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

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Frank ATKINSON

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 ATKINSON who has been stenographer for the company here for a short time, left for his former residence, Detroit, on Monday last. (6 Jun 1907)


E. A. MOORE

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. A. MOORE, a pioneer resident of our village, will move his family to Lewiston this week. They have made many friends while here, who will regret their going. (6 Jun 1907)


Ephraim BRALEY

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:
-JOHANNESBURG JOTTINGS.
DIED-At his home in this village, Friday morning, May 7th, Ephraim BRALEY. Funeral services were held at the residence and conducted by Rev. ELSEY of Hetherton. He leaves a wife and three small children to mourn his loss. (13 Jun 1907)


George WOODS

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:
-JOHANNESBURG JOTTINGS.
George WOODS of Waters, manager of the machinery in the Veneer Factory, moved his family into the residence vacated by E. A. MOORE, one day last week. (13 Jun 1907)


William H. SULLIVAN

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:
-BEAVER CREEK BREEZES.
DIED-In Beaver Creek, Tuesday morning, William H. SULLIVAN, aged 50 years. He came to Beaver Creek from Chicago a few days ago with the intention of locating here. His body was sent to Chicago on the night train Tuesday. (13 Jun 1907)


James L. WATTS

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. L. WATTS was arrested last week for an assault on Andrew MORTENSON of Beaver Creek, with intent to kill. The time for the examination was fixed for today. (13 Jun 1907)

-James WATTS, charged with assault with intention to kill was bound over to the September term of the circuit court on his own recognition. (20 Jun 1907)


L. COLLEN

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. COLLEN has bought the restaurant near the Mercantile Co's store, of E. BROWN. Mr. BROWN and family removed to Owosso, Tuesday. (13 Jun 1907)


Chris CALLAN

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:
-While fishing in a boat on the AuSable river last week Mr. Chris CALAN, postmaster, at Curran, Mich., was drowned. The boat sprung a leak and while bailing it out he upset the boat. His companion managed to reach shore. The body was recovered late in the evening. - Mio Mail. (20 Jun 1907)


Fred WICKS

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. Fred WICKS are happy over the arrival of a new son, June the eleventh. (20 Jun 1907)


L. T. TRYON

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. T. TRYON, a former resident of this town, died May 30 in Belfield, Va. He was an old soldier and had enlisted in the 81st Reg. N. Y. Vol. (20 Jun 1907)


P. L. 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:
-P. L. BROWN and Charles HOWLAND, of Grayling, have put in a machine here and will begin the manufacture of cement blocks at once. They have a fine location between the barns of Charles BLANCHARD and A. J. PRICE, with plenty of water and believe the outlook here is good for a flourishing business. They are both practical men and will manufacture none but the best. - Roscommon News. (20 Jun 1907)


RUSSELL

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 her home in Vassar, March 21, 1907, Mrs. George WALTON. Mrs. WALTON was formerly a resident of Grayling. (27 Jun 1907)


Mamie ROWELL

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 her home in Vassar, March 21, 1907, Mrs. George WALTON. Mrs. WALTON was formerly a resident of Grayling. (27 Jun 1907)


John SEIGEL

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 Woodhall, Mich., John SEIGEL, aged 70 years. Deceased is a brother-in-law of Perry OSTRANDER and was the first white child born in the city of Owosso. (11 Jul 1907)


Edward MCDONALD

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 McDONALD, aged 87, known as the oldest Maccabee in Michigan, died in alpena. He was born in Scotland; served 19 years in the British navy; came to Port Huron in 1849; served two years in the civil war and resided in Alpena 27 years. (25 Jul 1907)


Dr. Wilfred H. MANWARING

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. Wilfred H. MANWARING, U. of M. lit. '95, head of the department of pathology in Indiana University, will spend the next two years in European laboratories, under the auspices of the Rockefeller Institute for medical research of New York city. He will be remembered as a Grayling boy. (25 Jul 1907)


Myrtle 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:
-Miss Myrtle WILSON entertained 18 of her little friends last Tuesday, July 16 in honor of her fifth birthday. All had a jolly time. (25 Jul 1907)


Chas. ISH

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 one year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. ISH is suffering from a most peculiar malady. He was taken ill two months ago and since that time has slept almost constantly, and it is impossible to keep him awake more than a few minutes at a time to take nourishment. Physicians are at a loss to account for his strange disease. The child is growing very weak and its anxious parents as a last hope will take the boy to Petoskey this week to see if the best medical skill there will be of any avail in snatching him from the jaws of death. - Gaylord Herald. (8 Aug 1907)


