Lewis and Clark County, Montana
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Biographies of the Pioneers of
Lewis and Clark County, Montana


[Source:
"Society of Montana Pioneers", vol. 1, Edited by James U. Sanders, Secretary, 1899
By the Society of Montana Pioneers]

Transcribed by a Friend of Free Genealogy, unknown date; proofread by K.T. July 2011


Mrs. C. Addoms, nee Catherine O'Neill, daughter of Charles and Hannah O'Neill; born in Ireland in 1836. Came to the United States. Place of departure for Montana, Carlyle, IL; route traveled, across the plains via Nebraska City, Fort Laramie, and Soda Springs; arrived at Virginia City in June 1864. Occupation, boardinghouse keeper. Residence, Helena.

Isaac R. Alden, son of Hiram and Melita (Huntly) Alden; born in Chautuaqua County, NY, in 1832. Place of departure for Montana, Pike's Peak, CO.; route traveled, across the plains; arrived in Alder Gulch in 1863. Occupation, Clerk Territorial Supreme Court, 1870-87. Last address, Helena.

A. T. Allen, arrived in Montana in 1864. Occupation, merchant. Last address, Helena. Deceased

Levi Allen. Place of departure for Montana, St. Louis, MO., route traveled, across the plains; arrived in MT in 1864. Residence, Boise City ID. In employ of American Fur Company.

Mrs. O. L. Allen, arrived at Virginia City in August, 1864. Residence, Boise City, ID.

William Homer Allen, son of Israel and Sarah (Pfeifer) Allen; born near Mount Jackson, Shenandoah County, VA, July 27th, 1827. Place of departure for Montana, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Virginia City, April 13th, 1864. Occupation stable keeper. last address, Terre Haute, IN. Deceased, 1899.

John Morgan Anderson, son of George James and Margaret Anderson; born at Geneva, Ontario County, NY, September 29th, 1838. Place of departure for Montana, Nebraska; route traveled, across the plains; arrived in Montana in summer of 1864. Occupation, carpenter. Residence, Craig. With Ben Holliday's stage line.

Lewis C. Anthony, born at Sparta MO, July 31st, 1845. Place of departure for Montana, St. Joseph, MO; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Virginia City, September 8th, 1864. Occupation, miller. Residence, Helena.

Joshua Armitage, son of Isaac and Ann Armitage; born at Denby Dale, Yorkshire, England, August 19th, 1838. Place of departure for Montana, Denver, CO; route traveled, across the plains via Fort Bridger and Lander Cut Off; arrived at Virginia City, December 10th, 1863. Occupation, real estate dealer. Residence, Helena.

Jesse A. Armitage, son of Jesse Armitage; arrived in Montana in 1864. Occupation, jeweler. Residence, Deattle, WA.

John S. Atchison. Route traveled, across the plains; arrived in Montana in May, 1864. Occupation, banker, Last address, Helena.

A. B. Babcock, arrived in Montana, June 8th, 1864. Last address, Helena. Deceased.

William G. Baily, son of Jacob B and Mary L. (Thomas) Baily; born at Allegan County, MI, March 24th, 1840. Place of departure for Montana, St. Joseph, MO; route traveled, across the plains via North Platte, Julesburg, South Pas and Lander Cut Off; arrived at Virginia City, August 15th, 1864. Occupation, banker, Residence, Helena.

Robert Barnes, son of C. C. and Sarah Barnes; born in Ohio, March 20th, 1840. Place of departure for Montana, Ohio; route traveled, across the plains, arrived at Virginia City, July 4th, 1864. Occupation, miner, freighter and farmer. Last address Helena, Deceased

Isaac F. Bassford, arrived in Montana, May 5th, 1863. Last address, Helena. Deceased.

Elizur Beach, son of David and Mary (Peck) Beach; born in Portage County, Ohio, April 28th, 1837. Place of departure for Montana, Denver, CO; route traveled, across the plains via Bitter Creek, Fort Bridger, Soda Springs, old Fort Hall, and Pleasant Valley; arrived at Bannack, June 3rd, 1863. Occupation, stock grower. Residence, Helena. Member House of Representatives, Eleventh and Extra Sessions, 1879; Twelfth Session, 1881; Territorial Legislative Assembly. Commissioner, Lewis and Clarke County. Member State Capitol Commission, 1897-9.

Mrs. E. Beach, neeAlice Gray Vivian, daughter of Martin and Susan P. Vivian; born in Monroe County, MO; December 11th 1845. Place of departure for Montana, Platte County, MO; route traveled via Atchison, Kansas, across the plains via North Platte River, Red Bluff, Lander Cut Off, and Snake River; arrived at Virginia City, September 20th, 1864. Last address, Helena. Died, may 14th, 1871

John X. Beilder, arrived in Virginia City, June 10th, 1863. Occupation, messenger. Last address, Helena. Died, January 20th, 1890.

Gilbert Benedict, son of Sheldon and Zilpha (Hollister) Benedict; born at Glens Falls, NY, May 14th, 1830. Place of departure for Montana, Glens Falls, NY; route traveled via St. Paul and across the plains via Northern Route with General A Sully Expedition; arrived at Last Chance Gulch, September 24th, 1864. Occupation, miner and farmer. Residence, Helena.

William J. W. Bickett, born in Kentucky in 1822. Place of departure for Montana, Kentucky; route traveled, across the plains; arrived in Montana in 1864. Profession, physician. Last address, Helena. Died in 1869.

William Marcy Bishop, son of Samuel and Mary (Weld) Bishop; born at Berlin, Hartford County, CT, February 5th, 1842. Place of departure for Montana, Janesville, WI, route traveled, across the plains via Bridger Route and Bozeman road; arrived at Virginia City, August 9th, 1864. Occupation, clerk. Residence, Helena.

David Blacker, son of Lewis and M. R. Blacker; born in PA, August 29th, 1829. Place of departure for Montana, Denver Co; route traveled, across the plains via Soda Springs; arrived at Virginia City, August 20th, 1864. Occupation, miner and stock raiser. Residence, Helena.

Joseph Blackwell, son of Joseph and Sarah Ann Blackwell; born at Leicester, England, October 18th, 1842. Place of departure for Montana, St. Joseph, MO; route traveled, across the plains via South Pass and Lander Cut Off; arrived at East Bannack, September 15th, 1863. Occupation, ranchman. Residence, Canyon Ferry.

