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

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LASKEY

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 LASKEY, who was living with his family on the farm of Sheriff CHALKER, in Maple Forest, brought his family to town last Sunday week, took possession of the residence of J. J. COLLINS, during the absence of the family, and went off and left them. His wife was very sick and died on Friday morning and was buried by the authorities. She left two children who were taken to West Branch, by their grandmother. (8 Jul 1897)

-Sheriff CHALKER went to his farm, Friday, to bring his hired man to his wife's funeral. (8 Jul 1897)


Clarence MANNING

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-July 14th., to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence MANNING, of Beaver Creek, a daughter. (15 Jul 1897)

-BORN-In Beaver Creek, Sunday, April 23d, to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence MANNING, a son. Grandpa ANNIS is doing well, though a little lame. (4 May 1899)

-BORN-On the 26th inst., to Mr. and Mrs. C. MANNING, of Beaver Creek, a son, weight 12 pounds. (3 Oct 1901)


Peter DIETZ

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 DIETZ, a member of the Post at Cheboygan, died last Thursday, from the effects of the heat during the parade on the Fourth. Comrades DIETZ and KRIEDEMAN attended the reunion here last fall, and both are gone. (15 Jul 1897)

-We notice that a number of our exchanges have copied the telegram sent out from Cheboygan, announcing the death of Peter DIETZ, an old veteran who was prostrated by heat at the close of the parade, July 3rd. Mr. DIETZ is the liveliest corpse you ever saw and came in from his home, 12 or 14 miles from the city, last Thursday to attend the meeting of Ruddock Post. - Cheboygan Tribune. (29 Jul 1897)

-Peter DIETZ, the old veteran, member of Ruddock Post, G. A. R., who was reported dead from the effect of a sun stroke during the Fourth of July celebration, accompanied by his better half was among the veterans who went to Gaylord yesterday to attend the annual meeting of the Soldiers and Sailors' association. There is no doubt but that he will prove the liveliest corpse attending the meeting. - Cheboygan Tribune. (26 Aug 1897)


Rev. L. P. DAVIS

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. L. P. DAVIS, Presiding Elder of the Adrian Dist., M. E. Church, died at Bay View, Monday morning, from what was supposed to be a stroke of Apoplexy. He was a veteran of the rebellion and a member of the 22d. Mich. Infantry. He was the Presiding Elder of this district, in the early '80s., and well known to many of our citizens. (15 Jul 1897)


J. L. BUCK

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:
-JUDGE CORRESONDENCE.
Mr. J. L. BUCK and cousin, Miss Grace BUCK, were in Grayling, last Saturday. (22 Jul 1897)


Judson "Judd" BUCK

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:
-JUDGE CORRESONDENCE.
Mr. Judd BUCK arrived here Sunday from Owosso, and will farm here at Buck's Station. Another settler! Who's next? (22 Jul 1897)

-Died-At his home in Maple Forest, Saturday, Nov. 1st, Judson BUCK aged 49 years. He leaves a wife and five children to mourn his loss. (6 Nov 1902)


George WILTSE

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 WILTSE is promoted to passenger conductor, and given the Lewiston run. He is popular and pleasant. (22 Jul 1897)


Simon P. ALDRICH

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:
-Simon P. ALDRICH and wife, former residents of Beaver Creek, came up from their new home in Monroe county to attend Court this week, in a case wherein he was plaintiff. (10 Aug 1899)


MUTTON

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:
-Another family has moved from Bay City to Grayling. They reside in the HARDER property, and their name is MUTTON. (29 Jul 1897)


Charley SOBANSKI

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:
-Charley SOBANSKI is about to retire from the meat business at Grayling, and next week will find him back to his old position in Townsend's popular Gaylord market. Otsego County Herald. (29 Jul 1897)


Joe POMMEVILLE

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:
-Joe POMMEVILLE, a former well known character here, was sent up for 90 days this week, from Grayling, on the charge of wife beating. - Roscommon News. (29 Jul 1897)


Roy CRAIG

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:
-Roy CRAIG, of the Lewiston Journal, has been appointed deputy postmaster for that burg. (5 Aug 1897)

-Jay ALLEN went to Mio, last week, to assume management of the Mail Telegram, in place of Roy CRAIG, who recently severed his connection with that office. - West Branch Herald-Times. (10 Jan 1901)


Leroy SCHLENCK

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. C. EICKHOFF returned from her trip to Niagara Falls, Tuesday morning. A nephew, Leroy SCHLENCK, of that city, returned home with her. (12 Aug 1897)


Claude THOMPSON OR TOMPKINS

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-August 16th, to Mr. and Mrs. Claude THOMPSON, of Maple Forest, a daughter. (19 Aug 1897)

