Historical

A True Story With Names and Dates Lost to History

January 4, 2022 ·

Bryan Tucker was an old timer that occasionally worked for my dad. He was one of those endearing people that never had much money but did have a multitude of friends and a real fondness for Eastern Montana. It was Bryan that told me the following story that happened sometime around the turn of the last century. Mae Moore was a little girl residing on her father's ranch located approximately 90 miles southwest of Miles City, Montana. She became deathly… Read more.

HER COUSIN WAS A COPPER KING; HER FRIEND WAS AN INDIAN WARRIOR AND HER UNCLE DIED WITH CUSTER

May 14, 1972 ·

Following article about Margaret Daily, Wally Badgett’s grandmother, was written on May 14, 1972 by Roger Clawson for The Billings Gazette. MRS. MARGARET DAILY OF BILLINGS ROGER CLAWSON PHOTO An Irish colleen, given a $10 gold piece by Copper King Marcus Daly and bounced on the knee of a Cheyenne warrior who helped kill Custer, remembers Montana in the making. Mrs. Margaret Daily, widow living at 14 Jefferson Ave, recalls a childhood touched by the degradation of a once proud people… Read more.