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John Munro of Milntow (abt. 1663)

John Munro of Milntow
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Name: John /MUNRO/ of Milntown of Katewell
Given Name: John
Surname: MUNRO
Name Suffix: of Milntown of Katewell

The suffix of Milntown of Katewell is non-traditional and may be too long for the WikiTree suffix.

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Note: #NI11929[1]

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Date: 23 Nov 2009

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  • Source: S668 Title: RW Munro's Genealogy Database Abbreviation: RW Munro's Genealogy Database Author: Robert William Munro Publication: The collected genealogy notes of RW Munro, Hon. Historian of Clan Munro (Association) edited by Dr. Jean Munro, transcribed by Charles C. Munroe, III and others. Transcription completed Jan 2009. Original card file is kept at the "Storehouse of Foulis" near Foulis Castle in Scotland.


Note BI11929
Estimate: This birth date is an estimate based on the birth dates of nearest relatives or contemporaries, or based on other clues such as christening date, marriage date, birth order, etc.
Note NI11929
The second wife of John Munro of Miltown of Katewell was Ann Bethune of Culnaskeath, widow of John Bain, minister of Dingwall.
Ref: The Munro Tree (1734) M/59 & M/60
Ref: "The Munro Tree (1734)" by R. W. Munro - M/59
"Janet his eldest daughter on her Brother Hughs death married Wm. son to Mr John Munro Minister of Alnes by whom she had John and Anne."
Ref: "The Munro Tree (1734)" by R. W. Munro - M/60
"John of Miltown of Catwall by a daughter of Teanards had Robert."
"John m first Christian dr of Alexander of Teanord and as well as Robert had Hugh and Christian, and second Ann Bethune of Culnaskeath widow of John Bain min of Dingwall."
Name appears frequently in Session records of Kiltearn and presbytery records of Dingwall, In 1725 appointed with Colonel Robert Munro of Foulis, George Munro of Linlair and David Bethune of Culnaskea to attend meeting of Synod of Ross and Sutherland. Married (1) only daughter of Alexander Munro of Teanoird. She died before 21 June 1723 and he married (2) Ann Bethune of Cilnaskea, widow of Rev. John Bain, minister of Dingwall.
Ref: Clan Munro files - Munro, Henry Dallas - GEDCOM file HMUNRO.GED dated 9
Oct 1996
Ref: "The Munro Tree (1734)" by R. W. Munro - Edinburgh (1978) - p. iv
John's name frequently appears in the Session records of Kiltearn, and in the Presbytery records of Dingwall. On 20 Feb 1710, the Session appointed him an "informer" to report to them regarding the behavior of the people in his district.
On 7 Sep 1725, he was appointed, along with Colonel Robert Munro of Fowlis, George Munro of Limlair, and David Bethune of Culnaskea, to attend the next meeting of the Synod of Ross and Sutherland, and prosecute a call given by the parishioners of Kiltearn to the Rev. John Balfour, minister of Logie-Easter.
(1) "History of the Munros of Fowlis" by A. Mackenzie - Inverness (1898) - p.
393, 402
The following is a transcription of RW Munro's genealogy notes:
Alexander Monro, younger of Teanaird fl1666/82 Eldest son of William Monro of Teanaird & Catherine Munro of Foulis; on record 1666, 1674, 1682; said to have suc. father in Teanaird, but not found on record as such; m. 1680 *Isobel Ross, & had issue - George (d. young), Christian (m. John Munro of Milton of Katewell). May have predeceased father, as brother Farquhar was 'tutor of Teanaird' in 1703 - prob. to nephew George. *thus 'Earls of Ross'; Munro Tree says Catherine.
Munro Tree M/80 - wife Catherine [& 60 for dr]; Mackenzie,p. 401 - wife Isobel; Mackintosh Muniments, no. 501; Foulis Writs no. 255; Fasti, Medii Aevi, ed. D.E.R. Watt, vii 56; F.N. Reid, Earls of Ross, p. 28 - wife Isobel from Shandwick pedigree; NAS Register of Sasines for Inverness, Ross & Cromarty, Sutherland 2 Nov 1682 - per D. Gordon.
Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA - e-mail:
  1. Source: #S668 Page: card 163


Thank you to Kevin Munro for creating WikiTree profile Munro-799 through the import of HenryHerbertMUNRO.ged on Dec 24, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Kevin and others.

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