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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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Sanderson, Charles

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    • 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...
    • Photo of Charles Sanderson.
    • Sleeper, Joseph

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    • Sleeper, Joseph; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Joseph Sleeper.
    • Thompson, Rufus

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    • Thompson, Rufus; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of Rufus Thompson.
    • Yearns, Mr.

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    • Yearns, Mr.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of a Mr. Yearns.
    • Brennan, Lois, letter

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Music teachers--Montana.
    • A music teacher cited, on September 21, 1919, as a former student in the Billings high school and a music pupil of Ralph Rauh. Studied at the Minneapolis School of Music and Ithaca school of Expression at Ithaca, New York. Taught in Billings and...
    • Combs, Mrs. Rose Camp

    • 1895
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Coombs, Albert. Organists. Teachers--Montana.
    • Albert Coombs married Rose Camp of Billings on July 24, 1888. Sister of Edgar B. and Charles Camp. Rose Camp is listed as the first church organist for the First Congregational Church and a teacher of the early schools. Albert Coombs and...
    • Farmer, Ed

    • 1885
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Farmers--Montana. Ranchers--Montana.
    • Farmer, rancher, to Billings in 1882. See Illustrated History of the Yellowstone Valley by Western Historical Publishing. See Trails & Tales South of the Yellowstone by Trails and Tales Historical Committee. Perhaps Edward O who died in...
    • 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...
    • Huntington, Mrs. William C. (Ella Daylong)

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Daylong, Ella M. Huntington William C. Ranchers--Montana. Wild west shows.
    • See History of Montana, 1921, by Stout, Trails & Tales South of the Yellowstone and The Montana Cowboy: An Anthology of Western Life by Wanda Rosseland. Ella M. Daylong, a native of Missouri, married Bill Huntington on July 30, 1899. Her...
    • McCabe, Lulu

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. African Americans--Montana. McCabe, William. Browning, Walker. Browning, Ruth Merryweather.
    • She was born June 26, 1876, in Laramie, Wyoming. Came to Billings in 1883. Walker Browning and Ruth Merryweather Browning were the father and mother of Mrs. Lulu McCabe and Mrs. Claudia Bivins - See Walker Browning, Billings Pioneer, Billings...
    • Klenck, Henry C

    • 1925
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. United States. Army. Northern Pacific Railroad Company. Farmers--Montana.
    • Born May 28, 1857 in Bremen, Germany. Arrived in Montana as a soldier on July 10, 1876 at the scene of the Custer Battlefield - See Yellowstone Man Helped Bury Victims, Billings Gazette, August 3, 1924, p.5. Served in the US Cavalry from...
    • 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...
    • O'Donnell, ID (REPEAT)

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. O'Donnell, Louise Roeser. Businessmen--Montana. Irrigation--Montana. Farmers--Montana. Sugar beet--Montana. United States Reclamation Service.
    • An Important civic leader of Billings, Ignatius Daniel (I.D. or Bud) O'Donnell was born September 19, 1860 in Ontario, Canada. Arrived in Miles City, April 10, 1882. Friend of Parmly Billings and Edward Bailey, he ran the Billings Farm in...
    • Sleeper, Joseph

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    • Sleeper, Joseph; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of Joseph Sleeper.
    • Thusen, Jens J.

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    • Thusen, Jens J.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Jens J. Thusen.
    • 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.
    • Brown, Judge

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    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865. Andersonville Prison. United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons. Osburn, Mary Alice.
    • Born April 20, 1841. Prisoner of War at Andersonville in 1864 during the Civil War. Mary Alice Osburn married Judge Michael Brown in Big Rapids, Michigan in 1870. Mayor of Big Rapids, Michigan in 1873. Moved to Billings in 1908. Judge Michael...
    • Connelly, Mrs. Frank B. (Flora)

    • 1925
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hart, Flora E.
    • Born July 4, 1865. Flora E. Hart of Burke, Wisconsin married Frank B. Connelly on December 1, 1885.
    • Feyler, Samuel

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Farmers--Montana.
    • Born in Maine, March 9, 1869. Farmer came to Billings in 1882. See Illustrated History of the Yellowstone Valley by Western Historical. Died 1941, buried at Mountview Cemetery.
    • 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.
    • Hurley, Mr. & Mrs. T.

