George Ellery MONROE, Jr.

George Ellery MONROE, Jr.

Male 1891 - 1968

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  • Name  George Ellery MONROE, Jr.  [1, 2
    Suffix  Jr. 
    Born  10 Jun 1891  San Francisco, San Francisco Co., California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  4 Feb 1968  Wayland, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I134  Munro
    Last Modified  27 Jan 2012 

    Father  George Ellery MONROE,   b. 2 Apr 1852, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1914, Point Richmond, Contra Costa Co., California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Katherine Loretto CARROLL,   b. 2 Nov 1864, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1942, Albany, Alameda Co., California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Aug 1888  Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F69  Group Sheet

    Family  Adelaide M. RECTENWALD,   b. 16 May 1897, Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mount Morris, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Sep 1922  Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    >1. Ann Rosalie MONROE,   b. 1 Aug 1923, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 2004
    >2. Kathryn N. MONROE,   b. 26 Oct 1926, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1994, Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F68  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • George went to sea when he was in his teens. By the time he was 25, he was chief engineer in the merchant ships. After he married, he operated a marine repair shop, called Wymo, in Brooklyn, New York. He had served with the Merchant Marine during World War I on supply ships. During World War II he was Superintendent of Machinery with Consolidated Shipbuilding Corporation in Orange, Texas, building destroyers for the Navy.

      For many years he operated a plumbing and heating business in Dansville, New York, and for over 15 years, he and his wife operated a motel in Wayland, New York. He also served as welfare officer for Wayland for seven years.

      He was a member of Metropolitan Lodge 273, F & A. M. in New York City, and Warren Patchin Lodge 883 in Wayland.

      References:

      (1) "History and Genealogy of the Lexington, Mass. Munroes" by R. S. Munroe,
      2nd ed. - Florence, Massachusetts (1986) - 13-41-22-13-2 - p. 486, 676

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

  • Sources 
    1. [S597] Clan Munro files - Eldridge, John Robert, John Robert Eldridge, Membership application for John R. Eldridge - 31 Jul 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S828] Clan Munro e-files - Stephens, Frances Elinor, Frances Elinor Stephens, E-mail from Fran Stephens - 21 Jan 2012 (Reliability: 3).