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Worley Elmer Eltzroth

Worley Elmer Eltzroth
b. 24 February 1869, Miami County, Indiana, to John Weaver and Frances Melinda (Bear) Eltzroth
d. 7 January 1955, Billings, Yellowstone County, Montana

m. 15 January 1891, North Grove, Miami County, Indiana
Jarried Mae Depoy
b. 18 August 1869, Washington Courthouse, Ohio
d. 22 January 1961, Des Moines, Iowa

Worley lived in Wabash and Miami counties in Indiana. He emigrated from Indiana to Missoula County, Montana, in 1904. He later moved to Yellowstone County, Montana, in 1918. He and Jarried had no children.

Worley Eltzroth worked as a railroad roundhouse foreman in Indiana, Iowa, Wyoming, and Montana. He later invested in the Merchants Hotel in Laurel, Montana, and operated it for several years. He bought and operated two ranches near Laurel, Montana, prior to his retirement.

Submitted by:
Jesse William Long, Jr.
Helena MT