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

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George A. MILLER

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. George A. MILLER and Miss Clara O'NEIL, of Fredric, were united in marriage at the office of Justice NEIDERER, Tuesday, July 2nd. (4 Jul 1907)


Clara O'NEIL

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. George A. MILLER and Miss Clara O'NEIL, of Fredric, were united in marriage at the office of Justice NEIDERER, Tuesday, July 2nd. (4 Jul 1907)


John 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:
-John COWELL, who has been a resident here for nearly 30 years will start for California next Monday to live with his son, John. (4 Jul 1907)


John 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:
-John COWELL, who has been a resident here for nearly 30 years will start for California next Monday to live with his son, John. (4 Jul 1907)


Frank WILLIS

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 Lewiston, July 1st, Miss Bessie WILCOX, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George WILCOX, former residents here, and Frank WILLIS, of that village. Rev. STARKE, officiating. A feature of the occasion was the wearing of a coat by the groom, which did service at the wedding of his great-great-grandfather, his grandfather and his father, and Frank says it will be saved for his son. Only the immediate relatives of the parties were present, who partook of the royal feast prepared, and enjoyed an hour of music in the house, and later more music ? in the street. (11 Jul 1907)


Bessie M. WILCOX

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Eagle Township, Clinton, MI:
name - Bessie M. WILCOX
a.7
b.Oct 1892 in MI
f.b.MI m.b.IL

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 Lewiston, July 1st, Miss Bessie WILCOX, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George WILCOX, former residents here, and Frank WILLIS, of that village. Rev. STARKE, officiating. A feature of the occasion was the wearing of a coat by the groom, which did service at the wedding of his great-great-grandfather, his grandfather and his father, and Frank says it will be saved for his son. Only the immediate relatives of the parties were present, who partook of the royal feast prepared, and enjoyed an hour of music in the house, and later more music ? in the street. (11 Jul 1907)


L. SHAPIRO

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. L. SHAPIRO and son of Detroit are visiting with her sister. Mrs. H. JOSEPH and family. (25 Jul 1907)


Mrs. L. SHAPIRO WOLF

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. L. SHAPIRO and son of Detroit are visiting with her sister. Mrs. H. JOSEPH and family. (25 Jul 1907)


Charles BLAINE

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. L. SHAPIRO and son of Detroit are visiting with her sister. Mrs. H. JOSEPH and family. (25 Jul 1907)


Mrs. Charles BLAINE

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.
Mrs. Charles BLAINE a former resident here died at Alpena last week, soon after the birth of twin daughters neither of which survived. (25 Jul 1907)


A. WADE

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. Del SMITH are enjoying the presence of Mr. and Mrs. A. WADE and their little daughter from Chicago. The ladies are sisters. (25 Jul 1907)


Mrs. A. WADE WEATHERWAX

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. Del SMITH are enjoying the presence of Mr. and Mrs. A. WADE and their little daughter from Chicago. The ladies are sisters. (25 Jul 1907)


Evander B. GILKEY

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:
-OLD ENGINEER PASSED AWAY.
After an illness extending over several months, Evander B. GILKEY, aged 41 years, one of the oldest engineers on the Mackinaw division of the Michigan Central railroad, died Tuesday evening at the home of his wife's uncle, Capt. B. W. MORGAN, 111 Litchfield street, of chronic heart disease.
The deceased came to this city from his home in Grayling three weeks ago yesterday, and during that time was treated by six different physicians but without avail. He was widely known in this city and in every village and city along the line of the Michigan Central railroad.
Twenty-two years ago he entered the service of the Michigan Central in this city, and after about five years was promoted engineer. He was known to be one of the most careful men running on the division, being a man of unusual good judgement and skill in handling trains.
He was respected and esteemed among his superiors and subordinates alike and became noted on the division as one of the few men who was never disciplined for any accident or other difficulty arising from any fault of his.
Funeral services will be held from St. Mary's church Friday morning at 9 o'clock, under the auspices of the local Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
The engineers will meet at the residence on Litchfield street to attend the funeral in a body. The pallbearers will be William KEYSER, M. FARRELL, Thos. J. DOYLE, Frank E. AYERS, John HATCHARD and George HORNING.
The deceased was insured in the B. of L. E. for $4,500. He is survived by Mrs. GILKEY, and two sons, aged 7 and 10 years respectively; his mother, Mrs. Mary GILKEY, and six brothers - Samuel of Portland, Me.; Stanley of Cleveland; Frank of Dallas, Tex.; Wilard of Bangor township, and Prescott and Ferdinand of this city.
Interment will be in St. Patrick's cemetery. - Bay City Tribune. (25 Jul 1907)


