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Today In Genealogy History – September 2

Bibiana Wight and Benedict Elder Montgomery were married 196 years ago – September 2, 1817 – in Washington County, Kentucky.  Both were originally from Charles County, Maryland.  Bibiana was the daughter of William Wight and Rebecca Blandford.  Benedict was the son of Charles Montgomery and Mary Ann Elder.  Benedict and Bibiana 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 Polin and Ann Catherine Montgomery.  Both lived to the advanced age of 80 and 90 respectively.

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