C. Berry 12/10/1999
Looking for information on Myron ADAMS, born 10/31/1912, Died 02/1986.
Need an obit for Hugh Clark ADDY, died 1935 in North Crow Creek. Also where
is his son Everett ADDY, who abandoned my grandfather's sister in Box Butte
County, Nebraska in 1919 and by 1948 was living in California.
Doug and Hazel Wade 08 Mar
I have in my possession a document signed by then President of the United
States Chester A. Arthur, 1881-1884, designating Reuben A. ALLEN, my gggreat
grandfather, as Indian agent for the Blackfeet Indians of Montana. It appears
that he stayed in Montana after his tenure as Indian agent 1984-86.
I know that he had a son in 1887 (Harry G. ALLEN), and that the son died
in Jefferson City on June 14, 1890. Reuben ALLEN also had a daughter
(Nora) whose husband, Andrew STIRLING, died March 7, 1896 in Deer Lodge,
MT. A short note in the paper at that time indicated that Nora's father
(Reuben) came over to be with her during her grief. As to any other
information you might be able to provide about any of the above (especially,
Reuben), it would be greatly appreciated. I still don't know where
he died, only that it occurred in 1924. Douglas Stirling WADE, 126
Arbor Drive, Eugene, Oregon 97404
Norma Lockwood 24 Jul 1998
Searching for information on my ggggrandfather, Lewis Bledsoe AUSTIN, who
died somewhere in Jefferson County, Montana, April 26, 1894. He migrated
to Montana after the Civil War from Grayson County, VA. He was married to
Matilda GEORGE, also of Grayson County. She also died in Montana but do not
know the date. Floyd AUSTIN & David Crockett AUSTIN (sometimes known
as D.C. AUSTIN) also died there. Floyd was born in 1843 and David in 1841.
Would appreciate any information about this family.
I need the obituary for Eugene AYRES who died 05/31/1994 in Clancy, Jefferson
Raymond Edward Bailey
My birth certificate states that my father was born in Boulder, MT. I was
born in 1935 and my birth certificate says dad was 49. His name was Rueben
Benjamin BAILEY or Benjamin Rueben BAILEY. He married my mother, Edna Jane
FREE in about 1915-1917.
Don and Melissa Alexander
Need information on: David BEEBE born Feb 27, 1917. His father was John CURTIS,
living in Butte, MT, age 24 about 1897. His mother was Evelyn BEEBE; living
in Butte, MT age 18 about 1899.
Simon and Helen Darken
Would like to correspond with anyone researching this name.
William R. Allen
Seeking information about Liza (Elizabeth?) BERKIN, married to my father
in about 1895. Her brother John lived west of Boulder in 1940.
Need death record for either Wencil or Frank BEZPALETZ who died after 1910.
Pauleen Angst 01 Feb 1997
I am looking for any information regarding the following: My fathers name
was William Perry BLAKELY. He died in Virginia City Montana, Dec. 28, 1966.
His Fathers name was Charles BLAKELEY, died in Boulder, Montana date: unknown.
BLISS, BUHL, CURNOW
Ronald J. Bliss 08/04/1999
Especially interested in Sarah Lucille BLISS, Maiden name CURNOW. She was
born May 8, 1912 at Waterloo, MT. Died Feb. 3, 1937. Also interested on any
of the BUHL or CURNOW lines.
Want information on Elizabeth BONNER.
BRICKER, DOHERTY, WALGREEN
Information on anyone named BRICKER. Also on names DOHERTY and WALGREEN.
Robert H. Chappell 03 May 1997
I have two BUSH lines in Butte, Montana area - either in Jefferson County
or Silver Bow County. Edwin BUSH, b. 1858, and brother George Bush, b. 1863.
It's not known when either died. They emigrated to Butte somewhere around
1880, and one (probably George) married a woman named Edith or Ethel, and
one had a son named Ralph. Both brother's were born in Pennsylvania. I can
furnish parent's names and names of most brothers and sisters. I am looking
for descendants, can anyone help me?
Shawn Callow 07/18/1999
Information needed on my great grandfather, John CALLOW. He lived in Butte
at the beginning of the century. Is there a connection between him and Minnie
D. (CALLOW) STAPLETON?
Gayle 05 May 1998
Searching for Nora M b. Aug., 1884, MT; Sibyl G b. Oct., 1888, KS; Imo N
b. Aug., 1890, MT daughters of David H. and Anna (BLUME) CARLEY. David b.
