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

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Peter LARSON

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Grayling Township, Crawford, MI: name - Peter LARSON
a.38
b.May 1862 in Denmark
occupation - Laborer in Saw Mill
Immigrated to US 1888, lived in the US 12 years
married to Trina 15 years
f.b.Denmark
m.b.Denmark

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, Tuesday, Feb. 11, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter LARSON. (13 Feb 1890)

-Born. To Mr. and Mrs. Peter LARSON Oct. 12th, a son and daughter. (23 Oct 1890)

-BORN, Wednesday, September 4, to Mr. and Mrs. Peter LARSON, a son. (12 Sep 1895)

-Dr. WEMP had the pleasure of introducing into the world a pair of twins, weight 8 1/2 pounds each. Mr. and Mrs. Peter LARSON are the possessors. (15 Apr 1897)

-Born-To Mr. and Mrs. P. LARSON, Aug. 9th., a son. (14 Aug 1902)


Trinna

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Grayling Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Trina LARSON
a.35
b.Aug 1864 in Denmark
Immigrated to US 1888, lived in US 12 years
married to Peter LARSON 15 years
mother of 9 children of which 6 still survived
f.b.Denmark
m.b.Denmark


Karl LARSON

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Grayling Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Karl LARSON
a.14
b.Oct 1885 in Denmark
occupation - Laborer in Stave Mill
f.b.Denmark
m.b.Denmark


Jennie? LARSON

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Grayling Township, Crawford, MI: name - Jennie? LARSON
a.12
b.Dec 1887 in Denmark
f.b.Denmark
m.b.Denmark


Minnie LARSON

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Grayling Township, Crawford, MI: name - Minnie LARSON
a.6
b.Jun 1893 in MI
f.b.Denmark
m.b.Denmark


Clarence LARSON

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Grayling Township, Crawford, MI: name - Clarence LARSON
a.3
b.Apr 1897 in MI
f.b.Denmark
m.b.Denmark


Florence LARSON

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Grayling Township, Crawford, MI: name - Florence LARSON
a.3
b.Apr 1897 in MI f.b.Denmark
m.b.Denmark


George E. 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:
-MARRIED-At the residence of I. M. SILSBY, in Centre Plains, Wednesday March 12, Miss Cora SILSBY and Geo. METCALF. Rev. C. E. HILL officiated. The AVALANCHE extends congratulations. ( 13 Mar 1890)

-Married, at Roscommon, Wednesday, Miss Cora SILSBY to George METCALF. The bride has many friends in West Branch who will unite with us in extending congratulations. - West Branch Times. (20 Mar 1890)

-BORN-to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. METCALF, of Center Plains, Monday evening, a son. Mother and child both well. - Ros. News. (26 Nov 1891)

-Dr. J. H. CORNALIA reports the arrival of a ten pound daughter to Mrs. Geo. MEDCALF, of Center Plains, on Wednesday of this week. All doing well. - Ros. News. (13 Apr 1899)

-Death entered the residence of Mr. and Mrs. George MEDCALF, of Center Plains, last Friday morning, and took from them their infant daughter, aged two weeks. The funeral took place from their home. - Ros. News. (4 May 1899)

-Died-At her home in Traverse City Thursday, September 3rd., Cora METCALF, wife of George E. METCALF, and daughter of the late Isaac M. SILSBY of Beaver Creek, of Typhoid fever. The deceased will be remembered throughout this county where most of her life has been spent. Her daughter is reported as dangerously ill of the same disease. Supervisor Charles SILSBY, of Beaver Creek went over Saturday to be present at the funeral service Sunday. (10 Sep 1908)


Cora SILSBY

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 I. M. SILSBY, in Centre Plains, Wednesday March 12, Miss Cora SILSBY and Geo. METCALF. Rev. C. E. HILL officiated. The AVALANCHE extends congratulations. ( 13 Mar 1890)

-Married, at Roscommon, Wednesday, Miss Cora SILSBY to George METCALF. The bride has many friends in West Branch who will unite with us in extending congratulations. - West Branch Times. (20 Mar 1890)

-Died-At her home in Traverse City Thursday, September 3rd., Cora METCALF, wife of George E. METCALF, and daughter of the late Isaac M. SILSBY of Beaver Creek, of Typhoid fever. The deceased will be remembered throughout this county where most of her life has been spent. Her daughter is reported as dangerously ill of the same disease. Supervisor Charles SILSBY, of Beaver Creek went over Saturday to be present at the funeral service Sunday. (10 Sep 1908)


