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

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MCCULLOUGH

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. Harriet BURDETTE, sister of Wm. McCULLOUGH, and husband, of Harbor Springs, have been visiting him during the past week. (9 Sep 1886)


BURDETTE

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. Harriet BURDETTE, sister of Wm. McCULLOUGH, and husband, of Harbor Springs, have been visiting him during the past week. (9 Sep 1886)


Harriet MCCULLOUGH

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. Harriet BURDETTE, sister of Wm. McCULLOUGH, and husband, of Harbor Springs, have been visiting him during the past week. (9 Sep 1886)


David FLAGG

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, Sept. 4th, 1886, by Rev. Wm. PUTNAM, Mr. David FLAGG, of Frederic, and Miss Sarah J. EVERTS, of Grayling. (9 Sep 1886)

-FREDERICVILLE ITEMS.
The student of history will remember that at one time the ancient Romans were without wives. they very naturally had a yearning for female society. Ruled by this impulse they went over to the Sabine's and clandestinely watched their women while at their recreations. Upon a given signal they sprang in among them and each bore away a bride in triumph. Analogous to this one of the enterprising young men of our town quietly entered your city last Saturday, prompted by the same passion that influenced those old bachelor Romans, and without arousing the suspicion of its sleepy denizens, looked your girls over, amde his selection, captured one of the choicest of them and slipped away almost unobserved. During the evening he called in the Rev. PUTNAM and secured a legal title to her. Now the former, Miss Jennie EVERTS, of Grayling, will be addressed as Mrs. David FLAGG, of Frederic. (9 Sep 1886)

-David FLAGG, blacksmith, has just completed two sleighs for the fire department, to handle the hose during the winter. (23 Dec 1897)

-David FLAGG has rented the shop of A. TAYLOR, south of the post-office, and will open a general repair shop, for anything from a baby carriage or a sewing machine to a steamboat. (30 Mar 1905)


Sarah Jennie EVERTS

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, Sept. 4th, 1886, by Rev. Wm. PUTNAM, Mr. David FLAGG, of Frederic, and Miss Sarah J. EVERTS, of Grayling. (9 Sep 1886)

-FREDERICVILLE ITEMS.
The student of history will remember that at one time the ancient Romans were without wives. they very naturally had a yearning for female society. Ruled by this impulse they went over to the Sabine's and clandestinely watched their women while at their recreations. Upon a given signal they sprang in among them and each bore away a bride in triumph. Analogous to this one of the enterprising young men of our town quietly entered your city last Saturday, prompted by the same passion that influenced those old bachelor Romans, and without arousing the suspicion of its sleepy denizens, looked your girls over, amde his selection, captured one of the choicest of them and slipped away almost unobserved. During the evening he called in the Rev. PUTNAM and secured a legal title to her. Now the former, Miss Jennie EVERTS, of Grayling, will be addressed as Mrs. David FLAGG, of Frederic. (9 Sep 1886)


Edgar H. WAINWRIGHT

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 13th. inst., Ernest, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. WAINWRIGHT, aged 10 months and 21 days. (16 Sep 1886)

-DIED-On the 23d inst., Arthur, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. WAINWRIGHT. (30 Sep 1886)

BORN-On Friday, the 22d inst., to Mr. and Mrs. E. WAINWRIGHT, a son. (28 Mar 1889)

-The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. E. WAINWRIGHT, died last Wednesday and was buried on Thursday. (25 Apr 1889)

-DIED-At her residence in this village, Thursday, October 19th, Matilda Dean-WAINWRIGHT, wife of Edgar H. WAINWRIGHT, aged 60 years. Another of our pioneers has gone to her eternal rest, after months of intense suffering, only made endurable by all that loving hearts and hands could do for her relief, and an unfaltering faith in Him, "Who doeth all things well." Mrs. WAINWRIGHT was born in the province of Ontario, where she lived until in her nineteenth year, she went with friends to Venango Co., Pennsylvania where in 1871 she was married, and where they resided for five years. In 1876 they moved to Canada, near the home of her childhood, and remained there for two years, and came to this county, where they have since resided. Of the seven children born to them but three are living, Fred, a foreman on the M. C. R. R., Edna and Edith, whose home is here. One sleeps in Pennsylvania, and three in Elmwood now beside their mother. A faithful wife and home-maker, a loving mother, a constant friend, whose life was devoted to her home and all that pertains to the good of those about her, has gone to hear the Voice say, "Well done." The funeral services Sunday morning were conducted at the home by Rev. L. PILLMEIER, with darkest clouds obscuring the sun, and falling rain, both typical of the grief and tears of the sorrowing friends, after which the sad cortege moved to Elmwood cemetery, where the casket, buried in fairest flowers, was placed upon the bearers, to be lowered to its final resting place, and even as it started the sun burst forth in all its brightness, and we could but think it typical of the entrance of the loved one into the brighter realms of paradise. (26 Oct 1905)

