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DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN COLONISTS

ARROWHEAD CHAPTER

 

GENEALOGICAL RECORDS

of

YELLOWSTONE COUNTY DEATH RECORDS

 

Records from Earliest record to January 1919

This covers burials on Farms, Poor Farm, and towns

other than Billings, and excludes bodies sent out

  of state.

 

 

Copied September 1974

 

By

Virginia Tabor

Jacqueline Ridge

Transcribed by: Faith Barnwell 

          YELLOWSTONE COUNTY DEATH RECORDS                                 Page 1

 

Edward O. Mason – Apr. 1, 1910 – 37 years 8 mos. 23 days, He was a laborer,

                                   buried on the Poor Farm

Jos. Tomilson – May 31, 1910 – 5 mos. 1 day, Her mother was Leona Tomilson,

       buried on the Poor Farm

Andrew Parmer – June 30, 1910 – 56 years, He was a Teamster from Ohio, buried

on the Poor Farm.

F.K. Brandon – July 6, 1910 – 22 years old – He was born in Russia, was a laborer

      and lived on Crow Agency; buried on the Poor Farm.

Jno. Collegan – July 7, 1910 – 30 years old – buried on the Poor Farm

 

Martin Ryan – July 14, 1910 – 41 years old – Son of M. Ryan and Mabel, buried on

the Poor Farm

Charles L. Shultz – July 27, 1910 – 64 years old – He was a shoemaker, buried on

the Poor Farm

Martin Murphy – Sept. 9, 1910 – 40 years old – He was a laborer; buried on the

Poor Farm

W. R. Dobie – Sept. 14, 1910 – 48 years 5 mos. 10 days – Son of Robert Dobie and

  Jane Pool, both from Scotland, buried on the Poor Farm

Benjamin Franklin – Sept. 21, 1910 – 48 years old; buried on the Poor Farm

 

Vic Pavlak – Sept. 27, 1910 – 27 years old - Born in Austria, was a laborer, son of

Jno. Pavlak, Austria, and Mary Vickovici, Russia; buried on Poor Farm

Knud Elefson – Oct. 16, 1910 – 37 years old – Born Norway, a laborer, buried on

      the Poor Farm

Stillborn Pilbro – Oct. 28, 1910 – Daughter of C. E. Pilbro, Iowa, and Anna

               Gergian, Indiana; buried on the Poor Farm

Archie Logan – Nov. 22, 1910 – about 25 years old, buried on the Poor Farm

 

Charles Wemberg – Nov. 28, 1910 – About 60 years old, born in Germany, was a sheep-

herder, buried on the Poor Farm

F.K. Rush – Nov. 28, 1910 – 21 years old, born Finland, a laborer; Son of Aug.

      Rush and Hanna Nisula both of Finland; buried on the Poor Farm

Henry Robert Bousett – Dec. 6, 1910 – Stillborn son of R. N. and Sarah Belle,

                   buried on the Poor Farm

John Carter – Dec. 6, 1910 – About 28 years old, born Finland, a Laborer; buried

on the Poor Farm

William Polls – Dec. 23, 1910 – 43 years old, a laborer from Illinois; son of John

   Polls, Virginia and Jalice Delomy, Kentucky; buried Poor Farm

Baby Calhoun – May 18, 1911 – 5 days old – parents – Charles and Cora Cook of

                        Kansas; buried on the Poor Farm

Good Munas – June 24, 1911 – several months old, parents from Greece, buried on

the Poor Farm

F. K. Roberson – Aug 1, 1911 – 23 years old, born Louisiana; buried on the Poor Farm

 

Robert V. Sherman – Aug. 14, 1911 – 1 year old 5 mos. 24 days, born Wyoming - Son of

Nat and Nellie Sherman; buried on the Poor Farm

Philip Bogue – Jan. 31, 1912 – 65 years old, a laborer, buried on the Poor Farm

 

Thomas Bell – Feb. 21, 1912 – yp years old, born Ireland – Son of Thomas Bell and

  Elizabeth Carry both of Ireland; buried on the Poor Farm

Stillborn Green – Nov. 13, 1915 – Son of Jim and Nancy Green, buried on the Poor

Farm

 

William A. Clark – Nov. 16, 1915 – about 45 years old, buried on the Poor Farm

 

W. H. Parsons – Jan. 3, 1916 – about 50 years old, a laborer, buried on the Poor Farm

 

Hazel Albert – Jan. 28, 1896 – Feb. 4, 1916 – born Iowa – Daughter of Bert and Maud

Weiland of Iowa – buried on the Poor Farm

 

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Ethel Albert – Jan. 31, 1916 – 3 weeks old – Daughter of Gurlein Albert and Hazel

     [Weeland]; buried on the Poor Farm

Ann Mary Wilhelm – June 19, 1886 – June 18, 1915, born in Russia – Daughter of George

      Bouer and Mary Katherine Reiter, both of Russia; buried Poor Farm

Lloyd Rinker – Nov. 1, 1912 – Mar 23, 1916 – Son of Harver Rinker and Mabes Ames,

      both from Washington; buried on the Poor Farm

Adam Haberlin – May 1, 1916 – 3 hours old, Son of Adam Haberlin of Russia; buried

     on the Poor Farm

William Cambell – Died May 12, 1916, a Sheepherder; buried on the Poor Farm

 

John Caddington – died May 9, 1916; He was an unknown; buried on the Poor Farm

 

John James – June 6, 1916 – 30 years old, a laborer; buried on the Poor Farm

 

Frank W. Johnson – May 22 or 23, 1916 – 30 years old; he was an unknown; buried

     on the Poor Farm

Baby Filchrist – June 10, 1916 – 2 hours old; Daughter of Lasania Gilchrist, and

 Verne Wilde of Canada; buried on the Poor Farm

Lulu Chatwood – July 31, 1916 – 28 years old, born in Canada – Daug. of J. W.