    • 1902
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hurley, Tom. Hurley Nellie. Holland Nellie. Ranchers--Montana.
    • Nellie Hurley was born Sept. 29,1876, in Hancock, Mich., a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeremiah Holland. Mrs. Tom Hurley arrived in Montana in 1898. She was a teacher. Married to Thomas Hurley in 1900 in St. Cloud. They lived on a ranch south of...
    • McCormick, Mr. & Mrs. Jim

    • 1890
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Junction City (Mont). McCormick, James. Ohara, Mary Jane. Law enforcement officers--Montana.
    • Brother of Paul, Hugh, John, Frank, Robert and Alphorns McCormick. James and Robert, both older than Paul, came to Montana in 1864 by ox team. James settled near Virginia City and then the Gallatin Valley. James and Paul then settled at...
    • Kemp, Mrs. Ora F. (Julia Agnes Conley)

    • 1910
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Kemp, Ora. Conley, Julia Agnes.
    • Ora F. Kemp married Julia Agnes Conley in Billings on May 11, 1910. She died September 3, 1945.
    • 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...
    • Shuart, Reverend

    • 1890
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Shuart, Benjamin F. Clergy--Montana. First Congregational Church (Billings, Mont.)
    • Reverend Benjamin F. Shuart, first pastor of the First Congregational Church of Billings. Had been a frontier missionary in Kansas and North Dakota before coming to Montana the spring of 1882. Shuart helped solicit funding from Frederick...
    • Savaresy, Mrs. Frank

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    • Savaresy, Mrs. Frank; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of Mrs. Frank Savaresy.
    • Sleeper, Mrs. Joseph

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    • Sleeper, Mrs. Joseph; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of Mrs. Joseph Sleeper.
    • Thusen, Jens J., bio

    • 1933-12-04
    • Thusen, Jens J.; Madsen, Marie; Masonic Lodge; Odd Fellows Lodge; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Biographical facts for Jens J. Thusen including parents' names and route travelled to Montana. Document dated December 4, 1933.
    • 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.
    • Brown, Mary Alice

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    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Brown, Michael. First Congregational Church (Billings, Mont.) Daughters of the American Revolution. Montana State Society. American Red Cross--1880-1920. Reynolds, Carrie (Mrs.). Reynolds, SG. Crow...
    • Mary Alice Osburn was born on February 9, 1852 in Speedsville, NY. Married Judge Michael Brown in Big Rapids, Michigan in 1870. Moved to Billings in 1908. Husband died in 1915. Member of the First Congregational Church and DAR. Worked with...
    • Connelly, Mrs. Frank B. (Flora), bio

    • 1929-08-19
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hart, Flora E.
    • Born July 4, 1865. Flora E. Hart of Burke, Wisconsin married Frank B. Connelly on December 1, 1885.
    • Fenske, TG (Colorized image)

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • Theodore Gustave Fenske was born in Germany on April 12, 1859. Arrived in Montana in 1883 or 1884. Married Nina J. McNaught. Nina died in 1924 - See Pioneer Woman Dies of Cancer, Billings Gazette, September 23, 1924, p. 5. Fenske was a...
    • 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...
    • Hurley, Tom

    • 1890
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Ranchers--Montana. Butchers. Meat inspection--Montana.
    • Born In Oswego, N. Y.. In 1870, Mr. Thomas Hurley came west In 1889. Listed as a rancher in 1916 Polk City Directory. Established a meat business after removing to Billings. Hide and meat inspector for Billings in the late 1920s. Funeral...
    • McFarland, Henry  F. (Doc)

