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

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R. W. WARD

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. R. W. ARD of the Roscommon News, celebrated their tenth marriage anniversary at their residence in Roscommon, Thursday, evening, July 17. (24 Jul 1890)

-The many friends of John LELINE, of South Branch, will be pleased to learn that he is recovering under Dr. EVES' care. He has been suffering from neuralgia in the right shoulder. He has been stopping for several days in the village at his daughter's Mrs. R. W. WARD. - Roscommon News. (25 Sep 1890)


Mrs. R. W. WARD LELINE

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 many friends of John LELINE, of South Branch, will be pleased to learn that he is recovering under Dr. EVES' care. He has been suffering from neuralgia in the right shoulder. He has been stopping for several days in the village at his daughter's Mrs. R. W. WARD. - Roscommon News. (25 Sep 1890)


Reed 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:
-Mrs. C. M. W. BLAKESLEE, of Saginaw is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Reed GILBERT. (21 Aug 1890)


Mrs. Reed GILBERT BLAKESLEE

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. C. M. W. BLAKESLEE, of Saginaw is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Reed GILBERT. (21 Aug 1890)


John E. FUNCH

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 bride's parents, in South Branch township, Miss Mary C. FUNCK and John E. FUNCH, of Grove township. Rev. CURNALIA officiated. (21 Aug 1890)


Mary C. FUNCK

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 bride's parents, in South Branch township, Miss Mary C. FUNCK and John E. FUNCH, of Grove township. Rev. CURNALIA officiated. (21 Aug 1890)


D. DYER

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, Friday, Aug. 15., Maggie infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. DYER. (21 Aug 1890)


Maggie DYER

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, Friday, Aug. 15., Maggie infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. DYER. (21 Aug 1890)


James K. WRIGHT

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:
-J. K. WRIGHT and family arrived Tuesday evening from his old home at St. Louis. He is looking decidedly thin, from a severe attack of rheumatism. (21 Aug 1890)

-J. K. WRIGHT has gone to Jackson County for a visit with his aged parents. They are up in the 80's. (29 Aug 1895)


Florence WRIGHT

-Tuesday was the birthday of the "Father of his country," and was also the 12th anniversary of the birth of Florence, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. K. WRIGHT. Both events were appropriately celebrated here, but we are of the opinion that the little one had the most genuine enjoyment. Twenty-five of her classmates in Sabbath and day school helped her to celebrate. A glad social visit at the house, a rollicking sleigh ride and return to a bounteous banquet, all tended to fill the little misses' hearts with pleasure that will be long remembered by them, and was enjoyed as much by those who granted it. (24 Feb 1898)

-We are pleased to notice by the St. Louis, Mich., "Republican Leader," that in the oratorical contest in the 7th grade of the high school, Miss Florence WRIGHT, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James K. WRIGHT, former residents here, won the honors of the class. Her young friends here will be glad to know of her success. (31 Jan 1901)


Thomas M. COOLEY

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. Thomas M. COOLEY, wife of the judge, died Sunday morning at Ann Arbor. (4 Sep 1890)


Mrs. Thomas M. COOLEY

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. Thomas M. COOLEY, wife of the judge, died Sunday morning at Ann Arbor. (4 Sep 1890)


John C. 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:
-James L. HANSON, who has been visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. HANSON, for the last three weeks, started for his Indiana home, last Tuesday. (11 Sep 1890)

-At a regular encampment of Marvin Post, No. 240, Grand Army of the Republic, held last Saturday evening, the 13th inst., the following officers were elected:
Commander, - W. S. CHALKER
Sen. Vice Com. - A. C. WILCOX
Jun. Vice Com. - R. McELROY
Quartermaster. - E. AUGUR
Chaplain. - W. WOODBURN
Surgeon. - O. PALMER
Officer of the Day. - O. J. BELL
Del. to Dept. Encamp't - L. St. JOHN
Alternate. - D. S. WALDRON (18 Dec 1890)

-Mrs. J. C. HANSON left on yesterday, for Logansport, Indiana, for a visit and to attend the wedding of J. L. HANSON, (the only), and Miss Blanche BENNETT, of that city. (7 June 1894).