Mrs. Evander B. GILKEY

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:
-OLD ENGINEER PASSED AWAY.
After an illness extending over several months, Evander B. GILKEY, aged 41 years, one of the oldest engineers on the Mackinaw division of the Michigan Central railroad, died Tuesday evening at the home of his wife's uncle, Capt. B. W. MORGAN, 111 Litchfield street, of chronic heart disease.
The deceased came to this city from his home in Grayling three weeks ago yesterday, and during that time was treated by six different physicians but without avail. He was widely known in this city and in every village and city along the line of the Michigan Central railroad.
Twenty-two years ago he entered the service of the Michigan Central in this city, and after about five years was promoted engineer. He was known to be one of the most careful men running on the division, being a man of unusual good judgement and skill in handling trains.
He was respected and esteemed among his superiors and subordinates alike and became noted on the division as one of the few men who was never disciplined for any accident or other difficulty arising from any fault of his.
Funeral services will be held from St. Mary's church Friday morning at 9 o'clock, under the auspices of the local Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
The engineers will meet at the residence on Litchfield street to attend the funeral in a body. The pallbearers will be William KEYSER, M. FARRELL, Thos. J. DOYLE, Frank E. AYERS, John HATCHARD and George HORNING.
The deceased was insured in the B. of L. E. for $4,500. He is survived by Mrs. GILKEY, and two sons, aged 7 and 10 years respectively; his mother, Mrs. Mary GILKEY, and six brothers - Samuel of Portland, Me.; Stanley of Cleveland; Frank of Dallas, Tex.; Wilard of Bangor township, and Prescott and Ferdinand of this city.
Interment will be in St. Patrick's cemetery. - Bay City Tribune. (25 Jul 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:
-OLD ENGINEER PASSED AWAY.
After an illness extending over several months, Evander B. GILKEY, aged 41 years, one of the oldest engineers on the Mackinaw division of the Michigan Central railroad, died Tuesday evening at the home of his wife's uncle, Capt. B. W. MORGAN, 111 Litchfield street, of chronic heart disease.
The deceased came to this city from his home in Grayling three weeks ago yesterday, and during that time was treated by six different physicians but without avail. He was widely known in this city and in every village and city along the line of the Michigan Central railroad.
Twenty-two years ago he entered the service of the Michigan Central in this city, and after about five years was promoted engineer. He was known to be one of the most careful men running on the division, being a man of unusual good judgement and skill in handling trains.
He was respected and esteemed among his superiors and subordinates alike and became noted on the division as one of the few men who was never disciplined for any accident or other difficulty arising from any fault of his.
Funeral services will be held from St. Mary's church Friday morning at 9 o'clock, under the auspices of the local Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
The engineers will meet at the residence on Litchfield street to attend the funeral in a body. The pallbearers will be William KEYSER, M. FARRELL, Thos. J. DOYLE, Frank E. AYERS, John HATCHARD and George HORNING.
The deceased was insured in the B. of L. E. for $4,500. He is survived by Mrs. GILKEY, and two sons, aged 7 and 10 years respectively; his mother, Mrs. Mary GILKEY, and six brothers - Samuel of Portland, Me.; Stanley of Cleveland; Frank of Dallas, Tex.; Wilard of Bangor township, and Prescott and Ferdinand of this city.
Interment will be in St. Patrick's cemetery. - Bay City Tribune. (25 Jul 1907)


