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

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B. MANN

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-Saturday, Nov. 28th, to Mr. and Mrs. B. MANN, a daughter. (3 Dec 1896)


A. A. CRANE

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:
-Attorney A. A. CRANE, who has been ill for the past three weeks, is very low, and fears are entertained as to his recovery. His brother of Lyons, is now with him. Just before we go to press, we learn that he died this (Friday) afternoon. Otsego Co. News. (10 Dec 1896)

-The funeral of A. A. CRANE, whose death we spoke of last week was held in the M. E. church last Sunday and was very largely attended. Rev. ALLMAN preached the sermon. The Gaylord Masonic Lodge, of which Mr. CRANE was a member, took charge of the services, assisted by the MacCABEE lodge, he being a member of that lodge also. The relatives and friends have the sympathy of the entire community in their hour of affliction. Otsego Co. News. (17 Dec 1896)


J. E. ANNIS

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. E. ANNIS, of Beaver Creek, was in town last thursday. He thinks or expects to leave Crawford county and locate in Toledo! (7 Jan 1897)

-Jasper ANNIS has moved to Royal Oak, near Logansport, Ind., having sold his farm in Beaver Creek. (28 Jan 1897)


Hector MCKINNON

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:
-Hector McKINNON, a woodsman, was killed near Vienna, Montmorency county, by being thrown from a load of logs against a stump, week before last. (7 Jan 1897)


John BECKER

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 BECKER, a woodsman, who has worked for a number of years in this part of the country, was run over by the passenger train, in front of the depot, last Monday morning, and instantly killed. No one knows how it was done. (14 Jan 1897)


Jules PERRY

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:
-Jules PERRY, an old resident of Beaver Creek, aged 76 years, was buried in the Grayling cemetery, last Tuesday. He had suffered greatly for several months, and death was a relief. (21 Jan 1897)


A. BURBONNAIS

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. BURBONNAIS, well known in this section, left last week for Texas City, Texas, where he contemplates making his future home. He is interested in a land company there. (28 Jan 1897)


Charles 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:
-BORN-Friday, January 30th., to Mr. and Mrs. Charles BENSON, a daughter. (4 Feb 1897)

-BORN-March 7th, to Mr. and Mrs. C. BENSON, a son. (10 Mar 1898)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. Charles BENSON, Monday, June 5th., a son. (8 Jun 1899)


W. H. COOPER

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. COOPER, cashier of the Otsego Co. Bank, died very suddenly, last Sunday night, at his home in Gaylord. (4 Feb 1897)


Dennis MCNEARNA

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:
-Dennis McNEARNA, of Saginaw, a woodsman, was accidentally killed by a log rolling on him, at Bliss & Van Auken's camp in Montmorency county. this is the third serious accident in that camp in less than sixty days. (4 Feb 1897)


L. G. ADAMS

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:
-L. G. ADAMS, of Lapeer county, has leased the CURTIS farm in South Branch. He has already moved his family, and will take possession at once. Mr. ADAMS was a resident here 15 years ago. - Ros. News. (11 Feb 1897)


George DAVIDSON

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 dispatch to the Detroit Post and Tribune, dated Roscommon, Feb. 22, says: "George DAVIDSON, of South Branch, was killed instantly this morning by a tree falling on hm. He was working in Wm. STECKERT's camp. He leaves a wife and two children, one five and the other two years old. (1 Mar 1883)


MULVEY

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:
-Mrs. MULVEY presented her husband with a young daughter, last week. (18 Feb 1897)


Joseph HISCOCK

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 HISCOCK, of South Branch, was thrown from a horse, last Saturday, and received a fracture of the skull, causing his death Monday morning. He was one of the pioneers of the county, and a good citizen. (25 Feb 1897)


Nelson SHEELER

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 the Tribune mentioned the critical illness of Nelson WHEELER. He died Thursday night, aged 73 years, at his home on Mackinaw street, and was buried Sunday afternoon, the funeral services being held at the Methodist Church, at two o'clock. Ruddock Post No. 224, G. A. R., of which the deceased was a member, turning out and giving him a soldier's burial. The W. R. C. of the post also turned out. the deceased leaves an aged widow, one son and one daughter. - Cheboygan Tribune. (4 Mar 1897)


Jno. ENOUGH

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.
Born, Sunday, to Mr. and Mrs. Jno. ENOUGH, a twelve lb. boy. (18 Mar 1897)


Chris. A. STECKERT

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. J. H. CURNALIA reports the birth of a nine pound daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Chris. STECKERT, of South Branch on Saturday last. All well and happy. - Ros. News. (25 Mar 1897)

-C. A. STECKERT and family, of South Branch, left on the afternoon train, Monday, for Virginia, where they expect to make their future home. Mr. and Mrs. STECKERT have been life long residents in this section and have a large circle of warm friends who join with us in regret at losing such worthy citizens but whose only wish is that they may enjoy prosperity and happiness in the home of their adoption. - Ros. News. (4 May 1899)


