RALPH BOYLE MONTGOMERY was born in Milton, Pennsylvania around 1834 to John and Jane Montgomery. Married to Julia Vanderhoof, he was the father of five children, George, Jane, Mary, Lillian, and Ralph Bradford Montgomery.
A veteran of the Civil War, Ralph Boyle Montgomery enlisted in Company F, 91st Pennsylvania Volunteers. He fought in the Battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. He also served during the Gettysburg Campaign as part of the 20th Cavalry, Pennsylvania Emergency Militia.
Ralph B. Montgomery was living in Philadelphia in 1867 when his son Ralph Bradford Montgomery was born. He later moved across the river to Camden, New Jersey.
The 1878-1879 Camden City Directory indicates that Ralph B. Montgomery practiced dentistry in Camden. He lived at 207 Arch Street. His wife also worked as a dressmaker.
Ralph Boyle Montgomery passed away on July 14, 1878 at the age of 44, a victim of tuberculosis. He was buried in Camden.
Ralph Boyle Montgomery is the great-great-grandfather of actor Steve Buscemi.
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