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

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Alton A. LYTLE

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 Beaver Lake, Ogemaw county, Mich., March 6th, 1883, by Rev. Wm. PUTNAM, Mr. Alton A. LYTLE and Miss Harriet A. CASELTON. (15 Mar 1883)


Harriet A. CASELTON

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 Beaver Lake, Ogemaw county, Mich., March 6th, 1883, by Rev. Wm. PUTNAM, Mr. Alton A. LYTLE and Miss Harriet A. CASELTON. (15 Mar 1883)


Chas. W. BEAN

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 Bradford Lake, March 21, 1883, by Rev. Wm. PUTNAM, Mr. Chas. W. BEAN and Miss Sarah PUBLOW, both of Bradford Lake. ( 29 Mar 1883)


Sarah BUBLOW

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 Bradford Lake, March 21, 1883, by Rev. Wm. PUTNAM, Mr. Chas. W. BEAN and Miss Sarah PUBLOW, both of Bradford Lake. ( 29 Mar 1883)


Jas. EGAN

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:
-CIRCUIT COURT.
Circuit court for this judicial circuit convened Wednesday, Hon. J. B. TUTTLE, of East Tawas, presiding.
In the case of The People vs. Jas. EGAN and Mabel EGAN, for keeping a house of ill-fame, the jury found Mrs. EGAN not guilty and Mr. EGAN guilty with a recommend for "mercy." Mr. EGAN was sentenced to the house of correction at Ionia for 11 months.
In the case of The People vs. Sanford GETTY, larceny, the jury said guilty and the court said three years in the State prison at Jackson. (10 May 1883)


Mabel

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:
-CIRCUIT COURT.
Circuit court for this judicial circuit convened Wednesday, Hon. J. B. TUTTLE, of East Tawas, presiding.
In the case of The People vs. Jas. EGAN and Mabel EGAN, for keeping a house of ill-fame, the jury found Mrs. EGAN not guilty and Mr. EGAN guilty with a recommend for "mercy." Mr. EGAN was sentenced to the house of correction at Ionia for 11 months.
In the case of The People vs. Sanford GETTY, larceny, the jury said guilty and the court said three years in the State prison at Jackson. (10 May 1883)


Philip 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:
-CORRESPONDENCE.
FREDERICVILLE, May 8, 1883.
EDITOR AVALANCHE:
J. C. and E. G. GORDON, formerly of Samaria, Monroe county, sons of P. GORDON of this village, have arrived with a portable art gallery and will remain with us about two weeks. (10 May 1883)

-DIED-On the 31st inst., at her home in Frederic, Mrs. Philip GORDON, wife of Philip GORDON, of dropsy in her 53d year. (4 Aug 1887)


Mrs. Philip 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:
-DIED-On the 31st inst., at her home in Frederic, Mrs. Philip GORDON, wife of Philip GORDON, of dropsy in her 53d year. (4 Aug 1887)


J. C. 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:
-CORRESPONDENCE.
FREDERICVILLE, May 8, 1883.
EDITOR AVALANCHE:
J. C. and E. G. GORDON, formerly of Samaria, Monroe county, sons of P. GORDON of this village, have arrived with a portable art gallery and will remain with us about two weeks. (10 May 1883)


E. G. 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:
-CORRESPONDENCE.
FREDERICVILLE, May 8, 1883.
EDITOR AVALANCHE:
J. C. and E. G. GORDON, formerly of Samaria, Monroe county, sons of P. GORDON of this village, have arrived with a portable art gallery and will remain with us about two weeks. (10 May 1883)

-E. G. GORDON was married to Miss Emma SMITH, by Justice J. A. BARKER, on the night of the 16th inst. The happy couple were treated to a serenade (?) when elsewhere quiet reigned supreme. the parties are all of this village. (24 Jul 1884)

-BORN-On last Tuesday morning, to Mr. and Mrs. E. G. GORDON, a daughter. (6 Oct 1887)


Emma 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:
-CORRESPONDENCE.
FREDERICVILLE, May 8, 1883.
EDITOR AVALANCHE:
J. C. and E. G. GORDON, formerly of Samaria, Monroe county, sons of P. GORDON of this village, have arrived with a portable art gallery and will remain with us about two weeks. (10 May 1883)

-E. G. GORDON was married to Miss Emma SMITH, by Justice J. A. BARKER, on the night of the 16th inst. The happy couple were treated to a serenade (?) when elsewhere quiet reigned supreme. The parties are all of this village. (24 Jul 1884)


Adelbert TAYLOR

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. A. TAYLOR, Friday, Nov. 3, a daughter. (9 Nov 1882)

