MONROE  GENEALOGY

1800- 1849

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1802 MONTREAL

Hugh Munro (1802-1896) from Montreal joined HBC (1815-1844) Fort Edmonton, a free man at Fort Edmonton (1823-1832), an interpreter (1832-1844) Fort Edmonton, retired 1844 on the Saskatchewan River, died on the Blackfoot Reservation, at Browning, Montana 1896, SEE 1814 below 

1814 FORT AUGUSTUS (EDMONTON)

(II)-Hugh Monroe (1) also known as Old Man Munroe born 1784 Montreal died 1892 arrived Fort Edmonton 1802 and

1st married 1821 Sranopa Otokan Blackfoot

2nd married 1830 Sinouahaha Cree

3rd marriage 1848 Mary Piegan

SEVEN CHILDREN ARE KNOWN:

(III)-Antoine Munroe, Metis, b-1822, Alberta, son (II)-Hugh Munroe, b-1784 and Sranopa Otokan Blackfoot; joined HBC (1851-1858) Saskatchewan District, married 1855 Lac Ste Anne (Devil Lake, Alberta), Anne Genevieve Campion, Metis, b-1835 Lesser Slave Lake, daughter Joseph Sapin dit Campion, b-1797 and Marie Nipissing, b-1810..

(III)-Hugh Monroe (2) born 1825 Rocky Mountain House, North West died 1875 Red Deer River and married about 1845 a Piegan woman.

(III)-Felix Monroe, Metis, born 1825, died before 1885 son Blackfoot and married 1845 (churched 1855 Lac Ste Anne)  Louise Laderoute (Laporoute), born 1825, Cumberland, Saskatchewan 

(III)-Tinelia Munro born 1829 married January 20, 1852 St. Mary's Anglican Church, Red River Clinton Jackson born 1810 son Francois Jackson, couple living Portage LaPrairie.

(III)-John alias (William) Monroe alias Piscan, Metis, born (1831) Bow River (Calgary), joined HBC (1854-1874) Saskatchewan District in Rocky Mountain house (1870-1874), son Cree?, married 1854/56 Isabella Francois Lussier and 2nd marriage 1884 Christina Desparlois

(III)-Mary Monroe born 1845, died before 1885 and married 1861 Edmond Housineau.

(III)-Francois Monroe, Metis, born 1849, Old Man River (Alberta) daughter Piegan, married 1879 but living alone 1885 (probably not widowed).

(III)-Lizzie Munroe married 1868 Joe Dechiel

1814 FORT AUGUSTUS (EDMONTON)

Hugh Munro (3) also called Rising Wolf born July 9, 1798 Three Rivers died December 8, 1892 Two Medicine Creek, Montana son Lieutenant Hugh Munro, the son Captain John Munro.  Also son Angelic the widow LaRocque.  Joined H.B.C.
1814 and assigned to fur brigade to Fort Augustus.  Source Mary Lee's book from the new nation - Christs Chosen People.

Married July 7, 1852 Sranopa (Stanopa) Otokan, Blackfoot.  This appears to be a composite of Hugh (1) & (2) or possibly a third Hugh???  SEE 1802 above

1815 FORT EDMONTON

Hugh Munro (1802-1896) from Montreal, employed Fort Edmonton (1815-1844), retired and died on Blackfoot Reservation, Billings Montana.  No record of his children.

1815

(V)-Edward Munroe born October 29, 1780 Lexington, Massachusetts, died April 17, 1865 Boston Massachusetts son (IV)-William Munroe, born October 28, 1742 married Anna Smith, born March 31, 1743, died January 2, 1781:

married 1st. January 15, 1804 Harriet Downes; 2nd married December 8, 1808 Lydia Downes, 3rd married August 30, 1815, Sophia Wood Sewall, died October 26, 1878 

 

1816 MONTREAL, QUEBEC

William Monro also Munro born 1802 son Thomas Brock Munro and Joanna;

Married about 1837 Margaret; listed a tavern keeper, Kenn Street, Montreal as per 1816 census H1758.

1818 MONTREAL, QUEBEC

Donald Munroe arrived Montreal 1818 moved to Beckwith Twp, Lanark county, Ontario with wife Mary

        THREE CHILDREN ARE RECORDED:

Thomas Munroe born 1808 Scotland.

(II)-John Munroe born 1811 Scotland.

(II)-Catherine Munroe born 1814 Scotland

1818 ELGIN COUNTY, ONTARIO

(I)-Archibald Munro (Mor) son Archibald Munro from Argill, Scotland arrived Quebec 1818 moved to Aidborough Twp, Elgin County, Ontario, moved 1827 to Mosa Twp.

