James Montgomery (c.1630 - 1689)

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Birthplace: Dunskey, Co Donegal, Ireland
Death: Died in Rosemount, Co Donegal, Ireland
Managed by: Stan Carter
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About James Montgomery

Information from Vance Woods and John Horan have James Montgomery b. 1639, Dunskey, IRE, md. to Mary Fitzwilliam, and having sons William, Robert, and Hugh.


Information from Brent Friedrichs has .... James Montgomery, born Donegal Co., IRE, is believed to have had 9 sons and that one may have been Thomas and that Thomas' daughter Martha married James Crockett (de Crocketagne). That would make General Richard Montgomery related from both sides.


James Montgomery who was the father of the three Montgomery boys who landed at Jamestown, Virginia in 1666. Some sources say James came with them but no proof has been found. Hugh returned to Ireland in a few years and never married. No record of what became of Robert is known. The third son William, our ancestor, settled on the James River near Jamestown, married, and had three sons and four daughters. The sons were Hugh, John, and our ancestor Robert.

"Origin and History of the Montgomerys" by B.G. Montgomery of Sweden.


  • http://boards.ancestry.com/surnames.montgomery/1702.1845/mb.ashx "James Montgomery born 1625 Down, Ireland (son of Hugh [Montgomery 1598-1619] & Jane [Alexander]) married Margaret Fitzwilliam born 1625. Their four sons were 1.Hugh born 1647 Down, Ireland. 2.William born 1647 Down, Ireland who died in Virginia;3. Robert born 1650 Down, Ireland; 4. Thomas born 1651 Down, Ireland
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James Montgomery's Timeline

Co Donegal, Ireland
October 27, 1633
Age 3
Co Down, Offaly, Ireland
Age 18
Age 18
Age 18
October, 1689
Age 59
Rosemount, Co Donegal, Ireland