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  • All fields: 1853-1937
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    • Abel, John

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    • Pioneers;
    • John Abel was born March 26, 1877 (Germany) and died May 5, 1939. He came to Montana in 1884 and he owned the Abel Bros meat market and creamery.
    • Anderson, Sally

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    • Pioneers;
    • Sally Anderson was the daughter of Reece Anderson and Mary Payette. She was born August 5, 1866 in Deer Lodge, Montana. She is buried at the Fort Maginnis Cemetery.
    • Anderson, Sam and his wife

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    • Pioneers;
    • Sam Anderson and his wife. He died July 28, 1912 in Lewistown at 57 years of age and is buried in the Lewistown City Cemetery.
    • Ayers, Ellen Simpson

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    • Pioneers;
    • Ellen Simpson Ayers was married to Roy Ayers (governor of Montana) on June 7, 1905.
    • Baird, Miona

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    • Pioneers;
    • Miona C. Baird was born Nov. 12, 1872 in Polo, Missouri, child of George Fort and Mattie Chivers. She married Charles Baird. She died April 27, 1972.
    • Baker, Edgar

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    • Pioneers;
    • Edgar Baker was born in 1883 in Bay City, Michigan and came to Montana in 1887. He was a judge in Lewistown and married Florence D’Autremont.
    • Beatty, Dr. Isaiah  (I.M.)

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    • Pioneers;
    • Dr. Isaiah Beatty was born in Dawson, Pa in 1854. He was an osteopath. He married Lucy J. Schryver of Erie, Illinois and moved to Montana in 1883.
    • Beatty, Dr. Isaiah  (I.M.) and wife Lena

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    • Pioneers;
    • Dr. Isaiah Beatty was born in Dawson, Pa in 1854. He was an osteopath. He married Lucy J. Schryver of Erie, Illinois and moved to Montana in 1883.
    • Belden, Oliver

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    • Pioneers;
    • Oliver Belden was born in Dawson, Neb. Sept 25, 1873 and came to Montana in 1898. He served as City Attorney, then District Attorney and late became speaker of the state House of Representatives. He practiced in Lewistown for 30 years. In 1901 he...
    • Bell, Fred

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    • Pioneers;
    • Fred Bell was born in 1883 and came to Lewistown in 1910 due to the homestead act. He came from St. Paul Minnesota and worked in the Empire Bank and Trust Co. In 1911 he went to Minnesota to marry Mary Martinson. Their daughter is Mrs Elton Parrish...
    • Bennett, James

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    • Pioneers;
    • James Levy Bennett was born Dec 23, 1866 in Mecca, Ohio and died Oct 24, 1942. He settled on a ranch on East Fork. James was a freighter before the railroad came to town. He married Belle McCune in 1916.
    • Blackford, William

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    • Pioneers;
    • William Blackford was born Oct 22, 1860 on a farm in Grayville, Illinois and died Feb 3, 1938 in Lewistown. He came to Montana in 1889. He was a leading attorney in Fergus County. He married Anna Otten of Cottonwood in 1895. They had 3 children.
    • Brisco, Jack

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    • Pioneers;
    • Jack Brisco was born Feb. 11, 1870 in Centre, Missouri. He died Aug 12, 1933. He came to Montana in 1912. He was a school teacher an attorney and a judge. He married Sarah Stout in 1901.
    • Brooks, Robert and Nettie

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    • Pioneers;
    • Robert was born in 1876 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His parents were from Germany. He died Oct 25, 1946. Nettie was born May 16, 1879 at sea enroute to America from Poland. She died Feb 25, 1966. Nettie Stahoski of Glencoe Minnesota and Robert J....
    • Bucher, Fred

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    • Pioneers;
    • Fred Bucher was born July 2, 1888 in Omaha, Nebraska to Swiss Immigrants, Anton and Mary Bucher. He headed west when he was 21 years old and landed in Missoula Montana. In 1917 he settled on a farm on the Judith River. He married a neighbor Mary...
    • Bucher, Mary Keller

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    • Pioneers;
    • Mary Keller’s parents were Swiss Immigrants who lived at Rossfork. She married Fred Bucher Oct 16, 1919. She died October 30, 1975 at 80 years old.
    • Bunett, Perk

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    • Pioneers;
    • Perk Burnett was the brother of William C. Burnett. He was born west of Dallas, Texas on a ranch. He was born in 1852. In 1875 he and his brother William C. left Texas to go with a trail herd going to Wyoming. They later on started purchasing land...
    • Buntin, Charles

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    • Pioneers;
    • Charles Buntin was born Sep 10, 1877 in Benton, Illinois. He died Jan 9, 1958 in Lewistown. He received a degree from LaSalle University in Chicago. In February of 1904 he was commissioned as a teacher by the Department of the Interior Bureau of...
    • Burke, Marion

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    • Pioneers;
    • Marion Isaac Burke, came to Montana in 1884 at the age of 17. He was born Dec 20, 1867 in Winslow, DeKalb Co., Missouri. He died April 8, 1929. He was married to Margaret Caroline Easterly on March 22, 1891. Margaret born Dec 20, 1872 was from...
    • Burke, Mrs. Marion (Margaret)

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    • Pioneers;
    • Margaret Caroline Easterly Burke was born Dec 20, 1872. She was from Darlinton, Missouri and came here to stay because of her asthma. She married Marion Burke March 22, 1891. Margaret died Mar 27, 1959.
    • Chandler, Mrs. E.P.

