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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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. ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Guiler, Rev John Lewis (named is misspelled Guyler)

    • 1925
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Clergy, Methodist. Farmers--Montana. Beekeepers. Summers, Lottie Vale.
    • Methodist Minister, farmer, and bee keeper, the Reverend John Lewis Guiler was born in Summerfield, Ohio on August 27, 1850. Married Lottie Vale Summers in Wheatville, Ohio on April 11, 1880. They came to Billings on Nov. 15, 1885. In...
    • 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.
    • Mrs. Guyler Portrait (Guiler)

    • 1925
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Summers, Lottie Vale.
    • Married Reverend J L Guiler in Wheatville, Ohio on April 11, 1880. They came to Billings on Nov. 15, 1885. Lottie Summers Guiler died in 1943 - See Widow of Early Minister Dies, Billings Gazette, May 18, 1943. Buried at Mountview Cemetery.
    • 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.
    • Mr. Guyler Portrait (Guiler)

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Clergy, Methodist. Farmers--Montana. Beekeepers. Summers, Lottie Vale.
    • Methodist Minister, farmer, and bee keeper, the Reverend John Lewis Guiler was born in Summerfield, Ohio on August 27, 1850. Married Lottie Vale Summers in Wheatville, Ohio on April 11, 1880. They came to Billings on Nov. 15, 1885. In...
    • 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.
    • Guy, Alice Higgins

    • 1915
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hysham (Mont.)
    • Robert J. Guy married Alice Higgins. She died near Hysham homestead in 1919.
    • 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...
    • Young, D.C.

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    • Young, D.C.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of D.C. Young.
    • Mrs. John C. Guy

    • 1895
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • Wife of John C. Guy, former sheriff of Gallatin County, died in Bozeman in 1919 - Mrs. Amanda M. Guy, Pioneer, Is Dead, Billings Gazette, November 19, 1919. The Guys were associated with Custer County and had the post office and store at the old...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Guy, Orlando D

    • 1910
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Cowboys Montana. Guy, Victoria Stellnach.
    • Born September 17, 1872. Rode roundups with Two Dot Wilson in the 1880s. ""Early day cowpuncher,"" who came to Billings in 1889. Married Victoria Stellnach on December 29. 1903, in Big Horn County, Wyoming. Died at the age of 75 in September...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • Sullivan2

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    • Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Sullivan
    • 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...
    • Uncle Billy / Crooked Nose

    • 1908
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hamilton Wm. T. Bridger, Jim, 1804-1881. Bozeman, John, 1835-1867. Authors. Trappers--West (U.S.)
    • William T. 'Billy' Hamilton in the photo. See Billings Developing Historical Library, Billings Gazette, June 30, 1927. Crow Indians.
    • 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...
    • Hamilton, Billy (Wm. T.)

    • 1896
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Bridger, Jim, 1804-1881. Bozeman, John, 1835-1867. Authors. Trappers--West (U.S.)
    • Born in Maine. A companion of James Bridger and John Bozeman, William T. 'Uncle Billy' Hamilton was a trapper, Indian sign talker, author, and one of the first to build a cabin in Missoula. Known as Uncle Billy or by an Indian name, 'Crooked...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Hampton, Mrs. Wm. N. (Agatha)

    • 1900
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Szitnick, Mary Agatha. Hampton, William N. Women cyclists. Hart-Albin.
    • Agatha Szitnick was one of the first girls to take up bicycling and her bicycling outfit is described - See Arrival of First Bicycle in Billings, Billings Gazette, December 4, 1932. A driver for the Maverick Hose Company, William N. Hampton, her...
    • 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.
    • Hannah, Mrs. R. T. (Amelia)

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hannah, Amelia. Hannah, Robert T. Law enforcement officers--Montana.
    • Amelia's husband, Billings' Police Sergeant Robert T. Hannah, was killed in the line of duty in July, 1904. He was killed during a robbery at the Owl Saloon in downtown Billings. His name is on the Mavity Law Enforcement Memorial in front of...
    • 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.
    • Hansen, Jack

    • 1910
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • 1910 seated in 2 cylinder Maxwell (car). There was a Jack Hansen living in Billings in 1916. Automobiles--Montana. Maxwell Motor Company.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Harmison, W. H. (Bill)

    • 1910
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Harmison, William Henry. Harmison, Johanna. Root, Anna.
    • Born December 28, 1844 in St. Joseph County, Indiana. Came to Montana in the summer of 1864. William Henry Harmison died on August 19, 1923 and buried at Mountview Cemetery. See William Henry Harmison in Laurel's Story, A Montana Heritage. ...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Allen, Lillian and Edwin

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    • Allen, Lillian; Allen, Edwin; Allen, Harry Mortimer; Adams, Abbie Lord; Talcott, Lillian; Talcott, Carlin Martin; Talcott, Allen Gray; Northern Pacific Railroad; Woman's Century Club; Yakima, WA; Daughters of the American Revolution; Orthopedic...
    • Photo of Lillian Allen Talcott and Edwin Allen, daughter and son of Harry Mortimer Allen and Abbie Lord Adams. Edwin was possibly a Billings High graduate killed during World War I.
    • Harmison, W. E. (Bill)

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Harmison, William E. Root, Anna.
    • William E. Harmison, son of Bill Harmison who came to Montana in 1864. W.E. Harmison was born in 1879 in Virginia City. Lived in Billings. Married Anna Root on January 17, 1922 in Livingston. He moved to Gardiner with his wife Anna in the...
    • Rowley, Mrs.

