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

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MCCLELLAAN

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. Harriet EDMUNDS, one of the pioneers of this county, died at her home in Maple Forest last week Tuesday, aged 81 years. She leaves five sons. Rufus of Maple Forest, with whom she has lived and John, who is in Oregon, and three sons, William, Isaac and Henry in Alaska, and five daughters, Mrs. Archie HOWSE of Maple Forest; Mrs. J. KARNES, of Frederic; Mrs. J. THOMPSON, of Hardgrove and Mrs. KENNEDY and McCLELLAAN of Tawas. She was one of the grand type of pioneer woman, a friend to all and highly esteemed. (14 Mar 1907)


Mrs. McCLELLAAN EDMUNDS

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. Harriet EDMUNDS, one of the pioneers of this county, died at her home in Maple Forest last week Tuesday, aged 81 years. She leaves five sons. Rufus of Maple Forest, with whom she has lived and John, who is in Oregon, and three sons, William, Isaac and Henry in Alaska, and five daughters, Mrs. Archie HOWSE of Maple Forest; Mrs. J. KARNES, of Frederic; Mrs. J. THOMPSON, of Hardgrove and Mrs. KENNEDY and McCLELLAAN of Tawas. She was one of the grand type of pioneer woman, a friend to all and highly esteemed. (14 Mar 1907)


MARTIN

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. MARTIN had the pleasure of entertaining her sister, Mrs. A. E. BAILEY with her husband and son from Onaway, over last Sunday. (4 Apr 1907)


Mrs. MARTIN

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. MARTIN had the pleasure of entertaining her sister, Mrs. A. E. BAILEY with her husband and son from Onaway, over last Sunday. (4 Apr 1907)


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. MARTIN had the pleasure of entertaining her sister, Mrs. A. E. BAILEY with her husband and son from Onaway, over last Sunday. (4 Apr 1907)


A. E. 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. MARTIN had the pleasure of entertaining her sister, Mrs. A. E. BAILEY with her husband and son from Onaway, over last Sunday. (4 Apr 1907)


Mrs. A. E. 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. MARTIN had the pleasure of entertaining her sister, Mrs. A. E. BAILEY with her husband and son from Onaway, over last Sunday. (4 Apr 1907)


Charles COWELL

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 COWELL, who graduated from our school last spring, started for Big Rapids, last Saturday, where he will take the full course in Ferris' Business College. Of course he will succeed. All our boys do. (28 Oct 1897)

-Charles COWELL took the civil service examination with four others in Chicago, a short time ago, and was the only one of the five who passed, and he has been offered a position in the U. S. Treasury department. Grayling boys always get there. (9 Oct 1902)

-DRENNAN-COWELL.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. D. A. BENTLY, 204 North Sixth Street, Saginaw was the scene of a charming social event on Wednesday evening, last, the occasion being the marriage of Miss Mattie M. DRENNAN of Brown City to Charles COWELL of Chicago, son of Mrs. TURNER of Grayling, Mich. At precisely 6:30 o'clock, to the strains of Mendelssohn's wedding march, played by Miss Myrtle M. HOUSE of Brown City, the bridal party entered the parlor preceeded by Rev. J. Murray TAYLOR, pastor of Genesee Avenue Church of Christ, who in the presence of about thirty invited guests, performed the ceremony, a ring service. Little Bruce BENTLY acted as ring bearer.
The bride was attired in cream silk de chine over cream taffeta and carried bridal roses. Miss Edna HENNING, who acted as bridesmaid, wore pearl silk handsomely trimmed with Irish pointe lace and carried a bouquet of pink carnations.
The groom was supported by Peter McNEVEN of Grayling. The home decorations were smilax and white carnations, tastefully arranged, giving a very pretty effect. A five course wedding dinner was served in the dining room at the close of the ceremony. Mrs. Nita Osborne BENN, who was one of the guests, gave two of her popular vocal solos during the evening entitled, "The Voice that Breathed O'er Eden," and the bridal chorus from "The Rose Maiden." The couple were the recipients of many useful and beautiful presents. At 9:30 o'clock the couple took their leave over the Michigan Central for Chicago, their future home, where Mr. COWELL holds a prominent position as professor in the Success School of Shorthand. The bride is a sister of Mrs. L. H. HOWSE, an amiable young lady and youngest daughter of Mrs. P. DRENNAN of Brown City. - Brown City Banner. (11 Apr 1907)


