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

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O. GIBBONS

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. O. GIBBONS and her son Wm., of Centre Plains, are reported quite sick. - Ros. News. (5 Feb 1891)


Mrs. O. GIBBONS

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. O. GIBBONS and her son Wm., of Centre Plains, are reported quite sick. - Ros. News. (5 Feb 1891)


Wm. GIBBONS

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. O. GIBBONS and her son Wm., of Centre Plains, are reported quite sick. - Ros. News. (5 Feb 1891)


BOCHES

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. BOCHES, French-Indian, who has been in charge of Kalkaska county for a number of years, died Saturday, aged 111 years. She was the oldest person in the county and probably in the state, and had always lived in this vicinity. Det. Journal. (5 Feb 1891)


Mrs. BOCHES

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. BOCHES, French-Indian, who has been in charge of Kalkaska county for a number of years, died Saturday, aged 111 years. She was the oldest person in the county and probably in the state, and had always lived in this vicinity. Det. Journal. (5 Feb 1891)


James COLLINS

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, Wednesday, March 18, to Mr. and Mrs. James COLLINS, a son. (26 Mar 1891)


Barbara

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. Barbara COLLINS, widow of James COLLINS, formerly of Frederic, died March 15th, at Medina County, Ohio. She will be well remembered by the pioneers of the county. (1 Apr 1897)


Dr. C. W. 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:
-Mrs. C. W. SMITH went to Flushing to-day, to attend the funeral of her brother, who died at Colorado Springs, while on his way home from California. (9 Apr 1891)

-The mother, of Dr. C. W. SMITH, died in her home in Iowa, last Saturday. (21 Jan 1892)

-Dr. C. W. SMITH, health physician, reports having vaccinated over four hundred Graylingites. (28 Jun 1894)

-Dr. WOOLFE, successor to Dr. C. W. SMITH, has arrived in the city and opened an office in Davis' drug store. We welcome him. (21 Feb 1895)

-A special telegram to the Detroit Journal, says that Dr. C. W. SMITH is violentely insane from the morphine or some other similar habit. (10 Dec 1896)

-Ralph W. SMITH, of Owosso, takes exception to a dispatch published in the Journal on a recent date, in which were related various episodes illustrating the alleged eccentricities of Dr. C. W. SMITH, of Owosso. The item also stated that the doctor was at Durand, insane, and that his son had gone to that town to care for him. The story, he says is untrue, from beginning to end, and reflected injuriously on his father. - Detroit Journal. (17 Dec 1896)


Mrs. C. W. SMITH TURNER

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. W. SMITH went to Flushing to-day, to attend the funeral of her brother, who died at Colorado Springs, while on his way home from California. (9 Apr 1891)

-Miss Ola TURNER, of Flushing, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. C. W. SMITH, leaves for her home tomorrow. (2 Jul 1891)

-Mrs. TURNER and Mrs. CHATTERS, of Flushing, mother and sister of Mrs. C. W. SMITH are making her a visit. (18 Aug 1892)


Ralph 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:
-Ralph SMITH, son of Dr. C. W. SMITH, is the happy possessor of a brand new Cornet, presented by his father. (22 Dec 1892)

-Last Thursday was the 18th. anniversary of the birth of Ralph SMITH, and it was taken advantage of by his young friends to give him a surprise party. The guests numbered about fifteen or twenty and the evening was passed with music, games, etc., in a very enjoyable manner. (10 Jan 1895)

-Ralph W. SMITH, of Owosso, takes exception to a dispatch published in the Journal on a recent date, in which were related various episodes illustrating the alleged eccentricities of Dr. C. W. SMITH, of Owosso. The item also stated that the doctor was at Durand, insane, and that his son had gone to that town to care for him. The story, he says is untrue, from beginning to end, and reflected injuriously on his father. - Detroit Journal. (17 Dec 1896)


TURNER

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 Ola TURNER, of Flushing, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. C. W. SMITH, leaves for her home tomorrow. (2 Jul 1891)


Ola TURNER

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 Ola TURNER, of Flushing, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. C. W. SMITH, leaves for her home tomorrow. (2 Jul 1891)


John S. PERSON

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-In this village, Friday evening, April 2d. John S. PERSON to Theodora ANDERSON, Justice WOODBURN, officiating. (9 Apr 1891)


Theodora ANDERSON

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-In this village, Friday evening, April 2d. John S. PERSON to Theodora ANDERSON, Justice WOODBURN, officiating. (9 Apr 1891)


WEST

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 the home of her brother, Jasper WEST, in this village, Tuesday, April 7th, Mrs. Elsie Elizabeth HORTON, aged 57 years. (9 Apr 1891)


Jasper N. WEST

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 the home of her brother, Jasper WEST, in this village, Tuesday, April 7th, Mrs. Elsie Elizabeth HORTON, aged 57 years. (9 Apr 1891)

-Jasper N. WEST, an old resident of Grayling, returned from Delta, Ohio, where he has been living for the past two years. He does not want any South or East in his. They all return sooner or later. (15 Mar 1894)

-Jasper WEST an old resident of the county, has sold his property here, and left for Colorado, where he hopes to regain his health. We hope his expectations will be realized. (19 Sep 1901)

-Jasper WEST, a Crawford County pioneer, now of Wauseon, Ohio, is visiting old friends here. He would be glad to return for permanent residence, but our climate will not allow it. (17 Aug 1905)


HORTON

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 the home of her brother, Jasper WEST, in this village, Tuesday, April 7th, Mrs. Elsie Elizabeth HORTON, aged 57 years. (9 Apr 1891)


Elsie Elizabeth WEST

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 the home of her brother, Jasper WEST, in this village, Tuesday, April 7th, Mrs. Elsie Elizabeth HORTON, aged 57 years. (9 Apr 1891)


Elizbath

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:
-Chas. TURNER was called to Eaton Rapids, last week, by the death of his mother, Mrs. Elizbath TURNER, who was a resident of this place. (16 Apr 1891)


Chas. TURNER

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:
-Chas. TURNER was called to Eaton Rapids, last week, by the death of his mother, Mrs. Elizbath TURNER, who was a resident of this place. (16 Apr 1891)


E. M. MASON

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. E. M. MASON, of Grayling is visiting her mother-in-law, Mrs. John MASON, of this village. - Ros. News. (30 Apr 1891)


Mrs. E. M. MASON

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. E. M. MASON, of Grayling is visiting her mother-in-law, Mrs. John MASON, of this village. - Ros. News. (30 Apr 1891)


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