MONROE  GENEALOGY

1634- 1799

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08/02/2007
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POSSIBLE ANCESTORS
Noreen Anne Monroe
who married
Richard Garneau
ORIGIN OF MUNRO aka Monro, Monroe, Munroe (Gaelic for Man of Ro)

The Munro clan are vassals of the Earl of Ross and their lands lie along the north shore of the Cromarty Firth in the area known as Ferindonald (Donald's Land).  Covering the modern parishes of Kiltearn and Alness.  They were vassels of the Earls of Ross. 
Malcolm II under King James VI the military jurisdiction of Foelis for services rendered is given to Donald Munro (1025) and his descendents.  George 1101, Hugh, Robert died 1164, Donald died 1192, Robert died 1239, George died 1282, Robertof Foulis supported Robert the Bruce at Bannockburn in 1314, George died 1333, Robert killed 1369, Hugh, George killed 1454, John, William killed 1505.

The first Baronet is Sir Hector Munro the 22 baron of Fowlis who is conferred June 7, 1634 for service of Gustavus Adolphus in Germany.  He married Katherine daughter Sir Kenneth Mackenzie of Kintail and 2nd marriage Katherine widow Donald MacDonald of Slate.

1625 SCOTLAND

(I)-William Munro aka Munrow also Row b-1625 Alive, Inverness, Scotland, died January 27, 1718 Lexington Massachusetts, 
prisoner of war, banished to Massachusetts. in the ship John and Sara that arrived Boston May 13, 1652.  Others banished include Robert Munro, John Munro, Hugh Munro and one unknown.  

Married 1st. about 1665 Martha George daughter John George, was in Lexington, Massachusetts in 1671

Married 2nd. 1672 Lexington Massachusetts, Mary Ball born 1651 Watertown, Massachusetts, died August 1692 Lexington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, daughter John Ball and Elizabeth Pierce 

Married 3rd. Elizabeth b-1636, died December 14, 1715 daughter William and Elizabeth

 

RECORDED CHILDREN of Martha George

John Munroe born March 10, 1666, Lexington, Massachusetts, died September 14, 1753 Lexington, Massachusetts; married Hannah Marrett, born August 17, 1668, Cambridge, Massachusetts, died April 14, 1716, Lexington, Massachusetts: 2nd marriage Rachel

(II)-Martha Munroe born November 2, 1667, Lexington, Massachusetts: married John Commee

(II)-George Munroe, b-1671, baptised February 26, 1699, Lexington, Massachusetts, died January 17, 1749, Lexington, Massachusetts: married Sarah Moore (1637-1752)

(II)-William Munroe born October 10, 1669, Lexington, Massachusetts, married 1702 Mary Cutler died June 26, 1713, daughter Thomas Cutter   

RECORDED CHILDREN of Mary Ball

(II)-Daniel Munroe, born August 12, 1673, Lexington, Massachusetts, died February 25, 1733, Lexington, Massachusetts; married Dority

(II)-Hannah Munroe, b-1674, Lexington, Massachusetts, d-1736: married December 21, 1692 Waterton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, Joseph Pierce, born October 2, 1669.

(II)-Elizabeth Munroe, b-1676, Lexington, Massachusetts; married Thomas Rugg

(II)-Mary Munroe, born June 28, 1678, Lexington, Massachusetts, died June 16, 1753; married 1700 Joseph Fassett born October 02, 1674, Malden, Massachusetts, died August 11, 1754.

(II)-David Munroe, born October 6, 1680, Lexington, Massachusetts, died June 19, 1755, Canterbury, Connecticut: married March 1, 1704 Concord, Massachusetts, Deborah Howe, born October 19, 1685, Canterbury, Connecticut, died September 1, 1748, Canterbury, Connecticut daughter Samuel Howe and Mary Nutting

(II)-Eleanor Munroe, born February 24, 1683, Lexington, Massachusetts; married August 21, 1707  William Burgess.

(II)-Sarah Munroe, born March 18, 1684, Lexington, Massachusetts; married 1707, George Blanchard

(II)-Joseph Munroe (Corporal Joe) born August 16, 1687, Lexington, Massachusetts, d-1787; married Elizabeth.

(II)-Benjamin Munroe, born August 16, 1690, Lexington, Massachusetts,, died April 6, 1766, Lincolin, Massachusetts: married Lydia

(II)-Susanna Munroe baptised February 26, 1699.    