Mattie M. DRENNAN

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:
-DRENNAN-COWELL.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. D. A. BENTLY, 204 North Sixth Street, Saginaw was the scene of a charming social event on Wednesday evening, last, the occasion being the marriage of Miss Mattie M. DRENNAN of Brown City to Charles COWELL of Chicago, son of Mrs. TURNER of Grayling, Mich. At precisely 6:30 o'clock, to the strains of Mendelssohn's wedding march, played by Miss Myrtle M. HOUSE of Brown City, the bridal party entered the parlor preceeded by Rev. J. Murray TAYLOR, pastor of Genesee Avenue Church of Christ, who in the presence of about thirty invited guests, performed the ceremony, a ring service. Little Bruce BENTLY acted as ring bearer.
The bride was attired in cream silk de chine over cream taffeta and carried bridal roses. Miss Edna HENNING, who acted as bridesmaid, wore pearl silk handsomely trimmed with Irish pointe lace and carried a bouquet of pink carnations.
The groom was supported by Peter McNEVEN of Grayling. The home decorations were smilax and white carnations, tastefully arranged, giving a very pretty effect. A five course wedding dinner was served in the dining room at the close of the ceremony. Mrs. Nita Osborne BENN, who was one of the guests, gave two of her popular vocal solos during the evening entitled, "The Voice that Breathed O'er Eden," and the bridal chorus from "The Rose Maiden." The couple were the recipients of many useful and beautiful presents. At 9:30 o'clock the couple took their leave over the Michigan Central for Chicago, their future home, where Mr. COWELL holds a prominent position as professor in the Success School of Shorthand. The bride is a sister of Mrs. L. H. HOWSE, an amiable young lady and youngest daughter of Mrs. P. DRENNAN of Brown City. - Brown City Banner. (11 Apr 1907)


COWELL

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:
-DRENNAN-COWELL.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. D. A. BENTLY, 204 North Sixth Street, Saginaw was the scene of a charming social event on Wednesday evening, last, the occasion being the marriage of Miss Mattie M. DRENNAN of Brown City to Charles COWELL of Chicago, son of Mrs. TURNER of Grayling, Mich. At precisely 6:30 o'clock, to the strains of Mendelssohn's wedding march, played by Miss Myrtle M. HOUSE of Brown City, the bridal party entered the parlor preceeded by Rev. J. Murray TAYLOR, pastor of Genesee Avenue Church of Christ, who in the presence of about thirty invited guests, performed the ceremony, a ring service. Little Bruce BENTLY acted as ring bearer.
The bride was attired in cream silk de chine over cream taffeta and carried bridal roses. Miss Edna HENNING, who acted as bridesmaid, wore pearl silk handsomely trimmed with Irish pointe lace and carried a bouquet of pink carnations.
The groom was supported by Peter McNEVEN of Grayling. The home decorations were smilax and white carnations, tastefully arranged, giving a very pretty effect. A five course wedding dinner was served in the dining room at the close of the ceremony. Mrs. Nita Osborne BENN, who was one of the guests, gave two of her popular vocal solos during the evening entitled, "The Voice that Breathed O'er Eden," and the bridal chorus from "The Rose Maiden." The couple were the recipients of many useful and beautiful presents. At 9:30 o'clock the couple took their leave over the Michigan Central for Chicago, their future home, where Mr. COWELL holds a prominent position as professor in the Success School of Shorthand. The bride is a sister of Mrs. L. H. HOWSE, an amiable young lady and youngest daughter of Mrs. P. DRENNAN of Brown City. - Brown City Banner. (11 Apr 1907)


