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

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LEWIS

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:
-Ina GETZ of Brown City is visiting her brother A. M. LEWIS. (25 Jun 1908)

-A. M. LEWIS was called to Berlin, Ontario, last week by the death of his father. He returned Friday night. (4 Mar 1909)


A. M. LEWIS

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:
-One of the strong drug firms of the state is at Newberry, composed of W. C. SPRING, A. M. LEWIS, Dr. PERRY and Dr. BOKER, who have also a fine drug store at McMillen. Desiring to extend their business they have purchased the stock of L. FOURNIER in this village and will continue at the old corner. The store here will be conducted by A. M. LEWIS under the firm name of A. M. LEWIS and Co., while Mr. SPRING will manage the one at Newberry. While we regret the retirement of Mr. FOURNIER, we welcome the new firm and bespeak for them liberal support. (7 Nov 1907)

-A. M. LEWIS has gone to Brown City, his old home for a vacation and visit. (27 Aug 1908)

-A. M. LEWIS was called to Berlin, Ontario, last week by the death of his father. He returned Friday night. (4 Mar 1909)


GETZ

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:
-Ina GETZ of Brown City is visiting her brother A. M. LEWIS. (25 Jun 1908)


Ina GETZ LEWIS

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:
-Ina GETZ of Brown City is visiting her brother A. M. LEWIS. (25 Jun 1908)


George HUFFMAN

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-Thursday evening June 18, at the home of Mr. S. CLARK, Miss Mertie BELKNAPP to Mr. George HUFFMAN of Marlett, Mich. Rev. R. H. CUNNINGHAM of the M. P. church officiating. Leon CHAPPEL supported the groom and Miss Ida CHAPPEL acted as bridesmaid. (25 Jun 1908)


Mertie BELKNAPP

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-Thursday evening June 18, at the home of Mr. S. CLARK, Miss Mertie BELKNAPP to Mr. George HUFFMAN of Marlett, Mich. Rev. R. H. CUNNINGHAM of the M. P. church officiating. Leon CHAPPEL supported the groom and Miss Ida CHAPPEL acted as bridesmaid. (25 Jun 1908)


R. RICHARDSON

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. R. RICHARDSON and her daughter Vera left for Detroit today. Mrs. RICHARDSON expects to accompany Vera to the Grace Hospital, where she will enter into her new position as nurse. (25 Jun 1908)


Vera RICHARDSON

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. Gus HILE and her neices, the Misses Vera RICHARDSON and Laura MUNN, were here from Grayling Saturday, Miss RICHARDSON returning that evening. - Roscommon News. (9 May 1907)

-Mrs. R. RICHARDSON and her daughter Vera left for Detroit today. Mrs. RICHARDSON expects to accompany Vera to the Grace Hospital, where she will enter into her new position as nurse. (25 Jun 1908)


PREMAN

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.
Tuesday a large number of friends called on Mrs. PREMAN, to remind her that she had arrived at the 55th mile post. (25 Jun 1908)


Mrs. PREMAN

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.
Tuesday a large number of friends called on Mrs. PREMAN, to remind her that she had arrived at the 55th mile post. (25 Jun 1908)


Donald D. PATTIO

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 10th., at the home of the bride's parents at Roscommon, Miss Elizabeth WOODRUFF, daughter of Hon. H. H. WOODRUFF, to Donald D. PATTIO, Rev. Dr. J. P. CUMALIA officiating. Among the out of town guests in attendance at the wedding were Miss Amada WOODRUFF, of Bridgeport, Miss Jessie WOODRUFF, of Saginaw and Mrs. Wm. CARPENTER, of Muskegon. (25 Jun 1908)


Elizabeth WOODRUFF

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 10th., at the home of the bride's parents at Roscommon, Miss Elizabeth WOODRUFF, daughter of Hon. H. H. WOODRUFF, to Donald D. PATTIO, Rev. Dr. J. P. CUMALIA officiating. Among the out of town guests in attendance at the wedding were Miss Amada WOODRUFF, of Bridgeport, Miss Jessie WOODRUFF, of Saginaw and Mrs. Wm. CARPENTER, of Muskegon. (25 Jun 1908)


