Person:James Montgomery (17)

Capt. James Montgomery
m. 1715
  1. Mary Montgomery
  2. Robert Montgomery1717 - 1789
  3. Hugh Montgomery1720 - 1779
  4. Margaret MontgomeryEst 1721 to 1735 -
  5. Samuel Montgomery1721 - 1797
  6. William Montgomery1723 - 1785
  7. John Montgomery1725 - 1805
  8. Capt. James MontgomeryEst 1729 - 1809
  9. Anne Montgomery1731 - 1808
  10. Joseph Montgomery1733 -
  11. Elizabeth Montgomery1737 - 1775
  • HCapt. James MontgomeryEst 1729 - 1809
  • WMary CrockettBef 1737 - Aft 1805
m. 1760
  1. Unnamed Daughter Montgomery
  2. Nancy MontgomeryAft 1760 - Bef 1819
  3. Margaret Robinson MontgomeryAbt 1764 - 1834
Facts and Events
Name Capt. James Montgomery
Gender Male
Birth[1] Est 1729 Donegal, County Donegal, Ireland[est based on age 68 in 1797 court record]
Residence[1][4] Abt 1746 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Marriage 1760 Virginia, United Statesto Mary Crockett
Other[2] 26 Mar 1767 Augusta County, Virginianamed as defendant in court case
Other[1] 6 Nov 1797 Wythe County, Virginiagives deposition
Death? 1809 Wythe County, Virginia

James Montgomery was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

Contents

Welcome to
Old Augusta

Early Settlers
Beverley Manor
Borden's Grant
Register
Data
Maps
Places
Library
History
Index

……………………..The Tapestry
Families Old Chester OldAugusta Germanna
New River SWVP Cumberland Carolina Cradle
The Smokies Old Kentucky

__________________________

Research Notes

  • MAY have been the James Montgomery that obtained a marriage license in Augusta County, Virginia on March 19, 1765. (Source: Chalkley's Augusta County Abstracts, Marriage Licenses).
  • PROBABLY the James Montgomery that fought in the Battle of King's Mountain.3 [what is this based on?]
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Chalkley, Lyman. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County, 1745-1800. (Rosslyn, Virginia: The Commonwealth Printing Company, 1912-1913 in Three Volumes).

    From Augusta County, Virginia Circuit Court Records:
    * Page ___--James Montgomery, aged 68, deposes, in Wythe County, 6th November, 1797, that he lived with his father, James, in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. His father sent deponent's oldest brother, Robert, to Virginia to buy lands, and bought 654 acres on Catawba Creek, but one Clarke had bought part of the tract. Robert contracted as part payment to bring two uncommon large bells from Pennsylvania. Robert left his brother John on the land, returned to Pennsylvania, and then the father and family came. John was then about 21 years old.

    * Page ___--Joseph Montgomery, aged 64, deposes, ditto. Brother to James above.

  2. Chalkley, Lyman. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County, 1745-1800. (Rosslyn, Virginia: The Commonwealth Printing Company, 1912-1913 in Three Volumes).

    John Madison vs. Robinson.--Chancery. Writ dated 26th March, 1767.
    Defendants are James Montgomery and Mary, his wife, late Mary Robinson, widow of John Robinson, deceased. Elizabeth Robinson, an infant and only daughter of said John Robinson, deceased, and Mary Montgomery.
    James Robinson empowered his son John to buy 800 acres on Roanoke from George Robinson, and patent taken out in John's name, but John to convey a share to each of his brothers, according to James's' appointment.
    James [Robinson] died and John [Robinson] made a conveyance to his brother, William, but never conveyed to his brother Thomas.
    John [Robinson] died intestate in 1756, leaving a wife, Mary, and one daughter, Elizabeth, an infant and widow, who has married James Montgomery.
    Thomas [Robinson] sold his right to Samuel Crockett and Crockett to [John] Madison.
    Answer of Elizabeth [Robinson], an infant, sworn to 6th August, 1771.
    Also listed as Mary Kennedy.

  3.   Family Recorded, in Katherine Keogh White. The King's Mountain Men, The Story of the Battle, with Sketches of the Amercian Soldiers who took part, by Katherine Keogh White. (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1985)
    219.

    ... James Montgomery married Mary Robinson [widow] and a daughter married Walter Preston.

  4. Family Recorded, in Allison, Elizabeth Kelly. Early Southwest Virginia Families: families of Kelly, Smyth, Buchanan, Clark and related families of Edmondson, Keys, Beattie, Ryburn, McDonald. (Alabama, 1960)
    269.