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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...
    • 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.
    • Berger, Betsy

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    • Mertis; Pioneers;
    • Mrs Betsy Berger was born Oct 2 1859. She was one of the first Metis families to come to Fergus County in 1879 and lived here all the rest of her life. She was born in Pembina country of North Dakota, the daughter of Paul and Margaret Gourneau...
    • Branson, Alexander

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    • Barbers;
    • In July 1887, Branson filed a claim for 160 acres on the west fork of Beaver Creek, southwest of Lewistown. Branson completed proving up his homestead on July 11, 1892, and he received patent to 160 acres. He had other land in the same area and...
    • Brassey, Edward

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    • Edward Brassey;
    • He was born in England Oct 22, 1844. Mr. Brassey came to the present site of Lewistown in the early fall of 1881 in the capacity of school teacher and later taught the first term of public school which was organized in the section which now...
    • 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 she died Feb 25, 1966. Nettie Stahoski of Glencoe Minnesota and Robert J. Brooks of Minneapolis, Minnesota were...
    • 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...
    • 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, 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...
    • 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...
    • Dahl, Mrs. Arne

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    • Pioneers;
    • Helen Dahl was born Mar 20, 1876 in Norway and died July 29, 1941. She was married to Arne Dahl.
    • Dorothy Jones and her cousin Gust Edward Rosene.

    • 1900
    • Homesteads;
    • Both Gust Rosene and William Jones worked for the railroad in Waubay, S.D. They met and married 2 sisters Sophia and Anna B. Randall in Waubay. When the railroad moved into Montana they moved also and Gust went into his own dray business. William...
    • Eike family, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Pioneers;
    • Eike family. Seated: Ole Eike (Apr 17, 1881-Aug 3, 1957) married Elsie Cox Eike (Dec 31, 1893-Jun 1970) July 1, 1914 in Lewistown; They both arrived in U.S. in April 1902 on separate ships. They homesteaded in Forest Grove, Montana. Standing: ...
    • Fergus, Andrew

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    • Pioneers;
    • Andrew Fergis was the son of James Fergus. He was born in Moline, Illinois in July, 1850. He came with his mother and 3 sisters across the plains in a covered wagon to Virginia City to join his father in 1864. In 1879 they came to Central Montana....
    • Flood July 4, 1920 Lewistown Montana

    • 1920-07-04
    • Floods;
    • Flood on Main Street Lewistown Montana. Milner's Transfer building on the right is located on the NE corner of Main Street and 1 Ave South. The Culver Opera House is the third building from the left with the pointed roof.
    • Flood July 4, 1920 Lewistown, MT.

    • 1920-1929
    • Floods;
    • View from 100 block of Main Street. Cars traveling through the flooded street.The Knerr-Tubb building (built 1909) is on the right. The Montana Building (built 1917) is the tallest building in the middle of the photo.
    • Flood on Janeaux Street Lewistown Montana

    • 1920-07-04
    • Floods;
    • Flood July 4, 1920. The Milwaukee Depot and Freight House are at the center end of the street. The Lewistown Wholesale Co. (formerly the Big Red Barn) is on the left.
    • Foran, Hazel

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    • Pioneers;
    • Hazel Foran was born Mar 24, 1889 at Water Loo, New Hampshire to Daniel and Caroline Bean. She died on July 19, 1955. Her husband was Charles J. Foran.
    • Hanley, Dan

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    • Pioneers;
    • Daniel Hanley was born in Lowell, MA in 1867 and came to Lewistown in 1911. He died July 31, 1933. He was in the real estate and insurance business and was a land agent. He married Margaret Harrington in St. Paul, Minn.
    • Hedges, Wyllis

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    • Pioneers;
    • Wyllis Hedges was born at Independence, Iowa, July 3, 1857 and came with his family by steamboat Waverly from Omaha to Fort Benton, Montana in 1867. He later settled in Yale in 1882. He was a wool and sheep grower and lived at Yale, MT. He was...
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Wells Fargo and Co.; Milwaukee Railroad;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Hilger, Montana;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

