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

John Monroe

Male Bef 1744 - 1807  (> 63 years)


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  • Name John Monroe 
    Born Bef 1744 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Feb 1807  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I102751  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father Thomas Monroe,   b. Bef 1724,   d. 25 Sep 1767, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years) 
    Family ID F40266  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary MNU Monroe,   b. Bef 1748 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Monroe,   b. 14 Oct 1764, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1812, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years)
     2. Ann Monroe,   b. 30 Nov 1766, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary Monroe,   b. 1 Feb 1774, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Female Monroe,   b. Bef 1782, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Thomas Monroe,   b. Bef 1784, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1819, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 37 years)
     6. William Oard Monroe,   b. Bef 1786, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1812, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 26 years)
     7. George Monroe,   b. 29 Jan 1788, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Elizabeth Monroe,   b. Aft 1790, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1812, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F40269  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AL-12, 1801-1808, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 393.
      John Monroe, Will, June 30, 1806; February 3, 1807
      I, John Monroe of CC, being weak in body but of sound and perfect mind and memory;
      To daughter Sarah Cox, 4 dollars
      To grandchildren George and Elizabeth Downs, two dollars each.
      To son William and daughter Elizabeth, negro Matilda.
      To son William, 1 feather bed and my cart.
      To daughter Elizabeth, 1 feather bed and my roan mare.
      To sons William & Thomas, and daughter Elizabeth, all the remainder of my personal estate.
      Executor: sons Thomas Monroe, William Monroe
      Signed: June 30, 1806 John Monro
      Wit: Benjamin Truman Fendall, Josias B. Ford


      === 1776 Census
      POMONKEY HUNDRED, TAKEN BY W. MCPHERSON, CONSTABLE
      Monroe, John
      Monroe, Thomas

      === 1790 CC Census
      574 22 Munro Thomas 1 . 1 . 1 .
      576 19 Munroe John 2 3 4 . . .

      === 1800 CC Census
      95 1 Monroe Alexander Port Tobacco Parrish pg0091.txt
      97 32 Monroe Thomas Jr. Port Tobacco Parrish pg0091.txt

      76 40 Monroe John Trinity Parish pg0062.txt

      102 3 Monroe John Saint George Parish pg0091.txt
      102 9 Monroe Thomas Sr. Saint George Parish pg0091.txt
      101 42 Monroe Thomas Saint George Parish pg0091.txt

