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    • Ann Whitmack, 1956

    • 1956
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    • A Billings native, Ann L. Whitmack was the director for the Billings Library from 1944-1965. See Parmly Billings Library: The First Hundred Years by Jim Curry, 2002. On the board of directors for the Sage Tower development on 2nd Avenue North...
    • Ann Whitmack, 1944

    • 1944
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    • A Billings native, Ann L. Whitmack was the director for the Billings Library from 1944-1965. See Parmly Billings Library: The First Hundred Years by Jim Curry, 2002. On the board of directors for the Sage Tower development on 2nd Avenue North...
    • Lee, John A.

    • 1920
    • 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...
    • Chief Plenty Coups (2)

    • 1925
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    • Crow Chief Plenty Coups, circa 1925. On back identified as Chief Plenty Coups, Chief of the Crows. Taken at site of Fort Custer when monument was dedicated. Plenty Coups (otherwise known as Aleek-chea-ahoosh) (1848 ? 1932) was a Crow chief and...
    • Chief Plenty Coups (2)

    • 1925
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    • Crow Chief Plenty Coups, circa 1925. On back identified as Chief Plenty Coups, Chief of the Crows. Taken at site of Fort Custer when monument was dedicated. Plenty Coups (otherwise known as Aleek-chea-ahoosh) (1848 � 1932) was a Crow chief and...
    • Ann Whitmack, April 1935

    • 1936
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    • A Billings native, Ann L. Whitmack was the director for the Billings Library from 1944-1965. See Parmly Billings Library: The First Hundred Years by Jim Curry, 2002. On the board of directors for the Sage Tower development on 2nd Avenue North...
    • Portrait of Hunts The Enemy

    • 1908
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    • Crow portrait of Hunts The Enemy taken by Edward S. Curtis and found in The North American, Volume 4, page 58. See Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan.
    • Portrait of Hunts The Enemy

    • 1908
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    • Crow portrait of Hunts The Enemy taken by Edward S. Curtis and found in The North American, Volume 4, page 58. See Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan.
    • Custer, Elizabeth Bacon, letter January 1926

    • 1926-01-03
    • Custer, Elizabeth Bacon; Custer, General; 50th Anniversary; Little Big Horn Battle; 1876; Billings, MT
    • January 1926 letter written by Elizabeth Bacon Custer regarding arrangements for the 50th Anniversary of the Little Big Horn Battle.
    • Portrait of Crow Indian Family

    • 1880
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    • Unidentified Crow Indian family studio portrait. A Finch photo (Finch was a very early Billings photographer). Back is stamped Yellowstone Historical Society. This is one of several photos donated by Dr. Hans Plattner of Chur, Switzerland to...
    • Portrait of Two Crow Indian Women

    • 1880
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    • Two unidentified Crow Indian women studio portrait. A Finch photo (Finch was a very early Billings photographer). Back is stamped Yellowstone Historical Society. This is one of the photos brought back from Hans Plattner of Switzerland and donated...
    • Portrait of Two Crow Indian Women

    • 1880
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    • Two unidentified Crow Indian women studio portrait. A Finch photo (Finch was a very early Billings photographer). Back is stamped Yellowstone Historical Society. This is one of the photos brought back from Hans Plattner of Switzerland and donated...
    • Portrait of Crow Indian Family

    • 1880
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    • Unidentified Crow Indian family studio portrait. A Finch photo (Finch was a very early Billings photographer). Back is stamped Yellowstone Historical Society. This is one of several photos donated by Dr. Hans Plattner of Chur, Switzerland to...
    • Young Crow Indian Couple

    • 1893
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    • 1893 studio portrait of young Crow Indian couple. On back identified as: S/SSgt Old Coyote and wife (Medicine). Medicine remarried to Ties His Knee or Shot in the Nose. Photo by Frank J. Haynes.
    • Old Coyote

    • 1883
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    • Portrait of the young Crow Old Coyote, as identified by Holds the Enemy. Photo by Frank Jay Haynes. 1883. See The Way of the Warrior: Stories of the Crow People by Phenocia Bauerle (Editor) , Henry Old Coyote (Translator) , Barney Old Coyote Jr.
    • Young Crow Indian Couple

