John Montanye

about 1800–1884 (Age 84)
Exeter Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John

When John Montanye was born about 1800, in Exeter Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Andrew Montanye, was 34 and his mother, Amy Anna Harding, was 33. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Betsey Townsend. He lived in Northville, LaSalle, Illinois, United States in 1850. He died in 1884, in Tunkhannock, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84.

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John Montanye
Betsey Townsend
Edward Montanye
Sarah E. Montanye
Cecilia Montanye
Frances Montanye

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 0

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 12

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 25

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

Probably an altered spelling of French Montane, Montaigne, variants of Montagne .

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

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Sources (1)

  • John Montauge, "United States Census, 1850"

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