Mrs. 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:
-DRENNAN-COWELL.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. D. A. BENTLY, 204 North Sixth Street, Saginaw was the scene of a charming social event on Wednesday evening, last, the occasion being the marriage of Miss Mattie M. DRENNAN of Brown City to Charles COWELL of Chicago, son of Mrs. TURNER of Grayling, Mich. At precisely 6:30 o'clock, to the strains of Mendelssohn's wedding march, played by Miss Myrtle M. HOUSE of Brown City, the bridal party entered the parlor preceeded by Rev. J. Murray TAYLOR, pastor of Genesee Avenue Church of Christ, who in the presence of about thirty invited guests, performed the ceremony, a ring service. Little Bruce BENTLY acted as ring bearer.
The bride was attired in cream silk de chine over cream taffeta and carried bridal roses. Miss Edna HENNING, who acted as bridesmaid, wore pearl silk handsomely trimmed with Irish pointe lace and carried a bouquet of pink carnations.
The groom was supported by Peter McNEVEN of Grayling. The home decorations were smilax and white carnations, tastefully arranged, giving a very pretty effect. A five course wedding dinner was served in the dining room at the close of the ceremony. Mrs. Nita Osborne BENN, who was one of the guests, gave two of her popular vocal solos during the evening entitled, "The Voice that Breathed O'er Eden," and the bridal chorus from "The Rose Maiden." The couple were the recipients of many useful and beautiful presents. At 9:30 o'clock the couple took their leave over the Michigan Central for Chicago, their future home, where Mr. COWELL holds a prominent position as professor in the Success School of Shorthand. The bride is a sister of Mrs. L. H. HOWSE, an amiable young lady and youngest daughter of Mrs. P. DRENNAN of Brown City. - Brown City Banner. (11 Apr 1907)


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:
-DRENNAN-COWELL.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. D. A. BENTLY, 204 North Sixth Street, Saginaw was the scene of a charming social event on Wednesday evening, last, the occasion being the marriage of Miss Mattie M. DRENNAN of Brown City to Charles COWELL of Chicago, son of Mrs. TURNER of Grayling, Mich. At precisely 6:30 o'clock, to the strains of Mendelssohn's wedding march, played by Miss Myrtle M. HOUSE of Brown City, the bridal party entered the parlor preceeded by Rev. J. Murray TAYLOR, pastor of Genesee Avenue Church of Christ, who in the presence of about thirty invited guests, performed the ceremony, a ring service. Little Bruce BENTLY acted as ring bearer.
The bride was attired in cream silk de chine over cream taffeta and carried bridal roses. Miss Edna HENNING, who acted as bridesmaid, wore pearl silk handsomely trimmed with Irish pointe lace and carried a bouquet of pink carnations.
The groom was supported by Peter McNEVEN of Grayling. The home decorations were smilax and white carnations, tastefully arranged, giving a very pretty effect. A five course wedding dinner was served in the dining room at the close of the ceremony. Mrs. Nita Osborne BENN, who was one of the guests, gave two of her popular vocal solos during the evening entitled, "The Voice that Breathed O'er Eden," and the bridal chorus from "The Rose Maiden." The couple were the recipients of many useful and beautiful presents. At 9:30 o'clock the couple took their leave over the Michigan Central for Chicago, their future home, where Mr. COWELL holds a prominent position as professor in the Success School of Shorthand. The bride is a sister of Mrs. L. H. HOWSE, an amiable young lady and youngest daughter of Mrs. P. DRENNAN of Brown City. - Brown City Banner. (11 Apr 1907)


Mrs. 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:
-DRENNAN-COWELL.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. D. A. BENTLY, 204 North Sixth Street, Saginaw was the scene of a charming social event on Wednesday evening, last, the occasion being the marriage of Miss Mattie M. DRENNAN of Brown City to Charles COWELL of Chicago, son of Mrs. TURNER of Grayling, Mich. At precisely 6:30 o'clock, to the strains of Mendelssohn's wedding march, played by Miss Myrtle M. HOUSE of Brown City, the bridal party entered the parlor preceeded by Rev. J. Murray TAYLOR, pastor of Genesee Avenue Church of Christ, who in the presence of about thirty invited guests, performed the ceremony, a ring service. Little Bruce BENTLY acted as ring bearer.
The bride was attired in cream silk de chine over cream taffeta and carried bridal roses. Miss Edna HENNING, who acted as bridesmaid, wore pearl silk handsomely trimmed with Irish pointe lace and carried a bouquet of pink carnations.
The groom was supported by Peter McNEVEN of Grayling. The home decorations were smilax and white carnations, tastefully arranged, giving a very pretty effect. A five course wedding dinner was served in the dining room at the close of the ceremony. Mrs. Nita Osborne BENN, who was one of the guests, gave two of her popular vocal solos during the evening entitled, "The Voice that Breathed O'er Eden," and the bridal chorus from "The Rose Maiden." The couple were the recipients of many useful and beautiful presents. At 9:30 o'clock the couple took their leave over the Michigan Central for Chicago, their future home, where Mr. COWELL holds a prominent position as professor in the Success School of Shorthand. The bride is a sister of Mrs. L. H. HOWSE, an amiable young lady and youngest daughter of Mrs. P. DRENNAN of Brown City. - Brown City Banner. (11 Apr 1907)


