MRS. ELVIRA MONTAGUE, Sec. 6 ; P. 0. Waddams Grove ; she was born Dec. 2, 1822, in Renssalear Co., N. Y. ; when about 12 years old she came with her parents to Rochester, N. Y.; in 1856, she came to Stephenson County. She married Myron Ferguson in 1838; he was born in 1814; died in February, 1857 ; they have four sons and one daughter. Her second marriage was to Luman Montague; he died Oct. 6, 1875, in his 73d year; she owns 80 acres of land, where she now resides.
[History of Stephenson County, Illinois, 1880
Elvira Montague died Oct. 5, 1902 and is buried at the Crossroads Cemetery in Stephenson County Illinois.

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  • FERGUSON J. Myron; d Feb 20, 1857 aged 44y 10m [calculated birthdate: April 20, 1812
  • FERGUSON Mary Elizabeth, dau. of J. M. & Elvira; d Feb 18, 1851 aged 6y 14d
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