Nona Montague

Female15 January 1873–1969

Brief Life History of Nona

When Nona Montague was born on 15 January 1873, in Tennessee, United States, her father, James Webb Montague, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Emma Gant, was 27. She married John A. Thompson on 19 April 1894, in Wayne, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 1, Wichita, Texas, United States in 1940. She died in 1969, at the age of 96.

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John A. Thompson
Nona Montague
Marriage: 19 April 1894
Montague Thompson
Frank Thompson
Irene Thompson
James Thompson

Sources (8)

  • Nona Thompson in household of John Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nona M Thompson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Nona Thompson in household of Jno A Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"

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  • Marriage
    19 April 1894Wayne, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 2

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

    Age 5

    When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 25

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name from either Montaigu-le-bois (Manche) or Montaigu (Manche, Aisne), named with Old French mont ‘hill’ + agu ‘pointed’ (from Latin acutus). Drogo de Montagud was a companion of William the Conqueror and founder of the Montagu(e) family, among whom the personal name Drogo was revived in the 19th century. Another family of the name Monatgu have held the titles of Duke of Montagu, Earl of Sandwich, Earl and Duke of Manchester, Earl of Halifax, and Earl of Beaulieu, and.

    Irish: adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Taidhg (see McTigue ).

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

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