    • 1893
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    • 1893 studio portrait of young Crow Indian couple. On back identified as: S/SSgt Old Coyote and wife (Medicine). Medicine remarried to Ties His Knee or Shot in the Nose. Photo by Frank J. Haynes
    • Old Coyote

    • 1883
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    • Portrait of the young Crow Old Coyote, as identified by Holds the Enemy. Photo by Frank Jay Haynes. 1883. See The Way of the Warrior: Stories of the Crow People by Phenocia Bauerle (Editor) , Henry Old Coyote (Translator) , Barney Old Coyote Jr.
    • Armstrong, Dr. Henry E.

    • 1900
    • Armstrong, Henry E Dr.
    • Early Day physician and surgeon in Billings and Eastern Montana. Practiced in Jamestown, N.D. before arriving in Billings in 1898. Worked at original St. Vincent's Hospital on Division Street. Close friend of the Mayo Brothers of Minnesota. ...
    • Rixon 13 (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.
    • Maude Boyle 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 Frederick Panton...
    • 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.
    • Bird Shirt

    • 1898
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    • Portrait of Crow Indian, Bird Shirt. Smithsonian Negative 56299, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution. Listed at the Smithsonian under Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s. ...
    • Crow Indian mother with papoose

    • 1898
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    • Black and white postcard photo of Crow Indian mother, with papoose. Identified as a Fred E. Miller photo Smithsonian Institution Notes: Fred E. Miller (1868-1936) accepted a position in 1898 as a clerk for the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the...
    • Chief Plenty Coups

    • 1900
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    • Portrait of Crow Indian Chief Plenty Coups, circa 1900. A head shot of him in head dress. See Plenty-coups: Chief of the Crows by Frank B. Lindeman, with forward from Barney Old Coyote Jr., Phenocia Bauerle and Timothy P. McCleary, 2002. ...
    • Bird Shirt

    • 1898
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    • Portrait of Crow Indian, Bird Shirt. Smithsonian Negative 56299, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution. Listed at the Smithsonian under Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s. ...
    • Crow Indian mother with papoose

    • 1898
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    • Black and white postcard photo of Crow Indian mother, with papoose. Identified as a Fred E. Miller photo Smithsonian Institution Notes: Fred E. Miller (1868-1936) accepted a position in 1898 as a clerk for the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the...
    • Crow Indian Family

    • 1898
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    • Crow Indian family by tipi identified as Curley, his wife, Takes a Shield, and child Dora Curley (George Old Elk's mother). Smithsonian has the date as 1897, a year before Miller begins work at Crow Agency. Listed on the original print at the...
    • Bull That Don't Fall Down

    • 1898
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    • Portrait of the Crow Indian, Bull That Don't Fall Down, from the Mickey Old Coyote collection. See Apsaalooka: The Crow Nation Then and Now by Helene Smith and Mickey Old Coyote.
    • Chief Plenty Coups

    • 1900
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    • Portrait of Crow Indian Chief Plenty Coups, circa 1900. A head shot of him in head dress. See Plenty-coups: Chief of the Crows by Frank B. Lindeman, with forward from Barney Old Coyote Jr., Phenocia Bauerle and Timothy P. McCleary, 2002. ...
    • Crow Indian Family

    • 1898
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    • Crow Indian family by tipi identified as Curley, his wife, Takes a Shield, and child Dora Curley (George Old Elk's mother). Smithsonian has the date as 1897, a year before Miller begins work at Crow Agency. Listed on the original print at the...
    • Bull That Don't Fall Down

    • 1898
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    • Portrait of the Crow Indian, Bull That Don't Fall Down, from the Mickey Old Coyote collection. See Apsaalooka: The Crow Nation Then and Now by Helene Smith and Mickey Old Coyote.
    • Crow Indian Sun dance

    • 1941
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    • Crow Indian Sun dance, 1941. First Sun dance held by Crows in about 60 years. K.F. Roahen photo.
    • Crow Indians on Horseback (2)

    • 1935
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    • Crow Indians of Montana. K.F. Roahen photo of several men in full warrior dress ready for a parade.
    • Crow Indians on Horseback (2)

