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

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Forrest N. WILCOX

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Montrose, Genesee, MI:
name - Forest N. WILLCOX
a.19
b.VT
occupation - Farming
f.b.VT
m.b.VT

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 John WILCOX, in this village, Wednesday, Dec. 15, 1885(6?), Forrest N. WILCOX, of Grayling, and Sarah A. HASLER, of Center Plains, Rev. W. H. JAMES officiating. (23 Dec 1886)

-J. F. WILCOX is a grand father to a bouncing boy, weighing 9 1/2 pounds. Mr. and Mrs. F. N. WILCOX are the parents. (10 Nov 1887)

-F. N. WILCOX.
F. N. WILCOX established the City Laundry the past summer and it has proved a fortunate venture. With modern implements, he is doing a fair trade and making a successful business. (29 Dec 1887)

-Forrest WILCOX and family arrived in town the first of the week to be present at the golden wedding of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. WILCOX, and will remain for a little visit with other old friends. (19 Mar 1908)

-NOTICE.
As my wife, Sarah has left my bed and board without just cause I hereby forbid any one trusting her on my account as I shall pay no debts contracted by her after this date, November 12th. 1908. F. N. WILCOX. (19 Nov 1908)

-The relatives and friends here were sadly shocked to hear of the accident and death in Detroit last Friday morning of Herald WILCOX, the fourteen year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Forest WILCOX, who are well known here. Herald had been working in Lreage's five and ten cent store, Woodward Ave., during the holidays and had not yet gone back to school when the accident occured. He was helping the janitor on the second floor and must have opened the door of the elevator shaft when he was jerked into the shaft on top of the elevator as it was going up, then rolled off and fell two floors and a half. He was taken to St. Mary's hospital where he died on the operating table, not having been conscious after the fall. It is a sad blow for his mother who resides at 276 Congress street east with his sister Musa and brothers Emmet and Forrest. His father lives in Flint.
Mrs. James WOODBURN, a sister of Mrs. WILCOX, with Bertha and Earl WOODBURN and Hazel WILSON went from here to attend the funeral in Detroit.(13 Jan 1910)


Sarah A. HASLER

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 John WILCOX, in this village, Wednesday, Dec. 15, 1885(6?), Forrest N. WILCOX, of Grayling, and Sarah A. HASLER, of Center Plains, Rev. W. H. JAMES officiating. (23 Dec 1886)

-Mrs. Forest WILCOX and the children, of Lansing, are visiting with grandpa, John F. (3 Aug 1899)

-NOTICE.
As my wife, Sarah has left my bed and board without just cause I hereby forbid any one trusting her on my account as I shall pay no debts contracted by her after this date, November 12th. 1908. F. N. WILCOX. (19 Nov 1908)


Herald WILCOX

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:
-The relatives and friends here were sadly shocked to hear of the accident and death in Detroit last Friday morning of Herald WILCOX, the fourteen year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Forest WILCOX, who are well known here. Herald had been working in Lreage's five and ten cent store, Woodward Ave., during the holidays and had not yet gone back to school when the accident occured. He was helping the janitor on the second floor and must have opened the door of the elevator shaft when he was jerked into the shaft on top of the elevator as it was going up, then rolled off and fell two floors and a half. He was taken to St. Mary's hospital where he died on the operating table, not having been conscious after the fall. It is a sad blow for his mother who resides at 276 Congress street east with his sister Musa and brothers Emmet and Forrest. His father lives in Flint.
Mrs. James WOODBURN, a sister of Mrs. WILCOX, with Bertha and Earl WOODBURN and Hazel WILSON went from here to attend the funeral in Detroit. (13 Jan 1910)


Musa WILCOX

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:
-The relatives and friends here were sadly shocked to hear of the accident and death in Detroit last Friday morning of Herald WILCOX, the fourteen year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Forest WILCOX, who are well known here. Herald had been working in Lreage's five and ten cent store, Woodward Ave., during the holidays and had not yet gone back to school when the accident occured. He was helping the janitor on the second floor and must have opened the door of the elevator shaft when he was jerked into the shaft on top of the elevator as it was going up, then rolled off and fell two floors and a half. He was taken to St. Mary's hospital where he died on the operating table, not having been conscious after the fall. It is a sad blow for his mother who resides at 276 Congress street east with his sister Musa and brothers Emmet and Forrest. His father lives in Flint.
Mrs. James WOODBURN, a sister of Mrs. WILCOX, with Bertha and Earl WOODBURN and Hazel WILSON went from here to attend the funeral in Detroit.(13 Jan 1910)


Emmet WILCOX

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:
-The relatives and friends here were sadly shocked to hear of the accident and death in Detroit last Friday morning of Herald WILCOX, the fourteen year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Forest WILCOX, who are well known here. Herald had been working in Lreage's five and ten cent store, Woodward Ave., during the holidays and had not yet gone back to school when the accident occured. He was helping the janitor on the second floor and must have opened the door of the elevator shaft when he was jerked into the shaft on top of the elevator as it was going up, then rolled off and fell two floors and a half. He was taken to St. Mary's hospital where he died on the operating table, not having been conscious after the fall. It is a sad blow for his mother who resides at 276 Congress street east with his sister Musa and brothers Emmet and Forrest. His father lives in Flint.
Mrs. James WOODBURN, a sister of Mrs. WILCOX, with Bertha and Earl WOODBURN and Hazel WILSON went from here to attend the funeral in Detroit.(13 Jan 1910)