-CARD OF THANKS.
It being impossible to meet each of our friends, we desire in this to express to all our sincere thanks, and appreciation of the many and constant acts of kindness and words of sympathy during the long illness of our wife and mother, and at the final obsequies, with the fervent prayer, that each may find in their hour of sorrow, which must come, such as have we, and the comfort given by their acts.
E. H. WAINWRIGHT,
and family. (26 Oct 1905)


Matilda DEAN

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-At her residence in this village, Thursday, October 19th, Matilda Dean-WAINWRIGHT, wife of Edgar H. WAINWRIGHT, aged 60 years. Another of our pioneers has gone to her eternal rest, after months of intense suffering, only made endurable by all that loving hearts and hands could do for her relief, and an unfaltering faith in Him, "Who doeth all things well." Mrs. WAINWRIGHT was born in the province of Ontario, where she lived until in her nineteenth year, she went with friends to Venango Co., Pennsylvania where in 1871 she was married, and where they resided for five years. In 1876 they moved to Canada, near the home of her childhood, and remained there for two years, and came to this county, where they have since resided. Of the seven children born to them but three are living, Fred, a foreman on the M. C. R. R., Edna and Edith, whose home is here. One sleeps in Pennsylvania, and three in Elmwood now beside their mother. A faithful wife and home-maker, a loving mother, a constant friend, whose life was devoted to her home and all that pertains to the good of those about her, has gone to hear the Voice say, "Well done." The funeral services Sunday morning were conducted at the home by Rev. L. PILLMEIER, with darkest clouds obscuring the sun, and falling rain, both typical of the grief and tears of the sorrowing friends, after which the sad cortege moved to Elmwood cemetery, where the casket, buried in fairest flowers, was placed upon the bearers, to be lowered to its final resting place, and even as it started the sun burst forth in all its brightness, and we could but think it typical of the entrance of the loved one into the brighter realms of paradise. (26 Oct 1905)


Ernest WAINWRIGHT

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 13th. inst., Ernest, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. WAINWRIGHT, aged 10 months and 21 days. (16 Sep 1886)


Arthur WAINWRIGHT

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 23d inst., Arthur, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. WAINWRIGHT. (30 Sep 1886)


Fred WAINWRIGHT

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-At her residence in this village, Thursday, October 19th, Matilda Dean-WAINWRIGHT, wife of Edgar H. WAINWRIGHT, aged 60 years. Another of our pioneers has gone to her eternal rest, after months of intense suffering, only made endurable by all that loving hearts and hands could do for her relief, and an unfaltering faith in Him, "Who doeth all things well." Mrs. WAINWRIGHT was born in the province of Ontario, where she lived until in her nineteenth year, she went with friends to Venango Co., Pennsylvania where in 1871 she was married, and where they resided for five years. In 1876 they moved to Canada, near the home of her childhood, and remained there for two years, and came to this county, where they have since resided. Of the seven children born to them but three are living, Fred, a foreman on the M. C. R. R., Edna and Edith, whose home is here. One sleeps in Pennsylvania, and three in Elmwood now beside their mother. A faithful wife and home-maker, a loving mother, a constant friend, whose life was devoted to her home and all that pertains to the good of those about her, has gone to hear the Voice say, "Well done." The funeral services Sunday morning were conducted at the home by Rev. L. PILLMEIER, with darkest clouds obscuring the sun, and falling rain, both typical of the grief and tears of the sorrowing friends, after which the sad cortege moved to Elmwood cemetery, where the casket, buried in fairest flowers, was placed upon the bearers, to be lowered to its final resting place, and even as it started the sun burst forth in all its brightness, and we could but think it typical of the entrance of the loved one into the brighter realms of paradise. (26 Oct 1905)


