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1. Walter Judson Haynes

Lida B. Foster 2 3 4

  • Born: 4 Dec 1869, Otterbein, Benton, IN, USA 1 3
  • Marriage (1): Walter Judson Haynes on 3 May 1890 in Grandview, Douglas, SD, USA 1
  • Died: 7 Feb 1949, Salem, Marion, OR at age 79 1 3

   FamilySearch ID: KHK4-2ZG.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1870 in New Albany, Wilson, KS, USA. 5 The 1870 census recorded T. B. Foster, farmer, 28, living with wife M. E., 23, and daughter M. E., 3, and daughter Lida, 8 months. Everyone was born in Indiana. Their home was in Fall River Township and the post office was New Albany.

2. Census in 1880 in Eagle Twp., Boone, IN. 6 The 1880 census recorded Thomas B. Foster, farmer, 39, living with wife Mary E., 33; daughter Mary E., 13; Lydia, 10; Daniel, 6; Lona, 4; and Charles, 0. Everyone was born in Indiana except Daniel and Lona in Kansas. Thomas' parents were born in Ohio. Mary E.'s father was born in North Carolina and mother unknown.

3. Arrival: 1892, in Laurel, Yellowstone, MT, USA. 1

4. Census in 1900 in Billings, Yellowstone, MT, USA. 7 The 1900 census recorded renting at 3223 Montana Avenue: Walter Haines, cashier for Northern Pacific Railway, 31, born May 1869, living with wife Lida B., 31, Dec 1869; daughter Elva M., 7, Oct 1893; and and infant daughter, born Feb 1900. Walter was born in Iow, his father in Ohio, and mother in Indiana. Lida and her parents were born in Indiana. Their children were born in Montana. The census columns record Walter and Lida were married about 1890 and she had birthed 3 children by 1900, 2 still alive that year.

5. Arrival: 1904, in Helena, Lewis and Clark, MT. 1

6. Residence: on 17 May 1913 in Helena, Lewis and Clark, MT. 2 8

7. Residence: on 27 Oct 1943 in Helena, Lewis and Clark, MT. 9

8. Obituary: Independent-Record: obituary of Lida F. Haynes on 8 Feb 1949 in Helena, Lewis and Clark, MT. 1 Mrs. W. J. Haynes Dies Monday in Salem, Oregon

Lida F. Haynes, 69-year-old widow of the late Walter J. Haynes, died Monday afternoon in Salem, Ore., where she had been visiting her son, Dr. C.F. Haynes and Mrs. Haynes.

A native of Otterbein, Ind., Mrs. Haynes was born Dec. 4, 1869, and was married to Mr. Haynes in Grand View, S.D., May 3, 1890. He preceded her in death in 1921.

Mr. and Mrs. Haynes first came to Montana in 1892 and made their home in Laurel prior to coming to Helena in 1904. Mr. Haynes was employed in the Northern Pacific freight and passenger department from then until his death in 1921. Following her husband's death, Mrs. Haynes resided with a daughter, Mrs. Oscar Hovde of this city.

In addition to her son in Salem and her daughter here, she is survived by another daughter, Thelma Mack of Pasco, Wash.; a son, M.K. Haynes of Helena, four grandchildren, including Mrs. P. A. Milhelish and Marilyn Hovde of this city, and four great grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

Mrs. Hovde and Mrs. Mihelish left early today for Salem.

Lida married Walter Judson Haynes, son of James M. Haynes and Ailsa Josephine McGhee, on 3 May 1890 in Grandview, Douglas, SD, USA.1 (Walter Judson Haynes was born on 20 May 1869 in Pleasantville, Marion, IA, USA,4 10 died on 13 Jan 1921 in Helena, Lewis and Clark, MT 1 4 10 11 and was buried in Helena, Lewis and Clark, MT 4 10.)


1 "The Independent-Record (Helena, MT)," 8 Feb 1949, page 12, obituary of Lida F. Haynes.

2 "The Independent-Record (Helena, MT)," 20 Mar 1913, page 5. Obituary of Daniel Simms Foster.

3 Find A Grave,

4, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004," Walter Judson Haynes, 13 Jan 1921; citing Death, Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States, various county recorder offices; FHL microfilm 2,314,978.

5 1870 United States Census, Year: 1870; Census Place: Fall River, Wilson, Kansas; Roll: M593_443; Page: 410B; T B Foster.

6 1880 United States Census, Thomas B Foster, Eagle, Boone, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 127, sheet 253B.

7 1900 United States Census, Walter Haines, North Billings Precinct Billings city (pt.) Ward 1-4, Yellowstone, Montana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 197, sheet 14A, family 260.

8 "The Independent-Record (Helena, MT)," 20 May 1913, page 5. Obituary of Daniel Simms Foster.

9 "The World (Coos Bay, OR)," 28 Oct 1943, page 3. Obituary of Mrs. Leona Ellen Foley.

10 Find A Grave,

11 "The Independent-Record (Helena, MT)," 14 Jan 1921, page 3. Obituary of Walter J. Haynes.

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