Civil War soldier
GAR on marker
1 Michigan E/M
Disability discharge July 2, 1862
Ira w. Montague, farmer, section 11, Fulton Township, is the son of Thomas and Harriet (Rice) Montague, natives of Vermont where the mother died Jan. 11, 1851. The father then moved to Ottawa County, Michigan and lived until March 5, 1860, when he was killed by the falling of a tree.
Ira W. was born in Vermont Aug. 29, 1832 the fifth of a family of ten. Aug 17, 1862, in Ottawa County he was united in marriage to Miss Amelia, daughter of Samuel B. and Sybil (Seaton) Brown.
Mr. and Mrs. M. have two daughters: Edna M., born May 23, 1864 and Norma P., September 6, 1874.
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