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

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Charles L. SMITH

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 the home of Rev. J. H. FLEMING on Monday evening of this week, Mr. Charles L. SMITH and Miss Maude BENWAY, both of Deward. The young people will reside in Deward. (28 Oct 1909)


Maude BENWAY

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 the home of Rev. J. H. FLEMING on Monday evening of this week, Mr. Charles L. SMITH and Miss Maude BENWAY, both of Deward. The young people will reside in Deward. (28 Oct 1909)


James E. BALLARD

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:
-James BALLARD, of Lewiston, and Miss Edith BALLARD, of Chesaning, came to Grayling, last week, on account of the serious illness of their father. Their coming was better than medicine, and "Uncle John" has improved rapidly. James has returned to his work on the ENTERPRISE. (18 May 1899)

-James BALLARD left Monday for Gladstone, where he has secured a position on the Delta County Record. (5 Dec 1907)

-Cards are out announcing the marriage of James E. BALLARD to Miss Mamie Carolyn PETERSON of Leroy, October 20th. They will be "At Home" at 862 North State St., Chicago, after November 1st. Congratulations are in order and were freely extended during the three days stay here last week. (28 Oct 1909)

-James E. BALLARD, formerly employed on the AVALANCHE, is now at work on "West Allis Independent," at West Allis, Wisconsin, a nice little city of 6000 inhabitants. (6 Jan 1910)

-Mr. and Mrs. James BALLARD arrived here Saturday morning, called on account of the serious illness of his mother. Mr. BALLARD is now located at West Allis, Wis., a few miles from Milwaukee, a hustling manufacturing place of 8,000 inhabitants. He has obtained control of the West Allis Independent, in both its mechanical and editorial departments, where his friends are confident he will make good, and win success. (17 Feb 1910)


Mamie Carolyn 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:
-Cards are out announcing the marriage of James E. BALLARD to Miss Mamie Carolyn PETERSON of Leroy, October 20th. They will be "At Home" at 862 North State St., Chicago, after November 1st. Congratulations are in order and were freely extended during the three days stay here last week. (28 Oct 1909)


Geo. H. MAURER

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:
-RED RIBBON CLUB.
A red ribbon club was organized at school house on Friday evening, and the following officers were elected:
President - Dr. N. H. TRAVER.
Vice President - N. SALLING.
Treasurer - D. A. BUELL.
Financial Sec'y - Wm. A. MASTERS.
Door Keeper - Christ SHEIBE.
The club will meet again on Friday evening of this week, when all are invited to attend. (28 May 1879)

-Insure Your Property
In a good Company.
The undersigned can give you a policy in some of the leading Companies doing business in the State, at the losest living rates.
GEO. H. MAURER.
Avalanche Office, Grayling, Mich. (18 Jun 1879)

-Very few residents of this county will remember George MAURER, who was the founder of the AVALANCHE and who is now a resident of the city of New York. His wife, a neice of the late M. S. HARTWICK, and Mr. HARTWICK's sister, a resident of Saginaw county, stopped off here one day last week to visit the graves of their family in our cemetery, and such old friends as they might find. In a pleasant visit with Mrs. MAURER we could recall but four families who were in the village when they moved away in 1880. She was greatly surprised at the appearance of the place, and could heardly realize that it could be the woods town they had left. (28 Oct 1909)


HARTWICK

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:
-Very few residents of this county will remember George MAURER, who was the founder of the AVALANCHE and who is now a resident of the city of New York. His wife, a neice of the late M. S. HARTWICK, and Mr. HARTWICK's sister, a resident of Saginaw county, stopped off here one day last week to visit the graves of their family in our cemetery, and such old friends as they might find. In a pleasant visit with Mrs. MAURER we could recall but four families who were in the village when they moved away in 1880. She was greatly surprised at the appearance of the place, and could heardly realize that it could be the woods town they had left. (28 Oct 1909)


Arthur R. BRINK

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:
-Arthur BRINK was called to Genesee county Christmas, by the illness of his Uncle, S. CASSIMER. Mrs. CASSIMER has also been quite ill, but both are reported convalescent. (31 Dec 1891)

