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

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Sidney BARBER

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:
-FREDERIC CORRESPONDENCES.
The funeral of Sidney BARBER's little boy was held last Saturday afternoon, age 13 months. (19 Oct 1905)

-FREDERIC CORRESPONDENCE.
Born last Thursday morning to Mr. and Mrs. Sid BARBER, twin boys. All doing well. (10 May 1906)

-FREDERIC CORRESPONDENCE.
Elmer BARBER, the small son of Sydney BARBER, while looking at some fish in deep water, over balanced and went in backwards. Being small unable to swim, his two brothers took a stick by which they helped him out. (9 Aug 1906)

-FREDERIC FREAKS.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Sydney BARBER a ten pound girl. (22 Aug 1907)


Elmer BARBER

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:
-FREDERIC CORRESPONDENCE.
Elmer BARBER, the small son of Sydney BARBER, while looking at some fish in deep water, over balanced and went in backwards. Being small unable to swim, his two brothers took a stick by which they helped him out. (9 Aug 1906)


BURGESS

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:
-FREDERIC FREAKS.
F. BURGESS of the county seat visited his sister, Mrs. J. INGLIS, Sunday night. (22 Nov 1906)


F. BURGESS

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:
-FREDERIC FREAKS.
F. BURGESS of the county seat visited his sister, Mrs. J. INGLIS, Sunday night. (22 Nov 1906)


Jno. W. WILLIAMS

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. Jno. W. WILLIAMS, nee Miss Dorothy JORGENSON, of St. Louis, Mo., arrived here Monday for a summer visit with her sister Carrie, and the boys. At least that is what they say, but we suspect that it was to exhibit her bouncing boy. (9 Aug 1906)


Dorothy JORGENSON

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. Jno. W. WILLIAMS, nee Miss Dorothy JORGENSON, of St. Louis, Mo., arrived here Monday for a summer visit with her sister Carrie, and the boys. At least that is what they say, but we suspect that it was to exhibit her bouncing boy. (9 Aug 1906)

-Mrs. J. R. WILLIAMS, nee Dorothy JORGENSON, and the baby, returned to their St. Louis, Mo., home last week. Mr. WILLIAMS came up to accompany her only staying long enough to say Good Morning and Good Bye. Her visit has been greatly enjoyed by her friends, except for its brevity. (11 Oct 1906)

-Mrs. J. R. WILLIAMS and wife, NEE, Miss Dorothy JORGENSON, and their boy arrived from St. Louis last Friday, for the summer visit with her family and friends here. (9 Jul 1908)

-Mrs. Dorothy WILLIAMS, nee JORGENSON, with the boy, and her husband, who came up to escort them home, started for St. Louis Monday, after a delightful summer at Portage Lake. (1 Oct 1908)


N. P. JORGENSON

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. N. P. JORGENSON, now residing in Arkansas, is here for a visit with the children, Adler, Walmar, Frank, and Carrie, who are a pleased lot. They propose to keep her till after Christmas. (29 Nov 1906)


Mrs. N. P. JORGENSON

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. N. P. JORGENSON, now residing in Arkansas, is here for a visit with the children, Adler, Walmar, Frank, and Carrie, who are a pleased lot. They propose to keep her till after Christmas. (29 Nov 1906)


Carrie JORGENSON

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. Jno. W. WILLIAMS, nee Miss Dorothy JORGENSON, of St. Louis, Mo., arrived here Monday for a summer visit with her sister Carrie, and the boys. At least that is what they say, but we suspect that it was to exhibit her bouncing boy. (9 Aug 1906)

-Mrs. N. P. JORGENSON, now residing in Arkansas, is here for a visit with the children, Adler, Walmar, Frank, and Carrie, who are a pleased lot. They propose to keep her till after Christmas. (29 Nov 1906)


Walmer JORGENSON

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:
-LOVELL'S LOCALS
Mr. Walmer JORGENSON of Grayling was passing the cigars around Saturday. (1 Nov 1906)

-Mrs. N. P. JORGENSON, now residing in Arkansas, is here for a visit with the children, Adler, Walmar, Frank, and Carrie, who are a pleased lot. They propose to keep her till after Christmas. (29 Nov 1906)


Frank JORGENSON

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. N. P. JORGENSON, now residing in Arkansas, is here for a visit with the children, Adler, Walmar, Frank, and Carrie, who are a pleased lot. They propose to keep her till after Christmas. (29 Nov 1906)


Hans O. HOLSE

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 Paul MOLLER on the south side, Saturday evening, August 4th, Miss Mathea LARSEN and Mr. Hans O. HOLSE, both of Grayling, were joined in marriage by Rev. A. C. KILDERGAARD in the presence of a few of their friends. May they be a help to each other for, "It is not good that man should be alone," but may they also learn that although they are a great help to each other, they will often feel themselves alone and helpless, unless they have learned to seek the help of God. O, that we all may learn to seek aid from Him who never will turn away from any of our prayers, then we shall find happiness." (9 Aug 1906)

-Married-Saturday evening, July 18 Hans O. HOLSE and Miss Katherine LARSON. Justice McCULLOUGH officiating. (23 Jul 1908)


Mathea LARSEN

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 Paul MOLLER on the south side, Saturday evening, August 4th, Miss Mathea LARSEN and Mr. Hans O. HOLSE, both of Grayling, were joined in marriage by Rev. A. C. KILDERGAARD in the presence of a few of their friends. May they be a help to each other for, "It is not good that man should be alone," but may they also learn that although they are a great help to each other, they will often feel themselves alone and helpless, unless they have learned to seek the help of God. O, that we all may learn to seek aid from Him who never will turn away from any of our prayers, then we shall find happiness." (9 Aug 1906)

