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

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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:
-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)


O. 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:
-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)

-Last Tuesday was the birthday of O. RAYMOND, and in the evening a large number of his friends of both sexes among the young folks, assembled at the Central House, of which he is manager, and had a very pleasant time. (8 Dec 1887)


James FORMAN

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 was received here early in the week announcing the week announcing the death last Saturday morning at 6 o'clock a. m., of James FORMAN, supervisor of Nester township, this county, from the effects of shooting himself in the head with a 32 calibre revolver at 10 minutes to 6 o'clock Friday evening previous. Deceased was 53 years of age and leaves a wife and five children, two married daughters by a former marriage, one residing near him and the other at Midland, and three sons by his second wife, the eldest being 15 years of age. - Ros. News. ( 13 Mar 1890)


Mrs. J. FOREMAN

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. J. FOREMAN has been suddenly called away to Oneida, N. Y., on account of the serious illness of her sister, Mrs. A. PETERS. (27 Nov 1902)


Father

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. J. FOREMAN has been suddenly called away to Oneida, N. Y., on account of the serious illness of her sister, Mrs. A. PETERS. (27 Nov 1902)


Charles E. SHELLENBARGER

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.
On Monday, May 21, 1883, in this city, at the residence of N. SHELLENBARGER, Esq., by Jas. K. BATES, J. P., Mr. Chas. E. SHELLENBARGER and Mrs. Charlotte M. CADY. ( 24 May 1883)

-BORN.
Wednesday, Jan. 9, in this village, to Mrs. Charles SHELLENBARGER, a son. (10 Jan 1884)

-DIED.
On the 25th of April, Charlotte M., wife of Chas. E. SHELLENBARGER, at the residence of her father-in-law Mr. N. SHELLENBARGER.
We trust she has gone to the rest for which she has toiled so long. (2 May 1889)

-DIED-Friday, June 26, Frankie, son of Charles SHELLENBERGER, aged 7 years, 5 months and 16 days. (2 Jul 1891)

-CARD OF THANKS.
We desire to express our most sincere thanks to the many friends who so kindly administered to our needs, during the sickness and death of our dear husband and father; and may God's blessing attend them in every time of need, is our earnest prayer.
MRS. N. SHELLENBARGER.
CHAS. |
WILLIS | SHELLENBARGER.
WESTLEY | (8 Mar 1894)


Charlotte M. CADY

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.
On Monday, May 21, 1883, in this city, at the residence of N. SHELLENBARGER, Esq., by Jas. K. BATES, J. P., Mr. Chas. E. SHELLENBARGER and Mrs. Charlotte M. CADY. ( 24 May 1883)

-DIED.
On the 25th of April, Charlotte M., wife of Chas. E. SHELLENBARGER, at the residence of her father-in-law Mr. N. SHELLENBARGER.
We trust she has gone to the rest for which she has toiled so long. (2 May 1889)


Frankie SHELLENBARGER

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, Jan. 9, in this village, to Mrs. Charles SHELLENBARGER, a son. (10 Jan 1884)

-DIED-Friday, June 26, Frankie, son of Charles SHELLENBERGER, aged 7 years, 5 months and 16 days. (2 Jul 1891)


Nicholas SHELLENBARGER

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. MAXHAM, of Elm Hall, Mich, son-in-law of Nicholas SHELLENBERGER, died on the 15th inst. of some disease of the lungs. (23 Dec 1886)

-After a long illness and extreme suffering, Nicholas SHELLENBARGER peacefully passed from death into life, last Monday, aged 67 years. The funeral services were held at the Protestant Methodist church, Rev. J. J. WILLETTS officiating. Marvin Post, G. A. R., of which he was a member was present and conducted the final obsequies. (1 Mar 1894)

-CARD OF THANKS.
We desire to express our most sincere thanks to the many friends who so kindly administered to our needs, during the sickness and death of our dear husband and father; and may God's blessing attend them in every time of need, is our earnest prayer.
MRS. N. SHELLENBARGER.
CHAS. |
WILLIS | SHELLENBARGER.
WESTLEY | (8 Mar 1894)

-RESOLUTIONS OF CONDOLENCE.
Whereas our Grand Commander has again issued his final order on earth, to our Comrade, Nicholas SHELLENBARGER, formerly a member of Co. 3, 68th O. V. I., and Co. E. 16th Mich. Inf., calling him from our ranks to his place with the Grand Army above, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That the colors of this post be appropriately draped for thirty days, in honor of our Comrade's memory, and that the sympathy of Marvin Post be extended to the family of our deceased Comrade.
RESOLVED, further, that copy of these resolutions be furnished the local papers, for publication, and an engrossed copy be given to the widow of our late Comrade.
O. PALMER, |
D. S. WALDRON, | COM.
A. L. POND, | (15 Mar 1894)


Clarrisa J. WEST

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:
-CARD OF THANKS.
We desire to express our most sincere thanks to the many friends who so kindly administered to our needs, during the sickness and death of our dear husband and father; and may God's blessing attend them in every time of need, is our earnest prayer.
MRS. N. SHELLENBARGER.
CHAS. |
WILLIS | SHELLENBARGER.
WESTLEY | (8 Mar 1894)