-Arthur BRINK run his head against a saw, last Monday. It required considerable court plaster to bind up the wound. (1 Dec 1892)

-BORN-On Sunday, the 29th., to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur BRINK, a daughter, weight nine pounds. Mother and child doing well, and the father able enough to say "take one on ME." (2 Aug 1894)

-BORN-Monday, March 8th, to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur R. BRINK, a son. (11 Mar 1897)

-BORN-Last evening, to Mr. and Mrs. A. BRINK, a son, weight 12 lbs. Cigars are called for. (4 May 1899)

-Arthur BRINK has severed his connection with the store of Salling, Hanson & Co., and accepted a position in the R. R. round house, in which is a larger salary. (31 Aug 1899)

-Arthur BRINK went to Deward, Tuesday to take the position of machinist, for the Detroit & Charlevoix Railroad Co. He will have three engines to look after at present. (13 Feb 1902)

-LETTER FROM WASHINGTON.
Kopiah, Wash. Nov. 6, 07. Editor AVALANCHE.
Dear Sir:-I saw by the AVALANCHE of Oct. 31, a letter from D. C. SMITH of Snokomish, Wash., which does not look good to me. Michigan is all right but it was not good enough for me and I did not run it down, nor my home town as long as it was my home, but now Washington is my home and I am here to stay. I did not come out here with the idea that I was going to "get rich quick." but there is lots of work here and good wages for any man who wants to work.
Snokomish is my town, or rather, I have a ranch between there and Everett, and I don't want you folks there in Grayling to think that I am starving to death. At the present time I am working at a coal mine; I get $100 per month, house rent, coal, electric light and water free, and no lost time. We pay $2.75 for common labor for eight hours work, that is the least paid here and we have 150 men working, some of them make as high as $8 and $9 per day. Living does not cost much more here, than it did there when I was there. I just had delivered at my house one half ton of potatoes at one cent per pound; I got the best flour here yesterday for $5.40 per bbl., butter has never been over 40 cents per pound and that is for creamery, dairy is from 5 to 10 cents less; eggs are from 45 to 50 cents per dozen, but you don't have to buy them, and they never have been 75 cents since I have been in this country, good apples can be got for from 50 to 75 cents per box; wood when sold by the cord here is 4x4x8 feet or 3 ricks of 16 inch wood and is sold for $5; coal here at the mine sells for from 1.25 to $3.50 per ton and it is a good coal. Land can be bought here just the same as there, if one wants to buy acre tracts in the city they come rather high, but out in the country you can get it for $10 per acre. Now if any of you want to come to Washington, don't let any home sick "Knocker" make you think that you can't make a living here, as you can, and that is not all, you can put some money in the bank, and that is more than "I" could do in Michigan.
Yours Respectfully,
ARTHUR BRING. (21 Nov 1907)


Magaret BRINK

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:
-In honor of her fifth birthday little Margaret BRINK gave a party for twelve of her little friends at "Grandma" BRINKS last Saturday. It was a happy time for the little ones. (3 Aug 1899)

-Miss Margaret BRINK of Kopiah, Washington, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur BRINK, arrived here last week and will make her home with grandpa W. F. while completing her high school course in our school. As this was her childhood home she will not be among strangers, and is welcomed by hosts of her girl friends. 4 Nov 1909)


BISHOPPRICK

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.
Mrs. SIMMS is entertaining her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. BISHOPPRICK, who arrived Monday morning. (11 Nov 1909)


Mrs. SIMMS

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.
Mrs. SIMMS is entertaining her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. BISHOPPRICK, who arrived Monday morning. (11 Nov 1909)


Edward O. NOWLIN

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, November 10, 1909, Edward O. NOWLIN and Miss Annie Bell FLOWERS, both of Roscommon. Justice L. T. WRIGHT officiating. (11 Nov 1909)


Annie Bell FLOWERS

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, November 10, 1909, Edward O. NOWLIN and Miss Annie Bell FLOWERS, both of Roscommon. Justice L. T. WRIGHT officiating. (11 Nov 1909)


