A biography/family history of Arthur J. Huffer is included in "Montana, Its Story and Biography", Vol 2.
Arthur was born, 2 Dec 1871, to William and Mary Huffer. William was born in England, 1816, and died 1899 at Sussex. Mary was born 1822, England, and died 1885 in Sussex. Children: Frederick, Elizabeth, Charles, Samuel, all lived in England. Arthur was the only one to come to America.
Arthur left school in Sussex at age 17 and located to Livingston, Montana, in 1888, where he rode the range as a cowboy for two years. He went to the mining district of Couer d'Alene, Idaho, for a year and then returned to Livingston, Montana, where homesteaded 12 miles east of Livingston for 10 years. Subsequently, he moved to a ranch on Mission Creek and stayed there until 1916. In 1916, Arthur engaged in the garage business in Livingston, the Huffer Garage and Motor Company.
In Dec 1907, Arthur married Mrs. Catherine L. Hodges, born in Ireland.
Arthur J. Huffer died, 7 May 1946, age 75, Livingston, MT. Obituary contained in The Helena Independent, Helena, MT, 14 May 1946 states that after owning the garage, Arthur became a depot master for the Northern Pacific railway. In 1931, he joined the police force and retired 10 years later. The obituary states Arthur and Catherine were married in 1903.
1910 Federal Census shows Catherine as married X2, with 3 children born, 2 living. Child living with her was: Ernest D. Hodges, age 24, born in Montana. In the 1920 Federal Census, Martin Creek, King County, WA, Ernest D. Hodges was living with wife, Opal, and daughter, Theodosia, age 1, born in Montana.