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    • A. K. and Willa Raundal at Homestead 1916

    • 1916
    • Homesteads; Fergus County, Montana;
    • Willa Snartland married A.K. Raundal after she had been on her homestead 6 months. Earlier her brother had filed for the homestead but he got sick and so she moved into the homestead to take over for her brother. The homestead was located southeast...
    • Barta Family

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    • Barta Family;
    • Josephine Barta, Marie Barta (Miller), Agnes Barta Geycan, Henry Barta, Frank Barta, Jr.
    • Barta ranch on Ross Fork Creek.

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    • Homesteads; Barta Family; Ross Fork Creek, Montana;
    • Frank Barta, Sr.'s home on Ross Fork Creek. It was built in 1911. People left to right: Tony Barta, Mildree Barta, Georgia Barta (on horse). Valeria Barta (standing).
    • Barta wedding

    • 1912-05-14
    • Danvers, Montana; Homesteads; Weddings; Barta family;
    • May 14, 1912, was a special date for Frank Barta, Sr. and Mary Kostaris Barta’s three sons, Frank, Jr., Anton (Tony) and Joe. On that date, the three young men were wed to three young ladies in a triple wedding ceremony.
    • Brassey, Edward

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    • Edward Brassey;
    • He was born in England Oct 22, 1844. Mr. Brassey came to the present site of Lewistown in the early fall of 1881 in the capacity of school teacher and later taught the first term of public school which was organized in the section which now...
    • Brickyard workers at Lewistown, Montana.

    • 1917
    • Brickyards; Beehive kiln;
    • Back row: (left to right) unknown, Ben Isaacs, Joe Isaacs, unknown, unknown, unknown, Fred Howard; Front row: unknown, unknown, Roy Stokes, Unknown. The brickyard was started by John Gretencourt and George Wiedeman. The business started about 1910...
    • Brooks family, Brooks, Montana

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    • Brooks family;
    • Left to right: Robert J. Brooks, John L. Brooks, Henry A. Brooks, Leonard Brooks (Henry's oldest son)
    • Brooks family, Brooks, Montana

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    • Brooks family;
    • Back of buggy: Al Cox, Robert J. Brooks. Front: Henry A. Brooks, John L. Brooks. Al Cox was their uncles married to their mother's sister.
    • Brooks family, Brooks, Montana

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    • Brooks family;
    • Pauline Cox, John Anthony Brooks, Evelyn Brooks, Fanny Brooks, Effie Brooks Leonard, Nettie (Sr) Brooks, Al Cox, Henry Brooks. The log house is the Judith River Ranch.
    • Buffalo, Montana

    • 1911
    • Ellingwood family; Buffalo, Montana;
    • Starting from left to right back row possibly Eric Ellingwood, Florian Ellingwood, Lynne Ellingwood, Eloise Ellingwood, Murial Ellingwood. Front row possibly Eugene Ellingwood, unknown.
    • Building a Homestead.

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    • Homesteads; Barta Family;
    • Frank Barrta (standing) and others building his homestead.
    • Chandler, Edward

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    • Pioneers;
    • Edward P. Chandler was born November 17, 1852 in Concord, New Hampshire. He came to Montana on a steamboat on the Missouri River and landed in Fort Benton in 1880. In 1882 he came to the Deer Creek ranch twenty miles north of Lewistown and in 1889...
    • Charles Lehman family

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    • Charles Lehman;
    • Charles Lehman family in their back yard on wicker chairs.
    • Charles Lehman family

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    • Lehman Family;
    • Charles Lehman and his wife Caroline in center. Their children (left to right): Walter Lehman, G.A.C. Lehman, Louis Lehman, Helen Lehman Warr, Oswald Lehman, Arthur Lehman, Alex Lehman. Grandchildren are in front.
    • Charles Lehman's children, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lehman Family;
    • Charles Lehman’s children (left to right): Rev. G.A.C. Lehman, Walter Lehman, Arthur Lehman, Helen Lehman, Louis Lehman behind Helen, Charles Lehman?, Oswald Lehman, Alex Lehman.
    • Charles Waite on horse.

