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

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Harry PIERCE

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 Emma SHUART, formerly of Roscommon, but now of Cheney, was united in marriage to Harry PIERCE, of that place, on the 2nd inst. - Roscommon News. (21 May 1885)

-Harry PIERCE, of Cheney feels bigger than a three story barn, all on account of a nine pound girl presented by his wife on the 3d inst. (8 Apr 1886)


Emma SHUART

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 Emma SHUART, formerly of Roscommon, but now of Cheney, was united in marriage to Harry PIERCE, of that place, on the 2nd inst. - Roscommon News. (21 May 1885)


Levi CLEMENT

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 the 17th inst., at the residence of T. W. MITCHELL, Esq., by Rev. S. H. EDGCUMBE, Mr. Levi CLEMENT and Miss Ella DONAHUE. All of Grayling.
If the good wishes showered on the happy pair are half fulfilled, their lives will be exceedingly pleasant and filled with blessings. (21 May 1885)

-Mrs. Levi CLEMENT, presented her husband with an heir last week. All doing well, and Levi has a fatherly look which is quite becoming. (11 Mar 1886)

-L. CLEMENT has another assistant in the restaurant business. It is a boy and weights ten pounds. (22 Dec 1887)

-LEVI CLEMENT.
Levi CLEMENT conducts a first class restaurant and day boarding-house and enjoys a trade that promises him comfort and a competency. It is one of those places needed in every villlage where a lunch or substantial meal can be had promptly at any hour. A fine confectionery and cigar stand in connection adds to his revenue. (29 Dec 1887)

-Levi CLEMENT and family have moved to Otsego Lake. (7 Jun 1888).

-The youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. Levi CLEMENT, of West Bay City, died last Saturday, and the body was brought to Grayling, for interment. (13 Aug 1891)

-BORN-Sunday, Feb. 11th, in this village, to Mr. and Mrs. Levi CLEMENT, a daughter. (15 Feb 1894)

-Republican Causus - Grayling Tp.
Caucus was called to order by the chairman of the township committee, C. T. JEROME, who stated the business for which the caucus was called.
On Motion M. A. BATES was elected chairman, and J. C. HANSON, Secretary.
On motion the chairman appointed three tellers, consisting of J. K. MERZ, A. L. POND and J. J. COLLEN.
O. PALMER, Notary Public, administered the oath of office to the officers of the caucus.
The following persons were then nominated for township officers:
Supervisor - Geo. W. COMER.
Clerk - W. G. MARSH.
Treasurer - John STALEY.
Highway Comm'r - F. R. DECKROW
J. P., full term - R. McELROY.
J. P., to fill vacancy - J. K. BATES.
Member Board of Review - J. K. MERZ.
School Inspector - Wm. WOODFIELD.
School Inspector to fill vacancy - Er BELL.
Constables - Thos. K. CHITAGO, H. POND, Levi CLEMENT, and R. WILCOX.
M. A. BATES, D. McCORMICK and J. J. COLLEN were elected members of the township committee for the ensuing year. (2 Apr 1896)

-THE ELECTION.
NINE REPUBLICAN SUPERVISORS
Monday was a cold disagreeable day, and a light vote was polled throughout the county. We give the result:
GRAYLING TOWNSHIP.
For Constables, CHITAGO, POND, CLEMENT and WILCOX rep were elected by pluralities averaging over 60. (9 Apr 1896)


Ella DONAHUE

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 the 17th inst., at the residence of T. W. MITCHELL, Esq., by Rev. S. H. EDGCUMBE, Mr. Levi CLEMENT and Miss Ella DONAHUE. All of Grayling.
If the good wishes showered on the happy pair are half fulfilled, their lives will be exceedingly pleasant and filled with blessings. (21 May 1885)

-Mrs. Levi CLEMENT, presented her husband with an heir last week. All doing well, and Levi has a fatherly look which is quite becoming. (11 Mar 1886)


H. HERRINGTON

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. H. HERRINGTON, of Midland, is visiting his son Mr. John HERRINGTON. (21 May 1885)


John HERRINGTON

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. H. HERRINGTON, of Midland, is visiting his son Mr. John HERRINGTON. (21 May 1885)


BLAIR

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 Nellie P. BLAIR, of Hillsdale County, is a welcome visitor at the home of S. S. CLAGGETT. Her brother, Orrin, will walk straight, while she remains in town. (10 Jun 1897)


Nellie P. BLAIR

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 Nellie P. BLAIR, of Hillsdale County, is a welcome visitor at the home of S. S. CLAGGETT. Her brother, Orrin, will walk straight, while she remains in town. (10 Jun 1897)

