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    • Salsbury,Van Jackson, bio

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    • Salsbury, Van Jackson; Salsbury, James; Kezia; Kasia; Kezic; Kezih; Wheeler; Hughes; Salsbury, Clarence T.; Salsbury, Lewis Ryan; Salsbury, Van Henry; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Biographical facts for Van Jackson Salsbury including parents' names, names of children and route travelled to Montana. Document undated.
    • Smudlach, Mr.

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    • Smudlach; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of a Mr. Smudlach with 1882 on front, referring to subject's date of arrival in Montana. Photo appears to be circa 1920.
    • Tompkins, Arthur Clark

    • 1920
    • Tompkins, A.C.; Tompkins, Arthur Clark; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Arthur Clark Tompkins with 1885 on front, referring to subject's date of arrival in Montana. Photo appears to be circa 1920.
    • Alexander, Mrs. Evalyn Marcy

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    • Alexander, Mrs. Evalyn Marcy; Forsyth, MT; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of Mrs. Evalyn Marcy Alexander with "Forsyth, Montana" on front.
    • Buckhouse, Barbara Chapple

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Buckhouse, Jack M. Chapple, Charles J. Montana State University (Missoula) Game wardens--Montana.
    • Barbara Chapple, daughter of Charles J. Chapple, was engaged to Jack M. Buckhouse of St. Ignatius April 22, 1939. They married on May 17, 1939 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church. Miss Chappie was a graduate of Montana State University at Missoula. ...
    • Cothron, G.G.

    • 1900
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Ranchers--Montana.
    • Gib Cothron - Rancher in the Blue Creek area. See barn story - Dismantling of Old Midway Barn, Billings Gazette, August 24, 1947.
    • Fraser, Ed (Edward Alexander)

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Sheep--Montana.
    • Born on July 23. 1882. at Coldbrook. Nova Scotia. An Edward Fraser is listed in the 1901-1901 Polk in Real Estate and Insurance. Father Alexander and mother came to Billings about 1888. Came to Billings 1885 as a 3-yr-old. Listed as a best...
    • Drum, Harry B. (bio)

    • 1922-04-05
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Drum, Harry Beacher. Ranchers--Montana. Stillwater County (Mont.)--Painted Robe Creek. Pittsburg (Pa.). Fort Benton (Fort Benton, Mont. : Fort). Mountview Cemetery (Billings, Mont.)
    • See Montana Monographs by O'Donnell. See Harry B. Drum dies, Billings Gazette, November 24, 1930, p.1. Buried at Mountview Cemetery. See They Gazed on the Beartooths by Annin.
    • Hiber, W. H.  Threshing Outfit

    • 1912
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Farmers--Montana. Agricultural implements. Threshing machines--1900-1920. Agriculture--Montana. Dry farming.
    • There was a John Miller Ranch just southwest of Billings, near the Yellowstone River and adjacent to the Newman Ranch.
    • Morris, M. C.

    • 1900
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Morris, Micajah C. Newspaper publishing--Montana. Morris, Rosa Silverstein. Clark, William Andrews, 1839-1925.
    • Colonel Micajah C. Morris was born in Griffin, Georgia in 1852. Friend of John D. Losekamp, whom he met in Kansas. M.C. Morris bought the Billings Times in 1899 (backed by WA Clark) - See When The West Was Young, Billings Herald, August 19,...
    • Klenck, Henry C. and Simsel Joseph

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    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Klenck, Henry C. Simsel, Joseph.
    • Henry Klenck and Joseph Simsel. No information on Simsel. Name may be spelled wrong. Could it be Simek or Samsel. Klenck identified as being on the left, but may in fact be on the right.
    • Rixon, Mrs. Fred (Maude)

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Rixon, Maude Boyle. Rixon, Frederick Panton. Musicians. Music teachers.
    • She came to Montana as a child with her parents Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Boyle. Born June 27, 1879, in Buffalo, N.Y., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Boyle, she graduated from Billings High School in 1897. She was married to Fred Panton Rixon in June,...
    • Wesch, Philip

