Nona Montague

15 January 1873–1969 (Age 96)
Tennessee, United States

The Life 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

Spouse and Children

    John A. Thompson



19 April 1894
Wayne, Tennessee, United States


    Montague Thompson


    Frank Thompson


    Irene Thompson


    James Thompson


Parents and Siblings



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

1 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place La Manche in France, so named from Old French mont ‘hill’ ( see Mont 1) + agu ‘pointed’ (Latin acutus, from acus ‘needle’, ‘point’).2 Irish: English surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Taidhg, a patronymic from the byname Tadhg ( see McTigue ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nona Thompson in household of John Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nona Thompson in household of Jno A Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nana Thompson in household of John A Thompson, "United States Census, 1940"

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