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

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Wm. METCALF

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 Grayling, Sunday, April 21., Eleanor DECKROW, aged 29 years.
The deceased was the daughter of Wm. and Emerilla METCALF, of Center Plaines township, and the wife of Frank R. DECKROW of this village, who were among the early settlers of the county. She leaves a little boy, and infant daughter with her sorrowing friends, all of whom receive the fullest sympathy of the entire community. (25 Apr 1889)

-Wm. METCALF, of Center Plains, was in town last week, the guest of his son, W. W. METCALF. (4 Jul 1889)


Emerilla

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 Grayling, Sunday, April 21., Eleanor DECKROW, aged 29 years.
The deceased was the daughter of Wm. and Emerilla METCALF, of Center Plaines township, and the wife of Frank R. DECKROW of this village, who were among the early settlers of the county. She leaves a little boy, and infant daughter with her sorrowing friends, all of whom receive the fullest sympathy of the entire community. (25 Apr 1889)


Lewis WILLETT

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:
-A terrible accident which proved fatal to a young boy, occurred at the planing mill in St. Helens, Tuesday about 2 o'clock. the name of the victim is Aldric WILLETT, the 14 year old son of Lewis WILLETT, of St. Hellens. It is supposed the boy went to grind his pocket knife and the belt which runs the large grindstone caught him and wound him up around the shaft. One leg was torn off at the knee, and the back of his head crushed. He died at 55 o'clock, three hours after the fearful accident. - Ogemaw Co. Herald. (2 May 1889)


Aldric WILLETT

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:
-A terrible accident which proved fatal to a young boy, occurred at the planing mill in St. Helens, Tuesday about 2 o'clock. the name of the victim is Aldric WILLETT, the 14 year old son of Lewis WILLETT, of St. Hellens. It is supposed the boy went to grind his pocket knife and the belt which runs the large grindstone caught him and wound him up around the shaft. One leg was torn off at the knee, and the back of his head crushed. He died at 55 o'clock, three hours after the fearful accident. - Ogemaw Co. Herald. (2 May 1889)


Christian F. HALLER

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:
-Christian F. HALLER and Miss Emma J. LASSEN, both of Grayling, were united in marriage by Justice PARKER at the residence of D. KALLENBERG, in Roscommon, the 2d inst. Mr. HALLER has been Deputy P. M. here for the past three years, and before that was engaged in FINN's store. He is a young man of excellent character, and with his bride has won hosts of friends, who will wish them a happy and prosperous future in their new home at Missoula, Montana, where they have now gone. (9 May 1889)

-Chris HALLER deputy postmaster under J. M. FINN, has returned to Grayling, and has been engaged by postmaster BRADEN to fill his old position. Chris has many friends in Grayling, who are pleased to see him again and to know he is recovering from his long illness. (5 Jul 1894)

-Chris. HALLER, late deputy post-master, and his wife have moved back to Clare. (16 May 1895)


Emma J. LASSEN

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:
-Christian F. HALLER and Miss Emma J. LASSEN, both of Grayling, were united in marriage by Justice PARKER at the residence of D. KALLENBERG, in Roscommon, the 2d inst. Mr. HALLER has been Deputy P. M. here for the past three years, and before that was engaged in FINN's store. He is a young man of excellent character, and with his bride has won hosts of friends, who will wish them a happy and prosperous future in their new home at Missoula, Montana, where they have now gone. (9 May 1889)


Fred GAGNIER

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 Wednesday evening, May 1st, by Rev. J. W. TAYLOR, Mr. Fred GAGNIER and Mrs. Mary Jane ROBERTSON. (9 May 1889)


Mrs. Mary Jane ROBERTSON

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 Wednesday evening, May 1st, by Rev. J. W. TAYLOR, Mr. Fred GAGNIER and Mrs. Mary Jane ROBERTSON. (9 May 1889)


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:
-E. J. HORTON, a Union veteran, who formerly lived in this county, died at the asylum at Traverse City, Tuesday forenoon. He was a brother of C. Z. HORTON, of Frederic. (12 Apr 1894)


Edward J. 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:
-There is a report current that E. J. HORTON, of Beaver Creek, is insane. He was a soldier, and was severely wounded in the head and this, if true, is probably a part of his legacy from the slaveholder's rebellion. (16 May 1889)

