Robert S. MONROE

Robert S. MONROE

Male 1763 - 1835

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  • Name  Robert S. MONROE  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born  1763  , Lunenburg Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Died  7 Jan 1835  , Grainger Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5
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      The following is a transcript of the will of Robert Monroe from the Sutphen reference:

      In the Name of God Amen

      I, Robert Monroe of the County of Grainger and State of Tennessee, being sick and weak of body but of sound mind and disposing memory for which I thank God, and calling to mind the uncertainty of human life and being desirous to dispose of such Worldly Substance as it hath pleased God to Bless me with. I give and bequeath the same in Manner following that is to say:

      1st My desire is that my just debts and funeral expenses be paid out of my perishable property.

      2nd I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Rosanna Monrow, one negro woman named Meridith.

      3rd I give and bequeath unto my daughter Nancy Monrow, one gray mare. I also give and bequeath unto my said wife and daughter all my household and kitchen funriture, 2 cows, two breeding sows, the choice out of my stock to dispose of as they please.

      4th I give and bequeath unto my son, Robert Monrow, two hundred acres of land being the tract that I bought of Robert Nash with all my farming tools of every kind after my wife Rosanna Monrow and daughter Nancy Monrow having their support off of said tract of land during their natural lives.

      5th My desire is that my said beloved wife and daughter should live with my son Robert Monrow and see to the maintaining of them.

      6th My desire is that after my just debts be paid that the remainder of my property be equally divided among five of my children yet alive whose names is as follows: George Monrow, Elizabeth Atkins, John Monrow, Barbara Kitts, Mark Monrow. I also give and bequeath unto the heirs of my daughter Peggy Wyrick, deceased, one dollar. I also give and bequeath unto the heirs of my daughter Polly Atkins, deceased, one dollar to come out of the above property before divided.

      I also give and bequeath unto my son Robert Monrow all the grain and provender of every kind now on the place, to have for the use of himself, his mother, and sister Nancy.

      And lastly, I do hereby constitute and appoint my son Robert Monrow executor of this my last will and testament. In whitness whereof I have hereunto set my hadn and seal this 11th day of January 1834.

      Witnesses: James Salling, Wm. Hamilton, William Long

      Robert Monrow

      Recorded 6 July 1836 by E. Tate, Clerk

      Inventory of Estate of Robert Monrow, decd. 7 Jan 1835, recorded 9 Jul 1836, E. Tate, Clerk.

      Commissioners Report on Estate of Robert Monrow, recorded 2 May 1837, E. Tate, Clerk
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    Buried  Maynardville, Union Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I4187  Munro
    Last Modified  18 Jun 2009 

    Father  William Thomas MONROE,   b. Est 1744, , Lunenburg Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1769, Lunenburg, Lunenburg Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary RAMSEY,   b. 1744,   bur. 1794, , Lunenburg Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Bef 1759 
    Family ID  F1771  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Unknown,   b. Abt 1765, , Lunenburg Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1785, , Lunenburg Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. George William MONROE,   b. 14 Apr 1782, , Lunenburg Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1869, Mouse Creek, Mcminn Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Elizabeth MONROE,   b. 5 Dec 1784, , Lunenburg Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1865, , Mcminn Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary Polly MONROE,   b. 1785, , , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1818
    Last Modified  20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F1772  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Rosannah Janie PUCKETT,   b. 1766, Lunenburg, Lunenburg Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1840, , Grainger Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 Dec 1786  , Lunenburg Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Robert and Rosannah were married by Thomas Crymes.

      Refs.

      Colonial Virginia Source Records, 1600s-1700s

      Marriages of Virginia Residents Vol II, Part II, Surnames Mi-N, Page 31 [4, 6]
    Children 
     1. John MONROE,   b. 1790, , , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1860, , Grainger Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Margaret MONROE,   b. 1791, , Lunenburg Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1796, , Grainger Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Barbara MONROE,   b. 1792, , , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1866, , Union Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Rev. Marcus MONROE,   b. 3 Aug 1793, , Knox Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1870, Maynardville, Union Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Nancy Agnes MONROE,   b. 11 Jul 1795, , Grainger Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1853, , Grainger Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Robert Ervin MONROE,   b. 1791, , , Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1847, , Union Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F14635  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Robert is listed on the personal property tax lists as under 21 in Apr 1785 and over 21 in Apr 1786, so it appears that he was born between Apr 1764 and Apr 1765.

      The Gerald Monroe reference says his mother was Mary Smith.

      Ref: Clan Munro files -
      - Monroe, Joseph Edmunds - family of William Monroe
      - Williams, Carrington - William Monroe - family record

      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA [4, 8]

  • Sources 
    1. [S205] Clan Munro files - Boyer, Wallace Richard, Wallace Richard Boyer, Membership application dated 11 Feb 1989 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S457] Clan Munro files - Smith, James Ray, James Ray Smith, Pedigree chart of James Ray Smith dated 7 May 1989 - chart 3 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S674] Clan Munro files - Monroe, Randy Scott, Randy Scott Monroe, Descendants of John Monroe - undated - p. 1 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S478] Clan Munro files - Monroe, Gerald Andrew, Gerald Andrew Monroe, Membership application for Gerald Andrew Monroe dated 9 Ma y 2006 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S477] Clan Munro files - Sutphen, Shirley L., Shirley L. Sutphen, Baker Footprints on Hidden Trails - by Shirley Baker-Sutphe n - published 1994 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S477] Clan Munro files - Sutphen, Shirley L., Shirley L. Sutphen, Baker Footprints on Hidden Trails (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S477] Clan Munro files - Sutphen, Shirley L., Shirley L. Sutphen, Membership application for Shirley Baker Sutphen dated 16 M ay 2006 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S205] Clan Munro files - Boyer, Wallace Richard, Wallace Richard Boyer, Letter from Wallace Boyer dated Mar 1989 (Reliability: 3).