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    • Allen, Harry Mortimer

    • 1883
    • Allen, Harry Mortimer; Allen, Henry Clay; Gray, Harriet L.; Allen, Harriet L.; Young Men's Christian Association; Congregational Church; Commerce Club; Rotary Club; Allen, Lillian Stevens; Allen, Frank Herbert; Allen, Edwin Gray; Allen, John Henry;...
    • Photo of Harry Mortimer Allen with 1883 on front, referring to subject's date of arrival in Montana.
    • Allen, Harry Mortimer, bio

    • 1925-03-07
    • Allen, Harry Mortimer; Allen, Henry Clay; Gray, Harriet L.; Allen, Harriet L.; Young Men's Christian Association; Congregational Church; Commerce Club; Rotary Club; Allen, Lillian Stevens; Allen, Frank Herbert; Allen, Edwin Gray; Allen, John Henry;...
    • Biographical facts for Harry Mortimer Allen including parents' names, names of children and route travelled to Montana. Document dated March 7, 1925.
    • Bates, John G.

    • 1925
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Bury, Harriet. First Congregational Church (Billings, Mont.) Music stores--Montana--Billings. Piano technicians--United States--Montana.
    • Came to Billings in 1898. In 1903 Mr. Bales married Miss Harriet Bury at Mansion, Wis. She died in Billings on Nov. 27, 1941. Lived in Butte till 1911. John operated a music store and tuned pianos. Members of the Congregational Church. ...
    • Beidler, John X.

    • 1875
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. United States marshals--Montana. Vigilance committees--Montana.
    • Deputy United States Marshall and vigilante during Bannack, Virginia City, and Helena, hangings of the 1860s. Native of Mount Airy, PA. See X. Beidler: Vigilante by Fitzgerald & Bertsche. See X. Beidler Battled Indians, Billings Gazette,...
    • Bill Rixon and John Booz.

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Rixon, William. Booz, John B. Cooks. Drugstores. Farmers--Montana.
    • William Rixon: One of the three Rixon brothers. John Booz: There was a John B. Booz who was a cook for Paul McCormack's 7-Bar-7 and later farmed on the Billings Bench, as well as earning money in oil and livestock - See Booz and Partner Call...
    • Buchanan, John Franklin

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Jones, Mary White. Sheep ranchers--Montana. Montana Legislature. Legislators--Montana.
    • John Franklin Buchanan. Born 1842 in Indianapolis. Arrived in Montana in 1902. Confusion about who he married - maybe Mary White Jones of Minneapolis. Sheep rancher, who ranched west of Billings, near Hesper, and clothing merchant, who served...
    • Buchanan, John Franklin, bio

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Jones, Mary White. Sheep ranchers--Montana. Montana Legislature. Legislators--Montana.
    • John Franklin Buchanan. Born 1842 in Indianapolis. Arrived in Montana in 1902. Confusion about who he married - maybe Mary White Jones of Minneapolis. Sheep rancher, who ranched west of Billings, near Hesper, and clothing merchant, who served...
    • Burkman, John

    • 1923
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Bent, William, 1809-1869. Sibley Expedition, 1863. United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans. United States. Army. Cavalry, 7th. Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876.
    • Born 1839. Came out West with William Bent in 1859. Of German descent, fought at Civil War Battle of Wilson Creek with 5th Missouri Volunteers. With Sibley during 1863 Sioux Campaign. Served with George Armstrong Custer and Seventh Cavalry...
    • Corwin, Mrs. John W. (Powell, Minnie May)

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Powell, Minnie May. Park City (Mont.). Corwin, John W.
    • Arrived in Montana in 1899. Minnie May Powell married JW Corwin on February 27, 1898 in Kinross, Iowa. Wife of Park City merchant, John W. Corwin. Corwin, with his brother Dr. Frank E, developed Electric Hot Springs at Corwin Springs. John...
    • Corwin, Mrs. John W. (Powell, Minnie May), bio

    • 1921
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Powell, Minnie May. Park City (Mont.). Corwin, John W.
    • Arrived in Montana in 1899. Minnie May Powell married JW Corwin on February 27, 1898 in Kinross, Iowa. Wife of Park City merchant, John W. Corwin. Corwin, with his brother Dr. Frank E, developed Electric Hot Springs at Corwin Springs. John...
    • Danford, Mrs Joe (Sarah)

