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    • Hogeland, Abraham

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    • Pioneers;
    • Abraham Hogland was born Oct 10, 1855 in Southampton, PA. and died Aug 17, 1943. He came to Montana during the building of the U. P. Railroad in 1882. In 1883, he operated a ranch on Spring Creek and married Mary Walton of Pennsylvania. He was a...
    • Samuels, Allison

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    • Pioneers;
    • Allison Samuels was born Sep 2, 1869 in Dubuque, Iowa and died Feb 28, 1935. He was a leading businessman in Garneill, Mt. He came to Lewistown Montana in 1881. He was clerk in the post office for 7 years. He ran a store of his own at Cottonwood...
    • Fergus, Andrew

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    • Pioneers;
    • Andrew Fergis was the son of James Fergus. He was born in Moline, Illinois in July, 1850. He came with his mother and 3 sisters across the plains in a covered wagon to Virginia City to join his father in 1864. In 1879 they came to Central Montana....
    • Westvelt, August T.

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    • Pioneers;
    • August T. Westvelt was born in September 1854 and came to the United States from Norway when he was 12. He came to Montana in 1877-1879. He drove freight from Helena, Fort Benton and Fort Maginnis. He worked at the first post office in Grass Range...
    • Kline, Ben

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    • Metis;
    • Ben Kline was born in October, 1845, at a point 18 miles east of what is now known as Fort Totten, near Devils Lake, N. D. He settled in Lewistown, Montana in 1879 when he came with Francis Janeaux and a band of Metis. He died when he was 85 years...
    • Laverdure, Pierre

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    • Pierre Laverdure;
    • Born in what is now North Dakota prairie, Pierre Laverdure and his wife came to Reedsfort by two-wheeled rawhide-bound carts, pulled by a Cayuse pony in 1879. He and his wife and the other 50 families were guided by Francis A. Janeaux. Laverdure...
    • Barrett, Britton

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    • Pioneers;
    • Britton Barrett came to Montana from Iowa in 1887. He homesteaded on a branch of Trout Creek and later bought land on Rock Creek. His wife Rose came to Fergus County with her mother and two older brothers. Britton freighted between Billings and...
    • Lehman, Charles

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    • Pioneers;
    • Charles Frederick Lehman was born in Germany Aug 18, 1828. Came to New York, learned stone mason trade and helped build the portal of Lookout Mountain Tunnel in Tennessee. Married in New York, 1869 Mined at Virginia City and Last Chance Gulch. In...
    • Kelly, Charles

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    • Pioneers;
    • Charles M. Kelly was born in 1867 near Indianapolis, Indiana. He came to Montana in 1880 to Fort Benton and to the Judith Basin in 1885. He worked on a ranch until 1889 and became Fergus County Clerk and Recorder for many years.
    • Manning, Claire

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    • Pioneers;
    • Claire Manning was born in Hubbard, Iowa and came to Montana in 1919. He was superintendent of schools in Lewistown, Montana from 1920 until 1949.
    • Lewistown Dairy, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown Dairy; Dairies;
    • Dairy wagons with Carl Kuhne and Alex Fah. Beat John Kuhne was born on January 10, 1882, in Benken, St. Gallen, Switzerland. He immigrated to Montana in 1906 at the age of 24. He came to the Lewistown area at the urging of the former Joe King and...
    • Burke, Daniel (Pickhandle)

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    • Pioneers;
    • Daniel (Pickhandle) Burke was born in LaSalle County, Illinois in 1964. He came to Montana in 1906 and was in railroad construction. He served in the Legislature in 1922. He married Adelle McDonald in 1923. He owned and operated the Burke Hotel...
    • Hanley, Dan

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    • Pioneers;
    • Daniel Hanley was born in Lowell, MA in 1867 and came to Lewistown in 1911. He died July 31, 1933. He was in the real estate and insurance business and was a land agent. He married Margaret Harrington in St. Paul, Minn.
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Fowler, Donald

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    • Pioneers;
    • Donald Fowler was born Feb 23, 1850 near Ross shire, near Inverness Scotland and died Mar 9, 1932. He was married to Annie W. McLennan in 1876. He was county assessor in 1898 and 1900. He came to America in 1876 and to Montana in 1880 and went into...
    • Attix, Dr. Frederick

