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

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Warren GOODALE

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. Warren GOODALE and little son Allen have gone to Lapeer for a week's visit. (12 Apr 1906)


Allen GOODALE

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. Warren GOODALE and little son Allen have gone to Lapeer for a week's visit. (12 Apr 1906)


WESCOTT

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:
-Dr. and Mrs. C. C. WESCOTT have been enjoying a delightful visit for the past month from his mother and his sister, now Mrs. Jno. HOLLOCKER, of Collinwood, Ohio. Their former residence here makes them welcome by the many friends of those days. they will return today. (19 Apr 1906)


Dr. C. C. WESCOTT

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 ten-pound baby came to live with Dr. and Mrs. C. C. WESCOTT, April 7, and the doctor is as happy as he can be, thinking he will soon have help in the office. (13 Apr 1905)

-Dr. and Mrs. C. C. WESCOTT have been enjoying a delightful visit for the past month from his mother and his sister, now Mrs. Jno. HOLLOCKER, of Collinwood, Ohio. Their former residence here makes them welcome by the many friends of those days. they will return today. (19 Apr 1906)

-BORN-To Dr. and Mrs. C. C. WESCOTT, a daughter, Monday, Oct. 14th. The Dr. receives the congratulations of his friends with a "smile that will never come off." (17 Oct 1907)

-Lewis JENSON with a desire to be nearer the seat of his business activities and mill operations has closed a contract with Carpenter J. FREDERICKSON to erect him a modern dwelling house at Salling this summer. Dr. C. Clifton WESCOTT, of Grayling, and his charming wife, are to move in and occupy the handsome JENSON property south of town as soon as Mr. JENSON vacates it for his new home in Salling. - Gaylord Herald. (15 Apr 1909)


Jno. HOLLOCKER

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:
-Dr. and Mrs. C. C. WESCOTT have been enjoying a delightful visit for the past month from his mother and his sister, now Mrs. Jno. HOLLOCKER, of Collinwood, Ohio. Their former residence here makes them welcome by the many friends of those days. they will return today. (19 Apr 1906)


Mrs. Jno. HOLLOCKER WESCOTT

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:
-Dr. and Mrs. C. C. WESCOTT have been enjoying a delightful visit for the past month from his mother and his sister, now Mrs. Jno. HOLLOCKER, of Collinwood, Ohio. Their former residence here makes them welcome by the many friends of those days. they will return today. (19 Apr 1906)


Charles HOWLAND

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. A. J. HOWLAND and his sons, Charles and Leroy, were called to Lapeer two weeks ago by the sudden illness of his wife. They remained with her until death came to her release. The funeral was held last Saturday. (18 May 1905)

-Charles HOWLAND has returned from his visit at Lapeer and has his gang at work manufacturing cement blocks. We learn that he has brought home his bride, Miss Bessie O. FLANAGAN, of Alba, Lapeer county, to whom he was married on the 11th inst. We are glad to welcome them to our citizenship. (26 Apr 1906)

-DIED-On Friday, May 24th, the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles HOWLAND, at their home in this village. (30 May 1907)

-P. L. BROWN and Charles HOWLAND, of Grayling, have put in a machine here and will begin the manufacture of cement blocks at once. They have a fine location between the barns of Charles BLANCHARD and A. J. PRICE, with plenty of water and believe the outlook here is good for a flourishing business. They are both practical men and will manufacture none but the best. - Roscommon News. (20 Jun 1907)


Bessie O. FLANAGAN

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:
-Charles HOWLAND has returned from his visit at Lapeer and has his gang at work manufacturing cement blocks. We learn that he has brought home his bride, Miss Bessie O. FLANAGAN, of Alba, Lapeer county, to whom he was married on the 11th inst. We are glad to welcome them to our citizenship. (26 Apr 1906)


Stewart SICKLER

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:
-Stewart SICKLER, of Cheney, will start to-morrow for his new home in Washington, D. C. He expects to be there at least a year, but will retain all his interests in this county. We regret his going. (17 Mar 1898)

-Stewart SICKLER received the sad intelligence Tuesday of the death of his only sister at Syracuse, N. Y., who was buried that day. The word came too late for him to reach there for the funeral. (20 Apr 1905)

-A card from Stewart SICKLER states that they are now living on their 19 acre farm home, near Southington, Conn., where they hope to see some of their Grayling friends. (16 May 1907)

-A card from Stewart SICKLER changes his address from Southington to Woodstock Valley, Conn. He doesn't say whether he has sold, traded, or only moved. (19 Mar 1908)


Mrs. Stewart SICKLER

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:
-Dr. Joseph CRAWFORD, a brother-in-law of Mrs. S. SICKLER was living in San Francisco, at the time of the earthquake, and word is just received, that he escaped with only his life, and a few clothes that he grasped as he was leaving his home, losing everything besides. (3 May 1906)