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    • Pioneers;
    • Louisa Frances Chandler was born Mar 6, 1863 in Henderson, Minnesota. She married Edward P.Chandler. Her father was Nicholas Hilger. Their daughter was Helen Chandler. She died Oct 15, 1934.
    • Charles Lehman and Co. employees

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    • Charles Lehman Co.;
    • Charles Lehman and Co. employees. Left to right: Alex Lehman, Alex law, Oswald Lehman, John W. Brice, Charles Fowler, A. E. Trapp, Louis Lehman, Walter Lehman, Arthur Lehman, Posey Ashworth, Bailey Ashworth, Billy K. Creplin, Charles Beatty, Fred...
    • Charles Lehman and Co. employees.

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    • Charles Lehman Co.;
    • Charles Lehman and Co. employees. Back row left to right: John Brice, Oswald Lehman, Alex Lehman, Alex Law, Charles Fowler, Posey Ashworth. Middle Row: Walter Lehman, Fred Henley, Louis Lehman, Billy K, Creplin, A. E. Trapp, Bailey Ashworth,...
    • Charters, John H.

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    • Pioneers;
    • John H. Charters came from Columbia County, Wisconsin, in 1887. He was employed by the Cruse Cattle Company on the Power River, in Custer County then came to Fergus County in 1889 and filed a claim on land where Grass Range now stands. He married...
    • Clark, Jesse D.

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    • Pioneers;
    • Jesse D. Clark was born Dec 13, 1867 in Indiana and died Nov 25, 1957. He moved to Lewistown in 1885 and took out a homestead in the Snowy Mountains. He had a sawmill on East Fork. His first wife was Verna Logan who he married in 1906 but they...
    • Clegg, Grace (Mrs. John)

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    • Pioneers;
    • Grace Harrison Clegg was born Jan 21, 1869 in Detroit, Michigan and died April 23, 1941. She married John Clegg in Gilt Edge, Montana in 1900.
    • Clegg, John

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    • Pioneers;
    • John Clegg was born May 17, 1850 in Bloomington, Wisconsin and died July 15, 1928. He came to Montana in the 1880’s. He married Grace Harrison of Detroit in Gilt Edge in 1900. He was a rancher.
    • Colver, Carrie (Mrs. Fred)

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    • Pioneers;
    • Carrie Colver was born May 10, 1870 in Grand Marsh, Wisconsin and died Dec 6, 1961. In January of 1888, Fred Colver went back to his old home in Wisconsin after he had homesteaded in Central Montana. There he married Carrie S. Bidwell, an...
    • Colver, Charles P.

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    • Pioneers;
    • In 1879 Charles P. Colver left Wisconsin and came up the Missouri River to Montana. He settled in Prickley Valley near Helena and ran a freight line into Helena with three yoke of cattle and a wagon. In 1881 his brother Fred T. Colver joined him...
    • Colver, Fred T.

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    • Pioneers;
    • Fred T. Colver was born June 24, 1861 in Berlin, Wisconsin and died June 17, 1956 He was brother of Charles P. Rancher stockman, and flour mill. Married Carrie Saloma Bidwell May 10-1870 at Grand March, WI. Fred Colver celebrated his 20th birthday...
    • Company I leaving for the Philippines

    • 1898
    • Spanish-American War;
    • Three teams of horses pulling two wagons full of men heading off to the Spanish-American War in the Philippines, May, 1898.
    • Cook, George

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    • Pioneers;
    • George Cook was born Aug. 30, 1949 in Burke, New York on a farm and died Jan 20, 1949. He took a scientific course in Barre Academy, at Barr, VT and then taught school for a while. He came to Montana 1880 and then to Fergus County in 1883 and...
    • Corbley, Hattie (Mrs Jacob)

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    • Pioneers;
    • Hattie Dwight Corbley was born Dec 5, 1852 in Kirkwood, New York and died March 23, 1929. She married Jacob I. Corbly.
    • Creel, George

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    • Pioneers;
    • George Creel was born Oct 20, 1873 in Hancock Co., Illinois and died Sep 5, 1954. He came to Montana in 1899. He was married to Kittie A. Creel. He was a funeral director in Lewistown for many years.
    • Creel, George and wife

