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

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Jacob HUTSELL

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 GRAND OLD MAN GONE.
The passing away last week of Mr. J. HUTSELL of South Branch township was an occurrence that brought regretful mind-thought to those not of the immediate family circle.
The venerable gentleman had reached the 80th milestone, and was esteemed for his many eminent qualities. He was a German of the old school and therefore conservative in great degree, though evidently in early and vigorous manhood he had broken the chains and was of the liberal school, and years going on, like others in advanced years, returned to the earlier inspirations.
Mr. Jacob HUTSELL, deceased, leaves an aged widow and six children, three sons and three daughters besides two step-children.
He came from Germany to Michigan when aged 16 and to Roscommon 14 years ago.
The remains were interrred in South Branch cemetery, Saturday, September 7th. - Roscommon News. (26 Sep 1907)


Robert 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 FREAKS.
After long illness the infant daughter of Robert BROWN died. The remains were taken to Lapeer for interment. (3 Oct 1907)


Richard GORDON

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 man named Richard GORDON, aged 19 years and 11 months, was instantly killed at Camp 3 on Monday by being run over by a pair of big wheels. His remains were brought to town and placed in Traver's undertaking rooms, and on Tuesday were shipped to the home of his parents near Prescott. - Lewiston Journal. (10 Oct 1907)


H. C. COLBURN

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. C. COLBURN, a former resident here, passed through on the morning train Saturday, in charge of an officer, on his way to states prison for killing a man in the Upper Peninsula, some time ago. (24 Oct 1907)


John J. HAGGERTY

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 J. HAGGERTY, an old time resident of Frederic was brought here Monday morning from near Detroit, charged with deserting his wife and leaving her a burden on the public. His trial is fixed for today. (24 Oct 1907)


William HARDEN

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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
There was a very sad accident happened at Hardgrove last Thursday. William HARDEN was run over by the big wheels and killed instantly. He leaves a father, step-mother and a brother to mourn his loss. (7 Nov 1907)

-A man from Mason county named William HARDEN, 28 years of age, driving a team with a load of logs on a pair of big wheels the 31st ult., at Schreur's camp near Hardgrove, fell so that the wheel ran over his shoulder and chest, killing him almost instantly, the body was sent home to Scottsville for interment. (7 Nov 1907)


P. HALEY

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. HALEY an old resident of Saginaw and a brother-in-law of Henry and Peter BORCHERS of this place, is reported drowned while duck hunting near his home in Wisconsin. (14 Nov 1907)


Wm. F. HAMMOND

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:
-FREIGHT AND PASSENGER COLLIED.
The fast eastbound passenger train on the Lakawana which left here at 11:30 Nov. 7, ploughed into a freight wreck near Fargo, early this morning. The passenger engine, baggage and mail cars were wrecked. Engineer Wm. F. HAMMOND was killed. Fireman H. J. TOMPKINS was badly injured. Several train hands were slightly hurt. None of the passengers was seriously injured.
Engineer HAMMOND was a cousin of Mrs. L. W. COLTER of this village. (14 Nov 1907)


Bert 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:
-FREDERIC FREAKS.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert DAVIS are happy over the arrival of a girl who has come to stay. (21 Nov 1907)

-FREDERIC FREAKS.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Burt DAVIS, a daughter. (5 Dec 1907)


Joseph KARNES

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. Joseph KARNES Nov. 25, a son, at their home in this village. He will without doubt become a champion base ball player like his father. (5 Dec 1907)


Walter 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:
-Walter JOHNSON, aged 12 years, was shot in the head, just back of the ear by an unknown hunter, near his home, four miles from Atlanta. The boy was playing with companions when the shot came whistling through the bushes, and the boy fell with a cry. The hunter apparently feared the consequences and fled. The boy is dying. The accident was the third of the hunting season in Montmorency county. (5 Dec 1907)


Charles COLESON

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:
-Word is received here of the sudden death, yesterday, of Charles COLESON at Bay City. He was a M. C. Conductor and formerly resided here and returned to Bay City last spring on account of failing health. (12 Dec 1907)


Fred PAPPENDICK

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:
-Fred PAPPENDICK, for over two years a wanderer in North Dakota, has returned to Beaver Creek. (26 Dec 1907)


Charles, LEE

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:
-LOVELL'S LOCALS.
Tuesday evening the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mr.s Charles LEE died. The services were held by Rev. NOBLES of Lewiston on Wednesday evening and the next morning the little one was taken to that place for interment. The family have the sympathy of the community in this hour of bereavement. (26 Dec 1907)


