Flora Elizabeth Monroe

25 September 1836–about 1922 (Age 85)
Bladen, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Flora Elizabeth

When Flora Elizabeth Monroe was born on 25 September 1836, in Bladen, North Carolina, United States, her father, Daniel Munroe, was 33 and her mother, Mary Catherine McFadyen, was 37. She married John Patrick on 24 June 1878, in Cumberland, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Olds Township, Greene, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and Kinston Township, Lenoir, North Carolina, United States in 1910. She died about 1922, in Lenoir, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 86.

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John Patrick
Flora Elizabeth Monroe
Marriage: 24 June 1878

Spouse and Children

24 June 1878
Cumberland, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Munroe


    Mary Catherine McFadyen




    Jane Monroe


    Catharine Ann Monroe


    Major John A Monroe


    Flora Elizabeth Monroe


    Isabella M. Munroe


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World Events (8)


Age 10

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

Age 17

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 26

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)

  • Flora Patrick in household of Walter L Holderby, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Flora E Munroe in household of Daniel Munroe, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Flora Patrick in household of John Patrick, "United States Census, 1880"

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