 Chatwood and Mrs. Mansfield, both of Canada; buried on the Poor Farm

James R. Hartford – Oct. 21, 1846 – Jan. 19, 1917, born in Wisconsin, a carpenter –

 Son of John Hartford of Canada, Mother of Scotland; buried Poor Farm

Nettie McIntosh – Apr. 16, 1870 – May 19, 1917, born Indiana; buried Poor Farm

 

James McCarney – May 20, 1917 – about 38 years old, a Laborer; buried Poor Farm

 

Christenia G. Brehn – Mar. 12, 1917 – 43 years 2 mos. old, born Russia - Daug. of

    Peter Schrimer, mother unknown, both born Russia; Buried Poor Farm

Richard Sullivan – Dec. 4, 1857 – May 27, 1917, born Ireland – parents unknown both

    born in Ireland; buried on the Poor Farm

John E. Friel – June 17, 1917 – about 70 years old, a laborer, parents unknown;

    buried on the Poor Farm

There are approx. 6 death certificated for unknowns buried at the Poor Farm

 

Amasa J. Rose – Feb. 29, 1848 – Aug. 3, 1917, born Wisconsin; buried on Poor Farm

 

Rachiel Dick – Aug. 14, 1915 – Jan. 28, 1918 – Daug. of Henry Dick and Christiana

    Kregen both born Russia; buried on the Poor Farm

George Gearhart – Feb. 17, 1918 – about 67 years old, a Laborer; buried Poor Farm

 

Dave Jones – Jan. 25, 1851 – Feb. 12, 1918, born North Wales, a Retired Merchant;

 buried on the Poor Farm

Jefferson Davis – Feb. 27, 1918 – about 82 years old, born Maryland; buried Poor Farm

 

Frank Felley – Mar. 4, 1918 – 78 years old, born Ireland; buried on Poor Farm

 

Jamesa Healry – June 10, 1883 – Mar. 6, 1918, born New York, a Laborer; buried on

 the Poor Farm

Edward Raymond Templeman – Jan. 2, 1879 – Sept. 26, 1918, a laborer; buried Poor Farm

 

John Meyer – June 21, 1871 – Sept. 30, 1918, born Germany; buried on Poor Farm

 

Fred Mick – Oct. 19, 1918 – 57 years old, a laborer; buried on Poor Farm

 

Gladys Eames – Aug. 21, 1918 – Oct. 28, 1918 – Daug. of Ellen Eames of Oklahoma, father

 unknown; buried on the Poor Farm

Swanson        - Died Oct. 26, 1918, he was a complete unknown; buried Poor Farm

 

YELLOWSTONE COUNTY DEATH RECORDS                 Page 3

 

Julia E. Davis – Nov. 1, 1918 – 80 years 7 mos. 1 day, born New York – Mother born

    Connecticut, father born Mass. Names not given; buried Poor Farm

Fay Hobert Matherly – Oct. 20, 1896 – Nov. 4, 1918, born Terre Haute, Ind., Son of

    Edwin Matherly and Mamie Frakes both of Ind.; buried on Poor Farm

Isaac Davis – 1867 – Dec. 19, 1918, born Parksburg, West Virginia – Son of Joe Davis of

    W. Virginia, mother known; buried on the Poor Farm

Ralph R. Miller – Nov. 6, 1889 – Dec. 9, 1918, born Penn., a laborer, son of Robert

    Miller and Blanche Gabie both of France; buried on the Poor Farm

Ed Doland – Apr. 24, 1909 – 58 years old; buried on the Poor Farm

 

 

 

Clara Beck – Sept. 30, 1909 – 21 years old – daug. of Adam Beck and Eliza Giesick,

    both born Russia; no undertaker and burial place not shown

Stillborn Katajaski – Mar. 18, 1910 – Son of Misen and Kime Katajaski; father buried

    infant, burial place not shown

Mary Maruhartt – Feb 2, 1914 – Mar 31, 1914 – Daug. of Henry and Sophia Maruhartt,

    both born Russia; no undertaker, burial place not shown

Peter Kirsch – July 10, 1916 – 70 years old, born St. Joe, Mossouri, he was a Rancher;

    burial place not shown

E. S. McMullen – Apr. 4, 1861 – Sept. 13, 1916 – born Henderson, Ill., died Pompey’s

    Pillar, Mont.; Son of L. D. McMullen of W. Va., mother

    unknown but born Ind.; burial place not shown

William Meinhart – Oct 19, 1916 – Nov. 15, 1916 – Son of Henry Meinhart and Sophia

    Sophier of Russia; burial place not shown

Stillborn Murphy – Dec. 1, 1916 – Daughter of John Murphy and Margagot Huppert both of

    Wis.; burial place not shown

Patrick Walsh – Nov. 29, 1916 – 57 years old, born Illinois, a Farmer – Son of Patrick

    Walsh and Mary O’Brien, both of Ireland; burial place not shown

Stillborn Girl – Dec. 22, 1916 – mother – Gertrude Shoemaher of Wyoming, father was

    unknown; burial place not shown

Roacoe Jas Carroll – Dec. 23, 1916 – Dec. 30, 1916 – son of C. J. Carroll of Ill. and

