Lorenzo Dow Montgomery

Male3 January 1864–15 December 1929

Brief Life History of Lorenzo Dow

When Lorenzo Dow Montgomery was born on 3 January 1864, in Illinois, United States, his father, Hammond Montgomery, was 31 and his mother, Christena Hamrick, was 23. He married Mary Matilda Autenrieth on 1 September 1886. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Slater, Saline, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 December 1929, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Slater, Saline, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lorenzo Dow Montgomery
Mary Matilda Autenrieth
Marriage: 1 September 1886
May Lavertia Montgomery
John D. Montgomery
Veda Montgomery
John Arthur Montgomery
Byron Dix Montgomery
Laveta B. Montgomery

Sources (30)

  • L D Montgomery, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1856-1940
  • L D Montgomery, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 September 1886
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.


    Age 7

    In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 18

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    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.

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