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

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CAMERON

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:
-Wednesday afternoon May 30th, at 4 o'clock at the home of Mrs. CAMERON; Mr. Christopher ACKERMAN and Mrs. Carrie CAMERON; Mr. Carl LARSON and Miss VanAMBERG, all of GRayling were united in marriage by Rev. J. F. THOMPSON, pastor M. E. church. The brides wore blue panama kilts and white silk waists. The grooms wore conventional black. A very bountiful repast was enjoyed by quite a number of relatives and friends who wish the married couples very much joy over the voyage of life. (7 Jun 1906)


Mrs. Carrie CAMERON

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:
-Wednesday afternoon May 30th, at 4 o'clock at the home of Mrs. CAMERON; Mr. Christopher ACKERMAN and Mrs. Carrie CAMERON; Mr. Carl LARSON and Miss VanAMBERG, all of GRayling were united in marriage by Rev. J. F. THOMPSON, pastor M. E. church. The brides wore blue panama kilts and white silk waists. The grooms wore conventional black. A very bountiful repast was enjoyed by quite a number of relatives and friends who wish the married couples very much joy over the voyage of life. (7 Jun 1906)


Carl LARSON

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:
-Wednesday afternoon May 30th, at 4 o'clock at the home of Mrs. CAMERON; Mr. Christopher ACKERMAN and Mrs. Carrie CAMERON; Mr. Carl LARSON and Miss VanAMBERG, all of GRayling were united in marriage by Rev. J. F. THOMPSON, pastor M. E. church. The brides wore blue panama kilts and white silk waists. The grooms wore conventional black. A very bountiful repast was enjoyed by quite a number of relatives and friends who wish the married couples very much joy over the voyage of life. (7 Jun 1906)


VANAMBERG

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:
-Wednesday afternoon May 30th, at 4 o'clock at the home of Mrs. CAMERON; Mr. Christopher ACKERMAN and Mrs. Carrie CAMERON; Mr. Carl LARSON and Miss VanAMBERG, all of GRayling were united in marriage by Rev. J. F. THOMPSON, pastor M. E. church. The brides wore blue panama kilts and white silk waists. The grooms wore conventional black. A very bountiful repast was enjoyed by quite a number of relatives and friends who wish the married couples very much joy over the voyage of life. (7 Jun 1906)


Henry MOON

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:
-Henry MOON, of Center Plains, was in town, last Thursday. He has sold his farm, and will move to another in South Branch. (9 Apr 1896)

-Henry MOON, of Center Plains, has bought the farm of C. A. CLAPP, in Beaver Creek, on which he will make his home. (23 Apr 1896)

-A new moon appeared the morn of the 28th in Beaver Creek township, and Henry and his family are all happy. It is a girl. (2 Aug 1900)

-Henry MOON, of Beaver Creek, was pleasantly surprised, last week, by a visit from his oldest and youngest brothers, whom he had not seen for over 20 years. (30 Aug 1900)


Mrs. Henry MOON

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:
-BEAVER CREEK BREEZES.
Mrs. Henry MOON has been to the Upper Peninsular to visit her son Will. (9 Jan 1908)


C. J. PHELPS

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:
-HAPPLIY WEDDED.
The wedding of Miss Ethel PHELPS, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. PHELPS, to Frank CANFIELD of Detroit was solemnized at the sheriff's residence in this city last Saturday evening in the presence of about sixty guests. The ceremony was performed by Rev. F. C. O'MEARA of Trinity church, the impressive ring ceremony being used. The bride was attended by Miss Anna CANFIELD as bridesmaid, and the groom was supported by Ray PHELPS. Miss Myrtie MILLIKEN acted as maid of honor, Lucile BIRDSALL and Nina SABIN as ribbon bearers, and Florence BIRDSALL and Doris EVERHART as ring bearers.
The house decorations were very pretty, particularly the room in which the ceremony was performed, where a large bell swung from the ceiling under which the bridal pair was made man and wife.
After the ceremony, an elaborate wedding supper was served in the dining room.
Many handsome and useful presents were bestowed upon the bride by her host of well wishing friends.
The out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. CANFIELD and two sons, Chas. and Grant of Bay City, Miss Anna CANFIELD of Grayling, Mr. and Mrs. John McCOLLOUGH of Bay City, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. JEROME of Grayling, Mr. and Mrs. F. G. BELL and daughter Ona, of Rose City, Mr. and Mrs. Robt. AIKMAN of Beaver Lake, Mrs. Lottie WILLOBEE and daughter Iza of Grand Rapids, Mrs. Rouie WHITE-COLLINS of Munising and Mrs. Anna DeKALB of Battle Creek.
The party took the night train for Detroit where a home all ready for occupancy awaited them. - West Branch Herald-Times. (14 Jun 1906)