    • 1925
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Rowley, Henry Ward. Rowley, Harriet (Hattie) Meeker.
    • Harriet Maria Meeker was born at Fort Ann, New York on September 26, 1860, the daughter of Marian and Lewis Meeker. Came to Billings following her marriage to Henry Ward Rowley. They had six children. The Rowley home, built in 1909, is at 106...
    • Allen, Lillian, bio

    • 1936-06-12
    • Allen, Lillian; Allen, Edwin; Allen, Harry Mortimer; Adams, Abbie Lord; Talcott, Lillian; Talcott, Carlin Martin; Talcott, Allen Gray; Northern Pacific Railroad; Woman's Century Club; Yakima, WA; Daughters of the American Revolution; Orthopedic...
    • Biographical facts for Lillian Allen Talcott including parents' names, name of child and route travelled to Montana. Document dated June 12, 1936.
    • Harris, Mrs. C. E.

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Harris, Minnie B. Harris Charles L. Harris, Charles E.
    • There was a Charles L. Harris, an attorney from Hysham. If that's the case, then this is Minnie B. Harris, former long-time resident of Hysham, who died in Omaha, Nebraska in 1958. There was a Charles E. Harris of Montpelier, Idaho, who...
    • Rue, Frank I.

    • 1925
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Rue, Frank Irvin. Cowboys--Montana. Storytellers.
    • Frank Irvin Rue came to Montana in 1882 as a 14 year old. He worked at the Billings Fabrix Mat Company for 3 years prior to his death of a heart attack. He had just been awarded Best Storyteller during the meeting of the Eastern Montana Pioneers. ...
    • Allen, Mrs. W A, bio

    • 1939-08-21
    • Allen, Mrs. W. A.
    • Marie Finkelnburg of Fountain City, Wisconsin married WA Allen.
    • Hart, Arthur J.

    • 1925
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hart Alonzo P. Surveyors--Montana. Printers--Montana. Spanish-American War Veterans.
    • Arthur J. Hart was born in Sioux City, Iowa on August 22, 1876. He is the son of Judge Alonzo P. Hart. Arrived Billings in September, 1883 as 7-yr-old. Surveyed Crow Reservation in 1891 - See Local Man Recalls His Work, Billings Gazette, March...
    • Russell, Dr. W.A. (Wilson)

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Physicians--Montana. Pharmacists. County health services--Montana--Big Horn County.
    • He is listed in Sod 'n' Seed'n Tumbleweed, A History of the Huntley Project. He arrived in 1908 as a medical doctor and druggist. He helped organize the Huntley bank. He moved to Hardin 1914. By 1919 he was the County Health Officer out of...
    • Allen, Robert T. Jr., bio

    • 1925-03-07
    • Allen, Robert T Jr., bio
    • Born June 6, 1850 in Summerfield, Ohio. Arrived in Billings, August 6, 1882, about the time the train arrives. A City Attorney. Died November 20, 1927 after being hit by a car by the Library on November 11 - See RT Allen Dies from Injuries,...
    • Harris, W. C.

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Harris, Walt C. Harris William C. Harris, Mary. Ranchers--Montana.
    • If Walt Harris, then listed in North of the Yellowstone, South of the Bulls; a rancher who died 1918. Also there is a William C. Harris and Mary - Rancher with downtown home on North 23rd in 1933 Polk directory. He is likely wearing a freemason...
    • Ryan, Ethan B.

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Ryan, Ethan Bates. Ranchers--Montana--Musselshell County (Mont.)
    • Born about 1860; he arrived in Montana in 1885. A Billings Cattleman and son of famous cattleman, Matt Ryan. The youngest brother of the well known Ryan Brothers Cattle Company Ranch on the Musselshell - See Ryan Brothers Operated on Big Scale,...
    • Allen, Robert T. Jr.

    • 1920
    • Allen, Robert T. Jr.
    • Born June 6, 1850 in Summerfield, Ohio. Arrived in Billings, August 6, 1882, about the time the train arrives. A City Attorney. Died November 20, 1927 after being hit by a car by the Library on November 11. Son is Roscoe F. Allen, a mining...
    • Hart, Judge Alonzo Putnam

    • 1925
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans. Coulson (Mont.) Law enforcement officers--Montana.
    • Born in Kentucky on February 7, 1847, Alonzo Putnam Hart, came to Montana in 1869 after serving in the 7th Iowa Infantry during the Civil War. He marched with Sherman to the sea in the Civil war. Settled at Coulson in 1881 and then Billings. ...
    • 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...
    • Anderson, August

    • 1930
    • Anderson, August
    • Photo portrait of August E. Anderson.
    • Hays, Jack

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hays, John L. Hays, John C. Northern Pacific Railroad Company. Clerks (Retail trade)
    • Possibly the son of George and Jennie Hays. Their son, John L. Hays, may be this Jack Hays. There was a John C. Hays living at Billings in 1916 who worked as a railroad agent. That John C. Hays died in January 1931 or December 1929 in Helena. ...
    • Clanton, W.H.

