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

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Geo. PEACOCK

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:
-Geo. PEACOCK and E. FAUBLE have just completed a road job of a mile and a half, that will give the Hartman neighborhood, in Grove, a direct route to Grayling. (21 Nov 1889)

-Geo. PEACOCK, and family, left last week for Isabel county, where they intend to make their future home. We regret their departure, but wish them success. (21 Feb 1897)


J. E. MCDOUGALL

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. J. E. McDOUGALL, publisher of the Oscoda "Saturday Night," and Miss Cora STEPHENSON were married Tuesday night, Nov. 12., at the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George H. STEPHENSON, of St. JOHNS. (21 Nov 1889)


Cora STEPHENSON

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. J. E. McDOUGALL, publisher of the Oscoda "Saturday Night," and Miss Cora STEPHENSON were married Tuesday night, Nov. 12., at the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George H. STEPHENSON, of St. JOHNS. (21 Nov 1889)


George H. STEPHENSON

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. J. E. McDOUGALL, publisher of the Oscoda "Saturday Night," and Miss Cora STEPHENSON were married Tuesday night, Nov. 12., at the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George H. STEPHENSON, of St. JOHNS. (21 Nov 1889)


S. R. SMITH

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:
-Between twenty and thirty of the neighbors and friends of Mrs. S. R. SMITH, of Blaine, surprised the family on the evening of the 29th, by a sudden apperance at their residence, where a jolly visit was had, the occasion being in honor of Mrs. SMITH's 55th birthday. (5 Dec 1889)


Mrs. S. R. SMITH

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:
-Between twenty and thirty of the neighbors and friends of Mrs. S. R. SMITH, of Blaine, surprised the family on the evening of the 29th, by a sudden apperance at their residence, where a jolly visit was had, the occasion being in honor of Mrs. SMITH's 55th birthday. (5 Dec 1889)


Daniel POSS

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. Daniel POSS has so far recovered as to be able to be about the house. Her daughter, Mrs. A. S. RINKER, of Chicago, and her sister, Mrs. KING, of HOLT, Mich. are spending the holidays with her. (2 Jan 1890)

-Daniel POSS, an old resident of South Branch township, died at Martin, Ohio, on the 3d inst., aged 76 years. (30 May 1895)


Mrs. Daniel POSS

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. Daniel POSS has so far recovered as to be able to be about the house. Her daughter, Mrs. A. S. RINKER, of Chicago, and her sister, Mrs. KING, of HOLT, Mich. are spending the holidays with her. (2 Jan 1890)

-DIED-At her home in South Branch township on the 11th inst., Mrs. Daniel POSS in her 73d year. (13 Mar 1890)


Chas. WOODS

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:
-Amasa WOODS, son of Chas. WOODS, of West Branch, was drowned yesterday morning about 9 o'clock, while skating on the mill pond. He was about 13 years old, the only son in a large family, and his sudden death is an awful blow to both father and mother, who idolized him. - Bay City Times. (2 Jan 1890)


Amasa WOODS

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:
-Amasa WOODS, son of Chas. WOODS, of West Branch, was drowned yesterday morning about 9 o'clock, while skating on the mill pond. He was about 13 years old, the only son in a large family, and his sudden death is an awful blow to both father and mother, who idolized him. - Bay City Times. (2 Jan 1890)


Milo A. THOMPSON

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. THOMPSON, the mother of Milo A. THOMPSON died last Saturday evening, at the age of 79 years. The funeral was held today, proceding from the residence of Mr. THOMPSON at 11 o'clock, a..m., under the auspices of the Woman's Relief Corps, of which she was a member. The bereaved relatives have our heartfelt sympathy. (2 Jan 1890)

-Milo A. THOMPSON, of Luzerne, was assaulted by Eli HAGAR, of that place, in a brutal manner, one day last week, Mr. THOMPSON is an old veteran and known by many of our readers. (4 May 1894)

