Amos Kellogg Montague was born on 31 August 1836 in Henderson, Jefferson County, New York, son of Joseph Montague and Abigail Whittier. On 16 July 1850, Amos (listed as Amasa) lived with his parents, brother Joseph, and sisters Abigail, Sally, and Louisa. He had attended school in the last year. On 26 July 1860, Amos lived with his parents and siblings Sally and Louisa in Henderson, Jefferson County, New York.
Amos was married to Alice Auchard. Alice was born on 4 October 1845 in Michigan.
Amos enlisted as a Private in Company K of the 24th New York Infantry on 13 September 1861 at Henderson. He joined his unit on 27 September 1861. On 30 August 1862 he was wounded, taken prisoner, and ended up in the Armory Square Hospital in Washington, D.C. Amos was then given a furlough home and did not return to duty, he was listed as a deserter. He transferred on 13 May 1863 as a Private into the 76th Regiment of the New York Volunteers. He was described as having black eyes, black hair, a light complexion, and 5 ft 6 3/4 inches tall.
On 19 August 1870, Amos and Alice lived in Peninsula township with their son Clark and a hired man, Fred Holley. He worked as a farmer while Alice was keeping house. They owned $3,000 in real estate and $1,000 in personal property.
In June 1880, the couple and lived in Peninsula township. Amos worked as a farmer while Alice was keeping house. Amos applied for a Civil War invalid's pension on 5 March 1894 .
On 14 June 1900, Amos and Alice, their daughter Mabelle, and a servant, Henry Ingraham, lived in Peninsula township. Amos was working as a farmer.
Amos died from paralysis of the throat on 5 September 1905. Alice applied for a Civil War widow's pension on 2 November 1905.
On 23 April 1910, Alice lived with her son Charles, his wife Cassie, and their children Amos and Helen in Peninsula township.
In January 1920, Alice lived with her son Charles and his family in Peninsula township.
Alice died on 10 February 1929 in Grand Traverse County.
Amos and Alice were buried in Oakwood Cemetery.
Amos and Alice (Auchard)Montague were the parents of four children:
i. CLARK MONTAGUE was born circa 1867 in Michigan.
ii. CHARLES MONTAGUE was born circa 1871 in Michigan.
iii. MABELLE MONTAGUE was born 14 October 1872 in Peninsula township.
iv. RALPH MONTAGUE was born circa 1879 in Michigan.
Alice Auchard Montague
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