Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

James Montgomery

Male 1717 - 1780  (~ 62 years)


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  • Name James Montgomery 
    Born May 1717  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Apr 1780  Port Tobacco East Hundred, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I009830  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 

    Father Peter Montgomery,   b. 1682, Cote Dor, Dijon, France; Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1754, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Catherine MNU Montgomery,   b. Abt 1688, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1735, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married Abt 1704  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F06429  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Osborn,   b. Bef 1738, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1798, Port Tobacco East Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 62 years) 
    Married 1754  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Montgomery,   b. Bef 1760, Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Thomas Montgomery,   b. Bef 1761, Port Tobacco East Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1800, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years)
     3. Bernard Montgomery,   b. Abt 1761, Port Tobacco East Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1814, Washington County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)
     4. Mary Anne Montgomery,   b. Aft 1763, Port Tobacco East Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Catherine Montgomery,   b. Abt 1764, Port Tobacco East Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Teresa Montgomery,   b. Abt 1767, Port Tobacco East Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Elizabeth Montgomery,   b. Bef 1768, Port Tobacco East Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Augustine Montgomery,   b. Abt 1769, Port Tobacco East Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1825, Washington County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F06428  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-7, 1777-1782; Page 461.
      James Montgomerie's Will.
      I, James Montgomery of CC, am sick and weak in body but of sound and perfect memory.
      To my wife Mary Montgomery - my dwelling house and plantation, and all the lands I am possessed with, during her natural life, and after her death, to my son Bernard Montgomery, and if he dies without heirs, to Augustin Montgomery, and if they both die without heirs, the land to fall to my next youngest, so on to the next of them.
      To my son James Montgomery - 1 feather bed and covering, heifer, and 1 iron pot.
      To my daughter Catherine Montgomery - 1 feather bed & furniture, 1 heifer, and 1 Smoch(?) chest.
      To my wife Mary Montgomery - the rest of my personal estate, during her natural life, and after her death, to be equally divided among my children, Thomas, Bernard, Mary Ann, Elizabeth, Teresa, and Augustine.
      I want my daughters to live on sd lands if they choose, during their single lives.
      Executrix: my wife Mary.
      Signed Dec 24, 1779 - James Montgomery. Wit - Edward Jenkins, Thomas Reeves, James Moreland.
      Probated on Apr 1, 1780 by Mary Montgomery's oath. Then came Edward Jenkins and James Moreland, 2 of the witnesses, and made oath that they saw the testator sign and seal this Will.
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      Charles Co. Probate 1777-1780
      Page 446. Orphans Co: proceedings. Apr 11, 1780
      Present: Walter Hanson, John Dent, Richard Barnes, & Walter Hanson Jenifer, Gent. Daniel Jenifer, Register.
      Afd John Dent qualified himself as a Justice of the Orphans Co. James Montgomery Will is allowed and ordered to be recorded. Katherine Osborn's Will is allowed and ordered to be recorded.
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      MONTGOMERY, PETER, Charles Co. 16 Jan. 1752; 26 Dec. 1754
      To son Francis Montgomery, 1 sh.
      To son John Montgomery, I sh.
      To son Peter Montgomery, 56 a.
      To son Joseph Montgomery, 56 a.
      To wife Margitt Montgomery the plantation I now dwell upon, 112 a.,and after her decease to son William Montgomery.
      To dau Mary Magdilen Higdon and son Elisha Montgomery, all remaining part of land.
      To son James Montgomery, 1 sh.
      To son Richard Montgomery, feather bed and covering, and cow.
      Wife, Margitt, extx.
      Wit: Edwd. Turner, Jacob Moreland, John Hunt. 29.307
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      MONTGOMERY, MARGARET, Charles Co, 10 Oct, 1773; 20 Dec. 1774
      To son Joseph Montgomery, 56 acres of land I bought of Peter Montgomery.
      To dau. Mary Montgomery, bed, sheets and covering.
      To son and daus: William Montgomery, Mary Macatee, Susana Higden and Margret Turner, 1 shilling each.
      To all my children: unmarried, personal estate equally.
      To son Ignatius Montgomery, ex.
      Wit: William and Rhoda Turner; James Montgomery. 40.165
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      SMITH, THOMAS Charles Co. 24 Mar, 1755; 11 Jun, 1755
      Wife Mary Smith. extx.
