Queries Archive




Dennis Radford Date sent: Sun, 14 Feb 1999 20:16:14 -0700 (MST)
I am searching for any information about John BUTLER. His wife was Theresa KEHOE. I was told that he was postmaster in Glendive in the late 1800's and early 1900's.

His children were Mary Theresa BUTLER, b 1887, Marcella BUTLER, Art BUTLER, Albert BUTLER, and William BUTLER. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Barbara CARTER PADGITT Date sent: Sat, 6 Feb 1999 12:57:40 -0700 (MST)
Researching my KEY family. Benjaman Finley KEY moved to Glendive, Dawson, MT about 1909 or so and then moved to Houston, Harris, TX 1922. Benjaman's daughter Hattie Irene KEY had married Joseph Edward BREWER in Russellville, AR 2 April 1908. Irene's sister, Florence Etiole KEY married Guy E. HALL at the same time with a double wedding. Irene and Joe had a daughter, Elizabeth Jo BREWER born 26 Aug 1911 in Glendive, but they were divorced either before the birth or right after. have not been able to locate a record of that divorce. Irene then married Earl Alexander RICHEY 22 April 1917 in Miles City MT. They had a daughter (my mother) Dorothy Emogene RICHEY born in Glendive, MT 1 April 1918. Guy & Florence KEY HALL stayed in Montana and raised their family of Ruth L b. 4 May 1911. Ruth married Frank Meissner 26 Feb 1935 in Terry, Prarie MT. Guy & Florence HALL'son was Carl  B.

I have a cousin, son of Bud that I correspond with on this part of the family. Florence & Irene's maternal grandparents were "Count" Puluski & Salina Amanda BELL KLEIN. Salina died 24 Feb 1935 in Glendive MT, but she had a sister, Rebecca BELL who married a John KIMBALL (do not know where or when. Rebecca died 25 July 1939 in Billings MT. I have more information on these families, but need to fill gaps and there are other surnames involved that I would like to find out about also. CUMMINGS, YOUNG, WEAVER, SCHRUMPF

On the CUMMINGS line, Adah L. KLEIN married James R. CUMMINGS about 1902-1905 in LaCrosse WI, but she died in 1958 in Glendive, MT.

Tami L Murphy Date sent: Mon, 25 Jan 1999 21:00:36 -0700 (MST)
Looking for information on Dennis James Murphy B:Abt 1859 Wisconsin. Died 12 Jan 1915 Glendive, Mt.. Cecelia McCAFFERTY B: Abt 1859 Glendive, Mt.. Children of the two above Hugh James MURPHY, Marie MURPHY, Alex MURPHY were all born in Glendive, MT.

Starla Nicholson Date sent: Fri, 22 Jan 1999 13:55:47 -0700 (MST)
I am trying to locate my Birth Parents. In 1959, in the town of Glendive I was adopted. I was born 5-27-55. Elizabeth and Hans LAB were my parents. Am not certain about their first names. He was supposed to be a musician. I remember living above or near a Bar.

Anthony Mark Kovarik Date sent: Fri, 18 Dec 1998 00:07:09 EST
Kovarik, Antone. I'm trying to collect to information about my great grandfather who homeaded in Dawson county about 1911. They had a homestead straight down the road from a one room school I beleive about 25 miles from Circle and his son had 3 children, George, Valsta and Romona.

Ronette Stewart Date sent: Sun, 13 Dec 1998 04:25:34 EST
My name is Ronette Stewart. I am researching my family tree. My great great grandparents Joe and Annie Hanks Morse were from Paxton, Illinois. They had 4 children. Joe and Annie Morse and at least 2 of their children, their sons lived in Glendive Montana and operated a business there. Their 2 sons: 1) George Morse, b1878, d Oct 1900 of a self inflicted gunshot wound. I believe he is buried somewhere near Glendive Montana. 2) Austin Morse married Loretta Galliger while he was living in or near Glendive Montana. They had at least 1 child born while living there, a son, born in early 1918. I believe Austin and his family later moved to Washington. Any information you could give me about the Morse family would be most appreciated. Thank you.

Pat Jorgensen Date sent: Wed, 4 Nov 1998 20:59:09 -0700 (MST)
Hello! I am helping a Norwegian cousin of my husband to find the stories of the Hansen/Larsen/Jorgensen family who came to America early in the 1900s. She is looking for the descendants of Sandra Regina Hansen SVENVOLD, born August 29, 1887 in Vaag, Norway. She had a son Harold Svenvold, who lived in Montana (probably Dawson County) and Renton, WA. Grete has a lot of information on the family in Norway to share. Thank you.