Peter J. PETERSON

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 Saginaw, June 18th., Miss Ida R. HAMMOND and Peter J. PETERSON, both of Grayling. Rev. A. B. LEONARD officiating. The happy pair are receiving the congratulations of their friends here, and best wishes. (2 Jul 1908)


Ida R. HAMMOND

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. W. T. HAMMOND, accompanied by her daughter Ida, of Bay City, and her son of this place, spent Sunday at the Soo, and Monday at Mackinaw Island, returning Tuesday. (3 Aug 1905)

-Married-At Saginaw, June 18th., Miss Ida R. HAMMOND and Peter J. PETERSON, both of Grayling. Rev. A. B. LEONARD officiating. The happy pair are receiving the congratulations of their friends here, and best wishes. (2 Jul 1908)


John LEECE

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Grove, Crawford, MI:
name - John LEECE
a.45
b.England
occupation - Farmer
married to Mary
f.b.England
m.b.England

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 Tuesday, August 12th, a very young lady came to the residence of John LEECE, of Center Plains, and proposed to make her home with the family. John and Mary are supremely happy, as all former descendants are plowholders and wood choppers.
Neighbor LEECE, may you live to a good old age, and in your declining years be comforted by an ever grateful daughter. (20 Aug 1879)

-Mrs. J. LEECE presented her husband with another voter last Monday evening. (13 Oct 1892)

-Saturday, March 11th, the home of Mr. and Mrs. John LEECE was entered by the "Angel of Death," who bore from them their infant son. (16 Mar 1893)

-Mr. and Mrs. John LEECE were called to Jackson County, last week, by the death of his brother Thomas LEECE, of Munith, who came from his birthplace in England in 1854, and has lived in the township of Henrietta for 43 years, an honored and respected citizen. Mrs. LEECE will remain for some time, visiting old friends. John returned Saturday to look after matters in the home here. (30 Jan 1902)

-Mr. Burton ASCHENFELTER and Miss Angie LEECE were united in marriage Wednesday evening, June 24th., at 8 o'clock, at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John LEECE. Only a few of the immediate friends were present. The ceremony was performed by Rev. E. W. FRAZEE, of Gaylord, formerly pastor of the M. E. Church of this city. Mrs. FRAZEE was the only guest from out of town. The bride was attired in white faille. Miss HADLEY acted as bridesmaid, and Mr. Harry LEECE as best man. Miss Winifred BAKER played the wedding march. The house was prettily decorated with pansies, daisies and ferns. Following the ceremony, a two-course wedding supper was served. The young couple left on the morning train for the Soo, where they spend a week or two, and on their return will be at home to their friends at their residence on East Penninsular Ave. Both of the contracting parties are among the best known and highly esteemed young people in Grayling and their many friends extend congratulations. (2 Jul 1908)


George P. LEECE

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Grove, Crawford, MI:
name - George P. LEECE
a.14
b.MI
f.b.England
m.b.England


William LEECE

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Grove, Crawford, MI:
name - William LEECE
a.12
b.MI
f.b.England
m.b.England


Rev. SANDERSON

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.
Rev. SANDERSON is entertaining his daughter and family Rev. GOLDIE. (9 Jul 1908)

-At Frederic, on Friday evening, about 40 friends met at the home of Rev. and Mrs. SANDERSON to bid them farewell. During their stay they have made many friends, and as a token of esteem the Ladies' Aid presented them with some handsome china, in which was found a nice sum of money from the young people. Rev. TERHUNE made the presentation. Rev. SANDERSON leaves this week for Forester, Port Huron district. (7 Oct 1909)


Rev. Howard GOLDIE

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.
Rev. SANDERSON is entertaining his daughter and family Rev. GOLDIE. (9 Jul 1908)

-Rev. and Mrs. Howard GOLDIE arrived here on the Saturday P. M. train, for a handshake with old friends, as ever welcome guests. Mr. GOLDIE occupied the M. E. pulpit Sunday morning, addressing a full house, Mrs. GOLDIE went to Frederic Monday to visit her mother and her husband went down the river after trout. (9 Jul 1908)


Mrs. GOLDIE SANDERSON

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.
Rev. SANDERSON is entertaining his daughter and family Rev. GOLDIE. (9 Jul 1908)


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