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Sweet Grass County, Montana, Vitals
1895


Compiled by Joan Shurtliff

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This is an abstraction/ transcription of vital records - birth, marriage, divorce, death - that appeared in Montana, for the most part Big Timber Pioneer newspaper in 1895. If the information is from a different newspaper, but appeared in the Pioneer, that newspaper will be listed. If additional information appears in the news item, (FS) will appear at the end of the item. This means that the full news item or story has been copied. Transcribed and copied information submitted to the Crazy Mountain Museum in Big Timber by 1 July 2008. Copies can be obtained by contacting the Museum staff.

In these transcriptions, the spelling of names and locations is as it appears in the newspapers.

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1895 Big Timber Pioneer

Birth - 3 Jan. 1895, p. 5 c. 1. Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Hall are now the proud and happy parents of a daughter, the little miss having arrived into this world on Saturday night.

Marriage - 3 Jan. 195, p. 5 c. 2. Marriage - Mr. Harry L. Raiff and Miss Della Cellars, last evening at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. H.O. Kellogg. (FS)

Birth - 17 Jan. 1895, p. 5 c. 2. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. S.A. Perrine, on Monday morning and in consequence they rejoice.

Marriage - 24 Jan. 1895, p. 5 c. 2. Married - On Tuesday, Jan. 15, 1895, at St. Paul, Minn., and by Rev. J.J. Keane, Mr. O.B. Nevin and Miss Marion Tintinger, both of this section, were united in marriage. The happy couple took the train shortly after the ceremony and arrived here Friday morning, being now happily domiciled at the ranch of the groom on Sweetgrass.

Marriage - 24 Jan. 1895, p. 5 c. 2. Ed. L. Holliday of Martinsdale, and Miss Teresa L. Tintinger of Sweetgrass, went up to Livingston from this place on Monday morning. Monday afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Ed. L. Holliday returned.

Marriage - 24 Jan. 1895, p. 5 c. 2. On the 20th inst., in the hotel parlor of Lamb Bros. at Melville, Park county, Montana, in the presence of a few select friends, Mr. Wm. McMahon and Miss Louise C. Dahl, all of Melville. Justice W.G. Strong officiating.

Marriage - 28 Feb. 1895, p. 5 c. 1. Andrew O. Forsythe of Howie, and Miss Jennie Wheaton of this place, were married at Livingston on Tuesday.

Birth - 28 Feb. 1895, p. 5 c. 2. A 9 pound daughter arrived in the home of Mr. and Mrs. C.T. Busha, on Tuesday morning.

Death - 28 Feb. 1895, p. 5 c. 3. The infant child of W.A. Wilber, who resides about two miles from town on the east side of the Boulder, died Tuesday and was buried in the cemetery at this place yesterday.

Marriage - 7 Mar. 1895, p. 5 c. 1. A wedding took place last Thursday evening, the principals thereto being Martin Stephens and Mrs. Mary T. Dooley. The ceremony was performed by Justice J.E. Rees at this residence.

Marriage - 14 Mar. 1895, p. 5 c. 3. Married - On 8 March 1895, Mr. John H. Frost of Deer creek and Miss Amelia LaDu of Fish creek, all within the boundary of the new County of Sweetgrass, Justice W.G. Strong officiating. (FS)

Marriage - 21 Mar. 1895, p. 5 c. 2. Wm. H. Budd and Miss Carrie Duff, both of this place, were married at the parsonage of the Methodist church in Livingston on Tuesday, Rev. John Hosking officiating.

Death - 4 Apr. 1895, p. 5 c. 1. The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Booth, who live east of the Boulder, died Monday and was buried in the cemetery here on Tuesday.

Marriage - 11 Apr. 1895, p. 5 c. 1. A marriage license was issued by Clerk of the Court Skillman on April 4th, to Frederick L. Baker and Annie Peterson.

Death - 18 Apr. 1895, p. 5 c. 2. The infant son, aged 3 months, of Mr. and Mrs. A.R. Pratt died last evening. The funeral will take place this afternoon.

Marriage - 2 May 1895, p. 5 c. 3. Mrs. William Anderson, sister of Marshall brothers, former residents of Melville and Hunter Hot Springs, eloped a few days ago from her home on Mission Creek, with a man named Eldridge who arrived in this state a few months ago from Salt Lake, Utah, and was largely instrumental in starting a lodge of the Maccabees in Livingston. Mrs. Anderson left a kind husband and several children and is believed to be with her consort in Wyoming.

Death - 9 May 1895, p. 5 c. 1. The infant child, aged about one year, of Mr. and Mrs. Mat Grasfield, who reside on Swamp Creek, died Friday morning and was buried in the cemetery at this place Saturday.