ZEINZ

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:
-Misses Marie and Josie ZEINZ of Beaver Creek left Monday for Chicago from where they will soon go on to New York and New Jersey to spend the winter with their brother. (11 Nov 1909)


Marie ZEINZ

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:
-Misses Marie and Josie ZEINZ of Beaver Creek left Monday for Chicago from where they will soon go on to New York and New Jersey to spend the winter with their brother. (11 Nov 1909)


Josie ZEINZ

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:
-Misses Marie and Josie ZEINZ of Beaver Creek left Monday for Chicago from where they will soon go on to New York and New Jersey to spend the winter with their brother. (11 Nov 1909)


Hugh KENNEDY

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 TERRIBLE ACCIDENT AND DEATH.
Last Thursday Hugh KENNEDY, about 50 years of age, who has resided for some time at Frederic, attempted to get on to a moving train between the cars. He caught the ladder and pulled himself up so that he got one leg partly over the draw-bar when he let go and fell across the track in such a way that his head and both arms were entirely severed from his body and a part of one foot cut off, the head and arms being left outside the track and the body between the rails. Mr. KENNEDY has been well known for nearly thirty years from AuSable to this place by the lumbermen on the river, and from here north along the line of the railroad. He was an expert woodsman and estimator of timber, and employed many years by the largest operators on the river, at as large a salary as any man in his line of work, and twenty years ago was considered financially on easy street, but dissipation followed his success. He was married about twenty-three years ago to Miss ROHLETTER of South Branch, and to them was born three children, Hugh, now in Oregon, Mae, who was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. George HARTMAN after her mother's death and bears their name, now living at no. 814, 14th Ave. Detroit, and Flossie, now seventeen, was adopted and now lives with her adopted parents at Lapeer, bearing their name of McHENRY.
We have learned of no other relatives excepting a brother living in Grand Rapids, who was notified, and who wired immediately, ordering proper attention and giving directions concerning a casket and arrangement for his burial, pending his arrival. The body was buried in Frederic Cemetery Saturday forenoon.
An inquest was thought best to be held and Justice of the Peace, E. J. BRENNAN of Frederic, was called and empanelled the following named jurors: Charles CRAVEN, J. C. McDONALD, Andrew BROWN, Frank TRUDEAU, W. G. TERHUNE and L. E. GARDNER, who, after hearing the evidence presented, returned their verdict in accordance with the facts as above given. (11 Nov 1909)


ROHLETTER

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 TERRIBLE ACCIDENT AND DEATH.
Last Thursday Hugh KENNEDY, about 50 years of age, who has resided for some time at Frederic, attempted to get on to a moving train between the cars. He caught the ladder and pulled himself up so that he got one leg partly over the draw-bar when he let go and fell across the track in such a way that his head and both arms were entirely severed from his body and a part of one foot cut off, the head and arms being left outside the track and the body between the rails. Mr. KENNEDY has been well known for nearly thirty years from AuSable to this place by the lumbermen on the river, and from here north along the line of the railroad. He was an expert woodsman and estimator of timber, and employed many years by the largest operators on the river, at as large a salary as any man in his line of work, and twenty years ago was considered financially on easy street, but dissipation followed his success. He was married about twenty-three years ago to Miss ROHLETTER of South Branch, and to them was born three children, Hugh, now in Oregon, Mae, who was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. George HARTMAN after her mother's death and bears their name, now living at no. 814, 14th Ave. Detroit, and Flossie, now seventeen, was adopted and now lives with her adopted parents at Lapeer, bearing their name of McHENRY.
We have learned of no other relatives excepting a brother living in Grand Rapids, who was notified, and who wired immediately, ordering proper attention and giving directions concerning a casket and arrangement for his burial, pending his arrival. The body was buried in Frederic Cemetery Saturday forenoon.
An inquest was thought best to be held and Justice of the Peace, E. J. BRENNAN of Frederic, was called and empanelled the following named jurors: Charles CRAVEN, J. C. McDONALD, Andrew BROWN, Frank TRUDEAU, W. G. TERHUNE and L. E. GARDNER, who, after hearing the evidence presented, returned their verdict in accordance with the facts as above given. (11 Nov 1909)


