W. L. Montgomery

1850–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of W. L.

W. L. Montgomery was born in 1850, in Pennsylvania, United States. He had at least 1 son with Sarah.

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W. L. Montgomery
1850–
Sarah
1850–
Joseph Lee Montgomery
1869–1952

Spouse and Children

children

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 13

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 13

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

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 (2)

  • W. L. Montgomery in entry for Joseph L Montgomery and Rosa Drenning Or Dreming, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • W. L. Montgomery in entry for Joseph L Montgomery and Rosa Drenning Or Dreming, "Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940"

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