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    • Bennett, James

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    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Bucher, Fred

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    • Pioneers;
    • Fred Bucher was born July 2, 1888 in Omaha, Nebraska to Swiss Immigrants, Anton and Mary Bucher. He headed west when he was 21 years old and landed in Missoula Montana. In 1917 he settled on a farm on the Judith River. He married a neighbor Mary...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Peck, Walter Hyer PHOTO06956

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    • Pioneers;
    • Walter Hyer Peck was born Aug 28, 1853 in Rockville Illinois and died Feb 8, 1928. He arrived by steamboat at Fort Benton, Montana in 1881. He was a sheep herder until he started his own sheep business. He settled on Armell Creek, Montana and the...
    • 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.
    • Ranges, Charles

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    • Pioneers;
    • Charles Ranges settled on Deer Creek near Lewistown, Montana
    • Swan, Elizabeth

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    • Pioneers;
    • Elizabeth Swan was the eldest daughter of John and Betsy Berger who were some of the early Metis who settled the Lewistown area in 1879.
    • Ubet, Montana

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    • Ubet was settled by John Barrows in 1880 as a stop along the stage route.
    • Ubet, Montana

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    • Ubet was settled by John Barrows in 1880 as a stop along the stage route.
    • Ubet, Montana

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    • Ubet was settled by John Barrows in 1880 as a stop along the stage route.
    • Ubet, Montana

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    • Ubet was settled by John Barrows in 1880 as a stop along the stage route.
    • Ubet, Montana

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    • Ubet was settled by John Barrows in 1880 as a stop along the stage route.
    • 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...
    • Waite, John D.

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    • Pioneers;
    • Waite, John D. He came from Pen Yan, New York in 1880 and settled near Utica, Montana and raised sheep. He was a representative of Fergus County to the Montana Territorial Assembly. He was elected sheriff in 1894 and 1896. He later lived in...
    • Winnett, Montana

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    • Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.
    • Winnett, Montana

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    • Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.
    • Winnett, Montana

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    • Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.
    • Winnett, Montana

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    • Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.
    • Winnett, Montana

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    • Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.
    • Winnett, Montana

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    • The day the train came in. Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.
    • Winnett, Montana

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    • Petroleum County Courthouse. Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.
    • Winnett, Montana

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    • Railroad driving the golden spike. Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.
    • Winnett, Montana. Class of 1933 part 1

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    • Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.
    • Winnett, Montana. Class of 1933 part 2

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    • Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.
    • Winnett, Walter

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    • Pioneers;
    • Walter Winnett was born in 1859 in Toronto, Canada. He later settled where the town of Winnett is and married Mary Jenkins from Missouri. They were married in 1899. In 1900 he built his family home from lumber from his sawmill. He started the first...

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