P. DRENNAN

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:
-DRENNAN-COWELL.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. D. A. BENTLY, 204 North Sixth Street, Saginaw was the scene of a charming social event on Wednesday evening, last, the occasion being the marriage of Miss Mattie M. DRENNAN of Brown City to Charles COWELL of Chicago, son of Mrs. TURNER of Grayling, Mich. At precisely 6:30 o'clock, to the strains of Mendelssohn's wedding march, played by Miss Myrtle M. HOUSE of Brown City, the bridal party entered the parlor preceeded by Rev. J. Murray TAYLOR, pastor of Genesee Avenue Church of Christ, who in the presence of about thirty invited guests, performed the ceremony, a ring service. Little Bruce BENTLY acted as ring bearer.
The bride was attired in cream silk de chine over cream taffeta and carried bridal roses. Miss Edna HENNING, who acted as bridesmaid, wore pearl silk handsomely trimmed with Irish pointe lace and carried a bouquet of pink carnations.
The groom was supported by Peter McNEVEN of Grayling. The home decorations were smilax and white carnations, tastefully arranged, giving a very pretty effect. A five course wedding dinner was served in the dining room at the close of the ceremony. Mrs. Nita Osborne BENN, who was one of the guests, gave two of her popular vocal solos during the evening entitled, "The Voice that Breathed O'er Eden," and the bridal chorus from "The Rose Maiden." The couple were the recipients of many useful and beautiful presents. At 9:30 o'clock the couple took their leave over the Michigan Central for Chicago, their future home, where Mr. COWELL holds a prominent position as professor in the Success School of Shorthand. The bride is a sister of Mrs. L. H. HOWSE, an amiable young lady and youngest daughter of Mrs. P. DRENNAN of Brown City. - Brown City Banner. (11 Apr 1907)


Mrs. P. DRENNAN

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:
-DRENNAN-COWELL.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. D. A. BENTLY, 204 North Sixth Street, Saginaw was the scene of a charming social event on Wednesday evening, last, the occasion being the marriage of Miss Mattie M. DRENNAN of Brown City to Charles COWELL of Chicago, son of Mrs. TURNER of Grayling, Mich. At precisely 6:30 o'clock, to the strains of Mendelssohn's wedding march, played by Miss Myrtle M. HOUSE of Brown City, the bridal party entered the parlor preceeded by Rev. J. Murray TAYLOR, pastor of Genesee Avenue Church of Christ, who in the presence of about thirty invited guests, performed the ceremony, a ring service. Little Bruce BENTLY acted as ring bearer.
The bride was attired in cream silk de chine over cream taffeta and carried bridal roses. Miss Edna HENNING, who acted as bridesmaid, wore pearl silk handsomely trimmed with Irish pointe lace and carried a bouquet of pink carnations.
The groom was supported by Peter McNEVEN of Grayling. The home decorations were smilax and white carnations, tastefully arranged, giving a very pretty effect. A five course wedding dinner was served in the dining room at the close of the ceremony. Mrs. Nita Osborne BENN, who was one of the guests, gave two of her popular vocal solos during the evening entitled, "The Voice that Breathed O'er Eden," and the bridal chorus from "The Rose Maiden." The couple were the recipients of many useful and beautiful presents. At 9:30 o'clock the couple took their leave over the Michigan Central for Chicago, their future home, where Mr. COWELL holds a prominent position as professor in the Success School of Shorthand. The bride is a sister of Mrs. L. H. HOWSE, an amiable young lady and youngest daughter of Mrs. P. DRENNAN of Brown City. - Brown City Banner. (11 Apr 1907)