    • 2007-02-14
    • Wesch, Philip; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of Philip Wesch.
    • Sanderson, Charles, bio

    • 1936-06-25
    • Sanderson, Charles; Sanderson, Jennie Van Wagenen; Sanderson, Robert Blake; Shaw, Amanda; Sanderson, Wilbur F;Sanderson, Helen E; Sanderson, Edith M; Northern Pacific Railroad; Red Cross; Liberty Loans; Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks; Elks...
    • Biographical facts for Charles Chester Sanderson including parents' names, names of wife and children and route travelled to Montana. Document dated June 25, 1936.
    • Spear, Charles

    • 1920
    • Spear, Charles; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Charles Spear with 1874 on front, referring to subject's date of arrival in Montana. Photo appears to be circa 1920.
    • Valiton, Mrs. Mary M.

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    • Valiton, Mary M.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of Mrs. Mary M. Valiton.
    • Allen, Harry Mortimer, bio

    • 1925-03-07
    • Allen, Harry Mortimer; Allen, Henry Clay; Gray, Harriet L.; Allen, Harriet L.; Young Men's Christian Association; Congregational Church; Commerce Club; Rotary Club; Allen, Lillian Stevens; Allen, Frank Herbert; Allen, Edwin Gray; Allen, John Henry;...
    • Biographical facts for Harry Mortimer Allen including parents' names, names of children and route travelled to Montana. Document dated March 7, 1925.
    • Bair, Charles M.

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    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Sheep ranchers--Montana. Jacobs, Mary. Bair, Alberta. Bair, Marguerite. Lamb, Dave. Bair-Collins Coal Company. Two Leggins Canal--Big Horn County (Mont.)
    • Well Known sheep rancher and businessman. Married Miss Mary Jacobs of St. Johns, Mich., in 1886. Father of Alberta and Marguerite (Mrs. Dave Lamb). Fox Theater / Alberta Bair Theater sits on site of their home. Large sheep operations at...
    • Crippen, Henry C.

    • 1922
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Dunham, Gertrude. Progressive Party (1912). Lawyers--Montana. Montana Fish and Game Commission.
    • Billings Attorney. Moved to Billings, via Minnesota and North Dakota, in 1901. Married Gertrude Dunham in Billings in 1904. Progressive candidate elected in Yellowstone County for State Legislature in 1912. President of the Yellowstone County...
    • Fraser, Miss Chris

    • 1890
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • Daughter of Alexander & Agnes Fraser. Listed in the 1901 Polk City Directory as Christina Fraser. In the 1904 City Directory she's not listed in 1904 � married?
    • Harriman, L. H.

    • 1894
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Harriman, Edward H. Illinois Central Railroad Company. Union Pacific Railroad Company.
    • This might be Edward H. Harriman, former president of the Illinois Central and president of Union Pacific (1904-1909). E. H. Harriman died in 1909.
    • Lamport, Jim, George, Grant

    • 1880
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Civil engineers. County Commissioners -- Montana. Park County (Mont.)
    • George Thomas Lamport: Born in Milwaukee, 1844. Billings' first city engineer - built a cabin near site of Rocky Mountain College that was demolished - See Landmark May Feel Clearance Ax, Billings Gazette, February 25, 1966. George T. Lamport,...
    • Newman, Charles H

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Ranchers--Montana. Law enforcement officers--Montana. County officials and employees. Walk, C.E. Traffic accident victims.
    • Son of Orson & Elizabeth Newman, pioneer ranch family. Served four years as deputy sheriff under George Burkey. Charles H. Newman served several terms as county commissioner. Married to C. E. Walk about 1898. Died in a car accident at age 69...
    • Peckham, Alice

    • 1900
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Peckham, Alice Walk. Peckham William B. Singers. Musicians. Teachers--Montana. Real estate agents.
    • Born in Colorado in 1879, she came to this area in 1878 or 1881 with her parents, John J and Emaline Davis Walk. Walk family portrait in Coulson in Western Heritage Center collections. She finished her music (voice) training at Boston...
    • Rowland, Fred Cole

