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

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Wm. PRINGLE

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 J. J. MALDEN Esq., Manistee Mich., Thursday, Sept. 17., by Rev. J. L. THOMPSON, Miss. Emily MALDEN of Manistee and Wm. PRINGLE of Grayling.
The happy pair started east by the eleven o'clock Express for a brief wedding tour, and will arrive here next Monday, for their future home. Both will be warmly welcomed by hosts of friends. (19 Sep 1889)

-Miss Katie BACHELOR, of Oakwood, is the guest of her brother, Wm. PRINGLE. (31 Jul 1890)

-Wm. PRINGLE is attending the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons at Detroit, as delegate of Grayling Chapter, of which he is High Priest. (22 Jan 1891)

-Miss Kate BATCHELOR, of Oakwood, Oakland county, is the guest of her brother, Wm. PRINGLE, for a winter visit. (26 Nov 1891)

-Wm. PRINGLE and family have started for their new home in Ann Arbor, with the best wishes of this community, who all regret their departure. (26 Jul 1894)

-Wm. PRINGLE came up from Saginaw to Bagley last Saturday, where he has spent the last two months in a law office. He leaves here for Ann Arbor next week with his family for another year at the law school, when he expects to receive his degree. - Otsego Co. News. (5 Sep 1895)

-Wm. PRINGLE, having completed the Law course at the University, has decided to locate for the practice of his profession in Muskegon, and will build his home at No. 46, Ransom Str., where, with his family he will be glad to meet his friends. We bespeak for them a generous welcome to their new home. (16 Jul 1896)


Emily MALDON

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 J. J. MALDEN Esq., Manistee Mich., Thursday, Sept. 17., by Rev. J. L. THOMPSON, Miss. Emily MALDEN of Manistee and Wm. PRINGLE of Grayling.
The happy pair started east by the eleven o'clock Express for a brief wedding tour, and will arrive here next Monday, for their future home. Both will be warmly welcomed by hosts of friends. (19 Sep 1889)

-Mrs. J. J. MALDON, of Bagley, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. W. PRINGLE, this week. (20 Oct 1892)


PRINGLE

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 Katie BACHELOR, who has been visiting her brother, Wm. PRINGLE, during the past winter, returned to her home at Oakwood, last week. (31 Mar 1892)


Katie BACHELOR PRINGLE

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 Katie BACHELOR, who has been visiting her brother, Wm. PRINGLE, during the past winter, returned to her home at Oakwood, last week. (31 Mar 1892)


John J. MALDON

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 Linnie MALDON, of Manistee, is the guest of her sister, Mrs. William PRINGLE. (29 Jan 1891)

-John J. MALDON, engineer at the saw mill, at Bagley, has been granted a pension. (13 Oct 1892)

-Mr. and Mrs. MALDEN, of Bagley, were in Grayling this week, attending the wedding of their daughter, Miss Leonara, which took place at the residence of her sister, Mrs. W. PRINGLE. (8 Dec 1892)


Mrs. John J. MALDON

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. J. J. MALDON, of Bagley, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. W. PRINGLE, this week. (20 Oct 1892)


Severin SORENSON

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.-In Chicago, last Sunday, the 26th, Berhard, SORENSON, son of Severin SORENSON, of this city. The body was brought here for interment, and will be buried to-morrow.
LATER-His death resulted from a railroad accident. (2 Mar 1893)

-OBITUARY.
Mrs. Anne Malene SORENSON, who died last week, was born March 17, 1836, at West Kippinge, Falster, Denmark. On the 24th of December, 1854, she was married to Mr. Severin SORENSON, of Egense Falster, and became the mother of eleven children, nine sons and two daughters, of whom two sons and one daughter, died in Denmark. She came with her family to Graying, August 6th., 1888, and has lived here ever since. One son died in 1893 in Chicago, from being accidentally suffocated by gas, from a coal stove. Her husband died in grayling, in 1898, aged 73 years, and now with her death she leaves six sons and a daughter, namely: Olaf, victor, Edward, Rudolf, George, and Waldemar, (J. W.) and Mary, wife of Mr. N. W. JENSON, all of Grayling. (12 Jun 1902)


Anne Malene "Lena"

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. Lena SORENSON an old resident of Grayling, died Tuesday night. Funeral services tomorrow. Further notice will be given next week. (5 Jun 1902)

