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

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Harry PARSONS

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:
-Harry PARSONS has entirely recovered from his attack of Pneumonia, and is now able to appear on the streets and will soon resume his old position in the telegraph office. (31 Jan 1895)

-AT REST.
After weeks and months of weary waiting, surrounded by a loving family and friends who have administered every care and comfort possible to devise, on Tuesday morning, Harry PARSONS entered into rest, for which, of late, he has longed. He will be greatly missed, and mourned, not alone by his own people, but by the many friends he had gained by his pleasant and companionable ways. The funeral at St. Mary's church was largely attended, and the body taken to Bay City for interment, yesterday. (20 Jun 1895)


Mary SLAGHT

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:
-Mary SLAGHT, minor daughter of Rufus ROGERS, has been granted a pension. (7 Feb 1895)


Rufus ROGERS

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:
-Mary SLAGHT, minor daughter of Rufus ROGERS, has been granted a pension. (7 Feb 1895)


Clinton D. WRIGHT

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 week Thursday about four o'clock Clinton D. WRIGHT, an old soldier, started for his camp on Chubb Lake with a sack of flour and some groceries, from Otsego Lake. It was very stormy. Jan. 28th, word was received there that he had not reached home, and a searching party of five started out to find him. He was found the next day frozen to death. - Otsego Co. News. (7 Feb 1895)


Frank SHERMAN

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:
-LEWISTON ITEMS - JOURNAL.
Frank SHERMAN, of Frederic, called Tuesday and subscribed for our paper. He is located at Judges for the present. (7 Feb 1895)


Levi H. 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:
-Levi H. DECKER, who at one time was a citizen of Crawford county, has been granted a pension. (14 Feb 1895)


John BOCK

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 BOCK, wife and four children were burned up in their home, near Omer, last Wednesday morning. The remains were all interred in one coffin. (14 Feb 1895)


Dan T. TROMBLEY

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:
-Dan T. TROMBLEY, murderer of his wife and child, has been taken from Bay City to the Pontiac asylum. (21 Feb 1895)


Nathan HADLEY

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:
-Nathan HADLEY, a former resident of Ball township, died at Mantasans, Washington, a short time ago. (21 Feb 1895)


Dr. WOOLFE

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:
-Dr. WOOLFE, successor to Dr. C. W. SMITH, has arrived in the city and opened an office in Davis' drug store. We welcome him. (21 Feb 1895)


Lee WINSLOW

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, May 22, to Mr. and Mrs. Lee WINSLOW, a daughter. (24 May 1900)

-Mr. and Mrs. Lee WINSLOW started Sunday night for Rochester, Minnesota, where he will consult the specialists, Mayo Brothers, and will enter their hospital for treatment for goitre of several years standing, which has been so rapidly increasing in size as to impede the carotid circulation. We trust their expectations of cure may be fully realized. (13 Jan 1910)

-Every body here, and all their friends, are busy with congratulating Lee WINSLOW, who is home from his visit to Rochester, Minn., where he was operated on for double Goitre, which was getting so large as to be dangerous. He appears cured and is correspondingly happy. (3 Feb 1910)


Frank BROVINE

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:
-Frank BROVINE, of Gaylord, was sentenced to the penitentiary for one year at Jackson, last week, for breaking a plate glass window. (14 Mar 1895)


Fred DUROCHER

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. Fred DUROCHER, a daughter, Sunday, March 10th, eleven pounds. (14 Mar 1895)

-DIED-Wednesday, January 1st., of consumption, Fred DURUSHE. He was buried Sunday under the auspices of the I. O. O. F. (9 Jan 1896)

-Mrs. Fred DURUSHE desires to extend her heartfielt thanks to the many friends, and especially to the I. O. O. F., for unremitting kindness during the long illness, and at the final obsequies of her husband. (9 Jan 1896)


Frank ROYCE

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. A. BAUMAN, of Lewiston, purchased the residence of Frank ROYCE, who moved to Rose City. (14 Mar 1895)


Chas. L. FULLER

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 Otsego Co. Herald, says: "That word came from Salt Lake City, Utah, that the man of whom we bought the HERALD, Chas. L. FULLER, lies there in a dying condition, having suffered a stroke of paralysis. Later - Another dispatch came that he died Monday night." (21 Mar 1895)


O. HAWES

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. O. HAWES expect to leave Grayling for Detroit, next Monday, to reside. (21 Mar 1895)


Levi DISHAW

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 the 21st, to Mr. and Mrs. Levi DISHAW, of Blaine township, a son. (28 Mar 1895)


John ROSENKILDE

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 ROSENKILDE and family moved on a farm near Fenton, leaving here on Tuesday. (4 Apr 1895)

-Mr. and Mrs. John ROSENKILDE have gone to Fenton for a short visit, and will visit their old home in Denmark that they left 27 years ago. (8 Oct 1908)


Geo. MORGAN

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:
-Geo. MORGAN, of New York and CHITAGO one of Graylings Indian citizens were admitted to membership in Marvin Post. G. A. R. by Transfer Cards, last Saturday evening. (18 Apr 1895)


John FLUENT

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 FLUENT, of Otsego Lake former resident of Grayling, has been appointed postmaster for that village. (2 May 1895)

-Comrade John FLUENT, P. M. at Otsego Lake, was a welcome visitor at our sanctum, Monday, the first time he has been in town for five years. (17 Oct 1895)


Joseph "Buckskin Joe" AMES

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 AMES, "Buckskin Joe," aged 91, was arrested at Manistee the other day for threatening to cut a man all to pieces. (2 May 1895)


Thomas CRIBBENS

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 CRIBBENS, an old man who has been living at the Poor House, died last Friday. (16 May 1895)


Joseph BELL

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 BELL, of Alpena, was killed by rolling logs, at Lake May. (23 May 1895)


Frank FLICKINGER

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:
-Frank FLICKINGER, of Owosso, formerly a clerk for S. H. & Co., of this city, committed suicide in New Mexico, last Thursday night. (6 Jun 1895)


John L. KITTLE

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 L. KITTLE, of Mio, died Tuesday night, of last week, from an over dose of whiskey and morphine. His voice will no more be heard in Grayling as of yore, advising the democracy to charge upon the republican ranks and achieve an everlasting and over-whelming - defeat. (6 Jun 1895)


Fred RAYMOND

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 RAYMOND, of Saginaw, a former resident here, was in town last week, a guest of his father-in-law, A. E. NEWMAN. (13 Jun 1895)


Hiram MONTGOMERY

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:
-Hiram MONTGOMERY, of Ogemaw county, lost his life, Monday of last week, by being buried and smothered with sand, while digging a well. (13 Jun 1895)


Alexander LAMARRE

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 Wednesday of last week, the home of Alexander LaMARRE, of Alpena, was destroyed by fire. A three year old child, left in the house by its mother, while she went to church, was burned to a crisp. (13 Jun 1895)


J. J. MADDEN

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 unknown man killed at Mackinaw City last week, was registered at the hotel under the name of J. J. MADDEN. (20 Jun 1895)


Adolf AHRBICH

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:
-It is reported that George MOTT made a terriffic assault and battery on Adolf AHRBICH with a hammer, at Frederic last week. A warrant is issued for his arrest. (20 Jun 1895)


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