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

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George CHAMPANE

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:
-BORN-In this village Saturday Aug. 9, to Mr. and Mrs. George CHAMPANE, a son. (14 Aug 1890)


William TOBIN

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:
-St. Helens, Mich., Aug. 8.-Yesterday about noon a young man named William TOBIN employed on the Terney branch of the Michigan Central, met with an accident that resulted in his death. At the time of the accident Mr. TOBIN, who was in the employ of W. J. TERNEY in the capacity of skidder, was assisting in loading logs upon flat cars preparatory to being taken to Bay City, when he missed his hold on a log; at the same time the logs on the skidway broke loose and rolling down upon him crushed him to the ground, death resulting almost instantly. The deceased was about 24 years of age and unmarried. - Bay City Times. (14 Aug 1890)


Jerome FISHER

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 ITEMS.
Mr. Jerome FISHER was called to Standish to attend the funeral of his brother in law who was shot while out hunting. In creeping through a brush pile his gun went off severing an artery in his leg from which he died three hours later. (20 Nov 1902)


Rev. R. H. C. SINCLAIR

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:
-Rev. R. H. C. SINCLAIR preached his farewell sermon, last Sunday, and on Monday left us for the theological Seminary at Chicago. During his stay here he as made many friends who wish him future success. (4 Sep 1890)


L. E. HUXLEY

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:
-Last Sunday was celebrated at the residence of L. E. HUXLEY, in Blaine, by the arrival of a ten pound daughter. L. E. is as happy as a boy with his first red top boots. (11 Sep 1890)


Hans RASMUSSEN

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:
-Hans RASMUSSEN, 66 years old, an old resident of Manistee, dropped dead last Wednesday afternoon, while sawing wood, he should have let his wife saw the wood. (16 Oct 1890)


J. C. PEACOCK

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:
-J. C. PEACOCK died at the home of his parents, in Grove Township, Saturday, Oct. 11th, and was buried in the Grayling Cemetry, Monday. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. S. B. TAYLOR of the M. E. Church. (16 Oct 1890)


John WHITE

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:
-Born.-To Mr. and Mrs. John WHITE Oct. 16th, a daughter. (23 Oct 1890)


Albert GRIM

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:
-Born.-To Mr. and Mrs. Albert GRIM in Maple Forest, Oct. 16th a son. (23 Oct 1890)


R. W. WILCOX

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:
-BORN-On Sunday, the 16th., to Mr. and Mrs. R. W. WILCOX, of Center Plains, a daughter. Nov 1890)


H. HATHAWAY

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. HATHAWAY, of West Branch, 80 years old, voted his 59th time at the late election. His first ballot was cast for Andrew JACKSON and the last for TURNER. (20 Nov 1890)


James PEARSALL

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 PEARSALL, who for the past three years has lived in Kieth County, Neb., has returned to his former home in South Branch, where he says he will remain. Another evidence that Northern Michigan is good enough. - Roscommon News. (20 Nov 1890)


Peter OLSON

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:
-Peter OLSON was caught by a falling tree, near Gaylord, and instantly killed. (18 Dec 1890)


Max LEWINSON

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:
-BORN-Tuesday, January 6, to Mr. and Mrs. Max LEWINSON, a son. (8 Jan 1891)

-M. LEWINSON stopped off the train yesterday noon. He reports the death of his infant son, the last of July. (3 Sep 1891)

-Max LEWINSON smiles and answers "its a little daughter", born Sunday. Mother and child doing nicely. - Ros. News. (31 Mar 1892)


G. H. FOWLES

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:
-No tidings have yet been had of G. H. FOWLES, who so mysteriously disappeared from this place, Dec. tenth. His wife has returned to her old home near Bay City, to await the development of time. (15 Jan 1891)


August ANDERSON

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:
-August ANDERSON, a Swede, was killed on Monday of last week, near Lewiston, while skidding logs, at Reid's camp. (15 Dec 1892)


