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

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Fayette P. RICHARDSON

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of South Branch Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Fayett RICHARDSON
a.60
b.Oct 1839 in Canada
occupation - Farmer
married to Eliza A. 38 years
f.b.CT
m.b.NY

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. F. P. RICHARDSON, of South Branch, left a tub of boiling water standing on two chairs. She returned to find the tub overturned and her 2 year old son scalded so terribly that he died. (11 Sep 1890)

-During the months of sickness in our family, in the past winter, while we were quarantined for Diphtheria, and when three of our children succumbed to that dread disease, the families of our neighbors, F. P. RICHARDSON, James Burton and James H. BURTON, rendered such assistance as will never be forgotten, and for which they will ever receive our grateful acknowledgment and thanks. At such a time, such kindness is beyond price, and beyond the power of words to express.
MR. AND MRS. F. D. BARBER. (15 Mar 1894)

-DIED-At the home of her grandfather, F. P. RICHARDSON, of South Branch, April 28th, Iva Aven, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willis SHELLENBARGER, aged one year and three months.
Why do you mourn for Iva?
She's reached that better land.
She's singing with the angels
Near the throne at God's right hand.

You know that now forever.
She's from sin and sorrow free.
Look up and smile, dear parents,
Your Iva waits for thee,

She's waiting now up yonder,
With those that have gone before,
She will be the first to meet you,
When you reach that other shore. (6 May 1897)

-Died-At her home in South Branch, January 27, Mrs. Fayette P. RICHARDSON, aged 74 years. The deceased was born in Westmoreland county, Pa., October 25, 1830, and about 1845 moved to Iowa with her parents, where she was married to Fayette P. RICHARDSON October 26, 1864, and they came to Michigan thirty-one years ago and settled on a farm about two miles south of Cheney, in this county, where they lived until ten years ago, when they moved to the farm in South Branch where she died. Four children were born to them, two girls and two boys, one of which died in infancy. The others, Charles I., Julia and Lucy, with her husband and twelve grandchildren are left to mourn her loss. She made a profession of religion while a girl in Pennsylvania and united with the Baptist church, and has lived and died in the belief that Jesus saves. A kindly neighbor and a loving wife and mother has gone to her reward. (2 Feb 1905)

-F. P. RICHARDSON, of South Branch, has been having a serious time lately with heart trouble and the first of the week his condition was considered so critical, that his brother I. H., who was visiting in New Orleans, was recalled home. We are pleased to state that he is on the mend and the chances for his complete recovery are considered good. - Roscommon News. (24 Jan 1907)

-PROBATE NOTICE.
STATE OF MICHIGAN
THE PROBATE COURT FOR THE
COUNTY OF CRAWFORD
At a session of said Court, held at the Probate Office in the village of Grayling in said county, on the fifth day of August, A. D., 1907.
Present; Hon. Wellington BATTERSON Judge of Probate.
In the matter of the estate of Fayette P. RICHARDSON, deceased.
Martha Mi RICHARDSON, having filed in said court her petition praying that the administration of said estate be granted to Orlando F. BARNES, or to some other suitable person.
It is ordered, that the second day of September A. D., 1907, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, at said probate office, be and is hereby appointed for said petition.
It is further ordered, that public notice theeof be given by publication of a copy of this order, for three successive weeks previous to said day of hearing, in the Crawford Avalanche a newspaper printed and circulated in said county.
WELLINGTON BATTERSON
Judge of Probate.
A true copy. aug8-32 (8 Aug 1907)


Eliza A.

