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  • All fields: 1883*
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    • Anderson, Marie Slotten

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    • Pioneers;
    • Marie Slotten Anderson was born in Norway. She married her childhood sweetheart Peter E. Anderson on July 22, 1883 after he had moved to Central Montana in 1882. They lived four miles west of Lewistown.
    • Anderson, Peter

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    • Pioneers;
    • Peter Anderson came to Montana in 1873 from Norway. He did placer mining in Helena and Butte. He moved to Central Montana in 1882 and married Marie Slotten, his childhood sweetheart from Norway on July 22, 1883. They lived four miles west of...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Culver home and studio, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The homes were built by William Culver who was the earliest photographer in the Central Montana area. He first established his photography business in the town of Maiden, Montana in 1883 and then later moved (1886) to Lewistown and built the Culver...
    • 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...
    • Culver Studio at Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana;
    • William H. Culver started his photography business in Maiden in 1883. He moved his business to Lewistown, Montana in 1886.
    • Culver Studio on the left and the Culver home on the right. Lewistown, Montana

    • 1988-07-18
    • Photographers; William Culver family; Homes;
    • The home was built by William Culver who was the earliest photographer in the Central Montana area. He first established his photography business in the town of Maiden, Montana in 1883 and then later moved (1886) to Lewistown and built the Culver...
    • Culver Studio, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1979-04-07
    • Photographers; William H. Culver;
    • The home was built by William Culver who was the earliest photographer in the Central Montana area. He first established his photography business in the town of Maiden, Montana in 1883 and then later moved (1886) to Lewistown and built the Culver...
    • Culver Studio, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1979-04-07
    • Photographers; William H. Culver;
    • The home was built by William Culver who was the earliest photographer in the Central Montana area. He first established his photography business in the town of Maiden, Montana in 1883 and then later moved (1886) to Lewistown and built the Culver...
    • Culver Studio, 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 Studio, Maiden, Montana

    • 1993
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    • William Culver was the earliest photographer in the Central Montana area. He first established his photography business in the town of Maiden, Montana in 1883 and then later moved to Lewistown in 1886.
    • 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.
    • Empire Block, Lewistown, Montana

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    • View of the Empire Bank and Trust Co. building (built 1908) located on the corner of Main Street and 4th Avenue North. The Day House once on the same location as the Empire building was moved to Broadway Street and 4th Avenue North and can be seen...
    • First School House, Lewistown, Montana

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    • First school house (built 1883) located at 521 W. Main. The teacher and all the students are in a group next to the school posing for the photo. The teacher is holding an American flag. Some of the children are holding bouquets of flowers.
    • Hogeland, Abraham

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    • Pioneers;
    • Abraham Hogland was born Oct 10, 1855 in Southampton, PA. and died Aug 17, 1943. He came to Montana during the building of the U. P. Railroad in 1882. In 1883, he operated a ranch on Spring Creek and married Mary Walton of Pennsylvania. He was a...
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Original home of William H. Culver residence at 212 5th Avenue North being demolished. It was built in 1890. The building next door is his later residence built in 1900. William H. Culver was the original photographer for the central Montana area....
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Croatian Stonemasons;
    • View of the north side of the 200 and 300 block on Main Street. A buggy is parked in front of the Blue Goose Saloon. Street is unpaved. The Courthouse tower shows at the far left. The buildings in the 200 block (right to left): Warr Building (built...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Day House Hotel;
    • North side of the 400 block of Main Street, Lewistown, Montana. Buildings from left to right: Lehman's Department Store, Allen and Robinson Building (built 1903 and top part burned in 1938), 2 unidentified buildings, Day House with balcony...
    • 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

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

    • 1883
    • Maiden, Montana; Freighting;
    • “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe” and Jones located placer mines in Virgin...
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1883
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • A residence, laundry and a boarding house. “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe”...
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana; Freighting;
    • Last bull teams in Maiden. “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe” and Jones...
    • Mondale, Ed

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    • Pioneers;
    • Edward Bernard Mondale was born Mar 18, 1883 in Minnesota and died July 19, 1929. His wife was Ellen. He was a merchant.
    • Neill, William (Billy)

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    • Pioneers;
    • William T. Neill was born in Quebec, Canada and came to Lewis and Clark County in 1878 and to Fergus County, Montana in 1883. He settled on a ranch nine miles southeast of Garneill. He raised cattle and horses. In 1892 he married Garnette Courier...
    • Norman, W. G.