25 Aug., 1855, Jefferson Co., IN; d. 15 Aug., 1904, Basin, Jefferson Co.
in an accident at the Basin Reduction Co.; Anna b. 1 Mar., 1861, Madison
Co., IN; d. 18 Feb., 1895, Basin. David and Anna are buried in Boulder Cemetery,
Jefferson Co. In 1900 Fed. Census, David's widowed mother, Barbara (STUCKER)
CARLEY b. Nov., 1836, IN; d. 1920, near Melrose, MT, was living with the
family. The last trace of the three CARLEY sisters consists of two items
in the 20 Aug., 1904 Basin Progress and Mining Review. All three girls signed
a "Card of Thanks" following their father's funeral; under "Local Items"
it states, "Misses Sibyl and Imo CARLEY have gone to Bozeman and will make
their home with their grandmother and aunt in that city." The aunt in Bozeman
was probably Ella (CARLEY) McKEE but I haven't found anything to indicate
that the girls or their grandmother ever actually lived in Bozeman. Help!
What happened to the three girls?
Olive Rathbun 26 Apr 1998
I am looking for any information about my father, Charles P. CARSON. He was
born on April 30, 1894 at Detroit, MI to John CARSON and Elizabeth FLEMING.
His mother died during childbirth and his FLEMING aunts took him back to
Montana to be raised. On June of 1916, Charles enlisted into the U.S. Army
at Helena, Montana. If anyone has information about my family, contact me
at the e-mail address above.
Information needed about Della CARTER born about 1892 in MO and died in
Whitehall, MT. Worked in a hotel in Whitehall about 1914-1915 and married
Joseph CLOSE. They had a daughter and Della died shortly afterward.
Fran Neuvirth 10/21/1999
Looking for information on Charles CLEMITUS.
James R. UNCLES and Patricia COLLINS married in 02/1947, they had a daughter
between that date and 1948. Possibly born in Whitehall.
Margot Dyche Davis
Peter J. CONRON died 09/14/1940 in Jefferson County, MT.
Ray LaFever 13 Aug 1997
Am seeking information about Thomas COULTER, son of David COULTER and Margaret
HAMILTON. He was born 1844 in Bovina, Delaware County, New York. He served
in the Civil War in New York. By 1877, he was living in Jefferson City, Montana
and by 1889, was living in Helena, Montana. Any information appreciated.
Ray LaFever, 22 Old Route 9, Staatsburg, NY 12580
Darlene Law 24 Jul
Searching for John Mitchell CROW born 14 Oct 1879 in California. 1910 and
1920 U. S. census shows him residing at Whitehall, Jefferson Co., MT; with
wife Claire and son Frank J. (who is age 10 in 1920 and born in MT). Would
like to contact anyone researching this family or anyone who is descended
from this man.
Mike Durand 05/16/1999
In 1920 three of the Ryland CRUMB family was living in Whitehall in a boarding
home. I'm trying to find when their mother died for the youngest was ten
and there was no mother with him. Mother was named Minnie Rose FREYLER CRUMB.
R. R. (Ryland) CRUMB was born in Wisconsin. Minnie was born in Oregon. They
married 1888 at The Big Foot Mine in Jefferson County Aug. 20, 1888 (he was
30 and she was 20).
DANIEL/DANIELS, BALL, YOTTER, SHIPLEY, WHITSELL, ZINK, BEIGH/BEICH,
Brenda Lawless Daniel09 Nov 1998
Looking for information on the DANIEL(s) family. John M. Daniel(s) and his
brother Soloman Daniel(s) whose wife was Elsie Beigh moved to Whitehall,
Montana sometime in the 1890's or possibly early 1900's. John may of gone
first along with a sister Rebecca Zink and her family. John had at least
two boys with him named Orin and Ernest Daniel who he had guardianship of.
Solomon I think may of followed a little later. While in Nebraska John M.
Daniel had worked with stone. He built a two story trading post that is still
standing and being used as a home plus a one room stone school house. His
wife Mary is buried in the cemetery just west of this house along with his
brother and wife whose children he took to Montana with him. I have A LOT
of information to trade with anyone connecting with this family.
