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    • Wesch, Mrs. Philip

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

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

    • 2007-02-14
    • Wilson, Mrs. W. E.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of Mrs. W.E. Wilson.
    • Wilkinson, Mrs. A.J.

    • 2007-02-14
    • Wilkinson, Mrs. A. J.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo portrait of Mrs. A.J. Wilkinson.
    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • Cothron, T.A.

    • 1950
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Cothron Thurston A. Yellowstone County (Mont.) Treasurer's Office.
    • Thurston A. Cothron. Yellowstone County Treasurer from 1935-1938. Yellowstone County Assesser for 23 years, 1939-1962. Died in 1962 - See Thurston A. Cothron Dies, Billings Gazette, April 20, 1962, p.8.
    • Calderwood, Hugh

    • 1950
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Law enforcement officers--Montana. Ranchers--Montana.
    • Hugh Calderwood was deputized Montana sheriff who killed Pigeon-toed Kid, a notorious cattle rustler, in late April 1908, in the Glasgow area. See Two Montana Men Remembering, Billings Gazette, March 10, 1963, p.46. Rancher who came out west in...
    • Morris, Margaret

    • 1945
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • Granddaughter of Samuel Phillips, Lewistown.
    • Glassner, Mrs. Edward (Bellazona)

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

    • 1945
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Laurel (Mont.) Russian Germans.
    • Unknown - Many Germans from Russia by the name of Frank lived in Laurel.
    • Morris, M.

    • 1945
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Morris, Mitchell. Montana. National Guard. Newspaper publishing--Montana. Morris, Ralph Losekamp. Morris, Darlene Tyack.
    • Likely Major Mitchell Morris (Montana National Guard), the son of Colonel Micajah C. Morris. Billings High School Class of 1916 Graduate. Publisher of the Billings Times with his brother, Ralph Losekamp Morris. General chairman for Memorial...
    • Rennick, L.C.

    • 1945
    • Pioneers--Montana. Rennick, Leverall C. Crow Agency (Mont.)
    • There was a Leverett C. Rennick who was stationed for the General Land Office at Crow Agency in 1918 and with the exception of four years when he was at Lander, Wyoming, remained at Crow Agency until 1950. He was born 1887 in Utah. He came to...
    • Glenn, John A.

    • 1945
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Blacksmiths. Ranchers--Montana. Silesia (Mont.). Law enforcement officers--Montana--Big Horn County.
    • Born in The Dalles, Oregon, December 9, 1864. He married Susan Elizabeth Farwell in Billings, July 29,1898 (daughter of Mary Horseguard & Marcus Farwell). Operated blacksmith shop on Susie's 160 acres at Silesia. Government blacksmith in Pryor...
    • Frost, Mrs. John (Mary Amelia)

    • 1942
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • She was born at Mission Creek (the first Crow Agency) on Mar. 6, 1875. Married Reverend John Frost at Livingston in 1895. Mary Amelia Frost, resided in Montana all her life died at age 77 - See Early Montana Resident Dies, Billings Gazette,...
    • Leavens, Ella

    • 1942
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • Ella Etta Lamport of Bloomer, Wisconsin was born June 16, 1877. She married Robert Leavens on December 8, 1897. She is the daughter of George T. Lamport. She came to Montana in 1882. The Leavens lived at Bear Creek from 1897-1901. A daughter,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Panton, Sam

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Newspaper publishing--Montana. Surveyors--Montana. Northern Pacific Railroad Company.
    • He was a pioneer newsman--manager and editor of Billings Gazette. He assisted with the survey of original town site of Billings. He came to Montana in 1881 as a surveyor with Northern Pacific Rail Road. He was a photographer. He left Billings to...
    • Fraser, James G

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Ranchers--Montana. Huntley (Mont.) Wool industry--Montana.
    • The photo is likely to be James Fraser Jr., son of the stockman James G. Fraser. His father came to Billings 1886 and at age 13 married Alice Beulah Nickey in Billings, September 24, 1897. They had two sons, Alex and Jim and two daughters. ...
    • Hiber, W. H. older portrait

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Farmers--Montana. Winter wheat--Montana.
    • Born in LaSalle, Illinois, April 17, 1866 or 1869, son of August and Jane Hiber. Came to Montana from Topeka, Kansas about 1899. Emma Jones Hiber was granted a divorce from her husband, W. H. Hiber in December 1907, and awarded custody of the...
    • Cramer, M.W.

