Montgomery House Plantation

OVERVIEW

Location: Autauga County, Alabama
Date Constructed/ Founded: 1822
Associated Surnames: Bowen, Burrows, Gordon, Montgomery
Historical Notes: none
Associated Pages: none
Accession: ALauta00004


ASSOCIATED ENSLAVED PERSONS

1850: Male age 50 (b.1800), Male age 48 (b.1802), Male age 40 (b.1810), Male age 35 (b.1815), Male age 30 (b.1820), Male age 25 (b.1825), Male age 23 (b.1827), Male age 25 (b.1825), Male age 23 (b.1827), Male age 20 (b.1830), Male age 20 (b.1830), Male age 18 (b.1832), Male age 18 (b.1832), Male age 16 (b.1834), Male age 16 (b.1834), Male age 16 (b.1834), Male age 14 (b.1836), Male age 12 (b.1838), Male age 14 (b.1836), Male age 12 (b.1838), Male age 12 (b.1838), Male age 11 (b.1839), Male age 10 (b.1840), Male age 9 (b.1841), Male age 8 (b.1842), Male age 8 (b.1842), Male age 4 (b.1846), Male age 4 (b.1846), Male age 2 (b.1848), Male age 2 (b.1848), Male age 3 (b.1847), Male age 8 (b.1842), Male age 8 (b.1842), Male age 8 (b.1842), Male age 1 (b.1849), Male age 1 (b.1849), Male age 2 (b.1848), Female age 60 (b.1790), Female age 55 (b.1795), Female age 50 (b.1800), Female age 48 (b.1802), Female age 40 (b.1810), Female age 38 (b.1812), Female age 35 (b.1815), Female age 35 (b.1815), Female age 35 (b.1815), Female age 35 (b.1815), Female age 32 (b.1818), Female age 30 (b.1820), Female age 30 (b.1820), Female age 30 (b.1820), Female age 25 (b.1825), Female age 25 (b.1825), Female age 16 (b.1834), Female age 16 (b.1834), Female age 16 (b.1834), Female age 15 (b.1835), Female age 15 (b.1835), Female age 15 (b.1835), Female age 18 (b.1832), Female age 13 (b.1837), Female age 13 (b.1837), Female age 15 (b.1835), Female age 18 (b.1832), Female age 12 (b.1838), Female age 11 (b.1839), Female age 10 (b.1840), Female age 10 (b.1840), Female age 10 (b.1840), Female age 10 (b.1840), Female age 10 (b.1840), Female age 6 (b.1844), Female age 5 (b.1845), Female age 5 (b.1845), Female age 9 (b.1841), Female age 5 (b.1845), Female age 3 (b.1847), Female age 1 (b.1849), Female age 1 (b.1849), Female (blind) age 45 (b.1805) [1860 U.S. Federal Census – Slave Schedule, Autauga Co., AL, William Montgomery, 80 total]

1860: Female age 70 (b.1790), Female age 65 (b.1795), Male age 65 (b.1795), Female age 60 (b.1800), Female age 58 (b.1802), Female age 58 (b.1802), Female age 54 (b.1806), Female age 50 (b.1810), Male age 45 (b.1815), Male age 44 (b.1816), Male age 42 (b.1818), Female age 42 (b.1818), Male age 41 (b.1819), Female age 40 (b.1820), Female age 36 (b.1824), Male age 36 (b.1824), Male age 35 (b.1825), Female age 35 (b.1825), Female age 34 (b.1826), Male age 34 (b.1826), Male age 34 (b.1826), Female age 33 (b.1827), Male age 33 (b.1827), Female age 33 (b.1827), Female age 32 (b.1828), Male age 32 (b.1828), Male age 32 (b.1828), Male age 31 (b.1829), Female age 31 (b.1829), Female age 31 (b.1829), Male age 31 (b.1829), Male age 30 (b.1830), Female age 30 (b.1830), Female age 30 (b.1830), Male age 30 (b.1830), Male age 30 (b.1830), Female age 30 (b.1830), Female age 30 (b.1830), Male age 30 (b.1830), Female age 29 (b.1831), Male age 29 (b.1831), Male age 29 (b.1831), Female age 29 (b.1831), Female age 28 (b.1832), Female age 28 (b.1832), Male age 28 (b.1832), Male age 26 (b.1834), Male age 26 (b.1834), Male age 26 (b.1834), Female age 25 (b.1835), Female age 24 (b.1836), Female age 24 (b.1836), Male age 24 (b.1836), Male age 22 (b.1838), Female age 22 (b.1838), Female age 22 (b.1838), Male age 22 (b.1838), Female age 22 (b.1838), Male age 21 (b.1839), Female age 21 (b.1839), Male age 21 (b.1839), Male age 21 (b.1839), Female age 20 (b.1840), Female age 20 (b.1840), Male age 20 (b.1840), Male age 20 (b.1840), Male age 20 (b.1840), Female age 20 (b.1840), Male age 20 (b.1840), Male age 18 (b.1842), Female age 18 (b.1842), Female age 16 (b.1844), Male age 15 (b.1845), Female age 15 (b.1845), Female age 14 (b.1846), Male age 12 (b.1848), Male age 12 (b.1848), Female age 10 (b.1850), Female age 10 (b.1850), Female age 10 (b.1850), Female age 10 (b.1850), Female age 10 (b.1850), Male age 10 (b.1850), Male age 10 (b.1850), Female age 10 (b.1850), Female age 9 (b.1851), Male age 8 (b.1852), Female age 8 (b.1852), Male age 7 (b.1853), Female age 7 (b.1853), Male age 7 (b.1853), Male age 7 (b.1853), Female age 6 (b.1854), Female age 6 (b.1854), Female age 6 (b.1854), Male age 5 (b.1855), Male age 5 (b.1855), Male age 4 (b.1856), Female age 4 (b.1856), Female age 4 (b.1856), Male age 3 (b.1857), Female age 3 (b.1857), Female age 2 (b.1858), Male age 2 (b.1858), Male age 1 (b.1859), Male age 1 (b.1859), Male age 1 (b.1859), Male age 1 (b.1859), Male age 10/12 (b.1860), Female age 6/12 (b.1860), Female age 5/12 (b.1860) [1860 U.S. Federal Census – Slave Schedule, Autauga Co., AL, Ann Montgomery, 111 total, 35 houses]

