Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery

Female2 August 1890–4 September 1979

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Victoria

When Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery was born on 2 August 1890, in Carroll, Indiana, United States, her father, Lewis Montgomery, was 35 and her mother, Minnie Wilhelma Kinzle, was 25. She married Charles Wesley Johnson on 2 February 1916. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Monroe Township, Carroll, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Burlington Township, Carroll, Indiana, United States in 1910. She died on 4 September 1979, in Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in New London Cemetery, Russiaville, Honey Creek Township, Howard, Indiana, United States.

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Charles Wesley Johnson
Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery
Marriage: 2 February 1916
John Lewis Johnson
Max Wayne Johnson
Frances Margene Johnson

Sources (6)

  • Lizzie Montgomery in household of Lewis Montgomery, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth V Montgomery, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Elizabeth V Montgomery in entry for John L Johnson and Jeanette Waddell, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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  • Marriage
    2 February 1916Carroll, Indiana, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 6

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

    Age 16

    The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 26

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    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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