    • 1935
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    • Crow Indians of Montana. K.F. Roahen photo of several men in full warrior dress ready for a parade.
    • Crow Indian Sun dance

    • 1941
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    • Crow Indian Sun dance, 1941. First Sun dance held by Crows in about 60 years. K.F. Roahen photo.
    • Bird-in-the-Ground

    • 1913
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    • Black and white postcard photo of Bird-in-the-Ground (Crow) riding the spinning broncho (sic), Miles City Roundup,1913. Copyright sign is Schlichling Studio. Photographer with box camera identified as 'Dare Devil Kimball.' Postcard was sent to...
    • Bird-in-the-Ground

    • 1913
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    • Black and white postcard photo of Bird-in-the-Ground (Crow) riding the spinning broncho (sic), Miles City Roundup,1913. Copyright sign is Schlichling Studio. Photographer with box camera identified as 'Dare Devil Kimball.' Postcard was sent to...
    • Rank, C.W.

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana. Virginia City (Mont.) Pharmacists. Vigilantes.
    • Charles W. Rank was a druggist in Virginia City. He died in December 1939 - See Charles W. Rank is Laid to Rest, Montana Standard, December 10, 1939. See The Vigilantes of Montana; or, Popular Justice in the Rocky Mountains, published in 1921 by...
    • Crow Indian on Horseback

    • 1915
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    • Young Crow Indian man in parade at Billings, Montana. Photo by C.T. Steeb.
    • Crow Indian on Horseback

    • 1915
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    • Young Crow Indian man in parade at Billings, Montana. Photo by C.T. Steeb.
    • Crow Indians on Horseback

    • 1935
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    • Crow Indians of Montana. K.F. Roahen photo of several men in full warrior dress ready for a parade.
    • Crow Indian Men in Full Warrior Outfits

    • 1907
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    • Crow men in full warrior regalia returning to camp on Pryor Creek through Pryor Gap. Photo by Richard Throssel, 1907. See Crow Indian Photographer: The Work of Richard Throssel by Peggy Albright (Author) , Joanna Cohan Scherer (Foreword) , Jr....
    • Crow Indian Men in Full Warrior Outfits

    • 1907
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    • Crow men in full warrior regalia returning to camp on Pryor Creek through Pryor Gap. Photo by Richard Throssel, 1907. See Crow Indian Photographer: The Work of Richard Throssel by Peggy Albright (Author) , Joanna Cohan Scherer (Foreword) , Jr....
    • Crow Indians on Horseback

    • 1935
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    • Crow Indians of Montana. K.F. Roahen photo of several men in full warrior dress ready for a parade.
    • Ann Whitmack

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    • A Billings native, Ann L. Whitmack was the director for the Billings Library from 1944-1965. See Parmly Billings Library: The First Hundred Years by Jim Curry, 2002. On the board of directors for the Sage Tower development on 2nd Avenue North...
    • Parmly Billings Memorial Library

    • 1920
    • Parmly Billings Memorial Library; Public libraries; Billings, MT; Montana; Buildings; Structures
    • Photo of the Parmly Billings Memorial Library, the public library for the city of Billings, Montana. Circa 1920.
    • Yearns, Mr.

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    • Yearns, Mr.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of a Mr. Yearns.
    • Fred Rixon's Drugstore 2 (Fred Rixon, Harley Huebner, and Miriam Morris)  Huebner on the right.

    • 1926
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Drugstores. Rixon, Frederick Panton. Rixon, Alvaritta Mundell. Businessmen--Montana. Huebner, Harley. Morris, Miriam. Music teachers. Simmons, Gustave.
    • Frederick Rixon: Owner of the drug store. Harley M. Huebner: Moved to Billings in 1926. Owner of Huebner's Prescription Pharmacy. He married Alvaritta Mundell October 31, 1928, at Watertown, S.D. In 1933 he purchased the Patterson Northside...
    • Yegen, Margaret

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    • Yegen, Margaret; Yegen, Mrs. Peter; Yegen, Peter; Tupp, David; Grischott, Margaret; Yegen, Dave C.; Yegen, Peter, Jr.; Yegen, Elizabeth M. Beurket; 209 South 35th Street; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of Margaret Yegen.
    • Rowley, Mr. & Mrs. H.W. (Henry Ward)