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    • Jewelry Shops;
    • W. G. Norman came to Montana in 1883 from North Carolina and then to Lewistown in 1884 to celebrate the 4th of and witnessed killing of Rattlesnake Jake. In 1887 opened first jewelry story in Lewistown. He did such well in business for the next few...
    • Phillips, Samuel

    • 1920
    • Pioneers;
    • Samuel Phillips was born March 11, 1849. He came west from the state of New York in 1880. He located four miles above Lewistown on Big Spring Creek in 1881 where he ran 5,000 sheep. He married Margaret Page in 1883. In 1892 they built a home at 508...
    • Power Mercantile Co., Lewistown, Montana

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    • Located at 302 W. Main and was built in 1901 by the Power Mercantile Co. The Power Mercantile Co. was started by T.C. Power when he bought out Francis Janeaux's Trading Post in 1883. This was the 3rd building called Power Mercantile.
    • Power Mercantile Store, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The first T. C. Powers business was established in Lewistown by T.C. Power of Fort Benton in 1883 after Francis Janeaux, early day Lewistown businessman transferred his buildings and merchandise to Power in settlement of a debt. It was located on...
    • Reedsfort, Lewistown, MT

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    • Lewistown, Montana; Reedsfort, Montana;
    • Sketch of Reedsfort which later became part of Lewistown. It shows the Day House Hotel, Post Office, Dan Crowley Saloon and the Holzemer Saloon.
    • Richards, Charles

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    • Pioneers;
    • Charlie Richards was born Feb 19, 1855 in Phelps, New York and died July 22, 1944. When his family moved to Johnson Creek, Wisconsin, Charlie learned carpentry and cabinet making. He married his first wife, Julia Allen on Jan 1, 1880 (she died in...
    • School House, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Schools;
    • School house built on corner of Main Street and 6th Avenue South. It was built in 1883. The building to the right is the first Prebyterian Church on the corner of Janeaux and 5th Avenue South (built 1893 and torn down in 1959)
    • School, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Schools;
    • The first school in Lewistown, located on the corner of Main and 6th Avenue South. It was later moved to 5th and Washington. Built in 1883. The children pictured here with boquets of flowers and American flags
    • Smith, Elias Lyle

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    • Pioneers;
    • Elias Stone (Lyle) Smith came to Fergus County with his father in 1883. They filed on land 10 miles southwest of Lewistown and homesteaded. He spent over 40 years in stock raising, developing a property of 1680 acres.
    • Smith, Walter

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    • Pioneers;
    • Walter S. Smith was born in 1859 on a farm in Maine. In 1879 he went to Lead City in the Black Hills and joined his brother S.R. Smith in the furniture business. In 1882 he went to Yellowstone area then Billings, and did a freighting business to...
    • Sullivan, Maurice

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    • Pioneers;
    • Maurice Sullivan was born Dec 12, 1856 in Augusta, GA. He left home at 13 and traveled west. He came to the Montana territory in the 1870’s and he worked as a guide, freighter, cowboy and miner. By 1883 he was freighting between Junction City...
    • Virginia, Octave, and Lena Lucier.

    • 1898
    • Lucier family;
    • Octave and Virginia were married December 24, 1873 in Massachusetts. They came Montana by wagon and arrived in Reed's Fort, Montana, July 4, 1883. They settled in Maiden, Montana, and he worked for the Maginnis Mining Co. They homesteaded 17 miles...
    • Von Tobel, Rudolph

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    • Pioneers;
    • Rudolph von Tobel was born in Auburn, New York on Feb 13, 1855 and came to Lewistown, Montana in 1883. He was a member of the 4th Legislative Assembly of Montana in 1895 and he was the first city attorney. He married Anna Theresa Zilisch, a school...
    • Warren, Fred

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    • Pioneers;
    • Fred Warren was born in New York on Jan 1, 1857 and came to Montana in 1883. He was a freighter, rancher, sheep man, real estate worker, and banker. He married Ethel Woodard.
    • Wieglanda, George with gold brick

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    • George Heinrick Wieglenda was born on August 15, 1876, in Heidersdorf, Province of Silesia, Germany. His parents, John and Selma immigrated to the United States around 1883. George left home around 1893 and after drifting around Eastern Montana, at...

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