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Farmers--Montana. Rowland, Walter L. Rowland, Bertha May Bonham.
    • In March 1935, a Walter L. Rowland, a son of Fred Rowland died at a CCC camp in Lame Deer. That obit says Fred Rowland lives 6 1/2 miles east of Billings. There were also 4 girls in the family. His wife (possibly Bertha May Bonham) was dead by...
    • Summers, Elmer, bio

    • 1929-09-21
    • Summers, Elmer Goodwin; Menely, Margaret Jane; Summers, John; Milner, Harriet Frances; Summers, Emma Willis; Summers, Sarah Esther; Summers, Joe Goodwin; Summers, Harriet Lola; Summers, John E; Summers, Walter Francis; Northern Pacific Railroad;...
    • Biographical facts for Elmer Goodwin Summers, including parents' names, names of wife and children and route travelled to Montana. Document dated September 21, 1929.
    • Whitney, Dolly

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    • Whitney, Dolly; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo potrait of Dolly Whitney.
    • Benedict, Joe

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.Dance halls--Montana--Billings. Billiard parlors .
    • Owned the Dance Coliseum and Arcade Pool Hall in Billings in 1930-1932. On March 12, 1932 dances were suspended because of his ill health. Interred at Mountview Cemetery, 1932.
    • Cavender, W.B.

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Cowboys Montana. Northern Pacific Railroad Company.
    • Born about 1867. In Montana by 1887 as a cowpuncher. William Cavender, listed as an railroad engineer in 1916. Retired from the Railroad in 1936. Piloted first train into the new Union Depot in 1909 -See N.P. Veteran, 82, Recalls Early Days,...
    • Devine, Alex (Alexander)

    • 1890
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Devine, Alex (Alexander). Newspapers--Montana--Billings. Billings Herald. Butte Miner.
    • Founder of the Billings Herald with E.A. Bromley in June 1882 - See Early Editors Were Frank Fellows, Billings Gazette, July 30, 1933. See History of Montana by Leeson. He was later the business manager of the Butte Miner - See Early...
    • Girtwood (Girdwood), William.

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Police--Montana.
    • A William Girtwood is listed as President of the Local Police Protection Association in Billings in December of 1908. William Girdwood is listed as a police officer in the 1916 City Directory. A William (Bill) Girdwood, former policeman and fire...
    • Hiber, W. H.  Threshing on Miller Ranch

    • 1912
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Miller, John A. Hiber, W. H. Farmers--Montana. Agricultural implements. Threshing machines--1900-1920. Agriculture--Montana. Dry farming.
    • There was a John Miller Ranch just southwest of Billings, near the Yellowstone River and adjacent to the Newman Ranch.
    • Linton, Mrs. W. L.

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Linton, Julia Vining.
    • Julia Vining Linton, wife of WL Linton, a pioneer Musselshell country ranchman, merchant and Billings oilman. They married at Lewistown in 1884. They divorced and in 1920 he married Hettie Hungerford at Lusk, Wyoming. He died in June 1930 - See...
    • O'Donnell, Mrs. Frank (Ellen M.)

    • 1900
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. O'Donnell, Ellen M.
    • Born about 1869 in Massachusetts. A daughter, Margurite, was born in Montana about 1906.
    • Salsbury, Scott

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    • Salsbury, Winfield Scott; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Winfield Scott Salsbury with 1880 on front, referring to subject's date of arrival in Montana. Photo appears to be circa 1920.
    • Lee, John A.

    • 1928
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. African Americans--Montana. Rogers, Ginger, 1911-1995. Wayman Chapel.
    • Born a slave in Charleston, South Carolina on May 14, 1848. Came to Coulson and Billings, Montana in 1882. One of four Americans of African descent in Billings in 1882. Steward at the Midland Club and then the Billings Commercial Club. Lived...
    • Spear, Mr. and Mrs.