    • 1901
    • Utica, Montana; Waite family;
    • Charles Waite on horse in front of his dad's (Walter Waite) livery stable in Utica.
    • Culver Studio on the left and the Culver home on the right. Lewistown, Montana

    • 1988-07-18
    • Photographers; William Culver family; Homes;
    • The home was built by William Culver who was the earliest photographer in the Central Montana area. He first established his photography business in the town of Maiden, Montana in 1883 and then later moved (1886) to Lewistown and built the Culver...
    • Dorothy Jones and her cousin Gust Edward Rosene.

    • 1900
    • Homesteads;
    • Both Gust Rosene and William Jones worked for the railroad in Waubay, S.D. They met and married 2 sisters Sophia and Anna B. Randall in Waubay. When the railroad moved into Montana they moved also and Gust went into his own dray business. William...
    • Ed Wright Land Office, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Ed Wright;
    • Ed Wright Land office located on the corner of Janeaux Street and 4th Avenue South. The Family Theater was located on the right hand side of this building. The building was constructed in 1903.
    • Eike family, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Pioneers;
    • Eike family. Seated: Ole Eike (Apr 17, 1881-Aug 3, 1957) married Elsie Cox Eike (Dec 31, 1893-Jun 1970) July 1, 1914 in Lewistown; They both arrived in U.S. in April 1902 on separate ships. They homesteaded in Forest Grove, Montana. Standing: ...
    • Frank Barta's ranch on Ross Fork Creek.

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    • Ross Fork Creek, Montana; Barta Family;
    • Frank Barta's ranch on Ross Fork Creek. It was built in 1911. Henry is on horse, Helen Kojetin, Joe Barta. In car: Frank and Mary in back, Mildred and Valeria in front; Uncle Valeria standing; Georgia on horse.
    • Fred Jenni Family.

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    • Fred Jenni;
    • Fred Jenni arrived in Montana in 1882 from Switzerland. He homesteaded in Central Montana.
    • Guthrie Family, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Salvation Army;
    • Men and women of the Salvation Army Band standing beside the Fergus County Courthouse. Many of the members are from the Fern Guthrie family.
    • Hauling fuel to the homestead.

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    • Homesteads; Everson, Montana;
    • John Dickson and his sister, Gladys hauling fuel. Frank K. Kreutzjans (Big Frank) is the driver. Homestead in the background belongs to Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Dickson of Everson, Montana.
    • Hauling water up the hill.

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    • Everson, Montana; Dickson family; Homesteads;
    • John and Gladys Dickson hauling water from the spring at their homestead at Everson, Montana.
    • Hedges, Wyllis

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    • Pioneers;
    • Wyllis Hedges was born at Independence, Iowa, July 3, 1857 and came with his family by steamboat Waverly from Omaha to Fort Benton, Montana in 1867. He later settled in Yale in 1882. He was a wool and sheep grower and lived at Yale, MT. He was...
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Hilger, Montana; Blacksmiths; H. W. Vagts;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Hilger, Montana;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Wells Fargo and Co.; Milwaukee Railroad;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

    • 1911-11-02
    • Hilger, Montana;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Hilger, Montana;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Hilger, Montana;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hirst, Rev. George

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    • Pioneers;
    • Rev. George Hirst was rector at St. James Episcopal Church, Lewistown, Montana. He was from Chippewa Falls, Wis. He came Oct 1, 1912 with his family to become the first Rector of the church. He resigned from the church On Apr 19, 1939.
    • Hirst, Rev. George

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    • Pioneers;
    • Rev. George Hirst was Rector at St. James Episcopal Church. He was from Chippewa Falls, Wis. He came Oct 1, 1912 with his family to become the first Rector of the church. He resigned from the church On Apr 19, 1939.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Ralph Reynolds owned this house at the corner of 5th and Washington (422 W. Washington) and later the Clingan family owned it.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Dockery House, 1105 W. Main. It was built in 1912 for Jefferson Albert (J.H.) Akins and his wife, Louise Cresap Akins. J.H. Akins owned the Golden Rule store. The Akins moved to Montana from Missouri in 1896 or ’97, first to Deer Lodge, then to...
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Huntoon home at 722 W. Water. He was an attorney in business with William Blackford. The house was later owned by the Didier family. It was built in 1916.
    • Homestead near Lavina, Montana of William and Anna B. Jones.