Frederic MILNER

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 Saturday, the 22d inst., by Justice WOODBURN, Miss Lucy ABRAMS and Mr. Frederic MILNER, all of Grayling. (20 Mar 1890)

-LICENSED.
Frederic MILNER, 26, Grayling, and Lucy ABRAHAMS 20, Forman, Mich. Chas. R. THURSTON 32, Grayling, and Rosa BORKLAND 19, Grayling. (27 Mar 1890)


Lucy BRAMS

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 Saturday, the 22d inst., by Justice WOODBURN, Miss Lucy ABRAMS and Mr. Frederic MILNER, all of Grayling. (20 Mar 1890)

-LICENSED.
Frederic MILNER, 26, Grayling, and Lucy ABRAHAMS 20, Forman, Mich. Chas. R. THURSTON 32, Grayling, and Rosa BORKLAND 19, Grayling. (27 Mar 1890)


Prof. W. F. BENKLEMAN

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 Maggie McDOUGAL, of Cass City, is the guest of her sister, Mrs. W. F. BENKLEMAN. (27 Mar 1890)

-Prof. BENKELMAN is the happy father of a young daughter. (15 Sep 1892)

-It would seem as though Prof. BENKELMAN was assuming great responsibility. Without the consent or knowledge of the school board, last Saturday, he engaged another assistant in the Primary department, that is, in five or six years the little lady will assist the others kids to make the life of the primary teacher more miserable. The Prof. breathes the "higher air." (15 Sep 1892)

-BORN-To Mr. and Mrs. BENKELMAN, Sunday, May 3d, a daughter. (7 May 1896)

-Prof. W. F. BENKELMAN was called to Tuscola county, last Saturday, by the serious illness of his father. (30 Dec 1897)

-Prof. W. F. BENKELMAN returned from Tuscola county, where he was called by the illness of his father, last Monday evening. His father died last Friday and was buried on Sunday. (6 Jan 1898)

-W. F. BENKELMAN was called to Canada, Monday, by the sudden death of his Father-in-law. Mrs. BENKLEMAN was not strong enough to accompany him on the journey. (3 Aug 1905)

-Mr. and Mrs. W. F. BENKELMAN are enjoying a visit by his brother-in-law and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh W. SEED, of Bay City. (19 Oct 1905)

-W. F. BENKLEMAN and family left here on Tuesday for their new home in Owosso. They bear with them the best wishes of all our people. They have been here so long, and so fully identified in our social and business life that they seemed an integral part of our village. We congratulate Owosso on the acquisition to their citizenship. (7 Jun 1906)


Mrs. W. F. BENKLEMAN MCDOUGAL

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 Maggie McDOUGAL, of Cass City, is the guest of her sister, Mrs. W. F. BENKLEMAN. (27 Mar 1890)

-Mrs. W. F. BENKELMAN was called to Cass City, Monday, on account of the serious illness of the sister. (28 Jan 1892)

-Miss McDOUGAL has returned home from her visit here, with her sister, Mrs. BENKELMAN. Her acquaintance, formed while here, will be glad for another visit. ( 14 Jul 1892)

-Mrs. W. F. BENKLEMAN and her sister Miss McDOUGAL, started for their old home, Sarnia, for a visit with their parents, last Friday. (27 Dec 1894)

-Mirs. W. F. BENKLEMAN returned from Sarnia, Canada, last Thursday morning accompanied by her sister, Miss Christina McDOUGAL. (31 Jan 1895)

-W. F. BENKELMAN was called to Canada, Monday, by the sudden death of his Father-in-law. Mrs. BENKLEMAN was not strong enough to accompany him on the journey. (3 Aug 1905)


Hon. John MCDOUGAL

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 Maggie McDOUGAL, of Cass City, is the guest of her sister, Mrs. W. F. BENKLEMAN. (27 Mar 1890)

-Mrs. W. F. BENKELMAN was called to Cass City, Monday, on account of the serious illness of the sister. (28 Jan 1892)

-Miss McDOUGAL has returned home from her visit here, with her sister, Mrs. BENKELMAN. Her acquaintance, formed while here, will be glad for another visit. ( 14 Jul 1892)

-Mrs. W. F. BENKLEMAN and her sister Miss McDOUGAL, started for their old home, Sarnia, for a visit with their parents, last Friday. (27 Dec 1894)

-W. F. BENKELMAN was called to Canada, Monday, by the sudden death of his Father-in-law. Mrs. BENKLEMAN was not strong enough to accompany him on the journey. (3 Aug 1905)