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    • Spear, Willis; Spear, Mrs. Willis; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Willis Spear.
    • Chapple, James (REPEAT)

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Pharmacists. Physicians--Montana. Carriages and carts.
    • James Chapple was born in Canada. He came to the U.S. about 1897. Worked in his brother's drug store for many years. See Chapple's Drug Store, 40 Years, Billings Gazette, February 19, 1932, p. 6. See Dr. James Chapple dies, Billings Gazette,...
    • Truscott, Emily Kennedy, bio

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    • Truscott, Emily Kennedy; Truscott, Harry Walter; Kennedy, William; Sanborn, Judith Ann; Truscott, John Kennedy; Red Cross; Daughters of the American Revolution; Northern Pacific Railroad; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Biographical facts for Emily Kennedy Truscott including parents' names, names of husband and child and route travelled to Montana. Document dated October 18, 1936.
    • Allen, Dr. William Alonzo

    • 1920
    • Allen, Dr. W.A.; Allen, William Alonzo; Allen, Marie Finkelnburg; Finkelnburg, Marie Francesco; Finkelnburg, August; Buesch, Mary; Huston, Josephine; Allen, William Orwin; Delfoss, Matilda; Allen, Maurine; Yager, Lelah; Allen, Lelah Corrine; Allen,...
    • Photo of Dr. William Alonzo Allen. Photo appears to be circa 1920.
    • Bailey, Mrs. Herbert Verne

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    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings Brown Lillian Hannah. Bailey Herbert Verne. AL Babcock Hardware Company (Billings, Mont.) Miles City (Mont.) W.B. Jordan & Sons' Company (Miles City, Mont.) Reynolds, SA.G.
    • Lillian Hannah Brown married Herbert Verne Bailey in In Michigan, in July, 1901 - See In Society, Anaconda Standard, July 7, 1901. Sister of Mrs. SA.G. Reynolds. Mr. Bailey was a traveling representative of the AL Babcock Hardware Company of...
    • Cooper, Nate

    • 1925
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Crampton, Sarah Love. Ranchers--Montana. School boards--Montana.
    • Born July 30, 1866. Married Sarah Love Crampton. Son-in-law of Mrs. R B Crampton. Ranched and settled on Blue Creek. On Blue Creek School Board & Midland Empire Fair Board. Died 1929, buried in Mountainview Cemetery. On September 13, 1914...
    • Fraser, McCormick, Evans

    • 1900
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • Friends attended a party together at Paul McCormick Home - See In Billings, Anaconda Standard, October 7, 1900. Jay McCormick died at the age of 61 in Missoula in November, 1938.
    • Hansord, W.

    • 1890
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hansord, Wesley. Hansford, Wesland. Bankers--Montana. Ranchers--Montana. Sheep--Montana.
    • Possibly Wesley or Wesland Hansord. 1908 listed under Officers & Directors of Billings State Bank also listed Teller W Hansord; Married as of 1912. Hansord was a rancher and sheep man of the Bozeman and Big Timber areas and a vice president of...
    • Lamey, William

    • 1938
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Farmers--Montana.
    • Son of Daniel Lamey. Born October 20, 1876, at Sauk Center, Minnesota. Resident of Custer / Yellowstone County since 1880. Farmer. Married in 1923 to Miss Evelyn Gardner at Billings. He died in 1953 - See Heart Ailment Fatal to Man, Billings...
    • Mr. Nelson

    • 1885
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Nelson, Hans Peter. Nelson, Georgiana Svennes. Law enforcement officers--Montana. Roundup (Mont.) Real estate agents.
    • Hans Peter Nelson married Georgiana Svennes in 1879. They had eight children. Moved to Billings area in 1882. Became the first deputy sheriff of the county. Later the couple moved to Reed Point and then to Roundup, where Mr. Nelson engaged...
    • Parque, Joseph  A. (Joe)

    • 1905
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Restaurants. Restaurateurs. Dairy farms Montana.
    • Opened a French Caf� on Montana Ave in October, 1883. He was proprietor of the Delmonico Restaurant in 1903 and living at the Rademaker in Billings. By 1910 he was dairy farming and a ranching, east of town. He was a native of France - see...
    • Robinson, Wm.  & Thos.

