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

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FERGUSON

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. Carrie FERGUSON, of Shiwasseetown, daughter of J. S. HARDER, and three children, are visiting him. (29 Dec 1887)


Mrs. Carrie FERGUSON HARDER

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. Carrie FERGUSON, of Shiwasseetown, daughter of J. S. HARDER, and three children, are visiting him. (29 Dec 1887)


Norman FISHER

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 parsonage in Frederic, on Saturday evening, Jan. 8th, Mr. Norman FISHER, and Mrs. Maggie WARD, both of Frederic. Rev. J. J. WILLITS officiating. (13 Jan 1898)


Maggie MORAN

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 25th inst., by Rev. J. W. TAYLOR, John A. WARD and Miss Maggie MORAN. Both of Frederic. (29 Dec 1887)

-MARRIED-At the parsonage in Frederic, on Saturday evening, Jan. 8th, Mr. Norman FISHER, and Mrs. Maggie WARD, both of Frederic. Rev. J. J. WILLITS officiating. (13 Jan 1898)

-Married-In Frederic at the home of his sister, Mrs. Norman FISHER, on the evening of July 6th, 1901, Mr. Philip MORAN and Miss Lizzie BURGESS, both of Frederic. Rev. J. J. WILLITS officiating. (11 Jul 1901)


MORAN

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 Frederic at the home of his sister, Mrs. Norman FISHER, on the evening of July 6th, 1901, Mr. Philip MORAN and Miss Lizzie BURGESS, both of Frederic. Rev. J. J. WILLITS officiating. (11 Jul 1901)


Mrs. MORAN

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. MORAN, of Frederic, mother of Mrs. John WARD, died last Thursday, and was buried in Grayling cemetery, on Sunday. (21 Mar 1895)


William E. CHURCH

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 Roscommon on Dec. 16, 1887, William E. CHURCH, of Richfield, Ohio, and Miss Estella G. PEARSALL, of South Branch, Mich. Rev. J. H. CURNALIA officiating. - Ros. News. (29 Dec 1887)


Estella G. PEARSALL

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 Roscommon on Dec. 16, 1887, William E. CHURCH, of Richfield, Ohio, and Miss Estella G. PEARSALL, of South Branch, Mich. Rev. J. H. CURNALIA officiating. - Ros. News. (29 Dec 1887)


LEWIS

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:
-SUDDEN DEATH.
Our people were startled last Sunday by the announcement of the death of Mrs. Almina E. LEWIS, at her home on the south side. She attended the festivities at the M. E. church Saturday evening and arose in the morning in apparent health, prepared breakfast and ate hearty, but soon after complained of intense pain in the region of her heart and stomach. Medical aid was summoned but was of no avail, as within an hour she had breathed her last. Deceased was forty years of age and had resided in this township for several years. (29 Dec 1887)


Mrs. Almina E. LEWIS

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:
-SUDDEN DEATH.
Our people were startled last Sunday by the announcement of the death of Mrs. Almina E. LEWIS, at her home on the south side. She attended the festivities at the M. E. church Saturday evening and arose in the morning in apparent health, prepared breakfast and ate hearty, but soon after complained of intense pain in the region of her heart and stomach. Medical aid was summoned but was of no avail, as within an hour she had breathed her last. Deceased was forty years of age and had resided in this township for several years. (29 Dec 1887)


James P. HANNA

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:
-BEAVER CREEK JOTTINGS.
W. H. ROCKWOOD and son of Lenawee county are here on a visit. Mr. ROCKWOOD is a brother of Mrs. James HANNA. (5 Jan 1888)

-CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to express in this way our hearfelt thankfulness for the many deeds of kindness shown us in the sickness and death of our mother and grandmother, by our friends and neighbors.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. HANNA,
Mr. and Mrs. John HANNA,
Mr. and Mrs. T. E. HASTINS. (4 Jul 1889)

-James HANNA of Beaver Creek was 80 years old Nov. 29, and that day took a long tramp in the woods with his rifle. He caught a slight cold, and has an attack of rheumatism in consequence. (25 Dec 1902)