-Miss Nellie P. BLAIR of Litchfield, Mich., who has been with her cousin, Mrs. S. S. CLAGGETT of Johannesburg, for the winter, was the guest of her god-mother and namesake, Mrs. O. PALMER, the first of the week, returning to her home yesterday. (13 Apr 1905)


Chas. WENDELL

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. Jac. STECKERT, of South Branch was called to West Bay City during the week on account of the serious illness of her daughter, Mrs. Chas. WENDELL.-Roscommon News. (25 Jun 1885)


STECKERT

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. Jac. STECKERT, of South Branch was called to West Bay City during the week on account of the serious illness of her daughter, Mrs. Chas. WENDELL.-Roscommon News. (25 Jun 1885)


CANTWELL

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 CANTWELL, of Chesaning, is visiting his sister, Mrs. Geo. HOMER. (16 Jul 1885)


Albert CANTWELL

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 CANTWELL, of Chesaning, is visiting his sister, Mrs. Geo. HOMER. (16 Jul 1885)


George HOMER

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 CANTWELL, of Chesaning, is visiting his sister, Mrs. Geo. HOMER. (16 Jul 1885)

-George HOMER has sold his meat market in Grayling and moved his family to Chesaning, where he will remain for a spell, if not permanently.-Chesaning Argus. (7 Jul 1887)

-Geo. HOMER, of Chesaning, an old resident of Graying, is putting in new and repairing the old machinery in his establishment, preparatory to commencing work this Spring. (12 Apr 1894)

-Geo. HOMER, of Chesaning, was attacked by foot-pads, one night last week, who demanded his money. He hit one over the head and knocked the other down by driving his horse over him. (4 May 1894)


Mrs. Geo. Homer CANTWELL

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 CANTWELL, of Chesaning, is visiting his sister, Mrs. Geo. HOMER. (16 Jul 1885)


Andrew J. LOVE

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Center Plains and Beaver Creek, Crawford, MI:
name - Andrew J. LOVE
a.24
b.MI
occupation - Farmer
f.b.PA
m.b.PA

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:
-On Saturday last the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew LOVE died and was buried on Sunday. It was their first child and its loss affects them deeply. (16 Jul 1885)

-A. J. LOVE, will hereafter charge for his boats on the lake the sum of 25 cts for the first hour and 10 cents for each additional hour. (7 Jun 1888)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. A. J. LOVE, June 24, a daughter. Andrew is looking for more cows. (25 Jun 1891)

-A. J. LOVE offers three good cows for sale, or would sell his entire herd, with the outfit, and the best milk route in Grayling. Here is a chance for a fortune for the right man. (16 Jul 1891)

-Andrew LOVE has sold his milk route to Olaf SORENSON. (6 Aug 1891)

-JUDGE CORRESPONDENCE.
A. J. LOVE, of Grayling, visited his brother W. R. LOVE and family, last Friday. (21 Sep 1899)

-A. J. LOVE has moved to St. Louis, Gratiot County. He came here with his father over twenty years ago, and has been well known and respected throughout the county. We regret his departure. (21 Nov 1901)

-LOVELL'S LOCALS.
Word was received here Monday morning of the death of Andrew LOVE of St. Louis, Mich. (3 Jan 1907)

-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)


Mrs. Andrew J. 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. A. J. LOVE and daughter went to Henderson, Mich., Tuesday morning, for a two weeks visit with her father and other relatives. (8 Aug 1901)


Hans CHRISTENSEN

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 the 18th inst., at the residence of Hans JENSEN, by J. K. BATES, J. P., Mr. Hans CHRISTENSEN and Miss Caroline WEST. All of Grayling. No cards or cake. (23 Jul 1885)

-BORN-August 10th, to mr. and Mrs. Hans CHRISTENSEN, a daughter. (25 Aug 1887)


Caroline 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:
-MARRIED.-On the 18th inst., at the residence of Hans JENSEN, by J. K. BATES, J. P., Mr. Hans CHRISTENSEN and Miss Caroline WEST. All of Grayling. No cards or cake. (23 Jul 1885)


Mervin PUTNAM

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 Monday, July 20th, Nettie, wife of Mervin PUTNAM, of Center Plains, aged 22 years.
Deceased was the daughter of Rev. C. W. WEST, of Cheney, and sister of Mrs. A. H. MARSH, of this city. (23 Jul 1885)


Nettie 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:
-DIED.-On Monday, July 20th, Nettie, wife of Mervin PUTNAM, of Center Plains, aged 22 years.
Deceased was the daughter of Rev. C. W. WEST, of Cheney, and sister of Mrs. A. H. MARSH, of this city. (23 Jul 1885)


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