    •  
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Wool industry--Montana.
    • William Clanton freighted at Ft Benton. Married Miss Elizabeth Hopkins in 1883 and came to Billings. Owned land where Billings Polytechnic was sited. Formed Clanton Sheep Corporation with W.H. Clanton, Henry Rowley & Preston B Moss, as...
    • Appelman, Jennie

    • 1930
    • Appelman, Jennie
    • Photo portrait of Mrs. Jennie Appelman.
    • Hathhorn, Fred H. (Frederick Hosea)

    • 1900
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Lawyers--Montana. County attorneys--Montana.
    • Attorney / County Attorney for Yellowstone County. See History of Montana by Saunders. Lawyer with the firm of Hathhorn & Brown. Charter member of the Maverick Hose Company. Exalted Ruler of the local Elks. Wife was Lillian. Died 1913...
    • Clark, Dr. Andrew

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Physicians--Montana. Clark, Harriet Victoria Foxton.
    • Pioneer doctor who arrived in Billings in 1898. See Pioneer Billings Physician Dies, Billings Gazette, March 8, 1943, p.1, and Once Upon A Time, Billings Gazette, March 24, 1963, p4. Member of the Billings Saddle Club who raised horses. His...
    • Armitage, Julie Catherine Whiteside and daughters

    • 1900
    • Armitage, Julie Catherine Whiteside and daughters
    • Julie Catherine Whiteside born at Bearmouth, Montana, July 1, 1870. Married TC Armitage at Drummond on May 7, 1887. 1954 Obit lists daughters as Mrs. William J. Sherry of Honolulu, Hawaii, and Mrs. Harry F. Adams of Missoula.
    • Heagney, Capt.

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Heagney, Charles A. Law enforcement officers--Montana. Police--Montana.
    • Charles A. Heagney, a Billings police captain, was born in Rawlins, Wyoming on August 28, 1876. In 1904, Captain Heagney married Miss Anna McAvoy. Members of St. Patrick's. He retired in December, 1941 - See Retired Police Captain Dies,...
    • Abbott, Teddy Blue

    • 1928-10
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Cowboys--Montana. Ranchers--Montana. Cattle drives--West (U.S.)--History--19th century. Stuart, Mary. Stuart, Granville.
    • Teddy Blue Abbott was a cowboy who started driving cattle to Montana from Texas in the 1880s. His adventures are chronicled in the Montana classic, We Pointed Them North. Married Mary Stuart, the daughter of Montana pioneer, Granville Stuart. ...
    • Armitage, Thomas Cole and sons

    • 1900
    • Armitage, Thomas Cole and sons
    • Born July 20, 1859 in Monroe, Michigan. Worked with Northern Pacific Railroad. Insurance and postmaster in Billings. Appointed Billings postmaster in 1913. Lived at 227 Wyoming Avenue. Wife Julie's 1954 Obit lists Ihree sons, Sidney C....
    • Hays, Mrs. George (Jennie Jones)

    • 1895
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hays, Jennie Jones. Hays, George Miller.
    • Jennie Jones Hays was married to George Miller Hays. She was born on June, 14, 1868 in Anglesia, North Wales and came to Montana in 1886. Member of St. Luke's Episcopal. She died in 1946 - See Former Billings Resident Dies, Billings Gazette,...
    • Bell, Frank (REPEAT)

    • 1913
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Bell, Alice McCormick. Dentists--Montana. Pilots and pilotage--Montana--Billings. Billings Logan International Airport (Mont.) Flight--History. Airplanes--American--1900-1920.
    • 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...
    • Armitage, Thomas Cole

    • 1920
    • Armitage, Thomas Cole
    • Born July 20, 1859 in Monroe, Michigan. Worked with Northern Pacific Railroad. Insurance and postmaster in Billings. Appointed Billings postmaster in 1913. Lived at 227 Wyoming Avenue. Wife Julie's 1954 obituary lists Ihree sons, Sidney C....
    • Herford, J. B.

    • 1922
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Herford, John Brooke. Brooke, Susan Hamline Whitney. Ranchers--Montana. Roundup (Mont.) County officials and employees. Law enforcement officers--Montana. Lawyers--Montana. Spanish-American War...
    • Born in England. Arrived in Montana in 1880. John Brooke (Jack) Herford married Susie H Whitney in 1886. Rancher near Roundup in late 1880s and early 1890. Early County Attorney (elected 1894) and Sheriff. Served during the Spanish American...

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