Neal Reuben Monroe

4 April 1851–14 December 1923 (Age 72)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Neal Reuben

Neal Reuben Monroe was born on 4 April 1851, in Tennessee, United States. He married Julia Ann Hunt on 7 January 1876, in Perryville, Decatur, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He lived in Perry, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Grant Township, Custer, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. He died on 14 December 1923, in Beckham, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Sayre Doxey Cemetery, Sayre, Beckham, Oklahoma, United States.

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Neal Reuben Monroe
Julia Ann Hunt
Marriage: 7 January 1876
Benjamin Harvey Monroe
John Robert Joel Monroe
Neal Orville
Grover Nixon Monroe
Lloyd Maurice Monroe

Spouse and Children

7 January 1876
Perryville, Decatur, Tennessee, United States


World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 11

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 19

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Scottish: according to tradition, this is a rare example of a Gaelic surname of topographic origin, the first element of which is probably Gaelic mun, a mutated form of bun ‘foot’, or British minit ‘hill’. In Ireland this name has sometimes been used as an equivalent of O’Mellan ( see Mellon ) and Milroy 2.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • N. R. Monre, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Neal R Monroe, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Neal R Monroe, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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