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Been a little while, so checking again.
Looking for a William MONTGOMERY (b:1830 Indiana) married to Nancy Ann BELL.
They were married in 1853 Menard, Illinois. They moved alot between IL, IA,
and Kansas, and settled in Crawford County, IA.
One of their sons was William Ulysses MONTGOMERY. He was born in 1869
Kansas, marreid Sarah Jane WADDINGTON in 1894. They lived in Iowa Falls, Hardin Co,
and Reeve, Franklin Co. After Sarah died, William remarried to Flora BURGESS
around 1925 and lived in Onawa, Monona Co.
Sarah's parents were Frank and Mary WADDINGTON. Frank was born in 1842
England, immigrated to McHenry, ILL in 1865. After Mary died, he remarried to
Angelina PRENTICE in 1878 Harrison, Iowa. They lived in Goodrich and Willow,
Crawford Co. He died there around 1916.
Any more information or family connections.
I want to share a very nice email that I received from a person who had
ancestors living in Monona county. Can anyone tell me if there is a
MUSEUM in Monona? I know that other counties do have such places to
store county history. Thanks....
And anything else anyone on this list knows regarding this would be much
welcomed info......again thanks....Linda Ziemann, Monona County IA
Monona County, Iowa, County Coordinator
********here is the email:
Dear Ms. Ziemann,
I live in Virginia but my paternal ancestors, the Whitings and Cassadys,
lived in Whiting, Iowa. I have certainly enjoyed your county site and
made some contributions of information. I have made some nice contacts
through the site, not to mention the tremendous amount of information
have available. I am the volunteer web master for the James Monroe
and Memorial Library in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
I have some items that I would consider donating to a local museum.
Primarily a family cradle that dates back more than 100 years. I am
if there is a county museum. Any suggestions are welcome.
I am not too familiar with the area since my sister and I made our first
trip in May to Whiting. A year ago I became interested in studying
history. We did spend time in Greene county with our maternal
I know they have a museum but also know the cradle was not made in that
There was a newspaper article circa 1969 detailing and with a photograph
another family cradle in the Sioux City Journal.
Thank you for any assistance you can give me.
(Catherine Cassady Quinn)