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    • Pioneers;
    • George Creel was born Oct 20, 1873 in Hancock Co., Illinois and died Sep 5, 1954. He came to Montana in 1899. He was married to Kittie A. Creel. He was a funeral director in Lewistown for many years.
    • Croft, James Mitchell

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    • Pioneers;
    • James Mitchell Croft was born Jan 3, 1858 in Waterbury, Conn. and died July 11, 1930. He was an accountant. He came to Montana in 1881 and located on the Sun River. He moved to Stanford in 1882 and was in the sheep business. He was elected County...
    • Crowley, Gertrude

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    • Pioneers;
    • Gertrude Crowley She was born Mar 10, 1888 in Helena, MT and died Oct 2, 1987. She was the daughter of John and Elizabeth Allen.
    • Crowley, John D.

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    • Pioneers;
    • John D. Crowley was born Oct 23, 1884 in Lewistown, M.T., the son of John H. Crowley. He died Dec 14, 1947. He married Gertrude Crowley of Grass Range, MT.
    • Culver Home and Studio, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1892
    • Photographers;
    • Culver Studio is on the left and the Culver home is on the right. William Culver was the first photographer to set up a business in Lewistown. He moved to Lewistown from Maiden, Montana in 1886.
    • Culver Studio and home, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Photographers;
    • Located at 212 5th Avenue North. William H. Culver was the first photographer to set up a business in Lewistown in 1886. He moved to Lewistown from Maiden, Montana where he had been the photographer from 1883-1886. Culver's original home is on the...
    • Early Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana
    • Looking north up Main Street of the gold mining town of Maiden in the Judith Mountains. Montana Street is in the foreground.
    • Fort Maginnis, Montana

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    • Forts;
    • Men from Troop A at Fort Maginnis in 1886. Barricks for the men are visible in the background. Fort Maginnis existed 1881-1890.
    • Fort Maginnis, Montana

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    • Fort Maginnis in the distance with the Judith Mountains in the background. The fort existed 1880-1890.
    • Fort Maginnis, Montana

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    • Forts;
    • Fort Maginnis in the distance with the Judith Mountains in the background. The fort existed 1881-1890.
    • Freight team at Culver Studio, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Freighting;
    • Lewistown as seen from the southwest. A freight team is in the center of the photo next to the Culver Studio. The Moshner house is #1. Beyond the Culver Studio is the Methodist Church (#2). A Hall is #3. The Day House is #4. The Bank of Fergus...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • TAIL HOLT MINE: Discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few years later. Thereafter was located and held by various parties and abandoned by them. In 1927 Al H. Sellers and...
    • Hanging of Billy Calder, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1900-03-16
    • Hangings; Calder, Billy 1875-1900;
    • Undersheriff Lincoln P. Slater and Dr. Wilson (right) standing beside Billy Calder as the undersheriff put the rope over Billy Calder's head, March 16, 1900 in Lewistown, Montana.
    • Lewistown, Montana

    • 1899-10-28
    • Soldiers; Spanish-American War;
    • Groups of people and soldiers with buggies, wagons and parade floats walking from west side of Lewistown towards the main part of Lewistown. The men were returning from the Spanish-American War in the Philippines on October 28, 1899.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown Main Street. The school house (1#) is on the right side and the Methodist Church (#4) is on the far left side of the photo. F.E. Carr home (#2). Hall (3#). Fergus Argus Printing office (#5). Judith Mountains are in the background.
    • Lewistown, Montana residents

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    • Lewistown, Montana
    • Sitting on floor (left to right): Nell Mahana, unknown, Nell Dairs, Florence Culver, Babe Mahana, Eunice Smith; 2nd row sitting: Mrs. Vehawn, Mrs. Mahana, Matt Regan, Louis Landt, Mr. W. S. Smith; 3rd Row: unknown, Art Bullard, Mr. Vehawn, Percy...
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1883
    • Freighting;
    • Last bull team from Maiden, Montana
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1887
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Overview of the gold mining town of Maiden in the Judith Mountains in 1887.
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana;
    • The main street of the gold mining town of Maiden in the Judith Mountains, Montana. Many business buildings line both sides of the street. The Maiden band is in a semi-circle in the middle of the main street on New Year's Day.
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1887
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Funeral procession on left and the last bull team of Bull Phipps (s), Step Falks or W. G. Allen on the right. The white specks on the street in front of the teams are playing cards thrown out from the gambling halls.
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1883
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    • 1st picture of the gold mining town of Maiden, Montana in the Judith Mountains near Lewistown, Montana.
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Louis Belanger;
    • Montana Street, 1886, Maiden, Montana
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1886
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Overview of the gold mining town of Maiden in the Judith Mountains.

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