I apologize for the extraordinarily long delay in completing this post. I have heard from several people interested in this family and I am happy to hear from readers that they are finding my site useful. In our last post we had started our look at the grandchildren of Agnes Lowery and Isaac Copeland. We have completed a look at the children of Mary Copeland and Samuel Cochrane. As you may recall, Mary and Samuel did not make the journey to America with the rest of the Copeland clan. It was not until after Samuel Cochrane died that Mary and her children made the trip. We will start this episode with a look at the descendants of Mary Copeland and Samuel Cochrane.
Mary Jane Cochran (1824-1910)- Mary Jane was born in Armagh, Ireland. After her father’s death, she and her mother and sibling joined her grandparents in Canada. Mary Jane Cochrane married Lorenzo Raymond, who worked as a Justice of the Peace in Welland Ontario. Mary Jane and Lorenzo had the following children;
Mary Elizabeth Raymond 6/27/1865-5/24/1955
Mary Elizabeth Raymond 6/27/1865-5/24/1955- Married Reverend Thomas Clark Street- Macklem and settled in the Toronto Ontario area. It is unknown at this time whether they had children or not. They remained in Canada until their respective deaths and are buried alongside Mary Jane Cochran and Lorenzo Raymond.
Samuel D. Raymond (8/18/1856-1/1/1927)
Samuel D. Raymond (8/18/1856-1/1/1927) remained in Ontario Canada, where he married Annie M. Greenarmytage on Oct. 30/1895. Samuel was a banker, starting off as a teller and working his way up to bank manager. He and Annie had the following children;
John G.C. Raymond 10/9/1896-10/25/1961) John was a soldier when he met and married Constance ( Connie) Mildred Clare Teversham on April 26, 1919 in London England. They had the following children: Diane Alexis Raymond (1920-2017- settled in Seattle Washington- arriving 4/14/1944), Patricia Cecile Raymond (1/3/1922-11/21/2002. Patricia emigrated to the Us, spending time in Boston Mass, where she met DR. William McLean Wallace. Patricia took the name of Wallace but it is unknown if she and William married. He appears to have had two other wives and marriage records could not be located for his marriage to Patricia. Patricia had at least one son, born in Boston, Andrew McLean Wallace 1951-1995. There are possible three or four additional children, still living. Patricia moved to Seattle Washington and finally settled in Cuyahoga County Ohio, where she died in 1995) and Enid Clare Raymond (1928-1988. Little is known of Enid at this time. It is believed that she remained in Canada and may never have married)
Laurence Cochrane Raymond (7/9/1898-5/28/1997) Laurence worked as a clerk and, later, as a cabinet maker. He moved briefly to California, but returned to Ontario, where he died in 1997. Laurence married Kathleen Perry on July 8. 1925 in Woodstock Ontario. They had four children, three still living, and Laurence Clark Raymond born in 1926-2016.
Marian Eleanor Raymond (10/8/1900-4/27/1986). Marian married Norman Phillips Kirkham, on August 24, 1925 in Alberta, where she settled and together they had 3 children; Norma Marian Kirkham (1926-1977, worked as a stenographer. She does not appear to have married.), Helen Jessica Kirkham (1928-2000, did not marry), and Thomas Raymond Kirkham, (1931-2012, settled in Manitoba Canada, where he married Simone Turcott. Together they had 5 children, all living at this time). Norman worked as a hotel manager in Alberta.
William Beardsley Raymond (1858-1945)
William Beardsley Raymond (4/20/1858-11/4/1945), William was a barrister in Toronto Ontario. He married Alexa Mcdougal Cromar on August 3, 1909. They had one child, Alexis Mary Barbra who died in infancy (1912-1912). They do not appear to have other children.
Lorenzo Clarke Raymond (1859-1942)
Lorenzo Clarke Raymond (10/7/1859-6/19/1942) Lorenzo was a barrister and a Quaker. He traveled extensively but does not appear to have married.
Elizabeth Cochrane (7/9/1826-12/1/1899) settled in Battle Creek, Michigan, where she met and married John Cliff. John, an English immigrant (1/12/1829-8/1/1856-). John was a farmer After the death of John Cliff, Elizabeth, needing to raise three small children, remarried to John Wilson (1812-1/24/1898). John was also an English immigrant and a farmer. ( Please note the Cliff Name appears throughout the record as both Cliff and Cliffe. This variation in spelling is not uncommon during the mid to late 1800’s.)