-Died-At Ely, Emmet Co., Mich., August 4, 1908., Milo A. THOMPSON, aged 72 years. The deceased was born in Westfield, Tiogo county, Penn., July 10, 1836. When but a young man he came to Oakland Co. On Jan., 2, 1860 he was married to Miss Ruth E. NOBLE. To them were born 6 children, two of whom are now living, Geo. B. and Burt L. THOMPSON, both of this place. In answer to this country's call he enlisted as a soldier in Co. G. First Michigan Cavalry and did valiant service. He was discharged at the close of the war and returned to his home at Oxford, Mich. In the spring of '82 he came north and settled at Luzerne, Mich., where he has since resided. His wife died Nov., 27, 1896 whose membory he has always cherished. His last days since her death have been spent among his children. Mr. THOMPSON had always enjoyed fairly good health until 3 years ago when he began to fail. He received a slight stroke of paralysis the last of March which was followed by a more severe one in April. After leaving the hospital and for the last seven weeks, he has been at Ely, emmet Co., where at his Nephew's on Tuesday, Aug., 4th., at 2 p. m. he breathed his last. He leaves two sons, one sister, nine grand children, two great grand children and a host of friends, acquaintances and old comrades. Rev. C. E. ROBINSON of Lansing, preached the sermon at Lewiston. He was a member of Marvin Post No. 240, G. A. R. of this place. The body was brought to Lewiston where the funeral services were held on the 6th., inst. The casket was borne to the grave by his comrads of the war. (13 Aug 1908)


Ruth E. NOBLE

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:
-LEWISTON ITEMS - JOURNAL
Mrs. Milo THOMPSON, living ten miles south of town in Oscoda county, died last Friday night after an illness of but four days. The funeral was held at the house on Monday, and the burial at the cemetery here. (3 Dec 1896)

-Some vandal stole the flowers off the grave of the wife of Comrade Milo A. THOMPSON, of Luzerne. She was buried in the cemetery at Lewiston. (10 Jun 1897)

-Died-At Ely, Emmet Co., Mich., August 4, 1908., Milo A. THOMPSON, aged 72 years. The deceased was born in Westfield, Tiogo county, Penn., July 10, 1836. When but a young man he came to Oakland Co. On Jan., 2, 1860 he was married to Miss Ruth E. NOBLE. To them were born 6 children, two of whom are now living, Geo. B. and Burt L. THOMPSON, both of this place. In answer to this country's call he enlisted as a soldier in Co. G. First Michigan Cavalry and did valiant service. He was discharged at the close of the war and returned to his home at Oxford, Mich. In the spring of '82 he came north and settled at Luzerne, Mich., where he has since resided. His wife died Nov., 27, 1896 whose membory he has always cherished. His last days since her death have been spent among his children. Mr. THOMPSON had always enjoyed fairly good health until 3 years ago when he began to fail. He received a slight stroke of paralysis the last of March which was followed by a more severe one in April. After leaving the hospital and for the last seven weeks, he has been at Ely, emmet Co., where at his Nephew's on Tuesday, Aug., 4th., at 2 p. m. he breathed his last. He leaves two sons, one sister, nine grand children, two great grand children and a host of friends, acquaintances and old comrades. Rev. C. E. ROBINSON of Lansing, preached the sermon at Lewiston. He was a member of Marvin Post No. 240, G. A. R. of this place. The body was brought to Lewiston where the funeral services were held on the 6th., inst. The casket was borne to the grave by his comrads of the war. (13 Aug 1908)


Geo. B. THOMPSON

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 Ely, Emmet Co., Mich., August 4, 1908., Milo A. THOMPSON, aged 72 years. The deceased was born in Westfield, Tiogo county, Penn., July 10, 1836. When but a young man he came to Oakland Co. On Jan., 2, 1860 he was married to Miss Ruth E. NOBLE. To them were born 6 children, two of whom are now living, Geo. B. and Burt L. THOMPSON, both of this place. In answer to this country's call he enlisted as a soldier in Co. G. First Michigan Cavalry and did valiant service. He was discharged at the close of the war and returned to his home at Oxford, Mich. In the spring of '82 he came north and settled at Luzerne, Mich., where he has since resided. His wife died Nov., 27, 1896 whose membory he has always cherished. His last days since her death have been spent among his children. Mr. THOMPSON had always enjoyed fairly good health until 3 years ago when he began to fail. He received a slight stroke of paralysis the last of March which was followed by a more severe one in April. After leaving the hospital and for the last seven weeks, he has been at Ely, emmet Co., where at his Nephew's on Tuesday, Aug., 4th., at 2 p. m. he breathed his last. He leaves two sons, one sister, nine grand children, two great grand children and a host of friends, acquaintances and old comrades. Rev. C. E. ROBINSON of Lansing, preached the sermon at Lewiston. He was a member of Marvin Post No. 240, G. A. R. of this place. The body was brought to Lewiston where the funeral services were held on the 6th., inst. The casket was borne to the grave by his comrads of the war. (13 Aug 1908)


