Daniel M. Monroe

12 June 1842–27 December 1862 (Age 20)
Bladen, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Daniel M.

When Daniel M. Monroe was born on 12 June 1842, in Bladen, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Monroe, was 39 and his mother, Jane Melvin, was 34. He died on 27 December 1862, at the age of 20, and was buried in Tar Heel, Bladen, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Monroe
Jane Melvin
Infant Monroe
Harriet J. Monroe
Mary Ann Monroe
Anna E. Monroe
Sarah E. Monroe
Margarette Catherine Munroe
Daniel M. Monroe
Nancy C. Monroe
George Washington Monroe
William Archibald McAlphin Monroe

Parents and Siblings

    John Monroe


    Jane Melvin




    Infant Monroe


    Mary Ann Monroe


    Harriet J. Monroe


    Anna E. Monroe


    Sarah E. Monroe


+5 More Children

World Events (3)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 11

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 20

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

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)

  • D M Monroe in household of John Monroe, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Daniel M Monroe in household of John Monroe, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Daniel Melvin Monroe, "Find A Grave Index"

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