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    • Homesteads; Golden Valley County, Montana;
    • Standing in front of the building is Anna B. Jones and her daughter Dorothy Jones. Both Gust Rosene and William Jones worked for the railroad in Waubay, S.D. They met and married 2 sisters Sophia and Anna B. Randall in Waubay. When the railroad...
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1908-07
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • John McGee and family. “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other trustees with...
    • King, Ernest

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    • Pioneers;
    • Ernest Wight King and his family came to Fergus County in 1897. He was superintendent of the Great Northern Mining and Development Co. and was recognized as the best authority on the cyanide process of gold production in Fergus County. He was born...
    • Kolin, Montana

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    • Kolin, Montana;
    • George family home at Kolin, Montana. It’s post office opened in 1913 and closed in 1972. It is located about 20 miles west of Lewistown, Montana.
    • Ladies at Utica, Montana

    • 1901
    • Utica, Montana; Waite family;
    • Louisa Waite (#2) with Charles Waite in baby buggie on the steet of Utica, Montana.
    • Lapalme, Léon Adélard

    • 1890
    • Dr. Léon Adélard Lapalme;
    • Dr. Léon Adélard Lapalme went to Missoula, Montana after receiving his MD in 1878. He was the county physician there in 1878-1879. He settled in Reedsfort in the summer 1880. He was asked by Francis Janeaux to map out the town site which later...
    • LaTray Family

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    • LaTray family;
    • Standing back row: Mose Latray, Jr., Joe Sharette and Mary Latray standing in doorway. Middle row standing: Gail Sharette, Charlie Lefferts, Dutch Lefferts, Tootsie Lefferts, Pete Lefferts and William Latray. Sitting front row: Oliver Lefferts,...
    • Law, Alex

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    • Alex Law
    • Resident of Lewsitown, Montana; He worked for Lehman Bros. Mercantile Store in Lewistown, Montana
    • Lehman Family

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    • Pioneers;
    • Caroline Lehman (right). Mrs. Bach (left).
    • Lehman family in yard

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    • Lehman Family;
    • Five women and three children sitting in a backyard. Woman on the far left is Mrs. Bach and the woman second from the right is Helen Lehman Warr.
    • Lehman, Arthur

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    • Lehman Family;
    • Arthur Lehman was the son of pioneer businessman Charles Lehman. The family owned the Lehman store which they built in Lewistown in 1892.
    • Little girl with her doll

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    • Lehman family;
    • Little girl (maybe granddaughter of the Lehman family) sitting on the steps with her doll.
    • Marsh, George and Emma, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Calvert Hotel, Lewistown, Montana
    • George and Emma Marsh bought the Fergus County Improvement Corporation Dormitory which had been built in 1917 for the Fergus High School students who lived outside of Lewistown. They renamed it the Calvert Hotel. In 1925 because of drought and the...
    • McCollum, Elias

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    • Pioneers;
    • Elias McCollum was born in Missouri on November 27th 1858. He moved to the area of Cottonwood, Montana in 1882 by covered wagon with his family. They homesteaded in the Cottonwood and Beaver Creek area of Montana.
    • Mendel family on homestead land east of Winifred.

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    • Homesteads; Winifred, Montana;
    • Earl and Zeta (Mendel) Thompson, Emmett, Delbert, Jim, Claude, Elroy, (holding Garnet Thompson), Helen and Katherine Mendel. Photo taken in the orchard they planted and tended. Five miles east of Winifred. T21 & 22 N R 21E.
    • Moccasin, Montana;

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    • Moccasin, Montana;
    • Pioneer store owned by the Brownlee family, burned in 1919. Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • N-Bar Ranch near Flatwillow Creek, Montana

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    • Ranches;
    • The N-Bar Ranch is situated on the east side of the Snowy mountains at the head of Flatwillow creek. It was lo¬cated by the Montana Sheep com¬pany in 1880. In 1885 Thomas Cruse of Helena bought out the Montana Sheep Company, land and livestock. In...
    • N-Bar Ranch near Flatwillow Creek, Montana

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    • Ranches;
    • The N-Bar Ranch is situated on the east side of the Snowy mountains at the head of Flatwillow creek. It was lo¬cated by the Montana Sheep com¬pany in 1880. In 1885 Thomas Cruse of Helena bought out the Montana Sheep Company, land and livestock. In...
    • N-Bar Ranch near Flatwillow Creek, Montana