Frank CANFIELD

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. CANFIELD, whose husband is depot agent at Grayling, came to this city yesterday with her little son, Frank, aged six years, to visit with friends and to see the circus. The lad wandered away from his mother about noon and got lost. He had marked a fence so that he would know where he was, but couldn't find the fence, and he was in an awful predicament. A patrolman escorted him to the police station where he was subsequently found by the mother. - Bay City Tribune. (11 Jun 1891)

-HAPPLIY WEDDED.
The wedding of Miss Ethel PHELPS, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. PHELPS, to Frank CANFIELD of Detroit was solemnized at the sheriff's residence in this city last Saturday evening in the presence of about sixty guests. The ceremony was performed by Rev. F. C. O'MEARA of Trinity church, the impressive ring ceremony being used. The bride was attended by Miss Anna CANFIELD as bridesmaid, and the groom was supported by Ray PHELPS. Miss Myrtie MILLIKEN acted as maid of honor, Lucile BIRDSALL and Nina SABIN as ribbon bearers, and Florence BIRDSALL and Doris EVERHART as ring bearers.
The house decorations were very pretty, particularly the room in which the ceremony was performed, where a large bell swung from the ceiling under which the bridal pair was made man and wife.
After the ceremony, an elaborate wedding supper was served in the dining room.
Many handsome and useful presents were bestowed upon the bride by her host of well wishing friends.
The out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. CANFIELD and two sons, Chas. and Grant of Bay City, Miss Anna CANFIELD of Grayling, Mr. and Mrs. John McCOLLOUGH of Bay City, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. JEROME of Grayling, Mr. and Mrs. F. G. BELL and daughter Ona, of Rose City, Mr. and Mrs. Robt. AIKMAN of Beaver Lake, Mrs. Lottie WILLOBEE and daughter Iza of Grand Rapids, Mrs. Rouie WHITE-COLLINS of Munising and Mrs. Anna DeKALB of Battle Creek.
The party took the night train for Detroit where a home all ready for occupancy awaited them. - West Branch Herald-Times. (14 Jun 1906)

-Frank CANFIELD spent a Christmas hour with his Uncle, Aunt and Cousins, the family of C. T. JEROME, between trains, returning to West Branch, to eat with his wife. (31 Dec 1908)


Ethel PHELPS

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:
-HAPPLIY WEDDED.
The wedding of Miss Ethel PHELPS, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. PHELPS, to Frank CANFIELD of Detroit was solemnized at the sheriff's residence in this city last Saturday evening in the presence of about sixty guests. The ceremony was performed by Rev. F. C. O'MEARA of Trinity church, the impressive ring ceremony being used. The bride was attended by Miss Anna CANFIELD as bridesmaid, and the groom was supported by Ray PHELPS. Miss Myrtie MILLIKEN acted as maid of honor, Lucile BIRDSALL and Nina SABIN as ribbon bearers, and Florence BIRDSALL and Doris EVERHART as ring bearers.
The house decorations were very pretty, particularly the room in which the ceremony was performed, where a large bell swung from the ceiling under which the bridal pair was made man and wife.
After the ceremony, an elaborate wedding supper was served in the dining room.
Many handsome and useful presents were bestowed upon the bride by her host of well wishing friends.
The out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. CANFIELD and two sons, Chas. and Grant of Bay City, Miss Anna CANFIELD of Grayling, Mr. and Mrs. John McCOLLOUGH of Bay City, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. JEROME of Grayling, Mr. and Mrs. F. G. BELL and daughter Ona, of Rose City, Mr. and Mrs. Robt. AIKMAN of Beaver Lake, Mrs. Lottie WILLOBEE and daughter Iza of Grand Rapids, Mrs. Rouie WHITE-COLLINS of Munising and Mrs. Anna DeKALB of Battle Creek.
The party took the night train for Detroit where a home all ready for occupancy awaited them. - West Branch Herald-Times. (14 Jun 1906)


A. W. CANFIELD

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. CANFIELD, whose husband is depot agent at Grayling, came to this city yesterday with her little son, Frank, aged six years, to visit with friends and to see the circus. The lad wandered away from his mother about noon and got lost. He had marked a fence so that he would know where he was, but couldn't find the fence, and he was in an awful predicament. A patrolman escorted him to the police station where he was subsequently found by the mother. - Bay City Tribune. (11 Jun 1891)

