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Col John Montgomery
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Birth: 1796
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 20, 1885
Medina County
Ohio, USA

Colonel John Montgomery
Mr. John Montgomery was born c1798 in Pennsylvania, the son of Irish natives. He married Nellie, who was born c1802 in Pennsylvania, also daughter of Irish natives. John and Nellie had five known children, the first four were born in Pennsylvania.

Richard first saw the light of day on 30 Oct 1830, Elizabeth Saretta on 2 Nov 1831, Hannah c1834, Virginia in 1837, and John B.C. Montgomery in 1839. The family removed to Ohio around 1840 where their youngest child, Henry "Hopestill" Montgomery was born 28 Apr 1841.

Colenel John Montgomery Senior was a veteran of the Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry 1828. He was elected as Treasurer of Guilford Township in 1846. He held that position until 1853, at which time the Village of Seville was incorporated. Mr. Montgomery then became the first Treasurer of Seville, and remained so until after 1881. He was appointed Postmaster of River Styx on 3 Jun 1847, a position in which he held until 13 Apr 1861.

Mr. John Montgomery died in Seville on 20 Jan 1885, and as laid to rest in the River Styx Cemetery. As were his wife, Nellie and children Richard, Virginia, John B.C., and (a memorial marker for) Henry "Hopestill." 
Family links: 
  Nellie Brown Montgomery (1802 - 1881)*
  Richard Montgomery (1830 - 1862)*
  Virginia Montgomery (1837 - 1918)*
  John B. C. Montgomery (1839 - 1901)*
  Henry Hopestill Montgomery (1841 - 1862)*
*Calculated relationship
John Montgomery
Co. PA. Vol. Inf. 1828
River Styx Cemetery
River Styx
Medina County
Ohio, USA
Plot: A-09:09
Created by: Laurie H
Record added: Feb 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24714815
Col John Montgomery
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Col John Montgomery
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- Beverly Sprowl Teibel
 Added: Mar. 9, 2009
A VETERAN OF THE WAR OF 1812 This memorial is dedicated to those gallant men who refused to quit in the darkest hour of the invasion, and whose fortitude, heroism, losses and sacrifices shall never be forgotten.
- Laurie H
 Added: Feb. 4, 2009
Veteran: Col PA Vol Inf 1828
- God Bless America
 Added: Feb. 18, 2008

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