John DEAN

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:
-OLD ENGINEER PASSED AWAY.
After an illness extending over several months, Evander B. GILKEY, aged 41 years, one of the oldest engineers on the Mackinaw division of the Michigan Central railroad, died Tuesday evening at the home of his wife's uncle, Capt. B. W. MORGAN, 111 Litchfield street, of chronic heart disease.
The deceased came to this city from his home in Grayling three weeks ago yesterday, and during that time was treated by six different physicians but without avail. He was widely known in this city and in every village and city along the line of the Michigan Central railroad.
Twenty-two years ago he entered the service of the Michigan Central in this city, and after about five years was promoted engineer. He was known to be one of the most careful men running on the division, being a man of unusual good judgement and skill in handling trains.
He was respected and esteemed among his superiors and subordinates alike and became noted on the division as one of the few men who was never disciplined for any accident or other difficulty arising from any fault of his.
Funeral services will be held from St. Mary's church Friday morning at 9 o'clock, under the auspices of the local Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
The engineers will meet at the residence on Litchfield street to attend the funeral in a body. The pallbearers will be William KEYSER, M. FARRELL, Thos. J. DOYLE, Frank E. AYERS, John HATCHARD and George HORNING.
The deceased was insured in the B. of L. E. for $4,500. He is survived by Mrs. GILKEY, and two sons, aged 7 and 10 years respectively; his mother, Mrs. Mary GILKEY, and six brothers - Samuel of Portland, Me.; Stanley of Cleveland; Frank of Dallas, Tex.; Wilard of Bangor township, and Prescott and Ferdinand of this city.
Interment will be in St. Patrick's cemetery. - Bay City Tribune. (25 Jul 1907)


Mrs. John DEAN

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:
-OLD ENGINEER PASSED AWAY.
After an illness extending over several months, Evander B. GILKEY, aged 41 years, one of the oldest engineers on the Mackinaw division of the Michigan Central railroad, died Tuesday evening at the home of his wife's uncle, Capt. B. W. MORGAN, 111 Litchfield street, of chronic heart disease.
The deceased came to this city from his home in Grayling three weeks ago yesterday, and during that time was treated by six different physicians but without avail. He was widely known in this city and in every village and city along the line of the Michigan Central railroad.
Twenty-two years ago he entered the service of the Michigan Central in this city, and after about five years was promoted engineer. He was known to be one of the most careful men running on the division, being a man of unusual good judgement and skill in handling trains.
He was respected and esteemed among his superiors and subordinates alike and became noted on the division as one of the few men who was never disciplined for any accident or other difficulty arising from any fault of his.
Funeral services will be held from St. Mary's church Friday morning at 9 o'clock, under the auspices of the local Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
The engineers will meet at the residence on Litchfield street to attend the funeral in a body. The pallbearers will be William KEYSER, M. FARRELL, Thos. J. DOYLE, Frank E. AYERS, John HATCHARD and George HORNING.
The deceased was insured in the B. of L. E. for $4,500. He is survived by Mrs. GILKEY, and two sons, aged 7 and 10 years respectively; his mother, Mrs. Mary GILKEY, and six brothers - Samuel of Portland, Me.; Stanley of Cleveland; Frank of Dallas, Tex.; Wilard of Bangor township, and Prescott and Ferdinand of this city.
Interment will be in St. Patrick's cemetery. - Bay City Tribune. (25 Jul 1907)


GILKEY

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:
-OLD ENGINEER PASSED AWAY.
After an illness extending over several months, Evander B. GILKEY, aged 41 years, one of the oldest engineers on the Mackinaw division of the Michigan Central railroad, died Tuesday evening at the home of his wife's uncle, Capt. B. W. MORGAN, 111 Litchfield street, of chronic heart disease.
The deceased came to this city from his home in Grayling three weeks ago yesterday, and during that time was treated by six different physicians but without avail. He was widely known in this city and in every village and city along the line of the Michigan Central railroad.
Twenty-two years ago he entered the service of the Michigan Central in this city, and after about five years was promoted engineer. He was known to be one of the most careful men running on the division, being a man of unusual good judgement and skill in handling trains.
He was respected and esteemed among his superiors and subordinates alike and became noted on the division as one of the few men who was never disciplined for any accident or other difficulty arising from any fault of his.
Funeral services will be held from St. Mary's church Friday morning at 9 o'clock, under the auspices of the local Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
The engineers will meet at the residence on Litchfield street to attend the funeral in a body. The pallbearers will be William KEYSER, M. FARRELL, Thos. J. DOYLE, Frank E. AYERS, John HATCHARD and George HORNING.
The deceased was insured in the B. of L. E. for $4,500. He is survived by Mrs. GILKEY, and two sons, aged 7 and 10 years respectively; his mother, Mrs. Mary GILKEY, and six brothers - Samuel of Portland, Me.; Stanley of Cleveland; Frank of Dallas, Tex.; Wilard of Bangor township, and Prescott and Ferdinand of this city.
Interment will be in St. Patrick's cemetery. - Bay City Tribune. (25 Jul 1907)


