Census' for School Children
Fergus Co., Montana 1903-1907


Beaver Creek, Paradise and Natal


The following information has been deciphered to the best of my ability. The handwritten forms of which I'm translating are in very poor condition and in many cases nearly impossible to read. If you recognize any of the individuals listed and can varify a spelling please by all means contact me, so that I can make the proper corrections.

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Report of (Unk.) Sheldon School District No. ..... Fergus County, Montana 1903 ... Beaver Creek - Children under six years of age:

EARL SMITH ... (Age 1) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Walter Smith

WATER FLOOK ... (Age 4) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: George Flook

BURNICE FLOOK ... (Age 3) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: George Flook

CHESTER GUESS ... (Age 4) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Anna Guess

MIRIUM GUESS ... (Age 2) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Anna Guess

FREDA SAYLOR ... (Age 5) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Mr. Saylor

VIDA SAYLOR ... (Age 3) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Mr. Saylor

ALFRED DERAULEAN ... (Age 4) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Mr. Saylor

MORRIS MC COLLUM ... (Age 4) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.J. McCollum

HAZEL SMITH ... (Age 4) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Lyle Smith

FRANK SMITH ... (Age 2) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Lyle Smith

HARPER JOURS ... (Age 3) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Wm. Jours

DOLLY JOURS ... (Age 2) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Wm. Jours

DEWEY WOODY ... (Age 5) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: S.H. Woody

GEORGE WOODY ... (Age 2) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: S.H. Woody

MEDA HOSMAN ... (Age 4) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: John Hosman

BABY HOSMAN ... (Age 2) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: John Hosman

FRANK EVANS ... (Age 4) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Chas. Evans

ALBERT SHELDON ... (Age 2) Male) ... Name of Parent or Guardian: (Unk.) Sheldon



School District No. 19 Fergus County, Montana, Sept. 16, 1904, Mrs. John C. Pratt, District Clerk

FRANCES MIER ... (Age 16) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Charles Mier

JOSIE SHORTLY ... (Age 17) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Ben Shortly

SUSIE SHORTLY ... (Age 15) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Ben Shortly

CHESTER GUEST ... (Age 4) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Ben Shortly

MIRIAM GUEST ... (Age 2) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Ben Shortly

LIBBIE PRISH ... (Age 19) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.N. Prish

GROVER PRISH ... (Age 16) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.N. Prish

PEARLIE PRISH ... (Age 15) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.N. Prish

WILLIE PRISH ... (Age 12) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.N. Prish

MAMIE PRISH ... (Age 5) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.N. Prish

LESTER PRISH ... (Age 2) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.N. Prish

GILBERT PRISH ... (No Age Listed) ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.N. Prish

ART NELSON ... (Age 16) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Mr. Nelson



School District No. 19, Fergus County, Montana, Paradise, Natal 1905:

JOSIE SHORTLY... (Age 15) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Benj. Shortly

SUSIE SHORTLY ... (Age 16) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Benj. Shortly

CHESTER GESS ... (Age 5) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Benj. Shortly

MIRIAM GESS ... (Age 9) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Benj. Shortly

LEON LAKE ... (Age 14) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Mrs. Thedosa Lake

ALVIN FOWLER ... (Age 10) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.S. Fowler

HAROLD FOWLER ... (Age 8) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.S. Fowler

LORIN FOWLER... (Age 5) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.S. Fowler

MILDRED FOWLER ... (Age 3) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.S. Fowler

PETER FOWLER ... (Age 1) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.S. Fowler

GUY HARWOOD ... (Age 20) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: None

MILDRED NELSON ... (Age 18) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Henry Nelson

BABY SHORTLY ... (Age 1 Mo.?) No sex given ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Ed Shortly

MORRIS WANNEBO ... (Age 20) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Matt Wannebo

ARTHUR WANNEBO ... (Age 17) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Matt Wannebo

GEORGE WANNEBO ... (Age 15) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Matt Wannebo

EVE WANNEBO ... (Age 13) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Matt Wannebo

ESTHER DUVALL ... (Age 5) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.E. Duvall

EARL DUVALL ... (Age 4) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.E. Duvall

BABY DUVALL ... (Age 2) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.E. Duvall

WM. HINKLEY ... (Age 1) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Geo. Hinkley

PEERLY HINKLEY ... (Age 19) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Geo. Hinkley

DONNA HATCH ... (Age 7) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Wm. Hatch

FREDDIE HATCH ... (Age 3) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Wm. Hatch

FRANCIS MIER ... (Age 17) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Chas. Mier


Report of E.S. Jonler? District Clerk of School Dist. No. 19
Fergus Co., Montana Paradise, Natal 1906:


JOSIE SHORTLY ... (Age 19) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Benj. Shortly

SUSIE SHORTLY ... (Age 17) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Benj. Shortly