-DIED-At his home in Pt. Edward, Can., July 30, Hon. John McDOUGALL, Ex M. P. P., beloved father of Mrs. W. F. BENKELMAN of this place. In his death was ended a long and useful life. He was born near the city of London, Ont., in the year 1829, and all his early life was spent in or near that place. Attaining manhood he rapidly rose to high political eminence, being elected an M. P. in 1874, in which capacity he served eight years. Upon his retirement from Parliament he engaged in active business until 1886, when he received an appointment to a lucrative government position under the auspices of the conservative party which he held unto the time of his death. He was a patient sufferer through an illness lasting nearly four years. Besides a devoted wife he leaves seven children, six of whom were beside him during his last hours. A large-hearted genial man has gone to his reward. His loss will be mourned alike by family and friends. (3 Aug 1905)


Christina MCDOUGAL

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:
-Mirs. W. F. BENKLEMAN returned from Sarnia, Canada, last Thursday morning accompanied by her sister, Miss Christina McDOUGAL. (31 Jan 1895)


BENKLEMAN

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:
-Prof. W. F. BENKELMAN returned from Tuscola county, where he was called by the illness of his father, last Monday evening. His father died last Friday and was buried on Sunday. (6 Jan 1898)


Charles R. THURSTON

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 Grayling House Mar. 26th, by Rev. C. E. HILL, Charles R. THURSTON to Miss Rhsa BORKLAND. (27 Mar 1890)

-LICENSED.
Frederic MILNER, 26, Grayling, and Lucy ABRAHAMS 20, Forman, Mich. Chas. R. THURSTON 32, Grayling, and Rosa BORKLAND 19, Grayling. (27 Mar 1890)


Rosa BORKLAND

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 Grayling House Mar. 26th, by Rev. C. E. HILL, Charles R. THURSTON to Miss Rhsa BORKLAND. (27 Mar 1890)

-LICENSED.
Frederic MILNER, 26, Grayling, and Lucy ABRAHAMS 20, Forman, Mich. Chas. R. THURSTON 32, Grayling, and Rosa BORKLAND 19, Grayling. (27 Mar 1890)


M. E. TAYLOR

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-Sunday, April 27, to Mr. and Mrs. M. TAYLOR, of Grayling, a daughter. (17 Apr 1890)

-DIED-On Saturday, Aug. 20th, Ethel, only child of Mr. and Mrs. M. TAYLOR, aged 2 years and 3 months. The funeral services were held Tuesday, at the M. E. church, Rev. S. G. TAYLOR, officiating. (25 Aug 1892)


Ethel TAYLOR

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-Sunday, April 27, to Mr. and Mrs. M. TAYLOR, of Grayling, a daughter. (17 Apr 1890)

-DIED-On Saturday, Aug. 20th, Ethel, only child of Mr. and Mrs. M. TAYLOR, aged 2 years and 3 months. The funeral services were held Tuesday, at the M. E. church, Rev. S. G. TAYLOR, officiating. (25 Aug 1892)


John B. LACHAPELLE

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, Monday, April 28th, Miss Mary Viola TAYLOR and John B. LACHAPELLE, Justice WOODBURN officiating. (1 May 1890)

-The following marriage licences were issued during the past week: Lars Peter LARSON, 28; and Mrs. Annie Marie LARSON 32. John LACHAPELLE, 24 and Mary V. TAYLOR 20. (1 May 1890)


Mary Viola TAYLOR

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, Monday, April 28th, Miss Mary Viola TAYLOR and John B. LACHAPELLE, Justice WOODBURN officiating. (1 May 1890)

-The following marriage licences were issued during the past week: Lars Peter LARSON, 28; and Mrs. Annie Marie LARSON 32. John LACHAPELLE, 24 and Mary V. TAYLOR 20. (1 May 1890)


Lars Peter LARSON

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 following marriage licences were issued during the past week: Lars Peter LARSON, 28; and Mrs. Annie Marie LARSON 32. John LACHAPELLE, 24 and Mary V. TAYLOR 20. (1 May 1890)

-DIED-Yestderday morning, Lars P. LARSON, of Consumption, in his 31st. year. Funeral services this afternoon at 2 o'clock, at the Presbyter'n church. (29 Sep 1892)


Mrs. Anie Marie LARSON

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 following marriage licences were issued during the past week: Lars Peter LARSON, 28; and Mrs. Annie Marie LARSON 32. John LACHAPELLE, 24 and Mary V. TAYLOR 20. (1 May 1890)


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