John Y. Montgomery, b: 1811 d:1872.
He was my great-great-grandfather.
He was married first to Mary Jane Howe b:1815 d: 1859.
Later, he married Mary Whitley Browning.
John Y. Montgomery was a Methodist minister. The "Montgomery Chapel" was named after him.
He was also a County Commissioner, Justice of the Peace, and a large land owner having settled in the Star & Kilgore areas of the Carter County.
He is listed on the tax roll of 1839.
John Y. was the father of John Howe Montgomery, the father of Elihue Montgomery, the father of James Frederick Montgomery.
Submitted by: Eugene Montgomery