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Alexander Montgomery & Juda Myers

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Re: Alexander Montgomery & Juda Myers

Posted: 1 Aug 2007 2:43PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Montgomery Myers
Here is a bit of info regarding the Montgomery family you asked about:
An older member of this family is-
Alexander m.Margaret, daughter of the Rev. Alexander Conynham,Dean of Raphoe, and ancestor of the Marquis of Conyngham died-1658
Major John Montgomery of Crogan died 1679
Colonel Alexander Montgomery m. Elizabeth daughter and heiress of Colonel Thomas Cole of Ballyleck prior to 1696 and died march 25th 1722 leaving several children. It was probably early in this century that Alexander and his cousin appeared to have disused the Hessilheid arms and to have adopted the sheild of the Montgomeries as carried by the Earls of Eglinton,adding thereto instead of the scottish crest an arm in armor the hand grasping a broken spear and for a motto instead of the scottish "Guarde Bien"
the new words "Patrise Infelici Fedelis"
(A little info about earlier family and the coat of arms)
kids were-
1.-Thomas(father of General Richard)
2.John-was an M.P. for Co Moneghan and commanded a regiment of a horse under Marlbourough
3.-Alexander m. Sarah Lockwood
4.-Mary
5.-Rev. Robert
Alexander that married Sarah Lockwood daughter of Gersham Lockwood and neice of Lord John Millington England.
Came to America in 1754 declared his sentiments at first in favour of the government at the time of the revolutionary war,was summoned often before the commitees for being a Tory.Was too old to serve but sent his two sons into the british service.His sons sent him a letter that fell into hands of the rebels and 30 people came to take him.He fled,jumped out of a window and made his escape into the woods then was again taken prisoner lost his papers but then escaped to the british for protection under General Howe.
Had kids-
1.-John Montgomery when last heard from was commanding a 60 gunship sailing from cork.
2.-Alexander
3.-Archibald died on boardship 1805 at Sackets Harbour of fever
4.-Hugh
5.-David
6.-Sarah
7.-Mary
8.-Susannah
The second child Major Alexander montgomery served under Col. Uphraim and Col Hewlett on Lloyds Neck and onexpedition in different places thru the revolutionary war.
Was taken prisoner when endeavouring to makehis escape thru british lines.Went toNew Brunswich settled at Gage Town from there he went to Muddy York as it was known then now called Toronto,in 1800 and died there in 1841 was an United empire loyalist.
He married-Juda Myres and had kids-
1. Sarah m. William Marsh
2.-Abigail m. William Hill
3.-John married three times and had kids.He was famous during the Rebellion of 1837,being closely associated with William Lyon Mackenzie.Was made prisoner sentenced to death made his escape was later pardoned and given a government pension.
4.-Captain Alexander married twice the first wife being Rebecca Wilson and had several kids
5.-Maryann m. William Kendrick
6-Statira m. Stillwell Wilson
7.Fanny m. Dr. Hugh Morrison
8.Richard b.1807 d. 1873 m. Hannah Smith

Hope this information helped answer your question about the Alexander Montgomery-Juda nee.(Myers)Montgomery


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