    • 1925
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. McFarland, Henry Frederick. McFarland, Jennie Staffek. Printers--Montana. Newspaper publishing--Montana. Ranchers--Montana. Volunteer fire fighters--Montana. Billings Brass Band.
    • Henry Frederick ""Doc"" McFarlin was Born March 1, 1867 in Wisconsin. Arrived in Billings May 1, 1883. Henry and Brother Charlie worked as printers and held stock at the Billings Gazette - See Pioneer Printers Recall Old-Time Newspapers Here,...
    • Kemp, Ora Francis

    • 1910
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Farmers--Montana. Conley, Julia Agnes. C. Carroll, Mary Conley.
    • Ora Kemp, born in Missouri in 1882, farmed just NE of Shepherd starting about 1910. Board member of the Billings Bench Water Association and Midland Empire State Fair. Farmed on the Billings Bench. A Democrat who ran for State representative,...
    • 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, Christian

    • 1905
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Businessmen--Montana. Bankers--Montana. Mayors--Montana.
    • Christian was a leading merchant, banker, philanthropist, politician (Mayor in 1899-1901) and civic leader. Married Laura Clark in August, 1893. State Senator in 1903. The Yegens traveled to Europe in 1910. They had four daughters and one...
    • 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.
    • Smith, Dr. N. B.

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    • Smith, Dr. N. B.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Dr. N.B. Smith.
    • Tilden, Clarence

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    • Tilden, Clarence; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of Clarence Tilden.
    • Yegen, Peter

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    • Yegen, Peter; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Peter Yegen.
    • Brown, Mary Alice, bio

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    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Brown, Michael. First Congregational Church (Billings, Mont.) Daughters of the American Revolution. Montana State Society. American Red Cross--1880-1920. Reynolds, Carrie (Mrs.). Reynolds, SG. Crow...
    • Mary Alice Osburn was born on February 9, 1852 in Speedsville, NY. Married Judge Michael Brown in Big Rapids, Michigan in 1870. Moved to Billings in 1908. Husband died in 1915. Member of the First Congregational Church and DAR. Worked with...
    • Connelly, Frank B.

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Businessmen--Montana. Harty, Flora. Agricultural implements. Automobile dealers.
    • Came to Billings in 1885 and worked for Babcock & Miles Hardware. Married Flora Harty in 1885. Opened F.B. Connelly wholesale implement (tractors, etc.) and car (Ford) dealership. Member of the Montana State Senate in 1918. Built a branch of...
    • Fenske, T G (Theodore Gustave)

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Shoemakers. Law enforcement officers--Montana. Farmers--Montana. Businessmen--Montana.
    • Theodore Gustave Fenske was born in Germany on April 12, 1859. Arrived in Montana in 1883 or 1884. Married Nina J. McNaught. Nina died in 1924 - See Pioneer Woman Dies of Cancer, Billings Gazette, September 23, 1924, p. 5. Fenske was a...
    • Guy, Alice Higgins

    • 1915
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hysham (Mont.)
    • Robert J. Guy married Alice Higgins. She died near Hysham homestead in 1919.
    • Hiber, W. H. Threshing Crew

    • 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.
    • McFarland, Mrs. Henry  F.

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. McFarland, Jennie Staffek.
    • Born May 11, 1875. Jennie Staffek, wife of Henry F. McFarlin. Jennie Staffek arrived in Billings from New York in 1889. They married February 9, 1899. John C. Staffek, her brother, was a cigar manufacturer and ran the �The Pioneer Cigar...
    • Kennard, Mrs. F B

    • 1900
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Kennedy, Sarah Ellen. Kennard, Frank.
    • Sarah Ellen Kennedy married Frank / Franklin Kennard in Canton, SD and moved to Billings. FB Kennard was in Billings in April, 1882, and built one of the first homes. F. B. Kennard property was purchased at 27th and First for first Courthouse...
    • 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...
    • Yegen, Peter (REPEAT)

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Bakers. Businessmen--Montana. Bankers--Montana. Yegen, Margaret Trepp.
    • Peter Yegen was born on August 7, 1860 in Klosters, Graub�nden, Switzerland, the son of Conrad (or Konradin) and Emerita Prader Yegen and came to America in 1879. Brother John Yegen was one of Bismarck, North Dakota's first settlers in 1872...
    • Salsbury, Van Jackson