        ONE CHILD IS RECORDED:

(II)-John Malcolm Munro born Scotland

1818 ELGIN COUNTY, ONTARIO

(I)-Neil Munro (Ban) son Archibald Munro and brother Archibald (Mor) from Argill, Scotland arrived Quebec 1818 moved to Aidborough Twp, Elgin County, Ontario, moved 1827 to Mosa Twp.

        ONE CHILD IS RECORDED:

(II)-John Malcolm Munro born Scotland

1818 YORK FACTORY & AREA

(I)-David Munro b-1799 Scotland joined HBC (1818-1842) York Factory, assigned (1842-1844) Columbia District and settled Willamette.   By 1850, David Munro had one wife Betsy native b-1798-?), of unknown origin, and children 
    (II)-Finlay Munro Metis b-1824 York Factory, d-1901, joined HBC York Factory (1839-1865), assigned Fort Edmonton (1856-1862) married May 22, 1848 York Factory Jean Dunning (1831-1887), retired Red River 1865
    (II)-Alexander Munro Metis b-1826 York Factory
    (II)-Christian Munro Metis b-1834 York Factory
    (II)-Ellen Munro Metis b-1836 York Factory
    (II)-Catherine Munro Metis b-1837 York factory
    (II)-David Munro Metis b-1839 York Factory. HBC (1877-1901) Oxford House and Norway House, retired to Oxford House

1818 ELGIN COUNTY, ONTARIO

(I)-Archibald Munro a teacher, son Archibald Munro, from Argill, Scotland arrived Quebec July 28, 1818 moved to Aidborough Twp, Elgin County, Ontario

        TWO CHILDREN ARE RECORDED:

(II)-George Munro born Scotland

(II)-Duncan Munro born Scotland

1820 PICTOU, NOVA SCOTIA

(I)-James Monro born 1771 Cromarty, Scotland died September 1843 son Rev. James M. Monro  and Mary Stark, arrived Portou, Nova Scotia before 1820 and

Married Helen Gordon

        THREE CHILDREN ARE RECORDED:

George Monro who returned to Edinburgh, Scotland

James Monro who died 1841

Mrs Grant

1820 DETROIT, WAYNE  COUNTY MICHIGAN

James Monroe white  male 19-25 yrs census Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 

1824 YORK FACTORY

(II)-Finlay Munro Metis (1824-1901) son (I)-David Munro b-1799; joined HBC (1839-1867) retired to Red River.  assigned York Factory (1839-1852); Fort Edmonton (1856-1862) then back to Severn, York Factory; married May 22, 1848 York Factory Jean Dunning (1831-1887)
    (III)-David Munro employed HBC (1877-1901)

1824

Alexander Munro (1824-1911) is recorded in B.C., he died Victoria B.C. February 27, 1911

1828 MONTREAL, QUEBEC

Daniel Monro

Married about 1828 living seigniory Foucault, Noyan & Sabrevois with wife and one other male in 1830 census #49 H1758

1830 LANARK COUNTY, ONTARIO

(I)-Alexander Munro physican from Glasgow, Scotland arrived before 1830 Lanark County, Ontario,

Married Elizabeth Bain.

        NINE CHILDREN ARE RECORDED:

(II)-James Munro born 1834

(II)-William Munro born (1836-1916)

(II)-Janet Munro died 1839

(II)-John Munro born (1839-1918)

(II)-Dr. David Munro born (1842-1903)

(II)-Alexander Munro born (1844-1911)

(II)-Margaret Munro born (1848-1851)

(II)-Mary Cullen Munro born (1850-1930)

(II)-George Munro born (1853-1854)

1830 ELGIN COUNTY, ONTARIO

(I)-George Munro born 1804, died 1892 from Argill, Scotland arrived before 1830 Aidborough Twp, Elgin County, Ontario,

Married Mary Menzies

Daughter John Menzies.

        TWO CHILDREN ARE RECORDED:

Mary Munro (1834-1897)

Donald Munro (1841-1906)

        ONE CHILD IS RECORDED:

(II)-John Malcolm Munro born Scotland

1830 STORMONT COUNTY, ONTARIO

John Campbell Munro merchant son John Malcolm Munro arrived Stormont County, Ontario 1830 from Golspie, SUT,

Married Lucretia Valentine Crysler

1830 SCOTLAND

(I)-George Monroe born 1797 Scotland (ID # 3248), arrived Red River 1830 employee HBC, died March 6, 1864, Kildonan, Red River,

Married Scotland about 1820 Anne born 1799, died a widow 1865 Kildonan, Red River and a

second marriage to a Native woman, as per 1875 script application.  Family farm is on the east bank of Red River.  This second marriage could represent a different George?