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Ranchers--Montana. Farmers--Montana. Owens, Anna. Yellowstone County (Mont.) County Commissioners. Businessmen--Montana.
    • Monroe W. Kramer. Prominent cattleman, farmer, and legislator. Came out west with his brother Ward H. Cramer in 1877. Married Anna Owens in Billings on December 17, 1889. Listed as County Commissioner from Laurel from 1906-1912. Director of...
    • Lane, Mrs. James R

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Postmasters--Montana -- Forsyth. Lane James Reeves.
    • Likely Sarah Jane (Jennie) Booth, the Rosebud County / Forsyth widow of James Reeves Lane (he died 1898) - See Early State Arrival, Billings Gazette, July 15, 1951. After husband's death she was the sole support of a family of eight and became...
    • Polly, Mrs. T.W. (Bessie)

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Polly, Bessie Walker. Wilkinson, Bessie. Polly, Thomas W.
    • Bessie Walker Polly is listed in Capitalism on the Frontier by Van West as Mrs. T W Wilkinson Polly. She was born on April 16, 1871 in Clarksville, Missouri. In May, 1883 she moved from Missouri to Billings with an emigrant party of 25 or 28...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Newman, Mark

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Newman, Mark Twain. Ranchers--Montana. Newman, Elizabeth Sheehy.
    • Son of Orson & Elizabeth Newman, pioneer ranch family. Mark Twain Newman was born in April 2, 1877 in Montana. Bought a ranch on Blue Creek in 1903 - See Trails & Tales South of the Yellowstone. Mark T. Newman married Elizabeth Sheehy on...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Randall, Billy

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Randal, William Marquis. Ranchers--Montana.
    • William Marquis Randall, called 'Billy' in North of the Yellowstone, South of the Bulls. Came to Montana 1881 with Northern Pacific railroad. He was the brother of Dick Randall (a native of Iowa), the well known dude ranch operator at the OTO,...
    • Chapple, David

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

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

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

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Billings Coal and Iron Company.
    • Born in Benken, Switzerland in 1878. Came to Billings in 1908. Listed as a driver for the Billings Coal and Iron Company in 1916 Polk Directory. Listed as the janitor at the Chamber in 1933. Died in early April, 1963 at the age of 82.
    • Howard, J.

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • J. Howard on Montana Avenue, Billings.
    • Erwin, JW (Joseph or Jared W)

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Petroleum--Prospecting -- Montana.
    • Possibly Joseph Erwin. Joseph W. Erwin (spouse Myrtle Erwin) is listed as being in the oil business in 1933 (Polk Directory). See Plan to Resume Drilling, Billings Gazette, June 30, 1933, p. 6.
    • Hogan, Tom

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hogan, Thomas Stephens?
    • Not sure if this is TS Hogan in the 1940s.
    • Griffin, F F (Farrell F)

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

    • 1939-08-22
    • Tompkins, Benjamin A.; Tompkins, Marguerite; Tompkins, Arthur Clark; Fraser, Janet; Fraser, Nettie; Tompkins, Mrs. A.C.; Tompkins, Janet; Tompkins, Nettie; Tompkins, Gwynne S.; Billings High School; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Biographical facts for Benjamin A. Tompkins including parents' names and names of wife and children. Document dated August 22, 1939.
    • Allen, Mrs. W A, bio

