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Yellowstone County Biographies

Orson B. Prickett

County Commissioner


Monday, May 28, 2012

Orson was the son of Milton Everett Prickett and Regina M. Bruss, both born in Marion Co., Indiana. He married Mary Emma Townsend. She was the daughter of Alphus Townsend and Lydia Haggard, both from Ohio.

Orson was born in Marion Co., Indiana on 16 Aug 1866. He died in Billings on 12 Jan 1937, and is buried in Mountview Cemetery. He joined the Pioneers of Eastern Montana on 26 September 1907[1]. He arrived in Montana on May 15, 1882.

[1] The certificate of his joining the Pioneers of Eastern Montana is in the Montana Room at Parmly Billings Library. The Webmaster retains a copy.

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