Christina Montgomery

4 April 1861–16 April 1933 (Age 72)
Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Christina

When Christina Montgomery was born on 4 April 1861, in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Montgomery, was 36 and her mother, Mary Rogers Lowery, was 30. She married Joseph Heber Smithies on 8 March 1883, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States for about 30 years and Wasatch, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 16 April 1933, in Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Heber Smithies
Christina Montgomery
Marriage: 8 March 1883
Virginia Smithies
George A. Smithies

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 March 1883Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868
    Age 7
    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.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 20
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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 (21)

    • Christena Horrock in household of John Honeck, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Christina Montgomery in entry for Joseph Heber Smithies, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Christena Montgomery Smithies in household of Joseph H Smithies, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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