-OBITUARY.
Mrs. Anne Malene SORENSON, who died last week, was born March 17, 1836, at West Kippinge, Falster, Denmark. On the 24th of December, 1854, she was married to Mr. Severin SORENSON, of Egense Falster, and became the mother of eleven children, nine sons and two daughters, of whom two sons and one daughter, died in Denmark. She came with her family to Graying, August 6th., 1888, and has lived here ever since. One son died in 1893 in Chicago, from being accidentally suffocated by gas, from a coal stove. Her husband died in grayling, in 1898, aged 73 years, and now with her death she leaves six sons and a daughter, namely: Olaf, victor, Edward, Rudolf, George, and Waldemar, (J. W.) and Mary, wife of Mr. N. W. JENSON, all of Grayling. (12 Jun 1902)


Berhard SORENSON

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.-In Chicago, last Sunday, the 26th, Berhard, SORENSON, son of Severin SORENSON, of this city. The body was brought here for interment, and will be buried to-morrow.
LATER-His death resulted from a railroad accident. (2 Mar 1893)


Olaf SORENSON

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:
-Andrew LOVE has sold his milk route to Olaf SORENSON. (6 Aug 1891)


Victor SORENSON

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 young child of Victor SORENSON died last Tuesday, and was buried yesterday. (3 Oct 1889)

-BORN-Monday Sept 23., to Mr. and Mrs. Victor SORENSON, a son. (26 Sep 1895)


Rudolf SORENSON

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:
-OBITUARY.
Mrs. Anne Malene SORENSON, who died last week, was born March 17, 1836, at West Kippinge, Falster, Denmark. On the 24th of December, 1854, she was married to Mr. Severin SORENSON, of Egense Falster, and became the mother of eleven children, nine sons and two daughters, of whom two sons and one daughter, died in Denmark. She came with her family to Graying, August 6th., 1888, and has lived here ever since. One son died in 1893 in Chicago, from being accidentally suffocated by gas, from a coal stove. Her husband died in grayling, in 1898, aged 73 years, and now with her death she leaves six sons and a daughter, namely: Olaf, victor, Edward, Rudolf, George, and Waldemar, (J. W.) and Mary, wife of Mr. N. W. JENSON, all of Grayling. (12 Jun 1902)

-Born-To Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph SORENSON, Sunday, April 23, a son. (4 May 1905)


George SORENSON

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:
-OBITUARY.
Mrs. Anne Malene SORENSON, who died last week, was born March 17, 1836, at West Kippinge, Falster, Denmark. On the 24th of December, 1854, she was married to Mr. Severin SORENSON, of Egense Falster, and became the mother of eleven children, nine sons and two daughters, of whom two sons and one daughter, died in Denmark. She came with her family to Graying, August 6th., 1888, and has lived here ever since. One son died in 1893 in Chicago, from being accidentally suffocated by gas, from a coal stove. Her husband died in grayling, in 1898, aged 73 years, and now with her death she leaves six sons and a daughter, namely: Olaf, victor, Edward, Rudolf, George, and Waldemar, (J. W.) and Mary, wife of Mr. N. W. JENSON, all of Grayling. (12 Jun 1902)


Waldemar "J. W." SORENSON

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:
-OBITUARY.
Mrs. Anne Malene SORENSON, who died last week, was born March 17, 1836, at West Kippinge, Falster, Denmark. On the 24th of December, 1854, she was married to Mr. Severin SORENSON, of Egense Falster, and became the mother of eleven children, nine sons and two daughters, of whom two sons and one daughter, died in Denmark. She came with her family to Graying, August 6th., 1888, and has lived here ever since. One son died in 1893 in Chicago, from being accidentally suffocated by gas, from a coal stove. Her husband died in grayling, in 1898, aged 73 years, and now with her death she leaves six sons and a daughter, namely: Olaf, victor, Edward, Rudolf, George, and Waldemar, (J. W.) and Mary, wife of Mr. N. W. JENSON, all of Grayling. (12 Jun 1902)


Eugene HALL

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. M. O. ATWOOD received a letter this week from Missouri, announcing the death of Mrs. Eugene HALL, a former resident of South Branch. Deceased leaves a husband and a family of ten children, one, an infant just born. - Roscommon News. (3 Oct 1889)


