Charles Montgomery was born 262 years ago – July 25, 1750 – in Charles County, Maryland. He was the son of Peter Montgomery and Margaret Hagan. Charles married Mary Ann Elder January 29, 1787. They moved their family to Washington County, Kentucky, about 1795. Charles and Mary Ann had 10 children: John Henry, Samuel Louis, Anne Frances, Benedict Elder, Mary Ann, Mary Eleanor, William Peter, Ann Rebeca, Elizabeth Margaret and Charles Pius Montgomery.