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From: Jim Montgomery <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Montgomery/Cantrell/Melton
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2000 11:40:05 -0700
Peggy and Evalyn,
I have alot of info on Joseph Montgomery's family, parents, siblings and quite abit on Joseph's family if
you are interested. Joseph was a brother to my husband's great grandfather Samuel. Quite afew of the
family is buried at Humphries Cemetery in Fulton County.
> My interest in MONTGOMERY is that my gr-gr-grandfather, William Alexander
> RIDGWAY, married Ann MORRIS, widow of Joseph MONTGOMERY. He refers to her
> visiting her children in Izard County in his narrative, and that's where she
> died while visiting them.
> In 1870 census for Fulton County, Pleasant Ridge Township, Franklin Post
> Page 111, Dwg. 1, Fam. 3
> James 38, male, white Farmer, Value $1,000/$800 b. NC
> Mathena 22, female, white Housekeeper b. AR
> William P., 7/12, male, white b. AR
> Dwg. 2, Fam. 7
> Joseph 47, male, white Farmer Value $1,000/$800 b. NC
> Ann 40, female, white Housekeeper b. TN
> Martha 17, female, white b. AR
> John 14, male, white b.
> Thomas 8, male, white b. AR
> Joseph 6, male, white b.
> Monroe 1, male, white b.
> (Copied this in 1980)
> Also enumerated: MONTGOMERY, Joseph 51, b. NC
> MONTGOMERY, Samuel 46, b. NC
> MORRISS, W. L. 47, b. TN (with wife & 8 children)
> Ann MONTGOMERY's maiden name was MORRIS. She had a brother, Riley MORRIS,
> that they went to see in Texas, and he mentions him dying while just Ann
> visited him.
> My mother had told me that "Sis" Avey, wife of John Avey at Lone Rock in
> Baxter County, was a MORRIS.
> Let me know if this connects to the Joseph MONTGOMERY you are seeking. If
> so, I believe I have Ann's date of death and can copy some of his narrative
> about her.
> Peggy King Truesdell
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