    • 1880
    • Salsbury, V.J.; Salsbury, Van Jackson; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Van Jackson Salsbury with 1880 on front, referring to subject's date of arrival in Montana.
    • Smith, Lillian

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    • Smith, Lillian Velza; Smith, Mrs. Peter; Smith, Peter H.; Soule, William K.; Soule, Francis Adaline; Northern Pacific Railroad; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of Lillian Velza SMith.
    • Tompkins Family

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    • Tompkins, Arthur Clark; Tompkins, Mrs. A.C.; Tompkins, Janet; Tompkins, Nettie; Fraser, Janet; Fraser, Nettie; Tompkins, Benjamin A.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Family photo portrait of Mr. And Mrs. A.C. Tompkins and Ben.
    • Young, Sam

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    • Young, Sam; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Sam Young.
    • Browning, Mrs. Walter

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Browning, Ruth Merryweather. Browning, Walker. First Methodist Church (Billings, Mont.) First African Methodist Church (Billings, Mont.)
    • Ruth Browning, wife of Walker Browning. Ruth Merryweather married Walker Browning about 1872. Arrived in Montana in 1883. Walker Browning died in 1925. See his story in Walker Browning, Billings Pioneer, Billings Gazette, February 8, 1925, p....
    • Connelly, Frank

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Businessmen--Montana.
    • Frank G. Connelly, son of Frank and Flora Connelly. President of the Billings Chamber in the 1930s and President of Rotary Club. Member of the Hilands Golf Club. Married to Mabel. Died in 1971. See Frank G. Connelly, Civic Leader, dies,...
    • Flanagan, Joe

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Soy, Johanna.
    • Joe Flanagan married Johanna Soy in Jefferson, Iowa about 1882. Came to Billings about 1896. She died in January, 1928 - Pioneer Woman Is Dead, Billings Gazette, January 21, 1928, p.2 .
    • Mr. and Mrs. Robert Guy

    • 1890
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Custer (Mont.) Pease Bottom (Mont.) Law enforcement officers--Montana.
    • Robert J. Guy was the son of John C and Amanda Guy of Pease Bottom. Mr. Guy was born in Greenfield, Missouri in 1858. Married Alice Higgins who died in Hysham in 1919. Robert J. Guy, former sheriff of Forsyth, died in December, 1935 - See...
    • Hiber, W. H.  Ranch

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

    • 1910
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Gold miners.
    • Adam ""Horn"" Miller was born in Bavaria in October of 1839 and moved to St. Louis when he was a child. Followed gold strikes in the west, coming to Cooke City in the early 1870s - See Magazine Article Describes Beauties, Billings Gazette, June 3,...
    • Kercheis, Louis

    • 1919
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Pearson, Olga Constance. Barbers. World War, 1914-1918 Veterans.
    • Louis was born on February 2, 1870 in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. Louis and wife Olga came to Billings about 1900 where he opened a barber shop. He was a World War I veteran. Operated Gazette Kircheis Barber, 1920s - See Gazette Barber Shop Gets New...
    • William P. Rixon (1883)

    • 1925
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Rixon, William P. Rixon, Laura Goddard. Clerks (Retail trade) Drugstores.
    • The son of John & Susanna Panton Rixon, William P. Rixon, was born in Ontario on July 4, 1876. He came to Montana in April, 1883. His father, John, was associated with the Billings Times and the Billings Rustler. Will married Laura Goddard on...
    • Smith, Peter Herman

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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
    • Photo portrait of Peter Herman Smith.
    • Tompkins, Janet (Nettie) Fraser, bio

    • 1939-08-22
    • Fraser, Janet; Fraser, Nettie; Tompkins, Mrs. A.C.; Tompkins, Janet; Tompkins, Nettie; Tompkins, Arthur Clark; Fraser, Alexander; Tompkins, Benjamin A.; Tompkins, William Manson; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Biographical facts for Janet Tompkins including parents' names and names of husband and child. Document dated August 22, 1939.
    • Young, D.C.