Divorce - 9 May 1895, p. 5 c. 3. District Court - Hans Rudd vs. Cristena Rudd. Default of defendant entered and decree of divorce granted.

Death - 16 May 1895, p. 5 c.1. Mrs. Jacob Erickson, who resided on Horse creek, near the East Boulder, died Saturday. The funeral took place from the residence of her brother-in-law, Ed Erickson, in this place, Sunday afternoon the remains being interred in the Big Timber cemetery.

Birth - 23 May 1895, p. 5 c. 1. Born - To Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Simmons, May 17, a daughter, Bessie Evelyn.

Death - 23 May 1895, p. 5 c. 1. Lois, aged 16, daughter of T.G. Shipton who resides on the East Boulder, died on Wednesday, the 15th, the cause of death being inflammation of the bowels. The funeral took place of Thursday, the remains being laid to rest in the Big Timber cemetery.

Marriage - 23 May 1895, p. 5. The ceremony binding together Miss Sarah C. Morris of London, Eng., and River S. Brown of Big Elk, was performed Saturday in this city by Justice O.M. Lanphear.

Death - 30 May 1895, p. 5 c. 3. Death of Krajnok - John Krajnok, the Bohemian miner who was injured last Thursday morning by the cars, died Friday evening. He was injured internally, and while conscious until the end, suffered great agony from his injuries. No word was heard from his relatives or friends and he was buried in the cemetery at this place Saturday at county expense, Rev. Hannah and a few citizens of Big timber performing the last sad rites, for one who was a stranger in a strange land lived, suffered and died.

Death - 30 May 1895, p. 5 c. 4. He Fell Down Dead - Leopold Scranier, Tuesday morning while working on the railroad at Grey Cliff. The funeral took place from the section house with burial in the railroad right-of-way. (FS)

Death - 6 June 1895, p. 1 c. 5. Was it murder or suicide? - Death of Silas Van Wagner, a carpenter aged 45-55. His body was found on White Beaver creek. (FS)

Death - 6 June 1895, p. 5 c. 2. Word has been received here of the death of John Gara, a former resident. Gara has been living at Bozeman for some months and was a wheat buyer for the Bozeman Milling Co. Last week he was thrown off a horse and badly injured, death resulting Sunday.

Death - 6 June 1895, p. 5 c. 3. The second child of Thomas Egeland, died yesterday morning from pneumonia. She was about 4 years of age and a very bright child. The funeral will take place at 2 o'clock this afternoon.

Birth - 13 June 1895, p. 5 c. 1. H.O.C. Andrews and wife, who reside near McLeod, are rejoicing over the birth, Friday morning, of a daughter.

Death - 20 June 1895, p. 5 c. 2. Died - At 12:30 p.m., today, James S. Budd, of a stroke. Deceased was 47 years, 9 months and 27 days. Funeral to take place tomorrow. (FS)

Death- 27 June 1895, p. 3 c. 3. Died - Ruth, the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Hall, aged 5 months and 29 days, died at 1:30 this morning, cause of death being tuberculous. It was an exceeding bright, winsome baby and her death comes as a shock to the bereaved parents, to whom the sincere and heartfelt sympathies of all are extended. The funeral will take place tomorrow, Friday, at 10 a.m., from the residence.

Marriage - 27 June 1895, p. 3 c. 3. Married - Allen-Little - At the residence of Mrs. W.Y. Fisher, on Tuesday evening, June 25th, 1895, the Rev. J.W. Hannah officiating, Harry C. Allen and Bessie M. Little.

Marriage - 4 July 1895, p. 5 c. 2. Married - July 1, Hugh Morrow and Mentie Cellars at the home of H.O. Kellogg, with Rev. W.J. Hannah officiating. (FS)

Death - 18 July 1895, p. 5 c. 3. Died - Hazel Yule, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. G. Armstrong, aged about 22 months, died last evening at seven o'clock, after an illness of several weeks, resulting from a complication of diseases. The funeral will take place at 2 o'clock this afternoon from the residence.

Birth - 1 Aug. 1895, p. 5 c. 1. Mr. and Mrs. C.G. Brown were made happy Friday by the arrival into their home of a boy.

Marriage - 8 Aug. 1895, p. 5 c. 2. Married - On Wednesday evening, A.E. Snook and Miss E. Oliver of Chatham, Ont. (FS)

Divorce - 8 Aug. 1895, p. 5 c. 3. Divorce - Effie M. Gros and George Gros.

Divorce - 15 Aug. 1895, p. 5 c. 3. Divorce - Mrs. Clara Fisher and W.Y. Fisher. Mrs. Fisher given custody of daughter, Grace.

