Nelson Cline Montgomery

1849–1899 (Age 50)
Lawrence, Indiana, United States

The Life of Nelson Cline

When Nelson Cline Montgomery was born in 1849, in Lawrence, Indiana, United States, his father, Hugh Montgomery, was 38 and his mother, Sarah J. Johnson, was 29. He married Nancy Jane Smith on 24 November 1867, in Sullivan, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bono, Bono Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Pleasant Township, Coffey, Kansas, United States in 1880. He died in 1899, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States.

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Nelson Cline Montgomery
Nancy Jane Smith
Marriage: 24 November 1867
James A. Montgomery
Ida M. Montgomery
William E Montgomery
Russell Smith Montgomery
May Ida Montgomery
Hugh Orval Montgomery
Elmer G Montgomery
Mary Myr Montgomery

Spouse and Children

24 November 1867
Sullivan, Indiana, United States


+3 More Children

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World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 2

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 12

Kansas is the 34th state

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Nelson C Montgomery in household of Hugh Montgomery, "United States Census, 1850"
  • N C Montgomery, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nelson C Montgomery, "United States Records of Headstones of Deceased Union Veterans, 1879-1903"

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