1664 SCOTLAND

Donald Munro built the Tower of Foulis

1634 NOVA SCOTIA

Col. Hector Munro 1st bt, created a Baronet of Nova Scotia June 7, 1634

Married to Mary MacKay died 1635

Daughter Hugh MacKay of Strathnaver.  Three daughters and one son.

1641 MARYLAND, NEW ENGLAND

Andrew Monroe (Munroe) died 1668, arrived 1641 Maryland, New France then on to Virginia in 1648, he was an indentured prison slave, an ancestor of President James Monroe.

1651 MASSACHUSETTS

Alexander Monroe vs Elias Parkman lawsuit in Massachsetts suggests he may have been a merchant.

1651 RHODE ISLAND, NEW ENGLAND

(I)-John William Monrow (Monroe) died 1717 and (I)-Hugh Monrow (Monroe) departed London as prisoners of war aboard the John & Sarah Worchester November 11, 1651 being consigned as indentured (slaves) to Thomas Kemble of Boston, Rhode Island.  They were likely resold for a profit.  The prisoners were four to a house with enough land to sustain themselves.  When their sales value, transportation and other costs were recovered by their labor they became freemen. 

1665 CAMBRIDGE/BOSTON, NEW ENGLAND

William Monroe (1625-1718)

Married 1665 Martha George

Daughter John George Charlestown/Cambridge,/Lexington; 2nd
marriage about 1692 Cambridge/Boston, New France Elizabeth Jognson Wyer who died 1715.

        ONE CHILD IS RECORDED:

Edward Monroe born May 3, 1693

1667 BRISTOL MA, NEW ENGLAND

John Monroe died 1691

Married Bristol, New England before 1667 Sarah

1669 NEW ENGLAND

(I)-John William Monrow (Monroe) died January 27, 1717 who arrived 1651 appears to be a freeman about this time and would marry Sarah.

1669 BRISTOL, NEW ENGLAND

(I)-John Monrow (Monroe) died January 27, 1717 and who arrived 1652 

married to Sarah

        TEN CHILDREN ARE RECORDED: 

Third child is Thomas Monroe believed to be the ancestors of the Monroe who married Garneau

1690 HUNTINGTON/NORWALK, NEW ENGLAND

David Monroe alias Roe

Married May 27, 1690 Huntington/Norwick, New England Elizabeth Ted

1692 CAMBRIDGE/LEXINGTON, NEW ENGLAND

John Munroe (1666-1754)

Married about 1692 Cambridge/Lexington, New England Hannah Mover (1676-1716)

1696 BRISTOL, NEW ENGLAND

John Monroe married about 1696 Bristol, New England Mehitable

1697 CONCORD, NEW ENGLAND

William Munroe alias Roe (1669-1759)

Married October 3, 1697 Concord, New England Mary Cuttler (Cutler)

1698 TAUNTON/BRISTAL, NEW ENGLAND

Thomas Monrow

Married October 13, 1698 Taunton/Bristol, New England Mary Wormwell who died 1705-06.

1699 CAMBRIDGE/LEXINGTON, NEW ENGLAND

(II)-George Munroe (1671-1749) Lexington, Massachusetts, son (I)-William Munro aka Munrow also Row (1625-1718) and Martha George 

Married about 1699 Cambridge/Lexington, New England Sarah Moore (1637-1752)

EIGHT CHILDREN ARE RECORDED

(III)-William Munroe, born January 6, 1700, Lexington, Massachusetts, died July 10, 1778, Lexington, Massachusetts

(III)-Sarah Munroe, born October 7, 1701

(III)-Dorothy Munroe, born November 19, 1703

(III)-Lydia Munroe born December 13, 1705

(III)-Robert Munroe born May 4, 1712

(III)-Samuel Munroe born October 23, 1714

(III)-Andrew Munroe born June 4, 1718

(III)-Lucy Munroe, born August 20, 1720

 

1701 BRISTOL, NEW ENGLAND

George Munroe see 1699 likely the same

Married about 1701 Bristol, New England Mary

1702 NEW ENGLAND

(II)-William Munroe born October 10, 1669, Lexington, Massachusetts, son (I)-William Munro aka Munrow also Row (1625-1718) and Martha George 

married 1702 Mary Cutler died June 26, 1713, daughter Thomas Cutter   

ONE CHILD IS RECORDED

(III)-William Munroe, born December 19, 1703: married June 3, 1733 Sarah Mason, daughter Ensign John Mason..

