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

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Julius UPSON

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:
-A QUIET WEDDING.
We clip the following from The Reporter, published at Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. The groom referred to is a brother of Mr. JAMES of this place:
Rev. SMITH pronounced the words that united two of our favorite young people, Miss Sadie UPSON and George JAMES.
The marriage was celebrated on Tuesday evening last at 8:30, and occurred at the residence of the bride's parents, Julius UPSON and wife, of Fourth St.
It was intended to have a really private wedding, but relatives from a distance arrived just in time to witness the nuptials.
The young couple are well known in town, Mr. JAMES being a member of the American Machine Co., and his wife, for a long time, organist of the Methodist church. Good wishes for the future will be made on all sides.
For the present, their friends will find Mr. JAMES and wife at the home of the groom's parents. (4 Nov 1886)


Rev. G. N. KENNEDY

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:
-This community met with a great shock on Sunday morning through the news that the estimable wife of Rev. G. N. KENNEDY of this village had suddenly died. Mr. KENNEDY had brought his newly wedded wife to our village about ten months ago, and from the time of her first appearance among us she had won her way into the hearts of all those who knew her. The blow has fallen heavily upon her fond husband and has crushed many a bright dream of the future. The remains were taken to her father's home in Ingersoll, Ont., where the relatives had been apprised of the sad occurence. the sympathy of the entire community goes out to her aged father and relatives in this their sorrow. Mr. KENNEDY had a host of friends here who stepped up promptly and rendered all the assistance necessary and who gave him their hearfelt sympathy. Rev. J. W. TAYLOR and Rev. Jos. GLASSON held a short service at the residence, prior to the taking away of the remains. - Otsego Co. News. (4 Nov 1886)


Mrs. G. N. KENNEDY

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:
-This community met with a great shock on Sunday morning through the news that the estimable wife of Rev. G. N. KENNEDY of this village had suddenly died. Mr. KENNEDY had brought his newly wedded wife to our village about ten months ago, and from the time of her first appearance among us she had won her way into the hearts of all those who knew her. The blow has fallen heavily upon her fond husband and has crushed many a bright dream of the future. The remains were taken to her father's home in Ingersoll, Ont., where the relatives had been apprised of the sad occurence. the sympathy of the entire community goes out to her aged father and relatives in this their sorrow. Mr. KENNEDY had a host of friends here who stepped up promptly and rendered all the assistance necessary and who gave him their hearfelt sympathy. Rev. J. W. TAYLOR and Rev. Jos. GLASSON held a short service at the residence, prior to the taking away of the remains. - Otsego Co. News. (4 Nov 1886)


Peter 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:
-MARRIED-At the residence of O. PALMER, the officiating justice, Nov. 4th, Mr. Peter BROWN and Miss Hannah JENSON, all of Grayling. (11 Nov 1886)

-BORN-Tuesday, December 11th, to Mr. and Mrs. Peter BROWN, a son. (13 Dec 1894)

-BORN-Sunday, Feb. 14th., to Mr. and Mrs. Peter BROWN, a daughter. A welcome valentine. (18 Feb 1897)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. Peter BROWN Saturday, May 12, a daughter. (24 May 1900)


Hannah 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-At the residence of O. PALMER, the officiating justice, Nov. 4th, Mr. Peter BROWN and Miss Hannah JENSON, all of Grayling. (11 Nov 1886)


Hiram 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. Hiram BROWN, a former resident of Grayling, died in Chicago, last week. (18 Nov 1886)

-Mr. Hiram BROWN, who was a resident here over twenty years ago, was in town, Monday, shaking hands with such old settlers as he could find. He now resides at Caseville, in Huron County. (24 Apr 1902)


Mrs. Hiram 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. Hiram BROWN, a former resident of Grayling, died in Chicago, last week. (18 Nov 1886)


Chas. O. 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:
-Wm. McCULLOUGH, has disposed of his business to his son, Chas. McCULLOUGH, preparatory to entering on his duties as sheriff. (25 Nov 1886)