John S. Davey, father of Mary was a quartz miner. I know that Mary Lucille
DAVEY was born 18 June 1904. She was the daughter of John S. DAVEY and Ulrica
Rachel jOHNSON. There was an Oscar H. DAVEY on the 1880 census. Any help
Searching for information about the DEADMONDS of Broadwater County. Especially
William Thomas (Billy) DEADMOND who was the sheriff of Broadwater, probably
sometime in the 1880's. Also, his brother, Issac DEADMOND, who was said to
have died while fishing in the wilderness around 1925.
Dave Ryan 08/31/1999
I've been searching for my great grandparents who I believe were named Eugene
DISHMAN and Josephine (PHILLIPS) DISHMAN. Both were born in TN, had 5 children
in KY, and moved to MT where Eugene apparently died of tick fever, probably
between 1900 and 1910. One of their children, my grandmother Bertha DISHMAN,
married my grandfather William SMITH in Ft. Benton, MT, in 1913. Can anyone
Glenn McAnarney 10 Mar
I have considerable information to share/compare on this Montana Pioneer
family who mined in the Cascade - Meagher - Lewis & Clark -Jefferson
Counties. Hamilton McBURNEY (1801-1882), his brother George Washington McBURNEY
and Hamilton's son - Also a George Washington all prospected in the early
1860's. Hamilton's Daughter, Caroline McBURNEY married Daniel DUTRO (1848-1918)
who was also a prospector/miner. Daniel became a photographer in the Ft.
Benton area and later lived in Central Park, Gallatin County, Montana until
his death in 1918.
ERICKSEN, DAUGHTERY, SONTUM
Information wanted on Oscar W. F. ERICKSEN who was my grandfathers brother.
He lived in Whitehall in July 1946. He had a son "Bud" who lived in Polson
at that time. Also interested in other relatives: Emelia SONTUM of Butte
who came from Drammen, Norway and a relative living in Silver Star named
D. Hux 01/21/1999
Researching my dads family who died when I was an infant. His birth certificate
says he wsa born in Butte, MT on May 20, 1923. His birth name was James Donald
FARRELL. He was adopted by Charles and Mary LANTZ from the Montana Children's
Home and Hospital on July 24, 1923. He was then named Charles Donald LANTZ.
He died in 1951. Any information is appreciated.
Ross Stalcup 06/11/1999
Helping another person locate anything on Dr. E. I. FLETCHER family who lived
in Boulder prior to moving to Sheridan, Madison County, MT.
Bill Stewart 10/27/1999
Would like any information on Katherine "Katie" FOLEY was my fathers sister
and died sometime between 1900 and 1928. She had a son and husband; 2 other
children named Alex and Mary. They are buried in the Boulder cemetery.
Bill Stewart 10/27/1999
I am interested in the following ancestors I found in your newspaper abstract:
Mrs. GENDREW who died 01/12/1898; Frank GENDROW died 01/28/1922; and Lillian
Joyce GENDROW died 04/11/1925.
Thea and Jeff10/13/1999
Any information for name HAMMER (1886-1935).
B. S. Weir 1997
Interested in any information on HAMMER and WILLIAMS family.
Researching the name GARD which may be connected to name HAMMOND in the Boulder
Marion and Orville Hunter
My father James Oscar HAPEMAN was born in Elkhorn on Dec. 8, 1889. His father's
name was Miles William HAPEMAN. My mother name was Elsie Miller HAPEMAN.
He had one brother and one sister, both born in Kansas.
Researching the HEMINGER family.
HICKEY, HOUCK, BRYANT, LAWRENCE
Researching for my great grandmother, Elsina LAWRENCE HOUCK BRYANT HICKEY.
I assume that when she was in Jefferson County she used the name BRYANT during
the years just before 1900 and and later she lived there from sometime after
1906 until just before she died in 1923. At any rate, I am interested also
in the name Daniel F. HICKEY.
Thomas D. Ogletree 20 Apr
I am looking for the status of land once owned by my ancestor John HIEBER.
