Nelson Cline Montgomery


Brief Life History 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 2 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 Arthur Montgomery
William Edgar Montgomery
Russell Smith Montgomery
Ida May Montgomery
Hugh Orval Montgomery
Elmer Garfield Montgomery
Mary Myr Montgomery

Sources (15)

  • Unknown, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nelson Cline Montgomery - Government record: Census record: birth: about 1849; Iowa, United States
  • Nelson C Montgomery, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 November 1867Sullivan, Indiana, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (5)

    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 5

    Historical Boundaries: 1854: Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1854: Kansas Territory, United State 1855: Shawnee, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Shawnee, Kansas, United States


    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 Sainte-Foy-de-Montgomery and Saint-Germain-de-Montgomery (Calvados). In Ireland this surname was present in the medieval period, died out, and was then reintroduced from Scotland in the 17th century. It has been Gaelicized in Ireland as Mac Iomaire and in Scotland as Mac Gumaraid.

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

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