> steve wehling wrote:
> > This is a multiple Question, test for members of this Newsgroup
> > [sorry no credit towards your college courses]
> Interesting to hear inquires about Montague. My mother was born in Montague and has lived in
> Lewis County all her life. I talked to her today and she remembers hearing the name Boyd. She thinks that they
> may have run a sawmill or cheese factory. In addition she believes there may have been a small settlement
> called Boyd in the Town of Pickney (on the northwest corner of Montague) or in the Town of Worth (to the west
> of Montague and in Jefferson Co.) Her mother was born and raised in Montague and she was interviewed by an
> author of two books on Tug Hill.
> > 1. What is the population of Montague ?
> My mother's estimate on year round population is about 150. They get alot of snow and it is popular
> with snowmobilers in the winter.
> > 2. Does Montague have a church or graveyard ?
> There are two cemeteries: One is the Liberty cemetery on the Liberty Road and the other is a Roman
> Catholic one in New Boston (a very small four corners).
> > 3. Is anyone other than me Looking for Boyd`s that lived in Montague
> > in the 1850s [Their name was spelled Boid in the 1860 NY Cencus] ?
> These books are a collection of stories from the early days of the Tug Hill area and are based on
> interviews of life long residents conducted in the 1960s and 70s:
> Other side of the Hill, more Tug Hill Tales
> Tug Hill Country, Tales from the Big Woods
> The author is Harold E. Samson
> The publisher is North Counrty Books
> Lakemont, N.Y.
> My mother sugested you try the Lewis County Historical Society
> Gould Mansion
> Lyons Falls, N.Y.
> Hope this is of some help.
> Debbie Burrows