I have a Deed warranty from Henry BRAUN to John HIEBER Aug.1st.1884.recorded
Jan.20th.1885 at 8a.m. in Book"O" of Deeds, page 521.... and the county recorders
name is not too clear ...Nat Esterieis? Both men were from the same town
of Wickes, Jefferson County, And Montana territory. It appears that this
was mining land. I can provide in depth details if requested. can any one
Attempting to locate information on my great great grandparents, Alfred and
Mary (POlly) HILLIARD. Reported to have moved to the Corbin, MT area about
1885, from North Carolina with all their children. Alfred and Mary are reported
to have died on the same day in late April 1897 in Corbin or Jefferson City,
son Harry HILLIARD died one week later 05/05/1897, obits were to have been
listed in the Boulder Age Newspaper, with the burial in Elkhorn Cemetery.
Information wanted on my great grandfather. His name on his marriage certificate
should be Herbert HILLIS, however it could be Hugh HILLIS in his obituary.
He married Katie GOUDGE in 1899 in Boulder.
Researching the HOFSTADT family listed on the 1900 census, district 45, sheet
5: Otto HOFSTADT born Aug. 1864 in Norway; Christine HOFSTADT born Apr 1867
in Swedden (wife); Fern born Apr. 1893 in MT (daughter); Clara born Feb.
1900 (daughter). Fern married Harrison FRASER on Juloy 16, 1912 in Helena,
and lived and died in Helena.
Would like information on Marian EKLUND married Horace D. HOOPER about 1930.
He was killed in an accident on 09/25/1931.
HOSSFELD, HOLLING(S), HARWOODS, BOTTLER
A. J. Matule 03/10/1997
Interested in any information regarding these families.
Interested in the following: John A. HUNDLEY died 12/06/1913; Mrs. John A,.
HUNDLEY died 01/03/1925; Mrs. D. M. HUNDLEY died 03/15/1919.
I am adopted and searching for my true roots. I believe I was born in Montana
in 1961 between April and July. My adoptive parents were Richard Morris HUNT
born 02/23/1937 and Beverly Carol HUSSEY HUNT born 02/10/1937. They lived
in Miles City, MT where we were told my oldest brother Curtis was born
05/15/1958. They say they were married 01/23/1957 in Great Falls. I found
a HUNT/PRUETT marriage on the Jefferson County index. Wrong first names,
but the ladies name contained my mothers middle name and my grandmothers
name. The date of the marriage was 02/23/1957. My mother never did admit
to being married before, perhaps she never got a legal divorce.
Want information on Sarah Anna TAFT nee JOHNSON born May 17, 1851 in Norwich,
CT, married Alfred TAFT. Reported to be living in Clancy, MT in 1913.
Jeanne T. Lane 08 Jun 1997
I have my uncle, Howard Everett JOHNSON, b 7 March 1885 in Greene Co., IA
md 1st, in CO. Nettie (Surname unknown). They had two dau, Pearl and Lola.
Md 2nd,Calla L. MESSERSMITH on 30 May 1930 in Albany Co., WY. I believe they
had two children. Howard died, according to SS Death Index, in September
1965 at Cutbank, Glacier Co., MT. Would like to contact anyone who knows
Eric Stephen Johnson 26 Apr 1998
I am trying to find information about my great-grandfather Charles M. JOHNSON,
who moved to Butte, MT in 1882. In 1897 he acquired a farm on Parrot Beach
in Jefferson Valley, which believe is about 20 miles from Whitehall. This
ranch was sold in 1907 leading to a move to Whitehall. At some point Charles
M. JOHNSON acquired controlling interest in the Whitehall State Bank. On
Dec. 3, 1887 he married Elize KADEL(L) in Silver Bow County. He died in 1930.
I would like any information on him.
Would like information on the death of my Great Grandfather, Thomas KIVLAHAN,
who was killed in a cave-in in Diamond City the fall of 1866. My mother Edith
KIVLAHAN was born in Townsend in 1910. Her father John Michael KIVLAHAN came
to Townsend in 1895 from Wisconsin. My grandmother was Christine ERICKSON,
the daughter of Hans and Cecilia ERICKSON who ran a dinner station between
Townsend and White Sulphur Springs at Erickson Station.