Jennifer Cliff, born 1848- .
Jennifer Cliff, born 1848- unknown. Jennifer was a school teacher in Mont Calm Michigan. Jennie moved to Indiana, where she gave birth to a son, Herbert L. Jeffrey, on May 17, 1880. Herbert is believed to be the son of Herbert L. Jeffrey Sr. but no record of this person was found. There is no marriage record or census record of a Jennifer Jeffrey, nor is there additional records of Jennifer Cliff. At this point it is a mystery.
Herbert L. Jeffrey (5/17/1881-8/3/1946) Hebert was bornin in Indiana, where he remained. He worked for the rail road and moved his way up to a conductor position. Herbert married Carrie Wilky in Dubois Indiana, on 1/1/1901. They had one daughter, Leona D. Jeffrey, born 1903 n Dubois Indiana. No records of Leona have been located at this time.
Catherine Cliff (1851-1871)
Catherine Cliffe (7/10/1851-10/20/1871) was born in New York State on July 10, 1851. She moved to Michigan with her family, where she remained until her death on October 20, 1871. Katie, as she was known, was a school teacher. She died from heart disease at the age of 20 years, 3 months and 10 days old. She never married and left no off spring.
Samuel Cliff (1853-1923),
Samuel Cliff (1853-1923) was a brick layer. He settled in Lansing Michigan, where he met and married Ida Matilda Sheets (8/22/1860-7/19/1930) on April 6, 1881. Samuel and Ida had 7 children, all born and raised in Michigan.
Lilah M. Cliff (8/14/1881-7/23/1951) married Wilbert Somerville (1878-1957) on April 12, 1909. Delbert, AKA Wilbert worked as a bricklayer in his youth, but settled down to farming once he moved to Michigan. He and Lilah had four children; Josephine C. Somerville (12/5/1910-1/17/1968) married Leon Keyes Bennett (12/10/1896-7/2/1974). He was a laborer. They had one child, Norma J. Bennett born 9/1/1939. Norma Jean Bennett married Howard B. Doyal (1935-2008) and settled in Michigan. They had one daughter, Katherine Elizabeth Doyal born 12/7/1963 in Illinois and Died 7/17/1970 in Chicago Illinois.
Mary Mabyn Cliff (12/31/1887-8/12/1966) Clinton County Michigan. Mary went by the name Maybyn and Maybe or just May, through out her life. On January 30, 1916, she married Lewis S. Phillips (3/28/1885-3/28/1975) Lewis was a farmer in Michigan. Lewis and May had three sons; Cliff W. Phillips (10/13/1917-12/5/1979) Cliff married Geraldine M. Pierce in Lansing Michigan on 10/11/1940. It is unknown whether or not they had children as no records were discovered confirming any children. Lewis S. Phillips Jr. (10/2/1922-11/28/1944) Lewis married Erdine Miller (1/26/26-9/19/2013) on May 26, 1944, while he was serving in the US Army. Lewis was killed in action while training in Kansas, on 11/28/1944. They had no children. Ronald Charles Phillips (4/2/1924-2/17/2010) Married his brother’s widow, Erdine Miller Phillips, on Sept. 5, 1948. Ronald and Erdine had two daughters; Karen Phillips married James Holiday, Suzanne Phillips married Dennis Boone.There are additional living grandchildren and great grandchildren of Erdine and Ronald still living in the DeWitt Michigan area.
Frances M. Cliff (January 1888-2/14/1972) One record was found suggesting Francis married a VanZant and had a daughter, Maria, but I have been unable to confirm this through additional records and the find a grave information seems to indicate Frances never married.