Forrest WILCOX

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:
-The relatives and friends here were sadly shocked to hear of the accident and death in Detroit last Friday morning of Herald WILCOX, the fourteen year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Forest WILCOX, who are well known here. Herald had been working in Lreage's five and ten cent store, Woodward Ave., during the holidays and had not yet gone back to school when the accident occured. He was helping the janitor on the second floor and must have opened the door of the elevator shaft when he was jerked into the shaft on top of the elevator as it was going up, then rolled off and fell two floors and a half. He was taken to St. Mary's hospital where he died on the operating table, not having been conscious after the fall. It is a sad blow for his mother who resides at 276 Congress street east with his sister Musa and brothers Emmet and Forrest. His father lives in Flint.
Mrs. James WOODBURN, a sister of Mrs. WILCOX, with Bertha and Earl WOODBURN and Hazel WILSON went from here to attend the funeral in Detroit.(13 Jan 1910)


Jeremiah HASLER

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:
-Frank HOSSLER, brother-in-law of James WOODBURN, had his leg broken at WEBB's camp in the neighborhood of Frederic, last Tuesday morning. He was brought to Grayling in the evening and Dr. DAVIS reduced the fracture. (24 Mar 1887)

-OBITUARY-MRS. WOODBURN'S MOTHER.
Hannah W. JONES was born in Westchester county, New York, October 17, 1825, being at her decease 79 years, 4 months and 21 days old. She moved with her parents to Moultrie, O., in 1835, and was united in marriage to Jeremiah HASLER, October 12, 1845. Together they came to Springport, Mich., in 1854, settling on a farm two and one-half miles notheast of the village, then known as Oyers Corners. To this union were born ten children, four of whom are living - G. W. HASLER of Hamlin, Eaton county, Mich.; D. F. HASLER of Reading, Mich.; Mrs. Emma WOODBURN of Grayling, and Mrs. Sarah A. WILCOX of Flint, Mich. Mrs. HASLER with her husband and three younger children came to Crawford county in October, 1876. Here occurred the death of her husband on May 22, and two years later she moved to eaton county where she resided with her children up to the time of her death. She was a good Christian, a faithful wife and mother, and was loved by all who knew her. (30 Mar 1905)


Hannah W. JONES

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. J. B. WOODBURN was called to Eaton Rapids Saturday morning on account of the sudden death of her mother. (16 Mar 1905)

-OBITUARY-MRS. WOODBURN'S MOTHER.
Hannah W. JONES was born in Westchester county, New York, October 17, 1825, being at her decease 79 years, 4 months and 21 days old. She moved with her parents to Moultrie, O., in 1835, and was united in marriage to Jeremiah HASLER, October 12, 1845. Together they came to Springport, Mich., in 1854, settling on a farm two and one-half miles notheast of the village, then known as Oyers Corners. To this union were born ten children, four of whom are living - G. W. HASLER of Hamlin, Eaton county, Mich.; D. F. HASLER of Reading, Mich.; Mrs. Emma WOODBURN of Grayling, and Mrs. Sarah A. WILCOX of Flint, Mich. Mrs. HASLER with her husband and three younger children came to Crawford county in October, 1876. Here occurred the death of her husband on May 22, and two years later she moved to eaton county where she resided with her children up to the time of her death. She was a good Christian, a faithful wife and mother, and was loved by all who knew her. (30 Mar 1905)


Frank HOSSLER

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:
-Frank HOSSLER, brother-in-law of James WOODBURN, had his leg broken at WEBB's camp in the neighborhood of Frederic, last Tuesday morning. He was brought to Grayling in the evening and Dr. DAVIS reduced the fracture. (24 Mar 1887)


G. W. HASLER

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. WOODBURN'S MOTHER.
Hannah W. JONES was born in Westchester county, New York, October 17, 1825, being at her decease 79 years, 4 months and 21 days old. She moved with her parents to Moultrie, O., in 1835, and was united in marriage to Jeremiah HASLER, October 12, 1845. Together they came to Springport, Mich., in 1854, settling on a farm two and one-half miles notheast of the village, then known as Oyers Corners. To this union were born ten children, four of whom are living - G. W. HASLER of Hamlin, Eaton county, Mich.; D. F. HASLER of Reading, Mich.; Mrs. Emma WOODBURN of Grayling, and Mrs. Sarah A. WILCOX of Flint, Mich. Mrs. HASLER with her husband and three younger children came to Crawford county in October, 1876. Here occurred the death of her husband on May 22, and two years later she moved to eaton county where she resided with her children up to the time of her death. She was a good Christian, a faithful wife and mother, and was loved by all who knew her. (30 Mar 1905)