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of South Branch Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Eliza A. RICHARDSON
a.38
b.oct 1830 in PA
married to Fayett RICHARDSON 38 years
mother of 4 children of which 3 still survived
f.b.PA
m.b.PA

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 South Branch, January 27, Mrs. Fayette P. RICHARDSON, aged 74 years. the deceased was born in Westmoreland county, Pa., October 25, 1830, and about 1845 moved to Iowa with her parents, where she was married to Fayette P. RICHARDSON October 26, 1864, and they came to Michigan thirty-one years ago and settled on a farm about two miles south of Cheney, in this county, where they lived until ten years ago, when they moved to the farm in South Branch where she died. Four children were born to them, two girls and two boys, one of which died in infancy. The others, Charles I., Julia and Lucy, with her husband and twelve grandchildren are left to mourn her loss. She made a profession of religion while a girl in Pennsylvania and united with the Baptist church, and has lived and died in the belief that Jesus saves. A kindly neighbor and a loving wife and mother has gone to her reward. (2 Feb 1905)


Julia RICHARDSON

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 South Branch, January 27, Mrs. Fayette P. RICHARDSON, aged 74 years. the deceased was born in Westmoreland county, Pa., October 25, 1830, and about 1845 moved to Iowa with her parents, where she was married to Fayette P. RICHARDSON October 26, 1864, and they came to Michigan thirty-one years ago and settled on a farm about two miles south of Cheney, in this county, where they lived until ten years ago, when they moved to the farm in South Branch where she died. Four children were born to them, two girls and two boys, one of which died in infancy. The others, Charles I., Julia and Lucy, with her husband and twelve grandchildren are left to mourn her loss. She made a profession of religion while a girl in Pennsylvania and united with the Baptist church, and has lived and died in the belief that Jesus saves. A kindly neighbor and a loving wife and mother has gone to her reward. (2 Feb 1905)


George CAMP

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 Elena HANNA and George CAMP were married at the residence of the brides' parents, in Beaver Creek, Tuesday, Dec. 11., Rev. Q. E. KNIGHT, officiating. (13 Dec 1888)

-WELLINGTON RUMBLES.
Friends and neighbors gathered together, Tuesday evening, Dec. 11th, at John HANNA's to witness the marriage of their daughter, Elena to Mr. Geo. CAMP. the ceremony was preformed by Rev. Q. E. KNIGHT. After the ceremony the guests were invited to partake of refreshments. May peace and prosperity attend them always, is the well wishes of ye correspondent.


Elena 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:
-Miss Elena HANNA and George CAMP were married at the residence of the brides' parents, in Beaver Creek, Tuesday, Dec. 11., Rev. Q. E. KNIGHT, officiating. (13 Dec 1888)

-WELLINGTON RUMBLES.
Miss Elena HANNA closed a very successful term of school in Dist. No. 3, last Friday. The exercises were singing, recitations and essays. There were 59 days of school taught. (20 Dec 1888)

-WELLINGTON RUMBLES.
Friends and neighbors gathered together, Tuesday evening, Dec. 11th, at John HANNA's to witness the marriage of their daughter, Elena to Mr. Geo. CAMP. the ceremony was preformed by Rev. Q. E. KNIGHT. After the ceremony the guests were invited to partake of refreshments. May peace and prosperity attend them always, is the well wishes of ye correspondent.


John 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:
-WELLINGTON RUMBLES.
Friends and neighbors gathered together, Tuesday evening, Dec. 11th, at John HANNA's to witness the marriage of their daughter, Elena to Mr. Geo. CAMP. the ceremony was preformed by Rev. Q. E. KNIGHT. After the ceremony the guests were invited to partake of refreshments. May peace and prosperity attend them always, is the well wishes of ye correspondent.

