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John Gibson "Diggins" Montgomery
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1840
Abingdon
Washington County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 1931
Leaburg
Lane County
Oregon, USA

Buried 01/08/1931
Age 90y 10m 19d
Pvt., Co. H, 5th TN Cav. (McKenzie's) (CSA)
Burial arrangements by Charles Tipton Montgomery

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Pvt. John G. Montgomery,
5th Tn. Cav. Eugene, Ore.

Pvt. John G. Montgomery was born on 19 Dec 1840 in Virginia. He was married to Sallie Carter in July 1865. Her nickname for him was "Diggins" They had 8 children, Marcus, Minnie, William Getty, Leone, John, Charles and Rube.
Sallie died 18 May 1923. She is buried beside John.

So we wish to say, "God Bless Ole Jeff Davis!" and rest in peace to "Diggins! Huzzah to a brave soldier!
- James W. Combs sr. Adj. Capt. F. M. Jackson Camp 1

Pvt. John Gibson Montgomery was proud to be one of "Fightin Joe Wheelers men"! When ever anything good happened John would say: "God Bless Ole Jeff Davis"

His Memorial was held 6 May 2000. Many family and friends participated from all over Oregon. Service was by Capt. F. M. Jackson Camp # 1778 and the Varina Howell Davis Chapter 2369
- Shirley Combs
Added: Apr. 29, 2007 (bio by: Bev) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sallie Montgomery (1845 - 1923)*
 
 Children:
  Minnie Belle Montgomery Edwards (1868 - 1940)*
  William L Montgomery (1870 - 1945)*
  Gett Montgomery (1873 - 1943)*
  Leone T Montgomery (1876 - 1954)*
  John Hamilton Montgomery (1878 - 1957)*
  Charles Tipton Montgomery (1882 - 1954)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Eugene Pioneer Cemetery
Eugene
Lane County
Oregon, USA
Plot: 58-3
 
Created by: A Friend
Record added: Oct 29, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5906284
John Gibson Diggins Montgomery
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John Gibson Diggins Montgomery
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- ghost girl
 Added: Jan. 2, 2010
Rest In Peace.
- vets2search
 Added: Sep. 19, 2008
Rest in Peace Soldier
- Bev
 Added: Jul. 4, 2009
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