Neil MUNRO

Neil MUNRO

Male 1809 - 1855

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  • Name  Neil MUNRO 
    Born  17 Jan 1809  Thornfield, Argyllshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened  20 Jan 1809  Auchendrum Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  7 Nov 1855  Inveraray, , Argyll, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  11 Nov 1855  Kilmalieu Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I5330  Munro
    Last Modified  1 Jan 2004 

    Father  Archibald MUNRO,   b. 1775-1780,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Mary MCVICAR,   b. Abt 1777,   d. Bef 1855 
    Married  20 Feb 1800  Inveraray, , Argyll, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2194  Group Sheet

    Family  Elizabeth MCKELLAR,   b. Abt 1807, Minard, Argyllshire, Glassery, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Archibald MUNRO,   b. Abt 1836, Clenary, , , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >2. Duncan MUNRO,   b. 10 Mar 1838, Inveraray, , Argyll, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1905
     3. Elizabeth MUNRO,   b. 1 Jul 1840, Clenary, , , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Mary MUNRO,   b. Abt 1842, Inveraray, , Argyll, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. John MUNRO,   b. Abt 1847,   d. 1847
     6. Peter MUNRO,   b. Abt 1848, Inveraray, , Argyll, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F2195  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Neil's birth certificate in the Inverary, Scotland Old Parish Records reads as follows:

      "[Neil]. lawful son to Archd. Munro, in Auchendrum, and Mary McVicar, his spouse, was Born 17th of January, and Baptized 20 January, 1809 years."

      He lived in Inverary, Scotland for 14 years. His occupation is listed as tailor and journeyman on the marriage certificate of his son, Duncan, in 1867.

      An entry in the 1851 census of Inverery, Scotland reads as follows:

      "Inverary [no address specified] March 31st 1851 Neil Munro (Head), Married , 42, Labourer b. Thornfield, Argyllshire Elizabeth " (Wife), " , 44, Labourer's wife b. Minard Archibald " (Son) ,Unmarried, 14, Scholar b. Clenary Duncan " (Son) , " , 12, " b. " Elizabeth " (Dau.), " , 10, " b. " Mary " (Dau.), " , 7, " b. Inverery Peter " (Son) , " , 3, at home b. " "

      His wife, Elizabeth's (or Betty), occupation is listed in 1851 as labourer's wife.

      Neil's death certificate reads as follows:

      "On November 7th 1855, 12:30pm, at Inverary, NEIL MUNRO (Labourer, married to Betty McKellar), died aged 47 years. Born: Clenary, 14 years in this district. Issue: 1. Archibald 19 years, 2. Duncan 17 years, 3. Betsy* 15 years, 4. Mary 12 years, 5. John (deceased at 4 months in 1847), 6. Peter 8 years. Parents: Archibald Munro, (Tailor - deceased), and Mary Munro m/s McVicar (deceased). Cause: Pleuro Pneumonia, 23 days, as certified by James Brack, Physician who saw deceased on 7th November 1855. Buried: Kilmallie Churchyard. Informant: Betty Munro, wife, present."

      *Elizabeth

      A standing sandstone marker in Kilmalieu & Inverary burial ground reads as follows:

      "Erected by the family / in affectionate remembrance of their father, Neil Munro, who died 11th November 1855, 47 years."

      Ref: Clan Munro files - Munro, Arthur Alexander, Jr.

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