    Nora Roscoe of Wadena, Minn.; burial place not shown

James Norris – Jan. 23, 1917 – about 23 years old – was killed in Railroad accident,

    he was unknown and probably buried Poor Farm, but burial place not shown

John Henry Hargett – Jan. 28, 1917 – Feb. 3, 1917 – Son of David Hargett and Katherine

    Winterballer, both from Russia; burial place not shown

Henry Krug – Jan. 11, 1917 – Feb. 9, 1917 – son of John Jacob Krug and Marelis Meyer

    both of Russia, living in Warden; burial place not known

Baby Roe – April 23, 1917 – Apr. 24, 1917 – Daughter of Clyde Rod of Mich. and Ada

     Walker of Chicago, Ill.; no undertaker, burial place not shown

Jackie Kerr – Apr. 3, 1917 – Apr. 3, 1917 - Son of J. M. Kerr and Eve Steed both of

Missouri, lived on farm 2 miles west of Billings; no undertaker and

burial place not shown

Baby Chapman – May 15, 1917 – 1 day old – Son of W. K. Chapman of Iowa and Ether

    Hosper of Minn.; burial place not shown

Mary Sargent – May 21, 1893 in Scotland, buried June 12, 1917 – daug. of John Johnston

    and Barbara McIntosh both of Scotland, she died Thermopolis, Hot

    Springs County, Wyoming, body shipped to Billings, burial place not     

    shown.

          David (Dorid Qaute – May 25, 1908 – July 2, 1917, born Neb. Son of W. J.

Quaute of Neb. and Florence Cales of Iowa; burial place not shown

Thomas Weld Mason – July 9, 1917 – Nov. 11, 1917 – son of Lyman G. Mason and Florence

    E. Abbott both of Mich., parents live Hesper; burial place not shown

Marie Kittlesen – Dec. 1, 1917 – 6 months old – daug. of Charlie Kittlesen and Clara

    Berg both of Minn. – informant lived Pompeys Pillar - burial place

    not shown

 

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Katie A. Thurmond – Born July 1, 1876 Minnesota, Died Dec. 26, 1917, Daughter of

Katrina Grimes of Penn. and James S. Grady of Wis.; burial place

not shown

Kate Fratt – Born July 4, 1853 North Carolina, Died Jan. 1, 1918, Daughter of Margaret

      Mangan of Ireland and S. Heehan of Ireland; burial place not shown.

Herbert Jackson Lackman – Died Jan. 14, 1918 age 15 months old, Son of Louise Doris of

Minn. and C. W. Lockman of Wis.; Parents lived Bear Creek, Montana; burial

place not shown

Emrnit Ellis Craig – Born April 28, 1851 in Ohio, Died Jan. 26, 1918; worked for Meat

Packing Company, Son of John S. Craig of Ohio; burial place not shown.

Walter C. Harris – Born Nov. 17, 1880 in Kansas, Died Jan. 29, 1918, was a Farmer; Son

of Carrie Glasgow of Ill. and Danial C. Harris of Iowa, informant was from

      Castle Buttes, Montana, burial place not shown

Carl August Wm. Klammer – Born Sept. 8, 1854 in Germany – Died Feb. 21, 1918, he was a

      painter, his parents were born in Germany, he lived Worden; buial place

      not shown

Via Ruth Brager – Stillborn Mar. 7, 1918, Daug. of Mary Wingerringer and G. O. Brager

      of North Dakota, they lived Shepherd, Mont.; burial place not shown.

Fred C. Nelson – Born July 23, 1893 – age 24 years 7 mos. 8 days, was a Nebraska Farmer,

      Son of Nellie Asgood and W. C. Nelson of Ill.; body shipped to Billings,     

      filed Mar. 16, 1918, burial place not shown

James Arthur Bracken – Born Nov. 1, 1907 in Texas – Died Mar. 30, 1918, Son of Dovie Mc

      Call and W. L. Bracken of North Carolina, parents lived on ranch near Acton;

      burial place not shown

Stillborn Girl – April 19, 1918, daug. of Mary and C. J. Chort (he was born Minn. and Mary

      was born Canada); father was undertaker, burial place not shown.

John Opp –   Died Apr 28, 1918 – age 69 years 1 mos, 10 days, he was born Klestow,

      Russia, he was a farmer, Son of Fred Opp of Germany; burial place not shown.

Stillborn Boy – Oct. 16, 1918, Son of Bessie G. Goody of Mich. and L. C. Thomas of

     Mich.; parents lived Nihitt, Mont.; burial place not shown.

Bernhard G. Peterson – Born July 4, 1881 in Red-Wing, Minn. – Died Dec. 9, 1918, Son of

     Johana Lungen and Peter J. Peterson of Sweden; burial place not shown.

Arom Lumberg – Born Apr. 7. 1881 in Nebraska – Died Dec. 27, 1918, Son of Malenda

      Cribhead of Miss. and John Lumberg of Sweden; burial place not shown.

 

 

 

Frank Fortangle – Died July 13, 1907 – age about 43 years old; unable to find anyone who

     could give information on him – buried by his fellow workmen on land near

     Lavina, Montana.

Jake Ditmer – Died June 10, 1908 – age 4 mos. – son of John Ditmer and Nellie Griffiow

      of Holland – buried about 12 miles East of Billings.

John Ryan – Died Nov. 29, 1908 – age 54 years, born Ireland – buried by fellow Laborers

      beside the grade opposite mile post 46 of the B & N Railroad near Lavina.