M. D. Boardman, born at Seneca Falls, NY. Place of departure for Montana, Seneca Falls, NY; route traveled, across the plains via Jacob's route; arrived at Virginia City in June, 1864. Occupation, miner and carpenter. Residence, Helena.

George Booker, son of Charles and Mary Booker; born at St Louis, MO, February 7th, 1840. Went to Pikes' Peak, Co, route traveled, across the plains via Bridger Pass and the old stage road; arrived at Virginia City in July, 1864,. Occupation, merchant. Residence, Helena.

H. P. Booth. Place of departure for Montana, Omaha, NE; route traveled, across the plains via North Platte, Sweetwater, South Pass, Lander Cut Off, Ross' Fork, Blackfoot Butte Ferry, Market lake, Peasant Valley, Red Rock and Horse Prairie; arrived at Bannack, September 17th, 1863. Last address, Helena.

Lockhart Boyd, son of Robert and Elizabeth (Lockart0Boyd; born at Stewartstown, county of Tyrone, Ireland, in 1844. Came to the United States. Place pf departure for Montana, New York City; route traveled. via Isthmus of Panama to San Francisco, CA, in 1857; to Idaho, on the Frazier River stampede in 1858; arrived at East Bannack, February 29th, 1863. Occupation, miner. Residence, Helena.

Edward Wallace Breck, son of Henry and Sarah (Towne) Breck; born at Cornish, Sullivan County, NH, August 18th, 1837. Place of departure for Montana, Mitchellville, IA; route traveled, across the plains via Bridger Cut Off; arrived at Virginia City, July 27th, 1864. Occupation, farmer, Prickly Pear Valley. Last address, Helena. Died, April 18th, 1899.

Charles Arthur Broadwater, son of Charles Henry and Anne Broadwater; born at St. Charles, MO, September, 25th, 1840. Place of departure for Montana, St. Louis, MO; route traveled across the plains; arrived in Bannack in 1862. Occupation, banker and merchant. Last address, Helena. One of the proprietors of the Diamond R. freight line. Died, May 24th, 1892.

Benjamin Coddington Brooke, son of Thomas Frederick and Mary (Coddington) Brooke; born at Morgantown, Monongalia County, (West) Virginia, April 1st, 1822. Place of departure for Montana, Kansas City, MO; route traveled, across the plains via Denver, CO; arrived at Virginia City in spring of 1863. Profession, physician and surgeon. Last address, Helena. Died, May 9th, 1891.

William Brown, son of Andrew and Julia Brown; born in Sweden, May 6th, 1832. Came to the United States in 1852. Place of departure for Montana, Frazier River; route traveled, across the mountains via Elk City, Florence and Boise, ID; arrived at Alder Gulch in 1863. Occupation, farmer. Last address, Helena.

Nathanial G. Byrson, son of Fielding and Elizabeth Bryson; born at Gallatin, Sumner County, TN, November 1st, 1838. Place of departure for Montana, Vinton, Benton County, IA; route traveled, across the plains via Nebraska City, Beatrice, Little Blue River, Fort Kearney, California Trail, and Soda Springs; arrived at Virginia City, August 15th, 1863. Occupation, miner. Residence, Helena.

Massena Bullard, son of William L. and Annie F. (Burruss) Bullard; born in Lafayette County, MO, October 7th, 1850. Place of departure for Montana, St. Joseph, MO; route traveled, across the plains via South Platte and Soda Springs; arrived at Virginia City, September 10th, 1864. Profession, lawyer. Residence, Helena.

William L. Bullard, son of William and Lucinda Bullard; born at Bowling Green, VA, July 24th, 1812. Place of departure for Montana, St. Joseph, MO; route traveled, across the plains via South Platte River, Cache la Poudre and Soda Springs; arrive at Virginia City, September 10th, 1864. Occupation, mechanic and freighter. Last address, Helena. Died, December 24th, 1868

Michael Byrns, born in County Clare, Ireland, September 29th, 1840. Place of departure for Montana, Davenport, IA; route traveled, across the plains via Fort Laramie, South Pass and Salt Lake City; arrived at Last Chance Gulch, May 2nd, 1864. Occupation, miner. Residence, Helena.

Edward James Caldwell, native; son of Thomas Edward and Maranda (Cullison) Caldwell; born at Bannack (Idaho) Montana, November 13th, 1863. Occupation, manufacturers' agent. Residence, San Francisco, CA.

Jones Hoy Callaway, son of Julia (Callaway) Callaway; born near Winchester, Franklin County, TN, November 1st, 1844. Place of departure for Montana, Omaha, Nebraska; route traveled. across the plains via Lander Cut Off; in the Sweetwater Country in 1861-2; arrived at Bannack about September 12th, 1863. Occupation, miner. Residence, Helena.

Charles Wesley Cannon, son of George and Margaret (White) Cannon; born at Cleveland OH, July 1st, 1835. Place of departure for Montana, Dubuque, IA; route traveled, across the plains via Platte River, Sweetwater, and Lander Cut Off; arrived at Virginia City, September 11th, 1864. Occupation, merchant. Residence, Helena.

Henry Cannon, son of George and Margaret (White) Cannon; born at Cleveland OH, January 17th, 1837. Place of departure for Montana, Dubuque, IA; route traveled, across the plains via Platte River, Sweetwater, and Lander Cut Off; arrived at Virginia City, September 11th, 1864. Occupation, merchant. Residence, Helena.

Matthew Carroll, born in Ireland in 1837. Place of departure for Montana, Yankton, Dakota; route traveled, up the Missouri River; arrived at Fort Benton, July 4th, 1859. Occupation, trader. Residence, Helena. One of the proprietors of the Diamond R. freight line. Member Constitutional Convention, 1884.

A. P. Carter, born in Bourbon County, Kentucky, January 1st, 1833. Place of departure for Montana, Denver, CO; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Ophir Gulch, may 10th, 1864. Occupation, miner. Residence, Denver, CO.

William Chumasero, son of Isaac and Frances (Chamberlain) Chumasero; born in England in 1818. Came to the United States. Place of departure for Montana, Atchison, KS; route traveled, across the plains by stage; arrived at Virginia City, May 3d, 1864. Profession, lawyer. Las address, Helena. Deceased.