Henri de Montpellier Date sent: Fri, 30 Oct 1998 09:42:05 -0700
de Montpellier, Caldwell
One of My ancestor's was André-Paul de Montpellier. He was born in Annevoie (Belgium) in 1874 and he died in Glendive (Montana) in 1935. He married in Glendive Sarah-Mabel Caldwell the 28/12/1931. I don't if there are child or children. Any information at all would be very much appreciated! If you have any information, please e-mail me directly:

Kim FOLTZ Date sent: Thu, 29 Oct 1998 23:45:14 -0700 (MST)
Seeking John and Charles EUTSLER who relocated to the Fairview area in 1902 from Iowa. John's wife was Mary Staley and they had one son, Warren, born in IA. Their parents names were John & Elizabeth (Sarah) and they had 9 siblings, all born in OH. Anyone researching this EUTSLER line please contact me.

Patti MURRAY Tue, 1 Sep 1998 22:21:30 -0600 (MDT)
William Oliver HESS was born July 6, 1866 in Humboldt Co., IA. He married Blanch TULL, date unknown, William died in Glendive, Dawson Co., MT in November 1952 after having lived there several years. William and Blanche had a daughter, Geneva HESS who married a REEVES and lived in Portland, OR. Would Like any information on the HESS family.

Pat Darling Thu, 13 Aug 1998 20:24:47 -0600 (MDT)
My gr. grandfather, Alexander P. Ayotte, was Deputy US Marshall in Dawson Co. from 1880 to 1887; also Post Master at Ridgelawn, and ran a half-way house there, half-way between Glendive and Fort Peck. His son-in-law, Wm. W. Mabee, was editor of the Glendive Times. His son, Leon Ayotte, rode "sleepy Eye" in a horse race ca 1885. Anyone with information or pictures on this area and time-frame, please contact me. I am writing a story of the life of Alex Ayotte.

Donna Randall Sun, 26 Jul 1998 19:16:58 -0600 (MDT)
Searching for PHILLIPS ancestors in Glendive, Dawson Co., MT. I am searching for my ggrandfather's wherabouts after moving to Glendive. He was b 1852 in IL, m CLARA J. HERRICK 10/30/1879, St. James, Watonan Co., MN. She was b 1859 in MN; I am looking for ancestors and if he died in Glendive or moved on with the Railroad. He worked for the Northern Pacific Railroad (moved to Glendive sometime after son Herbert was brn in 1882) but I do not know exact date of move to Glendive, if or when they moved on, or if He and Clara died there.

Kim Foltz Wed, 1 Jul 1998 19:24:27 -0600 (MDT)
Seeking ALLEN lines in Dawson County. Especially information on my gg grandfather, (James) Joseph ALLEN ("JJ"), b 1837 in PA. m. Sarah E Wright in 1866 at Topeka, KS. and they went to MT over the Bozeman Trail. Settled first in "western" MT til 1877; then to mouth of Big Horn on Yellowstone, then in 1880 to @ Glendive area (where he helped form the township of Glendive). Was in newspaper business, Justice of Peace 1880. He and Sarah had 11 children - known: Orfina, Thomas, William R., Joseph, Maggie, Frank, Sophia, Mattie, and Francis, my g-g-grandmother (b 1883 in Glendive). Is anyone researching these families? Am looking for descendants as well as ancestors. Any info appreciated!

Dicksie May Tue, 14 Apr 1998 16:07:15 -0700 (PDT)
I am researching the COLLINS family from Dawson County Montana. Cora A. COLLINS was born in 1899 at Glendive, Dawson, Montana. She married Martin THEDIN, who had relatives living at Savage, Richland, Montana in 1949. Is anyone researching the COLLINS family from Dawson, Montana? Would love to correspond with anyone researching this name.

Marjorie Priser Thu, 26 Mar 1998 14:59:45 -0700 (MST)
Anthony Perry Fairbanks and Flora Stoner were supposedly married in Glendive, Dawson County MT on July 2, 1910. Is there someone who could confirm this date for me, at your convenience. All I really want is a book and page number. Thank you so very much.

D. Spellman Thu, 19 Mar 1998 20:06:22 -0700 (MST)
Charles Wesley CARTER b1887 in Iowa d1918 Gelndive during flu epidemic. Married Helen Marie FREDERICK 1912, St. Julians Catholic Church, Glendive. Her parents were Peter died 1944 and Mary CARROLL FREDERICK d1931. Children of Charles and Helen - Frances Irene,Mary Evelyn and Charlotte Dorothy CARTER. Thanks for any help you may be able to give.

Rich Coutu Wed, 18 Feb 1998 22:02:06 -0700 (MST)
I am looking for information on the Schryver family who had a large homestead in Glendive in 1893 Joe Schryver was the head od the family and by the 1900 census the farm was handed down to his second eldest son Frederick.

