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Bits of history from our familes

John Maurice Montgomery

Elizabeth Delphine (Bolander) Montgomery (1869 – 1934)

I found this picture in my Aunt’s collection of old family pictures and I had to share. I would love to know the story behind having a picture of Elizabeth feeding the chickens. It is my great grandmother Elizabeth Delphine (Bolander) Montgomery. Elizabeth was born 7 Sep 1869 in Findlay, Ohio to William Henry Bolander […]

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John Maurice Montgomery (1868 – 1903)

One of my great grandfathers is John Maurice Montgomery. John was born on 10 Jan 1868 to Charles Milo Montgomery and Martha Ruvitha (Smith) Montgomery. He was one of three children and the only son. Martha (his mother) died when John was only seven years old. In the 1880 census, John and his sister Margaret […]

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