CHESTER GESS ... (Age 7) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Benj. Shortly

MIRAM GESS ... (Age 4) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Benj. Shortly

LEON LAKE ... (Age 15) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Thedosa Lake

ALVIN FOULER ... (Age 11) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.S. Fouler

HAROLD FOULER ... (Age 9) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.S. Fouler

LORIN FOULER ... (Age 7) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.S. Fouler

MILDRED FOULER ... (Age 4) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.S. Fouler

WARRON FOULER ... (Age 2) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.S. Fouler

MORENE SHORTLY ... (Age 1) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: C.E. Shortly

ARTHUR WANNEBO ... (Age 18) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: M. Wannebo

GEORGE WANNEBO ... (Age 16) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: M. Wannebo

EVA WANNEBO ... (Age 14) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: M. Wannebo

ESTHER DUVALL ... (Age 7) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.E. Duvall

EARL DUVALL ... (Age 5) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.E. Duvall

LENA DUVALL ... (Age 3) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: E.E. Duvall

MRS. PEARLIE HINKLEY ... (Age 20) No sex given ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Geo. Hinkley

WM. HINKLEY ... (Age 1) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Geo. Hinkley

DONNA HATCH ... (Age 8) Male ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Wm. Hatch

MRS. FRANCIS MIER ... (Age 18) No sex given ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Chas. Mier

ALICE MIER ... (Age 1) Female ... Name of Parent or Guardian: Chas. Mier


Report of G.H. Longman District Clerk of School District No. 35
Beaver Creek - Fergus County, Montana "Upper" ... 1907:

GEORGE LONG ... (Age 15) DOB: 2/29/1892 Boy ... Father: E.E. Long ... Postoffice: Moore

CYRUS LONG ... (Age 13) DOB: 1/11/1894 Boy ... Father: E.E. Long ... Postoffice: Moore

JAMES LONG ... (Age 12) DOB: 1/17/1895 Boy ... Father: E.E. Long ... Postoffice: Moore

JESSIE LONG ... (Age 10) DOB: 2/10/1897 Female ... Father: E.E. Long ... Postoffice: Moore

CLEMM LONG ... (Age 5) DOB: 11/2/1901 Female ... Father: E.E. Long ... Postoffice: Moore

MARY LONG ... (Age 3) DOB: 11/8/1903 Girl ... Father: E.E. Long ... Postoffice: Moore

CHESTER LONG ... (Age 1) DOB: 11/23/1905 Boy ... Father: E.E. Long ... Postoffice: Moore

ROY LONGMAN ... (Age 14) DOB: 11/30/1892 Boy ... Father: G.H. Longman ... Postoffice: Moore

ELIZA LONGMAN ... (Age 14) DOB: 9/04/1892 Girl ... Father: G.H. Longman ... Postoffice: Moore

CHARLEY LONGMAN ...{Age 12} DOB: 5/06/1895 Boy ... Father: G.H. Longman ... Postoffice: Moore

VERO DRUNKARD ... (Age 5) DOB: 12/11/1901 Boy ... Father: C.A. Drunkard ... Postoffice: Moore

NANNY DRUNKARD ... (Age2) DOB: 4/21/1905 Girl ... Father: C.A. Drunkard ... Postoffice: Moore

WALTER DRUNKARD ... (Age 1) DOB: 2/17/1906 Boy ... Father: C.A. Drunkard ... Postoffice: Moore

LUCY ELSTON ... (Age 4) DOB: 11/7/1902 Girl ... Father: None Listed ... Postoffice: Natal

NORA DUCKS ... (Age 12) DOB: 8/11/1895 Girl ... Father: J.P. Ducks ... Postoffice: Moore

ESTHER DUCKS ... (Age 7) DOB: 1/23/1900 Girl ... Father: J.P. Ducks ... Postoffice: Moore

LESTER DUCKS ... (Age 4) DOB: 11/21/1902 Boy ... Father: J.P. Ducks ... Postoffice: Moore


JOHN DUCKS ... (Age 2) DOB: 1/23/1904 Boy ... Father: J.P. Ducks ... Postoffice: Moore

LESTER KNOX ... (Age 8) DOB: 4/8/1899 Boy ... Father: A. Knox ... Postoffice: Moore

MILDRED KNOX ... (Age 5) DOB: 3/29/1902 Girl ... Father: A. Knox ... Postoffice: Moore

SUSAN SHORTLY ... (Age 18) DOB: 12/17/1889 Girl ... Father: B. Shortly ... Postoffice: Moore

CHESTER GESS ... (Age 8) DOB: 1/01/1899 Boy ... Mother: Mrs. Ann Gess ... Postoffice: Moore

MIRIAN GESS ... (Age 5) DOB: 12/16/1902 Girl ... Mother: Mrs. Ann Gess ... Postoffice: Moore


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