    • 1925
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Rowley, Henry Ward. Rowley, Harriet (Hattie) Meeker. Businessmen--Montana. Northern Pacific Railroad Company. Surveyors--Montana. Irrigation--Montana. Sugar beet--Montana. City council members--Montana. Cable...
    • Henry Ward Rowley, was a financial and business leader of Billings. Born in Newton, New York on October 1, 1858, the son of Nelson and Abigail Rowley. See a History of Montana by Saunders, A History of Montana by Miller; and Montana Monographs...
    • Yegen, Margaret, bio

    • 1939-09-30
    • Yegen, Margaret; Yegen, Mrs. Peter; Yegen, Peter; Tupp, David; Grischott, Margaret; Yegen, Dave C.; Yegen, Peter, Jr.; Yegen, Elizabeth M. Beurket; 209 South 35th Street; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Biographical facts for Margaret Yegen including parents' names, names of husband and chilren and route travelled to Montana. Document dated September 30, 1939.
    • Rixon Red Cross Drug Store (The Rixon Brothers, Harold, Fred, and Will with Cevere Belanger)

    • 1918
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Drugstores. Rixon, Harold. Rixon, Frederick Panton. Rixon, William. Belanger, Cevere. Bookkeepers. Real estate agents. Pharmacists.
    • Harold Rixon: Listed as a bookkeeper at Yellowstone National Bank in 1916 City Directory. Frederick Rixon: Owner of Rixon's Broadway Pharmacy in 1916. William Rixon: Listed as Real Estate broker in 1916 City Directory. Cevere...
    • Yegen, Peter

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    • Yegen, Peter; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Peter Yegen.
    • Bill Rixon and John Booz.

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Rixon, William. Booz, John B. Cooks. Drugstores. Farmers--Montana.
    • William Rixon: One of the three Rixon brothers. John Booz: There was a John B. Booz who was a cook for Paul McCormack's 7-Bar-7 and later farmed on the Billings Bench, as well as earning money in oil and livestock - See Booz and Partner Call...
    • Frederick Panton Rixon

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Rixon, Frederick Panton. Legislators--Montana. Clerks of court. Volunteer fire fighters--Montana. Rixon, Maude Boyle.
    • The son of John & Susanna Rixon, Frederick Panton Rixon was born in Ontario, Canada on November 23, 1874. He came to Montana in April, 1883. Brother of Harold and William Rixon. Brother of Rebecca Helen Rixon Bates, Eleanor Rixon Fristchi,...
    • Zackery, Bruce

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    • Zackery, Bruce; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Bruce Zackery.
    • 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...
    • Ziminski, Joe

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    • Ziminski, Joe; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Joe Ziminski.
    • Zimmerman, Francois Xavier

    • 2007-02-13
    • Zimmerman, Francois X.; Zimmerman, Frank; Zimmerman, Elizabeth Promenshenkel; Zimmerman, Anton Francois; Givartz, Mary Anna; Zimmerman, John Charles; Zimmerman, Barbara Cacilia; Zimmerman, Mary Anna; Zimmerman, Clara L.; Zimmerman Trail; Knights of...
    • Photo portrait of Francois (Frank) Xavier Zimmerman and biographical facts including parents' names, names of children and route travelled to Montana. Document undated.
    • Rixon, Lora Goddard (Mrs. W.P.)

    • 1905
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Teachers--Montana. Rixon, William Panton.
    • The daughter of O Fletcher (O.F.)and Alivilda Goddard, Lora was born in Iowa on February 16, 1882. She came to Montana October, 1883. Married William P Rixon on June 19, 1909. She taught music & art in Lewistown for a short time. William P...
    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • Allard, Dr. Louis W.