Winnefred Ida Cliff (1/3/1891-1/24/1982) was born in Michigan and settled in Indiana, where she met and married William W. Harves (6/13/1892-11/1959). William W. Harves Sr. worked as a general laborer. Together they had 5 children. William Wesley Harves Jr. (10/7/1918-4/22/2004). William was a sales man. He settled in Indianapolis, where he married Beverly Hartley (on 4/13/1962. They had two children; William “Hank” Harves (unknown- living) and Hope Harves (1965) married Timothy Sallee. 7/16/1993. Ellen Harves (12/17/1918-4/2/2015) Ellen married x3. She was divorced from her first husband, Robert Hufford (1920-1999- Robert was married x 5- Ellen being his first wife). They had one son, Robert E. Hufford Jr. (1938- living) who married Diane and settled in Georgia. Robert and Diane had at least one son, who died in childhood, Wesley Hufford. She married a second time in February 1952, to Roy Phillips. Roy brought a son to the marriage, Charles Phillips, who Ellen helped raise. Charles is married to Mary and living in Chicago. Ellen married a third time, on June 1, 1970, to Roger F. Nusbaum. Roger brought a young son, Kurt, and four grown daughters to the marriage. Ellen adopted Kurt Nusbaum, who is now married to Debbie and living in Illinois and was a step mother to the four grown girls; Sue married Delbert Haschemeyer, Donna, married Aschenbrenner and lives in Illinois, Ronda J. Nusbaum living in Arizona and Peggy Nusbaum in Montana. Richard C. Harves(2/19/1921-12/29/2007) settled in Indiana, where he worked for 30 years as a salesman for the Curtis 1000 company. Dick retired from there in 1982. He served as a gunnery instructor in World War II, and Married Jenell Conrad (11/2/1923-1/27/1994). Dick and Jenell had three daughters, Cathie, (4/20/1945-6/13/2005). Cathie married Mr. Herrod., Carol married Mr. Paine and settled in Texas, and Chrystal Harves who settled in Arizona. Thomas Own Harves (4/6/1923- 9/8/2013) Thomas settled in Washington state, where he married x2. His first marriage to Kathleen ended in divorce on 9/28/1973 and resulted in three children. Thomas married a second time on 6/25/1974 to Florence E. Mickelson.
Rhoda M. Cliff (3/22/1893-12/23/1943) Rhoda married I Edward Waldon (5/14/1890-10/20/1981) in Michigan on 11/15/1915. Edward was a farmer. They had two children; Coralie Rhoda Waldron (6/14/1916-4/16/1991) married Ernest Richardson. It is unknown if they had children., and Edward Waldron (1/25/19178-4/3/1996) Edward was a farmer in Michigan. He moved his family to Texas whrer he remained until his death. He married Gertrude Brunink (1917-1988). They had one daughter, Carol Ann Waldron, still living. Carol Ann married Gilbert Stanley Wood, a farmer born in California, settled in Texas.
Harold S. Cliff (4/5/1907-11/1979) Harold was born in Michigan and settled in Arizona, where he married Lucille E. Lucille was bornin Ohio. Harold was a factory worker. It is unknown whether he and Lucille had any children.
Edna I Cliff (9/2/1905-9/1993) Edna married Isaac Buitendorp (1904-7/7/1972). Isaac was a delivery man who had his own business. Edna and Isaac settled in Muskegon Michigan, where they raised 6 children, all still living. Colon H. Beutendorp (3/26/1928-7/4/2011) colon settled in Texas and married Beverly Larson (1929-) Ruth Annette Buitendorp (1930-) married Carl Henry Simple, Norma Rae Buitendorp (8/8/1930-2/8/2016) married Mack Mackenzie ( 1893-1963), Richard Allen Buitendorp (10/22/1934-9/23/2011), Samuel Isaac Buitendorp (3/28/1946-), Marion Buitendorp (1947-) married Roy Robert Commet.
Agnes Cliff, (1855-1943.
Agnes Cliff, (1855-1943) married Dennis S. Knickerbocker (1838-4/22/1892) Dennis was a farmer. Born in Pennsylvania, he settled in Illinois, where he met and married Agnes Cliff. Together they raised 6 children;
Clifford Earnest Knickerbocker (1874-1949) Clifford was born in Michigan but settled in Missouri, where he worked in retail sales and finally, as a coal miner. Clifford married Sarah J. Mc Sparrin in 1897. They had one child that died before 1900.
Luella Knickerbocker (1876-1976it appears that she never married. She settled in Kansas and lived to be 100 years old
George Washington Knickerbocker (2/22/1879-5/21/1954) was an insurance salesman, born in Kansas, he settled in Illinois, where he married Mable Esta (9/2/1889-6/26/1941). They had two children; Roger Knickerbocker (6/19/1916-2/1977) and Georgia R. Knickerbocker (11/2/1930-7/23/1999) Married Nicholas G. Smith in Iowa on 10/8/1959.
