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

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John SPOOR

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:
-Mattie, the six-year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John SPOOR, who reside in Elmer township, Oscoda Co., met a horrible death on Sunday last by being burned to death. She was playing out in the yard with her younger brother and they started a bonfire. In some manner her clothing caught fire and in a short time she was enveloped in flame. Her screams attracted the attention of her parents who put out the flames. her clothing was nearly all burned off of her. Every thing possible was done to alleviate the pain but after seven hours of awful suffering she died. The interment took place Tuesday. - Lewiston Journal. (25 Oct 1906)


Mattie SPOOR

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:
-Mattie, the six-year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John SPOOR, who reside in Elmer township, Oscoda Co., met a horrible death on Sunday last by being burned to death. She was playing out in the yard with her younger brother and they started a bonfire. In some manner her clothing caught fire and in a short time she was enveloped in flame. Her screams attracted the attention of her parents who put out the flames. her clothing was nearly all burned off of her. Every thing possible was done to alleviate the pain but after seven hours of awful suffering she died. The interment took place Tuesday. - Lewiston Journal. (25 Oct 1906)


Chas. E. MARVIN

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.
Married on Thursday evening, Oct. 18th, at the home of the bride's parents, Chas. E. MARVIN and Daisy E. HAVENS, Rev. FRAZEE officiating.
The house was prettily decorated in green and white, and during the ceremony the couple stood beneath an arch of white carnations and sprays of green.
After the congratulations were over, the guests were invited to the dining room where a most excellent supper was served them. The table decorations were pink and white carnations, and in the center of the table stood a huge wedding cake.
The out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Arthur MARVIN of Elm Hall, Mr. and Mrs. Fred SLEIGHT of Johannesburg, and Mr. and Mrs. John STEVENS. Mr. and Mrs. MARVIN left on Monday for Chicago where they will visit the bride's brother Fred, and from there, they will go to Davenport, Washington, where Mrs. Lee TRUMLEY, sister of the groom resides. From Davenport, they will go to Pasco, where they will make their future home.
Mr. and Mrs. MARVIN leave behind them many friends who wish them success in their new home.
Miss Flora MARVIN accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Chas. MARVIN, left for Pasco, Washington, which she expects to make her home in the future. (25 Oct 1906)

-Word comes to us from far west Washington that our former citizens, Mr. and Mrs. Charles MARVIN, are proud parents of a baby boy, or girl, we have forgotten which. (5 Dec 1907)


Daisy HAVENS

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.
Mrs. SLEIGHT entertained her sister Miss Daisy HAVENS, also Miss Etta DUYREE of Grayling a few days last week. (26 Oct 1905)

-MARRIED.
Married on Thursday evening, Oct. 18th, at the home of the bride's parents, Chas. E. MARVIN and Daisy E. HAVENS, Rev. FRAZEE officiating.
The house was prettily decorated in green and white, and during the ceremony the couple stood beneath an arch of white carnations and sprays of green.
After the congratulations were over, the guests were invited to the dining room where a most excellent supper was served them. The table decorations were pink and white carnations, and in the center of the table stood a huge wedding cake.
The out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Arthur MARVIN of Elm Hall, Mr. and Mrs. Fred SLEIGHT of Johannesburg, and Mr. and Mrs. John STEVENS. Mr. and Mrs. MARVIN left on Monday for Chicago where they will visit the bride's brother Fred, and from there, they will go to Davenport, Washington, where Mrs. Lee TRUMLEY, sister of the groom resides. From Davenport, they will go to Pasco, where they will make their future home.
Mr. and Mrs. MARVIN leave behind them many friends who wish them success in their new home.
Miss Flora MARVIN accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Chas. MARVIN, left for Pasco, Washington, which she expects to make her home in the future. (25 Oct 1906)


Mrs. CARTER

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:
-John B. CARTER returned Monday from a trip to Preston, Iowa, bringing with him his aged mother who will spend her declining years with him. Mrs. CARTER was 81 Monday, and John had not seen her since the war. The meeting of mother and son was a pathetic, but yet a joyful one. - Roscommon News. (1 Nov 1906)


John B. CARTER

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:
-John B. CARTER returned Monday from a trip to Preston, Iowa, bringing with him his aged mother who will spend her declining years with him. Mrs. CARTER was 81 Monday, and John had not seen her since the war. The meeting of mother and son was a pathetic, but yet a joyful one. - Roscommon News. (1 Nov 1906)


