BOONE COUNTY PIONEER DEAD
Robert Montgomery, a Resident of Boone County for Three Score Years, Buried in Caledonia.
Robert Montgomery, a resident of the Scotch settlement for over three score years, passed away at his home in West Lane, near Caledonia, at 2 o'clock Sunday morning. Death was due to diseases incident to old age. Mr. Montgomery has been failing for some time past. Deceased was up and around until last Wednesday morning, the decline was gradual.
Robert Montgomery was born in Campbelltown, Scotland, March 17, 1828, and came to America in 1842, locating in the Scotch settlement which ever after continued as his home. His marriage to Miss Margaret Breckenridge, who passed away some years ago, was celebrated in 1859.
Deceased was one of the pioneer residents of the Scotch settlement, and enjoyed the respect and esteem of persons residing in that section. He was a sturdy Scotch citizen and for years followed farming in that vicinity. Mr. Montgomery had for some time made his home with his son-in-law David Picken.
Deceased is survived by five daughters and one son. Mmes. David Picken of Caledonia, Herbert Calvert, Stillman Valley, Robt. Stewart, Redwood Falls, Minn., and Frank Priest, Buffalo Hart, Ill. Rev. Edward Montgomery of Maroa is the only son.
The funeral was held from the home of David Picken in Caledonia yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. Pearson of Argyle officiated at the ceremony. - Belvidere Republican.
Home in 1900: Rockford Ward 1, Winnebago, Illinois
Robert Montgomery Head 72 Scotland
Belle Montgomery Daughter 29 Illinois
Edward Montgomery Son 27 Illinois
May Montgomery Daughter 25 Illinois
↑ "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTJS-4ZN : 10 February 2018), Robert Montgomery, 17 Mar 1828; citing , reference 2:16BKV3W, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,076
↑ "James Montgomery and family, 3 sons and 4 daughters" Gleaner list
↑ "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK9L-F8JF : 14 October 2017), Robert Montgomery and Margaret Breckenridge, 14 Jan 1859; citing Winnebago, Illinois, United States, county offices, Illinois; FHL microfilm 1,914,041.
↑ “United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6W1-CL4 : 12 April 2016), R Montgomery, Illinois, United States; citing p. 5, family 38, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,793.
↑ United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MX2S-PVC : 14 August 2017), Robert Montgomery, Harlem, Winnebago, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district ED 220, sheet 60B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0261; FHL microfilm 1,254,261.
↑ United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSCC-H3H : accessed 10 May 2018), Robert Montgomery, Rockford Township Rockford city Ward 1, Winnebago, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 131, sheet 4A, family 81, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: N
Find A Grave: Memorial #53435513 Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 9 August 2018), memorial page for Robert Montgomery (17 Mar 1828–2 Sep 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53435513, citing Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Boone County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Amelia Crombie-Christy (contributor 46861625) .
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Robert by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Robert: