Benjamin MUNROE

Benjamin MUNROE

Male 1690 - 1766

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  • Name  Benjamin MUNROE  [1, 2, 3
    Born  16 Aug 1690  Lexington, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Died  6 Apr 1766  Lincoln, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I1329  Munro
    Last Modified  15 Sep 2013 

    Father  William MUNROE,   b. 10 Oct 1625, Inverness, , Inverness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1718, Lexington, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary BALL,   b. 1651, Lexington, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1692, Lexington, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Sep 1672  Lexington, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F389  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Abigail,   b. 1748,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Lydia MUNROE,   b. 7 Mar 1718, Lexington, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Abigail MUNROE,   b. 5 Oct 1719, Lexington, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. MUNROE,   b. Abt 1721, Lexington, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1721
    >4. Benjamin MUNROE,   b. 21 Jun 1723, Weston, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1804, Lincoln, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Rebecca MUNROE,   b. 24 Aug 1725, Lexington, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Sarah MUNROE,   b. 26 Jul 1727, Lexington, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >7. Martha MUNROE,   b. 18 Mar 1729, Lexington, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >8. Mary MONROE,   b. 18 Mar 1729, Lexington, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Anne MUNROE,   b. 4 Mar 1732, Lexington, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Eunice MUNROE,   b. 9 Apr 1734, Lexington, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Kezia MUNROE,   b. 22 Apr 1736, Lexington, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F625  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Prudence HARRINGTON,   b. Abt 1692,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  1748  [4, 5
    • Marriage int. 21 Nov 1748 [4]
    Last Modified  20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F1377  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • As a soldier, Benjamin assisted in the capture of Port Royal, Nova Scotia, in 1710. For this service, he received grants of land in Livermore, Maine. He was one of the original proprietors of the township, but when the lots were drawn, in Sep and Oct of 1772, he being dead, his son, Benjamin Munroe, Jr., being the heir, claimed his rights and drew lots 39, 92, 102, and 33.

      His will dated 1 Apr and proved 22 Apr 1766 mentions his wife Prudence and daughters Rebecca Sawin, Abigail Brown, Sarah Cutler, Martha Stone, Mary Parker, Anna Mathias, Eunice Wheeler, and children of Lydia Williams, deceased, and son Benjamin.

      Ref: Clan Munro files - Yard, F. L. Dixon

      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S20] Clan Munro files - Bainter, Nancy E., Nancy E. Bainter, Lineage Report - p. 4 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S100] Lexington Munroes, Richard S. Munroe, (privately published in Florence, Massachusetts (1986)), p. 12-13 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S727] The Monroe Book, Dr. Joan S. Guilford, (Franklin, North Carolina: Genealogy Publishing Service, 1993.).

    4. [S100] Lexington Munroes, Richard S. Munroe, (privately published in Florence, Massachusetts (1986)), p. 13 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S247] History of the Munros of Fowlis, Alexander Mackenzie, M.J.L., (Published in Inverness, Scotland by A & W Mackenzie (1898)), p. 562 (Reliability: 3).