Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

James {President} Monroe

Male 1758 - 1831  (73 years)


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  • Name James {President} Monroe 
    Born 28 Apr 1758  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Jul 1831  New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I029119  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2019 

    Father Spence Monroe,   b. Abt 1715, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 16 Feb 1774, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Written Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Jones,   b. 1725, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1774, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 1752  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17751  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www5.familytreemaker.com/cgi-bin/texis/find/search30/?query=westmor eland+county%2C+virginia+andrew+monroe&db=online&areas=10&head=online&book num=&category=&words=westmoreland+county%2C+virginia&first=andrew&last=mon roe&cmd=context&id=37c21ce02d#hit
      URL title: The Scotch-Irish, or the Scot in North Britain, North Ireland and North America , Page 550
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      JAMES MONROE, born in Westmoreland county, Virginia, April 28, 1758, was the son of Spence (d. 1774) and Eliza-Jones [sister of Judge Joseph Jones] Monroe; grandson of Andrew Monroe, and great-grandson of Andrew (d. 1714) and Elizabeth-Spens [daughter of Patrick Spence, d. about 1689] Monroe. Andrew Monroe was the son of Andrew Monroe (d. 1668), who first emigrated to Maryland, and afterwards settled in Westmoreland County, Virginia.Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 175
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      MONROE, SPENCE, 16 Feb. 1774; no date probate. Land to sons James and Spence; son in law William Buckner 1 bed, riding chair; sons Andrew and Joseph Jones rest of estate; bro. in law Joseph Jones and James Bankhead exrs.; dau. Elizabeth Buckner 3 negroes.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

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      URL title: The First Ladies
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      Elizabeth Kortright Monroe (1768-1830). The wife of President James Monroe was Elizabeth Kortright, the daughter of a former British army captain who had stayed in the United States after the American Revolution. She was born on June 30, 1768, in New York City. She and Monroe were married in 1786 and made their home temporarily in Fredericksburg, Va. For 17 years she and her husband divided their time between foreign service and his political duties in Virginia. In 1811 he became President Madison's secretary of state, and in 1817 he became president. As White House hostess, Mrs. Monroe attempted to duplicate the splendor of European court life. After his presidency they retired to their Oak Hill mansion in Virginia. She died there on Sept. 23, 1830.

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