Mary

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:
-OLD ENGINEER PASSED AWAY.
After an illness extending over several months, Evander B. GILKEY, aged 41 years, one of the oldest engineers on the Mackinaw division of the Michigan Central railroad, died Tuesday evening at the home of his wife's uncle, Capt. B. W. MORGAN, 111 Litchfield street, of chronic heart disease.
The deceased came to this city from his home in Grayling three weeks ago yesterday, and during that time was treated by six different physicians but without avail. He was widely known in this city and in every village and city along the line of the Michigan Central railroad.
Twenty-two years ago he entered the service of the Michigan Central in this city, and after about five years was promoted engineer. He was known to be one of the most careful men running on the division, being a man of unusual good judgement and skill in handling trains.
He was respected and esteemed among his superiors and subordinates alike and became noted on the division as one of the few men who was never disciplined for any accident or other difficulty arising from any fault of his.
Funeral services will be held from St. Mary's church Friday morning at 9 o'clock, under the auspices of the local Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
The engineers will meet at the residence on Litchfield street to attend the funeral in a body. The pallbearers will be William KEYSER, M. FARRELL, Thos. J. DOYLE, Frank E. AYERS, John HATCHARD and George HORNING.
The deceased was insured in the B. of L. E. for $4,500. He is survived by Mrs. GILKEY, and two sons, aged 7 and 10 years respectively; his mother, Mrs. Mary GILKEY, and six brothers - Samuel of Portland, Me.; Stanley of Cleveland; Frank of Dallas, Tex.; Wilard of Bangor township, and Prescott and Ferdinand of this city.
Interment will be in St. Patrick's cemetery. - Bay City Tribune. (25 Jul 1907)


Samuel GILKEY

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:
-OLD ENGINEER PASSED AWAY.
After an illness extending over several months, Evander B. GILKEY, aged 41 years, one of the oldest engineers on the Mackinaw division of the Michigan Central railroad, died Tuesday evening at the home of his wife's uncle, Capt. B. W. MORGAN, 111 Litchfield street, of chronic heart disease.
The deceased came to this city from his home in Grayling three weeks ago yesterday, and during that time was treated by six different physicians but without avail. He was widely known in this city and in every village and city along the line of the Michigan Central railroad.
Twenty-two years ago he entered the service of the Michigan Central in this city, and after about five years was promoted engineer. He was known to be one of the most careful men running on the division, being a man of unusual good judgement and skill in handling trains.
He was respected and esteemed among his superiors and subordinates alike and became noted on the division as one of the few men who was never disciplined for any accident or other difficulty arising from any fault of his.
Funeral services will be held from St. Mary's church Friday morning at 9 o'clock, under the auspices of the local Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
The engineers will meet at the residence on Litchfield street to attend the funeral in a body. The pallbearers will be William KEYSER, M. FARRELL, Thos. J. DOYLE, Frank E. AYERS, John HATCHARD and George HORNING.
The deceased was insured in the B. of L. E. for $4,500. He is survived by Mrs. GILKEY, and two sons, aged 7 and 10 years respectively; his mother, Mrs. Mary GILKEY, and six brothers - Samuel of Portland, Me.; Stanley of Cleveland; Frank of Dallas, Tex.; Wilard of Bangor township, and Prescott and Ferdinand of this city.
Interment will be in St. Patrick's cemetery. - Bay City Tribune. (25 Jul 1907)


