Constantine Montgomery was born in Pike County, Mississippi, on February 16, 1843. He was the son of William Montgomery and Serena Albritton Montgomery. Constantine was the husband of Arcada Elizabeth Moak Montgomery, and the father of William Rufus, Martha, Nancy C. "Nannie", Lewis O., Caldonia, Mary Blanche, Elena, Lorena and two other sons who died young. Accordging to a book written about the life and works of Constantine Jabus "J.C.", a grandson, Constantine intervened to prevent members of the Ku Klux Klan from giving members of the Robinson famly whippings for being more prosperous than some of their white neighbors. He died in Lincoln County on October 28, 1919, and he is buried in the family cemetery near their home which was built more than two hundred years ago.