Margaret Love Frew

6 September 1856–13 May 1936 (Age 79)
Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland

The Life of Margaret Love

When Margaret Love Frew was born on 6 September 1856, in Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland, her father, Patrick Frew, was 28 and her mother, Agnes JOHNSTONE, was 25. She married John Montgomery about 1881. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Carbon, Clay, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Brazil, Clay, Indiana, United States in 1910. She died on 13 May 1936, in Clinton, Vermillion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

John Montgomery
Margaret Love Frew
Marriage: about 1881
Agnes Montgomery
John Montgomery
Robert Montgomery
Jean Montgomery
Margaret Montgomery
Minona Montgomery

Spouse and Children

about 1881


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Patrick Frew






    Joseph Frew


    John Frew



    Janet Frew


    James Frew


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 7

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 25

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

Scottish: habitational name from the Fords of Frew, a fortified site on the Forth river, probably so called from a British element frwd ‘current’, ‘stream’. This place was the lowest crossing point on the river Forth, and so an important strategic location in the Middle Ages.

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

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Montgomery in household of John Montgomery, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margret Mongomery in household of John Mongomery, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margaret Montgomery in household of John Montgomery, "United States Census, 1930"

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