Herbert CUSHMAN

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:
-Herbert CUSHMAN, aged 40, a team driver in a logging camp east of Gaylord, received injuries, last week, which may cause his death. While going down hill, a chain broke, releasing part of the load and threw him in front of the wheels. They passed over his chest, badly crushing him and also hurt him internally. He is unmarried. (15 Aug 1907)


Georg SMART

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, thursday Aug. 15, to Mr. and Mrs. Georg SMART, a son. Smart boy, ten pounds. (22 Aug 1907)


R. L. HUMPHREY

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:
-R. L. HUMPHREY, an old and highly respected citizen of Gaylord, died last week at Kalamazoo, where he has been for treatment for the past two weeks. (22 Aug 1907)


Col. E. J. MARCH

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:
-Col. E. J. MARCH of Hillsdale, has been mustered into the Grand Army above. We have counted him one of our closest friends for over 40 years, and with thousands of citizens of our state mourn his going. (22 Aug 1907)


F. STUYBLE

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. F. STUYBLE of Livingston county a brother-in-law of Mr. EULER, and uncle of Mrs. Geo. HARTMAN of South Branch; was with them for some time before the death of his brother. He had visited here before and was greatly surprised at the improvements in the county and especially the advance in agriculture since his last visit, five years ago. (5 Sep 1907)


Ernest HENNESSY

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:
-MAPLE FOREST FLASHES.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest HENNESSY, Aug, 29, a daughter. (5 Sep 1907)

-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Ernest HENNESSY and family have moved to Ohio. (8 Apr 1909)


Wm. BLAINE

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 their home in this village, Saturday Aug. 31, to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. BLAINE a son. (5 Sep 1907)


Cleveland IRVIN

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 U. S. Steam tug, Nina, which is found to be stranded on the coast off from Long Island, and for which fourteen U. S. vessels are searching, carried as one of its seamen, "Cleveland IRVIN," whose home address on the boats log, is Judge, Crawford Co., Michigan. Who knows him? (17 Feb 1910)


Karl J. 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:
-Karl J. JOHNSON has gone to the Ferris School at Big Rapids to take a course in book-keeping and stenography. Of course he will succeed, as all of the Grayling boys get there. Though a farmer boy he has laid the foundation for thorough work. (5 Sep 1907)


Florence TROMBLE

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 Florence TROMBLE went to Detroit yesterday where she will take a position as nurse in St. Mary's hospital. (12 Sep 1907)


Rev. E. G. 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:
-Rev. E. G. JOHNSON, the new pastor of the Methodist Church, will arrive this week and preach next Sunday morning and evening. Mr. JOHNSON comes from a very successful pastorate at Memphis, this state, and will no doubt be a valuable acquisition to our town. (26 Sep 1907)

-As next Sunday will close the pastorial work of Rev. E. G. JOHNSON, the usual service for the evening in the Presbyterian church will be omitted. (25 Mar 1909)

-Rev. E. G. JOHNSON will preach his farewell sermon at the M. E. Church next Sunday evening and some day next week will start for his father's home in Canada, where he hopes to regain his shattered health, rusticating on the farm. Since his residence here, he, with his wife, has made many friends by their earnest Christian work, though handicapped for the last year by his declining health. They will bear with them the best wishes of our community, all of whom will hope for his quick and complete recovery. (25 Mar 1909)

-Rev. E. G. JOHNSON former pastor of the M. E. church here, is assigned to Lexington, in Sanilac county, for the ensuing year. Rev. James IVER is assigned to Grayling, Rev. Mr. HUSTON who has been here having declined further appointment in this conference district. Our citizens will regret that Mr. HUSTON does not return, as he and his family have made many friends during their stay. (23 Sep 1909)


John SCHUSTE

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 SCHUSTER, the 17-year-old German boy, who tramped part of the way from Detroit to Bay City, after walking to Port Huron and finding that his relatives there had moved away, was picked up on the west side last night by patrolman GLEASON. SCHUSTER is a bright boy and speaks four languages, but no English. He let the patrolman know that he was hungry and as he had but three cents, GLEASON took him into Richard's restaurant, where the boy was told to eat his fill free of charge while Clarence MANIEX, local superintendent for the Standard Oil Co., collected $2 for the boy. Sergeant ANDERSON learned that the boy had a sister at Grayling, and this morning he put him on the Michigan Central train for Grayling. While in Vermillion, O., SCHUSTER lost his trunk. His mother, a widow, is still in Germany. Her home was destroyed by fire a short time ago. SCHUSTER had sent her all his money when an accident, causing crippleness, put him out of work. - Bay City Tribune. (26 Sep 1907)


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