James Webb Montague Genealogy
16. James Webb Montague, son of John W. and
Matilda Jane Grimes
Montague, was b. November 15, 1846, in Wayne County, Tennessee. He joined the
Ninth Tennessee Cavalry, C.S.A. in August 1864 and was with General Forest up to
the surrender at Gainesville, Alabama. He was left there sick and not expected
to live but soon recovered and made his way back to his home in Tennessee. He
was a farmer and stock raiser and was interested in a cattle ranch in Texas. He
was also a mule dealer in Missouri and Tennessee. He made his home at Mexico,
Missouri. He m. (1) October 12, 1869, Sallie Emma Grant of Wayne County. She d.
June 8, 1880, at Gainesville, Texas. He then m. (2) September 4, 1884, Mary
Coraine Hassell of Wayne County.
(by 2nd wife)
Note: From Montague Genealogy, published 1894.
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