Thomas MONRO

Thomas MONRO

Male 1765 - 1836

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  • Name  Thomas MONRO  [1
    Born  18 Jan 1765  Warren, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christened  12 May 1765  St. Michael's Ch, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  11 Mar 1836  Columbia, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I142  Munro
    Last Modified  9 Mar 2009 

    Father  Doctor Thomas MUNROE,   b. 4 May 1731, Concord, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1785, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sarah PEARSE,   b. 21 Dec 1742, Of, Bristol Ferry, Bristol Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1830, Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  6 Dec 1767  Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F73  Group Sheet

    Family  Sybil BORDEN,   b. 8 Oct 1773, Prob., Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1864, Columbia, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Jan 1791  Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    >1. Sarah MONRO,   b. 19 Jan 1792, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1839, Sylvania, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Thomas Bateman MONRO,   b. 15 Oct 1794, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1821, Wilmington, New Hanover Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William Borden MONRO,   b. 23 Feb 1796, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1823
    >4. Mary Turner MONRO,   b. 5 May 1798, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1842, Sylvania, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. George MONRO,   b. 17 Jul 1800, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1818, At Sea, Havana, Cuba Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Abraham Borden MONRO,   b. 23 Oct 1802, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1885, Sylvania, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. William MONRO,   b. 27 Jan 1805, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1808
    >8. Peter MONRO,   b. 15 Sep 1808, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1887, Sylvania, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >9. Sybil Bordon MONRO,   b. 26 Dec 1810, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1876, Sylvania, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >10. Bateman MONRO,   b. 25 Jun 1813, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >11. John Borden MONRO,   b. 20 Sep 1815, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1862, Sullivan, Tioga Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. James MONRO,   b. 18 Jul 1818, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F72  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Thomas was baptized at St. Michael's Church by the first Rev. John Usher. He lived for a time on what was known as the Herreshoff farm on Poppasush, Bristol, RI, which was then on the main road of Bristol leading to the ferry.

      In his youth, Thomas learned the tailor's trade, but later he became a farmer.

      In Oct 1823, he moved to Columbia, Pennsylvania (Sylvania, Pennsylvania) taking the younger members of his family. He lived there until his death in Bradford County.

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      The following is a transcription of RW "Billy" Munro's genealogy notes:

      [Abraham Borden Munro] ĞiğBorn 23 October, 1802; died ? Unmarried at Sylvania, Pennsylvania.

      Mackenzie Page 581
      **********Ğ/iğ

      References:

      (1) "History and Genealogy of the Lexington, Mass. Munroes" by R. S. Munroe,
      2nd ed. - Florence, Massachusetts (1986) - 13-41-2 - p. 110

      (2) "The Monroe Book" by Dr. Joan S. Guilford - Franklin, North Carolina
      (1993) - p. 122

      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S247] History of the Munros of Fowlis, Alexander Mackenzie, M.J.L., (Published in Inverness, Scotland by A & W Mackenzie (1898)), p. 580-582 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S247] History of the Munros of Fowlis, Alexander Mackenzie, M.J.L., (Published in Inverness, Scotland by A & W Mackenzie (1898)), p. 580 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S668] RW Munro's Genealogy Database, Robert William Munro, (The collected genealogy notes of RW Munro, Hon. Historian of Clan Munro (Association) edited by Dr. Jean Munro, transcribed by Charles C. Munroe, III and others. Transcription completed Jan 2009. Original card file is kept at the "Storehouse of Foulis" near Foulis Castle in Scotland.), card 16 (Reliability: 3).