Albert Gallatin Clark, Sr., son of Thomas H. and Mary (Dickson) Clark; born at Terre Haute, IN, April 7th, 1822. Place of departure for Montana, St. Joseph, MO; route traveled, across the plains via Lander Cut Off; arrived at Virginia City, July 18th, 1864. Occupation, merchant. Residence, Helena. Commissioner, Lewis and Clarke County.

Henry Harmon Clark, son of Harry and Irene (Strong) Clark; born at East Granville, Hampden County, MA, February 5th, 1824. Went to California in 1850 via Isthmus of Panama. Place of departure for Montana, Independence, IA; route traveled, across the plains via overland trail and the Bridger Route; arrived at Alder Gulch, July 4th, 1864. Occupation, farmer. Residence, East Helena. Died, February 26th, 1896.

Helen Piotopowaka Clarke, native; daughter of Malcolm and Cothcocoma Clarke; born at mouth of Judith River, October 11th, 1848. Occupation, teacher. Residence, Helena. Superintendent of Public Instruction, Lewis and Clarke County; government allotment agent, Otoe agency, Oklahoma.

Malcolm Clarke, son of Nathan Clarke; born at Fort Wayne, IN, July 22nd, 1817. Place of departure for Montana, Indiana; route traveled, up the Missouri River; arrived at Little Prickly Pear Valley in 1864. Occupation, farmer. Last address, Prickly Pear Canyon. Murdered by Indians, August 23rd, 1869.

George W. Cleveland, son of George C. and Nancy Cleveland; born in South Carolina, September 23rd, 1832. Place of departure for Montana, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Nevada City in July, 1864. Occupation, miner. Last address, Helena. Deceased.

Tilghman H. Clewell, son of Christian and Diana (Klotz) Clewell; born at Allentown, Lehigh County, PA, November 12th, 1833. Went to Colorado in 1860. Place of departure for Montana, Central City, CO; route traveled, across the plains via Cherokee trail and Fort Bridger; arrived at Bannack, April 24th, 1863. Occupation, merchant. Residence, Helena. Member House of Representatives, Ninth Session, 1876, Territorial Legislative Assembly. Postmaster of Helena. 1891-5.

Bernard Collins, born in Ireland. Place of departure for Montana, St. Louis, MO; route traveled, up the Missouri River; arrived at Fort Benton in June, 1864. Miner. Last address, Helena. Died, May 27th, 1899.

Fletcher Williams Conine, son of Leonard Peter and Sarah Arcelia (Hovey) Conine; born at Coxsackie, Greene County, NY, May 14th, 1836. Place of departure for Montana, Denver, CO, 1860; route traveled, across the plains via Smoky Hill Route, Black Hills, Green River, Fort Bridger, Soda Springs, Taylor's Ferry on Snake River, and Market Lake; arrived at Virginia City, Dec. 4th, 1863. Occupation, mason. Residence, Helena.

James Henry Conley, son of Levi Preston and Jane (Gillock) Conley; born near Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky, October 12th, 1829. Place of departure for Montana, Council Bluffs, IA; route traveled, across the plains via South Pass and Lander Cut Off; arrived at Virginia City, September 17th 1864. Occupation, miner. Residence, Rimini.

Thomas E Cooper, son of Francis and Elizabeth (Southergill) Cooper; born in Ireland, May 29th, 1824. Place of departure for Montana, Pine Island, Goodhue County, MN; route traveled, across the plains, arrived at Last Chance Gulch, September 24th, 1864. Occupation, capitalist. Residence, Grafton, North Dakota.

John Thomas Conner, son of John and Annie Conner; born at Philadelphia, PA, November 1st, 1836. Place of departure for Montana, Denver, CO; route traveled, across the plains vial Holliday's stage line to Salt Lake City, UT, thence by Oliver & Conover's stage line; arrived at Bannack City, March 4th, 1863. Occupation, mining engineer. residence, Helena. Mr. Conner, with Hon. Harrison Gray Otis, were passengers on the first express wagon carrying mail to Bannack. Mr. Conner was president of the Society of Montana Pioneers for the year 1894-5.

Philip Constans, son of Philip and Christina Constans; born at Deimeringen, Department du Bas Rhine, France, September 24th, 1836. Place of departure for Montana, St. Paul, MN; route traveled, across the plains via Northern route and Milk River; arrived at Last Chance Gulch, September 25th, 1864. Occupation, merchant. Residence, Unionville.

Thomas Cooney. Place of departure for Montana, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains via Fort Bridger and Soda Springs; arrived in Montana, September 12th, 1863. Occupation, farmer. Residence, Helena.

George Cosgrove, arrived in Montana in 1864. Occupation, stage driver. Last address, Helena. Deceased.

Milo Courtwright, arrived in Montana, October 9th, 1863. Occupation, miner. Residence, Daisy WA. Member House of Representatives, First Session, 1864-64,Territorial Legislative Assembly
William Coy, son of Henry and Jennette Coyne; born at Glasgow, Scotland, in December, 1839. Came to the United States in 1855. Place of departure for Montana, Denver CO; route traveled, across the plains via Fort Bridger, Echo Canyon, Salt Lake City, and Portneuf Canyon; arrived at Virginia City in November, 1863. Occupation, printer and miner. Residence, Helena.

Silas Hilton Crounse, son of John C. and Nancy (Van De Walker) Crounse; born at Albany, NY, April 25th, 1840. Place of departure for Montana, Milwaukee, WI; route traveled, across the plains via St. Joseph, MO, Fort Kearney, Julesburg, Laramie, and Lander Cut Off; arrived at Bannack, July 7th, 1864. Occupation, merchant. Residence, Chicago, IL.

George W. Cullison, son of Joseph and Mary Cullison; born at Hancock, Washington County, MD, April 6th, 1815. Place of departure for Montana, Gregory District, CO; route traveled, across the plains via Salt Lake City and Soda Springs; arrived at Bannack in May, 1865. Occupation, miner. Residence, Helena.

Mrs. J. A. Culver, nee Kate Virginia Caven, daughter of J. Buz Caven; born at Virginia City, February 20th, 1864. Residence, Helena.