Bert Arthur Knickerbocker (4/1/1881-1971) Bert was born in Kansas and settled in Missouri, where he worked as a carpenter. Bert eventually settled in Illinois where he married Dollie Russel in 1906. They had three children; Bertie J. Knickerbocker born around 1900, Clifford Knickerbocker born 10/26/1912-5/11/1985) Cliff worked as a roller operator. Clifford married Katherine Pike and had two children; Cloyce Eugene Knickerbocker (7/2/1937-5/17/1996) and Louis Knickerbocker (1939).
Walter Floyd Knickerbocker (8/20/1887-9/2/1888) died 1 year 13 days old.
Leonard Roy Knickerbocker (1890-1893) died in childhood.
Elizabeth and John Wilson had two sons:
John Charles/ Charles John Wilson born 1859
John Charles/ Charles John Wilson born 1859 (he used his middle and first name interchangeable). Married Clara Bing. No further information available at this time.
Freddie Wilson born 1864.
Freddie Wilson born 1864. No information was discovered concerning Fredrick Wilson.
Agnes Cochrane (1826-1899) Agnes also settled in Michigan and married Samuel Cliff, brother to John Cliff. Note that Samuel spells his name with an additional e at the end. He added this after 1870. The original spelling was CLIFF. John was also a farmer. He is listed in the census as an Irish Immigrant, but likely the Cliff family, like the Copeland clan, had immigrated from English held Northern Ireland. Agnes and Samuel had the following children;
Edward Cliffe (1857-) This researcher was unable to find definitive records regarding Edward Cliffe.
Maggie Cliffe, (1859-) This researcher was unable to find definitive records regarding Maggie Cliffe.
William Cliffe, (1860-) Was born in Canada and settled in Michigan, where he met and married Frances Swift on 7/9/1896. William was a farmer. He and Francis had one child, Julia (May 1897-1973). Julia married Erwin O. Rhines (1895-1/19/1969). Julia and Erwin had one son; Robert E. Rhines (1922-1958) Robert married Betty Eileen Dalrymaple.
Gordon Cliffe (1865-6/18/1955) Born in Canada, Gordon emigrated with his family in 1870. Gordon worked as a butcher. Gordon married Gertrude Snoor (1867-3/17/1899) on 6/4/1890. They had four children; Edward James (5/17/1891-8/8/1958) Edward married Marie Kitcher on 9/15/1915. He was divorced on 8/14/1919. They had no children. , Rudolph F, (9/1892-)3/15/1964) Married Teressa Husted. Rudolf was an iron worker. He and Teresa had four children; Leonard Cliffe (1912-) no additional information is available, Gertrude Helen Cliffe (1918-1978) Married Donald Milton Gutekunst (1918-1971)no additional information is available at this time., Fletcher R. Cliffe (1923-1933)Died at age 10., and Wayne D. Cliffe (2/7/1924-4/9/1982 ) Wayne married Lois Sellers on 2/11/1944 and divorced 9/16/1950. Ruth K , (1/1/1894-1963) married Allen Briggs ( 1900-). They had one child, Allen J. Briggs Jr. (1921-). Allen Jr married Marguerite Bowersox (1925-) no additional information available. Helen (10/1897-6/26/2003)Helen married twice, first to Ernest Luff. They had no children, the second marriage was to Ernest Forest Merill ( 1896-)E. Forest was a medical Dr. The family moved frequently. They had three children; Sylvia Merrill (7/11/1925-3/11/1976) Sylvia married Ross Banes, a career military man. Gertrude passed away in 1899, leaving Gordon to raise the children alone. On 9/5/1900, Gordon married a second time, to Mary Schnoor (1881-1909), half sister of Gertrude. Gordon and Mary had Four children; Agnes Mary Cliffe (1901-1928)died in Rochester NY, Baby Cliffe (1903-1903), Marion Mary Cliffe (1905-2002)married ? Booth. No additional information is available at this time. , and Gordon J. Cliffe (1909-1909). Mary died in childbirth in 1909. Cliff married a third and final time on June 30, 1910, to Alta Lemm (1970-1945). After 1900, Gordon moved form working as a butcher to working as a stock saleman.
