Robert Monroe

1 December 1848–27 April 1867 (Age 18)
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Robert

When Robert Monroe was born on 1 December 1848, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, George Monroe, was 28 and his mother, Eliza Morris, was 21. He lived in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 27 April 1867, in Scipio, Millard, Utah Territory, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Scipio Pioneer Cemetery, Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States.

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George Monroe
Eliza Morris
Robert Monroe
Ann Monroe

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World Events (7)

Age 2
The state known as Utah began when Brigham Young led a group of LDS pilgrims seeking freedom from religious persecution into the Great Salt Lake Valley, where they established a settlement in 1847. The golden spike completing the first transcontinental railroad line was driven at Promontory, Utah, in 1869, leading to a further influx of settlers.
1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed
Age 2
Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.
1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
Age 9
The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.

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 (7)

  • Robert Munro in household of George Munro, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Robt Monro in household of Geo Monro, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Robert Monroe, "BillionGraves Index"

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