Lawrence Joeseph Montag

11 August 1896–11 March 1964 (Age 67)
Pottsville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lawrence Joeseph

When Lawrence Joeseph Montag was born on 11 August 1896, in Pottsville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Andrew August Montag, was 23 and his mother, Emma F. Scheibelhut, was 21. He died on 11 March 1964, in Pottsville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Yorkville Cemetery, Pottsville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew August Montag
1873–1919
Emma F. Scheibelhut
1875–1950
Lawrence Joeseph Montag
1896–1964
Lenora Montag
1898–1898
Loretta Emma Montag
1900–1931
Helen Louise Montag
1903–1938

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew August Montag

    Male1873–1919Male

    Female1875–1950Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1896–1964Male

    Lenora Montag

    Female1898–1898Female

    Loretta Emma Montag

    Female1900–1931Female

    Helen Louise Montag

    Female1903–1938Female

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1911

Age 15

Pottsville was chartered as a city on 22 Mar 1911.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

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

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German māntac, German Montag ‘Monday’. As a German name, this was a nickname for someone who had a particular association with this day of the week, probably because he owed feudal service then. As a Jewish name, it is either ornamental or it may have been adopted or given with reference to the day of registration of the surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Lawrence Montag in household of Andrew Montag, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lorenz Montag in household of Emma F Montag, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lawrence Montag in household of Andrew A Montag, "United States Census, 1910"

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