1704 NEW ENGLAND

(II)-David Munroe, born October 6, 1680, Lexington, Massachusetts, died June 19, 1755, Canterbury, Connecticut, son (I)-William Munro aka Munrow also Row (1625-1718) and Mary Ball:

married March 1, 1704 Concord, Massachusetts, Deborah Howe, born October 19, 1685, Canterbury, Connecticut, died September 1, 1748, Canterbury, Connecticut daughter Samuel Howe and Mary Nutting

ELEVEN CHILDREN ARE RECORDED

(III)-Deborah Munroe, born April 22, 1705, Connecticut

(III)-Mary Munroe, born January 9, 1707, Connecticut

(III)-David Munroe, born Dewcember, 23, 1708, Canterbury, Connecticut, died July 15, 1762: married May 20, 1733 Mary Vallet

(III)-Abigail Munroe, born January 10, 1711, Canterbury, Connecticut,, died September 17, 1784, Canterbury, Connecticut: married August 28, 1726, Canterbury, Windham Co., Connecticut, Solomon Adam, b-1711.

(III)-Deborah Munroe, born January 12, 1713, Norwich, Connecticut, d-1787, Canterbury, Connecticut,: married November 9, 1738, Canterbury, Windham Co., Connecticut, Ebenezer Dains.

(III)-Eleanor Munroe, born September 27, 1715, Connecticut

(III)-Elizabeth Munroe, born May 25, 1718, Connecticut

(III)-Samuel Munroe born September 9, 1720, Canterbury, Connecticut,, killed January 15, 1777: married Abigail Reed, born April 29, 1723, Norwich, Connecticut, died June 4, 1817, Chenango, New York.

(III)-Sarah Munroe, born July 24, 1723, Connecticut

(III)-William Munroe, born January 5, 1726, Connecticut

(III)-Josiah Munroe, born September 11, 1728, Canterbury, Connecticut,, died February 19, 1778, Valley Forge, Philadelphia: married  April 16, 1752 in Canterbury, Windham Co., Connecticut Sarah Hyde born September 12, 1733, died February 13, 1794 Canterbury, Connecticut

1733 NEW ENGLAND

(III)-William Munroe, born December 19, 1703 son (II)-William Munroe born October 10, 1669, Lexington, Massachusetts, and Mary Cutler died June 26, 1713: married June 3, 1733 Sarah Mason, daughter Ensign John Mason..

ONE CHILD IS RECORDED

(IV)-William Munroe, born October 28, 1742

1734 NEW ENGLAND

(III)-William Munroe, born January 6, 1700, Lexington, Massachusetts, died July 10, 1778, Lexington, Massachusetts son (II)-George Munroe (1671-1749) Lexington, Massachusetts and Martha George 

Married about 1734 unknown

NINE CHILDREN ARE RECORDED

(IV)-James Munroe born December 12, 1735

(IV)-Issac Munroe, born September 14, 1737

(IV)-Asa Munroe, born December 29, 1739, died February 20, 1825

(IV)-Rebecca Munroe, born January 19, 1742, died September 7, 1767

(IV)-Lydia Munroe, born February 21, 1744

(IV)-Amos Munroe, born May 31, 1746

(IV)-Mary Munroe, born October 10, 1748

(IV)-Hannah Munroe, born September 26, 1751

(IV)-Philemon Munroe, born October 30, 1753, Lexington, Massachusetts, died October 17, 1806 Lexington, Massachusetts

1742

(IV)-William Munroe, born October 28, 1742 

married Anna Smith, born March 31, 1743, died January 2, 1781 daughter Benjamin Smith

TWO CHILDREN ARE RECORDED

(V)-Jonas Munroe

(V)-Edward Munroe born October 29, 1780 Lexington, Massachusetts, died April 17, 1865 Boston Massachusetts  married 1st. January 15, 1804 Harriet Downes; 2nd married December 8, 1808 Lydia Downes, 3rd married August 30, 1815, Sophia Wood Sewall, died October 26, 1878 

1747

(I)-Georges Munro aka Monro, b-1747 Ecossais, Scotland?, died March 18, 1777, Quebec married to Judith Lacroix, b-1750, died July 22, 1777, Quebec  

    THREE CHILDREN ARE RECORDED

(II)-Louise Munro married April 21, 1789, Quebec to a Louis Robitille

(II)-Paul Munro b-1774, died April 21, 1776 Ste Foye.

(II)-Catherine Munro born July 3, 1977 Quebec.

