Datha Louell Monroe

27 June 1918–17 May 1996 (Age 77)
Hartford City, Blackford, Indiana, United States

The Life of Datha Louell

When Datha Louell Monroe was born on 27 June 1918, in Hartford City, Blackford, Indiana, United States, her father, Keith Romain Monroe, was 24 and her mother, Goldie Fern Townsend, was 21. She married Albert Louis Young on 22 March 1937, in Henry, Indiana, United States. She lived in Dunkirk, Blackford, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Jefferson Township, Grant, Indiana, United States in 1930. She died on 17 May 1996, in New Castle, Henry, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in New Castle, Henry, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Louis Young
Datha Louell Monroe
Marriage: 22 March 1937

Spouse and Children

22 March 1937
Henry, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Goldie Fern Townsend




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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Datha L Monroe in household of Harrison Thornburgh, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Datha Monroe in household of Keith Monroe, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Datha Monroe, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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