Samuel Jr. Cochrane, (1834-1914), born in Ireland and immigrated with his mother around 1856, Samuel served in the military and received a pension for his services. Samuel, like others in his family, was a farmer. He married Lucy Phelps (born 1841 in Michigan) Samuel died of heart disease in 1914. Samuel and Lucy had the following children;
Ernest Cochrane (10/1/1869-1/25/1914), Ernest worked as a bicycle repairman and later, as a machinist in a factory. Ernest married Ethel F. Taggert 10/10/1906. They do not appear to have had any children. Ernest died in 1914.
Wayne Cochrane (12/29/1877- 1959) Wayne Alexander Cochrane was a medical Dr. in the Lansing Michigan area. He does not appear to have married.
Ethel M Cochrane, (1879), no definitive records were located for Ethel Cochrane.
Alexander William Cochrane, (1835-1900)- not much is known about Alex. He moved around the country, living in Illinois and Kansas and died in Montana. He married Sarah Frances Short (last name unknown. ) Sarah went by the name Franny, (1851-1928), and had the following children;
Inez Cochrane (1880-1935) was born in Indian Territory and was a school teacher, teaching in Montana. She married John F. Hash in 1901 at Big Horn Wyoming. John worked as a stationary Engineer for the Rail Road. John and Inez had seven children;
Zeni Margaret Hash (12/22/1901-1/5/1976) married Ralph C Farnes (11/18/1904-4/1992) in Billings Yellowstone, Montana on 2/2/1924. Ralph worked as an auto mechanic in a garage. They had two children; Ruth Zini Farnes (4/24/1928-1/20/2013) Ruth married x 3 and had a total of 8 children. Her husbands were Thomas F. Armstrong (1/17/1923-) married on 2/8/1946, divorced 1/5/1948, on 1/14/1948 Ruth married Calvin Sjostrom (4/5/1925-10/18/1993). We do not have the names of all of Ruth’s children as many of them are still living. We do know Ruth and Calvin had a daughter, Barbara Diane Sjostrom on 11/28/1951. Barbara has married x 2. Ruth and Calvin divorced after 1955. Calvin was a truck driver. He remarried. Ruth married Alfred Landon Bissett (10/14/1936-1/7/2010) Alfred divorced his first wife in 1964 and married Ruth. Ruth and Alfred had one daughter, Zena Renee Bissett (3/27/1965-6/1992). Zena married William Dean Keene. It is unknown if they had any children. Robert Ralph Farnes 2/10/(1931-)Robert is presumed to be still living in Montana. He married Virginia Bailor 4/17/1950. Robert was arrested for burglary in the first, pled guilty and was sentenced to two years in Montana State prison, entering prison on 10/2/1950. Robert and Virginia were divorced on 5/24/1951. Nothing more is known about Robert at this time. If still living he would be 87 years old.
Fredrick C. Hash (1904-1124/1960) Fred married Mildred C. River (1909-) on 10/6/1926. Mildred is the daughter of Frances Cochrane and Carson River of Illinois. It is possible Mildred and Fred were cousins. The couple lived for a time in Alaska, before settling in the state of Washington. Fred worked as a repair man and a clerk. They had three children; Jack Clifford Hash (8/5/1927-5/1/2008) Married Muriel. He lived in Washington where he died. No other information is known at this time, Virginia E. Hash (11/21/1929- ?) Married Donald H. Welcher and settled in Tacoma Washington, Barbara June Hash (7/3/1931-1/16/2014) Married Richard Dale Farnes (1928-2008) and settled in Washington. They are believed to have had three children, at least two still living, their daughter, Donna Louise Farnes (1959-1993) is deceased.
Willard Fieldon Hash (1/29/1906-9/6/1967) was born and stayed in Montana, where he married x2, His first wife, Virginia Gretchen Saunders (5/14/1917) married 5 times, Willard was her third husband. They were married in Billings Montana on 4/3/1944 and divorced on 5/31/1944. He married a second time, to Lois Olive McClelland (7/21/1924-10/27/2013) in Roundup Montana on 7/17/1944. It is unknown if they had any children.