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    • Pioneers;
    • Dr. Fred Franklin Attix was born Aug 8, 1878 in Richwood, Minnesota and died Feb 9, 1948 and was buried in the Lewistown City Cemetery. His father was Harry Attix of Elgin, Illinois and mother was Mary Belle Knowles of Battle Creek, Michigan. He...
    • Baker, Edgar

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    • Pioneers;
    • Edgar Baker was born in 1883 in Bay City, Michigan and came to Montana in 1887. He was a judge in Lewistown and married Florence D’Autremont.
    • Ivins, Edward G. (Doc)

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    • Pioneers;
    • Edward G. Ivins was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 13, 1856. Edward G. "Doc" Ivins came to Lewistown from Los Angeles via Butte in 1900. E. G. (Doc) Ivins was managing editor of the Lewistown Democrat-News. He wrote the book “This Way Out,”...
    • McDonnell, Ed

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    • Pioneers;
    • Edward McDonnell was born Feb 11, 1856 in Tullamore County, Ireland and died July 21, 1938. They came to Montana in the 1880’s. His wife was Theresa Ward from Mercer Co, Pa. They married in Butte in 1882. He plastered the first Courthouse, the...
    • 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...
    • Smith, Elias Lyle

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    • Pioneers;
    • Elias Stone (Lyle) Smith came to Fergus County with his father in 1883. They filed on land 10 miles southwest of Lewistown and homesteaded. He spent over 40 years in stock raising, developing a property of 1680 acres.
    • Pfaus, Elizabeth Peebles

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    • Pioneers;
    • Elizabeth Peebles Pfaus was the daughter of Col. F. E. Peebles of Cobden, Illinois. She graduated from the Carbondale Illinois State Normal School and taught in high schools in Illinois. She came to Montana in 1897 and taught school until she was...
    • 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...
    • Tullock, Firman

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    • Pioneers;
    • Firmin Tullock came to Montana in 1881. He was a partner of H.F. Dent. In 1882 he filed a homestead and raised sheep but lost 50% of his 6,000 sheep in the winter of 1886-1887. He left the livestock business in 1887 and sold his land. From...
    • Judith Basin Milling Co., Lewistown, Montana

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    • Flour mill on East Main Street, Lewistown, Montana. The flour mill was started by the Jackson brothers in 1886. They sold the mill in 1889 to Cyrus S. Stiles and William C. Waldorf who modernized it. The flour was sold under the brand name of...
    • Day, Frank

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    • Pioneers;
    • Frank Day came to Fergus County in 1882 and bought 120 acres of land from Major Reed at Reedsfort. He built the old and popular Day House Hotel at Reedsfort and later moved it to Lewistown at the corner of Main Street and 4th Avenue North. He...
    • 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.
    • Scovel, Frank

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    • Pioneers;
    • Franklin Bristol Scovel was born Sep 6, 1857 in Kirksville, MO. and died Sep 27, 1923. He came to Montana in 1882 where he drove stagecoach between Oka and Ubet, Montana. Later he engaged in ranching operating what was then known as the Posey...
    • Bell, Fred

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    • Pioneers;
    • Fred Bell was born in 1883 and came to Lewistown in 1910 due to the homestead act. He came from St. Paul Minnesota and worked in the Empire Bank and Trust Co. In 1911 he went to Minnesota to marry Mary Martinson. Their daughter is Mrs Elton Parrish...
    • Warren, Fred

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    • Pioneers;
    • Fred Warren was born in New York on Jan 1, 1857 and came to Montana in 1883. He was a freighter, rancher, sheep man, real estate worker, and banker. He married Ethel Woodard.
    • Dissly, Fred

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    • Pioneers;
    • Frederick Ludwig Dissly was born in February, 1894 in Sugar Creek, Ohio. He died Jan 23, 1945. He married Mary Edna Dissly. Frederick and his brother, William, came to Lewistown in 1916 to take over the Fergus County Creamery from William Castberg.
    • Wedding of George Martin and Lena Lucier. Lewistown, Montana.

