John Martin Montgomery

29 August 1871–
Benton, Franklin, Illinois, United States

The Life of John Martin

When John Martin Montgomery was born on 29 August 1871, in Benton, Franklin, Illinois, United States, his father, Isaac Montgomery, was 48 and his mother, Elizabeth Armstrong, was 46. He married Olive Brinton Hart on 14 June 1894, in Randolph, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Steeleville Precinct, Randolph, Illinois, United States in 1900.

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John Martin Montgomery
Olive Brinton Hart
Marriage: 14 June 1894
Mary Hazel Montgomery
Audrey B Montgomery
Leland H Montgomery

Spouse and Children

14 June 1894
Randolph, Illinois, United States



    Audrey B Montgomery


    Leland H Montgomery


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 6

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 31

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Montgomery in household of Isaac Montgomery, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John M Montgomery, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Martin Montgomery in entry for Jack Billy Murray and Audrey Brinton Montgomery, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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