James GUNNINGHAM

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-On the 25th. inst., by Justice McELROY, Mr. James GUNNINGHAM and Miss Jennie DART. (1 Apr 1897)


H. KLEINFELD

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. KLEINFELD, and family, of Haslett, near Lansing, arrived yesterday, with a complete outfit for farming. Mr. KLEINFELD has taken up a homestead in Blaine township, joining the farm of Fred F. HOESLI. (8 Apr 1897)


Wm. OCHS

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. Wm. OCHS, of Jack Pine, a 12 1/2 pound daughter. All reported well. - Ros. News. (22 Apr 1897)


SICKIER

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. SICKIER, of Pere Cheney, were in town, Monday. He has traded his farm for property in Tonawanda, N. Y. He intends to purchase other farm property in this county. (6 May 1897)


Augustus ENOUGH

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:
-Augustus ENO, a Cheboygan lad, was instantly killed on Tuesday of last week, by the accidental discharge of his gun while hunting. (13 May 1897)


Allen DYER

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:
-Allen DYER was at work in Lewiston about two weeks ago and became engaged in a drunken brawl, in which he was stabbed in the right lung. The prosecuting attorney decided upon examination of the case that DYER was the aggressor, and discharged the stabber, who had been arrested. DYER has returned to Grayling, where it is hoped he will be a reputable citizen, which he deserves to be, and is but for the whisky curse. (20 May 1897)

-Allen DYER was arrested, Tuesday, on complaint of James JORGENSON for assault and battery. The trial is fixed for Saturday. (20 Jun 1901)

-Allen DYER plead guilty to assault and battery on the person of Geo. RANGER, and Justice McELROY said it would cost him five dollars to pay the bills. (25 Jul 1901)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. Allen DYER, Monday, Feb. 17th., a son. (27 Feb 1902)


Joseph TETU

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, May 19th, to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph TETU, a son. (20 May 1897)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. Joseph TETU, December 29th, a daughter. A nice New Years gift. (4 Jan 1900)


John BELLOR

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:
-Comrade John BELLOR, of South Branch township, was in town, Monday. He has made application to be admitted to the Soldier's Home at Grand Rapids. (20 May 1897)

-PROBATE NOTICE.
STATE OF MICHIGAN
THE PROBATE COURT FOR THE
COUNTY OF CRAWFORD.
At a session of said court, held at the probate office in the village of Grayling in said county, on the twenty-eighth day of September A. D. 1909.
Present: Hon. Wellington BATTERSON, Judge of Probate.
In the matter of the estate of John BELLOR Mentally Incompetent.
Orlando F. BARNES having filed in said court his petition alleging that said John BELLOR is a mentally incompetent person, and praying that James J. COLLEN of the village of Grayling or some other suitable person be appointed as guardian of his person and estate.
It is ordered, that the 26th day of October A. D. 1909, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, at said probate office, be and is hereby appointed for hearing said petition.
It is further ordered, that notice thereof be given by personal service of a copy of this order upon said John BELLOR and upon such of his nearest relatives and presumptive heirs-at-law as reside within said county, at least twenty-four days previous to said day of hearing.
And it is further ordered, that notice thereof be given to all others of his nearest relatives and presumptive heirs-at-law by a publication of a copy of this order, for three successive weeks previous to said day of hearing, in the CRAWFORD AVALANCHE a newspaper printed and circulated in said county.
WELLINGTON BATTERSON,
Judge of Probate.
A true Copy.
WELLINGTON BATTERSON,
sept30-3w Judge of Probate. (30 Sep 1909)


Charles August 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:
-South Branch township gained a new resident, last Saturday, in the person of Charles August SMITH, who has purchased and moved on to the ATWOOD farm. Mr. SMITH comes from Detroit, and is a practical farmer. He proposes to keep up with the times, and has ordered the NEWS, that he may keep posted. - Ros. News. (20 May 1897)

-C. A. SMITH, of South Branch, leaves on the early train to-morrow morning, for New York, where he will take a steamer for Berlin, Germany, his boyhood home. He goes to visit his aged mother. He expects to be absent two months. His youngest son accompanied him. - Ros. News. (1 Jul 1897)


Jens RASMUSSON

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-June 7th, to Mr. and Mrs. Jens RASMUSSON, a son. (10 Jun 1897)

-BORN-Monday, Oct. 23d, to Mr. and Mrs. Jens RASMUSSON, a son. (26 Oct 1899)


Hugh DOUGHERTY

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, June 9th, to Mr. and Mrs. Hugh DOUGHERTY, a son. (10 Jun 1897)

-BORN-April 3, a daughter, to Mr. and Mrs. Hugh DOUGHERTY. (11 Apr 1901)


G. ERNST

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:
-G. ERNST, of Detroit, arrived here last week. He has bought the 40 acre farm of L. STRUTZENBERG, in Blaine township. His family will join him next month. (10 Jun 1897)


Harry 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:
-Harry SMITH, aged six years, was drowned in the river at Cheboygan, last Wednesday. (1 Jul 1897)


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