-Edward HORTON, who is in the Asylum at Traverse City, is reported to be dangerously sick. (15 Mar 1894)

-E. J. HORTON, a Union veteran, who formerly lived in this county, died at the asylum at Traverse City, Tuesday forenoon. He was a brother of C. Z. HORTON, of Frederic. (12 Apr 1894)

-W. S. CHALKER returned from Lapeer last Saturday morning, where he conveyed the body of E. J. HORTON for interment. (19 Apr 1894)

-The remains of E. J. HORTON, who died at Traverse City last week, was interred at Lapeer, where he requested to be buried, last Friday afternoon, by the Grand Army of the Republic, of which he was a member. Rev. J. M. FENN, of Lapeer, was chaplain. (19 Apr 1894)


A. B. PAYNE

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:
-A. B. PAYNE, of Kingston, Tuscola county, is up here visiting his son, E. G. PAYNE and family, and enjoying his annual hunt. He will not return until the last of November. - Roscommon News. (22 Oct 1891)


E. G. PAYNE

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:
-SOUTH BRANCH ITEMS.
Born, Sunday the 20th inst., to Mr. and Mrs. E. G. PAYNE, a daughter. (30 May 1889)

-E. G. PAYNE, of South Branch, has tendered his resignation as chairman of the Board of School Examiners. (23 Feb 1893)

-A little daughter arrived at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. E. G. PAYNE, on Friday evening last. All well and Burt Extremely happy. - Roscommon News. (16 Mar 1893)


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:
-John C. BOSOM, of Beaver Creek township, an uncle of Luke BOSOM, died last Thursday, aged 68 years. (6 Jun 1889)


John C. 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:
-John C. BOSOM, of Beaver Creek township, an uncle of Luke BOSOM, died last Thursday, aged 68 years. (6 Jun 1889)


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:
-DIED-On Saturday morning June 1st 1889. Mrs. Peter HANSON, aged 29 years. Funeral services were held on Sunday at the M. E. church. (6 Jun 1889)

-MARRIED-At the residence of the brides parents, Miss Anna MASON and Mr. Peter HANSON. Rev. MOSSER officiated. the presents were both numerous and valuable. (2 Apr 1896)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. Peter HANSON, Jan. 12th, a daughter. (21 Jan 1897)

-BORN-March 5th, to Mr. and Mrs. Peter HANSON, a son. (10 Mar 1898)

-Mr. and Mrs. Peter HANSON, of Houghton Lake, are the parents of a young daughter, born last week. (3 Aug 1899)


Mrs. 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:
-DIED-On Saturday morning June 1st 1889. Mrs. Peter HANSON, aged 29 years. Funeral services were held on Sunday at the M. E. church. (6 Jun 1889)


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:
-DIED-On Saturday morning June 1st 1889. Mrs. Peter HANSON, aged 29 years. Funeral services were held on Sunday at the M. E. church. (6 Jun 1889)

-MARRIED-At the residence of the brides parents, Miss Anna MASON and Mr. Peter HANSON. Rev. MOSSER officiated. the presents were both numerous and valuable. (2 Apr 1896)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. Peter HANSON, Jan. 12th, a daughter. (21 Jan 1897)

-BORN-March 5th, to Mr. and Mrs. Peter HANSON, a son. (10 Mar 1898)

-Mr. and Mrs. Peter HANSON, of Houghton Lake, are the parents of a young daughter, born last week. (3 Aug 1899)


Anna MASON

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 brides parents, Miss Anna MASON and Mr. Peter HANSON. Rev. MOSSER officiated. the presents were both numerous and valuable. (2 Apr 1896)


G. S. FILLEY

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-On Sunday evening, the 2nd inst., James, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. S. FILLEY, in his 27th year, of Consumption, from which he had been suffering for several years. (6 Jun 1889)

-Geo. S. FILLEY who has the contract for keeping the sidewalks clear of snow, wants our citizens along his different routes to keep their gates closed, if they do not want the plow to lift them off their hinges. (16 Jan 1890)


James FILLEY

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-On Sunday evening, the 2nd inst., James, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. S. FILLEY, in his 27th year, of Consumption, from which he had been suffering for several years. (6 Jun 1889)


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