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    • Young, D.C.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of D.C. Young.
    • Browning, Mrs. Walter, bio

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Browning, Ruth Merryweather. Browning, Walker. First Methodist Church (Billings, Mont.) First African Methodist Church (Billings, Mont.)
    • Ruth Browning, wife of Walker Browning. Ruth Merryweather married Walker Browning about 1872. Arrived in Montana in 1883. Walker Browning died in 1925. See his story in Walker Browning, Billings Pioneer, Billings Gazette, February 8, 1925, p....
    • Corwin, G.F.

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • A GF Corwin of Foster is listed in the Gazette in 1909. Possibly married and living in Hardin in 1929.
    • Flanagan, Mike

    • 1910
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Farmers--Montana. Ranchers--Montana. Broomcorn broom industry. illustrated History of the Yellowstone Valley by Western Historical. See Flanagan Family Came West, Billings Gazette, April 15, 1956. ...
    • An early Farmer and rancher who worked with the Northern Pacific Railroad and grew broom corn and operated a broom factory in the 1890s. See Illustrated History of the Yellowstone Valley by Western Historical. Broom Factory story and photo of...
    • 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...
    • Hiber, W. H. Ready for 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.
    • Miller, John A

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Grocers. Ranchers--Montana. Irrigation--Montana. Van Houten, Sarah.
    • Born May 1862 or 1863 in Kentucky. In 1882 came to Butte, Montana, engaged in the employment of Foster & Murphy, in the grocery business. Was a local rancher and associated with the Suburban Ditch Company. Had a ranch near the Yellowstone...
    • Kercheis, Mr. & Mrs.

    • 1936
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Kircheis, Louis.
    • Olga Kircheis was born on April 29, 1871, in Sweden, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ludwig Pearson. Her marriage to Louis Kircheis took place on Aug. 23, 1892, at La- Crosse, Wisconsin. Olga Constance Kircheis, 78, died in 1949 -Billings Matron Dies...
    • 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,...
    • Smith, Peter Herman, bio

    •  
    • 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

    •  
    • 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...
    • Tompkins, Mrs. A. C.

    •  
    • Tompkins, Mrs. A.C.; Fraser, Janet; Tompkins, Janet; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of Mrs. A.C. Tompkins.
    • Smith, J. L.

    •  
    • Smith, J. L.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of J.L. Smith.
    • Tompkins, Arthur Clark, bio

    •  
    • Tompkins, Arthur Clark; Tompkins, Judge Benjamin; Fraser, Janet; Fraser, Nettie; Tompkins, Mrs. A.C.; Tompkins, Janet; Tompkins, Nettie; Tompkins, Benjamin A.; Tompkins, William Manson; Clark, Susan; J.H. Conrad and Co.; 214 North 30th; Billings,...
    • Biographical facts for Arthur Clark Tompkins including parents' names and route travelled to Montana.
    • Ziminski, Joe

    •  
    • Ziminski, Joe; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Joe Ziminski.
    • Buchanan, John Franklin, bio

    • 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...
    • Cothron, Freda Wilkinson

    • 1900
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Cothron, G.G.
    • Likely the wife of GG Cothron. Father was AJ Wilkinson. Her mother died in June 1925 - See Pioneer Woman Dies Suddenly, Billings Gazette, June 14, 1925, p.6.
    • Foster, HF

    • 1894
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Mayors--Montana. Businessmen--Montana. Surveyors--Montana. Coulson (Mont.) Clerks of court--Montana. Volunteer fire fighters--Montana. McAdow, Perry W.
    • Fred Haskel Foster was Billings' Mayor in 1889 and 1893. Formed a business partnership with Perry W. McAdow in 1881 at Coulson. Robert, his father, came to Billings from Minneapolis in 1882 and started Foster's Addition subdivision. N P...
    • 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...

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