    • 1915
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Danford, Sarah. Danford, George L. Mountview Cemetery (Billings, Mont.).
    • Mother of George Landon Danford (GL Danford). Husband Joe Danford mentioned in Capitalism on the Fontier by Van West. She died in 1918 and is buried at Mountview Cemetery. Their daughter, Maggie or Margaret, was married to John Guy of...
    • Davis, Martha J. Means Penrod

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Davis, Martha J. Means Penrod Mountview Cemetery (Billings, Mont.) Indianapolis (Ind.).
    • Martha Means Davis was born December 13, 1849 in Indianapolis. Married Samuel Penrod in 1873. Came to Montana in 1881. Two children, Winifred and Cornelius, died shortly after arriving in Billings and are buried at Mountview Cemetery. Samuel...
    • Dover, John H.

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Dover, John H. (Henry). Livestock--Montana. Ranchers, Montana. Truck farming--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Mountview Cemetery (Billings, Mont.). Dover's Island.
    • John Henry Dover came to Coulson in October, 1881. Stock raising. See Billings A to Z by Stevens. See Man of Dover Island by his daughter, Mildred Dover DeCosse. See Montana Monographs by O'Donnell and Capitalism on the Fontier by Van West. ...
    • Draper, Earl

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Custer (Mont.). Treasure County (Mont.)-- Pease Bottom. Myers (Mont.). Draper, Earl. Construction equipment operators.
    • See Former Custer Resident Dies, Billings Gazette, October 5, 1958. Heavy equipment operator who grew up at Pease Bottom. Father was M.I. Draper of Myers and Custer. Moved to California in 1934. Married Edna Waddell. Their son John M. Draper...
    • Fleming, John Edward

    • 1895
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • Possibly John E. Fleming of Ballantine. Born in Iowa on Aug. 29, 1873. See Sod 'N Seed 'N Tumbleweed and Ballantine Man Dies of Stroke, Billings Gazette, March 17, 1953. Wife was Nancy Jane ""Jennie"" Davison Fleming - They Arrived in...
    • Fraser, Mrs. A (Agnes Elizabeth)

    • 1890
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • Agnes Elizabeth Manson Ogilbie, daughter of Rev. John Ogilbie of Scotland, was born September 29, 1849 in Scotland. Wife of Judge Alexander Fraser. Judge Fraser was married in Scotland in 1869 to Agnes. See History of Montana by Joaquin...
    • Frederick Panton Rixon

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Rixon, Frederick Panton. Legislators--Montana. Clerks of court. Volunteer fire fighters--Montana. Rixon, Maude Boyle.
    • The son of John & Susanna Rixon, Frederick Panton Rixon was born in Ontario, Canada on November 23, 1874. He came to Montana in April, 1883. Brother of Harold and William Rixon. Brother of Rebecca Helen Rixon Bates, Eleanor Rixon Fristchi,...
    • Fremont, John Charles

    • 1865
    • Fre?mont, John Charles, 1813-1890. Report of the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842, and to Oregon and North California in the years 1843-'44.
    • John Charles Fr�mont (January 21, 1813 � July 13, 1890), was an American military officer, western explorer, and the 1856 candidate of the anti-slavery Republican Party for the office of President of the United States. Fremont was a contemporary /...
    • Frost, Mrs. John (Mary Amelia)

    • 1942
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • She was born at Mission Creek (the first Crow Agency) on Mar. 6, 1875. Married Reverend John Frost at Livingston in 1895. Mary Amelia Frost, resided in Montana all her life died at age 77 - See Early Montana Resident Dies, Billings Gazette,...
    • Frost, Rev John & wife

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Plenty Coups, Chief of the Crows, 1848-1932. Translators--United States.
    • Baptist minister at Pryor (for Crow) and interpreter for Chief Plenty Coups - Died in 1937 - See John Frost, 64, Indian Minister, Billings Gazette, October 27, 1937, p 1. He was the son of Dr. John H. Frost, a Union surgeon during the Civil...
    • Frost, Reverend

    • 1925
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Plenty Coups, Chief of the Crows, 1848-1932. Translators--United States.
    • Baptist minister at Pryor (for Crow) and interpreter for Chief Plenty Coups - Died in 1937 - See John Frost, 64, Indian Minister, Billings Gazette, October 27, 1937, p 1. He was the son of Dr. John H. Frost, a Union surgeon during the Civil...
    • Gates, John W

    • 1917
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Bill-posting. Billboards. Stage managers.
    • Born May 7, 1847. Lived in Nebraska. Was a billposter - a man who hung poster advertising. Major John W. Gates, manager of Billings Billboard Company in 1909 - See Oldest Bill Poster, Billings Gazette, May 2, 1909, p. 6. Stage manager for the...
    • Glenn, John A.

