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63 Benjamin Jesse Montgomery was born 26 May 1877 in Staunton, Augusta Co., Virginia, died 25 July 1925 in Hamilton Hospital, The Dalles, Wasco County, Oregon1 and is buried in Idlewilde Cemetery, Hood River, Hood River County, Oregon. He married Elizabeth Jane Boughner daughter of James Sylvester and Eleanor Rebecca Amanda (O'Neill) Boughner. She was born 11 July 1850 in Markham Village, York, Ontario, Canada died 8 February 1941 in Gresham, Multnomah County, Oregon2 and is buried in Idlewilde Cemetery, Hood River, Hood River County, Oregon.
Children of Benjamin and Elizabeth are:

1        Roy Archibald Montgomery b. 12 October 1901, Tilbury, Tilbury East Township, Kent Co., Ontario, Canada;
d. 8 September 1984, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California.
2 ii Nina May Montgomer b. 8 March 1904, La Grande, Union County, Oregon;
d. 30 May 1996, North Plains, Multnoma County, Oregon.
3 iii Mildred Eleanor "Billy" Montgomery b. 12 December 1905, La Grande, Union County, Oregon;
d. 30 November 2001, Myrtle Point Care Center in Myrtle Point, Coos County, Oregon.
4 iv Ethel Adele (Jesse) Montgomery b. 20 January 1908, Yakima, Yakima, Washington;
d. 3 June 1987, Stockton, San Joquin, California.
5 v Jean Elizabeth Montgomery b. 3 June 1910, Wahluke, Benton County, Washington;
d. 13 February 1987, Powell Hospital, Deer Lodge, Powell County, Montana.
vi Child stillborn about 1912
7 vii Jack Elwin Montgomery b. 31 May 1914, Kalama, Cowlitz County, Washington;
d. 9 May 1983, Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona

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1. Title: FamilySearch International Genealogical Index North America Source Text: Birth: 26 May 1876 Longdale, Alleghany, Virginia (References for this film number: Endowments for the dead, 1958-1970; baptisms for the dead, 1958-1970 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. New Zealand Temple ) Benjamin's 4th child Ethel (Jesse) and her second husband went to New Zealand on a mission to help construct the Morman University there. Media Type: Web page Confidence: 2
    Title: "United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch Source Text: Name: B J Montgomery Event Type: Census Event Year: 1880 Event Place: Clifton, Alleghany, Virginia, United States District: 2 Gender: Male Age: 3 Marital Status: Single Race: White Occupation: Relationship to Head of Household: Son Birth Year (Estimated): 1877 Birthplace: Virginia, United States Father's Birthplace: Virginia, United States Mother's Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Household                 Gender  Age  Birthplace
Self L J Craft             M      44   Virginia, United States
Wife M Craft               F      38   Virginia, United States
Daughter C B Craft         F      1    Virginia, United States
Sister-in-law M Montgomery F      24   Virginia, United States
Son C F Montgomery         M      2    Virginia, United States
Son T E Montgomery         M      0    Virginia, United States
Son B J Montgomery         M      3    Virginia, United States
Son G Craft                M      3    Virginia, United States
Son S L Montgomery         M      5    Virginia, United States
Sister-in-law J Montgomery F      19   Virginia, United States
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2. Title: " United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch Source Text: Name: Elizabeth Boughner Event Type: Census Event Year: 1880 Event Place: Verona, Huron, Michigan, United States District: 120 Gender: Female Age: 4 Marital Status: Single Race: White Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Dau Birth Year (Estimated): 1876 Birthplace: Michigan, United States Father's Birthplace: Canada Mother's Birthplace: Canada
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Title: Oregon State Archives Source Text: 1926 - ,Montgomery, Elizabeth J. - Widow's Pension - Hood River Case # V-1 Media Type: Web page Confidence: 3 URL:
Title: Obituary Source Text: MRS. ELIZABETH MONTGOMERY PASSES Funeral services were held for Mrs. Elizabeth Montgomery at the Anderson chapel, the Rev. Schuyler Pratt, officiating, on Tuesday of this week. Mrs. Montgomery passes away at The Dalles on September 13, after a long illness. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Mrs. Montgomery came west later with her husband, and had lived in both Oregon and Washington before she took up residence in The Dalles for her health. Her husband died some time ago. Survivors are two sons, Roy and Jack, and four daughters, Mrs. Fred Cooley of Hood River, Mrs. Merval Perkins, of Dryden, Wash., Mrs. V. E. Keys, of Bingen, Wash., and Mrs. L. J. Cooper, of Powers, Ore. Interment was at Idlewilde cemetery Media Type: Web page Confidence: 2 URL:


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