James McClellan – Died Dec. 5, 1908 – age 68 years, was a Laborer – buried beside Grade

      of Mile post 46 on B & N Railroad Near Lavina.

H. B. Cannel – Died June 13, 1909 – age 53 years, was a Laborer – buried [Acton], Montana by

      the Great Northern Railroad.

Infant Creech – July 27, 1909, Son of Jno. W. and Lean Creech - Buried 7 miles East of

      Billings, Montana.

Mildred Jones – Sept. 11, 1909 – age 1 year 7 mos., Daug. of H. B. Jones of Ill. and

     Minte Clayton of Ind. – Buried on Farm near Billings.

Infant Walker – Died Oct 2, 1909 – 10 minutes old, child of J. M. Walker of Canada, and

     Stella May Smith of Iowa – buried in family burial grounds near Billings.

Stillborn Newman – Mar. 22, 1910, Son of P. L. Newman of Minn. and Angie Mosier of Mo.,

     buried on Newman Ranch near Huntley, Montana.

Klaas Bakker – Died Jan. 9, 1911 – age 10 years 3 mos. 13 days, Son of Klass and Nell

     Bakker of Holland – buried on Billings Bench.

Mary Bakker – Died Jan. 16, 1911 – age 17 yrs. 2 mos. 22 days – Daug. of Klass and Nell

 

YELLOWSTONE COUNTY DEATH RECORDS                  Page 5

      Bakker of Holland – buried on Billings Bench.

Christine Housline – Nov. 5, 1907 – June 30, 1913, Son of Peter Housline and Elizabeth

     Kneze both of Russia – buried on Billings Bench.

Mary Henstein – Apr. 10, 1910 – July 16, 1913 – Daug. of Peter Honstein and Lizzie

     Krieger of Russia – buried on Billings Bench.

Erick Ekberg – June 7, 1915 – Aug. 8, 1915, Son of J. F. Ekberg of Sweden and Dora

     Keyrs of Oklahoma – buried on farm near Billings.

Wilhelmena Emmons – Stillborn July 3, 1916, Daug. of Estella Lindway of Ill. and Wm.

     Emmons of Ill. – Buried on Farm in Shepherd township.

Helen Mayfield – Died July 9, 1917 – 8 hours old, Daug. of Nellie Pitts of S. Dakota and

     J. I. Mayfield of Mo. – Buried on Ranch 22 miles North of Billings.

Stillborn Shock – Dec. 22, 1917, Son of Alice McLeary of England and George Shock of

     Montana – buried near Billings.

Stillborn Howell – Feb. 7, 1908 – Son of Ella Baggs of Mo. and Joseph

     L. Howell of Calif. – buried on Ranch 11 miles southwest of Billings.

Floyd Loyd Shay – born and died same day Feb. 6, 1918 – Son of Oliv Sanders of Canada, and

     Elvin Shay of Calif.; buried on Ranch North of Shepherd.

Infant Lechner – June 25, 1918 – 4 hours old – Daug. of Joseph Lechner of Germany,

     mother from St. Louis, MO.; buried on family farm near Warden.

Frank Peter Ammann – Nov. 24, 1883 in Iowa – Died Oct. 30, 1918 – Son of Arnetia Foy and

     John Ammann of Germany; buried on Farm 26 miles East of Billings.

 

 

 

 

Maggie Danford – Jan. 5, 1908 – 48 years 11 mos. 6 days old, Daug. of Edward Craig and

     Druzella Roberts of Ohio – buried Mason, Montana

Lonzo Kilpatrick – Jan 16, 1909 – 16 yrs. 10 mos. 5 days, he was born Harrison, Neb. –

     Son of Robert and Martha Kilpatrick; buried Coalville, Montana

Matilda Zwaanstra – June 30, 1909 – 0 yrs. 21 days, born Chicago, Ill., Daug. of Jno

     and Gertrude Zwaanstra of Holland; buried Holland, Montana, Huntley township.

Mike Jess Helm – Feb. 28, 1910 – 51 yrs. 4 mos. 24 days, Son of Hno. Helm and Mary

     Justice of Ill.; buried Comanche, Montana

Owen E. Southworth – July 30, 1910 – 5 yrs. 7 mos. 27 days, Son of Lewis Southworth and

     Laura George; buried in Roscoe, Montana

“Hunts” – Crow Indian – Oct. 27, 1910 – 50 years old – buried on Crow Agency.

 

Mabel Wright – Oct. 28, 1910 – 30 yrs. 6 mos. 0 days, born Minn., Daug. of S.C. Jacobson

      and Martha Johnson of Norway; buried Limestone, Montana

Stillborn – Feb. 4, 1911, Son of Joseph Casper and Inzie Vogle, Indian; buried Crow

      Agency.

Four Balls – Feb. 19, 1911 – 66 years old, Indian – buried Crow Agency.

 

Frank E. Server – May 13, 1911 – 63 years old – parents were Rastus Server and Van Beak

      of Pa. – buried on Crow Agency.

Wm. Tom Threet - Jan. 10, 1912 – 3 yrs. One month, 28 days, born Colorado, Son of T.

      E. Threet of Tenn. and Annie Warren of Utah; buried Warren, Montana.

Laura Threet – Jan. 11, 1912 – 1 yr 6 mos. 0 days – Same as above.

 

Mrs. F. D. Fischamner – Apr. 26, 1912 – 23 years old, born Wis., Daug. of Wm. Kinney

      and Mary Davis of Minn. – buried Ryegate, Montana

Osborn Williams – Aug. 18, 1912 – born Feb. 15, 1844 in Wales – buried Red Lodge, Mont.