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Farmers--Montana. Robinson, William. Robinson, Thomas. Robinson, William A.
    • Unknown. There was a Thomas Robinson who raised turkeys in Hysham in the 1920s. There was also a farmer in Hysham by the name of William Robinson in 1921. A William A. Robinson died in February 1930.
    • Smith, Peter Herman, bio

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    • Smith, Peter Herman; Soule, Lillian Velza; Billings, MT; Mayor; Communal Club of Billings; Rathbone Lodge; Knights of Pythias; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Biographical facts of Peter Herman Smith including name of wife and route travelled to Montana. Document dated August 1928.
    • Todd, J. S.

    • 1920
    • Todd, J.S.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of J.S. Todd with 1882 on front, referring to subject's date of arrival in Montana. Photo appears to be circa 1920.
    • Zackery, Bruce

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    • Zackery, Bruce; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Bruce Zackery.
    • Buchanan, John Franklin

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Jones, Mary White. Sheep ranchers--Montana. Montana Legislature. Legislators--Montana.
    • John Franklin Buchanan. Born 1842 in Indianapolis. Arrived in Montana in 1902. Confusion about who he married - maybe Mary White Jones of Minneapolis. Sheep rancher, who ranched west of Billings, near Hesper, and clothing merchant, who served...
    • Corwin, Mrs. John W. (Powell, Minnie May)

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Powell, Minnie May. Park City (Mont.). Corwin, John W.
    • Arrived in Montana in 1899. Minnie May Powell married JW Corwin on February 27, 1898 in Kinross, Iowa. Wife of Park City merchant, John W. Corwin. Corwin, with his brother Dr. Frank E, developed Electric Hot Springs at Corwin Springs. John...
    • Flanagan, Mrs. Mike (Mary Gilligan)

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Mary Gilligan Flanagan.
    • No good information on Mrs. Flanagan. Mr. and Mrs. Michael Flanagan had a son on Wednesday, March 31, 1886, in Billings (name is Frank D. Flanagan - Billings Gazette, April 3, 1886). Their son, Frank D. Flanagan, lived In Billings. Her husband...
    • Guy, Mrs. O D (Victoria)

    • 1905
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Guy, Victoria Stellnach. Guy, Orlando.
    • Born in Minnesota on December 23, 1882, Victoria Stellnach Guy was the wife of Orlando D. Guy. Arrived in Montana, from Minnesota, in 1897. Married O.D. Guy on December 29. 1903, in Big Horn County, Wyoming. She died in December, 1936 - See...
    • Hiber, W. H. Planting Sugar Beets

    • 1908
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Agriculture--Montana. Sugar beet--Montana. Agricultural implements. Irrigation--Montana.
    • There was a John Miller Ranch just southwest of Billings, near the Yellowstone River and adjacent to the Newman Ranch.
    • Moorehouse, Bert

    • 1890
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • Could this be Herbert J. Morehouse?
    • King, Thos. Wiley

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Stagecoach drivers. Cowboys--Montana.
    • Wiley was born February 15, 1858 at Natchez, Missouri. Drove the G. & S stage on the nightly run from Junction City to Forsyth in 1878-1879. An experienced cowboy, he lived at Myers in the Pease Bottom. See Progressive Men of Montana and...
    • Rixon, John

    • 1895
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Rixon, Susanna. Newspaper publishing--Montana. Printers--Montana.
    • John & Susanna Rixon came to Billings in April, 1883. He was associated with the Billings Times and the Billings Rustler. The 1883 Residence and Business Directory of Billings Montana lists John as printer with the Billings Post. They had four...
    • Smith, Lillian

    • 1935
    • Smith, Lillian; Smith Mrs P H; Billings, MT -- Pioneers
    • Portrait photograph. Undated photograph from Billings Pioneers Project circa 1935-1940
    • Salsbury, John

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    • Salsbury, John; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of John Salsbury with 1880 on front, referring to subject's date of arrival in Montana. Photo appears to be circa 1920.
    • Sommerville, Louis Peter

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    • Sommerville, Louis Peter; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of Louis Peter Sommerville.
    • Trenholm, Ben

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    • Trenholm, Ben; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Ben Trenholm.
    • Allen, Colonel J.I.

