Edward MUNRO

Edward MUNRO

Male 1747 - 1835

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  • Name  Edward MUNRO  [1
    Born  14 Apr 1747  Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christened  21 Jun 1747  Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  10 Mar 1835  Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  East Cem., Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I182  Munro
    Last Modified  10 Jul 2013 

    Father  Capt. Bennett MUNRO,   b. 1 Oct 1708, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1775, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sarah BOSWORTH,   b. 2 Feb 1715, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1754, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  11 Nov 1733  Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F92  Group Sheet

    Family  Sarah HOAR,   b. 10 Mar 1742,   d. 27 Aug 1826, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Aug 1769  Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Abigail MUNRO,   b. 20 May 1770,   d. 9 Jun 1851
    >2. Henry MUNRO,   b. 28 May 1771, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1847
     3. Benjamin MUNRO,   b. 4 Mar 1773,   d. 9 Sep 1778
     4. Susannah MUNRO,   b. 3 Mar 1775,   d. 5 May 1863
     5. Sarah MUNRO,   b. 6 Apr 1777, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1853
     6. Edward MUNRO, Jr.,   b. 1 May 1779,   d. 8 Dec 1826
     7. Lydia MUNRO,   b. 6 Feb 1781,   d. 28 Aug 1807
    >8. Phebe MUNRO,   b. 3 Apr 1783, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1862, Cumberland, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >9. Bennett MUNRO,   b. 19 Dec 1785, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1864, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F91  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Edward was Vestryman at St. Michaels Church, in Bristol. He and his brother, James were the third of six generations to hold that position for 156 years.

      Senate document of the first session of the 23rd Congress, Vol. XII. Pension Roll 1833 & 1834. Rhode Island Roll page 23. Edward Munro Private Bristol County annual allowance $63.33. Since received $140. Rhode Island Militia, placed on roll 22 Aug 1832. Aged 87 years. Pension Act, 7 Jun 1832.

      Edward is listed as being buried in two different cemeteries: North Cemetery, and East Cemetery in Bristol, Rhode Island.

      Ref 4 says Edward was born in May 1747. Refs 4 and 5 say Edward died 15 Mar 1835.

      References:

      (1) Clan Munro files - Munro, Ronald Geyer - Rhode Island Gravestones -
      printout dated 19 Dec 1994 - p. 4

      (2) Clan Munro files - Yard, Prof. F. L. Dixon - Correspondence with Prof. F.
      L. Dixon Yard 1991-1992 - p. 16, 18, 44, 47

      (3) Clan Munro files - Yard, Prof. F. L. Dixon - Early Rhode Island Vital
      Records collected by Prof. F. L. Dixon Yard - p. 15, 24, 34, 53, 57

      (4) Clan Munro files - Brown, Thelma - copy of an old undated letter in the
      possession of Frances (Brown) Nichols - p. 2, 4

      (5) Clan Munro files - Brown, Thelma - Line of Descent of John Munro of
      Rehoboth, MA & Bristol, RI

      (6) Clan Munro files - Munro, Joyce Underwood - excerpts from "Representative
      Men and Old Families of Rhode Island", Vol III - Chicago 1908 - p. 2

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

  • Sources 
    1. [S812] Clan Munro e-files - Watson, Marston, Marston Watson, E-mail from Marston Watson - 25 Jun 2013 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S527] Clan Munro files - Christofferson, Helen Elizabeth, Helen Elizabeth Christofferson, Membership application for Helen Christofferson - 25 Sep 20 06 (Reliability: 3).