-HAPPLIY WEDDED.
The wedding of Miss Ethel PHELPS, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. PHELPS, to Frank CANFIELD of Detroit was solemnized at the sheriff's residence in this city last Saturday evening in the presence of about sixty guests. The ceremony was performed by Rev. F. C. O'MEARA of Trinity church, the impressive ring ceremony being used. The bride was attended by Miss Anna CANFIELD as bridesmaid, and the groom was supported by Ray PHELPS. Miss Myrtie MILLIKEN acted as maid of honor, Lucile BIRDSALL and Nina SABIN as ribbon bearers, and Florence BIRDSALL and Doris EVERHART as ring bearers.
The house decorations were very pretty, particularly the room in which the ceremony was performed, where a large bell swung from the ceiling under which the bridal pair was made man and wife.
After the ceremony, an elaborate wedding supper was served in the dining room.
Many handsome and useful presents were bestowed upon the bride by her host of well wishing friends.
The out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. CANFIELD and two sons, Chas. and Grant of Bay City, Miss Anna CANFIELD of Grayling, Mr. and Mrs. John McCOLLOUGH of Bay City, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. JEROME of Grayling, Mr. and Mrs. F. G. BELL and daughter Ona, of Rose City, Mr. and Mrs. Robt. AIKMAN of Beaver Lake, Mrs. Lottie WILLOBEE and daughter Iza of Grand Rapids, Mrs. Rouie WHITE-COLLINS of Munising and Mrs. Anna DeKALB of Battle Creek.
The party took the night train for Detroit where a home all ready for occupancy awaited them. - West Branch Herald-Times. (14 Jun 1906)

-C. A. CANFIELD, D. D. S. a graduate of the dental depatment of Dentristy in the Detroit Medical College has bought the office of Dr. WESCOTT, in this village, and is already in possession. He will be well remembered here as the eldest son of A. W. CANFIELD, who was for many years the resident agent of the M. C. R. R. and will be welcomed home by scores of his former schoolmates and friends. His study and experience gives him the right to anticipate success and this is certainly a good field where his success is practically assured. (22 Jul 1909)


Mrs. CANFIELD

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. CANFIELD, whose husband is depot agent at Grayling, came to this city yesterday with her little son, Frank, aged six years, to visit with friends and to see the circus. The lad wandered away from his mother about noon and got lost. He had marked a fence so that he would know where he was, but couldn't find the fence, and he was in an awful predicament. A patrolman escorted him to the police station where he was subsequently found by the mother. - Bay City Tribune. (11 Jun 1891)


D. D. S. Chas. A. CANFIELD

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:
-HAPPLIY WEDDED.
The wedding of Miss Ethel PHELPS, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. PHELPS, to Frank CANFIELD of Detroit was solemnized at the sheriff's residence in this city last Saturday evening in the presence of about sixty guests. The ceremony was performed by Rev. F. C. O'MEARA of Trinity church, the impressive ring ceremony being used. The bride was attended by Miss Anna CANFIELD as bridesmaid, and the groom was supported by Ray PHELPS. Miss Myrtie MILLIKEN acted as maid of honor, Lucile BIRDSALL and Nina SABIN as ribbon bearers, and Florence BIRDSALL and Doris EVERHART as ring bearers.
The house decorations were very pretty, particularly the room in which the ceremony was performed, where a large bell swung from the ceiling under which the bridal pair was made man and wife.
After the ceremony, an elaborate wedding supper was served in the dining room.
Many handsome and useful presents were bestowed upon the bride by her host of well wishing friends.
The out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. CANFIELD and two sons, Chas. and Grant of Bay City, Miss Anna CANFIELD of Grayling, Mr. and Mrs. John McCOLLOUGH of Bay City, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. JEROME of Grayling, Mr. and Mrs. F. G. BELL and daughter Ona, of Rose City, Mr. and Mrs. Robt. AIKMAN of Beaver Lake, Mrs. Lottie WILLOBEE and daughter Iza of Grand Rapids, Mrs. Rouie WHITE-COLLINS of Munising and Mrs. Anna DeKALB of Battle Creek.
The party took the night train for Detroit where a home all ready for occupancy awaited them. - West Branch Herald-Times. (14 Jun 1906)

-Charles CANFIELD of Bay City is visiting his old mates here. A welcome visitor. (9 Jul 1908)