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    • Ranches;
    • The N-Bar Ranch is situated on the east side of the Snowy mountains at the head of Flatwillow creek. It was lo¬cated by the Montana Sheep com¬pany in 1880. In 1885 Thomas Cruse of Helena bought out the Montana Sheep Company, land and livestock. In...
    • N-Bar Ranch near Flatwillow Creek, Montana

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    • Ranches;
    • The N-Bar Ranch is situated on the east side of the Snowy mountains at the head of Flatwillow creek. It was lo¬cated by the Montana Sheep com¬pany in 1880. In 1885 Thomas Cruse of Helena bought out the Montana Sheep Company, land and livestock. In...
    • N-Bar Ranch near Flatwillow Creek, Montana

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    • Ranches;
    • The N-Bar Ranch is situated on the east side of the Snowy mountains at the head of Flatwillow creek. It was lo¬cated by the Montana Sheep com¬pany in 1880. In 1885 Thomas Cruse of Helena bought out the Montana Sheep Company, land and livestock. In...
    • N-Bar Ranch near Flatwillow Creek, Montana

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    • Ranches;
    • The N-Bar Ranch is situated on the east side of the Snowy mountains at the head of Flatwillow creek. It was lo¬cated by the Montana Sheep com¬pany in 1880. In 1885 Thomas Cruse of Helena bought out the Montana Sheep Company, land and livestock. In...
    • N-Bar Ranch near Flatwillow Creek, Montana

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    • Ranches;
    • The N-Bar Ranch is situated on the east side of the Snowy mountains at the head of Flatwillow creek. It was lo¬cated by the Montana Sheep com¬pany in 1880. In 1885 Thomas Cruse of Helena bought out the Montana Sheep Company, land and livestock. In...
    • N-Bar Ranch near Flatwillow Creek, Montana

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    • Ranches;
    • The N-Bar Ranch is situated on the east side of the Snowy mountains at the head of Flatwillow creek. It was lo¬cated by the Montana Sheep com¬pany in 1880. In 1885 Thomas Cruse of Helena bought out the Montana Sheep Company, land and livestock. In...
    • N-Bar Ranch near Flatwillow Creek, Montana

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    • Ranches;
    • The N-Bar Ranch is situated on the east side of the Snowy mountains at the head of Flatwillow creek. It was lo¬cated by the Montana Sheep com¬pany in 1880. In 1885 Thomas Cruse of Helena bought out the Montana Sheep Company, land and livestock. In...
    • N-Bar Ranch near Flatwillow Creek, Montana

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    • Ranches;
    • The N-Bar Ranch is situated on the east side of the Snowy mountains at the head of Flatwillow creek. It was lo¬cated by the Montana Sheep com¬pany in 1880. In 1885 Thomas Cruse of Helena bought out the Montana Sheep Company, land and livestock. In...
    • Old Stand Buffet, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1910-10-15
    • Staudt family;
    • Interior of the Old Stand Buffet located at 309 W. Main, Lewistown, MT. Eight men are standing in front of the bar and two men are behind it. George Staudt 5th from the right; Chris Staudt first from the right;
    • Otten family of Glengarry, Montana

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    • Otten family; Glengarry, Montana;
    • This picture was taken about 1913-1914 on the front porch of the Otten home at Glengarry, MT. Pictured are (back row left to right) Mrs. McMillan, Mrs. Frank Yaeger, Sr., Mrs Lyle Smith, John Jenni, Sr.; Second row, from left: Felix McGin, Mrs....
    • Pierre and Judith Berger

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    • Berger Family;
    • Pierre and Judith Berger were part of the Metis families that settled Lewistown in 1879.
    • Richards, Charles

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    • Pioneers;
    • Charlie Richards was born Feb 19, 1855 in Phelps, New York and died July 22, 1944. When his family moved to Johnson Creek, Wisconsin, Charlie learned carpentry and cabinet making. He married his first wife, Julia Allen on Jan 1, 1880 (she died in...
    • Southworth, Frank

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    • Pioneers;
    • Frank Southworth's family came to Fergus County in 1914 from Nebraska. They homesteaded 20 miles east of Roy, Mt. He traveled by train to go to Fergus High School in Lewistown, Montana.
    • Southworth, Murna

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    • Pioneers;
    • Murna Martin Southworth came with her parents to Roy, Montana where they homesteaded in 1913 from Nebraska. Her family moved to Lewistown in 1918. She married Frank Southworth.
    • 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.

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