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

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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:
-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)


Mrs. Elizabeth 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:
-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)


D. A. FORD

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:
-Rev. Wm. PUTNAM, of Frederic, conducted the funeral services of Mrs. D. A. FORD at M. E. church Tuesday, and preached an excellent sermon. - Otsego Co. News. (26 Jan 1888)


Mrs. D. A. FORD

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:
-Rev. Wm. PUTNAM, of Frederic, conducted the funeral services of Mrs. D. A. FORD at M. E. church Tuesday, and preached an excellent sermon. - Otsego Co. News. (26 Jan 1888)


MORRISON

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:
-Charles MORRISON, of Henderson, aged twenty-three, went to sleep on a railroad track and woke up very much damaged about the head. He will die. He was a brother of Thomas MORRISON, shot by School-teacher JOCELYN some time ago. - Bay City Tribune. (2 Feb 1888)


Charles MORRISON

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:
-Charles MORRISON, of Henderson, aged twenty-three, went to sleep on a railroad track and woke up very much damaged about the head. He will die. He was a brother of Thomas MORRISON, shot by School-teacher JOCELYN some time ago. - Bay City Tribune. (2 Feb 1888)


Thomas MORRISON

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:
-Charles MORRISON, of Henderson, aged twenty-three, went to sleep on a railroad track and woke up very much damaged about the head. He will die. He was a brother of Thomas MORRISON, shot by School-teacher JOCELYN some time ago. - Bay City Tribune. (2 Feb 1888)


Henry HILL

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 infant child of Henry HILL which was born last Thursday, died the same day and was buried on Friday. (16 Feb 1888)

-BORN-Monday Oct., to Mr. and Mrs. Henry HILL, a son. (10 Oct 1889)

-Last Friday, Henry HILL, received the sad news of the sudden death of his infant son, in Wisconsin, where Mrs. Hill was visiting. A letter received the day before, reported all well and the shock was therefore more severe. They are expected here today, with the body. (4 Sep 1890)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. Henry HILL, August 6, a son. (13 Aug 1891)

-Henry HILL has been quite sick for the last week, from hemorrhage of the lungs and stomach, caused by his late attack of LaGrippe. A. BRINK is chief engineer of the delivery wagon, for the present. (22 Sep 1894)

-The post office address of Henry HILL, and family, at present, is 1311 Smith street, West Bay City. (16 Aug 1894)

-DIED-At the residence of George WILLS, in West Bay City, Monday Aug. 20th., Henry HILL, of Grayling, aged 38 years.
The body was brought here for interment, and was buried to-day, under the auspices of the Odd Fellows, Foresters and Knights of Pythias, of which societies he was an active member. Rev. RAMSDELL, of Bay City, preached the funeral sermon. (23 Aug 1894)

-RESOLUTIONS OF RESPECT.
At a regular meeting of Grayling Lodge, No. 137, I. O. O. F., a committee was appointed to draft resolutions on the death of Henry HILL, and reported as follows:-
WHEREAS, It has pleased the All-wise Father, the Rutler of the Universe, to remove from his earthly home, and our midst, our well beloved brother, Henry HILL, therefore be it
RESOLVED, That in the death of our brother, this lodge has lost an exemplary member and a good and true Odd Fellow, and we realize our loss and tender to the bereaved widow and child our sincere sympathy. Be it further
RESOLVED, That we drape our charter in mourning for the next 30 days as a token of respect for his memory; that a copy of these resolutions be entered in the records of this lodge on a page set apart for the same, and that a copy be furnished the family of the deceased brother. Also a copy furnished the Michigan Odd Fellows and the local papers for publication.
Wm. McCULLOUGH,|
Wm. BLANSHAN,| Com.
Victor SALLING, | (6 Sep 1894)

-Mrs. Henry HILL received a check last week for $1,000, the insurance held by her husband, in the Lodge of Foresters, of which he was a member. Also a check for $50. to pay funeral expenses. The expedition of the order in paying this loss speakes well for its management and reliability. (20 Sep 1894)


Mrs. Henry HILL

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. Henry HILL was called to Salem, Mass, last week, by the sudden death of her mother. (17 Jan 1895)


Robert KILBURN

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. Robert KILBURN and Miss Eva CARTER, daughter of Wm. CARTER, proprietor of the Campbell House, were united in marriage on Tuesday by Rev. J. EVANS. They were recipients of numerous handsome and suitable presents from friends in both towns. A dance was given in the dining room of the Campbell House Tuesday evening in honor of the occasion. - Saturday Night. (16 Feb 1888)


Eva CARTER

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. Robert KILBURN and Miss Eva CARTER, daughter of Wm. CARTER, proprietor of the Campbell House, were united in marriage on Tuesday by Rev. J. EVANS. They were recipients of numerous handsome and suitable presents from friends in both towns. A dance was given in the dining room of the Campbell House Tuesday evening in honor of the occasion. - Saturday Night. (16 Feb 1888)


Wm. CARTER

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. Robert KILBURN and Miss Eva CARTER, daughter of Wm. CARTER, proprietor of the Campbell House, were united in marriage on Tuesday by Rev. J. EVANS. They were recipients of numerous handsome and suitable presents from friends in both towns. A dance was given in the dining room of the Campbell House Tuesday evening in honor of the occasion. - Saturday Night. (16 Feb 1888)