-The body of James P. HANNA, arrived here yesterday morning from Kansas, accompanied by his daughter, Mrs. T. E. HASTINGS, with whom he had been since the death of his wife, last year. Mr. HANNA was one of the early pioneers of Beaver Creek, in this county, a successful and progressive farmer, and a man of unblemished character and undoubted integrity. We think he had passed four score years of life. He will be buried today from his old home, by the side of the wife with whom he had lived for more than half a century, and both will be long remembered for the good deeds of their life. (8 Feb 1906)


Mariette

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:
-BEAVER CROOK JOTTINGS.
W. H. ROCKWOOD and son of Lenawee county are here on a visit. Mr. ROCKWOOD is a brother of Mrs. James HANNA. (5 Jan 1888)

-CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to express in this way our hearfelt thankfulness for the many deeds of kindness shown us in the sickness and death of our mother and grandmother, by our friends and neighbors.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. HANNA,
Mr. and Mrs. John HANNA,
Mr. and Mrs. T. E. HASTINS. (4 Jul 1889)

-DIED-At her home in Beaver Creek, Saturday, July 8th Mariette HANNA, aged 79 years. Deceased was the wife of James P. HANNA, a pioneer of this county, having lived on the farm where she died, twenty years. They came here from Shiawasse county and entered a government homestead of 160 acres which they have converted from a wilderness into a beautiful farm and home until her age prevented much activity she was ever present in that section, in case of sickness and need and was universally esteemed. She had enjoyed excellent health until two days before her death, when a stroke of paralysis brought the begining of the end which was peaceful and painless. Besides her aged husband, she leaves two sons, John of Beaver Creek, who is with them in the old home and Delos of Owosso and two daughters, Mrs. Emma HASTINGS of Arkansas and Mrs. Jennie WINDSOR of Kalkaska County. The funeral was at the town hall and the burial was at the Beaver Creek Cemetery, near their home. (13 Jul 1905)


Delos HANNA

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. P. HANNA and family, of Beaver Creek, have enjoyed a weeks visit with their youngest son, Delos, of Shiawassee county. The old people, 76 and 78 years of age, are more than pleased with the attention of the youngsters. (3 Jan 1901)


ROCKWOOD

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. Amy ROCKWOOD, of Beaver Creek, died last Thursday night, from an attack of paralysis, in her 89th year. Funeral services were held on Saturday. (4 Jul 1889)


Mrs. Amy ROCKWOOD

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. Amy ROCKWOOD, of Beaver Creek, died last Thursday night, from an attack of paralysis, in her 89th year. Funeral services were held on Saturday. (4 Jul 1889)

-WELLINGTON, July 1st, 1889.
Death has again entered our neighborhood and taken from our midst Mrs. Amy ROCKWOOD, usually known as "grandma" ROCKWOOD. She had a stroke of paralysis the 3rd day of April, and from that time failed rapidly until June 28th, when she passed from life unto death. The funeral was held at the Town Hall; and services were conducted by Elder KNIGHT. She was the eldest of seven sisters, five of whom are left to mourn her loss. She was born in Sinica, Ontaria county, New York, October 10th 1800, and was married in the same state and moved to Lenawee county, Michigan, when it was comparatively a wilderness, and has resided in Michigan ever since. She made her home with her daughter, Mrs. J. P. HANNA, for the past few years, after coming to Crawford County. she leaves three children, Mrs. J. P. HANNA, of Beaver Creek, Mrs. A. H. COLE, of Fort Gratiot, and Mr. W. H. ROCKWOOD, of Adrian. All was done that loving hands could do, but her work was finished and God called her home to be at rest. (4 Jul 1889)

-CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to express in this way our hearfelt thankfulness for the many deeds of kindness shown us in the sickness and death of our mother and grandmother, by our friends and neighbors.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. HANNA,
Mr. and Mrs. John HANNA,
Mr. and Mrs. T. E. HASTINS. (4 Jul 1889)