Hugh KENNEDY

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 TERRIBLE ACCIDENT AND DEATH.
Last Thursday Hugh KENNEDY, about 50 years of age, who has resided for some time at Frederic, attempted to get on to a moving train between the cars. He caught the ladder and pulled himself up so that he got one leg partly over the draw-bar when he let go and fell across the track in such a way that his head and both arms were entirely severed from his body and a part of one foot cut off, the head and arms being left outside the track and the body between the rails. Mr. KENNEDY has been well known for nearly thirty years from AuSable to this place by the lumbermen on the river, and from here north along the line of the railroad. He was an expert woodsman and estimator of timber, and employed many years by the largest operators on the river, at as large a salary as any man in his line of work, and twenty years ago was considered financially on easy street, but dissipation followed his success. He was married about twenty-three years ago to Miss ROHLETTER of South Branch, and to them was born three children, Hugh, now in Oregon, Mae, who was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. George HARTMAN after her mother's death and bears their name, now living at no. 814, 14th Ave. Detroit, and Flossie, now seventeen, was adopted and now lives with her adopted parents at Lapeer, bearing their name of McHENRY.
We have learned of no other relatives excepting a brother living in Grand Rapids, who was notified, and who wired immediately, ordering proper attention and giving directions concerning a casket and arrangement for his burial, pending his arrival. The body was buried in Frederic Cemetery Saturday forenoon.
An inquest was thought best to be held and Justice of the Peace, E. J. BRENNAN of Frederic, was called and empanelled the following named jurors: Charles CRAVEN, J. C. McDONALD, Andrew BROWN, Frank TRUDEAU, W. G. TERHUNE and L. E. GARDNER, who, after hearing the evidence presented, returned their verdict in accordance with the facts as above given. (11 Nov 1909)


Mae KENNEDY

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 TERRIBLE ACCIDENT AND DEATH.
Last Thursday Hugh KENNEDY, about 50 years of age, who has resided for some time at Frederic, attempted to get on to a moving train between the cars. He caught the ladder and pulled himself up so that he got one leg partly over the draw-bar when he let go and fell across the track in such a way that his head and both arms were entirely severed from his body and a part of one foot cut off, the head and arms being left outside the track and the body between the rails. Mr. KENNEDY has been well known for nearly thirty years from AuSable to this place by the lumbermen on the river, and from here north along the line of the railroad. He was an expert woodsman and estimator of timber, and employed many years by the largest operators on the river, at as large a salary as any man in his line of work, and twenty years ago was considered financially on easy street, but dissipation followed his success. He was married about twenty-three years ago to Miss ROHLETTER of South Branch, and to them was born three children, Hugh, now in Oregon, Mae, who was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. George HARTMAN after her mother's death and bears their name, now living at no. 814, 14th Ave. Detroit, and Flossie, now seventeen, was adopted and now lives with her adopted parents at Lapeer, bearing their name of McHENRY.
We have learned of no other relatives excepting a brother living in Grand Rapids, who was notified, and who wired immediately, ordering proper attention and giving directions concerning a casket and arrangement for his burial, pending his arrival. The body was buried in Frederic Cemetery Saturday forenoon.
An inquest was thought best to be held and Justice of the Peace, E. J. BRENNAN of Frederic, was called and empanelled the following named jurors: Charles CRAVEN, J. C. McDONALD, Andrew BROWN, Frank TRUDEAU, W. G. TERHUNE and L. E. GARDNER, who, after hearing the evidence presented, returned their verdict in accordance with the facts as above given. (11 Nov 1909)


