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Granville Stuart
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1834
Clarksburg
Harrison County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 2, 1918
Missoula
Missoula County
Montana, USA

Montana Pioneer and cattleman. He and his brother James are credited with making the first major gold strike in Montana. He settled in Gold Creek where he was elected the County Commissioner. He founded the vigilante group Stuart's Stranglers. He and his fourteen members went after cow rustlers and horse thieves. In recognition of the successful handling the outlaws, Stuart was elected president of the Montana Stock Growers' Association. Stuart served as United States ambassador to Paraguay and Uruguay. In his later years he was the librarian of the Butte Public Library. It was during this time that he authored his memoir "The Montana Frontier, 18521864." 
 
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 Parents:
  Nancy Currence Hall Stuart (____ - 1888)
 
 Spouses:
  Allis Belle Brown Stuart (1863 - 1947)
  Aubony or Awbonnie Stookaraka Stuart (1847 - 1888)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Stuart Abbott (1870 - 1967)*
 
 Sibling:
  James Stuart (1832 - 1873)*
  Granville Stuart (1834 - 1918)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Pioneer, Gold lMiner, Stockman, and Statesman. Discoverer of Gold in Montana
 
Burial:
Hillcrest Cemetery
Deer Lodge
Powell County
Montana, USA
 
Maintained by: Tom Todd
Originally Created by: ZsOzOne
Record added: Aug 15, 2009
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- A Marine's Daughter
 Added: Dec. 25, 2013
May GOD Bless You Granville Stuart! Once Born a Virginian..always a Virginian... Quality of Character follows you too.!::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::It is on Major General Benjamin Butler's in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, the monume...(Read more)
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Sep. 24, 2013
Rest in Peace
- Betty
 Added: Aug. 13, 2013
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