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Today In Genealogy History – October 16, 2011

Benedict Elder Montgomery was born 219 years ago – October 16, 1792 – in Charles County, Maryland, the son of Charles Montgomery and Mary Ann Elder.  Benedict married Bibiana Wight in 1817 in Washington County, Kentucky.  They had 14 children:  Elizabeth Jane, Rosella, Isabella Catherine, James William, Mary Lettie, Julia Ann, Margaret Ellen, Martha Frances, Charles Thomas, Hetty Ann, Richard, Susan Mary, Emily Valina and Ann Catherine.

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