1. Dennis R. “Denny” Rehberg: b. 5 Oct 1955 Billings, Yellowstone Co., MT; U.S. Representative from MT (R)

[Billings Gazette, 17 May 1959: “…Shanna Rehberg, aged 5, and Dennis Rehberg, 3, children of Mr. and Mrs. Jack D. Rehberg.”]


2. Jack Dennis Rehberg: b. 1929 MT; m. 4 Jul 1952 Billings, Yellowstone Co., MT

[in Who’s Who in the West, 1980-1983 (not seen)]

[Billings Gazette, 6 Jul 1952: “St. Luke’s Episcopal church was the scene last Friday night of the marriage of Miss Patricia Rae Cooley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray S. Cooley…to Jack D. Rehberg, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace S. Rehberg….

3. Patricia Rae Cooley: b. c1933/4


4. Wallace S. Rehberg: b. c1907/8 OR; m. c1927/8

5. Dorothy M. ___: b. 7 Aug 1907 MT; d. Aug 1974 (last residence Billings, Yellowstone Co., MT)  [SSN 516-38-7945, issued MT 1952]

6. Ray S[umner] Cooley: b. c1887; d. 4 Mar 1961 Yellowstone Co., MT; m. (2nd)

[AFN: 3D1K-0C]

7. Dorothy Herman: b. c1909


8. Albert J. Rehberg: b. 5 Oct 1873 MT; d. Oct 1963; m. c1901/2  [SSN 516-44-5283, issued MT 1956]

9. Mary A. McClelland: b. 5 Aug 1883 Canada; d. Aug 1976  [SSN 517-84-6569, issed MT 1973]

10. ___: b. PA

11. ___: b. Canada

12-13. continued in Ancestral File


16. ___ Rehberg: b. Germany

17. ___: b. Germany

18. Samuel McClelland: b. c1844 Canada/Ireland; d. 20 Feb 1929 Yellowstone Co., MT; m. 3/9 Jan 1868 Bervie, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 

[Samuel McLelland (age 24, b. Ireland, parents Samuel and Mary McLelland) and Elizabeth Welsh (age 18, b. Canada, father Thomas Welsh), both residents of Kincardine Twp., m. 9 Jan 1868 Bruce, Ontario, Canada [IGI extracted from FHL #1,030,055]]

[perhaps the brother of one or more of the following from Ontario death records:

John McLelland: b. Dec 1839 Ireland; d. 15 Aug 1920 Kincardine, Bruce, Ontario; parents Samuel McLelland and Mary Miller

Abraham McLelland: b. Jan 1846 Canada; d. 16 Mar 1912 Minto Twp., Wellington, Ontario; parents Samuel McLelland and Mary Miller

Ellen Ward: b. 9 Jun 1842 Uoboicke; d. 17 Jun 1928 York, Ontario; parents Samuel McClelland and Mary Todd

Robert McClelland: b. 1835; d. 6 Jan 1926 Johnson, Algoma, Ontariol parents Samuel McClelland and Mary Miller]

19. Elizabeth Welsh/Walsh: b. 12 Feb 1850 Godrich, Ontario, Canada; d. 8 May 1937 Yellowstone Co., MT

[Billings Gazette, 9 May 1937: “Mrs. Elizabeth McClelland, 87, widow of the late Samuel McClelland of this city, died Saturday…at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. J. Rehberg, on route 2 west of Billings….Born in Godrich, Ontario, Feb. 12, 1850, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Walsh.  She was married to Mr. McClelland at Bervie, Ontario, Jan. 3, 1868.  The couple came to Michigan from Canada in 1887, and five years later they settled near Big Sandy in Montana.  They came to Billings from there in 1910.  Mr. McClelland died Feb. 20, 1929 and was buried there…”]


36. Samuel McClelland/McLelland: b. Ireland

37. Mary ___: b. Ireland

38. Thomas/William Welsh/Walsh:



1930 – Yellowstone Co., MT, e.d. 43, sheet 1a

Rehberg, Albert J.                   Head   M W 56 M 28 MT Ger Ger  Farmer

___, Mary A.                           Wife    F W 46 M 18   Can Can Can

Crawford, Hellen A.               Niece   F W 17 S         MT MT Can

McClelland, Elizabeth            M-i-L   F W 80 Wd 20            Can Can Can

(3 boarders)

Rehberg, Wallace S.                Head   M W 22 M 20 OR MT Can  Laborer

___, Dorothy M.                     Wife    F W 22 M 20   MT PA Can

___, Wallace M.                      Son      M W 1 S          CA OR MT

___, Jack D.                            Son      M W 11/12 S   MT OR MT


1910 – 2nd Ward, Billings, Yellowstone Co., MT, e.d. 247, sheet 18a

McClelland, Sam        Head   M W 66 M1 46           Can Ire Ire 1877 Na

___, Elizabeth             Wife    F W 61 M1 46 5 5       Can Ire Ire 187

(2 roomers)


1851 – St. George’s Ward, Niagara, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada, p. 59 (30)

William Walsh             R. C. Rifles     Ireland             R. Catholic      37

Eliz. Walsh                                          Scotland          Presbyterian    27

Eliz. Walsh                                          L. Canada       Presbyterian    2