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

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TURNER

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 TURNER met with a happy surprise last week by the arrival of his brother from Texas, whom he had not seen for over twenty years. It was a joyful reunion, and though his stay was short they made the most of it. (22 Aug 1907)


MEILSTRUP

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. Anna J. MEILSTRUP has issued invitations for the marriage of her daughter, Anna Julia, to Thorwald W. HANSON, at the Danish church Tuesday evening, Feb. 22nd. (17 Feb 1910)


Anna J.

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. Anna J. MEILSTRUP has issued invitations for the marriage of her daughter, Anna Julia, to Thorwald W. HANSON, at the Danish church Tuesday evening, Feb. 22nd. (17 Feb 1910)


E. O. HEBERT

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:
-E. O. HEBERT has gone to the Upper Penninsula, on a lumber job, and Mrs. HEBERT and the babies will spend the summer with her father, J. CHARRON, in Maple Forest. (4 Jun 1896)

-We received word yesterday of the sudden death of the father of E. O. HEBERT, a former resident here, at Newberry. Mr. HEBERT was 76 years of age, a pioneer of Bay County, where he located in 1852. (9 Jan 1902)

-Mrs. Annie HEBERT, of the Upper Peninsula has been visiting at her father's, Jos. CHARRON in Maple Forest for the past two weeks. She came to Grayling Monday on a shopping tour and had time to shake hands with a few of her old friends. (21 Jul 1910)


Annie CHARRON

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. Anna HEBERT has given us a list of five generations in her family, now living and enjoying good health, a follows: Mrs. Pauline PILLON, aged 97, and Mrs. Adaline DELLAIRE aged 63, both of Bay City; Mrs. Helene CHARRON, aged 43; Mrs. Anna HEBERT, aged 23; and Miss Marie HEBERT, aged 2 years and four months. We expect a photo of the five in one group. (18 Jun 1896)

-Mrs. Annie HEBERT, nee CHARRON, of Newberry, was in town last week at the funeral of her brother KELLIS. (6 Dec 1900)

-Mrs. Annie HEBERT, of the Upper Peninsula has been visiting at her father's, Jos. CHARRON in Maple Forest for the past two weeks. She came to Grayling Monday on a shopping tour and had time to shake hands with a few of her old friends. (21 Jul 1910)


HEBERT

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:
-We received word yesterday of the sudden death of the father of E. O. HEBERT, a former resident here, at Newberry. Mr. HEBERT was 76 years of age, a pioneer of Bay County, where he located in 1852. (9 Jan 1902)


George GRANGER

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-MARRIED-At the residence of the brides parents, Grayling tp., Tuesday evening, Dec. 31st, 1895, by Rev. R. L. COPE, Mr. George GRANGER, of Interior, Ontonagan county, Mich., and Miss Celia CORWIN, of Grayling, Mich. After the ceremony a bountiful supper was served, a moonlight sleigh ride enjoyed, and at 3:05, a.m., New Years day, the happy couple took the express for Interior, their future home. (2 Jan 1896)

-Word is received by the family here of the death of George W. GRANGER, who will be remembered as the husband of Miss Celia CORVIN, at their home in Noxapater, Miss., last Saturday, June 19. The body is expected here today (Wednesday,) for interment. (17 Jun 1909)


Celia CORWIN

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Van Buren, Wayne, MI - page 482D:
name - Celia CORWIN
a.5
b.MI
f.b.NY m.b.MI

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-MARRIED-At the residence of the brides parents, Grayling tp., Tuesday evening, Dec. 31st, 1895, by Rev. R. L. COPE, Mr. George GRANGER, of Interior, Ontonagan county, Mich., and Miss Celia CORWIN, of Grayling, Mich. After the ceremony a bountiful supper was served, a moonlight sleigh ride enjoyed, and at 3:05, a.m., New Years day, the happy couple took the express for Interior, their future home. (2 Jan 1896)

-Wm. GRANGER of New Orleans has been visiting his relatives, the CORWIN family here this week. Mrs. CORWIN will accompany him on his way home as far as Noxepater, Tenn., where her daughter, now Mrs. Celia GRANGER resides, and will visit with her through the winter. (27 Aug 1908)

-Mrs. Nellie HOESLI of Sigsbee is visiting her sister, Mrs. Celia Granger for a few days. (27 Oct 1910)


