Robert Montgomery

Robert Montgomery

Birth
Death 20 Dec 1896 (aged 65)
Burial Owensville, Gibson County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 104839280 · View Source
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"Robert Montgomery is a son of Robert and Patience (Marvel) Montgomery. He went to work for himself at the age of fourteen. He worked hard and eventually owned 130 acres of farm land which he cultivated.

Robert married Priscilla Knowles, the daughter of Eddie and Nancy Fitzpatrick Knowles. Eddie was born in Delaware, the son of James and Patience (Marvel) Knowles. Robert's mother Patience Marvel Montgomery was a niece to Eddie Knowles mother, Patience Marvel Knowles. Eddie died in 1856 and Nancy died in 1871. Robert and Priscilla had six children: Van R., Florence, Lawrence V., Dexter K., Kirt K., and Daisy. Van and Lawrence were both teachers.

Robert associated himself with the Democratic party. He cast his first vote for Buchanan. He was one of the country's best citizens and was respected by neighbors and friends. " [*]

*History of Posey County, Indiana, Goodspeed 1886, Reprinted: Unigraphic In., 4400 Jackson Avenue, Evansville, Indiana, pg. 628. Gibson Co. MR 1850-1920, bk 2, pg. 150, Indiana State Gen. Library, Indianapolis, Indiana.


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  • Created by: Helen Haldeman Daglas
  • Added: 8 Feb 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 104839280
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Montgomery (10 Sep 1831–20 Dec 1896), Find a Grave Memorial no. 104839280, citing Antioch Cemetery, Owensville, Gibson County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Helen Haldeman Daglas (contributor 46971340) .