Martha Fowle Munroe

F, #23322, (25 October 1818 - 8 November 1885)
Father*Edwin Henry Munroe1 b. 3 Apr 1788, d. 1856
Mother*Eliza Fowle1 b. 6 Mar 1787, d. Feb 1873
Appears on charts:Descendants of Joshua/3k Brooks
Descendants of Pvt. William/4k Brooks
Descendants of Oliver/5k Brooks
Last Edited:1 Jul 2018

Children with Rev. Elbridge Gerry/6k Brooks:

Findagrave.com, memorial #125741322. Photo by Sharon Lavash Hawkins.
Martha Fowle Munroe, born 25 Oct 18181, was of Charlestown, Massachusetts when she married, 7 Nov 1839 at Haverhill (though Cambridge records say Charlestown), Rev. Elbridge Gerry/6k Brooks of Haverhill, son of Oliver/5k Brooks and Susan Horne.2,3 He died 7 Apr 1878 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a. 61.4 She died 8 Nov 1885, a. 67.1 They are buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge.5,6
     According to a memorial biography of their son, Elbridge Streeter Brooks, Martha Fowle Munroe "was a cultivated and homemaking Christian gentlewoman, descended from the Munroes, who fought so bravely at Lexington, and whose farm lands and grist mills were near the site of General Putnam's earthworks on Prospect hill."7

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #125741322.
  2. [S308] Thomas W. Baldwin, Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 2:50, Elbridge G. Brooks/Martha F. Munroe m. Charlestown.
  3. [S602] Vital records of Haverhill, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849, 2:45, Rev. Elbridge G. Brooks/Martha F. Monroe m.
  4. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #125740926.
  5. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #125740926, #125741322.
  6. [S2361] Mount Auburn Cemetery, Elbridge S. Brooks, Martha Brooks, Bellwort Path, Lot 2364.
  7. [S1691] Somerville (MA) Historical Society, "Elbridge Streeter Brooks, Biographical Sketch and Memorial Exercises," Historic Leaves, Vol. 1 (Apr 1902—Jan 1903): 7-20.
  8. [S308] Cambridge VR, 1:92, Martha Emma Brooks b.
  9. [S308] Cambridge VR, 1:91, unnamed dau Rev. Elbridge G. Brooks b.; 2:485, d.
  10. [S358] Vital Records of Lowell, Massachusetts, To the end of the year 1849, 1:40, unnamed s. Rev. Elbridge G./Martha F. Brooks b. 14 Apr 1846.
  11. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #159495137.

Dau1/7k Brooks

F, #23323, (21 February 1845 - 21 February 1845)
Father*Rev. Elbridge Gerry/6k Brooks1 b. 29 Jul 1816, d. 7 Apr 1878
Mother*Martha Fowle Munroe1 b. 25 Oct 1818, d. 8 Nov 1885
Appears on charts:Descendants of Pvt. William/4k Brooks
Descendants of Oliver/5k Brooks
Last Edited:3 Aug 2014
An unnamed daughter was stillborn 21 Feb 1845 at Cambridge, Massachusetts.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S308] Thomas W. Baldwin, Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 1:91, unnamed dau Rev. Elbridge G. Brooks b.; 2:485, d.