-Mr. and Mrs. Claude TOMPKINS desire to express sincerest thanks to their friends and neighbors for their kind assistance during the sickness and at the burial of their baby boy. (4 Dec 1902)


Supervisor RICHARDSON

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 BAILEY, a brother-in-law of Supervisor RICHARDSON, of South Branch, died at his residence, Monday, and was buried by the county, Tuesday. (19 Aug 1897)


John BIALEY

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 BAILEY, a brother-in-law of Supervisor RICHARDSON, of South Branch, died at his residence, Monday, and was buried by the county, Tuesday. (19 Aug 1897)


Charles WHITFIELD

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 WHITFIELD died at the Sanderson House, last Saturday, and was buried by the authorities, Sunday. Rev. MAWHORTER officiating. He was a woodsman, and nothing is known of his family. (19 Aug 1897)


Andrew MICHELSON

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-Monday, Sept. 6th., to Mr. and Mrs. Andrew MICHELSON, a son. (9 Sep 1897)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. Andrew MICHELSON, at Camp No. 3, Sunday, Aug. 5th, a son. (9 Aug 1900)

-The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew MICHELSON, died Monday, from inanition. It is a sad blow to the young couple. (9 Aug 1900)


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:
-A two year old child of Mr. and Mrs. BENSON died last Friday, from drinking Kerosine oil, which the little one got hold of without the knowledge of its mother. (9 Sep 1897)


E. WILKINSON

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:
-E. WILKINSON has raised the roof of his kitchen. Wonder if it was done by the appearance of the new baby girl? (23 Sep 1897)


Duncan EASTMAN

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-Oct. 6th, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. D. EASTMAN. The funeral was held yesterday afternoon. (7 Oct 1897)

-BORN-Tuesday, August 14, to Mr. and Mrs. Duncan EASTMAN, a daughter. (16 Aug 1900)

-BORN-Friday, May 30th., Memorial Day, to Mr. and Mrs. D. EASTMAN, a son. (5 Jun 1902)

-Born, March 1,st, to Mr. and Mrs. Duncan EASTMAN, a daughter. (7 Mar 1907)


J. L. WHIPPLE

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:
-Members of Marvin Post, G. A. R. and the W. R. C., captured the home fort of Comrade J. L. WHIPPLE, last Friday evening to help him celebrate his 76th birthday. They left him an elegant G. A. R. pin by which to remember the pleasing occasion. (28 Oct 1897)


Geo. H. CUMMINGS

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. H. CUMMINGS, of Cheboygan, a member of Ruddock Post, G. A. R., died yesterday week from an attack of heart trouble and dropsy, and was buried Friday, Revs. TAYLOR and KNOWLES officiating. (28 Oct 1897)

-The funeral of the late George H. CUMMINGS took place from the family residence, Friday afternoon, Revs. TAYLOR and KNOWLES conducting the services. Ruddock Post, G. A. R., having charge of the ceremony at the grave according to the G. A. R. ritual. - Cheboygan Tribune. (4 Nov 1897)


Eula THATCHER

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 Eula THATCHER left here to join her father, in Colorado, last thursday. (11 Nov 1897)


Homer JACOBS

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:
-Homer JACOBS and wife started on Wednesday morning for Iosco, Mich., where his father and mother are living. - West Branch Herald. (11 Nov 1897)


Deputy Sheriff George DARLING

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 from Wolverine states that Deputy Sheriff George DARLING, of Cheboygan County, was found frozen to death in the woods near that place. He started out on a hunting trip last Monday. It was thought at first that a stray bullet might have killed him, or that he was taken for a deer by some careless hunter. He was an old woodsman and the exact cause of his death is a mystery. (9 Dec 1897)


Prof. Henry MANSIR

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:
-Prof. Henry MANSIR, optician, an old resident of Grayling, has returned to Grayling from the Upper Peninsula, where he has been for two years, and where he has gained an enviable reputation as an optician, as his many testimonials from the best people go to show. Any one with defective vision should consult him. All orders for calls left with Andrew PETERSON will receive prompt attention. (9 Dec 1897)


Joseph FUNCH

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 FUNCH, of Ball, is spending a few days with grandma GUBBINS, of Sterling, who formerly lived in Oscoda. (16 Dec 1897)

-Word is received here of the death of Joseph FUNCH, one of the old settlers of South Branch, at his home last week. (23 Oct 1902)


Wesley BILKY

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:
-Wesley BILKY, of Standish, aged 15 went hunting last Sunday and shot himself. he died soon afterward. (16 Dec 1897)


John W. LOUCKS

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 W. LOUCKS, an old veteran, and one of Cheboygan's best citizens, died last thursday morning and was buried on Saturday. (16 Dec 1897)


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