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Broadwater County, Montana
Pioneers
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Walter W. Arnold, born in Woodford County, Kentucky, in 1831. Place of departure for Montana, Missouri; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Alder Gulch, August 12th, 1864. Occupation, miner and farmer. Residence, Winston.

Mrs.. L. E. Ballard, nee Lena E. McFadden, arrived in Montana in 1864. Residence, Townsend.

James Barker, son of James and Belinda Barker; born in Herkimer County, New York, October 12th, 1811. Place of departure for Montana, Wisconsin; route traveled, across the plains via Colorado, 1859; arrived at Bannack in spring of 1863. Occupation, merchant. Last address, Townsend. Deceased.

George Beatty, son of John and Mary Beatty; born at County Tyrone, Ireland, May nth, 1837. Came to the United States in 1847. Place of departure for Montana, Elk City, Idaho; route traveled, packed across the mountains, around the head of Big Hole River; arrived at Bannack in October, 1862. Occupation, farmer since 186jj on present ranch. Residence, Winston.

Benjamin F. Bembrick, arrived in Montana in 1864. Occupation, farmer. Residence, Radersburg.

John F. Bristol, arrived in Montana, April 10th, 1860. Residence, Whites Gulch.

Miles Wright Brown, son of John Perz and Sarah Brown; born at Lockport, Spencer County, Indiana, February 6th, 1822. Place of departure for Montana, Nebraska City, Nebraska; route traveled, via Fort Bridgerand Snake River; arrived at Bannack, July ioth, 1863. Occupation, miner. Residence, Radersburg.

B. F. Carpenter, arrived in Montana, August 12th, 1864. Occupation, farmer. Last address, Deep Creek.

P. B. Clark, son of Gates and Luseina (Sage) Clark; born in New York, July 4th, 1842. Place of departure for Montana, California; route traveled, via Nevada and Idaho; arrived in Montana in spring of 1865. Occupation, proprietor of stage line and stock raiser. Residence, Toston.

Mrs. P. B. Clark, nee Tootie Brown, born in Indiana; arrived in Montana in 1864. Residence, Toston.

Irvin Collier, born in Clay County, Kentucky, August 28th, 1830. Place of departure for Montana, Denver, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Alder Gulch, August 28th, 1864. Occupation, farmer. Last address, Beaver Creek.

Aquilla Davis, born in 1839; arrived in Montana in 1864. Occupation, shoemaker. Last address, Diamond City. Died, March 13th, 1899.

Moses Doggett, son of James S. and Hannah Doggett; born near Louisville, Kentucky, September 19th. 1829. Place of departure for Montana, Iowa; route traveled, across the plains via Colorado, 1859; arrived at Horse Prairie Creek, August 2d, 1863. Occupation, miner and farmer. Residence, Canton.

Mrs. M. Doggett, nee SUSAN ROSE, daughter of Lion and Sarah Rose; born at Ottumwa, Iowa. Place of departure for Montana, Iowa; route traveled, across the plains via Colorado, 1859; arrived at Horse Prairie Creek, August 2d, 1863. Residence, Canton.

Charles B. Doggett, son of Moses and Susan (Rose) Doggett; born in Colorado. Place of departure for Montana, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Horse Prairie Creek, August 2d, 1863. Residence, Canton.

Jefferson Doggett, native, son of Moses and Susan (Rose) Doggett; born at Virginia City, October 29th, 1863. Residence, Canton.

Charles Anthony Falen, born at Stockholm, Sweden, January 28th, 1821. Came to the United States in 1844; went to California in 1850 via the Isthmus of Panama. Place of departure for Montana, Fraser River, British Columbia; route traveled, overland via Salmon River, Idaho; arrived at Virginia City in December, 1862. Occupation, farmer. Last address, Winston. Died, October 29th, 1896.

A. Filson, son of George M. Filson; born in Missouri. Place of departure for Montana, Kansas; route traveled, across the plains via Denver, Colorado; arrived at Virginia City, February 22d, 1864. Occupation, farmer. Last address, Beaver Creek.

D. B. Fislon, son of George M. Filson; born in Buchanan County, Missouri, in 1843. Place of departure for Montana, Kansas; route traveled, across the plains via Denver, Colorado; arrived at Virginia City, February 22d, 1864. Occupation, farmer. Last address, Beaver Creek.

George Filson, Place of departure for Montana, Kansas; route traveled, across the plains via Denver, Colorado; arrived in Virginia City, February 22d, 1864. Occupation, farmer. Last address, Beaver Creek.

W. Filson, son of George M. Filson; born in Missouri. Place of departure for Montana, Kansas; route traveled, across the plains via Denver, Colorado; arrived in Virginia City, February 22d, 1864. Occupation, farmer. Last address, Beaver Creek.