 

1752 CANTERBURY, CONNECTICUT

(III)-Josiah Munroe, born September 11, 1728, Canterbury, Connecticut,, died February 19, 1778, Valley Forge, Philadelphia son (II)-David Munroe, born October 6, 1680, Lexington, Massachusetts, died June 19, 1755, Canterbury, Connecticut and Deborah Howe, born October 19, 1685, Canterbury, Connecticut, died September 1, 1748, Canterbury, Connecticut : 

married  April 16, 1752 in Canterbury, Windham Co., Connecticut Sarah Hyde born September 12, 1733, died February 13, 1794 Canterbury, Connecticut

TWELVE CHILDREN ARE RECORDED

(IV)-Nathan Munro born October 19, 1752, Canterbury, Connecticut

(IV)-Josiah Munro born September 3, 1754, Canterbury, Connecticut, died October 16, 1760

(IV)-Elizabeth Munro born November 14, 1756, Canterbury, Connecticut

(IV)-John Munro, born October 30, 1758, Canterbury, Connecticut  

(IV)-Olive Munro, born November 21, 1760, Canterbury, Connecticut, died February 7, 1761

(IV)-William Munro, born February 25, 1764, Canterbury, Connecticut

(IV)-David Munroe, born September 26, 1763, Canterbury, Connecticut, died July 31, 1837, Pittsford, Mississippi

(IV)-Josiah, born February 25, 1764, Canterbury, Connecticut

(IV)-Lydia Munro, born April 22, 1766, Canterbury, Connecticut

(IV)-Jesse Munro, born September 20, 1770, Canterbury, Connecticut

(IV)-Olive Munroe, born February 3, 1773, Canterbury, Connecticut, died March 3, 1773

(IV)-Sarah Munro, born January 28, 1774, Canterbury, Connecticut, died December 29, 1848 Pawlet, Vermont.

 

1765 ANNAPOLIS, NOVA SCOTIA

Henry Munro died January 6, 1781 brother Sir George Munro, arrived Annapolis County, Nova Scotia 1765 being granted 2,000 acres,

Married Sarah Hooper daughter Thomas Hooper

1766 SCOTLAND

Rev. Harry (Henry) Munro born 1730 Dingwall, Scotland died May 30, 1801 Edinburgh, Scotland, son Robert Munro of Dingwall, Scotland died 1746 and Anne Munro born about 1718 died about 1748 daughter John Munro fourth Laird of Teanourd and Catherine Bayne.  Robert 2nd son Alexander Munro, Laird of Killachoan, in Rosse and great grand son Sir Robert Munro 24th Baron of Fowlis and third Baronet by his first wife.

Married March 31, 1766 Eva Jay born November 9, 1728 died April 7, 1810
Last rector under the English Crown at St. Peters Church, Albany, New York.

        SEVEN CHILDREN ARE RECORDED: (two males five females)

(I)-Peter Jay Munro born January 10, 1767, married January 1, 1790 Margaret White daughter Henry White Governors Council of New York and Eve Van Cortlandt daughter Frederick Van Cortlandt of Yonkers and Frances Jay

(I)-Elizabeth Munro married 1796 Prairie Du Chein Capt Henry Fisher born 1780 died 1827 son Donald Fisher born before 1757 Killin, Scotland died 1799 New York.

(I)-Henry Munro born February 18, 1802, died May 21, 1862 married July 8, 1840 Anne Margaret Bayley

1771 MONTREAL, QUEBEC

census file chimney listing 1770-1772 H1758

James Munro (1) is living Rue Dufort, Montreal chimney list 1770-1772

George Munro is living Rue Notre Dame, Montreal chimney list 1770-1772

James Munro (2) is living Rue Notre Dame, Montreal chimney list 1770-1772

Charles Munro is living Rue Des Fabrigue, Montreal chimney list 1770-1772

Francois Munro is living Rue Champlain, Montreal chimney list 1771

Pierre Muniro is living Fauboung, St. Jean, Montreal chimney list 1771

1772

(I)-Philippe Munro aka Monro, b-1736 Kilmour province de Ross, Ecosse, Scotland?, soldat du 78 regument in 1757 siege of Quebec,  married to Charlotte Girard 

    TWO CHILDREN ARE RECORDED

(II)-Charlotie Munro b-1773, died August 18, 1807 Beaumont, married November 10, 1794 Beaumont, Jean Baptiste Cote

(II)-Louise Munro married April 15, 1793 Beaumont, Louis Cote.