-MARRIED-At the residence of the brides' father in Frederic, Monday, Nov. 28, Chas. O. McCULLOUGH, of Grayling and Miss Annie CAMERON. Rev. J. H. PHELPS officiating.
The happy pair have gone to Petoskey and Harbor Springs for a brief visit, from where they will come to their home in Grayling, to receive the congratulations of hosts of friends. (1 Dec 1887)

-CHAS. O. McCULLOUGH.
Chas. O. McCULLOUGH is a hustler in his line of Boots and Shoes. Starting about a year ago with a small stock and limited means, he has added profits to capital till he can show as fine a line as can be found in the state, invoicing about $2000.00. Knowing the wants of his customers, he is bound to supply them, and being a master workman, he has built up a custom trade, that is a good source of revenue. He keeps two or three good men and the "sixpence nimble" showing over $5000.00 business for the year just closed. A specialty of sewed river boots has made him famous amoung lumbermen and he is bound to sustain the reputation he has won. (29 Dec 1887)

-BORN-On Saturday, the 14th inst., to Mr. and Mrs. C. O. McCULLOUGH, a daughter, weighting twelve pounds. (19 Sep 1889)

-BORN-Thursday, Nov. 10, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles McCULLOUGH, a son. (12 Nov 1891)

-Mr. and Mrs. J. CAMERON, of Frederic, were in Grayling, over Sunday, being called here on account of the death of their grand-child, May McCULLOUGH. (22 Sep 1892)

-Mr. and Mrs. C. O. McCULLOUGH extend their heartfelt thanks to their friends and neighbors who so kindly assisted them during the sickness of and burial of their daughter May. (22 Sep 1892)

-DIED-On Saturday, the 17th, May, eldest child of Mr. and Mrs. C. O. McCULLOUGH, aged 3 years and 4 days. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, at the Presbyterian church, Rev. GEYER officiating. (22 Sep 1892)

-BORN-On Arbor day, the 27th inst., to Mr. and Mrs. C. O. McCULLOUGH, a daughter. (4 May 1894)

-Mr. and Mrs. C. O. McCULLOUGH have a new nephew in the son of Mr. and Mrs. D. LUNDEN, of Lewiston. (13 Dec 1894)

-Dan LUNDENE, of Lewiston, is quite sick at the residence of his brother-in-law, C. O. McCULLOUGH, and is being treated by Dr. INSLEY. (27 Feb 1896)


Annie CAMERON

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 Frederic, Monday, Nov. 28, Chas. O. McCULLOUGH, of Grayling and Miss Annie CAMERON. Rev. J. H. PHELPS officiating.
The happy pair have gone to Petoskey and Harbor Springs for a brief visit, from where they will come to their home in Grayling, to receive the congratulations of hosts of friends. (1 Dec 1887)

-Miss Bell CAMERON, of Frederic, was visiting with her sister, Mrs. C. O. McCULLOUGH, and other friends, last week. (23 Aug 1888)

-Mrs. Chas. McCULLOUGH who is visiting with her parents at Frederick, was in town last Tuesday. (30 Mar 1893)

-Mrs. C. O. McCULLOUGH had the pleasure of a visit from her father who resides in Otsego County, and an Uncle from Dakota, last week. (31 Dec 1896)

-Mrs. Kitty McCANN and Mrs. Maggie LUNDENE, sisters of Mrs. Charles McCULLOUGH, made her a short visit the beginning of the week. (28 Oct 1897)

-Mr. and Mrs. Albert TRATHRON, nee May CAMERON, came down from their home in Houghton last week for a visit with her sister, Mrs. C. O. McCULLOUGH, and some trout. (15 Jun 1905)


May 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:
-BORN-On Saturday, the 14th inst., to Mr. and Mrs. C. O. McCULLOUGH, a daughter, weighting twelve pounds. (19 Sep 1889)

-Mr. and Mrs. J. CAMERON, of Frederic, were in Grayling, over Sunday, being called here on account of the death of their grand-child, May McCULLOUGH. (22 Sep 1892)