Austin L. BAILEY

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. Austin L. BAILEY of Pittsburg, Pa., sister of Mrs. Esbern HANSON, returned home last Friday, having visited her sister here for over a week. (12 Jan 1911)


Mrs. Austin L. BAILEY

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. Austin L. BAILEY of Pittsburg, Pa., sister of Mrs. Esbern HANSON, returned home last Friday, having visited her sister here for over a week. (12 Jan 1911)


Edward OWENS

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:
-We unlock the forms to report the burning of Edward OWENS home at midnight, and the cremation of the dead body of his wife therein. Just how it occured cannot be known, as he was alone with the body, in a half drunken stupor, and unable to give any account, barely escaping with his own life, hatless, coatless and shoeless. the house is so far from the village, nothing was saved, and it is thought the body was entirely consumed. (30 Jan 1902)

-EDWARD OWENS.
Mr. Edward OWENS, age 62, one of Grayling's oldest citizens died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Minnie NELSON, on the South Side, last Saturday, March 30th, at about one o'clock.
He had been in ill health for some time and was dressing, preparatory to visiting his physician, and while in the act of lacing his shoes, died suddenly.
He was born in Kalamazoo, Mich., in 1850, and was a brick moulder by trade. In 1872 he was married to Miss Alma GREEN of Nashville, Tenn., who died in 1902 at the age of 43. Three children were born to them - two daughters and one son.
Mr. OWENS was well known in Grayling before the firm of Salling, Hanson & Co. located here, he working in the old mill as scaler for Goodale & Co. He was in Grayling when the place now occupied by the Burton house was a log hotel; also a log hotel stood where the Grayling house was located. He has recently been in the employ of the N. Michelson Lumber Co. at Michelson.
Before his death he had doctored with Dr. DECKER of Lake City and also was in the hospital at Cadillac, coming home to Grayling last Novembr where he has since remained.
Mr. OWENS was a well educated and well informed man and could converse in seven different languages. He kept well posted on current events.
The funeral services were held at the home of his eldest daughter, Mrs. Minnie NELSON, and the remains were laid to rest in Elmwood cemetery. Rev. J. Humphrey FLEMING was the officiating clergyman.
He leaves behind two daughters, Mrs. Minnie NELSON and Mrs. Lenora BROWN, and one son, Mr. Daniel OWENS, who have the sympathy of the community in their bereavement. (4 Apr 1912)


Alma GREEN

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 Monday, Mrs. Ed. OWEN was arrested on the complaint of L. W. COLTER, for using profane and indecent language. A jury of our best citizens said guilty, and Justice McELROY said pay the costs, $13.00, or board 20 days with Sheriff CHALKER. (18 Nov 1897)

-EDWARD OWENS.
Mr. Edward OWENS, age 62, one of Grayling's oldest citizens died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Minnie NELSON, on the South Side, last Saturday, March 30th, at about one o'clock.
He had been in ill health for some time and was dressing, preparatory to visiting his physician, and while in the act of lacing his shoes, died suddenly.
He was born in Kalamazoo, Mich., in 1850, and was a brick moulder by trade. In 1872 he was married to Miss Alma GREEN of Nashville, Tenn., who died in 1902 at the age of 43. Three children were born to them - two daughters and one son.
Mr. OWENS was well known in Grayling before the firm of Salling, Hanson & Co. located here, he working in the old mill as scaler for Goodale & Co. He was in Grayling when the place now occupied by the Burton house was a log hotel; also a log hotel stood where the Grayling house was located. He has recently been in the employ of the N. Michelson Lumber Co. at Michelson.
Before his death he had doctored with Dr. DECKER of Lake City and also was in the hospital at Cadillac, coming home to Grayling last Novembr where he has since remained.
Mr. OWENS was a well educated and well informed man and could converse in seven different languages. He kept well posted on current events.
The funeral services were held at the home of his eldest daughter, Mrs. Minnie NELSON, and the remains were laid to rest in Elmwood cemetery. Rev. J. Humphrey FLEMING was the officiating clergyman.
He leaves behind two daughters, Mrs. Minnie NELSON and Mrs. Lenora BROWN, and one son, Mr. Daniel OWENS, who have the sympathy of the community in their bereavement. (4 Apr 1912)