-OUR CANDIDATES.
FOR COUNTY TREASURER.
There is no local office in the gift of our people of which the candidate or incumbant is more closely scrutinized, than Treasurer. First his honesty, then his capability and his knowledge of the peculiar conditions connected with the affairs of his office. It is not merely the receiving and disbursement of money, any honest man could do that in a satisfactory manner, but there is one of the most complicated and intricate set of accounts extant, in the matters pertaining to taxation. The accounts between the county and state, between the county and the several townships, keeping each fund in a separate account and all in balance, requires a man thoroughly conversant with the details of the business. Such a man is placed in nomination in the person of John HANNA of Beaver Creek. A pioneer of the county, a thoroughly practical farmer, an educated business man, who has served his township repeatedly as Clerk, Treasurer and Supervisor, and has served two terms as Register of Deeds, and deputy County Clerk, and deputy County Treasurer, thus becoming familiar with all the routine work. As a patriotic citizen he served a three months term with the 85th Ohio Vol., then coming to Michigan reinlisted in the 11th Cavalry, and served to the close of the rebellion. Always a man among men, he will honor the office to which he will be elected. (15 Oct 1896)

-Mrs. John HANNA and son Otto, of Beaver Creek, were in town last Thursday. (17 Jun 1897)

-MARRIED-At Beaver Creek, Saturday, March 10th, John HANNA and Miss Huldah CHARTERS, of Toledo, Ohio. David RAYMOND, J. P., officiating. (22 Mar 1900)

-John HANNA, of Beaver Creek, has sold his farm to J. C. FAILING, and we understand is going south. He has been an active factor in Crawford county, and will be greatly missed. (10 May 1900)

-John HANNA came up from Toledo, where he is now living, last Friday, for a visit with his father and mother, in Beaver Creek. (5 Jul 1900)

-CARD OF THANKS.
We desire to extend our most sincere thanks to the many friends and neighbors who gave to us aid and sympathy during the long illness, and at the death and burial of our wife and mother. Our appreciation of the unremitting kindness cannot be expressed in words.
JOHN HANNA
A. J. CHARTERS. (9 Sep 1909)


Amanda

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. John HANNA and son Otto, of Beaver Creek, were in town last Thursday. (17 Jun 1897)

-Mrs. John HANNA, and son, Otis, of Beaver Creek township, returned from their visit with friends at Owosso, last Wednesday. (9 Sep 1897)

-Mrs. John HANNA, of Beaver Creek, drove in for a little shopping. Having a new daughter, she ought not to be confined so closely at home and work. She is in much better health than for the past year. (21 Oct 1897)

-DIED-On Sunday, June 25th, Mrs. Amanda HANNA, wife of John HANNA, of Beaver Creek, in her 47th year. She leaves a husband, two sons and a grand-daughter to mourn her loss. (29 Jun 1899)


Otto 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:
-Mrs. John HANNA and son Otto, of Beaver Creek, were in town last Thursday. (17 Jun 1897)


WEBSTER

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. WEBSTER, a son-in-law of Rev. Mr. PUTNAM, moved from Dakota with his family, and located in Frederic. (20 Dec 1888)


Mrs. WEBSTER PUTNAM

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. WEBSTER, a son-in-law of Rev. Mr. PUTNAM, moved from Dakota with his family, and located in Frederic. (20 Dec 1888)


M. E. STRICKLAND

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. and Mrs. T. D. HORTON and son, of Ypsilanti, are visiting their daughter, Mrs. M. E. STRICKLAND, of Blaine. (20 Dec 1888)

-DIED-At his home in the township of Blaine, Friday, Oct. 10th, Philo STRICKLAND, in his 79th year. The funeral services were held Sunday, at the school house near his home, attended by a large concourse of sympathising neighbors and friends. His aged wife survives him, and one son, M. E. STRICKLAND, who is married and lives on an adjoining farm, being thereby enabled to be with him during his last days. (16 Oct 1890)


Mrs. M. E. STRICKLAND HORTON

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. and Mrs. T. D. HORTON and son, of Ypsilanti, are visiting their daughter, Mrs. M. E. STRICKLAND, of Blaine. (20 Dec 1888)


Philo STRICKLAND

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 18th of September was the 76th birthday of Mr. Philo STRICKLAND, and it was celebrated by his neighbors calling on him in the evening, at the residence of his son, M. E. STRICKLAND, partaking of a fine supper and making him a present. (3 Oct 1889)