Burt L. THOMPSON

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 Ely, Emmet Co., Mich., August 4, 1908., Milo A. THOMPSON, aged 72 years. The deceased was born in Westfield, Tiogo county, Penn., July 10, 1836. When but a young man he came to Oakland Co. On Jan., 2, 1860 he was married to Miss Ruth E. NOBLE. To them were born 6 children, two of whom are now living, Geo. B. and Burt L. THOMPSON, both of this place. In answer to this country's call he enlisted as a soldier in Co. G. First Michigan Cavalry and did valiant service. He was discharged at the close of the war and returned to his home at Oxford, Mich. In the spring of '82 he came north and settled at Luzerne, Mich., where he has since resided. His wife died Nov., 27, 1896 whose membory he has always cherished. His last days since her death have been spent among his children. Mr. THOMPSON had always enjoyed fairly good health until 3 years ago when he began to fail. He received a slight stroke of paralysis the last of March which was followed by a more severe one in April. After leaving the hospital and for the last seven weeks, he has been at Ely, emmet Co., where at his Nephew's on Tuesday, Aug., 4th., at 2 p. m. he breathed his last. He leaves two sons, one sister, nine grand children, two great grand children and a host of friends, acquaintances and old comrades. Rev. C. E. ROBINSON of Lansing, preached the sermon at Lewiston. He was a member of Marvin Post No. 240, G. A. R. of this place. The body was brought to Lewiston where the funeral services were held on the 6th., inst. The casket was borne to the grave by his comrads of the war. (13 Aug 1908)


Mrs. THOMPSON

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. THOMPSON, the mother of Milo A. THOMPSON died last Saturday evening, at the age of 79 years. The funeral was held today, proceding from the residence of Mr. THOMPSON at 11 o'clock, a..m., under the auspices of the Woman's Relief Corps, of which she was a member. The bereaved relatives have our heartfelt sympathy. (2 Jan 1890)


F. KLIENFIELD

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:
-F. KLIENFIELD, of East Saginaw, a brother-in-law of J. LELINE of South Branch, arrived on the noon train New Years day, and made John a flying visit, returning home again the next day. (9 Jan 1890)


Mrs. F. KLIENFIELD QUICK

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:
-F. KLIENFIELD, of East Saginaw, a brother-in-law of J. LELINE of South Branch, arrived on the noon train New Years day, and made John a flying visit, returning home again the next day. (9 Jan 1890)


Dr. E. M. ROFFEE

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:
-We clip the following from the Clyde "Times," published at Clyde, N. Y.:
"The death of Miss Nellie M. ROFFEE, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. E. M. ROFFEE, occured Thursday morning, January 2d, after a long illness. Although the result was not unexpected, the announcement will be received with deep sorrow, as the deceased was beloved by a large circle of friends. She was in her 24th year. The family have the sympathy of all in their bereavement." (9 Jan 1890)

-Word is received from Clyde, N. Y., of the death of Dr. E. M. ROFFEE, who has long been an annual visitor here, and has many friends who will miss his coming. (3 Apr 1902)


Nellie M. ROFFEE

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:
-We clip the following from the Clyde "Times," published at Clyde, N. Y.:
"The death of Miss Nellie M. ROFFEE, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. E. M. ROFFEE, occured Thursday morning, January 2d, after a long illness. Although the result was not unexpected, the announcement will be received with deep sorrow, as the deceased was beloved by a large circle of friends. She was in her 24th year. The family have the sympathy of all in their bereavement." (9 Jan 1890)


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