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

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Florence BURK

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:
-ADDITIONAL LOCALS.
On last Monday, Eugene McKAY was arrested for Assault and Battery on the person of Florence BURK. He waived examination and will be tried before Justice McELROY on the 11th. BURKS face looks as if he had been run through a threshing machine, or over by a floating harrow. 1895)


James GALLIMORE

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 GALLIMORE, of Jack Pine, is in luck, he having fallen heir to a fortune of $50,000, by the death of an uncle in England. He gets $2,000 now and the balance in two years. Serves you right James and we are glad of it. - Ros. News. (4 Jul 1895)


Henry WILEY

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:
-Our older citizens will remember Henry WILEY, an early resident of Grove, who went to Maryland about 1881, and returned in 1885, and lived in Center Plains a few years and then moved West. Last Friday he arrived again in Cheney, with his team and stock, and has taken refuge for the present on the McINTYRE homestead in this town. We predict that he will secure a home near here and stay this time. (1 Aug 1895)


A. H. JENNINGS

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. H. JENNINGS left on the early train yesterday morning for the soldiers home at Grand Rapids. - Ros. News. (8 Aug 1895)


John ROUSE

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 ROUSE and family from St. Helens, have moved into the house lately occupied by the lady teachers in our school. Mr. ROUSE has taken a position as salesman in Claggett's Store. He has had several years experience with Stevens at his former home. (8 Aug 1895)

-John ROUSE, who has been in the employ of Henry Stevens & Co., of St. Helen, for the past 14 years, in the capacity of salesman, has severed his connection with that firm and accepted a similar position with Claggett & Pringle, of Grayling. As evidence that Mr. ROUSE was a faithful employee is vouched for in the fact that in nine out of the 14 years he was with Stevens & Co., he never lost a single day. John is a genial whole-souled gentleman and creates friends wherever he goes, and he has a host of them in this county who regret his departure, but join us in good wishes and the hope that he may prosper in his new location and that his stay with his new employers may be as lengthy and pleasant as it was with Henry Stepehns & Co. - Ros. News. (15 Aug 1895)

-John ROUSE and family were called to Waters, the first of the week, by the sudden death of his nephew. (2 Dec 1897)

-The family of John ROUSE, who have been residents of Grayling, for several years, moved to Bay City last week. On Friday evening the W.R.C. and L. O. T. M., of which Mrs. R. was a member, gave her a reception at the K. O. T. M. hall, and presented her with emblematic badges of both orders. We regret to lose them, but our loss will be a gain to Mr. R. as he will be able to spend more time with his family. The AVALANCHE will follow them to their new home. (17 Jul 1902)


Wilfred "Fred" BISNETTE

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:
-At 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at Lewiston, in a row over a board bill, Fred BISNETTE struck Mrs. F. DOUMP with the blade of an ax, cutting into the skull. It is doubtful if she recovers. BISNETTE was arrested to await results, and was brought here and put in jail by Sheriff NELSON, of Montmorency County. (8 Aug 1895)

-Svan PETERSON went to Grayling Monday and brought Wilfred BISSONNETT back Tuesday to have his hearing, but as the woman he hit with the hatchet was not in condition to give evidence, the hearing was further continued until the 20th. inst. J. K. WRIGHT came up from Grayling for the defense. Sheriff NELSON returned the prisoner to the Grayling Jail. Mr. WRIGHT was accompanied by his little daughter. - Lew. Journal. (15 Aug 1895)


ATHERHOLT

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 11th., to Mr. and Mrs. ATHERHOLT, a daughter. (15 Aug 1895)


Lizzie BURRINGTON

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 Lizzie BURRINGTON, Cashier at Claggett's, with her sister from Bay City is taking a trip to Mackinaw Island and the Soo. (15 Aug 1895)


W. S. SEAMARK

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. W. CANFIELD, accompanied by his two boys, is taking his vacation in traveling through the Dakotas. His place is supplied here by W. S. SEAMARK. (22 Aug 1895)


Dr. J. A. ELLIS

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:
-Dentist J. A. ELLIS, who was burned out a few days ago at Central Lake, will be in Lewiston, next week, after which he proposes to locate permanently in Grayling. (22 Aug 1895)

-Dr. ELLIS, who came here from Lewiston to practise dentistry, has been paralyzed drunk ever since his arrival, Wednesday. He has evidently run out of money, for last evening he was trying to sell, for the price of a drink, a boquet of weeks which he had picked. - Oscoda Press. (29 Jul 1897)

-Dr. ELLIS, dentist, formerly of this place and Lewiston, seems to have located at Tawas. (4 Nov 1897)

-Dr. ELLIS the dentist, who had an office in the National Hotel for a short time last summer, and who went from here to East Tawas, has removed from that place to Rose City. - Oscoda Press. (6 Jan 1898)


John 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:
-John SINCLAIR, who is living on the HESS place in South Branch, will move to Virginia in the near future. - Ros. News. (29 Aug 1895)


James BROCKWAY

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 many friends of James BROCKWAY, will be pleased to learn that he passed a very satisfactory examination and was admitted to the bar at Bay City, last week. (5 Sep 1895)

-It is reported that James E. BROCKWAY has been admitted to partnership in the law office of Hon. Devere HALL, of Bay City. It is another proof that true merit wins. (5 Oct 1899)


Rev. J. J. WILLETS

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 Rev. and Mrs. J. J. WILLETS, Monday, September 9th, a son. (12 Sep 1895)

