From Stout's "History of Montana", 1921:


Biographical Sketches


WILLIAM C. HUNTINGTON, a prosperous Yellowstone family rancher was born at North Platte, Nebraska, June 17, 1876. At the present writing he is comfortably located on a most eligible farm on Blue Creek, seven and one half miles from Billings. The parents of our subject were Frank and Emily (Wright) Huntington, the father a native of Massachusetts, the mother of Michigan. Frank Huntington removed to Nebraska at an early day and became one of the pioneers of the state, where he grew to manhood, where he married, and followed the avocation of a mechanic. He was called from the earth in 1893. It was while still a child that the mother of our subject removed with her parents to Nebraska.

Unti the age of seventeen years, William C. Huntington remained in Nebraska, and it was in this state that he received his education in the public schools in his neighborhood. Thence he removed to Wyoming where he found his employment as a cowboy, in which avocation he became most prominent. Nine years he remained in Wyoming and in 1897 landed in Yellowstone Park, now famous as one of the most magnificent national preserves in the United States.  He worked assiduously one season, thence coming to the city of Billings and engaged successfully in the business of breaking horses.

In 1899, our subject was united in marriage to Miss Ella Daylong, a native of Missouri. It was in this state that she grew to womanhood and received her education, coming in 1898 to Montana. She is the daughter of James and Vashiti (Hobbs) Daylong, the father a native of Virginia and the mother of Missouri.

William C. Huntington was the father of Daisy Huntington Hogan Walker. She was married to
Emmett Victor Hogan, son of Sen. Thomas S. and Kathryn Hogan of Billings Montana. She and Emmett divorced in 1934. They were the parents of Donal Emmett Hogan, Ralph Thomas Hogan and Victor Huntington Hogan. Emmett never remarried. Daisy married Delmer Ebben Walker in 1935 and they had three more sons.


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