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

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Jeremiah 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:
-CHENEY ITEMS.
Mrs. O. D. CALDWELL and daughter, of Detroit, are visiting her brothers Dennis and W. M. JOHNSON. (25 Jul 1889)

-Mr. and Mrs. D. JOHNSON hereby acknowledge their thanks to the kind neighbors and friends who rendered assistance during the illness, and after the death of their father, Jeremiah JOHNSON, on the 25th of January. Help and sympathy at such a time is appreciated. (9 Feb 1893)


William M. 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:
-CHENEY ITEMS.
Mrs. O. D. CALDWELL and daughter, of Detroit, are visiting her brothers Dennis and W. M. JOHNSON. (25 Jul 1889)

-KILLED BY TRAIN AT HIS NEW POST.
AMASA JOHNSON HAD BEEN AT
WORK ONLY A FEW DAYS.
Run down and killed by an early morning train, the body of Amasa JOHNSON, aged 65, a gate tender at the Green avenue crossing, was carried to Crawford avenue, six blocks distant. There were no witnesses to the accident, and it is evident that the train crew did not know that they had struck anyone.
JOHNSON, who lived at 65 White street, was a section hand for many years, and it was only last Wednesday that he was given the position of gate tender. He went to work at 6:30 every morning, and left his home at the usual time today. The body was not discovered until nearly 8 o'clock.
Coroner BENNETT intends to conduct a rigid investigation. He learned that it was engine No. 31, drawing Pere Marquette train No. 12 that killed the man. The train never stopped and the coroner found the locomotive in the union depot with the pilot spattered with blood.
Charles REQUADT was running the engine. He has been summoned to the coroners office. - Detroit News.
The deceased was a brother of Dennis and William JOHNSON of this place and formerly resided here. (27 Jan 1910)


Amasa 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:
-KILLED BY TRAIN AT HIS NEW POST.
AMASA JOHNSON HAD BEEN AT
WORK ONLY A FEW DAYS.
Run down and killed by an early morning train, the body of Amasa JOHNSON, aged 65, a gate tender at the Green avenue crossing, was carried to Crawford avenue, six blocks distant. There were no witnesses to the accident, and it is evident that the train crew did not know that they had struck anyone.
JOHNSON, who lived at 65 White street, was a section hand for many years, and it was only last Wednesday that he was given the position of gate tender. He went to work at 6:30 every morning, and left his home at the usual time today. The body was not discovered until nearly 8 o'clock.
Coroner BENNETT intends to conduct a rigid investigation. He learned that it was engine No. 31, drawing Pere Marquette train No. 12 that killed the man. The train never stopped and the coroner found the locomotive in the union depot with the pilot spattered with blood.
Charles REQUADT was running the engine. He has been summoned to the coroners office. - Detroit News.
The deceased was a brother of Dennis and William JOHNSON of this place and formerly resided here. (27 Jan 1910)


P. GILBERT

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. P. GILBERT, of Ingham county, are making their son, Mr. R. GILBERT, a short visit. (1 Aug 1889)


R. GILBERT

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. P. GILBERT, of Ingham county, are making their son, Mr. R. GILBERT, a short visit. (1 Aug 1889)


D. JACOBS

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. D. JACOBS and son Wirt, Sundayed in Otsego Lake, the guests of Mrs. STEVENSON. (8 Aug 1889)

-D. JACOBS, of Clifford, formerly of Grayling, was in town last week. (23 Apr 1891)

-D. JACOBS' family, for several years residents of the county and at one time of this village, have moved to Clifford, Lapeer county. - West Br. Herald-Times. (2 May 1895)


Mrs. D. JACOBS

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. D. JACOBS and son Wirt, Sundayed in Otsego Lake, the guests of Mrs. STEVENSON. (8 Aug 1889)

-Mrs. D. JACOBS was the guest of her son Hnery, of Grayling, over Sunday, - West Branch Herald. (11 Aug 1892)


Henry JACOBS

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. D. JACOBS was the guest of her son Hnery, of Grayling, over Sunday, - West Branch Herald. (11 Aug 1892)