    • 1915-10-27
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    • George came to Montana in 1910 and worked at the Powell Dairy near Lewistown. He later worked as a logger at the town of Kendall, Montana. He met Lena later when he went to work for her brother, Charles Lucier. George and Lena homesteaded on...
    • Cook, George

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    • Pioneers;
    • George Cook was born Aug. 30, 1949 in Burke, New York on a farm and died Jan 20, 1949. He took a scientific course in Barre Academy, at Barr, VT and then taught school for a while. He came to Montana 1880 and then to Fergus County in 1883 and...
    • Creel, George and wife

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    • Pioneers;
    • George Creel was born Oct 20, 1873 in Hancock Co., Illinois and died Sep 5, 1954. He came to Montana in 1899. He was married to Kittie A. Creel. He was a funeral director in Lewistown for many years.
    • Creel, George

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    • Pioneers;
    • George Creel was born Oct 20, 1873 in Hancock Co., Illinois and died Sep 5, 1954. He came to Montana in 1899. He was married to Kittie A. Creel. He was a funeral director in Lewistown for many years.
    • Wiedeman, George

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    • Pioneers;
    • George J. Wiedeman was born at New Bremen, Auglaize County, Ohio, February 22, 1859. In September 1881, Mr. Wiedeman came to Montana and to the Judith Basin where he worked for Jack Waite as a sheep herder. The next year he took a band of sheep on...
    • Stone, George

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    • Pioneers;
    • George Stone was born in Belfast, Maine. When he was 22 he worked in the hardware business and in 1878 came to Lewistown. He was manager of the Lewistown Fuel Co. which deals in coal, wood and ice. He installed the first telephone in Lewistown,...
    • DeKalb, H. Leonard

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    • Pioneers;
    • H. Leonard DeKalb was born May 10, 1870 in Alexandria, Nebraska. He came to Lewistown in 1902. Judge DeKalb married Vera McClean in 1905. He was the City Attorney for 6 years. In 1917 he was the District Judge and resigned in 1918. In 1911 he and...
    • 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...
    • Shipman, Henry E.

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    • Pioneers;
    • Henry Eaton Shipman. Clark Shipman at age 49 and his fifteen year old son, Henry Eaton Shipman, came to Montana Territory in the winter of 1882. They established a homestead on the Judith River. Henry Shipman later returned to Vermont where he was...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place for its workers to stay. ...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place for its workers to stay. ...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place for its workers to stay. ...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place for its workers to stay. ...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place for its workers to stay. ...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana;
    • In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place for its workers to stay. ...
    • Cox, Jabez and Eliza

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    • Pioneers;
    • Jabez Cox grew up in Penzance, Cornwall, England. He came the the U.S. with his brother-in-law, George Davies. He and his wife were married in Braddock, Pa. on March 9, 1893. He worked as a stonemason and a bricklayer. He built the Lewistown...
    • Brisco, Jack

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    • Pioneers;
    • Jack Brisco was born Feb. 11, 1870 in Centre, Missouri. He died Aug 12, 1933. He came to Montana in 1912. He was a school teacher an attorney and a judge. He married Sarah Stout in 1901.
    • Bennett, James

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    • Pioneers;
    • James Levy Bennett was born Dec 23, 1866 in Mecca, Ohio and died Oct 24, 1942. He settled on a ranch on East Fork. James was a freighter before the railroad came to town. He married Belle McCune in 1916.
    • Croft, James Mitchell

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    • Pioneers;
    • James Mitchell Croft was born Jan 3, 1858 in Waterbury, Conn. and died July 11, 1930. He was an accountant. He came to Montana in 1881 and located on the Sun River. He moved to Stanford in 1882 and was in the sheep business. He was elected County...
    • Montgomery, Joe

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    • Pioneers;
    • Joe Montgomery was born in Wayne County, Iowa in 1874 and came to Montana in 1894. He operated a stage coach station and a saloon in Kendall, Montana and later lived in Lewistown, Montana.
    • Wunderlin, Joe

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    • Pioneers;
    • Joe Wunderlin was born Dec 10, 1845 in Milstadt, Illinois and died Feb 8, 1933. He came to Montana in 1871 and took over his Brother Bill’s homestead near Ross Fork, Montana. His wife was named Mattie. He was a miner of quartz. The two brothers...
    • Abel, John

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    • Pioneers;
    • John Abel was born March 26, 1877 (Germany) and died May 5, 1939. He came to Montana in 1884 and he owned the Abel Bros meat market and creamery.
    • 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...
    • Clegg, John