Ray DELDINE

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 Mrs. SHILTDWORTH, in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, April 25, Miss Ida Estella FRANCIS, and Mr. Ray DELDINE, by Rev. W. P. FRENCH, Pastor of the Central M. E. church of that city. Miss FRANCIS is the youngest daughter of Mrs. James K. BATES of Maple Forest and sister of Mrs. Harry POND, of this village. The happy pair will make their home in Ionia. (3 May 1906)


Ida "Iva" Estella FRANCIS

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 Iva FRANCIS came down from Gaylord last week to the funeral of her nephew, Charlie POND, and remained until this week with her sister. (4 Oct 1900)

-Miss Ivy FRANCIS has been visiting with her mother Mrs. J. K. BATES, in Maple Forest, and old friends at Gaylord, where for several years she was a typo, going from there to Lansing. she has changed her profession from typo to stenographer and now has an enviable position in that city. Her friends are glad to know of her success. (14 Sep 1905)

-Married, at the residence of Mrs. SHILTDWORTH, in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, April 25, Miss Ida Estella FRANCIS, and Mr. Ray DELDINE, by Rev. W. P. FRENCH, Pastor of the Central M. E. church of that city. Miss FRANCIS is the youngest daughter of Mrs. James K. BATES of Maple Forest and sister of Mrs. Harry POND, of this village. The happy pair will make their home in Ionia. (3 May 1906)


Chauncy HARRISON

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. Chauncy HARRISON and Miss Matie DeFRESNO, both of this place, were married at Grayling last Wednesday. Making a short trip to Detroit, they returned here Saturday morning. Their friends here wish them much happiness. (3 May 1906)


Matie DEFRESNO

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. Chauncy HARRISON and Miss Matie DeFRESNO, both of this place, were married at Grayling last Wednesday. Making a short trip to Detroit, they returned here Saturday morning. Their friends here wish them much happiness. (3 May 1906)

-About 30 Foresters of Court Grayling No. 790, and their friends walked in on Mr. and Mrs. F. FREELAND, Feb. 27., and gave them a surprise, who gave them a hearty welcome. The evening was spent in games and a good time and after a fine lunch Mr. C. JEROME in a few well chosen words presented Mr. FREELAND with an emblem of their order to which Mr. FREELAND responded thanking them all for their kind wishes and as they left for their homes they all felt they was glad to have been there. The out of town guests were Mrs. Chancy HARISON and little daughter, Yelda of Lovells. (11 Mar 1909)


Yelda HARRISON

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:
-About 30 Foresters of Court Grayling No. 790, and their friends walked in on Mr. and Mrs. F. FREELAND, Feb. 27., and gave them a surprise, who gave them a hearty welcome. The evening was spent in games and a good time and after a fine lunch Mr. C. JEROME in a few well chosen words presented Mr. FREELAND with an emblem of their order to which Mr. FREELAND responded thanking them all for their kind wishes and as they left for their homes they all felt they was glad to have been there. The out of town guests were Mrs. Chancy HARISON and little daughter, Yelda of Lovells. (11 Mar 1909)


John STEPHAN

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:
-Last Friday afternoon the happy home of John STEPHAN, in the eastern part of the town, was stricken with sadness by the drowning of their little boy, Norman, a little less than two years old. The little fellow was alone with his mother, who was busied with household duties, when he asked for his little pail to go after eggs, as he often did with her. It was given him and he started for the barn, but instead, turned without her knowledge and went to the river. As he did not return as soon as she expected, she went to the barn and not finding him and he not answering her call, she rang the bell for her husband who was at work in the field, and the search began, resulting in finding him in the river about twenty-five rods below, wherre the body had caught in some branches, but his little life had gone. He was buried Sunday near the home where the grief stricken parents can watch over and care for the tiny grave. (3 May 1906)

-Born-To Mr. and Mrs. John STEPHAN, Feb. 4, a son. (14 Feb 1907)


Norman STEPHAN

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:
-Last Friday afternoon the happy home of John STEPHAN, in the eastern part of the town, was stricken with sadness by the drowning of their little boy, Norman, a little less than two years old. The little fellow was alone with his mother, who was busied with household duties, when he asked for his little pail to go after eggs, as he often did with her. It was given him and he started for the barn, but instead, turned without her knowledge and went to the river. As he did not return as soon as she expected, she went to the barn and not finding him and he not answering her call, she rang the bell for her husband who was at work in the field, and the search began, resulting in finding him in the river about twenty-five rods below, wherre the body had caught in some branches, but his little life had gone. He was buried Sunday near the home where the grief stricken parents can watch over and care for the tiny grave. (3 May 1906)


Father

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Mrs. L. J. MARTIN is enjoying a visit this week from her sister and her boy, Mrs. A. E. BAILY of Onoway. (10 May 1906)


A. E. BAILY

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Mrs. L. J. MARTIN is enjoying a visit this week from her sister and her boy, Mrs. A. E. BAILY of Onoway. (10 May 1906)


Mrs. A. E. BAILY

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Mrs. L. 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)


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