Marriage - 22 Aug. 1895, p. 1 c. 5. Newsy Notes From Nye - Mr. John Hudson and Mrs. Malinda Stewart were married at Billings, the 4th inst. A reception followed by a dance was tendered the happy couple at their home in Fishtail on the 7th inst.

Marriage - 22 Aug. 1895, p. 5 c. 3. Married - On Sunday afternoon, August 18, 1895, Mr. W.W. Fell of Big Timber, and Miss Florence Taylor, of Springdale were joined in the holy bonds of matrimony, Rev. W.J. Hannah officiating. The happy young couple are living in the Anderson residence on First Avenue.

Death - 5 Sept. 1895, p. 4 c. 2. Post: W.H. Redfield died Thursday at the residence of F.J. Redfield, on the Boulder, aged 74 years. He was an old timer in Livingston having come to this city in 1884. For a number of years he was justice of the peace for this precinct. He was an old soldier and a member of the G.A.R. post. The funeral was held Saturday afternoon from the Congregational Church and was largely attended by members of the G.A.R. and other friends. The funeral took place at Mountain View Cemetery. Mr. Redfield leaves a married daughter at Cokedale and four sons in this city.

Births - 12 Sept. 1895, p. 4 c. 2. All boys - On Aug. 30th a son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Norman J. Armstrong.

P.4 c. 2. On Saturday Aug. 31st, the same event occurred in the home of Mr. and Mrs. C.F. Stocker on Sweetgrass.

P.4 c. 2. Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Wagner also rejoiced Tuesday, Sep. 2d. over the birth of a boy into their home on the Boulder.

P.4 c. 2. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Clouse were made happy about two weeks ago over the birth of a son in their home.

Birth - 26 Sept. 1895, p. 5 c. 1. Mr. and Mrs. T.A. Kellogg are the proud and happy parents of a son, who arrived on Monday.

Marriage - 26 Sept. 1895, p. 5 c. 2. A marriage license was granted yesterday by District Clerk Skillman to Harry Ertberg and Francis Bishop of Rosebud.

Marriage - 26 Sept. 1895, p. 5 c. 2. Ben Rostum, an old-timer in this country and who has been back at his old home in Norway for the last two years, arrived in Melville a few days ago. Mr. Rostum was married while away and his wife remains in the old country until he decides whether to locate in Montana or go back to Norway to live.

Death - 3 Oct. 1895, p. 1 c. 4. News From Nye - During the storm of last Saturday an old man by the name of Chany perished in the snow. He and his nephew, a cripple, and another man attempted to reach a cabin near Hubbel's camp, when within a half mile of the cabin, Mr. Chany became so exhausted that he sat down, telling the others to go and get a fire started, and that he would follow after he rested. They went on, and Mr. Cheny not appearing, in the morning, they went back to look for him, and found him dead where they had left him. He leaves a crippled wife, and one son about 15.

Birth - 3 Oct. 1895, p. 5 c. 1. A son was born Tuesday morning into the household of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Dundas.

Death - 3 Oct. 1895, p. 5 c. 1. It turns out that the right name of Harris Fargo, who has been residing at Hunter's Hot Springs for the past several years and who recently committed suicide at that place, was Horace Fenton and that he was wanted at Cleveland, Ohio, for wife murder.

Death - 10 Oct. 1895, p. 5 c. 1. The infant child, aged eighteen months, of Edward Erickson, died Friday afternoon. The funeral took place Saturday.

Birth - 24 Oct. 1895, p. 5 c. 3. A little daughter arrived into the home of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. H. Webster near Hunter's Hot Springs, on Tuesday, the 22nd.

Death - 7 Nov. 1895, p. 5 c. 4. Death - Nov. 3rd, 1895, Estine, wife of Dr. John H. Moore, aged 30 years, 10 month and one day, of consumption. (FS)

Marriage - 21 Nov. 1895, p. 5 c. 4. A marriage license was issued Saturday by District Clerk Skillman to Chas. Morris and Alice Ellison. Col. 5 - They were married Saturday evening at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Davis on Big Timber creek.

Death - 28 Nov. 1895, p. 5 c. 5. Died - Agnes, aged eight months, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob L. Raystad, died at an early hour Sunday morning at the home of her parents on Big Timber creek. The funeral took place yesterday from the Congregational church, with the services and ceremonies of the Lutheran church, the Rev. Pederson of Melville officiating.

Marriage - 26 Dec. 1895, p. 5 c. 4. On Monday, the 23rd, at the residence of District Clerk Skillman, Mr. Ben. S. Hollopeter of this city and Miss Annie Wetzel of Oxford, Indiana, were united in the bonds of matrimony, the ceremony being performed by Rev. Hannah. The bride having arrived here Sunday morning from her eastern home was met here by Mr. Hollopeter, who resides on a fine place six miles south of here.

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