• Keiser, Henry

    Unknown

    Henry Keiser was born in 1849. Came to the Second Crow Agency near Absarokee as a trapper. Married into the Crow Tribe. Married in December, 1882, to Carrie Medicine Singer (or Carrie Spies on the Ene…

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  • Birely,Lide Manning

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    Lide Manning Birely, wife of William Birely. Born July 30, 1856. Came to Montana in 1880 from Boonesboro, Maryland. Interred at Mountview Cemetery, 1937. Their son was Sheriff EM Birely in 1920s and 1…

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  • Sleeper, Mrs. Joseph

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    Photo portrait of Mrs. Joseph Sleeper.

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  • Flood, 1937

    Billings flood, June 11, 1937 near 4th Avenue North and Lincoln Junior High. An unidentified man stands next to a car possibly stalled by high water. Contributed by Judith S. Johnson. Published by Ped…

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  • Gallaher, P. M.

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    Phillip M. Gallaher, a civil engineer and surveyor, came to Billings in the 1880s. Charter member of the Royal Arch Masons in 1886. Ranched in Wyoming in 1900. Mrs. Gallaher had family in Los Angeles…

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  • Fraser, James G.

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    The photo is likely to be James Fraser Jr., son of the stockman James G. Fraser. His father came to Billings 1886 and at age 13 married Alice Beulah Nickey in Billings, September 24, 1897. They had tw…

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  • Broadway Avenue at night

    Looking south on Twenty-Eighth Street, 1960s. Contributed by Bill Kraske. Published by Pediment Publishing with the cooperation of the Billings Gazette.

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  • Sommerville, Louis Peter

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    Photo portrait of Louis Peter Sommerville.

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  • Dutton, M. B.

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    An M.B. Dutton lived in Joliet in 1916 (Polk Directory). A Martin D. Dutton of Joliet died in 1929 - See Pioneer Dies in Red Lodge, Billings Gazette, September 14, 1929, p.8. This M.D. Dutton came to…

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  • Hesper Farm

    Photo showing an unidentified man in a buggy pausing near a Hesper Farm wheat field near 72nd and Hesper Road, July 25, 1904. This image was used in promotion for Billings Land and Irrigation Company…

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  • Potter, Rolland

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    Not absolutely sure about this ... He was owner in Vale & Potter Saloon. He came to Montana in 1883. He was a stockman. He died in February, 1926 and was buried in Mountview Cemetery. There was a R.L…

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  • Bates, John G.

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    Came to Billings in 1898. In 1903 Mr. Bales married Miss Harriet Bury at Mansion, Wis. She died in Billings on Nov. 27, 1941. Lived in Butte till 1911. John operated a music store and tuned pianos. Me…

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  • Howard, Mary

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    From Maine, Mary is listed as coming to Montana in 1885 (Billings Gazette, July 31, 1932 List of Pioneers). Mary Howard was the first of the girls to enter Montana Territory, meeting her father Sept.…

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  • Erickson, L.

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    Perhaps Lawrence J who died in 1950 and is buried at Mountview Cemetery.

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  • Ryan, Ethan B.

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    Born about 1860; he arrived in Montana in 1885. A Billings Cattleman and son of famous cattleman, Matt Ryan. The youngest brother of the well known Ryan Brothers Cattle Company Ranch on the Musselshel…

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  • Billings Public Library 1963

    An exterior view of the library in 1963.

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  • North, Austin

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    Austin North was born May 20, 1869, in Dallas County, Iowa. He married Hattie Swartz on November 19, 1884. He was a Billings real estate developer (North Real Estate Investment Company) and important…

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  • Rice, Lyman

    Lyman Rice, one of the two artists who produced murals on the Centennial train sides. The other artist was Bud Wert. Murals measured 8 feet by 16 feet. Contributed by Linda Fenter. Published by Pedime…

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  • Salsbury, Samuel Ross

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    Biographical facts for Samuel Ross Salsbury including parents' names, names of wife and children and route travelled to Montana. Document dated November 1, 1929.

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  • Birely,Lide Manning, bio

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    Lide Manning Birely, wife of William Birely. Born July 30, 1856. Came to Montana in 1880 from Boonesboro, Maryland. Interred at Mountview Cemetery, 1937. Their son was Sheriff EM Birely in 1920s and 1…

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