Katherine May "Katie" Montgomery

Female6 May 1858–2 December 1938

Brief Life History of Katherine May "Katie"

When Katherine May "Katie" Montgomery was born on 6 May 1858, in Hebron, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Robert Bradford Montgomery, was 31 and her mother, Ester B. Tracy, was 23. She married Nelson E Crandall on 18 January 1883, in Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pine Valley, Clark, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years. She died on 2 December 1938, at the age of 80, and was buried in Neillsville City Cemetery, Neillsville, Clark, Wisconsin, United States.

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Nelson E Crandall
Katherine May "Katie" Montgomery
Marriage: 18 January 1883
Bert Wilbur Crandall
Eugene Webster Crandall
Hazel Crandall

Sources (12)

  • Kate M Crandell in household of Nelson E Crandell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Kate Montgomery in entry for B W Crandall and Marion Mitchell, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Kate Crandall in household of Nelson Crandall, "United States Census, 1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1883Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

    Age 9

    A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 23

    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.

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