    • 1939-08-21
    • Allen, Mrs. W. A.
    • Marie Finkelnburg of Fountain City, Wisconsin married WA Allen.
    • Larson, Mrs. Flora

    • 1939
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Larson, Frank. Larson, Frank B. Telephone operators.
    • Flora Klos Larson was born February 19, 1884 in Billings. Married Frank Larson. She was a telephone operator and housewife. She died possibly in September, 1941 and is buried at Mountview Cemetery. A Frank B. Larson of Billings died in...
    • Lamey, William

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

    • 1936-10-18
    • Truscott, Harry Walter; Truscott, Sally Kennedy; Truscott, Samuel; Hogner, Louise; Truscott, John Kennedy; Billings Commercial Club; Rotary Club; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Biographical facts for Harry Walter Truscott including names of parents, names of wife and children and route travelled to Montana. Document appears to be dated October 18, 1936.
    • Wilson, Charles, (Smokey), article

    • 1936-07-21
    • Wilson, Charles; Smokey; Smoky; Crow Agency; Reynolds, S.G.; Howell, Lewis M.; Howell, Bud; E.O. Standard; Story, Nelson; Scott, Hugh L.; Sorrel Horse; Dixon, Joseph M.; Wilson, John E.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Newspaper article with biographical information including name of child and route travelled to Montana. Article published in the Billings Gazette on July 21, 1936.
    • Thompson, Annie Lane, bio

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

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

    • 1936-06-15
    • Salsbury, Winfield Scott; Salsbury, Cathrine M.; Salsbury, James; Kezia; Kasia; Kezic; Kezih; Wheeler; Hughes; Salsbury, Arthur Frank; Salsbury, Ira Scott; Salsbury, George W.; Salsbury, Clara; Fort Keys; 230 Yellowstone Avenue; Billings, MT;...
    • Biographical facts for Winfield Scott Salsbury including parents' names, names of wife and children and route travelled to Montana. Document dated June 15, 1936.
    • Salsbury, Cathrine M., bio

    • 1936-06-15
    • Salsbury, Cathrine M.; Lindberg, Cathrine; Salsbury, Winfield Scott; Lindberg, Thomas; Peterson, Marie; Salsbury, Arthur Frank; Salsbury, Ira Scott; Salsbury, George W.; Salsbury, Clara .; 230 Yellowstone Avenue; Northern Pacific Railroad;...
    • Biographical facts for Cathrine M. Salsbury including parents' names, names of husband and children and route travelled to Montana. Document dated June 15, 1936.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • LaMotte, Mrs. AB (Elizabeth)

    • 1936
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • Elizabeth Fulkerson was born May 13, 1857 in Dryden, New York. She married Allen Billings La Motte (or LaMott). They came to Billings in 1904. LaMotte family wedding - See News of the Week, Billings Gazette, April 18, 1909, p. 2. Her...
    • Walk, John J., bio

    • 1935-10-03
    • Walk, John J.; Walk, Emmaline; Davis, Emmaline; Walk, Joseph A.; Walk, Alice; Crandell, Alice; Peckham, Alice; Walk, Edith; Sayer, Edith; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Biographical facts for John J. Walk including parents' names, names of wife and children and route travelled to Montana. Document dated October 3, 1935.
    • Spear, Charles, bio

    • 1935-03-07
    • Spear, Charles; Spear, Willis; Ferguson, Jane; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Biographical facts for Charles Spear including parents' names, names of children and route travelled to Montana. Appears to be dated March 7, 1935.
    • 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...
    • 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 .
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Parker, Mrs. D.M. older

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County.
    • She died on August 28, 1939 - See Local Pioneer Dies Monday, Billings Gazette, August 29, 1939. Her son William Cardwell Parker, a former resident of Billings, died in Englewood, Colorado in June 1956.
    • SmithLillianBio

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

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

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

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • To Montana 1882. Lodenia L. Lamport, 83, 'oldest woman at the banquet,' in April 1938. Lived in Billings in the 1930s. Mother of Mrs. Charles Wright (Ida Lamport). The second wife of George Lamport.
    • Polly, T.W.