TRIVELPIECE

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:
-We clip the following article relative to the death of the father of Mr. John STALEY, from the Columbia county Pa. Republican:
John STALEY was born March 4, 1808, and died at the home of his daughter, Louisa TRIVELPIECE near Caro, Michigan, on Sunday, 29th ult., aged 79 years, 10 mos. and 25 days. The deceased had been ill about two months. Capt. STALEY was for many years a resident of this county and had a large circle of acquaintances. His military title was acquired in the old state militia where he commanded a company. Upwards of thirty years ago he served a term as county commissioner. His popularity throughout the county having enabled him to defeat the democratic nominee and because the only Whig or Republican commissioner in the county as at present constitued prior to the time when the new constitution of 1874 provided for minority representation. He was esteemed as one of our best citizens and leaves a larger circle of friends to mourn his loss. "One in writing of his decease says: "He passed away as one sleeping and gave evidence that he had accepted Christ as his Saviour." (16 Feb 1888)


Louisa STALEY

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:
-We clip the following article relative to the death of the father of Mr. John STALEY, from the Columbia county Pa. Republican:
John STALEY was born March 4, 1808, and died at the home of his daughter, Louisa TRIVELPIECE near Caro, Michigan, on Sunday, 29th ult., aged 79 years, 10 mos. and 25 days. The deceased had been ill about two months. Capt. STALEY was for many years a resident of this county and had a large circle of acquaintances. His military title was acquired in the old state militia where he commanded a company. Upwards of thirty years ago he served a term as county commissioner. His popularity throughout the county having enabled him to defeat the democratic nominee and because the only Whig or Republican commissioner in the county as at present constitued prior to the time when the new constitution of 1874 provided for minority representation. He was esteemed as one of our best citizens and leaves a larger circle of friends to mourn his loss. "One in writing of his decease says: "He passed away as one sleeping and gave evidence that he had accepted Christ as his Saviour." (16 Feb 1888)


Charles R. ADAMS

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 home of the bride on the 5th inst., by the Rev. J. H. PHELPS, Mr. Charles R. ADAMS, of West Bay City, and Miss Della RAYMOND of Grayling. (8 Mar 1888)


Della RAYMOND

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 home of the bride on the 5th inst., by the Rev. J. H. PHELPS, Mr. Charles R. ADAMS, of West Bay City, and Miss Della RAYMOND of Grayling. (8 Mar 1888)


George L. ALEXANDER

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 Pere Cheney, Thursday, March 1st, Mrs. Edith WEBSTER, daughter of C. D. CULVER, Esq., and sister of Mrs. G. L. ALEXANDER and Fred CULVER of this village. the deceased was ill but six hours, having retired in usual health the previous evening. She was found in convulsions towards morning and a physician hastily summoned, but life was extinct before his arrival. (8 Mar 1888)

-Miss M. E. ALEXANDER, of Wayne, Mich., is the guest of her brother, Geo. L. ALEXANDER, Blodgett and Byrne's road. (27 Feb 1890)

-Geo. L. ALEXANDER is enjoying an outing on the Manistee, with SHOPPENAGON for a guide. (23 Jul 1891)

-Tuesday of last week was the 18th anniversary of the wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. L. ALEXANDER. In the evening a large number of their friends surprised them by calling to assist them in enjoying the happy event. (13 Feb 1896)

-Mr. G. L. ALEXANDER, with his wife and Miss ALEXANDER, are enjoying a visit from their cousins, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. MOORE, Jr., of Chicago, with fishing on the river. (13 Jul 1905)


Mrs. George L. ALEXANDER CULVER

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 Pere Cheney, Thursday, March 1st, Mrs. Edith WEBSTER, daughter of C. D. CULVER, Esq., and sister of Mrs. G. L. ALEXANDER and Fred CULVER of this village. the deceased was ill but six hours, having retired in usual health the previous evening. She was found in convulsions towards morning and a physician hastily summoned, but life was extinct before his arrival. (8 Mar 1888)

-OBITUARY.
On the 24th ult., a dispatch was received here, from Dayton, Ohio, announcing the sudden death of Charles D. CULVER, who was at the National Soldier's Home, at that place, for surgical treatment, he being nearly blind from the explosion of a caisson, during the "Morgan Raid," at which time he was 1st Lieut. Battery M, 1st Mich. Artillery.
His record as a soldier and a citizen is one of which his posterity may well be proud. An honest, genial gentleman has gone to his reward, and sleeps his last sleep beside honored comrades in the National cemetery.
He leaves, to revere his memory, Mrs. Geo. L. ALEXANDER, Miss Alice CULVER and Fred CULVER, of Grayling, and his comrades of the G. A. R. (1 Feb 1894)

-Mrs. G. L. ALEXANDER and Master Fred returned from their southern visit, last Friday. (13 Jun 1895)

-Mrs. G. L. ALEXANDER is entertaining her cousin, Miss Florence ANDERSON, of Ann Arbor, during her holiday vacation. (23 Dec 1897)


Fred ALEXANDER

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. G. L. ALEXANDER and Master Fred returned from their southern visit, last Friday. (13 Jun 1895)

-Fred ALEXANDER hasreceived another promotion. He goes from Lansing to the M. C. ticket office in Grand Rapids. Grayling boys get there. (23 Aug 1906)


ALEXANDER

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 M. E. ALEXANDER, of Wayne, Mich., is the guest of her brother, Geo. L. ALEXANDER, Blodgett and Byrne's road. (27 Feb 1890)


M. E. ALEXANDER

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 M. E. ALEXANDER, of Wayne, Mich., is the guest of her brother, Geo. L. ALEXANDER, Blodgett and Byrne's road. (27 Feb 1890)


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