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Following are news items pertaining to vital records appearing the the Stillwater "Enterprise" newspaper from June 1928-December 1930. At that time there were two "Enterprise" newspapers in the county, one in Absarokee and one in Columbus. The two were affiliated, but the legal newspaper for the county was located in Columbus. The following news items are from the Absarokee newspaper. The items are listed chronologically according to the date of the newspaper. The paper was published on Thursdays.
12 July 1928. Marriage Licenses issued - 7
July, Neal E. Trousdale and Clara E. Nelson, both of Billings; 9 July, John P.
Shoop, Fromberg, and Bola M. Vannice, Park City.
Birth - 2 July, daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Weatherspoon.
19 July 1928. Birth - 7 July, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Long.
26 July 1928. Marriage - Wesley W. Straight
and Vera Cochlin, both of Billings.
Birth, Wednesday night, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. E.B. Hall of Jack Stone creek.
2 August 1928. Marriage - at Livingston, July
20, Lola Weast, Absarokee, and Elling L. Hansen, Norris.
Marriage - at Laurel, July 24, Faye Hiner, formerly of Reed Point, and Robert Sewall.
Birth - a son Wednesday morning to Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Cook, Absarokee.
Marriage - July 3rd in Billings, Ned Yonce and Mildred McClure, both of Columbus.
30 August 1928. Marriage - last Saturday in
Livingston, Edwin Burkett, formerly of Absarokee, and Montana Sheaffer, both of
Marriage, August 22 at Laurel, Edna Brown of Roscoe and Ralph Ready. They will make their home in Cody, Wyoming.
13 September 1928. Birth - September 10, a
daughter, Patricia Ruth, to Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Miller.
Birth, September 7, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pierce.
20 September 1928. Marriage - Sunday evening, Albert J. Waddell and Zella J. Nielsen, both of Billings.
27 September 1928. Birth - Saturday, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Allen Ingersol of Roscoe.
4 October 1928. Birth - M.L. Gordon is smiling over the arrival of a nine pound boy at his house Monday. Mother and babe are fine.
18 October 1928. Birth - Mr. and Mrs. John
Walterman, Columbus, a baby girl.
Birth - Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Nomark, Columbus, a baby boy.
Birth - Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Wolfe of Park City, a baby boy.
Birth - Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Halty, Columbus, a baby boy.
8 November 1928. Marriage - W. Dean Bedford
and Miss Schumacher Saturday night in Billings. Both of Fiddler Creek.
Birth, Monday morning, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Altrogge.
15 November 1928. Marriage - Chris Branger, Roscoe, and Nellie Wigen, Absarokee, Thursday morning in Columbus.
22 November 1928. Marriage - Lottie Silly and Richard Dell, both of Luther, in Billings.
29 November 1928. Marriage - November 22 in
Billings, Angie Margando of Fishtail and Raymond D. Hartley, Chicago. The
couple will make their home in Cody, Wyoming.
Marriage - last Monday in Billings, Mina Lee and Columbus and James Taylor of Absarokee.
Divorce - Ralph Shoop from Margaret E. Shoop. They were married February 26, 1926 in Columbus.
Birth - last Thursday, a son to Mr. and Mrs. John Maloy.
Birth, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Thompson.
27 December 1928. Birth - Mr. and Mrs. Jack Metcalf, a son.
3 January 1929. Marriage - January 1, 1929, Rec. W.C. Lasater of Columbus and Anne Bloedau, Linton, North Dakota.
10 January 1929. Birth - Sunday, a daughter
to Mr. and Mrs. E.F. Osterhout, Absarokee.
Birth and death, infant son born Thursday to Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Carstens, Absarokee, died Friday night. Burial at Rosebud Cemetery.
17 January 1929. Birth - in Billings last Saturday, a daughter, Betty Lou, to Mr. and Mrs. H.A. Appleby.
24 January 1929. Birth - last Friday, a son
to Mr. and Mrs. Milner Hawkins.
Marriage, Margaret Arney, Absarokee, and Warren Rathbun, Fishtail.
31 January 1929. Death - last Monday, Mrs. Frank Harlan of Reed Point, heart trouble and hemorage of the lung.
7 February 1929. Marriage - Saturday,
February 2, Inga Gaustad, Absarokee, and Nick Gregerson, Wyoming. The couple
will make their home at Springtime.
Birth - a son, John Paul Shields, Jr., Wednesday morning, February 6, to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Shields, Mystic Lake.
21 February 1929. Birth - a daughter to Mr.
and Mrs. Van Harris last Saturday morning.
Birth - February 14, a son, Arthur James, to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Frink, Fromberg.
