m. 28 Nov 1753
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John Montgomery was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Information on John Montgomery
(4) From "Notable Southern Families" by Zella Armstrong, at the Library of Congress, vol V, (Crockett Family and Connecting Lines) page 159, children of John Montgomery and Agnes Crockett (m 28 Nov 1753) according to "old Montgomery Bible" included Samuel (b 18 Jan 1760), et al. [8 sons and 6 daughters]. The father, John Montgomery (1717-1802), is the subject of an article by Agnes Riley, published Fall, 1967, by the Historical Society of Washington County (VA)
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John MONTGOMERY (AFN:Q1VC-GF) Born: 1717 Place: Donegal, , Ireland Died: 1802 Place: Fort Chiswell, Wythe Co., VA Buried: Abt 1802 Place: Crockett Ceme, Ft. Chiswell, Wythe, VA Married: 28 Nov 1753 Place: , , VA Father: James MONTGOMERY (AFN:1Z00-8BG) Mother: Anne (AFN:1Z00-8CN)
Ann Agness CROCKETT (AFN:Q1VC-HL) Born: 1736 Place: Of, Augusta, VA Died: 1812 Place: Ft. Chiswell, Wythe, VA Married: 28 Nov 1753 Place: , , VA Father: Samuel CROCKETT (AFN:C9VV-K6) Mother: Esther THOMPSON (AFN:C9VV-LC)
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F Catherine MONTGOMERY (AFN:Q1VC-JR) Born: 16 Jan 1780 Place: , Montgomery Co., VA Died: 18 Jan 1833 Place: , Wythe Co., VA
Born about 1725, Donegal, Ireland, son of James Montgomery (1690 Ireland-1756 Augusta Co., VA [s/o Hugh Montgomery and Jane Hamilton]) and Anne Thomson 1750s - Captain in French and Indian War; Received 3000 acres in payment in 1780. 1770 - Justice of the Peace, Botetourt Co., VA 25 May 1771 - Bought 646 acres near Buffalo Lick on Reed Creek in present day Wythe Co., VA from Thomas Walker. 1 August 1771 - Wife Agnes sold 135 acres of 25 May land to William Montgomery for 100 pounds. 1773 - On committee for setting up Fincastle County. Served as a Justice of the Courts of Chancery and Oyer and Terminer. 1774 - Lord Dunmore's War - In William Herbert's Company. He was switched to Walter Crockett's company, according to the pay lists, and it appears from the number of days served (108) that he and William and Robert Montgomery were present at the Battle of Point Pleasant (all in Crockett's company).
John was married 28 Nov 1753, Augusta or Botetourt Co., VA to Ann Crockett (b. 1736 Augusta Co., VA, d. 1798 Wythe Co., VA, daughter of Samuel Crockett 1694 Ireland [s/o James Crockett and Martha Montgomery] - 1749 Augusta Co., VA and Esther Thompson) Their children: Esther 1755 (d. 1841 Gerrard Co., KY m. Robert Montgomery b. 1752 s/o Robert Montgomery b. Donegal, Ireland and Mary White); John 1758; James 1757 or 1759 (d. 1813 Gerrard Co., KY m. Jane Lindsey) ; Samuel 1760; Joseph 1762; Anne abt 1766 (m. James Craig); Elizabeth abt 1769; Catherine 1772 (d. 1833 Wythe Co., VA m. Samuel Crockett b. 1767 VA s/o Samuel Crockett b. 1735 [s/o Samuel Crockett and Esther Thompson] and Jane Steen Armstrong); Silas 1773; William 1776; Rachel 1779 (m. Samuel Graham); Nancy 1782.
Source: Worldconnect (especially note in John Branaman database)
From old Montgomery Bible published in 1747 in the possession of Mrs. Nannie Montgomery Graham.
John Montgomery and Agnes (Crockett) Montgomery was married, Nov 28, 1753. Esther Mongtomery was born the 8th day of Fabury at 1 o'clock in the afternoon in the year 1755. James Montgomery was born 29th day of January in the year 1759 at 8 o'clock in the morning. Samuel Montgomery was born January 18th at twelve o'clock in the day 1760. Joseph Montgomery was born April 25, 1762 at 10 o'clock in the fornoon. Silas Montgomery was born the 27th day of May at 5 o'clock & forty minutes in the morning th 6 Day of the Moon's age 1773. Stephen Montgomery was born the 20th day of January 1775, at 5 o'clock & 8 minutes in the morning, the 20th Day of the Moon's age. William Montgomery was born the 22 day of September 1776 at 9 o'clock in the afternoon, the 10th day of the Moon's age. Rachel Montgomery was born the 2nd day of October in the year 1779, the 23rd day of the Moon's age, on a Saterday. Nancy Montgomery was born Jany the 10th day, being Thursday in the year 1782, at 2 o'clock in the morning the 13th day of the Moon's age. John Montgomery Jr. born 1758 there were three other children recorded according to Fanny Montgomery Graham a descendant of Nancy Montgomery. The will of John Montgomery mentions four others; Robert, Catherine, Anne and Elizabeth.
Signed, seal, published and recorded as and for the last will and testament above named John Montgomery in the presence of us: David Friel Manassas Friel Robert Sayers
At a Court continued and held for the County of Wythe on the 14th day of Aug, 1805. The last will and test ment of John Montgomery Sr., deceased was exhibited in court and proven by the oaths of Manassas Friel, and Robert Sayers, two of the witnesses thereto subscribed and the same is ordered to be recorded. Test. John P. Mathews, D. C.