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Today In Genealogy History – October 24, 2012

William Peter Montgomery, Sr., was born 214 years ago – October 24, 1798 – in Washington County, Kentucky.  William was the son of Charles Montgomery and Mary Ann Elder, pioneers from Charles County, Maryland.  William married Mary Polly Yates in 1822.  They had 6 children before he died from cholera in 1833:  Charles W., Martha E., Henry L., Mary Rebecca, Frances Edwina and William Peter Montgomery, Jr.

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