-DIED-At his home in the township of Blaine, Friday, Oct. 10th, Philo STRICKLAND, in his 79th year. The funeral services were held Sunday, at the school house near his home, attended by a large concourse of sympathising neighbors and friends. His aged wife survives him, and one son, M. E. STRICKLAND, who is married and lives on an adjoining farm, being thereby enabled to be with him during his last days. (16 Oct 1890)


Col. Frederic M. WORDEN

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-Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the residence of Jas. K. WRIGHT, in Grayling, Col. Frederic M. WORDEN, General Agent for U. S. Land Office, of Michigan, and Mrs. M. Elena HAVENWORTH, M. D., of Oden, Mich., Rev. J. H. PHELPS officiating. The wedding dinner, in Maxwell's best style, was attended by an even dozen guests, who decided this to be one of the most pleasant events of the season, and all gave the departing twain, now one, a happy God speed, as they started for cooler regions in the Upper Peninsula. (20 Dec 1888)


M. D. M. Elena HAVENWORTH

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-Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the residence of Jas. K. WRIGHT, in Grayling, Col. Frederic M. WORDEN, General Agent for U. S. Land Office, of Michigan, and Mrs. M. Elena HAVENWORTH, M. D., of Oden, Mich., Rev. J. H. PHELPS officiating. The wedding dinner, in Maxwell's best style, was attended by an even dozen guests, who decided this to be one of the most pleasant events of the season, and all gave the departing twain, now one, a happy God speed, as they started for cooler regions in the Upper Peninsula. (20 Dec 1888)


HAVERFIELD

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:
-Our citizens will remember Miss Oriska HAVERFIELD, a stepdaughter of Col. WORDEN, who resided here for some time while the Col. was connected with the U. S. Land Office, and who was an expert musician. After leaving here she continued her musical studies, in this country and in Paris, where she was married to Chas. W. GLOVER of Ypsilanta, but was soon divorced. She next appeared on the stage at Wonderland in Detroit, is now married again, and has sued Glover for $10,000 a year alimony. She is a bright woman and well advertised, but her tastes are such that we doubt if she would be a success as the wife of a mossback farmer. (27 Sep 1900)


M. D. M. Elena HAVENWORTH

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-Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the residence of Jas. K. WRIGHT, in Grayling, Col. Frederic M. WORDEN, General Agent for U. S. Land Office, of Michigan, and Mrs. M. Elena HAVENWORTH, M. D., of Oden, Mich., Rev. J. H. PHELPS officiating. The wedding dinner, in Maxwell's best style, was attended by an even dozen guests, who decided this to be one of the most pleasant events of the season, and all gave the departing twain, now one, a happy God speed, as they started for cooler regions in the Upper Peninsula. (20 Dec 1888)


S. Root PATTISON

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:
-WELLINGTON RUMBLES.
Mr. BENEDICT, a brother of Mrs. S. R. PATTISON, has arrived with his family and will occupy Mr. PERRY's house for the present. Still they come and still there is room for more. (20 Dec 1888)

-BORN-Sunday, April 27, to Mr. and Mrs. Root PATTISON, of Beaver Creek, a son. (1 May 1890)


Mrs. S. R. PATTISON BENEDICT

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:
-WELLINGTON RUMBLES.
Mr. BENEDICT, a brother of Mrs. S. R. PATTISON, has arrived with his family and will occupy Mr. PERRY's house for the present. Still they come and still there is room for more. (20 Dec 1888)


BENEDICT

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:
-WELLINGTON RUMBLES.
Mr. BENEDICT, a brother of Mrs. S. R. PATTISON, has arrived with his family and will occupy Mr. PERRY's house for the present. Still they come and still there is room for more. (20 Dec 1888)


BENEDICT

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:
-WELLINGTON RUMBLES.
Mr. BENEDICT, a brother of Mrs. S. R. PATTISON, has arrived with his family and will occupy Mr. PERRY's house for the present. Still they come and still there is room for more. (20 Dec 1888)


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