Joseph Currah, son of Emerson and Fannie Currah; born at Weardale, County Durham, England, March 3d, 1829. Came to the Untied States. Place of departure for Montana, Dubuque, IA; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Bannack, October 28th, 1863. Occupation, miner and lumberman. Last address, Helena. Died, May 4th, 1898.

John C. Curtin, son of Timothy and Ellen (Casey) Curtin; born in Washington County, MO. April 24th, 1842. Place of departure for Montana, Denver, CO; route traveled, across the plains via Green River; arrived in Montana in 1864. Occupation, merchant. Residence, Dawson City (Klondike), North West Territory. Mayor and postmaster of Helena.

Charles David Curtis, son of William and Honora Eugenia (Doyle) Curtis; born at Cloyne, County Cork, Ireland, March 11th, 1839. Came to the United States in 1850. Place of departure for Montana, St. Louis, MO; route traveled, across the plains via Denver and the Platte River; arrived at Virginia City, May 16th, 1864. Occupation, auctioneer and merchant. Residence, Helena. Sheriff Lewis and Clarke County, 1892-4. Postmaster at Helena, 1886-91. Secretary Society of Montana Pioneers, 1892-5.

Daniel W. Curtiss, son of Charles and Jemima (Treat) Curtiss; born at Ruggles, Ashland County, OH, September 5th, 1835. Place of departure for Montana, Beloit, WI; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Emigrant Gulch, August 4th, 1864. Occupation, fruit grower. Last address, Helena. Died, May 10th, 1884.

Charles L. Dahler, arrived at Virginia City, July 3d, 1863. Occupation, miner and banker. Residence, Helena.

Hugh Daly, son of John and Margaret Daly; born at Ballinrobe, County Mayo, Ireland, in 1834. Came to the United States. Place of departure for Montana, St. Joseph, MO: route traveled, across the plains via Denver and Salt Lake City; arrived at Virginia City in August, 1863. Occupation, carpenter and miner. Residence, Helena.

John Mitchell Daly, son of Hugh and Cecelia (O'Malley) Daly; born at Chicago, IL, July 29th, 1858. Place of departure for Montana, St. Joseph, MO; route traveled, across the plains via Denver, CO, and Soda Springs; arrived at Virginia City in 1864. Occupation, miner. Residence, Helena.

William Davenport, born in Bourbon County, Kentucky, January 17th, 1823. Place of departure for Montana, Liberty, MO; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Virginia City in September, 1864. Occupation, cattleman and merchant. Residence, Helena.

Mrs. W. Davenport, nee Rachel Melone. Place of departure for Montana, Missouri; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Virginia City in September, 1864. Residence, Helena.

Ausalem J Davidson, son of Samuel M. and America Ann (Billups) Davidson; born in Franklin County, MO, August 13th, 1843. Place of departure for Montana, Missouri; route traveled, across the plains via Denver, Soda Springs, and Idaho; arrived at Virginia City, November 25th, 1863. Occupation, merchant. Residence, Helena. Member House of Representatives, Third Session, 1893, State Legislative Assembly.

Mrs. T. J. Davidson nee Aurora A. Ray, daughter of Thomas A. and Sophia (Byers) Ray. Place of departure for Montana, MO; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Virginia City in August, 1864. Residence, Helena.

John R. Dean, born in 1816. Route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Virginia City in 1864. Occupation, farmer. Last address, Helena. Died in February, 1884.

Walter Washington DeLacy, son of William and Eliza DeLacy; born at Petersburg, VA, February 22nd, 1819. Place of departure for Montana, Puget Sound, WA; route traveled, across the mountains via the Mullan road and St. Regis Borgia; arrived at Fort Benton in October, 1859. Occupation, surveyor. Last address, Helena. Published first map of Montana Territory, 1865. Opposite page 13. One of the incorporators of the Historical Society of Montana, 1865. President of Montana Society of Civil Engineers, 1892-3. President of Society of Montana Pioneers, 1885-6. Died, May 13th, 1892.

George Detweiler. Place of departure for Montana, Omaha, NE; route traveled, up the Missouri River on steamer Shreveport, thence overland from old Fort Charles; arrived at Montana City, November 1st, 1862. Occupation, miner. Residence, Marysville. Speaker House of Representatives, First Session, 1864-5, Territorial Legislative Assembly.

Henry Dillie, born at Londonderry, Ireland, April 14th, 1840. Came to the United States. Place of departure for Montana, IL; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Bannack, July 22nd, 1863. Deceased.

William A Dingee, son of Erma and Mary Dingee; born at Highland Falls, Orange County, NY, January 1st, 1834. Place of departure for Montana, Denver, CO; route traveled, across the plains via the Cherokee trail, Fort Bridger, and Snake River; arrived at Bannack, May 17th, 1863. Occupation, miner and merchant. Residence, Helena.

J. C. Drinkwater, born at Bangor, Maine, February 21st, 1816. Place of departure for Montana, CA; route traveled, overland; arrived at Last Chance Gulch in June, 1864. Occupation, miner. Residence, Gloster.

Shelton Duff, son of Henry and Polly Duff; born in Kentucky, August 29th, 1834. Place of departure for Montana, Savannah, MO, May 1st, 1864; route traveled, across the plains via Lander Cut Off; arrived at Virginia City, August 10th, 1864. Occupation, stock dealer. Last address, Helena. Died, July 26th, 1886.

Elijah M. Dunphy, born in New Brunswick, March 25th, 1833. Place of departure for Montana, MN; route traveled, across the plains via Northern route with Captain J. L. Fisk's Expedition; arrived at Grasshopper Creek, September 20th, 1862. Occupation, miner and merchant. Last address, Helena. Deceased

Mrs. E. M. Dunphy nee Mary A. Small, born at Houlton, Aroostook County, ME; route traveled, across the plains; arrived in Montana in December, 1863. Last address, Helena. Deceased.
R. S. Ells. Place of departure for Montana, Fort Abercrombie, Dakota; route traveled, across the plains via Northern route in James L. Fisk's Expedition; arrived at La Barge City (Deer Lodge) in September, 1862. Occupation, miner and lumberman. Last address, Cartersville.

