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List of Pioneers, 1907-8-9 Surnames D-J

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DALY, Mrs. Hugh. Born in Ireland in 1835. Came to Virginia City in 1864. Died October 12, 1907.
DAVIDSON, Ausalem J. Born in Missouri in 18143. Came to Virginia City in 1863. Occupation, merchant. Died in Pocatello, Idaho, October 24, 1909.
DAVIS, Thomas M. Born in Georgia in 1849. Came to Virginia City in 1864. Engaged in mining. Died at Avon, February 24, 1909.
DEEGAN, John. Born in Ireland in 1830. Came to Montana in the '60 's. Died in Deer Lodge, February 6, 1909.
DELGARD, Joseph. Came to Montana in the '60 's. Died in Great Falls, July 24, 1909.
DEMPSEY, Robert M. Came to the Bitter Root Valley about 1857. Was a scout. Died near Twin Bridges, January 12. 1909.
DE WITT, W. W. Born in New York City in 1838. Came to Helena in 1866. Died at Lewistown, July 30, 1908.
DODGE, Benjamin F. Born in Maine in 1836. Came to Montana in 1866. Died in South Boulder, June 3, 1909.
DONAHEY, A. P. Born in Iowa in 1847. Came to Montana in 1865. Engaged in mining. Died April 27, 1909, in Deer Lodge.
DONOVAN, Patrick. Came to Montana in 1861. Died in Missoula, April 24, 1909.
DORRELL, James W. Came to Alder Gulch in 1863 or '64. Died October 28, 1908.

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ELLIS, John J. Born in Illinois in 1844. Came to Virginia City in 1864. Occupation, stock grower. Died in San Diego, California, February 8, 1909.
EMERY, William. Born in North Carolina in 1830. Came to Montana in 1866. Died December 20, 1907, at Rock Creek.
ENGLISH, Mrs. James. Came to Montana in 1865. Died in the Prickly Pear Valley, March 29, 1909.
ESTES, Simeon. Born in Lewistown, Maine, in 1834. Came to Montana in 1863 with the Fisk expedition. Died in Dillon, May 16, 1909.
EVANS, William J. Born in South Wales in 1828. Came to Bannack in 1863. Was a freighter. Died June 7, 1908, in Deer Lodge Valley.

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FEHRING, Mrs. Frank. Came to Biven's Gulch in the '60 's. Died February 5, 1907, at Adobetown.
FERGUSON, Judge E. M. Came to Montana in 1864. Died in New Chicago, December 23, 1908.
FIELDS, Robert. Came to Montana in 1863. Died in Townsend, November, 1909.
FINLEY, Stephen. Born in Missouri in 1833. Came to Montana in 1866 or '67. Died November 26, 1908.
FOOTE, George B. Born at Canton, New York, in 1838. Came to Last Chanch Gulch in 1864. Profession, attorney. Died in Helena, October 13, 1908.
FORD, Mrs. D. A. Born in 1826. Came to Montana in the '60 's. Died in Great Falls, October 6, 1907.
FOSTER, A. H. Born in Pennsylvania in 1835. Came to Montana in the early '60 's. Died in Boulder, September 17, 1907.
FRANKLIN, B. Born in New York in 1834. Came to Montana in 1863. Occupation, mining. Died in Deer Lodge, November 13, 1907.
FURLONG, Moses. Born in 1831. Came to Montana in 1866. Followed draying business. Died in Helena, February 27, 1907.

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GILLESPIE, David. Born in Ireland in 1835. Came to Alder Gulch in 1863. Engaged in mining. Died August 17, 1908, at Butte.
GLOYD, Alfred E. Born in Wisconsin in 1842. Came to Montana in the early '60 's. Died in Iowa, June 23, 1909.
GORHAM, Richard T. Born in Missouri in 1832. Came to Montana in 1864. Occupation, mining. Died August 7, 1907.
GRINSELL, Edward. Born in Ireland in 1831. Came to Alder Gulch in 1863. Engaged in mining. Died in Butte, January 10, 1907.

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HAMILTON, Benjamin S. Born in Ohio in 1845. Came to Montana in 1864. Died in the Gallatin Valley, October 29, 1909.
HAMILTON, William T. Born in England in 1822. Came to Fort Owen in 1858. Was Indian trader and trapper. Died in Billings, May 25, 1908.
HARDENBEOOKE, Mrs. M. Came to Montana in 1866. Died January 7, 1907.
HAYDEN, Samuel. Came to Montana in the early '60 's. Died at Silver Star, April 1, 1908.
HEDGES, Cornelius. Born in Westfield, Massachusetts, in 1831. Came to Montana in 1864. Profession, lawyer. Member Constitutional Convention, 1884. Member several Legislatures. Superintendent of Public Instruction, 1872-8, 1883-5. Died in Helena, April 29, 1907.
HEFFNER, William H. Born in Germany in 1838. Came to Montana in 1867. Died at Warm Springs, April 1, 1907.
HERMSMEYER, Fred. Came to Alder Gulch in 1864. Occupation, placer miner. Died at Sheridan, July 25, 1907.
HICKEY, Michael A. Born in St. Lawrence County, New York, in 1836. Came to Montana in 1866. Was locator of the famous Anaconda mine at Butte. Died in Butte, January 28, 1909.
HOGAN, Dion J. Came to Montana in 1865, located near Augusta. Was engaged in stock raising. Died in Helena, April 24, 1908.
HOLEHAN, Patrick. Came to Montana in 1863. Died in California, March 14, 1909.
HOLLAND, Eli. Born in Alabama in 1820. Came to Montana in 1865. Located near Philipsburg and was one of the discoverers of the Granite Mountain mine. Died September 24, 1908.
HOLMES, J. J. Born in 1838. Came to Butte in 1861. Occupation, mining. Died at Boulder, July 12, 1907.
HOOD, William E. Came to Montana in 1863. Indian scout. Died in Kalispell, June 7, 1909.
HUGHES, Barnard. Born in Ireland in 1819. Arrived in Montana in 1862. Was one of the discoverers of Alder Gulch in 1863. Died in Beaverhead County, October 13, 1909.

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IRVIN, George W. Born in Illinois in 1844. Came to Montana in 1863, to Virginia City. Occupation, miner; postmaster at Butte. Died in Butte, March 18, 1907.

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JACKSON, George J. Born in England in 1837. Came to Montana in 1864. Died November 20, 1908.
JOHNS, William. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1833. Came to Bannack in 1863. Was a machinist in quartz mill. Died December 23, 1908.
JOHNSON, Hogan. Came to Montana in the '60 's. Was a prospector. Died December 16, 1907.
JOHNSON, Naaman. Born in New York in 1832. Came to Montana in 1863. Occupation, mining. Died June 6, 1907.
JOHNSON, Reuben A. Born in Wisconsin in 1845. Came to Bozeman in 1866. Occupation, mining. Died November 20, 1907.

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Source: Montana Historical Society Contributions, Vol. I., 1876

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