John Montayne (son of Joseph Montayne) was born 1734 in Morris County, New Jersey, and died October 10, 1802 in Kingston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania. He married Sarah Miller on November 24, 1756 in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
Notes for John Montayne: The Montayne family were Hueguenots and were early settlers in New York City. Their farm was located in what is now Central Park,later the Black Horse Tavern of Revolutionary farm was built on a part of this same property. John and is wife Sarah moved to Luzerne County, Pennsylvania in 1787,about the same time that John and Rebecca Bird moved there. Page 290 of History of Certifield Township of Kingston 1769-1929 by Wm. Brewster said,"came to Kingston Township before 1790 from Orange County, New York. There is a Dutch Bible in the posession of the Wyoming Historical Museum,in Wilker-Barre,Pennsylvania with information on the Montayne and the later familys.
More About John Montayne: Burial: October 1802 Fact 1: Husbandman. Fact 2: Served in Revolutionary War. Occupation: Was listed as a Tailor at Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania..
More About John Montayne and Sarah Miller: Marriage: November 24, 1756, Elizabeth, New Jersey.
Children of John Montayne and Sarah Miller are:
Abraham Montayne, b. 1757, Morris County, New Jersey, d. April 21, 1828, Butler, Butler, Ohio.
+Mary Montayne, b. June 22, 1759, Morris County, New Jersey, d. 1843, Pennsylvania.
Joseph Montayne, b. 1761, Morris County, New Jersey, d. date unknown, New Jersey.
+Rebecca Montayne, b. February 16, 1761, Roxbury, Morris, New Jersy, d. March 17, 1818, Kingston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania.
Andrew Montayne, b. March 12, 1766, Morris County, New Jersey, d. December 24, 1851, Exeter Twp., Luzerne, Pennsylvania.
Isaac Montayne, b. 1769, Roxbury, Morris, New Jersy, d. November 1818, Dallas Twsph., Luzerne, Pennsylvania.
Jane (Jenny) Montayne, b. July 10, 1773, Roxbury, Morris, New Jersy, d. May 02, 1884, Forty-Fort, Luzerne, Pennsylvania.