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AN INTERESTING WPA NARRATIVE

 

 

 

Montgomery, Isaiah T.

 

Isaiah T.  Montgomery  was  born  May 21,  1847  on  Hurricane  Island, Warren County, Mississippi -- the property of Joseph E. Davis, brother of the celebrated chief of the Southern Confederacy. His parents were Benjamin Thornton and Mary Montgomery. He was taught the elements of common education by his father. Isaiah was set to work at the age of 9 years in the office of Mr. Davis in the capacity of…

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