Chance's Genealogy
Vicki Lindsay Thauvin

Montana GenWeb
1998 Unknown County Queries

They are in alphabetical order by the first surname listed. However, some entries have more than one surname associated with it. You might wish to use your browser's "Find" option to search for specific surnames.

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Contact: Robin Thomas
21 Jan 1998

Gallatin Co.

I am looking for someone living in Susquehanna, Lackawanna, or Wayne counties, PA to trade research efforts. I live in Bozeman and have access to Gallatin County info, but have very limited research time.

Contact: Barb Carter
28 Nov 1998

1890 - 1930

Albert Edward Acteson b-7/27/1875 Gascons,Quebec
Regestered for WW1 Draft in Dawson Co, Montana
Div. Myrtle Mae Otey in Ore.
Cecil Gray Acteson b-10/26.1896 Regestered for WWW1 Draft in Dawson ,Montana

Contact: Vicki Halton
13 Nov 1998

1881 - 1902

William E Alexander m Martha P Barnhill.left SE Missouri 1881 with one child Edward Louis Alexander..lived in Billings and Butte Montana had 3 daughters each born in different towns..Elizabeth,Ida Belle and Margaret. Edward and Elizabeth returned to Mo after death of mother about 1897 when Margaret was born she was raised by wealthy family in Billings..Ida Belle remained with father until his death some 5-7 years later...

Contact: rcgunn
17 Apr 1998

My uncle David Anderson left Toronto, Canada late 1800s for Big Timber area and established sheep ranch - other members with him, Maggie, Janet, Willie, and Jack - related to Imries who visited them several times 1905 - 1908. Looking for information leading to present generation

Contact: Judy Ballard
22 Sep 1998

Lee Aiken and his bride, Emma Gravely, were married in 1913 in NC or SC and immediately migrated to Montana. Lee Aiken was from Pickens Co., SC. Any help greatly appreciated.

Contact: d. gilton
30 May 1998

1850- 1930

I am looking for the ARMSTRONG family. I don't know much about them. They lived in Montana and some migrated to Missouri. Its possible the city was Craig, Lewis & Clark, Montana.

22 Jul 1998
Contact: Norma Lockwood

1869 - 1894

I have AUSTIN ancestors somewhere in Montana. Especially searching for information about my ggggrandfather, Lewis Bledso AUSTIN, who left Grayson County, VA after the Civil War and settled in Montana. He died there in April 1894. Was born in Virginia in 1807. Lewis was married to Matilda GEORGE, also of Grayson County. At least two of his sons, Floyd AUSTIN and David Crockett AUSTIN also settled in Montana. Am looking for any information and descendants of these men. I have information to share about Virginia relatives.

26 Nov 1998
Contact: Wanda

I am looking for Karl Petter Backstrom who was born 27 Sep 1882 in Narpes Finland. He died 8 Feb.1935 in a Prison fire in Montana. Can anyone tell me where
this prison was located? Would there be a newspaper with info on this fire? Any help will be appreciated. Thank you.

26 Feb 1998

Della BARKER, sister of Frederick BARKER believed to live in Conrad, Chouteau County, in 1918. Looking for anybody that might know of her or her family.

Contact: L. Broughton
13 Nov 1998

ca. 1882

Interested in marriage particulars of Marie Julie BELCOURT (b. 1867 Canada) and John ROBINSON (b. ca. 1835 England).

Contact: Kristin McKenzie
12 Nov 1998

1890 - 1930

I am looking for information on my grandfather,Guy Willard Albert BERRY. He was born in Bozeman about 1915. He married Constance Jones. I am a descendant of their only son, Dennis Charles Berry.