Bridget Frances Garnet, daughter of Patrick and Ellen (Dooling) Garnet; born at Omaha, Nebraska, January 30th, 1864. Place of departure for Montana, Omaha, Nebraska; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Alder Gulch, September 23d, 1864. Residence, Canton.

Michael Garnet, son of Patrick and Ellen (Dooling) Garnet; born at Omaha, Nebraska, August 2d, 1860. Place of departure for Montana, Omaha, Nebraska; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Alder Gulch, September 23d, 1864. Residence, Canton.

Patrick Garnet, son of Patrick and Mary Garnet; born in County Kerry, Ireland, in 1827. Came to America in 1846. Place of departure for Montana, Omaha, Nebraska; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Alder Gulch September 23d, 1864. Occupation, miner and farmer. Residence, Canton.

Mrs. P. Garnet, nee Ellen Dooling. Place of departure for Montana, Omaha, Nebraska; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Alder Gulch, September 23d, 1864. Residence, Canton.

John Hines, arrived in Montana, August 25th, 1863. Residence, Canton.

Hannah Maria Lloyd, daughter of John and Catherine (Green) Lloyd; born at Richmond, Indiana, July 27th, 1857. Place of departure for Montana, Indiana; route traveled, across the plains via Nevada, 1861; arrived at Grasshopper Diggings on Horse Prairie Creek, November 1st, 1863. Residence, Townsend.

John Lloyd, son of Richard and Ann Lloyd; born in New York, September 17th, 1836. Place of departure for Montana, Iowa; route traveled, across the plains via Nevada, 1861; arrived at Diggings on Horse Prairie Creek, November 1st, 1863. Occupation, miner and ranchman. Residence, Townsend.

Mrs. J. Lloyd, nee Catherine Green. Place of departure for Montana, Indiana; route traveled, across the plains via Nevada, 1861; arrived at Diggings on Horse Prairie Creek, November 1st, 1863. Residence, Townsend.

William R. Lloyd, son of John and Catherine (Green) Lloyd; born in Nevada, November 3d, 1862. Place of departure for Montana, Nevada; route traveled, across the plains and mountains; arrived at Diggings on Horse Prairie Creek, November 1st, 1863. Residence, Townsend.

Archer Macomber, son of Albert and Jane Ann Macomber; born at Gibsonville, Livingston County, New York, December 1st, 1838. Place of departure for Montana, Pike's Peak, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains via Sweetwater River, Fort Bridger, Soda Springs, Snake River, Lemhi, and Salmon River, Idaho; arrived at Big Hole Basin about July 27th, 1862. Occupation, ranchman and stock grower. Residence, Radersburg.

Mrs. Archer Macomber, nee Martha Borton, daughter of James and Maria Borton; born at Fairview, Guernsey County, Ohio, May nth, 1839. Place of departure for Montana, Lacompton, Kansas; route traveled, across the plains, up the Platte River, Sweetwater, Fort Bridger, and Soda Springs; arrived at Virginia City, July 5th, 1864. Residence, Radersburg.

John Mcdermott, born in Ireland, June 23d, 1843. Came to the United States in 1848. Place of departure for Montana, Wisconsin; route traveled, across the plains via Pike's Peak, Colorado; arrived at Bannack, June 14th, 1863. Occupation, miner. Last address, Radersburg.

John Mcguire, born at St. Louis, Missouri, in 1840. Place of departure for Montana, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains via Bridger Cut Off; arrived at Bannack in September, 1863. Occupation, miner. Residence, Winston.

E. F. Nave, born in Saline County, Missouri, in 1836. Place of departure for Montana, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Virginia City, June 17th, 1864. Occupation, ranchman. Residence, Radersburg.

Thomas Nield, born in England in 1839. Place of departure for Montana, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains via the Sweetwater; arrived at Fort Owen in May, 1862. Occupation, farmer. Last address, Townsend.

Francis Powers, born in Maine, February 3d, 1844. Place of departure for Montana, Pittsfield, Maine; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Virginia City in 1864. Occupation, stock raiser. Residence, Canton.

William Quinn, born at Ottawa, Canada, in 1842. Place of departure for Montana, Canada; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Virginia City in September, 1864. Occupation, freighter and farmer. Last address, Radersburg.

Henry Raymond, son of Silas and Sarah Raymond; born in Erie County, Pennsylvania, July 25th, 1836. Place of departure for Montana, Iowa; route traveled, across the plains; arrived in Montana in 1864. Occupation, farmer. Last address, Bedford.

William J. Sharp, son of Abram Sharp; born in Kentucky, January 14th, 1836. Place of departure for Montana, Illinois; route traveled, across the plains via Colorado, 1859; arrived at Alder Gulch in 1864. Occupation, miner and stock raiser. Residence, Toston.

