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Gladys Considine, daughter of Nora Wetherelt LaRiviere 

18 Cousins, Descendants of Powder River Pioneers hold Family Reunion


Gladys Considine

Attendees of the Wetherelt Family Reunion are pictured above, including left to right: Bill Wetherelt, Gladys LaRiviere Considine, Thelma Lester Vrana, Mary Ellen Wetherelt Irion Smith, Irene LaRiviere Friend, Blondie Wetherelt Woolston, Lloyd Lester, Ida Lester Harmon, Hazel Lester Brosnan, Thomas Moulton, Wesley Wetherelt (fighting infection), Joan Moulton Laycock, Wayne Wetherelt. Vernon Wetherelt, Edna Anderson Morey, Don Anderson, Norman Anderson, and Allen Wetherelt were also present, but are not pictured.

Descendants of Thomas and Georgie Hopkins Wetherelt, Powder River County pioneers, held a reunion June 22, 23, 24 at the Fairgrounds in Forsyth, Montana. Thomas and Georgie had 10 children who lived to adulthood, most of whom lived in and around Broadus. They gave us 38 first cousins. Twenty-one are still living; 18 attended the Forsyth reunion. The six older living cousins aged 80+ all were there.

More than 150 members of this far flung family, the oldest aged 87, the youngest age 3, travelled from Arkansas, Pennsylvania, California, Texas, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, North Dakota, South...

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