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

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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:
-Mrs. S. W. SHAW, formerly of Frederic, sister of J. J. COLLEN, went to Cleveland, Ohio, for the purpose of having a tumor removed, and is now recovering rapidly. (2 Apr 1896)


Jonathan Van DYNE

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. Jonathan Van DYNE, the aged father of Edward W. Van DYNE, of Grove Township, died Sunday at his son's residence in that township of old age and general debility. Deceased was nearly 72 year of age. The remains were taken Tuesday to Novi, Mich., from this place for interment.-Ros. News. (13 May 1886)


Edward W. Van DYNE

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. W. Van DYNE has just returned from Oakland County, bringing with him his aged parents to live in his pleasant home in Grove township, where he is making a splendid farm. Any one wishing to sell a good cow can address him at Grayling. (24 Jul 1884)

-Mr. Jonathan Van DYNE, the aged father of Edward W. Van DYNE, of Grove Township, died Sunday at his son's residence in that township of old age and general debility. Deceased was nearly 72 year of age. The remains were taken Tuesday to Novi, Mich., from this place for interment.-Ros. News. (13 May 1886)


Charles 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:
-S. CARPENTER, of Virgin, N. Y., is the guest of his brother-in-law, Charles BROWN, of this village, with a view of engaging in the mercantile business in Northern Michigan. thinks favorably of Gaylord. (24 Jul 1884)

-FREDERICVILLE ITEMS.
ED. AVALANCHE-Death has again entered our village and claimed its victim. It becomes my painful duty to announce the death from typhoid fever on Sunday May 2d, Miss Annie BROWN, daughter of Charles BROWN, of this place, aged 16 years. She had been ailing a long time but had been confined to her bed just two weeks. Her parents took her body for burial to New York State, starting on the midnight train, Sunday evening. (6 May 1886)

-Charles R. BROWN drove over from Higgins Lake, to get his new buggy, and do his trading, as he can save money by coming to Grayling. He is well pleased with his location. By the way, he is of a military family. His father and uncle were soldiers in the war of 1812, and he and five brothers were in the war of the rebellion. One of his brothers was the engineer that ran the train stolen, known as the "Stolen Engine." Altogether his family has given twenty-six years and a half to the service of the country. (30 Sep 1897)


Annie 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:
-FREDERICVILLE ITEMS.
ED. AVALANCHE-Death has again entered our village and claimed its victim. It becomes my painful duty to announce the death from typhoid fever on Sunday May 2d, Miss Annie BROWN, daughter of Charles BROWN, of this place, aged 16 years. She had been ailing a long time but had been confined to her bed just two weeks. Her parents took her body for burial to New York State, starting on the midnight train, Sunday evening. (6 May 1886)


A. H. TOWSLEY

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.-On July 25, to Mrs. A. TOWSLEY, of Grayling a son. (31 Jul 1884)

-MAPLE FOREST ITEMS.
Mrs. A. H. TOWSLEY, of Grayling is the guest of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Luther SMITH. (29 Aug 1889)


Mrs. A. H. TOWSLEY 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:
-MAPLE FOREST ITEMS.
Mrs. A. H. TOWSLEY, of Grayling is the guest of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Luther SMITH. (29 Aug 1889)

-Mrs. A. H. TOWSLEY is at Flint visiting her parents. She will visit friends in Linden, Flushing and St. Charles before she returns. (16 Jul 1891)


M. C. ATWOOD

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 18th inst., in the township of Ball, Crawford county, John W., son of M. C., and Sarah ATWOOD, aged 13 years, 8 months and 9 days. (21 Aug 1884)


Sarah

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 18th inst., in the township of Ball, Crawford county, John W., son of M. C., and Sarah ATWOOD, aged 13 years, 8 months and 9 days. (21 Aug 1884)


John W. ATWOOD

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 18th inst., in the township of Ball, Crawford county, John W., son of M. C., and Sarah ATWOOD, aged 13 years, 8 months and 9 days. (21 Aug 1884)


Albert ATWOOD

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:
-Albert ATWOOD, of South Branch is the happy papa of a bouncing baby girl, born to him during the week. - Ros. News. (14 Aug 1890)


G. H. HICKS

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. C. HICKS, of Saginaw, has been visiting his brother Mr. G. H. HICKS, during the past week. He was well pleased with the looks of our little but growing city, and may locate here should an opening occur for him to practice his profession. (4 Sep 1884)