Harvey W. English, son of Jonathan and Jane English; born in Clay County, MO, March 24th, 1825. Went to California in 1849. Place of departure for Montana, IA; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Last Chance Gulch, June 18th 1864. Occupation, miner. Last address, Helena. Member Council, Fifth Session, 1868-9; Sixth Session, 1869-70, Territorial Legislative Assembly. Deceased.

Mathias Ensch, born in Prussia, Germany, October 25th, 1825. Came to the United States in 1846. Went to California in 1849. Place of departure for Montana, CA; route traveled, via Florence, Idaho, Salmon River, and Boise Basin; arrived at Grasshopper Creek in September, 1863. Occupation, miner and farmer. Last address, Canyon Creek.

Alfred M. Esler, son of Moses and Sophia (Wemott) Esler; born in Jefferson County, New York, in 1840. Place of departure for Montana, NY; route traveled, across the plains; arrived in Montana in August, 1864. Occupation, miner. Residence, Helena. Member House of Representatives, Third Session (extraordinary), 1866. Territorial Legislative Assembly.

Christian G. Evans, born in Oneida County, New York, December 25th, 1840. Place of departure for Montana, NY; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Virginia City, October 4th, 1864. Occupation, merchant. Residence, Helena.

L. F. Evans, arrived in Montana in 1864. Last address, Helena. Deceased.

William H. Ewing, son of William M. and Mary (Reed) Ewing; born at Millersburg, Bourbon County, Kentucky, July 11th, 1818. Place of departure for Montana, MO; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Virginia City, September 7th, 1864. Occupation, farmer, Prickly Pear Valley. Residence, Helena.

Mrs. W. H. Ewing, nee Rebecca B. Taylor, born in Howard County, Missouri. June 16th, 1828. Place of departure for Montana, MO; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Virginia City in 1864. Last address, Helena. Died, December 29th, 1888.

Benjamin Ezekiel, son of Benjamin and Florence Ezekiel; born at Tiverton, Devonshire, England, in 1827. Came to the United States. Place of departure for Montana, Virginia City, Nevada Territory; route traveled, across the mountains; arrived at Virginia City in 1863. Occupation, merchant. Last address, Helena. Member House of Representatives, Eighth Extra Session, 1873; Regular Session, 1874, Territorial Legislative Assembly. Deceased.

John Joseph Fant, son of William T. and Mary C. (Perkins) Fant; born in Warren County, KY, Dec. 24th, 1838. Went to California, in 1861 via Isthmus of Panama. Place of departure for Montana, Stockton, CA; route traveled, up the Sacramento Rover, via OR, and Idaho City; arrived at Virginia City, June 1st, 1864. Occupation, farmer and stock raiser. Residence, Helena.

Charles C. Farmer, born Peterborough, Madison County, NY, October 22nd, 1833. Place of departure for Montana, IL; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Virginia City, July 14th, 1863. Residence, Mt. Carroll, IL.

Joseph D. Farrow. Place of departure for Montana, Denver, CO; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Alder Gulch, September 26th, 1864.

Mrs. James Fergus, nee Pamelia Dillin, daughter of William and Mahalah (Bellow) Dillin; born at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York, June 22nd, 1824. Place of departure for Montana, Little Falls, Minnesota; route traveled, via Grinnell, Iowa, Omaha, Nebraska and across the plains via North Platte River and Bridger Cut Off; arrived at Virgina City, August 14th, 1864. Last address, Helena. Died, October 6th, 1887.

William P. Finley, son of Richard and Mary (Clary) Finley; born at Dublin, Ireland, October 15th, 1838. Came to the United States. Place of departure for Montana, Salt Lake City, Utah; route traveled via Fort Hall and Lemhi Valley; arrived at Gold Creek, June 10th, 1862. Occupation, miner and merchant. Residence, Helena.

Thomas W. Fisher, son of Jonas and Lydia (Brunson) Fisher; born at New Columbia, Union County, Pennsylvania, February 20th, 1838. Place of departure for Montana, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains, arrived at Virginia City, in June, 1863. Occupation, miner and millright. Residence, Helena.

Andrew J. Fisk, son of John B. and Jerusha T. Fisk; born at La Grange , Cattaraugus County, New York, January 8th, 1849. Place of departure for Montana, Fort Ridgeley, Minnesota; route traveled, across the plains via Northern Route, crossing Missouri River near where Bismarck now is; arrived near where Glendive now is, in August, 1864. Occupation, publisher, and journalist. Residence, Helena. Postmaster at Helena.

James L. Fisk, son of John B. and Jerusha T. Fisk; born in New York. Place of departure for Montana, Fort Ridgeley, Minnesota; route traveled, across the plains via Northern Route, Forts Abercrombie and Union (August 9th), Milk and Marias Rivers; arrived near Fort Benton, September 5th, 1862. Residence, Bear Lake, Minnesota. Captain Fisk was in charge of government expeditions, for the protection of emigrants, via the Northern Route in 1862-3-4.

Mrs. Van H. Fisk, nee Alice Reed, daughter of George W. Reed; arrived in Montana in 1864. Residence, Helena.

Harry Flegher, arrived in Montana, July 15th, 1861. Last address, Helena.

Joseph P. Flick, arrived in Montana in September, 1863. Occupation, miner and carpenter. Last address, Helena. Died October 22nd, 1894.

Daniel A. G. Flowerree, son of Kimp and Matilda Flowerree; born in Ralls County, Missouri, May 19th, 1835. Place of departure for Montana, St. Louis, Missouri; route traveled, across the plains by stage; arrived at Virginia City, march 16th, 1864. Occupation, stock raiser. Residence, Helena.

Hareson Foncannon, arrived in Montana, June 23rd, 1863. Occupation, miner. Residence, Helena.

George B. Foote, born at Canton, St. Lawrence County, New York, July 8th, 1838. Place of departure for Montana, New York City; route traveled, across the plains via St. Paul and Forts Riley, Rice, Union and Benton in Tommy Holmes' train; arrived at Last Chance Gulch, September 16th, 1864. Profession, attorney. Residence, Helena.

Mrs. G. B. Foote, nee Effie Reed, daughter of George W. Reed. Arrived in Montana, August 15th, 1864. Residence, Helena.

David Fratt, arrived in Montana in 1864. Occupation, farmer. Residence, Helena.