-BORN-On Monday morning, to Mr. and Mrs. Henry JACOB, a son, 9 1/2 lbs. (1 Sep 1892)


Wirt JACOBS

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. D. JACOBS and son Wirt, Sundayed in Otsego Lake, the guests of Mrs. STEVENSON. (8 Aug 1889)

-Wert JACOBS left here on Monday for a week's visit with relatives in Clifford, Lapeer county. When he returns he will clerk in the store his father purchased. - West Branch Herald. (29 Sep 1892)


F. L.(or S.) HANKINSON

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. L. HANKINSON, a former resident of Maple Forest township, has presented her husband with a daughter weighing eight pounds. (8 Aug 1889)

-DIED-Nellie Lavina, infant daughter and only child of Frank S., and Annie E. HANKINSON, of 695 Sixth Street, Detroit, Mich., Sept. 12, 1889, aged one month and thirteen days. (19 Sep 1889)

-The friends of Mrs. F. L. HANKINSON, a former resident of Maple Forest, will be pleased to know, that she presented her husband with a 11 pound daughter, at their Detroit home, a few days since. (13 Feb 1896)


Annie E.

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. L. HANKINSON, a former resident of Maple Forest township, has presented her husband with a daughter weighing eight pounds. (8 Aug 1889)

-DIED-Nellie Lavina, infant daughter and only child of Frank S., and Annie E. HANKINSON, of 695 Sixth Street, Detroit, Mich., Sept. 12, 1889, aged one month and thirteen days. (19 Sep 1889)


Nellie Lavina HANKINSON

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-Nellie Lavina, infant daughter and only child of Frank S., and Annie E. HANKINSON, of 695 Sixth Street, Detroit, Mich., Sept. 12, 1889, aged one month and thirteen days. (19 Sep 1889)


Al. DEMOREST

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:
-Clara CANFIELD, of Gaylord, known as "Mrs. Al. DEMOREST," shot Henry HESBURN in the abdomen Saturday night. Clara claims a man was at her door trying to force it open, and that she shot into the air to scare him, and hit HESBURN, who was some distance away on the side walk. HESBURN will die. Clara and Al. DEMOREST held forth at Newberry, formerly, and they are a bad lot. HESBURN is a respectable man with a family. (8 Aug 1889)


Clara CANFIELD

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:
-Clara CANFIELD, of Gaylord, known as "Mrs. Al. DEMOREST," shot Henry HESBURN in the abdomen Saturday night. Clara claims a man was at her door trying to force it open, and that she shot into the air to scare him, and hit HESBURN, who was some distance away on the side walk. HESBURN will die. Clara and Al. DEMOREST held forth at Newberry, formerly, and they are a bad lot. HESBURN is a respectable man with a family. (8 Aug 1889)

-In the case against Clara CANFIELD, charged with the murder of Henry HESBURN, the jury brought in a verdict of acquittal, at 3 o'clock Saturday morning, after having been out three hours in deliberation. There are some who are displeased with the final result, but upon the whole the verdict gives pretty general satisfaction. - Otsego County News. (17 Oct 1889)


Rev. E. W. WHEELER

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. E. W. WHEELER, who preached at the M. E. church, last Sunday night week, will stop in Grayling this winter, with his daughter, Mrs. W. HAVENS. (2 Dec 1886)

-Rev. E. W. WHEELER, of St. Lawrence county, New York, is the guest of his daughter, Mrs. W. HAVENS. (12 Sep 1889)

-Rev. E. W. WHEELER, of Cedar Springs, step-father of Mrs. Wright HAVENS, dropped dead last Sunday, while teaching the Bible class in Sunday School. (4 Mar 1897)


Warren WHEELER

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. Wright HAVENS is enjoying a visit with her brother, Warren WHEELER, of Cedar Springs, and his family. (13 Jul 1899)


Peter 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-On Sunday evening, at the residence of her father, Miss Mary MICKLESON and Mr. Peter PETERSON. The Lutheran Minister from Manistee, officiated. (12 Sep 1889)


Mary MICKLESON

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 Sunday evening, at the residence of her father, Miss Mary MICKLESON and Mr. Peter PETERSON. The Lutheran Minister from Manistee, officiated. (12 Sep 1889)


