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George Montgomery 104

  • Born: 12 Nov 1844, Whitby, Durham, Ontario, Canada 104,901
  • Marriage: Susan Hill on 21 Jul 1868 in Hullett, Huron, Ontario, Canada 104,477
  • Died: 4 Aug 1935, Afton, Ellis, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA at age 90 104
  • Buried: 7 Aug 1935, Indian River, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA 104

bullet   Another name for George was Geo. E. Montgomery.907


bullet  General Notes:

Reel MS 248, Reel 8, Volume 20, page 210 for Huron County marriages fo r 18 58-1869: George Montgomery, age 24, residence Hullett, born in Ca nada, s on of Alex and Is. Montgomery married Susan Hill, age 24, resi dence Hullet t, born in Canada, daughter of Thomas and Johannah Hill . Witnesses were Th os. Hill of Hullett and Margt. Ure of Goderich. == =========================== Buried in Oakhill Cem, Indian River, Tusca rora Twp, Cheboygon Co, Michigan

George had a brother who left the family while in Canada (according t o Jo hn and Ralph Montgomery)

A blacksmith by trade; worked as a blacksmith building docks and mil l s at Emerson, where Tahquamenon River empties into White Fish Bay (not e f rom John Montgomery br. of Ralph) It is possible that he apprentic es und er James Braithwaite in Hullett, Huron, Ontario. The 1861 censu s shows a J ames Wrenham as appentice to James Braithwaite. This Jame s Wrenham is th en living next to George in 1871 and both are listed w ith blacksmith sho ps in special census.

death certificate lists profession as Gardener ======================= =========== Timeline: 1861 - George Montgomery is apprenticed to J. B raithwaite on the 1861 cen sus.

1861 Ontario, Huron Co, Goderich Twp, Ward 5, pg 73, begin line 28 DOU SLIN, Robert, farmer, England, W.M., age 40, male, Log home, 1 story / 1 family , Esibella (sic), Canada, W.M., age 38, 4 males/4 females i n household , George, labourer, Canada, W.M. age 17, single(here Georg e is listed as D ouslin) , Hanna, Canada, W.M. age 12, single , Mary A nn, Canada, W.M., age 10, single , Elisa Jane, Canada, W.M., age 8, si ngle , Richard, Canada, W.M., age 5, single , Robert, Canada, W.M., ag e 2, single

8 Jan 1866 - George is witness in Hullett, Huron at wedding of Jame s Winh im, 21 b. England, son of James & Elizabeth, and Sarah Garrett , 21, b. Eng land, dau of John & Esther(??Wenheim)

1868 - From "County Marriage Registers of Ontario, Canada 1858 - 1869 , Vo l. 4, Index to Huron County - Hill, Susan, res. Hullett twp; f. T hos; m. G eorge Montgomery, 1868; Ref: 1:210; also - George Montgomer y, f. Alex, re s. Hullett, m. Susan Hill.

1870 - William Thomas b. Huron Co, Ontario, Canada

1871 Huron Co, Ontario census, pg. 1 indicates age 26; bpl: England ; reli gion Wes. Methodist; eth: Scotch; occ: blacksmith District Huro n North (26), Sub-district Hullett (E); Division 4; Page 1; F ilm: C99 31

On Reel C-9931 for the 1871 census of Hullett Township, Division 4, pa g es 1-2, Lines 20, and 1-3 was the following: George Montgomery, ag e 26, bo rn in England, religion Wesleyan Methodist, Scotch origin, bl acksmith, mar ried. Susan Montgomery, 26, born in Ontario, Wesleyan Me thodist, English o rigin, married. Judith Annie Montgomery, 2, born i n Ontario, Wesleyan Meth odist, English origin. William Thomas Montgom ery. 1, born in Ontario, Wesl eyan Methodist, English origin. He had 1 /4 acre of land in Londesborough w ith 1/4 acres improved with it in g ardens. He had a blacksmith forge wi th $200 fixed capital invested an d he works 12 months of the year. He empl oys 2 males over 16 years o f afor $100 yearly wages. He used 2 tons of ir on each year valued a t $150. He does repairs of all sorts valued at $500 p er year

1874 - John Stephen b. Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada 1878 - Isa bella b. Elsinore, Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada (birth r egist ered divison of Amabel, Bruce Co)