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    • Pioneers;
    • John Clegg was born May 17, 1850 in Bloomington, Wisconsin and died July 15, 1928. He came to Montana in the 1880’s. He married Grace Harrison of Detroit in Gilt Edge in 1900. He was a rancher.
    • Gilluly, John

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    • Pioneers; Newspaper Editors;
    • John Gilluly was born in Lenowee, Michigan. He came to Montana in 1900 and owned and operated Fergus County Argus 1915-1923; he was elected to state newspaper hall of fame 1965.
    • 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...
    • Jenni, John

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    • Pioneers;
    • John Jenni came to Montana with his brother (Frederick) in 1881 and worked in Helena in a livery stable. In 1882 he joined his brother Frederick on Beaver Creek. He later filed for a homestead near Frederick’s land. He was a freighter, carpenter...
    • Barnes, John P.

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    • Mayors; Barnes-King Mine; Flour Mills;
    • John P. Barnes was part owner of the Barnes-King mine at Kendall, Montana. He came to Montana in 1864 and was the first mayor of Lewistown, Montana. He was born in Boone County, Missouri on January 28, 1832 and he died in 1915. In 1905 he...
    • Rauch, John B.

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    • Rauch, John B.;
    • John Rauch was born Feb 24, 1868 in Virden, Illinois and died Nov 30, 1953. He came to Montana in 1890. He was married to Margaret Fergus (youngest daughter of William Fergus) in 1896. He worked at Lehman’s store and managed the Judith Hardware.
    • 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.
    • Seiden, John

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    • Seiden Drug Co.;
    • John W. Seiden was born on the 29th day of April, 1880 in Hamburg, Germany. He came to the United States in 1897 and to Butte, Montana in 1900. He bought the Wilson and Lewellyn Drug Store (located at 416 W. Main) in Lewistown in 1907 and changed...
    • Bertrand and Laux's store, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Joseph Bertrand came to Lewistown in 1887, as an employee of T. C. Power & Bros.; in 1896 he began merchandising for himself. His business may have been in the 200 block on Main Street (north side)
    • Lewistown Dairy, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown Dairy; Dairies;
    • Lewistown dairy from a distance. Beat John Kuhne was born on January 10, 1882, in Benken, St. Gallen, Switzerland. He immigrated to Montana in 1906 at the age of 24. He came to the Lewistown area at the urging of the former Joe King and worked as a...
    • Lewistown Dairy Wagon, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown Dairy wagon. Beat John Kuhne was born on January 10, 1882, in Benken, St. Gallen, Switzerland. He immigrated to Montana in 1906 at the age of 24. He came to the Lewistown area at the urging of the former Joe King and worked as a hand for...
    • 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...
    • Burke, Mrs. Marion (Margaret)

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    • Pioneers;
    • Margaret Caroline Easterly Burke was born Dec 20, 1872. She was from Darlinton, Missouri and came here to stay because of her asthma. She married Marion Burke March 22, 1891. Margaret died Mar 27, 1959.
    • Burke, Marion

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    • Pioneers;
    • Marion Isaac Burke, came to Montana in 1884 at the age of 17. He was born Dec 20, 1867 in Winslow, DeKalb Co., Missouri. He died April 8, 1929. He was married to Margaret Caroline Easterly on March 22, 1891. Margaret born Dec 20, 1872 was from...
    • Sullivan, Maurice

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    • Pioneers;
    • Maurice Sullivan was born Dec 12, 1856 in Augusta, GA. He left home at 13 and traveled west. He came to the Montana territory in the 1870’s and he worked as a guide, freighter, cowboy and miner. By 1883 he was freighting between Junction City...
    • Westvelt, Minnie Jackson

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    • Pioneers;
    • Minnie Jackson Westvelt was born in Mapleton, Iowa on July 15, 1897 and came to Bozeman Montana in 1879 by trail to Ogden, Utah and from there to Bozeman by wagon train. She moved to Lewistown with her father (William Dorman Jackson) after her...
    • Teigen, Mons

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    • Pioneers;
    • Mons Teigen was born in 1851 in Voss, Norway and came to Montana in 1882. He married Elsie Bordsen in Helena in 1897. He was a prominent sheep raiser and one of the first settlers on McDonald Creek. He died in 1931.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Belanger, Nathalie

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    • Pioneers;
    • Nathalie Belanger came to Montana in 1868 and started mercantile stores six miles from the present site of Butte, Silver Bow, and at French and German Gulches. She later went to Maiden and Gilt Edge, Montana and started a mercantile business. She...
    • Virginia, Octave, and Lena Lucier.

