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Jane (Caldwell) Montgomery (1804 - 1843)

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Jane "Jean" Montgomery formerly Caldwell
Born in Cristlach, Argyll, Scotlandmap
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Wife of — married in Southend, Argyll, Scotlandmap
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Died in Argyle, Winnebago, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Mar 2018 | Last significant change: 15 May 2018
14:49: Joelle (Colville) Colville-Hanson edited the Biography for Jane (Caldwell) Montgomery. [Thank Joelle for this]
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Categories: Kintyre, Argyll | Gleaner, sailed June, 1842 | Scottish Immigrants to Illinois | Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Illinois | Argyle, Illinois.


Jane was born in 1804 in Scotland. [1]

She married James Montgomery in 1826 in Scotland.[2]

They came to the US in 1842 on the Gleaner with their children. [3]

They were one of the early families at the Scottish settlement in Argyle, Illinois. [4] She passed away in 1843. She is buried with her family in the Scottish Cemetery in Caledonia, Illinois.


Elizabeth (Smith) 1826 - 1914
Robert 1828 - 1906
Jane (Picken) 1830 - 1888
James Jr. 1833–1916
Mary (Greenlees) 1835 - 1915
Marion (Greenlees) 1837-1911
John 1839 - 1907


  1. baptized March 1805 "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Jane Calwell, ; citing Southend, Argyllshire, Scotland, reference - 2:16BJK88, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,076.
  2. "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), James Montgomery and Jean Caldwell, 03 Mar 1826; citing Southend,Argyll,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,076.
  3. Gleaner Passenger List
  4. Harvey, Daniel G. The Argyle Settlement in History and Story.

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