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Updated 12/31/1999

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ADAMS
C. Berry 12/10/1999

Looking for information on Myron ADAMS, born 10/31/1912, Died 02/1986.


ADDY
Barbra Bower 10/03/1999

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.
ALLEN
Doug and Hazel Wade 08 Mar 1998

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
AUSTIN
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.
AYRES
Carl Peterson02/12/99

I need the obituary for Eugene AYRES who died 05/31/1994 in Clancy, Jefferson Co., MT
BAILEY
Raymond Edward Bailey 11/28/1999

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.
BEEBEE, CURTIS
Don and Melissa Alexander 08/08/1999

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.
BERKIN
Simon and Helen Darken 06/27/1999

Would like to correspond with anyone researching this name.
BERKIN
William R. Allen 12/31/1999

Seeking information about Liza (Elizabeth?) BERKIN, married to my father in about 1895. Her brother John lived west of Boulder in 1940.
BEZPALETZ
D. Jones12/29/1999

Need death record for either Wencil or Frank BEZPALETZ who died after 1910.
BLAKELEY
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.
BONNER
Charleen Spalding 01/31/1999

Want information on Elizabeth BONNER.
BRICKER, DOHERTY, WALGREEN
Shirley Penna-Oakes 12/09/1998

Information on anyone named BRICKER. Also on names DOHERTY and WALGREEN.
BUSH
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?

CALLOW, STAPLETON
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?
CARLEY, McKEE
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?
CARSON, FLEMING
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.
CARTER, CLOSE/CLOOS
Marilyn Gardner 08/05/1999

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.
CLEMITUS
Fran Neuvirth 10/21/1999

Looking for information on Charles CLEMITUS.
COLLINS, UNCLES
Connie Clark 03/11/1999

James R. UNCLES and Patricia COLLINS married in 02/1947, they had a daughter between that date and 1948. Possibly born in Whitehall.
CONRON
Margot Dyche Davis 07/10/1999

Peter J. CONRON died 09/14/1940 in Jefferson County, MT.
COULTER
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
CROW
Darlene Law 24 Jul 1998

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.
CRUMB, FREYLER
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, ROWLAND
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.
DAVEY
Sharon Knapp 02/07/1999

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 is welcome.
DEADMOND
Lois Arthur 02/20/1999

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.
DISHMAN
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 help?
DUTRO,MCBURNEY
Glenn McAnarney 10 Mar 1998

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
George Kelley 05/24/1999

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 DAUGHTERY (?).
FARRELL, LANTZ
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.
FLETCHER
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.
FOLEY
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.
GENDROW
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.
HAMMER
Thea and Jeff10/13/1999

Any information for name HAMMER (1886-1935).
HAMMER, WILLIAMS
B. S. Weir 1997

Interested in any information on HAMMER and WILLIAMS family.
HAMMOND, GARD
Narda McNally 12/17/1998

Researching the name GARD which may be connected to name HAMMOND in the Boulder area.
HAPEMAN
Marion and Orville Hunter 12/29/1998

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.
HEMINGER
Shirley Brewer 04/21/1999

Researching the HEMINGER family.
HICKEY, HOUCK, BRYANT, LAWRENCE
Margaret Fickeisen 03/23/1999

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.
HIEBER
Thomas D. Ogletree 20 Apr 1997

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 help me?
HILLIARD
Nancy Wise08/30/1999

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.
HILLIS, GOUDGE
Darcy Jensen12/28/1998

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.
HOFSTADT
? 03/04/1999

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.
HOOPER, EKLUND
Richard Eklund07/17/1999

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.
HUNDLEY
Donna Hubner07/20/1999

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.
HUNT, HUSSEY
Laura McManaway 08/04/1999

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.
JOHNSON, TAFT
Chuck Johnson12/06/1998

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.
JOHNSON, MESSERSMITH
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 of him.
JOHNSON, KaDELL
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.
KIVLAHAN
Christie McGregor 05/29/1999

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.
LARSON
Connie Lenzen 03/08/1999

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 appreciated.
LEWIS, HAYES
Shannon Boehnen 08/19/1999