Mrs. Eugene HALL

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. M. O. ATWOOD received a letter this week from Missouri, announcing the death of Mrs. Eugene HALL, a former resident of South Branch. Deceased leaves a husband and a family of ten children, one, an infant just born. - Roscommon News. (3 Oct 1889)


HARE

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 Mr. HARE and family moved in from Frederic, Crawford county, last week and will settle on the plains on section 5, town 31 n. r 2 east, near Canada creek. He is a son in law of George EVERTTS. - Atlanta TRIBUNE. (31 Oct 1889)


EVARTS

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 Mr. HARE and family moved in from Frederic, Crawford county, last week and will settle on the plains on section 5, town 31 n. r 2 east, near Canada creek. He is a son in law of George EVERTTS. - Atlanta TRIBUNE. (31 Oct 1889)


Dr. Fred F. THATCHER

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:
-Drs. F. F. and H. C. THATCHER were agreeably surprised a few days since by the arrival of their father. (14 Nov 1889)

-Dr. Fred F. THATCHER represented the Masonic fraternity at the session of the Grand Lodge, at Grand Rapids, last week, and was present at the dedication of the new Masonic Home. (5 Feb 1891)

-I desire to acknowledge, as fully as can be done with words, my thanks to the many friends in Grayling for their aid and sympathy in the hour of affliction, when I returned to them with the body of one they loved, for sepulture. In all the years that may come to me, their kindness will be remembered and cherished.
F. F. THATCHER, M. D. (20 Feb 1896)

-Dr. F. F. THATCHER stopped over Sunday to give a good bye shake to old friends. He has pulled up stakes at Tawas and is on his way to Munising in the U. P., where he thinks of locating. (9 Apr 1896)

-Dr. F. F. THATCHER, physician and surgeon, after looking over our town carefully, has decided to locate with us permanently. The Dr. is late of Tawas and comes highly recommended; he is also a practical dentist, and will do dental work for the convenience of those wishing work done at home. - Grand Marais Herald. (30 Apr 1896)


Mrs. Fred F. THATCHER

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, In this village, Sunday, July 10th, Mrs. Charlotte A. SPAULDING, aged 53 years.
Mrs. SPAULDING has made her home here, with her daughter, Mrs. F. F. THATCHER, for the past seven years, and was universally beloved. The funeral services, at the residence, on Monday, conducted by Rev. S. G. TAYLOR were attended by a large concourse of friends, met to pay their last tribute of respect. (14 Jul 1892)

-Tuesday afternoon a large number of friends were at the depot to meet the body of Mrs. F. F. THATCHER, who died Monday, at her home in Tawas. The casket was conveyed to the home of N. P. SALLING, where service was held, Wednesday morning, and she was laid at rest by the side of her mother in the Grayling cemetery. The floral tributes of friends, though large, was but a slight expression of the love and esteem in which Mrs. THATCHER was held in this community, where she had lived so long, and the earnest sympathy of all is extended to the bereaved husband and daughter, who are left to mourn. (20 Feb 1896)


THATCHER

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:
-Drs. F. F. and H. C. THATCHER were agreeably surprised a few days since by the arrival of their father. (14 Nov 1889)


Dr. Haines C. THATCHER

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:
-Drs. F. F. and H. C. THATCHER were agreeably surprised a few days since by the arrival of their father. (14 Nov 1889)

-MARRIED-At West Danby, N. Y., April 16th., 1902, Haines C. THATCHER, M. D., formerly of Grayling, and Miss Libbie Weed PATCHESS, of the same city. (1 May 1902)


Libbie Weed PATCHESS

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 West Danby, N. Y., April 16th., 1902, Haines C. THATCHER, M. D., formerly of Grayling, and Miss Libbie Weed PATCHESS, of the same city. (1 May 1902)


Wm. FAIRBOTHAM

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.
Mrs. Hubbard HEAD returned Friday from Grayling, after a week's visit with her daughter, Mrs. Wm. FAIRBOTHAM. (14 Nov 1889)

-BORN: Tuesday, Sept. 9, to Mr. and Mrs. William FAIRBOTHAM a daughter. (11 Sep 1890)

-Wm. FAIRBOTHAM has the job of plastering the addition built to the office of J. K. WRIGHT. (17 May 1894)

