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

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John HYSLOP

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 HYSLOP, an old resident of Au Sable, died of heart disease at the age of 94 years. (3 Mar 1892)


Jas. RAVELL

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:
-Mr. and Mrs. Jas. RAVELL, of Cheney, celebrated the arrival of a daughter, the 19th inst. (24 Mar 1892)

-ARRIVED, on the 13th inst., at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. REVELL, a daughter. (24 Mar 1892)


SANCARTIER

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 infant child of Mr. and Mrs. San CARTIER was buried last Monday. (23 Apr 1908)


Rev. E. B. RYAN

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. E. B. RYAN has resigned the pastorate of the Gaylord M. E. church and accepted a position in the Gaylord exchange bank. (7 Apr 1892)


SEERICK

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 gentleman, named SEERICK, about sixty years of age, from Ohio, who was traveling with a shooting gallery, was stopping here, at the Grayling House, and last Friday night retired as usual, and was found Saturday morning in an unconscious condition, in which he remained until early yesterday morning, when he expired. The physicians pronounced it appoplexy. His brother arrived from Toledo, Tuesday afternoon. (12 May 1892)


Chandler NANSON

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:
-Twelve year old Chandler NANSON fell out of a boat at Chesaning Sunday, and was drowned. (19 May 1892)


Wm. STOUT

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 villege Tuesday, May 24th, to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. STOUT a son. (26 May 1892)


John OBRIEN

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 OBRIEN, of Roscommon, died at his home in that village, last Thursday, at 3 o'clock, in the afternoon, after a lingering illness. His death was caused by cancer in his throat. He was well known to many of our citizens. (2 Jun 1892)


Cira B. GIBBS

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. Cora B. GIBBS, of Caro, resigned her position as teacher in the Grayling School, to accept a better one at Ann Arbor. Miss Eva STARK, of Otter Lake, succeeds her. (11 Aug 1892)


John KELSEY

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 KELSEY was run over and killed, near Bagley, by a special train, last Friday afternoon. (18 Aug 1892)


Charles TOBURG

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 TOBURG jumped into the river at Bay City and refused to be helped out. He went down, leaving a widow and family. (18 Aug 1892)


Charles S. DRAPER

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 S. DRAPER, of Saginaw, died on his way home from Germany. He was a university regent. During the war he was on Gen. Phil KEARNEY's staff. (18 Aug 1892)


Thomas MCPHERSON

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:
-Thomas McPHERSON a former resident of this place, died at his home in Millington, on the 6th inst. (25 Aug 1892)


Joseph BRAY

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:
-Joseph BRAY lost a leg under a Michigan Central train at Bay City. The injury caused his death. (25 Aug 1892)


Hon. Henry L. PARKER

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 sad news from West Branch was received here this morning of the death of Hon. Henry L. PARKER, of this village, which occurred at 7 o'clock. The death of Judge PARKER, while not unexpected has cast a gloom over the town. He was one of our oldest and most respected citizens. - Ros. News. (1 Sep 1892)


J. NOLAN

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. NOLAN, is a happy Grandfather. (15 Sep 1892)


John FISH

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 FISH, who removed with his father to Jackson, over a year ago, returned last Tuesday, and has gone to work in the mill yard. (29 Sep 1892)


Walter SELLINGTON

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:
-Walter SELLINGTON, from Harrison, who had been at work for J. A. DEMEREST in his livery stable for about four weeks, was kicked by a horse last Saturday and died Sunday from his injuries. - Otsego Co. News. (29 Sep 1892)


Julius RUBY

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:
-Julius RUBY, an old soldier, who lives alone in South Branch, was discovered by some of his neighbors last Saturday evening, suffering from a severe stroke of paralysis of the left side. Dr. NIGHT, of this villege was called. The old gentleman went to Grayling Tuesday for treatment. - Ros. News. (29 Sep 1892)


W. H. CRAWFORD

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:
-W. H. CRAWFORD, chaplain of Ruddock Post, No. 224, Cheboygan, died from heart disease, last week, Wednesday, and was buried on Saturday. (6 Oct 1892)


Judge Wm. J. COFFRON

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:
-Two warrants are out for the arrest of Probatte Judge Wm. J. COFFRON, (Democrat). One for selling intoxicating liquors on election day, and the other for selling liquor without license. He left the county suddenly last Saturday. - Atlanta Tribune. (6 Oct 1892)

-We hear that Perry PHELPS and Lewis OSTRANDER, of Grayling, are negotiating for the purchase of the Central Hotel in Atlanta from W. J. COFFRON. Mr. and Mrs. PHELPS know perfectly well how to run a first class hotel and will soon have the public good will. Mr. OSTRANDER would practice law. Thus would the county seat be made to swell with pride from the possession of a resident attorney. - Lewiston Journal. (4 Apr 1895)


Wm. J. 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:
-Wm. ANDERSON, of Bay City, a brakeman on the Vanderbilt branch, of this division of the Michigan Central, was instantly killed on last Friday, by the spreading of the rails, the sudden jerk caused him to fall between the cars. (6 Oct 1892)


Irvine MAINE

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 vicious ram butted the year old baby of Irvine MAINE to death, at Dustville. (13 Oct 1892)


Wm. MATTHEWS

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:
-Wm. MATTHEWS, mention of whose sickness was made last week, died on Friday and was buried Sunday. He was 77 years of age. - Ros. News. (13 Oct 1892)


George MILENS

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 MILENS, a former resident here, about twenty two years of age, died at Gaylord, and was brought here for burial. The funeral services, at Presbyterian church last Sunday. (27 Oct 1892)


J. P. OLESON

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. P. OLESON was stabbed and shot to death at Oscoda, last week Wednesday. Before dying he charged August BENSON with doing the deed. BENSON was at once arrested and will be held for trial. - West Branch Herald. (24 Nov 1892)


August BENSON

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. P. OLESON was stabbed and shot to death at Oscoda, last week Wednesday. Before dying he charged August BENSON with doing the deed. BENSON was at once arrested and will be held for trial. - West Branch Herald. (24 Nov 1892)


James FISH

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 FISH, a young unmarried man, fell off Fletcher's dock, at Alpena, last Wednesday, and was drowned. (15 Dec 1892)


J. C. MARSH

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:
-GROVE ITEMS.
Master J. C. MARSH, of South Branch, celebrated his 11th birthday last Thursday. (5 Jan 1893)

-J. C. MARSH, on the south side, had a birthday party the 29th, ult., to celebrate his 17 years of life. The house was full, and mirth was plenty. Light refreshments were served, and all called it a happy night. (6 Jan 1898)


John MCCLENNAN

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:
-JUMPED TO HIS DEATH.
As the "Cannon Ball" was coming in to the south yeard, last Friday; the tire on one of the driving wheels broke, and the fireman, probably thinking they were derailed jumped from the cab. As soon as the train was stopped he was found unconscious with a terrible wound in his head. He was brought to the Grayling House where he expired about 10 o'clock. His mother and sister living at Bay City, were notified and arrived on the night expresss, but returned immediately with the body, which had been arranged for transportation by friendly hands. (5 Jan 1893)


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