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

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J. W. LIVINGSTON

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:
-Word was received last Friday by John TOLFREE and Mrs. J. W. LIVINGSTONE of the partial destruction by fire of the home of their nephew, Edward PHELPS, at West Bay City. The fire occured at two o'clock in the morning and coals were dropping on the beds of members of the household before they were awakened. The fire is supposed to have originated from live wires. The loss was placed at $900 to the building and $1,000 on household goods fully covered by insurance. Included in the goods destroyed was a quanity of fine old china and cut glass owned by Mr. PHELPS' mother, Mrs. Perry PHELPS, which she had kept safely for many years. - West Branch Herald Times. (4 Jun 1908)


Mrs. J. W. LIVINGSTONE

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:
-Word was received last Friday by John TOLFREE and Mrs. J. W. LIVINGSTONE of the partial destruction by fire of the home of their nephew, Edward PHELPS, at West Bay City. The fire occured at two o'clock in the morning and coals were dropping on the beds of members of the household before they were awakened. The fire is supposed to have originated from live wires. The loss was placed at $900 to the building and $1,000 on household goods fully covered by insurance. Included in the goods destroyed was a quanity of fine old china and cut glass owned by Mr. PHELPS' mother, Mrs. Perry PHELPS, which she had kept safely for many years. - West Branch Herald Times. (4 Jun 1908)


Perry PHELPS

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:
-Word was received last Friday by John TOLFREE and Mrs. J. W. LIVINGSTONE of the partial destruction by fire of the home of their nephew, Edward PHELPS, at West Bay City. The fire occured at two o'clock in the morning and coals were dropping on the beds of members of the household before they were awakened. The fire is supposed to have originated from live wires. The loss was placed at $900 to the building and $1,000 on household goods fully covered by insurance. Included in the goods destroyed was a quanity of fine old china and cut glass owned by Mr. PHELPS' mother, Mrs. Perry PHELPS, which she had kept safely for many years. - West Branch Herald Times. (4 Jun 1908)


Mrs. Perry PHELPS

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:
-Word was received last Friday by John TOLFREE and Mrs. J. W. LIVINGSTONE of the partial destruction by fire of the home of their nephew, Edward PHELPS, at West Bay City. The fire occured at two o'clock in the morning and coals were dropping on the beds of members of the household before they were awakened. The fire is supposed to have originated from live wires. The loss was placed at $900 to the building and $1,000 on household goods fully covered by insurance. Included in the goods destroyed was a quanity of fine old china and cut glass owned by Mr. PHELPS' mother, Mrs. Perry PHELPS, which she had kept safely for many years. - West Branch Herald Times. (4 Jun 1908)


Edward PHELPS

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:
-Word was received last Friday by John TOLFREE and Mrs. J. W. LIVINGSTONE of the partial destruction by fire of the home of their nephew, Edward PHELPS, at West Bay City. The fire occured at two o'clock in the morning and coals were dropping on the beds of members of the household before they were awakened. The fire is supposed to have originated from live wires. The loss was placed at $900 to the building and $1,000 on household goods fully covered by insurance. Included in the goods destroyed was a quanity of fine old china and cut glass owned by Mr. PHELPS' mother, Mrs. Perry PHELPS, which she had kept safely for many years. - West Branch Herald Times. (4 Jun 1908)


Seward D. QUICK

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:
-WEDDING BELLS.
Last Wednesday evening at the home of the bride in Grayling occurred the marriage of Miss Mary E. GRANT to Mr. Seward D. QUICK of Gaylord, the Rev. U. G. RICH of Gaylord officiating. The bride was gowned in white silk trimmed with lace and carried a boquet of lillies of the valley. About twenty-five near friends and relatives were present to witness the nuptials, those from Gaylord being Mr. and Mrs. C. A. QUICK, Lamont, Vieva and Laverne QUICK, Hebert HUTCHINS, Miss Carrie WEBER and Miss Neva SLADE. The bridal gifts were many and beautiful, consisting of cut glass, china, silverware, linen, etc.
Mr. and Mrs. QUICK started at once for a two weeks' trip to Detroit and other places in southern Michigan. When they return to Gaylord they will occupy the CHASE residence on South F. street where they will be at home to their many friends who unite in hearty congratulations and best wishes. (4 Jun 1908)