Want information on Otto Wilhelm LARSON who was in Jefferson County, MT in
1900 where he was working at a granite quarry. I find a William O. LARSON,
boarder, born June 1874, 25 years, Sweden, parents born in Sweden on the
census. Came to USA 1894, has taken out citizenship papers. At that time
he was listed as a Granite Quarryman out of work for 3 months.
LaTRAY, LaVALLEY, OLSON
Robin Miotke 18 Mar 1998
John Mose LATRAY b. March 16, 1880, d. June 2, 1952 in Havre MT and Rosalie
LATRAY (LaValley) b. May 2, 1880, d. February 27,1966 in Big Sandy, MT. Parents
of Justine Theresa OLSON (LATRAY) b. Oct. 16, 1907, d.August 4,1983 in Whitehall
Mt. John and Rosalie lived in Giltedge Mt, had 11 children. Justine was the
4th child and she was also my grandmother. Any info would be very greatly
Both LEWIS and HAYES are found in the 1920 census in Whitehall, Jefferson
County, MT. All the children in the house 6 and younger were listed. The
father was reportedly killed in Livingston, MT in 1921.
I need copy of death notice for anyone in the LOCKHART family in Jefferson
Virgil M. Jarrett 01 Oct 1997
Jason LUNCEFORD (or variation) born 1838 Bath/Highland county Virginia, married
Maria Hardin COPELAND in 1867 in Sullivan, Moultrie county, Illinois, left
wife and seven (7) children in IL. and went to Montana in search of gold
after 1881. Family was notified of his death many years ago and data is lost.
Was supposedly murdered in Clancy, Montana in the time frame of 1881-1895.
Looking for any information concerning his death.
Neil Broadhurst 17 May 1997
I am looking for details on the descendants of Isaac McKAGUE and his wife
Sarah ORR who were living in the Boulder area in 1900. Both were born in
Quebec in 1838 and 1839 respectively. Their western migration took them to
Michigan, Nebraska and finally Montana. Sons Andrew W. McKAGUE and Charles
H. McKAGUE were listed in the same household in 1900. Another son, William
McKAGUE was living next door. Another son, John Wesley McKAGUE was living
in Butte at the same time. A grandson, Charles H. POWERS, was living with
Isaac and Sarah at the time of the enumeration. Any details about this family,
such as an obituary or death record, births, etc. would be greatly appreciated.
Michael R. Young
Searching for information on George Frederick MERGANTHALER born 14 June 1883.
Looking for birth place of parents and also names of grandparents.
Information wanted for Flora MILLIRON born 1915; Hazel MILLIRON born 1916
- married to MILLER; Madge MILLIRON born 1926 - married KEOUGH; Lynn MILLIRON
born 1915?. Also would like information on Ada Richardson KELLY died between
1900-1916 and was married to Andrew KELLY. Andrew was alive in 1930 in Valier,
MT and married to an Elizabeth.
Would like information on Lincoln C. Moulton who I believe was on the school
board of Jefferson City around 1900. He came with his parents to Montana
some years earlier.
MURRY, BRIDGES, STREET, FLAHERTY, YATES
Ross Stalcup 09/25/1999
Robert Bradford MURRY lived in Jefferson County. Died 1897 in Missouri. Some
of his children were: Mrs. James BRIDGES, Mrs. J. N STREET, Mrs. J. FLAHERTY,
William H. MURRY, Thomas MURRY. Robert was usually referred to as R. B. MURRY.
His first wife (and mother of his children) was Rebecca YATES. She was Grannie
YATES'S niece. Some of their children came with Grannie YATES to Montana
from Missouri before the turn of the century.
Thea M. Sand 11/29/1999
Looking for an obituary for Anna and Herbert O. NASH and Alexander T. WILLIAMS
(who was Anna's first husband). I believe he died in Jan 1879 just prior
to the birth of his son Albert, in May 1879.
Have lots of information on this surname: NOTTINGHAM 1868-1928.
Lisa Marosok 29 January 29
Looking for information on Joseph and Liselle NUGENT. Had a son George A.
NUGENT born May 28,1909 in Boulder, MT
Marby Walsh 14 May 1998
Searching for NUTTERVILLE Family who were in Jefferson County in 1900. Were
they related to the BRADY family that lived in the the Boulder Valley? Would
appreciate any information.
