Martha/2 George

F, #68863, (say 1645 - )
Father*John/1 George1,2 b. s 1610
Mother*Elizabeth (–?–)2 b. s 1615
Custom index:Baptists of Early Massachusetts & West Jersey
Last Edited:16 Aug 2017

Children with William/1 Munroe:

  • John/2 Munroe3 b. 10 Mar 1666, d. 14 Sep 1753
  • Martha/2 Munroe6 b. 2 Nov 1667
  • Ens. William/2 Munroe+7 b. 10 Oct 1669, d. 5 Jan 1759
  • Sgt. George/2 Munroe8 b. circa 1671
Martha/2 George married, as his 1st wife, by 1666, William/1 Munroe of Cambridge Farms (later Lexington), Massachusetts, with whom she had 4 children.3,1 She died by 1673, when he was married to a 2nd wife, Mary Ball.4,1 He married once more before his death at Lexington 23 Jan 1718.5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1586] G.S. Northrup, Genealogy of Josiah Munroe, 11.
  2. [S318] Thomas Bellows Wyman, Charlestown Estates, 1:404, John (1.) George.
  3. [S267] Lexington Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1:50, John Munroe b. Hereafter Lexington VR.
  4. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:189, William Munroe's wf. d.
  5. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:189, William Munroe d.
  6. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:50, Martha Munroe b.
  7. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:50, William Munroe b.
  8. [S1586] G.S. Northrup, Genealogy of Josiah Munroe, 12.

William/1 Munroe

M, #68864, (1625 - 23 January 1718)
Custom index:Baptists of Early Massachusetts & West Jersey
Last Edited:16 Aug 2017

Children with Martha/2 George:

  • John/2 Munroe4 b. 10 Mar 1666, d. 14 Sep 1753
  • Martha/2 Munroe8 b. 2 Nov 1667
  • Ens. William/2 Munroe+9 b. 10 Oct 1669, d. 5 Jan 1759
  • Sgt. George/2 Munroe10 b. circa 1671

Children with Mary Ball:

  • Daniel/2 Munroe11 b. 12 Aug 1673
  • Hannah/2 Munroe10 b. say 1675
  • Mary/2 Munroe12 b. 28 Jun 1678
  • David/2 Munroe13 b. 6 Oct 1680
  • Eleanor/2 Munroe14 b. 24 Feb 1682/83
  • Sarah/2 Munroe15 b. 18 Mar 1684
  • Eleanor/2 Munroe14 b. 3 Mar 1685
  • Joseph/2 Munroe16 b. 16 Aug 1687
  • Benjamin/2 Munroe17 b. 16 Aug 1690, d. 6 Apr 1765
William/1 Munroe, born in 1625 in County Ross, Scotland1, was among a reported 8,000 Scots taken prisoner by Cromwell after the battle of Worcester, 1651, and was exiled into indentured servitude in America the following year.2 He first appears in the records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1657, when "William Row" and another man were fined "for not having rings in ye nose of their swine."3 He married (1), by 1666, Martha/2 George, daughter of John/1 George and Elizabeth (–?–), with whom he had 4 children. John George was "disenfranchised, fined, and imprisoned in Charlestown for being a persistent Baptist,"4,3 and his son-in-law William Munroe became one of the founders of the First Baptist Church of Boston.3
     William married (2), by 1673, Mary Ball, with whom he had 9 children.5,3 They lived in Cambridge Farms, later Lexington, where Mary died in Aug 1692.6 He married (3) Elizabeth Johnson, widow of Edward Wyer of Charlestown, with whom he had no children.3 She died at Lexington 14 Dec 17145, and he 23 Jan 1718.7

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1586] G.S. Northrup, Genealogy of Josiah Munroe, 10.
  2. [S1586] G.S. Northrup, Genealogy of Josiah Munroe, 1-2, 10.
  3. [S1586] G.S. Northrup, Genealogy of Josiah Munroe, 11.
  4. [S267] Lexington Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1:50, John Munroe b. Hereafter Lexington VR.
  5. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:189, William Munroe's wf. d.
  6. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:188, William Munroe's wf. d.
  7. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:189, William Munroe d.
  8. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:50, Martha Munroe b.
  9. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:50, William Munroe b.
  10. [S1586] G.S. Northrup, Genealogy of Josiah Munroe, 12.
  11. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:50, Daniel Munroe b., bp.
  12. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:50, Mary Munroe b., bp.
  13. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:50, David Munroe b., bp.
  14. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:51, Eleanor Munroe b.
  15. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:51, Sarah Munroe b.
  16. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:51, Joseph Munroe b., bp.
  17. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:51, Benjamin Munroe b.