        EIGHT CHILDREN ARE RECORDED:

(II)-Robert Munroe born 1822 Scotland (ID # 3245) married December 24, 1846 St. John, Red River Philomina (Christiana) Fraser born 1825 Red River.  Witness John Fraser and Alex Munroe

(II)-Alexander Munroe born 1824 Scotland (ID # 3251) married December 13, 1857 Kildonan, Red River a (II)-Barbara Bannerman born June 18, 1840 Red River.

(II)-James Munroe baptised August 9, 1831 St. John, Red River died April 25, 1832.

(II)-Francise Simpson Munroe, metis baptised February 22,  1833 St. John, Red River died April 25, 1832 Kildonin, Red River, married about 1855 Murdock McLeod born 1834 Scotland (ID # 3453),

(II)-Marion Munroe, metis but listed as white, born June 10, 1836 Kildonan, Red River baptised May 20, 1835 St. John, Red River (could represent two different people?) and Marion born 1835 married June 28, 1858, Norway House a Donald McIver born 1828 Scotland (ID # 3373).

(II)-James Monroe metis, born 1837 Kildonan, Red River

(III)-Alexander Munroe born March 20, 1857, possible out of wedlock son Alexander above?

(II)-Anne Munroe married October 13, 1846 (II)-Niel Campbell born Kildonan, Red River (d-1916) son (I)-Niel Campbell

1833 MONTREAL, QUEBEC

George Munro, grocer, Montreal Jury list 1833 H1758

1837 FORT VANCOUVER

(I)-Donald Munro employed HBC (1837-1838) only spent 1 month at Fort Vancouver in 1837.

1837 QUEBEC, QUEBEC

William Munro born 1802 son Thomas Brock Munro and Joanna;

Married about 1837 Quebec Margaret

        SEVEN CHILDREN ARE RECORDED:

Johnston Munro born 1838

William George Munro born 1839

Mary Ann Munro born 1842

Albert Munro born 1844

Ann Munro born 1846

Robert Munro born 1848

Frederick Munro born 1851

1838 AITKIN, MINNESOTA

Frank Odenegun Monroe, Metis, b-1838 Aitkin, Minnesota, died July 30, 1936, Becker County, Minnesota; married Taybusahum (1834-1918)

1840 NORTH WEST

David Munro, widowed married Betsy

1840 CLINTON COUNTY, IOWA

J. Monroe 1M 20-30, 1M 30-40, 2F under 5, 1F 20-30

1840 HENRY COUNTY, IOWA

Robert Monroe 1M 10-15, 1M 40-50, 1F under 5, 2F 5-10, 1F 10-15, 1F 40-50

1840

Henry Munro born February 18, 1802, died May 21, 1862 son Rev. Harry Munro born 1730and Eva Jay born November 9, 1728;

Married July 8, 1840 Anne Margaret Bayley

FOUR CHILDREN ARE RECORDED:

Katherine Munro born October 15, 1841

Henry Munro born October 3, 1843, died June 25, 1845.

Peter Munro born October 3, 1843, twin Henry.

Margaret White born August 30, 1845 married June 1, 1871 James DeHart Bruen.

1845 NORTH WEST

(II)-Hugh Monroe a metis is born 1825 Rocky Mountain House, died 1875 on the Prairie near Red Deer River, son (I)-Hugh
Monroe born 1784 and Mary Piegan;

Married about 1845 a Piegan Woman.

1845 NORTH WEST

(II)-Felise (Felix) Monroe, Metis, born 1825, died before 1885 son (I)-Hugh Monroe born 1784 and Mary Piegan; joined HBC (1847-1861) Saskatchewan District, assigned Rocky Mountain house (1860-1861)

Married 1845 (churched 1855 Lac Ste Anne), Louise Laderoute (LaPoroute), born April, 1825, Fort Cumberland, Saskatchewan.

SIX CHILDREN ARE RECORDED:

(III)-Louise Monroe born 1859 married 1880 George King.

(III)-Julie Monroe born 1859, St. Albert,  married 1874, Bull Lake, Norman Vandal, born February 15, 1857, son Benjamin Vandal (1820-1870) and Marguerite Allary, b-1836.

(III)-Emible (Emille) Monroe born 1861 married Calgary 1875 Augustin Gouin.  They moved to St. Albert in 1885.