-OBITUARY.
Clarrisa J. WEST was born in Tuscarawa Co., Ohio, Oct. 11, 1848. She was united in marriage to Nicholas SHELLENBARGER in 1863. To this union was born six children three sons and three daughters. All three daughters preceeded her to the care of her Savior, two in infancy, and one, Mrs. John CLARK, at the age of twenty-five years.
She quietly passed away Saturday night, Sept. 1st, 1906, aged 58 years, 11 months and 10 days. She leaves three sons, one adopted son, eight grand-children, two brothers, and a host of friends to mourn her loss, but their loss is her eternal gain. She gave her heart to God when quite young and she has always lived a faithful worker for her Master. She was a member of the Ladies G. A. R. Circle. She was a kind and devoted wife, a loving mother, a true and noble friend, always ready to lend a helping hand to all who were in need. Although she was a constant sufferer and confined to her bed for five months, she never complained but said, "Thy will be done Oh Lord." (6 Sep 1906)


Chas. H. TURNER

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:
-DEATHS.
On Tuesday, May 22, 1883, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. H. TURNER. (31 May 1883)


Mrs. Chas. H. TURNER

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:
-DEATHS.
On Thursday, May 24, 1883, Mrs. Chas. H. TURNER. (31 May 1883)


Winslow TURNER

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. Winslow TURNER, of Ingham county, aged parents of Mr. Chas. H. TURNER, depated for home Sunday night. They were here to be present at the last sad rites of Mrs. TURNER. (31 May 1883)

-C. H. TURNER was called to Mason, Mich, Tuesday, by the severe illness of his father. (28 Feb 1889)


F. D. ROBINSON

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. F. D. ROBINSON started Tuesday for a few days' visit to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George W. LOVE, of Center Plains. (7 Jun 1883)

-Mr. J. H. ROBINSON, of East Saginaw, is visiting his brother, F. D. ROBINSON. (11 Oct 1883)

-Mrs. Fred ROBINSON and her baby arrived here from Mayville, last Friday, to join her husband who has decided to locate adjoining Dr. W. NILES' place, in Oscoda county. (22 Jan 1891)


Mrs. F. D. ROBINSON LOVE

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. F. D. ROBINSON started Tuesday for a few days' visit to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George W. LOVE, of Center Plains. (7 Jun 1883)

-Mrs. R. GATES, of Owosso, an aunt to Mrs. F. D. ROBINSON, arrived in the city to-day. (28 Jun 1883)

-Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. LOVE, of Center Plains, were in the city Monday, guests of their daughter, Mrs. F. D. ROBINSON. (24 Jan 1884)

-Mrs. F. D. ROBINSON celebrated her return to her home in Punta Gorda, Florida, by sending a huge box of oranges to her mother, Mrs. Mary LOVE, and friends here, among whom we are glad to be remembered. The fruit was large and absolutely perfect. (24 Jan 1901)

-DIED, at his home in St. Louis, Mich., Saturday, Dec. 29, Andrew J. LOVE. Mr. LOVE was one of the earliest settlers in this county, coming with his parents from Owosso, and locating on a homestead in Center Plains township where they lived for several years, and then came to Grayling, from where he moved to St. Louis about six years ago. He was always recognized as an estimable citizen and an honest man. His aged mother survives him, and was with him for some time before his death. He leaves, besides his wife and daughter, his brother Waltron, at Judges; his sister, Mrs. Fred SHOLTS of Beaver Creek and Mrs. ROBINSON, of Florida. He was buried here in Elmwood Cemetary, under the auspices of the local K. O. T. M. M. Lodge of which he was a member. The funeral services being held at the M. E. Church, Rev. FRAZEE, officiating. (3 Jan 1907)


ROBINSON

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. J. H. ROBINSON, of East Saginaw, is visiting his brother, F. D. ROBINSON. (11 Oct 1883)


J. H. ROBINSON

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. J. H. ROBINSON, of East Saginaw, is visiting his brother, F. D. ROBINSON. (11 Oct 1883)


Joshua SAFRIED

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.
On Monday, June 4th, 1883, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. W. H. JAMES, Mr. Joshua SAFRIED and Miss Stella ANNIS, both of Beaver Creek. (7 Jun 1883)

-PENSIONERS.
Following is a list of pensioners in Crawford county, for what cause granted, and amount:
FREDERICVILLE
Henry ENGISN, rheumatism left hip, $6; Henry DAVENPORT, injury to abdomen, $4; John W. WALLACE, wound right leg, $4; Frederick L. BARKER, wound chest and shoulder, $12.
PERE CHENEY.
Elias WYCKOFF, chronic diarrhoea, $6; Geo. W. LOVE, injury to back and spine, $12; Orlando G. ANDREWS, wound right arm, $8; Ira CURRAN, wound left wrist, $12.
WELLINGTON.
Wilson HAYNES, loss of limb, $21; Cheeny W. HALL, chronic diarrhea, $4; Joshua SAFREED, debility, etc., $4.
GRAYLING.
Edward NICHOLS, wound left leg, $4; Chas. WAGNER, wound of head, $50; J. M. JONES, wound right thigh, $12.75; Lewis E. PARKER, dis. lungs, $8; Emeline J. LEONARD, mother, $8; George FAUBLE, wound left side, $6; Jonathan C. SILSBEE, consumption, $18; Mary STEVENSON, mother, $8; Thos. LOUND, rheumatism, $4; David NICHOLS, injury to abdomen, $4; Asa J. ROSE, injury right knee, $6. 17 (Jan 1884)

-Joshua SAFREED, who at one time lived in Beaver Creek, and was a charter member of Marvin Post, died in Ohio, last January. (5 Mar 1896)


Stella ANNIS

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.
On Monday, June 4th, 1883, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. W. H. JAMES, Mr. Joshua SAFRIED and Miss Stella ANNIS, both of Beaver Creek. (7 Jun 1883)


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