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

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BENSON

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. James FENNER, sister of Mr. L. S. BENSON and Misses Hattie and Carrie RENSHAW, sisters of Mrs. BENSON, of Rochester, Mich., who have been making them a visit, left for their homes Tuesday. (2 Sep 1886)

-Mr. and Mrs. L. BENSON were called to Southern Michigan, last week, to attend the funeral of Mr. BENSON's father. (23 May 1895)


Mrs. James FENNER BENSON

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. James FENNER, sister of Mr. L. S. BENSON and Misses Hattie and Carrie RENSHAW, sisters of Mrs. BENSON, of Rochester, Mich., who have been making them a visit, left for their homes Tuesday. (2 Sep 1886)


Leonard V. WALLACE

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 7th inst., at Fredericville, by Rev. Wm. PUTNAM, Mrs. Eliza HOUSE and Mr. Leonard V. WALLACE. All of Frederic. (15 Jul 1886)


Mrs. Eliza HOUSE

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 7th inst., at Fredericville, by Rev. Wm. PUTNAM, Mrs. Eliza HOUSE and Mr. Leonard V. WALLACE. All of Frederic. (15 Jul 1886)


S. D. 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:
-Mrs. R. C. SOUTHWORTH of Coldwater, is visiting her sister Mrs. S. D. BROWN. (5 Aug 1886)


Mrs. S. D. 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:
-Mrs. R. C. SOUTHWORTH of Coldwater, is visiting her sister Mrs. S. D. BROWN. (5 Aug 1886)


Lars NELSON

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 this village, July 24, by F. L. HADLEY, Justice of the Peace, Lars NELSON and Mary JENSON, all of Grayling. (5 Aug 1886)

-The youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. Lars NELSON, died last Sunday and was buried on Monday. (22 Aug 1889)

-BORN-Feb. 16th, to Mr. and Mrs. Lars NELSON, a son. (24 Feb 1898)


Mary JENSON

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 this village, July 24, by F. L. HADLEY, Justice of the Peace, Lars NELSON and Mary JENSON, all of Grayling. (5 Aug 1886)


JENSON

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. Lars NELSON and Mrs. NESS were made glad by the arrival of their mother from Denmark last Monday morning, whom they had not seen for over twenty-five years. (6 Apr 1905)


Louis 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)

-Corunna had a severe fire last Friday morning wiping out all the buildings on the East side of Main street. Loss over $40,000. Louis ETCHMAN, father of Mrs. G. H. HICKS, formerly of Grayling, being the heaviest loser, as his Furniture Store was entirely destroyed. (2 May 1895)


John HEREN

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 W. ALGER, Esq., in this village, Saturday, July 31st., Miss Maggie MANSFIELD and Mr. John HEREN. O. PALMER, J. P., officiating. (5 Aug 1886)


Maggie MANSFIELD

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 W. ALGER, Esq., in this village, Saturday, July 31st., Miss Maggie MANSFIELD and Mr. John HEREN. O. PALMER, J. P., officiating. (5 Aug 1886)


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:
-JOHANNESBURG CORRESPONDENCE.
Mrs. Dan RANKIN is entertaining her brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. BROWN of Santa Clara, Cal. They will visit in Mich. for some time. (5 Oct 1905)


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:
-JOHANNESBURG CORRESPONDENCE.
Mrs. Dan RANKIN is entertaining her brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. BROWN of Santa Clara, Cal. They will visit in Mich. for some time. (5 Oct 1905)


Irving R. BACON

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 Elfreda, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. WHEELER, of Detroit, was married on the 3d inst., to Mr. Irving R. BACON, of that city. Mr. BACON is connected with the Detroit Free Press as cartoonist. (11 Oct 1900)

-Mr. and Mrs. C. H. WHEELER, of Detroit, are happy over the birth of their first grand child, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. BACON, born some two or three weeks ago, and Mr. and Mrs. J. L. WILD are pleased over their promotion to the position of great grand-parents. (15 Aug 1901)


Fleda WHEELER

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 Fleda WHEELER of Detroit, is visiting her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. WILD, of this city. (12 Aug 1886)

-Miss Elfreda, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. WHEELER, of Detroit, was married on the 3d inst., to Mr. Irving R. BACON, of that city. Mr. BACON is connected with the Detroit Free Press as cartoonist. (11 Oct 1900)


Carlos B. JOHNSON

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. H. S. BRAYMAN and Mrs. Hattie M. STAHL of Cassopolis, mother and sister of Mrs. C. B. JOHNSON, are making her a visit. (12 Aug 1886)

-OBITUARY.
Died, at her residence in this township, August 19th., Emma A., wife of Carlos B. JOHNSON, aged 39 years.
Deceased was well knwon as a kind friend and neighbor; a loving wife and mother. She leaves her husband and two sons; aged 9 and 12 in their lonely home. The funeral at the M. E. church, Sunday morning, was largely attended by sympathizing friends, the services being conducted by Rev. J. H. PHELPS.
"A christian mother in Heaven, beckons her loved ones on earth." (25 Aug 1887)

-Married.-At the residence of the bride, in Maple Forest, Sunday, Oct. 19th, Mrs. Francis A. BUCK, and Carlos B. JOHNSON, of Grayling, James E. WEEKS, Justice of the Peace, officiating. (23 Oct 1890)

-Born to Mr. and Mrs. C. B. JOHNSON, Monday night, a boy. If Charley was as big as he feels over the son, he would weigh a ton. - Lewiston Journal. (12 Aug 1897)

-Carlos B. JOHNSON, of Maple Forest, returned Saturday from a visit to Ohio, where he was called by the illness of his brother. On his way back he visited his old home in Berrien County. He reports spring work on the farms backward, and winter wheat badly injured. Mrs. H. S. BRAYMAN came home with him for a visit with the grand-children and great-grand-child. (18 May 1899)

-Mrs. H. S. BRAYMAN, of Berrien Springs, who has been visiting her grand children and great grand chidren at C. B. JOHNSON's, in Maple for the last five months, started for home Monday. (5 Oct 1899)


Emma 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:
-Mrs. H. S. BRAYMAN and Mrs. Hattie M. STAHL of Cassopolis, mother and sister of Mrs. C. B. JOHNSON, are making her a visit. (12 Aug 1886)

-Mrs. chas. CASE, of Niles, is visiting her sister Mrs. C. B. JOHNSON. (21 Jul 1887)

-OBITUARY.
Died, at her residence in this township, August 19th., Emma A., wife of Carlos B. JOHNSON, aged 39 years.
Deceased was well knwon as a kind friend and neighbor; a loving wife and mother. She leaves her husband and two sons; aged 9 and 12 in their lonely home. The funeral at the M. E. church, Sunday morning, was largely attended by sympathizing friends, the services being conducted by Rev. J. H. PHELPS.
"A christian mother in Heaven, beckons her loved ones on earth." (25 Aug 1887)


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