-C. A. CANFIELD, D. D. S. a graduate of the dental depatment of Dentristy in the Detroit Medical College has bought the office of Dr. WESCOTT, in this village, and is already in possession. He will be well remembered here as the eldest son of A. W. CANFIELD, who was for many years the resident agent of the M. C. R. R. and will be welcomed home by scores of his former schoolmates and friends. His study and experience gives him the right to anticipate success and this is certainly a good field where his success is practically assured. (22 Jul 1909)


Grant CANFIELD

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:
-HAPPLIY WEDDED.
The wedding of Miss Ethel PHELPS, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. PHELPS, to Frank CANFIELD of Detroit was solemnized at the sheriff's residence in this city last Saturday evening in the presence of about sixty guests. The ceremony was performed by Rev. F. C. O'MEARA of Trinity church, the impressive ring ceremony being used. The bride was attended by Miss Anna CANFIELD as bridesmaid, and the groom was supported by Ray PHELPS. Miss Myrtie MILLIKEN acted as maid of honor, Lucile BIRDSALL and Nina SABIN as ribbon bearers, and Florence BIRDSALL and Doris EVERHART as ring bearers.
The house decorations were very pretty, particularly the room in which the ceremony was performed, where a large bell swung from the ceiling under which the bridal pair was made man and wife.
After the ceremony, an elaborate wedding supper was served in the dining room.
Many handsome and useful presents were bestowed upon the bride by her host of well wishing friends.
The out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. CANFIELD and two sons, Chas. and Grant of Bay City, Miss Anna CANFIELD of Grayling, Mr. and Mrs. John McCOLLOUGH of Bay City, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. JEROME of Grayling, Mr. and Mrs. F. G. BELL and daughter Ona, of Rose City, Mr. and Mrs. Robt. AIKMAN of Beaver Lake, Mrs. Lottie WILLOBEE and daughter Iza of Grand Rapids, Mrs. Rouie WHITE-COLLINS of Munising and Mrs. Anna DeKALB of Battle Creek.
The party took the night train for Detroit where a home all ready for occupancy awaited them. - West Branch Herald-Times. (14 Jun 1906)


PATTERSON

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. Margarete PATTERSON and invalid daughter are stopping at Oak Hill Park for the daughter's health. (28 Jun 1906)


Mrs. Margarete PATTERSON

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. Margarete PATTERSON and invalid daughter are stopping at Oak Hill Park for the daughter's health. (28 Jun 1906)


BOOKER

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. James McCALLUMORE, who has been on an extended visit to Bay City Butman and Selkerk has returned home. She brought her granddaughter Miss Gayle BOOKER to attend the high school here. (28 Jun 1906)


MCCALLAMORE

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. James McCALLUMORE, who has been on an extended visit to Bay City Butman and Selkerk has returned home. She brought her granddaughter Miss Gayle BOOKER to attend the high school here. (28 Jun 1906)


Gayly BOOKER

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. James McCALLUMORE, who has been on an extended visit to Bay City Butman and Selkerk has returned home. She brought her granddaughter Miss Gayle BOOKER to attend the high school here. (28 Jun 1906)


H. FISCHER

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 Anna OLSON and her Aunt, Mrs. H. FISCHER went to Mr. Clemens last week, where they will try the baths. (28 Jun 1906)


Mrs. H. FISCHER

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 Anna OLSON and her Aunt, Mrs. H. FISCHER went to Mr. Clemens last week, where they will try the baths. (28 Jun 1906)


KING

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. Vena KING of Beaver Creek, received a dispatch Tuesday morning, from her husband, who is attached to U.S.S. Eagle, to "come at once" to Portsmouth, N. H. There was nothing to indicate whether he had met with an accident, or was ill, or if the ship was to be detained there so he could have a visit. She was very anxious, and left on the first train Sbefore learning further. Later a letter is received that all is well, and Mr. KING wanted to visit with his wife while the ship was in port. (28 Jun 1906)


Mrs. Vena KING

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. Vena KING of Beaver Creek, received a dispatch Tuesday morning, from her husband, who is attached to U.S.S. Eagle, to "come at once" to Portsmouth, N. H. There was nothing to indicate whether he had met with an accident, or was ill, or if the ship was to be detained there so he could have a visit. She was very anxious, and left on the first train Sbefore learning further. Later a letter is received that all is well, and Mr. KING wanted to visit with his wife while the ship was in port. (28 Jun 1906)


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