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

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H. J. OSBORNE

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:
-H. J. OSBORNE, who for nine years has been "Mine Host" at the R. R. eating house, shook the Grayling dust from his feet last Monday and departed for Madkinaw City, to take a similar position there. His many friends here will regret his going, and many others will mourn when his wife closes out her business and follows. He is succeeded by J. F. CASEY fo Detroit, who is an experienced caterer. We bid him welcome and trust he will succeed as has Mr. OSBORNE. (11 Jun 1908)


Mrs. H. J. OSBORNE

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. H. J. OSBORNE expects to close out her millinery business and move to Mackinaw City in the very near future. All parties having accounts at her store are kindly requested to call and settle the same at their earliest convenience. (13 Aug 1908)

-Mrs. OSBORNE has sold her millinery business to Mrs. Anna SCOTT of Gaylord, who will be well remembered here as Miss Anna JENSON. Mrs. SCOTT is now in Cleveland selecting her fall stock, and will be ready to receive callers at the store next Monday, with a trimmer that she is sure will satisfy our people. (3 Sep 1908)

-Miss Josie GOUDROW left Monday for Cassapolis, Ill., to work for Mrs. OSBORNE, who will establish a millinery store at that place. (25 Feb 1909)


SHOLTS

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:
-Fred SHOLTS of Beaver Creek is enjoying a visit from his sisters and a neice, Mrs. Mary SNYDER and Mrs. Anna McFERSON, and Mrs. Ida SHOLTS, of Fowler, Clinton county. They are pleased with our county. (13 Aug 1908)

-DIED-In Beaver Creek township November 27th at 7 o'clock a. m., Mr. Fred SHOLTS, an old pioneer of this county, at the age of 56 years, 5 months and 9 days. Never were the neighbors and friends of the deceased more shocked than when they heard of the sudden death of one of our most esteemed citizens, Mr. SHOLTS, a pioneer of this county. Mr. SHOLTS or "Fred" as he was usually called by those who knew him, old and young, and he was known far and near by his good nature and joking ways. Fred was born, while his parents were crossing the Atlantic ocean, June 19, 1853. His parents were coming from Germany to this country and to this state where they settled in the wilderness near what is now known as Fowler, in Clinton county, and there cleared and made for themselves a nice farm home. At the age of 17 Fred started out for himself. He first took to railroading, then he worked in the pine woods winters and in the saw mills summers, most of the time in Saginaw county. At the age of 23 years he was married to Miss Belva LOVE, of St. Charles, second daughter of the late Probate Judge LOVE, of Grayling. Six children five daughters and one son were born to them and all are living, the oldest, Charles, who lives in Minnesota; Alice WILBUR, living at Frederic; Laura WALLACE, living at Roscommon; Bessie, Dora and Gladys, who are home with their mother, all of whom feel deeply the loss of a kind father, and while they mourn they have the heartfelt sympathy of all their neighbors and friends who feel that they have lost a good citizen and neighbor, and one who was always ready to give and help the needy and was charitable all through life, one who gave freely to all good causes for pleasure and the cause of Christ. While not a believer as some do, he always gave a helping hand. Of his family there are left an aged mother, a brother and a sister at their old home. The brother and his wife with the sister and her daughter were at the funeral, but the mother was too feeble to come. Fred came to Crawford county from St. Charles, Saginaw county, 31 years ago and settled on the E 1/2 of S E 1/4 of sec. 20 in town 25 N 3 W, which today is one of our best farms, for Fred was thorough in all his farm work and an up to date farmer who always had a good word for northern Michigan and this county. Long may his good deeds, especially his charitable acts, be remembered. He belonged to the Center Plains Arbor of Gleaners and the Roscommon Grange no. 1166, in both of which his presence will be missed. (2 Dec 1909)


SHOLTS

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:
-Fred SHOLTS of Beaver Creek is enjoying a visit from his sisters and a neice, Mrs. Mary SNYDER and Mrs. Anna McFERSON, and Mrs. Ida SHOLTS, of Fowler, Clinton county. they are pleased with our county. (13 Aug 1908)


Mary SHOLTS

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:
-Fred SHOLTS of Beaver Creek is enjoying a visit from his sisters and a neice, Mrs. Mary SNYDER and Mrs. Anna McFERSON, and Mrs. Ida SHOLTS, of Fowler, Clinton county. They are pleased with our county. (13 Aug 1908)


MCFERSON

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:
-Fred SHOLTS of Beaver Creek is enjoying a visit from his sisters and a neice, Mrs. Mary SNYDER and Mrs. Anna McFERSON, and Mrs. Ida SHOLTS, of Fowler, Clinton county. they are pleased with our county. (13 Aug 1908)


Anna SHOLTS

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:
-Fred SHOLTS of Beaver Creek is enjoying a visit from his sisters and a neice, Mrs. Mary SNYDER and Mrs. Anna McFERSON, and Mrs. Ida SHOLTS, of Fowler, Clinton county. They are pleased with our county. (13 Aug 1908)


Philetus M. HOYT

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Maple Forest, Crawford, MI:
name - Philetus M. HOYT
a.25
b.NY
occupation - Farmer
f.b.NY
m.b.NY

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:
-P. M. HOYT has sold his cozy residence to L. HERRICK, M. C. R. R. Agent., and moved to a farm that he has purchased near Flint. Mr. HOYT and his family will be missed from Crawford County, where they were pioneers and where he had gained the reputation of being one of the best if not the best farmer in the County. The Avalanche will follow them to their new home with best wishes for their continued happiness. (17 Aug 1905)