    • 1945
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Blacksmiths. Ranchers--Montana. Silesia (Mont.). Law enforcement officers--Montana--Big Horn County.
    • Born in The Dalles, Oregon, December 9, 1864. He married Susan Elizabeth Farwell in Billings, July 29,1898 (daughter of Mary Horseguard & Marcus Farwell). Operated blacksmith shop on Susie's 160 acres at Silesia. Government blacksmith in Pryor...
    • Guiler, Rev John Lewis (named is misspelled Guyler)

    • 1925
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Clergy, Methodist. Farmers--Montana. Beekeepers. Summers, Lottie Vale.
    • Methodist Minister, farmer, and bee keeper, the Reverend John Lewis Guiler was born in Summerfield, Ohio on August 27, 1850. Married Lottie Vale Summers in Wheatville, Ohio on April 11, 1880. They came to Billings on Nov. 15, 1885. In...
    • Hamilton, Billy (Wm. T.)

    • 1896
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Bridger, Jim, 1804-1881. Bozeman, John, 1835-1867. Authors. Trappers--West (U.S.)
    • Born in Maine. A companion of James Bridger and John Bozeman, William T. 'Uncle Billy' Hamilton was a trapper, Indian sign talker, author, and one of the first to build a cabin in Missoula. Known as Uncle Billy or by an Indian name, 'Crooked...
    • Hays, Jack

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hays, John L. Hays, John C. Northern Pacific Railroad Company. Clerks (Retail trade)
    • Possibly the son of George and Jennie Hays. Their son, John L. Hays, may be this Jack Hays. There was a John C. Hays living at Billings in 1916 who worked as a railroad agent. That John C. Hays died in January 1931 or December 1929 in Helena. ...
    • Herford, J. B.

    • 1922
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Herford, John Brooke. Brooke, Susan Hamline Whitney. Ranchers--Montana. Roundup (Mont.) County officials and employees. Law enforcement officers--Montana. Lawyers--Montana. Spanish-American War...
    • Born in England. Arrived in Montana in 1880. John Brooke (Jack) Herford married Susie H Whitney in 1886. Rancher near Roundup in late 1880s and early 1890. Early County Attorney (elected 1894) and Sheriff. Served during the Spanish American...
    • Herford, J. B.2

    • 1900
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Herford, John Brooke. Brooke, Susan Hamline Whitney. Ranchers--Montana. Roundup (Mont.) County officials and employees. Law enforcement officers--Montana. Lawyers--Montana. Spanish-American War...
    • Side profile portrait. John Brooke (Jack) Herford).
    • Herford, J.B.3

    • 1880
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Herford, John Brooke. Brooke, Susan Hamline Whitney. Ranchers--Montana. Roundup (Mont.) County officials and employees. Law enforcement officers--Montana. Lawyers--Montana. Spanish-American War...
    • Portrait. John Brooke (Jack) Herford).
    • Herford, Mrs. J. B.

    • 1886
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Herford, Susan Hamline Whitney. Herford, John Brooke.
    • Head portrait. Susan Whitney Herford.
    • Herford, Mrs. John B. (Susan)

    • 1886
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Herford, Susan Hamline Whitney. Herford, John Brooke. Teachers--Montana. Postmasters--Montana. Ranchers--Montana.
    • Born in 1866. Miss Susan Hamline Whitney, daughter of Lucius Whitney, married John B. Herford. Early County attorney and sheriff. Susan Whitney was an early school teacher - See Subscriptions Financed First School, Billings Gazette, July 24,...
    • Hiber, W. H. on JA Miller Ranch

    • 1912
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Miller, John A. Farmers--Montana. Agricultural implements. Threshing machines--1900-1920. Agriculture--Montana. Dry farming.
    • There was a John Miller Ranch just southwest of Billings, near the Yellowstone River and adjacent to the Newman Ranch.
    • Hiber, W. H. Planting Sugar Beets

    • 1908
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Agriculture--Montana. Sugar beet--Montana. Agricultural implements. Irrigation--Montana.
    • There was a John Miller Ranch just southwest of Billings, near the Yellowstone River and adjacent to the Newman Ranch.
    • Hiber, W. H.  Ranch