Flossie KENNEDY

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 TERRIBLE ACCIDENT AND DEATH.
Last Thursday Hugh KENNEDY, about 50 years of age, who has resided for some time at Frederic, attempted to get on to a moving train between the cars. He caught the ladder and pulled himself up so that he got one leg partly over the draw-bar when he let go and fell across the track in such a way that his head and both arms were entirely severed from his body and a part of one foot cut off, the head and arms being left outside the track and the body between the rails. Mr. KENNEDY has been well known for nearly thirty years from AuSable to this place by the lumbermen on the river, and from here north along the line of the railroad. He was an expert woodsman and estimator of timber, and employed many years by the largest operators on the river, at as large a salary as any man in his line of work, and twenty years ago was considered financially on easy street, but dissipation followed his success. He was married about twenty-three years ago to Miss ROHLETTER of South Branch, and to them was born three children, Hugh, now in Oregon, Mae, who was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. George HARTMAN after her mother's death and bears their name, now living at no. 814, 14th Ave. Detroit, and Flossie, now seventeen, was adopted and now lives with her adopted parents at Lapeer, bearing their name of McHENRY.
We have learned of no other relatives excepting a brother living in Grand Rapids, who was notified, and who wired immediately, ordering proper attention and giving directions concerning a casket and arrangement for his burial, pending his arrival. The body was buried in Frederic Cemetery Saturday forenoon.
An inquest was thought best to be held and Justice of the Peace, E. J. BRENNAN of Frederic, was called and empanelled the following named jurors: Charles CRAVEN, J. C. McDONALD, Andrew BROWN, Frank TRUDEAU, W. G. TERHUNE and L. E. GARDNER, who, after hearing the evidence presented, returned their verdict in accordance with the facts as above given. (11 Nov 1909)


George HARTMAN

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 TERRIBLE ACCIDENT AND DEATH.
Last Thursday Hugh KENNEDY, about 50 years of age, who has resided for some time at Frederic, attempted to get on to a moving train between the cars. He caught the ladder and pulled himself up so that he got one leg partly over the draw-bar when he let go and fell across the track in such a way that his head and both arms were entirely severed from his body and a part of one foot cut off, the head and arms being left outside the track and the body between the rails. Mr. KENNEDY has been well known for nearly thirty years from AuSable to this place by the lumbermen on the river, and from here north along the line of the railroad. He was an expert woodsman and estimator of timber, and employed many years by the largest operators on the river, at as large a salary as any man in his line of work, and twenty years ago was considered financially on easy street, but dissipation followed his success. He was married about twenty-three years ago to Miss ROHLETTER of South Branch, and to them was born three children, Hugh, now in Oregon, Mae, who was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. George HARTMAN after her mother's death and bears their name, now living at no. 814, 14th Ave. Detroit, and Flossie, now seventeen, was adopted and now lives with her adopted parents at Lapeer, bearing their name of McHENRY.
We have learned of no other relatives excepting a brother living in Grand Rapids, who was notified, and who wired immediately, ordering proper attention and giving directions concerning a casket and arrangement for his burial, pending his arrival. The body was buried in Frederic Cemetery Saturday forenoon.
An inquest was thought best to be held and Justice of the Peace, E. J. BRENNAN of Frederic, was called and empanelled the following named jurors: Charles CRAVEN, J. C. McDONALD, Andrew BROWN, Frank TRUDEAU, W. G. TERHUNE and L. E. GARDNER, who, after hearing the evidence presented, returned their verdict in accordance with the facts as above given. (11 Nov 1909)


Mae KENNEDY

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 TERRIBLE ACCIDENT AND DEATH.
Last Thursday Hugh KENNEDY, about 50 years of age, who has resided for some time at Frederic, attempted to get on to a moving train between the cars. He caught the ladder and pulled himself up so that he got one leg partly over the draw-bar when he let go and fell across the track in such a way that his head and both arms were entirely severed from his body and a part of one foot cut off, the head and arms being left outside the track and the body between the rails. Mr. KENNEDY has been well known for nearly thirty years from AuSable to this place by the lumbermen on the river, and from here north along the line of the railroad. He was an expert woodsman and estimator of timber, and employed many years by the largest operators on the river, at as large a salary as any man in his line of work, and twenty years ago was considered financially on easy street, but dissipation followed his success. He was married about twenty-three years ago to Miss ROHLETTER of South Branch, and to them was born three children, Hugh, now in Oregon, Mae, who was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. George HARTMAN after her mother's death and bears their name, now living at no. 814, 14th Ave. Detroit, and Flossie, now seventeen, was adopted and now lives with her adopted parents at Lapeer, bearing their name of McHENRY.
We have learned of no other relatives excepting a brother living in Grand Rapids, who was notified, and who wired immediately, ordering proper attention and giving directions concerning a casket and arrangement for his burial, pending his arrival. The body was buried in Frederic Cemetery Saturday forenoon.
An inquest was thought best to be held and Justice of the Peace, E. J. BRENNAN of Frederic, was called and empanelled the following named jurors: Charles CRAVEN, J. C. McDONALD, Andrew BROWN, Frank TRUDEAU, W. G. TERHUNE and L. E. GARDNER, who, after hearing the evidence presented, returned their verdict in accordance with the facts as above given. (11 Nov 1909)