    • 1900
    • Allen, J.I.; Allen, Colonel J.I.; Allen, Ike; Allen, Jirah Isam; U.S. scout; "They Gazed on the Beartooths, Volume 2"; Columbus, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Colonel J.I. Allen with "Columbus, Mont." on front. Photo appears to be circa 1900.
    • Bux, Mike and Mary

    • 1910
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Lambardozzi, Maria. Grocery trade--Montana. Church of the Little Flower (Billings, Mont.)
    • Michael Bux was born in the province of Faggio, Italy, Nov. 6, 1874. He married Maria Lombardozzi in Italy and they came to Billings between 1901-1906. Members of the Church of the Little Flower Parish. Opened up a grocery store beginning in...
    • Crampton, Mrs. Robert B. (Martha)

    • 1900
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • Born May 22, 1849. See Montana Monographs by O'Donnell. Mother of Mrs. Nate Cooper. Died in 1940 and buried at Mountview Cemetery.
    • Glassner, Mrs. Edward (Bellazona)

    • 1945
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hospitals--Montana--Roundup. Northern Pacific Railroad Company.
    • Bellezonia (or Bellezona) Kilby Gile was born Oct. 11, 1869. She founded the Roundup hospital in 1908. She married Edward Glassner on January 15, 1909 in Sheridan, Wyoming. Alonzo Kilby, her brother, was murdered near Delphia, Montana, in...
    • Hammer, Mr. & Mrs.

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hammer, Arnold R. Hammer George H. Bell, Theda. Bankers--Montana. United States. Army.
    • This is Arnold R. Hammer or George H. Hammer, the two sons of Adolph E. and Ragna Hammer (married in 1893). Theda Bell married Arnold R. Hammer Jr. in 1922 in Billings (she died December 08, 1973). Arnold was born in 1896 which could set him up...
    • Hiber, W. H. with horse

    • 1900
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Farmers--Montana. Horses--Montana.
    • Born in LaSalle, Illinois, April 17, 1866 or 1869, son of August and Jane Hiber. Came to Montana from Topeka, Kansas about 1899. Emma Jones Hiber was granted a divorce from her husband, W. H. Hiber in December 1907, and awarded custody of the...
    • Morse, Earl G.

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Morse, Earle Granville.
    • Earle Granville Morse died at the age of 82, in early May, 1965 and is buried at Mountview Cemetery. Officer in the Billings Elk's Lodge, No. 394, B. P. O. E, in the 1930s. Lived at the same home of the widower, Eliza B. Morse, at 116 Wyoming...
    • Parker, Mrs. D.M.

    • 1905
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Parker, Jennie L. Cardwell. Parker, Dennis M.
    • She was born in Ontario, Canada, in May, 1856. The wife of Dr. Dennis M. Parker, Jennie L. Parker was the daughter of William & Catherine Cardwell. She came to Montana in November, 1882 and was married in 1885 or January, 13, 1886. She was the...
    • Rixon 11 (two girls on bicycle) Winifred Rixon Chapple and Maude Boyle Rixon

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    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Chapple, Winifred Rixon. Rixon, Maude Boyle. Bicycles & tricycles--1890-1900.
    • Winifred Rixon Chapple, wife of Charles J. Chapple, and sister of Frederick, Harold, and William Rixon. Charles J. Chapple married Winifred Rixon on June 12, 1901 in Billings. She died February 20, 1942. Sister of Maude Boyle Dixon.
    • Summers, Frank L.

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    • Summers, F.L.; Summers, Frank L.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Frank L. Summers.
    • Wilkinson, Mr.

    • 1920
    • Wilkinson, Mr.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of a Mr. Wilkinson with 1882 on front, referring to subject's date of arrival in Montana. Photo appears to be circa 1920.
    • Birely, Mrs. William

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Birely, Lide Manning. Birely, William. Birely, E.M. Sheriffs--Montana.
    • Lide Manning Birely, wife of William Birely. Born July 30, 1856. Came to Montana in 1880 from Boonesboro, Maryland. Interred at Mountview Cemetery, 1937. Their son was Sheriff EM Birely in 1920s and 1930s (see E. M. (Cap) Birely,...
    • Chapple, David