Mrs. Minnie Nelson

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:
-EDWARD OWENS.
Mr. Edward OWENS, age 62, one of Grayling's oldest citizens died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Minnie NELSON, on the South Side, last Saturday, March 30th, at about one o'clock.
He had been in ill health for some time and was dressing, preparatory to visiting his physician, and while in the act of lacing his shoes, died suddenly.
He was born in Kalamazoo, Mich., in 1850, and was a brick moulder by trade. In 1872 he was married to Miss Alma GREEN of Nashville, Tenn., who died in 1902 at the age of 43. Three children were born to them - two daughters and one son.
Mr. OWENS was well known in Grayling before the firm of Salling, Hanson & Co. located here, he working in the old mill as scaler for Goodale & Co. He was in Grayling when the place now occupied by the Burton house was a log hotel; also a log hotel stood where the Grayling house was located. He has recently been in the employ of the N. Michelson Lumber Co. at Michelson.
Before his death he had doctored with Dr. DECKER of Lake City and also was in the hospital at Cadillac, coming home to Grayling last Novembr where he has since remained.
Mr. OWENS was a well educated and well informed man and could converse in seven different languages. He kept well posted on current events.
The funeral services were held at the home of his eldest daughter, Mrs. Minnie NELSON, and the remains were laid to rest in Elmwood cemetery. Rev. J. Humphrey FLEMING was the officiating clergyman.
He leaves behind two daughters, Mrs. Minnie NELSON and Mrs. Lenora BROWN, and one son, Mr. Daniel OWENS, who have the sympathy of the community in their bereavement. (4 Apr 1912)


Mrs. Lenora BROWN

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:
-EDWARD OWENS.
Mr. Edward OWENS, age 62, one of Grayling's oldest citizens died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Minnie NELSON, on the South Side, last Saturday, March 30th, at about one o'clock.
He had been in ill health for some time and was dressing, preparatory to visiting his physician, and while in the act of lacing his shoes, died suddenly.
He was born in Kalamazoo, Mich., in 1850, and was a brick moulder by trade. In 1872 he was married to Miss Alma GREEN of Nashville, Tenn., who died in 1902 at the age of 43. Three children were born to them - two daughters and one son.
Mr. OWENS was well known in Grayling before the firm of Salling, Hanson & Co. located here, he working in the old mill as scaler for Goodale & Co. He was in Grayling when the place now occupied by the Burton house was a log hotel; also a log hotel stood where the Grayling house was located. He has recently been in the employ of the N. Michelson Lumber Co. at Michelson.
Before his death he had doctored with Dr. DECKER of Lake City and also was in the hospital at Cadillac, coming home to Grayling last Novembr where he has since remained.
Mr. OWENS was a well educated and well informed man and could converse in seven different languages. He kept well posted on current events.
The funeral services were held at the home of his eldest daughter, Mrs. Minnie NELSON, and the remains were laid to rest in Elmwood cemetery. Rev. J. Humphrey FLEMING was the officiating clergyman.
He leaves behind two daughters, Mrs. Minnie NELSON and Mrs. Lenora BROWN, and one son, Mr. Daniel OWENS, who have the sympathy of the community in their bereavement. (4 Apr 1912)


Daniel "Dan" OWENS

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:
-EDWARD OWENS.
Mr. Edward OWENS, age 62, one of Grayling's oldest citizens died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Minnie NELSON, on the South Side, last Saturday, March 30th, at about one o'clock.
He had been in ill health for some time and was dressing, preparatory to visiting his physician, and while in the act of lacing his shoes, died suddenly.
He was born in Kalamazoo, Mich., in 1850, and was a brick moulder by trade. In 1872 he was married to Miss Alma GREEN of Nashville, Tenn., who died in 1902 at the age of 43. Three children were born to them - two daughters and one son.
Mr. OWENS was well known in Grayling before the firm of Salling, Hanson & Co. located here, he working in the old mill as scaler for Goodale & Co. He was in Grayling when the place now occupied by the Burton house was a log hotel; also a log hotel stood where the Grayling house was located. He has recently been in the employ of the N. Michelson Lumber Co. at Michelson.
Before his death he had doctored with Dr. DECKER of Lake City and also was in the hospital at Cadillac, coming home to Grayling last Novembr where he has since remained.
Mr. OWENS was a well educated and well informed man and could converse in seven different languages. He kept well posted on current events.
The funeral services were held at the home of his eldest daughter, Mrs. Minnie NELSON, and the remains were laid to rest in Elmwood cemetery. Rev. J. Humphrey FLEMING was the officiating clergyman.
He leaves behind two daughters, Mrs. Minnie NELSON and Mrs. Lenora BROWN, and one son, Mr. Daniel OWENS, who have the sympathy of the community in their bereavement. (4 Apr 1912)