D. F. HASLER

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. WOODBURN'S MOTHER.
Hannah W. JONES was born in Westchester county, New York, October 17, 1825, being at her decease 79 years, 4 months and 21 days old. She moved with her parents to Moultrie, O., in 1835, and was united in marriage to Jeremiah HASLER, October 12, 1845. Together they came to Springport, Mich., in 1854, settling on a farm two and one-half miles notheast of the village, then known as Oyers Corners. To this union were born ten children, four of whom are living - G. W. HASLER of Hamlin, Eaton county, Mich.; D. F. HASLER of Reading, Mich.; Mrs. Emma WOODBURN of Grayling, and Mrs. Sarah A. WILCOX of Flint, Mich. Mrs. HASLER with her husband and three younger children came to Crawford county in October, 1876. Here occurred the death of her husband on May 22, and two years later she moved to eaton county where she resided with her children up to the time of her death. She was a good Christian, a faithful wife and mother, and was loved by all who knew her. (30 Mar 1905)


J. MAXHAM

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:
-J. MAXHAM, of Elm Hall, Mich, son-in-law of Nicholas SHELLENBERGER, died on the 15th inst. of some disease of the lungs. (23 Dec 1886)


SHELLENBARGER

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:
-J. MAXHAM, of Elm Hall, Mich, son-in-law of Nicholas SHELLENBERGER, died on the 15th inst. of some disease of the lungs. (23 Dec 1886)


Anthony GASCO

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:
-Anthony GASCO, of Roscommon, and Miss Nora FOX, of South Branch, were married in this village Sunday, by Justice MASON. The friends of the groom celebrated the event at his expense. - Roscommon News. (30 Dec 1886)


Nora FOX

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:
-Anthony GASCO, of Roscommon, and Miss Nora FOX, of South Branch, were married in this village Sunday, by Justice MASON. The friends of the groom celebrated the event at his expense. - Roscommon News. (30 Dec 1886)


Emery M. ODELL

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.
MARRIED-Friday Dec., 24th, Mr. Emery M. ODELL and Miss Grace M. CRANDELL; all of Cheney. Rev. O. BARFELL officiated. The happy pair are the recipients of the kind wishes of a host of warm friends. (30 Dec 1886)

-BORN-On the 18th inst., to Mr. and Mrs. E. ODELL, a daughter. (3 Nov 1887)

-Last Tuesday, Emory ODELL, and a brother and one of the PARKER boys of Beaver Creek township, were arrested by deputy game warden McCORMICK for spearing fish in Portage Lake. The trial is set for May 20th. (9 May 1895)

-Emory ODELL, Theodore ODELL, Fred PARKER and Burt PARKER were arrested by Deputy Game Warden, McCORMICK for spearing fish in Portage Lake and tried before justice McELROY and a jury who returned a verdict of guilty and they were fined four dollars each. (23 May 1895)


Grace M. CRANDELL

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.
MARRIED-Friday Dec., 24th, Mr. Emery M. ODELL and Miss Grace M. CRANDELL; all of Cheney. Rev. O. BARFELL officiated. The happy pair are the recipients of the kind wishes of a host of warm friends. (30 Dec 1886)


ODELL

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:
-Last Tuesday, Emory ODELL, and a brother and one of the PARKER boys of Beaver Creek township, were arrested by deputy game warden McCORMICK for spearing fish in Portage Lake. The trial is set for May 20th. (9 May 1895)

-Emory ODELL, Theodore ODELL, Fred PARKER and Burt PARKER were arrested by Deputy Game Warden, McCORMICK for spearing fish in Portage Lake and tried before justice McELROY and a jury who returned a verdict of guilty and they were fined four dollars each. (23 May 1895)


Esther

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:
-Theo. ODELL of Beaver Creek is enjoying a visit from his mother, Esther LOOMIS, of California. Mr. LOOMIS is accompanying her and they will be visiting friends and relatives in Michigan and other parts of the country. (27 May 1909)


M. JOHNSTON

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.
Mr. HAYES, of Leslie, is the guest of his daughter Mrs. M. JOHNSTON. (30 Dec 1886)


HAYES

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.
Mr. HAYES, of Leslie, is the guest of his daughter Mrs. M. JOHNSTON. (30 Dec 1886)


HAYES

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.
Mr. HAYES, of Leslie, is the guest of his daughter Mrs. M. JOHNSTON. (30 Dec 1886)


Asa R. SMITH

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 Gaylord, Dec. 25th, by Rev. W. H. MILLAR, Mr. Asa R. SMITH, of Jack Pine, Crawford county, Mich., to Miss Nellie MARTIN, of Ypsilanti.-Otsego Co. News. (6 Jan 1887)


Nellie MARTIN

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 Gaylord, Dec. 25th, by Rev. W. H. MILLAR, Mr. Asa R. SMITH, of Jack Pine, Crawford county, Mich., to Miss Nellie MARTIN, of Ypsilanti.-Otsego Co. News. (6 Jan 1887)


John M. SMITH

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:
-John M. SMITH, of Grove, rejoices over the arrival of a handsome daughter at his residence on Feb. 22. ( 13 Mar 1890)


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