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66. John Montgomery {… SC}


~1723 John born in Ireland.
8/28/1772 advertisement for the voyage in the Belfast News Letter: “Lord Dunluce, 400 tons, Master Jas. Gillis, agent, John Montgomery, merchant, Rev. Wm. Martin (Kellswater), Wm. Barklie (Ballymena on Saturdays). …” [(S) No.6]. This implies that the sailing contracts were arranged and paid for through John; and that he was well educated and influential.
10/4/1772 John sailed from Larne, Ireland on the ship Lord Dunlance with his children [(S) No.3].
12/20/1772 John and his family, arrived in Charles Town, SC.
10/21/1772, John signed an open letter from the passengers on the Lord Dunlance, sent to the Belfast News Letter, praising the voyage and their treatment by the Captain. [(S) No.3].
12/24/1772, John Montgomery, land grant for 100 acres in Craven Co. (S) SCDA&H, S-213019, V-28, P-36.
1/6/1773, John granted 300 acres identified in Plat Folder 1338, in Granville Co., on the branch of Long Cane known by the name Calhoun Creek; bordered by Thomas Bell, John Crain, vacant land; to be surveyed 2/22/1773. The additional land would have been for his wife and 3 youngest children, all under 15. This land is now in Abbeville Co. [(S) No.3]. [The Thomas Bell mentioned was probably a relative of William Bell64, whose family arrived in SC on the ship Lord Dungannon, Robert Montgomery master (cousin of John Montgomery), in 1767.]
2/22/1733, John, plat for 300 acres in Granville Co. (S) SCDA&H, S-213184, V-18, P-491.
12/24/1774, John, memorial for 300 acres on Long Cane Creek. (S) SCDA&H, S-111001, V-13, P-176, I-4.
~1776 [or later], Montgomery, John, account audited (file no. 5312) of claims growing out of the American Revolution. (S) SCDA&H, S-111001, Reel-106, F-319. ???
(S) Related to E. W. Fulton by David Montgomery, son of Charles Montgomery, in 1871.

Family notes:
• The Montgomery family was likely from Ballymoney, Kellswater Congregation, because most family members traveled on the ship Lord Dunlance with William Martin. There were no “Montgomery” persons identified on any of the other ships.
• (S) Sources on the arrival of the family in 1772 for David, John, Hugh & Margaret.: (1) Belfast News Letter, October 9, 1772. (2) Journal 37 of the South Carolina Council, pages 15-25; meeting of January 6, 1773. (3) Stephenson, Jean. Scotch-Irish Migration to South Carolina, 1772. (Rev. William Martin and His Five Shiploads of Settlers.) Washington, D.C.: the author, 1971. 137p. (4) Dickson, Robert J. "Scotch-Irish Migration to South Carolina." In The Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly, vol. 2:1 (Jan. 1981), pp. 11-13. (5) Revill, Janie. A Compilation of the Original Lists of Protestant Immigrants to South Carolina, 1763-1773. Columbia [S.C.]: State Co., 1939. 163p. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1981. (6) Dickson, Robert J. Ulster Emigration to Colonial America, 1718-1775. (Ulster Scot Historical Series, 1.) London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1966. Appendix F, para. B, pp. 290-291. Reprinted by Ulster Scot Historical Foundation, Belfast, 1976. 320p.
• (S) Montgomery–Bell, SC, OktCo., MS. MS Genealogical Exchange: V8, No.1–2, Mar. 1962; V8, No.3–4, Sept. 1962; V9, No.1, Mar. 1963.

Children of John and ?:

i. James Montgomery, born ? in Ireland.
10/1772, James departed from Larne, Co. Atrium, Ireland on the ship Lord Dunluce for SC.
12/20/1772 James arrived in Charles Town, SC.
James married in SC.
James died in SC.
Grandson: James Montgomery, born 3/13/1809 in SC.
1835–45, he moved to OktCo., MS.
He moved to Holmes Co., MS.
9/1851, he died in Holmes Co., MS.
[Note: his 2nd son, William, was killed at the battle of Corinth in 1862.]

ii. David Montgomery, born ? in Ireland.
10/1772, David and his family departed from Larne, Co. Atrium, Ireland on the ship Lord Dunluce for SC.
12/20/1772 David, and his family, arrived in Charles Town, SC.
1/15/1773, David signed an open letter from the passengers on the Lord Dunlance, sent to the Belfast News Letter, informing those back home that their voyage took 11 weeks, due to contrary winds; and that small pox and taken the lives of some children on board. [(S) No.3].
1/6/1773, David granted 350 acres identified in Plat Folder 1337, in Craven Co., on the branch of the Wateree Creek called Horse Branch; bordered by John Agnew, Moses Hollis; to be surveyed 3/1773. (S) No.3, P43. [That means there was 5 additional persons in his family].
David died in SC. (S) Fairfield Co., Wills 1, B5, P78.
11/15/1808, Montgomery, David of Fairfield County Will Typescript (MSS Will: Fairfield District Estate Record Book C, Vol. 5, Page 470; Estate Packet: File 24, Pkg. 348). (S) SCDA&H, S-108093, Reel-11, F-295. Persons mentioned: Montgomery, Charles/Rice, Jean/Montgomery, Hugh/Montgomery, Margaret/Montgomery, Elizabeth/Montgomery, Martha/Montgomery, Charles/Hawthorn, Adam/Tharp, John A./Montgomery, Charles/Montgomery, David. ???