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Polly, Bessie Walker. Wilkinson, Bessie. Polly, Thomas W. Law enforcement officers--Montana. Judges--Montana.
    • He came to Montana in 1882 or 1883. Married Bessie Wilkinson at Lavina in April 1889. They lived in Red Lodge, Ubet, Kendall, and Billings. He was a merchant, city jailer, peace officer and then a Judge. They lived at 235 Terry Avenue. ...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Frost, Rev John & wife

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Plenty Coups, Chief of the Crows, 1848-1932. Translators--United States.
    • Baptist minister at Pryor (for Crow) and interpreter for Chief Plenty Coups - Died in 1937 - See John Frost, 64, Indian Minister, Billings Gazette, October 27, 1937, p 1. He was the son of Dr. John H. Frost, a Union surgeon during the Civil...
    • 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...
    • Nickey, O.W.

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Nickey, Orrin Wilbur. Bankers--Montana. Billings (Mont.) City Clerk. Suicide--Montana.
    • Orrin Wilbur Nickey was born Jan. 19, 1875, in Spring Green, Wisconsin, son of Jonathan J. (or Jerome J.) and Margaret Nickey and was brought by his parents to Billings in 1883. His sister was Alice B. Fraser. He worked at Yellowstone National...
    • Danford, George L.tif

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Danford, George. Story, Margaret Ann Guy. Noble County (Ohio) Canyon Creek Ditch Company (Billings, Mont.). Pioneers of Eastern Montana. Ranchers--Montana. Mountview Cemetery (Billings, Mont.)
    • Born May 14, 1857 in Noble County, Ohio. Came to Billings area in 1880. Known as the ""Father"" of the Canyon Creek Irrigation canal - See Canyon Creek Ditch Company, Billings Gazette, April 19, 1936, p.15. Ditch company was organized in July,...
    • Nickey, Mrs. O.W.

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Nickey, Grace Church. Nickey, Orrin Wilbur.
    • Grace Church was born Oct. 21, 1877, in Fremont, Nebraska, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel V. Church. Moved to Billings in 1886. She married O.W. Nickey on September 20, 1904, in Billings. Grace Church Nickey, died unexpectedly in her sleep...
    • Dahlstrom, Mr & Mrs Jacob

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Immigrants--Sweden. Johnson, Chirstina. Dahlstrom, Jacob. Arnot (Pa.).
    • Born in Sweden. Christina Johnson married Jacob Dahlstrom in Arnot, Pennsylvania in either 1891 or 1892. They had a son, Carl, and two daughters, Laura and Mrs. Carl Larson (in 1949). Lived at 516 North 31st. Christina died in early November...
    • Hobb, Bishop H.

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hobb, Beatrice Forrest.
    • Born in Mindoro, Wisconsin, USA on 5 May 1862 to John Hobbs and Mary Newcomb. Bishop Henry Hobbs married Beatrice Forrest and had 6 children. He passed away on January 5, 1938 in Joliet, Montana.
    • Girtwood (Girdwood), William.

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

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Lobdell, Harry C. Postmasters--Montana.
    • Born in New York, Harry C. Lobdell was postmaster at St. Xavier for more than forty years. Married to Nellie Reed. Was a nephew of Colonel Louis Babcock, pioneer Billings businessman. Died in September 1942 - See St. Xavier Man's Rite,...
    • Lobdell, Mrs. H. C.