ASSOCIATED FREE PERSONS

Montgomery family: William Montgomery (b.1795-d.1859) – owner; Ann Burrows Montgomery (b.1806-d.1877) – wife (m.1834) of W. Montgomery

Montgomery family: William Montgomery (b.1838-d.1906) – son of W. and A.B. Montgomery, Confederate Lieutenant; Irene Jane Gordon Montgomery (b.1841-d.1905) – wife (m.1863) of W. Montgomery, previous spouse of A.J. Merrit (m.1860); Mary Willie Montgomery (b.1864-1870) – dau. of W. and I.J.G. Montgomery; Ella D. Montgomery (b.1867-d.1922) – dau. of W. and I.J.G. Montgomery; William Montgomery (b.1870-d.1872) – son of W. and I.J.G. Montgomery; Maggie Belle Montgomery (b.1872-d.1884) – dau. of W. and I.J.G. Montgomery; Annie Mae Montgomery (b.1875-d.1946) – dau. of W. and I.J.G. Montgomery; Alice Julia Montgomery (b.1877-d.1937) – dau. of W. and I.J.G. Montgomery; William Montgomery (b.1881-d.1940) – son of W. and I.J.G. Montgomery

Bowen family: James Horatio Bowen (b.1838-d.1906); Ann O. Montgomery Bowen (b.1840-d.1873) – wife (m.1857) of J.H. Bowen, dau. of W. and I.J.G. Montgomery; Mary M. Bowen (b.1858-d.1924) – dau. of J.H. and A.O.M. Bowen; William Horatio Bowen (b.1860-d.1917) – son of J.H. and A.O.M. Bowen; Annie Burrows Bowen (b.1862-d.1935) – dau. of J.H. and A.O.M. Bowen; Lillie Bowen (b.1864-d.1935) – dau. of J.H. and A.O.M. Bowen; Lucia S. Bowen (b.1867-d.1918) – dau. of J.H. and A.O.M. Bowen; Julia A. Bowen (b.1870-d.1889) – dau. of J.H. and A.O.M. Bowen; Otis Lee Bowen (b.1873-d.1961) – dau. of J.H. and A.O.M. Bowen


HISTORICAL RECORDS AND DATA

  • 2Lt William Montgomery, memorial ID 13664231 (Find a Grave)
  • Montgomery-Janes-Whittaker House, register ID 74000396 (National Register of Historic Places)

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

  • Montgomery House is also known as Montgomery-Janes-Wittaker Home and Buena Vista. Construction began in 1822 by John W. Freeman or Josiah Huie. The house was completed by William Montgomery in 1844.

REFERENCES

  • Ancestry.com. 1850 U.S. Federal Census – Slave Schedules [database on-line]. http://ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2004. (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, 1,009 rolls)
  • Ancestry.com. 1860 U.S. Federal Census – Slave Schedules [database on-line]. http://ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1,438 rolls)
  • Find a Grave. [database online]. http://findagrave.com
  • Wikipedia. Montgomery–Janes–Whittaker House [database online]. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montgomery-Janes-Whittaker_House.
  • National Park Service. National Register of Historic Places [database online]. https://www.nps.gov/subjects/nationalregister/index.htm.

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