Residents of Bannack City, Montana 1862

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Besides the Fisk, Minesota Wagon Train, there were at Bannack City and that vicinity in the winter of 1862-3:

  • John Ault
  • Harry Arnett and brother
  • James M. Arnoux
  • William Babbett
  • Ephraim Bostwick (killed by Crows on Bighorn River 1863),
  • George S. Bachelder
  • William H. Bell (died at Bannack Nov. 12, 1862, the first death in that camp), Henry A. Bell,
  • Samuel W. Bachelder
  • Joseph Bender
  • David A. Bentley
  • William Buchanan, Stewart Buchanan
  • William Beeken
  • Charles Benson
  • John Bertwhistle
  • R. M. Biggs
  • Patrick Bray, Con. Bray
  • George Brown
  • Joseph A. Browne
  • John Bothwell
  • John Burnett (killed by Indians on Salmon River March 1863)
  • George Beatty
  • Mr Buttica
  • Henry B. Bryan
  • Felix Burton
  • Richard Tinker Brown, Joseph Brown (killed by Indiana en Salmon River, March 1863), Ed. Brown
  • William Buffington
  • N. W. Burris (killed by Indians at the mouth of Maria River 1865)
  • William Butz
  • Henry R. Brooks
  • Peter Butler
  • Mr. Boyd
  • William Cook
  • John Campbell
  • John Carrico
  • Joseph Carrigan (killed by Indians on Salmon River 1863)
  • J. M. Castner
  • Albert G. Clarke Herman Clarke
  • George Colburn
  • Mr. Cole
  • the two doctors Cox
  • Henry Crawford
  • Robert Homer Crawford
  • George M. Carhart (killed by road agents in 1863)
  • William Cole
  • Peter Cardwell
  • Josiah Chandler
  • Jesse Crooks
  • Thomas H. Clark
  • William Cole
  • George Copley (killed in attempting to arrest a road-agent 1864)
  • H. Conover
  • Thomas W. Clover
  • E. Crawford
  • J. W. Crow
  • F. R Curtis
  • Louis Cossette (killed by road agent Reeves and others 1863)
  • William Clancy
  • George Cobb George Cobb Jr
  • Jac. Cleveland (killed by road-agent Plummer December 1862)
  • Alexander Carter
  • Theodore Carrick
  • Clemens
  • Cooper
  • Nathaniel J. Davis
  • William H. Deriar
  • J. Donnelly
  • Elijah M. Dunphy
  • Gilbert Durant
  • Tom Duffey
  • Dobbins
  • John Durgan
  • L. W. Davenport
  • Charles M. Davis
  • George Dewees
  • Edwin D. Dukes
  • Frank Dunbar
  • James Dyke
  • Richard Duryea
  • Baptiste Dorrica
  • George Edwards (murdered by road agents Jan. 1866)
  • Jason W. Eddings
  • J. F. Emory
  • Robert Ells, John Ellis
  • William H. Emerick
  • Charles Enthwistle
  • John Falls
  • James Fergus
  • James S. Forster
  • Thomas Foster
  • David E. Folsom
  • Charles Falen
  • William Faulds
  • Watson Forst
  • Thomas Fallon (killed by Indians on Salmon River March 1863)
  • Fox (who shot Arnett in arresting him in July 1862 at Gold Creek)
  • W. L. Farlin O. D. Farlin
  • William Fenton
  • Dr Fossett
  • Patrick Florida
  • J. M. Galloway
  • H. T. Geey (killed by Crows on Bighorn River May 1863)
  • John G. Gill
  • William Goodrich
  • Jack Gunn
  • James Gourley
  • Ard Godfrey
  • Philip Gardner (called the Man Eater)
  • James Gemmell
  • Barney Gilson
  • W. C. Gillette
  • J. S. Glick
  • William Graves (hanged by vigilants at Fort Owen 1864)
  • Daniel Gould
  • Charles Guy (murdered on Rock Creek by persons unknown)
  • Lon Gillem
  • Gwin (killed by Sioux while descending the Missouri in 1863)
  • James Harby
  • Amos W. Hall
  • Ed. Hibbard
  • Holman
  • William T. Hamilton (known as Wild Cat Bill)
  • John J. Hall
  • S. T. Hauser
  • Harry Heusted
  • George Hillerman (nicknamed the Great American Piebiter)
  • Peter Horan
  • Hector Horton
  • Frank and Dr Hoyt
  • Barney Hughes
  • Edward House, Freeman House
  • George Hurd Rolla Hurd
  • George Hacker
  • Heister
  • Richard M. Harris
  • Robert Holladay
  • Daniel H. Hunkins
  • William Hunter (hanged by vigilants near Gallatin City Feb. 1864)
  • Hawley
  • Henry C. Harrison
  • James Hauxhurst
  • John Higgins
  • Charles Hammond
  • David A. Hopkins
  • John Innes
  • J. F. Irwin
  • George Ives (hanged by vigilants near Nevada City Dec. 1863)
  • John M. Jacobs
  • David Jones
  • Leander Johnson
  • Augustus Jordan
  • William Kiplinger
  • Conrad Kohrs
  • John Knowles
  • James King
  • William Kinney
  • John Kane
  • Dr A. Ketchum
  • Lawrence Keeley (murdered by Peter Horan in 1863)
