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

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WILSON

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. Dr. DAVIS went to Saginaw county last Tuesday to visit her brother, Ed. WILSON, who shot himself accidentally, while hunting rabbits. (8 Dec 1887)


Ed. WILSON

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. Dr. DAVIS went to Saginaw county last Tuesday to visit her brother, Ed. WILSON, who shot himself accidentally, while hunting rabbits. (8 Dec 1887)

-DIED-Friday, Feb. 4th, the infant child of Mr. and Mrs. E. WILSON. (10 Feb 1898)


Marshall D. MOORE

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:
-NEWSY SIFTINGS.
Marshall D. MOORE, of Pere Cheney and Miss Dora McDONALD, of Alpena, were married on the 7th inst. (15 Dec 1887)

-Mrs. BRIGGS, of Pere Cheney, is visiting her son Marshal MOORE, this week. (26 Sep 1889)

-Marshall MOORE, a former resident here, was in town last Saturday. He is now a resident of Ann Arbor and with his wife is spending the holidays with his mother, Mrs. C. S. BRIGGS, of Roscommon. (29 Dec 1904)


Dora MCDONALD

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:
-NEWSY SIFTINGS.
Marshall D. MOORE, of Pere Cheney and Miss Dora McDONALD, of Alpena, were married on the 7th inst. (15 Dec 1887)


Mrs. C. S. BRIGGS

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. BRIGGS, of Pere Cheney, is visiting her son Marshal MOORE, this week. (26 Sep 1889)

-Marshall MOORE, a former resident here, was in town last Saturday. He is now a resident of Ann Arbor and with his wife is spending the holidays with his mother, Mrs. C. S. BRIGGS, of Roscommon. (29 Dec 1904)


Rev. Stephen GROSS

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 Bucksport Clipper, (Maine,) gives notice of the death of Rev. Stephen GROSS, on the 27th ult., aged 84 years, and of his wife on the 29th ult. aged 77 years. She took care of him during his sickness, but failed rapidly after his death. Both coffins were buried in one box, and the two so so long together here, were quickly reunited in the hereafter.
The deceased were the grandparents of Chas. L. SAUNDERS of this place. (15 Dec 1887)


Mrs. Stephen GROSS

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 Bucksport Clipper, (Maine,) gives notice of the death of Rev. Stephen GROSS, on the 27th ult., aged 84 years, and of his wife on the 29th ult. aged 77 years. She took care of him during his sickness, but failed rapidly after his death. Both coffins were buried in one box, and the two so so long together here, were quickly reunited in the hereafter.
The deceased were the grandparents of Chas. L. SAUNDERS of this place. (15 Dec 1887)


Hyman JOSEPH

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:
-JOSEPH AND PINKOUS.
JOSEPH and PINKONS, a firm composed of H. JOSEPH, of Otsego Lake and Henry PINKONS, of Grayling, are general dealers in Dry Goods, Clothing, Hats and Caps, Boots and Shoes and Furnishing Goods. They carry a stock of about $14,000.00 and their trade for 1887 will crowd $18,000.00. They are very pouplar with the lumber jobbers and enjoy a large camp trade. Though they are pleasantly located, their fast increasing business demands more room and they have purchased a lot and will erect a large building in the early spring, the plans being already perfected.
Mr. JOSEPH is also engaged in the same line at Otsego Lake and at Beaver Lake. He will move here in the spring and conduct his entire business from this point.
They have been in business here about two years and a half. (29 Dec 1887)

-Mr. H. JOSEPH is entertaining his brother, L. JOSEPH, of Brooklyn, N. Y., for a few days. (28 Jun 1888)

-Last Thursday was "Rash Hashorra," the Jewish or Hebrew New Year, and the store of H. JOSEPH was closed for the day. (13 Sep 1888)

-DIED-In this village Tuesday, Aug. 12, Augusta M., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. JOSEPH, 11 aged years. The body was taken to Bay City for burial. (14 Aug 1890)

-DIED.
Augusta Mamie JOSEPH, beloved daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. JOSEPH, died, August 12, '90., age 11 yrs. 3 mo. 2 weeks and 3 days.
Thanks to the many friends for their kindness during our bereavement. (New York and Brooklyn papers copy.) (14 Aug 1890)

-Death has again entered the home of H. JOSEPH, this time taking the wife and mother. Mrs. JOSEPH died early Tuesday morning and was taken to Bay City for burial. The entire community gives full sympathy to the stricken family. (28 Aug 1890)

-MARRIED-At No. 70 Pitcher St., Detroit, Tuesday, Sept. 1st, by Rev. Dr. CROSSMAN, Hyman JOSEPH, of Grayling, Mich., and Miss Rosa WOLF, of Detroit.
The happy couple arrived here this morning and have taken possession of their pleasant home on Peninsula Avenue. (3 Sep 1891)