Contact: Robert J. Stevens
12 Jan 1998

Willard BOWEN b. May 07, 1887 Montana or March 07, 1886 M. Rosa Alma Graves b. April 15, 1887 In Anselmo Custer Co., NE on September 17, 1914 in Idaho Roy Eliott Bowen b. October 15, 1915 in Idaho m. Ursala M who d. September 05, 1979 on February 07, 1947. David Bowen b. August 11, 1955 Kathleen Lee Bowen b. November 07, 1957

Contact: Janice Grannell Whitaker
25 May 1998

I have E.D.BROOKS living in Montana in his mother's 1909 obituary. He was 1864 Cocagne, Kent Co. New Brunswick, Canada or Pawtucket, RI (family res. ca 1864 on), to John Weldon and Sarah "Jane" (Grannell) Brooks. Possible name is Edward Dixon Brooks. Seeking to contact descendants, as I have Grannell family data to share.

Contact: Bette Kosmolak
16 May 1998 (updated email address of contact)

Looking on behalf of an Icelandic friend for descendants or info on:

Einar BRYNJOLFSSON, b. 1863 Iceland and his wife Ingibjorg BJORNSDOTTIR, b. about 1865 Iceland emigrated to the US and farmed in Montana. Present-day Icelanders are looking for descendants of this couple. Neither Einar nor Ingibjorg appear in the SS Death Index. What county did they farm in? Who were their children? Any help greatly appreciated. Bette, Victoria BC

Contact: pat scheele
24 Jan 1998

My name is Pat Ray Scheele and I am looking for information on my great great grandfather George Scott Campbell born ca 1858 in Montana according to his death certificate. The death cert also states that he had been living in Illinois about 40 years. He died 22 Nov 1912 in St. Clair County Illinois. any suggestions for finding g. g. gpa's folks and family is appreciated.

Contact: J. McCarron
10 Jul 1998


Looking for grave of Bridget Canny McLaughlin, b.1890's, Ireland, died 1923 in childbirth, buried in Montana. Also looking for grave or descendants of William McLaughlin, b. 1890's, Ireland, died 1923 or so, California. Sarah McLaughlin, daughter of Bridget and William, is living in County Donegal, Ireland.

Contact: Ben A. Clifton
19 Jan 1998

My great grandfather Lewis D. CLIFTON married Gertrude CARRINGTON in Grant Co. WI. Her parents were Elisha CARRINGTON and Caroline KEITH. Their sons were Adam M. CARRINGTON, Elisha CARRINGTON, and Miles F. CARRINGTON. I inherited a box of Carrington photos and family history infromation. I would like to share this information with a CARRINGTON Family descendant.

Contact: Olive Rathbun
25 Apr 1998

I am looking for any information about my father Charles P. Carson. He was born on April 30, 1894 at Detroit, Michigan. His parents were John Carson and Elizabeth Fleming. His mother died during chilbirth and his two Fleming aunts came and took the young infant back to Montana. On June 21, 1916, he enlisted into the U.S. Army at Shelby, Montana. He married my mother Orpha (Orfie) Belle Mitchell at Eaton Rapids, Eaton County, Michigan on May 13, 1926. His daughters were Aloha, Donna and Olive (myself). Charles P. Carson served in World War I, was stationed at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii and left the U.S. Army on July of 1939. If anyone has information about either my father Charles P. Carson or the Fleming family, contact me at the e-mail above. Olive Rathbun

Contact: An Eadaigh
26 Apr 1998

I am currently searching for any information on my Great (x3) Grandfather, Washington Childs. I only know that he was born in Montana Territory in 1845. I do not have any info on his parents, nor do I know what county he or his
family lived in. Please send any information to Robert Tuttle at: An [email protected]

Contact: Barry C.K. Moravek
8 Feb 1998

CUMMINGS, George Edmond b. 18 Nov 1857, Erie Co., New York d. 27 May 1950, buried in Malta, Phillips Co., MT. seek contact with all decendants of Geo. E. and wife, Jennie Viola Cronk Cummings. Working on the book Stephen Cummings Sr. 1736 to abt 1815. Have more than 7,000 in database. Willing to share info. This family line came into MT. from NY via Nebraska.

