Susan Anna Montgomery

15 June 1836–15 June 1929 (Age 93)
Amite, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Susan Anna

When Susan Anna Montgomery was born on 15 June 1836, in Amite, Mississippi, United States, her father, Jesse Montgomery, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Lindsey, was 24. She married Ferguson Montgomery Small on 16 October 1851, in Amite, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Comanche, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 3, Runnels, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 15 June 1929, in Wingate, Runnels, Texas, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Wingate Cemetery, Winters, Runnels, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ferguson Montgomery Small
Susan Anna Montgomery
Marriage: 16 October 1851
Joel Samuel Small
Mary Ophelia Small
Anna Elizabeth Small
Martha Lavinia Small
Sarah Vianva Small
John Ferguson Small
Frances Susanna Small
Robert Lee Small
Alice Eugene Small
Ella Grace Small
George Ashley Small
Perla Small

Spouse and Children

16 October 1851
Amite, Mississippi, United States


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World Events (8)

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 8

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 25

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place in Calvados, France, so named from Old French mont ‘hill’ + a Germanic personal name composed of the elements guma ‘man’ + rīc ‘power’. In Ireland this surname has been Gaelicized as Mac Iomaire and in Scotland as Mac Gumaraid.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Susana Small in household of Ed W Mcwhorter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Susie Small in household of Willis B Masley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Susan Small in household of William B Mosley, "United States Census, 1900"

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