Hopeful PRESTON

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 Hopeful PRESTON, who will be well remembered by our citizens as a former teacher here, left her home in Deford, Tuscola county, Oct. 27th, to go to her sister in Jackson, since which time, no trace of her has been found. As she was an invalid, her friends are very anxious, fearing she is left helpless among strangers. Any information concerning her should be sent to Mrs. W. S. PORTER, 501 Railroad St., Jackson, Mich. (15 Dec 1892)


B. C. WORDEN

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:
-B. C. WORDEN, of Ball township, took the noon train Thursday for Shiawassee county, his old home, to pay an extended visit to relatives and friends. - Ros. News. (29 Jan 1891)


James E. WEEKS

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 home of Mr. and Mrs. James E. WEEKS, of Maple Forest, was gladdened the 25th. ult., by the arrival of a ten pound girl. Everybody happy. (5 Feb 1891)

-It is reported that James E. WEEKS has traded his property in Maple Forest for land in Tennessee. (15 Aug 1895)

-James E. WEEKS and family, of Maple Forest, have moved to Shiawassee County. (9 Jan 1896)


Canute 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:
-A little child was buried yesterday, from the home of Mr. Canute SMITH. (12 Feb 1891)


George E. 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:
-George E. MILLER, the Au Sable alderman who poisoned himself, was buried in Bay City last Sunday. (19 Feb 1891)


Crhistopher MCDOWELL

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:
-Christopher McDOWELL, of Bay City, a well known marine engineer, and an old resident of that city, died of heart disease last Monday. (19 Mar 1891)


William BARNETT

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:
-William BARNETT, aged about 40 years, and unmarried, died shortly after three o'clock this morning. Death was caused by Bright's disease, with which he has been troubled for nearly a year. Deceased came to this city from Grayling, and while here has followed his trade, that of a barber, in Joseph PROUE's shop. He was a member of Phoenix tent, K. O. T. M. and Junior camp, K. O. T. M., his life being insured for $1,000 in the first named. BARNETT was honest and upright and had many friends. - Bay City Times. (26 Mar 1891)


George A. BRACKEN

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:
-George A. BRACKEN, a Niles alderman, died Thursday, after a brief illness. (23 or 26 Mar 1891)


John WILLIAMS

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 WILLIAMS has bought the house and lot of Henry BATES, who will move to Otsego Lake, continuing in the employ of the Michelson & Hanson Lumber Co. (9 Apr 1891)

-Allen DYER and wife, who were married last Saturday night, are occupying the house of Jno. WILLIAMS. (2 Feb 1893)


John RUNDLET

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 RUNDLET, of Elmira township, an old soldier and pioneer resident of the county, died at his home early Monday morning of paralysis. He was first taken down the Saturday before while on his way to Gaylord, his left side becoming paralyzed. The funeral services were held in the congreational church, at Gaylord, on Wednesday, under the auspices of C. F. DOORE Post, G. A. R., he being a member. - Otsego Co. News. (9 Apr 1891)


Charles LAMONT

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:
-Charles LAMONT, who lives at Higgins lake on a homestead, a Frenchman, will be 90 years old in July, and is a better man, physically, than most men at 60. He can do a full days plowing or any common work. He often walks 18 miles in a day on business. (7 May 1891)


Wm. STEVENSON

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 man by the name of Wm. STEVENSON, was run over by the cars at West Branch early Wednesday morning and had both arms cut off. The unfortunate man was taken to the depot and medical aid summoned. He died inside of 48 hours. (7 May 1891)


Samuel 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:
-Samuel SMITH, of South Branch, died at the residence of Samuel CURTIS, of that township, on the 25th. inst. He was over eighty years of age. (14 May 1891)


John FAIRBOTHAM

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 FAIRBOTHAM, an incorrigible truant, of eleven years, has been sent to the Reform school at Lansing, till he is seventeen. He was taken down Monday by County Agent PRINGLE. (28 May 1891)

-An officer from the reform school came up last week and took John FAIRBOTHAM back to the reform school as he was developing some of his old traits. (4 Oct 1894)


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