Edna WAINWRIGHT

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-At her residence in this village, Thursday, October 19th, Matilda Dean-WAINWRIGHT, wife of Edgar H. WAINWRIGHT, aged 60 years. Another of our pioneers has gone to her eternal rest, after months of intense suffering, only made endurable by all that loving hearts and hands could do for her relief, and an unfaltering faith in Him, "Who doeth all things well." Mrs. WAINWRIGHT was born in the province of Ontario, where she lived until in her nineteenth year, she went with friends to Venango Co., Pennsylvania where in 1871 she was married, and where they resided for five years. In 1876 they moved to Canada, near the home of her childhood, and remained there for two years, and came to this county, where they have since resided. Of the seven children born to them but three are living, Fred, a foreman on the M. C. R. R., Edna and Edith, whose home is here. One sleeps in Pennsylvania, and three in Elmwood now beside their mother. A faithful wife and home-maker, a loving mother, a constant friend, whose life was devoted to her home and all that pertains to the good of those about her, has gone to hear the Voice say, "Well done." The funeral services Sunday morning were conducted at the home by Rev. L. PILLMEIER, with darkest clouds obscuring the sun, and falling rain, both typical of the grief and tears of the sorrowing friends, after which the sad cortege moved to Elmwood cemetery, where the casket, buried in fairest flowers, was placed upon the bearers, to be lowered to its final resting place, and even as it started the sun burst forth in all its brightness, and we could but think it typical of the entrance of the loved one into the brighter realms of paradise. (26 Oct 1905)


Edith WAINWRIGHT

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-At her residence in this village, Thursday, October 19th, Matilda Dean-WAINWRIGHT, wife of Edgar H. WAINWRIGHT, aged 60 years. Another of our pioneers has gone to her eternal rest, after months of intense suffering, only made endurable by all that loving hearts and hands could do for her relief, and an unfaltering faith in Him, "Who doeth all things well." Mrs. WAINWRIGHT was born in the province of Ontario, where she lived until in her nineteenth year, she went with friends to Venango Co., Pennsylvania where in 1871 she was married, and where they resided for five years. In 1876 they moved to Canada, near the home of her childhood, and remained there for two years, and came to this county, where they have since resided. Of the seven children born to them but three are living, Fred, a foreman on the M. C. R. R., Edna and Edith, whose home is here. One sleeps in Pennsylvania, and three in Elmwood now beside their mother. A faithful wife and home-maker, a loving mother, a constant friend, whose life was devoted to her home and all that pertains to the good of those about her, has gone to hear the Voice say, "Well done." The funeral services Sunday morning were conducted at the home by Rev. L. PILLMEIER, with darkest clouds obscuring the sun, and falling rain, both typical of the grief and tears of the sorrowing friends, after which the sad cortege moved to Elmwood cemetery, where the casket, buried in fairest flowers, was placed upon the bearers, to be lowered to its final resting place, and even as it started the sun burst forth in all its brightness, and we could but think it typical of the entrance of the loved one into the brighter realms of paradise. (26 Oct 1905)


John OLSON

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 11th. inst., by Rev. W. H. JAMES, Mr. John OLSON and Miss Elise Oliva TRULSDATTER. All of Kalkaska county. (16 Sep 1886)


Elise Oliva TRULSDATTER

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 11th. inst., by Rev. W. H. JAMES, Mr. John OLSON and Miss Elise Oliva TRULSDATTER. All of Kalkaska county. (16 Sep 1886)


Isaac "Ike" ROSENTHAL

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:
-I. and A. ROSENTHAL had the pleasure of entertaining their brother, last Sunday, who lives at Gaylord. (15 Feb 1894)

-Ike ROSENTHAL arrived from his N. Y. City home, last Friday, combining business with pleasure. He is always welcome. (11 Nov 1897)

-Our people will regret the leaving of Mr. I. ROSENTHAL, who has closed out his business here and left yesterday, going to St. Johns for a visit with his brother Aaron, and from there to Detroit, before starting out for the location of a new home. In the years he has been with us he has proved himself a successful business man and always a gentleman. Declining health decided him to try a change of climate, and he will probably locate on the Pacific coast. He goes with the best wishes of this community. (8 Feb 1900)

-A telegram received here, Monday announced the marriage, at 11 o'clock a.m., that day, in Detroit, of Miss Vena JONES and Isaac ROSENTHAL. No particulars are known to us, but the AVALANCHE will extend, with their many friends here, the hope of a long and happy life in connubial bliss. (1 Mar 1900)

