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

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Mrs. Sarah 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:
-Mrs. Sarah WHIPPLE has moved to Kalkaska, where her son and daughter both reside. (22 May 1902)


Patrick MONAGHAN

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 body of Patrick MONAGHAN, who has been missing since March 12th., and was supposed to have been drowned in Houghton Lake, was found 20 miles east of Lake City, Missaukee county, last week. It is believed that he got lost in the woods and died from exposure. The body was taken to Cheboygan for interment. (22 May 1902)


Henry ZIERS

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 elopement of Henry ZIERS and a woman calling herself Mrs. BROWN, has been the subject of much comment during the past week. Mr. Z. was doing well in his cigar business, and making a lovely home on the Lake. His action seems unaccountable. (5 Jun 1902)


A. SHELDON

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:
-FREDERIC CORRESPONDENCE.
A. SHELDON is the happy father of a big baby boy. (12 Jun 1902)


Prof. HOOVER

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. HOOVER has dismantled his home, and packed his goods preparatory to his moving to Kalkaska, while his wife is visiting at the old home in Holly, N.Y. (3 Jul 1902)


C. WILSON

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 July 16th, to Mr. and Mrs. C. WILSON, a daughter. (24 Jul 1902)


Andrew BROWN

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:
-FREDERIC ITEMS.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew BROWN are the happy parents of their first baby girl. (14 Aug 1902)

-FREDERIC FREAKS.
Andrew BROWN has a new son. Mother and son doing well. (18 Jun 1908)


WILLIAMS

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. WILLIAMS, on the 14th inst., a daughter. (21 Aug 1902)


Edward KIELY

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:
-Edward KIELY, one of Roscommons' most respected citizens, died at St. Mary's Hospital, at Saginaw, on the 11th inst., and was buried at Avoca, his old home. (28 Aug 1902)


Israel Porter PRITCHARD

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:
-Israel Porter PRITCHARD, who has lived the life of a hermit on an island in Higgins' Lake, for over twenty years, was found dead in his miserable shanty, last week, and was buried by the authorities. (28 Aug 1902)


Lizzie HOLMES

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 Thursday was the ninth anniversary of the birth of Miss Lizzie HOLMES, step-daughter of Mr. Geo. LANGEVIN. She received many presents, one of which was a doll three feet in length. There were nine guests, each of whom received a doll as a souvenir of the occasion. (28 Aug 1902)


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:
-FREDERIC ITEMS.
Mr. SMITH, an old pioneer, 90 years old, died on the 9th., after a short illness. He left Wolford, Ontario, for Huron county, 36 years ago, and from there he came to this county, about 22 years since. (28 Aug 1902)


O. WILBER

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:
-FREDERIC ITEMS.
The notice of the death of Miss O. WILBER, was overlooked in my last letter. She was an estimable young lady, and died after a long illness from heart failure. (28 Aug 1902)


MCMULLEN

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-At Gladwin, Aug. 1st., to Mr. and Mrs. McMULLEN, of Grayling, at the home of her parents, a daughter. (4 Sep 1902)


Henry HUMES

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:
-About halfway between Lowell and Dana, Tuesday, the Lewiston train south met with an accident which piled seven cars loaded with lumber and bark in a shapeless mass, and derailed the baggage car and coach. Conductor KIRBY was considerably shaken up and bruised, and brakeman POND and the baggageman got all they wanted, but were not seriously injured. An hour after the accident occured someone thought they heard groans coming from under the debris, and investigation proved that a man, who was probably riding on the rods under a lumber car, was there so crushed that he died before the relief train reached Lovell. It is thought that his name is Henry HUMES, and his home in Saginaw. The cause of the wreck is unknown, but supposed to be from spreading of the rails. (4 Sep 1902)


Fred EWING

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 last, to Mr. and Mrs. Fred EWING, a daughter. (11 Sep 1902)


Attorney H. L. FERGUSON

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 H. L. FERGUSON, formerly of Cheboygan, who spent several days here the first of the week, will return here next week with his library with the intention of locating here permanently and will be a candidate for prosecuting attorney if the people so desire. Mr. FERGUSON was born near Almont, where his parents now reside, and has had a large experience in the practice of law and is very highly recommended. - Mail, Mio. This is the attorney who was bound over for trial at the Circuit Court of Roscommon county, for embezzlement, a few days ago. (25 Sep 1902)


Wm. JOHNSON

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. Wm. JOHNSON, of Maple Forest, are proud in the possession of a month-old baby girl. (25 Sep 1902)