Eda Hash (1909-4/29/1995) married Fermon Lester Farnes on 9/16/1924. Fermon, or Lester as he was generally called, was the brother of Ralph C. Farnes, who married Zeni Hash (see above). Eda and Lester had two children; Harold Farnes (7/26/1925-1/30/2007) born in Washington, he married Annabelle Dora Kennedy and settled in Montana. They have at least one child, Nancy Lee Farnes (1952-) married Ronald William Matheson. Richard D. Farnes (4/12/1928-2/13/2008) married Barbara June Hash (7/3/1931-1/16/2014. Barbara is the daughter of Fred Cochrane Hash and Mildred C. River (see above)
Charles Watkins Hash (5/26/1910-2/26/1998) Charlie was born in Montana and settled in the Oregon/ Washington area. He married Alma Heiser on 7/3/1932 at Roundup Montana. It is believed that Charlie was a farmer or cattleman. Little else is known about him and his family at this time.
Vernon Hash(1912-12/16/1970) Vernon was born in Montana but settled in Oregon. He was a welder by trade. On 12/1/1933, Vernon married Irma Jones (2/22/1914-4/22/2007). Vernon and Irma had a least one son, Edward Allen Hash (12/19/1936-). Edward moved from Montana to Washington state, where he married Phyllis J. Russell (1936). Little else is known at this time.
Marvin Francis Hash (5/7/1916-3/9/1982) Marvin was a post man, delivering mail. He settled in Billings Montana and married Georgianna B. Larssoon (1917-) on 9/17/1938. They had at least one child, Marveen Frances Hash (6/19/1942-). Marveen married Gary Dee Davis (1941-) on 3/5/1963 and divorced him on 6/7/1971. She married a second time, to Edward William Kneble on 5/26/1973. Marveen served in the US Navy.
William Alexander Cochrane (2/9/ 1882-1960) was born in Kansas. He moved to Montana with his parents and siblings where he worked as a painter, and later purchased and ran his own farm. On 10/22/1925 he married x 2. On 10/21/1910, William married Olive Estelle Hullar(1/10/1887-12/24/1965- born in Auburn NY). This was Olives second marriage. Olive married 4 times and died alone, in a nursing home in Idaho, of an over dose of nebutol on 12/24/1965. On 10/25/1922, William married Emily May Denson (11/2/1892-12/4/1978 ) and raised a family. Emily had been married once, before she wed William, and several children that she brought to the marriage. It is noteworthy that the children took the Cochrane name, but it is unclear if thre was ever a formal adoption of the children by William. ; Hazel Maureen Hemmerly (11/9/1918-9/21/2006) On 6/5/1935, At the tender age of 16, Hazel M. Hemmerly was married to her step uncle, Walter Greenwell Cochrane and moved to Idaho. (see below), Alice Hemmerly (1914- ) Alice married x3. Her first marriage to James O. Lee took placed when Alice was 15 or 16 years old. She had two children with James; Barbara J. Lee (1930-) and Kenneth Lee (1932-) her second marriage taking place on 6/25/1936 to Clifton H. Chase. Clifton died prior to 1940 and Alice went on the marry E. J. Howerton on 7/5/1941. and Adeline Hemmerly (11/24/1915-9/5/2002) married Emerson Ray Bunn on 6/5/1935. They had at least one child, Betty Lucille Bunn (8/28/1951-living) On 9/3/1972 she married Gary John Sahly and they are believed to be living in California. Clayton Hemmerly (12/26/1920-4/23/2015), Clayton married x2, it is unknown if he has any children. It appears he retired to the California area. William and May had two children together; Wilma Cochrane (1924-) married James Jones on 9/3/1943. and Wheeler John /’Jack” Cochrane (11/6/1926-) settled in Washington, where he married Ivy Rebecca Bailey (7/25/1926-) on 6/15/1952. No additional information is available at this time.
Walter Greenwell Cochrane (1/24/1889-11/9/1972) Walter was a farmer. He was born in Wyoming, where he married his step niece, Hazel Maureen Hemmerly on 6/5/1935. The family settled in Big Horn Montana. They had at least two children; Vicki Jo Cochrane ( 1/31/1954- ) Vickie married x2, Her first husband was Mr. Braten. This ended in divorce in Nov. 1972 and she married Charles Glen Walker. This was also his second marriage. No further information is available at this time. Gerald Cochrane (9/3/1938-8/30/2001) Born in Montana and settled in Tacoma Washington. He married Judith llona Erck on 6/5/1958. No other information is available at this time.
(Note- the Cochrane families appear to have family “homesteads” in both Tacoma Washington and surrounding area and in Montana in the Red Lodge area. The families move back and forth between these two states regularly. Many members of the family are buried in the Red Lodge area of Montana.