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. Married in Glens Falls NY in 1902. Esscorted out west by her husband, Sam, and father, Maurice Wesley Amer. Father, Maurice, a former sea captain, lived in Laurel with them. Her daughter is Mrs. J. C. (Gerald) Scammon (1948). Mrs. Clare died before 1948. See Laurel's Story: A Montana Heritage (1979) by Elsie Johnson.
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Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Laurel (Mont.) Clare, Laura Lottie Amer. Clare, Sam.
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Trunks Locked Forty Years, Billings Gazette, January 18, 1948, p 21; Early American Books, Billings Gazette, February, 29, 1948, p.21; Laurel's Story: A Montana Heritage (1979) by Elsie Johnson