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.
LOCKHART
Jacki Riffey 08/09/1999

I need copy of death notice for anyone in the LOCKHART family in Jefferson County.
LUNCEFORD
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.
McKAGUE, POWERS
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.
MERGENTHALER
Michael R. Young 06/30/1999

Searching for information on George Frederick MERGANTHALER born 14 June 1883. Looking for birth place of parents and also names of grandparents.
MILLIRON, KELLY
Vicki 07/22/1999

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.
MOULTON
Cathryn Campbell 08/04/1999

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.
NASH, WILLIAMS
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.
NOTTINGHAM
Jan Nottingham 02/19/1999

Have lots of information on this surname: NOTTINGHAM 1868-1928.
NUGENT
Lisa Marosok 29 January 29 1998

Looking for information on Joseph and Liselle NUGENT. Had a son George A. NUGENT born May 28,1909 in Boulder, MT
NUTTERVILLE
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.
NYQUIST
Jeri Lea Kisala 08/02/1999

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.
PARKINSON/PARKENSON/PARKISON
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.
PEARCE/PIERCE, NELSON
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.
PEMBROOK, DUGANE
Lois Streimer 12/31/1999

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.
PINNE
Katherine A. Oliver 09 Feb 1998

John Albert PINNE born January 19,1908 died July 1987 Harrison, Montana
POGREBA
James Oviatt 12/27/1999

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.
POWELL
Jim Powell 06/27/1999

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?.
PREWETT/PRUETT
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.
REHA, PIKE
Pattie Hatmaker 02/16/1999

Would like information regarding a marriage between REHA and PIKE.
REPP, FISHER
Maretta Miller 10/30/1999

William REPP married Mary C. FISHER and lived in Whitehall, MT in 1914 according to her father's obituary.
REYNOLDS
Judi and Jo ann 04/27/1999

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.
ROHRBACHER, WILKINS
Gerrel Knudson 25 Feb 1997

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.
ROLLINS, WORLEY
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.
RYMER
Janet Cooper 12/10/1998

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.
SANBORN
Steve Cota 12/11/1999

Would like copy of obit for George D. SANBORN, died 07/21/1917.
SARA
Charles Miller 08/23/1999

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, 1974.
SAXBURY
Barbara Freeman 04/17/1999

Would like any information on SAXBURY family.
SHAFFER
Peggy Ann ONeal 03/21/1999

Would like to find death record of Joe(?) SHAFFER who died in the Helena area around January 1968. Son was Joseph Keith SHAFFER.
SHORES
Judith Shores Ruch 03/21/1999

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.
SITTON
Vincent Siecinski 05/26/1999

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 Radersburg.
SLOANE/SLOAN, PEASLEE
Sherry and Joe Peaslee 11/20/1999

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.
SMITH
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.
STANLEY
Tamara Larsen 12/07/1998

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.
STEELE
George Pfaff 12/29/1999

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.
STEINMAN, POLOVAARA
Belinda Steinman 02/28/1999

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.
STEWART
Patricia Greber 11/02/1998

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.
STORLA
David L. Storla 10/13/1999

Carl STORLA was killed by a train in/near Whitehall, MT in 1899. He was approximately 20 years old. Would like any information.
SUTHERLAND
Robert Sutherland 02/21/1999

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
Bud Tardiff 10/08/1999

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.
TEFFT
Phyliss 09/11/1999

Any information regarding surname TEFFT in Jefferson County.
THOMPSON, BROTHERS, BEAR, JEWELL, RILEY
?03/14/1999

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.
TORRENCE, ONEAL
E. Olson11/15/1999

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.
VAN METER
Shirley Lillie 12/31/1999

Information wanted on the VAN METER family.
WIEBUSCH
Jay 07/15/1999

Researching anything to do with this family.
WESTMORELAND, GIBSON, COX
Pat Westmoreland 07/29/1999

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.
WHITE, MILLER
Christy 12/31/1999

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.
WILLIAMS, WILLISCRAFT
Lois Mahnke 08/17/1999

I noticed in your Newspaper Index you had a listing for a marriage "WILLISCRAFT - WILLIAMS". Would like any information on these.


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