    • 1931
    • Allard, Dr. Louis W.; Allard, Mrs. W.L.; Allard, Harriet T.; St. Vincent Hospital; Rush Medical College; St. Mary's Hospital; Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth; St. Vincent Hospital School; Polio; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • “In the 1920s, the United States Health Bureau recognized Allard, then the chief orthopedic surgeon in Billings, as one of the country’s leading public health officials for his work at St. Vincent Hospital.” Great Falls Tribune, 125 Montana...
    • Rixon, Mrs. John (Susanna)

    • 1910
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Rixon, Susanna. Rixon, John.
    • John and Susanna Rixon came to Montana in April, 1883. The label on back: Mother of Anna Rixon Reece, Ella Rixon Bates, Winifred Rixon Chapple, Fred, Harold, Will Rixon. She died November, 1922 and was buried in Mountview Cemetery.
    • Allard, Mrs. Harriet T.

    • 1885
    • Allard, Mrs. W.L.; Allard, Dr. Louis W.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Augusta Simonin married William Louis Allard on November 25, 1885 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. They settled in Laurel and had six children. A local farmer, WL Allard also promoted the Cove Ditch. Augusta Allard died September 9, 1939 and is...
    • 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.
    • Allen, Colonel J.I.

    • 1865
    • Allen, Colonel J.I.; Allen, 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 "U.S. Scout" on front. Photo appears to be circa 1865.
    • Allen, Dr. William Alonzo

    • 1885
    • 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 portrait of Dr. William Alonzo Allen. Photo appears to be circa 1885.
    • Allen, Dr. William Alonzo, bio

    • 1936-06-25
    • 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,...
    • Biographical facts for Dr. William Alonzo Allen including parents' names, names of wife and children and route travelled to Montana. Document dated June 25, 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.
    • 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.
    • Wesch, Mrs. Philip

    • 2007-02-14
    • Wesch, Mrs. Philip; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of Mrs. Philip Wesch.
    • Allen, Harry Mortimer

    • 1883
    • 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;...
    • Photo of Harry Mortimer Allen with 1883 on front, referring to subject's date of arrival in Montana.
    • 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,...
    • Bennighoff, Julia, bio

    • 1910
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Benninghoff, George Fredrick. Hotels--Montana--Billings. Grand Hotel (Billings, Mont.)
    • Arrives in Montana on April 5, 1896. Sister of George Fredrick Bennighoff. Operated the Grand Hotel from 1896-1922. See Early Hostelries Play Important Role, Billings Gazette, November 29, 1936, p.14. See Bennighoff Hospitality, Billings...
    • Chapple, Charles (REPEAT)

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Chapple, Winifred Rixon. Pharmacists. Photograph collections--Montana--Billings.
    • Born March 9, 1877 in Ontario, Canada. Owned Chapple Drug Store - See Chapple's Drug Store, 40 Years, Billings Gazette, February 19, 1932, p. 6. See Old Timers to Greet Chapple, Billings Gazette, February 7, 1943, p. 1. Had a collection of...
    • Bennighoff, Julia

    • 1910
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Benninghoff, George Fredrick. Hotels--Montana--Billings. Grand Hotel (Billings, Mont.)
    • Arrives in Montana on April 5, 1896. Sister of George Fredrick Bennighoff. Operated the Grand Hotel from 1896-1922. See Early Hostelries Play Important Role, Billings Gazette, November 29, 1936, p.14. See Bennighoff Hospitality, Billings...
    • Dr. and Mrs. Henry Chapple (REPEAT)

    • 1890
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Physicians--Montana. Mayors--Montana. Chapple, Martha Murphy. Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul. St. Vincent Hospital (Billings, Mont.)
    • Henry Chapple was born in 1862 in Ontario, Canada. He attended Trinity College in Canada. Henry Chapple helped open Chapple's Drug Store in Billings. See Chapple's Drug Store, 40 Years, Billings Gazette, February 19, 1932, p. 6. St. Vincent...
    • Billings, Frederick

    • 1875
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Northern Pacific Railway Company. First Congregational Church (Billings, Mont.) Billings, Julia Parmly. Billings, Parmly.
    • Born in Vermont on September 27, 1823. Resident of Woodstock, Vermont. President Northern Pacific Railway (1879=1881). Billings County, ND and Billings, Montana named for him. Investor in the Minnesota & Montana Land & Improvement Co. (town...
    • Goss, Judge James (REPEAT)

    • 1925
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans. County attorneys--Montana. Mayors--Montana. Parmly Billings Library. Billings Polytechnic Institute. Goss, Florence E. Lord.
    • 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...
    • Terrell, Mr. and Mrs. Henry