-DIED-At her home in this village, July 4th, Methea HOLSE, wife of Hans HOLSE, aged 31 years. The funeral services were held at the Danish Lutheran church, which was crowded to its outmost capacity, and a large number followed the body to the last resting place in Elmwood cemetery. (25 Jul 1907)


Ola JORGENSON

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 Danish Lutheran parsonage in Grayling, on Saturday, July 28, Miss Beryet OSMONSDATTER and Ola JORGENSON. Both these young people have recently come from Norway, their mother country. They have now located at Deward, Mich. May their journey through life be ever smooth and may the banks of the stream be lined with flowers, that will not wither when this life is no more. (9 Aug 1906)


Beryet OSMONSDATTER

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 Danish Lutheran parsonage in Grayling, on Saturday, July 28, Miss Beryet OSMONSDATTER and Ola JORGENSON. Both these young people have recently come from Norway, their mother country. They have now located at Deward, Mich. May their journey through life be ever smooth and may the banks of the stream be lined with flowers, that will not wither when this life is no more. (9 Aug 1906)


August SCHMITT

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:
-Paul SCHMITT, a son of August SCHMITT of South Branch was seriously injured by the accidental discharge of his rifle while out hunting last week. (16 Aug 1906)


Paul SCHMITT

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:
-Paul SCHMITT, a son of August SCHMITT of South Branch was seriously injured by the accidental discharge of his rifle while out hunting last week. (16 Aug 1906)


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)


William FRASIER

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)


James H. BURTON

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Beaver Creek Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Hames H. BURTON
a.48
b.Feb 1852 in OH
occupation - Farmer
married to Mercy 21 years
f.b.OH
m.b.OH

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:
-During the months of sickness in our family, in the past winter, while we were quarantined for Diphtheria, and when three of our children succumbed to that dread disease, the families of our neighbors, F. P. RICHARDSON, James Burton and James H. BURTON, rendered such assistance as will never be forgotten, and for which they will ever receive our grateful acknowledgment and thanks. At such a time, such kindness is beyound price, and beyond the power of words to express.
MR. AND MRS. F. D. BARBER. (15 Mar 1894)

-DIED-At her home at Pere Cheney Thursday evening, Aug 9, Mrs. Jas. H. BURTON, aged 73 years. Her maiden name was Mercy BONNEL, and she was born of Quaker parents, in Galen township, Wayne county, N. Y., where she lived till the year 1864, when she moved to Waterloo township, Seneca county N. Y., with her widowed mother and sister. In 1871 she came to Leslie, Mich., where her brother resided. Aug. 30, 1879, she was married to Jas. H. BURTON, their home was on a farm east of Leslie, till the spring of 1881 they removed to Cheney, Crawford county, Michigan, where their home has since been. She was a faithful loving wife, she and her husband testifying of each other, that in almost twenty-seven years of married life there never was a cross or unkind word. She is survived by her husband, one sister, three nieces and one nephew, besides more distant relatives, also many friends who have learned to love her. She will be much missed in the home and vicinity, but we rejoice that she has passed to that home where there is no more sickness or sorrow, and where by God's grace, we may all meet her again. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. David BIRCH of Bellaire, Mich. (16 Aug 1906)


Mercy BONNEL

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Beaver Creek Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Mercy BURTON
a.66
b.Sep 1833 in NY
married to James H. BURTON 21 years
mother of 0 children
f.b.NJ
m.b.NJ

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:
-During the months of sickness in our family, in the past winter, while we were quarantined for Diphtheria, and when three of our children succumbed to that dread disease, the families of our neighbors, F. P. RICHARDSON, James Burton and James H. BURTON, rendered such assistance as will never be forgotten, and for which they will ever receive our grateful acknowledgment and thanks. At such a time, such kindness is beyound price, and beyond the power of words to express.
MR. AND MRS. F. D. BARBER. (15 Mar 1894)

-DIED-At her home at Pere Cheney Thursday evening, Aug 9, Mrs. Jas. H. BURTON, aged 73 years. Her maiden name was Mercy BONNEL, and she was born of Quaker parents, in Galen township, Wayne county, N. Y., where she lived till the year 1864, when she moved to Waterloo township, Seneca county N. Y., with her widowed mother and sister. In 1871 she came to Leslie, Mich., where her brother resided. Aug. 30, 1879, she was married to Jas. H. BURTON, their home was on a farm east of Leslie, till the spring of 1881 they removed to Cheney, Crawford county, Michigan, where their home has since been. She was a faithful loving wife, she and her husband testifying of each other, that in almost twenty-seven years of married life there never was a cross or unkind word. She is survived by her husband, one sister, three nieces and one nephew, besides more distant relatives, also many friends who have learned to love her. She will be much missed in the home and vicinity, but we rejoice that she has passed to that home where there is no more sickness or sorrow, and where by God's grace, we may all meet her again. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. David BIRCH of Bellaire, Mich. (16 Aug 1906)


LONGTOUR

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.
The Misses LONGTOUR of Linwood, Mich. came up last week to visit their brothers Fred and Frank. They were the guests of Miss Zena CONCHER while here. (23 Aug 1906)


Fred LONGTOUR

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.
The Misses LONGTOUR of Linwood, Mich. came up last week to visit their brothers Fred and Frank. They were the guests of Miss Zena CONCHER while here. (23 Aug 1906)


Frank LONGTOUR

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.
The Misses LONGTOUR of Linwood, Mich. came up last week to visit their brothers Fred and Frank. They were the guests of Miss Zena CONCHER while here. (23 Aug 1906)


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