-Mrs. HICKS, of Oxford, Michigan is visiting her son, Mr. G. H. HICKS. (15 Jan 1885)

-Mrs. G. H. HICKS left for Corunna, last Saturday, on a visit to her parents. She will be gone two weeks or more. Mr. H. is holding the fort, and draws his rations at the Grayling House. (28 May 1885)

-We regret to announce the removal from Grayling, of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. HICKS, who go to Owosso next Monday. Mr. HICKS has been promoted by the R. R. Co., and will have charge of the ticket office in that city, one of the finest positions on the Saginaw Division, which he has fairly earned by his fidelity here. They will be greatly missed in the social and musical circles of the place and go with the best wishes of our people for their prosperity and future happiness. (8 Nov 1888)

-Prof. and Mrs. Gilbert H. HICKS leave the Agricultural College for their new home in Washington, D. C., to-day. Prof. HICKS has been for nearly three years instructor in botany, but was recently appointed to an important clerkship in the Depatment of Agriculture at Washington. - Detroit Journal, Jan. 19th. (25 Jan 1894)

-BORN-In Washington, D. C., on April 20th, to Mr. and Mrs. G. H. HICKS, a son. (30 Apr 1896)


ETSCHMAM

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. L. ETSCHMAM, of Corunna, has been visiting his daughter, Mrs. G. H. HICKS. Coming while Mr. HICK's parents and brother were here, gave them a complete family reunion. (5 Aug 1886)

-Mrs. HICKS, widow of G. H. HICKS, '92, has received notice that her papers in the civil service examination for promotion, which she underwent some time ago, were the most satisfactory submitted at that time, and she will receive a well merited promotion. Those of us who knew Mrs. HICKS or her husband, will greatly rejoice in her success. - M. A. C. Record. (2 Jan 1902)


Rev. Chas. HICKS

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. C. HICKS, of Saginaw, has been visiting his brother Mr. G. H. HICKS, during the past week. He was well pleased with the looks of our little but growing city, and may locate here should an opening occur for him to practice his profession. (4 Sep 1884)

-Rev. Chas. HICKS, father of Mr. G. H. HICKS, arrived in town last Tuesday evening. (25 Aug 1887)

-FREDERIC ITEMS.
Orlando HICKS spent Sunday at Gaylord, with his brother, Charles. (1 Dec 1892)

-C. E. HICKS writes from Kingston, Tuscola county, saying that his aged father had lately passed to his eternal reward across the river of death. - Otsego Co. Herald. (23 Jan 1896)

-They all come back to the best County in the State. The last is Charles E. HICKS who is moving back on his farm in Maple Forest. (30 Aug 1900)

-County School Commissioner, Chas. E. HICKS, died at his home in Maple Forest, Thursday, Feb. 27th., after ten days illness of pneumonia. Mr. HICKS was one of the older residents of this county, and has been engaged in teaching for the past fifteen years. He was married and leaves his wife and two children to mourn his death, who will receive the sympathy of a large circle of freinds. The body was taken to Kingston, Tuscola Co., for interment. (6 Mar 1902)

-PROBATE ORDER.
STATE OF MICHIGAN|
| SS.
COUNTY OF CRAWFORD.|
At a session of the Probate Court for said county, held at the Probate office in the village of Grayling, on Friday, the 4th day of April, in the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Two.
Present, John C. HANSON, Judge of Probate.
In the matter of the Estate of Charles E. HICKS, deceased.
On reading and filing the petition duly verified, of May A. HICKS, widow of said deceased, praying that administration of said estate may be granted to herself or some other suitable person, and that other and such further proceedings may be had in the premises as may be required by the statutes, in such case made and provided.
THEREUPON IT IS ORDERED, That Monday, the 5th day of May, A. D., 1902, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, be assigned for the hearing of said petition, and that the next of kin of said Charles E. HICKS, deceased, and all other persons interested in said Estate, are required to appear at a session of said Court, then to be holden at the Probate Office in the Village of Grayling, and show cause, if any there be, why the prayer of the petitioner should not be granted.
AND IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that said petitioner give notice to the persons interested in the pendency of said petition, and the hearing thereof, by causing a copy of this order to be published in the CRAWFORD AVALANCHE, a newspaper printed and circulated in said County of Crawford, for four successive weeks previous to said day of hearing.
JOHN C. HANSON,
apr4w4 Judge of Probate. (10 Apr 1902)


May A.

