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  • ID: P976
  • Name: William Gent Monroe
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: Abt. 1666 in Westmoreland Co., VA
  • Death: 30 Mar 1737 in Westmoreland Co., VA
  • Note: [[Category:US President Direct Ancestor]] Ancestor of [[Monroe-17| James Monroe]] 5th US President == Biography ==William was the "godchild of Willford". He is not mentioned in his father's will. The name "Gent" may just mean "gentleman" and could have been added as part of his name in error.William's will, dated 1737, was found in Westmoreland County, Virginia Wills 1654-1800 - p. 102. It mentions four sons, three daughters and several grandchildren. :30 Mar 1737 - Recorded in Westmoreland County, Virginia :26 Apr 1737 - Proved : : William left a plantation located in King George County, Virginia to his son, Thomas. Also mentioned are: grandson Spence and his brother Andrew Munroe; granddaughter Jane Munroe; son George; grandson George son of William Munroe; grandson Daniel Payne; Jeane Payne; daughters Sarah Stone and Mary Stone; grandsons William Payne and William Stone; son Andrew Munroe's children Spence, Andrew and Jeane; son William executor.[https://books.google.com/books?id=0y8SAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=editions:lwXk95RV9i8C&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CEQQ6AEwCGoVChMI9LqImPKfyAIVy5uICh2Olw6G#v=onepage&q=Monroe&f=false William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine, Volume 15] Per [https://books.google.com/books?id=jC9fDj72fxAC&pg=PA128&lpg=PA128&dq=william+monroe+margaret+bowcock&source=bl&ots=1xP4RNoIkb&sig=rKITpO6SX7JOWjhSNi0_3sWI5M4&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CCwQ6AEwA2oVChMIpdiKvbSzyAIVyjiICh2kdgqr#v=onepage&q=william%20monroe%20margaret%20bowcock&f=false Colonial Virginians and Their Maryland Relatives, by Norman Tucker] William married Susanna White after the death of his first wife, Margaret. == Sources ==* Clan Munro files - Roder, Mary Margaret Ball - Pedigree chart for Andrew Augustine Monroe compiled by Rebekah B. McBride - dated 12 Oct 1977 - #8* Clan Munro files - Monroe, Richard Walter - "Virginia Descendants of Andrew Monroe" by Anne Monroe Wintzer - p. 33* "Ancestors/Descendants of Royal Lines" (Contributors: Manuel Abranches de Soveral, Reynaud de Paysac, H.R. Moser , L. Orlandini, O.Guionneau, L.B. de Rouge, E. Polti, A.Terlinden , L. Gustavsson, C. Cheneaux, and E. Lodge) http://geneastar.org.* "Genalogy of the Presidents of the USA", http://uers.legacyfamilytree.com/USPresidents/7196.htm.* Source: S89 Abbreviation: Susan Kellar Ratcliffe, Michael Kellar and Catharine Monroe of Fairfax County, Virginia (Gateway Press: Baltimore, 2002) Title: Susan Kellar Ratcliffe, Michael Kellar and Catharine Monroe of Fairfax County, Virginia (Gateway Press: Baltimore, 2002) Note: Source Medium: Other * The American Genealogist, New Haven, Connecticut: D. L. Jacobus, 1970, Vol. 46, Page 183, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).* Brogan, Hugh and Charles Mosley, American Presidential Families, New York: Macmillan Publishing Company (1993), 270.* Tyler, Lyon G., ed., William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine, Vol. 16, Richmond, Virginia: Whittet and Shepperson (1907/1908), Jan 1907, No. 1, Page 52, Google Books (Digital Library). * http://www.lamasterfamily.org/PDF/Other/The%20Monroe%20Family.pdf
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    Father: Andrew Monroe b: 1630 in Katewell, Ross, Ross And Cromarty, Scotland
    Mother: Elizabeth Alexander b: Abt. 1632 in North River Mills, Hampshire, Virginia Colony

    Marriage 1 Margaret Bowcock b: 1670 in Westmoreland County, Virginia
      1. Has Children William Monroe Jr. b: 1692 in Westmoreland, Virginia, USA
      2. Has Children Andrew Monroe b: 1692 in Westmoreland, Virginia, United States of America

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