1. Mabel Kate b. 10 Dec. 1883 Neb. d. 1961 Texas
2. George "Scott" Cummings b. 1889 d. abt 1972 in Malta, Phillips Co., MT
3. Hazel Vivian Cummings b. 1994 Neb. m. Joe Hoover 2)children
4. Newton Jay Cummings b. 1896 NY d. 1987 Helena. MR m. Etta Coughlin 31 Dec 1926, Malta, Phillips Co., MT 3) children of Malta

Thank you, Barry C.K. Moravek, 2387 Carriage Ave., Richland, Wa. 99352 email:[email protected]

Contact: Susan Cosgrove
07 Aug 1998

Am looking for the DOBSON family. Eleanor [Ellen] CALVERT born 1835, Yorkshire, England came to Lafayette County, Wisconsin in 1842 with her parents, Isaiah and Ruth CALVERT and three sisters. Our family bible says she married a man named DOBSON and moved to Montana. Probably between 1860-1870. Any help would be appreciated. Susan C. Cosgrove

Contact: Randy Johnson
8 Jan 1998

I am looking for my mother's half-sister. My mother's father's name was Joseph DOSHAN. He was residing in montana in the mid-1950's. The woman I am looking for would be in her forties. Feel free to e-mail me.

Contact: Betty Priskorn
30 Dec 1998

1913- ?

Looking for family or information on Marjorie Frances Ervin, Born in Montana.

Esh-Ton Quote
Contact: Annie Henderson
13 Nov 1998

I am trying to find information on my great grandfather. I have searched and searched on the internet and cannot find anything. I am dying to find some genealogy on him .His tribal name was Esh-Ton Quote. He was of the Swan Creek or Black River Deleware tribe of the Chippewa Indians. Can you help me find any information on him. Thank you! Annie Henderson

Contact: Sean Naslund
17 Jun 1998

1900 - 1930

I am searching for information on my g grandparents. I know that they had 2 daughters, Dolores b. 8/1909 and Ellen born c. 1915. This is the beginning of my search and I would appreciate any information.

Contact: Margaret Wegner
28 Apr 1998

1887 - 1950

Frederick French born in Michigan married Sarah "Sadie" Willerton in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in Oct. of 1887. Lists his occupation as barber. Resident of Montanta. Name of city cannot be deciphered, could have been Helena but if so was spelled Halana. Any information on this couple or her father Daniel Willerton would be appreciated.

Contact: Buffie Hildebrand
21 Apr 1998

I have Fries lines in Lake County, Montana. Searching for my grandmother with the last name Fries. I do not know her first name. She gave birth to my father Thomas Romero on June 3, 1929 in Pablo, Mt. I suppose she lived in Pablo, Mt. at the time. Please let me know if anyone has any information regarding the Fries family.

Contact: Spiff
19 Jun 1998

1890 - 1930

Seeking any information about the Gallentine family that my live or have lived in Montana. I have considerable information about the family in Kansas, Illinois, Pennsylvania and Nebraska. I would be happy to share what I have in exchange for information about Gallentines in Montana.

30 May 1998

Looking for Hulda Belle Goode (Norton) Born in Ky. abt 1850. Married Solon Goode. Lived in Montana. Family consisted of three brothers...John N., Frank L., and James Carroll Goode...abopted daughter Vinnie Ream Goode (or Minnie May Goode) Need information on Vinnie Ream ....If she married or had a family. Contact [email protected]

Contact: Jay Lipsett
13 Oct 1998

GRIFFIN, DAN & MIKE. Brothers who grew up in OBrien Co. Iowa (Sheldon). Their parents were Bridget (Ryan) and "Jimmy Griffin". Dan had 2 daughters who became nuns. Mike had Eileen, Jim, And Clifford.(Eileen married a
Railroad man Jim McCabe in Denver). These GRIFFIN boys probably came to,MT. about early 1900's....They are my grandfathers older brothers..Mary (griffin) Lipsett [email protected]

Contact: Ron Sykes
29 Dec 1998

1900 - 1943

I have a James K. HALL living in MT during the 1900's to 1943. He was living in a township of Phon during 1923. Family members state he is buried in a National Cemetery in MT because he fought during the Spanish-American War. Looking for information.

