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    • Brewster, Horace

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    • Cowboys;
    • Horace Brewster managed the Coburn and Siebern cattle ranch on Flatwillow Creek, near Lewistown, Montana
    • Bunett, Perk

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    • Pioneers;
    • Perk Burnett was the brother of William C. Burnett. He was born west of Dallas, Texas on a ranch. He was born in 1852. In 1875 he and his brother William C. left Texas to go with a trail herd going to Wyoming. They later on started purchasing land...
    • Burnett, William

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    • Pioneers;
    • William Burnett was born in Jan 10, 1855 at Wayne Co. Kentucky. His brother was Perk Burnett. In 1875 he and his brother left Texas to go with a trail herd going to Wyoming. They later on started purchasing land and cattle in Wyoming and sold out...
    • Charters, John H.

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    • Pioneers;
    • John H. Charters came from Columbia County, Wisconsin, in 1887. He was employed by the Cruse Cattle Company on the Power River, in Custer County then came to Fergus County in 1889 and filed a claim on land where Grass Range now stands. He married...
    • Colver, Charles P.

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    • Pioneers;
    • In 1879 Charles P. Colver left Wisconsin and came up the Missouri River to Montana. He settled in Prickley Valley near Helena and ran a freight line into Helena with three yoke of cattle and a wagon. In 1881 his brother Fred T. Colver joined him...
    • Daily, Clara

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    • Pioneers;
    • Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dailey came to Montana in 1882 and lived near Bozeman until 1884 when they came to Fergus County. They came in a covered wagon. They homesteaded on the southeastern edge of Lewistown. They had both range and dairy cattle and sold...
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. 500 head Stephens cattle on way to market 1910
    • Hilger, David

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    • Pioneers;
    • David Hilger was born in Henderson, Minn. Jan. 1, 1858 David Hilger grew up at Helena, finished his education there, and became a cattle and sheep raiser in Lewis and Clark Country. He moved in 1881 to Dog Creek in the northern part of Fergus...
    • Moore, Tom

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    • Pioneers;
    • Tom Moore ranched and raised cattle in the foothills of the Snowy Mountains near Lewistown, Montana. He later ran the livery stable in Lewistown.
    • Neill, William (Billy)

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    • Pioneers;
    • William T. Neill was born in Quebec, Canada and came to Lewis and Clark County in 1878 and to Fergus County, Montana in 1883. He settled on a ranch nine miles southeast of Garneill. He raised cattle and horses. In 1892 he married Garnette Courier...
    • Norman, W. G.

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    • Jewelry Shops;
    • W. G. Norman came to Montana in 1883 from North Carolina and then to Lewistown in 1884 to celebrate the 4th of and witnessed killing of Rattlesnake Jake. In 1887 opened first jewelry story in Lewistown. He did such well in business for the next few...
    • Otten, Herman

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    • Pioneers;
    • Herman Otten was born near Hanover, Germany in 1838. He went to San Francisco for 4 years. He then went to Nevada and worked in the stamp mills. In 1865 he came to Montana and located near Deer Lodge. Later he went to Texas in 1870 and drove a band...
    • Pinkley, Jesse

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    • Pioneers;
    • Jesse Pinkley was born Nov 26, 1872 in Pilot Knot, Missouri . He married Eugenia Mae Cline of Lewistown. He had one girl who died in 1920. He worked as cattle foreman on David Hilger’s ranch on Dog Creek and later went to Lewistown. He was...
    • Ritch, Johnnie

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    • Pioneers;
    • John B. Ritch was born December 1, 1868, in North Carolina. When he was 15 he went to Texas and became a cowboy. He came to Montana in 1885 and rode the Judith Basin county range for several early-day cattle outfits. He later engaged in the mining...
    • Shiell, Robert G.

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    • Pioneers;
    • Robert G. Shiell was born Feb 24, 1870 in Friar Dykes, Scotland and died Sept 14, 1929. He came with his parents from Scotland in 1887 and they took a stage to Ubet where his three brothers were living. They went into the cattle business 20 miles...
    • Slater, Lincoln P.

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    • Pioneers;
    • Lincoln P. Slater was born April 14, 1865 in Aurora, Illinois. He came to Montana in 1884 and worked on a horse ranch near White Sulphur Springs. He had various cattlemen jobs and in 1892 he got a job as foreman for James Fergus. In 1896 he took up...
    • Stephens, Oscar

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    • Pioneers;
    • Oscar Stephens was born in Susquehanna County in Pa. He came to Montana in 1870 and located in Meagher County. At first he worked for wages on the range, and for a time found employment in the Diamond City mines. He started his home ranch in 1880...
    • Stuart, J. L. and family

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    • Pioneers;
    • J. L. Stuart had a ranch and raised cattle on the Moccasin Range (at the head of Dog Creek), Montana.
    • Sweeney, John

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    • Pioneers;
    • John Sweeney came to Helena and Maiden, Montana in 1880 to try mining. Later he homesteaded 15 miles from Lewistown, Montana. He bought cattle and grew wheat.

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