• Peckham, Alice

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    Born in Colorado in 1879, she came to this area in 1878 or 1881 with her parents, John J and Emaline Davis Walk. Walk family portrait in Coulson in Western Heritage Center collections. She finished he…

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  • Pyle, George A.

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    George A. Pyle came to Montana in 1884. He married Ruby Oct 30, 1909 - she was the first women barber in town on Minnesota Avenue. They homesteaded on Spring Creek. In 1934 he was a farmer on the Bill…

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  • Lamey, Dan

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    From Minnesota and arrived in Clark Fork Bottom by 1880. The father of William Lamey and Mary P. Morgan. Daniel homesteaded along where Cemetery Road was located on the Billings Bench. He also worked…

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  • Combs, Rose Camp

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    Albert Coombs married Rose Camp of Billings on July 24, 1888. Sister of Edgar B. and Charles Camp. Rose Camp is listed as the first church organist for the First Congregational Church and a teacher of…

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  • Kelly, Dr. B. B.(Bishop B.)

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    Dr. Kelly came to Billings in 1882. Listed in 1883 Polk Directory as a physician and surgeon with an office over Fenske's Store, in early Billings. See Progressive Men of Montana and History of Montan…

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  • Holtman, F. J.

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    Mr. Holtman was born April 2, 1864, in St. Louis, Missouri. Frank Joseph Holtman was secretary of the Billings local of the Bartenders' union. Came to Billings in 1906 and then went to Hardin for a sh…

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  • Caldwell, L.H.

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    The 1920 Census lists a Lysander H. Caldwell in Billings, Yellowstone County - he arrived in Montana about 1865. A Lysander H. Caldwell also filed a homestead claim in June of 1909 in the Billings are…

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  • Lloyd, Jack

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    Is this John G. Lloyd, the local homesteader, or Captain Jack Lloyd, famous western story teller and the 'Burning Daylight' of Jack London's book, who visited Billings in April 1944. I'm going with un…

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  • Perrine, C.H. (Charles Herbert)

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    He was born September 1, 1855 in New York. He came to Billings with a government survey crew in 1882 (or 1884). In 1907 he was a rancher and sheep man who homesteaded on Duck Creek in 1908. By 1918 he…

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  • Crow Indians

    Crow at the Newman homestead north of the Yellowstone River just east of Blue Creek Road, late 1800s. Contributed by Dianne and Don Cooper. Published by Pediment Publishing with the cooperation of the…

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  • Guy, Alice Higgins

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    Robert J. Guy married Alice Higgins. She died near Hysham homestead in 1919.

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  • Glassner, Mrs. Edward (Bellazona)

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    Bellezonia (or Bellezona) Kilby Gile was born Oct. 11, 1869. She founded the Roundup hospital in 1908. She married Edward Glassner on January 15, 1909 in Sheridan, Wyoming. Alonzo Kilby, her brother,…

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  • Danford, Mrs. Ruth

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    Born February 24, 1856, Ruth Ann Baker married George L. Danford in Ohio in 1877. Moved to Montana in 1880. Homesteaded east of Billings. See Local Pioneer Woman Dies, Billings Gazette, February 27, 1…

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