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Crow Indians. Lobdell, Nellie Reed.
    • Born about 1887. A member of the Crow Tribe (1906 Tribal roll - Kite (Crow)). Nellie Reed Lobdell was married to Harry C. Lobdell, until his death in 1942. Harry was 18 years older. She married at age 18 years. She remarries and becomes Mrs....
    • Chapple, Mr. and Mrs. Lou

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Lawyers--Montana. Goss, Marion G. Chapple, Marion G. Chapple, Louis W.
    • Louis W. and Marion G. Chapple. Louis was a lawyer. Attorney At Law. See Billings Gazette, 1907, p31. Marion's maiden name was Goss. Parents of famous World War II hero, Wreford ""Moon"" Chapple. Interrred at Mountview in 1961.
    • Rixon, Mr. & Mrs. Bates (Ella) Couple reading

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Bates, Rebecca Helen Rixon. Bates, Leslie. Volunteer fire fighters--Montana. Insurance agents.
    • Rebecca Helen Rixon Bates 82, pioneer Billings resident, died in an Oakland, California in November, 1952. Mrs. Bates, known to early Billings residents as ""Becca"" Rixon, was born August 10, 1870 at Milton, Ontario, Canada, a daughter of John...
    • Renwicks - Likely Mrs. Bertha Renwick with daughter and two sons.

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Agricultural implements.
    • William C Renwick: Born April 3, 1871. Married to Bertha Crowe on April 7, 1894, in the parsonage of Billings' First Methodist Church. Created Renwick Implement Company in 1914. Member of the Billings City Council and Midland Empire Fair...
    • Clare, Lotte A.

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Laurel (Mont.) Clare, Laura Lottie Amer. Clare, Sam.
    • See story about Lotte Clare in Trunks Locked Forty Years, Billings Gazette, January 18, 1948, p 21, and Early American Books, Billings Gazette, February, 29, 1948, p.21. Full name was Laura Lottie Amer Clare. Wife of Sam Clare of Laurel. ...
    • 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...
    • Kemnitz, Martin

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • A Martin Kemnitz died at the age of 92 on December 21, 1941.
    • 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.
    • LaMotte, Mrs. AB (Elizabeth)

    • 1933
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • Elizabeth Fulkerson was born May 13, 1857 in Dryden, New York. She married Allen Billings La Motte (or LaMott). They came to Billings in 1904. LaMotte family wedding - See News of the Week, Billings Gazette, April 18, 1909, p. 2. Her...
    • Goddard, Judge & Mrs. O. F.

    • 1933
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Lawyers--Montana. Judges--Montana. Montana. Supreme Court.
    • O Fletcher Goddard was born near Troy, Iowa, January 20, 1853. In 1881, he was married at Centerville, Iowa, to Miss Alwilda Stephenson, who died in Billings in 1926. He came to Billings in March, 1883. Member of the Montana State Convention,...
    • Jones, Mrs. Dudley  (Julia E.)

    • 1933
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Jones, Dudley. YWCA Billings.
    • Julie E. Jones was born May 21, 1854 in Oliver County, Indiana. Father was A.J. McNaught. Married Dudley Jones In Iowa In 1873. Arrived in Billings, Montana in 1886. She was the first president of the YWCA, which was founded in the basement of...
    • Lamey, John

    • 1932
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Farmers--Montana.
    • Farmer on the Billings Bench. Died July 16, 1945 and is buried at Mountview Cemetery. His wife, Myrtle, married John in Billings on November 15, 1900. Myrtle, who lived on Bench Boulevard, died February 8, 1965. The ship, The Prince David, hit...
    • Gilsdorf, Mrs. Andrew J

    • 1932
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Businessmen--Montana. Butchers.
    • Born in Ostrander, Minnesota on Nov 5, 1861, Olavea Olson married Andrew J. Gilsdorf before 1886. Andrew J. Gilsdorf, a Billings merchant and butcher, died in September, 1911, after an auto accident - See Death of Old-Timer, Billings Times,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Sanders, W.F.

    • 1930
    • Sanders, W.F.; Billings, MT; Pioneers; Art and Photographic Gallery; Taber, I.W.
    • Photo portrait of W.F. Sanders circa 1930. Reverse side shows imprint of Art and Photographic Gallery in San Francisco, CA and I.W. Taber.
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...

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