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    • Terrell, Henry; Terrell, Mrs. Henry; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Terrell.
    • Birely, Mrs. William, bio

    • 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,...
    • Henry Chapple Portrait

    • 1895
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County.
    • Henry Chapple was born in 1862 in Ontario, Canada. He attended Trinity College in Canada. Henry Chapple helped open Chapple's Drug Store in Billings. See Chapple's Drug Store, 40 Years, Billings Gazette, February 19, 1932, p. 6. St. Vincent...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • Bivens, Claudia, bio

    • 1936-06-18
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Browning, Walker. Bivens, Horace. Phyllis Wheatley Club (Billings, Mont.)
    • Daughter of Walker Browning. Claudia was President of the local Phyllis Wheatley Club, an African-American organization. Wife of Capt. Horace Bivens. Capt. Bivens retired from the U.S. Army on July 19, 1913 and settled in Billings, Montana. ...
    • Frith, Henry A.

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Indians of North America--Wars--Veterans. Ranchers--Montana. Sheep--Montana. Society of Montana Pioneers. Lawyers--Montana.
    • Born in Edinburgh, Scotland. Arrived in Montana in June, 1877 as a soldier at Tongue River Cantonment. A rancher, Indian war veteran, sheep herder, and lawyer. Long serving member of the Pioneers' society for Eastern Montana (starting in at...
    • Bivens, Claudia

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Browning, Walker. Bivens, Horace. Phyllis Wheatley Club (Billings, Mont.)
    • Daughter of Walker Browning. Claudia was President of the local Phyllis Wheatley Club, an African-American organization. Wife of Capt. Horace Bivens. Capt. Bivens retired from the U.S. Army on July 19, 1913 and settled in Billings, Montana. ...
    • Fraser, H. Willard

    • 1965
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Mayors--Montana--Billings. Fraser, Marjorie Frost. Fraser, Robin. Frost, Robert. Frost, Elinor. Pictograph Cave State Park (Mont.) Yellowstone Art Museum (Billings, Mont.) Bicycles & tricycles--1960-1970.
    • In 1932, Marjorie Frost, daughter of poet Robert and Elinor Frost, married Willard Fraser and the couple settled in Billings. She died in 1934 - See Arrange Rites for Mrs. Willard Fraser, Billings Gazette, May 4, 1934. They had a daughter,...
    • Blackford, George N.

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Blackford, Frances R. Blackford, Mildred. Northern Pacific Railway Company.
    • Born March 24, 1870 in Ohio. Railroad employee for Northern Pacific from 1907-1939. Mr. and Mrs. George Blackford and family had been living in Rapids in 1910. Wife was Frances R. Blackford. Daughter Mildred married in late February, 1933. ...
    • SmithLillianBio

    • 1935
    • Smith, Lillian; Billings, MT -- Pioneers
    • Biographical data sheet for Billings Pioneers Project circa 1935-1940
    • Bell, Dr. Frank

    • 1913
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings McCormick, Alice. Dentists--Montana. Pilots and pilotage--Montana--Billings. Billings Logan International Airport (Mont.) Flight--History.
    • Came to Billings in 1903. Married Alice McCormick of Billings on January 17, 1905. Pilot of an early biplane in May of 1913- see Monoplanes with Cruising Speed, Billings Gazette, November 26, 1933, p. 8. Local dentist for over fifty years - See...
    • Browning, W.  (REPEAT)

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Browning, Walker. Browning, Ruth Merryweather. African Americans--Montana.
    • Ruth Browning, wife of Walker Browning. Ruth Merryweather married Walker Browning at Omaha, October 18,1872. Arrived in Billings from Deadwood in 1883. A recipe is published in a local 1893 Methodist cookbook. Walker Browning died in 1925. ...
    • 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.
    • Ross, John

    • 1900
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Sheep--Montana. Livestock. Auctioneers.
    • Possibly John Ross, the sheep man, who was a buyer for Swift and Company. He was from Scotland. He had been in Billings since 1891. John Ross was Manager of N.H. Morss Auctioneers. This John Ross died in 1938 - See Local Resident Taken by...
    • Wesch, Philip

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

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