 

Stillborn – Aug. 23, 1912 – Daug. of Otto Fritz of Sweden and Josephine Jones of Neb. –

            buried in Bull, Montana

 

Infant Cumin – Sept. 20, 1912 – 4 hours old - daug. of Cal A. Cumin of Mich. and Lura

     Norton of Iowa; Buried Busteed, Montana

John S. Ryan – Aug. 14, 1860 – Nov. 25, 1912, born Wisc., Son of Pat Ryan and Ellen

     Sammon of Ireland, he was a Saloon owner; buried Red Lodge, Mont.

 

                                YELLOWSTONE COUNTY DEATH RECORDS                 Page 6

Jno. S. Dunivan – Nov. 30, 1841 – Dec. 29, 1912, he was a farmer from Missouri - buried

     Red Lodge, Montana

Harry A. Logan – Oct 23, 1879 – Jan. 5, 1913, he was a Farmer from Penn., Son of M.

     M. Logan and Ida Miller of Penn.; buried Osborne, Montana.

Angus Pellette – May 18, 1913 – about 54 years old, he was completely unknown, he was

     taken from train unconscious - his remains were sent to Terry, Montana.

Hope L. Humphry – Dec. 25, 1909 – July 19, 1913 at Rosebud, Daug. of Wm. O. Humphry of

     Nevada and Mary Morrison of Mont. – buried St. Xavier, Mont.

Martha Gottwig – Sept. 24, 1913 about 5 years old, born Kansas - Daug. of Jno Gottwig

     of Russia; buried Lockwood

Michael Walsh - Sept. 17, 1857 – Nov. 15, 1913, born Canada, Son of David Walsh of Ireland

     and Mary Ellen Lyons of Canada; buried Red Lodge, Mont.

Badie Goodman – June 20, 1911 – Nov. 15, 1913, born Okla., Daug. of Jacob Goodman of

     Germany and Esther Hurgrt of Okla., buried Lockwood, Mont.

Annie M. Corkins – Feb. 1, 1839 – Apr. 26, 1914, born Ind., Daug. of Phillip and Nancy

     Corkins of New [York]; buried Rockvale, Montana.

Francis Welsey Allen – July 20, 1914 – Aug. 16, 1914 – son of Arthur and Eva Allen of

     Ohio; buried Shepherd, Montana

Mrs. Seivert Stene – May 6, 1876 – Aug. 23, 1914 of Norway; buried Joliet, Montana.

 

Mrs. Clarence A. Chapman – Aug. 27, 1914 – 39 years old; buried Newton Grove, Mont.

 

Mina Fogerty Schwab – Feb. 26, 1877 – Oct. 8, 1914, born Calif., Daug. of Tom Fogerty,

     informant was G. H. Schwab; buried Corvallis, Mont.

Albert Daniel Schwab – Aug. 9, 1875 – Oct. 8, 1914, born Mo., Son of Jonas Schwab of

     Penn. and Mary Mitchell of Bohemia.  He was a Merchant; the informant was

     G. H. Schwab; buried Corvallis, Mont.

Roy Schwab – Mar. 27, 1909 – Oct 8, 1914, Son of A. D. Schwab and Mina Fogerty Schwab;

     buried Corvallis, Montana.

William D. Parsons – June 3, 1878 – Nov. 29, 1914, he was a Mechinists, born in Iowa,

     Son of Jos. Parsons of Iowa and Katherine Meyers of Penn.; buried Joliet,Mont.

Charles Wm. Steele – May 29, 1885 – Dec. 16, 1914, a laborer born Crow Agency, Son of

     W. W. Steele of Ohio and Mary Selly; buried Warsaw, Mont.

Stillborn Horn – Jan. 17, 1915 – Son of E. F. Horn of Germany of Estella Baker of Colo.,

     Buried Lockwood, Mont.

Estella A. Horn – June 10, 1881 – Jan. 18, 1915, born Colo., Daug. of Nicholis Baker of

     Germany and Annie Brown of Penn.; buried Lockwood

Baby Langland – Jan 17, 1915 – Feb. 11, 1915, Daug. of Mayne and Ula May Langland;

            Buried Comanche, Mont.

Harold Truax – July 12, 1909 – Feb. 17, 1915, Son of Archie L. Truax of Neb. and Lula

     Maud Wink of Iowa; buried Shepherd, Mont.

Christina McLeod – Sept. 4, 1898 – Mar. 8, 1915, Daug. of R. W. and Emma McLeod;

     buried Joliet, Mont.

Norman Clifford – Sept. 16, 1856 – Mar. 20, 1915, born Missouri, was a farmer; buried

     Worden, Montana

Alexander Roane – Jan. 9, 1838 – Mar. 30, 1915, born Penn. was a farmer, Son of James

     Roane; buried Bear Creek, Mont.

George [Jochim] – Apr. 10, 1915 – age 24 years, was born Russia, was a farmer; son of

     Nick Jochim and Eva Feller of Russia (fathers name is not wrong, Death

     record showed names spelled like this) Buried Edger, Montana

Frank Lechner – Stillborn May 2, 1915, Son of Joseph Lechner of Germany and Marie born

     Missouri; buried Warden, Mont.

Oscar E. Elk – Sept. 27, 1893 – May 16, 1915, born Norway, a Farmer, Son of Olaf

     Tolefson and Alette Anderson of Norway; buried Joliet, Mont.

John Henry Smith – May 28, 1841 – June 3, 1915, born Illinois, was a Farmer, Son of

     John T. Smith; buried Shepherd, Mont.