L. H. HOWSE

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:
-DRENNAN-COWELL.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. D. A. BENTLY, 204 North Sixth Street, Saginaw was the scene of a charming social event on Wednesday evening, last, the occasion being the marriage of Miss Mattie M. DRENNAN of Brown City to Charles COWELL of Chicago, son of Mrs. TURNER of Grayling, Mich. At precisely 6:30 o'clock, to the strains of Mendelssohn's wedding march, played by Miss Myrtle M. HOUSE of Brown City, the bridal party entered the parlor preceeded by Rev. J. Murray TAYLOR, pastor of Genesee Avenue Church of Christ, who in the presence of about thirty invited guests, performed the ceremony, a ring service. Little Bruce BENTLY acted as ring bearer.
The bride was attired in cream silk de chine over cream taffeta and carried bridal roses. Miss Edna HENNING, who acted as bridesmaid, wore pearl silk handsomely trimmed with Irish pointe lace and carried a bouquet of pink carnations.
The groom was supported by Peter McNEVEN of Grayling. The home decorations were smilax and white carnations, tastefully arranged, giving a very pretty effect. A five course wedding dinner was served in the dining room at the close of the ceremony. Mrs. Nita Osborne BENN, who was one of the guests, gave two of her popular vocal solos during the evening entitled, "The Voice that Breathed O'er Eden," and the bridal chorus from "The Rose Maiden." The couple were the recipients of many useful and beautiful presents. At 9:30 o'clock the couple took their leave over the Michigan Central for Chicago, their future home, where Mr. COWELL holds a prominent position as professor in the Success School of Shorthand. The bride is a sister of Mrs. L. H. HOWSE, an amiable young lady and youngest daughter of Mrs. P. DRENNAN of Brown City. - Brown City Banner. (11 Apr 1907)


Mrs. L. H. HOWSE DRENNAN

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:
-DRENNAN-COWELL.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. D. A. BENTLY, 204 North Sixth Street, Saginaw was the scene of a charming social event on Wednesday evening, last, the occasion being the marriage of Miss Mattie M. DRENNAN of Brown City to Charles COWELL of Chicago, son of Mrs. TURNER of Grayling, Mich. At precisely 6:30 o'clock, to the strains of Mendelssohn's wedding march, played by Miss Myrtle M. HOUSE of Brown City, the bridal party entered the parlor preceeded by Rev. J. Murray TAYLOR, pastor of Genesee Avenue Church of Christ, who in the presence of about thirty invited guests, performed the ceremony, a ring service. Little Bruce BENTLY acted as ring bearer.
The bride was attired in cream silk de chine over cream taffeta and carried bridal roses. Miss Edna HENNING, who acted as bridesmaid, wore pearl silk handsomely trimmed with Irish pointe lace and carried a bouquet of pink carnations.
The groom was supported by Peter McNEVEN of Grayling. The home decorations were smilax and white carnations, tastefully arranged, giving a very pretty effect. A five course wedding dinner was served in the dining room at the close of the ceremony. Mrs. Nita Osborne BENN, who was one of the guests, gave two of her popular vocal solos during the evening entitled, "The Voice that Breathed O'er Eden," and the bridal chorus from "The Rose Maiden." The couple were the recipients of many useful and beautiful presents. At 9:30 o'clock the couple took their leave over the Michigan Central for Chicago, their future home, where Mr. COWELL holds a prominent position as professor in the Success School of Shorthand. The bride is a sister of Mrs. L. H. HOWSE, an amiable young lady and youngest daughter of Mrs. P. DRENNAN of Brown City. - Brown City Banner. (11 Apr 1907)


Peter PERRY

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.
Married at the Catholic church tuesday morning, Miss Saraline SOUSIE and Mr. Peter PERRY. They will take up their residence at Johannesburg. (11 Apr 1907)

-Mr. Pete PERRY made a mysterious trip to Frederic last week, but the mystery was all cleared away when he returned with a blushing young bride. Here is congratulation Pete. (11 Apr 1907)


Saraline SOUSIE

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.
Married at the Catholic church tuesday morning, Miss Saraline SOUSIE and Mr. Peter PERRY. They will take up their residence at Johannesburg. (11 Apr 1907)

-FREDERIC FREAKS.
Mrs. Pete PERRY was called here from Johannesburg by the death of her step mother. (25 Apr 1907)

-FREDERIC FREAKS.
Mrs. P. PERRY of Johannesburg is visiting her aunt, Mrs. D. McDERMAID of this place. (17 Jun 1909)


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