Geo. BURKHARDT

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. Lida BURKHARDT, of Frederic wife of Geo. BURKHARDT and daughter of Joseph CHARRON, died at her home last Thursday, Aug. 29th. She leaves a husband and two children, one a baby, to mourn her loss, also three sisters and two brothers, Mrs. HEBERT, who lives in the West, Mrs. J. MURPHY, of Maple Forest, Miss Emma CHARRON, of Frederic, and Albert and Oscar of Maple Forest. She had many friends all of whom will miss her very much. She was buried from St. Mary's church at Grayling, Monday, Fr. RIESS officiating at the funeral mass. She was laid to rest in Elmwood cemetery. (5 Sep 1912)


Lida CHARRON

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_Wednesday, June 9th at St. Mary's Catholic church in Grayling. Miss Lydia CHARRON of Maple Forest and George BURKHARDT, of Frederic, Father REISS, officiating. The happy couple will make their home at Frederic, while all their friends which are many unite in wishing them a happy and prosperous life. (10 Jun 1909)

-Mrs. Lida BURKHARDT, of Frederic wife of Geo. BURKHARDT and daughter of Joseph CHARRON, died at her home last Thursday, Aug. 29th. She leaves a husband and two children, one a baby, to mourn her loss, also three sisters and two brothers, Mrs. HEBERT, who lives in the West, Mrs. J. MURPHY, of Maple Forest, Miss Emma CHARRON, of Frederic, and Albert and Oscar of Maple Forest. She had many friends all of whom will miss her very much. She was buried from St. Mary's church at Grayling, Monday, Fr. RIESS officiating at the funeral mass. She was laid to rest in Elmwood cemetery. (5 Sep 1912)

-Frederic News - Mrs. Lida BURKHARDT was born Nov. 20th 1881, was married to Geo. BURKHARDT June 9th 1908, and died Aug. 30, 1912. The floral offerings were many and very beautiful. (12 Sep 1912)


John C. MCCLELLAN

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 quiet wedding was solomnized at St. Mary's Catholic church Monday morning, Sept. 16, 1912 at 5:00 o'clock by Rev. Fr. J. J. RIESS, when Miss Anna BLONDIN, a popular young lady of this city and Mr. John C. McCLELLAN of Bay City were united in holy matrimony, the bride's sister Miss Blanch acting as bridesmaid and her brother, Mr. Mose BLONDIN as groomsman. The bride wore a blue suit and blue hat and carried a bouquet of white roses, the bridesmaid wearing a brown costume and hat. After the ceremony a dainty wedding breakfast was served at the home of the brides sister, Mrs. Daniel HOESLI, after which the young couple left on their wedding tour to Bay City, Detroit, Niagara Falls and Buffalo. The out of town guests were an aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. BLONDIN of Linwood; a sister, Mrs. F. WEAVER of Johannesburg and Mr. McCLELLAN's mother and sister from Bay City. Many of her friends were present at the ceremony. They will be at home to their many friends on Marquette ave., Bay City, West side, after Sept. (19 Sep 1912)


Anna BLONDIN

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 quiet wedding was solomnized at St. Mary's Catholic church Monday morning, Sept. 16, 1912 at 5:00 o'clock by Rev. Fr. J. J. RIESS, when Miss Anna BLONDIN, a popular young lady of this city and Mr. John C. McCLELLAN of Bay City were united in holy matrimony, the bride's sister Miss Blanch acting as bridesmaid and her brother, Mr. Mose BLONDIN as groomsman. The bride wore a blue suit and blue hat and carried a bouquet of white roses, the bridesmaid wearing a brown costume and hat. After the ceremony a dainty wedding breakfast was served at the home of the brides sister, Mrs. Daniel HOESLI, after which the young couple left on their wedding tour to Bay City, Detroit, Niagara Falls and Buffalo. The out of town guests were an aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. BLONDIN of Linwood; a sister, Mrs. F. WEAVER of Johannesburg and Mr. McCLELLAN's mother and sister from Bay City. Many of her friends were present at the ceremony. They will be at home to their many friends on Marquette ave., Bay City, West side, after Sept. (19 Sep 1912)


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