      ===
      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 447.
      Mary Moran, February 26, 1798; April 10, 1798
      I, Mary Moran of CC being in a low state of health but of perfect mind and memory
      To son Andrew Moran, twenty five pounds current money.
      To son Zachariah Moran, twenty five pounds current money, bed, blanket and sheet, one white dish with a blue edge, and a blue flowered punch bowl and the use of a sorrel mare two years.
      To daughter Mary Cartwright, one white pitcher, one tea pot and half dozen tea cups and saucers, two bowls, half dozen stone plates, one white stone dish, and after two years the sorrel mare.
      To son Robert Moran, fifteen pounds current money and one spotted trunk.
      To grandson, William Andrew Cartwright, all the feathers in the house not in beds.
      Executor: son Zachariah Moran
      Signed: February 26, 1798 Mary (her mark) Moran
      Wit: Meverel Hulse Moran, Mary Moran, John Monro{e}
      ===
      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 533.
      Levin Sothoron, September 26, 1799; November 10, 1799
      I, Levin Sothoron of CC being weak of body but of sound and perfect memory
      To son Thomas L{etchworth} Sothoron, the dwelling place whereon he now dwells being part of the land called the Two Friend and part of Sothorons Discovery, containing 113 acres, being the place where John Sothoron dwelt also three negroes, George, Rachel and Sarah, my wheat, one cow and calf and one iron kettle which my sisters had for their use.
      To son Zachariah Sothoron, Tract of land called Gates Range, containing 100 acres which I purchased of Roswell Mudd, also three negroes Rody, Charles and Smith, one cow and calf, one horse colt two years old.
      To son Levin Sothoron, my now dwelling plantation called The Two Friends, containing 125 acres , which was given to me by my uncle Benjamin Sothoron, also thee negroes, Lin Debb, and Lett, my yoke of ox and Cart, my bay horse called Dawson, and all the furniture now in my dwelling house at my decease.
      Item: negro woman Sellar and her daughter Rines and abandon and abolish them and all the future increase of them hereafter forever from me and my heirs and all others whatever.
      To my daughter Rebekah, three negroes, Anna, Mary and Luce, one cow and calf, my youngest bay colt.
      Item: Wherefore I have sold unto Jesse Edwards a small piece of land in Saint Maries County which I bought part of my brother John J{ohnson} Sothoron and paid him the money for the same and never had no receipt for the land, my will if Jesse Edwards should lose the land or his heirs then my executor to pay back the same sum of money to him or his heirs which he paid to John Forbes on my account and my executor fall back on my brother John J. Sothoron or his heirs and my brother Richard Sothoron heirs as will be made apparent by my book of accounts.
      Item: My will is provided anyone of my three children, viz, Zachariah, Levin and Rebekah should not stand to my will and be agreed that my son Thomas L. Sothoron shall hold and possess that part of land which I have given by will to him, then that one who will not stand to my will to deliver up all the legacies which I give to them by will to Thos L. Sothoron and to take the part of land they claim and my son Thomas L. Sothoron to pay them one shilling Sterling.
      Executor: son Thomas Letchworth Sothoron
      Signed: September 26, 1799 Levin Sothoron
      Wit: Henry Lyon Davis, John Munroe, Samuel Morton
      ===
      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 553.
      Thomas Thompson, November 15, 1799; January 23, 1800
      I, Thomas Thompson of CC being a bad state of health tho of a sound and perfect mind and memory
      To my brother James Thompson all the property that I am in possession of except the sum hereafter named, to wit;
      To Charity Underwood, the sum of ten dollars together with all my late mothers wearing apparel and if she dies then to her daughter {Ver}linder Wade.
      To Anne Frazer, ten dollars.
      To Mary Giddens {sic Gibbons}, widow of Thomas Giddens Sr.{sic Gibbons}
      To John Monrow {Monroe} ten dollars but in case of his death then to his wife or youngest child.
      Item: If my brother James Thompson nor heirs should be heard off at the time of my death my executor will make sale of all my goods and chattels on a credit of twelve months for all sums above, five pounds take bonds.
      Item: I request my executor use every means to find my brother James Thompson or his heirs by advertisements in the public prints.
      Item: If my brother James Thompson nor heirs should not be heard of in seven years after my death, then my executor to dispose of my property among the poor of this neighborhood.
      Item: I request that all legacies be paid immediately.
      Item: I appoint John Marshall of Thomas Marshall Sr executor of this my last will and in case of his death his brother Josias Marshall.
      Executor: John Marshall of Thomas Marshall Sr.
      Signed: November 15, 1799 Thomas Thompson
      Wit: Josias Beall Ford, Samuel Martin
      {mm Mary Frazer appears to be Mary Lanham wife of John Frazer}
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 11. At the request of William Talbut, Sr. the following Deed was recorded March 27, 1767
      Indenture made March 23, 1765; John Glassford and John Munro hereto for known by the title of John Glassford & Company, merchants of the City of Glasgow in that part of Great Britain called Scotland, in consideration of 5032 pounds of tobacco and 5 shillings and 6 pence current money paid by William Talbut, Sr., planter of PGCo have sold in his actual possession and being by virtue of a bargain and sale bearing date the day next before the day of the date of these presents for one whole year and by the force of the statue for transferring uses into possession that part of a tract called "The Gleanings" which was hereto for conveyed by Benjamin Talbut and Osburn Talbut to the said John Glassford and John Monroe by the title of John Glassford & Company on October 7, 1760, the said part containing 60 acres. Signed John Glassford, John Monro in the presence of Alexander Ross, Andrew Buchanan, Peter Campbell
      To all to whom these presents shall come I John Bowman, Esq. Lord Provost or Chief Magistrate of the City of Glasgow in pursuance of an act of Parliament made and passed in the 5th year of the reign of our elite sovereign Lord King George the 2nd entitled an act for the more easy recovery of debts in his majesties plantations and colonies in America do hereby certify that on the day of the date hereof personally appeared before me John Glassford and John Munro parties to the within instrument of writing and acknowledged the same to be their act and deed and the lands mentioned to be the right and estate of the within named William Talbut, Sr. at the same time personally appeared Alexander Ross and Andrew Buchanan two of the witnesses to the within instrument of writing as also two of the witnesses to another's instrument of writing call a lease bearing date the day before the date of the date of these presents and both declared that the deponents were present and did see John Glassford and John Munro signed sealed and execute the two instruments of writing. March 23, 1765, John Bowman
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 13. At the request of William Talbut, Sr. the following Deed was recorded March 27, 1767
      Indenture made March 22, 1767; John Glassford and John Munro hereto for known by the title of John Glassford & Company, merchants of the City of Glasgow in that part of Great Britain called Scotland in consideration of 5 shillings sterling money paid by William Talbut, Sr., planter of PGCo have sold part of a tract called "The Gleaning" containing 60 acres and which is now in his possession ever since August 4, 1762 and which was heretofore conveyed by Benjamin Talbut and Osburn Talbut to the said John Glassford and John Monroe by the title of John Glassford & Company on October 7, 1760. To have and to hold from the day next before the date of the date of these presents for and during and until the full and and term of one whole year to the extent and purpose that by force and virtue of these presents and of the statue for transferring uses into possession. Signed John Glassford, John Monro in the presence of Alexander Ross, Andrew Buchanan, Peter Campbell

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