was tied under a very pretty arch. The dining room was very tastefully decorated, and a sumptuous repast was served. They were the recipients of many useful presents. A good time was enjoyed by all, and we bid them success over the voyage of life. (12 Apr 1906)


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