Ramond Lee Sherwood – Apr. 1, 1915 – June 20, 1915, Son of G. E. and Edith Sherwood;

     buried Comanche, Montana

 

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Edward Tekse – July 10, 1885 – June 23, 1915, born Norway, was a Laborer, Son of Peder

     Tekse and Doarthe Birkem of Norway; buried Shepherd, Montana

Margie Tolsma – Apr. 24, 1895 – July 10, 1916, born Holland, Daug. of Johanes

     Koopman ad Yaskge Hamens of Holland; buried Shephered, Montana

Conrad Krieger – Dec. 31, 1846 – Jan 13, 1916, born Russia, was a Farmer, Son of

     Peter Krieger and Emma Detman of Russia; buried Shepherd, Mont.

Harry B. Barton – Apr. 1899 – Jan. 29, 1916, born Illinois, was a farmer, Son of

     G. H. Barton and Mary E. Parmenter; buried Chance, Montana

Stillborn Hogland – Feb. 2, 1916, Child of Oli Hogland of Sweden and Signa

     Granstrum of Penn.; buried Pleasant View Cemetery

Mrs. Kate Ohlander – Dec. 16, 1852 – Feb. 4, 1916, born Russia, Daug. of Alex Brinkman

     and Mary Baker of Russia; buried Pleasant View Cemetery.

Kenneth Albert Crandall – Jan. 1, 1916 – Mar. 13, 1916, Son of Ray Franklin Crandall

     of Wis. and Bertha Flood of Wis.; buried Shepherd, Mont.

Allen H. Davis – Oct 17, 1872 – Mar. 19, 1916, born Iowa, Son of William H. Davis;

     buried Red Lodge, Mont.

Maggie Weersing – July 26, 1892 – Apr. 25, 1916, born Illinois, Daug. of Martin [Oostema]

     of Holland and Ida Hemip of Holland; buried Shepherd, Mont.

Stillborn Bender – Apr. 27, 1916, child of George Bender and Katherine Batt of Russia;

     buried Warden, Montana

Alvin W. Griswald – Died June 5, 1916 age 73 years old, born Ohio, was a Farmer; buried

     Dryhead, Mont.

Baby Mann – June 15, 1916 – 2 days old, Son of H. Mann and Jaunita Brent of Montana;

     buried Pompeys Pillar, Mont.

Mary Elizabeth Jordan – Sept. 29, 1828 – June 23, 1916, born Maine, Daug. of Timothy

     Jordan and Mary Bunker of Maine; buried Hobson, Montana

Clara Opal Drange – Apr. 16, 1915 – July 11, 1916, Daug. of Hans Drange of Norway and

     Marie Janson of Denmark; buried Shepherd, Montana

Guy David Erb – June 27, 1863 – Sept. 17, 1916m born Michigan, was a farmer, Son of

     Jacob Erb and Mary Ann Ickes of Ohio; buried Absarokee, Montana

George Kaiser – June 15, 1897 – Oct. 15, 1916, born Russia, was a farmer, son of Jacob

     Kaiser and Dorothy Schleing of Russia; buried Warden, Montana

Mayme Latamore Watson – Feb. 2, 1884 – Jan. 1, 1917, born Wis., Daug. of John Latamore

     of Ohio and Noma Phillips of Wales; buried Lavina, Montana

John Consolver – Aug. 21, 1827 – Jan. 2, 1917, born Ohio, was a farmer; buried

     Rockvale, Montana

Ida Mainwaring – 1890 – Jan. 12, 1917, born Missouri, Daug. of Clark Adams of Illinois,

     and Rooelh Franklin of Missouri; buried Commanche, Mont.   

Emma V. Crew – Dec. 6, 1876 – Jan. 15, 1917, born Ohio, Daug. of Abner Vernon; buried

     Warden, Montana

Margarette Rehard – Dec. 4, 1880 – Jan. 21, 1917, born Illinois, Daug. of Chris Frey

     of Ohio and Carolina Tryer of Ill.; buried Shepherd, Montana

Harley Jason Hall – Mar. 3, 1847 – Feb. 7, 1917, born Michigan, was a farmer, Son of

     Hiram Hall and Hanna Breckel of England; buried Reeds Point, Mont.

William David Kreiter – Jan. 24, 1917 – Feb. 18, 1917, Son of W. H. Krieter of Texas

     and Lizzie Moisch of South Dakota; buried Shepherd, Mont.

Edward Richards – Born July 29, 1881 Virginia City, Mont. – died Mar. 29, 1917 Billings,

     was a Laborer, Son of Alride Richards and Emma LeDue of Canada; buried in

     Nevada, Montana

Fred R. Manning – Jan. 29, 1909 – Apr. 7, 1917 – Son of Fred E. Manning of Ill. and Clara

     Murrie of Neb.; buried Joliet, Mont.

Chiyo Shigahara – Mar. 17, 1916 – Apr. 5, 1917, Child of Hikosaburo Shigihara and

     Kiku Yanagida of Japan; buried Melstone, Montana

William Albert Lund - Aug. 2, 1903 – May 15, 1917, born No. Dakota, Son of K. K. Lund

     of Norway and Jennie Gysew of Denmark; buried Shepherd, Mont.

Mary Elizabeth Hufflefinger – Apr. 4, 1875 – June 1, 1917, born Penn., Daug. of Wm.

     Hippeustecle and Mary Commesar of Penn.; buried Commanche, Mont.

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Baby Otto Fritz – May 29, 1917 – June 2, 1917, Son of Otto Fritz of Sweden and

     Josephine Jones of Neb.; buried Pompeys Pillar, Mont.