-Miss Getta WOLFF, of Detroit, is the welcome guest of her sister, Mrs. H. JOSEPH. (31 Mar 1892)

-BORN-On Wednesday, November 24th, to Mr. and Mrs. H. JOSEPH, a daughter. (2 Dec 1897)

-Mr. and Mrs. H. JOSEPH celebrated their daughter's 14th birthday at Mr. COLLEN's at Portage Lake last Sunday. The table was decorated with flowers and ferns, and Mr. COLLEN made a fine boquet for the Maid of Honor, while Mrs. COLLEN proved her success as a cook. Mr. MOORE of Detroit accompanied the party. (2 Aug 1906)


Rosa WOLF

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 No. 70 Pitcher St., Detroit, Tuesday, Sept. 1st, by Rev. Dr. CROSSMAN, Hyman JOSEPH, of Grayling, Mich., and Miss Rosa WOLF, of Detroit.
The happy couple arrived here this morning and have taken possession of their pleasant home on Peninsula Avenue. (3 Sep 1891)

-Miss Yetta WOLFF, of Detroit, is visiting her sister, Mrs. H. JOSEPH. (12 Aug 1897)

-Mrs. L. SHAPIRO and son of Detroit are visiting with her sister. Mrs. H. JOSEPH and family. (25 Jul 1907)


Augusta Mamie JOSEPH

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-In this village Tuesday, Aug. 12, Augusta M., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. JOSEPH, 11 aged years. The body was taken to Bay City for burial. (14 Aug 1890)

-DIED.
Augusta Mamie JOSEPH, beloved daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. JOSEPH, died, August 12, '90., age 11 yrs. 3 mo. 2 weeks and 3 days.
Thanks to the many friends for their kindness during our bereavement. (New York and Brooklyn papers copy.) (14 Aug 1890)


JOSEPH

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. H. JOSEPH is entertaining his brother, L. JOSEPH, of Brooklyn, N. Y., for a few days. (28 Jun 1888)


L. JOSEPH

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. H. JOSEPH is entertaining his brother, L. JOSEPH, of Brooklyn, N. Y., for a few days. (28 Jun 1888)


Lucien FOURNIER

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:
-L. FOURNIER.
L. FOURNIER is associated with A. LORANGER, the well known Bay City druggist, under the style of L. FOURNIER & Co. They carry a full line of Drugs, Medicines, Confectionery, Toilet Articles, Tobacco and Cigars, Books and Stationery, and make a specialty of Fishing Tackle, suitable for the waters of this section. Their stock will invoice about $3000.00 and though a new firm here their trade for the year has passed $5000.00. They expect to move into an elegant new store to be erected in the spring on the corner of Michigan Avenue and Cedar street. (29 Dec 1887)

-MARRIED-At the residence of the bride, at Royal Oak, Mich., Oct 13th, Mr. Lucien FOURNIER, of Grayling, and Miss Julia ERB, Rev. C. S. CADY officiating. (11 Oct 1888)

J. ERB, brother of Mrs. L. FOURNIER, has been appointed postmaster at Royal Oak. (20 Jun 1889)

-BORN-Monday Oct. 7, to Mr. and Mrs. L. FOURNIER, a son. (10 Oct 1889)

-L. FOURNIER is preparing to build on the lots from which he removed the W. ALGER residence, opposite the Catholic church. He has a fine location. (18 Aug 1892)

-Mrs. SIROIS, of Quebec, is the guest of her brother, L. FOURNIER. It is her first visit to Grayling, and she is gratified with the pleasant appearance of our village. (3 Oct 1901)

-Our citizens are given a genuine surprise this week, by the announcement that L. FOURNIER had sold his drug business and would retire for a time from active work. Mr. FOURNIER has been a fixture here so long and so well and favorably known in our social, as well as business world, that the change seems incredible. While all regret his action, all will acknowledge that he deserves the rest, and will unite in wishing him continued prosperity. (7 Nov 1907)


Julia ERB

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 bride, at Royal Oak, Mich., Oct 13th, Mr. Lucien FOURNIER, of Grayling, and Miss Julia ERB, Rev. C. S. CADY officiating. (11 Oct 1888)

J. ERB, brother of Mrs. L. FOURNIER, has been appointed postmaster at Royal Oak. (20 Jun 1889)

-Mrs. Geo. ERB, of Royal Oak, sister-in-law of Mrs. FOURNIER, has been making her a visit for the past week. (16 Jan 1890)

-Mrs. L. FOURNIER and Master Arthur arrived from Saginaw, yesterday, and will remain over the 4th. (28 Jun 1894)