    • 1908
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Agriculture--Montana. Sugar beet--Montana. Agricultural implements.
    • There was a John Miller Ranch just southwest of Billings, near the Yellowstone River and adjacent to the Newman Ranch.
    • Hiber, W. H. Ready for Sugar Beets

    • 1908
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Agriculture--Montana. Sugar beet--Montana. Agricultural implements. Irrigation--Montana.
    • There was a John Miller Ranch just southwest of Billings, near the Yellowstone River and adjacent to the Newman Ranch.
    • Hiber, W. H. Threshing Crew

    • 1912
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Farmers--Montana. Agricultural implements. Threshing machines--1900-1920. Agriculture--Montana. Dry farming.
    • There was a John Miller Ranch just southwest of Billings, near the Yellowstone River and adjacent to the Newman Ranch.
    • Hiber, W. H.  Threshing on Miller Ranch

    • 1912
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Miller, John A. Hiber, W. H. Farmers--Montana. Agricultural implements. Threshing machines--1900-1920. Agriculture--Montana. Dry farming.
    • There was a John Miller Ranch just southwest of Billings, near the Yellowstone River and adjacent to the Newman Ranch.
    • Hiber, W. H.  Threshing Outfit

    • 1912
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Farmers--Montana. Agricultural implements. Threshing machines--1900-1920. Agriculture--Montana. Dry farming.
    • There was a John Miller Ranch just southwest of Billings, near the Yellowstone River and adjacent to the Newman Ranch.
    • Hiber, W. H.  Threshing Outfit2

    • 1908
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Farmers--Montana. Agricultural implements. Threshing machines--1900-1920. Agriculture--Montana. Dry farming.
    • There was a John Miller Ranch just southwest of Billings, near the Yellowstone River and adjacent to the Newman Ranch.
    • Hobb, Bishop H.

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hobb, Beatrice Forrest.
    • Born in Mindoro, Wisconsin, USA on 5 May 1862 to John Hobbs and Mary Newcomb. Bishop Henry Hobbs married Beatrice Forrest and had 6 children. He passed away on January 5, 1938 in Joliet, Montana.
    • Hogan, Martin H.

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hogan, John. Hogan, Ben. Hogan Chris. Irrigation--Montana.
    • See Trails & Tales South of the Yellowstone, Copyright 1983. Brother of John, Ben, and Chris (who died in 1932). Wife possibly Maude. Bought land from Northern Pacific Railroad. Helped build Canyon Creek Canal and lived at Blue Creek. Died in...
    • Johnson, John (Liver Eating)

    • 1900
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans. Scouting (Reconnaissance) American bison hunting. Indians of North America--Wars--Veterans.
    • Civil war veteran, government scout in the 1870s, buffalo hunter, and deputy sheriff of Red Lodge. According to some newspaper accounts, Johnson was reportedly killed in 1878. The Bismarck Weekly Tribune, March 5, 1878. reported he was at the...
    • Lamey, John

    • 1932
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Farmers--Montana.
    • Farmer on the Billings Bench. Died July 16, 1945 and is buried at Mountview Cemetery. His wife, Myrtle, married John in Billings on November 15, 1900. Myrtle, who lived on Bench Boulevard, died February 8, 1965. The ship, The Prince David, hit...
    • Lee, John A.

    • 1928
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. African Americans--Montana. Rogers, Ginger, 1911-1995. Wayman Chapel.
    • Born a slave in Charleston, South Carolina on May 14, 1848. Came to Coulson and Billings, Montana in 1882. One of four Americans of African descent in Billings in 1882. Steward at the Midland Club and then the Billings Commercial Club. Lived...
    • Lee, John A.

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. African Americans--Montana. Rogers, Ginger, 1911-1995. Wayman Chapel.
    • Born a slave in Charleston, South Carolina on May 14, 1848. Came to Coulson and Billings, Montana in 1882. One of four Americans of African descent in Billings in 1882. Steward at the Midland Club and then the Billings Commercial Club. Lived...
    • Lindesmith, E. W. J.

