Everett Edward Monroe

21 March 1906–17 March 2000 (Age 93)
Kendall, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Everett Edward

When Everett Edward Monroe was born on 21 March 1906, in Kendall, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Hugh Edward Monroe, was 20 and his mother, Sylvia Melvina Brooks, was 15. He married Ora Ethel Brooks on 30 January 1932, in Mitchell, Iowa, United States. He lived in Nininger Township, Dakota, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 17 March 2000, in West Saint Paul, Dakota, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, South Saint Paul, Dakota, Minnesota, United States.

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Everett Edward Monroe
Ora Ethel Brooks
Marriage: 30 January 1932

Spouse and Children

30 January 1932
Mitchell, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Sylvia Melvina Brooks




World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 1

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Age 25

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Everett Monroe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Everett Edward Monroe, "Minnesota, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"
  • Everett E Monroe, "Wisconsin Birth Index, 1820-1907"

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