Walter E. Frederick, son of Jacob and Isabel (McIntire) Frederick; born at Chatham, Ontario, Canada, August 16th, 1840. Place of departure for Montana, Canada; route traveled, overland via Hudson Bay, Forts Garry and Edmonton and Kootenai Pass; arrived at Big Bend, Kootenai River, in September, 1862. Occupation, telegrapher. Residence, Helena.

Mrs. W. E. Frederick, nee Anna I. Ray, daughter of Thomas A. and Sophia (Byers) Ray; born at Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri, April 17th, 1857. Place of departure for Montana, Missouri; route traveled, across the plains via South Pass and Lander Cut Off; arrived at Virginia City in August, 1864. Residence, Helena.

John H. Freeser, son of Stephen H. Freeser; born at St. Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri, January 9th, 1843. Place of departure for Montana, St. Louis, Missouri; route traveled, across the plans via Soda Springs; arrived at Virginia City, July 14th, 1864. Occupation, stock grower. Residence, Helena.

Nicholas Fretz, born at Napanee, Ontario, Canada, January 31st, 1839. Place of departure, for Montana, Canada; route traveled, across the plains along the North Platte; arrived at Virginia, City, May 25th, 1864. Occupation, accountant. Residence, Helena.

A. J. Garwood, arrived in Montana, September 7th, 1864. Residence, Helena.

Michael L. Geary. Place of departure for Montana, Macon County, Missouri; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Alder Gulch, September 15th, 1864. Occupation, farmer. Residence, Helena.

Frank S. Getchell, born at Benton, Maine, in 1832. Place of departure for Montana, California; route traveled, overland via Salt Lake; arrived at Virginia City, March 17th, 1864. Occupation, miner and contractor. Residence, Helena.

John R. Gilbert, born in Duchess County, New York, March 1st, 1832. Place of departure for Montana, Jefferson City, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Last Chance Gulch in July, 1864. Occupation, carpenter. Residence, Los Angeles, California.

Mrs. J. R. Gilbert, nee Mary J. Russ, born in Massachusetts. Place of departure for Montana, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Last Chance Gulch, July 2nd, 1864. Residence, Los Angeles, California.

Warren C. Gillette, son of Orimel and Julia (Ferris) Gillette; born in Orleans County, New York, March 10th, 1832. Place of departure for Montana, Illinois; route traveled, up the Missouri River to Fort Union, thence overland; arrived at Montana City in September , 1862. Occupation, freighter, merchant, and sheepman. Residence, Dearborn. Member of Council, Eleventh and Extra Sessions, 1879; Thirteenth Session, 1883; Sixteenth Session, 1889, Territorial Legislative Assembly. Member Constitutional Convention, 1889, Twelfth District, Lewis and Clarke County.
Samuel C. Gilpatrick, born at Augusta, Maine, in 1838. Place of departure for Montana, Wisconsin; route traveled, up the Missouri River; arrived at Virginia City in 1864. Occupation, merchant. Residence, Helena.

Mrs. S. C. Gilpatrick, nee Luella Fergus, daughter of James and Pamelia (Dillin) Fergus; born at Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, November 25th, 1848. Place of departure for Montana, Little Falls, Minnesota; route traveled, across the plains via Grinnell, Iowa, Omaha, Nebraska, the Platte River, and Bridger Cut Off; arrived at Virginia City, August 14th, 1864. Residence, Helena.

James Gourley, son of John and Mary (Cleland) Gourley; born at Diveruagh, County Armagh, Ireland, May 4th, 1840. Came to the United States in 1859. Place of departure for Montana, Galena Illinois; route traveled, up the Missouri River on steamer Emilie, arrived at Fort Benton, June 17th, 1862. Occupation, miner and merchant. Residence, Helena.

Hattie E Grattan, daughter of Willard and Mary (Wells) Grattan; born at Buena Vista, Portage County, Wisconsin, April 18th, 1863. Place of departure for Montana, Portage County, Wisconsin; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Gallatin Valley, September 11th, 1864. Occupation, farmer, Prickly Pear Valley. Residence, Helena.

Stephen A .Grattan, son of Willard and Mary (Wells) Grattan; born at Buena Vista, Portage County, Wisconsin, May 5th, 1853. Place of departure for Montana, Portage County, Wisconsin; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Gallatin Valley, September 11th, 1864. Occupation, farmer. Residence, Helena.

Willard Grattan, born at Vernon, Oneida County, New York, March 3d, 1817. Place of departure for Montana, Portage County, Wisconsin; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Gallatin Valley, September 11th, 1864. Occupation, farmer. Last residence, Helena. Deceased.

Mrs. W. Grattan, nee Mary Wells, born at Louisville, Kentucky. Place of departure for Montana, Portage County, Wisconsin; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Gallatin Valley, September 11th, 1864. Occupation, farmer, Prickly Pear Valley. Residence, Helena.
Nicholas Gredel, son of Adam and Mary Gredel; born in Germany, November 21st, 1842. Came to the United States in 1849. Place of departure for Montana, Illinois; route traveled, across the plains to Denver, Colorado, in 1860; arrived at Bannack in 1863. Occupation, baker and ranchman. Last address, Silver City.

John Griffith, arrived in Montana, June 14th, 1862. Occupation, miner.

William Hubbard Guthrie, son of Samuel H. and Rebecca G. Guthrie; born at Woodsfield, Monroe County, Ohio, October 30th, 1830. Place of departure for Montana, Denver, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains via Salt Lake City, Utah; arrived at Bannack, October 4th, 1862. Occupation, stock raiser. Last address, Helena. Died June 4th, 1892.

John S. Hackney. Place of departure for Montana, Van Buran County, Iowa; route traveled, across the plains via the Bozeman Route; arrived at Virginia City, September 15th, 1864. Occupation, miner. Last address, Helena. Left the territory in 1870.

W. H. Hackney. Place of departure for Montana, Van Buran County, Iowa; route traveled, across the plains via the Bozeman Route; arrived at Virginia City, September 15th, 1864. Occupation, miner. Last address, Helena. Left the territory in 1870.

Robert S. Hale, son of Thomas Hale; born at May's Lick, Mason County, Kentucky. Place of departure for Montana, St. Louis, Missouri; route traveled, across the plains via Bridger Cut Off; arrived at Virginia City, July 10th, 1864. Occupation merchant and miner. Residence, Helena.