Baby Phillips – born and died same day May 27, 1917, Son of C. A. Phillips of Mo. and

     Francis Shipley of No. Carolina; there was no undertaker, buried 20 miles

     west of Billings at Commanche, Mont.

Vernie May Watlers – Aug. 15, 1891 – June 13, 1917, born Mich., Daug. of Samuel Smith

     and Drlsener Baker of Mich.; buried Lavina, Mont.

John Dick – Died July 13, 1917, age 36 yrs, 3 mos. 26 days, born Ky.; Son of C. R. Dick

     and Sara Jackson of Ky., buried Hysham, Mont.

Lena Webber Warneke – Nov. 7, 1889 – July 22, 1917, born Minn., Daug. of John C. Webber

     and Mary Brady of Minn.; buried Shepherd, Mont.

Joseph Alfred Green – Dec. 15, 1860 – Aug. 9, 1917, born Provo, Utah, was a Stock Broker;

     Son of James Green of England and Margaret Willwood of Canada; buried

     Willow Creek, Mont.

Ulga Storanovith – May 11, 1917 – Aug. 16, 1917 – Daug. of Peter Storanovith of Australia

     and Nellie Joozdenovich of Montenegro; buried Bear Creek, Mont.

Willard Hansen – Aug. 20, 1905 – Aug. 26, 1917, born No. Dak., Son of F. O. Hansen of

     Minn. and Isabelle Harton of Canada; buried Acton, Montana

William Volz – Mar. 26, 1859 – Aug. 29, 1917, born Germany, parents unknown but born in

     Germany; buried Shepherd, Mont.

Rosella Marie Laurence – born and died same day Aug. 29, 1917, Daug. of L. E. Laurence

     of Wisc. and Ethel Jones; buried Broadview, Mont. )her husband was Brickman)

Charles Fredrick Betz – Sept. 12, 1917 about 78 years old, Son of Christian Betz of

     Germany; buried Boyd, Mont.

James C. Foster – Jan. 18, 1917 – Sept. 22, 1917, Son of James C. Foster of Ohio and

     Myrtle Tsueholm of Kans.; buried Foster, Mont.

Cornelius Koster – Feb. 6, 1912 – Oct. 1, 1917, Son of Nick Koster and Carrie Siuke

     of Holland; buried Shepherd, Mont.

Welden Pinkham – Born May 4, 1839 – died about Oct. or Nov. 1917, was born Maine,

     was a farmer, Son of Josiu Pinkham of Maine; buried Commanche, Mont.

Bessie Officer – Died Nov. 2, 1917 – age 24 years old, born Montana, was a School

     Teacher, Daug. of John B. Officer and Lucy J. Cunningham of Ind.; buried

     Absarokee, Mont.

Mike Radunovick – 1893 – Nov. 19, 1917, born Montinegro; Son of Nicholas

     Radunoick and Masulo Tuscenovich of Montinegro; buried Red Lodge, Mont.

Richard Karst – Jan. 31, 1861 – Jan. 10, 1918, born Russia, was a Farmer, parents

     unknown but born Russia; buried Worden, Mont.

James C. Pauley – Aug. 29, 1863 – Jan. 22, 1918, born Calif., was a farmer, Son of James

     Pauley of Ark. and Fannie Lynch; buried Bowler, Mont.

Iva Cliff Benson – July 5, 1878 – Feb. 5, 1918, born Wis., Child of N. Y. Cliff and

     Harriet Smith of Canada; buried Fromberg, Mont.

Carl Charf – died Feb. 3, 1918 – age 1 ½ days old, Son of L. C. Carf of Neb. and Jinnie

     Gilbert of Ill.; buried Shepherd, Mont.

Catherine Williams – Apr. 24, 1910 – Feb. 26, 1918, Daug. of Owen B. Williams of Ill.

     and Minnie Reed of Mont.; buried Waco, Mont.

Dean Willard Slagley – Dec. 7, 1917 – Feb 22, 1918, Son of Walter B. Slagley and

     Amanda L. Simonds of No. Carolina; buried Shepherd, Montana

Tillie Zwaustra – Stillborn Mar 16, 1918, Daug. of John Zwaustra and Gertrude Postema

     of Holland; buried Shepherd, Montana

Nick Koster – died May 8, 1918 – age 41 yrs., 6 mos., 13 days, born No. Holland; was a

     farmer, Son of Klos Koster of Holland; buried Shepherd, Mont.

Peter Savich – died May 10, 1918, Child of Joe Savich of Mont. and Bulaloviet of

     Montenegro; buried Red Lodge, Mont.

Myrtle Jane Swanson – July 9, 1899 – May 23, 1918, born Jefferson, No. Carolina; Daug. of

     Arthur W. Swanson of Ill., and Minnie A. Billings of No. Car.; buried

     Absarokee, Mont.

Hugh Leckie – Died May 29, 1918, age 41 years 7 mos. 0 days, born Missouri, was a Farmer,

     Son of Wm. Leckie of Tenn., and Nancy Montgomery of Mo.; buried Roberts, Mont.

 

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Ella C. Pearce – died May 30, 1918 – age 58 years old, born Penn., Daug. of James

     Movre and Elizabeth Macklin of Penn.; buried Joliet, Mont.

Hannah Wilson – died June 1, 1918 – age 87 years 9 mos 3 days, parents unknown, buried

     Commanche, Mont.

Carrie Parker – Aug. 9, 1894 – June 2, 1918, born Mont.; Daug. of J. P. Manson and

     Catherine Larson of Denmark; buried Fromberg, Mont.

