Nelson MONROE

Nelson MONROE

Male 1810 - 1860

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  • Name  Nelson MONROE  [1
    Born  Jan 1810  Bridgewater, Oneida Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  5 Jun 1860  Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Nelson was buried at the Woodland Cemetery.
    Person ID  I60472  Munro
    Last Modified  7 Nov 2013 

    Father  Abraham MUNROE,   b. 1762, Surry, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1851, Bridgewater, Oneida Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Percilla UTLEY,   b. 1776,   d. 22 Jun 1823, Bridgewater, Oneida Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Bridgewater, Oneida Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F20969  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary E. LUTHER,   b. Est 1812, Ballston Spa, Saratoga Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1893, Paradise Valley, Monroe Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Keokee MONROE,   b. Abt 1849, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1866, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  18 May 2010 
    Family ID  F21170  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
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      ĞiğLemuel Monroe had a brother named Abraham. Abraham and his wife Priscilla (Utley) Monroe had two sons, Nelson and Henry who settled in Cleveland, Ohio. Nelson Monroe and Mary E. (Luther) Monroe had a merchantile business for nearly 30 years that extended outside of the city and even the state. They had several children who died young. However, they had a daughter "KeoKee" who lived to be 17. It has been said that a beautiful statue marks her grave in the Woodland cemetery, inscribed "She blooms in the field of night." The statue of the marble figure, said to be the likeness of a beautiful young girl sleeping beneath it, was made in Italy. It was enclosed in glass for protection, and it was said to attracted much attention.Ğ/iğ

      (Email from Suzanne Spencer - 16 Sep 2009)
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      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA

  • Sources 
    1. [S715] Clan Munro e-files - Spencer, Suzanne, Suzanne Spencer, Email from Suzanne Spencer - 16 Sep 2009 - Descendants of Philip Munroe - compiled by Suzanne Spencer, Jenny Bommarito and Craig Richardson (Reliability: 3).