Stanley GILKEY

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:
-OLD ENGINEER PASSED AWAY.
After an illness extending over several months, Evander B. GILKEY, aged 41 years, one of the oldest engineers on the Mackinaw division of the Michigan Central railroad, died Tuesday evening at the home of his wife's uncle, Capt. B. W. MORGAN, 111 Litchfield street, of chronic heart disease.
The deceased came to this city from his home in Grayling three weeks ago yesterday, and during that time was treated by six different physicians but without avail. He was widely known in this city and in every village and city along the line of the Michigan Central railroad.
Twenty-two years ago he entered the service of the Michigan Central in this city, and after about five years was promoted engineer. He was known to be one of the most careful men running on the division, being a man of unusual good judgement and skill in handling trains.
He was respected and esteemed among his superiors and subordinates alike and became noted on the division as one of the few men who was never disciplined for any accident or other difficulty arising from any fault of his.
Funeral services will be held from St. Mary's church Friday morning at 9 o'clock, under the auspices of the local Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
The engineers will meet at the residence on Litchfield street to attend the funeral in a body. The pallbearers will be William KEYSER, M. FARRELL, Thos. J. DOYLE, Frank E. AYERS, John HATCHARD and George HORNING.
The deceased was insured in the B. of L. E. for $4,500. He is survived by Mrs. GILKEY, and two sons, aged 7 and 10 years respectively; his mother, Mrs. Mary GILKEY, and six brothers - Samuel of Portland, Me.; Stanley of Cleveland; Frank of Dallas, Tex.; Wilard of Bangor township, and Prescott and Ferdinand of this city.
Interment will be in St. Patrick's cemetery. - Bay City Tribune. (25 Jul 1907)


Frank GILKEY

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:
-OLD ENGINEER PASSED AWAY.
After an illness extending over several months, Evander B. GILKEY, aged 41 years, one of the oldest engineers on the Mackinaw division of the Michigan Central railroad, died Tuesday evening at the home of his wife's uncle, Capt. B. W. MORGAN, 111 Litchfield street, of chronic heart disease.
The deceased came to this city from his home in Grayling three weeks ago yesterday, and during that time was treated by six different physicians but without avail. He was widely known in this city and in every village and city along the line of the Michigan Central railroad.
Twenty-two years ago he entered the service of the Michigan Central in this city, and after about five years was promoted engineer. He was known to be one of the most careful men running on the division, being a man of unusual good judgement and skill in handling trains.
He was respected and esteemed among his superiors and subordinates alike and became noted on the division as one of the few men who was never disciplined for any accident or other difficulty arising from any fault of his.
Funeral services will be held from St. Mary's church Friday morning at 9 o'clock, under the auspices of the local Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
The engineers will meet at the residence on Litchfield street to attend the funeral in a body. The pallbearers will be William KEYSER, M. FARRELL, Thos. J. DOYLE, Frank E. AYERS, John HATCHARD and George HORNING.
The deceased was insured in the B. of L. E. for $4,500. He is survived by Mrs. GILKEY, and two sons, aged 7 and 10 years respectively; his mother, Mrs. Mary GILKEY, and six brothers - Samuel of Portland, Me.; Stanley of Cleveland; Frank of Dallas, Tex.; Wilard of Bangor township, and Prescott and Ferdinand of this city.
Interment will be in St. Patrick's cemetery. - Bay City Tribune. (25 Jul 1907)


Wilard GILKEY

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:
-OLD ENGINEER PASSED AWAY.
After an illness extending over several months, Evander B. GILKEY, aged 41 years, one of the oldest engineers on the Mackinaw division of the Michigan Central railroad, died Tuesday evening at the home of his wife's uncle, Capt. B. W. MORGAN, 111 Litchfield street, of chronic heart disease.
The deceased came to this city from his home in Grayling three weeks ago yesterday, and during that time was treated by six different physicians but without avail. He was widely known in this city and in every village and city along the line of the Michigan Central railroad.
Twenty-two years ago he entered the service of the Michigan Central in this city, and after about five years was promoted engineer. He was known to be one of the most careful men running on the division, being a man of unusual good judgement and skill in handling trains.
He was respected and esteemed among his superiors and subordinates alike and became noted on the division as one of the few men who was never disciplined for any accident or other difficulty arising from any fault of his.
Funeral services will be held from St. Mary's church Friday morning at 9 o'clock, under the auspices of the local Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
The engineers will meet at the residence on Litchfield street to attend the funeral in a body. The pallbearers will be William KEYSER, M. FARRELL, Thos. J. DOYLE, Frank E. AYERS, John HATCHARD and George HORNING.
The deceased was insured in the B. of L. E. for $4,500. He is survived by Mrs. GILKEY, and two sons, aged 7 and 10 years respectively; his mother, Mrs. Mary GILKEY, and six brothers - Samuel of Portland, Me.; Stanley of Cleveland; Frank of Dallas, Tex.; Wilard of Bangor township, and Prescott and Ferdinand of this city.
Interment will be in St. Patrick's cemetery. - Bay City Tribune. (25 Jul 1907)