1773 PICTOU, NOVA SCOTIA

(I)-Donald Munro born Loch Broom, Scotland son Henry arrived September 17, 1773 Halifax then moved to West Branch,
East River, Pictou County, Nova Scotia.

1773 QUEBEC

(II)-Charlotte Munro aka Monro, b-1773, died August 18, 1807, Beaumont, Quebec, daughter (I)-Philippe Munro aka Monro, born Ecosse, Scotland? and Charlotte Girard; married November 10, 1794, Beaumont, Quebec, Jean Baptiste Cote.

1774 QUEBEC

(II)-Paul Munro aka Monro, b-1774, died April 21, 1776, Ste Foye, Quebec, son (I)-Georges Munro aka Monro, b-1747 Ecossais, Scotland?, died March 18, 1777, Quebec

1777 QUEBEC

(II)-Catherine Munro aka Monro, born July 3, 1777, Quebec, daughter (I)-Georges Munro aka Monro, b-1747 Ecossais, Scotland?, died March 18, 1777, Quebec

1785 PICTOU, NOVA SCOTIA
(I)-Henry Munro born 1754 Scotland died June 14, 1799, arrived before 1785 Halifax and move to West Branch, East River, Pictou county, Nova Scotia with 300 acres land grant,

Married Nancy Fraser

        SEVEN CHILDREN ARE RECORDED:

(II)-Thomas Munro

(II)-Donald Munro

(II)-Catherine Munro

(II)-Betsy Munro

(II)-Jennie Munro

(II)-Isabel Munro

(II)-Nancy Munro

1788

(IV)-Philemon Munroe, born October 30, 1753, Lexington, Massachusetts, died October 17, 1806 Lexington, Massachusetts son (III)-William Munroe, born January 6, 1700, Lexington, Massachusetts, died July 10, 1778, Lexington, Massachusetts and unknown

        FIVE CHILDREN ARE RECORDED:

(V)-Josiah Munroe, born November 25, 1789

(V)-Catherine Munroe, born July 24, 1791

(V)-Parnel Munroe, born November 27, 1793

(V)-Charles Munroe. born July 12, 1796

(V)-Harrison Gray Otis Munroe, born November 29, 1798

1789 QUEBEC

(II)-Louise Munro aka Monro son (I)-Georges Munro aka Monro, b-1747 Ecossais, Scotland?, died March 18, 1777, Quebec married to Judith Lacroix, b-1750, died July 22, 1777, Quebec; married April 21, 1789, Qiebec, Louis Robitaille  

 

1790 NEW YORK

Peter Jay Munro born January 10, 1767, son Rev. Harry Munro born 1730 and Eva Jay born November 9, 1728;

Married January 1, 1790 Margaret White

Daughter Henry White Governors Council of New York and Eve Van Cortlandt daughter Frederick Van Cortlandt of Yonkers and Frances Jay

        TWELVE CHILDREN ARE RECORDED:

Peter Jay Munro born September 29, 1792 died June 25, 1797.

Margaret Munro born February 19, 1794 died December 21, 1869, unmarried.

Mary Munro born August 21, 1795 died April 18, 1802.

Frances Munro born January 9, 1797 died March 30, 1869, married November 22, 1820 Rt. Rev. William Heathcote De

Lancey born October 8, 1797 died April 5, 1865.

Harriet Munro born June 21, 1798 died March 10, 1836 married December 10, 1823 Augustus F. Van Cortlandt who died
1855.

Peter Jay Munro born March 9, 1800 died February 21, 1835 unmarried.

Henry Munro born February 18, 1802 died May 21, 1862.

Mary Munro born April 6, 1804 unmarried.

Anne Maria Munro born February 2, 1806 married April 22, 1832 Elias DesBrosses Hunter, died March 21, 1865.

Sarah Jay Munro born October 10, 1807 died November 12, 1840 married November 1835 Asa Whitney.

Cordelia Munro born July, 1810 died May 11, 1857, unmarried.

John White Munro born June 28, 1814 married December 16, 1863 Frances Augusta, no issue.

1793 BEAUMONT, QUEBEC

(II)-Louise Munro aka Monro, daughter (I)-Philippe Munro aka Monro, born Ecosse, Scotland? and Charlotte Girard; married April 15, 1793, Beaumont, Quebec, Louis Cote.

 

1797 GRAND PORTAGE

Dr John Munro is stationed at Grand Portage
 
 

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