William MEROTH

William MEROTH

Male 1745 - 1814

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  • Name  William MEROTH 
    Born  5 Oct 1745  Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  3 Feb 1814  Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I18514  Munro
    Last Modified  27 May 2001 

    Father  Josiah MEROTH,   b. Dec 1705, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1792, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Thankful EVANS,   b. 20 Aug 1715,   d. 10 Nov 1807 
    Married  20 Apr 1731  Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F6415  Group Sheet

    Family  Rebecca LEEDS,   b. Abt 1747,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  8 Dec 1768 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth MUNROE,   b. 17 Feb 1769,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lydia MUNROE,   b. 20 Oct 1770,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >3. William MUNROE,   b. Aug 1772,   d. Prob., Williamstown, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Thomas Evans MUNROE,   b. 31 May 1774,   d. Abt 1815
     5. Rebecca MUNROE,   b. 13 Dec 1776,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Sukey MUNROE,   b. Est 1779,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Richard Leeds MUNROE,   b. Feb 1788,   d. 27 May 1790
    >8. Richard Leeds MUNROE,   b. 13 Aug 1790, Of, Dorchester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1831
     9. Caroline MUNROE,   b. Jan 1796,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F6429  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • William is a descendant of Hezekiah Meroth who was head of a family that changed their surname to Munroe.

      He is probably the William Meraw who on 4 Jul 1780, enlisted in Capt. Lemuel Clapp's Company and on 8 Jul 1787 was in the Artillery Company as William Maurough. He is also William of Dorchester who was a gunner in Capt. Winthrop Gray's Company, Col. Crafts artillery Regiment. An order for advance pay dated at Hull, Massachusetts 27 Jun 1776, was signed by him as William Manrw.

      Ref: "The Monroe Book" by Dr. Joan S. Guilford - Hezekiah of Dorchester - 5