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

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W. J. SNIVELY

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. R. RICHARDSON, of Grayling, are in the village visiting Mrs. R.'s parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. SNIVELY.-Roscommon News. (30 Jul 1885)

-Mrs. W. J. SNIVELY is visiting with her daughter, Mrs. R. RICHARDSON, of Grayling.-Roscommon News. (8 Apr 1886)

-Mr. and Mrs. R. RICHARDSON of Grayling, are in the village visiting Mrs. RICHARDSON's mother, W. J. SNIVELY. - Ros. News. (17 Jun 1886)

-Mrs. W. J. SNIVELY returned home from Grayling, last Monday, she having been called there by the serious illness of her daughter, Mrs. R. RICHARDSON.-Ros. News. (10 May 1888)


QUIPPS

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:
-M. QUIPPS, father of Mrs. W. J. SNIVELY was in Grayling during the week visiting his grand-daughter Mrs. R. RICHARDSON. - Ros. News. (25 Nov 1886)

-Wednesday Mrs. W. J. SNIVELY was called to Grayling on account of the serious illness of her little grand daughter, Jennie RICHARDSON, who is suffering from an exceedingly high fever. She returned yesterday and reported the child very low. We hope the little patient may soon recover. - Roscommon News. (18 Aug 1887)

-Mrs. J. W. SNIVELY of Roscommon, was visiting with her daughters, Mrs. G. HEIL and Mrs. R. RICHARDSON, last week. (3 Jan 1907)


Jas. SNIVELY

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:
-Jas. SNIVELY left today for Grayling, where he goes to assume the position of fireman on an engine with his brother-in-law, R. RICHARDSON. - Ros. News. (29 Apr 1886)


Lillie SNIVELY

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 Lillie SNIVELY, of Roscommon, is visiting her sister, Mrs. RICHARDSON. (5 Apr 1894)


R. RICHARDSON

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. R. RICHARDSON, of Grayling, are in the village visiting Mrs. R.'s parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. SNIVELY.-Roscommon News. (30 Jul 1885)

-Mrs. W. J. SNIVELY is visiting with her daughter, Mrs. R. RICHARDSON, of Grayling.-Roscommon News. (8 Apr 1886)

-Jas. SNIVELY left today for Grayling, where he goes to assume the position of fireman on an engine with his brother-in-law, R. RICHARDSON. - Ros. News. (29 Apr 1886)

-Mr. and Mrs. R. RICHARDSON of Grayling, are in the village visiting Mrs. RICHARDSON's mother, W. J. SNIVELY. - Ros. News. (17 Jun 1886)

-BORN-On Tuesday, Feb. 17th., to Mr. and Mrs. Robert RICHARDSON, a daughter. (19 Feb 1891)

-DIED-Sunday, Jan. 10, the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. RICHARDSON. The funeral services, at the house, Monday afternoon were conducted by REv. S. G. TAYLOR. (14 Jan 1892)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. R. RICHARDSON, a daughter, Wednesday, the 6th. (14 Jun 1894)


SNIVELY

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. R. RICHARDSON, of Grayling, are in the village visiting Mrs. R.'s parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. SNIVELY.-Roscommon News. (30 Jul 1885)

-M. QUIPPS, father of Mrs. W. J. SNIVELY was in Grayling during the week visiting his grand-daughter Mrs. R. RICHARDSON. - Ros. News. (25 Nov 1886)

-Miss Lillie SNIVELY, of Roscommon, is visiting her sister, Mrs. RICHARDSON. (5 Apr 1894)

-Mrs. S. A. MASON, who has been at Grayling since the 4th., visiting her mother, Mrs. R. RICHARDSON, returned to-day. - Roscommon News. (22 Jul 1897)

-Mrs. S. A. MASON, of Roscommon, was the guest of her mother, Mrs. R. RICHARDSON, last week. (6 Apr 1899)


Jennie RICHARDSON

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:
-Wednesday Mrs. W. J. SNIVELY was called to Grayling on account of the serious illness of her little grand daughter, Jennie RICHARDSON, who is suffering from an exceedingly high fever. She returned yesterday and reported the child very low. We hope the little patient may soon recover. - Roscommon News. (18 Aug 1887)


E. E. OSBAND

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.
M. D. OSBAND received a visit from his nephew, Will M. OSBAND, of Ypsilanti, recently. He is one of the hundred pupils who graduated at the State Normal School last month. Miss Carrie BERRIDGE of Lansing, was also a guest at the same time and place. The jolly time they had, caused the sombre faces of their hosts to relax, and they were reminded of the days of yore when they too were young. (30 Jul 1885)

-FREDERIC ITEMS.
W. H. OSBAND and wife of Flint and E. E. OSBAND, of Ypsilanti, recently spent several days visiting their brother, M. D. OSBAND, of this place. (2 Sep 1886)


Will M. OSBAND

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.
M. D. OSBAND received a visit from his nephew, Will M. OSBAND, of Ypsilanti, recently. He is one of the hundred pupils who graduated at the State Normal School last month. Miss Carrie BERRIDGE of Lansing, was also a guest at the same time and place. The jolly time they had, caused the sombre faces of their hosts to relax, and they were reminded of the days of yore when they too were young. (30 Jul 1885)