  • R. C. Knox
  • E. R. King
  • Thomas Kirkpatrick
  • John Kirtz (killed by the caving of the earth in Alder gulch in 1864)
  • G. Kuster
  • Joshua Laffin
  • Henry Lansing
  • Lear
  • E. P. Lewis
  • E. D. Leavitt
  • Philip Lovell
  • B. Franklin Lowe
  • Jason Luce (shot in Salt Lake for the murder of Bill Button in 1863)
  • Hays Lyon (hanged at Virginia City by vigilants Jan. 1861)
  • Samuel Livingston
  • M. H. Lott
  • Wilford Luce
  • Andrew Luze
  • Henry Lynch
  • Frank M. Madison
  • H. M. Mandeville
  • Capt. O. H. Maxwell
  • Daniel McFadden
  • John S. Mendenhall, Saml Mendenhall
  • L. C. Miller
  • H. H. Mood
  • Moore William Moore (a road agent)
  • H. F. Morrell
  • Gabriel Morris
  • John Murphy
  • Elijah Markham
  • Perry McAdow
  • John Mannheim
  • Charles Murphy
  • George Manning
  • Richard McCafferty
  • George McIntyre
  • Robt Menefee
  • John Merry
  • William Mitchell (killed by Indians on Salmon River March 1863)
  • David Morgan
  • Harry Moore
  • James H. Morley
  • Julius Morley
  • Thomas Metcalf
  • Thomas McNamara
  • Mackey
  • James Marsden
  • Andrew Murray
  • Alfred L. Nichols
  • Lemuel Nuckolls
  • A. J. Oliver
  • W. H. Orcutt
  • Thomas O’Conner
  • Frank Parish (hanged by vigilants in Virginia City Jan. 1864)
  • A. Prairie
  • Thomas D. Pitt
  • C. W. Place
  • Putnam
  • E. Porter
  • George Pratt
  • Edwin R. Purple
  • Frederick Peck
  • Alonzo Pease
  • George Perkins
  • Thomas Pitcher
  • David Phillips (murdered with Lloyd Magruder’s party in the winter of 1864-5 as related in the foregoing History of Idaho)
  • H. Porter
  • Henry Plummer (chief of the band of road agents)
  • S Jeff. Purkins
  • Harry Phleger
  • Mark Post
  • William Parks
  • Charles Reeme
  • Charles Revil
  • Charles Rumley
  • W. C. Rheem
  • Thomas Riley
  • Frederick W. Root
  • John W. Russell
  • L. F. Richie (died from an accidental gunshot wound in 1863)
  • Raymond
  • Charles Reeves (road agent)
  • William Rouch
  • Harry Rickards
  • John Rhinehart
  • Orson J. Rockwell
  • Henry Rodgers
  • James Roup
  • Rowley
  • Patrick Skye
  • Shaw
  • William Stamps
  • M. V. Sewell
  • George Shears (hanged at Hellgate by vigilants in 1864)
  • J. H. Sharp
  • William Spencer
  • John A. Smith, H. P. A. Smith
  • Smith (killed by Indians on Salmon River in March 1863)
  • John B. Spencer
  • Sweeney
  • J.V. Suprenant
  • William Still
  • G. and Jas Stuart
  • Jerry T. Sullivan
  • R. M. Spencer
  • William Simpson
  • A. J. Smith, Lew P. Smith
  • James Spence
  • George H. Smith
  • A. K. Stanton
  • G. W. Stapleton
  • E. C. Stickney
  • William Sturgis
  • Christopher Stoker
  • Joseph Swift Jr.
  • John A. Smith one of the founders of Bannack died April 19, 1872. In 1854 be was interested in the town site of Florence on the Missouri River above Omaha and kept a ferry there. Afterwards he kept a ferry on the Elkhorn and Platte River successively. He was a member of the first Nebraska legislature. In 1838 he went to Colorado returning to Nebraska the same year and coming to Montana in 1862 Denver News May 18, 1872.
  • F. M. Thompson
  • C. L. Tinsdale
  • H. T. Tyler
  • William Terwilliger
  • William Townley, Benjamin Townley
  • C. O. Trask
  • Trainer
  • Thibodeaux
  • John C. Terrill
  • Robert Townley
  • Robert Tingley (and 2 sons one named Robert)
  • Drewyer Underwood
  • John Vedder
  • Vancourt
  • John Vanderbilt
  • Woodworth
  • J. H. Wildman
  • S. Walton
  • N. Wall
  • K. P. Waters
  • William Wallace
  • Cyrus D. Watkins.
  • Frank Watkins
  • Ned Williamson
  • George Wing
  • P. C. Woods
  • William Wright
  • Wilds
  • James Wiggington
  • Wendell
  • Horace Wheat
  • George Wickham
  • J. R. Wilson
  • Warren Whitcher
  • Frank H. Woody
  • J. S. Willard
  • James N. York
  • Charlie L. Young


MLA Source Citation:

Bancroft, Hubert H. Bancroft Works, Volume 31, History Of Washington, Idaho, and Montana, 1845-1889. San Francisco: The History Company. 1890. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 23 July 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/montana/residents-of-bannack-city-montana-1862.htm - Last updated on Dec 2nd, 2012


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