Elizabeth Montgomery

4 June 1859–14 September 1892 (Age 33)
Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Montgomery was born on 4 June 1859, in Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Montgomery, was 34 and her mother, Mary Rogers Lowery, was 29. She had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Wilbur Carlton Britt. She lived in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States in 1870 and Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 14 September 1892, at the age of 33, and was buried in Vernal Memorial Park, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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Wilbur Carlton Britt
Elizabeth Montgomery
William Carlton Britt
Franklin Robert Britt
Mabel Clair Britt
Mary Lourie Britt
Mary Montgomery Britt

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World Events (8)

Age 4
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868
Age 9
The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 11
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Sainte-Foy-de-Montgomery and Saint-Germain-de-Montgomery (Calvados). In Ireland this surname was present in the medieval period, died out, and was then reintroduced from Scotland in the 17th century. It has been Gaelicized in Ireland as Mac Iomaire and in Scotland as Mac Gumaraid.

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

Story Highlight

Mary Rogers Lowery

Robert Montgomery Sr. was born January 7, 1825, in Ireland. He went to Scotland and Married Mary Rogers Lowery on March 1, 1846. He Died January 10, 1863, in Heber City, Wasatch County, Utah Territor …

Sources (10)

  • Elizabeth Horrock in household of John Honeck, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Montgomery in entry for Oscar Fredinand Hudon and Mary Montgomery Britt, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Elizabeth Britt in household of Wm C Britt, "United States Census, 1880"

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