Elroy P. Philbrick
1849 - 1914
Charles Alfred Stillman-Philbrick was born with a twin, James W. Stillman-Philbrick, July 26, 1869, to Emma Wilson Stillman Philbrick and James W. Stillman at South Pass City. Charles was associated with the Taliaferro Livestock Company for years, later going in ranching business near Big Island where he lived for fifteen years, prior to this moving to Granger. By 1930, Charles had married May Wisdom and they were living at Big Island in Sweetwater County, Charles Alfred Stillman-Philbrick died on January 4, 1942, and was buried in Green River. Elroy P. “Bronco Jim” Philbrick was born during October 1849 in Maine. Emma Wilson Stillman started living with Philbrick in about 1878. Philbrick was commonly known as Bronco Jim. He managed the stagecoaches based in Green River running west and east and managed a stage station in Rock Springs. He lived for many years at the Pony Express Station at Granger, later moving to Rock Springs, and serving as a deputy sheriff.