    • 1880
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. United States. Army. Clergy--Montana. Fort Keogh (Mont.)
    • Eli Washington John Lindesmith was born in Center Township, Columbiana County, Ohio, on September 27, 1827. First chaplain assigned at Ft Keogh, Montana territory, in 1876. He remained at this post until 1891, when he returned to mission work...
    • Lloyd, Jack

    • 1925
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Lloyd, John G. Lloyd, Captain Jack.
    • Is this John G. Lloyd, the local homesteader, or Captain Jack Lloyd, famous western story teller and the 'Burning Daylight' of Jack London's book, who visited Billings in April 1944. I'm going with unknown for now.
    • Losekamp, Jacob

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    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • News clipping. To Billings in 1882. Father of John & Florence Losekamp. Died October 1, 1901 in California.
    • Losekamp, John

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    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Businessmen--Montana. Rocky Mountain College. Legislators--Montana. City council members--Montana.
    • Born in September 1850 in Ohio. Billings pioneer merchant and businessman listed as 'Clothier and Famous Outfitter.' His partner and brother in Livingston, William, was drugged, robbed and killed in Chicago in May of 1890 - Chicago creditors had...
    • Losekamp, John D. (REPEAT)

    • 1900
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Businessmen--Montana. Billings Polytechnic Institute. Rocky Mountain College. Legislators--Montana. City council members--Montana. Fishing--Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness (Mont. and Wyo.) Yates,...
    • Born in September, 1850 in Ohio. A Billings pioneer merchant and businessman listed as 'Clothier and Famous Outfitter.' His partner and brother in Livingston, William, was drugged, robbed and killed in Chicago in May of 1890 - Chicago creditors...
    • McCormick, Mr. & Mrs. Jim

    • 1890
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Junction City (Mont). McCormick, James. Ohara, Mary Jane. Law enforcement officers--Montana.
    • Brother of Paul, Hugh, John, Frank, Robert and Alphorns McCormick. James and Robert, both older than Paul, came to Montana in 1864 by ox team. James settled near Virginia City and then the Gallatin Valley. James and Paul then settled at...
    • McFarland, Mrs. Henry  F.

    • 1940
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. McFarland, Jennie Staffek.
    • Born May 11, 1875. Jennie Staffek, wife of Henry F. McFarlin. Jennie Staffek arrived in Billings from New York in 1889. They married February 9, 1899. John C. Staffek, her brother, was a cigar manufacturer and ran the �The Pioneer Cigar...
    • Miller, John A

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Grocers. Ranchers--Montana. Irrigation--Montana. Van Houten, Sarah.
    • Born May 1862 or 1863 in Kentucky. In 1882 came to Butte, Montana, engaged in the employment of Foster & Murphy, in the grocery business. Was a local rancher and associated with the Suburban Ditch Company. Had a ranch near the Yellowstone...
    • Morgan, J. A.

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Morgan, John A. Lamey, Mary P.
    • Born in New York about 1863. John A. Morgan arrived in Montana about 1885. Arrived in Billings about 1887. See An Illustrated History of the Yellowstone Valley. Married to Mary Lamey of Minnesota in 1891 or April 10, 1892. They moved to...
    • Morris, M. C.

    • 1900
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Morris, Micajah C. Newspaper publishing--Montana. Morris, Rosa Silverstein. Clark, William Andrews, 1839-1925.
    • Colonel Micajah C. Morris was born in Griffin, Georgia in 1852. Friend of John D. Losekamp, whom he met in Kansas. M.C. Morris bought the Billings Times in 1899 (backed by WA Clark) - See When The West Was Young, Billings Herald, August 19,...
    • Mr. and Mrs. Robert Guy

    • 1890
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Custer (Mont.) Pease Bottom (Mont.) Law enforcement officers--Montana.
    • Robert J. Guy was the son of John C and Amanda Guy of Pease Bottom. Mr. Guy was born in Greenfield, Missouri in 1858. Married Alice Higgins who died in Hysham in 1919. Robert J. Guy, former sheriff of Forsyth, died in December, 1935 - See...
    • Mr. Guyler Portrait (Guiler)

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Clergy, Methodist. Farmers--Montana. Beekeepers. Summers, Lottie Vale.
    • Methodist Minister, farmer, and bee keeper, the Reverend John Lewis Guiler was born in Summerfield, Ohio on August 27, 1850. Married Lottie Vale Summers in Wheatville, Ohio on April 11, 1880. They came to Billings on Nov. 15, 1885. In...
    • Mrs. John C. Guy

    • 1895
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings.
    • Wife of John C. Guy, former sheriff of Gallatin County, died in Bozeman in 1919 - Mrs. Amanda M. Guy, Pioneer, Is Dead, Billings Gazette, November 19, 1919. The Guys were associated with Custer County and had the post office and store at the old...
    • North, Austin

    • 1895
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. North, Hattie Swartz. Real estate developers. Falls (Accidents). Glacier to Gulf Highway Association.
    • Austin North was born May 20, 1869, in Dallas County, Iowa. He married Hattie Swartz on November 19, 1884. He was a Billings real estate developer (North Real Estate Investment Company) and important town booster. He constructed �The Castle�,...
    • Nutt, Mrs. Henry S (Jennie N)