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:
-PROBATE ORDER.
STATE OF MICHIGAN|
| SS.
COUNTY OF CRAWFORD.|
At a session of the Probate Court for said county, held at the Probate office in the village of Grayling, on Friday, the 4th day of April, in the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Two.
Present, John C. HANSON, Judge of Probate.
In the matter of the Estate of Charles E. HICKS, deceased.
On reading and filing the petition duly verified, of May A. HICKS, widow of said deceased, praying that administration of said estate may be granted to herself or some other suitable person, and that other and such further proceedings may be had in the premises as may be required by the statutes, in such case made and provided.
THEREUPON IT IS ORDERED, That Monday, the 5th day of May, A. D., 1902, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, be assigned for the hearing of said petition, and that the next of kin of said Charles E. HICKS, deceased, and all other persons interested in said Estate, are required to appear at a session of said Court, then to be holden at the Probate Office in the Village of Grayling, and show cause, if any there be, why the prayer of the petitioner should not be granted.
AND IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that said petitioner give notice to the persons interested in the pendency of said petition, and the hearing thereof, by causing a copy of this order to be published in the CRAWFORD AVALANCHE, a newspaper printed and circulated in said County of Crawford, for four successive weeks previous to said day of hearing.
JOHN C. HANSON,
apr4w4 Judge of Probate. (10 Apr 1902)


Frederick Charles HICKS

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. C. HICKS, of Saginaw, has been visiting his brother Mr. G. H. HICKS, during the past week. He was well pleased with the looks of our little but growing city, and may locate here should an opening occur for him to practice his profession. (4 Sep 1884)

-Mr. Fred HICKS, who has been visiting his brother, Mr. G. H. HICKS< left for his home at Oxford, on last Saturday, where he will spend a few days previous to entering the University at Ann Arbor. (27 Aug 1885)

-Frederick Charles HICKS, brother of G. H. HICKS, had the degree of Bachelor of Arts conferred on him at Ann Arbor, last week. (8 Jul 1886)


William Sidney VERNON

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 marriage of Miss Ethel Gray RATTRAY and Mr. William Sidney VERNON takes place next week. - Detroit Journal, Dec. 7th. (22 Dec 1892)


Ethel Gray RATTRAY

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 Ethel RATTRAY entertained her little friends on the 13th inst., being her 10th birth day party. Eighteen in number, including Masters Roy and Ray AMES of Bay City. After a recherche supper they adjourned to the parlor, where music, dancing & c., were the order of the evening. Much of the enjoyment was due to the genial host Mr. MAXWELL, who so thoroughly understands the art of making others happy. (18 Sep 1884)

-Miss Ethel RATTRAY's birthday occurred last Saturday, and she gave a party or reception to several of her young companions. (16 Sep 1886)

-The marriage of Miss Ethel Gray RATTRAY and Mr. William Sidney VERNON takes place next week. - Detroit Journal, Dec. 7th. (22 Dec 1892)


John STUKEY

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:
-PUBLIC NOTICE.
Notice is hereby given, that my wife, Effie STUKEY, has left my bed and board without just cause or provocation, and I will therefore pay no debts of her contracting.
John STUKEY.
Sept. 25th. 1864. (25 Sep 1884)


Effie

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:
-PUBLIC NOTICE.
Notice is hereby given, that my wife, Effie STUKEY, has left my bed and board without just cause or provocation, and I will therefore pay no debts of her contracting.
John STUKEY.
Sept. 25th. 1864. (25 Sep 1884)


Unknown

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. M. TAYLOR, sister of Mrs. W. T. MITCHELL, has returned from her visit to St. Clair County. Mrs. M. will be at home in a few days. (2 Oct 1884)


Mrs. M. 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:
-Mrs. M. TAYLOR, sister of Mrs. W. T. MITCHELL, has returned from her visit to St. Clair County. Mrs. M. will be at home in a few days. (2 Oct 1884)


Mrs. W. T. MITCHELL

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. M. TAYLOR, sister of Mrs. W. T. MITCHELL, has returned from her visit to St. Clair County. Mrs. M. will be at home in a few days. (2 Oct 1884)


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