-Master George, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adelbert TAYLOR, aged about 12 years, died rather suddenly on Saturday afternoon last. He was convalescing from measles and was supposed to be out of danger, but they went to his lungs and death followed quickly. - Funeral serviecs were held at the hall Monday afternoon, Rev. S. WIER, of Otsego Lake, officiating, and were attended by a large concourse of sympathizing friends. (17 May 1883)

-MARVIN POST G. A. R.
As per announcement in the AVALANCHE, the old soldiers of the county met at the court house last Friday for the formation of a Post of the Grand Army of the Republic. The name selected, as indicated above, was in honor of the only comrade who had dided in this county, to the knowledge of any who were present, Comrade Harry MARVIN, of Beaver Creek township, who was mustered into the grand army above.
As will be seen by the roster published below, there are over 40 charter members, and if the enthusiasm manifested by those present at the organization continues, the post will flourish. the date of muster is not decided, but will be some time this month, and then the veterans can gather around their camp fire and live over again the life of field, and march, and battle.
The following officers were elected:
Commander - O. J. BELL.
Senior Vice-Commander - O. PALMER.
Jun. Vice Com. - Thos. LOUND.
Quartermaster - J. G. MARSH.
Chaplain - O. G. ANDREWS.
Surgeon - Alex. ODELL.
Officer of the Day - A. E. NEWMAN.
Officer of the Guard - G. BOSOM.
Adjutant - J. J. COVENTRY.
Sergeant - Major - C. W. WIGHT.
Quar. - Sergt. - A. C. WILSON.
Sentry - C. A. INGERSON.
We give the complete roster of charter members, and hope during the season to add the name of every soldier in the county:
O. J. BELL, I, 6th Mich H. A.
Samuel CASSIMER, K, 30th Wis V I.
Oscar PALMER, C, 1st U S S S.
W. BATTERSON, I, 1st N Y Dragoons.
A. TAYLOR, B, 22d N Y Cav.
I. J. CURRAN.
S. M. MILES, B. 101st Pa Inf.
A. D. COLESTOCK, E, 7th Mich Cav.
J. J. COVENTRY, K, 11th N. J. Inf.
G. H. THAYER, E, 2d Mich Cav.
Aaron ATEN, A, 21st O V I.
F. M. FORBES, I, 145th P V I.
R. P. FORBES, I, 5th Mich Cav.
S. HEMPSTED, B, 4th Mich Cav.
A. C. WILSON, B, 17th N Y B.
E. WYCKOFF.
Wm. WOODBURN, D, 5th Mich Cav.
O. G. ANDREWS, E, 8th Mich Inf.
C. A. INGERSON, E, 50th N Y Eng.
C. W. WIGHT, B, 2d N H H A.
J. W. WALLACE, F, 1st Mich Inf.
H. DAVENPORT, D. 105th N Y V I.
D. WILLETT, M, 7th Mich Cav.
W. HAYNES, A, 122d N Y V I.
A. ODELL, K, 8th N Y H A.
A. J. ROSE, F. 126th N Y V I.
J. G. MARSH, E, 9th Mich Cav.
C. E. STRUNK, A, 4th Mich V I.
Thos LOUND, G, 3d Mich Cav.
G. BOSOM, I, 1th Mich Inf.
L. BOSOM, L, 1st Mich Eng.
Geo. FAUBLE, I, 85th? Ill V I.
A. H. ALLEN, D, 151st N Y V I.
M. PACKARD, F, 152d Ind V I.
N. BARNEY.
Wm. H. ROE, F, 16th Mich V I.
A. C. WILCOX, I, 5th Mich V I.
A. MOSHER, K, 3d Mich Cav.
L. StJOHN, I, 12th Mich V I.
Wm WILCOX, H, 2d Mich Cav.
W. HAVENS,
S. H. JOHNSON, E. 1st Mo Eng.
A. E. NEWMAN, F, 15th. (13 Mar 1884)

-The child of A. TAYLOR, who has been sick for some time, died yesterday. (25 Feb 1885)

-DIED.-On the 25th ult., Emma Leola TAYLOR, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. TAYLOR, aged 2 years, 3 months and 22 days. (5 Mar 1885)

-BORN-On the 20th. inst., to Mr. and Mrs. A. TAYLOR, a son. (24 Jun 1886)

-Mr. Cyrus TAYLOR and wife, of Central Square, New York, arrived at the residence of the son, Adelbert TAYLOR, last week, and will make this their future home. (21 Apr 1887)

-Marco TAYLOR and wife of Toledo, are here visiting his brother, A. TAYLOR and family, and the rest of the village, all of whom give them hearty welcome. (9 Sep 1909)


