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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.
    • Barta wedding

    • 1912-05-14
    • Danvers, Montana; Homesteads; Weddings; Barta family;
    • May 14, 1912, was a special date for Frank Barta, Sr. and Mary Kostaris Barta’s three sons, Frank, Jr., Anton (Tony) and Joe. On that date, the three young men were wed to three young ladies in a triple wedding ceremony.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Bertrand and Laux's store, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Joseph Bertrand came to Lewistown in 1887, as an employee of T. C. Power & Bros.; in 1896 he began merchandising for himself. His business may have been in the 200 block on Main Street (north side)
    • 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....
    • Cagle, Mrs.

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    • Pioneers;
    • Mrs. David Cagle died May 9, 1931 at 80 years old. She died at Ellensburg, Washington. David H. Cagle was born Feb 28, 1839 and died Feb 16, 1909. They were farmers.
    • Carnegie Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • This photgraph shows the Carnegie Public Library (built 1905), Blackford residence (built 1909) and the Rowley House (south side of the 700 block on Main Street). The building on the far right was the May Apartments building built in 1902 at 803 W....
    • Chandler, Edward

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    • Pioneers;
    • Edward P. Chandler was born November 17, 1852 in Concord, New Hampshire. He came to Montana on a steamboat on the Missouri River and landed in Fort Benton in 1880. In 1882 he came to the Deer Creek ranch twenty miles north of Lewistown and in 1889...
    • Charters, John H.

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    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Clingan, Mary Simpson

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    • Pioneers;
    • Mary Simpson Clingan was born May 4, 1880 and died April 26, 1981. In 1916 they lived near Rock Creek near Lewisdtown, Montana. During the depression they moved to Lewistown, Montana where she operated a rooming house and later moved to 422 W....
    • 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, 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.
    • Conway, Millie

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    • Pioneers;
    • Millie Conway was born Oct 3, 1872 in Myrtle Creek, Oregon and died May 23, 1945. She was married to Thomas Conway.
    • DeKalb, H. Leonard

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    • Pioneers;
    • H. Leonard DeKalb was born May 10, 1870 in Alexandria, Nebraska. He came to Lewistown in 1902. Judge DeKalb married Vera McClean in 1905. He was the City Attorney for 6 years. In 1917 he was the District Judge and resigned in 1918. In 1911 he and...
    • Dust Storm at Heath, Montana

    • 1937-05-28
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Dust storm as seen from the top of the U.S. Gpysum Co. at Heath, Montana on May 28, 1937.
    • Early Pioneers at Lewistown, Montana

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    • Travois; T. C. Power & Bro;
    • Early pioneers standing in front of T.C. Power Bro. Co. store on the corner of Main Street and 3rd Ave., Lewistown, Mont. Two people are in front of the store and one person is standing near a covered wagon (may be a Metis cart). One horse is...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

    • 1900
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • Kendall mine first gold mill, Kendall, Montana. The Kendall Mining District, located in the North Moccasin Mountain Range, produced 450,000 ounces of gold from 1900 through 1942 from ores averaging 0.25 ounce gold per ton. Harry T. Kendall, a...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana.

    • 1909
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • Bumble Bee air drill and miners in Kendal old mining Co. mine, 1909, Kendall, Montana
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana.

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    • Gold Mining; Maginnis Gold Mill; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Smith's Outfits with Spotted Horse Ore at Maginnis Mill.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Left is the May Apartments at 803 W. Main built in 1902 by John Laux, Austin W. Warr home (center) at 812 W. Main and Charles Lehman home (right) built in 1900 at 802 W. Main.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Homes on the 300 block of Montana Street. Oliver Belden lived at 322 W. Montana which may be the 2nd house from the left.
    • Huntoon, John C. (Jack).