Jeri Lea Kisala
Researching NYQUIST name. Anna Sophia Jonasdotter/Larsson Hultgren NYQUIST
was my great-great grandmother. Her first husband, Anders HULTGREN of Sweden,
was my great-great grandfather.
Marty Burns24 Nov 1998
Looking for anyone with any information on or interest in the family with
any of the above spellings, thought to be associated with the Comet Mine.
Gale Pearce 05 Jun 1997
Seeking to find family of Thomas Bray PEARCE, he was in Jefferson County,
MT. Whitehall District in 1890. He and cousin Henry NELSON were supposedly
raising cattle and sheep. They then shipped these animals to market in Chicago.
Jane Eliza widow of Stephen G. PEARCE was in Deer Lodge County, Stanford
District in 1890. Who was residing in household with her? Is there a newspaper
for this time frame where I may learn something about these men. Were they
married, were there children, are the stories left behind true? THANK YOU
and please respond.
Looking for the marriage of my grandparents in Jefferson County between the
years 1910-1919. My grandfather worked on a ranch there, his dad had received
land in MT as a Civil War Pension. Names are: Edward Ernest PEMBROOK and
Carrie Alyce DUGANE.
Katherine A. Oliver 09 Feb
John Albert PINNE born January 19,1908 died July 1987 Harrison, Montana
I am researching the POGREBA family. I understand that some of the POGREBA'S
lived in the Clancy area. Possibly moved to the Basin area.
My GG grandfather, Thomas J. POWELL born 1822 in Utica, NY homesteaded in
the South Boulder area of what was Jefferson County (now Madison County)
in 1872. He married Catherine GRANTIER in 1874?.
James Greive 11//01/1999
Need information for the following: Nicholas PREWETT (PRUETT); Frank PRUETT
(PREWETT); Ruby PRUETT; Charles PREWETT about 1866-1895; Charles Edward PRUETT
born 1896, Died 1957.
Pattie Hatmaker 02/16/1999
Would like information regarding a marriage between REHA and PIKE.
William REPP married Mary C. FISHER and lived in Whitehall, MT in 1914 according
to her father's obituary.
Judi and Jo ann
Need obituaries for Roy J. REYNOLDS, died 09 May 1942; Alice M. REYNOLDS
(his wife), died 24 Apr 1979; Margaret REYNOLDS BROWN and husband Al BROWN.
Gerrel Knudson 25 Feb
Looking for more information on John ROHRBACHER Born: 22 May 1829 in Easton,
Northampton, PA Married to Katherin Augusta Francis WILKINS Died: Dec 1869
in Upper Boulder, Jefferson, MT Daughter is Emma Frances ROHRBACHER Born:
26 May 1864 in Virginia City, Madison, MT He worked in the gold mines in
Colorado and had a son named George there.
Lucile 27 Mar 1998
Searching for my 2 half-brothers. The oldest is James Edward ROLLINS, born
in Basin, MT 14 Jul 1925 to Helen WORLEY ROLLINS and Edward ROLLINS. The
other brother was Eugene Edward ROLLINS, born 6 Feb 1927 in Helena, Lewis
and Clark Co., MT and perhaps adopted out from the Florence Crittenton Home.
Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Looking for a death record or obituary for Rev. Wilson Cole RYMER who died
Oct. 11, 1886 in Whitehall, MT. Apparently he had just moved to the Whitehall
area before he died.
Steve Cota 12/11/1999
Would like copy of obit for George D. SANBORN, died 07/21/1917.
Looking for the parents of Edward John SARA who was born Mar 4, 1952. Parents
names may be Lois Mae and Eugene SARA. I believe Lois remarried Sep. 20,
Barbara Freeman 04/17/1999
Would like any information on SAXBURY family.
Peggy Ann ONeal
Would like to find death record of Joe(?) SHAFFER who died in the Helena
area around January 1968. Son was Joseph Keith SHAFFER.
Judith Shores Ruch
Searching descendants of Arthur J. SHORES, living in Butte, MT 1908, son
of James and Louisa EWING SHORES, Logan County, IL. Arthur was born about
1850 in Logan Co., IL.