    • 1911-11-02
    • Hilger, Montana;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Hilger, Montana;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Hilger, Montana; Blacksmiths; H. W. Vagts;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Hilger, Montana;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hobensack, Isaac

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    • Judith Hardware; Wheat growers;
    • Isaac Morris Hobensack was born on his father’s farm in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, February 7, 1858. He arrived at Lewistown, Montana, August 4, 1885. In July, 1889, he opened a hardware store and his partner was Oliver Jutras. The business was...
    • Hobensack, Isaac and wife

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    • Pioneers;
    • Isaac Morris Hobensack was born on his father’s farm in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, February 7, 1858. He arrived at Lewistown, Montana, August 4, 1885. In July, 1889, he opened a hardware store and his partner was Oliver Jutras. The business was...
    • Lewistown Dairy Wagon, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown Dairy wagon. Beat John Kuhne was born on January 10, 1882, in Benken, St. Gallen, Switzerland. He immigrated to Montana in 1906 at the age of 24. He came to the Lewistown area at the urging of the former Joe King and worked as a hand for...
    • Lewistown Dairy, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown Dairy; Dairies;
    • Dairy wagons with Carl Kuhne and Alex Fah. Beat John Kuhne was born on January 10, 1882, in Benken, St. Gallen, Switzerland. He immigrated to Montana in 1906 at the age of 24. He came to the Lewistown area at the urging of the former Joe King and...
    • Lewistown Dairy, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown Dairy; Dairies;
    • Lewistown dairy from a distance. Beat John Kuhne was born on January 10, 1882, in Benken, St. Gallen, Switzerland. He immigrated to Montana in 1906 at the age of 24. He came to the Lewistown area at the urging of the former Joe King and worked as a...
    • Lewistown Dairy.

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    • Lewistown Dairy, Lewistown, Montana; Dairies;
    • The dairy barn with cows. Beat John Kuhne was born on January 10, 1882, in Benken, St. Gallen, Switzerland. He immigrated to Montana in 1906 at the age of 24. He came to the Lewistown area at the urging of the former Joe King and worked as a hand...
    • Lewistown Montana flood July 4, 1920

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    • Floods;
    • View of Main Street from the top of the buildings on the 200 block. The view shows the Judith Mountains in the distance.
    • Lewistown oil refinery;

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    • oil refinery;
    • Early in the summer of 1921 the Lewistown Oil and Refining Company built and operated a refinery on a very small commercial scale to demonstrate that it was possible and profitable to refine the high grade crude oil from Cat Creek. Then first...
    • Lewistown oil refinery;

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    • oil refinery;
    • Early in the summer of 1921 the Lewistown Oil and Refining Company built and operated a refinery on a very small commercial scale to demonstrate that it was possible and profitable to refine the high grade crude oil from Cat Creek. Then first...
    • Lewistown oil refinery;

    • 1925-08-19
    • Oil refinery; Oil fires;
    • Fire Aug. 19, 1925. Early in the summer of 1921 the Lewistown Oil and Refining Company built and operated a refinery on a very small commercial scale to demonstrate that it was possible and profitable to refine the high grade crude oil from Cat...
    • Lewistown oil refinery;

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    • oil refinery;
    • Early in the summer of 1921 the Lewistown Oil and Refining Company built and operated a refinery on a very small commercial scale to demonstrate that it was possible and profitable to refine the high grade crude oil from Cat Creek. Then first...
    • Lewistown Oil Refinery

    • 1925-08-19
    • Oil refinery; Fires;
    • Fire Aug. 19, 1925. Early in the summer of 1921 the Lewistown Oil and Refining Company built and operated a refinery on a very small commercial scale to demonstrate that it was possible and profitable to refine the high grade crude oil from Cat...
    • Lewistown oil refinery;