28 February 1929. Birth - a boy last Saturday
to Mr. and Mrs. Louis Flanagan, Spring Creek.
Death - two month old baby girl of Mr. and Mrs. B. Olson Tuesday morning. Burial in Glendive.
14 March 1929. Birth - a boy last week to Mr. and Mrs. Osmond Herrem, Butcher Creek.
21 March 1929. Birth - a son a week ago Tuesday to Mr. and Mrs. Sam Stokke, Roscoe.
28 March 1929. Marriage - Miss Bennie Serrette and Peter Winge, both of Stillwater Basin.
18 April 1929. Birth - a daughter Tuesday morning to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hertzler of Beehive.
25 April 1929. Death - infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Smith of Fishtail. Burial April 24 in East Rosebud Cemetery.
16 May 1929. Birth - May 9, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. George Kitchen.
30 May 1929. Birth - Sunday, a son to Mrs.
Birth - this Thursday morning, a son, Henry Jr., to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Yonce.
6 June 1929. Marriage - Monday in Billings,
Alice Maxwell of Fishtail and Wick Cook of Fishtail.
Marriage - Wednesday evening in Absarokee, Dorothy Madsen to Paul Henry Holm.
13 June 1929. Birth - to former county
residents Mr. and Mrs. Karl George, a girl in Phoenix, Arizona.
Marriage - last Wednesday morning, Beatrice Hoffman, White Beaver Creek, and Newall Johnson, Billings.
20 June 1929. Marriage - last Monday in
Billings, Virginia Baken, Absarokee, and Herman Shroeder, Billings.
Marriage - June 16, Bill Garoutte of Nye and Thelma Hawks of Limestone. Thelma is the youngest daughter of Jack Hawks. Bill is the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Garoutte.
Marriage - last Saturday in Columbus, Miss Helen Mysee and Floyd Hufford.
Marriage - Wednesday at Billings, Evelyn Hawks and Albert Johnson, both of Fishtail. Mother of the bride is Mrs. Charlie Hawks. Father of the groom is John Johnson.
27 June 1929. Death - Monday afternoon, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Knox of Columbus.
11 July 1929. Birth - Tuesday morning, a daughter
to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Riddle, in Absarokee.
Birth - Tuesday morning, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Mack Mason, in Absarokee.
18 July 1929. Birth - July 9, a daughter, Donna May, to Mr. and Mrs. James Ring of Helena. Mrs. Ring is known by Absarokee friends as Miss Helen Grey.
25 July 1929. Marriage - last Saturday in Billings, Helen Leeper, Absarokee, and James Davis. Miss Leeper is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Leeper.
1 August 1929. Birth - last Thursday in
Billings, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Sam Yonce of Fiddler Creek.
Marriage - last Saturday in Billings, Eva Dee Beers to Louis Fink. Miss Beers is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Beers of Fromberg.
22 August 1929. Marriage - George Madson, son
of Rev. and Mrs. J.E. Madson, Absarokee, and Frances Louise Coyne in Bozeman,
Marriage - Henry Eddy, Absarokee, and Mary Edith Roach, Columbus, July 17th in Miles City.
Marriage - Wednesday of last week at Columbus, Joyce Lahd, West Rosebud, and Hubert Becken, Big Timber. Mrs. Becken is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Lahd.
5 September 1929. Birth - September 3, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. H.C. Borland.
19 September 1929. Birth - September 5, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Homer Cooper of Dean.
26 September 1929. Birth - Tuesday afternoon,
a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. E.F. Hart. The baby lived only a short time.
Birth - Tuesday, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Homer Hiber of Absarokee.
10 October 1929. Marriage - Miss L. Pearson, of Absarokee, to Marvin (Dock) Louk last Saturday at Great Falls.
17 October 1929. Birth - October 9, a son to
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Jackson of Columbus.
Divorce requested - Mrs. Minnie Louis Mentch from John Mentch. The couple was married in 1912 and have four children.
Death - the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Hiber. Burial was last Tuesday.
24 October 1929. Marriage - at Red Lodge, Saturday, October 19, Edna Swanson, Sanders, Montana, and Roy Hudson of Grove Creek.
31 October 1929. Birth - Wednesday, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Leaverton of Beaver Creek.
21 November 1929. Marriage - November 5, at Grants Pass, Oregon, Miss Ethel Arney, formerly of Absarokee, to Hugh Porter, Medford, Oregon.
28 November 1929. Marriage - last Saturday in
Billings, Delilah M. Geiger, Absarokee, and Ralph Bishon, Columbus.
Marriage - November 23 in Billings, Ed Wilcox, Hardin, and Stella Henry, Billings.