    • 1905
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Nutt, Jennie Nolana. Nutt, Henry S. County officials and employees.
    • The daughter of John Lewis and Charlotte Vale Guiller, Jennie was born on April 19, 1883 in Ohio. Her husband Henry S. Nutt, clerk and recorder for Yellowstone county, died in March of 1946. Jennie Nolana Nutt died in March, 1968 - See Mrs....
    • Orrick, Johnnie  (John C) with Forest Young, George Douglas and E. Judd

    • 1913
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Law enforcement officers--Montana. Custer (Mont.) Orrick, Cora Wear. Douglas, Anna Sample. Judd, E.H.
    • John C. Orrick: Born at Stevens Point, Wisconsin, September 15, 1873, and came to Montana in 1883. Deputy Sheriff of Custer, Montana. Married to Cora Wear (or Weir). Deputy under Billings' Sheriff James Webb - was appointed sheriff after...
    • Peckham, Alice

    • 1900
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Peckham, Alice Walk. Peckham William B. Singers. Musicians. Teachers--Montana. Real estate agents.
    • Born in Colorado in 1879, she came to this area in 1878 or 1881 with her parents, John J and Emaline Davis Walk. Walk family portrait in Coulson in Western Heritage Center collections. She finished her music (voice) training at Boston...
    • Prudhomme, Cass

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Businessmen--Montana. Clerks (Retail trade)
    • He was manager at John Losekamp' store and worked at several other retail places. Listed in 1894 City Directory as a clerk. Member of the Elks Club. He died December, 1924 and is buried at Mountview Cemetery - See Death Ends Last Watch,...
    • Readon (Riordan), Johnnie

    • 1890
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Riordan, Johnnie J. Irrigation--Montana. Ranchers--Montana.
    • Maybe this is John Riordan, Yellowstone county stockman and rancher, and one of the founders of the Canyon Creek Ditch Company. John J. Riordan died January, 1939 at the age of 80 - See State Pioneer Stockman Dies, Billings Gazette, January 10,...
    • Rhoades, Dr. J.P. (John)

    • 1915
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Rhoades, John P. Works, Kate J. Businessmen--Montana.
    • There was a Dr. J. P. Rhoades at Castle who worked with the Hensley Brothers. This Dr. Rhoades was born in 1850. Grew up in Bedford, Iowa. He was married to Kate J. Works at Marysville, Missouri, on May 12. 1878. She died In Billings on March...
    • Rixon, John

    • 1895
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Rixon, Susanna. Newspaper publishing--Montana. Printers--Montana.
    • John & Susanna Rixon came to Billings in April, 1883. He was associated with the Billings Times and the Billings Rustler. The 1883 Residence and Business Directory of Billings Montana lists John as printer with the Billings Post. They had four...
    • Rixon, Mr. & Mrs. Bates (Ella) Couple reading

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Bates, Rebecca Helen Rixon. Bates, Leslie. Volunteer fire fighters--Montana. Insurance agents.
    • Rebecca Helen Rixon Bates 82, pioneer Billings resident, died in an Oakland, California in November, 1952. Mrs. Bates, known to early Billings residents as ""Becca"" Rixon, was born August 10, 1870 at Milton, Ontario, Canada, a daughter of John...
    • Rixon, Mrs. John (Susanna)

    • 1910
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Rixon, Susanna. Rixon, John.
    • John and Susanna Rixon came to Montana in April, 1883. The label on back: Mother of Anna Rixon Reece, Ella Rixon Bates, Winifred Rixon Chapple, Fred, Harold, Will Rixon. She died November, 1922 and was buried in Mountview Cemetery.
    • Ross, John

    • 1900
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Sheep--Montana. Livestock. Auctioneers.
    • Possibly John Ross, the sheep man, who was a buyer for Swift and Company. He was from Scotland. He had been in Billings since 1891. John Ross was Manager of N.H. Morss Auctioneers. This John Ross died in 1938 - See Local Resident Taken by...
    • Salsbury, John

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    • Salsbury, John; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of John Salsbury with 1880 on front, referring to subject's date of arrival in Montana. Photo appears to be circa 1920.
    • Scally, John William