-Rev. J. J. WILLETTS has been located in this county for six years, by the conference of the Methodist Protestant church, and it would be hard to estimate the amount of work that he has performed. The church on the south side has been built by his, efforts, and the most of the religious work in the surrounding country has fallen to his lot. He will remove in a few days to Lagrange, Ind., where it is hoped he will be honored, and prosper as he deserves. (12 Sep 1895)

-Rev. J. J. WILLETS has moved to Frederic, where he will continue his ministerial labors. He has been a faithful laborer, and deserves success. (7 Nov 1895)

-JUDGE CORRESPONDENCE.
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. J. J. WILLETTS, of Frederic, on the 24gth. All doing well. (29 Jul 1897)

-Last Friday was the anniversary of the birth of Rev. WILLETT, and Tuesday that of Mrs. W. On Monday evening, their friends to the number of four score or more called, and surprised them with a purse containing $19.50 and $10.00 respectively. The evening was passed in listening to music and partaking of light refreshments, and wound up with prayer and the singing of "Bles't be the tie ($) that binds." (6 Jul 1899)

-Rev. and Mrs. WILLETT, of Midland, were presented with a silver tea set a short time since, on the 25th anniversary of their marriage, by the members of his congretation. (31 Oct 1901)


Rev. W. E. MCLEOD

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 Rev. and Mrs. W. E. McLEOD, Friday, Sept. 20th, a son.(26 Sep 1895)

-On account of the failure of the board of Home Missions to pay the amount expected for the Pastor of the Presbyterian Church here, Rev. W. E. McLEOD will resign his pastorate and return to the seminary in Chicago. This is greatly to be regreted, for during his stay among us he has won the confidence of the entire community, and his christian work has seemed to place the society in a better condition than ever before. (3 Oct 1895)


Edwin C. HAYNER

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:
-Edwin C. HAYNER, an old veteran and member of Ruddock Post, No. 22 G. A. R. of Cheboygan, died at Indian River, Monday, and was buried Tuesday. (3 Oct 1895)


GRAHAM

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-Sunday, Oct. 6 to Mr. and Mrs. GRAHAM, of Frederic, a daughter. (10 Oct 1895)


James PROCTOR

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-Wednesday morning, October 9th., the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. James PROCTOR. (10 Oct 1895)


CARROLL

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-Friday, March 27th, to Mr. and Mrs. CARROLL, a daughter. (2 Apr 1896)


Thos. JONES

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:
-Thos. JONES, a former resident of Maple Forest, but now at the Soldier's Home at Grand Rapids, has been granted an increase of pension. (25 Feb 1897)


Reginald HART

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:
-Reginald HART, of Beaver Creek tp., was instantly killed, last Tuesday, by a falling tree in London's camp in the North part of this township. The body was brought to the undertaking rooms in this village and on Wednesday was taken to his home for burial. (7 Nov 1895)


A. BOESON

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:
-By an incident that happened at the residence of A. BOESON, last week, Albert GROULEFF becomes an Uncle. (21 Nov 1895)


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 named Wm. STEVENSON was found dead in the woods near Standish, and it is supposed he was killed by a hunter, accidentally. (21 Nov 1895)


M. DUPREE

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 Monday, the 25th inst. to Mr. and Mrs. M. DUPREE, a son. (21 Nov 1895)

-DIED-Sunday, July 12th, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. M. DUPREE, of Grayling. (16 Jul 1896)

-BORN-Friday, February, 11th, to Mr. and Mrs. M. DUPRIES, a daughter. (17 Feb 1898)

-A ten pound boy came to live with Mr. and Mrs. McGuire DUPRIE last Saturday. (23 Nov 1899)


Barney KROPP

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. Barney KROPP celebrated their Thanksgiving in caring for a daughter, which arrived the 27th inst. (5 Dec 1895)

-BORN-Sunday, April 29th, to Mr. and Mrs. Barney KROPP, a daughter. (3 May 1900)

-Barney KROPP has taken a years lumbering job of James SMITH, that will last him a year. He will camp about four miles from Johannesburg, and will move his family there. He is a hustler and will make some money, baring sickness or accident. (12 Oct 1905)


Robert MOON

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-At the residence of Chas. P. ROBINSON, Saturday, Nov. 30th, Robert MOON, aged 21 years. The deceased was at work in WOODS camp, and was taken sick with pneumonia, and became a county charge. Nothing could be learned of his relations. The funeral occured on Monday, Rev. Mr. COPE officiating. (5 Dec 1895)


BUSHAW

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 Tuesday, to Mr. and Mrs. BUSHAW, a daughter. (12 Dec 1895)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. BUSHAW, Tuesday, Dec. 10th., a daughter. (19 Dec 1895)


Robert KNIGHT

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-Wednesday, Dec. 4th., to Mr. and Mrs. Robert KNIGHT, a daughter. (12 Dec 1895)

-BORN-Dec. 9th. to Mr. and Mrs. Robert KNIGHT, a daughter. (14 Dec 1899)


CROTEAU

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 baby boy came to stay with Mr. and Mrs. CROTEAU, at the cheap store last Sunday. There is nothing cheap about the boy. (12 Dec 1895)

-BORN-Nov. 12, to Mr. and Mrs. A. CROTTEAU a son. (23 Nov 1899)


Wm. ABERNATHY

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. ABERNATHY, assistant railroad agent at Gaylord, was accidently killed by falling from a car, week before last. His body was taken to Utica, for interment. (19 Dec 1895)


Charles OSTERMAN

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 OSTERMAN started for New York City, Monday, for a visit with his brother. (26 Dec 1895)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. C. OSTERMAN, March 16, a son. (20 Mar 1902)


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