-About a score of Miss V. JONES' friends gave her a farewell surprise at her home, Saturday evening, of last week. The time was pleasantly spent in playing pedro, after which light refreshments were served. She was presented with a beautiful set each of solid silver tea spoons and forks as a token of love and esteem from her friends present. Universal regret was expressed that her new home would take her so far from Grayling, where she had spent the most of her life from early childhood and had won the love and respect of the entire community. At midnight the guests departed, bidding her farewell, and wishing her all the happiness and prosperity - even greater than she anticipated. On sunday evening, in company with her sister Miss Josephine, she took her departure for Detroit, where on Monday, Feb. 26th, at 11 a. m., she was quietly married at the residence of Rabbi Leo FRANKLIN, to Ike ROSENTHAL, formerly a prominent Dry Goods merchant of Grayling. The bride wore a handsome cloth traveling gown trimmed in mirror velvet, a creation of Miss Anna HABERKORN, modiste, of Detroit. Miss Josephine, sister of the bride, Miss McKENZIE of Detroit, and Miss Alice SNODGRASS, of West Branch, were the only friends present at the ceremony. The bridal party partook of a wedding breakfast at the Cadillac, after which Mr. and Mrs. ROSENTHAL took their departure for Seattle, Wash., their future home. Miss JONES was one of Grayling's most popular young ladies. Mr. ROSENTHAL is a promising young business man, whose character is above reproach, and they take with them to their new home the best wishes of a large circle of friends. (1 Mar 1900)

-A card from Ike ROSENTHAL changes their address from Seattle to Winlock, Washington. (31 May 1900)

-A card from I. ROSENTHAL, orders his address changed from Winlock to Centralia, Washington. We understand that his growing business demanded a larger town. (12 Oct 1905)


Vena JONES

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Grayling, Crawford, MI:
name - Vena JONES
a.11
b.MI
f.b.OH m.b.OH

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 Vena JONES celebrated her eighteenth birthday last Friday. Several friends assembled in the evening at the residence of her parents, to wish her many happy returns of the same. (16 Sep 1886)

-Miss Vena JONES started for Mason, Mich., last Monday morning on a short visit to her grandmother and other friends in that city. She will also visit friends in Detroit previous to returning. (23 May 1889)

-Miss Vena JONES is now assistant to her father in the Post-office, having gone on duty last Monday morning. Miss Tillie HANSON succeeded her as Cashier in the store of Salling, Hanson & Co. (6 Jun 1889)

-Miss Vena JONES went to Chesaning, Tuesday, for a visit with her relatives in that city. (18 Apr 1895)

-LEWISTON LOCALS. - JOURNAL.
Miss Vena JONES, of Grayling, was in town on Tuesday and Wednesday. She has organized a class in music here. (2 Apr 1896)

-A telegram received here, Monday announced the marriage, at 11 o'clock a.m., that day, in Detroit, of Miss Vena JONES and Isaac ROSENTHAL. No particulars are known to us, but the AVALANCHE will extend, with their many friends here, the hope of a long and happy life in connubial bliss. (1 Mar 1900)

-About a score of Miss V. JONES' friends gave her a farewell surprise at her home, Saturday evening, of last week. The time was pleasantly spent in playing pedro, after which light refreshments were served. She was presented with a beautiful set each of solid silver tea spoons and forks as a token of love and esteem from her friends present. Universal regret was expressed that her new home would take her so far from Grayling, where she had spent the most of her life from early childhood and had won the love and respect of the entire community. At midnight the guests departed, bidding her farewell, and wishing her all the happiness and prosperity - even greater than she anticipated. On sunday evening, in company with her sister Miss Josephine, she took her departure for Detroit, where on Monday, Feb. 26th, at 11 a. m., she was quietly married at the residence of Rabbi Leo FRANKLIN, to Ike ROSENTHAL, formerly a prominent Dry Goods merchant of Grayling. The bride wore a handsome cloth traveling gown trimmed in mirror velvet, a creation of Miss Anna HABERKORN, modiste, of Detroit. Miss Josephine, sister of the bride, Miss McKENZIE of Detroit, and Miss Alice SNODGRASS, of West Branch, were the only friends present at the ceremony. The bridal party partook of a wedding breakfast at the Cadillac, after which Mr. and Mrs. ROSENTHAL took their departure for Seattle, Wash., their future home. Miss JONES was one of Grayling's most popular young ladies. Mr. ROSENTHAL is a promising young business man, whose character is above reproach, and they take with them to their new home the best wishes of a large circle of friends. (1 Mar 1900)


Abner BODY

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 bride's parents, Sept., 28. Miss Dora Ingerson to Abner BODY. Rev. C. E. HILL officiated. (10 Oct 1889)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. A. BODDY, a son, July 16. (17 Jul 1890)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. A. BODY, August 19th., a bouncing boy. (29 Aug 1895)


