Tilitha Montgomery

21 April 1805–14 April 1858 (Age 52)
Jefferson, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Tilitha

When Tilitha Montgomery was born on 21 April 1805, in Jefferson, Mississippi, United States, her father, Hugh Montgomery, was 17 and her mother, Mary Crockett, was 24. She married Isaiah Coleman on 5 June 1823, in Jefferson, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 14 April 1858, in Madison, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Isaiah Coleman
1796–1838
Tilitha Montgomery
1805–1858
Marriage: 5 June 1823
Elias Hibbard Coleman
1824–1853
Melissa Ann Coleman
1824–1858
Lucilla Coleman
1824–1924
Christopher Coleman
1832–1923
Daniel G Coleman
1833–1870
Greenleaf Daniel Coleman
1833–1870

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 June 1823
Jefferson, Mississippi, United States
children

(6)

    Elias Hibbard Coleman

    Male1824–1853Male

    Melissa Ann Coleman

    Female1824–1858Female

    Lucilla Coleman

    Female1824–1924Female

    Christopher Coleman

    Male1832–1923Male

    Daniel G Coleman

    Male1833–1870Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1787–1870Male

    Mary Crockett

    Female1781–1861Female

siblings

(9)

    Female1805–1858Female

    Jane Montgomery

    Female1805–1900Female

    Mary Melissa Montgomery

    Female1809–1912Female

    La Fayette Montgomery

    Male1812–1907Male

    Andrew Jackson Montgomery

    Male1816–1868Male

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1817

Age 12

Mississippi is the 20th state.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 15

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

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 (3)

  • Lethia Montgomery in entry for Isaiah Colman, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"
  • Letitha Montgomery, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"
  • Tilitha Montgomery, "Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911"

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