|Birth: ||Mar., 1862, Canada|
|Death: ||Aug. 21, 1916|
Article in The Courtland Journal Friday, September 8, 1916
SOLOMON STAFFORD DEAD
The body of Solomon Stafford of Billings, Montana, was found near this Great Northern junction last evening by workers on the county road, and indications pointed to foul play.
Stafford has a sister and daughter living in Billings.
The finding of the body was immediately reported to Coroner G. Herman Smith, who went to the scene and made a preliminary investigation. In the darkness nothing could be found to indicate who had committed the deed.
Coroner Smith will make a more thorough examination into the case today with the sheriff, to search for clues~Billings Gazette, August 21.
The funeral of Stafford was held from the Ridge-Cormier undertaking parlors at 5 o'clock last evening, Rev. George Mecklenburg had charge of the services and interment was made in the Billings cemetery.
Coroner Smith said that evidences was being collected and it is probable that an inquest will be held later-Clipping from Billings paper.
Mr Stafford came to this community with his parents when he was seven years old, and grew to manhood here. He leaves a daughter, Miss Mable, an aged father, three sisters, two brothers and a large number of friends to mourn his taking away.
Mrs. John Walter of Courtland is a sister of Mr. Stafford, and the news of his death was a terrible shock to her, although her son, Will Walter, who received the news, was very careful in telling her.
The aged father makes his home with Mrs. Walter.
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