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. United States. Navy.
    • Navy Lieutenant David A. Chapple was the son of Charles and Winifred Chapple. He had two brothers, Charles A. and Dr. Richard R., and a sister, Barbara Chapple Buckhouse.
    • Draper, Earl

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Custer (Mont.). Treasure County (Mont.)-- Pease Bottom. Myers (Mont.). Draper, Earl. Construction equipment operators.
    • See Former Custer Resident Dies, Billings Gazette, October 5, 1958. Heavy equipment operator who grew up at Pease Bottom. Father was M.I. Draper of Myers and Custer. Moved to California in 1934. Married Edna Waddell. Their son John M. Draper...
    • Goss, Judge James R.

    • 1882
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Coulson (Mont.) Lawyers--Montana. Judges--Montana. Montana. United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans. County attorneys--Montana--Billings. Mayors--Montana--Billings.
    • James Goss was born in New York City, April 17, 1848. A Civil War Veteran, James R. Goss, came to Coulson and Billings in 1882. Married Feb. 17, 1878 (or 1879), while In Michigan, to Miss Florence E. Lord. He served as Yellowstone County...
    • Hobbs, Albert & Martha

    • 1885
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hobbs, Albert Monroe. Hobbs, Nellie Willis. Hobbs, Martha E.
    • Albert Monroe Hobbs was born at Mindoro, Lacrosse county, Wis., March 18, 1871. He married Nellie Willis In Red Lodge July 27, 1898. Albert Died in 1952 - See Carbon County Resident Dies, Billings Gazette, January 26, 1952. The woman is likely...
    • Logan, Dick

    • 1915
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Ranchers--Montana. Billings Logan International Airport (Mont.)
    • Born in Helena on May 18, 1889, Dick Logan was a rancher and landowner in Billings area. Son of AC Logan. Member of the Logan children's orchestra. Manager of the Billings Airport for over 30 years - See Billings Airport Today Is to Stage...
    • Salsbury, Lewis Ryan

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    • Salsbury, L.R.; Salsbury, Lewis Ryan; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of Lewis Ryan Salsbury.
    • Issac, Joseph

    • 1878
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Issac, Catherine (Boschert). Hysham (Mont.)
    • Born in Alsace-Lorraine on February 10, 1847. Settled at Pease Bottom after having been mustered out of the army at Fort Custer In 1878. Joseph married Catherine Borchert and had 10 children. He passed away on March 13, 1898 in Pease...
    • Readon (Riordan), Johnnie

    • 1890
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Riordan, Johnnie J. Irrigation--Montana. Ranchers--Montana.
    • Maybe this is John Riordan, Yellowstone county stockman and rancher, and one of the founders of the Canyon Creek Ditch Company. John J. Riordan died January, 1939 at the age of 80 - See State Pioneer Stockman Dies, Billings Gazette, January 10,...
    • Driscoll, Mary Weber

    • 1919
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Driscoll, Arthur Francis. Nurses. Almshouses--Montana. Yellowstone County Poor Farm. Mechanics.
    • Miss Mary W. Weber, age 36, married Arthur Driscoll, age 30, head mechanic of the Laurel Garage, on August 25, 1919. She was a nurse and Director of the County Poor Farm in 1919. Mary Weber was born on June 28, 1886 in Bon Homme County, South...
    • Slayton Family

    •  
    • Slayton Family; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Slayton family members.
    • Thompson, Annie Lane, bio

    • 1936-06-29
    • Thompson, Ann Lane Golder; Golder, William Alfred; Thompson, George Evans; Lane, Richard; Chubb, Elizabeth; Golder, Hazel Myrtle; Golder, William Vernon; Thompson, Eva Millitte; Thompson, Evan Lane; Choteau Women's Club; Northern Pacific Railroad;...
    • Biographical facts for Ann Lane Golder Thompson inlcuding parents' names, names of husbands and children and route travelled to Montana. Document dated June 29, 1936.
    • Boal, Cody

