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Thomas C Orr

Thomas C Orr

Male 1873 - 1941  (67 years)

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  • Name Thomas C Orr 
    Born 11 Dec 1873  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jan 1941  Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I204  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2017 

    Father SAMUEL Orr,   b. 15 Feb 1842, Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1909, Chestnut, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother ELIZABETH "Betsy" McCall,   b. 16 Oct 1844, Causeyway, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1922, Washoe, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 04 Jun 1868  Free West Manse, Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F55  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabell "Belle" Taylor,   b. 24 Apr 1877, Bailinton, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 May 1920, Klein, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1896  Timberline, Gallatin Co, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. David Orr,   b. 28 Nov 1897, Belt, Cascade Co, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1972, Billings, Yellowstone Co, MT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
     2. Jennet Orr,   b. 1901, Trail Creek, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1992, Flathead, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [natural]
     3. Edith Orr,   b. 03 Aug 1902, Extension, BC, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Aug 1992, Flathead, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F27  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Dec 1873 - Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Jan 1941 - Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Thomas Orr & Isabell Taylor
    Thomas Orr & Isabell Taylor
    Thomas Orr & Isabell Taylor c. 1895. Finn Studios, Livingston, Montana
    Thomas & Edith Orr and Christine Hahner & David Orr
    Thomas & Edith Orr and Christine Hahner & David Orr
    Thomas & Edith Orr and Christine Hahner & David Orr. Photo courtesy of Goldie Rae.
    Thomas & Edith Orr and Christine Hahner & David Orr
    Thomas & Edith Orr and Christine Hahner & David Orr
    Thomas & Edith Orr and Christine Hahner & David Orr.
    Photo courtesy of Goldie Rae.
    Christina Waugh & Thomas Orr
    Christina Waugh & Thomas Orr
    Christina Orr Waugh & Tommy Orr at Roundup, Montana c. 1931
    In Memory of Thomas Orr
    In Memory of Thomas Orr

    Headstones
    Thomas Orr & Isabell Taylor
    Thomas Orr & Isabell Taylor
    Isabell April 24, 1877 - May 2, 1920 & Thomas 1873-1941. Sunset Hills Cemetery, Bozeman, Montana.

  • Notes 
    • Immigration: Arrived August 3, 1891 with his father on the SS Ethiopia, arriving in New York from Glasgow.
      Returned to Montana from Canada: 1904 (source: 1920 census, Edith Orr)
      1910 census: District 56, Gallatin Co, Montana
      1920 census:
      1930 census: Musselshell, school district 12, district 5. Widower. Living with daughter, Edith. Occupation: Miner.
      1940 census:
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      Obituary:

      January 19, 1941:
      Billings Man Dies of Tuberculosis
      Thomas Orr, 67, a resident of Billings since 1937, died Sunday at 5:45 a. m. of tuberculosis
      at his home , 501 Avenue F. He had been ill several months. Orr was born Dec 11, 1873, in
      Plains, Scotland, and came to the United States, with his father in 1890 (ed. August 3, 1891),
      settling at Timberline, west of Livingston. He married Isabelle Taylor at Timberline Dec. 24,
      1896. Orr worked in mines at Storrs, Trail Creek and Chestnut in Park County, at Carbonado in
      Carbon County, at Belt and at Klein in 1920. Surviving are two daughters, Edith Orr of
      Billings and Mrs. Frank Beaver of Kalispell, and a son David of Roundup. Funeral services will
      be conducted Tuesday at 2 p. m. at Settergren's chapel with the Rev. George S. Sloan of the
      First Congregational church officiating. Burial will be in the Bozeman cemetery Wednesday.

      Funeral Conducted for Former Miner at Chapel
      Funeral services for Thomas Orr, 67, were conducted Tuesday at Settergren's chapel with the
      Re. Charles Murray, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, in charge. Hobart Brunsvold,
      accompanied by Richard Satorius, sang "Crossing the Bar" and "Abide With Me". Pallbearers were
      Benjamin Elliott, C. A. Gullard, Herman Kuhl, David McKee, Sam McKee, and Jack Wheaton. Burial
      will be in Bozeman cemetery Wednesday. Orr, a former miner in Carbon and Park counties, died
      Sunday at his home, 501 Avenue F. Surviving are two daughters and a son.

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      Buried in Bozeman Cemetery, Montana
      Occupation: miner. He and Samuel owned Orr Brothers Mine in Belt, Montana earlier in his life.