      To wife Mary, third part of personal estate, and use of Negro woman Pugg during her life,
      To surviving children remaining pt of personal estate,
      Wit: Ignatious Gardiner, James Montgomery, 29.488
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      JENKINS, EDWARD, Charles Co. 7 Sep, 1760; 19 Nov, 1760
      To son Edward, tract called "Pore Chance," 225 A,
      To my beloved dau. Mary Anne Jenkins,
      To wife Mary Jenkins, dwelling plantation and all lands, except tract called "Pore Chance," already given to son; at decease of wife, to be equally divided between all my children.
      Exs: Wife Mary Jenkins, and son Edward Jenkins.
      Wit: James Montgomery., John Speak. 31.120
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      SMITH, MATTHEW, Charles Co. 31 Jan. 1775; 1 April 1775
      To sons: John, Walter, Basil, Matthew, Edward Smith, 1 shilling each.
      To 3 daus: Mary Anne, Sarah and Charity Smith, residue of estate equally,
      To dau. Mary Anne Smith, extx.
      Wit: Matthew Moore, Sr., Joseph Mills; James Montgomery. 40, 256
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      Folio 120 RICHARD BLANFORD, of Charles County 09/01/1775 11/13/1779
      "being sick and weak in Body .."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Joseph Blanford --brother
      -to have all the land testator is possessed with
      -named executor of the will
      2. Anne Blanford --sister
      -should testator's brother Joseph marry Anne Gwinn, then she is to have all of testator's land
      -to have Negro boy
      -to have 1 bed and fum.
      Witnesses: Charles Blanford, James Montgomery, John Smith
      Then came: Charles Blanford and John Smith Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book B-1, 1782-1785; Page 116,
      Richard Mongomery's Will.
      I, Richard Montgomery of CC, am sick and weak of body but of sound mind and memory.
      To my brother James Montgomery - my mare, saddle, & bridle.
      To my brothers James Peter - my working cools, my wearing
      apparel, and all my cash {after my just debts are paid) to be equally divided between them.
      To my brother Peter - 5 cattle and bed and pewter. executor; my brother Peter.
      Signed mar 11, 1778 - Richard (B his mark) Montgomery. Wit - J.B. Wathen Nicholas Wathen.
      Probated on Feb 25, 1783 by the oath of the executor and by the oath of witness John Baptist Wathen
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      Vincent Askin 24.277 A CH 899.17.4 Jan 4 1747
      Sureties: Philip Edlen, Holland Middleton.
      Received from: John Darnall, sr., Henry Martin, Thomas Ward, Jane Crackling, John Miles, John Obam, John Galwith, Sr., William Baggot, William Sheak, Thomas Smith, Mary Roby, Edward Darnall, Richard Montgomery, John Brennen, John Sims, Martha Mathis, Roger Cohoe, Mary Cadle, John Moore, James Redwell, William Cohoe, Mary Walliss, John Owing, Isaac Darnall, Will. Jones, Sam. King, Sr., Thomas Owing, Sr., John Owing, Edward Tucker, James Husard, Will. Ogden, Sr., Andrew Ogden, John Lyon, Charles Clements, William Buck, William Speak, James Brooke, James Nutwell, Thomas Mandly, James Neal, Peter Carico, Elisabeth Wheatly, Ralph Roby, John Hard, Thomas Jackson, John Vincent, Luke Gardner, Niffit Leech, Thomas Fitzer, Nomas Ozburn, John Hurdle, John Hardy, Ignatius Windsor, Oliver Burch, Edward Jenkins, Edward Miles, Luke Windsor, Susannah Wheatly, William Bowling, John Warnell, Sr., Samuel Garner, Sr., Authur Smith, John Perryman, Richard Smith, Arthur Smith, Robert Davis, William Windsor, John Hardy, Thomas Lewis, John Handly, Edward Butler, Elisabeth Holden, Thomas Osburn, William Douglass, John Glaze, Cuthbert Green, Thomas Bowles Williams, Mary Jameson, Tub. Rumball, William Jones, Negro Will, Benjamin Borous, Henry Green, John Farran, James Bourman, Thomas Hare, Notley Clements, Benjamin Wood, James Ragan, Luke Gardner, John Sims & William Natsons, John Sims & ------ Goff, William Kedwell, James Goff, John Cawood, Francis Montgomery, James Keech, William Hagan, Thomas Loveless, Jr., Thomas Warren, Francis Wheatly, Richard Norwood, James Smith, John Andrew Camborn, William Boarman, Richard Gardner, William Barker, Thomas Kedwell, Clement Hill, Thomas Cecil, Ananias Green, Elisabeth Thomas, James Brook, Charles Spalden, Thomas Speak, William Cragh, Barton Hungerford, Mary Hammersly, John Burch, John Harbin, John Chappel, Arthur Robinson, John Turner, William Thomas, Charles Brook, Sr, Mary Magrah, Francis Wheatly, Joseph West, John Frazer, Catherine Allen, John Padget, Peter Davis, Cornelius Sandford, William Tucker, Thomas Farrand, Charles Blandford, Thomas North, Jane Mudd, Sarah Ragan, Elisabeth Mudd, Thomas Marsh, Mary Dunkan, Elisabeth Morriss,Thomas Dunkins, Richard Estep, John Harrison, Benjam Suthrin, Richard Suthrain, Anne Grissam, Richard Glaaden, Philip Highfield, Rebecca Howard, Allen Davis, Thomas Coleman, James Steward, Secily Simmons, James Montgomery, Edward Miles, Charles Craycroft, Charles Courts.
      Payments to: Dr. Ross, John Wheatly, James Russell, Henry Brook, Francis Goodreck, Mr. Key, Thomas Wheatly, Sam. Hanson, Sam. Hanson & James Keech, Hudson Wathen.
      Executors: James Middleton, Ignatious Gardner