Contact: Kristy
10 Jun 1998

abt 1890's - 1920's

I am Looking for a James HAMBY born abt 1869 in Rabun co. GA. He moved to Montana. He is a brother to my gg-grandfather John HAMBY. Wife could also be a HAMBY.

Contact: Melissa
4 Jun 1998

1890 - 1950

Searching for any HANNON's in Montana. My G-grandfather Lee Franklin Hannon, son of Robert Hannon of Benton Co., Arkansas, had a brother who left Arkansas in the early 1900's and went to Montana. Any help appreciated

Contact: Judy Strickler
12 Dec 1998

Am looking for a Samuel HARPER, b.c. 1844 in Dauphin Co., PA, eldest son of Cornelius A. Harper and Sarah Uhrich. Was listed as a farmer in Montana and assumed still alive in 1896. Thank you for your help.

Contact: Karla Marsh
10 Jun 1998

1890 - 1998

I have been searching for any unfo. on my greatgrandfather FRED HARRISON and his wife NELLIE MAE PORRKER HARRISON, remarried to a KIPPEN. They were married in Foley, Montana in 1898. FRED died in 1910, I believe in Phillips or Valley County. And Nellie died in 1950 in Phillips or Valley Co. She may have died under the name of Kippen.They had two kids from their marriage: VALOUROUS and HAZEL. Please help

Contact: John Fuester
06 May 1998

I am researching HARSTAD lines somewhere in Montana. Especially searching for information on Albert J. and Minnie HARSTAD. Albert b. 1887 and Minnie b. 1889, d. 1980. Also Elsie HARSTAD, b. 1912, m. to Rollin SQUIRES, b. 1908(?). Am especially looking for descendents.

Contact: John M. Murphy
06 Oct 1998

1870 - 1885

My great grandfather, Heinrich ("Henry") Hieb, emigrated to the US from Bavaria around 1873 and is reputed to have worked as a "cowboy" in Montana. Please let me know if you have run across this surname, or if you are aware of any general sources to check for this time period. It is clear that Heinrich returned to New York by the mid-1880s.

Contact: Jo
3 Jul 1998

1900 - 1970

I am researching the HOLTMANN family line, especially a Henry Holtmann and his descendants. We know that Henry was born around 1880 in Illinois and his family went to Nebraska and Henry continued on to Montana early 1900s, where he was a sheepherder. We do know that he worked for a lumber yard and was injured there. I have a photograph of him around 1962. Would appreciate any information.

Contact: Cheryl Rogers
14 Oct 1998

1890 - 1930

I am searching for any information concerning my g.g.g grandfather John R. Hoy born April 25, 1830 in Fairfield County, Lithopolis Ohio area. Moved to Montana sometime between 1880 and 1900 from Napoleon Ohio, he died January 24, 1930. Looking for grave and any decendants still living in Montana.

Contact: Terry Charron
14 May 1998

Joseph Hughes was born in Calgary Alberta Canada on November 30, 1917.His Mother ( my grandmother ) was Leona D Hughes of USA. It is believed she came from northwestern Montana or possibly Northern Idaho to the Calgary hospital where she gave him up for adoption. Since I have no info on my dad's side of the family any information would be greatly appreciated.

Contact: Jan
24 Jun 1998


Searching for any info on Bert Stephen Hunt (b. 23 Mar 1872 in Swanzey, NH, died in Montana?) and his brother, Leon Harris HUNT (b. 30 Sept 1878, Swanzey NH). When last heard from, they were in Montana, county/town unkown. Is anyone researching this line? I would love to find any descendants of them.

Contact: Karla Staudt
26 Nov 1998

1890 - 1950

I am looking for descendant information for a Daniel C. Kenyon, b. 20 Mar 1868 in Orleans Co., NY. He moved to Monroe Co.,WI about 1872 with his parents. Daniel married a woman named Libby and they emigrated to Montana. Daniel died in Montana in 1949, according to his brother Louis' obituary. I am very interested in anyone researching this particular family, or Kenyons in the state of Montana. I have lots of ancestor information to share.