Robert Stavely Hamilton, born in County Antrim, Ireland, in 1839. Came to the Untied States in 1852. Place of departure for Montana, Little Falls, Minnesota; route traveled, across the plains via Platte River and Bridger Cut Off; arrived at Virginia City, July 1st, 1864. Occupation, stockman. Residence, Helena.

Mrs. R. S. Hamilton nee Mary Agnes Fergus, daughter of James and Pamelia (Dillin) Fergus. Place of departure for Montana, Henry County, Illinois; route traveled, across the plains via the Platte River and Bridger Cut Off; arrived at Virginia City, July 1st, 1864. Residence, Helena.
John W. Hardgrove, arrived at Virginia City, September 9th, 1864. Occupation, farmer. Residence, Helena.

Peter Hartwig, born at Rhine Province, Prussia, August 9th, 1835. Place of departure for Montana, South Park, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains via Bridger pass; arrived at Bannack, June 14th, 1863. Occupation, miner. Residence, Helena.

John Jacob Harwood, son of Albert and Delilah (Molberry) Harwood; born at Georgetown, Kentucky, November 21st, 1836. Place of departure for Montana, Greene County, Illinois; route traveled, across the plains via Denver, Colorado, in 1860. Arrived at Alder Gulch in November, 1863. Occupation, miner. Residence, Helena.

William S. Haskell, son of Sewell and Mary (Mae) Haskell; born at Sherbrooke, Province of Quebec, Canada, March 24th, 1824. Place of departure for Montana, Kansas; route traveled, across the plains via Platte River and Bridger Route; arrived at Virginia City, August 31st, 1864. Occupation, carpenter. Residence, Helena.

Mrs. W. S. Haskell nee Mary Jane Smith, daughter of Richard P. and Eliza Smith; born in Lincklean, Chenango County, New York, July 8th, 1837. Place of departure for Montana, Leavenworth, Kansas; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Virginia City, August 31st, 1864. Residence, Helena.

James W. Hathaway, son of Cephas and Jane Hathaway; born in Monroe County, Ohio. September 25th, 1844. Place of departure for Montana, Cortland, Ohio; route traveled, via Atchison, Kansas, across the plains via Lander Cut Off; arrived at Alder Gulch, June 4th, 1864. Occupation, deputy collector internal revenue. Residence, Helena. Sheriff Lewis and Clarke County.

Samuel Thomas Hauser, born at Falmouth, Pendleton County, Kentucky, January 10th, 1833. Place of departure for Montana, Missouri, route traveled, up the Missouri River; arrived at Fort Benton in June, Gold Creek in August, 1862. Occupation, miner and banker. Residence, Helena. Governor of the territory 1885. Treasurer Society of Montana Pioneers, 1884-9.
Cornelius Hedges, son of Dennis and Alvena (Noble) Hedges; born at Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, October 28th, 1831. Place of departure for Montana, Independence, Iowa; route traveled, across the plains via Des Moines, Omaha, North Platte, and Bridger Cut Off, overtaking the Bridger and Jacobs at Stinkingwater; arrived at crossing of the Yellowstone River, near Livingston, July 4th, 1864. Profession, lawyer. Residence, Helena. Member Constitutional Convention, 1884. Member Senate, First Session, 1889-90, and Second Session, 1891, State Legislative Assembly. Superintendent of Public Instruction, 1872-8, 1883-5. Republican candidate for Congress, 1874. Grand Master A. F. and A. M., 1871; Grand Secretary, 1872-99; Corresponding Secretary, 1885-7; Secretary, 1888-91; Treasurer, 1892-4, Society of Montana Pioneers. President Lewis and Clarke County Society of Montana Pioneers, 1898.

DeForest Hedges, son of Christopher Edmund and Mary (Newell) Hedges; born at Barton, Tioga County, New York, March 30th, 1840. Place of departure for Montana, Pike's Peak Colorado; route traveled, across the plains via Fort Bridger, Bitter Creek, and Green and Snake Rivers; arrived at Bannack in September, 1863. Occupation, miner and farmer. Residence, East Helena.

Lewis H. Hershfield, son of Harris and Fega (Ringoldsky) Hershfield; born at Montana, Central City, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains via Denver and Salt Lake City, Utah, arrived at Virginia City, July 3d, 1864. Occupation, banker. Residence, Helena. Member Constitutional Convention, 1889, representing Fourteenth District, Lewis and Clarke County.

Homer DeWolf Hewins, son of Erastus Cook and Sabra S. Hewins; born at Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio, in 1842. Place of departure, for Montana, Denver, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains via the old Cherokee trail; arrived in Deer Lodge Valley in July, 1862. Occupation, miner, freighter and musician. Residence, Cardston, Alberta, Canada.

Richard Owen Hickman, son of William and Mary (Cardwell) Hickman; born in Shelby County, Kentucky, November 1st, 1831. Went across the plains to California in 1852. Place of departure for Montana, Denver Colorado; route traveled, across the plains via St. Joseph, Bitter Creek, and Soda Springs; arrived at Virginia City, June 30th, 1864. Occupation, merchant. Last address, Helena. Territorial Treasurer, 1871-5. Member House of Representatives, Sixth Session, 1869-70; Tenth Session, 1877; Council, Eleventh and Extra Sessions, 1879; House, Thirteenth Session, 1883. President of Council, Fifteenth and Extra Sessions, 1887. Member Constitutional Convention, 1889, Sixteenth District, Madison County. State Treasurer, 1889-92. Died, July 20th, 1895.

Matthew Hilger, son of Daniel and Susanna (Ewert) Hilger; born at Luxemburg, Grand Duchy of Luxemburg, in 1834. Came to the United States in 1847. Place of departure for Montana, Henderson, Minnesota; route traveled, across the plains via Northern Route, Fort Rice, up Cannon Ball River, across to Heart River, to Knife River, across to the Little Missouri Bad Lands, to the Yellowstone, Missouri, Mil, and Marias Rivers; arrived at Fort Benton in September, 1864. Occupation, miner. Last address, Helena. Died, March, 1889.

