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, 1932. Mrs. Herford served as the city's first assistant postmaster. Married November 23, 1886. Husband, John Brooke (Jack) Herford, mentioned in History of Montana by Miller. Operated a cattle ranch in the Musselshell country for 10 years before returning to Billings in 1896. Member of the First Congregational Church. She died in 1948 and is buried at Mountview Cemetery - See Pioneer Woman Resident Dies, Billings Gazette, April 24, 1948. Two children, Helen Brooke and Whitney Brooke Herford.
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Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Herford, Susan Hamline Whitney. Herford, John Brooke. Teachers--Montana. Postmasters--Montana. Ranchers--Montana.
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See Pioneer Woman Resident Dies, Billings Gazette, April 24, 1948. Two children, Helen Brooke and Whitney Brooke Herford.