-BORN-Sunday morning, to Mr. and Mrs. W. FAIRBOTHAM, a daughter. (2 Sep 1897)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. W. FAIRBOTHAM, July 1st, a daughter; twelve pounds. (5 Jul 1900)

-Born-June 5th, to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. FAIRBOTHAM, a son. Another stone mason. (12 Jun 1902)

-A girl at FAIRBOTHAM's, and Wm's broad smile is broader. (26 Oct 1905)

-Born-To Mr. and Mrs. Wm. FAIRBOTHAM Jan. 18th., a daughter. (21 Jan 1909)

-Wm. FAIRBOTHAM desires to find satisfactory homes for the adoption of his three children, Fern aged 3 years, Hursell 7 years and Cecil 10 years. Anyone desiring can call at the residence and see the children. (7 Oct 1909)


Alta May HEAD

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.
Mrs. Hubbard HEAD returned Friday from Grayling, after a week's visit with her daughter, Mrs. Wm. FAIRBOTHAM. (14 Nov 1889)

-Miss Phoebe HEAD, of South Branch, who has been for some time the guest of her sister. Mrs. FANBOTHAM (FAIRBOTHAM?), returned last week. (6 Feb 1890)

-Mrs. FAIRBOTHAM and Mrs. James WILLIAMES went to Kingston last Thursday, called by the sudden death of their sister-in-law, Mrs. L. J. MILLER a former resident of this county. (6 Jun 1907)

-As we go to press, Wednesday p. m. we have learned of the death of Mrs. FAIRBOTHAM following the birth of her child nine days ago. (28 Jan 1909)

-RESOLUTION OF CONDOLANCE.
Whereas, The Angel of death has again entered our midst and taken from us two of our friends and sisters, Alta FAIRBOTHAM and Emma HADLEY, and released them from the trials of earth to the sweet realms above, their life work is done.
In view of the loss we have sustained by the death of our sisters, and of the still heavier loss sustained by those nearest and dearest to them, be it
Resolved, that as a just tribute to the memory of the departed sisters in regretting their removal from our midst, we, members of Crawford Hive No. 690 deeply mourn for two who were in every way worthy of our respect and regard, and that we sincerely condole with the families of the deceased and commend them to him who does all things for the best.
Resolved, That our Charter be draped for a period of thirty days and that a copy of these resolutions be spread on the minutes at the first regular meeting, and that we cause them to be published in our local paper.
ANNA ISENHAUER
PHENIA FORMAN
AMANDA TYLERR
Committee. (4 Feb 1909)

-DIED-At her home in this village, Wednesday, January 27, Alta May, wife of Wm. FAIRBOTHAM, aged 41 years. The deceased was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hubbard HEAD, of South Branch township, who with her husband and eight children are left to mourn. The funeral services, in charge of Crawford Hive, L. O. T. M. M., were held at the residence, Friday p. m., Rev. J. Humphrey FLEMING officiating. The Lady Maccabees and Ladies of the G. A. R., attending in a body with a large circle of friends whom she had gained in her 22 years residence in this village. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James WILLIAMS of Vanderbilt, L. J. MILLER and family of Kingston, Mich., and her brother Elmer, and family of South Branch, were in attendance. A faithful wife and loving mother has gone to her reward. (4 Feb 1909)


Cecil FAIRBOTHAM

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:
-Wm. FAIRBOTHAM desires to find satisfactory homes for the adoption of his three children, Fern aged 3 years, Hursell 7 years and Cecil 10 years. Anyone desiring can call at the residence and see the children. (7 Oct 1909)


Hursell FAIRBOTHAM

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:
-Born-June 5th, to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. FAIRBOTHAM, a son. Another stone mason. (12 Jun 1902)

-Wm. FAIRBOTHAM desires to find satisfactory homes for the adoption of his three children, Fern aged 3 years, Hursell 7 years and Cecil 10 years. Anyone desiring can call at the residence and see the children. (7 Oct 1909)


Fern FAIRBOTHAM

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 girl at FAIRBOTHAM's, and Wm's broad smile is broader. (26 Oct 1905)

-Wm. FAIRBOTHAM desires to find satisfactory homes for the adoption of his three children, Fern aged 3 years, Hursell 7 years and Cecil 10 years. Anyone desiring can call at the residence and see the children. (7 Oct 1909)


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