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Robert MONTGOMERY (1849 - 1918)
Children Self + Spouses Parents Grandparents Greatgrandparents
Jane Mary MONTGOMERY (1883 - 1938)
Robert MONTGOMERY (1849 - 1918)

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Rebecca CHAMBERS (1858 - 1898)





























b. abt 1849 at Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland
m. 1877 Rebecca CHAMBERS (1858 - 1898) at Benalla, Victoria, Australia
d. 1918 at Glenrowan, Benalla, Victoria, Australia aged 69
Near Relatives of Robert MONTGOMERY (1849 - 1918)
Relationship Person Born Birth Place Died Death Place Age
Father in Law John CHAMBERS
Mother in Law Jane VANCE

Self Robert MONTGOMERY abt 1849 Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland 1918 Glenrowan, Benalla, Victoria, Australia 69

Wife Rebecca CHAMBERS 1858 Winton, Victoria 1898 Thoona, Victoria, Australia 40

Daughter Jane Mary MONTGOMERY 1883 Thoona, Victoria, Australia 1938 Harefield, near Junee, New South Wales, Australia 55

Son in Law Charles Ballard GOOD 1880 Torrumbarry, Victoria, Australia 1967 Junee, New South Wales, Australia 87

Grandson Harold Charles GOOD 1917 1968 Junee, New South Wales, Australia 51
Grandson Francis Roy GOOD 1920 Junee, New South Wales, Australia 1969 Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia 49

Events in Robert MONTGOMERY (1849 - 1918)'s life
Date Age Event Place Notes Src
abt 1849 Robert MONTGOMERY was born Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland Note 1
1868 19 Immigration "Marpesia" Liverpool to Melbourne Note 2
1877 28 Married Rebecca CHAMBERS (aged 19) Benalla, Victoria, Australia Note 3 52
1883 34 Birth of daughter Jane Mary MONTGOMERY Thoona, Victoria, Australia Note 4
1898 49 Death of wife Rebecca CHAMBERS (aged 40) Thoona, Victoria, Australia Note 5 7
1918 69 Robert MONTGOMERY died Glenrowan, Benalla, Victoria, Australia Note 6 7, 60
Note 1: Death cert - died 1918 - age 69 = c1849
Obit - Ballymena, Antrim
Note 2: obit - arrived age 19
came with his brother Alexander
Note 3: Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950
Name Robert Montgomery
Spouse Name Rebecca Chambers
Marriage Place Victoria
Registration Place Victoria
Registration Year 1877
Registration Number 1995
Note 4: Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922 about Mary Jane Montgomery
Name: Mary Jane Montgomery
Father's Name: Robert Montgomery
Mother's Name: Bebecca Chambers
Birth Place: Thoo, Victoria
Registration Year: 1883
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration number: 26947
Note 5: Death Cert:
Date - 26 Dec 1898
Rebecca Montgomery - married woman - female - 40 Years - parents John Chambers (farmer) and Jane Vance
Witness - R Montgomery - husband - farmer
Buried - 27 Dec 1898 at Thoona Cemetery
Born - Winton, Victoria and spent whole lifetime in Victoria
Married at Benalla, age nineteen, to Robert Montgomery
Children:
William John (21), Edward(19), Robert (17),Mary Jane (15),Alexander Mitchell(13), Henry (11), James (9), Rebecca (7), Leslie (5), Elsie (3)
Note 6: Death Cert:
7 Oct 1918
Glenrowan, Benalla, Wangaretta
Robert Montgomery - gentleman - parents unknown - age 69
Born in Ireland
53 years in Australia
Married - Rebecca Chambers at Benalla, age 27 (1872)
Children:
John (40), Edward (38), Robert (37?), Jane (3 ), Alexander (33), Harry ((30), James (28), Leslie (26), Dolly (24), Elsie (22)
Witness - W J Montgomery - son
Buried in the Thoona Cemetery on 8 Oct 1918

