Powder River Examiner -

Broaddus family has colorful Montana, Texas ranch history


August 8, 2019

A 30 Years Ago Special Edition. From the August 10, 1989 Examiner

By Orville Howard, of The Record Stockman

Continued from last week.

News of tall grass and good water travelled fast in those days, and it wasn’t long before two more brothers and a sister joined Oscar and John on the Big Powder - Ernest, Billy, and Julie (Mrs. Jim Allen). Oscar and Johnny were the first of the Broaddus clan to file for Squatters Rights near the Big Powder in 1892 while still working for the N Bar Ranch. That same year, the two brothers canvassed the open range on horseback for signatures on a petition se...

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