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    • Scally, John William; Grover, Harriet Marcella; Scally, Thomas; Brown, Ann; Scally, Margaret Ruth; Scally, Lillian Marcella; Scally, William Grover; Scally, Harriet Marie; Scally, Ann Elizabeth; Northern Pacific Railroad; Billings, MT; Cincinnatti,...
    • Photo portrait of John William Scally.
    • Scally, John William, bio

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    • Scally, John William; Grover, Harriet Marcella; Scally, Thomas; Brown, Ann; Scally, Margaret Ruth; Scally, Lillian Marcella; Scally, William Grover; Scally, Harriet Marie; Scally, Ann Elizabeth; Northern Pacific Railroad; Billings, MT; Cincinnatti,...
    • Biographical facts for John William Scally including parents' names, names of wife and children and route travelled to Montana. Document dated January 11, 1929.
    • Summers, Elmer, bio

    • 1929-09-21
    • Summers, Elmer Goodwin; Menely, Margaret Jane; Summers, John; Milner, Harriet Frances; Summers, Emma Willis; Summers, Sarah Esther; Summers, Joe Goodwin; Summers, Harriet Lola; Summers, John E; Summers, Walter Francis; Northern Pacific Railroad;...
    • Biographical facts for Elmer Goodwin Summers, including parents' names, names of wife and children and route travelled to Montana. Document dated September 21, 1929.
    • Summers, Frank L., bio

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    • Summers, Frank L.; Summers, Clara J.; Summers, John; Millner, Harriet; Summers, Frances E.; Wolcott, Frances E.; Summers, Ed; Northern Pacific Railroad; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Biographical facts for Frank L. Summers including parents' names, names of wife and children and route travelled to Montana. Document undated.
    • Summers, Harriet, bio

    • 1914-01-16
    • Summers, Harriet; Millner; Summers, John; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Biographical facts for Harriet Summers including maiden name, name of husband and route travelled to Montana. Document dated January 16, 1914.
    • Summers, John and Harriet; Corle, Mrs. E.H.

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    • Summers, John; Summers, Harriet; Corle, Mrs. E.H.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photograph of John and Harriet Summers and Mrs. E. H. Corle. Older woman seated on the left is likely Mrs. Harriet Summers while the younger woman standing in middle is assumed to be Mrs E.H. Corle.
    • Summers, John, bio

    • 1918-12-13
    • Summers, John; Summers, Harriet; Millner, Harriet; Summers, Andrew; Summers, A. Todd; Summers, Ahrah; Summers, Ahroh; Summers, Ahsah; Summers, Ahsoh; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Biographical facts for John Summers including parents' names, name of wife and route travelled to Montana. Document dated December 13, 1918.
    • Truscott, Emily Kennedy, bio

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    • Truscott, Emily Kennedy; Truscott, Harry Walter; Kennedy, William; Sanborn, Judith Ann; Truscott, John Kennedy; Red Cross; Daughters of the American Revolution; Northern Pacific Railroad; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Biographical facts for Emily Kennedy Truscott including parents' names, names of husband and child and route travelled to Montana. Document dated October 18, 1936.
    • Truscott, Harry Walter, bio

    • 1936-10-18
    • Truscott, Harry Walter; Truscott, Sally Kennedy; Truscott, Samuel; Hogner, Louise; Truscott, John Kennedy; Billings Commercial Club; Rotary Club; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Biographical facts for Harry Walter Truscott including names of parents, names of wife and children and route travelled to Montana. Document appears to be dated October 18, 1936.
    • Uncle Billy / Crooked Nose

    • 1908
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hamilton Wm. T. Bridger, Jim, 1804-1881. Bozeman, John, 1835-1867. Authors. Trappers--West (U.S.)
    • William T. 'Billy' Hamilton in the photo. See Billings Developing Historical Library, Billings Gazette, June 30, 1927. Crow Indians.
    • Walk Family

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    • Walk, Emmaline; Walk, Edith; Sayer, Edith; Sayer, Harold; Walk, John J.; Newman, Mrs.; Walk, Alice; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Four generations of the Walk family depicted in a photo portrait, a caption below the picture states the subjects' names and relations.
    • Walk, Emmaline, bio

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    • Walk, Emmaline; Davis, Emmaline; Walk, John J.; Dunclap, Elizabeth; Davis, Samuel; Walk, Alice; Peckham, Alice; Walk, Edith; Sayer, Edith; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Biographical facts for Emmaline Walk including parents' names, names of husband and children and route travelled to Montana. Document undated.
    • Walk, J. J.