1880 Michigan, Chippewa, Sault Sainte Marie, ED 40, SD 4, pg 53 Georg e MONTGOMERY Self M Male W 35 CAN Farmer CAN C Susa n MONTGOMERY Wife M Female W 35 CAN Keeping House E N G ENG Judeth A. MONTGOMERY Dau S Female W 11 CAN Hom e CAN C AN William F. MONTGOMERY Son S Male W 10 CA N Home CAN C AN John MONTGOMERY Son S Male W 6 CA N Home CAN CAN Isabella MONTGOMERY Dau S Femal e W 2 CAN Home CAN CAN

1880 Michigan, Chippewa, Sault Sainte Marie, pg 52, SD 4, ED 40 85/87 , line 50Donslin, Richard, self, S, 24, Can, Farmer, Can, Can , Robert , brother, S, 21, Can, Farmer, Can, Can , Mary A., sister, S, 27, Can , keeping house, Can, Can , Isabella, mother, W, 60, Can, keeping hous e, Can, Can

1900 Cheboygan Co, Michigan census states he was naturalized citizen

July 9, 1909 Chegoygan Democrat says Mrs. George Montgomery visited he r da ughter, Mrs. Theo Dagwell, of Indian River. This must have bee n a nickna me for Harry Thomas, husband of Judith. Isabelle, wife of W m Dagwell, h ad already died.

1910 Cheboygan Co census appears on census, add'l info re. birth of Fa the r, Scotland

1920 Cheboygan Co, Michigan Fed. Cen,; Walker Twp, Sup.dist. 101, enum . di st. 128, enumerated 27 Jan 1920. Family 150/151 Montgomery George , age 74, to USA 1880, Naturalized 1904, b. CAN, fathe r: Scotland. mo r: Canada , Susan, age 74, to Usa 1880, Naturalized 1904, b. Can, fath er: England, m or: England

============= Naturalization witnesses Wm. N. Cross and Wm. F. Pew; li sts him as nati ve of Great Britain ============ Chippewa Co, Michiga n (Rosedale) - James b. here in 1874 and Annie m. Pet er Morway here i n 1887, so the family didn't just "pass thru". Since Pet er Morway wa s from Cheboygan, it's probable that the families knew each ot her. Th ere is a Morway family living next to George and Susan in 1871 cens us . Perhaps the Montgomery family moved to Cheboygan Co as a result of A nn ie's marriage to Peter Morway. Family appears on 1900 census.

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bullet  Burial Notes:

Address: Oakhill Cemetery
Indian River, Michigan United States


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Residence: Londesborough, Huron, Ontario, Canada, Aug 1869. 104,908

Census: Hullett, Huron, Ontario, Canada, 1871. 104 Hullett Twp, Huron Co, ONT census pg.1

Migration, 1878. 104 Per naturalization papers of son William.

1900 Census of Michigan, USA: Ellis, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA, 8 Jun 1900. 901 George, age 55, with wife Susan, age 55, and son James, age 16.
George, age 55, with wife Susan, age 55, and son James, age 16.

Cemetery: Oakhill Cemetery Indian River, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA, 7 Aug 1935. 104

Census: Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, USA, 1880. 104

Census: Walker, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA, 1920. 104 Walker Twp, Cheboygan, Michigan cen.; 156/151 with Susan
Walker Twp, Cheboygan, Michigan cen.; 156/151 with Susan

Naturalization: Cheboygan, Michigan, USA, 31 May 1924. 104 Filed intent in Chippewa Co, Michigan 14 Mar 1884
Filed intent in Chippewa Co, Michigan 14 Mar 1884

Census: Ellis, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA, 1930. 104 Living with Samuel and Judith Anne McMonigal.
Living with Samuel and Judith Anne McMonigal.


George married Susan Hill, daughter of Thomas Hill and Judith Cole, on 21 Jul 1868 in Hullett, Huron, Ontario, Canada 104.,477 (Susan Hill was born in Sep 1844 in Chinguacousy, Peel, Ontario, Canada,104,901,902 died on 28 May 1923 in Ellis, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA 104,902,903 and was buried on 30 May 1923 in Indian River, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA 104,902.). The cause of her death was cerebral softening/Gastric tumor.

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Witnesses. 104 John Hill of Hullett, Marg't Wise? of Goderich

Minister, 21 Jul 1868. 104 Rev. Robert Ure?

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