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

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Wm. E. 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:
-MARRIED-At the residence of M. DYER, in Grove, Sept. 26, by J. J. NEIDERER, Esq., Wm. E. CARTER, of Oscoda county and Miss Mamie DYER. (4 Oct 1888)


Miriam "Mamie" DYER

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Grayling, Crawford, MI:
name - Mariam DYER
a.8
b.MI
f.b.MI
m.b.OH

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 M. DYER, in Grove, Sept. 26, by J. J. NEIDERER, Esq., Wm. E. CARTER, of Oscoda county and Miss Mamie DYER. (4 Oct 1888)

-DIED-On the 19th inst., at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. DYER, of Grove township, Mrs. Miriam CARTER, in her 18th year. (29 Aug 1889)


Washington STEWART

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 GLEANINGS.
A goodly company gathered together at James S. CREGO's Sunday Oct. 7th, to witness the marriage of Washington STEWART to Mary O. CREGO. The ceremony was performed by Justice HASTINGS after which a splendid repast was served by the host. The bride was the recipient of several presents. May their pathway be strewed with roses. (4 Oct 1888)


Mary O. CREGO

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 GLEANINGS.
A goodly company gathered together at James S. CREGO's Sunday Oct. 7th, to witness the marriage of Washington STEWART to Mary O. CREGO. The ceremony was performed by Justice HASTINGS after which a splendid repast was served by the host. The bride was the recipient of several presents. May their pathway be strewed with roses. (4 Oct 1888)


Samuel BARNES

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. S. BARNES is visiting her parents in Charlevoix county. Sam looks kind of lonesome. (4 Oct 1888)

-DIED.
In this village, Friday, May 17th., Mrs. Samuel BARNES, aged 19 years.
The deceased was a lady of such lovely character that she won friends everywhere, who will sincerely mourn her loss. She leaves two small children with their grief stricken father. The body was taken to Charlevoix county for interment. The funeral sermon was preached by Rev. TAYLOR, in the M. E. church at Vanderbilt. (23 May 1889)

-Mr. Benjamin BARNES and family, of Kalkaska county, have rented the new building at head of Cedar street, and are occupying it. Mr. BARNES is the father of Samuel BARNES, who has charge of the electric light plant. (19 Sep 1889)


Mrs. Sam BARNES WAGGONER

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. S. BARNES is visiting her parents in Charlevoix county. Sam looks kind of lonesome. (4 Oct 1888)

-Miss Charlotte WAGGONER, of Vanderbilt, is the guest of her sister Mrs. Samuel BARNES. (31 Jan 1889)

-DIED.
In this village, Friday, May 17th., Mrs. Samuel BARNES, aged 19 years.
The deceased was a lady of such lovely character that she won friends everywhere, who will sincerely mourn her loss. She leaves two small children with their grief stricken father. The body was taken to Charlevoix county for interment. The funeral sermon was preached by Rev. TAYLOR, in the M. E. church at Vanderbilt. (23 May 1889)


Benjamin BARNES

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. Benjamin BARNES and family, of Kalkaska county, have rented the new building at head of Cedar street, and are occupying it. Mr. BARNES is the father of Samuel BARNES, who has charge of the electric light plant. (19 Sep 1889)


WAGGONER

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 Charlotte WAGGONER, of Vanderbilt, is the guest of her sister Mrs. Samuel BARNES. (31 Jan 1889)


Charlotte WAGGONER

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 Charlotte WAGGONER, of Vanderbilt, is the guest of her sister Mrs. Samuel BARNES. (31 Jan 1889)

-Miss Charlotte WAGGONER, who has been staying with her brother-in-law, S. BARNES, since her sister's death, returned to her home, near Thumb Lake, last week. (4 Jul 1889)


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

-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)


Mrs. Barbara 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:
-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)


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

-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)


John JOHNSON

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 PIERSON, in this village, Saturday, October 20th, Mr. John JOHNSON and Miss Ida PTERSON. Justice A. TAYLOR officiated. (25 Oct 1888)

-It is reported that the son of John JOHNSON, who is at the asylum for the blind, in Lansing, is in danger of losing his sight entirely. He is a bright boy and we hope he may escape so great a loss. (2 Jan 1896)


Ida PETERSON

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 PIERSON, in this village, Saturday, October 20th, Mr. John JOHNSON and Miss Ida PTERSON. Justice A. TAYLOR officiated. (25 Oct 1888)


Mrs. PECK

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 ITEMS.
Mrs. PECK, mother of Frank PECK, is making him a visit. She is 76 years of age. (25 Jul 1889)


Frank PECK

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 little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank PECK, was buried from the M. E. church, Thursday afternoon. They have the sympathy of our people. (1 Nov 1888)

-CHENEY ITEMS.
Mrs. PECK, mother of Frank PECK, is making him a visit. She is 76 years of age. (25 Jul 1889)

-Frank PECK, a former citizen of Grayling, but now of West Branch, intends moving on the farm of D. JOHNSON, of South Branch. (22 Mar 1894)


Olaf Peter HANSON

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 17th inst., by Rev. J. W. TAYLOR, Mr. Olaf Peter HANSON, and Miss Casilena HANSON. All of Grayling. (22 Nov 1888)

-DIED
Ole Peter HANSEN was born in Denmark, March 2nd 1858 and died in Grayling January 10th, 1908. The funeral service was held at the Danish Lutheran Church Tuesday, Jan. 14, and was largely attended, Rev. A. C. KILDEGAARDE officiating. (16 Jan 1908)

-RESOLUTIONS OF CONDOLENCE.
At the regular meeting of the Woman's Relief Corps a committee was appointed to adopt resolutions, which are as follows:
Whereas the Angel of death has again visited the home of another of our members, Josephine HANSON, and taken from her a beloved husband. Therefore be it resolved: That we, the members of this corps, do extend to her our tenderest sympathy and love in this the dark hour of her affliction, and be it further resolved that we cannot console her by our kind words or what our hearts feel for her. But may she trust in God and he will give her strength and comfort, and may she by faith find in him sweet peace and rest, and may she say 'Tis God's way, His will, not ours, be done. And be it further resolved that a copy of these resolutions be spread on the record of this corps, and also given to the local paper for publication. Committee:
REBECCA WIGHT
SARAH WOODFIELD
MARY HANSON (16 Jan 1908)


Cailena HANSON

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 17th inst., by Rev. J. W. TAYLOR, Mr. Olaf Peter HANSON, and Miss Casilena HANSON. All of Grayling. (22 Nov 1888)


Peter JORGENSON

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 Phoebe WILCOX, eldest daughter of A. C. WILCOX, of this township, was married on the 7th inst., to Mr. Peter JORGENSON, of this place. (29 Nov 1888)

-BORN-On the 6th inst., to Mr. and Mrs. Peter JORGENSON, a son. (12 Jul 1894)

-BORN-Aug. 29th, to Mr. and Mrs. P. JORGENSON, a daughter. (3 Sep 1896)

-BORN-On Monday the 19th. inst., to Mr. and Mrs. Peter JORGENSON, a son. (29 Jul 1897)

-The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Peter JORGENSON, died last Sunday, and was buried on Monday. (19 Aug 1892)

-DIED-Sunday, April 30th, the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter JORGENSON. (4 May 1899)


Phoebe 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:
-Miss Phoebe WILCOX, eldest daughter of A. C. WILCOX, of this township, was married on the 7th inst., to Mr. Peter JORGENSON, of this place. (29 Nov 1888)


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