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Montgomery – Wight Buried at St. Rose

IMG_5799B. E. Montgomery, born October 16, 1792, died October 22, 1872.  St. Rose Catholic Church Cemetery, Washington County, Kentucky.

Benedict E. Montgomery was the son of Charles Montgomery and Mary Ann Elder, born in Charles County, Maryland, October 16, 1792.  He came to Washington County, Kentucky, with his family about 1795.  Bianna Wight was also born in Maryland, March 14, 1795, to William Wight and Rebecca Blandford.  Yesterday I posted their marriage bond dated September 2, 1817.  Together they had fourteen 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.  Benedict died at the age of 80 October 22, 1872.  Bianna died September 14, 1885 at the age of 90.  They are buried in St. Rose Catholic Church Cemetery.

Benedict was an elder brother to my 3rd great-grandfather William Peter Montgomery.

IMG_5800Bianna, wife of Benedict E. Montgomery, born March 14, 1795, died September 14, 1885.

Today In Genealogy History – January 22

Susan Elizabeth Clements and Charles Thomas Montgomery were married 152 years ago – January 22, 1861 – in Washington County, Kentucky.  Charles was the son of Benedict Elder Montgomery and Bibiana Wight, originally of Charles County, Maryland.  Charles and Susan had 8 children:  Walter Benedict, James William, Mary B., Charles Samuel, Elizabeth Bibiana, Theresa Jane, Susan Imelda and Mary Hester Isabelle Montgomery.

Today In Genealogy History – October 16, 2012

Benedict Elder Montgomery was born 220 years ago – October 16, 1792 – in Charles County, Maryland.  Benedict was the son of Charles Montgomery and Mary Ann Elder.  He married Bibiana Wight in 1817 in Washington County, Kentucky.  Benedict and Bibiana had 14 children:  Elizabeth Jane, Rosella, Isabella Catherine, James William, Mary Lettie, Julia Ann, Margaret Ellen, Martha Frances, Charlest Thomas, Hetty Ann, Richard, Susan Mary, Emily Polin and Ann Catherine Montgomery.