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    • Pioneers;
    • Jack Huntoon was born May 13, 1865 in Ontario, Canada. He died June 18, 1933. He was a lawyer and a Judge in Lewistown, Montana.
    • Jenni, Fred

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    • Pioneers;
    • Frederick Jenni was born Jan 9, 1897 in Lewistown and died May 30, 1972. His wife’s name was Belle.
    • Keeler, Annie Cox

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    • Pioneers;
    • Annie Cox Keeler was born March 30, 1897 in Penzance, England and died May 25, 1991. Her parents were Jabez Cox and Eliza Stephenson. She was married to John Treadway and later to Art Keeler. She was a lifelong homemaker and a ranch wife 1916-1933....
    • Keller, Robert & Alloysia

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    • Pioneers;
    • Robert Keller was born May 25, 1857 in Switzerland and died Oct 28 1929. He came to the United States in 1881. After that time he settled on Beaver Creek near Lewistown, Montana. He worked at Watson’s saw mill on Casino Creek where he night...
    • Lacock, William A.

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    • Pioneers;
    • William A. Lacock was born in 1865 at Mount Vernon, Iowa and died May 10, 1948.
    • 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

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Overview of the north part of Lewistown. View shows the first Catholic Church located on Miller Street and the open fields surrounding it. The Moccasin Mountains are in the background.
    • Lewistown, Montana future Post Office area.

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    • Empty field is where the Post Office would be built in 1931. The area is between Broadway St. and Washington St. on 3rd Avenue North. The buildings on the left are the backside of the Power Mercantile building.
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana;
    • “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

    • 1896-1897
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Used in U.S. Geological survey report of 1896-97, p. 512. “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,...
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1940
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Looking towards the south east. George and Helen Wieglenda residence upper right-white 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...
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1939
    • Maiden, Montana; Frank Bryant.;
    • George Wieglenda purchased this house in Maiden in 1905. It was his residence and assay office. He let Frank and Della Bryant live in it in the 30's and 40's. It was moved by Pat Hanley in 1980 and is still located in Maiden. “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...
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1920
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • “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

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    • Maiden, Montana;
    • “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

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    • Maiden, Montana;
    • “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; 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

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    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Culver studio building.“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...
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Tom McGee saloon. “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...
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Maiden from the east, before 1896. “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...
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana;
    • “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

    • 1896-1897
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • “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

    • 1890
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Looking west down Montana Street. Prior to the big fire of 1905. Circa 1890's. “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...
    • 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

    • 1905
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Looking towards the southwest. After the fire in 1905. “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,...
    • Methodist Church, Lewistown, Montana

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    • This may be the interior of the old wooden Methodist Church at 202 5th Avenue North. An American flag is hung across the back wall.
    • Motor Inn.

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • This building may have also been known as Don Deyoe Motor at the time. Located on the corner of 1st Avenue and Janeaux
    • Peck, Zelinda Stuart

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    • Pioneers;
    • Zelinda Stuart Peck was born May 26, 1850 in Randolph County, North Carolina. She died Mar 16, 1942. She was the wife of Walter H. Peck and sister of Julian Stuart. Earlier she taught the William Fergus’ children in their home.
    • Pinkley, Jesse

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    • Pioneers;
    • Jesse Pinkley was born Nov 26, 1872 in Pilot Knot, Missouri . He married Eugenia Mae Cline of Lewistown. He had one girl who died in 1920. He worked as cattle foreman on David Hilger’s ranch on Dog Creek and later went to Lewistown. He was...
    • 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.
    • Rickner, Jeptha

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    • Pioneers;
    • Rickner, Jeptha. He was born Aug 15, 1840 in Missouri and died May 20, 1920.
    • Seiden Drug Store, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Drugstores;
    • Seiden Drug Store (earlier called Wilson-Seiden Drug Store) was owned by John W. Seiden. It was located at 416 W. Main. Man may be John Seiden as a young man.
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • Stout, Tom

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    • Pioneers;
    • Tom Stout was born in New London, Ralls County, Mo., May 20, 1879 and died December 26, 1965. He came to Lewistown in 1902 and was editor and publisher of the Fergus County Democrat 1902-1916 and the Lewistown Democrat News 1916-1946. He was...

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