Contact: Murray Pletsch
28 May 1998

1890 - 1930

I am trying to get a trace on Wellington Harborn LATIMER who emigrated to Montana from Greenock, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada. He was born 7 Oct 1879. His parents were William Wesley LATIMER and Mary Jane Melvin. I am looking for descendants of Wellington

Contact: Lester Lee
05 Aug 1998


Looking for information on Frank Brown Lee, born 2/3/1870, Westfield, IL left IL and never seen again. Believed to have gone to MT as kids remembered mailing letters to there for their mother.

Contact: Rick Brannon
12 Jan 1998

I have Lepley lines somewhere in Montana especially searching for information on my GGG uncle, Franklin Lepley, b 1861 in Canal Twp.,Venango Co. Pennsylvania. Father was Anthony Lepley and mother was Lucinda Lepley. Had a sheep ranch in the 1930's. Am looking for decendants as well as ancestors.

Contact: [email protected]
20 Jul 1998

Searching for county and death date of Andrew LODMELL, who died about 1930 in Montana. He was a postmaster for several years. He previously lived in Grand Forks, ND. Was married to Janika Rahnhild Anna JOHNSON in 1900 in Grand Forks. Any info helpful. Thank you. Janelle Foster [email protected] "

Contact: Jim Starmer
30 Aug 1998

1874 - 1940

Seeking information on Augustus MARKS and his wife Sophia Starmer MARKS who were suppose to be living in Montana in 1908. They came to Montana from Knox County, Ohio, where they had been married on December 10, 1874. When Sophia's mother died in 1908, her obituary stated Sophia lived in Montana. Any help would be very much appreciated.

Contact: Jean Adkins
11 Apr 1998

Searching for the family of August MATHES and Barbara MATHES. August b. 1878 in Manching, Bavaria.
August moved to Big Timber, Montana shortly before WWI. Barbara b. ? in Neuenburg vorm Wald in Bavara.
She was picked out by August's brother, Georg and sent to August in Big Timber.
Is there any MATHES (MATHIS, MATTHEWS) family there? Is anyone else researching this name?

Contact: Andree MacMillan or
05 Aug 1998

circa 1890

My great-grandmother's sister, Flora Jane MCKENZIE, is said to have married and moved to Montana. Flora's parents were Margaret Downing and John McKenzie. She was born in Londonderry, Colchester County, Nova Scotia in 1861. I would love to contact her descendants.

Contact: Judy McKinney
9 Jul 1998

1880 - 1910

James McKINNEY was born 1852/54 in Polk Co., MO. Father was John Vardaman McKinney who stayed in Polk Co. MO. James was gone from MO by 1880, and family stories say he went "to Montana or Wyo." Then, after about 1910, he went on to Canada, we think. He had a son named Howard McKinney. Don't know if he was born in Mont. or where. Would like very much to be in contact with anyone knowing anything about James McKinney. Have much ancestral info to share, as he is brother to my ancestor. Thanks! Judy McKinney

Contact: Max Darten
19 May 1998

Looking for William E Nies or ancestors thereof. Graduated Carrol Colloege 1959-1962?

Contact: Doug Schneider
01 Sep 1998

I am looking for Albert G. Noble who was killed by Indians on 5 Jan 1865 "somewhere on the Yellowstone."

Contact: Karen
26 Sep 1998

1890 - 1930

Looking for Christian Overlie or Lie who visited his brother Mathias in Benson MN in 1914. Said he was going to Montana and never heard from again.

Contact: Brenda Lea Pace Howorko
9 Mar 1998

1895 - 1900

Sidney PACE lived in Great Falls Montana in 1898. Sidney was born about 1858, Holloway, Middlesex County, England. He may have moved to Philadelphia P.A. or St. Paul Minn.