    • 1898
    • Lucier family;
    • Octave and Virginia were married December 24, 1873 in Massachusetts. They came Montana by wagon and arrived in Reed's Fort, Montana, July 4, 1883. They settled in Maiden, Montana, and he worked for the Maginnis Mining Co. They homesteaded 17 miles...
    • Belden, Oliver

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    • Pioneers;
    • Oliver Belden was born in Dawson, Neb. Sept 25, 1873 and came to Montana in 1898. He served as City Attorney, then District Attorney and late became speaker of the state House of Representatives. He practiced in Lewistown for 30 years. In 1901 he...
    • Airport, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Original hanger that was built on the north side of Highway 87. The stones from the building came from the First Christian Church that was located on the corner of 7th Ave North and Boulevard St, Lewistown, Montana that was torn down. The airport...
    • Mueller, Oscar

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    • Pioneers;
    • Oscar Mueller was born on a farm at Van Meter, Iowa on March 29, 1877. He graduated from Iowa State Normal School in 1903. He later received his law degree in 1908. He came to Lewistown, Montana in September of that same year. He was appointed...
    • 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...
    • Scheidt, Otto

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    • Pioneers;
    • Otto Michael Scheidt was born June 20, 1870 in Joliet, Illinois. He was not married and died on Feb 12, 1946. He came to Montana in 1912. He was a jeweler with his brother Albert.
    • Morase, Paul

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    • Pioneers;
    • Paul Morase was born at Fortierville, Quebec, Canada 1844-1894. Came to Central Montana about 1878 and homesteaded at Lewistown. His wife was Margaret Morase Shields born at St. Bonafice, Manitoba, Canada, 1862-1928. His son was John W. Morase.
    • Matlock, Pearl

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    • Pioneers;
    • Pearl Matlock. She died in 1933. She was born at Strawberry Point, Iowa on March 5, 1862. Her maiden name was Lura Landry. She came to Montana in 1886 for a while then returned to her home in Iowa. She came back to Montana in 1889 and married...
    • Anderson, Peter

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    • Pioneers;
    • Peter Anderson came to Montana in 1873 from Norway. He did placer mining in Helena and Butte. He moved to Central Montana in 1882 and married Marie Slotten, his childhood sweetheart from Norway on July 22, 1883. They lived four miles west of...
    • Laux, Phillip

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    • Pioneers;
    • Philip Laux was born April 1, 1861 in Hasson Nassau, Germany and died Oct 25, 1946. He came back to Montana in 1885 and worked at a stone quarry near Helena. In 1886 he worked for Charles Lehman as a blacksmith at Cottonwood. In 1890 he went to...
    • Busenburg, Professor E. O.

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    • Pioneers;
    • Professor E.O. Busenburg was principal of the Lewistown city schools. He was born in Rochester, Indiana in 1870. He graduated from Valparaiso in 1893. He came to Lewistown, Montana in 1900. He married Miss Mabel Johnson of Camden, N.J. in 1894 and...
    • Edwards, Rev. George

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    • Pioneers;
    • Rev. George Edwards came to Montana in 1886. He was an early day pastor of the Presbyterian Church in 1891. He studied in Princeton, N.J. He was partly responsible for the construction of the 1st Presbyterian Church built on the corner of 5th and...
    • 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.
    • Van Orsdel, William Wesley

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    • Pioneers;
    • Rev. William Wesley “Brother Van” Orsdel came to Montana in 1872. He rode horseback through Montana, preaching the Gospel and always carrying a Bible and a hymnal. Brother Van conducted his first Methodist service at Philbrook near present-day...
    • Jackson, Robert G.

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    • Pioneers;
    • Robert G. Jackson was born Jan 29, 1846 in Canada and died Dec 13, 1930. His wife was Amelia Jackson Taylor. He came to Lewistown, Montana in 1884
    • 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...
    • Keller, Robert & Alloysia

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    • Pioneers;
    • Robert Keller was born May 25, 1857 in Switzerland and died Oct 28 1929. He came to the United States in 1881. After that time he settled on Beaver Creek near Lewistown, Montana. He worked at Watson’s saw mill on Casino Creek where he night...

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