Searching for information on the family and ancestors of Joseph and Laura
Poe SITTON. Their son Wesley (my grandfather) was born on June 30, 1892 in
Sherry and Joe Peaslee
Looking for information on Isabel SLOAN/SLOANE married Joseph B. PEASLEE
and resided in Helena, MT about 1930's to 1940's. Her parents were ______
SLOAN/SLOANE and Margaret CROWLEY, both of MOntana. Her fathers given name
was either John or Asa. Her husband Joseph Peaslee died in an automobile
accident in Montana in the late 30's or early 40's. Isabel and Joseph Peaslee
had four children: Joseph Bernard, Jack, Doris and Faith.
Leslie Rain 02/22/1999
Looking for information on Robert L. SMITH, died 1946?, lived in Boulder,
worked at the Montana Power Co. His family was from Helena. Son was Douglas
Robert Smith and he also worked for the Power Co. in Helena.
Looking for any information on George Albert (Bert) STANLEY who might have
died in Jefferson County Feb. 1945. George was born March 1888 in Oregon.
I have reason to believe that a relative named Robert STEELE lived in Boulder,
MT between 1850-1880 or later. He reportedly died in a mine disaster there.
One child may have been named Neva.
We know that Alex STEINMAN came from Finland, also his wife, Mary POLOVAARA.
The STEINMAN name is not Finnish, so we felt that the name may have been
changed. All the papers that we have are from Jefferson County and Lewis
and Clark County, MT. There is a Naturalization paper, a wedding announcement
card, and 6 different mining claims. The naturalization paper formally says,
District Court, State of Montana, County of Silver Bow, but it also says
"presented 2 1896, Lewis and Clark Co., MT". And signed in June of 1894.
The wedding announcement card says "Mr. Alex STEINMAN and Miss Mary A. POLOVAARA,
united in marriage at Boulder, Montana, September 24th A. D. 1896.
Need information for Mary STEWART, age 5, died 04/11/1901; Alex STEWARD,
age 17 01/03/1907; Dorothy STEWART 02/22/1979; Joseph Roy STEWART 03/21/1894.
Also a marriage record for Frank and Dorothy STEWART.
David L. Storla
Carl STORLA was killed by a train in/near Whitehall, MT in 1899. He was
approximately 20 years old. Would like any information.
My GG grandfather, William SUTHERLAND died in Woodville, MT about 1895. By
the time his body came home to New Brunswick, the details were lost regarding
how he died and his family, which he left to go west, never did know the
details, even though there were other people from his home town with him
near Butte. Would you check your files for him.
TARDIFF, HART, COEUR
Social Security records for my aunt, Rowena Marie TARDIFF (Schilling) indicates
she was born in Elkhorn, MT on July 28, 1899. Would like any information
regarding her parents. Father: Frank Chrisologus TARDIFF. I have several
names for her mother, LIlian HART, Lillie Julie COEUR, Malina HART.
Any information regarding surname TEFFT in Jefferson County.
THOMPSON, BROTHERS, BEAR, JEWELL, RILEY
I have THOMPSON, BROTHERS, BEAR, JEWELL, and RILEY lines in Jefferson County.
Especially searching for information on Great Grandfather, John THOMPSON
and Great Grandmother Ingar THOMPSON. John THOMPSON died in 1916 at Elkhorn,
MT. Date of Ingar's death unknown.
Searching for the parents and family of William Valentine TORRENCE, born
02/14/1897 in Basin, MT. His parents were Guy TORRENCE and Carol ONEAL. William
applied for SSN in 1938 in Montana and died Sept. 15, 1857. I found that
Guy E. TORRENCE had a patent on a parcel of land in Jefferson County in 1922.
Information wanted on the VAN METER family.
Researching anything to do with this family.
WESTMORELAND, GIBSON, COX
Looking for descendents of sarah Alice WESTMORELAND. She married J. P. COX
Aug 9, 1885 and had one child Foster COX. J. P. COX died, then on Feb 14,
1898 she married Orville GIBSON. They had a daughter that died at birth and
a son Frances GIBSON who lived in Whitehall, MT along with Sarah and Orville.
Searching for information for my grandmother. Her nae at birth was Janet
WHITE and she was born in Butte, MT on June 07, 1894. Her parents names were
Homer WHITE and Grace MILLER WHITE.
I noticed in your Newspaper Index you had a listing for a marriage "WILLISCRAFT
- WILLIAMS". Would like any information on these.
Ellen Rae Thiel