Diagram of the ancestors of John and Sannah Montgomery


Covers and front pages


Introductory Items


Overview of the ancestors of John and Sannah


Snippets about, and overview of John’s ancestors


Snippets about Sannah’s ancestors and their pedigree charts


Montgomery Pre-history


John and Sarah Montgomery (née van Zyl)

Annexure A

John Montgomery, Voortrekkersmous en Boerevriend

G. H. van Rooyen -< 1981 “Tydskrif vir Volkskunde en Volkstaal”.

Annexure B

Prefatory Note (on the ancestry of the Montgomeries.)

C. J. Uys and G. H. van Rooyen – 1943

Annexure C

Why Mr. J. Montgomery ‘Threw up the touw’

John Montgomery (1803 – 1878, ± 74½ yr.) – 1870
Open letter to the Editor of “The Friend”, Bloemfontein.

Annexure D

Obituary: Mrs. John Montgomery

“The Friend”. 21 February 1868, Bloemfontein.

Annexure E

Estate of Susannah Jacoba van Zijl

Estate no. Z/17.
Master’s Office, Bloemfontein.

Annexure F

Geslagt Register van Jan Benjamin van Zijl

Compiled by Jan van Zijl (1780 – 1835, ± 56 yr.)
Transcription of family register from handwritten document.

Annexure G

In Memoriam: John Montgomery

“The Friend”. 27 June 1878, Bloemfontein.

Annexure H

Letter of condolence from President Brand to Thomas Montgomery

Pres. J. J. Brand – 27 June 1878, Bloemfontein.
Transcription of handwritten letter on mourning paper.

Annexure I

Louis Vorster’s narrative about his Montgomery family.

Louis Vorster – 1943
Transcription of handwritten document.

Annexure J

John Poultney’s recollections on his grandfather, John Montgomery

John Poultney – 1943 , Johannesburg.
Transcription of handwritten document.

Annexure K

Family register of John William and Nancy Rachel Elsie Poultney (nee Montgomery)

Annexure L

Autobiography of Thomas Adriaan Montgomery

Thomas Montgomery {1833 – 1901, ± 67½ yr.) – 1883 .
Handwritten document and transcription.

Annexure M

Thomas Montgomery’s narrative about his Montgomery family

Thomas Montgomery {1833 -1901, ± 67½ yr.) 1891, Witzieshoek.
Transcription of handwritten document.

Annexure N

John and Mary Montgomery (née Park)

Compiled by Anna Martin – 2008

Annexure O

Photograph Album

Source material

Archival sources; Digital discs; E-mail; Maps; Literature; Manuscripts; Research information; Interviews; Magazines and Papers; and Web Pages.

Index of persons

General index

List of persons in the stories

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