Capt. Bennett MUNRO

Capt. Bennett MUNRO

Male 1708 - 1775

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  • Name  Capt. Bennett MUNRO  [1
    Prefix  Capt. 
    Born  1 Oct 1708  Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  25 Sep 1775  Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I183  Munro
    Last Modified  10 Jul 2013 

    Father  William MUNRO,   b. 1674, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1746, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary LINDSAY,   b. 28 Nov 1677, Lynn, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1760, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1701  Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1479  Group Sheet

    Family 1  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  [2
    • Saint Michael's Church
    Children 
     1. Benjamin MUNRO,   b. Abt 1732,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >2. Nathan MUNRO,   b. 3 Oct 1734, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1793
    >3. Nathaniel MUNRO,   b. 20 Oct 1736, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1801
    >4. William MUNRO,   b. 7 Apr 1738, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1797
    >5. George MUNROE,   b. 26 Aug 1740, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1781
     6. Sarah MUNRO,   b. 25 Nov 1742, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >7. James MUNRO,   b. 10 Mar 1745, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1826
    >8. Edward MUNRO,   b. 14 Apr 1747, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1835, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >9. Bennett MUNRO,   b. 28 Jul 1749, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1830
     10. Henry MUNROE,   b. 30 Jul 1752, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1763
    >11. Benoni MUNRO,   b. 11 Aug 1754, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1830, Cochecton, Sullivan Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F92  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Sarah WARDWELL,   b. 1719,   d. 25 Sep 1811 
    Married  27 Nov 1755 
    Children 
     1. Jemima MUNRO,   b. 30 Mar 1757, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >2. Samuel MUNRO,   b. 27 Nov 1758, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1779, At Sea Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary MUNROE,   b. 1761,   d. 13 Jul 1763
     4. Jeremiah MUNROE,   b. 24 May 1761,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Royal MUNRO,   b. 8 Oct 1762, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1779, New York, New York Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Benjamin MONROE,   b. 1764,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Eliza MUNROE,   b. 1765,   d. 6 May 1765
     8. Susannah MUNRO,   b. 1767,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Lydia MUNRO,   b. 20 Aug 1769,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. George J. MUNRO,   b. Abt 19 Oct 1802,   d. 30 Oct 1802
    Last Modified  20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F2741  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Ref (1) says Bennett was born 7 Oct 1708 and died 25 Oct 1775. Refs (2) and (3) say he was born 1 or 7 Oct 1708.

      Captain Bennett Munro lived for sometime at the Munro place on the corner of Hope and Franklin Streets, Bristol, Rhode Island, but for the greater part of his life, he lived on the Mt. Hope Farm (now Church's) then owned by Isaac Royal of Boston. Royal was a Tory and his property was confiscated in the Revolution and purchased from the state by Gov. Bradford.

      Bennett was Vestryman at St. Michaels Church, Bristol, Rhode Island. He was the second of six generations to hold that position.

      Ref (3) says that all of Bennett's children came from his first marriage to Sarah Bosworth, but Ref (2) says Bosworth died in 1754.

      References:
      (1) Clan Munro files - Brown, Thelma - copy of an old undated letter in the
      possession of Frances (Brown) Nichols - p. 1

      (2) Clan Munro files - Brown, Thelma - Line of Descent of John Munro of
      Rehoboth, MA & Bristol, RI - p. 1

      (3) Clan Munro files - Munro, Joyce Underwood - "Representative Men and Old
      Families of Rhode Island" - Chicago - 1908 - p. 1754

      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).