Prescott GILKEY

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:
-OLD ENGINEER PASSED AWAY.
After an illness extending over several months, Evander B. GILKEY, aged 41 years, one of the oldest engineers on the Mackinaw division of the Michigan Central railroad, died Tuesday evening at the home of his wife's uncle, Capt. B. W. MORGAN, 111 Litchfield street, of chronic heart disease.
The deceased came to this city from his home in Grayling three weeks ago yesterday, and during that time was treated by six different physicians but without avail. He was widely known in this city and in every village and city along the line of the Michigan Central railroad.
Twenty-two years ago he entered the service of the Michigan Central in this city, and after about five years was promoted engineer. He was known to be one of the most careful men running on the division, being a man of unusual good judgement and skill in handling trains.
He was respected and esteemed among his superiors and subordinates alike and became noted on the division as one of the few men who was never disciplined for any accident or other difficulty arising from any fault of his.
Funeral services will be held from St. Mary's church Friday morning at 9 o'clock, under the auspices of the local Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
The engineers will meet at the residence on Litchfield street to attend the funeral in a body. The pallbearers will be William KEYSER, M. FARRELL, Thos. J. DOYLE, Frank E. AYERS, John HATCHARD and George HORNING.
The deceased was insured in the B. of L. E. for $4,500. He is survived by Mrs. GILKEY, and two sons, aged 7 and 10 years respectively; his mother, Mrs. Mary GILKEY, and six brothers - Samuel of Portland, Me.; Stanley of Cleveland; Frank of Dallas, Tex.; Wilard of Bangor township, and Prescott and Ferdinand of this city.
Interment will be in St. Patrick's cemetery. - Bay City Tribune. (25 Jul 1907)


Ferdinand GILKEY

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:
-OLD ENGINEER PASSED AWAY.
After an illness extending over several months, Evander B. GILKEY, aged 41 years, one of the oldest engineers on the Mackinaw division of the Michigan Central railroad, died Tuesday evening at the home of his wife's uncle, Capt. B. W. MORGAN, 111 Litchfield street, of chronic heart disease.
The deceased came to this city from his home in Grayling three weeks ago yesterday, and during that time was treated by six different physicians but without avail. He was widely known in this city and in every village and city along the line of the Michigan Central railroad.
Twenty-two years ago he entered the service of the Michigan Central in this city, and after about five years was promoted engineer. He was known to be one of the most careful men running on the division, being a man of unusual good judgement and skill in handling trains.
He was respected and esteemed among his superiors and subordinates alike and became noted on the division as one of the few men who was never disciplined for any accident or other difficulty arising from any fault of his.
Funeral services will be held from St. Mary's church Friday morning at 9 o'clock, under the auspices of the local Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
The engineers will meet at the residence on Litchfield street to attend the funeral in a body. The pallbearers will be William KEYSER, M. FARRELL, Thos. J. DOYLE, Frank E. AYERS, John HATCHARD and George HORNING.
The deceased was insured in the B. of L. E. for $4,500. He is survived by Mrs. GILKEY, and two sons, aged 7 and 10 years respectively; his mother, Mrs. Mary GILKEY, and six brothers - Samuel of Portland, Me.; Stanley of Cleveland; Frank of Dallas, Tex.; Wilard of Bangor township, and Prescott and Ferdinand of this city.
Interment will be in St. Patrick's cemetery. - Bay City Tribune. (25 Jul 1907)


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