Mark Shelley, son of William Shelley; born in England, March 14th, 1825. Came to the United States. Place of departure for Montana, Nebraska; route traveled, across the plains via Colorado, 1859; arrived at Jefferson City in 1864. Occupation, miller. Residence, Townsend.

Mrs. M. Shelley, nee Sampson; born in England. Came to the United States. Place of departure for Montana, Nebraska; route traveled, across the plains via Colorado, 1859; arrived at Jefferson City in 1864. Residence, Townsend.

Mark H. Shelley, son of Mark Shelley; born in Minnesota, August 4th, 1856. Place of departure for Montana, Nebraska; route traveled, across the plains via Colorado, 1859; arrived at Jefferson City in 1864. Occupation, miller. Residence, Townsend.

John A. Smith, son of John Smith; born in Saline County, Missouri, October 12th, 1834. Place of departure for Montana, Missouri; route traveled, across the plains via Colorado, 1851; arrived at Alder Gulch in 1864. Occupation, farmer. Residence, Townsend.

James S. Stuart, arrived in Montana in 1864. Residence, Crow Creek. Member Council, Eighth (extra) Session, 1873, and Regular Session, 1874, Territorial Legislative Assembly.

Mrs. A. B. Thompson, nee Cora B. Filson, daughter of George M. Filson. Place of departure for Montana, Missouri; route traveled, across the plains via Denver; arrived at Virginia City in 1864. Last address, Winston.

Job Thompson, arrived in Montana, April 1st, 1863. Occupation, farmer. Residence, Townsend.

Thomas Tosten, born at Bergen, Norway, in August, 1820. Came to the United States in 1843. Place of departure for Montana, Mineral Point, Wisconsin; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Virginia City, July 13th, 1864. Occupation, miner and farmer. Residence, Toston.

Benjamin Townsley, born at Lachine, Canada East, January 25th, 1840. Came to the United States in 1853. Place of departure for Montana, Missouri; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Deer Lodge, August 15th, 1862. Occupation, miner and ranchman. Last address, Radersburg.

Frank Wells, born at Weathersfield, Connecticut, March 29th, 1828. Place of departure for Montana, Connecticut; route traveled, across the plains, Northern route via Fort Rice, Cannon Ball River, Fort Union, and up the Missouri River to Fort Benton; arrived at Last Chance Gulch, September 22d, 1864. Occupation, merchant. Residence, Radersburg.

  J. R. Weston, son of E. C. and C. Weston; born at Onondaga, New York, April 24th, 1824. Place of departure for Montana, Alleghany County, New York; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Biven's Gulch in 1863. Occupation, merchant. Residence, Townsend.

Henry Whaley, son of Peter and Mary Whaley; born in Ireland, July 6th, 1830. Came to the United States; went to California in 1850. Place of departure for Montana, California; route traveled, via Salmon River, Idaho; arrived at Bannack, May 29th, 1863. Occupation, farmer. Residence, Townsend.

Mrs. Henry Whaley, nee Mary Fay. Place of departure for Montana, Minnesota; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Bannack, May 29th, 1863. Residence, Townsend.

John C. Whaley, native; son of Henry and Mary (Fay) Whaley; born at Alder Gulch, September 30th, 1864. Residence, Townsend.

Philip H. Whaley, son of Henry and Mary (Fay) Whaley; born in Minnesota, February 20th, 1859. Place of departure for Montana, Minnesota; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Bannack, May 29th, 1863. Occupation, farmer. Residence, Townsend.

William C. Whaley, son of Henry and Mary (Fay) Whaley; born in Minnesota, December 19th, 1857. Place of departure for Montana, Minnesota; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Bannack, May 29th, 1863. Occupation, farmer. Residence, Townsend. Member (Democratic) House of Representatives, First Session, 1889-90, and Member of House, Second Session, 1891, State Legislative Assembly.

Raleigh F. Wilkinson, son of Ezekiel Sankson and Maria (Freeland) Wilkinson; born in Platte County, Missouri, August 8th, 1851. Place of departure for Montana, Brunswick, Missouri; route traveled, across the plains via old overland route, up South Platte and Lander Cut Off; arrived at Alder Gulch, August 5th, 1864. Occupation, miner and printer. Residence, Winston.

Enoch Wilson, arrived at Virginia City, June 22d, 1864. Occupation, farmer. Residence, Radersburg. Member House of Representatives, Eleventh and Extra Sessions, 1879; Twelfth Session, 1881; Fifteenth and Extra Sessions, 1887; Territorial Legislative Assembly.

Mrs. Lizzie Wilson, arrived in Montana, June 18th, 1864. Residence, Radersburg.

[SOURCE:  Montana Pioneers: Constitution, Members and Officers, With Portraits and Maps , by Society of Montana Pioneers, James Upson Sanders, 1899. Transcribed by B. Wiesner]


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