Robert Montgomery

Male 1705 - 1776  (71 years)


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  • Name Robert Montgomery  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 1705  Armagh, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7, 8
    • Ballymore
    Gender Male 
    Fact 1 Discussion on Robert Not related to KillyCappel Branch of Family  [9
    Relocated 1737  Paxtang, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 10, 11
    Son John was 4 when emigrated 
    Buried 1776  Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • Paxton Presbyterian Churchyard
    Will 27 Feb 1776  Paxtang, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 12
    LW&T 
    DNA Relate Montgomery, Robert and Sarah (lnu)  [13
    Died 27 Feb 1776  Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6, 7, 10, 14, 15
    Notes 
    • He may have been the 'son Robert Montgomery now in America' mentioned in the 1769 will of William Montgomery, Kila Capel Parish, County Armagh, Ireland.
      Penna Mag. of History and Biography, Vol XXX, p 454; See Don Maring writing on this topic; probably not KilleyCapel.
      http://boards.ancestry.co.uk/thread.aspx?mv=flat&m=3432&p=surnames.montgomery

      A child, John, was born circa 1734. He was the 5th son. That suggests a marriage before 1726.

      Egle's Notes and Queries, p 296, lists five children; Mary (m Duncan), John, Hugh, David, and Elizabeth (m Gallagher)

      Birth date agrees with age on tombstone
    Person ID I67  MontyHistNotes_III | Robert Montgomery and Sarah (lnu)
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2021 

    Family Sarah,   b. 1715, Armagh, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1784, Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 1734  Armagh, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Montgomery,   d. Aft 1784  [natural]
     2. Rebecca Montgomery  [natural]
     3. David Montgomery,   b. 1732, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1804, Paxtang, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
    +4. Captain John Montgomery,   b. 8 Nov 1734, Armagh, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1792, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [natural]
     5. Thomas Montgomery,   b. Abt 1740, Paxtang, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1776  (Age ~ 35 years)  [natural]
    +6. Hugh Montgomery,   b. 1742, Paxtang, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1804, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [natural]
     7. William Montgomery,   b. 2 Sep 1746, Paxtang, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1766, Paxtang, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)  [natural]
     8. Mary Montgomery,   b. Abt 1749, Paxtang, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1784  (Age ~ 36 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F46  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1705 - Armagh, Northern Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1734 - Armagh, Northern Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRelocated - Son John was 4 when emigrated - 1737 - Paxtang, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1776 - Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - LW&T - 27 Feb 1776 - Paxtang, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Feb 1776 - Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Folios
    History of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
    History of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
    Bell, Herbert C
    Brown, Runk, & Co, 1891
    Pages 1141-1145

    Albums
    History of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
    History of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania (1)

  • Sources 
    1. [S33] Stutesman Notes on Robert and Sarah Montgomery, Stutesman Jr, John Hale, Stutesman Notes on Robert and Sarah Montgomery Notes on file at Dauphin County Historical Society.

    2. [S34] Descendants of James Montgomery, Faris, David, (Name: Name: Gateway Press, Inc; Location: Baltimore; Date: 1987;;), History written by David Faris.

    3. [S35] The Montgomery Family of Paradise, Lightfoot, T Montgomery, (Name: Name: Pennsylvania Historica Society; Location: Northumberland,Pennsylvania; Date: 1934;;), Montgomery Family of Paradise.
      "On May 14, 1737, the Minister and Church Wardens of the Parish ofBallymore in the County of Armagh, Ireland" certified that "Sarah Montgomery wife of Robert Montgomery" intended to go to America.

    4. [S36] Email from Brandon Gilmore 13 Jan 2010, Gilmore, Brandon, (Name: Date: 13 Jan 2010;;), Brandon explains how he is involved in the DNA program.

    5. [S19] The Montgomery Family Magazine, Clemens, William Montgomery, (Name: Name: William M Clemens; Location: New York, New York; Date: Jan 1917;;), MontgomeryMagazineVols1and2.pdf 1916-1917.

    6. [S2] History of Northumberland Co, PA, Bell, Herbert C, Editor, (Name: Brown, Runk, and Co; Date: 1891;), Posted on the website:http://www.webroots.org/library/usahist/honcpa25.html Chapter 49, Pages 1141-1145.

    7. [S39] Paxton Presbyterian Churchyard, (Name: Findagrave; Location: Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA;), Montgomery, Robert Memorial # 51444971 Accessed KRM 28 Nov 2017 4:13pm https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/51444971/robert-montgomery.
      Paxton Presbyterian Churchyard
      Also known as: Old Paxtang Presbyterian Meeting House Cemetery
      3500 Sharon Street, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, 17111-1893 USA
      (717) 561-0510?
      https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2240320/paxton-presbyterian-churchyard
      https://paxtonchurch.org/

    8. [S37] Egle's Notes and Queries of Pennsylvania, 1700s-1800s, Egle, William Henry, (Name: Date: 1896-1900;;), Third Series Volume II, Notes and Queries - CXXXI, Page 438.

    9. [S41] History of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania_MontBio, Kelker, Luther Reily, (Name: Date: 1907;;), Volume III, Pages 538-541 Volume I, Chapter X, The Newspapers Volume III, Pages 549-551 and 673-675 Forster Family.

    10. [S8] Gearhart Notes, Gearhart, Heber G, (Name: Location: Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania;;), Notes from the Heber G Gearhart Collection.

    11. [S9] History of the Montgomery Family, Montgomery, David B, (Name: Name: Argus Book and Job Print; Location: Milton, Northumberland,Pennsylvania, USA; Date: 1885;;), OCLC # 11686491., Page 5.
      "(In) 1737 Robert Montgomery, my great grandfather, emigrated from theCounty of Armagh in Ireland with his wife Sarah and his children and settled himself on or near the site of the present city of Harrisburg"


    12. [S40] Genforum Discussion posted by Don Maring, Maring, Don, (Name: Location: Rootsweb; Date: 17 Aug 2008;;), Notes about the inventory for estate of Robert Montgomery, died 1776,included by Don Maring in a website posting on other topics.

    13. [S148] Y-DNA Montgomery, Montgomery, Robert and Sarah (lnu).

    14. [S37] Egle's Notes and Queries of Pennsylvania, 1700s-1800s, Egle, William Henry, (Name: Date: 1896-1900;;), Third Series Volume II, Notes and Queries - CXXXI, Page 296.

    15. [S38] Historical Review of Dauphin County, Bumbaugh, Dorothy transcriber, (Name: Name: Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Transcription Projec;Location: Dauphin, Pennsylvania; Date: 2000;;), Chapter 6 http://maley.net/transcription/.