Dora INGERSON

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 Tuesday, the 7th, inst., was the 16th anniversary of Miss Dora INGERSON's birth day. About twenty of the friends and neighbors of the family assembled in the evening to congratulate her on the auspicious occasion. She received several presents both useful and ornamental, among which was a handsome necklace, presented by her parents. (16 Sep 1886)

-MARRIED-At the residence of bride's parents, Sept., 28. Miss Dora Ingerson to Abner BODY. Rev. C. E. HILL officiated. (10 Oct 1889)


Nelson PERSONS

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 17th inst., Mrs. Libbie PERSONS, wife of Nelson PERSONS, in her 26th year. The body was taken in Flint, for burial. (23 Sep 1886)

MARRIED-At the residence of the brides' father, in Grayling township, Dec. 12th, by Rev. Q. E. KNIGHT, Mr. Nelson PERSONS and Miss Nellie McINGYRE, both of Grayling, Mich. We hope they may always be happy. (20 Dec 1888)

-A nine pound girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. N. PERSONS. Wednesday, September 2d. (3 Sep 1896)


Libbie

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 17th inst., Mrs. Libbie PERSONS, wife of Nelson PERSONS, in her 26th year. The body was taken in Flint, for burial. (23 Sep 1886)


Nelson PERSONS

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 17th inst., Mrs. Libbie PERSONS, wife of Nelson PERSONS, in her 26th year. The body was taken in Flint, for burial. (23 Sep 1886)

MARRIED-At the residence of the brides' father, in Grayling township, Dec. 12th, by Rev. Q. E. KNIGHT, Mr. Nelson PERSONS and Miss Nellie McINGYRE, both of Grayling, Mich. We hope they may always be happy. (20 Dec 1888)

-A nine pound girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. N. PERSONS. Wednesday, September 2d. (3 Sep 1896)


Nellie MCINTYRE

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 the brides' father, in Grayling township, Dec. 12th, by Rev. Q. E. KNIGHT, Mr. Nelson PERSONS and Miss Nellie McINGYRE, both of Grayling, Mich. We hope they may always be happy. (20 Dec 1888)


Jens MICKELSON

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:
-FAMILY REUNION.
The spacious residence of Mr. N. MICKLESON has been filled almost to its utmost capacity for the past week by a reunion of the family of brothers, consisting of the host, Nels. MICKLESON, of the firm of Salling, Hanson & Co., John and Michael, farmers from Green Bay, Wis., Peter a wagon maker from Racine, Wis., Christ. a merchant of Manistee, Rasmus, also of Manistee, and Jens, who came here from the old world last year.
Their father died fourteen years ago at Manistee, and was taken to Racine for burial, at which time all were together except Jens, who was yet in Denmark.
These reunions are among the most pleasant features of life, exhibiting true fraternal relations, and should be encouraged by all whose pecuniary condition will permit the luxury. (23 Sep 1886)

-The MICLESON brothers who have been having their family reunion here, as noticed last week, express themselves as greatly surprised at the advancement of this section. Where they expected to find a wilderness, with a shanty lumber town, they find a progressive modern village, with fine buildings and growing industries, surrounding farms rapidly advancing in cultivation, and a people polite and prosperous, to whom they feel indebted for adding to the pleasure of their visit. They left for their homes last Friday well paid for the time given in the enjoyment and rest received.
They return especial thanks to their brother Nels, and the members of the firm of Salling, Hanson & Co., with other old time friends who have spared neither time or money in their entertainment, both in town and in delightful drives about the country, to the woods, lakes and camps, and hope in the future to meet again in similar pleasures.
They leave with best wishes for the continued success of their friends and the prosperity of the place.
It is about forty years since the seven MICKLESON brothers were all together previous to their visit here. Two older brothers died in infancy and their oldest sister died at Racine about five yars ago. Their visit has been full of pleasant remniscenses of the past tinged at times with sorrow for the ones gone before. In addition to the brothers here, Michael and John, of Fort Howard, were accompanied by the wife and four children of the former and two children of the latter and Christ. of Manistee, had two of his children with him so the entire party numbered 32. If all were here they would have numbered an even 50. The brothers all vote the republican ticket.
Before leaving for their homes each of the brothers was presented with a token of fraternal rememberance by Nels. MICKLESON which was fully appreciated and will be long cherrished. (30 Sep 1886)

-DIED.-In this village, Tuesday, Dec. 30, Mrs. Peter BUCK. The deceased was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jens MICKELSON. (1 Jan 1891)


Karen MICHELSON

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-Tuesday June 22d, of Cancer, Mrs. Karen MICHELSON, wife of Jens MICHELSON, of this village, aged 57 years. (24 Jun 1897)


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