Mary E. GRANT

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:
-WEDDING BELLS.
Last Wednesday evening at the home of the bride in Grayling occurred the marriage of Miss Mary E. GRANT to Mr. Seward D. QUICK of Gaylord, the Rev. U. G. RICH of Gaylord officiating. The bride was gowned in white silk trimmed with lace and carried a boquet of lillies of the valley. About twenty-five near friends and relatives were present to witness the nuptials, those from Gaylord being Mr. and Mrs. C. A. QUICK, Lamont, Vieva and Laverne QUICK, Hebert HUTCHINS, Miss Carrie WEBER and Miss Neva SLADE. The bridal gifts were many and beautiful, consisting of cut glass, china, silverware, linen, etc.
Mr. and Mrs. QUICK started at once for a two weeks' trip to Detroit and other places in southern Michigan. When they return to Gaylord they will occupy the CHASE residence on South F. street where they will be at home to their many friends who unite in hearty congratulations and best wishes. (4 Jun 1908)


CRISS

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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Mrs. CRISS and daughter Mrs. KID have returned home from a couple weeks visit. (4 Jun 1908)


Mrs. CRISS

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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Mrs. CRISS and daughter Mrs. KID have returned home from a couple weeks visit. (4 Jun 1908)


KID

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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Mrs. CRISS and daughter Mrs. KID have returned home from a couple weeks visit. (4 Jun 1908)


Mrs. KID CRISS

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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Mrs. CRISS and daughter Mrs. KID have returned home from a couple weeks visit. (4 Jun 1908)


Ray DRAKE

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:
-LOVELLS LOCALS.
Married-At the Gibson House, Tuesday evening, Mr. Ray DRAKE and Miss Catherine MASTERS. Joe SIMMS J. P. officiating. (11 Jun 1908)

-LOVELLS LOCALS.
Mr. and Mrs. DRAKE were called to Bay City to attend the funeral of Mrs. DRAKE's step-father. (28 Jan 1909)


Catherine MASTERS

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:
-LOVELLS LOCALS.
Married-At the Gibson House, Tuesday evening, Mr. Ray DRAKE and Miss Catherine MASTERS. Joe SIMMS J. P. officiating. (11 Jun 1908)


Fred HENNESSY

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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Born-To Mr. and Mrs. Fred HENNESSY May 23 rd., a daughter. (28 May 1908)

-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Mr. and Mrs. Silas BODDY and daughter Ethel, Mr. and Mrs. Fred HENNESSY and daughter Vera visited Mr. and Mrs. H. S. BUCK Sunday. (11 Jun 1908)


Vera HENNESSY

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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Mr. and Mrs. Silas BODDY and daughter Ethel, Mr. and Mrs. Fred HENNESSY and daughter Vera visited Mr. and Mrs. H. S. BUCK Sunday. (11 Jun 1908)


THOMAS

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:
-Miss Nellie THOMAS wishes to say that she will continue to sew at the home of her mother, Mrs. Frank FREELAND on Ogemaw St. (11 Jun 1908)


Mrs. SCHOONOVER

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. Frank FREELAND has just returned from Detroit, where she went to attend the wedding of her only son Jesse E. SCHOONOVER, of Detroit, and Miss Cora GOODAL, of Lapeer, the wedding ceremony being performed by Rev. D. I. SUTHERLAND, pastor of the Calvery Church. It was a happy gathering and many costly presents and an abundance of rice. The happy pair will be at home to their many friends after Sept. 15th at the Watkins Pony farm of Binningham. Oakland Co., Mich. (19 Sep 1907)


Nellie THOMAS

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:
-Miss Nellie THOMAS wishes to say that she will continue to sew at the home of her mother, Mrs. Frank FREELAND on Ogemaw St. (11 Jun 1908)


Henry FUNCH

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 young son of Mr. Henry FUNCH, of South Branch, was drowned in Waldron's lake, one day last week, while in bathing. (1 Sep 1881)


Mrs. Henry FUNCH

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. Henry FUNCH and her daughter, Mrs. HINCKLEY, with her baby were crossing from the farm Saturday, when their team became frightened by a train near Cheeney, and threw them all out of the carriage. All escaped without serious injury, and spent the day here happy as though nothing had happened. (11 Jun 1908)


HINCKLEY

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. Henry FUNCH and her daughter, Mrs. HINCKLEY, with her baby were crossing from the farm Saturday, when their team became frightened by a train near Cheeney, and threw them all out of the carriage. All escaped without serious injury, and spent the day here happy as though nothing had happened. (11 Jun 1908)


Mrs. HINCKLEY FUNCH

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. Henry FUNCH and her daughter, Mrs. HINCKLEY, with her baby were crossing from the farm Saturday, when their team became frightened by a train near Cheeney, and threw them all out of the carriage. All escaped without serious injury, and spent the day here happy as though nothing had happened. (11 Jun 1908)


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