-Mr. and Mrs. C. O. McCULLOUGH extend their heartfelt thanks to their friends and neighbors who so kindly assisted them during the sickness of and burial of their daughter May. (22 Sep 1892)

-DIED-On Saturday, the 17th, May, eldest child of Mr. and Mrs. C. O. McCULLOUGH, aged 3 years and 4 days. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, at the Presbyterian church, Rev. GEYER officiating. (22 Sep 1892)


M. 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)


L. W. COLTER

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-Monday, October 14, to Mr. and Mrs. L. W. COLTER, a son. (17 Oct 1895)


Mrs. L. W. COLTER

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:
-Isaac A. TAYLOR, of Elmira, N. Y., an old veteran, is visiting with the family of L. W. COLTER. Mrs. COLTER is his niece. (4 May 1899)

-DIED-At the home of his aunt, Mrs. L. W. COLTER, September 1st, Leon HAMMOND, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank HAMMOND, aged 5 years. (6 Sep 1900)

-FREIGHT AND PASSENGER COLLIED.
The fast eastbound passenger train on the Lakawana which left here at 11:30 Nov. 7, ploughed into a freight wreck near Fargo, early this morning. The passenger engine, baggage and mail cars were wrecked. Engineer Wm. F. HAMMOND was killed. Fireman H. J. TOMPKINS was badly injured. Several train hands were slightly hurt. None of the passengers was seriously injured.
Engineer HAMMOND was a cousin of Mrs. L. W. COLTER of this village. (14 Nov 1907)

-Mrs. L. W. COLTER had the pleasure of entertaining her sisters, Mrs. BAKER of Owosso and Mrs. HAINES of Henderson, for Thanksgiving dinner. It was a surprise, as she had not seen them for fifteen years. (3 Dec 1908)


Stewart HUTT

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:
-CHENEY HAPPENINGS.
Mrs. S. HUTT was called to Diomondale on account of the death of her sister Mrs. Eunice HOWARD. (25 Nov 1886)

-NEWSY SIFTINGS.
Mrs. H. H. HALE, daughter of S. HUTT, Esq., of Kalamazoo, is visiting relatives. Cheney, Sept. 5. (8 Sep 1887)

-S. HUTT, of Millington, a former resident of Pere Cheney, was in town last Tuesday and made us a pleasant call. (12 Sep 1889)

-Mr. and Mrs. S. L. BENSON returned from Dimondale, last week, where they had went to attend the funeral of Mr. Stewart HUTT, uncle of Mr. BENSON. (30 May 1895)

-Stewart HUTT, a pioneer of Cheney, in this county, died on the 16th, at Dimondale, at the residence of his son Charles, and was buried on the 18th, aged 72. (30 May 1895)


Charles HUTT

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:
-Stewart HUTT, a pioneer of Cheney, in this county, died on the 16th, at Dimondale, at the residence of his son Charles, and was buried on the 18th, aged 72. (30 May 1895)


HUTT

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. S. L. BENSON returned from Dimondale, last week, where they had went to attend the funeral of Mr. Stewart HUTT, uncle of Mr. BENSON. (30 May 1895)


KIRKPATRICK

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 Thanksgiving Eve, by Rev. T. EDWARDS, of Grayling, at the residence of Mr. Phillip GORDON, at Frederic, Miss Alice Gordon and Mr. KIRKPATRICK, Mich. Central agent at Wolverine.
A very pleasant gathering of friends witnessed the ceremony, after which the happy couple took the train for their Northern home. (9 Dec 1886)


Alice GORDON

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 Thanksgiving Eve, by Rev. T. EDWARDS, of Grayling, at the residence of Mr. Phillip GORDON, at Frederic, Miss Alice Gordon and Mr. KIRKPATRICK, Mich. Central agent at Wolverine.
A very pleasant gathering of friends witnessed the ceremony, after which the happy couple took the train for their Northern home. (9 Dec 1886)


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