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      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page (263), Dec 13, 1754 from Bowling Speak (Speaks) of CC, planter, to James Montgomery of CC, planter, for 6000 lbs of inspected tobacco and 7-1/2 pistoles to his son William Speak in hand paid by sd James Montgomery, and for valuable considerations, Bowling Speak sells to James Montgomery 100 acres out of a tract called Mistake, bounded by Pyes Hardshift. Signed - Bowling Speake. Wit - John Winter, Jae Nivison. Recorded Jan 14, 1755.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 439-438: MISTAKE: 572 acres; Possession of - 572 Acres - Speake, Bowling: Re-Surveyed for Bowling Speake the 28 June 1735, patented the 13 Aug 1742: {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 385-59: MISTAKE: 200 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - None: : Surveyed 5 June 1704 for Luke Gardiner beginning at a bound White Oak standing in the given line of John Smiths land on the East side of a swamp called JORDAN, pat 10 Dec 1714: Other Tracts Mentioned: JORDAN; MISTAKE RESURVEY; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 200 Acres - Bowling Speake from Luke Gardiner; 8 Sept 1718,Included in RESURVEY OF MISTAKE, folio 439,
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      pg 306 MARYLAND RECORDS-CHARLES COUNTY CENSUS OF 1775-1778
      PORT TOBACCO, EAST HUNDRED, TAKEN BY PETER GRIFFITH, CONSTABLE
      Montgomery, Joshua
      Montgomery, James, Sr
      Montgomery, James
      Montgomery, Rd.
      Montgomery, Peter

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