George TAYLOR

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:
-Master George, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adelbert TAYLOR, aged about 12 years, died rather suddenly on Saturday afternoon last. He was convalescing from measles and was supposed to be out of danger, but they went to his lungs and death followed quickly. - Funeral serviecs were held at the hall Monday afternoon, Rev. S. WIER, of Otsego Lake, officiating, and were attended by a large concourse of sympathizing friends. (17 May 1883)


Emma Leola TAYLOR

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.-On the 25th ult., Emma Leola TAYLOR, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. TAYLOR, aged 2 years, 3 months and 22 days. (5 Mar 1885)


Cyrus TAYLOR

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. Cyrus TAYLOR and wife, of Central Square, New York, arrived at the residence of the son, Adelbert TAYLOR, last week, and will make this their future home. (21 Apr 1887)

-DIED.-At the residence of his son in this village, Sunday, February 12, Cyrus TAYLOR, aged 74 years. (16 Feb 1893)

We, the family of the late "Cyrus TAYLOR," wish to extend our thanks to the neighbors and friends who so kindly assisted us during the funeral and burial of our husband and father, especially to Elder TAYLOR for his prayers and words of condolence.
Mrs. C. TAYLOR, and Family. (26 Feb 1893)


Mrs. Cyrus TAYLOR

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 aged mother of Adelbert and Marco TAYLOR, died last evening from the effect of a fall on the ice last winter. Her suffering has been extreme, but borne with wonderful patience, and the "Dark Angel" must have been welcome. (21 May 1896)


Burton "Burt" E. THAYER

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:
-Yesterday was the 13th birthday anniversary of Master Burt THAYER. He received a lot of useful and valuable presents. (17 May 1883)

-Mrs. Mary R. THAYER, of Grayling, was in town the first of the week visiting her son, Burton E. THAYER, compositor in this office. - West Br. Times. (15 May 1890)

-Burt E. THAYER played a solo on the Cornet, at the Opera House, in West Branch, last Friday night. It was entitled "My Lodging is on the Cold Ground." (26 May 1892)

-Miss Lizzie MACKIE and Burton E. THAYER were married at the residence of the bride's parents, two miles east of the village on Thursday evening, by Rev. J. M. WARREN. The ceremonies were of a private nature, only a few close friends being present. - West Branch HERALD. (2 Mar 1893)

-Our erstwhile "Devil," and later Jour and all around printer, Bert E. THAYER, has launched the WOLVERINE COURIER, succeeding the defunct EXPRESS, and as expected by all who knew Bert, has and will make good, and more than he promises. Our neighbors may be satisfied that he is the right man to boom their city and give them a paper of which they will be proud. (11 Jul 1907)


Lizzie MACKIE

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 Lizzie MACKIE and Burton E. THAYER were married at the residence of the bride's parents, two miles east of the village on Thursday evening, by Rev. J. M. WARREN. The ceremonies were of a private nature, only a few close friends being present. - West Branch HERALD. (2 Mar 1893)

-Mrs. Bert THAYER, daughter of J. MACKIN, better known as Lizzie MACKIN, arrived in the village, last Saturday afternoon, to visit with her parents and other friends in and around West Branch. - West Branch Herald. (8 Jul 1897)


