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75 Years Ago


Items taken from weekly issues 75 years ago, from the Daniels County Leader, est. 1922 (continuation of the Scobey Sentinel, est. 1912).

January 3, 1946

1945 Record Of Births, Marriages,

Divorces, Deaths–

There were four more girl babies (51) than boy babies (47) born; on the death list, not including war casualties - the males outnumbered females by three to one. The county records show that 15 males and 5 females died. Sixteen of the twenty were adults, only 2 died from accidental causes. One, a boy of 5, died as the result of a motor accident; one man died from a kick by a cow. The death list was the smallest recorded in years.

There were 40 marriages in the county, several couples were Canadians; 11 divorces.