Genealogy


Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.



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Smith Miller Montgomery Cemetery

Montgomery Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.2488 N;  Longitude, 87.6958 W
Congressional Location:NW-1/4; SE-1/4; SECTION 13; TOWNSHIP 3S; RANGE 12W
Common Directions:

Located about 350 feet east of Indiana State Road 65, about 1/4 mile south of the intersection with County Road 700S.  Roughly one mile south of Owensville.

Last updated    14 Jun 2013

The following list is an attempt to show all known graves, using using photographs of the headstones.  Notes were supplemented with marriage and census records plus genealogy records.  There are unmarked graves plus a few unknown due to missing, unreadable, destroyed or broken markers.  
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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Inscriptions & Notes
(See reference at bottom of page.)

Photo #                   Photo

Sect-
ion

Row

Knowles

Eleanor “Nelly”

19 Apr 1821

7 Apr 1877

Wife of John KNOWLES.  Married 10 Feb 1837.  Daughter of Walter Crockett & Nancy (ROBERTS) MONTGOMERY.

Aged 55 yrs. 11 ms. 18 ds.

01

3962


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Knowles

Infant

1 Sep 1850

2 Sep 1850

Twin son of John & Eleanor “Nelly” (MONTGOMERY) KNOWLES.

3968

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Knowles

Infant

1 Sep 1850

2 Sep 1850

Twin son of John & Eleanor “Nelly” (MONTGOMERY) KNOWLES.

3968

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Knowles

John

14 Sep 1815

26 Aug 1869

Husband of Eleanor “Nelly” (MONTGOMERY) KNOWLES.  Married 10 Feb 1837.  Son of David & Nancy (PIPER) KNOWLES.

Aged 53 ys. 11 ms. 12 ds.

03

3962


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Knowles

John W

4 Jul 1856

13 Oct 1858

Son of John & Eleanor “Nelly” (MONTGOMERY) KNOWLES.

3969

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Knowles

Martha

6 Jan 1838

17 May 1839

Daughter of John & Eleanor “Nelly” (MONTGOMERY) KNOWLES.

3967

3991  footstone

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Montgomery

Eddie

19 Aug 1877

19 Aug 1877

Infant son of James Powell & Fannie T (McFADDIN) MONTGOMERY.

3959

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Montgomery

Fannie T

25 Sep 1854

12 Nov 1884

nee McFADDIN.  First wife of James Powell MONTGOMERY.  Married 11 Jun 1876.

“…granddaughter of John McFaddin”

05

3958

06  footstone

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Montgomery

John R

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15 Apr 1866

Son of John Roberts & Rachel B (BRUMFIELD) MONTGOMERY.


Aged 17 yr's. 11 mo's. 2 days.

3989

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Montgomery

John Roberts

4 May 1817

26 Jun 1855

Husband of Rachel B (BRUMFIELD) MONTGOMERY.  Married 15 Oct 1840.

Son of Walter Crockett & Nancy (ROBERTS) MONTGOMERY.

3974

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Montgomery

Joseph

27 Oct 1813

22 Oct 1848

Husband of Nancy HUGHES.  Married about 1837.  Son of Walter Crockett & Nancy (ROBERTS) MONTGOMERY.


Aged 34 Yrs. 11 Ms. 5 ds.


"Long Armed Joe"

(Note:  The Montgomery book on p. 263 gives his date of death as 23 Oct 1848.  The stone is carved "22.")

12

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Montgomery

Nancy

1788

20 Jan 1845

nee ROBERTS.  First wife of Walter Crockett MONTGOMERY.  Married 20 Nov 1808.  Daughter of John & Mary (JOHNSON) ROBERTS.

Aged 57 y's 1 mo.  ? ds.

3970

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Montgomery

Nancy

28 Sep 1846

2 Sep 1847

"Fifth child" of Jacob W  "J W" & Jane (McFADDIN) MONTGOMERY.

3986

3987

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Montgomery

Nancy

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23 Apr 1867

nee HUGHES.  Wife of Joseph MONTGOMERY.


Age about 54 yrs.

3966

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Montgomery

Rachel B

29 Jul 1822

23 Jun 1879

nee  BRUMFIELD.  Wife of John Roberts MONTGOMERY.  Married 15 Oct 1840. 


Aged:  56 yrs. 10 ms. 24 ds.

3975

 

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Montgomery

Thomas “Tom”

1745

1818

Husband of Martha (CROCKETT).  Married in 1767 in Virginia.  Son of Hugh & Caroline (ANDERSON)  MONTGOMERY, Sr.

“…known all over Gibson county in his day as ‘Purty Old Tom the Deer Killer.’”

Lieut., Va. Mil. Rev. War.


(Note submitted 27 Sep 2011 by Mike Auld, descendant:  "...Thomas' father probably was not Hugh Montgomery.  Recent research has shown Hugh was from a different family and not closely related.  A more probable father was Robert Montgomery."

10

11

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Montgomery

Walter C

abt 1838

1869

Son of Isaac & Polly (TEEL) MONTGOMERY.

“…never married; died in Owensville a few years after the war.” p, 264 “The Montgomerys

Pvt., Co. K,E 24th Ind. Inf.

13

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Montgomery

Walter Crockett

12 Jan 1784

14 Jan 1856

Husband of Nancy (ROBERTS) MONTGOMERY, 1st, married 20 Nov 1808; and Margaret POWELL MONTGOMERY, 2nd, 23 Nov 1845


Aged:  72 Y's 2 D's.


“…designated himself as ‘Old Virginia Walter’”

“…buried in the old family cemetery...”  


“Soldier in War of 1812”

3978

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Montgomery

William W

7 Mar 1852

19 Aug 1856

"Seventh child" of Jacob W  "J W" & Jane (McFADIN) MONTGOMERY.

3985

3987

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Thompson

Infant

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7 Sep 1878

Daughter of John Robert & Mary Jane (MONTGOMERY) THOMPSON.


Aged 2 d.

14

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3955  Only four stones remain in original location.

3992  Headstones stored behind utility shed.

Section and Row definitions. 

No definition.  Most stones have been removed from original locations.

               

Reference:   A genealogical history of the Montgomerys and their descendants (1903)
Author:  Montgomery, D. B. (David B) b. 1845
Publisher:  Owensville, Ind., J. P. Cox
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Wisconsin - Madison and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.