Alex BEAUCHAMP

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 Florence COLE, of this place, renounced the Protestant faith and joined the Catholic Church, last Sunday. After which ceremony she was united in marriage to Mr. Alex BEAUCHAMP. Father WEBELER, of West Branch, officiated. (12 Sep 1889)


Florence COLE

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 Florence COLE, of this place, renounced the Protestant faith and joined the Catholic Church, last Sunday. After which ceremony she was united in marriage to Mr. Alex BEAUCHAMP. Father WEBELER, of West Branch, officiated. (12 Sep 1889)


Albert GROULEFF

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. Albert GRUELOFF started for Manistee last Monday morning. When he returns, we expect there will be two of him. (12 Sep 1889)

-Mr. Albert GROULEFF and bride arrived in town last Saturday morning. (19 Sep 1889)

-MARRIED-On Wednesday evening, the 11th, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. WESTLAKE, Mr. Albert GROULEFF, of Grayling, and Miss Ada M. DUNLAN, of Manistee. (19 Sep 1889)

-The cozy home of Mr. and Mrs. N. P. SALLING was crowded, last Tuesday evening, with a jolly company of friends, the occasion being a reception to Mr. Albert GROULEFF and his bride, who will make their home in our city. The popularity of the happy pair was manifest, and they start in their new life's journey surrounded by the kindest regards of hosts of friends. (19 Sep 1889)

-Albert GROULEFF welcomed a brother from Denmark, last week. (28 May 1891)

-Albert GROULEFF, is a happy father, his wife having presented him with a young daughter. (28 Jul 1892)

-Albert GROULEFF started for Manistee last Tuesday, to visit his wife, and be introduced to his young daughter. (4 Aug 1892)

-A. GROULEFF went to Mt. Clemens last week to visit Mrs. G., who is taking treatment at that place. (4 May 1894)

-Albert GROULEFF starts for Denmark, his old home, for a visit, next Saturday. (21 Jun 1894)

-By an incident that happened at the residence of A. BOESON, last week, Albert GROULEFF becomes an Uncle. (21 Nov 1895)

-Espern HANSON has returned from Johannasburg, and takes the place of Albert GROULEFF as chief woodsman for Salling, Hanson & Co. Mr. GROULEFF has gone to Indiana. Mrs. GROULEFF left for a visit at Manistee, last week. We are sorry to loose them. (18 Apr 1901)


Ada M. DUNLAN OR DUNLAP

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. Albert GRUELOFF started for Manistee last Monday morning. When he returns, we expect there will be two of him. (12 Sep 1889)

-Mr. Albert GROULEFF and bride arrived in town last Saturday morning. (19 Sep 1889)

-MARRIED-On Wednesday evening, the 11th, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. WESTLAKE, Mr. Albert GROULEFF, of Grayling, and Miss Ada M. DUNLAN, of Manistee. (19 Sep 1889)

-Mrs. A. GROULEFF, who has been quite sick, since the first, is improving, and her mother, Mrs. DUNLAP, of Manistee, started for home yesterday. (22 Jan 1891)


Edna GROULEFF

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. A. GROULEFF and her daughter, Edna, returned from a month's visit with her parents, at Manistee. (13 Jul 1899)


DUNLAN OR DUNLAP

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, the 11th, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. WESTLAKE, Mr. Albert GROULEFF, of Grayling, and Miss Ada M. DUNLAN, of Manistee. (19 Sep 1889)

-Mrs. A. GROULEFF, who has been quite sick, since the first, is improving, and her mother, Mrs. DUNLAP, of Manistee, started for home yesterday. (22 Jan 1891)


Mrs. A. DUNLAN or DUNLAP

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, the 11th, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. WESTLAKE, Mr. Albert GROULEFF, of Grayling, and Miss Ada M. DUNLAN, of Manistee. (19 Sep 1889)

-Mrs. A. GROULEFF, who has been quite sick, since the first, is improving, and her mother, Mrs. DUNLAP, of Manistee, started for home yesterday. (22 Jan 1891)


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