Jefferson Thomas Montgomery

4 May 1804–29 April 1879 (Age 74)
Shackle Island, Sumner, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Jefferson Thomas

When Jefferson Thomas Montgomery was born on 4 May 1804, in Shackle Island, Sumner, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Montgomery, was 41 and his mother, Jane McMillan, was 40. He married Mary Polly Jouett on 11 January 1830, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 29 April 1879, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Beech Cemetery, Hendersonville, Sumner, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jefferson Thomas Montgomery
1804–1879
Mary Polly Jouett
1804–1861
Marriage: 11 January 1830
Dr William Chandler Montgomery
1831–1902
John Thomas Montgomery
1832–1914
Robert Alexander Montgomery
1834–1863
Daniel B. C. Montgomery
1836–1884
Patsy Jane MONTGOMERY
1839–1868
James Montgomery
1843–1878

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 January 1830
Sumner, Tennessee, United States
children

(6)

    Dr William Chandler Montgomery

    Male1831–1902Male

    John Thomas Montgomery

    Male1832–1914Male

    Robert Alexander Montgomery

    Male1834–1863Male

    Daniel B. C. Montgomery

    Male1836–1884Male

    Patsy Jane MONTGOMERY

    Female1839–1868Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Daniel M Montgomery

    Male1789–1855Male

    Margaret Montgomery

    Female1790–1866Female

    Female1792–1878Female

    Male1794–1869Male

    Elizabeth Montgomery

    Female1795–1878Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 8

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 21

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • Jefferson Montgomery, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jefferson Montgomery, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jefferson Montgomery, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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