13 December 1929. Birth - November 29, a daughter, Eva Margaret, to Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Peck of the upper Fishtail valley.
26 December 1929. Birth - this morning, a son
to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Lehner of Dean.
Birth - December 15, to Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Hertzler, Beehive.
Birth - December 20, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Joe Thatcher.
Birth - December 20, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Green of Columbus.
Birth - December 23, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Lehner of Beehive.
Birth - December 24, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Oakley Parker, Fishtail.
Birth - December 26, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Craig, Columbus.
Marriage - last Wednesday in Billings, Hazel Brown and Bennie Ericson, both of Roscoe.
2 January 1930. Marriage - Albert Hawks and
Miss Dotter, both of Nye.
Death - Harry H. Clemmons, well known farmer of Wheat Basin, who died last Thursday, was buried at Laurel Saturday afternoon.
24 January 1930. Birth - Tuesday morning, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shelley.
6 February 1930. Marriage - Monday evening, Vera Lay of Luther and Elmer Arthun of Butcher Creek.
20 February 1930. Birth - February 15, a
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Axel Peterson of Nye.
Birth, Saturday night - a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Warren Rathbun.
Marriage, February 20 - Ethel Weppler and Vernon Kenyon.
6 March 1930. Birth - March 8, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Green of Whitebird.
20 March 1930. Birth - Tuesday, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Oltrogge.
10 April 1930. Birth - Wednesday, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Kirchner of Absarokee.
1 May 1930. Birth - last Thursday, a son to
Mr. and Mrs. Grover Rickman of Dean.
Marriage - Clarice Baker, Absarokee, to Arthur Stout, Billings, last Saturday in Absarokee.
8 May 1930. Marriage - last Monday, May 5th, in Absarokee, Elizabeth Jensen, Dean, and George Hawks, Limestone.
29 May 1930. Marriage - May 17 in Harlowton, Miss Cleo Copple of Billings and George Weppler, Absarokee.
26 June 1930. Birth - last Thursday noon, a
daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bishop.
Marriage - Thursday, June 12, Nellie Benson of Hardin to George Overbo, Absarokee. The marriage took place at Parkman, Wyoming.
3 July 1930. Marriage - last Tuesday in
Billings, Selma Johnson of West Rosebud to Claude Kenfield of Reed Point.
Marriage - Edgar Arthur and Letha Garoutte of Nye.
10 July 1930. Birth - July 2, a girl to Mr.
and Mrs. Louis Lehner.
Death - C.T. Busha, pioneer of Montana and Sweet Grass county died at his home at Big Timber last Sunday. For the past several years Mr. Busha had purchased wool for a Boston wool firm and was well known to all the sheepgrowers in southern and eastern Montana. In the early days of Sweet Grass county he was engaged in the hardware business.
31 July 1930. Birth - a fortnight ago, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Zaglow of Dean.
21 August 1930. Birth - August 3rd, a
daughter to Mr. and Mrs. E.D. Halliwill of Sumner, Michigan.
Marriage - July 15 in Vancouver, Washington, Ruth Margaret Potts to John Vermilye Potter.
11 September 1930. Marriage - last Saturday, Lorraine Huff of Spring Creek and Vernon Weast, Absarokee.
18 September 1930. Birth - September 10 - a son to Mr. and Mrs. Peter Winge.
2 October 1930. Birth - Monday, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Bess of Dean.
9 October 1930. Birth - Wednesday morning, a
son to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bare.
Marriage, 25 September, Mrs. Sevilla Helfrich, Jackstone Hill community, to William A. Campbell, Woodward, OK. The ceremony took place in Billings.
16 October 1930. Birth - Tuesday morning in
Absarokee, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Bennett.
Birth - Monday morning in Absarokee, a daughter, Gloria Marie, to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Moloy.
30 October 1930. Marriage - last Friday in
Billings, Emma Arthun and Cornelius Ostrum.
Death, October 12 in Superior, Nebraska, former Columbus resident Thomas Drew.
20 November 1930. Birth - A son to Mr. and
Mrs. Raleigh Keller.
Birth - November 14, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Kenyon.
Birth - October 31 in Seattle, WA, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Travis. Mrs. Travis was former resident Florence Hawks.
4 December 1930. Birth - in Absarokee, a boy
to Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Holtz.
Birth, Tuesday evening, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Orin Stewart of Laurel.
11 December 1930. Birth - December 8, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Alva George of Roscoe.
18 December 1930. Birth - in Absarokee, a son
to Mr. and Mrs. Van Harris.
Birth - this morning in Absarokee, a son, to Mr. and Mrs. Yount of Volney Creek.
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