Carl SCHADD

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 the residence of Hans JENSON, on the 1st inst., by J. K. BATES, J. P., Mr. Carl SCHADD to Miss Christene JENSEN. All of Grayling. (6 Aug 1885)

-Carl SCHAD has changed his Chicago address to 461 McDill Ave. He must have the AVALANCHE, if times are close. (12 Jul 1894)


Christene JENSEN

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 the residence of Hans JENSON, on the 1st inst., by J. K. BATES, J. P., Mr. Carl SCHADD to Miss Christene JENSEN. All of Grayling. (6 Aug 1885)


Albert V. FUNCH

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 V. FUNCH, of Ball township was married on the 18th inst., to Miss Eva FOUY. Rev. HOLLOWAY of Oscoda County, officiated. (27 Aug 1885)

-JACK PINE CORRESPONDANCE.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert FUNCH rejoice over the arrival of a 7 1/2 pound daughter. (2 Jul 1896)


Eva FOUY

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 V. FUNCH, of Ball township was married on the 18th inst., to Miss Eva FOUY. Rev. HOLLOWAY of Oscoda County, officiated. (27 Aug 1885)


Jacob YORK

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:
-Jacob YORK, an old and respected citizen of South Branch, died at the residence of his son, Whedon, in that township Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock, at the advanced age of 89 years. The old gentleman had been ailing for some time and his death was not unexpected. He was always active and energetic and up to a few months ago continued to do manual labor. The funeral was held at the residence yesterday at 9 o'clock, the services being conducted by Rev. W. H. HURLBURT, pastor of the Congregational church. the remains were interred in South Branch cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. YORK have the sympathy of a large circle of friends in their bereavement. - Ros. News. (10 Jul 1890)


Whedon YORK

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 Saturday, March 8th, 1884, in South Branch, to Mr. and Mrs. W. YORK, a daughter. (13 Mar 1884)

-Another veteran has gone to answer his final roll call. On the 20th inst. James FLYNN, who has made his home with Mr. Whedon YORK, of South Branch township, for some time, departed this life in the 63rd year of his age. One by one our comrades are leaving us, and when decoration day comes again, even if no more are called, the number of graves to be decorated, will have been doubled. (27 Aug 1885)

-Mrs. A. ALEXANDER, a sister-in-law of W. YORK, of South Branch, left for her home at Fowlerville, Mich., after an extended and pleasant visit. - Roscommon News. (12 Aug 1886)


Martin VALENTINE

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.
Martin VALENTINE, of Marathon, Lapeer County, died in this place, while on a visit to his children, at the residence of his son, Mr. P. VALENTINE, on Sunday, Aug. 9th. aged 71 1/2 years. Mr. V. was one of Michigan's pioneers. He was a native of New York. He was married to Miss Mary J. PHILLIPS, March 13th 1836, in the town of Sennet, Cayuga County, and with his young wife emigrated to Michigan, and purchased a farm in Marathon, during the same year. this constituted his residence till his death. There were but five families within the township when they came. Their oldest son, Dr. A. B. VALENTINE, of Montmorenci County, was the first white child born within the town, which then consisted of what is now Marathon, Oregon and Deefield townships. At the first town election he was elected Constable and Collector. He run a stage line and carried the mail between Marathon and Lapeer. They had eight children four boys and four girls. The girls died young. he was a painter by trade, and followed that business in connection with farming, until his health failed him in 1861. Since then he has been an invalid. After these many years wrestling with a disease of the throat he rests from his labors. He leaves a wife and four sons to mourn his loss. He was buried in the cemetery at this place on Wednesday. Rev. G. S. WEIR officiated at the funeral. Aug. 18,-'85. (27 Aug 1885)


Mary J. PHILLIPS

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.
Martin VALENTINE, of Marathon, Lapeer County, died in this place, while on a visit to his children, at the residence of his son, Mr. P. VALENTINE, on Sunday, Aug. 9th. aged 71 1/2 years. Mr. V. was one of Michigan's pioneers. He was a native of New York. He was married to Miss Mary J. PHILLIPS, March 13th 1836, in the town of Sennet, Cayuga County, and with his young wife emigrated to Michigan, and purchased a farm in Marathon, during the same year. this constituted his residence till his death. There were but five families within the township when they came. Their oldest son, Dr. A. B. VALENTINE, of Montmorenci County, was the first white child born within the town, which then consisted of what is now Marathon, Oregon and Deefield townships. At the first town election he was elected Constable and Collector. He run a stage line and carried the mail between Marathon and Lapeer. They had eight children four boys and four girls. The girls died young. he was a painter by trade, and followed that business in connection with farming, until his health failed him in 1861. Since then he has been an invalid. After these many years wrestling with a disease of the throat he rests from his labors. He leaves a wife and four sons to mourn his loss. He was buried in the cemetery at this place on Wednesday. Rev. G. S. WEIR officiated at the funeral. Aug. 18,-'85. (27 Aug 1885)