MCHENRY

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 TERRIBLE ACCIDENT AND DEATH.
Last Thursday Hugh KENNEDY, about 50 years of age, who has resided for some time at Frederic, attempted to get on to a moving train between the cars. He caught the ladder and pulled himself up so that he got one leg partly over the draw-bar when he let go and fell across the track in such a way that his head and both arms were entirely severed from his body and a part of one foot cut off, the head and arms being left outside the track and the body between the rails. Mr. KENNEDY has been well known for nearly thirty years from AuSable to this place by the lumbermen on the river, and from here north along the line of the railroad. He was an expert woodsman and estimator of timber, and employed many years by the largest operators on the river, at as large a salary as any man in his line of work, and twenty years ago was considered financially on easy street, but dissipation followed his success. He was married about twenty-three years ago to Miss ROHLETTER of South Branch, and to them was born three children, Hugh, now in Oregon, Mae, who was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. George HARTMAN after her mother's death and bears their name, now living at no. 814, 14th Ave. Detroit, and Flossie, now seventeen, was adopted and now lives with her adopted parents at Lapeer, bearing their name of McHENRY.
We have learned of no other relatives excepting a brother living in Grand Rapids, who was notified, and who wired immediately, ordering proper attention and giving directions concerning a casket and arrangement for his burial, pending his arrival. The body was buried in Frederic Cemetery Saturday forenoon.
An inquest was thought best to be held and Justice of the Peace, E. J. BRENNAN of Frederic, was called and empanelled the following named jurors: Charles CRAVEN, J. C. McDONALD, Andrew BROWN, Frank TRUDEAU, W. G. TERHUNE and L. E. GARDNER, who, after hearing the evidence presented, returned their verdict in accordance with the facts as above given. (11 Nov 1909)


Flossie KENNEDY

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 TERRIBLE ACCIDENT AND DEATH.
Last Thursday Hugh KENNEDY, about 50 years of age, who has resided for some time at Frederic, attempted to get on to a moving train between the cars. He caught the ladder and pulled himself up so that he got one leg partly over the draw-bar when he let go and fell across the track in such a way that his head and both arms were entirely severed from his body and a part of one foot cut off, the head and arms being left outside the track and the body between the rails. Mr. KENNEDY has been well known for nearly thirty years from AuSable to this place by the lumbermen on the river, and from here north along the line of the railroad. He was an expert woodsman and estimator of timber, and employed many years by the largest operators on the river, at as large a salary as any man in his line of work, and twenty years ago was considered financially on easy street, but dissipation followed his success. He was married about twenty-three years ago to Miss ROHLETTER of South Branch, and to them was born three children, Hugh, now in Oregon, Mae, who was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. George HARTMAN after her mother's death and bears their name, now living at no. 814, 14th Ave. Detroit, and Flossie, now seventeen, was adopted and now lives with her adopted parents at Lapeer, bearing their name of McHENRY.
We have learned of no other relatives excepting a brother living in Grand Rapids, who was notified, and who wired immediately, ordering proper attention and giving directions concerning a casket and arrangement for his burial, pending his arrival. The body was buried in Frederic Cemetery Saturday forenoon.
An inquest was thought best to be held and Justice of the Peace, E. J. BRENNAN of Frederic, was called and empanelled the following named jurors: Charles CRAVEN, J. C. McDONALD, Andrew BROWN, Frank TRUDEAU, W. G. TERHUNE and L. E. GARDNER, who, after hearing the evidence presented, returned their verdict in accordance with the facts as above given. (11 Nov 1909)


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