Contact: Rick Mayernik
12 Jan 1998

I am requesting help. My Great Uncle, (Franz) Frank RAUNIG died sometime in the 50's or 60's (or even maybe in the 70's) but I do not know a location. He worked in Butte in 1953 (mines). This is the only location and year that I am aware of. How do I start to trace an individual when not much is known? I only wish that I had a specific county in Montana. He has family in California, but I get no results when I have consulted them. Any hint, help or suggestion would be welcome.

Contact: Kate Rice
12 Feb 1998

Can someone help us find anything about a Charles Rice family who lived in Montana - maybe Bozeman?
Charles Edward Rice, Jr. was born in 1936. The state of Montana returned my request for birth certificate as unavailable to find. Charles' parents were Charles Rice, Sr. and Jane Adams. They were divorced and Jane remarried - she died in Las Vegas. I think they moved from Chicago in the early part of this century to find jobs. I do not think that Charles Sr. ever remarried. He died in a veterans home sometime in the 1960's - perhaps in Illinois. Any help or leads (even a hint) would be appreciated.

Contact: J. Clayton Richmond or
7 Jun 1998

1890 - 1930

Am attempting to trace a female first cousin, name unknown, born ca1920 - 1930, probably MT, later at Bakersfield, CA. Her father, Clayton, was twin to my father, Earl Cecil Richmond b. ca1893, Richmond, VA. Their mother died in childbirth, twins brought to live on ranch with aunt & uncle in vicinity of Great Falls or Lewistown. Clayton killed in bridge (RR?) construction accident, late 20's or early 30's. Earl served in US Army Spruce Division in Washington. Discharge paper entitled return fare to Lewistown. Told me he waded or swam the Judith River to reach Lewistown to enlist.

Contact: Kathy Aho
18 Jan 1998

Searching for info on Montana pioneer Patrick Riley thought to be in Hill county or land that is now Glacier National Park area. He is believed to be the uncle of my grandmother Marion Faye Riley who married Charles/Carl Alfred Slyngstad. Charles Alfred Slyngstad and Marion later lived in Havre, Montana. Any info on either family is greatly appreciated. Thanks!

Contact: Mrs. Nees
28 May 1998

Grandfather was Joseph Saginaw, born between 1898 and 1911, somewhere in Montana. Please if anyone has ANY information. Please contact me.

Thank you kindly,
[email protected]

Contact: Gunilla Manell or
14 Jan 1998

I am looking for William SCHOLES b. Feb 1878 in Illinois and his brother Edward SCHOLES b. Mar 1881 in Idaho. In 1900 they were listed with their father in an Idaho census. At some point after that they supposedly went to Montana. Does anyone know anything more about them?

Contact: Tena Rhinehart-Allen
12 Oct 1998

Trying to find a deed where my greatgrandfather, Josiah C. (aka. Joseph) Sexton (b. May 1864- d.July 1936 in Ashe Co NC) owned 300 acres somewhere in Montana. His will leaves this land to his daughter, Alma Clyde Sexton Reeves and she lived there for sometime. No one knows exact location of this land. Would appreciate any help, information, and/or advice on how to tract this land down. It is believed he homesteaded the property.

Thanks, Tena Allen at [email protected]

Contact: Barb Seyler
04 Oct 1998


Have lost a relative by the name of WILLIAM "HENRY" SEYLER. William was born in Clinton Co., PA in 1863. He was the son of James & Ellen C. (Allison) Seyler.

It was reported in an obituary, later substantiated by family stories, that Henry resided in Montana in 1926 when his mother died.

Would love to share family information with descendants or others interested in this family.

