The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By ARLENE WEBER
Jefferson Valley Museum 

Our Town 100 Years Ago: January 1896 part 2

 

January 19, 2022

January 1896 was starting out cold and snowy but that did not stop people from getting out and about. The following were written in the late January 1896 editions of the Whitehall Zephyr.

Died. John Bray, formerly of this place and of the firm of Fox & Bray, died at Red Rock, Montana on Jan. 23d, 1896 of consumption. Mr. Bray was 33 years of age and was well known in this portion of Montana. "Lill" Phillips, a well-known woman throughout the camps of Jefferson Valley, died Wednesday morning, Jan 29, 1896, of chronic troubles of long-standing. She came here about a year ago, from Dillon,...



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