G. H. THAYER

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:
-MARVIN POST G. A. R.
As per announcement in the AVALANCHE, the old soldiers of the county met at the court house last Friday for the formation of a Post of the Grand Army of the Republic. The name selected, as indicated above, was in honor of the only comrade who had dided in this county, to the knowledge of any who were present, Comrade Harry MARVIN, of Beaver Creek township, who was mustered into the grand army above.
As will be seen by the roster published below, there are over 40 charter members, and if the enthusiasm manifested by those present at the organization continues, the post will flourish. the date of muster is not decided, but will be some time this month, and then the veterans can gather around their camp fire and live over again the life of field, and march, and battle.
The following officers were elected:
Commander - O. J. BELL.
Senior Vice-Commander - O. PALMER.
Jun. Vice Com. - Thos. LOUND.
Quartermaster - J. G. MARSH.
Chaplain - O. G. ANDREWS.
Surgeon - Alex. ODELL.
Officer of the Day - A. E. NEWMAN.
Officer of the Guard - G. BOSOM.
Adjutant - J. J. COVENTRY.
Sergeant - Major - C. W. WIGHT.
Quar. - Sergt. - A. C. WILSON.
Sentry - C. A. INGERSON.
We give the complete roster of charter members, and hope during the season to add the name of every soldier in the county:
O. J. BELL, I, 6th Mich H. A.
Samuel CASSIMER, K, 30th Wis V I.
Oscar PALMER, C, 1st U S S S.
W. BATTERSON, I, 1st N Y Dragoons.
A. TAYLOR, B, 22d N Y Cav.
I. J. CURRAN.
S. M. MILES, B. 101st Pa Inf.
A. D. COLESTOCK, E, 7th Mich Cav.
J. J. COVENTRY, K, 11th N. J. Inf.
G. H. THAYER, E, 2d Mich Cav.
Aaron ATEN, A, 21st O V I.
F. M. FORBES, I, 145th P V I.
R. P. FORBES, I, 5th Mich Cav.
S. HEMPSTED, B, 4th Mich Cav.
A. C. WILSON, B, 17th N Y B.
E. WYCKOFF.
Wm. WOODBURN, D, 5th Mich Cav.
O. G. ANDREWS, E, 8th Mich Inf.
C. A. INGERSON, E, 50th N Y Eng.
C. W. WIGHT, B, 2d N H H A.
J. W. WALLACE, F, 1st Mich Inf.
H. DAVENPORT, D. 105th N Y V I.
D. WILLETT, M, 7th Mich Cav.
W. HAYNES, A, 122d N Y V I.
A. ODELL, K, 8th N Y H A.
A. J. ROSE, F. 126th N Y V I.
J. G. MARSH, E, 9th Mich Cav.
C. E. STRUNK, A, 4th Mich V I.
Thos LOUND, G, 3d Mich Cav.
G. BOSOM, I, 1th Mich Inf.
L. BOSOM, L, 1st Mich Eng.
Geo. FAUBLE, I, 85th? Ill V I.
A. H. ALLEN, D, 151st N Y V I.
M. PACKARD, F, 152d Ind V I.
N. BARNEY.
Wm. H. ROE, F, 16th Mich V I.
A. C. WILCOX, I, 5th Mich V I.
A. MOSHER, K, 3d Mich Cav.
L. StJOHN, I, 12th Mich V I.
Wm WILCOX, H, 2d Mich Cav.
W. HAVENS,
S. H. JOHNSON, E. 1st Mo Eng.
A. E. NEWMAN, F, 15th. (13 Mar 1884)

-A letter received from H. L. LAMPORT from Verona, Missouri, last week, announced the death, at that place, of G. H. THAYER, a former resident here, on the 6th inst. He was buried at Aurora, Missouri. (14 Nov 1895)


Mrs. Mary R. THAYER

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. Mary R. THAYER, of Grayling, was in town the first of the week visiting her son, Burton E. THAYER, compositor in this office. - West Br. Times. (15 May 1890)

-Mrs. R. C. HOWARD, whose home is in Montana, is a gurest at the home of her son, Burton E. THAYER. - West Branch Herald. (19 Dec 1901)


E. F. RAYMOND

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.
In Grayling, at the residence of Mr. A. E. NEWMAN, on Saturday, May 12, 1883, Mr. E. F. RAYMOND to Miss Lottie E. NEWMAN, both of this city, Rev. S. EDGCUMBE, officiating.
May long life full of peace and happiness ever be theirs, is the wish of the AVALANCHE. (17 May 1883)

-Messrs. E. F. RAYMOND, O. RAYMOND, George McCULLOUGH, William FORTIER and SHOPPENAGON, started on a fishing and hunting excursion last Friday morning. The deer and grayling must have suffered. (30 Sep 1886)

-E. F. RAYMOND has taken a position in the Tonsorial Parlor of his brother O. RAYMOND, where he can be found hereafter. The brothers will try to give their many customers complete satisfaction in all work in their line, which we are well satisfied they will be able to accomplish. (28 Oct 1886)

-E. F. RAYMOND.
The Tonsorial Parkors and Bath Rooms of E. F. RAYMOND is an establishment of which any city might be proud. Everything neat and tasty, three chairs and hot and cold baths, which are a luxury seldom obtainable in so new a city. (29 Dec 1887)

-A young son was born to Mr. and Mrs. E. F. RAYMOND last Monday morning. Fred is doing as well as could be expected. (26 Jul 1888)

-Fred RAYMOND, who moved from here to Montana, now resides at Saginaw. (22 Mar 1894)


Lottie E. NEWMAN

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Morley, Mecosta, MI:
name - Lottie E. NEWMAN
a.14
b.MI
f.b.PA
m.b.MI

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.
In Grayling, at the residence of Mr. A. E. NEWMAN, on Saturday, May 12, 1883, Mr. E. F. RAYMOND to Miss Lottie E. NEWMAN, both of this city, Rev. S. EDGCUMBE, officiating.
May long life full of peace and happiness ever be theirs, is the wish of the AVALANCHE. (17 May 1883)

-Mrs. E. T. RAYMOND and her children arrived Monday from their Montanna home to visit at her father's, A. NEWMAN. (21 Aug 1890)


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