W. H. ROCKWOOD

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:
-BEAVER CROOK JOTTINGS.
W. H. ROCKWOOD and son of Lenawee county are here on a visit. Mr. ROCKWOOD is a brother of Mrs. James HANNA. (5 Jan 1888)

-WELLINGTON, July 1st, 1889.
Death has again entered our neighborhood and taken from our midst Mrs. Amy ROCKWOOD, usually known as "grandma" ROCKWOOD. She had a stroke of paralysis the 3rd day of April, and from that time failed rapidly until June 28th, when she passed from life unto death. The funeral was held at the Town Hall; and services were conducted by Elder KNIGHT. She was the eldest of seven sisters, five of whom are left to mourn her loss. She was born in Sinica, Ontaria county, New York, October 10th 1800, and was married in the same state and moved to Lenawee county, Michigan, when it was comparatively a wilderness, and has resided in Michigan ever since. She made her home with her daughter, Mrs. J. P. HANNA, for the past few years, after coming to Crawford County. she leaves three children, Mrs. J. P. HANNA, of Beaver Creek, Mrs. A. H. COLE, of Fort Gratiot, and Mr. W. H. ROCKWOOD, of Adrian. All was done that loving hands could do, but her work was finished and God called her home to be at rest. (4 Jul 1889)


BOSOM

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 Rosa BOSOM, of West Branch, is visiting with her sister, Mrs. A. E. WAKELEY, and Miss Edna KELLEY. (30 Sep 1897)


Rosa BOSOM

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 Rosa BOSOM, of West Branch, is visiting with her sister, Mrs. A. E. WAKELEY, and Miss Edna KELLEY. (30 Sep 1897)


SHOPPENAGONS

The following information extracted from the 1910 Census of Grayling, Crawford MI:
name - CABY
a.21
b.MI
Indian
NOTE: Enumerated as the grand daughter of David SHOPENENGONS and her son was listed with them.


Edward HARRIS

The following information extracted from the 1910 Census of Grayling, Crawford, MI:
name - Edward Harris CABY
a.3
b.MI
Indian
f.b.MI
m.b.MI


Silas 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-On the 18th inst., by Rev. J. W. TAYLOR, Mr. Silas BODDY and Miss Lena BUCK of Maple Forest township. (26 Jan 1888)

-Mrs. Elizabeth BODY, mother of Silas and Albert BODY, of this place, died at Grand Marie, the 9th, inst., and was buried at East Tawas yesterday, by the side of her husband. Mrs. BODY was 65 years of age. (14 Nov 1895)

-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Mr. and Mrs. Silas BODDY and daughter Ethel, Mr. and Mrs. Fred HENNESSY and daughter Vera visited Mr. and Mrs. H. S. BUCK Sunday. (11 Jun 1908)

-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Silas BODDY has moved his store to Moorestown. (20 Aug 1908)

-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Born-To Mr. and Mrs. Silas BODDY July 2nd., a daughter. (8 Oct 1908)

-We note the following business changes in the village this week, Silas BODY has taken possession of the south side grocery store, which he bought of W. LOVE. He is putting in a first class stock and we predict success for his enterprise. Simon CIVERA succeeds N. P. MICHELSON as landlord in the Manistee House and J. LaBEEF succeeds, McMAHON in the McKAY house. We hear that MICHELSON will go to Nellsville, the new town of Michelson & Sons Lumber Co., while McMAHON remains in Grayling. (3 Jun 1909)


Lena BUCK

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 18th inst., by Rev. J. W. TAYLOR, Mr. Silas BODDY and Miss Lena BUCK of Maple Forest township. (26 Jan 1888)

-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Mrs. Silas BODDY and daughter Ethel were over to H. S. BUCK's place visiting Sunday. (8 Aug 1907)

-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Mrs. Silas BODDY has moved to Moorestown. (29 Oct 1908)


Ethel 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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Mrs. Silas BODDY and daughter Ethel were over to H. S. BUCK's place visiting Sunday. (8 Aug 1907)


Ora 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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Mrs. Silas BODDY and two daughters Ethel and Ora called on Mr. and Mrs. H. S. BUCK Sunday. (27 May 1909)


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