    • 1925-08-19
    • Oil refinery; Oil fires;
    • Fire Aug. 19, 1925. Early in the summer of 1921 the Lewistown Oil and Refining Company built and operated a refinery on a very small commercial scale to demonstrate that it was possible and profitable to refine the high grade crude oil from Cat...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Fourth of July parade on Main Street (200 block). The Montana Hardware (built 1892 and burned in 1916) and the Lewistown Commercial Co (built 1898 burned in 1916) are located on the left side of the photo and the Lewistown Hotel (built 1882 and...
    • Maddox, George

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    • Pioneers;
    • George Arnold Maddox was born July 12, 1872 at Wilson Co. Kansas and died Aug 6, 1950. He was a farmer and lived 4 miles south of Grass Range.
    • McDonnell, Ed

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    • Pioneers;
    • Edward McDonnell was born Feb 11, 1856 in Tullamore County, Ireland and died July 21, 1938. They came to Montana in the 1880’s. His wife was Theresa Ward from Mercer Co, Pa. They married in Butte in 1882. He plastered the first Courthouse, the...
    • McWilliams, Judson

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    • Pioneers;
    • Judson McWilliams was born July 8, 1861 in Boonesville, Missouri. His wife’s name was Julia. He was a rancher.
    • Milwaukee Railroad, Lewistown, Montana.

    • 1929-07-04
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    • Exibition in front of the Milwaukee depot for the 50th celebration for Lewistown, Montana, July 4, 1929. The flour mill is behind the train.
    • 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.
    • Newton, William

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    • Pioneers;
    • William White Newton was born July 1, 1855 in Summersetshire, England and died Oct 21, 1938. His wife was Margaret Newton. He came to Montana in 1882. He was in business in the Kendall Livery bar, he was a stage driver and miner. He had hotels in...
    • Parade, Lewistown, Montana

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    • View of a 4th of July parade on the south side of the 400 block on Main Street. American flags are draped from the Fergus County Argus Newspaper Building (built 1896).
    • Phillips, Horace

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    • Pioneers;
    • Horace Greely Phillips was born July 23, 1859 and died Oct 8, 1928. He operated a drug store.
    • Presbyterian Church, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Presbyterian Church;
    • This was the 1st Presbyterian Church built in Lewistown. It was located on the corner of Janeaux Street and 5th Avenue. It was organized July 14, 1890 and it was dedicated October 6, 1895.
    • 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...
    • Russell, E. C.

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    • Pioneers;
    • Edward Chester Russll was born July 21, 1880 in Kansas and died Aug 25, 1932. He was a laborer.
    • St. Leo's Catholic Church, Lewistown, Montana

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    • churches;
    • It is located at 124 W. Broadway Street and was built in 1915. The local firm of Stranton & Smith was awarded the general contract for construction of the church with a bid of $45,787 on July 15, 1915. Construction proceeded rapidly, with E.J....
    • 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...
    • Waite, John D.

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    • Pioneers;
    • Waite, John D. He came from Pen Yan, New York in 1880 and settled near Utica, Montana and raised sheep. He was a representative of Fergus County to the Montana Territorial Assembly. He was elected sheriff in 1894 and 1896. He later lived in...
    • Westvelt, Minnie Jackson

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    • Pioneers;
    • Minnie Jackson Westvelt was born in Mapleton, Iowa on July 15, 1897 and came to Bozeman Montana in 1879 by trail to Ogden, Utah and from there to Bozeman by wagon train. She moved to Lewistown with her father (William Dorman Jackson) after her...
    • Yaeger, Frank, Rosalie

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    • Pioneers;
    • Frank Anton was born Mar 18, 1849 and died Feb 18, 1920. He was a rancher near Glengarry. Rosalie was born Aug 6, 1865 in Switzerland and died July 20, 1938. She was the daughter of Joseph Regli. Her husband was Frank A. Yaeger.

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