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People Connected to Montgomeryshire

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  • Jane Austin (1668 - 1734)
    Jonas & Thomas Potts were witnesses on her marriage certificate. Ezekiel Potts was a witness to Jane's will. Jacob Shoemaker was one of her executors. Source: The book, 'The Potts Family In America...
  • Richard Whitehall (c.1836 - 1872)
    Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907 Name: Richard Whitehall Gender: Male Christening Date: 26 Apr 1836 Christening Place: WELSHPOOL,MONTGOMERY,WALES Father's Name: John Whitehall Mother...
  • John V. Potts (c.1608 - 1672)
    The book, 'The Potts Family In America' more.....John Potts MyHeritage Family Trees Birth: 1608 - Montgomery, Montgomeryshire, Wales Death: Feb 12 1672 - Llanidloes, Montgomery, Wales Wife: Anne Potts ...
  • Thomas Potts (1632 - 1680)
    Source: The book, 'The Potts Family in Great Britain & America'. Llanidloes Montgomeryshire another Thomas Potts genealogy < interesting to see how many of his children emigrated and the various ...
  • Elizabeth Bennett Potts (1636 - 1707)
    Quaker. Elizabeth brought her children to PA. (bef. 1683) after the death of her husband, Thomas. She married her second husband, Edmund Bennet (of Bucks Co., PA.), in 1685. Sources: The book, 'The...

People Connected to Montgomeryshire

Historic County of Wales

(Sir Drefaldwyn)

Montgomeryshire consists of a significant proportion of the medieval kingdom of Powys Wenwynwyn.

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How to use this Page

  1. Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Montgomeryshire to this project.
  2. You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of Montgomeryshire Families on Geni below (don't forget to link their profiles to the project as well). These would usually be male! Please restrict people added to the list to the earliest head of family!

Note People with links to Montgomeryshire can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.

People connected to Montgomeryshire can also be linked to the following projects.

Historical and Political people

- accommodated by the project Historical Montgomeryshire (to follow) which covers the History of Montgomeryshire and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category.

Famous or Notable People

Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please visit Montgomeryshire - Famous People and add them to the listing there.


People from Montgomeryshire who went to the "New world" and were early progenitors in those countries. Where the earliest ancestor is known please add them to the list of "Montgomeryshire families on Geni" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.

Where the earliest known ancestor is the emigrant add them to the list below. In some cases if there is a project that covers them in detail please link the project.

To participate in any project

- you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the project using the request link under "actions" at the top right of the page. Visit Geni Wikitext, Unicode and images which gives a great deal of assistance. See the discussion Project Help: How to add Text to a Project - Starter Kit to get you going!

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Heads of Montgomeryshire Families on Geni

Names with Bold links are to Geni profiles. Other links take you to external biographical web pages.

























Emigrants from Montgomeryshire

Please add the names of people from Montgomeryshire who settled in the "New World"


South America

United States



South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

Other Pages for People Connected to Welsh Counties

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