I am searching for any information relating to ANY of the
early/middle pioneer families ( ca. 1860-1920) of Radersburg and
the Crow Creek Valley, eastern Jefferson (present day Broadwater
County) County, Montana Territory to compliment a family/local
history that I am writing. Anything in the way of copies of early
documents, bibles, family histories,early maps or letters
recounting early day events or the people, and especially copies of
pictures of the area or the people who lived there. MOST ESPECIALLY
PICTURES OF RADERSBURG'S FOUNDER, RUBEN RADER OR HIS FAMILY.
The names I am most interested in are, Williams, Hargrove, Henson,
Jenkins, Sites, Rader, Hossfeld/Hossfeldt, Holdaway, McKay, Leary,
It would be so appreciated if anyone could share any insight,
pictures, stories, or histories no matter how small they may seem.
Anything that would offer or make more complete our insight into
their lives and times. Often times it is only a few sentences that
survive that may prove to be very interesting and important.
I am also interested in communicating with any of the descendants
of these or any other of the early day families that settled the
Thank you for your time and interest.