Bill Guiel Fri, 13 Feb 1998 14:39:34 EST
I am looking for information on Linda May Knuth. Born 5\14\1887. Glendive. Dawson, Mont. Married Jacob Holgate Guiel. No marriage date.

Carla Dooley Sun, 30 Nov 1997 14:23:41 -0800
Hello ! I am writing to sumit my surnames for Richland county, and Dawson county. I am researching the "Dooley's, and Davis's , and also "Mathes", and Medlin . I am the granddaughter of William Harley (Bid) & Edna Dina (Mathes) Dooley, and great granddaughter of Samuel & Deborah (Davis) Dooley. My great grandparent's came to Mondak in "1910-1911".

Mary Frost Akers
I am researching the family of Charles and Cora (Morelock) FROST who moved to Montana around 1916 from Adair Co., Missouri. Charles died in 1949 and Cora in 1963. I have heard that their early history is in a book called:Home Range:Elm Dale Community and area. They had three sons, Clarence, Lon and Ralph Frost. I would like a copy of the story in the Home Range book, if possible, and it would be great to find obituaries, especially of Charles Frost, as I am trying to find the names of his parents and brothers and sisters.

Bev Velvick Zuerlein Fri Oct 3 17:49:50 1997
Looking for relatives with the surname VELVICK. Known to have lived in Dawson and Ravali counties. One of the given names is Frank. Any and all Velvicks are related, so if you know one he/she is a relative of mine. THANKS!

Jim Richards
I am looking for any information on Charles Hilliard who worked as a barber in Glendive abt the turn of the 19th century.

Joan Watson
Have information on PIKE LANDUSKY married to JULIA DESSERY line of Landusky, Mt., Phillips Co. in what was then part of Chouteau and Dawson Counties. They were married in Maiden, (Fergus Co.) MT by Pone McPartlin (said to be the first marriage there). Would like any information on decendants as well as ancestors.

Penni Fox
BERTIE PAUL MONSON - b. 1886-7 - lived in Glendive, Montana in 1925. Note Paul is her maiden surname (daughter of Martha Hall PAUL). Any information on Bertie and her family would be greatly appreciated. I have information on her heritage and would like to share with decendants. I found her name on the estate of her grandfather Wharton Hall which said she was 37 years old (in 1925) so she would have been born in 1887 or 1888 possibly in Minnesota. It lists in the estate that she lived in Glendive, Montana. I am hoping to find decendants as I have much to share on this line. The only other family survivors on the estate was my grandmother and her brother.

Ronald L. Kyes Mon Jun 16 07:18:33 1997
SARGENT, KS Searching for additional info on marriage record for Frederick H. SARGENT and Julia KYES who were married 25 Nov. 1885 at Glendive, Dawson Co. Any help on this search will be greatly appreciated!

Nedra Darnell Sun Apr 27 07:38:15 1997
I am looking for further identifying information on John A TISDALE and Kate POWERS married in Mingusville, County of Dawson, Territory of Montana on May 11, 1886. (In 1895, Mingusville became Wibaux, which is now in the county of Wibaux. The ceremony was performed by Cyrl Pauwelyn, a Catholic priest, and witnessed by John John Brunett and Mary POWERS. I would appreciate any information or suggestions. Thank you.

Glen Mader Mon Feb 17 11:39:53 1997
I am looking for information regarding Fred Gahagan. He was of Irish descent and was born about 1891. I believe he lived in Glendive, MT. and was a brakeman on the railroad in 1917-18

J.R. Dick Doebler Tue Jan 7 18:01:24 1997
Searching for birthplace of father named John Henry Doebler. Homesteaded on Cedar Creek in Dawson, Prairie or Wibaux Counties. Place of death was Glendive, MT.

Marilyn Gronseth Moen Thu, Feb 27 1997
HAUGSE: I am searching for information on Nils Larsen HAUGSE. He was born in Bleye Indre, Ullensvang, Kinzervig, Søndre Bergenhuus Norway. He married Annie Severson, probably in Iowa or South Dakota. His father was Lars Jonson HAUSO and his mother Guro Nilsd LUTRO. Nils Larsen HAUGSE had these children: Adolph, Mabel, Gina, Lawrence and Norman. Mabel HAUGSE was my husband's grandmother. I have information that Nils Larsen HAUGSE died in Glendive, Montana in 1929. His parents also were in U.S. I believe but I do not know where. Any information would be appreciated.

Anne K. Maruhn Fri Jan 17 08:11:24 1997
JIMISON: Would like to contact anyone doing research on the Jimison family in Dawson Co, MT.


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