Contact: Lierley, C. D.
09 Mar 1998

Hello, my sister DAYLE RAMSEY SHIRLEY died 21 years ago. I do not know the circumstances of her death just that it may have been suicide and murder. I have sent an inquiry for death records with no success. I do know the year in which she was married and it is as though she never existed. The more I dig the more sadness I find. All I know for sure is her name was Dayle. Even now, I do not know her last name since we all had it changed so many times. Her married name was Shirley thank-you . Catherine

Contact: Corky Knebel
29 Apr 1998

SMITH, Union Benoni/Benona, b 1 Jan 1864 from 'parts unknown' in Montana. He was mentioned in his Father's obituary of 1918 as being from Montana. The odd name and his birthdate were given in his Father's Civil War Pension Files. Perhaps he went by the name of 'Ben'? He died pre-1931. He is also said to have served with Torrey's Rough Riders in the Spanish American War, but haven't been able to find any records at the National Archives. Would like information on him if he's in any indexes, lists, etc. Also would like info on Torrey's Rough Riders. Thanks.

Contact: Beryl Browning
31 Jul 1998

I found a note in my mother's old files that said that some of my kinfolks, BOURGEOIS, moved to Montana. Does anyone know of this surname there? I would like to make contact if possible. Many thanks

Contact: Bonnie Sproul
24 May 1998

Theadore Adelbert SPROUL b. 1856 in OH and married to an Annie (last name unknown) had at least 2 children. One daughter named ALICE V. SPROUL b. abt. 1900 somewhere in MT. Looking for information and/or descendents of this family.

Contact: Todd W. Zimmerman
05 Sep 1998


I am seeking information on the descendants of Isabell (KERRAN) STUBBS, b. 5 Jan 1868 in IA. Was living in "the mountains of Montana" in 1907. Her parents were William and Mary (WHITLOCK) KERRAN.

Contact: Mary Sias
29 Jun 1998

I am researching my mothers family name of TAMS. A woman in England told me that a William P. Tams was known to have been in Montana.

There are two William P. Tams in the family originally from Virginia or West Virginia. The first William P. is listed in the 1860 census of Augusta Co VA, the 2nd would have been his son, he became an engineer, and with his brother Frazier owned coal fields in West Virginia in the early 1930's when I knew them. Can anyone tell me if the William P. Tams is one of the ones in Virginia? Will greatly appreciate any help you can give. Thank you!

Contact: Trish
20 Dec 1998


I have Thompsons in unknown part of Montana. Am searching for Frank W. Thompson, B. a 1898 in MT. By 1920 he was in Savannah GA. His parents were from NC or SC, and family history says they were missionaries. Frank supposedly had a twin brother.

Contact: Ann Moss
16 Sep 1998

1899 - 1970

Chester E. TRUBEY b Aug 1899 in MT, d May 1970 in CO, m Sarah Spurgeon. I'm looking for information on Chester's birth place, parents and siblings.

Contact: Frank Wenzel
18 Jan 1998

I have a Howard C. Wenzel b: Jun 1893 , MT to Robert E Wenzel b:Jan 1858 NY and Lillian Rapp Wenzel b:1871 NY. They left NY about 1886 and appeared in Los Angeles, CA about 1894. Seeking birthplace of Howard. Will exchange info. Thanks

Contact: Kay Dorneman
23 Jun 1998

1860 - 1890

John WERTS, the cool, quick-witted, frontiersman, entrepreneur of early Montana was teamed with Pete Ladusky once.
Find in Helena, Lewis & Clark County, plus central and eastern plains. What happened to him? Who was he? Does anyone know?

Contact: Carol Bayley
07 Sep 1998

1890 - 1910

My line Albert White born Germany 1884 naturalized 1896 married Elsie born MO lived in Montana about 1900. County unknown but daughter born 1908 and dau born 1909. Then moved on to Oregon. Any Info appreciated.

Contact: Jim Adams
04 Sep 1998

1872 - 1924

James Hazzard WOOD b. 7 Sept 1845 in Marion Co Mo. He wed Mary Ellen LAIR 29 Feb 1872, likely in Marion Co Mo. James Hazzard WOOD died 14 Feb 1924 in Montana. He was the son of David WOOD b.14 Sept 1814 in Tn & Jane Calvert KAYLOR b.20 Sept 1822 in Va. I suspect James moved to Montana very soon after marriage as there is no further info on him. The rest of his family is well documented.


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