Geo. THOMPSON

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 Canadian named Geo. THOMPSON, was instantly killed in the planing mill at Lewiston, last week, by the bursting of a belt on his machine. (2 Oct 1902)


James E. SPENCER

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. James E. SPENSER, of St. Clair, Mich, has located at Frederic, and will supply a long felt want by establishing a newspaper in that village, to be called "The Frederic Times," independent in politics. He is welcomed to our county and we wish him success. (9 Oct 1902)


Floyd 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:
-Married at the home of the grooms parents, in Grayling, Tuesday evening, Nov. 4th, Floyd SMITH and Miss Gertrude PERSONS. (6 Nov 1902)

-Floyd SMITH, a Grayling boy moves this week to Bay City. Floyd is braking on the M. C. R. R. and thinks it will be more handy to his work. What is Grayling's loss is Bay City's gain. (25 Mar 1909)


Ed. G. CLARK

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:
-C. OSBORN, the postmaster who was murdered by robbers at Warren, in Macomb county, was a cousin of Mrs. Ed. CLARK of this village. (27 Nov 1902)

-Mr. Frank LAKE and family from near Rochester, New York, are welcome guests of his cousin, Ed. G. CLARK. (19 Nov 1908)


C. OSBORN

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:
-C. OSBORN, the postmaster who was murdered by robbers at Warren, in Macomb county, was a cousin of Mrs. Ed. CLARK of this village. (27 Nov 1902)


Wm. PICKETT

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. PICKETT, who has been a resident here for twenty years, has sold out and moved to Shephard in Clinton Co. We wish the old gentleman prosperity in his new home. (27 Nov 1902)


Louis H. REESE

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 young farmer named REESE, who recently moved to the county and located at Cheney, was brought to the jail last Monday in a very serious condition. He had made an attempt to kill his wife by shooting her with a revolver, but fortunately the gun missed fire. Mr. REESE had typhod fever a year or two since and has been more or less deranged at times since, the malady, however, not taking a violent form unti lrecently. It is a very sad case, the man raving and groaning almost constantly his pitiful moans reaching the occupants of the court house from his cell. He was a wife and babe who remain with him most of the time at the jail. (15 Dec 1904)

-The insane man mentioned in another column was taken to the asylum today by Sheriff STILWELL. He was becoming violent. (15 Dec 1904)

-PROBATE NOTICE.
APPINTMENT OF SPECIAL GUARDIAN.
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 19th day of December A. D. 1904,
Present, Hon. Edward E. TURNER,
Judge of Probate.
In the matter of the estate of Louis H. REESE, Insane.
Urias W. GIFFORD having filed in said court a petition praying that Leora A. REESE, or some other suitable person be appointed Guardian of said Louis H. REESE and his estate.
It is ordered that the 23d day of January A. D. 1905, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, at said Probate Office be and is hereby appointed for hearing said petition. It is also ordered that this order be published for three successive weeks in the Crawford Avalanche, a paper published and circulating in said county.
It is further ordered that notice thereof be given by personal service of a copy of this order on Leora A. REESE and Michal REESE at least 10 days previous to said day of hearing.
EDWARD E. TURNER,
dec22-4w Judge of Probate. (22 Dec 1904)


MEYERS

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:
-State Deputy Trespass Agent MEYERS, who has been stationed here the past two years, returned from his old home at Hillsdale last Tuesday bringing with him his son who has been teaching school there. His health gave out and being unable to resume his duties, returned home with his father, who on going to his room found him lying on the floor unconscious, suffering from a paralytic stroke. At last accounts he was still unconscious. - Otsego Co. Champion. (29 Dec 1904)


George HARRINGTON

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:
-FREDERIC ITEMS.
George HARRINGTON is the happy father of twin babies, a boy and a girl. All are doing nicely. (29 Dec 1904)


Nellie HOYT

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 Nellie HOYT started last Friday for Toledo, Ohio, where she will spend part of her vacation with her aunt, Miss Kathryn BATES. On her return she will stop in Detroit for a short time. (29 Dec 1904)


Daniel MOSHIER

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:
-Daniel MOSHIER, the oldest son of Philip MOSHIER, one of our pioneers, arrived here for his first visit since they removed to Genessee county, Tuesday morning. He has grown from a "kid" to a stalwart man. (29 Dec 1904)


Robert MCGILLVRAY

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:
-Because his demand for additional wages was refused Antoine KORECKE, a woodsman, shot and instantly killed Robert McGILLVRAY, camp foreman for the Stephenson company, at Cornell, twenty-five miles north of Escanaba, last week. (5 Jan 1905)


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