John Montgomery

28 December 1755–
London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Montgomery was born on 28 December 1755, in London, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Montgomery, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Elyate, was 23.

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John Montgomery
Elizabeth Elyate
John Montgomery
Ann Montgomery
William Montgomery

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    Elizabeth Elyate





    Ann Montgomery


    William Montgomery


World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 46

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Age 60

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 68

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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)

  • John Montgomery, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Montgomery - Church record: birth: 28 December 1755; London, London, England
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Montgomery - Church record: Christening record or certificate: birth: about 27 February 1759; Barby, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

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