Benalla Standard 11 Oct 1918
OBITUARY
Mr. Robert Montgomery
Gradually the old district pioneers are
passing away. On Monday at mid-day
there passed away, at his son's residence,
Glenrowan, Mr. Robert Montgomery,
sen., aged 69 years. The deceased had
been confined to his bed for about two
months, and had been tenderly nursed by
his daughters, Misses Dollie and Elsie
Montgomery. The late Mr. Montgomery
was born at Ballymema, County Antrim,
Ireland, and was a colonist of 50 years.
Arriving in the colony when 19 years of
age, he for a few years was employed as
a farm hand at Wlnton. Whilst residing
at Winton he married Miss Rebecca
Chambers, who predeceased him 20 years
ago. Removing to Killawarra from Win
ton deceased selected land and was en
gaged in farming pursuits for 30 years.
Relinquishing farming he removed to
Boweya and lived a retlred life for several
years. Latterly he was residing at Glen
rowan with his son. The late Mr. Mont
gomery was an industrious farmer, led a
quiet unassuming life, and was a sterling
neighbor. The members of his family
are:— Mrs. Good, New South Wales;
Misses Dollle and Elsie Montgomery,
Glenrowan; John, Edward, Alexander,
and James, Glenrowan; Robert, N.S.W.;
Harry, munition worker, England; Leslie,
Sunshine. Deceased was burled ab
Thoona on Tuesday. Mr. Justice had |
charge of the funeral arrangements.
Personal Notes:
from birth reg of dau Jane
Source References:
7. Type: Death Certificate, Abbr: Death Certificate, Title: Death Certificate
- Reference = (Death)
- Notes: Death Cert:
7 Oct 1918
Glenrowan, Benalla, Wangaretta
Robert Montgomery - gentleman - parents unknown - age 69
Born in Ireland
53 years in Australia
Married - Rebecca Chambers at Benalla, age 27 (1872)
Children:
John (40), Edward (38), Robert (37?), Jane (3 ), Alexander (33), Harry ((30), James (28), Leslie (26), Dolly (24), Elsie (22)
Witness - W J Montgomery - son
Buried in the Thoona Cemetery on 8 Oct 1918
52. Type: Australia Birth Marriage Death Index 1787 - 1985 Record
- Reference = (Marriage)
- Notes: Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950
Name Robert Montgomery
Spouse Name Rebecca Chambers
Marriage Place Victoria
Registration Place Victoria
Registration Year 1877
Registration Number 1995
60. Type: Newspaper, Title: Trove, http://trove.nla.gov.au
- Reference = (Death)
- Notes: Benalla Standard 11 Oct 1918
OBITUARY
Mr. Robert Montgomery
Gradually the old district pioneers are
passing away. On Monday at mid-day
there passed away, at his son's residence,
Glenrowan, Mr. Robert Montgomery,
sen., aged 69 years. The deceased had
been confined to bhis bed for about two
months, and had been tenderly nursed by
his daughters, Misses Dollie and Elsie
Montgomery. The late Mr. Montgomery
was born at Ballymema, County Antrim,
Ireland, and was a colonist of 50 years.
Arriving in the colony when 19 years of
age, he for a few years was employed as
a farm hand at Wlnton. Whilst residing
at Winton he married Miss Rebecca
Chambers, who predeceased him 20 years
ago. Removing to Killawarra from Win
ton deceased selected land and was en
gaged in farming pursuits for 30 years.
Relinquishing farming he removed to
Boweya and lived a retlred life for several
years. Latterly he was residing at Glen
rowan with his son. The late Mr. Mont
gomery was an industrious farmer, led a
quiet unassuming life, and was a sterling
neighbor. The members of his family
are:— Mrs. Good, New South Wales;
Misses Dollle and Elsie Montgomery,
Glenrowan; John, Edward, Alexander,
and James, Glenrowan; Robert, N.S.W.;
Harry, munition worker, England; Leslie,
Sunshine. Deceased was burled ab
Thoona on Tuesday. Mr. Justice had |
charge of the funeral arrangements.