Ted HOYT

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:
-HOYT-RILEY.
Mt. Morris, Mich., Aug. 6.- The home of Mr. and Mrs. P. M. HOYT was yesterday the scene of a prettily appointed wedding, when their only daughter, Ethel Leora, was united in marriage to leland Glenn RILEY, of Onaway.
At 3 o'clock, to the strains of the wedding march, played by Mrs. L. H. BLISS, the bridal party descended the stairs and took their places before a background of green and white. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Howard GOLDIE in the presence of a large number of friends and relatives. The bride was gowned in white silk and carried a beautiful bouquet of white and green. She was attended by Miss Olive SHERMAN, who was attired in light blue silk. Master Ted HOYT, brother of the bride, acted as best man.
Refreshments were served. The dining room was decorated with red and white. the presents were displayed in the sitting room, which was also trimmed in red and white.
Guests from out of town were: Rev. and Mrs. GOLDIE and daughter, of Saline, Mich; Mr. and Mrs. Bennet HOYT and family, of Saginaw; D. S. HOYT, of Rose City; Mr. and Mrs. J. C. MERRILL and family, Mr. and Mrs. L. H. BLISS and son, Mrs. R. N. LARMOR and daughter, Mrs. E. A. KNAPP and Mrs. J. B. ADAMS, of Flint, and Miss Olive SHERMAN, of Central Lake.
The newly wedded couple made arrangements to leave on the 6:48 evening train. They escaped the greetings and congratulations from the crowd of waiting friends at the station by driving to Flint. From there they will resume their journey to southern Michigan to visit relatives and friends.
They will be at home to their friends in Onaway, Mich., after Sept. 1st. - Flint Daily Journal. (13 Aug 1908)


P. H. ROBERTS

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:
-Died-August 18th., Ella Blanche ROBERTS, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. H. ROBERTS, aged one year and ten months. (20 Aug 1908)


Ella Blanche ROBERTS

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:
-Died-August 18th., Ella Blanche ROBERTS, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. H. ROBERTS, aged one year and ten months. (20 Aug 1908)


DECKER

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:
-The lumber mill erected and operated by Archie McKAY in the east end of the city, was disposed of this week by Mr. McKAY to the firm of A. W. DECKER & Co. The members of the new company are Mr. DECKER and his sister, Miss Elsie DECKER. They assumed immediate control of the property and will continue the manufacture of the stock of logs on hand into lumber. Mr. DECKER has been engaged in the handling of forest products for many years, and has always been classed among the successful operators whether at work for himself or other parties. He is familiar with the saw mill business and doubtless will turn the new acquired property to good account. (20 Aug 1908)


A. W. DECKER

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:
-The lumber mill erected and operated by Archie McKAY in the east end of the city, was disposed of this week by Mr. McKAY to the firm of A. W. DECKER & Co. The members of the new company are Mr. DECKER and his sister, Miss Elsie DECKER. They assumed immediate control of the property and will continue the manufacture of the stock of logs on hand into lumber. Mr. DECKER has been engaged in the handling of forest products for many years, and has always been classed among the successful operators whether at work for himself or other parties. He is familiar with the saw mill business and doubtless will turn the new acquired property to good account. (20 Aug 1908)


Elsie DECKER

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:
-The lumber mill erected and operated by Archie McKAY in the east end of the city, was disposed of this week by Mr. McKAY to the firm of A. W. DECKER & Co. The members of the new company are Mr. DECKER and his sister, Miss Elsie DECKER. They assumed immediate control of the property and will continue the manufacture of the stock of logs on hand into lumber. Mr. DECKER has been engaged in the handling of forest products for many years, and has always been classed among the successful operators whether at work for himself or other parties. He is familiar with the saw mill business and doubtless will turn the new acquired property to good account. (20 Aug 1908)


BARTLETT

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.
Miss Eveline BARTLETT is visiting her sister, Mrs. John BRADY. (3 Sep 1908)


Eveline BARTLETT

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.
Miss Eveline BARTLETT is visiting her sister, Mrs. John BRADY. (3 Sep 1908)


SCOTT

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. OSBORNE has sold her millinery business to Mrs. Anna SCOTT of Gaylord, who will be well remembered here as Miss Anna JENSON. Mrs. SCOTT is now in Cleveland selecting her fall stock, and will be ready to receive callers at the store next Monday, with a trimmer that she is sure will satisfy our people. (3 Sep 1908)


Anna JENSON

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. OSBORNE has sold her millinery business to Mrs. Anna SCOTT of Gaylord, who will be well remembered here as Miss Anna JENSON. Mrs. SCOTT is now in Cleveland selecting her fall stock, and will be ready to receive callers at the store next Monday, with a trimmer that she is sure will satisfy our people. (3 Sep 1908)


Archie ROSIVER

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.
Archie ROSIVER was married to Miss Nellie HENRY Monday, they returned to Lovell Saturday. (10 Sep 1908)

-LOVELLS LOCALS.
Born-August 7th. a seven pound son to Mr. and Mrs. Archie ROSIVER. (19 Aug 1909)


Nellie HENRY

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.
Archie ROSIVER was married to Miss Nellie HENRY Monday, they returned to Lovell Saturday. (10 Sep 1908)


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