-Republican Causus - Grayling Tp.
Caucus was called to order by the chairman of the township committee, C. T. JEROME, who stated the business for which the caucus was called.
On Motion M. A. BATES was elected chairman, and J. C. HANSON, Secretary.
On motion the chairman appointed three tellers, consisting of J. K. MERZ, A. L. POND and J. J. COLLEN.
O. PALMER, Notary Public, administered the oath of office to the officers of the caucus.
The following persons were then nominated for township officers:
Supervisor - Geo. W. COMER.
Clerk - W. G. MARSH.
Treasurer - John STALEY.
Highway Comm'r - F. R. DECKROW
J. P., full term - R. McELROY.
J. P., to fill vacancy - J. K. BATES.
Member Board of Review - J. K. MERZ.
School Inspector - Wm. WOODFIELD.
School Inspector to fill vacancy - Er BELL.
Constables - Thos. K. CHITAGO, H. POND, Levi CLEMENT, and R. WILCOX.
M. A. BATES, D. McCORMICK and J. J. COLLEN were elected members of the township committee for the ensuing year. (2 Apr 1896)

-J. C. HANSON, Local Editor of the AVALANCHE. (23 Apr 1896)

-Miss Lulu BARLOW, our niece, who has visited here on several occasions, was married at Pittsburg, Pa., the 12th inst. (25 Nov 1897)

-Two score of the members of the W. R. C. and G. A. R. invaded the pleasant home of J. C. HANSON, Monday evening, just as the family were preparing to retire, to call his attention to the fact that he had just passed the 62nd milestone of the journey of his life. The occasion will not be soon forgotten, for it was filled with pleasure. Light refreshments were served, and before leaving the party, by the voice of Rev. H. L. COPE presented Mr. HANSON with a handsome pipe, hoping that as he enjoyed its solace in the future he would remember the time and the donors. (10 Feb 1898)

-Master George C. HANSON, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. HANSON, has been adjudged to be one of the handsomest boys in the United States, and was awarded a prize of $100.00, which has been paid by the originators of the contest, the New York Journal; Chicago American and the San Francisco Examiner. (19 Dec 1901)

-R. HANSON was called to Johannesberg, Monday, on account of the death of his brother's wife, Mrs. John HANSON, who moved from here to a farm near that place several years ago. She leaves her husband, one boy four years old, and a pair of twin boys a week old, with many friends to mourn her death. The body will be brought here for burial from the Danish Lutheran Church, at two o'clock, this afternoon. (20 Feb 1902)

-One of the twin boys, orphaned by the death of Mrs. John HANSON, at Johannesburg, was buried here, Tuesday, and the other is critically ill. (20 Mar 1902)

-PROBATE NOTICE.
ORDER FOR PUBLICATION.
STATE OF MICHIGAN.
THE PROBATE COURT FOR THE COUNTY OF CRAWFORD.
At a session of said court held at the Probate Office in the village of Grayling, in said county, on the 20th day of March, A. D. 1905,
Present, Hon. Wellington BATTERSON,
Judge of Probate.
In the matter of the estate of John C. HANSON.
Jacob W. HANSON, having filed in said court his petition praying that the administration of said estate be granted to himself or to some other suitable person,
It is ordered that the 28th day of April, A. D. 1905, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, at said Probate Office be and is hereby appointed for hearing said petition.
It is further ordered that public notice thereof be given by publication of a copy of this order for three successive weeks previous to said day of hearing in the Crawford Avalanche, a newspaper published and circulating in said county.
WELLINGTON BATTERSON,
apr 6-4w Judge of Probate. (30 Mar 1905)

-Interesting Events in Graylin 23 Years Ago - Thurs. 19 Sep 1907
DIED - Sunday, Sept. 15, in this village, Mrs. Johanna HANSON, aged 86 years. Mrs. HANSON was born in West Kipping, Denmark, in 1821, and came to this country in September, 1880. She leaves two sons, John HANSON and Rasmus HANSON, and three daughters, Mrs. BAY, of Lewiston, Mrs. Anna JOHNSON and Mrs. Mary RASMUSSON, and a host of friends to mourn her loss. Funeral services were held yesterday at the Danish Lutheran Church of which the deceased was an ardent member. (18 Sep 1930)

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Mrs. John C. 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:
-Mrs. J. C. HANSON expects to have the pleasure of entertaining Mrs. L. J. KREGELO, of Los Angelos, Cal., and Mrs. A. B. KEESLING, of Logansport, Ind., her sisters, next week. (7 May 1896)

-We are in receipt of a copy of the Logansport, (Ind.) JOURNAL announcing the death of Mrs. John C. HANSON who was a resident here for over fifteen years, while her husband was foreman of the AVALANCHE office, at the hospital in Lafayette, Ind. the 1st inst. She was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Thursday. Mrs. HANSON will be well remembered here as an earnest worker in the M. E. church, and with the W. R. C., until she became almost helpless from rheumatism. (10 Jan 1907)


James L. 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:
-James L. HANSON, who has been visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. HANSON, for the last three weeks, started for his Indiana home, last Tuesday. (11 Sep 1890)

-Mrs. J. C. HANSON left on yesterday, for Logansport, Indiana, for a visit and to attend the wedding of J. L. HANSON, (the only), and Miss Blanche BENNETT, of that city. (7 June 1894).

