Thursday, March 1, 2018

Nancy E. (Leach) Montague

MRS. NANCY E. MONTAGUE, Ohio County, is the widow of Archibald P. Montague, who was born in Granville County, N. C, February 1, 1831; removed to Kentucky at the age of twenty years, and passed the remainder of his life in Warren, Logan, and Ohio Counties of this State. Prior to his death, which occurred in April, 1881, he was a leading merchant of Cromwell. He was an intelligent, enterprising and thorough business man, and was an extensive dealer and farmer. Mrs. Montague is the youngest daughter of Joseph and Altah (Miller) Leach, both sincere and devout Christians; her father was a Methodist class leader, and stood high in the community. He was a native of Maryland, born in 1796, and died in 1864. Her mother was born in 1795, and died August 11, 1865. Mrs. Montague was born in Cromwell Precinct, December 7, 1832, and was educated in the common school of that place. She is blessed with six children: Charles C., a merchant of Delaware, Daviess County; Aralta, wife of Cicero Sutton, of Fordsville, now editor of the Breckinridge News; Joseph Samuel, in business with his brother at Delaware; Archibald A.; Edwin Asbury; and Willie Cartwright. Mrs. Montague owns a beautiful home in the town of Cromwell, overlooking the Green River. She is a consistent member of the Baptist Church, as was also her husband, he having been a deacon in the same church.

Source: J. H. BATTLE, W. H. PERRIN, & G. C. KNIFFIN 1895

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