Andrew Jackson homesteaded the SV2 17-1-23W4th in 1911. He was an elderly bachelor, born in Utah, and spent all of his life on the frontier.
He drove big freight outfits for much of his life, including several years hauling copper ore to the smelter at Great Falls, Montana. He was foreman on the road construction gang which built the Gap road, using hand plows, slips, fresnoes, and horse power.
At Christmas, 1926, he went to Utah to visit relatives and died of a heart attack on Christmas Eve.
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