-HANSON --- BENNETT.
Last evening at 8 o'clock at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. BENNETT, a very pretty wedding ceremony occurred which united in the bonds of matrimony, J. L. HANSON, the popular druggist, and Miss Ina Blanche BENNETT, the charming and talented daughter of the well known lumber dealer. The ceremony was impressively conducted by Rev. Dr. PUTNAM, and was witnessed only by a few of the relatives and immediate friends of the contracting parties. The bride was bewitching in white silk, trimmed in lace and orange blossoms and carried a boquet of white and red La France roses; the groom wore the conventional full dress suit.
The happily mated couple will go to housekeeping in a few days in the residence which the groom has prepared on east High street, and will be at home to their friends after July 1st.
The following friends and relatives were present from out of the city: Mr. and Mrs. Elwood BENNETT, Marshal BENNETT and Mrs. WALKER and son, of Kokomo; Mr. and Mrs. Claude BISHOP and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey HOFFMAN, of WALTON, and Mrs. M. E. HANSON, of Grayling, Mich.; and Miss Mollie GREIS, of Wabash.
The principals of this happy marriage are among our best known and most popular young people and the Journal extends its sincerest congratulations and its best wishes for their future. - Logansport (ind.) Journal. (21 Jun 1894)

-BORN-On the 6th inst. to Mr. and Mrs. J. L. HANSON, Logansport, Indiana, a son, weight 10 1/2 pounds. the Grandfather is as well as could be expected. (11 Jun 1896)

-J. L. HANSON, wife and son leave today for their intended home at Pittsburgh, Pa., after an enjoyable visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. HANSON. (21 Aug 1902)


Ina Blanche BENNETT

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. C. HANSON left on yesterday, for Logansport, Indiana, for a visit and to attend the wedding of J. L. HANSON, (the only), and Miss Blanche BENNETT, of that city. (7 June 1894).

-HANSON --- BENNETT.
Last evening at 8 o'clock at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. BENNETT, a very pretty wedding ceremony occurred which united in the bonds of matrimony, J. L. HANSON, the popular druggist, and Miss Ina Blanche BENNETT, the charming and talented daughter of the well known lumber dealer. The ceremony was impressively conducted by Rev. Dr. PUTNAM, and was witnessed only by a few of the relatives and immediate friends of the contracting parties. The bride was bewitching in white silk, trimmed in lace and orange blossoms and carried a boquet of white and red La France roses; the groom wore the conventional full dress suit.
The happily mated couple will go to housekeeping in a few days in the residence which the groom has prepared on east High street, and will be at home to their friends after July 1st.
The following friends and relatives were present from out of the city: Mr. and Mrs. Elwood BENNETT, Marshal BENNETT and Mrs. WALKER and son, of Kokomo; Mr. and Mrs. Claude BISHOP and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey HOFFMAN, of WALTON, and Mrs. M. E. HANSON, of Grayling, Mich.; and Miss Mollie GREIS, of Wabash.
The principals of this happy marriage are among our best known and most popular young people and the Journal extends its sincerest congratulations and its best wishes for their future. - Logansport (ind.) Journal. (21 Jun 1894)


Richard CONNELL

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. AYER, 84 years of age, died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Richard CONNELL, in Maple Forest, last Tuesday. She had recently removed here from Illinois. the body was buried in the village cemetery, Wednesday. The funeral service at the residence being conducted by Rev. C. E. HILL. (11 Sep 1890)


Mrs. Richard CONNELL AYERS

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. AYER, 84 years of age, died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Richard CONNELL, in Maple Forest, last Tuesday. She had recently removed here from Illinois. the body was buried in the village cemetery, Wednesday. The funeral service at the residence being conducted by Rev. C. E. HILL. (11 Sep 1890)


F. G. WOOD

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 Emma DAY, of North Branch, former teacher in the Grayling schools, will be married on the 18th., proximo, to Mr. F. G. WOOD, of Lupton, Ogemaw county, and will reside there. We extend congratulations. (12 Nov 1896)


Emma DAY

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 Emma DAY is enjoying a visit from her sister, Miss Carrie DAY, of Lapeer county, who came up last week, accompanied by her father. (16 Oct 1890)

-Miss Emma DAY, of North Branch, former teacher in the Grayling schools, will be married on the 18th., proximo, to Mr. F. G. WOOD, of Lupton, Ogemaw county, and will reside there. We extend congratulations. (12 Nov 1896)


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