Frank Rasmus 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:
-There was a glad christening party at the residence of "Grandpa" MICHELSON last Tuesday, when Frank Rasmus MICHELSON of Johannesburg was given his name, which we trust will be honored through his life. (2 Jan 1908)


F. M. 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:
-DIED-At Lewiston, Dec. 24, F. M. SMITH, aged 70 years, a veteran of the civil war. He was born in Berne, Switzerland, and came to this country when a child. He enlisted in the 8th Ill. cavalry at the beginning of the war, was discharged for disability but reenlisted in the 17th Ill. cavalry and remained to the close of the rebellion. (2 Jan 1908)


Frank ANSTEY

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:
-LOVELL'S LOCALS.
The population is increasing at Lovells. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. GIBSON, a daughter, not having the exact date, we will pass on to Mr. and Mrs. Frank ANSTEY, a daughter, December 29. Mr. and Mrs. Ben. BOUTELL a 14 pound boy, his present occupation is milking, we hope he will make a dairyman. Will report more later on. (9 Jan 1908)

-LOVELL'S LOCALS.
DIED-January 19, the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank ANSTEY. (30 Jan 1908)


H. PARKER

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-Jan. 14 to Mr. and Mrs. H. PARKER of Beaver Creek, a son. (16 Jan 1908)


Josiah 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:
-Gen. Josiah PICKETT, the civil war veteran, who has been technically under arrest, since the battle of Cold Harber, died at his home at Worchester, Mass., Tuesday, aged 85. (16 Jan 1908)


Glen 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:
-At Pontiac, Glen DAVIS, who deserted his wife and three children and was arrested and brought back from olympia, Wash., by Sheriff GREER, was sentenced by Judge SMITH to serve from one and one-half to three years in Jackson prison. Under the new law his wife will receive $1.50 a week and his children 50 cents a week for their support while he is in prison. The conviction and sentence is the first under the new law. (23 Jan 1908)


Eugene PARKER

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:
-LOVELL'S LOCALS.
Another little girl in town, it is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene PARKER, born Jan. 16. (23 Jan 1908)


S. E. CARRIER

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:
-LOVELLS LOCALS.
Born-To Mr. and Mrs. S. E. CARRIER Feb. 6 a girl. (13 Feb 1908)


William HUNTER

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:
HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
BORN-February 9th, to Mr. and Mrs. William HUNTER, a daughter. (13 Feb 1908)

-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Born-To Mr. and Mrs. William HUNTER, a son. (13 May 1909)


Dr. TOMLINSON

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. TOMLINSON, who was in practice for nearly five years at DeWard, has decided to locate in this village, and has moved into the pleasant house on the s. w. corner of Lake and Maple Street crossing, and opened an office over the postoffice. The Dr. is a graduate of the University of Baltimore and comes to us as a welcome citizen. (13 Feb 1908)

-Dr. TOMLINSON and family left us last week for a new home in Sanilac county. During their stay here they have won many friends who will regret their departure, and the Dr. was fast building up a lucrative and successful practice, but felt that this climate was a little too exhilirating for his health in winter and for that reason decided to take a new location. (2 Dec 1909)


Thos. RITCHIE

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:
-MUSTERED OUT.
Thos. RITCHIE, Co. H, 16 Reg., N. Y. vol., H. Art., was mustered out at noon Sunday, Feb. 9, 1908, at his room in the McKay house in this village, where he had been a helpless invalid for more than a year past. The chore boy was attending the fire in his room after 11 o'clock and talked with him as usual, and about 12 he was found in his eternal sleep. The Coronor, Dr. S. N. INSLEY, was called and decided no inquest necessary and ordered the body removed to Sorenson's undertaking rooms. He found the address of a daughter at Ottowa, Canada, and wired her and received reply to give him proper burial here, which was done on Tuesday afternoon by the old soldiers of the village, Rev. G. W. MacGREGOR officiating. (13 Feb 1908)


BISSONNETTE

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. BISSONNETTE, Feb. 17, a son. (20 Feb 1908)


John POWELL

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. John POWELL, a son. (20 Feb 1908)

-John POWELL and family has moved to Farwell, in Clare County, where he has accepted a position with a grocery house. He was not physically strong enough to wrestle with saw logs or lumber, and meet the vicissitudes of temperature here. We wish him the fullest success. (18 Mar 1909)


Holmer 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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Born-Monday, February 10, to Mr. and Mrs. Holmer JONES, a son. (20 Feb 1908)


E. F. MARK

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. McLOY was calling on his cousin, Miss E. F. MARK, and accompanied her as far as Grayling, Thursday. (19 Mar 1908)


MCLOY

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. McLOY was calling on his cousin, Miss E. F. MARK, and accompanied her as far as Grayling, Thursday. (19 Mar 1908)


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