Dr. David Oliver Munsey

7 July 1845–30 October 1913 (Age 68)
Russell, Virginia, United States

The Life of David Oliver

When Dr. David Oliver Munsey was born on 7 July 1845, in Russell, Virginia, United States, his father, Skidmore Munsey, was 43 and his mother, Rebecca Ewing, was 25. He married Sarah Trout on 3 September 1873, in Delaware, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Harrison Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Gaston, Washington Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. In 1880, at the age of 35, his occupation is listed as physician in Washington Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States. He died on 30 October 1913, in Washington Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, United States.

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Dr. David Oliver Munsey
Sarah Trout
Marriage: 3 September 1873
Laura Gertrude Munsey
Bessie D. Munsey
Elizabeth DeEtta Munsey

Spouse and Children

3 September 1873
Delaware, Indiana, United States


    Laura Gertrude Munsey


    Bessie D. Munsey


    Elizabeth DeEtta Munsey


Parents and Siblings

    Skidmore Munsey


    Rebecca Ewing




    Samuel E. Munsey



    John R. Munsey


    George W H Munsey




+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 2

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from places called Monceaux, in Calvados and Orne, or Monchaux, in Nord and Seine-Maritime. These get their name from the plural form of Old French moncel ‘hillock’, Late Latin monticellum, a diminutive of mons. Compare Mont .

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

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Sources (3)

  • David O Munsay, "United States Census, 1910"
  • David O Munsey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • David O Muncy in household of Skidmore Muncy, "United States Census, 1860"

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