    • 1920
    • Walk, J. J.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of John J. Walk with 1879 on front, referring to subject's date of arrival in Montana. Photo appears to be circa 1920. The name on the label of this photo is felt to be incorrect.
    • Walk, John J.

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    • Walk, John. J.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of John J. Walk.
    • Walk, John J., bio

    • 1935-10-03
    • Walk, John J.; Walk, Emmaline; Davis, Emmaline; Walk, Joseph A.; Walk, Alice; Crandell, Alice; Peckham, Alice; Walk, Edith; Sayer, Edith; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Biographical facts for John J. Walk including parents' names, names of wife and children and route travelled to Montana. Document dated October 3, 1935.
    • Walk, Mr. and Mrs. J. J.

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    • Walk, John J.; Walk, Emmaline; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Walk.
    • Westbrook, Charles Edward, bio

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    • Westbrook, Charles Edward; Westbrook, John; Vaughn; Westbrook, Chas Edward; Westbrook, Clarence Vaughn; Westbrook, Emily; Westbrook, Dorothy; Forman Club; Eagles Club; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Biographical facts for Charles Edward Westbrook including parents' names, names of wife and children and route travelled to Montana. Document undated.
    • Whitney, Lucius

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    • Whitney, Lucius; Loughead, Harriet J.; Whitney, Harriet; Whitney, Susan Hamline; Whitney, Gertrude Lawrence; Whitney, Clara Louise; Herford, John Brooke; Herford, Helen Brooke; Herford, Whitney Brooke; Barney, Charles Wheeler; Barney, Dorothy...
    • Photo portrait of Billings' first postmaster, Lucius Whitney.
    • Whitney, Mrs. Lucius

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    • Whitney, Mrs. Lucius; Loughead, Harriet J.; Whitney, Harriet; Whitney, Lucius; Whitney, Susan Hamline; Whitney, Gertrude Lawrence; Whitney, Clara Louise; Herford, John Brooke; Herford, Helen Brooke; Herford, Whitney Brooke; Barney, Charles Wheeler;...
    • Photo portrait of Mrs. Lucius Whitney.
    • William P. Rixon (1883)

    • 1925
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Rixon, William P. Rixon, Laura Goddard. Clerks (Retail trade) Drugstores.
    • The son of John & Susanna Panton Rixon, William P. Rixon, was born in Ontario on July 4, 1876. He came to Montana in April, 1883. His father, John, was associated with the Billings Times and the Billings Rustler. Will married Laura Goddard on...
    • Wilson, Charles, (Smokey), article

    • 1936-07-21
    • Wilson, Charles; Smokey; Smoky; Crow Agency; Reynolds, S.G.; Howell, Lewis M.; Howell, Bud; E.O. Standard; Story, Nelson; Scott, Hugh L.; Sorrel Horse; Dixon, Joseph M.; Wilson, John E.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Newspaper article with biographical information including name of child and route travelled to Montana. Article published in the Billings Gazette on July 21, 1936.
    • Wilson, Charles, (Smokey), photo

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    • Wilson, Charles; Smokey; Smoky; Crow Agency; Reynolds, S.G.; Howell, Lewis M.; Howell, Bud; E.O. Standard; Story, Nelson; Scott, Hugh L.; Sorrel Horse; Dixon, Joseph M.; Wilson, John E.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of Charles (Smokey) Wilson.
    • Wonders, John

    • 1920
    • Wonders, John; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Photo of John Wonders with 1875 on front, referring to subject's date of arrival in Montana. Photo appears to be circa 1920.
    • Yegen, Peter (REPEAT)

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Bakers. Businessmen--Montana. Bankers--Montana. Yegen, Margaret Trepp.
    • Peter Yegen was born on August 7, 1860 in Klosters, Graub�nden, Switzerland, the son of Conrad (or Konradin) and Emerita Prader Yegen and came to America in 1879. Brother John Yegen was one of Bismarck, North Dakota's first settlers in 1872 and...
    • Zimmerman, Francois Xavier

    • 2007-02-13
    • Zimmerman, Francois X.; Zimmerman, Frank; Zimmerman, Elizabeth Promenshenkel; Zimmerman, Anton Francois; Givartz, Mary Anna; Zimmerman, John Charles; Zimmerman, Barbara Cacilia; Zimmerman, Mary Anna; Zimmerman, Clara L.; Zimmerman Trail; Knights of...
    • Photo portrait of Francois (Frank) Xavier Zimmerman and biographical facts including parents' names, names of children and route travelled to Montana. Document undated.

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