Alice M. Philps – May 9, 1905 – July 9, 1918, Daug. of Charles M. Phelps of Mont. and

     Rose Griffith of Kansas; buried Pryor, Mont.

Laola Deines – June 3, 1917 – July 14, 1918, Daug. of Conrad Deines and Margerit

     Swartz of Russia; buried Shepherd, Mont.

John F. [Taylen] – Apr. 30, 1914 – Aug. 1, 1918, Son of A. J. Taylen and Letta Turlay

     of Kansas; buried Hysham, Mont. (names spelled different on certificate)

Earl Ballanger – died Aug. 16, 1918 – age 27 years old, born Montana, was an Electrician,

     Son of C. J. Ballanger of Colorado and Frances Fly of Mo; buried Columbus,

     Mont.

Philips Stuart Kilgorn – Stillborn Sept. 7, 1918, Son of Robert Kilgorn of Canada and

     Sorine Anderson of Norway; buried Boardview, Mont.

Nellie Celander – Mar. 18, 1894 – Sept. 30, 1918 born Mont., Daug. of John Celander of

     Sweden and Bertha Johnson, Ill.; buried Edgar, Mont.

Anna May Oglesher – Sept. 15, 1887 – Oct. 6, 1918, born [Minden], Iowa, Daug.

     of Chris Niemann of Germ. and Minnie Blum of Sweden; buried Rockvale, Mont.

Besta Bernice Olson – Jan. 1, 1892 – Oct. 15, 1918, born Red Bluffs, Calif., Daug. of

     D. M. Brown of Oreg. and Ada Grover of Calif.; buried Bridger, Mont.

Paul Arnold Trundell – Oct 30, 1885 – Oct 18, 1918, born Carblidge, Mo., Son of Peter

     Trudell of Mo. and Mary N. Green of Ind.; buried Selesia, Mont.

Ruby Louis St. John – May 30, 1894 – Oct. 20, 1918, Daug. of A. R. Couger and Miss

     Davidson; buried Columbus, Mont.

John Broadview – Jan. 5, 1895 – Oct. 25, 1918, born Kington, Tex., husband of

     Flora Mason; buried Broadview, Mont.

Della Fleet Hubbard – Apr. 25, 1882 – Oct. 29, 1918, born Trenton, Mo., Daug. of A. J.

     McCready and Emma Applegate of Mo.; buried Joliet, Mont.

Mae A. Buckett – Feb. 11, 1812 – Oct 27, 1918, born Iowa, Daug. of J. H. Hall of Flint,

     Mich., and Martha Daniels of Ohio; buried Reed Point, Mont.

Byron Franklin Geary – died Feb. 22, 1918, born Cedar Rapids, Iowa – age 60 years 8 mos.

     6 days, Son of Bryon Geary of Ohio and Margaret Dan of Penn., buried

     Forest Grove, Mont.

Fredericka Birsh – died nov. 26, 1918 – age 33 years, Daug. of John Opp of Russia;

     buried 25 miles North of Billings at Hoslins Basin, Mont.

Christina Opp – Dec. 8, 1918 – age 63 years 6 mos., born Russia, parents unknown but born

     Russia – husband was John Opp of Russia; buried 26 miles north of Billings

     at Hospins Basin, Mont.

Alma Cady Glock – July 22, 1916 – Dec. 10, 1918, born Broadview, Mont., Daug. of Albert

     Glock and Rosa Weise of Russia; buried Hoskens Basen, Mont.

John Harold Clawson – Dec. 10, 1918 – age 10 years 8 mos., Son of John R. Clawson and Ada

     Longbey of Iowa; buried Rockvale, Mont.

Sadie Grove – Oct 25, 1888 – Dec. 24, 1918, born Kansas, Daug. of F. M. Grove of Ohio

     and Rachel Jinson, Ind.; buries Shepherd, Mont.

Mary Madenberg – Sept. 16, 1886 – Dec. 19, 1918, born Russia, Daug. of Jacob Staht and

     Diananant of Russia; buried Jewish Cemetery in Billings, Mont.

William Allen Cowan – June 30, 1874 – Dec. 29, 1918, born Penn., was a farmer, Son of

     Hugh Cowan of Penn and Margarette Scott of Ohio; buried Fromberg, Mont.

William Clifton Farnes – died Jan. 9, 1919 – age 19 years, Son of A. R. Farmes and Fannie

     Still of Iowa, buried Broadview, Montana

Lavane Valentine Hombuckel – Dec. 30, 1918 – Jan. 1, 1919, Daug. of John Hombuckel and

     India Beatrice of Neb.; buried Shepherd, Mont.

 

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Clarence Lee Mainwaring – Sept. 12, 1887 – Jan. 14, 1919, born Ridgeway, Missouri, was

     a farmer, Son of Joseph Mainwaring of Wisc. and Lydia Harns of Ill.; buried

     Commanche, Montana

Stillborn Ballard – Jan. 15, 1919 – Son of Ross Ballard of Penn. and Francis

     Persine, of Mo.; buried Commanche, Mont.

Lee Roy Henry – Feb. 3, 1904 – Jan. 15, 1919, Son of William Henry of Iowa and Nora

     Burger of Iowa; buried Rockvale, Montana

Martha Buffington – Nov. 8, 1894 – Jan. 19, 1919, born Missouri, was a Clerk, Daughter

     of W. N. Buffington of Ohio and Annie E. Stown of Ireland; buried in

     East Bridger, Montana



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