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Samuel Munrow (1720 - 1777)

Samuel Munrow [uncertain] aka Monroe
Born in Canterbury, Windham, CTmap
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Husband of — married about 1745 [location unknown]
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Died in near Kings Ferry, Jersiesmap
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Genealogies of Connecticut Families by Gary Boyd Roberts, p. 581-2: birth & death info. He died while serving with CT troops in the Revolutionary War. He served in the French and Indian War in the company commanded by Capt. Jedediah Fay of Ashford, CT, from 10 Apr to 3 Sep 1758, and in the campaign of 1759 under Capt. Slap of Mansfield, CT. In the Revolutionary War he served in the Fourth Co., Eighth Regiment of CT Volunteers, from 8 Jul to 30 Nov. 1775 and re-enlisted 14 May 1776 for 1 year in Capt. Oziah Pettibone's Company of Col. Ward's regiment. He died in the service, as shown by a certificate filed in the Archives in the CT State Library as follows: "This may certify all whom it may concern that Samil Munrow was in the Continental service the last campaign and in Capt. Oziah Pettibones company in Col. Andrew Wards Regt., was going into the Jersies about three miles over the North River from Kings Ferry, was taken sick and died, the 15th day of January, and there being no officer nor soldiers left with him, nor none of same Regt. within sixty miles of him he died, his gun and cartouch box, blankets and clothes were left viz: [here follows a list of his clothing and accoutrements with appraised value] Windsor, November 29th, 1777. The above clothing we the subscribers were knowing to the sd Munrow having and were left at the above place. Witness our hands George Griswold 1st Lieut".


  • CT Vital Records, Canterbury, Births, Marriages, Deaths 1703-1850, p113: Monroe, Samuel, s. David & Deborah, b. Sept. 9, 1720

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