iii. Hugh Montgomery (34), born 1746 in Ireland.

iv. Charles P Montgomery, born 1748 in Ireland.
10/1772, Charles departed from Larne, Co. Atrium, Ireland on the ship Lord Dunluce for SC.
12/20/1772, Charles arrived in Charles Town, SC. [His future wife Margaret was on the same ship.]
1774 in SC, Charles married Margaret Reynolds, born 1752 in Ireland.
~1776 [or later], Montgomery, Charles, account audited (file no. 5308) of claims growing out of the American Revolution. (S) SCDA&H, S-108092, Reel-106, F-254.
8/14/1784, Charles, plat for 297 acres on Bartons Branch, Camden Dist. (S) SCDA&H, S-213190, V-16, P-214, I-1.
7/6/1790, Charles named an executor in George Scott’s will. (S) No.70 Family notes.
1820 Charles died in SC; buried in the Old Brick Church [Ebenezer] Cem.
10/30/1820, Montgomery, Charles of Fairfield Co. Will Typescript (MSS Will: Fairfield District Estate Record Book F, Vol. 8, Page 71; Estate Packet: File 26, Pkg. 372). Persons mentioned: Montgomery, Margaret/Montgomery, Hugh/Montgomery, David/Durham, Joshua/Curry, William/Mooty, James/Mooty, John/Davis, James/Mcmeekin, Thomas/Montgomery, William/Bell, Margaret/Thompson, Nancy/Curry, Martha//Bell, Nancy/Bell, Peggy Jane/Bell, William/Warner, Jane/Warner, Peggy/Warner, William/Warner, Nancy/Warner, James/Warner, Sarah Benjamine/Warner, Urinah Rebecka/Bell, Charles/Watt, William/Hawthorn, Adam/Bell, William. ???
11/1/1820 Margaret died in the Fairfield Dist., SC, buried with Charles.
Children:
Sarah Montgomery, born 1777 in SC.
She married her 1st cousin, William Bell, s/o Margaret33.
10/30/1813 she died; both buried in the Old Brick Church Cem.
Jane Montgomery, born 1778 in SC.
She 1st married her 1st cousin, James Bell32ii.
10/11/1809, James died.
She 2nd married Dr. Henry Merriner, born 1787 in SC.
1831 Henry died.
She 3rd married James Kinkaid, died 8/15/1849, buried in ARP Cem., Starkville, MS.
Maj. Charles P Montgomery Jr, born 2/1/1781 in SC.
He 1st married Elizabeth Parrott [she died 6 weeks after the marriage].
He 2nd married his 1st cousin Sarah Reynolds.
He 3rd married Elizabeth Thompson, born 2/1789 in SC, died 12/31/1846 in MS; buried in ARP Cem. with Charles.
He 4th married Ann J ?, born 1786 in SC, died 11/17/1854, and is buried with him.
3/12/1851 Charles died in Starkville, MS; buried in the ARP Cem.
William Montgomery, born 6/16/1783 in SC.
He 1st married Mary Martin.
He moved to Hinds Co., MS.
He had farm land on Fourteen Mile Creek, 8 miles from Edwards, MS.
He 2nd married Rebecca Kinkaid, d/o Alexander Kincaid and Nancy McMorris.
Mary Montgomery, born 1784 in SC.
2/6/1810 she died in SC; buried in the Old Brick Church [Ebenezer] Cem.
Margaret Montgomery, born 1785 in SC. (S) Gravestone.
She 1st married her 1st cousin, Charles Bell32vii.
11/1/1820 she died, buried in the Old Brick Church Cem.
John Montgomery, born ~? in SC.
(S) 1810 Census, SC, Spartanburg Co. He lives near Job Loftis ( 80).
David Montgomery, born ~? in SC.
Nancy Montgomery, born ~? in SC.
She married John Thomson, born ~1786 in SC, brother of David’s wife.
Bef. 1850 she died.
Martha Montgomery, born ~? in SC.
She married William Curry.
Hugh Montgomery, born 5/15/1796 in SC.
He married his 1st cousin Isabella Bell, d/o Margaret33.
[See Isabella for additional info.]
9/2/1849 he died in Starkville, MS; buried in the ARP Cem. (S) ARP Death & Marriage Notices, 1843-1863.

v. Margaret Montgomery (33), born 1754 in Ireland.

vi. Jane Montgomery, born ? in Ireland.
10/1772, Jane departed from Larne, Co. Atrium, Ireland on the ship Lord Dunluce for SC.
12/20/1772, Jane arrived in Charles Town, SC.

vii. Nancy Montgomery, born ? in Ireland.
10/1772, Nancy departed from Larne, Co. Atrium, Ireland on the ship Lord Dunluce for SC.
12/20/1772, Nancy arrived in Charles Town, SC.

viii. Martha Montgomery, born ? in Ireland.
1775, Martha left Ireland to join her family; arriving in Wilmington, NC. She then traveled overland to reach her family in SC. The overland trip took about 4 weeks.

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