Palmon VALENTINE

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.
Martin VALENTINE, of Marathon, Lapeer County, died in this place, while on a visit to his children, at the residence of his son, Mr. P. VALENTINE, on Sunday, Aug. 9th. aged 71 1/2 years. Mr. V. was one of Michigan's pioneers. He was a native of New York. He was married to Miss Mary J. PHILLIPS, March 13th 1836, in the town of Sennet, Cayuga County, and with his young wife emigrated to Michigan, and purchased a farm in Marathon, during the same year. this constituted his residence till his death. There were but five families within the township when they came. Their oldest son, Dr. A. B. VALENTINE, of Montmorenci County, was the first white child born within the town, which then consisted of what is now Marathon, Oregon and Deefield townships. At the first town election he was elected Constable and Collector. He run a stage line and carried the mail between Marathon and Lapeer. They had eight children four boys and four girls. The girls died young. he was a painter by trade, and followed that business in connection with farming, until his health failed him in 1861. Since then he has been an invalid. After these many years wrestling with a disease of the throat he rests from his labors. He leaves a wife and four sons to mourn his loss. He was buried in the cemetery at this place on Wednesday. Rev. G. S. WEIR officiated at the funeral. Aug. 18,-'85. (27 Aug 1885)

-OBITUARY.
Mrs. Palmon VALENTINE, of Frederic, mentioned in our correspondence of last week, as being very ill, died on Wednesday morning last, (23d. inst., ) regretted by the whole community. Only a year had elapsed since she made a Christian profession, and as a member of the M. E. Church, was held in high estimation. On Friday morning last she was buried with her new born child in her arms.
No sadder sight can be witnessed than that of the scene of sorrow, when the stricken husband and motherless children surrounded for their last look at the dearly loved mortal remains. A very large concourse testified their regard for the family. Mrs. VALENTINE was in the prime of life, having been born in 1848; married in '68, and dying in '87. Her pastor, Rev. T. EDWARDS, preached the funeral sermon, from "I know that my Redeemer liveth." (3 Mar 1887)

-FREDERIC ITEMS.
Palmer VALENTINE, a former resident of this place, has been visiting here for the past week. (3 Jan 1895)


Mrs. Palmon VALENTINE

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:
-OBITUARY.
Mrs. Palmon VALENTINE, of Frederic, mentioned in our correspondence of last week, as being very ill, died on Wednesday morning last, (23d. inst., ) regretted by the whole community. Only a year had elapsed since she made a Christian profession, and as a member of the M. E. Church, was held in high estimation. On Friday morning last she was buried with her new born child in her arms.
No sadder sight can be witnessed than that of the scene of sorrow, when the stricken husband and motherless children surrounded for their last look at the dearly loved mortal remains. A very large concourse testified their regard for the family. Mrs. VALENTINE was in the prime of life, having been born in 1848; married in '68, and dying in '87. Her pastor, Rev. T. EDWARDS, preached the funeral sermon, from "I know that my Redeemer liveth." (3 Mar 1887)


Dr. A. B. VALENTINE

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.
Martin VALENTINE, of Marathon, Lapeer County, died in this place, while on a visit to his children, at the residence of his son, Mr. P. VALENTINE, on Sunday, Aug. 9th. aged 71 1/2 years. Mr. V. was one of Michigan's pioneers. He was a native of New York. He was married to Miss Mary J. PHILLIPS, March 13th 1836, in the town of Sennet, Cayuga County, and with his young wife emigrated to Michigan, and purchased a farm in Marathon, during the same year. this constituted his residence till his death. There were but five families within the township when they came. Their oldest son, Dr. A. B. VALENTINE, of Montmorenci County, was the first white child born within the town, which then consisted of what is now Marathon, Oregon and Deefield townships. At the first town election he was elected Constable and Collector. He run a stage line and carried the mail between Marathon and Lapeer. They had eight children four boys and four girls. The girls died young. he was a painter by trade, and followed that business in connection with farming, until his health failed him in 1861. Since then he has been an invalid. After these many years wrestling with a disease of the throat he rests from his labors. He leaves a wife and four sons to mourn his loss. He was buried in the cemetery at this place on Wednesday. Rev. G. S. WEIR officiated at the funeral. Aug. 18,-'85. (27 Aug 1885)

-MARRIED.-At Frederic, Oct. 26th, 1886, by Rev. Wm. PUTNAM, Alonzo B. VALENTINE, of Briley, and Eva O. VERBECK of Frederic. (27 Oct 1886)


Eva O. VERBECK

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 Frederic, Oct. 26th, 1886, by Rev. Wm. PUTNAM, Alonzo B. VALENTINE, of Briley, and Eva O. VERBECK of Frederic. (27 Oct 1886)


Neils P. JENSEN

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 Saturday Evening, the 19th inst., Mr. Neils P. JENSEN and Miss Elma CARLSON, both of Grayling, Justice PALMER officiating. (24 Sep 1885)


Elma CARLSON

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 Saturday Evening, the 19th inst., Mr. Neils P. JENSEN and Miss Elma CARLSON, both of Grayling, Justice PALMER officiating. (24 Sep 1885)


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