    • 1908
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917. Barry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934.
    • Grandson of Buffalo Bill Cody. In 1908 Buffalo Bill Cody called his little grandson, William Cody Boal, ""Buffalo Bill the Second."" Mother was Buffalo Bills sister. See Buffalo Bill Is Pleased with City, LaCrosse Tribune, August 19, 1908. ...
    • Clare, Samuel Henry

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Businessmen--Montana. Farmers--Montana.
    • Sam Clare came to Billings in 1901 with his sister HA Clare and ran an apartment house on North 31st. Listed as a farmer in Laurel. See Cancer Claims Laurel Farmer, Billings Gazette, January 20, 1944, p.6. Married Lotte Amer in Glens Falls NY...
    • Erwin, Jean

    • 1885
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Erwin, Jean.
    • Unknown
    • Griffin, F F (Farrell F)

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Law enforcement officers--Montana. Minster, Erna. Swimming pools--Montana--Billings.
    • Likely the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M Griffin. Brother of TM Griffin Jr. They are all listed living together at 223 South 30th Street in 1927 Polk City Directory. Basketball official in 1944 and deputy sheriff in 1950s. A Farrell Griffin...
    • Hunter, Sam

    • 1890
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hunter, Samuel Monell.
    • Attended the AC Tompkins / Nettie Fraser December 20 wedding in 1888. Samuel Monell Hunter passed away on September 2, 1901 in Billings, Montana. Buried at Mountview Cemetery in 1901.
    • Matlock, Stone W.

    • 1925
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Sheriffs. Law enforcement officers--Montana.
    • Came to Billings in 1888. Photographed in 1926 - See SHERIFF-ELECT TO CHASE RUM RUNNERS IN NEW BUICK, Billings Gazette, December 19, 1926. Deputy sheriff under Sheriff James T. Webb, serving for one term, 1907-1908. Served four terms as sheriff...
    • Keiser, Henry

    • 1890
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Crow Indians. Trappers. Carrie Medicine Singer. Dwyer, Julia.
    • Henry Keiser was born in 1849. Came to the Second Crow Agency near Absarokee as a trapper. Married into the Crow Tribe. Married in December, 1882, to Carrie Medicine Singer (or Carrie Spies on the Enemy). Carrie died on December 17, 1922. At...
    • Ring, Mr. & Mrs. Byron (Fannie)

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Byron, Harriet Woodward. Ring, Wilhelmina Fannie Krone.
    • He came to Livingston, Montana in 1917. Lived in Acton. His first wife was Harriet Woodward. His second wife, Mrs. Fannie Krone, he married in 1927. His Sons were Byron, Theodore, David and Ernest and 3 daughters including Rose and Grace. He...
    • McAdow, Clara L.

    • 1895
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. McAdow, Clara L. Tomlinson. McAdow, Perry 'Bud'. Tomlinson, Dr. C.E. Gold miners. Spotted Horse Mine. World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) Women--Suffrage.
    • Clara Tomlinson, a widow and former wife of Dr. Tomlinson, married Perry 'Bud' McAdow on January 6, 1884. Her former husband, Dr. C E Tomlinson, died in Coulson. She sold her Spotted Horse mining claim in Montana for $500,000. Perry and she...
    • Simmons, Charles

    •  
    • Simmons, Chas.; Simmons, Charles; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of Charles Simmons.
    • Thompson, Dr. J.P.

    •  
    • Thompson, Dr. J. P.; Doctors; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of Dr. J.P. Thompson.
    • Blake, D.P.

    • 1910
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Blake, Frederick? Blake, DP (Mrs.)
    • Frederick Blake? 1933
    • Corwin, Mrs. John W. (Powell, Minnie May), bio

    • 1921
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Powell, Minnie May. Park City (Mont.). Corwin, John W.
    • Arrived in Montana in 1899. Minnie May Powell married JW Corwin on February 27, 1898 in Kinross, Iowa. Wife of Park City merchant, John W. Corwin. Corwin, with his brother Dr. Frank E, developed Electric Hot Springs at Corwin Springs. John...
    • Erickson, L

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Erickson L. Mountview Cemetery (Billings, Mont.).
    • Perhaps Lawrence J who died in 1950 and is buried at Mountview Cemetery.

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