(III)-Francois Monroe alias Munroe born 1866 St. Albert son Felix Munroe and Louise LaPoroute (Laderonte)(C-11877).

(III)-Philomine Monroe born March 1869.

(III)-Bery Monroe born 1869

 1846 RED RIVER, NORTH WEST

(II)-Robert Monroe born 1821 Scotland (ID # 3245) son (I)-George Monroe born 1797, who arrived 1830;

Married December 24, 1846 St. John, Red River, North West a (Philomina) Christiana Fraser born 1825

Daughter James Fraser.  Family living Red River, Manitoba 1870 census.  Marriage witness John Fraser and Alexander Monroe.

        NINE CHILDREN ARE RECORDED:

(III)-Anne Munroe born 1848 Red River married John Henderson born 1841 Red River (ID # 2175).

(III)-George Fraser Monroe born August 25, 1848 Kildonan, Red River, North West baptised August 28, 1849 St. John,
Red River married 1885 Kildonan Maud Hopper and had three girls.

(III)-James Monroe born March 27, 1850-51 Kildonan, Red River, North West

(III)-Marion Munro 1st baptised June 5, 1853, died January 26, 1854 and is recorded as the first burial by the Prespeterians at Kildonan.

(III)-Donald Monroe born December 12, 1854 baptised December 27, 1854 Kildonan, Red River, North West

(III)-Alexander Monroe born March 20, baptised March 31, 1857 Kildonan, Red River, North West married March 20,
1900 Sarah Elizabeth Leslie born 1878 Aubunn County, Hamilton, Ontario daughter Robert Leslie and Emma Rilla Hall.

(III)-Marion Monroe 2nd born February 10, 1858, baptised March 10, 1861 Red River, North West (baptised March 31, 1857).  Possibly represents a third Marion?  Married James Penrose.

(III)-Barbara Monroe born August 23, 1863, baptised September 20, 1863 Red River, North West, died 1910 married F.A. Allaroyee.

(III)-John William Monroe born February 9, 1867, baptised March 10, 1867 Kildonan, Red River, North West, died 1883

 1847 SASKATCHEWAN RIVER

Felix Munro Metis born Rupert's Land, employed HBC (1847-1861) on the Saskatchewan River, stationed Rocky Mountain house (1860-1861) as interpreter, became a free man in 1861

 1848 RED RIVER

(III)-Anne Munroe, listed white, born December 4, 1848 Red River illegitimate child (II)-Marion Munroe daughter (I)-George Monroe as per baptism January 23, 1856 Kildonan, Red River, Anne married March 24, 1869 Kildonan, Red River a John Henderson.  At her wedding Anne claimed to be the daughter of Robert Monroe as witnessed by James Monroe.

1848 ELGIN COUNTY, ONTARIO

Colin Munroe

        ONE CHILD IS RECORDED:

Nancy Munroe born 1849 married October 7, 1871 St. John, Red River a Albert Augustin Smith born 1850 son John Smith.

1848 YORK FACTORY

(II)?-Finlay Munro (1824-1901), a cooper, employed HBC (1839-1865)

            ONE CHILD IS RECORDED:

(III)-David Munro also employed HBC (1877-1901) retired at Oxford House. due to old age

1849 ST JOHN, RED RIVER

Nancy Munro born 1849 daughter Colin Munro married Albert Austin Smith born 1850 son John Smith.

1849 RED RIVER

Finley Monroe born 1820 (ID # 3249) Red River

Married about 1849 Jane Denning (C-11878) born 1822 Red River living St. Andrews, Red River 1885.  Worked for the Hudson Bay Company 1856-1864.  Finley, John, Nancy and Ellen are issued Metis script land in St. Andrews, Red River in 1877.

        FIVE CHILDREN ARE RECORDED:

Isabel Monroe born 1850 (1852?) North West married January 17, 1867 George Favel born 1849 (1846?)(ID # 1518) son Samuel Favel (ID#1517) born 1820 Red River and Elizabeth Irvine born 1829.

John Monroe born July 15, 1850

Nancy Monroe born September 29, 1854

Ellen (Eleanor) Monroe born September 25, 1856

Findlay James Monroe a metis is born September 20, 1866 baptised December 5, 1866 St. Andrews, Red River.

1849 NORTH WEST

Felix Monroe married to Judith Godin

        ONE CHILD IS RECORDED:

Caroline Monroe born 1850 married 1870 Paul and a second marriage 1873 to Ed Boucher.
 
 

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