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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Gas Station, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Gas Stations; The Grease Spot;
    • Elmer Olson and Lyle Johnson operated a service station at the corner of 5th and Janeaux under the adopted name of “The Grease Spot”, selling gasoline, oil, tires, and accessories, washing and greasing cars, repairing flat tires and doing light...
    • 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...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Hay wagons beside the I.O.O.F. building, Lewistown, Montana. The I.O.O.F building was constructed in 1914 on the corner of Main Street and 1st Avenue South. It was built with locally produced brick made by the Lewistown Brick and Tile Company....
    • Smith, Walter

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    • Pioneers;
    • Walter S. Smith was born in 1859 on a farm in Maine. In 1879 he went to Lead City in the Black Hills and joined his brother S.R. Smith in the furniture business. In 1882 he went to Yellowstone area then Billings, and did a freighting business to...
    • 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...

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