Daniel La DUKE

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 the officiating justice, J. J. NEIDERER, November 3rd, Daniel La DUKE and Mrs. Sadie McCLOUD, both of Grayling. (8 Nov 1906)


Mrs. Sadie McCLOUD

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 the officiating justice, J. J. NEIDERER, November 3rd, Daniel La DUKE and Mrs. Sadie McCLOUD, both of Grayling. (8 Nov 1906)


Albert BODY

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. Elizabeth BODY, mother of Silas and Albert BODY, of this place, died at Grand Marie, the 9th, inst., and was buried at East Tawas yesterday, by the side of her husband. Mrs. BODY was 65 years of age. (14 Nov 1895)

-SLEEPY HOLLOW HAPPENINGS.
Election Day found Al BODDY, son Charlie, and daughter Nettie and Miss SMITH upon the streets of Grayling. (15 Nov 1906)


Charlie BODY

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:
-SLEEPY HOLLOW HAPPENINGS.
Election Day found Al BODDY, son Charlie, and daughter Nettie and Miss SMITH upon the streets of Grayling. (15 Nov 1906)


Nettie BODY

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:
-SLEEPY HOLLOW HAPPENINGS.
Election Day found Al BODDY, son Charlie, and daughter Nettie and Miss SMITH upon the streets of Grayling. (15 Nov 1906)

-DIED-At the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. BODDY, Sunday, Jan. 13, Nettie BODDY aged 15 years. The funeral was held at the residence, tuesday, and the body brought to Elmwood Cemetery for interment. Rev. FRAZEE was the officiating clergyman, and many friends were present to attest their love for the young life just gone. (17 Jan 1907)


ROBINSON

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. Lillie ROBINSON, of Duluth, came last week for a month's visit with her mother, Mrs. Wm. SHERWOOD. (15 Nov 1906)


Mrs. Lillie ROBINSON SHERWOOD

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. Lillie ROBINSON, of Duluth, came last week for a month's visit with her mother, Mrs. Wm. SHERWOOD. (15 Nov 1906)


BONCE

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
Mrs. BONCE of Ohio, with her two sons and daughters-in-law will move into the M. R. SMITH house. (22 Nov 1906)


Mrs. BONCE

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
Mrs. BONCE of Ohio, with her two sons and daughters-in-law will move into the M. R. SMITH house. (22 Nov 1906)


Charles JONES

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 JOTTINGS.
Mr. and Mrs. C. JONES and son Omer expect to leave town this week for Boyne City, where they will make their future home. We all wish them good luck. (22 Nov 1906)

-The family of Mr. Chas. JONES left for Boyne City, their future home, last Monday. The best wishes of their many friends here accompany them. (29 Nov 1906)


Omer JONES

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 JOTTINGS.
Mr. and Mrs. C. JONES and son Omer expect to leave town this week for Boyne City, where they will make their future home. We all wish them good luck. (22 Nov 1906)


C. J. HATHAWAY

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. C. J. HATHAWAY, Grayling's well known Jeweler and Optician, quietly slipped away one day last week, and returned Wednesday morning with his bride. Mrs. HATHAWAY was formerly Miss Mable IVORY of Lake Orion and was one of Orions promising school mams, and is a niece of Mrs. Band-master CLARK. What is Orions loss is Grayling's gain. We all join in good wishes and congratulations and etc. (6 Dec 1906)

-Born-Monday, February 22, to Mr. and Mrs. C. J. HATHAWAY, a 7 1/2 pound son. "George Washington Jr." (25 Feb 1909)


Mable IVORY

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. C. J. HATHAWAY, Grayling's well known Jeweler and Optician, quietly slipped away one day last week, and returned Wednesday morning with his bride. Mrs. HATHAWAY was formerly Miss Mable IVORY of Lake Orion and was one of Orions promising school mams, and is a niece of Mrs. Band-master CLARK. What is Orions loss is Grayling's gain. We all join in good wishes and congratulations and etc. (6 Dec 1906)

-Mrs. C. J. HATHAWAY was suddenly called home Sunday by the serious illness of her mother, Mrs. F. N. LEROY of Orion. (5 Mar 1908)

-Mrs. C. J. HATHAWAY is visiting for a few weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. H. IVORY, at Orion, Mich. (19 Nov 1908)


ROBLIN

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. and Mrs. H. O. ROBLIN of Bay City were here visiting his brother, R. M. ROBLIN, the first of the week. (13 Dec 1906)


H. O. ROBLIN

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. and Mrs. H. O. ROBLIN of Bay City were here visiting his brother, R. M. ROBLIN, the first of the week. (13 Dec 1906)


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