-Mrs. L. FOURNIER passed last Sunday with Mrs. KNEELAND, at Lewiston, and was accompanied home on Monday by her niece, Miss Clara ERB, for her weeks vacation, and by Miss KNEELAND, who will visit her young friends here. (8 Apr 1897)

-DIED-March 7th, at her home in Royal Oak, Mrs. Barbara ERB, mother of Mrs. L. FOURNIER. Mrs. ERB was born in Germany, Dec. 17th 1820. With her husband and two small children she came to America in 1849, settling first in Albany, N. Y. Later they came to Michigan, finally making a home in Royal Oak, in which home Mrs. ERB lived for the last 48 years. At the early age of fourteen she united with the German Lutheran church, of which she was a consistent, conscientious member until the day of her death. She is survived by three children, Mr. Jacob ERB, of Royal Oak; Mr. George ERB of Detroit, and Mrs. Julia FOURNIER, of Grayling, also five grand-children. All through the years of her sojourn in America she has by correspondence kept in touch with the friends of her childhood and youth in Germany, receiving her last letter about a year ago. She cheerfully bore the hardships and privations of Pioneer life, proving a true helpmate to the husband, who preceded her in death about eight years. Always happy in her love of husband, children and home, well beloved by all with whom she came in contact, she was one of whom it may be said: "Her children arise up, and call her blessed." (16 Mar 1905)


Arthur FOURNIER

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. L. FOURNIER and Master Arthur arrived from Saginaw, yesterday, and will remain over the 4th. (28 Jun 1894)

-One of the happy events of the week was the celebration by Master Arthur FOURNIER, of his 7th birth day assisted by over thirty of his playmates. To say it was a joyful crowd would faintly express their feelings. (8 Oct 1896)

-Mr. and Mrs. L. FOURNIER have gone to Notre Dame, Indiana, where Arthur enters school and will return via Detroit for a vacation and visit. (13 Sep 1906)

-Arthur FOURNIER is home from the Notre Dame University for the Holidays. He is looking as though study agreed with him, and will make every hour count with his old associates here. (26 Dec 1907)


FOURNIER

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. Geo. ERB, of Royal Oak, sister-in-law of Mrs. FOURNIER, has been making her a visit for the past week. (16 Jan 1890)


John MCCLAIN

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. McCLAIN.
The need of a good Bakery had been felt here for some time and was supplied during the past Summer by J. McCLAIN, who has erected a large building for this business in connection with a restaurant and boarding-house. His ovens are taxed to their utmost capacity, to supply the home demand and fill his orders from smaller towns along the line of the railroad. It takes four figures to show his business for the first six months. (29 Dec 1887)

-DIED-At his home in this village Sunday, Dec. 30th, John McCLAIN, aged 78 years. The remains were taken to Millington, for burial. (10 Jan 1895)


Mrs. Anne McCLAIN

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 home in this village, Tuesday, April 28th., Anne McCLAIN, aged 67 years.
the deceased was the widow of the late John McCLAIN, and mother of Ambrose and Getty McCLAIN, and Mrs. John SCHRAM, and has resided here for the past fifteen years. the funeral was held yesterday and the body was taken to their old home in Millington, for interment. (1 May 1902)


Getty MCCLAIN

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 home in this village, Tuesday, April 28th., Anne McCLAIN, aged 67 years.
the deceased was the widow of the late John McCLAIN, and mother of Ambrose and Getty McCLAIN, and Mrs. John SCHRAM, and has resided here for the past fifteen years. the funeral was held yesterday and the body was taken to their old home in Millington, for interment. (1 May 1902)


LONDON

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 LONDON came down from S. H. & Co's. camp at Vanderbilt, and spent Sunday visiting with his mother, who is a guest of his sister Mrs. Wm. CUTLER. He reports fine snow there, just enough for pleasant work. (8 Jan 1891)


John LONDON

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 LONDON.
John LONDON's livery and sale stable on Cedar street, South, is a model of convenience for equine comfort. From twelve to sixteen good horses are kept with fine carriages, cutters, robes, etc.
Mr. LONDON makes a specialty of buying and selling heavy horses for the woods and has brought in some of the best teams in the state. (29 Dec 1887)

-Mr. John LONDON has disposed of his livery stable to Mr. John RASMUSSON and some other party who will conduct the buiness in partnership. (9 Feb 1888)

-John LONDON came down from S. H. & Co's. camp at Vanderbilt, and spent Sunday visiting with his mother, who is a guest of his sister Mrs. Wm. CUTLER. He reports fine snow there, just enough for pleasant work. (8 Jan 1891)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. John LONDON, April 27th, a son. John says a boy starting in at twelve pounds now, will be good enough help for him in camp, next winter. (4 May 1894)

-John LONDON and wife started for their farm in Sanilac county, Tuesday night. (31 Mar 1898)


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