Nicholas Hilger, son of Daniel and Susanna (Ewert) Hilger; born at Luxemburg, Grand Duchy of Luxemburg, October 28th, 1831. Came to the United States in 1847. Place of departure for Montana, Henderson, Minnesota; route traveled, across the plains via Northern Route, Fort Rice, up Cannon Ball River, across to Heart River, to Knife River, across to the Little Missouri Bad Lands, to the Yellowstone, Missouri, Mil, and Marias Rivers; arrived at Fort Benton in September, 1864. Occupation, miner and stock raiser. Residence, Gate of the Mountains.

Richard Hoback, son of Michael and Josephine (Burchin) Hoback; born in Kentucky, August 11th, 1835. Place of departure for Montana, St. Paul, Minnesota; route traveled, across the plains via Northern Route, with General Sully's Expedition; arrived at Fort Benton in 1864. Occupation, miner. Last address, Helena. Deceased.

Truman L. Hodge, son of Jacob and Susan Hodge; born in Oneida County, New York, in 1831. Place of departure for Montana, California; route traveled, overland via Portland, Oregon; arrived at Missoula in 1862. Occupation, miner, Residence, Helena.

James Hogle. Place of departure for Montana, Illinois; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Virginia City, October 1st, 1863. Residence, Salt Lake City, Utah.
G. J. Hollenbeck, arrived in Montana in 1864. Residence, Helena.

Anton M. Holter, son of Foin and Berta M. (Floxstad) Holter; born at Moss, Norway, June 29th, 1831. Came to the United States in 1854. Place of departure for Montana, Osage, Iowa; route traveled, across the plains via Denver and the Platte River; arrived at Virginia City, December 1st, 1863. Occupation, merchant. Residence, Helena. Member Council, Eleventh and Extra Sessions, 1879, Territorial, and Member (Republican) House of Representatives, First Session, 1889-90; Second Session, 1891, State Legislative Assembly. President Society of Montana Pioneers, 1889-90. Treasurer, 1898.

Martin M. Holter, son of Foin and Berta M. (Floxstad) Holter; born at Moss, Norway, July 17th, 1835. Came to the United States, Place of departure for Montana, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Virginia City in 1864. Occupation, lumber dealer and merchant. Residence, Helena.

John Horsky, son of Joseph Horsky Sr.; born in Province of Bohemia, Austria, May 16th, 1838. Came to the United States in 1855. Place of departure for Montana, Council Bluffs, Iowa; route traveled, across the plains via Pike's Peak; arrived at Virginia City, August 30th, 1864. Occupation, merchant. Residence, Helena. Member House of Representatives, Fourth Session, 1895. State Legislative Assembly. Commissioner Lewis and Clarke County.

Joseph Horsky, son of Joseph Horsky Sr.; born in Province of Bohemia, Austria, October 6th, 1842. Came to the United States. Place of departure for Montana, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains via Pike's Peak; arrived at Virginia City, August 27th, 1864. Occupation, farmer. Residence, Helena.

Edwin Howe, born at London, England, August 24th, 1831. Came to the United States in 1848. Place of departure for Montana, New York; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Helena in 1864. Occupation, farmer and merchant. Residence, Helena.

Edward M. Hoyt, son of Chauncey and Keturah Hoyt; born at Tully, Onondaga County, New York, August 24th, 1828. Place of departure for Montana, Platteville, Wisconsin; route traveled, across the plains via the North Platte Route and Lander Cut Off; arrived at Alder Gulch, July 7th, 1864. Occupation, real estate dealer. Residence, Helena.

Mrs. E. M. Hoyt nee Deborah M. Russell. arrived in Montana in August, 1864. Last address, Helena. Deceased.

Williams Johns, son of Nicholas and Maria (Zanters) Johns; born at Banstert, Prussia, October 15th, 1835. Came to the United States in 1856. Place of departure for Montana, Central City, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains via Fort Bridger, Bear River, and Soda Springs; arrived at Bannack, November 10th, 1863. Occupation, farmer. Residence, Prickly Pear Canyon.

John A Johnston, some of Samuel and Sarah (McFerran) Johnston; born at Martinsville, Warren County, Kentucky, July 3d, 1825. Place of departure for Montana, Ottumwa, Iowa; route traveled, across the plains via South Pass, Lander Cut Off, Bear River, Snake River, and Idaho; arrived at Virginia City, July 3d, 1863. Profession, lawyer. Residence, Helena. Member Constitutional Convention, 1866.

Edward W. Jones, son of John and Rebecca F. (Hardesty) Jones; born in Boone County, Kentucky, July 30th 1857. Place of departure for Montana, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Virginia City in June, 1864. Occupation, farmer. Residence, Helena.

Jacob Hardesty Jones, son of John and Rebecca F. (Hardesty) Jones; born in Boone County, Kentucky, February 15th, 1853. Place of departure for Montana, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains; arrived at Virginia City in June, 1864. Occupation, farmer. Residence, Helena.

James G. Jones, son of John and Ann Eliza (Allen) Jones. Place of departure for Montana, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains; arrived in Montana, December 10th, 1863. Occupation, farmer. Residence, Helena.

John Jones, son of Joshua and Lavinia Jones; born in Pennsylvania, April 10th, 1817. Place of departure for Montana, Missouri; route traveled, across the plains via Colorado; arrived at Virginia City in 1864. Occupation, farmer. Last address, Helena. Member Council, Sixth Session, 1869-70, Territorial Legislative Assembly. Died, Jul 19th, 1879.

Mrs. J. Jones, nee Rebecca F. Hardesty, arrived at Virginia City in June, 1864. Residence, Helena.

C. Jump, son of Horace and Catherine (Drake) Jump; born near Cayuga Lake, Cayuga County, New York, in 1825. Went across the plains to California in 1852, to Oregon in 1862. Place of departure for Montana, Oregon; route traveled across the mountains via Idaho City; arrived at Virginia City in 1863. Occupation, farmer. Last address, Helena. Deceased.

J. Henry Jurgens, son of Herman and Clara Jurgens, born at Hanover, Germany, March 26th, 1843. Place of departure for Montana, Shakopee, Scott County, Minnesota; route traveled, across the plains via Northern Route; arrived at Last Chance Gulch, September 23d, 1863. Occupation, merchant and miner. Residence, Helena. Member House of Representatives, Fourteenth Session, 1885, Territorial Legislative Assembly. Sheriff Lewis and Clarke County.


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